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Jacksonville Light Parade

The Annual Light Parade at Downtown Riverfront at the Landing on Friday, December 30 at 7 pm! Watch by land or sea as the sky is lit up with decorated boats and firework display!

Santa Fest - Fort Myers

Join us for a fun filled evening of holiday cheer with Santa on Friday, December 16 at Wa-ke Hatchee Park in Fort Myers, FL.

Highlands Bike Fest

This three day annual event, December 9 - 11, 2016 is for riders of all levels. Pick your pace and distance then enjoy the cool fall weather as you discover the natural beauty Highlands County has to offer - rolling hills, citrus groves, small towns and more. After a day of riding, relax at the lodge or start your holiday shopping at nearby stores.

Key West Holiday Historic Inn Tour

Tour the beautifully decorated historic inns of Key West during two holiday weekends from 6pm to 8pm:  Friday,December 9 and Friday, December 16, 2016.

Southern Pines Blues and BBQ Festival

The Southern Pines Blues and BBQ Festival offers two days of great Blues riffs, tasty BBQ, arts, crafts, and camping.

St. Augustine Christmas Parade

Come out for St. Augustine’s 62nd annual Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 3 beginning at 9 am.

Winter Celebration in Mandarin

Bring the family on Saturday, December 3 from 11 am to 4pm to the annual Winter Celebration at the Walter Jones Historical Park in Jacksonville.

Leesburg Main Street Christmas Parade

The 49th Annual Leesburg Main Street Christmas Parade Festival takes place on Saturday, December 3 from 3 pm - 9pm.  Parade begins at 6pm.

Santa Fest at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park

The 35th Annual Santa Fest and Holiday Parade takes place Saturday, December 3 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, Tampa.

Tampa Bay International Auto Show

The hottest new cars are coming to Tampa!  Come by the Tampa Convention Center to see the latest autos and industry trends at the Tampa Bay International Auto Show.

Florida Keys Holiday Festival

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Join the Holiday Fest festivities of the Christmas tree lighting followed by a parade with Santa at Founders Park in Islamorada on December 2 from 4pm to 10:00pm!  An enormous holiday tree will be blowing magical snow through its branches with carolers singing traditional holiday songs.

Christmas Festival of Lights

More than 5 million lights are displayed at the annual Festival of Lights at the Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park in White Springs Florida. 

Hallstrom Planetarium - Star of Wonder

Christmas star gazing and study Friday, December 2 &9 at 6pm and 7:30pm and Saturday, December 3 & 10 at 1pm and 2:30pm at the Hallstrom Planetarium in Fort Pierce.

Festivals of Speed Orlando

The Festivals of Speed offer luxury lifestyle weekends while supporting local charities. Spectacular venues display the worlds finest aircraft, watercraft, automobiles and motorcycles.  Guests are dine on fine food and wine while viewing luxury displays of art, jewels, fashion, and more.

Symphony Under the Lights

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Join us for a dose of Holiday Cheer as the Ocala Symphony Orchestra celebrates the holiday season at Tuscawilla Park!

Victorian Christmas Stroll

Experience the holiday season with a Victorian Christmas Stroll in Tampa from December 1 through 23, 2016 between 10 am and 8 pm daily.

Deering Holiday Wonderland

Throughout the month of December come by the Deering Estate at Cutler in Miami to enjoy holiday celebrations for families of all ages. 

Islamorada Sailfish Tournament

The Islamorada Sailfish Tournament is the first in three sailfish events in the Florida Keys and takes place December 1 - 4, 2016.  The Florida Keys Gold Cup Sailfish Championship series is the premier sailfish tournament in the Florida Keys. 

St Petersburg Powerboat and Sailboat Show

The best in Power Boating and Sailboating will be on display in St Petersburg December 1 - 4, 2016.

Space Coast Marathon and Half-Marathon

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Florida’s oldest marathon, the Space Coast Marathon and Half Marathon, takes place Sunday, November 27, 2016. 

Annual Tarpon Springs Craft Festival

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The 26th Annual Tarpon Springs Thanksgiving Art/Craft Festival will be held November 26 - 27, 2016 in beautiful Tarpon Springs Florida.  The crafts at the festival will be jewelry, signs, kids clothing, furniture, paintings, pottery, photography, quilts, gourmet foods, holiday themed and many more.

Christmas at Pinewood

The Christmas at Pinewood Holiday Home Tour in Lake Wales, FL takes place November 25 - through January 8, 2017.

Edison and Ford Holiday Nights

Visit the seasonally decorated winter homes of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford in Fort Myers in the evenings from 5:30 pm to 9pm, November 25 through January 1, 2017.

Seaworld’s Christmas Celebration

Visit Orlando’s SeaWorld amusement park for their Christmas celebration!  New this year, meet Rudolph, the red nose reindeer along with live shows, winter wonderland, shopping, dining, and snow!  The celebration runs on select dates from November 25 through December 31, 2016.

Holidays Around the World

Celebrate the holiday season around the globe at Epcot in Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista near Orlando. 

Holidays Around the World takes place at The American Gardens Theatre Epcot from November 25 through December 30 and includes the nightly breathtaking Candlelight Processional and a special holiday themed finale to the dazzling IllumiNations - Reflections of Earth.

Daytona Turkey Run

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Celebrate Thanksgiving weekend with the family at the Daytona Speedway.  The 43rd Annual Daytona Turkey Run will be held at the Daytona International Speedway November 24 - 27, 2016.

Space Coast Lightfest

Drive through Wickham Park and enjoy the hundreds of thousands of holiday lights displayed from November 21, 2016 through January 1, 2017. Bring a new unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots and save $2 on admission.

Holiday Hayride at Wickham Park

Enjoy an old fashioned hayride with Santa through lighted holiday displays at Wickham Park from 6 -8 pm every Thursday and Friday evening in December.

Miami Harvest Festival

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The Annual Harvest Festival in Miami is a great event for the whole family, rain or shine as this event is mostly indoors.

Yankeetown Arts Crafts and Seafood Festival

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The annual Yankeetown Arts and Crafts and Seafood Festival will be held in Downtown Yankeetown on November 19 - 20, 2016. 

Florida Freewheelers Horrible Hundred

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Join the 2000 cyclists as they pedal their way through the “mountains” of central Florida’s Lake County around Clermont.

Enchanted Tree Lighting Ceremony

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Holiday Street Party kicks off the season in downtown Hyde Park,Tampa on Saturday, November 19, 2016 from 5 pm to 9 pm. Santa himself lights the 30 foot tree!

Ice at Gaylord

From November 18, 2016 through January 1, 2017 visit the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Orlando for an incredible walk-through attraction featuring “A Charlie Brown Christmas”  hand-carved ice sculptures with nearly 2 million pounds of ice.

Fort Myers Boat Show

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The 44th Annual Ft Myers Boat Show takes place November 17 - 20, 2016 at the Harborside Event Center and City Yacht Basin.

St. Armands Art Festival

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The 28th Annual St. Armands Art Festival will take place in Sarasota Florida November 12 - 13, 2016.

Key Largo Bridge Run

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Enjoy the sunrise over the Atlantic Ocean on top of the newly built Jewfish Creek Bridge.  The Key Largo Bridge Run takes place Saturday, November 12, 2016.  The run takes you over part of the historic 18 mile stretch called “The Gateway to the Keys.”  The run includes Half Marathon, 10k and 5k Run/Walk.

You’ll get a bird’s eye view where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Gulf waters while running over the 1 1/2 mile bridge.  Then you’ll enjoy the unspoiled Everglades through the flat portion of the course while enjoying the beginning of the Florida Keys.

Craft Festival on the Ocean

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Located along the Atlantic Coast in Palm Beach County Florida, the 14th Annual Holiday Craft Festival on the Ocean takes place at Loggerhead Park in the seaside community of Juno Beach on November 12 - 13, 2016.

Riverhawk Music Festival

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Riverhawk Music Festival is coming to Brooksville, FL, November 10 - 13, 2016.

Fall Palatka Bluegrass Festival

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The 9th Annual Fall Palatka Bluegrass Festival will be held on November 10 - 12, 2016, in beautiful Palatka, Florida.

Emerald Coast Cruizin

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Chrome, hot colors and deep rumbling kicks off the Annual Emerald Coast Cruizin, a week long fun event for the entire family. 

Key West World Championship Offshore Race

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Key West is host to the 36th Annual World Championship powerboat races November 6 - 13, 2016. 

Halifax Art Festival

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The 54th annual Halifax Art Festival will be held November 5 - 6, 2016 at the Historic Riverfront Park in downtown Daytona Beach, Florida.

Ruskin Seafood Festival

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The 28th Annual Ruskin Seafood Festival is held the first weekend of November and promises a ton of fresh delicious seafood, fine arts and crafts, a boat show, live entertainment, and exhibits for the whole family to enjoy. Over 25,000 in attendance in 2015!

Annual Downtown Venice Art Festival

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The boating village of Venice is host to the 29th Annual Downtown Venice Art Festival on November 5 - 6, 2016.

Ironman Florida

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The Ironman Florida 18th Annual race takes place along the beautiful beaches of Panama City Florida on November 5, 2016.  The race begins on the beach at the Boardwalk Beach Resort.

Annual DeLand Original Music Festival

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The 16th Annual DeLand Original Music Festival will be held on Saturday, November 5, 2016. The event will take place in historic downtown DeLand from 1:00 pm to 1:00 am.

BubbaFest Bike Tour

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From Key Largo to Key West and back, bicycling enthusiasts peddle through the scenic Florida Keys for a week long event.  The days of biking are at most 38 miles of flat roadways along the Overseas Highway.

Spanish Springs Art and Craft Festival

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The 20th Annual Spanish Springs Craft Festival will be held at The Villages November 5 - 6, 2016.

Highlands Fine Arts Festival

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The 50th Annual Highlands Fine Arts Festival will be held on November 5 - 6, 2016 on the Circle in Downtown Sebring Florida.

Feast of Little Italy

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The 14th annual Feast of Little Italy will be held on November 4 - 6, 2016 in Jupiter, FL.  Bring the family to enjoy authentic Italian food, music, culture and tradition.

Annual Florida Seafood Festval

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The 53rd Annual Florida Seafood Festival will be held November 4 - 5, 2016 in the historic town of Apalachicola Florida. The festival features outstanding seafood, arts, crafts, and entertainment for the entire family.

Annual Downtown Festival and Art Show

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Downtown Gainesville is celebrating the 35th anniversary of the nationally recognized Downtown Festival and Art Show on November 5 - 6, 2016

Redbone Celebrity Tournament Trilogy

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Join celebrities and local anglers in the final event of the Redbone Trilogy for a 3-day bonefish and redfish tournament.  Money raised goes to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Stuart Air Show

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The Stuart Air Show is an annual Treasure Coast event, which offers much wholesome fun and excitement for people of all ages. 

Volusia County Fair and Youth Show

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It’s time again for the Volusia County Fair and Youth Show from November 3 - 13, 2016.  Come check out the livestock and arts and crafts. The midway will be open for the thrill-seekers, and there will be great entertainment throughout the fair!

Ft Lauderdale Boat Show

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It’s the 57th anniversary of the world’s largest boat show, the Ft Lauderdale International Boat Show takes place November 3 - 7, 2016.  Ft Lauderdale is known as the Yachting Capital of the World making it a perfect location for this event.

Greater Jacksonville Fair

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The Greater Jacksonville Agricultural Fair takes place November 4 - 15, 2015. Bring the family to the fair for 12 days of rides, food, live entertainment, shows,educational exhibits and more at the Greater Jacksonville Fair and Expo Center. Visit the website for the daily schedule. There will be nightly entertainment at 8:00 pm.

Florida Professional Golf Tour

The Florida Professional Golf Tour organizes golf events throughout Florida each year from October thru April.  Professional golfers from around the world compete in mini-tours for cash prizes.  It was established in 2006 by Rick Hendershot and Mac Snow as a developmental tour for professional golfers in the Central Florida area.

Delray Marketplace Art and Craft Festival

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The 3rd Annual Delray Marketplace Art and Craft Festival will be held October 29 - 30, 2016.

Pumpkin Patch Express

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Autumn is in the air which means it is time to make plans to get aboard the Pumpkin Patch Express! This deisel-powered locomotive trainride is the perfect way for children and adults alike to celebrate the approach of Halloween!

Ocala Pumpkin Run

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A family fun weekend takes place October 29 - 30, 2016 in Ocala Florida at the 6th Annual Classic Car Show, the Ocala Pumpkin Run.

Sarasota Pumpkin Festival

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Fall Fun for all ages at the 8th Annual Sarasota Pumpkin Festival,  which takes place Oct. 28 - 30, 2016 NEW location!  Premier Sports Campus, Lakewood Ranch. Money raised benefits the Lazarus Foundation and Kids Force of Sarasota, FL.

John’s Pass Seafood Festival

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Visit historic John’s Pass Village and Boardwalk to the 35th Annual Seafood Festival and Halloween Block Party.  John’s Pass Seafood Festival will be held in historic Madeira Beach, FL October 27 - 30, 2016.

Ironman 70.3 Miami

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The Ironman 70.3 Miami will take place at Bayfront Park in Downtown Miami on Sunday, October 23, 2016.

Haunted House Walking and Trolley Tour

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The 26th annual Haunted House Walking and Trolly Tour of famous and historical homes in Pensacola Florida is taking place October 22,28,29, 2016. 

South West Florida Yard and Garden Show

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Master gardeners and backyard gardeners are welcome to come out and enjoy the 14th annual SouthWest Florida Yard and Garden Show, part of the University of Florida, the last weekend of October. 

Florida Forest Festival

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The 61st Annual Florida Forest Festival celebrates the beauty of the forest - Green Forest Forever!  Come to Perry, Florida and enjoy the beautiful outdoors with a festival, live music, games and the world’s largest fish fry!

Bike MS PGA Tour Cycle to Shore

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Celebrate the 30th anniversary of Bike MS in North Florida!  During this 2-day event cyclists choose their distance up to 166 miles from TPC Sawgrass and Marineland to Daytona and back while raising awareness and funds for MS.

Downtown Sarasota Art and Craft Festival

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Visit the gulf shores of Sarasota Florida to take in the 22nd Annual Downtown Sarasota Arts and Crafts Festival held on Main Street from Lemon Ave to Selby Five Points Park on Saturday and Sunday, October 22 - 23, 2016.

Monster Masquerade at the Miami Metrozoo

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The hottest, haunted adult event in Miami is happening at the Miami Metrozoo!  Monster Masquerade gives all 21-and-older costumed individuals the opportunity to come out and mingle with the the zoo creatures in a truly haunting event. 

Annual Haunted Woods Event

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Spooky haunted trails with ghouls, goblins, and ghosts come alive at the 24th Annual Haunted Woods!  Visit Hillsborough River State Park, which is 9 miles north of Tampa on US Highway 301. 

Florida International Air Show

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See the Military Jets, Aerobatic Performers, Historic Aircraft, Parachute teams and more at The 36th AnnualFlorida International Air Show in Punta Gorda at the Punta Gorda Airport.

West Palm Beach Fall Home Show

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The West Palm Beach Fall Home Show will be held at the South Florida Fairgrounds on October 21 - 23, 2016.

Key West Goombay Festival

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The Goombay Festival is a fun street festival for all ages that takes place on the streets of Key West every October.  The festival brings the cultural celebration from the Bahamas to Key West, taking place in the Bahamas Village area of Key West.

Fantasy Fest

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Villains, vixens, and vampires you’ll find in Key West every October!  The infamous 10 day Fantasy Fest takes place on and around downtown Key West on Duval Street with contests, dances, live music, and parades. 

Ladies Let’s Go Fishing!

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For beginner to advanced anglers, the Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing seminar series in the Florida Keys offers hands on training and for women to learn how to fish, and a chance to go fishing on the water.  There are classes for beginners, intermediate, and advanced anglers.

The Fair at Pensacola Interstate

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The Pensacola Fair is recognized as one of the Gulf Coast greatest annual events and runs for 11 days.  This fair attracts numerous visitors and vendors from all over the country. Highlights of the Pensacola Fair include a variety agricultural and live stock exhibits, numerous kid amusements, great food and entertainment. 

Hillsborough County Fair

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Bring the entire family to the Annual Hillsborough County Fair in Brandon, Florida, October 20- 23 and October 27 - 30 2016.

Night Terrors Haunted House

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The 38th Annual Haunted House, a fun and exciting attraction hosted by the Orange City Sorosis Club. 

Paddle Florida

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Join in the fun with the 9th Annual Paddle Florida on the Suwannee River Wilderness Trail event.  Up to 75 paddlers make a 103 mile trip over six days from Big Shoals State Park, Florida to beautiful Ivey Memorial Park in Branford, Florida.

Alachua Main Street Festival

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Bring the whole family to Main Street in Downtown Alachua on October 16, 2016 for the 25th Annual Alachua Main Street Festival. 

Cure on Wheels Bike Challenge

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The 2016 Lagbrai- 2-Day Distance Ride is the 3rd Annual Cure on Wheels Bike Challenge in Tampa, FL.  Taking place October 15 - 16,  cyclists will ride approximately 80 miles each way while raising money for Cancer research.

Magnolia Fest

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The 20th Annual Magnolia Fest will take place in St. Augustine Fl, on October 15, 2016.  Current musical acts include JJ Grey and Mofro, The Infamous Stringdusters, Keller Williams, Zach Deputy, Billy Bragg, Sarah Lee Guthrie, This Frontier Needs Heros, and many more!

Uncle Donalds Farm Fall Fun Nights

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Enjoy a fun fall evening at Uncle Donald’s Farm in Lady Lake which begins with a joyful hayride through the farm.

Northeast Florida Fair

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The Northeast Florida Fair in Callahan Florida (30 minutes north of Jacksonville, FL) offers educational and agricultural entertainment for the entire family to enjoy.

