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Marathon of the Palm Beaches

The Annual Palm Beach Marathon and Half- Marathon and 5K Festival takes place the weekend of December 1 - 3, 2017. 

Greater Jacksonville Fair

The Greater Jacksonville Agricultural Fair takes place November 1 - 12, 2017. 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.

Stuart Seafood Festival

The Annual Stuart Seafood Festival is held at Memorial Park in Stuart November 18 - 19, 2017.  Visitors will enjoy two-days of live music, fresh seafood, vendors, rides and activities for the entire family.

Night of Lights Celebration

Over 3 million lights are displayed around historic downtown St. Augustine for the holidays from November 18, 2017 through January 31, 2018.

Ft Lauderdale Home Design and Remodeling Show

For all the latest ideas in home improvement and design come to the Ft. Lauderdale Home Design and Remodeling Show at the Broward County Convention Center November 17 -19, 2017.

Broward County Fair

The Annual Broward County Fair takes place November 16 - 26, 2017, in Hallandale Beach, Florida. There will be livestock presentations, horticultural presentations, artwork and entertainment for the entire family.

Annual Downtown Festival and Art Show

Downtown Gainesville is celebrating the 36th anniversary of the nationally recognized Downtown Festival and Art Show on November 11 - 12, 2017

The Florida Run Half- Marathon, 10K, and 5K

The Florida Run Half-Marathon, 10K and 5K takes place in the beautiful Lake Louisa State Park in Clermont, Florida!

Key West World Championship Offshore Race

Key West is host to the 37th Annual World Championship powerboat races November 5 - 12, 2017. 

Alachua Main Street Festival

Bring the whole family to Main Street in Downtown Alachua on November 5, 2017 for the 26th Annual Alachua Main Street Festival. 

Florida Professional Golf Tour

The Florida Professional Golf Tour organizes golf events throughout Florida each year from November 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.

Ruskin Seafood Festival

The 29th 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 2016!

Annual DeLand Original Music Festival

The 17th Annual DeLand Original Music Festival will be held on Saturday, November 4, 2017. The event will take place in historic downtown DeLand from 1:00 pm to 1:00 am.

Spanish Springs Art and Craft Festival

The 21st Annual Spanish Springs Craft Festival will be held at The Villages November 4 - 5, 2017.

Annual Downtown Venice Art Festival

The boating village of Venice is host to the 30th Annual Downtown Venice Art Festival on November 4 - 5, 2017.

Halifax Art Festival

The 55th annual Halifax Art Festival will be held November 4 - 5, 2017 at the Historic Riverfront Park in downtown Daytona Beach, Florida.

BubbaFest Bike Tour

From Key Largo to Key West and back, bicycling enthusiasts peddle through the scenic Florida Keys for a week long event.  Choose from various route options over the flat roadways along the Overseas Highway.

Ironman Florida

The Ironman Florida 189h Annual race takes place along the beautiful beaches of Panama City Florida on November 4, 2017.  The race begins on the beach at the Boardwalk Beach Resort.

Highlands Fine Arts Festival

The 51st Annual Highlands Fine Arts Festival will be held on November 4, 2017 on the Circle in Downtown Sebring Florida.

Feast of Little Italy

The 15th annual Feast of Little Italy will be held on November 3 - 5, 2017 in Jupiter, FL.  Bring the family to enjoy authentic Italian food, music, culture and tradition.

Annual Florida Seafood Festval

The 54th Annual Florida Seafood Festival will be held November 3 - 4, 2017 in the historic town of Apalachicola Florida. The festival features outstanding seafood, arts, crafts, and entertainment for the entire family.

Redbone Celebrity Tournament Trilogy

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

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

It’s time again for the Volusia County Fair and Youth Show from November 2 - 12, 2017.  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

It’s the 58th anniversary of the world’s largest boat show, the Ft Lauderdale International Boat Show takes place November 1 - 5, 2017.  Ft Lauderdale is known as the Yachting Capital of the World making it a perfect location for this event.

Apopka Halloween House XVIII

A creepy Haunted House experience at the Apopka Halloween House in Apopka, Florida.

Florida Forest Festival

The 62nd 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!

Downtown Sarasota Art and Craft Festival

Visit the gulf shores of Sarasota Florida to take in the 23rd Annual Downtown Sarasota Arts and Crafts Festival held on Saturday and Sunday, October 28 - 29, 2017.

Sarasota Pumpkin Festival

Fall Fun for all ages at the 9th Annual Sarasota Pumpkin Festival,  which takes place Oct. 27 - 29, 2017 at Premier Sports Campus, Lakewood Ranch. Money raised benefits the Lazarus Foundation and Kids Force of Sarasota, FL.

Ocala Pumpkin Run

A family fun weekend takes place October 27 - 29, 2017 in Ocala Florida at the 6th Annual Classic Car Show, the Ocala Pumpkin Run.

John’s Pass Seafood Festival

Visit historic John’s Pass Village and Boardwalk to the 36th Annual Seafood Festival and Halloween Block Party.  John’s Pass Seafood Festival will be held in historic Madeira Beach, FL October 26 - 29, 2017.

Ironman 70.3 Miami

The Ironman 70.3 Miami will take place at Bayfront Park in Downtown Miami on Sunday, October 22, 2017.

Pumpkin Patch Express

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!

Cedar Key Seafood Festival

The Cedar Key Chamber of Commerce hosts the 48th Annual Seafood Festival Friday and Saturday, October 21 - 22, 2017.  The event takes place from 9 am - 5 pm in City Park.  Plenty of local seafood and over 200 vendors are the highlights of this weekend.

Haunted House Walking and Trolley Tour

The 27th annual Haunted House Walking and Trolly Tour of famous and historical homes in Pensacola Florida is taking place October 21,27, and 28, 2017. 

Downtown Stuart Craft Festival

The 18th Annual Downtown Stuart Craft Festival is taking place in Martin County, Florida October 21 - 22, 2017!

South West Florida Yard and Garden Show

Master gardeners and backyard gardeners are welcome to come out and enjoy the 15th annual SouthWest Florida Yard and Garden Show, part of the University of Florida, held October 21 - 22, 2017

Annual Haunted Woods Event

Spooky haunted trails with ghouls, goblins, and ghosts come alive at the 25th Annual Haunted Woods!  Visit Hillsborough River State Park, which is 9 miles north of Tampa on US Highway 301. 

Fantasy Fest

Fantasy Fest in Key West every October!  The infamous 10 day festival takes place on and around downtown Key West on Duval Street with contests, dances, live music, and parades.  The 2017 theme is Time Travel Unravels!

West Palm Beach Fall Home Show

The West Palm Beach Fall Home Show will be held at the South Florida Fairgrounds on October 20 - 22, 2017.

Ladies Let’s Go Fishing!

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.

Key West Goombay Festival

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.

Paddle Florida

Join in the fun with the 10th Annual Paddle Florida on the Suwannee River Wilderness Trail event.  Up to 75 paddlers make a 103 mile trip over six days from Madison Blue Springs State Park, Florida to beautiful Ivey Memorial Park in Branford, Florida.

Hillsborough County Fair

Bring the entire family to the Annual Hillsborough County Fair in Brandon, Florida, October 19- 22 and October 26 - 29 2017.

The Fair at Pensacola Interstate

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. 

Clearwater Jazz Holiday

The 38th Annual Clearwater Jazz Holiday will be held on October 19 - 22, 2017. 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.

Night Terrors Haunted House

The 39th Annual Haunted House, a fun and exciting attraction hosted by the Orange City Sorosis Club. 

Biketoberfest

Biketoberfest is a long weekend event taking place October 19 - 22, 2017 in Daytona Beach Florida. Thousands of bikes roar into town for this weekend show.

Cure on Wheels Bike Challenge

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The 2017 Lagbrai- 2-Day Distance Ride is the 4th Annual Cure on Wheels Bike Challenge in Tampa, FL.  Taking place October 14 - 15,  cyclists will ride approximately 80 miles each way while raising money for Cancer research.

Bike MS PGA Tour Cycle to Shore

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Celebrate the 31st anniversary of Bike MS in North Florida!  During this 2-day event cyclists choose their distance from 36 to 160 miles from TPC Sawgrass and Marineland to Daytona and back while raising awareness and funds for MS.

Treasure Coast Boat Show, Marine Fea Market, Seafood and Air Fest

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October 14 - 15, 2017 the Indian River Fairgrounds will be hosting the Treasure Coast Boat Show, Marine Flea Market, Seafood, and Art Fest. 

Oktoberfest

Discover the best of Germany at the 44th Annual Oktoberfest! 

Oktoberfest Tampa

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Spend a weekend along the beautiful waterfront as you celebrate German traditions at the 7th Annual Oktoberfest Tampa.  Held at Curtis Hixon Park October 13 - 15, 2017.

Florida International Air Show

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See the Military Jets, Aerobatic Performers, Historic Aircraft, Parachute teams and more at The 37th AnnualFlorida International Air Show in Punta Gorda at the Punta Gorda Airport.

Northeast Florida Fair

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

Walton County Fair

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The Walton County Fair will be held October 9 - 14, 2017 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.

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 29th 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!

Harbor Sounds Oktoberfest on Main

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Visit downtown Safety Harbor, Florida October 7, 2017 for the 13th Annual Octoberfest!

Florida Sportsman Expo- Tampa

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The Florida Sportsman Expo- Tampa sponsored by Florida Sportsman magazine will be held October 7 - 8, 2017 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.

Scallop and Music Festival

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The 21st Annual Scallop and Music Festival, hosted by the Chamber of Commerce, will be held October 6 - 7, 2017 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.

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, October 6 - 7, 2017. 

Fright Nights at South Florida Fairgrounds

Evenings of horror and trickery await you at Fright Nights at the South Florida Fairgrounds, October 5 - October 28, 2017!

Pick a Pumpkin at Hydro Harvest Farms

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 21, for the 12th Annual Boo Fest, a free Halloween Party for all ages!

Ghost Train Adventures

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! presents Ghost Train Adventures 2017. 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.

The Redfish Tour - New Smyrna Beach

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The Redfish tour is a one day inshore tournament for Redfish that takes place in several Florida cities. The New Smyrna tournament is scheduled for September 30, 2017.

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.

Jacksonville Home and Patio Show

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Home remodeling will be the focus of the Jacksonville Home and Patio Show from September 28 - October 1, 2017 at the Prime Osborn Convention Center. 

