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 11, 2020 - January 17, 2021

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.

September 1 - 30, 2020 (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 2 - 6, 2020

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 3 - 7, 2020

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 4 - 6, 2020

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 5 - 6, 2020

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 10 - November 1, 2020 (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 12 - 13, 2020

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 - 19, 2020

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 18 - 27, 2020

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 19 - 20, 2020

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 24 - 27, 2020

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 26, 2020

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 1 - 4, 2020

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 2 - 4, 2020

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 2 - 3, 9 - 10, 16 - 17, 2020

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 4 - 11, 2020

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 9 - 11, 2020

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 15 - 18, 2020

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 15 - 18, 2020

Location: Coachman Park, Clearwater, Florida

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

October 15 - 22, 2020

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 16 - 18, 2020

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!

 

October 16 - 25, 2020

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 16 - 18, 2020

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 17 - 18, 2020

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. 

October 17 - 18, 2020

Location: Miami Marine Stadium, Key Biscayne, Florida

Experience some of the country's best seafood in this oceanfront community. Not only will you find delicious food, but you will also get to experience Florida culture at its finest.

October 19 - 25, 2020

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 21 - 25, 2020

Location: Panama City Beach, Florida

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

 

October 22 - 25, 2020

Location: John’s Pass Village, Madeira Beach, Florida

Huge Seafood festival in the St. Pete/Clearwater area featuring large selection of seafoods, arts & crafts, fishing tournament and family fun.

 

October 23 - 25, 2020

Location: River District in downtown Fort Myers, Florida

A true authentic Oktoberfest experience, new to the Fort Myers area, come out and enjoy a weekend celebrating German culture, craft beers, music, food, arts, crafts and activities. 

October 24, 2020

Location: Orlando Festival Park, Orlando, Florida

Central Florida Veg Fest is one of the largest and longest-running vegetarian festivals in the world!

October 24 - 25, 2020

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 30 - November 1, 2020

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 31 - November 1, 2020

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 6 - 8, 2020

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 7, 2020

Location: Sanborn Square Park, Boca Raton, Florida

The Boca Raton Wine & Food Festival features chefs from the tri-county area as they converge upon the festival grounds for the Best Florida Food Festival event the Grand TastingA Culinary Affair; 6 PM to 10 PM. Craft Brew lovers join the special area inside the Grand Tasting for the 4th Annual Craft Brew BattleA Hoppy Affair!.

November 7 - 8, 2020

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 8, 2020

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 13 - 15, 2020

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 18, 2020

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 20 - 22, 2020

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 21, 2020

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 21 - 22, 2020

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 21 - 22, 2020

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 21, 2020 - January 31, 2021

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 20 - 21, 2020

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.

November 22, 2020 - January 1, 2021

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 25, 2020 - January 2, 2021

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 26 - 28, 2020

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 28 - 29, 2020

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

Outdoor art fair that is a Thanksgiving tradition attracting thousands of visitors, discerning art collectors and savvy holiday shoppers. The event helps support the Art Association programs, while animating the local arts scene and boosting the economy of the nation's oldest city.

December 4, 2020

Location: Founders Park Beach, Islamorada, Florida

Here you can have an Island feel and a play in the snow all at the same time. You can also shop at the Holiday Gift Bazaar, eat delicious treats, and participate in lots of other fun activities!

December 4 - 6, 2020

Location: Siesta Key, Florida

This festival features a unique blend of seafood creations and delicious drinks prepared by the top restaurants in Siesta Key and Sarasota. Live entertainment, crafts, and more. 

December 5, 2020

Location: Intercoastal Waterway starting from the C-15 canal traveling south to Hillsboro Bridge, Boca Raton, Florida

Enjoy the holidays in the most Florida way possible at this festive boat parade! If you have a boat yourself, you can join in on the fun by entering it to be a part of the parade.

Saturday, December 5, 2020

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 5, 2020

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.

December 5, 2020

Location: Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, Tampa, Florida

Celebrate the holidays with a parade that starts at 11AM. Stick around for Santa Fest and fun for the whole family. The festival includes pictures with Santa, arts and crafts, and fun activities.

December 12, 2020

Location: Carrabelle River, Carrabelle, Florida

Find your favorite spot along the river to enjoy Live Music and other Entertainment while you watch all kinds of decorated boats make their way past!

December 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 26, & 27, 2020

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.

January 7 - 17, 2021

Location: Islamorada and Key Largo

There is no better way to sample all the best flavors of the keys than attending the Key Largo Food And Wine Festival. Enjoy wine tasting events, cooking demonstrations, wine dinners, live music, food and wine pairing classes, progressive wine dinners, and art and wine shows throughout the 11 day event!

January 9 - 10, 2021

Location: Cape Coral, Florida

This festival has been serving as the top cultural festival for Lee county since its conception in 1985. Here you can listen to music to music from all different genres and be immersed in a world of art.

January 23 - 24, 30 - 31, February 5 - 7, 2021

Location: Alachua County Fairgrounds, Gainesville, Florida

The Hoggetowne Medieval Faire is a great way to feel like you are in a different time. The entire fairgrounds become a bustling medieval marketplace. You will also find jousting knights, living chess boards, delicious food, and other fun activities for the whole family.

January 23 - 31, 2021

Location: Eatonville, Florida

Celebrated Harlem Renaissance author Zora Neale Hurston was born in 1891 in Eatonville, Florida. Since 1990, her hometown has been holding this arts festival in her honor. It celebrates arts of all kind and its effect on the town of Eatonville.

January 29 - 31, 2021

Location: Riverside Park, New Smyrna Beach, Florida

This highly regarded art festival brings over 200 artists from all over the country together to showcase tons of amazing artwork. Here you will also find live music and hands on art projects to help you really get involved.

January 29 - 30, 2021

Location: Universal Studios, Orlando, Florida

Head to Universal for Florida's largest Christian music festival! Rock, ride, and rejoice with some of today's most popular Christian artists. You can also participate in a moving candlelighting ceremony during your fun day in the parks!

February 6 - 7, 2021

Location: Downtown Fort Myers, Florida

Head to Fort Myers for the biggest art festival in Southwest Florida! This waterfront festival offers amazing art of all kinds from artists all over the country. You'll also find great food, fun activities for the whole family, and plenty of opportunities to meet the artists.

February 12 - 14, 2021

Location: Lakeridge Winery, Clermont, Florida

Lakeridge Winery holds this festival each year to celebrate the previous years harvest. It is a must for any wine lover who wants to experience local Florida wines and culture. In addition to a complimentary wine tasting and winery tour, you will also find live music and a wide range of art and craft vendors!

February 26 - 28, 2021

Location: Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, Fort Myers, Florida

Love Greek food? This is the best place to get the most authentic Greek food in town! In addition to delicious homemade food, you will also find carnival rides and games for the kids, dance performances, live music, raffles, and much more!

March 20, 2021

Location: Loggerhead Park, Juno Beach, Florida

This event celebrates South Florida's turtle population by focusing on education and promoting conservation efforts. You will also find music, art, shopping, educational presentations, games, and other fun activities!

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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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