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Map Call Festival/Event City Founded Rate Range Festival Month
Fellsmere Frog Leg Festival Fellsmere 1990 Free Jan  
Sebastian Riverfront Fine Art & Music Festival Sebastian 2000 Free Jan  
Space Coast Birding & Wildlife Festival Titusville 1996 Varies Jan  
Daytona 500 NASCAR Race Daytona Beach 1959 $$$ Feb  
New York Mets Spring Training Port St. Lucie 1988 $-$$ Feb-Mar  
Bike Week Daytona Beach 1941 Free Mar  
Daytona 200 Week Daytona Beach Varies Mar  
DeLand Outdoor Art Festival DeLand 1965 Free Mar  
Grant Seafood Festival Grant 1966 Free Mar  
Pelican Island Wildlife Festival Sebastian 1991 Free Mar  
Ron Jon Easter Surfing Festival Cocoa Beach 1964 Free Mar  
TICO Warbird AirShow Titusville 1977 $$ Mar  
Melbourne Art Festival Melbourne 1984 Free Apr  
Taste of Flagler Palm Coast 1994 $$$ Apr  
Ormond Beach Seafood Festival Ormond Beach 1959 $ May  
Space Coast Super Boat Grand Prix Cocoa Beach May  
Indian River Festival Titusville 1987 Varies Jun-Oct  
New Smyrna Beach Jazz Festival New Smyrna Beach 2001 Free Sep  
Biketoberfest Daytona Beach 1991 Free Oct  
Daytona Beach Blues Festival Daytona Beach 2010 $$$ Oct  
Flagler County Creek Side Festival Palm Coast 2005 $ Oct  
Halifax Art Festival Daytona Beach 1963 Free Nov  
Navy SEAL Museum's Veteran's Day Event Fort Pierce Nov  
Sebastian Clambake Sebastian Free Nov  
Space Coast Art Festival Cocoa Beach 1963 Free Nov  
Space Coast State Fair Viera 1986 $ Nov  
Downtown Venice Craft Festival Venice 2008 Free Jan  
Punta Gorda Sullivan Street Craft Festival Punta Gorda 1996 Free Jan  
St. Armands Circle Art Festival Sarasota 2004 Free Jan  
Edison Festival of Light Fort Myers 1938 Free Jan-Feb  
Coconut Point Art Festival Estero 2007 Free Feb  
Downtown Sarasota Festival of the Arts Sarasota 1989 Free Feb  
Siesta Key Craft Festival Siesta Key 1995 Free Feb  
Downtown Venice Art Classic Venice 2002 Free Mar  
 
Lehigh Acres Spring Festival Lehigh Acres 1971 Free Mar  
Sanibel Shell Show Sanibel Island 1937 $ Mar  
Sarasota Jazz Festival Sarasota 1981 Varies Mar  
Sarasota Film Festival Sarasota 1999 $$ Apr  
Siesta Fiesta Sarasota 1978 Free Apr  
Venice Sharks Tooth Festival Venice 1993 $ Apr  
Sarasota Music Festival Sarasota 1965 $$-$$$ Jun  
Suncoast Super Boat Grand Prix Festival Sarasota Free Jun-Jul  
Downtown Sarasota Art & Craft Festival Sarasota 1995 Free Oct  
Fort Myers Beach American Sand Sculpting Festival Fort Myers 1986 $ Nov  
 
Mixon Fruit Farms Harvest Festival Bradenton Free Nov  
Gator Bowl Jacksonville 1945 $$$ Jan  
The Villages Craft Festival The Villages 1995 Free Mar  
Bradford County Strawberry Festival Starke 1999 Free Apr  
Florida's Birding & Photo Fest Ponte Vedra Beach 2003 Free Apr  
Rhythm & Ribs Festival St. Augustine 1996 $ Apr  
 
Florida Folk Festival White Springs 1952 $$ May  
Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival Fernandina Beach 1964 Free May  
Party on the River Green Cove Springs 2009 $$ May  
World of Nations Celebration Jacksonville 1993 Free May  
Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament & Festival Atlantic Beach 1981 Free Jul  
Great Southern Tailgate Classic Amelia Island 2010 Free Aug  
Amelia Island Jazz Festival Amelia Island 2001 $$$ Oct  
Fall Arts & Crafts Festival St. Augustine 1966 $ Nov  
Nights of Lights St. Augustine 1997 Free Nov-Jan  
 
