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 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. 

June 20 - 29, 2019

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 21 - 23, 2019

Location: The Wynwood Marketplace, Miami, Florida  

Wynwood Pride is THE place to be PRIDEFUL in Miami this upcoming June (National LGBTQ+ Pride Month). The local community will celebrate the full spectrum of diversity in the center of Miami’s Wynwood Arts District. The weekend’s festivities will include drag shows, live music, lip-synching, late-night DJs, art & lifestyle vendors, cocktails, food trucks and more! Register for your Free Drink with RSVP!

August 30 - September 1, 2019

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 6 - 29, 2019

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 19 - 22, 2019

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 20 - 29, 2019

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 26 - 29, 2019

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 6 - 13, 2019

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 17 - 20, 2019

Location: Coachman Park, Clearwater, Florida

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

October 18 - 20, 2019

Location: Niceville, Florida

Welcome to Boggy Country!  What’s our recipe for success?  Start with a savory assortment of food, including tons of tasty mullet.  Add a unique selection of handmade arts and crafts, then throw in thrilling amusement rides and games.  Top it all off with top-notch musical entertainment, and you’ve got one of the most enduring festivals in the Southeast!  It’s three days full of fun for the whole family, and you won’t want to miss a minute!

October 18 - 20, 2019

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 24 - 27, 2019

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 25 - 27, 2019

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. 

November 1 - 3, 2019

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 7 - 9, 2019

Location: Rodeheaver Boys’ Ranch, Palatka, Florida

Come to listen to all kinds of amazing bluegrass music while you enjoy concessions and other amenities on this beautiful campground.

November 8 - 10, 2019

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 13 - 17, 2019

Location: Gateway Park, Miami, Florida

This festival is a celebration of Jazz and R&B music featuring world class musicians and artists!

November 16, 2019

Location: Mizner Park Amphitheater, Boca Raton, Florida

This festival (formally the Legends of the Old School concert) allows people to come together to listen to all kinds of great music from some iconic musical artists.

November 17 - 19, 2019

Location: Jensen Beach, Florida

This festival was originally a celebration of the pineapple heritage of this area. It has since grown into so much more. It is one of Florida's biggest street festivals with amazing music, food, carnival rides and so much more.

November 22 - 24, 2019

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 22 - 24, 2019

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 24 - 25, 2020

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 - February 1, 2020

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.

February 14 - 15, 2020

Location: Miami, Florida

Featuring diverse jazz expressions and artists throughout the Greater Miami area. 

February 28 - March 1, 2020

Location: Vinoy Park, St. Petersburg, Florida

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

March 1 - 25, 2020

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 5 - 8, 2020

Location: Sunshine Grove, Okeechobee, Florida

This is one of Central Florida's biggest music festivals. Each year you will find some of the biggest musicians from around the world while you enjoy an immersive experience that also brings Wild Art, Swimming, Yoga, Meditation, and Earth-Arts Workshops! 

March 14 - 15, 2020

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 14 - 15, 2020

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 20 - 22, 2020

Location: 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.

March 27 - 28, 2020

Location: Venice Municipal Airport Festival Grounds, Venice, Florida

Award winning barbecue food and amazing bluegrass music come together for this unique event. Come for two days of fun guaranteed to leave you with a full stomach.

April 3 - 5, 2020

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 3 - 5, 2020

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 4 - 5, 2020

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.

April 4 - 5, 2020

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 17 - 19, 2020

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 22 - 26, 2020

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 24 - 26, 2020

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.

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. 

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 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 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 - 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 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. 

June 26 - 27, 2020

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.