August Events

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

July 27 - August 18, 2019

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.

August 1 - September 30, 2019

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. Lunch/Brunch meals are $23 and Dinner meals are $39.

August 2 - 4, 2019

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 2 - 4, 2019

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 3, 2019

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 8 - 11, 2019

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 9 - 11, 2019

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.

August 10, 2019

Location: Fishermen's Village, Punta Gorda, Florida

This free event is a  celebration of Hawaiian culture! It will feature hula dancers, ukulele playing, tiki toss and tiki bowling games, trop rock and steel drum music, drink and food specials, and so much more.

August 10, 2019

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 16 - November 1, 2019

Location: Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World, Florida

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

August 16, 2019

Location: Confidante Hotel, Miami Beach, Florida

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

August 16 - 19, 2019

Location: Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida

Come out to the Orlando Boat Show and enjoy different boating events with Captain's and boaters. Each day there will be a different schedule of events. 

August 17 - 18, 2019

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!

August 23 - 25, 2019

Location: Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida

Thousands of square feet of exhibits help you explore all the latest products and services in home decor and gardening.

August 23 - September 30, 2019

Location: Orlando, Florida

This month long event gives people the opportunity to explore Orlando's amazing culinary landscape. During this month restaurants will offer three course, prix fixe dinners for just $35!

August 24, 2019

Location: Fishermen's Village, Punta Gorda, Florida

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

August 29 - November 23, 2019

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. 

August 29 - September 2, 2019

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!

 

August 30 - September 1, 2019

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.

August 30 - September 2, 2019

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.

August 30 - September 1, 2019

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.

August 31 - September 1, 2019

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.

August 31 - September 2, 2019

Location: Lake Okeechobee, Florida

This community 2 day 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. 

August 31, 2019

Location: Julian B. Riverfront Park, Tampa, Florida

Every rum lover should make their way to Tampa for this fun labor day weekend celebration. Here you will find all kinds of rum drinks perfect for closing out the summer with a bang!