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Whether you're a Florida local, a frequent visitor or a first-time tourist; here are just a few of the events going on across Florida. Enjoy your stay!


Tampa & West Central Florida Events

May 2015

May 8 - December 12, 2015
2015 North Tampa Market

Held on the second Saturday of each month, the North Tampa Market brings a wealth of handcrafted goods, locally grown produce, unique gifts, and more to the Carrollwood Cultural Center. The market opens at 10 a.m.

East Central Florida Events

January 2015

January - December 2015
Super Swap Sunday Car & Motorcycle Swap Meet

Held on the 2nd Sunday of each month, this Ormond Beach event features the southeast's largest car & motorcycle swap meet.

March 2015

March 15 - December 15, 2015
Forever Fest

Every 3rd Sunday of the Month, Forever Florida near Kissimmee and Cocoa offers free food, live music, horse rides, and more.

October 2015

October 31, 2015
6th Halloween in the Village

A fun-filled Halloween festival held in downtown Cocoa Village at Riverfront Park, featuring costume contests, a free movie, and more. The festival begins at 4 p.m.

October 29 - November 1, 2015
2015 2050 Daytona Beach Convention

A comic convention held at the Daytona Beach Convention Center, featuring panel talks, collectibles vendors, video game demonstrations, and so much more. Convention start time is TBA.

October 2015

October 24, 2015
2015 Hobgoblins on Main Street

A family-friendly Halloween event held in Historic Downtown Stuart, featuring live music and DJs, plenty of food and beer vendors, a parade, carshow, and more. The fun starts at 1 p.m.

November 2015

November 7, 2015
2015 Enchanted Forest Festival

The Enchanted Forest Sanctuary in Titusville celebrates with a day of guided tours, live music, face painting, exhibitors, and more. The fun begins at 10 a.m.

November 6 - 8, 2015
2015 Festival of Magic

Enjoy three days of lecture, demonstrations, and more from famous magicians at the Daytona Beach Conference Center. The event begins at noon Friday, and 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.

December 2015

December 11, 2015
2015 Let It Snow

A fundraising event held in Historic Downtown Titusville, featuring food, entertainment, and more. Festival goers are encouraged to bring unwrapped holiday gifts as a donation. Festival begins at 5 p.m.

Jacksonville & Northeast Florida Events

January 2015

January 7 - December 30, 2015
2015 Wednesday Market at the Pier

The historic city of St. Augustine hosts a colorful market every Wednesday at the St. Augustine Pier – featuring handcrafted goods, locally grown produce, jewelry, baked goods, and more. The market opens at 8 a.m.

Tallahassee & North Central Florida Events

September 2015

September 4 - October 30, 2015
2015 Tallahassee Downtown Getdown

A annual tradition in Tallahassee, the Downtown Getdown occurs every Friday night for two months on Adams Street before FSU football games, featuring live music, food, crafters, and plenty of beverages. The fun begins at 6 p.m.

Orlando & Central Florida Events

March 2015

March 15 - December 15, 2015
Forever Fest

Every 3rd Sunday of the Month, Forever Florida near Kissimmee and Cocoa offers free food, live music, horse rides, and more.

March 8 - October 25, 2015
2015 Orlando City SC

Catch some MLS action this summer, as the Orlandy City SC take on the opposition at the Orland Citrus Bowl. Orlando City play 19 home games this season.

October 2015

October 3-31, 2015
2015 SeaWorld's Halloween Spooktacular

Enjoy all your favorite SeaWorld's events and activities with a Halloween twist. On select weekens, SeaWorld Bayside Stadium becomes non-stop Halloween party, fit for all ages. 

October 17-31, 2015
2015 Zoo Boo Bash

Held at the Central Florida Zoo & Botantical Gardens in Sanford, this Halloween fun-fest is sure to entce visitors of all ages. There will be trick or treating, face painting, entertainment, and more.

