Florida Events & Festivals

The #1 Florida Event listing with events and festivals happening all over the Sunshine State Year Round. Because of the amazing weather, there are Florida Fairs, Art & Craft shows, Food & Drink FestivalsMusic Festivals, Music ConcertsFilm Festivals, Exhibits & DisplaysConvention & Trade Shows and more happening all across the state at any given time. And don't miss all of the Holiday Events, Holiday Parades and Holiday Boat Parades happening to celebrate those special times of year. 

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November 1, 2021 - January 22, 2022

Location: Deland, Florida

Step into a historical Christmas wonderland when you visit the Stetson Mansion during the holidays. The mansion puts together elegant designer decorated Christmas displays every year.

Holiday Season November through New Years

Location: Walt Disney World, Florida

Disney has so many different holiday celebrations all throughout the parks. One of the highlights is Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party in the Magic Kingdom. Also make sure to check out Epcot's International Festival of the Holidays and Hollywood Studio's Sunset Seasons Greetings.

 

November - January 

Location: Gaylord Palms, Kissimmee, Florida

Christmas at Gaylord Palms is an experience in itself, and the ICE! Experience is an unforgettable experience that is worth visiting with the whole family. You’ll Journey through more than 2 million pounds of hand carved ice sculptures for a true walk in a winter wonderland. Each year features a different theme, so you can have a new experience every winter! 

 

November 13, 2021 - January 2, 2022

Location: Universal Studios, Orlando, Florida

Both Universal parks feature fun ways to celebrate the holidays during your visit. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ is transformed to bring the excitement of the holidays into the world of Harry Potter. Grinchmas™ Who-liday Spectacular is always a fun part of the Universal celebrations and the Macy's parade is a holiday favorite. 

 

November 13 - January 2, 2022

Location: Seaworld, Orlando, Florida

Seaworld's Christmas celebration lets you enjoy beautiful decorations and music along with all kinds of holiday shows inspired by the natural world.

July 15 - November 20, 2021

Location: Epcot World Showcase, Walt Disney World

This is the event Floridians look forward to all year and people plan vacations around. Disney knows how to do Food & Wine and bring the flavors of the world to the countries in the World Showcase in Epcot. 

July 24 - August 15, 2021

Location: Miami, Florida

This is one of the only ballet festivals in the country! It is a great way to see artists from all over the world perform in some of Miami's best venues.

July 30 - August 1, 2021

Location: Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, Florida

Fans of comic books, stories, art and pop-culture unite in Tampa Bay for this family friendly convention that features exhibitors, celebrities, cosplay and more. 

August 1 - September 30, 2021

Location: Miami, Florida

Miami has an amazing culinary scene, and Miami Spice is your best chance to explore it. Participating restaurants will offer set three-course menus for low prices. 

August 6-8, 2021

Location: The Little Haiti Cultural Complex, Miami, Florida

Learn about African culture in this fun environment by experiencing all kinds of African dance! This is a high-spirited, family friendly, multi-cultural arts and educational event.

August 7-14, 2021

Location: Downtown Jacksonville, Florida

Downtown Jacksonville transforms into a Caribbean celebration. Music, dance, food, costumes, and more create an island environment you don't want to miss out on!

August 10 - October 31, 2021

Location: Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World, Florida

During the Halloween season, Magic Kingdom shuts down to the regular public early to put on a festive party like no other! Disney characters help the whole family celebrate the holiday with special shows, candy, and tons of great decorations.

August 12-15, 2021

Location: Key West, Florida

Celebrate the start of lobster season with a city-wide extravaganza of all things lobster! It brings lobster lovers from all over the world together for four days in Key West.

August 16, 2021

Location: Confidante Hotel, Miami Beach, Florida

Celebrate Rum Day by sipping many different brands of rum by the pool with other rum enthusiasts. Rum tastings and cocktails are included in the price of admission.

August 21, 2021

Location: Fishermen's Village, Punta Gorda, Florida

This celebration of local artists features live demonstrations as well as a marketplace of vendors selling their art. Come prepared for lots of browsing, shopping, and dining.

August 27 - October 3, 2021

Location: Orlando, Florida

This month long event gives people the opportunity to explore Orlando's amazing culinary landscape. During this month restaurants will offer three course, prix fixe dinners for just $37!

August 28, 2021

Location: Morean Arts Center, St. Pete, Florida

Join the search for the best cupcake in the area! Awards are given for professional, novice, and youth cupcakes, so you can compete no matter who you are.

