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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May 19 - 22, 2022

Location: Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida

MegaCon is the Southeast's premier Comic Book, Anime, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, & Pop Culture event! If you are a fan of just about anything in todays pop culture, this is the event to be at with 4 days of your favorite movies and TV show celebrity panels, workshops, comic artists and more. 

May 26 - 29, 2022

Location: Jacksonville, Florida

Celebrate 3 days of live music and entertainment showcasing some of the best Jazz music artists. 

May 29, 2022

Location: Bayfront Park, Downtown Miami, Florida

North America’ largest Caribbean music festival Best of the Best Concert (BOTB) returns to the striking landscapes of Bayfront Park and the Miami Beach skyline with a huge lineup of artists featuring pop, R&B, socca, reggae, hip hop and Caribbean music. 

November  - January 

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 11, 2022

Location: Brickell Ave at the First Presbyterian Church of Miami

Brickell's biggest culinary event of the year features Miami's finest restaurants and the Islands of the Caribbean. Live music, auto showcase, exhibitors and vendors, and of course, fine wine, craft beer and lots of great food. 

November 11 - December 31, 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. 

November 2022 - January 2023

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. 

 

Select Dates in December

Location: Legoland, Florida

Visit Legoland during the weekends in December for special Christmas events and Holiday shows for kids of all ages to celebrate the season!

November - January 

Location: UCF, Orlando, Florida

You don’t have to attend the University of Central Florida to enjoy this community celebration. Enjoyed by families, friends and those seeking a fun holiday time every year. UCF features free holiday light shows, rides, a large ice-skating rink, and other fun winter attractions.

 

April 8 - 10, 2022

Location: Downtown Delray Beach, Florida

This is the largest arts & craft festival in the Southeast United States. Stroll the palm tree lined streets of downtown while you browse an eclectic mix of arts and crafts!

April 8 - 17, 2022

Location: Maitland, Florida

The Florida Film Festival, with over 25 years of annual festivals, is an Oscar®-qualifying festival, premiering the best in current, independent, and international cinema. Mingle with filmmakers and celebrities throughout this 10 day event.

April 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 2022

Location: Keel and Curley Winery, Plant City, Florida

10th Annual Blueberry Festival in Plant City, Florida featuring live entertainment, food and craft vendors, kids area and U-Pick Blueberries. 

April 8 - 10, 2022

Location: Miami, Florida

In addition to one of South Florida's best horse and cattle shows, here you will also find tons of great entertainment. Live music, delicious food, a car show, and a kid's zone make this a fun event for the whole family.

April 8 - 24, 2022

Location: Clearwater Beach, Florida

A 10-day Fun 'n Sun Festival to celebrate the famous beaches of Clearwater that features the notorious sand sculpture exhibit from the best sand sculptors around the world, music, entertainment, live concerts, street performers, sand sculpting classes and so much more. Beach fun for the whole family! 

April 8 - 10, 2022

Location: Vinoy Park, St. Petersburg, Florida

right on the shores of Tampa Bay, this festival allows you to enjoy the tropical setting while you listen to some amazing blues music!

April 8 - 10, 2022

Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

An amazing line up of musicians representing many different genres make this festival a must see for any music lover! Everything at this beachfront event goes to help conservation efforts for turtles, the festival's namesake, and the ocean in general.

April 8 - 10, 2022

Location: Cascades Park, Tallahassee, Florida

This is an occasion to celebrate music and literature of all kinds. It features tons of writers and musicians and explores how the two disciplines can work together.

April 9, 2022

Location: Sopchoppy, Florida

One of Florida's weirdest and most wonderful festivals celebrates an old Sopchoppy tradition. Worm Grunting is a technique that brings earthworms to the surface to be collected and used as bait. This festival does include a worm grunting contest, plus so many other fun activities such as a 5k, live music, and vendors!

April 16 - 17, 2022

Location: Brownwood Paddock Square, The Villages, Florida

One of the best annual traditions of the area, this festival gives locals and visitors the chance to meet artists from all over the nation and purchase their art work.

April 16 - 17, 2022

Location: Vinoy Park, St. Petersburg, Florida

This is one of the best cultural events of the year in this area! Performing arts and visual arts come together for an amazing experience.

April 20 - 24, 2022

Location: Saint Augustine and Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida

Nature, Bird and Photo lovers unite at this event that features 5 days of workshops, tours, photo contest and learning. 

April 20 - 24, 2022

Location: Aaron Beasant Park Amphitheater, Panama City Beach, Florida

Celebrating it's 19th year with Kenny G and top jazz musicians as well as rising stars. This is one of the top Jazz Festivals in the U.S. and features 5 days of jazz along the beautiful white sandy beaches of Panama Beach. 

April 21 - 24, 2022

Location: Fort Walton Beach, Florida

This festival brings together tons of celebrity winemakers, distillers, chefs, brew masters and entertainers for a completely unique culinary experience! 

April 22 - 23, 2022

Location: New Haven Avenue, Melbourne, Florida

This is a juried art show featuring more than 140 artists from the local area and around the country. Enjoy the art while you enjoy the beautiful outdoor environment.

