Tampa Bay Spring Home Show
April 1 - 2, 2023
Tampa Convention Center - Tampa, FL
Tampa Bay Home Show, everything for home inside and out. Event offers free admission and free parking and is presented by the state's largest newspaper, Tampa Bay Times.
Pinellas Pepper Fest
April 1 - 2, 2023
England Brothers Band Shell Park - Pinellas Park, FL
Offerings in the form of sauces, salsas, rubs, spicy food, plants, peppers, food products, gadgets and kitchenware. Additional foodie related vendors may apply for consideration. Activities include the Favorite Vendor Competition, live music, whip cracking shows and lessons, axe throwing competitions, the Jalapeno Pepper Eating Contest and the Extreme Lolly Lick-A-Thon ~ the hottest lollypop in the world!
Sebring Soda Festival
April 7 - 8, 2023
Sebring Soda Festival
Historic Circle Park in Downtown Sebring - Sebring, FL
Enjoy Florida's Fizziest Festival, with over 20,000 verified attendees. Enjoy soda sampling from over 200 brands & flavors, live music, food trucks, vendors, craft beer and more. This event attracts attendees age from 1-99, with a focus on families and retirees, and is pet friendly. Seeking exhibitors to offer pop-up storefronts, art, unique items they can't get elsewhere, retail booths, over-the-top carnival eats, & local businesses promotions.
Melbourne Blueberry Fest
April 15 - 16, 2023
Wickham Park - Melbourne, FL
Family Fun & Festivities, Fresh Blueberries, Beer & Wine, Art & Crafts, Delicious Food, Free Bounce Houses, Berry Shortcake, Live Entertainment, Free Rock Painting, Blueberry Fudge, Pony Rides, Free Blueberry Relay, Face Painting, Free Hula Hoop Contest, Pie Eating Contest, Free Petting Farm, Berry Cute Baby Contest, Free Sack Races, Train Rides, Free Corn Hole, Yummy Treats & Much More! Admission $6, Kids 2 & Under Free. For $1 off admission visit our website for coupon or bring a canned good for discount. Benefits the Children's Hunger Project.
Orange City Blueberry Fest
April 22 - 23, 2023
Valentine Park - Orange City, FL
Family Fun & Festivities, Fresh Blueberries, Beer & Wine, Art & Crafts, Delicious Food, Free Bounce Houses, Berry Shortcake, Live Entertainment, Free Rock Painting, Strawberry Fudge, Pony Rides, Free Blueberry Relay, Face Painting, Free Hula Hoop Contest, Pie Eating Contest, Free Petting Farm, Berry Cute Baby Contest, Free Sack Races, Train Rides, Free Corn Hole, Yummy Treats & Much More! Admission $6, Kids 2 & Under Free. For $1 off admission, visit our website for coupon or bring a canned good for discount. Benefits the South Brevard Sharing Center
Tampa Bay Caribbean Carnival/Festival
April 22, 2023
Perry Harvey SR Park, - Tampa, FL
The 18th Annual Tampa Bay Caribbean Carnival, April 22nd, 2023, at the Perry Harvey Sr. Park, Tampa Fl 33602, is a festival of Caribbean Culture and Tradition. The event is well known for its Parade of masqueraders, colorful costumes, Concert with live International and local artists performance, Steel Pan music, Soca Music, Reggae, Salsa, Kompa, Afro Beat, Great Food, Arts and Crafts, and the famous Kids area. Family Fun for all.
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
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.
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.
Events in Starke, FL — upcoming
March 2024 (dates not updated)
Bradford Agricultural Fair
Bradford County Fairgrounds, Starke, FL
Status: Updated 1/24/2023
This Florida State Fair will have fine art, crafts, commercial/retail, homegrown products and corp./information exhibitors, and tba food booths. There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Tue 5pm-11pm, Wed 5pm-11pm, Thu 5pm-11pm, Fri 5pm-11pm, Sat 2pm-11pm, Sun 1pm-6pm. Admission tickets are $3 - $15. This event will also include: entertainment, agriculture shows and sales, gospel night.
March 2024 (dates not updated)
Bradford County Strawberry Festival
Bradford Fair Grounds, Starke, FL
Status: Updated 3/1/2023
This Florida Festival will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, flea market, commercial/retail, homegrown products, corp./information and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and 20 food booths. This event will also include: children games, train rides and much more.