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Free All Weekend | April 10-11, 2021
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Word of South 2021


Cascades Park is where Tallahassee began, surrounding a cascading stream that served as a catalyst for locating the Florida Capitol just a few blocks away. Over the years it has been used for various municipal purposes, including hosting minor league baseball, before its complete refurbishment and reopening in 2014. Click here for information regarding the Capital City Amphitheater at the park, and for directions and parking information.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I bring my dog?

Yes! Your furry friend will love Cascades Park. Please note that dogs are not allowed in the amphitheater area.

Can I bring a cooler?

We do not allow coolers. However, there will be food and drink vendors at the park during the festival.

Is there a dress code?

No. However, the venue is outdoors, so be sure to check the weather and dress accordingly.

Do I need a ticket to enter the park?

Due to COVID-19, all patrons will need a ticket to enter the park in 2021. Click here for information about tickets. Click here for COVID-19 protocols.

Where can I park?

Check out our event map for a list of designated parking areas.

Where can I sit?

Word of South 2021 has open seating for all performances; however, due to COVID-19 protocols, we must limit the number of patrons at each stage area. Click here for COVID-19 protocols.

Is the park wheelchair accessible?

Yes, there is wheelchair accessibility throughout Cascades Park.

Where is Cascades Park located?

Cascades Park is located in the heart of downtown Tallahassee, FL. Click here for directions: