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!

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.

Sep 2015

Florida BBQ Association Funcook

September 04 , 2015 to September 06, 2015

The 15th Annual Florida BBQ Association Funcook will take place at Clearbrook RV Resort in beautiful Clermont, Florida over Labor Day weekend.

Crystal River Triathlon Series

September 05 , 2015

The Crystal River Sprint Triathlon is 3-part series taking place in Florida’s “Nature Coast” on Saturday, May 23, Saturday June 13, and Saturday September 5, 2015.

Lionfish Derby Key Largo

September 11 , 2015 to September 12, 2015

Lionfish Derby

The invasive lionfish have been growing in large numbers in the Florida Keys.  This non-native lionfish are eating native fish and crustaceans in large quantities harming the coral reef and ecosystems in the Keys.  The Lionfish Derby series takes place in 3 locations on different dates.

Florida Sportsman Expo- Tampa

September 12 , 2015 to September 13, 2015

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 September 12 - 13, 2015 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.

I Like It Hot Festival

September 12 , 2015 to September 13, 2015

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 12 - 13, 2015. 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.

Florida Marine Flea Market and Seafood Fest

September 12 , 2015 to September 13, 2015

The South Florida Fairgrounds will be hosting the 8th AnnualFlorida Marine Flea Market and Seafood Fest September 12 - 13, 2015.

Lobster Festival and Tournament

September 14 , 2015 to September 20, 2015

Lobster Festival and Tournament

The 26th Annual Lobster Festival and Tournament is set to take place at Schooners in Panama City, ‘the Last Local Beach Club’, on September 14 - 20, 2015. 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.

Marathon International Bonefish Tournament

September 24 , 2015 to September 27, 2015

The longest running fishing tournament in the Florida Keys, the Marathon International Bonefish Tournament, takes place September 24 - 27, 2015.

Oct 2015

Scallop Festival

October 02 , 2015 to October 03, 2015

The 19th Annual Scallop Festival, hosted by the Chamber of Commerce, will be held October 2 - 3, 2015 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.

Tampa Boat Show

October 02 , 2015 to October 04, 2015

Come to Tampa’s largest and longest running boat show! The Tampa Boat show takes place from September 2 - 4, 2015 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida. 

Jun 2016

West Palm Beach Antiques Festival

June 05 , 2015 to October 04, 2015

The West Palm Beach Antiques Festival takes place at the Americraft Expo Center located on the South Florida Fairgrounds.