Northwest Florida Fair

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The Northwest Florida Tri-County Fair has been entertaining Okaloosa, South Walton, and Santa Rosa Counties for over 45 years. Come on out and checkout the 4H presentations, local exhibits, and Arnold Amusements.  Enjoy the pig races, petting zoo, pony rides, and great food!  There will be nightly entertainment by local artists.

Marathon International Bonefish Tournament

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The longest running fishing tournament in the Florida Keys, the Marathon International Bonefish Tournament, takes place September 21 - 24, 2017.

Smokin’ Pig Fest

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The 9th Annual Smokin’ Pig Fest, sanctioned by FBA and a Jack Daniels Qualifier, will be held on September 15 - 16 at Columbia County Fairgrounds. Four categories will be in play:  Chicken, ribs, pork and brisket, with $14,000 plus in prize money on the line. $2,500 goes to the Grand Champion.

Halloween Horror Night at Universal Studios

Halloween Horror Night held at Universal Studios in Orlando Florida is a Halloween experience that includes live shows, haunted houses, and amusement for all who attend this popular theme park annual event.

Lobster Festival and Tournament

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The 28th Annual Lobster Festival and Tournament is set to take place at Schooners in Panama City, ‘the Last Local Beach Club’, on September 11 - 17, 2017. This 7-day event is know through out the state of Florida as the largest lobster event, and draws thousands of divers and lobster-lovers from all over the Southeast.

Miami International Auto Show

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The 44th Annual South Florida International Auto Show showcasess more than 1,000 of the industry’s latest vehicles from September 9 - 17, 2017.

The Redfish Tour - Ruskin

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The Redfish Tour is a one day inshore tournament for Redfish that takes place in several Florida cities.  The Ruskin tournament is scheduled for September 9, 2017.

I Like It Hot Festival

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The I Like It Hot Festival is the largest spicy food event in the state of Florida. The event will take place in Largo, FL on September 9 - 10, 2017. In addition to being able to sample and purchase spicy food and sauces, there are also contests to enter:  Amateur Salsa, Amateur Hot Sauce, and Pepper Eating. There will also be a variety of hot pepper plants to purchase, and live music for your listening pleasure.

Tampa Boat Show

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Come to Tampa’s largest and longest running boat show! The Tampa Boat show takes place from September 8 - 10, 2017 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida. 

Downtown Venice Craft Festival

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Visit Venice, Florida September 2 - 3, 2017 for the 9th Annual Venice Craft Festival.

Mount Dora Seafood Festival

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Enjoy the Seafood Festival along the Waterfront in downtown Mount Dora August 26-27, 2017.

Key West Lobsterfest

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Live music, cold drinks, and fresh lobster! The Annual Key West Lobsterfest takes place in August.  Lobster lovers will converge in Key West to take part of the three-day event.  Celebrations go on throughout the entire weekend, including the famous Duval Crawl on Friday night.  Lobsterfest benefits a scholarship fund for Key West High School Students.

Hemingway Days

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An annual Ernest Hemingway look alike contest and festival is held every July at Sloppy Joe’s in Key West Florida.  For the past 36 years, Ernest Hemingway’s legendary author work and lifestyle has been celebrated with look alike contests, literary readings, theatrical performances, short story competition, fishing tournament, a birthday bash. 

Mango Mania

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Everything is coming up Mango at Mango Mania! offered by the Greater Pine Island Chamber of Commerce on July 15 and 16, 2017. The event will feature specialty foods and drink made with this succulent tropical fruit.

Mel Fisher Days

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Today’s the Day!  Each year Mel Fisher’s family and friends celebrate the legendary treasure hunter’s anniversary discovering the motherlode of the Atocha.

Indialantic (Melbourne) Craft Festival

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The 16th Annual Indialantic (Melbourne) Craft Festival takes place beside the Atlantic Ocean July 8 - 9, 2017.

Pensacola Beach Air Show

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The annual Pensacola Beach Air Show on July 8, 2017 in Florida highlights the Navy Blue Angels.

Lionfish Derby Series

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The invasive lionfish have been growing in large numbers in the Florida Keys.  This non-native lionfish are eating native fish and crustaceans in large quantities harming the coral reef and ecosystems in the Keys.  The 2017 Summer Lionfish Derby series takes place in 4 locations on different dates.

Underwater Music Festival

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The Underwater Music Festival is back for it’s 33rd year. The zanniness that this event creates is well known and draws several hundred divers and snorkelers to the party. Marine-themed music, some created by local artists, is piped through the water by Keys radio station, US1 Radio and Lubell Labs, along with information about reef and ocean preservation.

Jacksonville Fourth of July Celebration

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The Jacksonville Fireworks display takes place on July 4, 2017 over the St. Johns River in Jacksonville Florida..

Pensacola International Billfish Tournament

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Over $30,000 in cash and awards! The 46th Annual Pensacola International Billfish Tournament will take place June 29 - July 1, 2017.  The tournament winner receives and invitation to fish the Offshore World Championship.

Key Biscayne Triathlon Trilogy

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Join the oldest triathlon series in South Florida, the 15th Annual Key Biscayne Triathlon Trilogy, take places on June 18, July 16, August 13, and September 10, 2017 (Bonus Round).

Jacksonville Triathlon Series

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The Jacksonville Triathlon Series is now an Olympic and Sprint event! The series will be held on three Saturdays this summer, June 17, July 15, and August 5, 2017 in Fernandina Beach and along Amelia Island.

Watermelon Festival

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The 67th Annual Watermelon Festival will be held in downtown Monticello June 16 - 17, 2017.

Swim Around Key West

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Join the master swimmers on June 10, 2017, as they swim 12.5 miles clockwise around the island Key West.  Its the Original FKCC Swim Around Key West and Swim Meet.

Don Hawley Invitaional Tarpon Tournament

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Top fly-rod anglers compete in a 5-day tournament using fly tackle and either a 12- or 16-pound tippet.  The 43rd Annual Don Hawley Invitational Tarpon Fly Tournament takes place June 3 - 9 2017.

St. Pete Beach Corey Area Craft Festival

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The 24th Annual St. Pete Beach Corey Area Craft Festival comes to sunny St. Pete Florida June 3 - 4, 2017.

Tour de Melon

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Tour de Melon Charity Ride takes place June 3, 2017 in Chiefland, Florida.  Choose your distance between 20 - 100 miles, rides take place on Rails to Trails paved trails and road routes!  Following the ride is the 62nd Annual Chiefland Watermelon Festival in Downtown Chiefland.

Wellborn Blueberry Festival

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The 24th Annual Wellborn Blueberry Festival will be held in Andrews Square in downtown Wellborn on Saturday, June 3, 2017. Organized by the Wellborn Community Association, proceeds benefit the city of Wellborn.

Big Pine and Lower Keys Dolphin Tournament

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Over $35,000 in cash, prizes, and awards for the top anglers!  The 24th Annual Big Pine and Lower Keys Dolphin Tournament will be held at Sugarloaf Key June 2 - 4, 2017.

Cocoa Village BBQ and Blues Festival

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The 7th Annual Cocoa Village BBQ and Blues Festival will take place June 2 - 3, 2017, at beautiful Riverfront Park. There will be a BBQ competition open to both professional and backyard BBQ teams. Judging will cover People’s Choice, Best Sauce, Best Dessert and Anything Butt. In addition to the great eats, there will also be amazing music provided by regional blues artists.

Crystal River Triathlon Series

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The Crystal River Sprint Triathlon is 3-part series taking place in Florida’s “Nature Coast” on Saturday, May 27, Saturday September 2, and Saturday September 30, 2017.

Blue Crab Festival

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In downtown Paltaka, the Blue Crab Festival draws large crowds for a fun-filled Memorial Day weekend of arts, crafts, beauty pageant ,parade, seafood cook offs and lots of great entertainment.

Marathon of the Palm Beaches - Event Details

Date: December 01 , 2017 to December 03, 2017

Times: Times Vary.

Location: Palm Beach Area,   Palm Beach County, Florida

Admission: 2017 Prices: -Marathon $100 -Half-Marathon $80 -5K $35 For more information and gto register online Register online- http://www.active.com/framed/event_detail.cfm?CHECKSSO=0&EVENT_ID=1922559

Registration: Online https://www.racemine.com/Palm-Beaches-Marathon/events/2017/palm-beaches-marathon

Contact: Marathon of the Palm Beaches, 401 North Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Website:https://www.thefitteampalmbeachesmarathon.com

Greater Jacksonville Fair - Event Details

Date: November 01 , 2017 to November 12, 2017

Times: Times vary daily.

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

Admission: Greater Jacksonville Fair tickets available online.

  • Adults are $10, Seniors (over 65) $5.
  • 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/

Stuart Seafood Festival - Event Details

Date: November 18 , 2017 to November 19, 2017

Times: Saturday, 10am - 10pm, Sunday 11am - 7pm.

Location: Memorial Park,   100 SE Ocean Blvd, Stuart, FL 34994

Admission: Adults- $8 advance, $10 at the gate. 12 and under- FREE Parking is FREE.

Website:http://www.stuartseafoodfestival.com/

Night of Lights Celebration - Event Details

Date: November 18 , 2017 to January 31, 2018

Times: November 18, 017 through January 31, 2018.

Location: Downtown St. Augustine,   1 Cathedral St., St. Augustine, FL 32084

Admission: Free.

Not needed.

Contact: Phone: 904-829-1711.

Website:https://www.visitstaugustine.com/event/nights-lights

Ft Lauderdale Home Design and Remodeling Show - Event Details

Date: November 17 , 2017 to November 19, 2017

Times: Friday 3:00pm - 9:30 pm, Saturday 12:00pm - 9:30pm, and Sunday: 12:00 am - 7:30 pm

Location: Broward County Convention Center,   1950 Eisenhower Blvd, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 33316

Admission: Discount coupons available online for the Ft Lauderdale Home Design and Remodeling Show.

Contact: Home Show Management Corp., 1450 Madruga Avenue, Suite 301, Coral Gables, FL 33146. Phone: 305-694-2412 and Toll Free: 888-353-EXPO

Website:https://www.homeshows.net

Broward County Fair - Event Details

Date: November 16 , 2017 to November 26, 2017

Times: Times vary daily.

