One of the best things about celebrations in Florida is that they’re massive events with food, festivals, and more. Because of the gorgeous weather year-round, Florida has year-round events especially at holiday celebration times.
Visit Universal during the Mardi Gras celebration for an even more exciting theme park experience! Parades are put on each night with outrageous street performers, colorful costumes and countless beads. You will also find Cajun food and tons of authentic New Orleans bands for your entertainment.
Presented by Vegetarians of Central Florida, this is a great way to celebrate Earth Day with the whole family. Here you will find Speakers, Food Preparation Demonstrations, Environmental Education, Humane Education, Earth Kids Zone, Food, Artist Corner, Animal Haven, Music on hybrid and acoustic stages, Mind Body Spirit, lots of other Activities, and many Earth-friendly Sponsors and Vendors.
This family friendly Independence Day Celebration has a little bit of something for everyone. It features a showcase of artisans and craftsman with works for sale, lots of food and drink, and plenty of entertainment that ends with a firework show!
Location: Crane's Roost Park, Altamonte Springs, Florida
This is one of the best Independence Parties in Central Florida hosted by The City of Altamonte Springs and XL 106.7 FM. It features tons of amazing music by popular music artists, plus great food and fireworks you don't want to miss!
Head to Delray Beach for one of the best Independence Day celebrations in Florida! It features a sand castle contest, tons of great entertainment, local vendors to browse, and lots of other entertainment.
Location: Fisherman's Village, Punta Gorda, Florida
The most unique part of this Independence Day celebration is the popular Freedom swim, a group activity that could only happen here in Florida! Afterwards you can enjoy food, drinks, and activities while you wait for the fireworks.
Location: Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World, Florida
During the Halloween season, Magic Kingdom shuts down to the regular public early to put on a festive party like no other! Disney characters help the whole family celebrate the holiday with special shows, candy, and tons of great decorations.
Universal famously throws one of the best Halloween parties in the world. This is a celebration for people who love the scary side of Halloween. Come ready for the scare of your life and an experience you won't soon forget!
Location: Mizner Park Amphitheater, Boca Raton, Florida
This event is a great way to kick off the holiday season with the whole family. Come for the tree lighting, stay for the carnival games, ice rink, the world's largest snowman, and tons of great live entertainment.
Location: Daytona International Speedway, Daytona, Florida
Come to the Speedway for over a mile of top-of-the-line drive through lighting displays that you can enjoy from the comfort of your car. Multiple themes come to life with lights and animations you have to see to believe.