With masks and social distancing encouraged, these beloved destinations for viewing Christmas lights will be twinkling in 2020. We love the Old Florida settings for these displays, which each feature millions of lights.
This year’s Holiday Boat Parade Calendar reflects a mixed bag of cancellations, but most parades around Florida are still on track.
The 2020 Pensacola Seafood Festival, postponed from its original date in September, is set to go this weekend, November 6-8, after changes were made to accommodate the coronavirus.
Florida Rambler’s Seafood Festivals calendar is the most comprehensive available, updated monthly and current for 2020.
This small town festival celebrates a uniquely Lake Placid product: caladiums, a colorful plant grown commercially almost nowhere else. There’ll be music, food, a car show, arts and crafts plus bus tours of the caladium fields.
Sebring, a small town along the lovely Lake Wales Ridge in Central Florida, is staking a claim for something new — Florida’s first (and only) craft soda festival, the Sebring Soda Festival. Local small-batch sodas made with real sugar are making a comeback, partly as an outgrowth of the craft beer phenomenon. This Sebring festival is a good opportunity to taste what it’s all about.
Florida loves a good festival. Here are 75 hand-picked festivals around the state that range from funky local bashes to huge nationally known cultural events.
This isn’t frozen shrimp or imported shrimp or farmed shrimp. The huge boiling pots at the Fort Myers Beach Shrimp Festival are filled with fresh, right-off-the-boat Gulf pink shrimp. Members of the Lions Club have perfected the cooking technique over 50 years of Shrimp Festivals.
The Grant Seafood Festival is put on by community volunteers and has been held every year since 1966 in this riverside enclave between Melbourne and Sebastian.
TAMPA — The Florida State Fair marks its 114th year. Our annual guide includes campground and lodging links with a full menu of things to do nearby.