Florida Music Festivals

Many Florida cities have annual music festivals. Some festivals are small events that showcase local talent and often focus on a specific type of music. You can find events like this no matter where you are in the state. Other festivals attract big names in the music industry and people from all over the country travel be a part of them.

See also: Florida Concerts | Music in Florida

May 26 - 29, 2022

Location: Jacksonville, Florida

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

May 29, 2022

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. 

October 29 - 31, 2021

Location: Gainesville, Florida

Join this predominantly Punk Rock festival for both the main festival in Gainesville and the Pre-Fest in Ybor City (transportation available), or you can choose one or the other. Either way, this is one of Florida's best way to experience music up close and personal!

 

November 12 - 14, 2021

Location: Melbourne, Florida

Three day festival during Native American Heritage Month honors the culture of the indigenous peoples of the Americas through music, and especially the music of the Native American Flute.

November 19 - 21, 2021

Location: Clearwater Beach, Florida

This festival allows you to enjoy music from morning until night in several different venues on the beautiful gulf coast

November 25 - 27, 2021

Location: Sertoma Youth Ranch, Brooksville, Florida

Celebrate Thanksgiving with bluegrass, camping, and a ranch full of people who love those things as much as you do at this unique event!

January 25 - 29, 2022

Location: Truman Waterfront Park Amphitheatre, Key West, Florida

This festival celebrates Red Dirt & Americana music with amazing artists from all over the country. Check out the main stage performers at the amphitheater and then take a stroll down Duval street where other musicians will be playing at theaters and bars throughout the weekend.

January 28 - 29, 2022

Location: Universal Studios, Orlando, Florida

Head to Universal for Florida's largest Christian music festival! Rock, ride, and rejoice with some of today's most popular Christian artists. You can also participate in a moving candlelighting ceremony during your fun day in the parks!

January 28 - 30, 2022

Location: Williams Park, St. Petersburg, Florida

Come enjoy the delicious seafood creations from top restaurants in St. Petersburg. Live musical performances, arts and crafts and more. 

February 26 - 27, 2022

Location: Seawalk Pavilion, Jacksonville Beach

Enjoy amazing music from local artist while you soak up the sun on Jacksonville Beach. Vendors provide food and entertainment for guests of all ages. This festival helps showcase the best that the First Coast has to offer!

March 5 - April 5, 2022

Location: Sanibel, Florida

Attend one the area's best events for classical music to support local musicians and all kinds of classical music throughout the month of March!

March 12 - 13, 2022

Location: Francis Field, St. Augustine, Florida

Enjoy one of the best Celtic festivals in the US in it's oldest Celtic city. Here you will find a whiskey tasting event, Highland Games, Delicious Celtic food, Celtic performers from around the world, and so much more!

March 12 - 13, 2022

Location: Miami Gardens, Florida

Jazz In The Gardens is the top Jazz music festival in Florida, which spans two days and features the biggest jazz artists in the country.

March 25 - 27, 2022

Location: Bayfront Park, Miami, Florida

Ultra Music Festival is the largest electronic dance music festival in the United States, spanning over three days with performances from the biggest electronic dance DJ's in the world.

April 1 - 3, 2022

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 2, 2022

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 8 - 10, 2022

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 8 - 10, 2022

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 8 - 10, 2022

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 20 - 24, 2022

Location: Aaron Beasant Park Amphitheater, 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 27 - 30, 2022

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 28 - May 1, 2022

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 2022 TBD

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.

May 4 - 8, 2022

Location: Key West, Florida

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 6 - 8, 2022

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 18 - 22, 2022

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 19 - 22, 2022

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 27 - 29, 2022

Location: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida

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

June 5 - 26, 2022

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. 

 

June 19 - July 2, 2022

Location: St. Augustine Cathedral Basilica, St. Augustine, Florida

The St. Augustine Music Festival boasts itself as the largest FREE classical musical festival in the U.S. Founded in 2007 to celebrate the history and rich cultural of the Nation's Oldest City through classical music. Enjoy world-class musicians and amazing performances. 

June 24 - 25, 2022

Location: Pals Park, Chipley, Florida

A huge lineup of musical performances, lots of great food, the Hot Trot, parade, arts and crafts, rides, pageant and so much more.

September 30 - October 2, 2022

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.

September 30 - October 2, 2022

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.