Events in Florida

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Events in Florida

May 2017

Crystal River Triathlon Series

June 27 , 2017 to September 30, 2017

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.

Jun 2017

Key Biscayne Triathlon Trilogy

June 18 , 2017 to September 10, 2017

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).

Aug 2017

Mount Dora Seafood Festival

August 26 , 2017 to August 27, 2017

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

Sep 2017

Downtown Venice Craft Festival

September 02 , 2017 to September 03, 2017

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

Tampa Boat Show

September 08 , 2017 to September 10, 2017

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. 

I Like It Hot Festival

September 09 , 2017 to September 10, 2017

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.

The Redfish Tour - Ruskin

September 09 , 2017

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.

Miami International Auto Show

September 09 , 2017 to September 17, 2017

South Florida International Auto Show

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

Lobster Festival and Tournament

September 11 , 2017 to September 17, 2017

Lobster Festival and Tournament

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.

Smokin’ Pig Fest

September 15 , 2017 to September 16, 2017

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.

Marathon International Bonefish Tournament

September 21 , 2017 to September 24, 2017

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

Northwest Florida Fair

September 26 , 2017 to September 30, 2017

The Northwest Florida Fair

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.

Jacksonville Home and Patio Show

September 28 , 2017 to October 01, 2017

Jacksonville Home and Patio Show

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. 

Pensacola Seafood Festival

September 29 , 2017 to October 01, 2017

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.

The Redfish Tour - New Smyrna Beach

September 30 , 2017 to September 30, 2017

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.

Oct 2017

Ghost Train Adventures

October 01 , 2017 to October 31, 2017

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.

Mad Dog Mandich Fishing Classic - Florida Keys

October 06 , 2017 to October 07, 2017

A weekend to benefit Mariners Hospital and other local charities with great parties, fishing and prizes, October 6 - 7, 2017. 

Scallop and Music Festival

October 06 , 2017 to October 07, 2017

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.

Florida Sportsman Expo- Tampa

October 07 , 2017 to October 08, 2017

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

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.

Harbor Sounds Oktoberfest on Main

October 07 , 2017 to October 07, 2017

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

Central Florida Peanut Festival

October 07 , 2017

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!

Walton County Fair

October 09 , 2017 to October 14, 2017

Walton County Fair

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.

Oktoberfest Tampa

October 13 , 2017 to October 15, 2017

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.


October 13 , 2017 to October 22, 2017

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

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

October 14 , 2017 to October 15, 2017

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


October 19 , 2017 to October 22, 2017

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.

Clearwater Jazz Holiday

October 19 , 2017 to October 22, 2017

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.