April 22 - 24, 2022

Location: Flora-Bama, Perdido Key, Florida

This celebration takes place on the border of Florida and Alabama. Participants throw mullets across state line and compete to see who can throw it the farthest. But that's really just an excuse to throw a giant beach party that straddles two states!

April 22, 2022

Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Sip, sample and enjoy dishes from South Florida's finest restaurants, wineries, spirits brands and breweries. 

April 22 - 24, 2022

Location: Pompano Beach, Florida

Enjoy the best in beachside living with this festival on the ocean front. Here you will find live entertainment, arts and craft vendors, and of course tons and tons of delicious seafood.

April 23, 2022

Location: Avon Park, Florida

Everyone is Welcome! Come out and enjoy live entertainment, vendors, raffles, kids zone and Blueberries! 

April 23 - 24, 2022

Location: Brooksville, Florida

Brooksville celebrates Florida’s fastest growing specialty crop of edibles at the Sixth Annual Florida Blueberry Festival featuring 2 stages of live concerts, kids zone, water slide and vendors with yummy blueberry-infused decadence. 

April 23 - 24, 2022

Location: Tallahassee, Florida

Enjoy the beautiful northern Florida spring while you stroll downtown Tallahassee at this fun art festival. Here you will find live entertainment, local food trucks and vendors, and libations served at the WXYZ Bar by Aloft.

April 23, 2022

Location: Chautauqua Winery, Defuniak Springs, Florida

Enjoy tastes of some Florida's best local wine while you celebrate spring with food and art and craft vendors.

April 23, 2022

Location: World Golf Village, St. Augustine, Florida

Bring your motorcycle to the oldest city in the US for a ride through history! There will be hundreds of classic American motorcycles to view as well as vendors, exhibitors, and entertainment.

 

April 27 - 30, 2022

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

Camp out in one of Florida's most beautiful spaces while you listen to music by some of the world's best country artists.

April 27 - May 1, 2022

Location: Panama City Beach, Florida

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

April 28 - May 1, 2022

Location: Downtown West Palm Beach, Florida

The largest 5 day waterfront music & art festival in Florida, with 3 stages that span across the West Palm Beach waterfront featuring 50 bands, arts and crafts, and great food. 

April 29 - May 1, 2022

Location: Pensacola, Florida

This is a celebration of the founding of Pensacola by Spanish Conquistador, Don Tristan de Luna in 1559. Since then, the flags of five different countries have flown over the city: Spanish, French, British, Confederate, and American. The fiesta celebrates the multi-cultural heritage of Pensacola and its long history.

April 29 - May 1, 2022

Location: Gilchrist Park, Punta Gorda, Florida

The  bright and beautiful gardens come alive with the addition of world class hibiscus, exotic florals, fun fauna and beautiful music as we celebrate the 13th annual Hibiscus Festival. 

April 29 - May 1, 2022

Location: Amelia Island, Florida

Come to Amelia Island for the 54th Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival where there will be plenty of shrimp to eat, live music and arts and crafts. 

April 29 - May 1, 2022

Location: Kiwanis Island Park Gymnasium and Annex, Merritt Island, Florida

This is one of Florida's largest orchid shows, an absolute must for anyone who loves orchids! It will feature informative lectures, spectacular orchid exhibits, orchids and orchid supplies available for sale, and so much more.

April 29 - May 15, 2022

Location: St. Augustine, Florida

This 10 day celebration of art and music features more than 60 events and exhibits including dance performances, concerts, art shows, dramatic production and more throughout the city. 

April 29 - May 1, 2022

Location: Miami Airport Convention Center, Miami, Florida

Celebrate what makes South Florida sweet at this unique event! Here you will find vendors selling baking supplies and tools, classes where you can learn from the best in the industry, and of course lots of candy and cake.

April 30 - May 1, 2022

Location: Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens, Williston, Florida

Find the perfect Mother's Day gift here with so many great spring and garden vendors to shop from!

April 30 - May 1, 2022

Location: Fort Lauderdale Beach, Florida

The Canadian Armed Forces Snowbirds headline with a lineup that includes the U.S. Navy F-18 Super Hornet, the Air Force F-16 Viper and more.  

April 30, 2022

Location: Kane Center, Stuart, Florida

Hosted by the Humane Society to bring awareness to Rabbits and Guinea Pigs featuring educational seminars, rabbit playground, kids zone, adoptable critters, and vendors. 

April 30 - May 1, 2022

Location: Downtown Sanford, Florida

A Fine Arts & Fine Crafts event with live artist demonstrations, workshops, gourmet foods and acoustic performers line the brick streets in beautiful downtown Sanford. 

April 30, 2022

Location: Florida State Fairgrounds, Tampa, Florida

This festival welcomes visitors from around the sunshine state and the world to share in celebration of music, entertainment, exhibits, crafts steeped in Caribbean American heritage with multi-culturism being it's central focus. 

TBD 2022

Location: Historic Ybor City, Tampa, Florida

The Tampa International Fringe Festival is Tampa’s first open-access, uncensored, international fringe theatre festival. Winner of the 2017 Creative Loafing Best of the Bay award for BEST MOMENT WHEN LOCAL THEATER TURNED A CORNER!

If you're an artist, you can perform on the fringe! If you're a member of the public, we have loads of events and shows for you to check out!

April 30, 2022

Location: Historic Woodmont Park, Temple Terrace, Florida

Sample 70 plus beers from 30 different brewers - from home brewers to local brewing companies to the really BIG guys - who all agreed to bring their best brews! Plus entertainment and food trucks! 

May 1 - 31, 2022

Location: South Walton, Florida

Art Week is a cultural arts alliance that brings communities, organizations and businesses together to present quality arts and entertainment to the community. Featuring the Northwest Florida Theatre Festival and Artsquest Fine Arts Festival among others throughout the week. 

 

May 2022 TBD

Location: Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, Amelia Island, Florida

Enjoy the freshest Florida seafood you can find at this unique event. Here famous chefs will prepare fish they have caught themselves off beautiful Amelia Island. VIP guests can join the chefs on their fishing excursions to be even more up close and personal with their dinner.

May 1 - 8, 2022

Location: Port Everglades, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Fleet Week Port Everglades is the signature event for Broward Navy Days each spring when the Navy ships come in and activities are planned for welcoming those who serve. 

May TBD, 2022

Location: Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park, White Springs, Florida

Learn about old Florida and the folk traditions of this great state at this festival. Jam sessions, demonstrations, and workshops are held throughout the weekend to teach you the ways of our ancestors.

2022 TBD

Location: Zoo Miami, Miami, Florida

This is a completely unique day at the zoo. Come for unlimited local, international, and craft beer, plus delicious food and entertainment.

May 2022 TBD

Location: Seville Square, Downtown Pensacola, Florida

Tons of amazing jazz artists from around the world and the local area come together for this one-of-a-kind event.

May 1, 2022

Location: Fort Myers Beach, Florida

Enjoy tasty samples from local restaurants offering their signature dishes. 

May 4 - 8, 2022

Location: Key West, Florida

The Key West Songwriters Festival is the largest of its kind in the world with over 200 performers, 50 shows and 5 nights of live music bringing the faces and stories behind the songs to the surface. 

May 6 - 8, 2022

Location: Colonial Quarter in St. Augustine, Florida

The 22nd Gamble Fest celebrates the Florida musician with performances, sing alongs, a children's area and more. 

May 7 - 8, 2022

Location: Lake Morton, Lakeland, Florida

One of Florida's oldest and largest art festivals, Mayfaire wows tons of art lovers in downtown Lakeland every Mother's Day weekend.

May 7, 2022

Location: Siesta Key Beach, Florida

If there's one thing Florida has a lot of, it's sand. Attend this event to see artists turn some of the state's most pristine sand into amazing works of art!

May 12 - 14, 2022

Location: Five Points Park, Sarasota, Florida

This festival celebrates the life of Harvey Milk, one of the first openly gay Americans elected to public office. It brings together musicians and artists to promote equality for LGBTQ people in Sarasota and all across the country!

May 13 - 14, 2022

Location: Alys Beach, Florida

This festival celebrates a new kind of graffiti. During the festival, the white walls of Alys Beach are covered with projected images for a whole new way to view art work!

May 14, 2022

Location: Gaston Edwards Park, Orlando, Florida

Come to this fest to sample 100 craft beers, all made in the US! You will also find live music, food trucks, adult Play Zone and more.

May 15, 2022

Location: CountryWay TownSquare, Newberry, Florida

Newberry Watermelon Festival features a pageant, parade, entertainment, food and of course, watermelon! 

May 18 - 22, 2022

Location: Sertoma Ranch, Brooksville, Florida

This well-known music fest features 60+ bands including Florida's best in several genres. Bring your RV's, tents and stay for this 4 day event and enjoy the complete experience. 

May 19 - 22, 2022

Location: Daytona Beach, Florida

Featuring Soundgarden, Def Leppard, A Perfect Circle and MORE, this 2 day festival is one of Florida Largest Rock Fests featuring music from over 40 artists and great food along the St. Johns River. 

May 20 - 22, 2022

Location: New Smyrna Beach, Florida

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

May 20 - 22, 2022

Location: St. Armands Circle Park, Sarasota, Florida

Inaugural seafood festival in Sarasota featuring delectable seafood dishes prepared by local Sarasota restaurants. Enjoy the entertainment from a mixture of musical genres, crafts and more from local vendors. 

May 27 - 29, 2022

Location: Downtown Orlando, Florida

An exciting downtown parade is followed by a fun party that features live music and tons of other fun things to do!

May 27 - 31, 2022

Location: Miami, Florida

Party-seekers from around the world come together for America’s most celebrated and anticipated urban gay event! It is a 5-day smorgasbord of captivating day-time events, and pulsating nightlife, not to be missed!

May 27 - 29, 2022

Location: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida

Get ready to hear some amazing artists from around the country right in the center of Tampa!

June 1 - 5, 2022

Location: Key West, Florida

Celebrate PRIDE in the Florida Keys and "discover how one island’s One Human Family philosophy has created one of the most integrated and unique communities in the world".

