April Events

Here's what's happening in Florida this month. 

March 6 - June 3, 2019

Location: Epcot

A beautiful time of year to visit Epcot during this springtime event that includes brilliant blooms, wildlife habitats and walkways, delicious food in the outdoor kitchens featuring small plates and non-alcoholic and alcoholic drinks, interactive playgrounds and entertainment. 

April 5 - 7, 2019

Location: Grant, Florida

This is a can't miss event for barbecue lovers in Florida! You will also find an arts and craft marketplace and tons of live entertainment.

April 5, 2019

Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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

April 5 - 7, 2019

Location: St. Augustine, Florida

If you love music and delicious barbecue food, this is the fest for you! A top tier musical line up meets fantastic local food for an experience unlike any other!

April 5 - 14, 2019

Location: Sarasota, Florida

The Sarasota Film Festival (SFF) is recognized as a world-class platform for thought-provoking films from some of the best known and emerging independent voices. Named one of the Top 25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World by Moviemaker Magazine, the Sarasota Film Festival celebrates international artists, storytellers while enriching Sarasota's cultural landscape.

April 5 - 7, 2019

Location: Seawalk Pavilion, Jacksonville Beach, Florida

This is an outdoor music festival where you can see national, regional, and local blues artists on two stages. Its oceanfront location lets you enjoy the beach while you listen to great music!

April 5 - 7, 2019

Location: Tallahassee, Florida

Throughout Tallahassee during the weekend, you can join fellow movie lovers and filmmakers in this celebration of all things film! Screenings for all kinds of independent movies can be enjoyed all weekend!

April 6, 2019

Location: 7 Mile Bridge, Marathon, Florida

Run seven miles along one of the longest bridges in the country to help raise money for the local youth of the Middle Keys. This one-of-a-kind event is the only known run that is completely surrounded by water from start to finish.

April 6, 2019

Location: Torry Island Recreation Center & Campground, Belle Glade, Florida

This festival celebrates the fertile soil of this region and the end of harvest season. It has something for everyone! A 5k run/walk, Main Street parade, and live entertainment join tons of family friendly activities and rides for an amazing experience that is not to be missed.

April 6 - 7, April 13 - 14, 2019

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 6 - 7, 2019

Location: Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, Delray Beach, Florida

Come to one of Florida's best Japanese gardens for a celebration of Japanese culture! This festival features taiko drumming, martial arts demos, artisan booths, plant sales, Japanese street fair food vendors, children’s activities, and much more.

April 6 - 7, 2019

Location: Sawgrass Nature Center & Wildlife Hospital, Coral Springs, Florida

Here you will find orchid, plant, and garden art vendors selling everything a gardener could want. Plus delicious food, entertainment, and wildlife!

April 6 - 7, 2019

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.

April 6, 2019

Location: Fruit and Spice Park, Homestead, Florida

Barbecue food is the star of this event which also features great blues and country music, children's activities, and a Classic Car and Motorcycle Show.

April 6 - 7, 2019

Location: Downtown Gainesville, Florida

Sponsored by Santa Fe College, this festival is a celebration of all kinds of art in the center of downtown Gainesville.

April 6 - 7, 2019

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.

April 6, 2019

Location: Wynwood, Miami, Florida

150+ breweries come to Wynwood's art walk for one amazing day featuring unlimited craft beer samples! This is the perfect way for beer lovers to try all kinds of different beers.

April 7 - 13, 2019

Location: St. George Island, Florida

Want to learn from some of the best artists from across the country? This festival brings 15 amazing artists together to paint en plein air on the Island. You can attend workshops to learn or you just watch them work!

April 12 - 14, 2019

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 12 - 21, 2019

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 12 - 28, 2019

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 12 - 14, 2019

Location: Venice Airport Festival Grounds, Venice, Florida

Venice is known as the shark's tooth capital of the world, and this is the time to celebrate that! Enjoy live entertainment while you browse over 100 vendors selling original artwork as well as sharks teeth and other fossils.

April 12 - 14, 2019

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 12 - 14, 2019

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 13, 2019

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 19 - May 4, 2019

Location: Key West, Florida

This event celebrates everything that makes Key West a special place. It is a celebration of the anniversary of Key West's brief secession from the United States. Here you will find all kinds of unique events such as a shell blowing contest, a bed race, and a harbor battle. If you want to get a good idea of what the culture of Key West is like, this is the place to do it!

April 20, 2019

Location: Downtown Ocala, Florida

Local beer and wine sellers gather in downtown Ocala for this fun event! Sample all kinds of beer and wine and enjoy food from local food trucks and live entertainment.

April 20 - 21, 2019

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 20, 2019

Location: Lake Eola Park, Orlando, Florida

Presented by Vegetarians of Central Florida, this is a great way to celebrate Earth Day with the whole family. Here you will find Speakers, Food Preparation Demonstrations, Environmental Education, Humane Education, Earth Kids Zone, Food, Artist Corner, Animal Haven, Music on hybrid and acoustic stages, Mind Body Spirit, lots of other Activities, and many Earth-friendly Sponsors and Vendors.

April 20 - 21, 2019

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 20, 2019

Location: Esplanade Park, Downtown Fort Lauderdale, Florida

This growing pirate festival has something for everyone. With competitions and tons of children's and adults activities throughout the day, you don't want to miss this one!

April 20 - 21, 2019

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, 2019

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. 