September 1 - 30, 2021

Location: Palm Beach, Florida

Experience some of Palm Beach's best restaurants at affordable prices throughout the month of September. Participating restaurants offer 3 course meals at fixed prices.

September 1 - 5, 2021

Location: Key West, Florida

Come to Key West for one of the largest events for lesbians and friends in North America. Gay Key West sponsors this event that allows women to get together and enjoy all the great features of the island.

September 2 - 6, 2021

Location: Key West, Florida

This event has lots of beer-related activities throughout the weekend for beer lovers of all kinds. The signature event happens on Saturday, but you don't want to miss the Hangover Brunch and Pool Party the day after or any of the fun pre-events on the days leading up to the main event!

 

September 3 - 5, 2021

Location: Panama City Beach, Florida

Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam is on Panama City Beach, one of Florida’s most beautiful beach locations, featuring 3 days of Country music and festivities.

September 3 - October 31, 2021 (Select Nights)

Location: Universal Studios, Orlando, Florida

Universal famously throws one of the best Halloween parties in the world. This is a celebration for people who love the scary side of Halloween. Come ready for the scare of your life and an experience you won't soon forget!

September 4 - 5, 2021

Location: 401 W Venice Ave, Venice, Florida

Browse arts and crafts of all kinds as you stroll along vibrant downtown Venice. It features lots of vendors and a Green Market that offers live flora, freshly popped kettle corn, gourmet spices, and sauces.

September 4, 2021

Location: Gulfport, Florida

Calling all flower children, hippies and tree huggers! Come out for a day of peace, art and music celebrating the end of summer at this waterfront village honoring the village's unofficial mascot and favorite reptile, the Gecko. Geckofest features live music, woodstock festival style, plus a host of hippie-themed festivities, a quirky walking parade and so much more. "It’s going to be far-out and outta sight, man!"

September 4-6, 2021

Location: Cocoa Beach, Florida

Come to Cocoa Beach for the largest charitable surfing festival in the world! Both pro and amateur surfing competitions happen here every year to benefit the National Kidney Foundation.

September 6, 2021

Location: Lake Okeechobee, Florida

This community event includes local business owners, clubs and talent to say a fond farewell to summer with a parade, fun events, contests, vendors with great food, arts and crafts, and more. 

September 9 - 10, 2021

Location: Pensacola, Florida

With seven different rooms and two courtyards, each dedicated to its own unique style of entertainment, this Pensacola street party offers beer tasting, beer pairing and lots of fun events. 

September 9 - 19, 2021

Location: Wertheim Performing Arts Center at FIUMiami, Florida

This festival celebrates musical heritage from around the world. It features all kinds of different performances by world class artists from many different countries.

September 10 - October 31, 2021

Location: Busch Gardens, Tampa, Florida

Home to lots of terrifying haunted houses, this event is the West Coast's best Halloween celebration. Enjoy the park's thrill rides while you enjoy their additional scares throughout the season!

September 10 - October 31, 2021 (Select Days)

Location: Dade City, Florida

There is so much to do at SCREAM-A-GEDDON! From indoor attractions like Blackpool prison to Zombie Paintball Assault coming this year.

September 10 - 19, 2021 (Friday - Sunday)

Location: St. Augustine, Florida

Enjoy free concerts throughout most of the month of September. More than 200 local and regional acts in several different venues around St. Augustine.

September 11 - 12, 2021

Location: Minnreg Hall, Largo, FL

One of the Largest Gourmet Spicy Food Fests in Florida featuring Hot & Spicy food vendors from all around Florida, competitions, Pepper Eating Contest, Intensity Academy's Spicy Lolly Lick-A-Thon, Hot Hula Hoop Contest and much more. It's all about the Pepper!

September 17 - 26, 2021

Location: The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel, Florida

Festival featuring nationally acclaimed singer-songwriters brought to The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel by BMI & iHeart Radio. This award-winning festival includes over 100 live performances, more than 60 songwriters, and 20 unique venues! 

September 18 - 19, 2021

Location: Sullivan Street, Punta Gorda, Florida

This constantly growing festival is a popular summer tradition in Punta Gorda. You can meet tons of amazing crafters and other vendors while you shop for all kinds of unique items.

September 20 - 26, 2021

Location: Orlando, Florida

Films can have a powerful effects on viewers. This festival celebrates films that use that power to promote peace around the world!

September 23 - 26, 2021

Location: New Smyrna Beach, Florida

One of Central Florida’s premier music events this three day affair includes jazz, food and lots of fun.  

September 24-25, October 1 - 2, 8 - 9, 2021

Location: German American Society, Pinellas Park, Florida

Authentic and traditional German music, food, beer, and entertainment 3 weekends, Friday and Saturdays in October sponsored by the German American Society of Pinellas Park. 