Location: Pegasus Park,   901 S Federal Hwy, Hallandale Beach, FL 33009-7199

Admission: Ticket Prices- TBD

Contact: Fair Contact - 3389 Sheridan St, Suite 411, Hollywood, FL 33021. Phone: 954-674-9768 Fax: 954-272-7074.

Website:http://browardfair.org/wordpress/

Annual Downtown Festival and Art Show - Event Details

Date: November 11 , 2017 to November 12, 2017

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

Location: 200 East University Ave.,   Gainesville, Florida

Admission: Free to the public.

Contact: PO Box 490, Gainesville FL 32602 Phone: 352-393-8536

Website:http://www.gainesvilledowntownartfest.org

The Florida Run Half- Marathon, 10K, and 5K - Event Details

Date: November 11 , 2017

Times: Start Time: 7:45 am for the Half-Marathon, 8:00 am for 10K, and 8:05 for 5K.

Location: Lake Louisa Sate Park,   7305 US Hwy 27 Clermont, FL 34714

Admission: Half-Marathon- $55. 10K- $45. 5K- $25. 1 mile kids run- $10.

Online at https://www.active.com/clermont-fl/running/distance-running-races/the-florida-run-lake-louisa-state-park-2017?1=half-marathon&2=clermont-fl&3=the-florida-run-lake-louisa-state-park-2017&cmp=10-2<clickid=09_163035643_7327e24e-6efb-4f8a-947b-033de62cc606<cmp=141770

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

Website:http://www.thefloridarun.com

Key West World Championship Offshore Race - Event Details

Date: November 05 , 2017 to November 12, 2017

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/

Alachua Main Street Festival - Event Details

Date: November 05 , 2017

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

Florida Professional Golf Tour - Event Details

Date: November 05 , 2017 to April 30, 2018

Times: November 5, 2017 thru April, 2018.

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

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

Contact:

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

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

Ruskin Seafood Festival - Event Details

Date: November 04 , 2017 to November 05, 2017

Times: Saturday, November 4 - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, then 5pm - 9pm. Sunday, November 5 -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 Inside the EG Simmons Park for $2 per carload FREE Parking! Free Shuttle from parking area to main gate. VIP and Handicap parking at main gate

Contact: Ruskin Seafood Festival, c/o Ruskin Chamber of Commerce, 315 S. Tamiami Trail, Ruskin, Florida 33570. Phone: 813-645-1366. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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

Annual DeLand Original Music Festival - Event Details

Date: November 04 , 2017

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: $10.75 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

Spanish Springs Art and Craft Festival - Event Details

Date: November 04 , 2017 to November 05, 2017

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

Annual Downtown Venice Art Festival - Event Details

Date: November 04 , 2017 to December 31, 1969

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

Halifax Art Festival - Event Details

Date: November 04 , 2017 to November 05, 2017

Times: Saturday: 10 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/

BubbaFest Bike Tour - Event Details

Date: November 04 , 2017 to November 11, 2017

Times: Daily schedule varies.

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

Admission: The BubbaFest Bike Tour fee is $745 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

Ironman Florida - Event Details

Date: November 04 , 2017

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 2017 participants.

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

Highlands Fine Arts Festival - Event Details

Date: November 04 , 2017

Times: Saturday,10:00 am to 7:00 pm.

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 03 , 2017 to November 05, 2017

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 03 , 2017 to November 04, 2017

Times: Friday, Nov 3: 10:00 am to 10:30 pm, and Saturday, Nov. 4: 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/

Redbone Celebrity Tournament Trilogy - Event Details

Date: November 03 , 2017 to November 05, 2017

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 03 , 2017 to November 05, 2017

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 adults, $5 youth (6 - 12) and Veteran/Military, 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 02 , 2017 to November 12, 2017

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) $7 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 01 , 2017 to November 05, 2017

Times: 10 am to 7 pm (except Sunday is 10 am to 6 pm)

Location: Ft Lauderdale,  

Admission:

Ft Lauderdale Boat Show Admission Rates:
Prime Time Preview is Wednesday, November 1, 12 pm to 7 pm and admission is $46.50

General Admission is any day November 4 - November 7 :  Daily General Admission is $29 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/

Apopka Halloween House XVIII - Event Details

Date: October 31 , 2017

Times: October 31, 2017 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm.

Location: Apopka Halloween House XVIII,   541 Mt. Argyll Court, Apopka, Florida 32712

Admission: Free Halloween event.

Website:http://apopkahalloween.com

Florida Forest Festival - Event Details

Date: October 28 , 2017

Times: Saturday, October 28, 2017 9:00am - 5:00 pm.

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

Admission: Free

Contact: Phone: 850-584-8733.

Website:http://www.floridaforestfestival.org

Downtown Sarasota Art and Craft Festival - Event Details

Date: October 28 , 2017 to October 29, 2017

Times: 10am - 5pm

Location: Main Street in Downtown Sarasota,   1 Central Ave., Sarasota, Florida 34236

Admission: Free event.

Website:http://www.artfestival.com

Sarasota Pumpkin Festival - Event Details

Date: October 27 , 2017 to October 29, 2017

Times: Daily 12 pm - 10 pm.

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

Admission: Pre-sale discounted tickets available online. Prices TBD

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

Ocala Pumpkin Run - Event Details

Date: October 27 , 2017 to October 29, 2017

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


Single Day Admission- $15 (Check online for discounts)
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/

John’s Pass Seafood Festival - Event Details

Date: October 26 , 2017 to October 29, 2017

Times: Thursday: 3pm - 10pm; Friday: 10am to 11 pm; Saturday: 10 am to 11pm; and, Sunday: 10am to 7pm

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 22 , 2017 to October 22, 2017

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

Pumpkin Patch Express - Event Details

Date: October 21 , 2017 to October 29, 2017

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 $14.50 - $32.50

-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

Cedar Key Seafood Festival - Event Details

Date: October 21 , 2017 to October 22, 2017

Times: 9 am to 5 pm (Saturday parade at 11 am)

Location: Cedar Key City Park,   2nd and A Streets, Cedar Key, FL 32625

Admission: Free admission.

Contact: Cedar Key Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 610, Cedar Key FL 32625

Website:http://www.cedarkey.org

Haunted House Walking and Trolley Tour - Event Details

Date: October 21 , 2017 to October 28, 2017

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: 2017Ticket prices - Seville Spirits Walking Tours - $15.00 for adults and $8.00 for children 12 and under. Adults Only Redlight Walking Tour - $15.00 Murder and Mayhem Walking Tour- $15.00 Trolley of the Doomed Tour - $20 for adult and $10 for children 12 and under. 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 112.

Website:http://www.historicpensacola.org

Downtown Stuart Craft Festival - Event Details

Date: October 21 , 2017 to October 22, 2017

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

Location: Downtown Stuart,   26 SW Osceola St.

Admission: Admission- FREE Parking- FREE

Contact: Ph: (561) 746-6615 F: (561) 746-6528 Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Mailing Address: 270 Central Blvd, Suite 107B Jupiter FL 33458

Website:http://www.artfestival.com

South West Florida Yard and Garden Show - Event Details

Date: October 21 , 2017 to October 22, 2017

Times: October 21st: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm and October 22nd: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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

Admission: General Admission is $5.00. Children under age 12 Free.

Contact: Phone: 239-252--4800

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

Annual Haunted Woods Event - Event Details

Date: October 20 , 2017

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

Fantasy Fest - Event Details

Date: October 20 , 2017 to October 29, 2017

Times: Daily activites time varies.

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

Admission: Free, some activities have a fee.

Contact: Fantasy Fest, 922 Caroline Street, Key West, FL 33040, Phone: 305-295-9112. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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

West Palm Beach Fall Home Show - Event Details

Date: October 20 , 2017 to October 22, 2017

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/

Ladies Let’s Go Fishing! - Event Details

Date: October 20 , 2017 to October 22, 2017

Times: See schedule above.

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

Admission: Ladies Let's Go Fishing registration: Regular: $145, Online Special $125 VIP: $160 Fishing option: -party boat- $60 -back country/flats fishing- $240 -offshore sportfishing boat- $230 - 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/

Key West Goombay Festival - Event Details

Date: October 20 , 2017 to October 21, 2017

Times: Friday, October 20 12pm - 12 am. Saturday, October 21 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.fantasyfest.com/schedule/

Paddle Florida - Event Details

Date: October 20 , 2017 to October 25, 2017

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/

Hillsborough County Fair - Event Details

Date: October 19 , 2017 to October 29, 2017

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/

The Fair at Pensacola Interstate - Event Details

Date: October 19 , 2017 to October 29, 2017

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: $23 Mon.- Thur., $28 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/

Clearwater Jazz Holiday - Event Details

Date: October 19 , 2017 to October 22, 2017

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/

Night Terrors Haunted House - Event Details

Date: October 19 , 2017 to October 28, 2017

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

Biketoberfest - Event Details

Date: October 19 , 2017 to October 22, 2017

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/

Cure on Wheels Bike Challenge - Event Details

Date: October 14 , 2016 to October 15, 2017

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/

Bike MS PGA Tour Cycle to Shore - Event Details

Date: October 14 , 2017 to October 14, 2017

Times: Check-in/ Start times vary.

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

Admission: Rider fee: $65 in addition to $250 minimum fundraising goal.

Online at register online.

Contact: Phone: 1-800-344-4867. {encode="fundraising .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)" title="Email"}

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

Treasure Coast Boat Show, Marine Fea Market, Seafood and Air Fest - Event Details

Date: October 14 , 2017 to October 15, 2017

Times: October 14 - 15, 2017, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Location: Indian River Fairgrounds,   7955 58th Ave, Vero Beach FL 32967

Admission: $10 - children under 12 are free. Discount tickets available online with advance purchase.

Contact: The Florida Marine Flea Market and Seafood Fest is organized by Under the Sun Promotions, 7040 W Palmetto Park Road, Suite 4# 362, Boca Raton, Florida 33433. Phone: 954-205-7813.

Website:http://www.flnauticalfleamarket.com/

Oktoberfest - Event Details

Date: October 13 , 2017 to October 22, 2017

Times: Oct. 13 - 15, 2017 and October 20 - 22, 2017

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/

Oktoberfest Tampa - Event Details

Date: October 13 , 2017 to October 15, 2017

Times: October 13 - 15, 2017

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/

Florida International Air Show - Event Details

Date: October 13 , 2017 to October 15, 2017

Times: 2017 show times coming soon.

