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Florida Festivals and Events

Florida celebrations of history, culture, and legendary annual events.
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Florida's Festivals and Events
Links to Florida celebrations of history, culture, and legendary annual events.

Florida's Festive Fares
Florida celebrates the harvesting of many crops with festivals that have all the ingredients of great family fun - plenty of fresh Florida produce and specialties of the sea stirred with a little arts and crafts and lots of entertainment. Check out what's cooking here...

Free Sunset Celebrations
Florida's sunsets are spectacular, and people in two Florida communities — Key West and Clearwater Beach — think that is reason enough to celebrate. Best of all, enjoy the sunsets and festivities for free!

10 Small Town Festivals
Small Town Festivals in Florida. Festivals in the small communities of Fellsmere, Ruskin, San Antonio, Umatilla, Williston, Zellwood and more.

Florida Restaurant Weeks
Several Florida communities provide a diverse selection of dishes, multiple courses at unique restaurants for a great prix fixe price during Restaurant Weeks.

Disney's Hollywood Studios' Star Wars Weekends - June
The power of The Force and the magic of Disney combine once again for Star Wars Weekends, scheduled for four consecutive weekends (Friday-Sunday) from June 1 through June 24 at Disney-MGM Studios.

Disney's Night of Joy - September
Disney's popular mutli-night Night of Joy features Christian gospel performers.

Epcot Intern'l Flower & Garden Fest - March thru May
Walt Disney World Resort hosts the 15th annual Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival that promises some 30 million blooms! The roses, wildflowers, topiaries and herb gardens will flourish from March 19 to June 1, 2008.

Epcot International Food and Wine Festival - September-November
Month-long celebration of the world's greatest foods and cuisines combined with continuous entertainment.

Florida Folk Festival
Traditional folk crafts, skilled artisans, workshops, folk culture, food and more can be enjoyed each year during the Florida Folk Festival held at Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park in White Springs, Florida.

Fall Festivals - October & November
Whether it's with peanuts or turn-of-the-century style, Floridians take to the streets in a variety of fall art and craft festivals.

Cuban American Heritage Festival - June
Shimmy your way down to Key West and celebrate Cuban style with a street fiesta. Versión en Español.

Florida Celebrates New Year In Style
Florida rings in the New Year with celebrations throughout the state.

Daytona Beach Bike Week - March
One of America's most popular motorcycle festivals!

Daytona Beach Biketoberfest - October
This international event attracts motorcylce enthusiasts from around the U.S. and Canada. The family-oriented event includes motorcycle races, charity rides, street festivals and more.

Fiesta Five Flags - June
This annual June celebration pays tribute to the colorful history of the City of Pensacola where five different flags have flown since its first establishment in 1559.

Florida Halloween Trains - October
All aboard Florida's trains for Halloween-themed rides, including a ghost train, murder mystery dinner train and more.

Florida Halloween Zoo Boo Celebrations
Kids and grownups alike will enjoy these fun and safe trick-or-treating alternatives at Florida's zoos.

Florida Mardi Gras Celebrations
It it's February, it's time for Mardi Gras in Florida! Head out to the parades and celebrations where you can grab some beads, Cajun food and plenty of fun.

Florida Citrus Festival - January
Held annually each January in Winter Haven for over 75 years.

Florida Seafood Festival
Apalachicola has hosted the Florida Seafood Festival for almost 50 years. The two-day event brings tens of thousands of visitors to this historic coastal town each fall.

Florida Dance Festival - June & July
This South Florida annual celebration of dance features classes and workshops in all forms of dance. Held in June.

Florida Strawberry Festival - March
The Florida Strawberry Festival was established in Plant City to celebrate the harvest of strawberries. It features a midway, exhibits, live entertainment and plenty of strawberries.

Florida Film Festival - March & April
Held in the spring at the Enzian Theater in Orlando each year, and showcasing the best American Independent and Foreign Films, it is fast becoming the best respected regional film event in the southeast.

Florida's Freedom Fireworks - July
Florida celebrates Independence Day and America's freedom with family fun and fireworks for a red, white and boom blast!

Florida State Fair - February
The Florida State Fair is a showcase for the best Florida has to offer. It is held each February in Tampa, Florida.

Gasparilla Pirate Fest - January or February
The Gasparilla pirate invasion and parade has been a Tampa tradition for over 100 years.

Gaylord Palms's ICE! - November & December
ICE! is the winter wonderland created by Gaylord Palms Resort that features more than two million pounds of ice that becomes a frozen family attraction.