Clearwater Jazz Holiday

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The 37th Annual Clearwater Jazz Holiday will be held on October 13 - 16, 2016. Over the years, this event has grown to include a line up of the hottest musicians in the jazz world today. This 4-day event draws tens of thousands of jazz enthusiasts to the Clearwater waterfront.

Biketoberfest

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Biketoberfest is a long weekend event taking place October 13 - 16, 2016 in Daytona Beach Florida. Thousands of bikes roar into town for this weekend show.

Florida Sportsman Expo- Tampa

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The Florida Sportsman Expo- Tampa sponsored by Florida Sportsman magazine will be held October 8 - 9, 2016 at the Florida State Fairgrounds (Expo Hall.)  Angler, boaters, and hunters can participate in ongoing demonstrations, contests, seminars, contests to win free prizes and more.

Oktoberfest Tampa

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Spend a weekend along the beautiful waterfront as you celebrate German traditions at the 6th Annual Oktoberfest Tampa.  Held at Curtis Hixon Park October 7 - 9, 2016.

Oktoberfest

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Discover the best of Germany at the 43rd Annual Oktoberfest! 

Fright Nights at South Florida Fairgrounds

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Evenings of horror and trickery await you at Fright Nights at the South Florida Fairgrounds, October 6 - October 30, 2016!

Walton County Fair

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The Walton County Fair will be held October 3 - 8, 2016 in DeFuniak Springs, FL.  In addition to the various livestock shows, there are many great events for the children, including hotdog and pie eating contests, greased pig contests and a Cash Scramble. Also, lots of great entertainment for all ages. Check the Fair highlights for times.

Pick a Pumpkin at Hydro Harvest Farms

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Every October, organic pumpkins are ready for picking at the Hydro Harvest Farm in Ruskin Florida about 30 minutes south of Tampa!  Visit on Saturday, October 24, for the 11th Annual Boo Fest, a free Halloween Party for all ages!

Central Florida Peanut Festival

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Every October, the 1st Saturday is all things nutty in Williston Florida near Gainesville and Ocala.  The 28th Annual Central Florida Peanut Festival in Williston’s Heritage Park offers lots of fun, rides, crafts, music, petting zoo, and peanuts that roasted, boiled, fried, and baked!

Ghost Train Adventures

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Ripley’s Believe It or Not! presents Ghost Train Adventures 2016. This haunting adventure takes you to the most haunted locations in the Nation’s Oldest City, St. Augustine!  Continue your paranormal experience at the Haunted Castle tour.

Scallop and Music Festival

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The 20th Annual Scallop and Music Festival, hosted by the Chamber of Commerce, will be held September 30 - October 1, 2016 in George Core Park in Port St. Joe, FL. This popular festival offers locally harvested bay scallops, live music and activities for the entire family.

Clearwater Super Boat National Championship

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Experience the thrill of Offshore Racing September 30 - October 2, 2016 in Clearwater FL.  Throughout the weekend,  visitors can stop by Baystar Race Village in Clearwater to see the Powerboats Dry Pits area with awesome powerboats up close and meet the drivers, take pictures and collect autographs.

Mad Dog Mandich Fishing Classic - Florida Keys

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A weekend to benefit Mariners Hospital and other local charities with great parties, fishing and prizes, September 30 - October 1, 2016. 

Pensacola Seafood Festival

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The Annual Pensacola Seafood Festival is held by the waterfront historic Seville Square in downtown Pensacola.  Bring the whole family for a weekend of outstanding food, competitions, live music, and crafts.

A Petrified Forest

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A haunted Halloween drive and walk through the woods in Altamonte Springs, Florida.

Jacksonville Light Parade - Event Details

Date: December 30 , 2016

Times: Friday, December 30 at 7:00 pm

Location: Downtown Riverfront at the Jacksonville Landing,   Jacksonville, FL

Admission: Free.

Contact: Phone: 904-630-3690 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.jaxeventcalendar.com/signature-events/jacksonville_light_parade

Santa Fest - Fort Myers - Event Details

Date: December 16 , 2016

Times: Friday, December 16, 2016 from 6:30 pm- 8:30 pm.

Location: Community Room, Wa-ke Hatchee Park and Center,   16760 Bass Road, Fort Myers, FL 33908

Admission: Admission is a non-wrapped child's toy per child or $5.

Contact: Contact: 239-432-2154

Website:http://www.leeparks.org/pdf/facility-info/WKH_calendar.pdf

Highlands Bike Fest - Event Details

Date: December 09 , 2016 to December 11, 2016

Times: Start time is 7:30/ 8:10 am

Location: Sebring Civic Center,   335 West Center Ave. and Lakeview Dr., Sebring FL 33870

Admission: 2016 Fees: $40 - $115.

Highlands Bike Fest Registration .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Contact: Kenilworth Lodge Phone: 800-423-5939.

Website:http://www.highlandsbikefest.com

Key West Holiday Historic Inn Tour - Event Details

Date: December 09 , 2016 to December 16, 2016

Times: Tour are from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm 2 weekend evenings: December 11 and December 18, 2015.

Location: Key West Historic Inns,   Key West, Florida

Admission: Key West Holiday Historic Inn Tour tickets are: $30, free trolley transportation between homes.

Register online at http://keystix.ticketforce.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=457

Website:http://keystix.ticketforce.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=457

Southern Pines Blues and BBQ Festival - Event Details

Date: December 09 , 2016 to December 10, 2016

Times: Gates at 4:00 PM on Friday and 11:00 AM on Saturday

Location: Forest Capital Museum State Park,   204 Forest Park Drive, Perry, Florida 32348

Admission: Free Admission

Contact: Taylor Community Chamber of Commerce, Phone: 850-584-5366. Mailing address: PO Box 892, Perry FL 32348

Website:http://www.southernpinesblues.com/

St. Augustine Christmas Parade - Event Details

Date: December 03 , 2016

Times: Saturday, December 3 beginning at 9 am.

Location: Mission of Nombre de Dios, Downtown St. Augustine,   27 Ocean Avenue, St. Augustine, FL 32084

Admission: Free.

Contact: Phone: 904-824-4997.

Winter Celebration in Mandarin - Event Details

Date: December 03 , 2016

Times: Saturday, December 3 from 11 am to 4 pm

Location: Walter Jones Historical Park,   11964 Mandarin Road, Jacksonville, Florida

Admission: Free admission and some activities have a fee.

Contact: Phone: 904-268-0784.

Website:http://www.mandarinmuseum.net/

Leesburg Main Street Christmas Parade - Event Details

Date: December 03 , 2016

Times: Saturday, December 3, 2016, Festival 3pm - 9pm, Parade 6:00 pm

Location: Historic Downtown,   W. Main Street between Canal Street and 11th Street, Leesburg, Florida

Admission: Free

No registration required.

Contact: Call (352) 365-0053.

Website:christmasparade.leesburgpartnership.com

Santa Fest at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park - Event Details

Date: December 03 , 2016

Times: Saturday, December 3 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

Location: Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park,   600 N Ashley Drive, Tampa, Florida

Admission: Free.

No registration required.

Contact: Contact the City of Tampa Parks and Recreation Department at 813-251-3378.

Website:http://www.tampagov.net/special-events-coordination/news-and-events/santa-fest

Tampa Bay International Auto Show - Event Details

Date: December 02 , 2016 to December 04, 2016

Times: Friday, Dec. 2 - 12 noon to 10 pm, Saturday, Dec. 3 - 10 am to 10 pm, and Sunday, December 4 - 10 am to 6 pm

Location: Tampa Convention Center,   333 South Franklin Street, Tampa FL 33602

Admission:

Tampa Bay International Auto Show Admission:

$12 - Adults- Buy online, save $1 on adult tickets.
$5 - Seniors (age 62 and older); Military with ID; and Children (ages 7-12).
Free - Children under 6.

 

Contact: Tampa Bay International Auto Show, event contact is Motor Trend Auto Shows, Phone: 323-782-2216.

Website:http://www.motortrendautoshows.com/tampa/

Florida Keys Holiday Festival - Event Details

Date: December 02 , 2016

Times: Friday, December 2, 2016 from 4 pm to 10:00 pm

Location: Founders Park, MM87 ,   87000 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL

Admission: Free.

Contact: For more information, contact the Islamorada Chamber of Commerce at 305-664-4503. Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.islamoradachamber.com/events.cfm

Christmas Festival of Lights - Event Details

Date: December 02 , 2016 to December 24, 2016

Times: Parade is Friday, December 2 starting at 6:00 pm.

Location: Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park,   Post Office Drawer G, White Springs, Florida 32096

Admission: $3 per person which includes complimentary hot chocolate and popcorn.

No registration required.

Contact: Phone: 386-397-4331

Website:http://floridastateparks.org/stephenfoster/events.cfm

Hallstrom Planetarium - Star of Wonder - Event Details

Date: December 02 , 2016 to December 10, 2016

Times: December 2 & 9-,6pm and 7:30pm, December 3 & 10, 1pm and 2:30pm

Location: Hallstrom Planetarium at Indian River State College ,   3209 Virginia Avenue Fort Pierce, Florida

Admission: Cost to attend is $5.00.

Contact: Phone: 1-800-220-9915.

Website:http://www.irsc.edu/visitors/shows/planetarium/planetarium.aspx?id=1273

Festivals of Speed Orlando - Event Details

Date: December 02 , 2016 to December 04, 2016

Times: Times vary daily.

Location: Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes,   4012 Central Florida Parkway, Orlando, Florida 32837

Admission: Orlando Festivals of Speed ticket information available online.

Contact: Festivals of Speed, PO Box 1130, Eustis FL 32727. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://festivalsofspeed.com/orlando/

Symphony Under the Lights - Event Details

Date: December 02 , 2016

Times: Friday, December 2, 2016 at 7:30 pm.

Location: Tuscawilla Park,   Sanchez Ave & NE 4th St Ocala, FL 34470

Admission: Free

no registration required

Contact: none

Website:http://ocalasymphony.com/

Victorian Christmas Stroll - Event Details

Date: December 01 , 2016 to December 23, 2016

Times: December 1 - 23 from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm

Location: Henry B. Plant Museum at the University of Tampa,   401 W. Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa, FL

Admission: Admission fee is $15 for adults, $13 seniors, and $9 for youth (4 - 18 years). Group tours welcome, reservations requested for parties of 20 or more. Discount Days- December 5,6,12, and 13.

Contact: Phone: 813-258-7302

Website:http://www.plantmuseum.com/

Deering Holiday Wonderland - Event Details

Date: December 01 , 2016 to January 06, 2017

Times: December 1, 2016 through January 6, 2017: Day end Evening events.

Location: Deering Estate at Cutler,   16701 SW 72 Avenue, Miami, FL 33157

Admission: Varies with event.

For tickets or additional information, please call the Deering Estate Ticket Office at 305-235-1668 ext. 233.

Contact: Phone: 305-235-1668.

Website:http://www.deeringestate.org/

Islamorada Sailfish Tournament - Event Details

Date: December 01 , 2016 to December 04, 2016

Times: Times vary daily.

Location: Islamorada, Florida,  

Admission: Early Registration- BEFORE Nov. 14th: Entry Fee $650 for first angler, $550 each additional angler Junior Anglers under 16 years of age $250.00 each

Download application: http://www.islamoradasailfishtournament.com/tenter.php

Contact: Islamorada Sailfish Tournament, Dianne Harbaugh, Tournament Director, P.O. Box 462, Islamorada, FL 33036. Phone: 305-852-2102. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.islamoradasailfishtournament.com/

St Petersburg Powerboat and Sailboat Show - Event Details

Date: December 01 , 2016 to December 04, 2016

Times: Thur., Dec. 1, 10 am-6 pm; Fri., Dec. 2, 10 am- 6:pm; Sat., Dec. 3, 10 am - 7 pm; Sun., Dec. 4, 10 am - 5 pm.

Location: Duke Energy Center for the Arts Mahaffey Theater Yacht Basin and Albert Whitted Park,   St. Petersburg, Florida

Admission: Adults are $16, Children age 15 and under are Free.

Contact: Phone: 954-764-7642

Website:http://www.showmanagement.com/st_petersburg-boat-show/event/

Space Coast Marathon and Half-Marathon - Event Details

Date: November 27 , 2016

Times: 6:00 am - Race start for half-marathon. 6:30 am- Race start for full-marathon

Location: Cocoa Village,   430 Delannoy Avenue, Cocoa FL 32922

Admission: Register online for the Space Coast Marathon and Half Marathon. Fees: Marathon- After September 30 - $110 Half Marathon- After September 30- $105

Mail In and Online Registration Available http://www.spacecoastmarathon.com/register

Contact: Running Zone, Inc., 3680 N Wickham Road, Unit C, Melbourne FL 32935. Phone: 321-751-8890 or Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Website:http://www.spacecoastmarathon.com/

Annual Tarpon Springs Craft Festival - Event Details

Date: November 26 , 2016 to November 27, 2016

Times: Saturday and Sunday: 10 am to 5 pm

Location: 111 E.Tarpon Avenue in Tarpon Springs Florida,   111 E Tarpon Avenue, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

Admission: Admission is free.

Contact: Suzanne King- Phone: 727-322-5217 Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Website:http://sikpromotions.com/applicants/fall/tarpon-springs-artscraft-show

Christmas at Pinewood - Event Details

Date: November 25 , 2016 to January 08, 2017

Times: Nov. 25, 2016 - Jan. 8, 2017, Daily 10am - 5pm. Christmas 1pm - 5pm

Location: Bok Tower Gardens,   1151 Tower Boulevard, Lake Wales, FL 33853

Admission: -Holiday Home Tour: Adults $20, Children 5-12, $9. Members: Adults $7. Carillon Concert Daily included with admission. -Sunset and Symphony Holiday Concert: Adults $20, Children 5-12 $8, 5 and under FREE, Adult- Holiday Concert and Tour $28. -Holiday Workshop: $70 reservation required. See website for December 25 free tour details.

Contact: Phone: 863-676-1408. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://boksanctuary.org/

Edison and Ford Holiday Nights - Event Details

Date: November 25 , 2016 to January 01, 2017

Times: November 25, 2015 - January 3, 2016 from 5:30 - 9:30 pm. Closed December 24 and 25.

Location: Edison and Ford Winter Estates,   2350 McGregor Boulveard, Fort Myers, FL 33901

Admission: Admission for a self-guided tour is adults $25, teens $10, children 6-12 $2, 5 and under FREE.. Historic guided tours Adults $30, teens $12,children ages 6 - 12 $8, Edison Ford members $5. Group discounts available.

Contact: Phone: 239-334-7419

Website:http://www.efwefla.org/

Seaworld’s Christmas Celebration - Event Details

Date: November 25 , 2016 to December 31, 2016

Times: Select nights November 25, 2016 through December 31, 2016.

Location: SeaWorld Orlando,   7007 SeaWorld Dr. Orlando, FL 32821

Admission: General park admission.

http://seaworld.com/Tickets/Residents.aspx

Contact: Local Phone: 407-351-3600 Toll Free U.S.: 800-327-2424

Website:http://seaworldparks.com/en/seaworld-orlando/events/seaworlds-christmas-celebration/?from=Top_Nav

Holidays Around the World - Event Details

Date: November 25 , 2016 to December 30, 2016

Times: November 25 through December 30, 2016 at 5 pm, 6:45 pm, and 8:15 pm

Location: Epcot,   1200 Epcot Resort Boulevard, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Admission: Epcot admission fee.

Reservations for the Candlelight Processional dinner packages can be made by calling 407-939-3463.

Contact: Phone: 407-939-3463.

Website:http://disneyworld.disney.go.com/parks/epcot/special-events/candlelight-processional/

Daytona Turkey Run - Event Details

Date: November 24 , 2016

Times: Thursday to Saturday: 8am - 4pm; and Sunday: 8am - 2pm

Location: Daytona Speedway,   1801 W International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114

Admission:

Admission $15 per day on Thursday to Saturday. 
Sunday is $10. 
For a 4 day ticket = $50.
Children 11 and under free.

Contact: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.turkeyrun.com/

Space Coast Lightfest - Event Details

Date: November 21 , 2016 to January 01, 2017

Times: November 21 through January 1 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm nightly.

Location: Wickham Park,   2500 Parkway Drive, Melbourne, Florida 32935

Admission: Cost: Car (Mon.-Thur.)- $15 15- Passenger van (Mon.-Thur.)-$20 Bus (Mon.-Thur.) -$40 Car (Fri.,Sat., Sun., Holidays) $15 15- Passenger van (Fri., Sat., Sun, Holidays) - $25 Bus (Fri.,Sat., Sun., Holidays) $50 Hayride- $5 per person, $20 per family, Ages 2 and under FREE. Stroll thru the lights on Dec. 3 - 4, $5 per person, $20 per family, Ages 2 and under FREE.

No pre-registration.

Contact: Phone: 407-703-0268

Website:http://www.spacecoastlightfest.com

Holiday Hayride at Wickham Park - Event Details

Date: December 01 , 2016 to December 30, 2016

Times: Thursday and Friday evenings in December, 6 pm to 8 pm.

Location: Wickham Park ,   2500 Parkway Drive, Melbourne, FL 32935

Admission: Limited Tickets Available: $5 per person or $20 for a family, children under 2 free.

Contact: Call 321-614-6286 for more information

Website:http://www.spacecoastlightfest.com

Miami Harvest Festival - Event Details

Date: November 19 , 2016 to November 20, 2016

Times: Saturday, Nov. 19 from 10 am to 5 pm; and Sunday, Nov. 20 from 10 am to 5 pm

Location: Miami Dade Fair Expo,   10901 Coral Way (SW 24th Street), Miami, FL

Admission:

Miami Harvest General Admission:

Adults = $12 in advance, $15 at door
Children 5 and over = $5
Coupon = “http://miamiharvest.webs.com/printablecoupons.htm” rel=“nofollow”>download an online discount coupon.