Christmas Tour of Historic Bed & Breakfast Inns St. Augustine 1993 $$$ Dec  
Boca Fest Boca Raton 1988 Free Jan  
Delray Beach Festival of the Arts Delray Beach 1990 Free Jan  
Florida Keys Seafood Festival Key West 2004 Free Jan  
Key Largo Food & Wine Festival Key West 2002 Varies Jan  
Las Olas Art Fair - Part I Fort Lauderdale 1987 Free Jan  
 
Orange Bowl Miami 1934 $$$ Jan  
South Florida Fair & Palm Beach County Expositions West Palm Beach 1912 $$ Jan-Feb  
Greater Miami Festivals & Events Association Miami Jan-Dec  
ArtiGras Jupiter 1984 $ Feb  
Big Cypress Shootout Fort Lauderdale 2005 $ Feb  
Chinese New Year Festival Miami 1989 Feb  
Coconut Grove Arts Festival Coconut Grove 1963 $ Feb  
Delray Beach Garlic Fest Delray Beach 2000 $ Feb  
Downtown Stuart Art Festival Stuart 1991 Free Feb  
 
Everglades Bluegrass Festival North Miami Beach 1979 Feb  
Hobe Sound Festival of the Arts Hobe Sound 2001 Free Feb  
 
Pigeon Key Art Festival Marathon 1995 $ Feb  
Florida Renaissance Festival Deerfield Beach 1992 $$ Feb-Mar  
Art Fest by the Sea Jupiter- Juno Beach 1989 Free Mar  
Asian Culture Festival Homestead 1991 $ Mar  
Las Olas Art Fair - Part II Fort Lauderdale 1988 Free Mar  
Lauderdale-by-the-Sea Craft Festival Lauderdale by the Sea 1995 Free Mar  
Marathon Seafood Festival Marathon 1976 $ Mar  
Miami-Dade County Fair & Expo Miami 1952 $ Mar  
Florida Renaissance Festival Miami Miami 2010 $$ Mar-Apr  
Conch Republic Independence Celebration Key West 1982 Free Apr  
Delray Affair Delray Beach 1962 Free Apr  
 
Lauderdale Air Show Fort Lauderdale 2005 $$$ Apr  
Miami Rum Renaissance Festival Miami 2009 $$$ Apr  
Pompano Beach Seafood Festival Pompano Beach 1985 $$ Apr  
Fleet Week Port Everglades Fort Lauderdale 1990 Varies Apr-May  
 
Key West Songwriters Festival Key West 1997 Free May  
Redland International Orchid Festival Homestead 1997 $ May  
SunFest West Palm Beach 1983 $$$ May  
 
Hemingway Days Festival Key West 1980 Varies Jul  
International Mango Festival Coral Gables 1993 $$ Jul  
 
Super Boat International Miami Miami Free Jul  
Underwater Music Festival Looe Key 1984 Free Jul  
Bon Festival Delray Beach $$ Aug  
Miami / Bahamas Goombay Festival Coconut Grove 1976 Free Aug  
Fantasy Fest Key West 1979 Varies Oct  
Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show Fort Lauderdale 1960 $$$ Oct  
Oktoberfest Miami Miami 1958 $ Oct  
Sunny Isles Beach Jazz Fest Sunny Isles Beach 2008 $$$ Oct  
Festival Miami Homestead 1983 Varies Oct-Nov  
Junior Orange Bowl Festival Miami 1948 Varies Oct-Mar  
Key West Super Boat International's World Championship Key West 1980 $$ Nov  
Martin County Nautical Flea Market & Seafood Festival Stuart 2009 $ Nov  
Miami Book Fair International Miami 1984 Free Nov  
 
Parrot Heads Meeting of the Minds Key West 1992 $$ Nov  
Ramble-A Garden Festival Coral Gables 1941 $$ Nov  
Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade Fort Lauderdale 1971 $$ Dec  
Alafia River Rendezvous Homeland 1980 $ Jan  
Capital One Bowl Orlando 1947 $$$ Jan  
Florida Festival & Events Asssociation Convention & Trade Show Orlando 1994 Jan-Feb  
Zora Festival Orlando 1990 Varies Jan-Feb  
 
Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend Lake Buena Vista $$$ Feb  
Osceola County Fair / Kissimmee Livestock Show Kissimmee 1944 $ Feb  
Silver Spurs Rodeo Kissimmee 1944 $ Feb  
Central Park Art Festival Winter Haven 1975 Free Mar  
Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival Winter Park 1960 Free Mar  
 
Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival Lake Buena Vista $$$ Mar-May  
Florida Film Festival Maitland 1992 $-$$$ Apr  
RajunCajun Festival Oviedo 1989 $$$ Apr  
Sun 'n Fun Fly-In Lakeland 1974 $$$ Apr  
 
Star Wars Weekends Lake Buena Vista $$$ Apr-Jun  
Mayfaire by the Lake Lakeland 1974 Free May  
Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival Orlando 1992 $ May  
 
Sounds Like Summer Concert Series Lake Buena Vista $$$ Jun-Aug  
St. Cloud 4th of July Celebration St. Cloud Free Jul  
 
Night of Joy at the WDW Magic Kingdom Lake Buena Vista 1983 Sep  
 
Universal Orlando Halloween Horror Nights Orlando 1991 $$$ Sep-Oct  
 
Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Lake Buena Vista 1996 $$$ Sep-Nov  
 
Mickey's Not-So Scary Halloween Party Lake Buena Vista $$$ Sep-Nov  
Orlando Shakespeare Theater Orlando 1989 $$-$$$ Sep-July  
Central Florida Veg Fest Orlando 2005 Free Oct  
Lake Wales Pioneer Days Lake Wales 1977 Free Oct  
 
Orlando Film Festival Orlando $$ Oct  
 
Winter Park Autumn Art Festival Winter Park 1974 Free Oct  
 
Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Lake Buena Vista $$$ Nov  
 
Festival of the Masters Lake Buena Vista 1976 Free Nov  
Marion County Chili Cookoff Ocala 1981 $ Nov  
Ocali Country Days Festival Ocala 1995 $ Nov  
Winter Park Concours d'Elegance Winter Park 2002 $$$ Nov  
Christmas Carousel of Lights Sebring Free Nov-Dec  
 
Holidays Around the World - Candlelight Processional Lake Buena Vista $$$ Nov-Dec  
 
Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party Lake Buena Vista $$$ Nov-Dec  
ICE! at Gaylord Palms Kissimmee $$$ Nov-Jan  
 
Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights Lake Buena Vista 1995 $$$ Nov-Jan  
 
Russell Athletic Bowl Orlando 2004 $$$ Dec  
Pensacola Mardi Gras Pensacola Free Jan-Feb  
Triple B BBQ Festival Crestview 2001 Free Mar  
Destin Cajun Crawfish Festival Destin Apr  
 
Fly Into Spring Kite Festival Fort Walton Beach 2005 Free Apr  
Musical Echoes Fort Walton Beach 2000 $ Apr  
Pensacola JazzFest Pensacola 1984 Varies Apr  
Blessing of the Fleet Destin 1957 Free May  
Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival & Torchlight Parade Fort Walton Beach 1953 Free May-Jun  
Pensacola Crawfish Fiesta of Five Flags Pensacola 1950 Free-$ May-Jun  
 
Red, White & Blues Pensacola Beach Air Show Pensacola Beach Free Jul  
Gulf Coast Jam Panama City Beach 2013 $$$ Aug  
 