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

Admission: Online ticket sales- 2017 prices: Weekender (3-day pass) $50 + fee. Includes parking General Admission: Friday : Ages 13 and up, $15+fee. Saturday and Sunday: Ages 13 and up, $15+fee Also available: VIP tickets, Family 4-pack, and reserved seating, and more- see website.

Vendors.

Website:http://www.floridaairshow.com

Northeast Florida Fair - Event Details

Date: October 12 , 2017 to October 22, 2017

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/

Walton County Fair - Event Details

Date: October 09 , 2017 to October 14, 2017

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/

Central Florida Peanut Festival - Event Details

Date: October 07 , 2017

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/

Harbor Sounds Oktoberfest on Main - Event Details

Date: October 07 , 2017 to October 07, 2017

Times: October 7, 2017 12:00pm- 10:00pm.

Location: Main Street, Safety Harbor FL,   200 Main Street, Safety Harbor, FL 34695

Admission: Free to attend.

Contact: Phone- 727-726-2890 Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://members.safetyharborchamber.com/events/

Florida Sportsman Expo- Tampa - Event Details

Date: October 07 , 2017 to October 08, 2017

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/

Scallop and Music Festival - Event Details

Date: October 06 , 2017 to October 07, 2017

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 $100.

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

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

Mad Dog Mandich Fishing Classic - Florida Keys - Event Details

Date: October 06 , 2017 to October 07, 2017

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. $500 before Sept. 22, 2017

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

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

Fright Nights at South Florida Fairgrounds - Event Details

Date: October 05 , 2017 to October 28, 2017

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:
1. Fright Tickets- $30 Includes park admission and 30 Fright Tickets which are used for haunts and rides.
2. RIP Tickets- $5 (limited tickets each night)  Includes express front of line access, private VIP horror lounge w cash bar, and scare actor photo Ops.
3.Behind the Scenes Tour- $10 Online only. limited tickets each night.
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/

Pick a Pumpkin at Hydro Harvest Farms - Event Details

Date: October 01 , 2017 to November 05, 2017

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

Ghost Train Adventures - Event Details

Date: October 01 , 2017 to October 31, 2017

Times: Nightly at 8:00 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/

The Redfish Tour - New Smyrna Beach - Event Details

Date: September 30 , 2017 to September 30, 2017

Times: September 9, 2017

Location: IFA Trailer,   200 Boatyard St.New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169

Admission: $250/team. $30 membership fee/angler.

Register online at- http://www.ifatours.com/registration/.

Contact: Phone: 478-836-4266 Alt Phone: 941-266-5338 Fax: 478-836-3886 Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Alt Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.redfishtour.com/

Pensacola Seafood Festival - Event Details

Date: September 29 , 2017 to October 01, 2017

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

Jacksonville Home and Patio Show - Event Details

Date: September 28 , 2017 to October 01, 2017

Times: Thursday and Friday: 11 am to 9 pm; Saturday: 10 am to 9 pm; and, Sunday: 10 am to 6 pm

Location: Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center,   1000 Water Street, Jacksonville, FL 32204

Admission: Online Ticket Purchase- $9.00 Box Office: Regular Adult (age 13 and up)Admission: $11.00 Children (Ages 6-12) $5.00 Under 6- FREE

http://www.jacksonvillefallhomeshow.com/JHPSF/Buy-Tickets/3.aspx

Contact: Phone: 877-871-7469

Website:http://www.jacksonvillefallhomeshow.com/JHPSF/EventsHome.aspx

Northwest Florida Fair - Event Details

Date: September 26 , 2017 to September 30, 2017

Times: Times vary daily.

Location: Northwest Florida Fair,   1958 Lewis Turner Blvd., Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547

Admission: 2017 Admission TBD

Contact: Northwest Florida Fair, contact phone: 850-862-0211. Email for CEO, Charles Rigdon, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Website:http://www.nwffair.com/

Marathon International Bonefish Tournament - Event Details

Date: September 21 , 2017 to September 24, 2017

Times: September 21 - 24, 2017, times vary.

Location: Marathon, Florida Keys,  

Admission: The Marathon International Bonefish Tournament registration fees TBD. The funds raised benefit a Marathon charity.

To register: http://www.mibt59.com/

Contact: Phone: 305-304-8682 Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.fla-keys.com

Smokin’ Pig Fest - Event Details

Date: September 15 , 2017 to September 16, 2017

Times: Friday Opening: 5:00 pm and Saturday Opening: 10:00 am

Location: Columbia County Fairgrounds ,   438 SW State Road 247 Lake City, FL 32056

Admission:

2017 details will be posted soon.
2016 Admission- $5.  Free admission Friday until 3pm.
Event Fees:
Early team registration for all 4 categories- $275
Vending Teams (Pro):  $150
Cook Sites:  $100
Fee per Category:  $80

Contact: Event Contact Information: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Phone: 386-752-8822 Fax: 386-752-7506

Website:http://www.columbiacountyfair.org/

Halloween Horror Night at Universal Studios - Event Details

Date: September 15 , 2017 to November 04, 2017

Times: Sept. 15 - November 4, 2017

Location: Universal Studios Florida,   1000 Universal Studios Plaza Orlando, Florida 32819

Admission: HalloweenHorror admission 59.99-83.99 with online discounts.

Call: 1-407-224-4233 or purchase tickets online.

Contact: Universal Studios Orlando, phone: 1-407-224-4233.

Website:http://www.halloweenhorrornights.com/orlando/

Lobster Festival and Tournament - Event Details

Date: September 11 , 2017 to September 17, 2017

Times: Hours vary

Location: Schooners Restaurant ,   5121 Gulf Drive Panama City, Florida 32408

Admission: Check the Lobster Festival and Tournament for updates.

Contact: Event Contact Information: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Phone: 850-235-3555 Fax: 850-235-0737

Website:http://www.schooners.com/events/lobsterfestival.htm

Miami International Auto Show - Event Details

Date: September 09 , 2017 to September 17, 2017

Times: Times vary daily.

Location: Miami Beach Convention Center,   1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33140

Admission: Admission: $15 for adults and $6 for children, ages 6 to 12 years old. Discount tickets available online : http://www.sfliautoshow.net/index.html

Website:http://www.sfliautoshow.net/index.html

The Redfish Tour - Ruskin - Event Details

Date: September 09 , 2017

Times: September 9, 2017

Location: Resort at Little Harbor,   611 Destiny Drive, Ruskin, FL 33570

Admission: $250/team. $30 membership fee/angler

Register online at- http://www.ifatours.com/registration/.

Contact: Phone: 478-836-4266 Alt Phone: 941-266-5338 Fax: 478-836-3886 Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Alt Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.redfishtour.com/

I Like It Hot Festival - Event Details

Date: September 09 , 2017 to September 10, 2017

Times: Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm; Sunday: 11 am - 4 pm

Location: Minnreg Hall,   6340 126th Ave North, Largo, FL 33773

Admission: Adults: $5.00 / Children 12 and under FREE. Parking FREE.

Contestants: Call 727-423-8433 or register on the official website.

Contact: Your Hot Sauce Company, PO Box 1691, Pinellas Park, FL 33780. Phone: 727-423-8433. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.ilikeithotfestival.com/

Tampa Boat Show - Event Details

Date: September 08 , 2017 to September 10, 2017

Times: Friday: 10:00 am–8:00 pm; Saturday 10:00 am–8:00 pm; Sunday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm.

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

Admission: Adult: 16 years & up $12, 15 and younger FREE. . Online ticket purchase- https://secure.interactiveticketing.com/a/12bf89

Contact: Tampa Boat Show Office- 813-498-9162

Website:http://www.tampaboatshow.com/

Downtown Venice Craft Festival - Event Details

Date: September 02 , 2017 to September 03, 2017

Times: Saturday and Sunday, September 2 - 3, 2017, 10:00am - 4:00pm.

Location: Downtown Venice, Florida,   220 Miami Ave W. in Venice, FL

Admission: Free

Contact: Phone: 561-746-6615 Fax: 561-746-6528 Mailing Address: 270 Central Blvd Suite 107B Jupiter FL 33458

Website:http://www.artfestival.com

Mount Dora Seafood Festival - Event Details

Date: August 26 , 2017 to August 27, 2017

Times: Saturday, August 26 11:00am - 9:00pm. Sunday, August 27 11:00am - 5:00pm.

Location: Elizabeth Evans Park,   100 S Donelly St., Mount Dora FL 32757

Admission: Free to attend.

Contact: http://www.mountdoraseafoodfestival.com

Website:http://www.mountdoraseafoodfestival.com

Key West Lobsterfest - Event Details

Date: August 10 , 2017 to August 13, 2017

Times: Times vary.

Location: Duval Street,   Key West, Florida

Admission: Free to attend. Food and vendors cost extra.

Contact: Key West Promotions 218 Whitehead St. Suite #2 Key West, FL 33040 PH (305) 294-7170 Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.keywestlobsterfest.com/

Hemingway Days - Event Details

Date: July 18 , 2017 to July 23, 2017

Times: Events and contests vary daily.

Location: Key West,  

Admission: No fee to attend, except for special events.

Contact: Hemingway Days Phone Contact: 305-296-2388 (for Look-Alike Contest) or 305-294-0320 (for Literary Contest.)

Website:http://www.fla-keys.com/hemingwaymedia/

Mango Mania - Event Details

Date: July 15 , 2017 to July 16, 2017

Times: Saturday: 10 am to 7 pm; Sunday: 10 am to 5 pm

Location: German-American Social Club,   2101 Pine Island Drive, Cape Coral, FL 33901

Admission: Adults: $6.00, Advance purchase $5.00 Children: 10 years and under FREE

Contact: Greater Pine Island Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 325, Matlacha, FL 33993. Phone: 239-283-0888 Fax: 239-283-0336

Website:http://www.floridascreativecoast.com/MM-home.html

Mel Fisher Days - Event Details

Date: July 13 , 2017 to July 15, 2017

Times: Times vary daily.

Location: Key West,  

Admission: Prices vary depending on event.

Contact: Mel Fisher Days, Phone: 305-295-7927.

Website:http://melfisherdays.melfisher.com

Indialantic (Melbourne) Craft Festival - Event Details

Date: July 08 , 2017 to July 09, 2017

Times: July 8 - 9, 2017. 10:00am - 4:00pm.

