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. 

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 20 - 22, 2022

Location: New Smyrna Beach, Florida

One of Central Florida’s premier music events this three day affair includes jazz, food and lots of fun.  

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 16 - 25, 2022

Location: The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel, Florida

Festival featuring nationally acclaimed singer-songwriters brought to The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel by BMI & iHeart Radio. This award-winning festival includes over 100 live performances, more than 60 songwriters, and 20 unique venues! 

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.

October 14 - 16, 2022

Location: Coachman Park, Clearwater, Florida

Since 1980, this festival has been bringing Floridians some of the best jazz music every year.

October 27-30, 2022

Location: Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, Live Oak, Florida

Set on the banks of Florida's most famous river, this festival is a great way to celebrate Halloween with dazzling lights, art installations, and performance art, all of which come together to make this music festival a completely unique experience.

October 28 - 30, 2022

Location: Liberty Park, Inverness, Florida

Come out to this emerging music festival that takes place in the small town of Inverness, located in Central Florida and enjoy 3 days of live music, family-friendly activities, rides, vendors, food trucks, street performers and the beautiful nature of the lush city park on Lake Henderson that runs along the Withlacoochee State Trail. 

October TBD

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 11 - 13, 2022

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 18 - 20, 2022

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 24 - 26, 2022

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!

April TBD, 2023

Location: Amelia Island, Florida

This week-long festival features world-class jazz music in many styles performed by jazz greats as well as fresh, up-and-coming young talent. Performances are staged in several venues around Amelia Island including Saint Michael Parish Hall, Sandy Bottoms Beach Bar & Grill, Amelia Park, Arte Pizza, the Florida House Inn, Horizons, OMNI Hotels & Resorts Amelia Island Plantation. 

June 1 - 4, 2023

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.