September 25, 2021

Location: Eau Gallie Arts District, Melbourne Florida

The Space Coast Pride Festival & Parade honors the LGBTQ community. Several different vendors will be there, so come out and celebrate pride with the Space Coast community!

October 2021 (Select Nights)

Location: Altamonte Springs, Florida

One of Central Florida's haunted areas that features scare trails, live music, and food trucks at the event starting in October.

October 2021 (Weekends)

Amazing Grace Family Farms, Green Cove Springs, Florida

Open every Friday and Saturday in October, Journey through their Crop Maze, Pumpkin Patch, and farm attractions

October 1 - 3, 2021

Location: Destin Harbor, Destin, Florida

3 Days of Entertainment & Fun at the Destin Harbor includes the best local and coastal musician's on the beach on 3 stages featuring Rock, Reggae, Country, and tropical music. Enjoy the music and great food at the restaurants and bars throughout the Harbor. 

October 1-3, 2021

Location: Jaco Pastorius Park, Oakland Park, Florida

Sponsored by Funky Buddha Brewery, enjoy live German music, authentic German-style beer and Bavarian cuisine in the Biergarten. Fun for all ages with amusement rides, games, activities, dance floor, and master yodler.

October 2021 (Select Dates)

Location: Sweetfields Farm, Masaryktown, Florida

Featuring 5 acres of a life-sized living corn crop labyrinth, harvest crop and activities for the whole family. Come check out this farm for a day of fall family fun. 

October 3 - 10, 2021

Location: Amelia Island, Florida

This week-long festival features world-class jazz music in many styles performed by jazz greats as well as fresh, up-and-coming young talent. Performances are staged in several venues around Amelia Island including Saint Michael Parish Hall, Sandy Bottoms Beach Bar & Grill, Amelia Park, Arte Pizza, the Florida House Inn, Horizons, OMNI Hotels & Resorts Amelia Island Plantation. 

October 7 - 10, 2021

Location: Mount Dora, Florida

Fun-filled weekend, with multiple scenic routes in beautiful Mount Dora, festivities, and excitement galore! Lots of rides and options with included breakfast, festival jersey, concert in the park and more. 

October 8 - 9, 2021

Location: The Village of Baytowne Wharf, Sandestin, Florida

Come out to The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin for the 10th Annual Baytowne Wharf Beer Fest featuring American specialty beers from around the nation, more than 200 domestic and international craft beers, brewery representatives offering an opportunity to learn about the different types of lagers and ales from a variety of styles and live music.

October 8-10, 2021

Location: Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, Tampa, Florida

Celebrating with german cheer, dancing and singing to cooler weather and colder beer along the Hillsborough river downtown at the Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park.

October 8 - 10, 2021

Location: Panama City Beach, Florida

Columbus Day weekend will bring waves of fun-filled adventures to Panama City Beach with the annual Pirates of the High Seas Fest. Family activities include a scavenger hunt, pirate invasions, a kids parade and main parade, live music, fireworks and so much more! 

October 9-10, 16-17, 2021

Location: American German Club, Lake Worth, Florida

Authentic German Fest with Bavarian food, german beer, entertainment, and carnival.

October 10, 2021

Location: Tampa, Florida

This festival celebrates Hispanic heritage in the Tampa Bay area. Celebrate with amazing music, food, and so much more!

October 14 - 17, 2021

Location: Daytona Beach, Florida

Motorcycle enthusiasts converge on Daytona Beach every year for Biketoberfest to enjoy the beautiful weather, live music, live racing at Daytona International Speedway's motorcycle races, and lots of great company! 

October 14 - 17, 2021

Location: Coachman Park, Clearwater, Florida

Since 1980, this festival has been bringing Floridians some of the best jazz music every year.

October 14 - 17, 2021

Location: Schooners Local Beach Club, Panama City Beach, Florida

Eat delicious lobster while you participate in sandcastle competitions and lobster tournaments during this fun week long celebration of everything lobster!

October 14 - 17, 2021

Location: Our Lady of Lourdes, Dunedin, Florida

For over forty years, the OLL Fall Festival has been an integral part of the Dunedin community. Every October, volunteers from our parish and school come together to put up the “big tent” and fill our campus with rides, games, music, laughter, and fun! Dozens of rides cater to children of all ages with a special section of “kiddie rides” for the little ones. This year we are also pleased to announce our “Craft Beer and Sports Tent”
Enjoy seasonal, craft beer while watching TVs showing the weekends big sporting events.