November 2015

November 15-23, 2015
29th Annual Festival of Trees

Traditional holiday decorations fill the Orlando Museum of Art, along with a gift boutique, Festival Cafe, Gingerbread Village, and more. The fun begins at 10 a.m.

November 14, 2015
2015 Harvest Fest

A fun-filled festival held in downtown Ocala, set to feature live music both local and regional, a beer garden, and tons of food trucks. The fun begins at 3 p.m.

November 7, 2015
2015 Autumn Arts & Crafts Bazaar

Check out a variety of homemade gifts and goodies at the Downtown City Park in Auburndale. The market opens 9 a.m.

Pensacola & the Florida Panhandle Events

March 2015

March 7 - November 28, 2015
2015 Tallahassee Downtown Market

Get a true "Taste of Tally" this summer, when downtown Tallahassee hosts its marketplace every Saturday from March until November. Enjoy fresh produce, homemade breads and goods, and much more. The market opens at 9 a.m.

October 2015

October 16 & 17, 2015
2015 UNwinded Panama City Beach

A two-day event featuring some of the best craft beers and award-winning wines Panama City Beach has to offer. There will also be food pairings and live music as well. The event is at Aaron Bessant Park starting at 6 p.m. and 2 p.m.

October 31, 2015
2015 Pumkinpalooza

A costume contest hosted at HarborWalk Village in Destin, featuring live music, trick or treating, pumpkin decorating, face painting, and more Halloween activities. The event begins at 11 a.m.

November 2015

November 27 & 28, 2015
2015 Apalachicola Christmas Celebration

Head over to Apalachicola for two days of holiday celebration. Carolers, decorated boats at City Dock, a costume contest, and so much more. The festivities begin at 4 p.m.

December 2015

December 12, 2015
2015 Havana Holiday Festival

Just north of Tallahassee, the community of Havana celebrates the holidays with a fun-filled day of decorations, shopping, restaurant specials, and more. This is an all-day event.

December 3-6, 2015
48th Annual Snowball Derby

One of the country's largest short-track racing events is held at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola. Race time varies by day.

December 12 & 13, 2015
2015 Winter Solstice Celebration

A different kind of holiday celebration – featuring Native American culture, crafts, demonstrations, lectures, and many more living history exhibits and fun celebrations. The event begins at 10 a.m. at the Mission San Luis in Tallahassee

South Florida & the Keys Events

October 2015

October 23 & 24, 2015
2015 Goombay Festival

Visit the historic Key West neighborhood of Goombay for two days of island-style food, arts and crafts, live entertainment, and much more throughout the streets. Festival start time is TBA.

October 9-11 & 16-18, 2015
2015 Oktoberfest

Two weekends of brats and beers this fall in south Florida, all occuring under a massive tent near the American German Club in Lake Worth. Event start time is TBA.

November 2015

November 14, 2015
2015 LagoonFest

A family-friendly festival held at the West Palm Beach Waterfront featuring live music, wildlife presentations, exhibitions, kids' activities, and more. The event start time is TBA.

December 2015

December 12, 2015
Santa Pet Photos

Bring your furry friend to the Palm Beach Outlets this holiday season for Pet Photos with Santa.

December 2015

December 19, 2015
CHANUKAH Family Festival

Head to the Palm Beach Outlets for the free CHANUKAH Family Festival, featuring Chanukah-themed gifts, games, food, raffles, and live entertainment like "Glow in The Dark Shtick."

December 5, 2015
2015 Holiday Festival

Bring the holidays with this musical celebration held at Pinecrest Gardens in Miami. Holiday classics like the Nutcracker will be performed by the Miami Children's Theater and the Greater Miami Youth Symphony. The concert starts at 11 a.m.

January 2016

January 24, 2015
2015 Miami Marathon & Half Marathon

Take part or cheer on the runners during the annual Miami Marathon. The route takes runners through some of the most scenic parts of the city, while spectators can watch from the Omni Station Cheering Zone. The run begins at 6 a.m.

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