Purchase tickets online- http://www.miamiharvest.com/tickets.php

Contact: Miami Harvest Festival contact is Buckler Promotions, 1697 Doyle Rd, Deltona, FL 32725, Phone: 386-860-0092. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.miamiharvest.com/

Yankeetown Arts Crafts and Seafood Festival - Event Details

Date: November 19 , 2016 to November 20, 2016

Times: Saturday and Sunday: 9 am to 5 pm

Location: Riverside Drive in Downtown,   1 Riverside Dr.,Yankeetown, Florida34498

Admission: FREE admission and FREE parking.

Contact: Phone: 352-505-7936 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://yankeetownseafoodfestival.com/

Florida Freewheelers Horrible Hundred - Event Details

Date: November 19 , 2016 to November 20, 2016

Times: Sunday, Open start time from 7:30 am - 9:00 am.

Location: Clermont Waterfront Park,   East Avenue, Clermont, Florida 34711

Admission: Online registration is available.

Contact: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.horrible-hundred.com

Enchanted Tree Lighting Ceremony - Event Details

Date: November 19 , 2016 to November 19, 2016

Times: November 19, 2016 from 5 pm to 9 pm.

Location: Hyde Park Village,   Hyde Park Village is located at Swann and Dakota Avenues, Tampa, Florida

Admission: Free.

No registration required.

Contact: Phone: 813-251-3500

Website:http://www.hydeparkvillage.com/

Ice at Gaylord - Event Details

Date: November 18 , 2016 to January 01, 2017

Times: November 18, 2016 thru January 1, 2017, Times Vary.

Location: Gaylord Palms Resort ,   6000 W Osceola Parkway, Kissimmee, FL 34746

Admission: Advance Ticket Pricing- Children ages 4 to 12 are $14.99. Adults are $28.99. Seniors are ages 55 and older - $26.99. Check website for Ice and Snow Tubing packages. Florida resident discounts available. Check website for get away packages.

Discounts for advance registration online.

Contact: Phone: 407-586-4423.

Website:http://www.marriott.com/hotel-info/mcogp-gaylord-palms-resort-and-convention-center/christmas-at-gaylord-palms/csyr9pd/ice.mi

Fort Myers Boat Show - Event Details

Date: November 17 , 2016 to November 20, 2016

Times: 10 am to 6 pm Thursday thru Saturday; and 10 am to 5 pm on Sunday

Location: Harborside Event Center and City Yacht Basin,   1375 Monroe Street, Ft Myers, Florida 33901

Admission: Boat Show Admission: $10.00 and children under 16 are free with paid adult admission.

Contact: phone: 239-656-7083

Website:http://fortmyersboatshow.com/

St. Armands Art Festival - Event Details

Date: November 12 , 2016 to November 13, 2016

Times: Saturday: 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday: 10 am to 5 pm

Location: St. Armands Circle,   411 St. Armands Circle, Sarasota, FL 34236

Admission: Free admission and parking.

Contact: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.artfestival.com/

Key Largo Bridge Run - Event Details

Date: November 12 , 2016

Times: Run Starts at 6:45 am on Saturday, November 12, 2016

Location: Key Largo,   835 Largo Road, Key Largo, Florida 33037

Admission: Race prices: $20 - $70

Register online at http://keylargobaptistchurch.com/key-largo-bridge-run/

Contact: Key Largo Bridge Run Phone: 305-451-1642

Website:http://keylargobaptistchurch.com/key-largo-bridge-run/

Craft Festival on the Ocean - Event Details

Date: November 12 , 2016 to November 13, 2016

Times: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Location: Loggerhead Park in Juno Beach,   14200 S US 1, Jupiter, FL 33477

Admission: Admission is free.

Contact: Howard Alan Events, 270 Central Blvd., Suite 107B, Jupiter FL 33458, Phone: 561-746-6615. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.artfestival.com/Festivals/Holiday_Craft_Festival_on_the_Ocean_Jupiter_Juno_Beach_Florida_November.ASPX

Riverhawk Music Festival - Event Details

Date: November 10 , 2016 to November 13, 2016

Times: Times vary.

Location: Sertoma Youth Ranch,   85 Myers Road Brooksville, FL 34602

Admission:

Music/Camping Packages            
4-day/3-night- $135
3-day/2-night- $108
2-day/1-night-$72
1-day youth (13 -17)- $10
4-day youth (13-17) -$40
12 Years and Under:  Free
See website for Campsite fees


Music Only                            

Friday- $40
Saturday-$50

Phone- 863-984-8445

Contact: Riverhawk Music Festival, PO 694, Polk City, FL 33868. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.riverhawkmusic.com/

Fall Palatka Bluegrass Festival - Event Details

Date: November 10 , 2016 to November 12, 2016

Times: Thurs: Noon to 10:00 pm; Friday: Noon to 10:00 pm; and, Saturday: Noon to 10:00 pm

Location: Rodeheaver Boys' Ranch,   380 Boys Ranch Road, Palatka, FL 32177

Admission:

Tickets
Reserved:
Adult:
$40 per day
$90 for 3-day pass
Child (ages 6 - 13)
$20 per day
$50 for 3-day pass

General Admission:
Adult:
$35 per day
$85 for 3-day pass (advance purchase)
$90 for 3-day pass (at gate)
Child (ages 6 - 13)
$15 per day
$45 for 3-day pass
Children under 6:  Free  

For online ticket purchase http://www.adamsandandersonbluegrass.com/Tickets.html

Contact: Bluegrass Festival Phone: 706-864-7203 and for Camping, Call: 386-328-1281. Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.adamsandandersonbluegrass.com/Fall-Palatka-Bluegrass-Festival.html

Emerald Coast Cruizin - Event Details

Date: November 07 , 2016 to November 12, 2016

Times: 8:00am to 5:00pm daily.

Location: Aaron Bessant Park, next to Pier Park,   West side of Pier Park between Back Beach and Front Beach Rd., Panama City Beach FL 32413

Admission: Emerald Coast Cruising: 1 day- $12 3 day pass (including concert) -$30 Vehicle registration includes 2 tickets to the concert. Ages 12 and under- FREE FREE PARKING

Contact: Emerald Coast Cruizin, Phone: 662-587-9572. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.emeraldcoastcruizin.com

Key West World Championship Offshore Race - Event Details

Date: November 06 , 2016 to November 13, 2016

Times: Times vary daily.

Location: Truman Waterfront,   202 Southard Street Key West, Florida 33040

Admission:

The Race Village is located at Truman Annex, end of Southard Street.  Spectators can see the boats and teams up close.

Admission: $15 per person Race Day or $5 per person Non Race Day.  There is Special VIP Spectator Seating and packages available. Parking is available at $10 per vehicle on Race Day and $5 per vehicle on Non Race Days.

Website:http://superboat.com/

Halifax Art Festival - Event Details

Date: November 05 , 2016 to November 06, 2016

Times: Saturday: 9 am to 5 pm; and Sunday: 10 am to 4 pm

Location: Downtown Riverfront Park,   Beach Street between Bay Street and Orange Ave., Daytona Beach, FL

Admission: Free to public.

Vendor information is available.

Website:http://halifaxartfestival.com/

Ruskin Seafood Festival - Event Details

Date: November 05 , 2016 to November 06, 2016

Times: Saturday, November 5 - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, and Sunday, November 6 -10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Location: E.G. Simmons Park,   2401 19th Avenue, N.W., Ruskin, FL 33570

Admission: Admission Adults - $5.00 Children(under 12) - FREE Active Military - FREE (with id) Parking FREE Parking! Free Shuttle from parking area to main gate. VIP and Handicap parking at main gate. Or park inside the EG Simmons Park for $2. Group Rates (advance purchase only) $3.00 per person

Contact: Ruskin Seafood Festival, c/o Ruskin Chamber of Commerce, 315 S. Tamiami Trail, Ruskin, Florida 33570. Phone: 813-645-3808. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.ruskinseafoodfestival.org/

Annual Downtown Venice Art Festival - Event Details

Date: November 05 , 2016 to November 06, 2016

Times: Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Location: West Venice Ave in Downtown Venice,   219 W Venice Avenue, Venice, FL 34285

Admission: Event is free.

Contact: Event Contact: 270 Central Blvd., Suite 107B, Jupiter FL 33458. Phone: 561-746-6615, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.artfestival.com

Ironman Florida - Event Details

Date: November 05 , 2016

Times: http://www.ironman.com/triathlon/events/americas/ironman/florida.aspx#/axzz4NLsihDaJ

Location: Race begins on the beach at the Boardwalk Beach Resort,   9600 S. Thomas Drive, Panama City FL 32408

Admission: Free for spectators, sold out for 2016 participants.

Website:http://www.ironmanflorida.com/

Annual DeLand Original Music Festival - Event Details

Date: November 05 , 2016

Times: 1:00 pm to 1:00 am

Location: Main Gate in Historic Downtown Deland,   105 W Indiana Avenue, DeLand, FL 32720

Admission: Advanced Tickets: $10 and Gate Price: $15

Musicians can register online to be considered for this event.

Contact: Phone: 386-308-2694 and .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://ssa.cc/deland.htm

BubbaFest Bike Tour - Event Details

Date: November 05 , 2016 to November 12, 2016

Times: Daily schedule varies.

Location: Start at Key Largo Holiday Inn,   99701 Overseas Highway, Key Largo, Florida

Admission: The BubbaFest Bike Tour fee is $735 per rider. This includes six nights of tent lodging at beachside campgrounds, seven breakfasts and six dinners, a private open-air trolley tour of Key West. It also includes social events like beach parties and a farewell dinner, and services of a baggage truck and support vehicle. Motel lodging and Pampering service are available for an additional fees.

Limited to 200 participants so register early online.

Contact: Mail:Bubba Barron, P.O. Box 292157, Tampa FL 33687 Phone: 321-759-3433 Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.bubbaspamperedpedalers.com/bubba-fest

Spanish Springs Art and Craft Festival - Event Details

Date: November 05 , 2016 to November 06, 2016

Times: Saturday and Sunday, 10 am - 5 pm.

Location: The Villages,   1181 Main Street, The Villages, FL 32162

Admission: Free Admission

Contact: For more details- 813-962-0388

Website:Artfestival.com

Highlands Fine Arts Festival - Event Details

Date: November 05 , 2016 to November 06, 2016

Times: Saturday,10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Sunday 10:00am to 3:00pm.

Location: Circle Park in Downtown Sebring,   Circle Park Drive, Sebring, Florida 33870

Admission: FREE.

Contact: Event Organizers: Highlands Museum of the Arts Phone: 863-385-6682 Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://highlandsartleague.org/

Feast of Little Italy - Event Details

Date: November 04 , 2016 to November 06, 2016

Times: Friday: 3 pm to 10 pm; Saturday: 10 am to 10 pm; and Sunday: 10 am to 8 pm

Location: Abacoa Town Center,   1200 University Boulevard, Jupiter FL 33458

Admission: Admissions $7.00 and children 12 and under are free. Free parking.

Contact: Phone: 561-427-0500. Mailing Address: 810 Saturn St., Suite 16 -123 Jupiter, FL 33477

Website:http://feastoflittleitaly.com/index.php

Annual Florida Seafood Festval - Event Details

Date: November 04 , 2016 to November 05, 2016

Times: Friday, Nov 4: 10:00 am to 10:30 pm, and Saturday, Nov. 5: 7:00 am to 11:00 pm

Location: Apalachicola Battery Park,   Apalachicola, Florida

Admission: Admission: $5, kids 12 and under are free.

Contact: Mailing:Florida Seafood Festival, PO Box 758, Apalachicola FL 32329. Phone: 850-653-4720. Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/floridaseafoodfestival

Website:http://www.floridaseafoodfestival.com/

Annual Downtown Festival and Art Show - Event Details

Date: November 04 , 2016 to November 06, 2016

Times: Saturday,10 am to 5 pm. Sunday, 10am - 4pm.

Location: 200 East University Ave.,   Gainesville, Florida

Admission: Free to the public.

Contact: Station 30, PO Box 490, Gainesville FL 32602

Website:http://www.gainesvilledowntownartfest.org

Redbone Celebrity Tournament Trilogy - Event Details

Date: November 04 , 2016 to November 06, 2016

Times: Times vary daily.

Location: Islander Resort,   MM 82.1 Oceanfront, Islamorada FL 33036

Admission: Team $3,700 (two people fishing as a team)per tournament.

Applications are available online.

Contact: Phone 305-664-2002 and .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.redbone.org/tourn_sched.html

Stuart Air Show - Event Details

Date: November 04 , 2016 to November 06, 2016

Times: Friday, 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Witham Air Field,   1871 SE Airport Road, Stuart, Florida 34996

Admission: Online presale general admission tickets are $15 until 10/28. General admission tickets $25 per day at the gate. Youth ages 6 - 12, $5, Children 5 and under free. Additional passes and upgrades are available to purchase online or at the gate.

Tickets can be purchased online and at the gate. Online ticket sales at http://www.stuartairshow.com/tickets.asp

Contact: Phone: 772-781-4882 or Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.stuartairshow.com/

Volusia County Fair and Youth Show - Event Details

Date: November 03 , 2016 to November 13, 2016

Times: Schedule varies daily.

Location: Volusia County Fair and Expo Center,   3150 E State Road 44, Deland, Florida 32724

Admission: Gate prices: Adult (13 and over) $10 Child ( 6 -12 years old) $5 Advance ticket puchase available at a discount http://www.volusiacountyfair.com/tickets-and-deals.aspx

Contact: Volusia County Fair- 3150 East New York Avenue, Deland, Florida 32724. Phone: 386-734-9514. Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.volusiacountyfair.com/

Ft Lauderdale Boat Show - Event Details

Date: November 03 , 2016 to November 07, 2016

Times: 10 am to 7 pm (except Monday is 10 am to 5 pm)

Location: Ft Lauderdale,  

Admission:

Ft Lauderdale Boat Show Admission Rates:
Prime Time Preview is Thursday, November 3, 10 am to 7 pm and admission is $45.

General Admission is any day November 4 - November 7 :  Daily General Admission is $28 for adults, children ages 6 to 15 years $12.)  Under age 6 years is free.

Two Day General Admission Tickets are $46.

You can purchase the Ft Lauderdale Boat Show tickets in 3 locations: 
1.  tickets are discounted online; 
2. tickets are available on site; and,
3. tickets can be purchased at the box offices on the days of the show at Bahia Mar Yachting Center, Las Olas Marina, or Broward County Convention Center.  Note:  There are no ticket sales at the Hall of Fame Marina, The Sails or the Ft Lauderdale Hilton Marina.

No pets are allowed.

Website:http://www.showmanagement.com/fort_lauderdale/event/

Greater Jacksonville Fair - Event Details

Date: November 02 , 2016 to November 13, 2016

Times: Times vary daily.

Location: Jacksonville Fairgrounds,   510 Fairgrounds Place, Jacksonville, Florida 32202

Admission: Greater Jacksonville Fair tickets available online.

  • Adults are $10.
  • Children ages 6-12: $5.
  • Children 5 and under free (admitted free during the normal working hours of the Fair with a parent or guardian.)
. Advance purchase tickets are discounted.

Contact: Greater Jacksonville Fair Contact Information: 510 Fairgrounds Place, Jacksonville, Florida 32202. Phone: 904-353-0535

Website:http://www.jacksonvillefair.com/

Florida Professional Golf Tour - Event Details

Date: October 30 , 2016 to April 28, 2017

Times: October 30, 2016 to April 28, 2017

Location: Florida (throughout the state),   Varies by Tournament

Admission: For information on tournament fees, visit the FPG Tour website.

Contact:

FPGTour, LLC
dba/ Florida Professional Golf Tour
c/o Rick Hendershot
P.O. Box 916473
Longwood, FL 32791-6473

Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Phone: 407-619-4778

Website:http://www.floridaprofessionalgolftour.org/Pages/default.aspx

Delray Marketplace Art and Craft Festival - Event Details

Date: October 29 , 2016 to October 30, 2016

Times: 10 am - 5 pm

Location: Delray Beach. ,   14851 Lyons Rd., Delray Beach, FL

Admission: Free to the public.

Contact: Mailing Address: 270 Central Blvd Suite 107B Jupiter FL 33458 - See more at: http://www.artfestival.com/festivals/delray-marketplace-art-craft-festival#sthash.lLrpmGu8.dpuf, Phone: 561-746-6615, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.artfestival.com/Festivals/Downtown_Delray_Beach_Craft_Festival_Delray_Beach_Florida_October.ASPX

Pumpkin Patch Express - Event Details

Date: October 29 , 2016 to October 30, 2016

Times: Saturday and Sunday: 10 am, 1 pm, 4 pm

Location: Florida Railroad Museum,   12210 83rd St East Parrish, FL 34219

Admission:

Tickets may be ordered online and picked up at will call 20 minutes prior to departure.
Ticket prices range from $14 - $28

-Coach Seating: open-window or open-air gondola flat car.

Excursion Seating: enclosed rail car with full A/C; reclining seats with much leg room.

Children ticket prices are for ages 1 to 11 years old.

Contact: Phone: 941-776-0906

Website:http://www.frrm.org/index1.php

Ocala Pumpkin Run - Event Details

Date: October 28 , 2016 to October 30, 2016

Times: Daily: 8 am to 4 pm

Location: Castro Farms,   Castro Farms, 7700 Old Blichton Rd, Ocala, FL 34482

Admission:

Show Cars (includes entry for two persons)- $30
Car Corral ( includes entry for two persons)- $50

Single Day Admission- $15   (Online discount- $12)
Ages 11 and Under- FREE
Parking is free.
Check website for car registration, camping, race fees.