Location: Nance Park,   201 N Miramar Ave in Indialantic, FL

Admission: Free

Contact: Ph: (561) 746-6615 F: (561) 746-6528 Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Mailing Address: 270 Central Blvd, Suite 107B Jupiter FL 33458

Website:http://www.artfestival.com

Pensacola Beach Air Show - Event Details

Date: July 08 , 2017

Times: Blue Angels perform Saturday at 2:00 pm July 8.

Location: Pensacola Beach,  

Admission: Free to Attend

Contact: Pensacola Beach Visitors Information Center, Phone: (800) 635-4803

Website:http://www.visitpensacolabeach.com/what/airshow.php

Lionfish Derby Series - Event Details

Date: July 07 , 2017 to August 13, 2017

Times: Friday Night - 7:30 pm for Captains Meeting and Saturday at Sunrise the Lionfish Derby begins.

Location: Various locations,   Florida

Admission: Registratoin- $120 for a team of 2 - 4 people. .

http://www.reef.org/lionfish/derbies">Lionfish Derby online registration. You can also call 305-852-0030 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Contact: Phone: 305-852-0030. Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.reef.org/lionfish/derbies

Underwater Music Festival - Event Details

Date: July 07 , 2017 to July 08, 2017

Times: 10 am to 2 pm

Location: Looe Key Reef,   Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, 6 miles south of Big Pine Key, FL

Admission: Free

Website:http://www.fla-keys.com/calendarofevents/?DACID=2&month=7&year=2016

Jacksonville Fourth of July Celebration - Event Details

Date: July 04 , 2017

Times: July 4, 2017, 4:00pm - 10:00pm

Location: The Jacksonville Landing,   2 Independent Dr., Jacksonville, FL 32202

Admission: Free admission.

Contact: Phone: 904-630-2489.

Website:http://www.makeascenedowntown.com/Events/Fourth-of-July-Celebration.aspx

Pensacola International Billfish Tournament - Event Details

Date: June 29 , 2017 to July 01, 2017

Times: June 29 - July 1, 2017, times vary

Location: Pensacola Yacht Club,   1897 Cypress St Pensacola, FL 32502

Admission: Entries before May 31, 2017 $1000 per boat (4 anglers), after May 31, 2017 $1300 per boat (4 anglers).

For more information: PBGFC Phone : 850.453.4638 Yacht Club Phone : 850.433.8804

Website:https://www.pbgfc.com

Key Biscayne Triathlon Trilogy - Event Details

Date: June 18 , 2017 to September 10, 2017

Times: Start time- 6:45am, arrive before 6:15am.

Location: Miami Marine Stadium ,   3501 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL 33149

Admission: Event Fees Based on Deadlines Dates: $99- $210

You must register in advance at https://triregistration.com/reg2/Race.php?eventid=405

Contact: Phone: 954-213-6699; .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.triathlontrilogy.com

Jacksonville Triathlon Series - Event Details

Date: June 17 , 2017 to August 05, 2017

Times: Registration opens at 6:00 am and start time is 7:30 am.

Location: Main Beach Park ,   99 N. Fletcher Ave. Fernandina Beach, FL

Admission: Discounts are available to USAT Members and pre-registration.

Registration is limited to 600 athletes. You can register online or download a form and mail it to DRC Sports, PO Box 70, Inverness FL 34451

Contact: DRC Sports Phone: 352-637-2475; .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://drcsports.com

Watermelon Festival - Event Details

Date: June 16 , 2017 to June 17, 2017

Times: Friday, June 16 2:00pm- 9:00pm. Saturday June 17 8:00am - 9:00pm.

Location: Various Locations,   Monticello, Florida

Admission: FREE admission

Contact: Phone: 850-997-1020 Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://monticellojeffersonfl.com/event/watermelon-festival/

Swim Around Key West - Event Details

Date: June 09 , 2017 to June 10, 2017

Times: Check-in 7:30-8:15, race begins 8:30 am.

Location: Higgs Beach,   1000 Atlantic Blvd., Key West, FL

Admission: http://www.fkccswimaroundkeywest.com/Images/2015%20FKCCswim%20Entry%20F%20orm.pdf>Registrations is available online - Fees range from $110 for solo swimmer to $540 for 6-person relay.

Contact: Phone: 305-809-3562. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.fkccswimaroundkeywest.com/

Don Hawley Invitaional Tarpon Tournament - Event Details

Date: June 03 , 2017 to June 09, 2017

Times: 5:45 am - 3:00 pm

Location: Lorelei Restaurant,   81924 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036

Admission: Entry fee (2016): $1,250, limited to 25 anglers

Contact: Guides Trust Foundation, PO Box 88, Islamorada FL 33036

Website:http://guidestrustfoundation.org/tournaments.cfm

St. Pete Beach Corey Area Craft Festival - Event Details

Date: June 03 , 2017 to June 04, 2017

Times: June 3 - 4, 2017, 10 AM - 4 PM.

Location: Cory Avenue and Gulf Blvd.,,   595 Corey Ave St., Pete Beach, FL 33706.

Admission: FREE Admission.

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

Website:http://artfestival.com/

Tour de Melon - Event Details

Date: June 03 , 2017

Times: June 3: 6:30 check-in, 7:30 all rides start.

Location: Chiefland, Florida,   Greenway Trail 102 North Main Street Chiefland, FL

Admission: Fees: $50 until 5/21 $55 until 6/2 $60 day of event

Register online: https://raceroster.com/events/2015/4696/tour-de-melon?aff=0CWS4&aff=0CWS4

Contact: Contact: Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Phone- 352-490-4023

Website:http://www.tourdemelon.com

Wellborn Blueberry Festival - Event Details

Date: June 03 , 2017

Times: Saturday, June 3, 2015: 7 am to 3 pm.

Location: Andrews Square in downtown Wellborn, Florida,   Wellborn, Florida 32094

Admission: Free to attend.

Contact: Phone: 386-748-1618. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.wellborncommunityassociation.com/Pages/BlueberryFestival.aspx

Big Pine and Lower Keys Dolphin Tournament - Event Details

Date: June 02 , 2017 to June 04, 2017

Times: Friday: 5 pm registration; Saturday and Sunday: 7 am start with lines in

Location: Sugarloaf KOA Campground and Marina,   MM 20 Oceanside, Sugarloaf Key, FL 33042

Admission: $450 open division- 4 anglers/ boat.

Register online (download reg form) and mail to: Lower Keys Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 430511, Big Pine Key, FL 33043-0511

Contact: Lower Keys Chamber of Commerce, Phone: 305-872-2411 or 800-872-3722 Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.lowerkeyschamber.com/tournaments.php

Cocoa Village BBQ and Blues Festival - Event Details

Date: June 02 , 2017 to June 03, 2017

Times: Friday, June 2: 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm. Saturday, June 3: 11:00 am - 9:15 pm.

Location: Cocoa Village's Riverfront Park,   401 River Edge Blvd, Cocoa, FL 32922

Admission: Admission is free. VIP tickets available for purchase.

Contact: Cocoa Village BBQ and Blues Festival Contact: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://cocoavillagebbqandblues.com/

Crystal River Triathlon Series - Event Details

Date: June 27 , 2017 to September 30, 2017

Times: Check in on day of race is 6:00 am, First Wave is 7:30 am.

Location: Fort Island Gulf Beach Park,   14024 W. Fort Island Trail, Crystal River, Florida 34428

Admission: Info- https://runsignup.com/Race/Events/FL/CrystalRiver/CrystalRiverTriathlonSeriesRace1.

Online- https://runsignup.com/Race/Register/?raceId=5762#register.

Contact: Contact: https://runsignup.com/Race/FL/CrystalRiver/CrystalRiverTriathlonSeriesRace1#raceContactFormSection

Website:http://www.drcsports.com/

Blue Crab Festival - Event Details

Date: May 26 , 2017 to May 29, 2017

Times: Times vary daily.

Location: Blue Crab Festival ,   210 St Johns Avenue, Palatka, FL 32177

Admission: Admission is free, entertainment is free, and parking is free.

Contact: Blue Crab Festival Committee, PO Box 1351, Palatka, Florida 32178. Phone: 386-325-4406 Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Website:http://www.bluecrabfestival.com/


The course starts in downtown West Palm Beach and winds through the historic city and along the waterfront.  Sports Expo at City Place is Friday NOON to 7:00 pm and Saturday 9:00am - 6:00pm. The 5K takes place Friday at 6:30pm.

Marathon - The full marathon begins on Sunday at 6:00 am and starts and ends at the corner of Evernia Street and Flagler Drive in downtown West Palm Beach.

Half Marathon - The half marathon begins at the same time as the full marathon at 6:00 am on Sunday. 




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.





Visitors will stroll along the historic waterfront community of Stuart enjoying a wide variety of freshly prepared seafood along with live music, vendors, and family activities. Proceeds will go towards Rivers Coalition.

Musical Lineup:

November 18
11am- Scott Benge
2pm- The Hollidazed
5pm- 56 Ace Band
8pm- The Bryce Allan Band

November 19
11am- Soul Jam
2pm - The Kinected
5pm - Hot Pink Band




Nights of Lights Celebration - St Augustine

See over 1 million lights at the Night of Lights Celebration in St Augustine, FL


It’s a memorable event in our Nation’s oldest city.  The historic streets of St. Augustine are aglow as visitors take in the special seasonal events downtown. Other Holiday events in St. Augustine include, art exhibits, Santa’s train tour, fresh markets, Santa’s village, trolly tours and more.





Get inspired with the thousands of products and services on display at this popular weekend event. Enjoy one stop shopping from gift and entertainment ideas, 5-minute makeovers to full renovations there is something for everyone:

- Home renovation and decor ideas for kitchen, bathroom, windows, flooring and more.
-Design advice and discussion panels from the experts.
-Celebrity stages with demonstrations and showcases.

Future Dates for the Home Design and Remodeling Show:

  • April 6 - 8, 2018 - Miami Spring Home Design and Remodeling Show at the Miami Beach Convention Center
  • May 25 - 28, 2018 - Ft Lauderdale Home Design and Remodeling Show at the Broward County Convention Center



  • Broward County Fair

    There are livestock, rides, food, and much more at the Broward County Fair in Pembroke Pines, FL


    Bring the whole family Broward County Fair!  Visitors will enjoy thrilling rides, carnival games, thrill shows, tasty treats and more.  Enjoy live music, talent competitions, and pageants.  Area schools will showcase educational exhibits, live animals will compete for the blue ribbon. 

