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

September 3 - 5, 2021

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.

September 9 - 19, 2021

Location: Wertheim Performing Arts Center at FIUMiami, Florida

This festival celebrates musical heritage from around the world. It features all kinds of different performances by world class artists from many different countries.

September 10 - 19, 2021 (Friday - Sunday)

Location: St. Augustine, Florida

Enjoy free concerts throughout most of the month of September. More than 200 local and regional acts in several different venues around St. Augustine.

September 17 - 26, 2021

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 23 - 26, 2021

Location: New Smyrna Beach, Florida

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

October 3 - 10, 2021

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. 

October 14 - 17, 2021

Location: Coachman Park, Clearwater, Florida

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

October 15 - 17, 2021

Location: Sertoma Youth Ranch, Brooksville, Florida

Listen to amazing blues music while you camp out with people who share your passion at this unique event!

 

October 28 - 31, 2021

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 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!