What To Do This Weekend in Florida: Oct. 6-8, 2017

Looking for something fun to do in Florida this weekend? Check out these ideas.
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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.

South Florida

Animate Florida
Oct. 6-8, 2017 in Miami
Animate Florida is a three-day celebration of anime, animation, cosplay, video games and everything in between.

Falls Festival of the Arts Oct. 7-8, 2017 in Miami
This annual celebration is a juried art festival featuring more than 100 exhibitors competing in 12 categories.

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Central Florida

SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular
September 23 – October 29, 2017 in Orlando
You can be a part of special live shows, trick-or-treating throughout the park, a Halloween dance party and more.

A Nightmare on Franklin Street
October 5 – 31, 2017 in Tampa
The glamorous Tampa Theatre will host a nearly month-long fright fest this year, kicking things off on October 5 with a paranormal tour of the historic building.

New Smyrna Beach Paint Out
October 8-14, 2017 in New Smyrna Beach
There’s a new name for this 7th annual event, which features professional artists from around the country who are invited to New Smyrna to paint “En Plein Air.”

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North Florida

Due to the impending tropical weather this weekend in North Florida, please check events’ official websites before leaving home.

Florida Guitar Festival and Competition
October 6 – 8, 2017 in Tallahassee
Enjoy live music featuring the talented Classical Guitar Society at FSU, take masterclasses with well-known guitarists from around the globe, and listen in on in-depth lectures covering your favorite topics on this instrument.

Flora-Bama’s Oktoberfest
October 8, 2017 in Pensacola
This one-day, family-friendly serves up heaping portions of brats, sauerkraut and a variety of German beers.

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