October 14 - 17, 2021

Location: Key Largo, Florida

This is a celebration of marine conservation with a perfect home in Key Largo! Enjoy tons of great activities such as educational seminars, social gatherings, diving, and eco-adventures with some of the best names in diving and marine science.

October 15 - 17, 2021

Location: Sertoma Youth Ranch, Brooksville, Florida

Listen to amazing blues music while you camp out with people who share your passion at this unique event!

 

Oct 15-17 and Oct 22-24 2021

Location: German American Social Club, Miami, Florida

Oktoberfest Miami® is a great cultural event celebrating authentic German culture, German beers, live German music, German food, and German folk dancing with family friendly fun bounce houses, magicians, and activities. Held on the second and third full weekends of October at the German American Social Club on Miller Drive in Miami's horse country.

October 15 - 17, 2021

Location: Hamel Park at Gulfstream and Main Street, Sarasota, Florida

Authentic German food, beer, music and dancers and live music performances in rock, soul, big band, R&B and more! 

October 16 - 17 2021

Location: Tamiami Park, Miami, Florida

Celebrate the fall season and South Florida's best weather of the year with a harvest festival that's fun for the whole family!

October 16 - 17, 2021

Location: Orange Park, Florida

The Town of Orange Park Fall Festival is Clay County’s oldest and largest Arts and Crafts Festival featuring 2 days of fun family activities with over 200 artists, vendors, entertainment, kids zone and great food. 

Saturday and Sunday, October 16 - 17, 2021

Location: Winter Springs Town Center, Blumberg Blvd, Winter Springs FL

ARToberFEST celebrates exceptional art, tasty German food, rockin’ entertainment, kids’ crafts and much more. This event takes a new twist on October fest and combines the German spirit with art and family activities. 

 

October 20 - 23, 2021

Location: South Beach, Miami, Florida

Stroll the beach while you try all kinds of delicious seafood from many venues at the South Beach Seafood Festival that spans four blocks and welcomes over 13,000 seafoodies!

October 20 - 24, 2021

Location: Panama City Beach, Florida

This is one of the biggest and best gatherings of bikers in North Florida. 

 

October 22 & 23 and 29 & 30, 2021

Location: German American Society Clubhouse, Casselberry, Florida

Authentic and traditional German music, food, beer, and entertainment to our patrons.

October 22 - 31, 2021

Location: Key West, Florida

Past ..future…Present let your mind wander! This year’s Fantasy Fest theme, Time Travel Unravels, takes your imagination to anywhere on the time-space continuum. There are limitless possibilities!!! Let your inspiration guide you as you cultivate your costumed revelry into the past colonial era , roman empire, Italian renaissance …or catapult your creativity to a future era of living in the cosmos. You can set your time machine to go where your whim and imagination takes you.

October 28 - 31, 2021

Location: Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, Live Oak, Florida

Set on the banks of Florida's most famous river, this festival is a great way to celebrate Halloween with dazzling lights, art installations, and performance art, all of which come together to make this music festival a completely unique experience.

October 29 - 31, 2021

Location: Orlando, Florida

Calling all Horror Freaks, Fans, and Filmmakers!  Kickstart your Halloween festivities at the original FREAK SHOW Horror Film Festival.

October 29 - November 5, 2021

Location: Orlando, Florida

Named one of the top “25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World” by Moviemaker Magazine, this festival brings many amazing filmmakers together to showcase their films.

October 29 - 31, 2021

Location: Naples, Florida

The annual Stonecrab Festival is a weekend of food and fun starring of course, the stone crab. It’s also your chance to explore the beautiful Naples waterfront with activities on land and by water in and around Bayfront, Port of Naples Marina, Tin City and Naples Transportation and Tours General Store/Heritage Museum.

October 29 - 31, 2021

Location: Gainesville, Florida

Join this predominantly Punk Rock festival for both the main festival in Gainesville and the Pre-Fest in Ybor City (transportation available), or you can choose one or the other. Either way, this is one of Florida's best way to experience music up close and personal!

 

October 30 - 31, 2021

Location: Cholokka Boulevard, Micanopy, Florida

Fall festival with the true Florida small town traditions. Local artists, crafters, musicians, and lots of activities for the whole family. 

November - December

Location: Daytona International Speedway, Daytona, Florida

Come to the Speedway for over a mile of top-of-the-line drive through lighting displays that you can enjoy from the comfort of your car. Multiple themes come to life with lights and animations you have to see to believe.

November 5 - 7, 2021

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

Here you will find authentic Greek foods, dancing, live music, church tours, iconography presentations, and so much more fun for the whole family!