April 24 - 28, 2019

Location: Ponte Vedra Beach at The GTM Research Reserve Environmental Education Center

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

April 24 - 28, 2019

Location: Fort Myers Beach, Florida

Independent film fans, filmmakers, and distributors come together for this fun five day film event. 

April 24 - 28, 2019

Location: Pier Park, 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 24 - May 7, 2019

Location: Naples, Florida

Stay in may's concept is to keeps the snowbirds longer in Florida by bringing the "arts to you." Featuring 3 weeks of performers and exhibitions from around the globe at various locations around the Naples, Florida area. Events include everything from classical to pop music, art, food and wine, health and wellness, film festival and a Night in Paris. 

April 25 - 28, 2019

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 25 - 27, 2019

Location: Wynwood, Miami, Florida

This festival celebrates everything that makes Miami's art district special! Live music and live painting demonstrations from top artists provide the entertainment while local craft vendors and food trucks give you a taste of the area.

April 26 - 28, 2019

Location: The Coliseum, St. Petersburg, Florida

The oldest and largest antiquarian book fair in the Southeastern United States, third largest in the nation. 100+ Booksellers from all over the country bring volumes of every description from very rare to reading copies on every conceivable subject.

April 26 - 28, 2019

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 26 - 27, 2019

Location: Port Orange, Florida

This festival specializes in showcasing students of all ages who play jazz music. It helps raise money for summer music camp scholarships for Atlantic High School and Spruce Creek High School music students.

April 26 - 28, 2019

Location: Leesburg, Florida

This is the world's largest 3 day motorcycle and music event! It will involve 55+ Concerts, 200+ Vendors, 6 Hotbody Contests, Amazing Bike Shows, Stunt Shows, 8 Venues and lots of fun. 

April 26 - 28, 2019

Location: Bartram Park, Pensacola

Bring your appetite and dig in at the Pensacola Crawfish Festival featuring crawfish, cajun dishes, boudin balls, seafood gumbo, jambalaya and more. 

April 26 - 28, 2019

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 26 - 28, 2019

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.

April 26 - 28, 2019

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 27, 2019

Location: Avon Park, Florida

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

April 27, 2019

Location: Bostwick, Florida

This small town festival is the place to go for all things blueberry! Celebrate this delicious fruit and all the yummy food.  

April 27 - 28, 2019

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 27 - 28, 2019

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.

April 27, 2019

Location: CB Smith Park, Pembroke Pines, Florida

This is the time for the best of the best taco makers from the area to come together and compete! World renowned chefs will be in attendance to judge the competition, so if you love tacos, you can't miss this one!

April 27 - 28, 2019

Location: Elizabeth Evans Park, Mount Dora, Florida

Promoting blueberries in Florida, Mount Dora, the City of Festivals is hosting a weekend of fun and activities. 

April 27 - 28, 2019

Location: Broward County Convention Center, Fort Lauderdale, 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.

April 27 - 28, 2019

Location: England Brothers Bandshell Park, Pinellas Park, Florida

Love spicy food? You don't want to miss out on this spicy celebration! Live entertainment and vendors are joined by an amateur hot sauce competition and a pepper eating contest.

April 27, 2019

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 27, 2019

Location: Tallahassee, Florida

Pridefest is a celebration of all kinds of people of diverse cultures, races, creeds, genders, and sexual identities. Come out to promote peace and understanding between all kinds of people, especially those in the LGBT+ community.

April 28, 2019

Location: Osceola Heritage Park/Silver Spurs Arena, Kissimmee, Florida

The largest rodeo east of the Mississippi and an event for the whole family.

April 28, 2019

Location: Yesteryear Village, West Palm Beach, Florida

Sweet corn vendors and live music come together for this family friendly festival. Compete in corn shucking and corn eating competitions or just enjoy corn at your own pace all through the day.

April 29 - May 6, 2019

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. 

March 30 - April 5, 2020

Location: Miami Beach, Florida

Miami Beach Gay Pride is an incredible party celebrating LGBT+ pride! It involves a parade, festival, and beach party, plus LGBT+ friendly vendors, celebrities, live performances, and food.

April 2 - 11, 2020

Location: Clay County Fairgrounds, Green Cove Springs, Florida

This is the clay county event of the year! Come for Livestock Exhibits, an Early Florida Village, and so much more entertainment for the whole family.

April 3 - 5, 2020

Location: Suwannee River State Park, Live Oak, Florida

Paddle two of Florida's most beautiful rivers while you camp out along them with tons of like minded people. This festival will also feature live music, outdoor meals, an evening ghost tour through nearby ruins, and an opportunity to hear from local experts dedicated to preserving North Florida's environment.

April 3 - 5, 2020

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 5, 2020

Location: Centennial Park, Fort Myers, Florida

Live music, delicious barbecue, and beers come together for a family friendly event that has something for everyone. Sample all kinds of barbecue and vote for your favorite to win the People's Choice Award.

April 18 - 19, 2020

Location: Lakeridge Winery, Clermont, Florida

Listen to amazing blues music while you taste the delicious wine and cheese this area has to offer!

April 18, 2020

Location: Marine Discovery Center, New Smyrna Beach, Florida

Marine Discovery Center's annual fundraiser has fun for the whole family. It's a celebration of the Indian River Lagoon that includes an array of activities such as kayaking, archery, face painting, arts & crafts, a live mermaid, a cardboard boat race, local vendors, food trucks, beer, games, live music, and much more.