June 5 - 26, 2022

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

This 2 weeks event is a magical combination of youthful promise and acclaimed talent and is known as one of the finest classical music events in the nation. 

 

June 9 - 12, 2022

Location: Vero Beach, Florida

4 day event with the theme "A Life Worth Living", features filmmakers and industry talent from all over the world, young filmmakers competition, multi-award winning films and premieres, 30+ exclusive wine tasting experiences and Hollywood and WINE celebrity winemakers showcase, and more! 

June 11, 2022

Location: St. George Island, Florida

Mullet tossing might seem like a strange tradition, but this event proves that it's a fun one too! Come to benefit the Apalachicola bay Charter School while you compete for prizes and bragging rights.

June 11 - 12, 2022

Location: Sarasota, Florida

St. Armands Key lies just off the coast of Sarasota and for 2 days, features a unique craft festival with works from the best talent of crafters around the state. 

June 15 - 19, 2022

Location: Miami Beach, Florida

The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) is an annual event held each year in June in Miami, Florida. Festivals began in 1997 dedicated to showcasing quality film and television content by and about people of African descent, and supporting emerging artists to diversify the images and storytellers working in the entertainment industry.

June 17 - 18, 2022

Location: New Smyrna Beach, Florida

This is a festival to celebrate new and independent surf documentary films.

June 18 - 19, 2022

Location: Miami Ave, Venice, Florida

Downtown Venice is taken over by crafters for this fun festival that allows the best crafters to show what they can do!

June 19 - July 2, 2022

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

The St. Augustine Music Festival boasts itself as the largest FREE classical musical festival in the U.S. Founded in 2007 to celebrate the history and rich cultural of the Nation's Oldest City through classical music. Enjoy world-class musicians and amazing performances. 

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.

June 24 - 25, 2022

Location: Pals Park, Chipley, Florida

A huge lineup of musical performances, lots of great food, the Hot Trot, parade, arts and crafts, rides, pageant and so much more.

June 25, 2022

Location: Fort Mose, St. Augustine, Florida

Every year The 1740 Spanish victory at the Battle of Bloody Mose is reenacted in the place where it originally took place. This was the battle that forced the British to retreat from Spanish Florida keeping St. Augustine a Spanish territory. There is no better place to experience history first hand than here in Florida's oldest city!

June 25, 2022

Location: Fruit & Spice Park, Homestead, Florida

So many fruits are grown in Florida, and many of them are in season at this time of year. Come to this event to experience local agriculture and tropical fruits of many kinds!

June 30 - July 4, 2022

Location: Key West, Florida

Celebrating the citrus that is part of Key West culture, the Key Lime. Celebrate 4 days of culinary events for every taste and lots of Key West style fun. The event ends with a fireworks display on July 4th. 

July 2-4, 2022

Location: Panama City Beach, Florida

There are tons of ways to celebrate Independence Day in Panama City Beach! With multiple fireworks shows on different night, a summer concert series show, and so much more, there is something for everyone to enjoy!

July 3, 2022

Location: Inverness, Florida

Patriotic Evening will continue its tradition of booming in the day before the fourth at 9 p.m.

Because the City’s waterfront parks Wallace Books and Liberty are undergoing major construction and are currently closed, there will not be an accompanying festival. All are encouraged to find a comfortable spot, nook, blanket, car seat, boat seat or pub seat of their choice to watch the firework spectacular over Lake Henderson. Please be respectful of private property and public spaces when finding your viewing spot. 

 

July 3, 2022

Location: Riverfront Park, Apalachicola, Florida

Celebrate Independence Day one day early with food and beverages, a parade, free ice cream, a veteran’s tribute, and more!

July 3, 2022

Location: University of Florida Bandshell, Gainesville, Florida

One of the biggest parties in Gainesville, this evening of amazing live music and fireworks is presented by WUFT-TV and WUFT-FM. 

July 3, 2022

Location: Crane's Roost Park, Altamonte Springs, Florida

This is one of the best Independence Parties in Central Florida hosted by The City of Altamonte Springs and XL 106.7 FM. It features tons of amazing music by popular music artists, plus great food and fireworks you don't want to miss!

July 4th

Location: Baldwin Park, Orlando, Florida

This family friendly Independence Day Celebration has a little bit of something for everyone. It features a showcase of artisans and craftsman with works for sale, lots of food and drink, and plenty of entertainment that ends with a firework show!

July 4th

Location: Cotanchobee Park, Tampa, Florida

Dress patriotic for this fun, free celebration of Independence Day. Entertainment, food, costume contests, and so much more help to make this a celebration unlike any other!

July 4th

Location: Bayfront Park, Miami, Florida

This event is home to the largest fireworks display in Miami as well as 4th of July activities for people of all ages, food, and so much more!

July 4th

Location: A1A and Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale Beach, Florida

This free Independence Day celebration features live bands, a kids zone, beach games, contests, family activities and a dazzling fireworks display!

