June Events and Festivals in Florida

By
Cortney Tarell
June Events and Festivals in Florida

 

Summer is in full bloom in Florida! It's the season of watermelons, pride, sun, and fun! Now that you've got extra free time, check out some these festivals for a great way to spend a day. 

 

THEME PARKS

Most theme park events take a break over the summer, but don't miss the tail end of the Flower and Garden Festival at Epcot.

EPCOT INTERNATIONAL FLOWER & GARDEN FESTIVAL

March 6 - June 3, 2019

Location: Epcot

 

Watermelon Festivals

Watermelon is the fruit blooming during the summer in Florida. Check out some of these great Florida events for some of the freshest watermelon out there.

Chiefland Watermelon Festival

June 1, 2019

Location: 23 SE 2nd Avenue, Chiefland, Florida

Monticello-Jefferson Watermelon Festival

June 14 - 15, 2019

Location: Monticello, Florida

Panhandle Watermelon Festival

June 28 - 29, 2019

Location: Pals Park, Chipley, Florida

 

OTHER FOOD EVENTS

As always, there are tons of great food events happening throughout Florida. Here are some of the best ones:

Wellborn Blueberry Festival

June 1, 2019

Location: Wellborn Community Center, Wellborn, Florida

Redland Summer Fruit Festival

June 22 - 23, 2019

Location: Fruit & Spice Park, Homestead, Florida

 

Pride Events

It's Pride Month in the US! There are LGBT+ pride events happening throughout the year in Florida, but these are the ones to check out if you want to enjoy Pride Month at its greatest.

Key West Pride

June 5 - 9, 2019

Location: Key West, Florida

St Pete Pride Festival & Parade

June 21 - 23, 2019

Location: St. Pete, Florida

Wynwood Pride

June 21 - 23, 2019

Location: The Wynwood Marketplace, Miami, Florida  

 

Historical Festivals

We're celebrating history here in Florida during June. Check out one of these interesting events to get up close and personal with Florida's past.

Fiesta of Five Flags

May 29 - June 7, 2019

Location: Pensacola, Florida

Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival

May 31 - June 1, 2019

Location: The Fort Walton Beach Landing, Fort Walton Beach, Florida

Drake's Raid Reenactment

June 1, 2019

Location: Fountain of Youth, St. Augustine, Florida

Cocoa Beach Pirate Fest

June 7 - 9, 2019

Location: International Palms Resort, Cocoa Beach, Florida

Battle of Bloody Mose

June 15, 2019

Location: Fort Mose, St. Augustine, Florida

 

Art and Film Festivals

Art and Film Festivals are a great way to get out of the house without getting too active in the summer heat. Here are the best ones June has to offer.

Vero Beach Wine & Film Festival

June 6 - 9, 2019

Location: Vero Beach, Florida

St. Armands Circle Craft Festival

June 8 - 9, 2019

Location: Sarasota, Florida

American Black Film Festival

June 12 - 16, 2019

Location: Miami Beach, Florida

Downtown Venice Craft Festival

June 15 - 16, 2019

Location: Miami Ave, Venice, Florida

 

Music Festivals

If you want amazing entertainment from your Florida festival, here are some of the best to check out.

Sarasota Music Festival

June 3 - 22, 2019

Location: Holley Hall at the Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center, Sarasota, Florida

The Great Atlantic Country Music Fest

June 15, 2019

Location: Seawalk Pavilion, Jacksonville Beach, Florida

St. Augustine Music Festival

June 20 - 29, 2019

Location: St. Augustine Cathedral Basilica, St. Augustine, Florida

 

LOOKING FOR SOMETHING DIFFERENT?

There are tons of unique events and festivals in June if none of the above events are for you. These are the ones you don't want to miss:

Miami Fashion Week

May 29 - June 2, 2019

Location: Miami, Florida

The Villages Balloon Festival

May 31 - June 2nd

Location: The Villages Polo Club

Battle in the Bay Dragon Boat Festival

June 1, 2019

Location: Sombrero Beach, Marathon, Florida

The Hukilau

June 5 - 9, 2019

Location: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, hosted by the Hyatt Regency Pier 66

Saint George Island Mullet Toss

June 8, 2019

Location: St. George Island, Florida

Ocala Comic Con

June 22 & 23, 2019

Location: Hilton Ocala, Ocala, Florida

The New Horizon's Navarre Annual Psychic and Healing Arts Fair

June 22, 2019

Location: Days Inn & Suites Navarre Conference Center, Navarre, Florida

Mystery Fest Key West

June 28 - 30, 2019

Location: DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Grand Key, Key West, Florida