Fun is usually just a short car ride away in Florida. So pack up the tribe and enjoy some of the amazing events and festivals that make Florida such a special place to live in and visit.
Hemingway Days 2017
July 18-23, 2017 in the Florida Keys
Key West’s biggest summer events honor Ernest Hemingway, who made his home on the island for more than 10 years.
Through August 4 in Fort Lauderdale
Each summer, the City of Fort Lauderdale Parks and Recreation Department presents the Starlight Musicals concert series sponsored by Bank of America.
Sea Turtle Walk
June 1 – July 28, 2017 in Melbourne Beach
Each year, visitors and residents line up to take part in a nightly guided turtle walk for a glimpse at nesting loggerhead sea turtles, a common Florida variety, in the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge.
Tampa Bay Home Show
July 14-16, 2017 in St. Petersburg
The home improvement experts gather annually at the Tampa Bay Home Show. St. Petersburg’s Tropicana Field, home of MLB’s Rays, is the host venue for this event where guests can spend the day exploring exhibits and seminars while entering for giveaways and door prizes.
Beaches, Creatures & Cowboys: Florida Movie Posters on Exhibit
Through July 23, 2017 in Tallahassee
The exhibit includes nearly 50 original and reproduction movie posters and other memorabilia promoting films made in Florida.
Sundown Summer Concert Series at Cascades Park
Through August 19, 2017 in Tallahassee
The event is a series of four free concerts held on the third Saturday of each month from 7 to 10 p.m.