July 4th

Location: Sanibel Island, Florida

Enjoy Sanibel Island's amazing fireworks show from out in the waters of San Carlos Bay. Viewing the fireworks from the water will give you a uniquely Florida Independence Day celebration.

July 4, 2022

Location: Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Sarasota, Florida

Enjoy the beauty of the gardens along with live music, entertainment for people of all ages, and delicious food. The night ends with a fireworks show unlike any other!

July 4th

Location: Cape Coral Parkway, Cape Coral, Florida

Enjoy one of Southwest Florida's best fireworks displays as well as tons of food, entertainment, and activities at this fun Independence Day celebration!

July 4, 2022

Location: Waterfront Park, Clermont, Florida

Celebrate Independence Day in style at Waterfront Park for a fun-filled day the whole family will enjoy! It features Americana activities and a firework finish!

July 4, 2022

Location: Delray Beach, Florida

Head to Delray Beach for one of the best Independence Day celebrations in Florida! It features a sand castle contest, tons of great entertainment, local vendors to browse, and lots of other entertainment.

July 4th

Location: Lake Eola Park, Orlando, Florida

Celebrate Independence Day in the heart of Orlando at this fun event! Here you will find a kids play area, live music, a beer garden, lots of great food, and a spectacular firework finish!

July 4th

Location: Fisherman's Village, Punta Gorda, Florida

The most unique part of this Independence Day celebration is the popular Freedom swim, a group activity that could only happen here in Florida! Afterwards you can enjoy food, drinks, and activities while you wait for the fireworks.

July 4th

Location: Downtown Fort Myers Beach, Florida

This fun Independence Day celebration kicks off with a parade in the morning and ends with a dramatic fireworks show at night. The rest of the day can be filled with patriotic activities, delicious food, and live music!

July 4, 2022

Location: Cocoa Riverfront Park, Cocoa, Florida

Enjoy amazing music and a brilliant fireworks show from Brevard's beautiful park along the Indian River. Vendors will be there to sell food and beverages.

July 4th

Location: Naples Pier, Naples, Florida

Check out the Independence Day fireworks all along Naples Pier. The amazing fireworks display is musically choreographed to patriotic selections for a unique experience.

July 4th

Location: Navarre Beach Park, Navarre, Florida

Start your holiday with a Picnic in the Park featuring local food trucks. Following this a children's parade and a military tribute show will lead up to the nighttime fireworks show.

July 4, 2022

Location: North Port High School, North Port, Florida

Celebrate Independence Day in style with lots of good food, entertainment, and of course a spectacular fireworks display!

July 4th

Location: Rockefeller Gardens and City Hall, Ormond Beach, Florida

Looking for fun for the whole family this Independence Day? Check out this fun-filled event that will feature Food, Fun, Festive Music & Fireworks!

July 4, 2022

Location: The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin, West Miramar Beach, Florida

Tons of fun activities for the whole family and live music kick off this fun Independence Day festival!

July 4, 2022

Location:  Seville Square, Pensacola, Florida

Head to Seville Square to see the largest fireworks display on the Gulf Coast! Plus you will find tons of free activities throughout the day for people of all ages.

July 6 - 9, 2022

Location: Gulfside Pavilion at Casino Beach, Pensacola Beach, Florida

Features the world-famous Blue Angels performing over Pensacola Beach on Santa Rosa Island.

July 8 - 10, 2022

Location: Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach, Florida

This convention has something for every geek to love! Costume contests, video game tournaments, tons of entertainment, and so much more make this a one-of-a-kind experience.

July 9 - 10, 2022

Location: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Coral Gables, Florida

This is South Florida's chance to celebrate tropical fruits that do not usually get any recognition. It features the Mangos of Haiti and so many other tropical fruits that are hard to find anywhere else. Plus you will find mango and fruit trees for sale, classes on how to grow them, cooking demonstrations, mango tastings,  vendors with food and garden-related products, live music, activities for kids and so much more!

TBD

Location: Fisherman's Village, Punta Gorda, Florida

Explore the world of cultural entertainment, arts & crafts, and food at this fun celebration of cultures around the world!

July 14 - November 19, 2022

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 14 - 23, 2022

Location: Jim King Park and Boat Ramp, Jacksonville, Florida

One of the largest kingfish tournaments, includes live entertainment, food festival and much more. 

July 16-17, 2022

Location: Florida State Fairgrounds, Tampa, Florida

Shark-Con is an event dedicated to raising awareness about shark and ocean conservation. This is the place to be if you love the ocean with a huge interactive exhibit from presenting sponsor The Florida Aquarium which includes games, trivia, and a shark tooth sand dig as well as exhibits from Busch Gardens and Clearwater Aquarium. 

July 19 - 24, 2022

Location: Key West, Florida

Famed author, Ernest Hemingway called Key West home for many years. The island celebrates his legacy each year on his birthday with look alike contests, prose and poetry readings, the “Running of the Bulls”, symposium presentations, a museum exhibit, and a three-day marlin tournament!

July 23 - August 14, 2022

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 26 - 30, 2022

Location: Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Florida

This is the biggest lobster diving event of mini lobster season here in Florida. Join hundreds of other divers as they take place in the Bug Hunt and compete for prizes.

