Events in Florida

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Events in Florida

Mar 2015

Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival

March 04 , 2015 to May 17, 2015

The Annual Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival takes place March 4 - May 17, 2015 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 2015

Suncoast Boat Show

April 17 , 2015 to April 19, 2015

Visit the 33rd Annual Suncoast Boat Show where hundreds of boats from the leading Gulf Coast dealers will be on hand at Marina Jack’s, #2 Marina Plaza, Sarasota FL!

Sun ‘n Fun Annual Fly In

April 21 , 2015 to April 26, 2015

Hosted by the City of Lakeland and the Lakeland Regional Airport, the 41st annual Sun ‘n Fun Fly - In and Expo takes place from April 21 - 26, 2015 at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport. 

Miami Sportfishing Tournament

April 23 , 2015 to April 25, 2015

The Annual Sportfishing Tournament (formally Billfish Tournament) in Miami raises awareness and money for Marine Conservation.  Marine enhancement programs in South Florida have received over $750,000 for marine conservation and education.

Cotee River Seafood and Blues Festival

April 24 , 2015 to April 26, 2015

An award winning annual festival, the Cotee River Seafood and Blues Festival combines live Blues music performed by local, regional, and national legends all weekend along with tasty seafood, beautiful boats, arts and craft fair and activities for the whole family.

Pompano Beach Seafood Festival

April 24 , 2015 to April 26, 2015

Florida’s Biggest Beach Party takes place at the Pompano Beach Seafood Festival from April 24 - 26, 2015 directly on the beach near Atlantic Boulevard.  Live concerts, great seafood and the Boardwalk Bazaar with arts and crafts make this 3 day festival non stop fun.

Choctawhatchee Estuary Family Festival

April 25 , 2015

Cheer on the crab races, take a kayak tours, make fish printed t-shirts, and enjoy plenty of fun at the Choctawhatchee Estuary Family Festival that takes place every year at the Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park on Saturday, April 25, 2015.

Suwannee River Jam

April 29 , 2015 to May 02, 2015

The Suwannee River Jam, the South’s Largest Country Music Festival, takes place April 29 - May 2, 2015 at the Suwannee River.  The line up of country musicians is awesome with award winning performers day and night.


April 29 , 2015 to May 03, 2015

SunFest is Florida’s largest waterfront music and art festival.  More than 280,000 visitors attend SunFest annually in downtown West Palm Beach Florida.

Saltwater Showdown Fishing Tournament

May 06 , 2015 to August 09, 2015

South Florida’s largest tournament, The Pompano Beach Saltwater Circuit, a 3-leg series takes place May - August 2015. 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 2015

Pensacola Crawfish Festival

May 01 , 2015 to May 03, 2015

One of the largest crawfish boils in Florida, the 31st Annual Pensacola Crawfish Festival will be held May 1 - 3, 2015 on downtown Pensacola’s beautiful waterfront.

Historic Apalachicola Home and Garden Tour

May 01 , 2015 to May 02, 2015

See historic homes in Apalachicola

Tour historic homes and gardens in Apalachicola, Florida and attend a symposium on preservation with nationally recognized architects, historians and preservationists.

St. Johns River Festival of the Arts

May 02 , 2015 to May 03, 2015

Art comes alive at the St. Johns River Festival of the Arts in historic Sanford, Florida May 2 - 3, 2015.

Siesta Key Sand Sculpture Contest

May 02 , 2015

Come see amazing sand castles and sand sculpting at the Siesta Key Sand Sculpture Contest held on the beach in Siesta Key Florida on Saturday, May 2, 2015.

Mother’s Day Dolphin Tournament Florida Keys

May 08 , 2015 to May 09, 2015

Sponsored by Marathon Boat Yard Marine Center, Yamaha, Edge Water Power Boats, the 9th Annual Mother’s Day Tournament takes place May 8 - 9, 2015 in the Florida Keys!  Proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity.

Pompano Beach Fishing Rodeo

May 13 , 2015 to May 17, 2015

The Fishing Rodeo in Pompano Beach is a roundup of the most popular species for Florida fishing “cobia, dolphin, king, tuna, and wahoo.”  The event started in 1965 and takes place every third weekend in May.

Stuart Sailfish Regatta

May 15 , 2015 to May 17, 2015

The Stuart Sailfish Regatta, the FASTEST event on the Treasure Coast returns May 15 - 17, 2015 to Stuart, Florida.

Battle In the Bay Dragon Boat Festival

May 16 , 2015

A fun and action packed Dragon Boat race held in Marathon Key benefiting local non-profit organizations.

Fiesta Sand Sculpture Contest

May 17 , 2015

Sand sculpting contest open to all ages Sunday, May 17, 2015 on Pensacola Beach.

Jacksonville Jazz Festival

May 21 , 2015 to May 24, 2015

The Jacksonville Jazz Festival kicks off on Thursday, May 21 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, Youth Talent Showcase, Art Festival fill this 3-day weekend.

Treasure Coast Builders Association Fishing Tournament

May 22 , 2015 to May 23, 2015

Pirates Cove Marina

The 29th Annual Treasure Coast Builders Association (TCBA) Fishing Tournament takes place Saturday, May 22 - 23, 2015 at Pirates Cove Marina in Port Salerno.

Florida Folk Festival

May 22 , 2015 to May 24, 2015

The 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.

Blue Crab Festival

May 22 , 2015 to May 25, 2015

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.

Dolphin Masters Invitational

May 22 , 2015 to May 23, 2015

The 14th Annual Yamaha Dolphin Masters Invitational will be held May 22-23, 2015 in historic Key West, Florida.

Jun 2015

Worlds Richest Tarpon Tournament

June 04 , 2015 to June 06, 2015

Worlds Richest Tarpon Tournament

The 33rd Annual “Worlds Richest” Tarpon Tournament and Kids Classic Tarpon Tournament will be held June 4 - 6, 2015.

Big Pine and Lower Keys Dolphin Tournament

June 05 , 2015 to June 07, 2015

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 May 5 - 7, 2015

Tour de Melon

June 06 , 2015

Tour de Melon Charity Ride takes place June 6, 2015 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 60th Annual Chiefland Watermelon Festival in Downtown Chiefland.