Events in Florida

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Events in Florida


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!

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

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.

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.

Don Hawley Invitaional Tarpon Tournament

May 31 , 2015 to June 05, 2015

Top fly-rod anglers compete in a 5-day tournament using fly tackle and either a 12- or 16-pound tippet.  The 41st Annual Don Hawley Invitational Tarpon Fly Tournament takes place May 31 - June 5 2015.

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.

Cocoa Village BBQ and Blues Festival

June 05 , 2015 to June 06, 2015

The 5th Annual Cocoa Village BBQ and Blues Festival will take place June 5 - 6, 2015, 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 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

Wellborn Blueberry Festival

June 06 , 2015

The 22nd Annual Wellborn Blueberry Festival will be held in Andrews Square in downtown Wellborn on Saturday, June 6, 2015. Organized by the Wellborn Community Association, proceeds benefit the city of Wellborn.

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.

St. Pete Beach Corey Area Craft Festival

June 06 , 2015 to June 07, 2015

The 22nd Annual St. Pete Beach Corey Area Craft Festival comes to sunny St. Pete Florida June 6 - 7, 2015.

Swim Around Key West

June 13 , 2015

Join the master swimmers on June 13, 2015, 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 20 , 2015 to August 08, 2015

The Jacksonville Triathlon Series is now an Olympic and Sprint event! The series will be held on three Saturdays this summer, June 20, July 18, and August 8, 2015 in Fernandina Beach and along Amelia Island.

Pensacola International Billfish Tournament

June 24 , 2015 to June 28, 2015

$50,000 in cash and awards! The 44th Annual Pensacola International Billfish Tournament will take place June 24 - 28, 2015 The tournament winner receives and invitation to fish the Offshore World Championship.

Jul 2015

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 11 , 2015

Florida Keys Underwater Music Festival

The Underwater Music Festival is back for it’s 31st 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.

Repticon Ft. Lauderdale

July 11 , 2015

Repticon Reptile and Exotic Animal Conventions bring reptiles and exotic pets from top breeders to cities throughout the United States.  Come to Ft. Lauderdale June 11, 2015 for live animal encounters and seminars.

Hemingway Days

July 21 , 2015 to July 26, 2015

Hemingway Days

An annual Ernest Hemingway look alike contest and festival is held every July at Sloppy Joe’s in Key West Florida.  For the past 35 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.