TBD

Location: Lummus Park, Miami Beach, Florida

Delicious Mangos grow in South Florida during every summer, so this is the perfect time to celebrate them! By Mangos, eat mango desserts, and learn how to cook them while you enjoy tons of great music and ocean breezes.

July 29-31, 2022

Location: Stuart Park, Lake Placid, Florida

A caladium is a plant of the jack-in-the pulpit family known for its brilliant colors and large leaf shapes. This festival celebrates the plant as well as so much more of what this area has to offer. Check out its car show, Floral Arrangement Competition, Art & Craft booths, and so much more!

July 29 - 31, 2022

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, 2022

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 5 - 7, 2022

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 6-14, 2022

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 11 - 14, 2022

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 12 - October 31, 2022

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. This Frightfully Fun Event is only on select nights. Be sure to check Disney's website for details and to reserve your night! 

August 27,2022

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.

August 27-28, 2022

Location: Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, Orlando, Florida

Orlando Truck & Jeep Fest is North America’s largest off-road touring show. Featuring 100,000 square feet of parts as well as custom trucks and Jeeps, product demonstrations, factory direct pricing and amazing giveaways!

TBD

Location: Tampa, Florida

Experience powerful, informative workshops led by trained professionals, in addition to scene, monologue, and short play competitions, and theatrical entertainment that will leave audiences with a memorable experience.

September 1 - 30, 2022

Location: Boca Raton, Florida

Explore the diverse culinary scene in Boca all through the month of September! Participating restaurants will have 3-course prix fixe dinner menus at affordable prices.

September 1 - 30, 2022

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, 2022

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 2 - 6, 2022

Location: Key West, Florida

This event celebrates the famous $450 million dollar treasure discovery in the water's of Key West by Mel Fisher. It includes VIP tours of the Fisher Family’s Private Conservation Laboratory, a Schooner Wharf Bar Dock Party, and Treasure Hunting Boat Tours. 100% of all net proceeds from these events will benefit Wesley House Family Services, Inc.

September 2 - October 31, 2022 (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 3 - 4, 2022

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 3, 2022

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 3 - 5, 2022

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 5, 2022

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 7 - 11, 2022

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 8 - 9, 2022

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 - October 31, 2022

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 - October 31 (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 15 - 17, 2022

Location: Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center, Jacksonville, Florida

Quilts from all over the world are brought together to be viewed and even judged for a cash award. Browse, shop and buy quilt supplies and ready-made quilts. Food Court, kids corner and more. 

September 16 - 25, 2022

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 17 - 19, 2022

Location: Hilton Ocala, Ocala, Florida

Come out to the Ocala comic con! There will be several guests each year from all kinds of nerdy categories.

September 17 - 18, 2022

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 19 - 25, 2022

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 24 - October 30

Location: Newberry, Florida

"Laugh by day, Scream by night" this Florida maze brings new fun to the fall festivities with a maze that is fun during the day and becomes haunted at night. 

September 24, 2022

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!

September TBD 2022

Location: Simpson's Cove & Gilbert Park, Mount Dora, Florida

Eat fresh seafood from more than 100 exhibitors next to the water at this family friendly event. 

September - November on Select Weekend Dates

The event gives families the opportunity to enjoy a day on the Farm. Visitors can spend time navigating their way through an over 8-acre corn maze, playing on over 25 types of fun farm themed activities, including a cow train, beeline zipline, corn popper jumping pillow, hayride, barnyard ball, farm games, playground and more!  Plenty of food on site including the farm bakery, fresh squeezed lemonade, homemade caramel apples, roasted sweet corn, and more!  The farm is available for group bookings, field trips and other special events.

September 29 - October 2, 2022

Location: Miami, Florida

In the modern internet age, the film industry is changing. These days, many of the best independent filmmakers in this time are making web series' instead of films. This is a modern film festival that celebrates the web series!

September 30 - October 2, 2022

Location: Panama City Beach, Florida

This festival brings together amazing popular artists from the adult-alternative rock genre. It is located right on the beautiful white sandy beaches of Panama City Beach, so you can enjoy the ocean while you enjoy the music.

October (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 2022 (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 and 22, 2022

Location: German American Society Clubhouse, Casselberry, Florida

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

September 30 - October 2, 2022

Location: Panama City Beach, Florida

This festival brings together amazing popular artists from the adult-alternative rock genre. It is located right on the beautiful white sandy beaches of Panama City Beach, so you can enjoy the ocean while you enjoy the music.

October 2022 (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 TBD 2022

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. 

October (Weekends)

Location: Plant City, Florida

An outdoor haunted trail which features 3 trails, an escape game, and laser tag. 

Weekends October 

Location: Plant City, Florida

Corn Maze, pumpkin patch, animals, activities, food and everything fun for your family for a fall outing. 

October - November  (Weekends) TBD

Location: Masaryktown, Florida

Come get lost in their 5 acre maze with a new design each year. And that's not all. This farm has a petting zoo, pumpkin patch, pony rides, hill slide, and more. 

