May 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. 

May 16 - 19, 2019

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 23 - 26, 2019

Location: Jacksonville, Florida

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

May 26, 2019

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. 

April 13, 2019

Location: Orlando Festival Park, Orlando, Florida

Come to this festival to experience the diverse cultures of Soul Food Cooking! You will also find live music, arts and craft vendors, a children's fun area, and so much more.

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 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 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. 

May 1 - 4, 2019

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.

May 1 - 5, 2019

Location: Panama City Beach, Florida

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

May 2 - 3, 2019

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!

May 2 - 5, 2019

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. 

May 2 - 11, 2019

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!

Our second annual festival takes place May 3-12, 2018, right in the heart of Tampa's Ybor City historic district, and we will be holding our annual lottery on December 11th at Bad Monkey in Ybor City.

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!

May 3 - 5, 2019

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 3 - 5, 2019

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. 

May 3 - 12, 2019

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. 

May 3 - 5, 2019

Location: Metropolitan Park, Jacksonville, 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 3 - 5, 2019

Location: Key West, Florida

Human-Powered art sculptures take over Key West during this amazing festival! This is a parade unlike any other that features art in motion. You can make a sculpture to be a part of parade yourself, or you can simply enjoy it from the sidelines!

May 4 - 5, 2019

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!

May 4 - 5, 2019

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.  

May 4 - 11, 2019

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 4, 2019

Location: Sarasota Fairgrounds, Sarasota, Florida

A festival just for vegetarians and vegans! Here you will find all kinds of vegan related activities and vendors, plus tons of vegan food.

May 4 - 5, 2019

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. 

May 4 - 5, 2019

Location: Centennial Park, Venice, Florida

Enjoy great food featuring mouth-watering seafood by the top restaurants in Venice along with music and entertainment and arts and crafts. 

May 5, 2019

Location: Brickell Ave, Miami, Florida

Head to downtown Miami for a party unlike any other! Here you can enjoy margaritas and mariachi bands while Miami’s top DJ’s take over the stage on Brickell Ave!

May 5, 2019

Location: Fort Myers Beach, Florida

Enjoy tasty samples from local restaurants offering their signature dishes. 

May 8 - 12, 2019

Location: Key West, Florida

Celebrating its 22nd year, 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 9 - 12, 2019

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 10 - 12, 2019

Location: Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida

Some of the hottest musicians of the year come to Miami for this one-of-a-kind music event!

May 11, 2019

Location: Naples, Florida

Featuring traditional canoe races along with many different competitions with activities and live music. 

May 11 - 12, 2019

Location: Lakeridge Winery and Vineyards, Clermont, Florida

Come enjoy some of Florida's best local wine while you listen to amazing jazz artists from around the area! 

May 11, 2019

Location: Fisherman's Village, Punta Gorda, Florida

This festival celebrates one of Florida's best natural treats. Here you will find vendors selling all kinds of key lime themed products!

May 11 - 12, 2019

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 11, 2019

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 11, 2019

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.

 

May 11, 2019

Location: Windsor, Florida

Come to Windsor every spring to celebrate the crop of zucchini's and to benefit the volunteer fire department!

May 14 - 19, 2019

Location: Frank Brown Park, Panama City Beach, Florida

Join your fellow jeep enthusiasts for this spectacular 5 day music event with it's 2nd year featuring more vendors, more music, and more family fun! 

May 14 - 27, 2019

Location: Orlando, Florida

This festival highlights Orlando's thriving theater community and makes performances accessible to everyone while giving performers a chance to show off their best work. Fringe festivals take place all over the world with a few major goals: they must be 100% unjuried, 100% uncensored, 100% inclusive, 100% accessible for artists and audiences alike, 100% of ticket sales given back to the artists. The Orlando Fringe festival is now the longest running Fringe festival in US!

May 15 - 19, 2019

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 16 - 19, 2019

Location: Key Largo, Florida

Featuring multiple stages and entertainment areas with songwriters from Nashville and around the U.S. including genres of pop, rock, blues, jazz and country. 

May 17 - 18, 2019

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 17 - 19, 2019

Location: Amelia Island, Florida

Learn all about natural Florida and how to keep it beautiful at this unique family-friendly event. Come to Amelia Island for Eco Tour, a sea turtle release, a sunset river cruise, and an Eco expo featuring over 30 conservation exhibitors, plus so much more!

May 18, 2019

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 18, 2019

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 23 - 27, 2019

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 24 - 26, 2019

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.

May 24 - 26, 2019

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 25 - 26, 2019

Location: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida

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

May 25, 2019

Location: Curtis Hixon Park in downtown Tampa, Florida

5th annual Tampa Bay Margarita Festival includes an awesome lineup of bands, a huge variety of Margaritas, tequila tasting and a fireworks show to end the night. 

May 26, 2019

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 29 - June 7, 2019

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 29 - June 2, 2018

Location: Miami, Florida

The fashion industry's international platform for Resort Collections featuring fashion and accessory designers from around the world. 

May 31 - June 1, 2019

Location: The Fort Walton Beach Landing, Fort Walton Beach, Florida

Head to the panhandle for one of the longest-running and most popular pirate festivals in the country! Check it out for a fun-filled weekend that ends in an unforgettable parade.