Events in Florida

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Events in Florida


Oct 2016

Florida Professional Golf Tour

October 30 , 2016 to April 28, 2017

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

Nov 2016

Ice at Gaylord

November 18 , 2016 to January 01, 2017

Ice Sculptures at ICE Orlando

From November 18, 2016 through January 1, 2017 visit the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Orlando for an incredible walk-through attraction featuring “A Charlie Brown Christmas”  hand-carved ice sculptures with nearly 2 million pounds of ice.

Holiday Hayride at Wickham Park

December 01 , 2016 to December 30, 2016

Enjoy an old fashioned hayride with Santa through lighted holiday displays at Wickham Park from 6 -8 pm every Thursday and Friday evening in December.

Space Coast Lightfest

November 21 , 2016 to January 01, 2017

Drive through Wickham Park and enjoy the hundreds of thousands of holiday lights displayed from November 21, 2016 through January 1, 2017. Bring a new unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots and save $2 on admission.

Holidays Around the World

November 25 , 2016 to December 30, 2016

Celebrate the holiday season around the globe at Epcot in Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista near Orlando. 

Holidays Around the World takes place at The American Gardens Theatre Epcot from November 25 through December 30 and includes the nightly breathtaking Candlelight Processional and a special holiday themed finale to the dazzling IllumiNations - Reflections of Earth.

Seaworld’s Christmas Celebration

November 25 , 2016 to December 31, 2016

Visit Orlando’s SeaWorld amusement park for their Christmas celebration!  New this year, meet Rudolph, the red nose reindeer along with live shows, winter wonderland, shopping, dining, and snow!  The celebration runs on select dates from November 25 through December 31, 2016.

Edison and Ford Holiday Nights

November 25 , 2016 to January 01, 2017

Visit the seasonally decorated winter homes of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford in Fort Myers in the evenings from 5:30 pm to 9pm, November 25 through January 1, 2017.

Christmas at Pinewood

November 25 , 2016 to January 08, 2017

The Christmas at Pinewood Holiday Home Tour in Lake Wales, FL takes place November 25 - through January 8, 2017.

Dec 2016

St Petersburg Powerboat and Sailboat Show

December 01 , 2016 to December 04, 2016

The best in Power Boating and Sailboating will be on display in St Petersburg December 1 - 4, 2016.

Islamorada Sailfish Tournament

December 01 , 2016 to December 04, 2016

Islmorada Sailfish Tournament

The Islamorada Sailfish Tournament is the first in three sailfish events in the Florida Keys and takes place December 1 - 4, 2016.  The Florida Keys Gold Cup Sailfish Championship series is the premier sailfish tournament in the Florida Keys. 

Deering Holiday Wonderland

December 01 , 2016 to January 06, 2017

Holiday Tree at the Deering Estate

Throughout the month of December come by the Deering Estate at Cutler in Miami to enjoy holiday celebrations for families of all ages. 

Victorian Christmas Stroll

December 01 , 2016 to December 23, 2016

Victorian Christmas Stroll in Tampa

Experience the holiday season with a Victorian Christmas Stroll in Tampa from December 1 through 23, 2016 between 10 am and 8 pm daily.

Festivals of Speed Orlando

December 02 , 2016 to December 04, 2016

Festival of Speed

The Festivals of Speed offer luxury lifestyle weekends while supporting local charities. Spectacular venues display the worlds finest aircraft, watercraft, automobiles and motorcycles.  Guests are dine on fine food and wine while viewing luxury displays of art, jewels, fashion, and more.

Hallstrom Planetarium - Star of Wonder

December 02 , 2016 to December 10, 2016

Christmas star gazing and study Friday, December 2 &9 at 6pm and 7:30pm and Saturday, December 3 & 10 at 1pm and 2:30pm at the Hallstrom Planetarium in Fort Pierce.

Christmas Festival of Lights

December 02 , 2016 to December 24, 2016

More than 5 million lights are displayed at the annual Festival of Lights at the Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park in White Springs Florida. 

Tampa Bay International Auto Show

December 02 , 2016 to December 04, 2016

Honda Fit

The hottest new cars are coming to Tampa!  Come by the Tampa Convention Center to see the latest autos and industry trends at the Tampa Bay International Auto Show.

Santa Fest at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park

December 03 , 2016

Grinch at Santa Fest, Ybor City

The 35th Annual Santa Fest and Holiday Parade takes place Saturday, December 3 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, Tampa.

Leesburg Main Street Christmas Parade

December 03 , 2016

Main Street Christmas Leesburg

The 49th Annual Leesburg Main Street Christmas Parade Festival takes place on Saturday, December 3 from 3 pm - 9pm.  Parade begins at 6pm.

Winter Celebration in Mandarin

December 03 , 2016

Train Ride at Winter Celebration, Jacksonville

Bring the family on Saturday, December 3 from 11 am to 4pm to the annual Winter Celebration at the Walter Jones Historical Park in Jacksonville.

St. Augustine Christmas Parade

December 03 , 2016

Come out for St. Augustine’s 62nd annual Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 3 beginning at 9 am.

Southern Pines Blues and BBQ Festival

December 09 , 2016 to December 10, 2016

The Southern Pines Blues and BBQ Festival offers two days of great Blues riffs, tasty BBQ, arts, crafts, and camping.

Key West Holiday Historic Inn Tour

December 09 , 2016 to December 16, 2016

Tour the beautifully decorated historic inns of Key West during two holiday weekends from 6pm to 8pm:  Friday,December 9 and Friday, December 16, 2016.

Highlands Bike Fest

December 09 , 2016 to December 11, 2016

This three day annual event, December 9 - 11, 2016 is for riders of all levels. Pick your pace and distance then enjoy the cool fall weather as you discover the natural beauty Highlands County has to offer - rolling hills, citrus groves, small towns and more. After a day of riding, relax at the lodge or start your holiday shopping at nearby stores.

Santa Fest - Fort Myers

December 16 , 2016

Join us for a fun filled evening of holiday cheer with Santa on Friday, December 16 at Wa-ke Hatchee Park in Fort Myers, FL.

Jacksonville Light Parade

December 30 , 2016

Light Parade

The Annual Light Parade at Downtown Riverfront at the Landing on Friday, December 30 at 7 pm! Watch by land or sea as the sky is lit up with decorated boats and firework display!