October - December  (Weekends)

Location: Long and Scott Farms, Mount Dora, Florida

Open in the Fall on weekends featuring two Corn Mazes, a 1 acre and a 6 acre corn maze, with lots of paths and plenty of room. 

October 7 - 9, 2022

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 TBD

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 TBD

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 TBD

Location: American German Club, Lake Worth, Florida

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

October  - November 2022 (Thursday - Saturday)

Location: South Florida Fairgrounds, West Palm Beach, Florida

Every year there are different houses to experience, this year there are new haunts and scares that are awaiting for you to visit.

October TBD

Location: Tampa, Florida

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

October November  (Weekends) TBD

Location: Partin Ranch, Kenansville, Florida

5-acre maze and smaller mazes for the younger ones, a pumpkin patch, barrel train, animals, kiddie zip line, food & drinks, this ranch opens up the fall to you for fun fall festivities. 

October 13 - 16, 2022

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 13 - 16, 2022

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 13 - 16, 2022

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 14 - 16, 2022

Location: Coachman Park, Clearwater, Florida

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

October TBD, 2022

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 15 - 16, 2022

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 18 - 22, 2022

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 19 - 23, 2022

Location: Panama City Beach, Florida

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

 

October 21 - 30, 2022

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 21 - 23, 2022

Location: Tampa Bay Downs, Florida

Authentic German Food, Drink, Music, Dancing, Carnival, Arts & Crafts and Contests. 

October 22 - 23, 2022

Location: Mount Dora, Florida

The Streets of Mount Dora fill with amazing vendors selling all kinds of unique art during this fun and artsy festival!

October 22, 2022

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.

 

October 27 - November 3, 2022

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 27-30, 2022

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 28 - 30, 2022

Location: Liberty Park, Inverness, Florida

Come out to this emerging music festival that takes place in the small town of Inverness, located in Central Florida and enjoy 3 days of live music, family-friendly activities, rides, vendors, food trucks, street performers and the beautiful nature of the lush city park on Lake Henderson that runs along the Withlacoochee State Trail. 

October TBD

Location: Orlando, Florida

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

October 29 - 30, 2022

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. 

October TBD, 2022

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 TBD

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!

 

November Select Day TBD 2022

Location: T.Y. Park, Hollywood, Florida

Explore our kingdom full of musicians, artisans, eateries, knights and jesters. Cheer for your favorite side at the living chess game and joust! Feast like a King on hearty food and drink. Shop for fine handcrafted treasures in the Artists’ Market. Enjoy challenging games and entertaining shows for all ages.

November TBD

Location: Orlando, Florida

Don't miss this opportunity to be at Orlando's big fashion event. If you love fashion, this is the place to be this week in Florida. 

November 2 - 6, 2022

Location: Miami Beach, Florida

Seed Food and Wine is not just a festival, we are a movement, a community of ideas and passionate people committed to elevating the conversation around plant-based foods, sustainability, conscious living and the welfare of animals.

November 4 - 6, 2022

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 - December

Location: Miami, Florida

Here you'll enjoy holiday fun for people of all ages. The tallest Christmas tree in south florida, tons of rides, games, animal shows, and so much more make this the place to be for holiday cheer!

November 4 - 6, 2022

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 5 - 6, 2022

Location: Lake Eola Park, Orlando, Florida

Twice a year, Lake Eola Park in downtown Orlando hosts one of the state's largest art festivals. Here you will find tons of food, craft, and other types of vendors surrounding the lake once in the Spring and once in the Fall.

November TBD 2022

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

One of Hillsborough County’s oldest cultural celebrations, The Tampa Greek Festival was established more than 30 years ago to  share its heritage, its Orthodoxy and its wonderful food with the Tampa Bay community. Throughout the weekend, guests can enjoy strolling through the Grand Hall, indulging in inventive spirits at the Opa! Party Tent,  and discovering market treasures.

November 11 - 13, 2022

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.

Select Nights in November/December

Location: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Miami, Florida

Come to one of Miami's most beautiful outdoor spaces for a holiday experience like no other. Starting in November, the garden is illuminated at night with spectacular special effects you won't find anywhere else. You will also find special activities like an illuminated maze, talking to trees, and a difficult scavenger hunt as well as food and drinks served by some of Miami's top eateries.

November 13, 2022

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 & December

Location: Hoffman's Chocolates Factory, Greenacres, Florida

Celebrate the holidays with everyone's favorite celebratory treat: Chocolate! Here you will find one of South Florida's only outdoor ice skating rinks, incredible light displays, live entertainment, photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, and of course lots of delicious holiday treats. Take a factory tour and holiday chocolate class to get up close and personal with the special treat Hoffman's is known for. 

November TBD 2022

Location: Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, Florida

During this event, Christmas trees are like their own art form. Here you will find designer Christmas trees as well as other Christmas favorites like gingerbread houses, holiday wreathes, and table decor. All the trees are available for purchase and proceeds go to support the Orlando Museum of Art. Special events take place throughout the events.

November TBD

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 18 - 20, 2022

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 19 - 20, 2022

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 19 - 20, 2022

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  - December

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 - 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 19 - 20, 2022

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!