Halloween Horror Nights 2014
Suitable for adults only, Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights is one of the country's largest and most elaborate Halloween events.

Holidays at SeaWorld Orlando
Celebrate the holidays at SeaWorld Orlando with an exciting trip to the North Pole aboard The Polar Express Experience, plus enjoy three all-new holiday shows, including Winter Wonderland on Ice, Clyde and Seamore's Countdown to Christmas and A Sesame Street Christmas.

Florida Renaissance Festival - March
Browse through enchanted crafts villages, applaud hundreds of period performers, cheer valiant knights, enjoy continuous entertainment, birds of prey and food fit for a king. Weekends in March at Deerfield Beach.

Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party - September & October
Special ticketed event at Disney World's Magic Kingdom that features "Mickey's Boo-to-You Halloween Parade," Mickey's Mouse-Ka-Rade costume parties, Halloween storytelling, live shows and a special Halloween-themed fireworks display above Cinderella Castle. Families enjoy a complimentary photo, unlimited use of the attractions and opportunities...

Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party - November & December
You'll have a great time we had at Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party! Sip hot chocolate while watching the fireworks disply at the Magic Kingdom and watch your favorite Disney characters in Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Parade. A great way to kick off the season!

Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival - October & November
This annual event brings a variety of films and celebrities to the area.

Miami International Film Festival - March
Bringing to South Florida some of the best-crafted films from around the world, this February event showcases some of the hottest movies from a variety of genres and countries.

Miss Florida Pageant - June
Miss Florida Pageant is the preliminary to the Miss America Pageant.  Learn about participating in the pageant, Miss Florida appearances, college scholarships awarded & pageant sponsor information.

Pensacola Seafood Festival - September
If you love seafood, you'll love the Pensacola Seafood Festival where you can treat your taste buds to an assortment of fresh seafood prepared in a variety of ways. Also enjoy Pensacola's fall weather as you stroll past more than 130 arts and crafts vendors and listen to live entertainment.

Scott's Corn Maze - October & November
A fall tradition, this Scott's Corn Maze is located just 30 miles northwest of Orlando.

SeaWorld Orlando: Bud & BBQ - January & February
Savory barbeque and ice-cold Budweiser sets the stage for kickin' sounds and rockin' rhythms that sizzles for four Saturdays on the concert stage at SeaWorld Orlando's annual Bud & BBQ event.

Miss Florida USA Pageant - July
Miss Florida USA Pageant is the preliminary to the Miss USA Pageant. Learn about participating in the pageant, and Miss Florida USA appearances.

Silver Spurs Rodeo - February & June
Twice a year cowboys saddle up for steer wrangling and more rodeo fun than a barrel of clowns. The action takes place in Kissimmee, just a few miles from Central Florida's theme parks.

Palm Beach International Film Festival - April
This celebrity attended event showcases over 50 international films from over 20 countries and is held in early February.

The Florida State Fair - February
The Florida State Fair is a showcase for the best Florida has to offer. It is held each February in Tampa, Florida.

Sarasota Blues Fest - November
Sarasota welcomes the nation's best in Blues every November for a great day of music and fun.

Universal Orlando: Holiday Celebrations
Universal Orlando celebrates the holidays with resort-wide festivities, including Grinchmas and Macy's Holiday Parade.

Universal's Mardi Gras - February-April
It's Mardi Gras at Universal Studios Orlando in an annual event featuring a concert series and a celebration that includes a street party and parade.

Universal's Rock The Universe - September
Rock The Universe will excite and inspire music fans as Universal Studios showcases the best Christian rock performers.

Valentine's Day in Florida
Valentine's Day — the special day when cupid shoots us with his bow and arrow, our thoughts turn to love; and, as anyone will tell you... you get extra points for being creative, so for the romance-challenged here are a few suggestions.

Viva la Música
Enjoy the sights and sounds of Latin culture at the annual Viva la Musica festival at SeaWorld Orlando and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.

Zellwood Sweet Corn Festival - May
Down home outdoor country family fun and entertainment and the sweet taste of corn will keep you coming back every May to this just north of Orlando location.

Springing the Blues Festival - March & April
Thousands converge on Jacksonville each April for this free outdoor blues festival featuring performances from renowned blues artists.

Street Painting Festival - February
Stroll the downtown streets of Lake Worth in February to view this annual chalk art street painting contest.

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