November Events and Festivals in Florida

By
Cortney Tarell
Scott's Maze Adventures
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As the month that falls between Halloween and Christmas, November is a month full of holiday activities for the whole family to enjoy. It's also the month when the weather starts getting cooler, so there are tons of events that give you the opportunity to get outside and enjoy it!

 

Theme Park Events

November has the end of the Halloween theme park events and the beginning of Christmas theme park events

Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

August 16 - November 1, 2019

Location: Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World, Florida

Universal's Halloween Horror Nights

September 6 - November 2, 2019 (Select Nights)

Location: Universal Studios, Orlando, Florida

Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream

September 20 - November 2, 2019

Location: Busch Gardens, Tampa, Florida

Epcot International Food and Wine Festival

August 29 - November 23, 2019

Location: Epcot World Showcase, Walt Disney World

Holiday Celebrations at Disney World

Holiday Season November 2019 through New Years

Location: Walt Disney World, Florida

 

Halloween Festivities End

You can still attend the end of some of the state's best Halloween events at the beginning of November. Catch them while you still can!

SCREAM-A-GEDDON

September 13 - November 2, 2019 (Select Days)

Location: Dade City, Florida

A Petrified Forest

October 4 - November 2, 2019 (Select Nights)

Location: Altamonte Springs, Florida

Fright Night Haunted Houses at the South Florida Fairgrounds

October 10 - November 2, 2019 (Thursday - Saturday)

Location: South Florida Fairgrounds, West Palm Beach, Florida

 

Christmas Festivities Begin

November also means the beginning of the Christmas season. There are plenty of ways you can start celebrating now.

The Night Garden

November 15, 2019 - January 11, 2020

Location: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Miami, Florida

Hoffman's Chocolates Winter Wonderland

November 16 - December 30, 2019

Location: Hoffman's Chocolates Factory, Greenacres, Florida

Orlando Museum of Art Festival of Trees

November 16 - 24, 2019

Location: Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, Florida

Space Coast Lightfest

November 18, 2019 - January 1, 2020

Location: Wickham Park, Melbourne, Florida

Ybor Tree Lighting Ceremony

November 20, 2019

Location: Ybor City, Tampa, Florida

Enchanted Christmas

November 22 - December 29, 2019

Location: WestShore Plaza, Tampa, Florida

Festival of Trees

November 22 - 24, 2019

Location: Riverside Theater, Vero Beach, Florida

Magic of Lights at the Daytona International Speedway

November 22 - January 1, 2019

Location: Daytona International Speedway, Daytona, Florida

Boca Raton Tree Lighting

November 27, 2019

Location: Mizner Park Amphitheater, Boca Raton, Florida

Holiday Fantasy of Lights

November 27 - December 31, 2019

Location: Tradewinds Park, Coconut Creek, Florida

Christmas at Bok Tower Gardens

November 29, 2019 - January 5, 2020

Location: Bok Tower Gardens, Lake Wales, Florida

Heathcote’s Garden of Lights

November 29 - December 28, 2019 (Friday and Saturday)

Location: Heathcote Botanical Garden, Fort Pierce, Florida

Holiday Lights in the Gardens

November 29 - December 30, 2019

Location: Florida Botanical Gardens, Largo, Florida

Holiday Nights at the Edison and Ford Winter Estates

November 29 - December 23, December 26 - 30, 2019

Location: Edison and Ford Winter Estates, Fort Myers, Florida

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Train

November 29 - December 30, 2019 (Select Dates)

Location: Kirby Family Farm, Williston, Florida

Night Lights in the Garden

November 29 - December 23, 26 - 30, 2019, January 1 - 5, 2020

Location: Naples Botanical Garden, Naples, Florida

River of Lights Holiday Cruise

November 29 - December 30, 2019 (Select Dates)

Locations: Hillsborough River, Tampa, Florida

Zoo Lights Miami

November 29 - December 29, 2019 (Friday and Saturday nights)

Location: Zoo Miami, Miami, Florida

Jacksonville Light Boat Parade

November 30, 2019

Location: St. Johns River in Downtown Jacksonville, Florida

Light Up Viera

November 30, 2019

Location: Viera High School, Viera, Florida

Light Up Volusia

November 30, 2019

Location: Ocean Center, Daytona Beach, Florida

Main Street Festival of Lights

November 30, 2019

Location: Main Street, Downtown Miami Lakes, Florida

Venice Holiday Parade

November 30, 2019

Location: Downtown Venice, Florida

 

Fall and Harvest Festivals

Corn mazes, harvest festivals, and cool fall breezes are the perfect way to spend your November.