November 19, 2022 - January 31, 2023

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!

TBD

Location: Wickham Park, Melbourne, Florida

Come to this drive through event every night during the season including holiday nights for a spirited experience like no other. Over 3 million lights turn the park into a winter wonderland. In addition to the main event you can also book a private hay ride.

November - December  (Friday and Saturday nights)

Location: Zoo Miami, Miami, Florida

Animal encounters, river boat rides, photos with Santa, and lots of other fun events are available for all at the Zoo on Friday and Saturday nights throughout the holiday season. Each weekend has a different theme kids can dress up for to participate in special events and entertainment.

November TBD

Location: Mizner Park Amphitheater, Boca Raton, Florida

This event is a great way to kick off the holiday season with the whole family. Come for the tree lighting, stay for the carnival games, ice rink, the world's largest snowman, and tons of great live entertainment.

November TBD

Location: Palm Beach County Convention Center, West Palm Beach, Florida

This is an expo perfect for every kind of ocean lover! Here you will find vendors selling all kinds of ocean goods including marine art, surf products, beach apparel, boating and fishing gear, and so much more.

TBD 2022

Location: Wyndham Garden
8700 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL

Featuring 10 days of master sand sculptors competing on one of the most beautiful white sand beaches in the world plus family fun and activities. 

November - December 

Location: Florida Botanical Gardens, Largo, Florida

Head to the botanical gardens nightly for one of the Tampa Bay area's best Christmas light attractions. You will also find refreshments, holiday themed gifts, entertainment, and visits from Santa.

November 24 - 26, 2022

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 26, 2022

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. 

November  - December TBD

Location: Key West, Florida

The Key West Holiday Fest includes a holiday parade, a lighted bike parade, a boat parade, and a car show. Visit the Key West harbor for lights and holiday cheer all throughout the season.

November  - January TBD

Location: Bok Tower Gardens, Lake Wales, Florida

Find great holiday events and activities at the gardens throughout the holiday season. This includes holiday home tours at the Pinewood Estate, Christmas concerts, walking tours, and lots of other great activities you don't want to miss.

November - December TBD

Location: Canal Street Historic District, New Smyrna Beach, Florida

Canal street has a lot going on over the holidays so you'll always find something to do. The event kicks off with Spark the Spirit, a tree lighting ceremony that is fun for the whole family. The season will also see a Coastal Christmas Market, a Christmas parade, a Boat Parade, and a Christmas Train.

November - December  (Friday and Saturday)

Location: Heathcote Botanical Garden, Fort Pierce, Florida

During the holiday season Heathcote’s five acres of Gardens are decorated with thousands of lights to give you a festive walk through environment. Live music and delicious s'mores treats make it a night to remember.

November  - December TBD

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

Visit the homes formally owned by Thomas Edison and Henry Ford during the holidays for a special, festive experience. You'll find holiday foods, live music, visits from Santa, and special events throughout the season. Don't miss the nightly liquid fireworks show at the fountain.

November - December  (Select Dates)

Location: Kirby Family Farm, Williston, Florida

Take a 20 minute train ride to get a Christmas experience like no other. Here you will see thousands of Christmas lights, Visit with Santa and friends, and find so many other rides and activities for the whole family.

November  - December 

Location: CityPlace, West Palm Beach, Florida

You CAN have snow in Florida here at CityPlace every night throughout the holiday season. Bring the whole family here for a night of fun!

December

Location: Brevard Zoo, Melbourne, Florida

Celebrate your holidays with the animals at the Brevard Zoo for a fun experience for the whole family. Meet Santa and Mrs. Claus and enjoy educational programs to learn while you have fun!

December select dates

Location: Flamingo Gardens, Davie, Florida

Check out the Garden of Lights on nights during this event to see the gardens lit up and enjoy special activities like their interactive life sized snow globe. Come earlier in the day on select dates for Santa's Little Helpers, where you can meet lots of animals and enjoy tons of family friendly activities.

December 3 - 4, 2022

Location: Cocoa Beach, Florida

This oceanside event showcases local chefs, restaurants, and breweries right on the beach. It is the perfect example of everything this amazing area has to offer.

Saturday, December 3, 2022

Location: Matanzas Harbor and the first two canals of Siesta Isles, Fort Myers, Florida

Enjoy this parade of over 30 decorated boats on the shore, or you can enjoy it from one of the many restaurants and other locals along the bay.

December 3, 2022

Location: Intracoastal Waterway from North Palm Beach to the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse, Florida

A Zambelli traveling fireworks display leads off this boat parade, making it one of the most festive ways to celebrate the holiday season in South Florida.

April TBD, 2023

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. 

June 1 - 4, 2023

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.

June 3, 2023

Location: 23 SE 2nd Avenue, Chiefland, Florida

65rd Annual Chiefland Watermelon Festival features Family fun, crafts, food, parade, and a Watermelon Pageant and Watermelon contests.

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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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How to Get the Most out of Epcot’s International Food and Wine Festival
How to Get the Most out of Epcot’s International Food and Wine Festival
A comprehensive guide to Central Florida's favorite event of the year
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