    Check website for updated schedules.

    Broward County Fair Hours
    Hours vary daily, please check website.




    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.





    This National Training Center event takes place on paved roads and some trails in Lake Louisa State Park.  Aid stations, water and electrolytes will be available throughout the course.  Awards for the top 3 overall winners an winners in each ages group, medals given to Half Marathon and 10K finishers. The NTC is offering a 16 week training program for those interested.




    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. 5:
    9 am to 5 pm:  Race Village at Truman Waterfront
    4 pm - Boat Parade down Duval Street

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

    Tuesday, Nov. 7:
    9 am to 5 pm:  Race Village at Truman Waterfront
    9 am to 4 pm:  Testing for Race Boats off Truman Waterfront

    Wednesday, Nov. 8:  Race Day 1
    8 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. 9:
    9 am to 5 pm:  Race Village at Truman Waterfront
    12 pm to 4 pm:  Testing for Race Boats off Truman Waterfront


    Friday, Nov. 10:  Race Day 2
    8 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. 11:
    9 am to 5 pm:  Race Village at Truman Waterfront
    12 pm to 4 pm:  Testing for Race Boats off Truman Waterfront


    Sunday, Nov. 12:  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





    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. 





    Upcoming Florida Professional Golf Tour Tournaments

    November 5 - 7, 2017
    Seasoner Opener
    Alaqua Country Club
    Longwood, FL

    November 16 - 17, 2017
    LPGA International (The Hills Course)
    Daytona Beach, FL

    November 25 - 26, 2017,
    5th AnnualThanksgiving Classic
    Green Valley Country Club
    Clermont, FL

    December 2 - 3, 2017
    57th Annual Riviera Open
    Riviera Country Club
    Ormond Beach, FL

    December 11 - 12, 2017
    LPGA International (The Jones Course)
    Daytona Beach, FL

    December 18 - 19, 2017
    Christmas Classic
    Wekiva Golf Club
    Longwood, FL

    January 9 - 10, 2018
    2018 New Years Open
    Walt Disney World
    The Magnolia Course
    Lake Buena Vista, FL

    January 15 - 16, 2018
    Legacy Classic
    Legacy Club @ Alaqua Lakes
    Longwood, FL

    January 27 - 28, 2018
    Volusia County Open
    Venetian Bay
    New Smyrna Beach, FL

    February 3 - 4, 2018
    Indian River Open at NSB Golf Club
    New Smyrna Beach, FL

    February 8 - 9, 2018
    2-Man Team Championship
    Stoneybrook East


    February 16 - 17, 2018
    Wildwood Open and Pro-Am
    Continental Country Club
    Wildwood, FL
    $5,000 added money

    Remaining Schedule to be released soon!





    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
    Saturday- 5 pm - 9 pm Sandbar and Clam Jam Stage
    Sunday- 10 am to 4 pm





    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 170 acts.





    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!





    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.




    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.




    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 4, 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. 5- Bike 66 (option1), 53 (option 2) or 28 (option 3) miles from Key Largo to BSA Camp Sawyer.
    Monday, Nov. 6 - Bike 35 miles to Boyds Campground (Stock Island)
    Tuesday, Nov. 7 - Enjoy Key West.
    Wednesday, Nov. 8- Enjoy Key West.
    Thursday, Nov. 9- Enjoy Key West.
    Friday, Nov. 10-Bike 48 (option 1) or 35 (option 2) miles to Marathon.
    Saturday, Nov 11 - Bike 47 (option 1), 29 (option 2) miles to Key Largo.

    Bubba Fest Key Largo Dancing

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






    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.





    Visit historic downtown Sebring for the Highlands Fine Arts Festival.  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 2017 include Atlantic City Boys, Sal Valentinetti, and Tommy Mara. The stage is also set for Performing Arts Academy, Goldner Conservatory of Performing Arts, lasagne and pizza eating contests.  Take part in the Bocce tournament children’s rides, activities and more.

    Feast Schedule:
    Friday, November 3 - 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
    Saturday, November 4 - 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
    Sunday, November 5 - 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 3:
    -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 4 :
    -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 - 7:00 pm, Musical Entertainment
    -8:30 pm - Headline Entertainment- Jerrod Neimann





    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, Kid Zone, Static Aircraft Displays.
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm- “Huey”,  “Cloud 9”,  and “Cobra” Helicopter Rides, Amusement Rides.
    11:30 am WWII Battle Reenactment and weapons demonstrations
    12:00 pm - 5:00 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 3 at 8pm - 93.1 Johnny Reed Foley Band (FREE with paid gate admission, seating is limited)
    • Tuesday, November 7th, Senior Day 4pm and 7pm -Pat Boone (FREE with paid Gate Admission, seating is limited)
    • Saturday, November 11th at 8pm- High Valley (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 8 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 boat show sites are:  Bahia Mar, Hall of Fame, Las Olas Marina, Broward County Convention Center, Sails Marina,  Ft Lauderdale Hilton Marina, Pier 66 Marina, and The Sailfish Pavilion.


    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 $8/day,the Park and Ride boat show shuttle is available.
    3. Riverside Hotel Garage - General Parking $10/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




    A free and fun private haunted house put on by the owners every Halloween Night since 2003.  This Halloween event is filled with many scary props, music and a graveyard.  Attend only if you dare! 





    On Saturday morning, October 28 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.




    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.




    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.





    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.

    2017 Highlights:

    -FMX Motorcross and BMX Trickstars
    -World Champion Disc Dogs
    -Chainsaw Chix
    -Burnout Challenge
    -Drone Race Expedition
    -Mechanical Bull
    -Free Kids Activities
    -Live Music





    This three-day outdoor festival features fresh local seafood, live music, arts and crafts, fishing tournament, 5K race, free family fun and more!

    Free Concerts:

    Friday- 7:00pm - 11:00pm Halloween Block Party
    Saturday- 7:30pm Horses Wild, 9:30pm Bearded Brothers
    Sunday- 11:30am Unmotivated, 1:30pm Seranation, 3:30pm Tempests, 5:30pm The Black Honkeys.





    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.





    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. 





    Thousands flock to this historic fishing village of Cedar Key Florida each year for the popular seafood festival.  Local seafood such as steamed clams, clam chowder, smoked mullet and more are served. Over 200 vendors, showcasing local artists original pieces, craft exhibits, plants and more. 

    Cedar Key Seafood Festival Activities

    Live music throughout the weekend and a Saturday morning parade at 11:00 am also takes place during the Cedar Key Annual Seafood Festival.

    Take a shuttle boat to Seahorse Key and tour the lighthouse and explore the island.  Only 3 days during the year the lighthouse and island are open to the public by the US Fish and Wildlife Service.

    There is no charge to enter the lighthouse but there is a charge for the boat rides. Shuttle boats are available at City Marina.  Make sure you wear comfortable shoes as you’ll climb a steep hill up to the lighthouse.




    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 21,27,and 28, 2017. 
    For more information call 850-595-5985.





    The Annual Stuart Craft Festival showcases paintings, jewelry, photography and more from local and traveling crafters.  Visit the waterfront community of downtown Stuart, enjoy the craft festival ,as well as, the many shops and restaurants it offers.





    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!




    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






    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 20 - October 29, 2017, 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 20, 2017 - 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 20, 2017 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 2017 at Casa Marina, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, Reynolds Street.

    Saturday, October 21, 2017 - The Goombay Festival continues with this family friendly party from 12 noon to midnight. FREE.

    Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 2:00 pm- Zombie Bike Ride. Zombies gather at Fort East Martello to get their blood flowing, bodies painted. At 6:00pm hop on a bike as thousands of costumed zombies invade Duval Street. (Family Friendly Event)

    The parties continue every day and night until October 29, 2017.  Read online for more details on the Fantasy Fest schedule of events.





    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. 
    Home Show Highlights:
    - Kitchen Showcase
    -Outdoor Living Showcase
    -Hot Tub Blowout Sale

    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




    Ladies Let's Go Fishing

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


    Schedule of Events
    Friday, October 20, 2017 - 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 21, 2017 - 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 22, 2017 - 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



    Goombay Festival Parade

    Parade at the Goombay Festival in Key West


    This 35th 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.




    Paddle Florida

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


    From October 20 to 25, 2017, 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





    Hillsborough County Fair

    Rides at the Hillsborough County Fair in Brand, FL


    2017 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.
     




    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. 

    2017 Entertainment Highlights:
    -Trace Adkins
    -Candlebox
    - Brett Michaels
    -A Thousand Horses
    -William Michael Morgan
    -White Tie Rock Ensemble (Aerosmith and Van HalenTribute)
    -Frankie Valli Tribute- Lets Hang On
    -Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles- Leonardo & Donatello

    Pensacola Fair at Night

    After dark at the Pensacola Fair



    Pensacola Fair Ferris Wheel

    The ferris wheel at the Pensacola Fair



    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.


    2017 Headliners include:  The Temptations, Scott Bradlee’s Post Modern Jukebox, Kenny Loggins, and the Avett Brothers!
    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 entire 2017 lineup.

    Dates and Times:  October 19 - 22, 2017
    Thursday:  Gates open at 3:30 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 1:00 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





    Join the scary fun in the haunted house attraction ” 5 Roads to the End” 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 - 28, 2017.





    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.





    October 14
    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 15

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

    Riders must be able to maintain 12mph pace.

    One-way ride registration available.





    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 7:00am, ride begins at 8:30am.
    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-





    Walk through the air conditioned showroom to see new models and close-out boats, great prices, ready to buy on site.  The ArtFest will showcase Marine and Wildlife art and crafts.
    The Annual Nautical Flea Market will have antique collectibles and maps, marine artifacts, rods, reels, lures and lines, boating apparel, taxidermy, diving equipment, and much more. The festival will offer up some of the freshest seafood in South Florida as well as live musical entertainment, and Kid’s zone.





    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 13 - 15 and October 20 - 22:
    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.





    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. 13 - 4:00pm 11:00 pm
    Saturday, Oct. 14 -11:00 am - 11:00 pm
    Sunday Oct. 15 - 11:00 am - 6:00 pm




    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
    • USAF F-35 Heritage Flight Team
    • The Spirit of Aviation
    • McCart Jet Motorsports
    • Redline Airshows

    and much more!

    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



    The Northeast County Fair

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


    The Northeast County 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.




