Florida Historical Festivals & Events

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.

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.

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!

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!

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.

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.