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    Enjoy Rockin' And Floating Cars At The Celina Lake Festival

    Get your rock on at the Celina Lake Festival with the KISS tribute band, Mr. Speed. You'll take a time warp to 70’s so you can "Rock and Roll All Night" when Mr. Speed takes the stage on Saturday evening. The band has been rockin' with KISS fans for twenty years, and we're crowned "The Best KISS Tribute Band in the World" at the Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas. And, this is just the beginning of the music, fun, and entertainment to enjoy at the Celina Lake Festival!

    The Festival kicks off on July 24 through the 26th in the town of Celina, and will include a 5K run, a large craft show, COSI on Wheels, and music by Erastus on Friday night. When you arrive in town you might be surprised if you're visiting Lake Shore Park and see a car in the water. This is a big weekend for fans of the Amphicars. Over 3000 of these unique cars were imported into the United States, and one was even owned by President Johnson. The cars will be the main attraction around town and at the annual Celina Lake Festival.

    In fact, the festival has had the honor of hosting 35 to 40 Amphicars for the past twenty years. Look for the Amphicars to start cruising in or perhaps, floating into town on Tuesday and Wednesday of festival week as they drive around town and cruise along in the lake. The Amphicars will also take part in the world’s largest car/boat poker run, and there's much more to experience at the Celina Lake Festival.

    On Saturday evening you can snap photos of the entire fleet of Amphicars as they stroll the the streets of Celina in the Grand Parade. Later, that evening Mr. Speed takes the stage.

    Sunday is a special treat for families in which the children can join a kids fishing derby, enjoy pontoon rides, kiddie tractor pull, archery and canoeing along the lake.

    Thinking you might have seen a Amphicar some place else? Well, if you recently visit the new Disney Springs, previous Downtown Disney, you might have seen the Amphicars at the BoatHouse. This is among the newest additions to Disney Springs, and the restaurant offers a delicious menu of seafood and steaks, and other tasty delights with a waterfront view. The Amphicar tours are available for 20-minute tours next to the Boathouse.

    By Melody Schubert

    Getting There:

    The Celina Lake Festival http://www.lakefestival.com will also have hot air balloon rides, a Car Show, entertainment as well as a variety of tasty treats to sample, and admission and parking are Free!

    Learn more about the KISS tribute band, Mr. Speed by visiting their website at http://www.mrspeedonline.com/.

    Photo Credits: Mr. Speed - The Celina Lake Festival