    Walton County Fair

    The Walton County Fair


    Highlights - Walton County Fair

    Monday, Oct 9
    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 10:
    5:00 pm Doors Open
    5:30 pm TBD- 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 11
    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 Chorus “Sound of Pride” - Main Stage
            -Maude Saunders Elem. School- “Kids of Distinction” - Main Stage
             

    Thursday, Oct 12- Senior Citizen Night
    5:00 pm Doors Open
    6:00 pm Bingo Begins- Entertainment Room
    6:00 pm Entertainment- 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 13
    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 14
    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.





    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!





    The Annual Octoberfest takes over 9 blocks of Main Street as visitors enjoy fine arts, crafts, food, and entertainment. The Gazebo filled with German entertainment during the afternoon, with the Black Honkeys beginning at 8:30pm.  Enjoy authentic cuisine, beer garden, car show, and much more!




    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.

     

     





    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,  October 6th 6:00pm - 7:30 pm Dirty Bird and The Flu 8:00pm - 9:30pm Tobacco Road
    • Saturday, October 7: 2:00pm - 3:30pm The New 76ers 4:00pm - 5:30pm Southern Satisfaction 6:00pm - 7:30pm Stevie Monce 8:00pm - 9:30pm Love and Theft
    • 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.

      Scallop Gallop 5K Run/Walk

      Saturday, Oct. 6 at 9:00am along the St. Joseph Bay through Port St. Joe.





      The 10th Annual Mad Dog Fishing Classic has its kick-off cocktail party Friday, October 6th beachside at Postcard Inn Beach Resort and Marina.  Saturday, October 7th, 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..




      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 5 -  28, 2017 (Thurs, Fri, Sat Only)
      Thursdays (Oct. 5, 12, 19,26):  6:00 pm – 11:00 pm*
      Fridays (Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27):  6:00 pm – Midnight*
      Saturdays (Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28):  6:00 pm – Midnight*
      *Haunted Houses open at 7:00 pm


      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.





      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 10 to 5 or on Sunday from 11 to 4. 

      The Giant Pumpkin Patch is open daily (Closed Mondays)  October thru November. Come and pick organic pumpkins grown without pesticides. The 12th Annual BOO Fest is October 21 from 11am- 3pm!  Come see the 400 lb pumpkin! This is a unique way to enjoy your fall holiday. 





      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.





      The New Smyrna Beach IFA Redfish Tournament East Coast Division will be held on September 30, 2017. This is a one day fishing tournament for Redfish with two angler teams that launches at New Smyrna Beach.

      Bait is limited to artificial lures

      The Redfish Tour is a collection of one day tournaments.

      Captains Meeting 5:00 pm - 7:00pm

      New Smyrna Marina 200 Boatyard St.New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169





      Over 100,000 visitors will take part in the 40th 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.




      Jacksonville Home and Patio Show

      Glass bowls at the Jacksonville Home and Patio Show


      Highlights at the 2017 Home and Patio Show

      -Appearances from Kevin O’Connor, host of Emmy Award-winning series, This Old House and Ask This Old House. 

      - Kitchen Wars, see the latest kitchen design and trends as designers and re-modelers compete for your vote!

      - Inspiration Stage- Stage presentations by local and national experts.


      The latest in home and patio products will be showcased in various categories: 
      Appliances
      Decorating Products and Services
      Flooring
      Greenhouses
      Kitchen Cabinets
      Landscaping
      Lawn and Garden Equipment
      Lighting
      Outdoor Furniture
      Paving Stones
      Pools and Spas
      Walter Filtration Systems
      and more

      Patio Stone at Jacksonville Home and Patio Show

      Stone on display at the Jacksonville Home and Patio Show





      The Northwest Florida Fair

      Ride the Merry Goround at the Northwest Florida Fair


      2017 Fair Hours:

      Tuesday Sept. 26- 5:00pm - 10:00pm
      Wednesday Sept. 27- 5:00pm - 10:00pm
      Thursday Sept. 28- 5:00pm - 10:00pm
      Friday Sept. 29- 5:00pm - 10:00pm
      Saturday Sept. 30- 2:00pm - 10:00pm

      2017 admission TBD. Children age 5 and under are always admitted free.

       

      Northwest Florida Fair Directions
      The Northwest Florida Aair is located on Lewis Turner Blvd., also known as Rt. 189 which is about 6 miles from Miracle Strip Parkway in Fort Walton Beach.





      The tournament’s kick off is at 4 pm on Thursday, September 21 at the Key Colony Inn located at 700 W. Ocean Dr. in Key Colony Beach.  It’s a fun event with individual and team competitions for the largest bonefish and permit.  A 3 species slam is awarded to the top spin or fly angler who releases the largest bonefish, permit and tarpon.  A wet pants award is given to the angler who wades from shore with the best catch.





      The Smoking Pig Fest will have live music, vendors, lots of games, outstanding food and special appearances.

      Event Details - 2017 Schedule of Events for Smokin’ Pig Fest will be released soon.


      Past Event Schedule
      Friday
      5:00 pm   Cook Team Meeting and VIP Dinner
      6:00 pm   Live Music begins, featuring Ben Carter Band
      6:00 pm   Entry:  Anything But and Dessert Contest

      Saturday

      10:00 am - 5:00 pm Games, Sand pit, Bounce houses, Vendors and more…
      Noon - 2:00 pm Entertainment Begins
      2:00 pm - 4:30 pm Live Entertainment Begins
      5:00 pm   Awards Ceremony

      Check the website for the latest updates.




      Universal Studios Horror Theater

      Halloween at Universal Studios Orlando


      From September 15 to November 4, 2017, get the scare of your life when you attend Halloween Horror Night at Universal Studios.  A live bone chilling experience, The Best Nightmares Never End!  Nine haunted houses, scare zones, thrilling shows, and rides!  As you walk through haunted houses and watch out for many of the unexpected zombies and freaks that unexpectedly creep out of every corner. This event is not recommended for young children. Age 13 years or older is best.

      Wolfman at Universal Studios

      The Wolfman at Universal Studios Horror Nights





      Lobster Festival and Tournament

      Lobster is the main attraction at the Lobster Festival and Tournament in Panama City, FL


      Lobster tournament divers will compete in a variety of catagories, including Spiny lobster, Shovelnose lobster, and Big 6. Sunday will host a huge smorgasbord of fresh lobster, prepared any way you desire:  Blackened, broiled, chilled, fried, grilled, halved, sauteed, skewered, steamed or whole! The event will be combined with the 17th Annual Schooners Sand Sculpting Contest, so come check it out! Proceeds benefit the Florida Aquatic Marine Institute and Toys for Kids Foundation.

      Event Details:

      17th Annual Sand Sculpting Contest takes place all week!

      Weigh-Ins:  Saturday and Sunday
      Lobster Feast and Awards:  Sunday
      More details to come!




      South Florida International Auto Show

      The South Florida Auto Show


      Event Highlights
      Main Attractions - 1,000’s of latest car models including cars, trucks, vans, SUVs, and concept cars.
      -Camp Jeep- See in person the capabilities of Jeep vehicles as they push their limits on off-road driving courses.
      -Million Dollar Alley- The most expensive address in Miami! A must collection; from Ferrari to Lamborghini!
      -Topless in Miami- See the latest models of convertibles!
      -Memory Lane - 20 plus classic cars dating 50 years back.


      South Florida International Auto Show Directions
      Southbound:
      I-95 south to I-195, then east across Julia Tuttle Causeway to Miami Beach. Take Alton Road south to 17th Street, then east to Convention Center Drive.

      Northbound:
      US-1 and I-95 north, then I-395 east across MacArthur Causeway to Miami Beach. Take Alton Road north to 17th Street, then east to Convention Center Drive.

      Eastbound:
      From West Dade or the Turnpike Extension, use 836 X-Way. It becomes I-395 at I-95 and crosses MacArthur Causeway to Miami Beach. Take Alton Road north to 17th Street, then east to Convention Center Drive.





      The September 9, 2017 Ruskin Tournament is part of the IFA Redfish Tournament West Division.  This is a one day fishing tournament for Redfish with two angler teams that launches at the Resort at Little Harbor.

      Bait is limited to artificial lures

      The Redfish Tour is a collection of one day tournaments.

      Captains Meeting 5:00 pm - 7:00pm

      IFA Trailer Resort at Little Harbor 611 Destiny DriveRuskin, FL 33570





      2017 Event Details will be released soon! Previous years visitors have enjoyed pepper eating contests, amateur hot sauce and salsa competitions, Lolly Lick-a-Thon, live music and entertainment, and more!





      The Tampa Boat show will have hundreds of boats in the convention center and in the water - special boat show pricing makes this a great way to great deal on boat. You can see every type of boat from personal watercraft, to bay boats, center consoles, all the way to luxury yachts.

      In addition to boats, the Tampa boat show will have:

      • On water Sailing and Boating Classes
      • Education Center- Free Seminars
      • Paddle Sport Demo
      • Interactive Learning Center

      Register early for the boating and sailing workshops!
      There will also be boating seminars, clinics, contests, giveaways, fishing experts, speakers and more!





      Celebrate the long weekend at the 2-day Venice Craft Festival.  Shop for affordable art and crafts!  A wide variety of ceramics, jewelry, stained glass, metal works will be for sale.  The green market offers live flora, vegetables, gourmet spices, sauces, fresh popped kettle corn and more!





      The 3rd Annual Mount Dora Village Market Seafood Festival is a 2-day event featuring fresh seafood, more than 100 vendors with their specialty items.  Live music all weekend with a free concert Saturday evening.  Something for the entire family to enjoy!




      Key West Lobster Fest

      Lobster season means the Key West Lobster Fest and tons of lobster, music, and partying on Duval Street.


      The Key West Lobsterfest schedule of events;

      Thursday, August 10 :
      -Lobster Boil at the Sunset Tiki Bar and Grille 5:00-8:00pm
      Guests receive over a pound of the boil including lobster, scrim, andouille sausage, crawfish, corn, and potatoes.  Drink specials throughout the evening.

      Friday, August 11:
      1:00pm- Reef and Ritas 3-hour Catamaran sail and snorkel trip.
      8:00pm - midnight-  Duval Crawl.  Drink specials! Everyone received a official Lobsterfest T-shirt and lanyard.  Hundreds join the party strolling down Duvall street, proceeds benefit Key West High School Scholarship Fund.