 

November 5-7, 2021

Location: Downtown Pensacola’s Historic Seville Square

The Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival is a three-day, juried art show that draws more than 200 of the nation's best painters, potters, sculptors, jewelers, graphic artists, craftsmen and other artists.

November 6 - 7, 2021

Location: Downtown Gainesville, Florida

Come out to historic downtown Gainesville for a celebration of art and creativity, live music, performing arts and great food. 
 

November 12 - 14, 2021

Location: Melbourne, Florida

Three day festival during Native American Heritage Month honors the culture of the indigenous peoples of the Americas through music, and especially the music of the Native American Flute.

November 13, 2021

Location: Eau Gallie Arts District/Eau Gallie Square, Melbourne, Florida

The Rocky Water Brew Fest is in the heart of the Eau Gallie Arts District at the Eau Gallie Square sponsored by the Eau Gallie Rotary Club. Come out and try some of the best breweries in Florida with unlimited tastings with your ticket to the event. Find a new favorite brew this October.

 

November 14, 2021

Location: Miramar Regional Park, Sunrise, Florida

Excite your palate and explore spicy jerk delicacies as well as tasty Caribbean cuisine. Enjoy hot music, traditional and contemporary cultural presentations and bask in the cool vibes of the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival.

November 17, 2021

Location: Ybor City, Tampa, Florida

Kick off the holiday season at the Ybor City tree lighting ceremony. In addition to the lighting there will also be a holiday shopping market, Christmas caroling, and holiday treats.

November 19, 2021 - January 1, 2022

Location: Tradewinds Park, Coconut Creek, Florida

This drive through Christmas light display is one of the best places to get in the holiday spirit! Enjoy their giant animated holiday displays and illuminated trees from the comfort of your car!

November 19 - 21, 2021

Location: Clearwater Beach, Florida

This festival allows you to enjoy music from morning until night in several different venues on the beautiful gulf coast

November 20 - 21, 2021

Location: Deland, Florida

Voted “Best Florida Outdoor Fine Art Festival” by Florida Living, this festival is an event that shouldn't be missed by any art lovers!

November 20, 2021 - January 31, 2022

Location: St. Augustine, Florida

Beginning the Saturday before Thanksgiving, St. Augustine lights up for the holidays. Head downtown at night to experience Christmas spirit all through December!

November 25 - 27, 2021

Location: Sertoma Youth Ranch, Brooksville, Florida

Celebrate Thanksgiving with bluegrass, camping, and a ranch full of people who love those things as much as you do at this unique event!

November 27, 2021

Location: Viera High School, Viera, Florida

The Light Up Viera Parade starts and ends at Viera High School and winds around the USSSA Space Coast Complex. 

January 21 - 23, 2022

Location: Epic Theatres, Mount Dora, Florida

The Central Florida Film Festival is an opportunity for Floridians to celebrate the art of film. It gives filmmakers a chance to enjoy each others works and interact with their audience.

June 23-26, 2022

Location: Wyndham Orlando Resort, Orlando, Florida

Celebrate Anime with tons of other anime lovers and special guests! It includes Interactive Games, Cosplay & Costume Contests, Dance Events, Fan Events & Panels, Tabletop Gaming, and more.

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This is A great gathering place for the community to come and share local foods and vendors. Family friendly and all around a good place to visit on a Monday night.

Local farmer's market near Disney World, has unique vendors with fresh produce, handmade crafts, and much more. 

Downtown Farmers Curb Market is located in Downtown Lakeland where the community invites locals for food, live music from a featured local artist, and handmade goods.

Featuring over 60+ vendors Downtown Clermont Farmers Market is the place to go to get handmade items and products from locals on Sunday morning and afternoon.

Lake Mary Farmers Market is a local market for all ages and sells organic and fresh produce for locals and visitors to come and enjoy on Saturdays.

Orlando's Farmers' Market in Lake Eola Park isn't your regular farmers' market. There is different types of things to shop for. For example, food, handmade items, local produce, and other various items that are from other locals.

At Sanford Farmers Market, community comes together to bring fresh food and produce to the residents and visitors. 

Saturday Morning Market is located in the heart of St. Petersburg, where there is local food, produce and live music for all to enjoy. 

Winter Garden Farmers’ Market is a staple for those who are local and those who are visiting Winter Garden. It is a family event so even your four-legged friends can attend as well.

Winter Park Farmer's Market is voted number one in Central Florida and is known for their produce, plants, and various other items. This is the place where community comes together once a week and shares locally made items and produce.

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