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ANNUAL CELEBRATIONS OF HISTORIC EVENTS
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JANUARY

DADE COUNTY

Miami
Art Deco Weekend
Art Deco Historic District
Appreciation of arts and culture
Since 1976

(305) 672 – 2014

FEBRUARY

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY

Plant City
Strawberry Festival
Three quarters of the nations winter strawberries
come from the more than 5000 acres in this area.
Entertainment, arts, crafts, horticulture, livestock,
plus everything strawberry.
Since 1930’s

(813) 722 – 9194

LEE COUNTY

Ft. Myer
Festival of Lights
Honoring Thomas Edison who made his winter home in Ft. Myer
Celebrating the Innovation of Thomas Alva Edison and the Quality of Life
Since 1938

(727) 842-7851

OSCEOLA COUNTY

Kissimmee
Silver Spurs at Kissimmee
Barrel racing, bull riding, steer wrestling and many more activities.

(407) 67RODEO

MARCH


PASCO COUNTY

New Port Richey
Chasco Festival
Traditional Native American Festival

(727) 842-7851


APRIL

BREVARD COUNTY

Titusville
International River Festival
Bull riding, bull fighting, dancing horses,
Since 1975

(321) 615-8111

COLLIER COUNTY

Naples
World Famous Swamp Buggy Races
Since 1949

(800) 897-2701

ESCUMBIA COUNTY

Pensacola
DeLuna Treasure Hunt – Fiesta of 5 Flags
Annual celebration of first European settlement in US
Historically based treasure hunt

(850) 433-6510

PALM BEACH COUNTY

Delray
Delray Affair
One of South Florida’s oldest and largest
arts, crafts and entertainment festivals
covering over ten city blocks.
Since 1961

(561) 278-0424

VOLUSA COUNTY

Daytona Beach
International Festival
Wonderful music from symphony to jazz
Since 1969

(386) 257-7790

MAY

NASSAU COUNTY

Amelia Island
Isle of 8 Flags Shrimp Festival
Pirate parade and much more.
Since 1965

(904) 261-5841

JUNE

ALACHUA COUNTY

Archer
Yulee Railroad Days
The Festival follows the route of the historic
cross state Florida Railroad
and an array of events showcases the rich cultural
and natural attractions for the heart of North Florida. 
U. S. Senator Yulee was the driving force behind the development
of the railroad known as the “iron dragon.” 
The many events do not involve a train ride.
Since 1995

www.Yuleerailroaddays.org

JULY

ORANGE COUNTY

Winter Park
Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration
Lively festival with patriotic music, a parade, hot dog eating contest
and many fun activities for the entire family

(407) 623-3363



AUGUST

COLLIER COUNTY

Naples
Naples Fall Craft festival
Over 100 exhibitors will exhibit their work, plus a Green Market
offering hand made soaps, exotic orchids and other plants

(954) 472-3755

SEPTEMBER

DADE COUNTY

Dade City
Pioneer Florida Days
Civil War reenactments

(352) 567-0262



OCTOBER

MARION COUNTY

McIntosh
McIntosh 1890’s Festival
Dress in 1890’s costumes – much fun.
Come enjoy the party.

(352) 592-4038


NOVEMBER

ST. JOHNS COUNTY
(NOVEMBER / DECEMBER)

St. Augustine
St. Augustine Night of Lights
1 (800) OLD-CITY

ST. JOHN’S COUNTY

St. Augustine
Combines Spanish traditions with nautical fun during its
annual holiday celebrations.

(800) OLD-CITY

ST.  JAMES COUNTY

St. Augustine
Light of Lights
Magical holiday atmosphere. .
Concerts, regatta, parade, and much more.

(800) OLD-CITY

SARASOTA COUNTY

Sarasota
Medieval Fair
12th Century England

(888) 303-FAIR

DECEMBER

ST. JOHNS COUNTY
(NOVEMBER / DECEMBER)

St. Augustine
St. Augustine Night of Lights
(800) OLD-CITY

ST. JOHNS COUNTY

St. Augustine
British Night Watch/Grand Illuminations
Celebrates its British heritage
Since 1966

www.britishnightwatch.com

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