June 3, 2023
Downtown Gulfport - Gulfport, FL
Downtown Gulfport will host its 3rd Annual LGBTQ Resource Center Pride event on June 3, from 10 AM - 5 PM to benefit the award-winning LGBTQ Resource Center of the Gulfport Public Library. The LGBTQ Resource Center is committed to promoting awareness of the diversity of experiences, contributions and needs of people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or queer. Activities will include the Gulfport Gecko Amalgamated Marching Band, the ArtOut Exhibit and vendors showcasing art, pride gear, services and resources that serve the community. Additional activities and fundraisers sponsored by Gulfport's all-inclusive local businesses
Sarasota Arts & Craft Fair
June 24, 2023
Robarts Arena - Sarasota, FL
Sarasota Arts & Crafts Fair - Florida Gulf Coast Expos, in cooperation with Medical Flair 4 Healthy Lifestyles, host Arts & Crafts Fairs. Medical Flair 4 Healthy Lifestyles & Arts & Crafts Fairs are produced on the same day, at the same time, under the same roof, which works to the mutual benefit of both events, in that it generates greater Visitor attendance. Open-to-the-Public (10:00 AM - 5:00 PM). Attendance is free. Email Organizer for link to Non-Binding Exhibitor Application.
2nd S&S Bull Bash
June 30 - July 1, 2023
Sumter County Fairgrounds - Bushnell, FL
Description The 2nd Annual Brooksville General Bull Bash will be held on Friday, June 30th – Saturday, July 1st, 2023 in Bushnell, Florida. This Bushnell rodeo is held at Sumter County Fairgrounds and feature bull riding, barrel racing, and bronc riding. Food trucks and vendors will be onsite for all your rodeo needs. We will also have a mechanical bull present for anyone who wants to try and make the 8.
Tampa Bay Summer Bridal Show
July 16, 2023
Florida State Fairgrounds - Entertainment Hall - Tampa, FL
Make it easy on yourself! Bring your wedding to-do-list to Tampa Bay's Largest Bridal Show. You will find exhibit after exhibit of bridal specialists, florists, caterers, planners and much more-all in one place. Admission is only $5.
September 2, 2023
Downtown - Gulfport, FL
Gulfport invites you to the 22nd Annual Geckofest, celebrating the end of summer with its largest festival of the year, honoring this waterfront village's unofficial mascot and favorite reptile, the Gecko! Parking and admission to Geckofest is complimentary and the event is pet and family-friendly.
I Like It Hot! Festival
September 9 - 10, 2023
Largo Event Center - Largo, FL
The Annual I Like it Hot! Festival & BBQ is back for another 2-day event! We will have HOT and fiery foods and sauces to sample and purchase along with a large variety of HOT pepper plants, lots of HOT BBQ too. Enter the Pepper Eating Contest, Hot Hula Hoop Contest or the Hot Sauce or Salsa Competitions! Come out & Join the fun!
Emerald Coast Home and Boat Show
September 23 - 24, 2023
Destin-Fort Walton Beach Convention Center - Fort Walton Beach, FL
Welcome To The Emerald Coast Home & Boat Show. This Event is a free admission to all visitors event. Offering the Largest and Best Organized Home Show and Business Event in NW Florida - Offering 51,000 Sq Ft Of Vendor Space – with 110 Vendor Booths - To Include Home Show Vendors, Boat Show Vendors, Health Care Vendors, and retail vendors.
Vero Beach Oktoberfest
October 21 - 22, 2023
Indian River County Fairgrounds - Vero Beach, FL
Oktoberfest with huge beer garden, Oktoberfest bands, retail vendors and a lot of food vendors. Thousands of happy attendees over 2 days!
Halifax Art Festival
November 4 - 5, 2023
Historic Downtown Beach Street between the Halifax River & the Riverfront Shops - Daytona Beach, FL
61st Halifax Art Festival is the 2nd oldest continual art festival in the state of Florida & attracts an average of 25,000 visitors annually. Free Festival to the public. Juried artists and artisans competing for $35,000 in prize money/Patron Awards. Free parking for car/trailer. Overnight parking available. Coffee/donuts in a.m. Booth sitters. Presented by MOAS/Guild. All proceeds benefit the Museum of Arts & Sciences.
Tarpon Springs Seafood Festival
November 17 - 19, 2023
Craig Park on Spring Bayou - Tarpon Springs, FL
This three-day outdoor Festival is hosted by The Tarpon Spring Merchant's Association. Showcasing selected artisans, craftsmen, and unique vendors. They will show and sell nautical and food related art, crafts, fishing apparel, kitchen and cooking items, food samples and fun for the whole family, including a jump zone for the little fish. Don't miss the boat on this seafood extravaganza! Complimentary admission, parking and shuttle service! Pet and Family friendly. The event is host to 35,000 ravenous visitors and is in its 35th year.
Ocala Holiday Craft Show
November 18 - 19, 2023
World Equestrian Center - Expo Center 1 - Ocala, FL
The 1st Annual Ocala Holiday Craft Show is bringing Holiday Shopping to the World Equestrian Center in Ocala, Florida on November 18-19, 2023. Start your holiday shopping early with more than 200 local and regional artisans showcasing their unique handmade gifts. Find holiday decorations, hand-blown glass, ceramics, jewelry, clothing, candles, and so much more. The 2023 Ocala Holiday Craft Fair is the best place to find that one-of-a-kind gift for friends and family.
Christmas Made in the South / Jacksonville
November 24 - 26, 2023
Prime Osborn Convention Center - Jacksonville, FL
Creativity abounds as hundreds of artists and craftsmen gather to demonstrate and sell their work. Get a head start on your gift list and enjoy the Christmas shopping experience of the season
Tarpon Springs Thanksgiving Weekend Art/Craft Festival
November 25 - 26, 2023
Downtown Tarpon Springs - Tarpon Springs, FL
The Thanksgiving Arts & Crafts Festival is a traditional shopping expedition on Small Business Saturday for thousands of repeat consumers each year. The event is hosted by the Tarpon Springs Chamber of Commerce, and produced by SIK Promotions, Inc., who love to share the great character in this historic town. The art & craft show boasts complimentary parking and admission as well as a stress-free and unique shopping experience.
Christmas on the Square
December 1 - 2, 2023
Downtown Millennium Park - Live Oak, FL
We are celebrating our 39th Annual Christmas on the Square in Historic Downtown Live Oak, Florida located near the beautiful Suwannee River. We will welcome over 200 arts & craft vendors and food vendors from all over the United States. Local and professional entertainment will be presented in Millennium Park all day along with a car show and agriculture exhibit. There will also be a Jingle Bell Fun Run & a lighted Christmas Parade!
Events in Arcadia, FL — upcoming
February 2024 (dates not updated)
Desoto County Fair
County Fairgrounds, Arcadia, FL
Status: Updated 12/16/2022
This Florida State Fair will have crafts exhibitors and local food booths. There will be 1 stage with Local talent and the hours will be Fri 5pm-12 Midnight, Sat 12pm-10pm, Sun 12pm-6pm, Mon 5pm-10pm, Tues 5pm-10pm, Wed 5pm-10pm, Thu 5pm-10pm, Fri 5:30pm-12 Midnight, Sat 12pm-10pm. Admission tickets are $5. This event will also include: pageants, livestock shows.