Events in Florida

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Events in Florida


Nov 2015

Florida Professional Golf Tour

November 08 , 2015 to April 29, 2016

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

Mar 2016

Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival

March 02 , 2016 to May 30, 2016

The Annual Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival takes place March 2 - May 30, 2016 at Walt Disney World Epcot Theme Park.  You’ll enjoy millions of flowers in bloom, ask top horticulturists for advice, and kids can experience hands on gardening.

Apr 2016

Saltwater Showdown Fishing Tournament

April 28 , 2016 to August 07, 2016

South Florida’s largest tournament, The Pompano Beach Saltwater Circuit, a 3-leg series takes place May - August 2016. Anglers throughout the nation compete for the Showdown Crown.  Boats can have as many anglers as they want. The fee is a boat registration only. 

May 2016

Jacksonville Jazz Festival

May 26 , 2016 to May 29, 2016

The Jacksonville Jazz Festival kicks off on Thursday, May 26 with a Piano Competition at the Florida Theatre, and runs throughout the weekend with fabulous entertainment on four different stages. Continuing this year, “Jazz after Dark”, various bars and clubs will live Jazz from 10pm- 2am. Concerts, Competitions, Clinics, Art Festival fill this 3-day weekend.

Blue Crab Festival

May 27 , 2016 to May 30, 2016

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.

Florida Folk Festival

May 27 , 2016 to May 29, 2016

The 64th Annual Florida Folk Festival offers dance, craft square and workshops where you can learn traditional crafts such as whittling, henna tattooing, weaving of willow baskets, rug braiding, hand weaving, looming, and the carving of duck decoys.

Treasure Coast Builders Association Fishing Tournament

May 27 , 2016 to May 28, 2016

Pirates Cove Marina

The 30th Annual Treasure Coast Builders Association (TCBA) Fishing Tournament takes place Saturday, May 27 - 28, 2016 at Pirates Cove Marina in Port Salerno.

Jun 2016

Cocoa Village BBQ and Blues Festival

June 03 , 2016 to June 04, 2016

The 6th Annual Cocoa Village BBQ and Blues Festival will take place June 3 -4, 2016, 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.

Big Pine and Lower Keys Dolphin Tournament

June 03 , 2016 to June 05, 2016

Over $35,000 in cash, prizes, and awards for the top anglers!  The 22nd Annual Big Pine and Lower Keys Dolphin Tournament will be held at Sugarloaf Key June 3 - 5, 2016.

Wellborn Blueberry Festival

June 04 , 2016

The 23rd Annual Wellborn Blueberry Festival will be held in Andrews Square in downtown Wellborn on Saturday, June 4, 2016. Organized by the Wellborn Community Association, proceeds benefit the city of Wellborn.

Watermelon Festival

June 04 , 2016 to June 18, 2016

The 66th Annual Watermelon Festival will be held in downtown Monticello June 17 - 18, 2016.

Tour de Melon

June 04 , 2016

Tour de Melon Charity Ride takes place June 4, 2016 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 61st Annual Chiefland Watermelon Festival in Downtown Chiefland.

St. Pete Beach Corey Area Craft Festival

June 04 , 2016 to June 05, 2016

The 23rd Annual St. Pete Beach Corey Area Craft Festival comes to sunny St. Pete Florida June 4 - 5, 2016.

Don Hawley Invitaional Tarpon Tournament

June 05 , 2016 to June 10, 2016

Top fly-rod anglers compete in a 5-day tournament using fly tackle and either a 12- or 16-pound tippet.  The 42nd Annual Don Hawley Invitational Tarpon Fly Tournament takes place June 5 -10 2016.

Swim Around Key West

June 17 , 2016 to June 18, 2016

Join the master swimmers on June 18, 2016, as they swim 12.5 miles clockwise around the island Key West.  Its the Original FKCC Swim Around Key West and Swim Meet.

Jacksonville Triathlon Series

June 18 , 2016 to August 06, 2016

The Jacksonville Triathlon Series is now an Olympic and Sprint event! The series will be held on three Saturdays this summer, June 18, July 16, and August 6, 2016 in Fernandina Beach and along Amelia Island.

Marathon Super Boat Grand Prix

June 24 , 2016 to June 26, 2016

The 2nd Annual Marathon Super Boat Grand Prix takes place June 24 - 26, 2016 in Marathon Florida, enjoy a full weekend schedule, races take place on Sunday.

Pensacola International Billfish Tournament

June 29 , 2016 to July 03, 2016

Over $20,000 in cash and awards! The 45th Annual Pensacola International Billfish Tournament will take place June 29 - July 3, 2016.  The tournament winner receives and invitation to fish the Offshore World Championship.

Jul 2016

Mel Fisher Days

July 09 , 2015 to July 12, 2015

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.

Underwater Music Festival

July 09 , 2016

Florida Keys Underwater Music Festival

The Underwater Music Festival is back for it’s 32nd 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.