Contact: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Phone: 352-620-9998

Website:http://www.ocalapumpkinrun.com/

Sarasota Pumpkin Festival - Event Details

Date: October 28 , 2016 to October 30, 2016

Times: Daily 12 pm - 10 pm.

Location: Premier Sports Campus,   5895 Post Blvd., Lakewood Ranch FL 34211

Admission: Pre-sale discounted tickets available online. Gate prices: Adults- $10 Kids- $5 Parking- $5

Vendor info-http://www.sarasotapumpkinfestival.com/Pages/Vendors.aspx

Contact: Phone: Office: 941-219-8410 Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.sarasotapumpkinfestival.com/Pages/default.aspx

John’s Pass Seafood Festival - Event Details

Date: October 27 , 2016 to October 30, 2016

Times: Friday: 3pm to 11 pm; Saturday: 10 am to 8pm; and, Sunday: 10 am to 6 pm

Location: John's Pass Village and Boardwalk,   12902 Village Blvd., Madeira Beach FL

Admission: Admission is free, donations accepted to benefit local charities.

Contact: For more information- 727-322-5217

Website:http://www.johnspass.com/index.php/seafood-festival/

Ironman 70.3 Miami - Event Details

Date: October 23 , 2016 to October 23, 2016

Times: Race begins at 7:25 am

Location: Downtown Miami at Bayfront Park,   301 N Biscayne Blvd., Miami FL 33132

Admission: For details on the Ironman Miami, go online to register and get the latest updates.

The individual registration is $395 with prize money for 1st place at $10,000.

Contact: Phone: 305-716-1111. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.ironman.com/triathlon/events/americas/ironman-70.3/miami.aspx#axzz3pgFeiP81

Haunted House Walking and Trolley Tour - Event Details

Date: October 22 , 2016 to October 29, 2016

Times: Walking Tours and Trolley Tour times vary (see below.)

Location: T.T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum,   330 South Jefferson Street, Pensacola, Florida 32502

Admission: 2016 Ticket prices TBD- Past Fees- Walking Tours are $15.00 for adults and $8.00 for children ages 12 and under. Tram Tours are $20 for adult and $10 for children ages 12 and under. Pedal Trolley $45/ person. Group discounts available

Tickets can be purchased online or by phone, 850-595-5985. Available tickets can be purchased the night of the event.

Contact: For more information call 850-595-5985 ext 111.

Website:http://www.historicpensacola.org

South West Florida Yard and Garden Show - Event Details

Date: October 22 , 2016 to October 23, 2016

Times: October 22nd: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm and October 23rd: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location: Collier County University Extension Office,   14700 Immokalee Road, Naples FL 34120

Admission: General Admission is $3.00. Children under age 12 Free.

Contact: Phone: 239-353-4244

Website:http://collier.ifas.ufl.edu/HomeGarden/SWFlaYardGardenShow.shtml

Florida Forest Festival - Event Details

Date: October 22 , 2016

Times: Saturday, October 22, 2016 9:00am - 5:00 pm.

Location: Forest Capital Museum State Park,   204 Forest Park Drive, Perry, Florida 32348

Admission: Museum Entrance fee $2.

Contact: Phone: 850-584-8733.

Website:http://www.floridaforestfestival.org

Bike MS PGA Tour Cycle to Shore - Event Details

Date: October 22 , 2016 to October 23, 2016

Times: Check-in/ Start times vary.

Location: TPC Sawgrass or Marineland to Daytona,   110 Championship Way, Ponte Vedra Beach FL 32082

Admission: Range from $25 - $75 in addition to $250 minimum fundraising goal.

Call 904-332-6810 or register online.

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Website:http://main.nationalmssociety.org/site/TR/Bike/FLNBikeEvents?pg=entry&fr_id=27711

Downtown Sarasota Art and Craft Festival - Event Details

Date: October 04 , 2014 to October 05, 2014

Times: 10am - 5pm

Location: Main Street in Downtown Sarasota,   1592 Main Street, Sarasota, Florida 34236

Admission: Free event.

Website:http://www.artfestival.com

Monster Masquerade at the Miami Metrozoo - Event Details

Date: October 21 , 2016 to October 21, 2016

Times: 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm.

Location: Miami Metro Zoo,   1 Zoo Boulevard, 12400 SW 152 Street, Miami, FL 33177

Admission:

The Monster Masquerade is for ages 21 and older.  Advanced tickets can be purchased online.
Advanced Tickets:  $65/ person At Door:  $75/person

*Must provide a current, valid membership ID
Group Special:  $65 ( Buy 5 tickets at $65/ person Get 1 Free)

Contact: Zoo: 305-251-0400 or ZSF: 305-255-5551

Website:http://www.zoomiami.org/Monster_Masquerade

Annual Haunted Woods Event - Event Details

Date: October 21 , 2016

Times: 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Location: Hillsborough River State Park,   15402 U.S. 301 North, Thonotosassa, Florida 33592

Admission: Admission- $10.00 per person, ages 12 & under are free.

Contact: Hillsborough River State Park, Phone: 813-987-6771.

Website:https://www.floridastateparks.org/park-events/Hillsborough-River

Florida International Air Show - Event Details

Date: October 21 , 2016 to October 23, 2016

Times: 2016 show times coming soon.

Location: Punta Gorda Airport,   28000 A-1 Airport Road, Punta Gorda, Florida 33982

Admission: Online ticket sales- 2016 prices: Adult tickets at gate is $20 and a child's ticket at gate is $5. Discounted tickets are available online, save $5 per ticket for adults. Ticket packages available online or at the gate.

Vendors.

Website:http://www.floridaairshow.com

West Palm Beach Fall Home Show - Event Details

Date: October 21 , 2016 to October 23, 2016

Times: Friday: 11:00am - 8:00pm; Saturday: 10:00am - 8:00pm; and, Sunday: 10:00am - 6:00pm

Location: South Florida Expo Center at The South Florida Fairgrounds,   9067 Southern Boulevard, West Palm Beach, FL 33411

Admission: Admission and Parking are free.

Contact: American Consumer Shows, 6901 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 250, Syosset, NY 11791. Phone: 888-523-5311 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Vendor contact information: 1-888-560- EXPO (3976)

Website:http://www.acshomeshow.com/

Key West Goombay Festival - Event Details

Date: October 21 , 2016 to October 22, 2016

Times: Friday, October 21 12pm - 12 am. Saturday, October 22 12pm - 12am.

Location: Key West Goombay Festival (Bahamas Village),   1107 Whitehead Street, Key West, Florida 33040

Admission: Free to attend, some activities have fees.

Contact: Key West Goombay Festival, Contact 305-896-5514. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). For booth space, call 305-509-0015; for sponsorship, call 305-896-5514.

Website:http://www.keywestgoombay2015.com

Fantasy Fest - Event Details

Date: October 21 , 2016 to October 30, 2016

Times: Daily activites time varies.

Location: Downtown Key West,   Duval Street, Key West, Florida

Admission: Free, some activities have a fee.

Contact: Fantasy Fest, 1111 Twelfth Street, Suite 211, Key West, FL 33040, Phone: 305-296-1817. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.fantasyfest.net/

Ladies Let’s Go Fishing! - Event Details

Date: October 21 , 2016 to October 23, 2016

Times: See schedule above.

Location: Elks, Tavernier FL,   92600 Overseas Highway, Tavernier, Florida

Admission: Ladies Let's Go Fishing registration: Regular: $125 VIP: $180 Fishing option: -party boat- $60 -back country/flats fishing- $220 -offshore sportfishing boat- $225 - Friday fishing: -offshore sport fishing- $260 -inshore bonus fishing- $250 Bonus fishing day rates $240 - $250.

Ladies Let's Go Fishing registration is available online.

Contact: Ladies Let's Go Fishing, P. O. Box 550429, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33355, Phone: 954-475-9068, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://ladiesletsgofishing.com/

The Fair at Pensacola Interstate - Event Details

Date: October 20 , 2016 to October 30, 2016

Times: Times vary.

Location: Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds,   6655 W. Mobile Hwy, Pensacola, FL 32526

Admission: General Admission: Ages 12 and up: $12 Ages 4 - 11: $6 Ages 3 and under: FREE Hand stamps for rides: $20 Mon.- Thur., $25 Fri. - Sun. Advance sale discount tickets available at local retailers, please check website. Check website for discount days and Family Fun Packs. Parking- $5

Contact: Pensacola Interstate Fair, Inc. , 2172 W. Nine Mile Road, PMB 210 , Pensacola, FL 32534-9413 , Phone: 850-944-4500, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)(General Manager)

Website:http://www.pensacolafair.com/

Hillsborough County Fair - Event Details

Date: October 20 , 2016 to October 30, 2016

Times: Gates Open - Thursday and Friday at 5 pm; Saturday and Sunday at 10 am.

Location: Hillsborough County Fairgrounds,   State Road 60 and Sydney Washer Road near Brandon Florida

Admission: General Admission - Adult = $7.00; Seniors= $4.00; Students = $5.00 (K- High School); and, Children = free to children 5 years or younger, Arena Events: $10.00 plus admission. Free parking. Check website for Ride and Admission specials.

Contact: Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Telephone: (813) 737-3247. Fax: (813) 737-4889

Website:http://www.hillsboroughcountyfair.com/

Night Terrors Haunted House - Event Details

Date: October 19 , 2016 to October 29, 2016

Times: Time varies.

Location: Orange City Sorosis Club,   222 East University Avenue, Orange City, Florida 32763

Admission: Adults = $8; Kids = $5 (age 10 and under) Purchase tickets online.

Contact: The Orange City Sorosis Club, P.O. Box 740885 Orange City, Florida 32763, Phone: 386-775-6814, Email. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://sorosiscluboforangecity.blogspot.com

Paddle Florida - Event Details

Date: October 17 , 2016 to October 24, 2016

Times: All day and night.

Location: Big Shoals State Park,   11016 Lillian Saunders Dr, White Springs, FL 32096

Admission: Paddle Florida registration fees vary on the number of days you participate.

http://www.paddleflorida.org/me/paddle-florida-2/suwannee-river-trip-registration-5152.html

Contact: Paddle Florida, P.O. Box 5953, Gainesville, FL 32627 - or - 1710 SW 35th Place, Unit C, Gainesville, FL 32608. Phone: 352-377-8342.

Website:http://www.paddleflorida.org/

Alachua Main Street Festival - Event Details

Date: October 16 , 2016

Times: 11 am to 5 pm

Location: Main Street, Downtown Alachua (Exit 399 on I-75),  

Admission: Free admission.

Contact: Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.alachuabusiness.com

Cure on Wheels Bike Challenge - Event Details

Date: October 15 , 2016 to October 16, 2016

Times: Times vary.

Location: Brandon Hooters,   Brandon Hooters, 10023 East Adamo Drive, Tampa, FL 33619

Admission: Rider registration- $75 See website for fundraising incentives.

Register online at http://cureonwheels.org/events.php

Contact: Cure on Wheels, Inc., 200 2nd Avenue South #475, St. Petersburg, FL 33701. Phone: 813-814-2888

Website:http://www.cureonwheels.org/

Magnolia Fest - Event Details

Date: October 15 , 2016

Times: The website will have times posted.

Location: St. Augustine Amphitheatre,   1340C A1A S, St Augustine, FL 32080

Admission:

General Admission-advance purchase, $93.30, gate, $103.50.
Seated Admission-advance purchase, $83.50, gate $93.30
VIP- advance purchase only $164.50

Contact: Contact: http://www.magnoliafest.com/contact/

Website:http://www.magnoliafest.com/

Uncle Donalds Farm Fall Fun Nights - Event Details

Date: October 14 , 2016 to October 22, 2016

Times: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Location: Uncle Donald’s Farm,   2713 Griffin Avenue, Lady Lake, FL 32159

Admission: Uncle Donald's Farm Fall Fun Nights tickets are $10.00 plus tax per person

Contact: Uncle Donald's Farm Fall Fun Nights Phone: 352-753-2882

Website:http://uncledonaldsfarm.com

Northeast Florida Fair - Event Details

Date: October 13 , 2016 to October 23, 2016

Times: Times vary daily.

Location: Northeast Florida Fairgrounds,   543378 US Highway #1, Callahan, FL 32011

Admission: Admission- Adult- $6 Youth- $4 5 and under- FREE. Megapass includes admission and unlimited rides, check website for details.

Contact: For more information, visit the Northeast Florida Fair website or contact them via mail, phone or fax. The mailing address is P.O. Box 1070, Callahan, Florida 32011. Phone: 904-879-4682. Fax: 904-879-7513.

Website:http://www.neflfair.org/

Clearwater Jazz Holiday - Event Details

Date: October 13 , 2016 to October 16, 2016

Times: Times vary.

Location: Coachman Park,   150 Drew Street, Clearwater, Fl

Admission: Prices vary, order tickets online at Clearwater Jazz Festival website .

Contact: For more information: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.clearwaterjazz.com/

Biketoberfest - Event Details

Date: October 13 , 2016 to October 16, 2016

Times: Times vary.

Location: Daytona Beach,  

Admission: Free to public.

Contact: Biketoberfest, 126 East Orange Avenue, Daytona Beach, FL 32114, Phone: 386 255-0415, Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.biketoberfest.org/

Florida Sportsman Expo- Tampa - Event Details

Date: October 08 , 2016 to October 09, 2016

Times: Saturday: 10 am to 5 pm; and Sunday: 10 am to 4 pm

Location: Florida State Fairgrounds, Expo Hall,   4800 US 301 N, Tampa, FL 33610

Admission: Admission: $8 adults, children 12 and under with parent free. For more details and discount ticket information visit http://www.FloridaSportsman.com/Expo.

Contact: Florida Sportsman Magazine, 2700 S. Kanner Highway, Stuart, FL, 34994, Phone: 772-219-7400.

Website:http://www.floridasportsman.com/expo/

Oktoberfest Tampa - Event Details

Date: October 07 , 2016 to October 09, 2016

Times: October 7 - 9, 2016

Location: Curtis Hixon Park,   600 N Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL 33602

Admission:

General Admission - $10
Weekend Pass - $25

Tickets can be purchased online or day of event.

Contact: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or Phone : 727-518-4397.

Website:http://www.oktoberfesttampa.com/

Oktoberfest - Event Details

Date: October 07 , 2016 to October 16, 2016

Times: Oct. 7 - 16, 2016

Location: American German Club,   5111 Lantana Road, Lake Worth, FL 33463

Admission: Admission $10, children 12 and under FREE with paying adult. Parking- $10 Unlimited ride band- $20

Contact: Phone: 561.967.6464

Website:http://www.americangermanclub.org/oktoberfest/

Fright Nights at South Florida Fairgrounds - Event Details

Date: October 07 , 2016 to October 30, 2016

Times: Thursday: 6 pm to 11 pm; and, Friday and Saturday: 6 pm to 12 midnight

Location: South Florida Fairgrounds,   9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL 33411

Admission:

Admission:  $25 General admission (includes 3 haunts and unlimited Midway rides)
$30 Total Terror ticket (includes 4 haunts and unlimited Midway rides)
-$10 Behind the scenes tour
-$10 Monster Bash (October 26)

Online discount for advance ticket purchase.

Contact: Phone: 561-793-0333 Email- .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.myfrightnights.com/

Walton County Fair - Event Details

Date: October 03 , 2016 to October 08, 2016

Times: Times vary daily.

Location: Walton County Fairgrounds,   790 Highway 83 North, DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32433

Admission:

Adults:  $5.00
Children (6-12):  $3.00
Children (under 5):  Free
Armbands for Rides:  $18.00 (Exceptions:  Tues and Thurs, $15.00;  Sat $15.00 (Noon-5 pm), $18.00 (6 pm-Closing)

Contact: Walton County Fair, Inc., PO Box 550, DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435. Phone: 850-892-5261. Phone: 850-892-5261. Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.waltoncountyfair.com/

Pick a Pumpkin at Hydro Harvest Farms - Event Details

Date: October 02 , 2015 to November 01, 2015

Times: Monday to Friday - 10 am to 5 pm, and Sunday - 11 am to 4 pm

Location: Hydro Harvest Farms,   1101 Shell Point Road East Ruskin, FL 33570

Admission: Admission is free.

Contact: Phone: 813-645-6574

Website:http://www.hydroharvestfarms.com

Central Florida Peanut Festival - Event Details

Date: October 01 , 2016

Times: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Location: Heritage Park,   North Main Street, Williston, Florida 32696

Admission: Admission and Parking- FREE

Contact: City of Williston, phone: 352-528-5552

Website:http://willistonfl.com/

Ghost Train Adventures - Event Details

Date: October 01 , 2016 to October 31, 2016

Times: Nightly at 8:10 pm

Location: Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum,   19 San Marco Avenue, St Augustine, FL 32084

Admission:

Adults:  Single tickets starting at $24.00.
Children Single tickets starting at $13.00.
Combination ticket packages available online.

Contact: Ghost Train Adventures- Phone: 904-824-1606

Website:http://www.ghosttrainadventure.com/

Scallop and Music Festival - Event Details

Date: September 30 , 2016 to October 01, 2016

Times: See schedule above.

Location: Waterfront at George Core Park,   Port St Joe, Florida

Admission: General Admission: Friday- Ages 6 and up- $5, under 6- FREE, active military- FREE Saturday-Ages 12 and up- $10, ages 6 -11 -$5. Children 6 and under FREE, active military FREE. Parking- FREE. VIP tickets for both Friday and Saturday evening available for $125.

Contact: Scallop Festival Phone: 850-227-1223. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.scallopfest.com/

Clearwater Super Boat National Championship - Event Details

Date: September 30 , 2016 to October 02, 2016

Times: Times vary daily.

Location: Coachman Park (Powerboats Dry Pits, Meet the Drivers),   301 Drew Street, Clearwater, Florida 33756

Admission: Free admission for the public.