      Saturday, August 12:
      Noon- 11pm-Street Fair on Duvall Street- Arts,crafts, merchandise, and plenty of lobster!  Free Concert!

      Sunday, August 13:
      11:00 am - 2:00pm- Lobster Brunch served at the Key West Marriott Beachside.




      Hemingway Days

      Hemingway Days in Key West is held at Sloppy Joes and is a look alike contest, as well as many other activities


      The Pulitzer Prize winning author, Ernest Hemingway, lived in Key West in the 1930’s at 907 Whitehead Street.  His home is now a registered National Historic Landmark and still has his writing studio where he spent hours and hours writing.  His home has the first pool every built in Key West. He also loved the Keys lifestyle by visting Sloppy Joe’s on a regular basis and deep sea fishing with family and friends.

      You’ll see amazing look a-likes to Ernest Hemingway during the festival with stocky white-bearded men resembling him.  There will be readings and book signings by nationally acclaimed authors, a museum exhibit of rare Hemingway memorabilia, a fun and crazy “Running of the Bulls” and a 3-day marlin fishing tournament.





      There will be Recipe Contests, mango-themed games and arts and crafts. Mango Mania tshirts and recipe books will be available for purchase, and a free mango tasting table will be available to all patrons.

      Event Details:
      *Food Recipe Contest/Amateur
      *Professional Food Recipe Contest/Restaurants and Chefs
      *Tropical Plant and Tree Sale
      *Kids Activities Area
      *Music
      *Great Food and Beverages





      Over 4 days, the fun events center around restaurants, dock party, treasure hunt boat tours, VIP tours of Fisher family private conservation,  music, , Mel trivia, cake contest to win an Atocha coin, raffles, and many more prizes and events around the Conch Republic. Proceeds from this annual charity support Wesley House family services.

      If you are in Key West then stop by the Mel Fisher Museum and get the details on the daily activities for Mel Fisher Days.





      Visit Indialantic, a quaint oceanfront town on Florida’s Mid-Atlantic coast for a weekend Craft Festival, July 8 - 9, 2017.  Meet local and regional crafters as you shop, and dine at the many local restaurants.





      The world famous Blue Angels will perform stunts and maneuvers over the Gulf of Mexico along with Navy flight team, civilian and other military aircraft performances during this airshow event.


      July 8- Pensacola Beach Air Show featuring the Blue Angels Show begins at noon, Blue Angels fly at 2pm.




      Lionfish Derby

      A cooler full of Lionfish caught during the Lionfish Derby in the Florida Keys


      Summer 2017 Lionfish Derby Series Dates

      -July7 - 9, 2017—Mote Marine Lab, Sarasota Florida.
      - July 14 - 15, 2017—15th Street Fisheries, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
      -July 28 - 29, 2017—Pennekamp State Park, Key Largo, Florida
      - August 11 - 13, 2017—Loggerhead Marine Life Center, Palm Beach, Florida


      Over $3,500 in cash and prizes given away at each Lionfish Derby.  1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes for most lionfish, largest lionfish, and smallest lionfish.

      Schedule of Events
      Registration: $120 for 2-4 person team.
      Captain’s Meeting: 7:30 pm the evening before the event starts

      Derby Day:

      • Check website for individual location details.
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      • Florida Keys Underwater Music Festival

        The underwater music festival is all about divers, snorkelers and wacky underwater musical instrument


        Local Keys artist, August Powers, has sculpted numerous aquatic instruments to go along with the music. Past events have featured the Snorkeling Elvises, a longhaired mermaid playing the harp, and an underwater band.  The party begins Friday evening and continues on Saturday, please check website for updates.





        Celebrate the 4th of July in Jacksonville, FL. Beginning at 4 pm at The Landing, come by boat, car, or skyway to enjoy live entertainment, interactive displays, food and drink specials all day.

        The highlight of this event is the grand firework display which takes place at 9:45pm. 





        Event Schedule:


        Wednesday, June 28th 6pm - 9 pm
        Captains Meeting
        Pensacola Yacht Club

        Thursday, June 29 - 4pm
        Boats leave from any pass (GPS confirmation)
        Lines in at 4:01pm.

        Friday, June 30
        Fishing- Day 1
        Scales open at 5 pm and close at 8 pm. at the Pensacola Yacht Club.

        Saturday, July 1
        Fishing- Day 2
        Scales open at 3 pm at Palafax Pier Marina. All boats must be in line outside marina by 8 pm.

        Sunday, July 2 10 am.
        Awards Brunch, Pensacola Yacht Club





        Sprint Distance Course
        The event begins with a 1/4 mile swim in the warm Atlantic Ocean, followed by a 11.5 mile scenic bike ride, and ending with a 3 mile trail/road.  Duathlon is also available which is Run, Bike, Run (no swimming.)  The rules are based on USA Triathlon rules.

        International Distance Course
        Begin with a .5 mile ocean swim, next a 23 mile bike ride, and finishing with a 6 mile trail run.

        Duathlon:
        Run 1 mile, followed by a 11.5 mile bike ride and finishing with a 3 mile run.

        Packet Pickup

        To pickup your packet, stop by Mack Cycle at 5995 Sunset Drive, Miami, FL
        (305) 661-8363

        Key Biscayne Triathlon Trilogy Dates
        The multi-race trilogy dates follow:

        Trilogy #1 - June 18
        Trilogy #2 - July 16
        Trilogy #3 - August 13
        Bonus Round - September 10

        Event begins and ends at:
        Miami Marine Stadium - 3501 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL 33149





        Sprint Course:
        Swim - 1/4 mile swim in the Atlantic Ocean (beach start) with a fresh water shower for transition #1. Swim caps are provided in your race packet and must be worn during the swim.

        Bike - 16 miles on flat, fast, out and back course along the coastline of scenic Amelia Island on NE Florida’s beautiful Atlantic coastline.

        Run - 3 miles out and back with water stations at mile marks. The run course is out and back through the North Fletcher island community.

        Olympic Course:
        Swim- 1.5K (0.93 miles) Swim in the warm waters of the Atlantic Ocean.

        Bike- 40K (24.7 miles) Flat course with one bridge through scenic Amelia Island.

        Run- 10K (6.2 miles) Out and back shaded course through Fort Cinch.





        Jefferson County kicks off the beginning of every summer with a Watermelon Festival!  Activities are scheduled throughout the month of June ending on the 17th with a street celebration!  Visitors enjoy watermelon along with an antique car show, rodeo, fashion show, children’s theater 5K run, parade, games/contests, live music and entertainment, and much more.





        This is the only sanctioned US Coast Guard Permitted Race around Key West. Swimmers and relay teams swim 12.5 miles clockwise around the island of Key West beginning and finishing on Higgs Beach (1000 Atlantic Blvd). Awards given to the the overall top- male and female finishers and the top 6 finishers in each age group.  Pre-race check is Friday, June 9 1 pm-7pm at the Florida Keys Community College pool.





        All proceeds from the tournament go to the Guides Trust Foundation to support professional fishing guides and back country fishery conservation programs. 





        Local and National crafters fill Cory Avenue with displays of their handmade pottery, jewelry, paintings, and more!  In addition to crafts stroll through the green market featuring exotic live plants, homemade soaps, dips and gourmet sauces.





        The supported ride has convenient rest stops with water, food, and sag support.  Pick your distance of either 20, 40, 60 miles on Rails to Trails or 50, 100 mile road routes.  This event is perfect for anyone wanting to complete their first Century ride.





        This fun-filled family celebration is held the first weekend of June each year in Wellborn Florida, which is in Suwannee County. The growing number of visitors can feast on blueberries served every way imaginable.  Enjoy live music, arts and crafts, bake-off and talent contests, vendors, parade, games, Blueberry pancake breakfast,  and more.

        Blueberry Festival Events

        A few of the highlights of the Blueberry Festival in Wellborn include:

        • Amusements
        • Fresh Blueberries and Blueberry Bushes for sale
        • Bake Off
        • Childrens petting zoo, ponies and more
        • Blueberry Pancake Breakfast
        • Parade themed “Living the Blues” with Floats, Horses, Class Cars
        • Arts and Crafts Vendors
        • Car Show

         





        Schedule:

        Friday, June 2, 2017
        5 pm- Registration begins, Appetizers and Cash Bar
        7 pm- Mandatory Captains Meeting

        Saturday, June 3, 2017
        7 am- Lines in
        4 pm - Cash bar
        4:30 - 6:30 pm - Weigh-In

        Sunday, June 04, 2017
        7 am - Lines In
        3 - 5pm - Weigh-In
        4 pm - Cash Bar
        6 pm- Dinner followed by Awards Ceremony





        Enjoy two days of outstanding Blues Music and the best BBQ Florida has to offer!  The weekend begins with a Friday night bash and pub crawl. The BBQ competition along with vendors, kids zone take place all day Saturday. Competitors will win over $15,000 in cash and prizes.  Event schedule will be released soon.





        Dates

        Crystal River Sprint Triathlon:
        #1 - Saturday, May 27, 2017
        #2 - Saturday, September 2, 2017
        #3 - Saturday, September 30, 2017


        Triathlon Course
        Swim -  ¼ mile in the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico with a fresh water shower into transition area.
        Bike - 15 miles out and back on this fast and flat course, running through the pristine estuaries of West Central Florida’s beautiful “Nature Coast”
        Run -  3 miles out and back with water available at miles 1 and 2

        All Triathlons start and finish at the Fort Island Gulf Beach Park in Crystal River, FL.  All participants must be USAT members.





        The Blue Crab Festival kickoff is Friday, May 26 at 5:30 pm with live music.  There are 7 city blocks of Arts and Crafts, Fine Arts, Antiques, Family Activities, and Food.  A Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony honoring our military takes place on Monday.

        Festivities include:

        Entertainment daily from May 26 to 29, 2017
        Seafood Cookoff: Saturday, May 27
        Fireworks: Saturday May 27 at 9:15pm
        Parade - Monday, May 29 Parade and Memorial Ceremonies.

        Directions:

        From Jacksonville:
        Take I-95 South to Route 207 and follow to Downtown Palatka
        OR Take Hwy 17 South to Downtown Palatka

        From Gainesville:
        Take Hwy 20 East to Downtown Palatka

        From Daytona:
        Take Hwy 100 North to Downtown Palatka
        OR take I-95 North to Route 207 and follow to Downtown Palatka