Emerald Coast Car Show Niceville 1993 $$$ Sep  
Pensacola Seafood Festival Pensacola 1978 Free Sep  
Boggy Bayou Mullet Festival Niceville 1976 $ Oct  
Destin Festival of the Arts Destin 1999 $ Oct  
Destin Fishing Rodeo Destin 1948 Free Oct  
Destin Seafood Festival Destin 1979 Free Oct  
Greek Festival of Pensacola Pensacola 1960 Free Oct  
Jazz by the Bay Festival Panama City 2001 Free Oct  
Pensacola Interstate Fair Pensacola 1935 $$ Oct  
Thunder Beach Autumn Rally Panama City Beach 2001 Free Oct  
UNwineD: Vines to Steins Panama City Beach Free Oct  
Boat Parade of Lights Panama City 1987 Nov  
Frank Brown International Songwriters Festival Pensacola 1985 Free Nov  
Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival Pensacola Free Nov  
Holly Fair Panama City Beach 1989 $ Nov  
NAS Pensacola Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show Pensacola 1946 Free Nov  
Thunderbird Intertribal Powwow Niceville 1988 $ Nov  
Destin Boat Parade Destin 1987 Free Dec  
Hoggetowne Medieval Faire Gainesville 1986 $$ Jan-Feb  
Tallahassee Jazz & Blues Festival Tallahassee 1992 $ Mar  
Florida State University Flying High Circus Tallahassee 1947 Apr  
High Springs Pioneer Days High Springs 1976 Free Apr  
SFCC Spring Arts Festival Gainesville 1969 Free Apr  
Blue Crab Festival Panacea 1975 $ May  
Florida Bat Festival Gainesville 2004 Free Oct  
MagnoliaFest Live Oak $$$ Oct  
Bear Creek Music Festival Live Oak 2007 $$$ Nov  
Downtown Festival & Art Show Gainesville 1981 Free Nov  
Festival of Lights Boat Parade Fanning Springs 1989 Free Dec  
Market Days Tallahassee 1965 $ Dec  
Winter Festival - A Celebration of Lights, Music & the Arts Tallahassee 1987 Varies Dec  
Brooksville Raid Re-enactment Brooksville 1979 $ Jan  
Downtown Dunedin Street Art Festival Dunedin 1997 Free Jan  
Downtown St. Pete Beach Corey Area Art Festival St. Pete Beach 1995 Free Jan  
Kumquat Festival Dade City 1987 Free Jan  
Outback Bowl Tampa 1986 $$$ Jan  
Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival Tampa 2001 $$$ Jan  
Brooksville Native American Festival Brooksville 2014 $ Feb  
Downtown Dunedin Craft Festival Dunedin 1993 Free Feb  
Fiesta Day in Ybor City Tampa 1953 Free Feb  
 
Florida African American Heritage Celebration Largo 2000 Free Feb  
Florida State Fair Tampa 1904 Feb  
Art in the Park Brooksville 1985 Free Mar  
Florida Strawberry Festival Plant City 1930 $ Mar  
Gasparilla Festival of the Arts Tampa 1970 Mar  
Safety Harbor Seafood Festival Safety Harbor Free Mar  
 
Weeki Wachee Swamp Fest Weeki Wachee 1994 $ Mar  
Chasco Fiesta New Port Richey 1922 Free Apr  
Cotee River Seafood Festival & Blues Festival New Port Richey Free Apr  
Florida Blueberry Festival Brooksville 2012 $ Apr  
Hernando County Fair & Youth Livestock Show Brooksville 1952 $ Apr  
Islands Fest Davis Islands 2007 $ Apr  
 
Regata & Festival del Sol al Sol St. Petersburg 1969 Varies Apr  
Tampa Caribbean Carnival Tampa 2006 $ Apr  
Tampa Riverfest Tampa 2015 Free May  
KIAFest Main Street Blast New Port Richey Free Jul  
BLUESAPALOOZA! Brooksville 2009 $ Sep  
Independents' Film Festival Tampa 1987 $-$$$ Sep  
Pioneer Florida Days Dade City 1961 $ Sep  
Brooksville Cycling Classic Brooksville 2010 $-$$$ Oct  
Clearwater Jazz Holiday Clearwater 1979 $$-$$$ Oct  
Guavaween Tampa 1983 $ Oct  
Harbor Sounds, Safety Harbor Music Festival Safety Harbor Free Oct  
Rattlesnake Festival San Antonio 1967 Free Oct  
Celebrating Fine Arts! Brooksville 1974 $ Nov  
Conga Caliente Festival Tampa 2004 Free Nov  
Florida Flywheelers Fall Fuel Up Fort Meade 1996 $ Nov  
Riverhawk Music Festival Brooksville $$$ Nov  
Ruskin Seafood Festival Ruskin 1988 $ Nov  
Thanksgiving Bluegrass Festival Brooksville $$$ Nov  
VillageFest Tampa 1999 Free Nov  
Ybor City Cigar Festival Tampa 1999 $ Nov  
Holiday Tour of Historic Homes Brooksville 2001 $$ Dec  
Light Up Ridge Manor Christmas Festival Brooksville 2008 Free Dec  
Winter Waterland Weeki Wachee $$ Dec