Contact: Super Boat International, 1323 20th Terrace, Key West, Fl 33040. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.clearwatersuperboat.com/

Mad Dog Mandich Fishing Classic - Florida Keys - Event Details

Date: September 30 , 2016 to October 01, 2016

Times: Friday - 5pm is Kick Off Party and Saturday - 7 am Fishing Begins

Location: Postcard Inn (MM 84),   84001 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036

Admission: Registration and fees are available online.

Registration: $600/ boat.

Contact: Phone: 305-667-0399. Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.maddogclassic.com/fl-keys/

Pensacola Seafood Festival - Event Details

Date: September 30 , 2016 to October 02, 2016

Times: Friday 11am - 11pm, Saturday 10am - 11pm, Sunday 11am - 5pm.

Location: Seville Square and Bartram Park in Downtown Pensacola,   S. Alcaniz Street and Bayfront Parkway, Pensacola, Florida 32502

Admission: Free to attend.

Contact: Fiesta Office, 2121 W. Intendencia Street, Pensacola Florida 32502. Phone: 850-433-6512.

Website:http://www.fiestaoffiveflags.org/pensacola-seafood-festival

A Petrified Forest - Event Details

Date: September 30 , 2016 to October 29, 2016

Times: 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm

Location: Petrified Forest,   1306 E. Altamonte Drive, Altamonte Springs, Florida 32701

Admission: Tickets prices range from $15 - $35.

Petrified Forest, phone number is 1-407-468-6600. Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.apetrifiedforest.com/ticketing.html

Contact: (407)468-6600

Website:http://apetrifiedforest.com/

Light Parade

Boats in the Light Parade, Jacksonville FL


Boats of all sizes decorate Jacksonville’s waterways in this annual event.  Participants use their imaginations as they compete for the grand prize.  Following the parade, there will be a brilliant firework display lit from barges in front of the Landing.

Parade Viewing - The parade can be seen from both the northbank and southbank of the downtown riverfront. Families can bring their chairs, blankets to the riverfront for this magical evening.

Parade Route - The parade begins at Metropolitan Park and travels along the Northbank past the Jacksonville Landing and circles to the Southbank. The route continues along the Southbank, under the Main Street Bridge, past the Navy Memorial statue and down to the Duval County School Board Building.

Light Parade Fireworks

Fireworks at the Light Parade, Jacksonville FL






Enjoy arts and crafts, cookies and juice, and a chance to see the jolly ole man himself.  Bring your camera for a great photo opportunity from 6:30 - 8:30pm.





Rides of various distances begin and end at the Kenilworth Lodge each day. Three full mid-day meals in addition to continental breakfast are included in registration. Highlands Bike Fest provides rest stops, hydration, restrooms,and bike support. Check back at the lobby for available massage therapist, vendors, photos, and entertainment.

Choose between 3 days of rides with a diversity of routes:
Friday, December 9th - 10, 20, 36, 53 mile rides

Saturday, December 10th - Highlands County Century, 10, 20, 38, 62, 100 mile rides

Sunday, December 11th - 10, 20,31, 63 mile rides





The Holidays are a perfect time to visit Key West.  Each evening from 6pm to 8pm stroll through the designated historic inns, bed and breakfasts, and guest houses decorated for the holidays with the tropics in mind. The inns feature art, fine food and refreshments.

Free trolley transportation between inns.





The Festival takes place at the Forest Capital Museum State Park in Perry, Florida. Located on US 19, just south of Perry.  If you are interested in camping, call 850-584-5366.

2016 Schedule of Events - Southern Pines Blues and BBQ Festival

The BBQ teams set up and cook all day on Friday, December 9 from 10 am to 4 pm.  The BBQ teams must be done cooking by no later than 5 pm on Friday.  On Saturday, the tasting competition begins.  There will be the People’s Choice, John Boy and Billy Sauce Contest, KIDZ-QUE Grillmaster Contest and more.

Main Stage entertainment on Friday and Saturday:

2016 Lineup will be released soon.





St. Augustine’s Christmas Parade has grown into one of the largest parades in North Florida.  This parade includes floats, marching bands, entertainment, horses, cars, and of course, Santa. Pictures with Santa are available after the parade.  The parade begins at the Mission of Nombre de Dios and continues through downtown St. Augustine.




Train Ride at Winter Celebration, Jacksonville

The train ride at the Winter Celebration in Jacksonville FL


You’ll experience “Old Florida” winter celebration at the Walter Jones Historical Park.  Live music, hayrides, craft making, nature exhibits, and visits with Santa are just a few of the activities for the whole family. 

Refreshments available, tours of the historical farmhouse and civil war re-enactors throughout the day.




Main Street Christmas Leesburg

A float in the Main Street Christmas Parade, Leesburg Florida


Fun for the whole family!  The Christmas Parade route is on Main Street from 11th Street to Canal.  The parade begins at 7 pm and features marching bands, twirler and dance groups, and lighted floats.  Presented by the Leesburg Partnership.




Grinch at Santa Fest, Ybor City

The Grinch at Santa Fest in Ybor City, Tampa FL


Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park is transformed into a winter wonderland on December 5th. Santa Fest is sure to get you in the holiday mood as Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park is transformed into a winter wonderland with Ice Skating, make-n-take crafts, continuous holiday entertainment, and Holiday Parade. The young, and the young at heart, can visit with Santa and enjoy holiday entertainment.

The festival begins at 11:00 am, with the Rough Riders Holiday Parade. The Holiday Parade features over 40 units including colorful floats, local school marching bands, antique cars and dance troops. The parade begins at Morgan Street and Madison Street, west to Ashley Drive, turns north and ends at Ashley Drive and Cass Street.

 




Honda Fit

A Honda Fit on display at the Tampa Bay Auto Show


The Auto Show has the newest cars, crossovers, SUVs, trucks, hybrids and more. There will also be specialty displays, newest technology, and automotive trends.

Show Hours - Tampa Bay International Auto Show:
Friday, December 2:  12 Noon – 10 pm
Saturday, December 3: 10 am – 10 pm
Sunday, December 4:  10 am – 6 pm

Directions - Tampa Bay International Auto Show:
The Tampa Convention Center is located directly on the waterfront in the heart of downtown Tampa.

From Bradenton, Sarasota, Venice, Ft. Myers, Ft. Lauderdale, Miami, and Naples: Take I-75 North to Exit 256, Highway 618 West (Toll Road). Exit 7 Downtown West. Go west on Brorein Street to Tampa Street. Turn left on Tampa Street into the parking garage.

From St. Petersburg and Clearwater:  Take I-275 North. Exit 44. Follow signs for Tampa Street. Stay in the middle lane and enter the Tampa Convention Center Garage.

From Orlando, Lakeland, Plant City, Daytona, and Jacksonville: Take I-4 West to Tampa to I-275 Junction. Exit 45A. Follow signs for Tampa Street. Stay in the middle lane and enter the Tampa Convention Center Garage.

From Brandon and Riverview: Take Highway 618 West (Toll Road) to Exit 7 Downtown West, West on Brorein Street to Tampa Street. Turn left on Tampa Street into the parking garage.

From Ocala and Gainesville:  Take I-75 South to I-275 Junction. Exit 45A. Follow signs for Tampa Street. Stay in the middle lane and enter the Tampa Convention Center Garage.

Tampa Bay International Auto Show

A lotus at the Tampa Bay International Auto Show





Keys Holiday Festival

Snow at the Keys Holiday Festival, Islamorada


A fun family annual event that welcomes the holiday season. “Snow Mountain” will appear once again. Have the little ones bring their mittens for hours fun in real snow! The Holiday Parade featuring floats, bands, antique cars, and Santa Claus begins at 7pm. Food, activities, live entertainment from local dance schools, contests and more.  Bring Fido for the Santa Paws Contest.

Silent auctions with ornaments created by local artists, gift bazaar, and food are just part of this wonderful evening.  Bring your mittens and enjoy the snow!





Celebrate the holiday season December 2 through December 24 while enjoying the light display nightly from sunset until 9pm .  White Springs is located in Hamilton County Florida.
Opening Night:  December 2-Classic Festival and Parade.
Classic Festival of Lights-  December 3,4,9,10,11,16,17,18,19,20,21 and 23.
Holiday Drive Through- December 5,6,7,8,12,13,14,15, and 24.

Driving Directions: Located on U.S. 41 in White Springs. From I-75 to S.R. 136 (Milepost Exit 439 - Old Exit 84), travel east on S.R. 136 for 3 miles. Turn left on U.S. 41. Park entrance is on the left. From I-10 to U.S. 41 North (Milepost Exit 301 - Old Exit 43), travel 9 miles to White Springs. Park entrance is on the left.





Search for the star that may have guided the Three Magi’s to Bethlehem over two thousand years ago. Find out how an astronomer might explain this great mystery. Located at 3209 Virginia Avenue Fort Pierce, Florida in the McAlpin Fine Arts Center (T-Building) on the east side of the IRSC Main Campus.




Festival of Speed

Super Cars will be on Display at Festivals of Speed in Orlando


Festivals of Speed begins on Friday with exotic and high performance aircraft, cars, motorcycles, and watercraft displayed inside and aircraft hangar.  A live band will entertain guests as they dine on fine food and cocktails.

Saturday evening enjoy the award winning Norman’s Ritz-Carlton Restaurant, open only to guests of the festival, will serve specially paired food and wine dishes. 

Sunday, at the Ritz-Carlton, will be a wide variety of vintage and contemporary automobiles, motorcyles, and race boats.  Guests will enjoy live music, wine tastings, cafes, fashion, art and more.

Schedule - Festivals of Speed in Orlando
Friday, December 2, 2016 from 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm : Luxury Lifestyle Jet Port Reception at the Orlando International Airport.


Sunday, December 4, 2016
10:00 am - 4:00 pm: Motorsports Collection and Luxury Lifestyle Display





An Ocala tradition for over 10 years!  The Ocala Symphony Orchestra and Ocala Youth Symphony will perform this year at the Jenkins Auto Group Open Air Pavilion at Tuscawilla Park at 7:30 pm.




Victorian Christmas Stroll in Tampa

The Victorian Christmas Stroll in Tampa recreates a circa 1891 Hotel


The extravagant and grandeur of a Victorian Christmas takes place at the former 1891 Tampa Bay Hotel with 14 magnificent rooms adorned with authentic Victorian-style decorations, elaborately trimmed trees, lush greenery, antique toys and imaginative ornaments. Complimentary spiced cider and cookies will be served on the veranda every day, Carolers perform nightly at 6pm.


Directions: The Henry B. Plant Museum is located at 401 W. Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33606, approximately one mile off I-275 on the campus of The University of Tampa.

Victorian Christmas  in Tampa

Experience a Victorian Christmas at the Henry Plant Museum in Tampa





Holiday Tree at the Deering Estate

The Deering Estate in Miami will be decorated for the holiday season


Celebrate the holidays at the Deering Estate with an exciting line-up of events for the entire family to enjoy!

Schedule of Events - Deering Holiday Wonderland

Friday, December 2, 2016 7:00- 9:00 pm:  “Tree Lighting Ceremony”
Enjoy some of your favorite holiday music in the courtyard! Children can also participate in the lighting of the tree in the historic Stone House Ballroom.

Sunday, December 4, 2016 3:30- 6:00 pm at the visitor center, Santa Paws @ the Park.  FREE & open to the public, photos additional fee.

Saturday, December 10 and 17, 2016 10:00 am – 12:00 pm:  “Santa Story-time and photos with Santa.
Santa Claus will be visiting the Estate for story-time in the historic Stone House Ballroom. Free with Estate admission.
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm. Holiday Lights at Deering. Free for members.

Sunday, December 18, 2016 11:00 am - 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm:  “Holiday Bay Cruise”
For those who want to unwind, take a relaxing Bay Cruise! Space is limited. Reservations are required., $35 per person.

December 1, 2016 –  January 6, 2017 10:00 am – 5:00 pm:  “Historic Holidays” & “Formal and Fanciful Works” by Ramon Casas” Exhibits. Free with Estate admission.

Santa at the Deering Estate

The Deering Holiday Wonderland has several events for the Holidays in Miami





Islmorada Sailfish Tournament

The Islamorada Sailfish Tournament is the first in three sailfish events in the Florida Keys


The three tournaments in the Florida Keys Gold Cup Sailfish Championship series are:

  • Islamorada Sailfish Tournament from December 1 - 4, 2016
  • Cheeca Lodge Presidential Sailfish Tournament from January 19 - 21, 2017
  • Islamorada Fishing Clubs’ Sailfish Tournament on January 25 - 26, 2017

Anglers from all over the world compete for cash prizes and the coveted Gold Cup Trophy during this 3 fishing tournament series.  It the premier event sailfish tournament in the Florida Keys.

Early registration is important as The Gold Cup Sailfish Championship is limited to 30 teams of fishermen. Anglers compete individually for the championship ring and as a team for cash prizes of up to $30,000 and the Gold Cup Trophy.  Proceeds from the tournament are supporting the Islamorada Charter Boat Association.

Islamorada Sailfish Tournament Daily Schedule

Thursday, December 1, 2016
5:00 PM Pre-registration, Whale Harbor
6:00 PM Registration, Cocktails, Whale Harbor
7:00 PM Gala Kick-off Banquet, Whale Harbor
7:30 PM Rules Meeting

Friday, December 2, 2016
8:30 AM Lines In! First Day of Fishing!
4:00 PM Lines Out!
5:45 PM Deadline for fun fish weigh-in at Whale Harbor Marina
6:00 PM Standings party Whale Harbor Radio Show


Saturday, December 3, 2016
8:30 AM Lines In! Second Day of Fishing!
4:00 PM Lines Out!
5:45 PM Deadline for fun fish weigh-in at Whale Harbor Marina

Sunday, December 4, 2016
8:30 AM Lines In! Third and Final Day of Fishing!
3:00 PM Lines Out!
4:30 PM Deadline for fun fish weigh-in at Whale Harbor Marina
6:00 PM Cocktails, Whale Harbor
7:00 PM Gala Awards Banquet, Whale Harbor
8:00 PM Awards Presentation and Raffle

 





The 39th Annual St. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show, the largest on the Gulf Coast, will be held December 1 - 4, 2016. There will be family cruisers, fishing boats, sailing yachts, runabouts, personal watercrafts and much more.  The event offers a youth fishing clinic hosted by the non-profit Hook the Future, marine seminars, live music, food, drinks and more!
Schedule of Events
Thursday, Dec. 1: 10 am - 6 pm
Friday, Dec. 2: 10 am - 6 pm
Saturday, Dec 3: 10 am - 7 pm
Sunday, Dec 4: 10 am - 5 pm





The full and half-marathoners start together in the historic Cocoa Village near the Kennedy Space Center and then wind along the banks of the Indian River.  The waterfront course takes you through spaced themed aid stations on its partially shaded flat course.  Bart Yasso, will be the keynote speaker and present awards.

Schedule of Events - Space Coast Marathon and Half Marathon
Monday - Friday (except Thanksgiving)
Packet Pickup at Running Zone
Saturday, November 26
9:00 am to 5:00 pm- The Health First and Fitness Expo at the Radisson Resort, packet pickup available. 
5:30 pm- Pre-race pasta dinner at host hotels
6:30 pm- Keynote speaker presentation at pre-race dinner
 

Sunday, November 27
4:15 am- Bus pickup at host hotels (4:15am and 5:00 am)
4:30 am- Bag Check Opens
6:00 am- Race Start for Half-Marathon
6:30 am- Race Start Full-Marathon
9:30 am- Half Marathon Awards Ceremony
11:30 am- Marathon Awards Ceremony
1:30 pm- Course Closes

For more schedule details, visit the race’s website.





Take in the natural beauty of Florida waterways and landscape when you visit the Tarpon Springs Craft Festival.  Crafters from all over the country will display their original pieces of artwork. There is something for every budget!

Directions:

From the East:  From Tampa, take I-275 south to 688.  Take 688 west to US 19N. Turn north to Tarpon Springs. Make a left on Tarpon Avenue. The show is on Tarpon Avenue.

From the North: Take I-75 to Hwy. 52.  Take Hwy. 52 west to US 19.  Turn South on US 19 to Tarpon Springs. Turn right on Tarpon Avenue.  The show is on Tarpon Avenue.





The 22nd Annual Holiday Home Tour at Christmas at Pinewood is a wonderful holiday celebration for the whole family to enjoy.  This event features a traditional holiday home tour along with a concerts, family days, Santa visits and Shop at Bok night events.

Pinewood Estate’s 1930s Mediterranean style mansion is the highlight of the annual event. The home tour will showcase stunning holiday decor that accentuates the mansion’s antique furnishings and architectural elements.

Events - Bok Tower Gardens

More Holiday Events at Bok Tower Gardens in December:

November 25 - January 8: Poinsettia Display, Guided Winter Walking Tours, Seasonal Carillon Music from the singing tower (1pm and 3pm), 1940’s Holi-DAYS.

Gingerbread House Decorating:  November 27 and December 11 2pm - 4pm.

Sunset and Symphony Holiday Concert and Home Tour: December 3 6pm.

Holiday Traditions Workshop: December 10, 9am-12pm or 1pm - 4pm.


Directions - Bok Tower Gardens
From Orlando, Take I-4 West or From Tampa, Take I-4 East:

Proceed on I-4 to Exit 55.
Take Exit 55 and proceed south on U.S. Highway 27 for approximately 23 miles.
Proceed two traffic lights past Eagle Ridge Mall.
Turn left on Mountain Lake Cut Off Road.
At the caution light, turn right (south) onto County Road 17 (also known as Scenic Highway).
Proceed on CR 17 for 3/4 miles.
Turn left (east) onto Burns Avenue (also known as County Road 17-A).
Proceed on Burns Avenue for 1.3 miles.
On your left you’ll see a main entrance sign to Historic Bok Sanctuary.
Turn left and proceed to the entrance gate.