Sweet Season Farms Corn Maze

Sept 28 - November 3, 2019

Location: Milton, Florida

Sweetfields Farm Corn Maze

September 28 - November 3, 2019 (Select Dates)

Location: Sweetfields Farm, Masaryktown, Florida

Harvest Moon Fun Farm & Corn Maze

October 5 - November 10, 2019 (Weekends)

Location: Masaryktown, Florida

Scott's Maze Adventures

October 5 - December 8, 2019 (Weekends)

Location: Long and Scott Farms, Mount Dora, Florida

Partin Ranch Corn Maze

October 12 - November 3, 2019 (Weekends)

Location: Partin Ranch, Kenansville, Florida

Micanopy Fall Festival

November 2 - 3, 2019

Location: Cholokka Boulevard, Micanopy, Florida

Miami Harvest Festival

November 23 - 24, 2019

Location: Tamiami Park, Miami, Florida

 

Food and Drink Events

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

Orlando Greek Fest

November 1 - 3, 2019

Location: Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox of Greater Orlando, Maitland, FL 

Orlando Jerk Festival

November 3, 2019

Location: Central Florida Fairgrounds, Orlando, Florida

Seed Food and Wine Festival

November 7 - 10, 2019

Location: Miami Beach, Florida

Tampa Greek Festival

November 8 - 10, 2019

Location: St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, Tampa Bay, Florida

Boca Raton Wine and Food Festival

November 9, 2019

Location: Sanborn Square Park, Boca Raton, Florida

Jamaican Jerk Festival

November 10, 2019

Location: Miramar Regional Park, Sunrise, Florida

 

Music Festivals

There are lots of Music Festivals taking place during the month of November, so enjoy the weather while you dance to all kinds of music.

The Fest

November 1 - 3, 2019

Location: Gainesville, Florida

Fall Palatka Bluegrass Festival

November 7 - 9, 2019

Location: Rodeheaver Boys’ Ranch, Palatka, Florida

Native Rhythms Festival

November 8 - 10, 2019

Location: Melbourne, Florida

Sunny Isles Beach Jazz Fest

November 13 - 17, 2019

Location: Gateway Park, Miami, Florida

LOTOS Music Festival

November 16, 2019

Location: Mizner Park Amphitheater, Boca Raton, Florida

Pineapple Festival

November 17 - 19, 2019

Location: Jensen Beach, Florida

Suncoast Jazz Classic

November 22 - 24, 2019

Location: Clearwater Beach, Florida

Thanksgiving Bluegrass Festival

November 22 - 24, 2019

Location: Sertoma Youth Ranch, Brooksville, Florida

Tampa Salsa and Bachata Festival

November 28 - December 2, 2019

Location: Tampa, Florida

 

Art and Craft Festivals

With the cool weather outside, art and craft festivals are the perfect way to get outside.

Miami New Media Festival

October - December, 2019

Location: Miami, Florida

The Great Gulf Coast Arts Festival

November 1 - 3, 2019

Location: Downtown Pensacola’s Historic Seville Square

Fall Fiesta in the Park

November 2 - 3, 2019

Location: Lake Eola Park, Orlando, Florida

Florida Surf Film Festival

November 8 - 9, 2019

Location: New Smyrna Beach, Florida

Chalk Festival

November 15 - 18, 2019

Location: Venice Airport Fairgrounds, Venice, Florida

Downtown Festival & Art Show

November 16 - 17, 2019

Location: Downtown Gainesville, Florida

American Sand Sculpting Championship

November 22 - December 1, 2019

Location: Wyndham Garden, Fort Myers Beach, Florida

Deland Fall Festival of the Arts

November 23 - 24, 2019

Location: Deland, Florida

St. Augustine Art and Craft Festival

November 30 - December 1, 2019

Location: Francis Field in Uptown, St. Augustine, Florida

 

Other Events

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

Cedar Key Pirate Invasion Weekend

November 1 - 3, 2019

Location: Cedar Key, Florida

Camelot Days Medieval Festival

November 2 - 3, 9 - 10, & 16 - 17, 2019

Location: T.Y. Park, Hollywood, Florida

India Festival Tampa Bay

November 2, 2019

Location: Florida State Fairgrounds, Tampa, Florida

Orlando International Fashion Week

November 2 - 10, 2019

Location: Orlando, Florida