May Events

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

March 4 - June 1, 2020

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, 2020

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 21 - 24, 2020

Location: Jacksonville, Florida

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

May 24, 2020

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 29 - May 2, 2020

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.

April 29 - May 3, 2020

Location: Panama City Beach, Florida

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

April 30 - May 3, 2020

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. 

April 30 - May 10, 2020

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!

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 1 - 31, 2020

Location: South Walton, Florida

Art Week is a cultural arts alliance that brings communities, organizations and businesses together to present quality arts and entertainment to the community. Featuring the Northwest Florida Theatre Festival and Artsquest Fine Arts Festival among others throughout the week. 

 

May 1 - 3, 2020

Location: Cedar Key, Florida

Cedar Key is invaded by pirates one weekend every year at this fun event! 

May 1 - 3, 2020

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 1 - 3 2020

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 1 - 17, 2020

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 2 - 3, 2020

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 2, 2020

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 2 - 8, 2020

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!

May 2 - 3, 2020

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 3, 2020

Location: Fort Myers Beach, Florida

Enjoy tasty samples from local restaurants offering their signature dishes. 

May 4 - 10, 2020

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 6 - 10, 2020

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 7 - 10, 2020

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 8 - 10, 2020

Location: Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach, Florida

This convention has something for every geek to love! Costume contests, video game tournaments, tons of entertainment, and so much more make this a one-of-a-kind experience.

May 8 - 10, 2020

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 8 - 10, 2020

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 8 - 10, 2020

Location: Daytona Beach, 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 9, 2020

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 9 - 10, 2020

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 9 - 10, 2020

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 12 - 25, 2020

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 13 - 16, 2020

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 13 - 17, 2020

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 14 - 18, 2020

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 14 - 17, 2020

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 15 - 16, 2020

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 16, 2020

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, 2020

Location: Civic Center, Port Saint Lucie, Florida

The Treasure Coast Cultural Festival Inc. is an annual event held at the Port St Lucie Civic Center in honor of Haiti and its people. The goal of the event is to bring Haitian community together across the treasure coast while teaching and celebrating Haitian culture. 

May 21 - 25, 2020

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 22 - 24, 2020

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 22 - 24, 2020

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 23, 2020

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 24, 2020

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 27 - 29, 2020

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. 

May 30 - June 21, 2020

Location: Holley Hall at the Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center, Sarasota, Florida

This 2 weeks event is a magical combination of youthful promise and acclaimed talent and is known as one of the finest classical music events in the nation.