 





The Estates holiday tradition continues for the 41st year with “Edison and Ford Holiday Nights.”  annual event. The winter homes will be decorated with antique toys from the 1920’s and 1930’s. The Edison Botanic Lab and Estates Museum will be open every evening with special exhibits, as well as nightly holiday performances by area students and groups.  New for 2016, the walzing water Holiday display. Refreshments available for purchase at the Estates Banyan Cafe’.  Visitors have an option of choosing self- guided or guided tours.


Families will enjoy Santa visits (certain dates) and the “Children’s Tree Trail”  The “Trail”, free to the public, is a lighted pathway of trees decorated with handmade ornaments from Lee County students

 

Hours: Open year -round (except for Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day) 7 days a week 9 am to 5:30 pm.  December open till 9 pm. 

 

 





The Christmas Celebration is included with your general admission ticket.
Highlights include:
-Shamu Christmas Miracles
-O Wondrous Night
-Winter Wonderland on Ice
-Meet Rudolph
-Elmos Christmas Wish
-Sea of Trees
-Clyde and Seamore’s Countdown to Christmas





Your family will enjoy a mass choir with a 50-piece live orchestra with narrated Christmas stories during the Candlelight Processional.  It is held in the America Gardens Theatre with 3 shows every evening that last for 40 minutes at 5 pm, 6:45 pm, and 8:15 pm.

The Candlelight Processional is a Disney tradition now for the last 42 years. Some of the narrators are Steven Curtis Chapman, Neil Patrick Harris, Whoopi Goldberg, Edward James Olmos, Robby Benson, Meredith Vieira, Jim Caviezel, Joe Morton, Ming-Na Wen, Jodi Benson, Cal Ripken Jr.

Admission is free of charge with your admission to Epcot. A dinner package is available for purchase that includes a ticket to Reserved Seating for the Candlelight Processional.  If you do not purchase the dinner package, seating is on a first come, first serve basis for each show.  Visitors line up 45 minutes or longer before the show and seating opens up 15 minutes before each show.  Epcot is located in Osceola County Florida.

 





This annual weekend includes a car show, swap meet, car corral, food, the latest in car art and fashion.  Check website for evening activities.
Event highlights include:
The Munsters 50th Anniversary Tribute Tour, meet ” Eddie Munster” , see tribute cars and memorabilia.  Meet Courtney Hansen, automotive host and TV personality.
See Black Beauty #2 featured in Green Hornet.
Little Gobblers Play Zone for the kids, and much more!





A drive through 1.1 miles of holiday festival lights including Santa and Mrs. Claus, his sleigh and reindeer, toy soldiers, elves, circus animals, holiday trees and wreaths, tunnel of lights, and more. The popular 5K run is back, kicking off the season on Sunday,November 20th at 6pm.  Back again this year is the “Stroll Through the Lights” on December 3 -4.  Check the website for details.

Space Coast Lightfest Hours
November 21 through January 1: 6:30pm -10:00 pm

Directions to Wickham Park
From US Hwy 1 -  At Eau Gallie Blvd/ SR -518, go north 2.1 miles on US Hwy 1 then turn left and go 1.2 miles on Parkway Drive. The park entrance is on the right.

From I-95 - Take the Eau Gallie Blvd/ SR-518 Exit-183 east 2.6 miles, turn left on N Wickham Road, go 2.0 miles, turn right on Parkway Drive and go 0.5 miles. The park entrance is on the left.





This holiday event features songs, crafts, games, photo opportunities, and refreshments for your family to enjoy.

About Wickham Park
The park is adjacent to the Brevard Community College Melbourne Campus.  It is a 391.04 acre regional park with many recreational facilities. A scenic drive winds through open areas, pine woods and lakes. Nestled in the pine forest are 88 campsites with water and electric hookups, as well as 25 overflow campsites. Shower rooms, laundry, group camping site, and fire pit are nearby.

Recreational amenities include 2 seasonally guarded swimming lakes, disc golf course, horseshoe pits, volleyball courts, playground, multipurpose and soccer fields (home of Space Coast United Soccer). An exercise trail, nature trails, a dog park, and horse trails offer additional attractions, with an equestrian area at the southwest corner of the park.

Directions:
From US Highway 1 at Eau Gallie Blvd/SR-518, go north 2.1 miles on US Hwy 1. Turn left and go 1.2 miles on Parkway Drive. The park entrance is on the right.

From I-95 take the Eau Gallie Blvd/SR-518 Exit-183 east 2.6 miles, turn left on N Wickham Rd, go 2.0 miles, turn right on Parkway Dr and go 0.5 miles. The park entrance is on the left.




Miami Harvest Festival

Blown Glass at the Miami Harvest Festival


Event Highlights:
For entertainment, The Harvest has live music, kids zone, free petting zone, great food, and antique cars.  Or you can go shopping for arts and crafts, holiday decorations, hand crafted furniture, jewelry, quilts, orchids, dolls, Cuban art, stained glass, pet items, baby items, and more.

Harvest Festival Hours for November 19 and 20:
Saturday, November 19 - Early Bird Shopping Hours are 8 am -10 am (no discounts apply) and general Saturday hours are 10 am - 5 pm

Sunday, November 20 -  Hours are 10 am to 5 pm

Directions to the Miami Dade Fair Expo (Free Parking):
From the Turnpike, towards Homestead -
Go South to exit 25 (US 41- SW 8th St); turn right (east);
Go to 107th Ave.; turn right (south);
Go to Coral Way (SW 24th st); turn right (west);
Go to main gate #4 Tamiami Fairgrounds.

From I-95 -
Go to exit 3A - 836 (west) to 107th Ave. south exit;
Turn right onto Coral Way (24th Street)





The 35th Annual Yankeetown Arts and Crafts and Seafood Festival takes place along Riverside Drive in the coastal village of Yankeetown, Florida. Over 100 vendors,  fine art, crafts, games, seafood and live entertainment will provide the entire family with a weekend of fun.





The 37th Annual Horrible Hundred, presented by Florida Freewheelers Inc., offers course option lengths of 35, 70, and 100 miles.  Rest stops every 20 miles will provide water, sports drinks, fruit, and snacks. There will be pre- and post- ride meals provided. 

A 2-day expo will be located at Clermont’s Waterfront Park featuring national cyclist vendors, live music, and great food.  The Waterfront Park is located along Lake Minneola, nestled between East Avenue and Eighth Street.  The park has restroom facilities, picnic areas, beach front swim area and fishing piers. 

Directions to Clermont Waterfront Park
To get to the Waterfront Park, take SR 50 to East Avenue, north to Palm Lane, and then turn left.





Celebrate the Holidays at Hyde Park Village on Saturday, November 19 from 5 pm - 9pm with live entertainment, Kids Zone, face painting, arts and crafts, food and beer trucks,  and of course, Santa!

Directions: Hyde Park Village is located at Swann and Dakota Avenues minutes from downtown Tampa. The Village lies in the heart of the historic district of Hyde Park.  It is accessed by I-275, I-75, and Tampa’s Lee Roy Selmon Expressway.




Ice Sculptures at ICE Orlando

Sculptures carved in ice at Gaylord Palms, Orlando


The breathtaking ice sculptures are brought to life by a team of 40 artisans from Harbin, China, (a place known for it’s annual International Ice and Snow Festival), who spend over a month in Kissimmee creating the ice sculptures. The exhibit has spectacular fluorescent and fiber optic lights within the ice sculptures. The attraction is kept at 9 degrees Fahrenheit so guests are provided with hooded winter coats to keep warm. 

The theme this season ” ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas”.  TWO Million pounds of hand carved ice sculptures in six rooms,  along with 4 ice slides,The Frostbite Factory carving zone make this fun for the entire family!  Gaylord Palms Resort is located in Osceola County Florida.  Room night and package deals are available.

Ice Candy House, Gaylord  Palms, Orlando

The Ice Candy House at the Gaylord Palms in Orlando



Ice Slide Gaylord Palms

Slide made of ice at Gaylord Palms, Orlando




One of the top boating shows on the Florida’s West coast with hundreds of boats and marine gear being showcased.  The Main Entrance is on the Dean Street side of the Convention Center. The Marina Entrance is at Lee Street and Edwards Drive.

Schedule of Events
Thursday through Saturday:  10 am to 6 pm
Sunday:  10 am to 5 pm





Scenic St. Armands Key with its quaint shops and dining will be the backdrop for the annual St. Armands Circle Art Festival.  Over 150 artists will display their original artwork including sculpture, glass, jewelry, photography, paintings and more.





Schedule of Events

November 10- packet pick up 4:00pm - 7:00pm
November 11- packet pick up12:00pm - 9:00pm
November 12- RACE DAY
                5:00am: Race Registration
                6:45am:  Race Start (all events start time)
                After race enjoy food, refreshments, and music at Key Largo Baptist Church.

Key Largo Bridge Run Charities

All proceeds from the race go to local charities, organizations, and scholarships.

Host Hotels:
-Hampton Inn Key Largo
-The Hilton Key Largo
-Ocean Pointe Suites Key Largo





The annual Craft Festival offers one-of-a-kind jewelry, glass, woodwork and more.  It’s a great time to shop for that special holiday gift.




The Riverhawk Music Festival in Brooksville Florida

The Riverhawk Music Festival in Brooksville Florida has a many musicians and plenty for kids including hayrides, pinatas, arts and crafts, parade, games, ping-pong ball race down the stream, face
painting and much more.


This 4-day musical event is packed with great entertainment: 

  • Delta Rae
  • The Travelin’ McCourys
  • Solas
  • Cornmeal
  • Driftwood
  • Shiny Ribs
  • Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen
  • Darrell Webb Band
  • Mipso
  • Eastman String Band
  • Many,many more
  • There is plenty for the kids to do, too:  Hayrides, pinatas, arts and crafts, parade, games, ping-pong ball race down the stream, face painting and much more.


    Palatka Blues Festival

    Enjoy 15 talented bluegrass musicians in downtown Palatka


    This 3-day event presents talented bluegrass musicians for your listening pleasure. Check website for camping and hotel accomodations.

    Event Highlights -

    Thursday, November 10

    - Trinity River Band
    -Goldwing Express
    - The Primitive Quartet
    - Connie Smith

    Friday, November 11th
    -Reno and Harrell
    -Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme Out
    -Flatt Lonesome
    -The Inspirations
    -Larry Stephenson Band

    Saturday, November 12th
    -The Churchman
    -The Edgar Loudermilk Band
    -The Little Roy and Lizzy Show
    -Balsam Range
    -The Isaacs





    Thousands of custom and classic cars, trucks and hot rods roll into beautiful Panama City Beach Florida, the week of November 7, 2016.  There will be parade, swap meet, food, music, live vendors, and special awards during the day and evening.  Check website for the latest events and entertainment lineup.




    Superboat Racing off Key West

    The World Championship of Superboat Racing is held off Key West and is a week long of activities for racers and visitors


    Come enjoy a Race Village located in Truman Waterfront in Key West along with many opportunities to see these awesome powerboats up close, meet the drivers, and watch the races.

    Overview of Events
    Sunday, Nov. 6:
    9 am to 5 pm:  Race Village at Truman Waterfront
    4 pm - Boat Parade down Duval Street

    Monday, Nov. 7:
    8:30 am - Mandatory Drivers Meeting
    9 am to 5 pm:  Race Village at Truman Waterfront
    6 pm to 9 pm: Welcome Party for US and International Teams, Truman Waterfront

    Tuesday, Nov. 8:
    9 am to 5 pm:  Race Village at Truman Waterfront
    9 am to 4 pm:  Testing for Race Boats off Truman Waterfront

    Wednesday, Nov. 9:  Race Day 1
    7 am to 5 pm:  Race Village at Truman Waterfront
    10 am:  1st Race off Truman Waterfront
    12:30 pm:  2nd Race off Truman Waterfront
    1:30 pm:  3rd Race off Truman Waterfront
    2:30 pm: 4th Race off Truman Waterfront


    Thursday, Nov. 10:
    9 am to 5 pm:  Race Village at Truman Waterfront
    12 pm to 4 pm:  Testing for Race Boats off Truman Waterfront


    Friday, Nov. 11:  Race Day 2
    7 am to 5 pm:  Race Village at Truman Waterfront
    10 am:  1st Race off Truman Waterfront
    12:30 pm:  2nd Race off Truman Waterfront
    1:30 pm:  3rd Race off Truman Waterfront
    2:30 pm:  4th Race off Truman Waterfront
    7:00 pm to 11:00 pm:  Race Party on Duval Street

    Saturday, Nov. 12:
    9 am to 5 pm:  Race Village at Truman Waterfront
    12 pm to 4 pm:  Testing for Race Boats off Truman Waterfront


    Sunday, Nov. 13:  Race Day 3
    7 am to 5 pm:  Race Village at Truman Waterfront
    10 am:  1st Race off Truman Waterfront
    12:30 pm:  2nd Race off Truman Waterfront
    1:30 pm:  3rd Race off Truman Waterfront
    2:30 pm:  4th Race off Truman Waterfront
    7:00 pm to 9:00 pm:  Race Awards Ceremony




    Halifax Art Festival

    Jewelry, textiles, ceramics, wood, metal, glass, and photography will be on display at the Halifax Art Festival in Daytona Beach


    Halifax Art Festival, the 2nd oldest festival in Florida draws a crowd of over 45,000 visitors each year.  Come to Riverfront Park to view the works of over 200 juried local and national fine artists. Displayed art for purchase will include jewelry, textiles, ceramics, wood, metal, glass, and photography.  In addition there will be live entertainment, student competitions, kids activities, food from vendors and local cafes.





    Bring the entire family (and leashed pets)  to South Hillsborough County’s largest community event!

    Hours - Ruskin Seafood Festival
    The hours for the Seafood Festival are:
    Saturday - 10 am to 5 pm
    Sunday- 10 am to 4 pm





    Over 150 artists will display their paintings, sculptures, ceramics,glass, jewelry and more.  View a full list of craft artists and vendors online for the Venice Art Festival.

    Directions:

    From Ft Lauderdale:  Take 595 West to I-75 (Alligator Alley) to Exit 193 (Jacaranda Blvd.)  Take Jacaranda Blvd. to W. Venice Ave. and make a right. The show is located on West Venice Ave.

    From Tampa: Take I-75 to Exit 193 (Jacaranda Blvd.)  Take Jacaranda Blvd. to W. Venice Ave. and make a right. The show is located on West Venice Ave.





    The average November weather in Panama City Florida is a high 72 and low 48.  Humidity is about 45% with winds from the northeast at about 8 mph.  The water temperature average ranges from 68 to 72 degrees.

    Ironman Florida Course

    The Ironman Florida starts off with a 2.4 mile swim on the beach behind the Boardwalk Beach Resort, in the Gulf of Mexico. The course is a 2.4 mile two-loop swim.  The water temperature is typically between 68 to 72 degrees this time of the year. The beach is open for spectators to watch the swim event.

    Second, participants in the Ironman take a 112 mile bike ride. The bike portion of this event is flat and fast with possible winds being a factor., although wiind can play a factor in the race. The ride begins and ends at the Boardwalk Beach Resort. The bike course is one loop making it difficult for spectators to view the Ironman due to traffic regulations. The best place to connect with athletes is in the bike transition area.

    Last is the 26.2 mile marathon run which is a 2 loop course with a turnaround at St. Andrews State Park. The run course has mile markers and aid stations about every mile. Traffic cones will be used to separate the runners from the traffic where necessary. The run course travels through Panama City Beach and spectators can line the streets to watch athletes run to the finish.





    For 12 hours -rain or shine- you’ll enjoy every genre of music including Rock, Folk, Blues, Americana, Jazz, Punk, Electronic, Hip Hop, Country and more. There will be 28 stages promoting more than 160 acts.




    Bubba Fest Bike Tour

    Bike from Key Largo to Key West with Bubba Fest


    Events - BubbaFest Bike Tour
    The BubbaFest Bike Tour begins in Key Largo on Saturday, November 5, registration from 12:00 to 4:00 pm at the Holiday Inn, 99701 Overseas Highway. Starting at 5pm a welcome reception and dinner.
    Riding Schedule:
    Sunday, Nov. 6- Bike 30 miles from Key Largo to Fiesta Key.
    Monday, Nov. 7 - Bike 36 miles from Fiesta Key to Camp Sawyer in Big Pine Key
    Tuesday, Nov. 8 - Bike 29 miles from Camp Sawyer to Stock Island in Key West.
    Wednesday, Nov. 9- Layover day in Key West.
    Thursday, Nov. 10- Bike 29 miles from Key West to Stock Island.
    Friday, Nov. 11-Bike 36 miles from Camp Sawyer to Fiesta Key
    Saturday, Nov 12 - Bike 30 miles from Fiesta Key to Key Largo.

    Bubba Fest Key Largo Dancing

    Dancing at Bubba Fest Bike Tour from Key West to Key Largo






    Visit the vibrant Spanish Springs Town Square in the Villages Community for the annual Craft Festival!  Shop for original hand crafted art, paintings, glassworks, leather goods, photography, all made in the USA.  In addition to the festival Spanish Springs offers indoor and outdoor dining, live entertainment, and much more!





    Visit historic downtown Sebring for the Highlands Fine Arts Festival.  Expanded to 2-days in 2016, patrons can enjoy a weekend of entertainment, live music, fine art, unique gifts, and crafts from 80 artists.  This year’s festival will include a Family Arts Activities Center with children’s art tent, Culinary Street tent filled with food vendors, Chamber Street tent featuring local businesses, and highlighted by The Circle of Artists crafters and fine artists who have made this a premier event over the years.





    Feast of Little Italy lines the streets of Abacoa with over 140 vendors.  Visitors feast on mouthwatering food while watching cooking demos, wine seminars, and listening to live entertainment.

    Musical headliners for 2016 include Salvatore Valentinetti, Joe Piscopo, Tommy Mara and the Crests. The stage is also set for Copa, an Italian Dance youth touring company, Seans dance factory, lasagne and pizza eating contests.  Take part in the Bocce tournament children’s rides, activities and more.

    Feast Schedule:
    Friday, November 4, 2016 from 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
    Saturday, November 5, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
    Sunday, November 6, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

    Parking Information
    Parking is free and there is easy and convenient parking located around the Feast of Little Italy. Parking is available at the Rodger Dean Stadium parking areas located on Main Street, FAU parking lots, and the Town Center parking garages located on University Blvd and Edna Hibel Way.





    This event will draw thousands of visitors who will enjoy not only delicious seafood but two full days of activities. Live musical entertainment fills the air during the day as seafood eating contests, the festival parade, antique and classic car show, and photo contest take place. Get and early start on Saturday and participate in the 5K run/walk.

    Schedule of Events - Florida Seafood Festival

    The Festival is held at the mouth of the Apalachicola river under the shady oaks of Apalachicola’s Battery Park.
    Friday, November 4:
    -10:00am, Park Opens (No Admission Charge)
    -3:00pm,  Musical Entertainment
    -4:00 pm,  Blessing of the Fleet
    -4:30 pm, Opening Ceremonies
    -5:00 pm - 10:30 pm, Musical Entertainment


    Saturday, November 5 :
    -8:00 am - 5k Redfish Run (registration opens at 7 am)
    -10:00 am, Gates open- $5 admission, 12 and under FREE
    -10:00 am - Parade
    -12:00 pm - 1 pm, Musical Entertainment
    -1:00 pm - Oyster Eating and Shucking Contest
    -3:00 pm - 7:45 pm, Musical Entertainment
    -8:30 pm - Headline Entertainment- Country Music star Rodney Atkins




    Annual Downtown Festival and Art Show

    Live entertainment and original artwork in various mediums will be on display at the Art Show in Gainesville, FL


    Ranked among the top 100 festivals and art shows in the nation, Downtown Festival and Art Show draws a crowd of over 100,000.  Visitors stroll through historic downtown to see original artwork in various mediums; oils, watercolors, sculptures, ceramics , photography, jewelry and more.  In addition, festival goers will enjoy live entertainment performed on three stages as well as favorite local and international cuisine from more than 20 food vendors.  Weekend kick off free Downtown Blues Concert Friday 7pm - 10 pm.

    For a full schedule of events.





    Entry fee is $3,700 for a two man team.  Registration includes social functions for two anglers and a guest, plus the guide and their guest.
    Registration is online at- http://www.redbone.org/tourn_sched.html




    Stuart Air Show

    The Stuart Air Show has several aerial shows


    The Stuart Airshow includes a variety of static aircrafts, military acts and aerobatic performances.
    Friday:
    5:00 pm- Gates Open
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Aviation Performances
    9:00 pm - 10:00 pm - Live Music
    Fireworks, amusement ride tickets for sale.
    Dirty Flight Suit Party-  tickets available online.

    Saturday and Sunday:
    9:00 am - Gates Open
    Morning Activities- Flying Opportunities on Warbirds and Helicopters, Battle Reenactment, Kid Zone, Static Aircraft Displays.
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm- “Huey”,  “Cloud 9”,  and “Cobra” Helicopter Rides, Amusement Rides.
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm- Aviation Performances.
    5:00 pm - Show Closes

    Military Aircraft at Stuart Air Show

    There are many Military Air crafts at the Stuart Air Show






    Volusia County Fair Highlights

    Entertainment Highlights:

    • Saturday, November 5 at 8pm - 93.1 Coast County Band Concert (FREE with paid gate admission, seating is limited)
    • Tuesday, November 8th, Senior Day 4pm and 7pm -Sha Na Na Concert(FREE with paid Gate Admission, seating is limited)
    • Saturday, November 13th at 8pm- Chase Bryant in Concertt (FREE with paid Gate Admission)




    Yachts at Fort Lauderdale Boat Show

    An aerial view of the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show


    The Ft Lauderdale Boat Show is spread out over 6 locations with more than 3 million square feet of boats, yachts, super yachts, engines, and boating accessories. Additional show highlights include The Blue Wild Watersports and Marine Art Expo,  and Hook the Future’s Kids Fishing Clinics.

    The 5 sites for the boat show are:  Bahia Mar Yachting Club, Hall of Fame Marina, Las Olas Marina, Broward County Convention Center, Sails Marina and Ft Lauderdale Hilton Marina.


    Boat Show Parking and Shuttles:

    Parking is available at the following locations:
    1.  Las Olas Riverfront Lot -  Valet Parking- $60/ day Directions: take I-95 to Broward Boulevard (east), turning south on SW 1st Avenue. The lot is located in las Olas Riverfront, walking distance to the Boat Show Riverboats and Boat Show Bus Shuttles.

    2.  War Memorial Park -General Parking $7/day,the Park and Ride boat show shuttle is available.
    3. Riverside Hotel Garage - General Parking $5/day.

    4.  Water Shuttle - enjoy an all day $10 Transportation Show Pass with unlimited usage. Check website for water shuttle stops.

    Inside the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show

    One of the many indoor locations at the Fort Lauderdale boat show



    A Mega Yacht at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show

    There will be many mega yachts at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show



    Jacksonville Fair

    Alligator wrestling, dog jumping, and great rides are a few of the things at the Jacksonville Fair.


    Greater Jacksonville Fair Events

    -Amusement Rides
    -Fire Fighter Show
    -Youth Horse Show
    -Robinson’s Racing Pigs
    -Jump the Dog Show
    -No Jo Clown Circus
    -Kachunga- Alligator Show
    -Youth Beef Show
    -Poultry Judging Contest
    -Horticulture Judging Contest
    -Live Entertainment each night

    Greater Jacksonville Fair Directions

    The Jacksonville Fairgrounds are located in the sports complex in the city of Jacksonville.  The facility is located adjacent to Jacksonville Municipal Football Stadium, the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena, and the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville.





    Upcoming Florida Professional Golf Tour Tournaments

    October 30 - November 1, 2016
    Seasoner Opener
    Alaqua Country Club
    Longwood, FL

    November 17 - 18, 2016
    LPGA International (The Hills Course)
    Daytona Beach, FL

    November 26 - 27, 2016,
    3rd AnnualThanksgiving Classic
    Green Valley Country Club
    Clermont, FL

    December 3 - 4, 2016
    56th Annual Riviera Open
    Riviera Country Club
    Ormond Beach, FL

    December 14 - 15, 2016
    LPGA International (The Jones Course)
    Daytona Beach, FL

    December 19 - 20, 2016
    Christmas Classic
    Wekiva Golf Club
    Longwood, FL

    January 9 - 10, 2017
    2017 New Years Open
    Black Bear Golf Club
    Eustis, FL

    January 23 - 24, 2017
    Legacy Classic
    Legacy Club @ Alaqua Lakes
    Longwood, FL

    January 28 - 29, 2017
    Volusia County Open
    Venetian Bay
    New Smyrna Beach, FL

    February 4 - 5, 2017
    Indian River Open at NSB Golf Club
    New Smyrna Beach, FL


    February 17 - 19, 2017
    Wildwood Open and Pro-Am
    Continental Country Club
    Wildwood, FL
    $5,000 added money

    February 23 - 24, 2017
    Stoneybrook East


    March 3 - 5, 2017
    Crane Lakes Invitational & Pro-Am
    Port Orange, FL
    $5000 added money!!!!

    March 14 - 17, 2017
    54-Hole Championship
    2017 Ocala Open
    Candler Hills Golf Club
    Ocala, FL

    March 24 - 26, 2017
    7th Annual Daytona Beach Open
    Daytona Beach Golf Club
    Daytona Beach, FL

    Coming Soon…..Extended Season Events

     





    Visit Delray Marketplace, a new shopping, dining and entertainment outdoor center in Palm Beach County. Meet the artists as you search for that one-of-a-kind piece.  Over 100 fine artists and crafters will create a gallery style outdoor festival!

    Address- 14851 Lyons Rd. in Delray Beach, FL





    The Pumpkin Patch Express tickets include a 90-minute train ride and the selection of a pumpkin from the patch to take home. There will also be Hay Rides, Lincoln Log Building and Crafts. Seating begins 30 minutes prior to departure. First come, first served within your train car.

    The Florida Railroad Museum is located 25 miles west of Sarasota and 35 miles south of Tampa off I-75 exit 229. 





    The car show includes classics, customs, car swap, displays, demonstrations, and auction.  There will be free activities for the kids include hay rides, maze, pony rides, pumpkin decorating, and trunk or treating.

    Professional Judging to take place Saturday with Awards on Sunday for the following:

    Best in Show 1st, 2nd, 3rd
    Best Paint
    Best Interior
    Best Engine
    Best Exotic
    Best Stock Restored
    Best Military/Service Vehicle
    Show Peers’ Choice
    Best Survivor
    Best Rat Rod
    Corvettes at Castro
    Kid’s Choice




    Sarasota Pumpkin Festival

    Hay rides, pie eating contests, rides, kids zone,not so scary haunted house, pumpkin patch and more are a few of the things you will see at the Sarasota Pumpkin Festival


    This 3-day Family Fun Halloween Extravaganza has entertainment for everyone.  Come out and enjoy the hay rides, pie eating contests, rides, kids zone,not so scary haunted house, pumpkin patch and maze, live music, food/craft vendors and more! Over 100 Free shows included with admission. New in 2016- The Not So Scary Party Circus.





    This three-day outdoor festival features fresh local seafood, live music, arts and crafts, fishing tournament, free family fun and more!

    Free Concerts:
    Thursday- Classic Rock
    Friday- Halloween Block Party
    Saturday- Country Music
    Sunday- Beach Party Music





    The first leg of this 70.3 mile sanctioned event will be the 1.2 mile swim in the protected ocean water of downtown Miami.  Participants will then transition to the 56-mile bike ride through scenic tree lined communities.  Finally, the 13.1 mile run will lead athletes along the beautiful waterfront and the Port of Miami.




    Annual Hanted House Tour

    The Annual Haunted House Walking and Trolley Tour in Pensacola


    Take a tour and hear haunting stories at some of Pensacola’s famous homes while helping to raise funds for the Pensacola Historical Society.  This is a great opportunity to learn some of Pensacola’s history and perhaps have a chance to see a ghost. 


    October Tour Dates:
    The Haunted House walking and trolley tours take place Friday and Saturday evenings, October 22,28,29, 2016. 
    For more information call 850-595-5985.





    Attend educational seminars throughout the day and visit vendors as they demonstrate the latest in gardening skills and techniques.  There will be garden tours and door prizes!  Over 35 vendors selling orchids, tropicals, palms, bromeliads, pottery and more!





    On Saturday morning, October 22 at 9:00 am bring the family for a day of fun and entertainment to the Forest Capital Museum State Park. Festivities include:  Live Lumberjack Shows, Live Entertainment, Karaoke Competition, Arts and Crafts, Food Vendors, Heritage Displays, Antique Car Show, Equipment Demonstrations, and much more. 

    Directions - Forest Capital Museum State Park

    The Forest Capital Museum State Park is located south of Perry on U.S. 19.





    Registration and check-in:
    Main Start/ Finish Location- The Players Club (TPC), Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082. Check-in begins at 6am, ride begins at 7:30am.
    Marineland Start Location: 9600 Oceanshore Blvd., St. Augustine FL 32086. Check-in begins at 6:00am, ride begins at 7:30am.
    Along the route bikers enjoy fully stocked rest stops, entertainment and safety support. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and post-ride parties included.

    Cyclists choose distance:
    Marineland Start:  1-Day 36 or 59 mile route,  2-Day 72 or 95 mile route. Return shuttle available.
    TPC Sawgrass Start:  1- Day.  1- Day 83 mile route, 2-Day 166 mile route. Return shuttle available.
    Virtual Cyclist-




    Downtown Sarasota Arts and Crafts Festival

    The Arts and Crafts Festival in Sarasota Florida


    Located along Florida’s Gulf Coast, Sarasota Florida is known for its beautiful white sandy beaches and exceptional architecture.  The annual Downtown Sarasota Arts and Crafts show has become a yearly tradition for many residents as well as spring time visitors. 

    Over 100 crafters from all over the country will be displaying their original pieces of art in all price ranges.  In addition, the Green Market will offer plants, orchids, spices, food and more!  Come enjoy fine arts and crafts.





    An open bar, tasty treats and ghoolish music will set the stage for an evening of frightening fun. Tickets may be purchased in advance, and benefit the Zoological Society of Florida, which supports the education and conservation of wildlife in Florida. 

    Event Details:

      Premium Cocktails/Open Bar, Witches Brew Garden with craft beer samples, Savory Treats, Haunted House, DJ and Dancing, Best Costume Contest



    Scary Costume - Annual Haunted Woods Event

    A scary costume at the Annual Haunted Woods Event near Tampa


    Every October, families come out for this fun and safe Halloween event sponsored by the River State Park Preservation Society. Volunteers, businesses, and clubs sponsor are casted as volunteers.  Walk through the woods for a fun and scary time, a family tram ride available Saturday.  A costume contest will be held both nights, refreshments will be available for purchase.

    Annual Haunted Woods Event

    Scary body parts at the annual haunted woods event in Thonotasassa near Tampa





    Air National Guard Aerobatic Plane

    The Air National Guard Aerobatic Plane performs at airshows


    Recently named one of the “10 best air shows around the world”,this annual Southwest Florida charity event is open to the public providing a fun family entertainment. 

    Tickets to Florida International Air Show

    You can buy a general admission ticket and have it upgraded for reserved seating. You can also purchase a Flight Deck Tent package.

    The Flight Deck Tent package lets you enjoy the show by spending your day in the Florida International AirShow Flight Deck tent area. You’ll have special seating, hot buffet meal, and drinks while enjoying the Florida International Air Show. 

    Featured Performers and Displays at the Florida International Air Show, updates will follow entertainers:/strong>

    • The Quick Silver P-51D Mustang
    • Korean War Hero F4U-4 Corsair
    • Randy W. Ball MiG-17PF
    • The Spirit of Aviation
    • McCart Jet Motorsports
    • Franklin’s Flying Circus
    The AeroShell Aerobatic Team

    The Aeroshell Aerobatic Team flies the AT-6 Texan



    A-10 Warthog

    A-10 Warthog will be at the Florida International Airshow




    Looking for new ideas for your home?  Walk through hundreds of exhibits of all the latest products, designs, and services available for today’s homeowners. Get expert advice from home improvement professionals.

    Location:
    South Florida Expo Center at The South Florida Fairgrounds
    9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL 33411

    Directions to the South Florida Fairgrounds:

    From I‐95 South:
    —Exit at Southern Boulevard. Exit # 68. Go west approximately 7 miles to Sansbury’s Way/Lyons Rd. Fairgrounds will be on your right, between Sansbury’s Way/Lyons Rd. and Fairgrounds Way.

    From I‐95 North:
    —Exit at Belvedere Rd. Exit # 69. Go west approximately 7 miles to Sansbury’s Way. Turn left on Sansbury’s
    Way. Go south for about 1/3 mile. Fairgrounds will be on your right, between and Fairgrounds Road and
    Southern Blvd.

    From Turnpike South:
    —Exit #97, Southern Blvd. in West Palm Beach. Go west 1.5 miles to Sansbury’s Way/Lyons Rd. Fairgrounds will be on your right, between Sansbury’s Way/Lyons Rd. and Fairgrounds Way.

    From Turnpike North:
    —Exit #98, Okeechobee Blvd. in West Palm Beach. Go west 1.5 miles to Sansbury’s Way. Turn left on Sansbury’s Way and go south approximately 1 mile. Fairgrounds will be on your right, between Fairgrounds Road and Southern Blvd




    Goombay Festival Parade

    Parade at the Goombay Festival in Key West


    This 34th annual street party marks the beginning of Fantasy Fest, it celebrates Key West’s rich history with live music,performances, parade, authentic bahamian food, art, crafts and more!
    Check website for event schedule.





    The perfect weather in Key West in October brings thousands to this historic town for fun all day and night with the Fantasy Fest.

    Events - Fantasy Fest
    From October 21 - October 30, 2016, Key West’s Fantasy Fest promises never a dull moment and non-stop fun every day.  This annual event caters to adults with plenty of evening parties.

    Friday, October 21, 2016 - Stop by the Goombay Celebration for tastes, sights and sounds of the Caribbean in Bahama Village in Key West from 12 noon to midnight.  FREE.

    Friday, October 21, 2016 at 6:00 pm - Come by the Royal Coronation and meet Key West’s Royal Family and vote for the King and Queen of Fantasy Fest 2016 at Casa Marina, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, Reynolds Street.

    Saturday, October 22, 2016 - The Goombay Festival continues with this family friendly party from 12 noon to midnight. FREE.

    Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 8:00 pm- : Peter Pan’s Adventures in Naughty Land A Burlesque Parody mixes childhood memories with adult fantasy. Enjoy the risque’ revue at the Waterfront Playhouse.

    The parties continue every day and night until October 30, 2016.  Read online for more details on the Fantasy Fest schedule of events.




    Ladies Let's Go Fishing

    A weekend seminar just for ladies to learn how to fish in Islamorada


    Schedule of Events
    Friday, October 21, 2016 - Kick-off Party and Appetizer Contest from 6:30 - 8:30 pm at the Elks, Tavernier Florida (MM82). Cash bar and appetizers. Master Chef Appetizer Contest- bring your favorite appetizer. Raffle and beginning of Silent Auction. Complimentary entry for registrants. Spouses and guests may also attend.
    Bonus Fishing Day- choose from Inshore or Offshore excursions- check website bonus fishing rates.
     
    Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 9:30 am- 4:00 -4:30 pm - Classroom presentations on offshore, bottom, inshore and fly fishing, followed by lunch and hands-on fishing skills until 4:30 pm at the Elks. Raffle and conclusion of silent auction. Party at Seaside Glass Works!
     
    Sunday, October 23, 2016 - Fishing adventure is optional for an additional fee. A fish fillet demonstration follows.


    Where to Stay
    You need to make your own hotel accommodations. Ladies Let’s Go Fishing has secured discounted rates at:
    - Breezy Palms Resort, MM 80, Oceanside, Islamorada, Florida. Phone: 305-664-2361.
    -Ragged Edge, MM86.5 (305) 852-5389

    Hands on Fishing Seminar for Ladies

    Ladies get hands on training as part of the Ladies Let’s Go Fishing Seminar in Islamorada



    All Ladies Fishing Tournament

    After the seminar Ladies have the option of fishing off Islamorada



    Pensacola Fair Roller Coaster

    The big roller coaster at the Pensacola Fair


    The ultimate goal of this fair in Escambia County Florida is to help to support local communities and near-by states in agriculture, education, livestock, commercial resources, and culture. 

    2016 Entertainment Highlights:
    -Little River Band
    - Brett Michaels
    -Smash Mouth
    -Eric Paslay
    -White Tie Rock Ensemble (Styx and Journey Tribute)
    -The Last Bandoleros
    -Jay White (Neil Diamond Tribute)
    -Scooby-Doo and Shaggy -meet and greet.

    Pensacola Fair at Night

    After dark at the Pensacola Fair



    Pensacola Fair Ferris Wheel

    The ferris wheel at the Pensacola Fair



    Hillsborough County Fair

    Rides at the Hillsborough County Fair in Brand, FL


    2016 Highlights - Hillsborough County Fair
    -Ranch Rodeo
    -Bulls and Barrels
    -Truck and Tractor Pull
    -Demolition Derby
    -Harvest Queen Pageant
    -Robinson’s Racing Pigs
    -Firefighter Show
    -Heidi Herriott’s Family Fun Circus
    -Rides
    -Livestock Shows
    -Horse Competition

    Check website for schedule updates.


    Directions - Hillsborough County Fair
    Hillsborough County Fairgrounds are located just east of Brandon, at the intersection of State Road 60 and Sydney Washer Road.
     





    Join the scary fun in the haunted house attraction ” The Deadtime Stories” located at Orange City Sorosis Club in Orange City, Florida.  Dare to enter the haunted house where the ordinary becomes you worst nightmare!!!

    Haunted House will be open Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, October 19 - 29, 2016.




    Paddle Florida

    Paddle Florida is a 123 mile Kayak trip from Live Oak Florida to Chiefland Florida


    From October 17 to 24, 2016, Paddle Florida hosts this fun event. 

    Suwannee River Wilderness Trail Background
    The Suwannee River Wilderness Trail is a series of cabins, river camps and private “hubs” along the Suwannee River that are accessible for paddlers, hikers, bikers, horses, and other groups.

    The Florida Park Service and the Suwannee River Water Management District along with private organizations have created the 103-mile Suwannee River Wilderness Trail.  There is nightly entertainment around the campfires each evening.

    The Suwannee River

    The scenic Suwannee River is the site for Paddle Florida






    With a wide assortment of vendors the festival offers many unique items for purchase as well as live entertainment by local bands.  The kids will stay busy all day at the bounce house, bungee swings and many other kid friendly activities.  Take a walk down Scarecrow Row, listen to live entertainment….a great way to welcome the fall in Florida. 





    October 15
    7:30 am- Rider check-in Brandon Hooters
    8:00 am- Depart

    Marriott World Center, Orlando- poolside reception upon arrival.
    Splitsville, Downtown Disney- evening party and dinner.

    October 16

    8:00- RidersDepart
    Brandon Hooters- Party for riders, guests, volunteers

    Riders must be able to maintain 12mph pace.

    One-way ride registration available.





    More acts to be announced on their website.  Advanced tickets can be purchased through the website.

    The St. Augustine Amphitheatre is located on Anastasia Island next to Anastasia State Park and Recreation Area at 1340C A1A South.





    Family fun entertainment includes a “Walk on the Wildside” to see owls, panthers and other night walkers.  Creepy snakes and reptiles greet you at the “Creepy Crawly Barn”.  Then wind your way through an a ”maze”ing hay maze as you try to find an exit. 

    The farms pumpkin patch will be open for you to purchase the perfect pumpkin for your Halloween.  Uncle Donad’s Farm Fall Fun Nights take place on October 14,15, 21,22, 2016.




    The Northeast County Fair

    The Northeast County Fair is 30 minutes north of Jacksonville, FL


    This year, the theme of the Northeast County Fair is “Country Nights and Carnival Lights”! The Fair will host the 4H fair featuring cattle, hogs, horses, goats, rabbits and poultry. Students will have school exhibits on display, and local artists will showcase their arts and crafts. The midway will have lots of great rides for all ages, with armband specials, student night and senior citizen specials. Come on out and show your talents in the Table Setting Contest, sample some great foods and enjoy many other fun games.

    Northeast County Fair Schedule
    For a full schedule of events, times, and prices go to the Northeast County Fair website for more information.

    Directions to the Northeast Florida Fairgrounds
    The Northeast Florida Fairgrounds are located on US Highway 1, approximately 1.2 miles North of Callahan, Florida.




    Clearwater Jazz Holiday

    The Clearwater Jazz Holiday includes the hottest Jazz artists such as Al Jarreau, The Neville Brothers, Little Feat, Tony Bennett, David Sanborn.


    Past performers have included names such as Al Jarreau, Boney James, The Neville Brothers, Little Feat, Tony Bennett, David Sanborn, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Patti Austin, George Benson, Natalie Cole, Dizzie Gillespie, Kenny G, Manhatten Transfer, and many, many more.
    Check website for the 2016 lineup.

    Dates and Times:  October 13 - 16, 2015
    Thursday:  Gates open at 4:30 pm / Last performance ends at 10:00 pm
    Friday:  Gates open at 4:00 pm / Last performance ends at 11:00 pm
    Saturday:  Gates open at 2:00 pm / Last performance ends at 10:45 pm / Fireworks at 10:45 pm
    Sunday:  Gates open at 1:30 pm / Last performance ends at 10:00 pm





    Biketoberfest is an international award winning motorcycle festival offers participants an extended weekend get away with plenty of sun, beaches, bikes and fun.  Activities include motorcycle shows and rallies showcasing new, custom, and vintage bikes; demonstration rides on the newest motorcycles from top manufacturers; and on track motorcycle action at the world famous Daytona International Speedway.

    There will be great food, live music and people watching everywhere.




    10,000 Gallon Pond at Florida Sportsman Fishing and Boating Show, Tampa

    A flats boat in a 10,000 gallon pond at the Florida Sportsman Fishing and Boating Show, Tampa


    Florida Sportsman Expo Highlights

    The Florida Sportsman Expo has free ongoing seminars on five stages , kids events, and free lessons at a 100 foot indoor fly-casting pond. One of the biggest attractions is the Rigging it Right Academy for both offshore and inshore fishing.  There are also “learning stations” with supplies on hand including wire, mono, pliers, and fresh bait. The Florida Sportsman magazine team gives hunting tips, personal hands-on instruction on properly rigging baits and lures that work best in the Florida waterways. 

    Florida State Fairgrounds Directions

    The Florida Sportsman Expo in Tampa is located on Highway 301 right off of I-4.

     

     





    Thousands come each year to the annual Oktoberfest Tampa.  Enjoy German music, dancing, food and drinks.  Individuals and teams can participate in the games such as barrel roll, stein race, brat toss and bucket toss.  Kid’s zone and games are open until 8pm on Friday and Saturday, 6pm on Sunday.

    Dates and Times

    Friday,Oct. 7 - 4:00pm 11:00 pm
    Saturday, Oct. 8 -11:00 am - 11:00 pm
    Sunday Oct. 9 - 11:00 am - 6:00 pm





    Bring the entire family to the American German Club in Lake Worth, Florida for 2 weekends of fun, live music, dancing, food, drinks, crafts, entertainment, kids zone, carnival rides and more!

    Date and Time

    October 7 - 9 and October 14 - 16:
    Fridays: 5 pm - 11 pm
    Saturdays: 12 noon to 11pm
    Sundays: 12 noon to 8 pm

    Directions to Oktoberfest in Lake Worth

    From I-95

    Use Exit 61, Lantana Road, Proceed West for app. 3,5 miles. Look for the American German Club Sign on the right side across the street from Buttonwood County Park. Festival on the North side of Lantana Road.

    From Florida’s Turnpike

    From the North
    Lantana Road is between the Lake Worth and Boynton Beach exits. Exit at the Lake Worth Exit; drive east 3.8 miles to Jog Road. Turn south on Jog, and proceed to Lantana Road, turn east on Lantana and proceed 1.3 miles to # 5111. The clubhouse is on your left across the street from Buttonwood County Park.

    From the South
    Exit at the Boynton Beach Exit; drive east 1.6 miles to Jog Road. Turn north on Jog, and proceed 6.1 miles to Lantana Road, turn east and proceed 1.3 miles to # 5111. The clubhouse is on your left across the street from Buttonwood County Park.




    Fright Nights at South Florida Fairgrounds

    Enjoy 3 haunted attractions and midway rides at Fright Nights in West Palm Beach


    Highlights of Fright Nights at South Florida Fairgrounds:
    Over a dozen Midway Rides, Four Haunted Houses, games, food and more!

    Dates and Times:  October 6 -  29, 2016 (Thurs, Fri, Sat Only)
    Thursdays (Oct. 6,13,20,27):  6:00 pm – 11:00 pm*
    Fridays (Oct. 7,14,21,28):  6:00 pm – Midnight*
    Saturdays (Oct. 8,15,22,29):  6:00 pm – Midnight*
    *Haunted Houses open at 7:00 pm
    Sunday, Oct. 30 Monster Bash Costume Party from 6:00pm - 12:00 am

    Directions:  We are located on the South Florida Fairgrounds just minutes West of the Turnpike and I-95. Go west on Southern Blvd., turn right on Sansbury’s Way. Enter Gates 3 to the
    Archway Gate.




    Walton County Fair

    The Walton County Fair


    Highlights - Walton County Fair

    Monday, Oct 3
    5:00 pm   Doors Open
    5:30 pm Introduction of Local Beauty Queens- Main Stage
    5:30 pm Hot Dog/Pie Eating Contest - Arena
    6:00 pm Baked Goods Auction - Stage
    6:30 pm Goat Show - Arena
    7:00 pm Entertainment - Main Stage

    Tuesday, Oct 4:
    5:00 pm Doors Open
    5:30 pm K-9 Demonstration - Arena
    6:15 pm Greased Pig (Children 7 and younger) - Arena
    7:00 pm Musical Entertainment- Main Stage
    7:00 pm Hog Show - Arena

    Wednesday, Oct 5
    5:00 pm Doors Open
    5:15 pm Cash Scramble
    5:30 pm Poultry Show/ Rabbit Show - Arena
    6:00 pm -West DeFuniak Elem. School “BeeBops”-  Main Stage
            - Freeport Elem. School Show Choir “SophistiCats” - Main Stage
            - Paxton Elem. School Show Choir - Main Stage
         
    7:00 pm   Live Music- Main Stage
             

    Thursday, Oct 6- Senior Citizen Night
    5:00 pm Doors Open
    6:00 pm Bingo Begins- Entertainment Room
    6:00 pm Southwide Baptist Church- Main Stage
    6:15 pm Greased Pig Contest (Children 12 yrs and younger) - Arena
    7:00 pm Walton High School “Concert Chorus”
    7:00 pm Hog Sale - Arena

    Friday, Oct 7
    5:00 pm Doors Open
    5:15 pm Treasures in a Haystack - Arena
    6:00 pm Horse Show - Arena
    6:30 pm Live Music -Main Stage

             

    Saturday, Oct 8
    12:00 pm Doors Open
    1:00 pm Beef Show - Arena
    4:00 pm Dairy Cattle Show- Arena
    5:00 pm Sheep Show - Arena
    5:30 pm Gospel Sing- Main Stage
    7:00 pm Cash Scramble
    9:00 pm Drawings - Stage

    Directions - Walton County Fair
    Highway 83 North, DeFuniak Springs, Florida

    From South Walton County:
    Take U.S. Highway 331 North into DeFuniak Springs.
    Take Right onto Highway 90 (east) for about two blocks.
    Left onto Highway 83 North at light (Police Station will be on corner).
    Go about one mile.  Fairgrounds on right.

    From Crestview:
    Take Highway 90 East into DeFuniak Springs.
    Left onto Highway 83 North at light (police station will be on corner).
    Go about one mile.  Fairgrounds on right.

    From Bonifay:
    Take Highway 90 West into DeFuniak Springs.
    Right onto Highway 83 North at light (police station will be on your right at light).
    Go about one mile.  Fairgrounds on right.





    The Hydro Harvest Farms in Ruskin grows all of their produce hydroponically.  There are many reasons hydroponic growing is not only good for you and the produce you consume, it also means they use less water and take up less land.  You can visit the farm on Monday through Saturday from 9 to 5 or on Sunday from 11 to 4. 

    The Giant Pumpkin Patch is open daily October thru November. Come and pick organic pumpkins grown without pesticides. The 11th Annual BOO Fest is October 24 from noon- 3pm!  Come see the 400 lb pumpkin! This is a unique way to enjoy your fall holiday. 





    More than 9,000 visitors come celebrate the Williston tradition with peanuts galore and a fun festival including the Little Peanut Royal Family.  The crowning of Little Peanut King and Queen and Baby Peanut is one of the highlights.  The Little Peanut King and Queen are between ages 3 to 6 years old.  The Baby Peanut contestants are infants and toddlers up to age 2.

    The revenue generated from the Central Florida Peanut Festival goes right back into the community!





    Take in creepy burial grounds, spooky whispers and paranormal sightings that will mess with your mind! Don’t forget your digital camera and any recording devices you desire to capture all the evidence of a truly haunting experience.

    Dates and Times:  The Train runs nightly, 7 days a week,starting at 8:00 pm. Arrive to the Museum Parlor fifteen minutes prior to departure. If it sells out, an additional train may be scheduled, tours take approximately 80 minutes.





    Dine on freshly harvested scallops and local dishes while enjoying live music, art & crafts, kid’s zone, educational activities and more. Scallops also available for purchase to cook at home.

    Entertainment Schedule at the Scallop Festival:

    • Friday,  September 30: 4:30pm - 6:00pm The Krickets 6:30pm - 8:00 pm The Currys 8:30pm - 10:00pm McKenzie’s Mill
    • Saturday, October 1: 11:00am - NOON Cypress Trio 12:30pm - 2:00pm Jerry Thigpen Trio 2:30pm - 4:00pm Bo Spring Band 4:30pm - 6:00pm John Sutton Band 6:30pm - 8:00pm The Springs
    • The Kids Zone

      Bring the kids to the Scallop Festival there will be a bounce house, slide, a petting zoo, pony rides and arts and crafts activities.





      Daily Events - Clearwater Super Boat National Championship

      Friday, September 30
      12:00pm-10:00pm Come to Baystar Race Village to see the Powerboats Dry Pits and Meet Who’s in the Drivers Seat, family activities, live music, food and more.
      5:30pm - 10:30pm- 500 Block of Cleveland Street Party
      6:15pm - 7:00pm-  Superboat Parade, Cleveland Street
      8:00 pm - 10:30 pm come to the Baystar Race Village VIP party.

      Saturday, October 1
      9am to 10pm:  Stop by Baystar Race Village to see the Powerboats Dry Pits, meet the racing teams, view the Super Boats on display and watch practice runs, enjoy seafood from local restaurants.  Also, at Clearwater Beach Peir 60 from 6pm - 9pm Sunsets at Pier 60 VIP event. Vendors, Ice Cream and Fireworks! 

      Sunday, October 2
      10am-6pm Baystar Race Village -Powerboats Dry Pits. See boats/teams up close, take photos and get autographs.
      10:00am-5:00pm Clearwater Beach Pier 60. Tickets available for race viewing.
      12:00- Super Boat Race Heat 1, Clearwater Beach
      1:30pm- Super Boat Race Heat 2
      2:30-  Super Boat Race Heat 3
      5:30- Awards Presentation at Baystar Race Village.





      The 9th Annual Mad Dog Fishing Classic has its kick-off cocktail party Friday, September 30 beachside at Postcard Inn Beach Resort and Marina.  Saturday, October 1st, fishing begins at 7am.  Weigh in begins at the Postcard Inn at 4pm followed by a Dock Party,Silent Auction, Dinner Buffet, Awards Ceremony and Celebration Party, Prizes also awarded to top boat, top angler, lady, junior, and more..





      Over 100,000 visitors will take part in the 39th Annual Pensacola Seafood Festival.  There are more than 180 arts and crafts vendors and is recognized as one of the largest arts and crafts fair in Northwest Florida. A variety of seafood dishes are prepared by carefully selected vendors like grilled conch, oyster croquettes, soft shell crab, and coconut shrimp. There is a children’s play area, cooking demonstrations, and much more.




      Petried Forest

      Walk through the Petrified Forest in Altamonte Springs


      From September 30 -October, 29, 2016, in Altamonte Springs bring your family and friends by the Petrified Forest for a Halloween of a good time. Multiple different themed sets and tunnels, all together coming to a walk-through time of about twenty minutes. A second scare trail full of creatures that go bump in the night will return this year!! Plan to spend an hour and a half because not only is there a trail, but there is also entertainment, games, and food. If you are looking for a night out for your family, this is the place for you!
      -October 15th is the 9th Annual Kids Day!
      -October 19 Special Needs Day
      -October 26-27 Total Eclipse Nights

      A Petrified Forest Offers Various Packages from $15 - $35
      Group Rates available.
      Custom packages and adventures available online.