Epcot International Food and Wine Festival - Orlando, FL - Aug 29 to Nov 23, 2019
Enjoy demonstrations and tastings of food and beverages from top chefs as Disney World celebrates global cuisine.
Key West Brewfest - Key West, FL - Aug 29 to Sep 2, 2019
Try tasting more than 200 beers in one long weekend at a variety of beer-themed events created by the Southernmost Beach Resort team.
Gulf Coast Jam - Panama City Beach, FL - Aug 30 to Sep 1, 2019
A country music festival headlined by Tim McGraw, Jason Aldean, and Kid Rock.
Gulfport Geckofest - Gulfport, FL - Aug 31, 2019
The theme is Geckos of the Roundtable. Come on down for two stages of live music, hundreds of vendors serving up food, arts and crafts, lots of kids activities, and street performances of all kinds. Parking is free!
Labor Day Festival - Okeechobee, FL - Aug 31 to Sep 2, 2019
A three-day community celebration of the end of summer.
Brevard Caribbean Fest - Melbourne, FL - Sep 1, 2019
Come on down to Wickham Park for free admission to Caribbean Festival! Enjoy an awesome combination of Caribbean food, music, dance, art, and flava in Melbourne for a display of what the Caribbean is all about
Emerald Coast Beer Festival - Pensacola, FL - Sep 5 to Sep 6, 2019
A street party in the Seville Quarter.
The I Like it HOT! Festival - Largo, FL - Sep 14 to Sep 15, 2019
The largest gourmet spicy food show in Florida. Sample and purchase hundreds of spicy foods from around Florida.
SWFL Steam Con - Fort Meyers, FL - Sep 14, 2019
Experience the world of steampunk at SWFL Steam Con. Stroll through the halls in your steampunk finery, or modern day duds and enter a world where the Victorian Era, Industrial Revolution, and fantasy collide. Meet authors, cosplay performers and artists, and other steampunk enthusiasts, plus musicians, vendors, crafters, and activities and contests in a one-day event at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Fort Myers.
Global Peace Film Festival - Orlando, FL - Sep 16 to Sep 22, 2019
A carefully curated selection of movies to help further the cause of peace on earth. Multiple venues across Orlando, check out the Venues tab of the event’s website for Venues and Parking.
QuiltFest - Jacksonville, FL - Sep 19 to Sep 21, 2019
Quilting demonstrations, special displays and more.
Island Hopper Songwriter Fest - Fort Myers Beach, FL - Sep 20 to Sep 29, 2019
A three-part event taking part on Captiva Island, Downtown Fort Myers, and Fort Myers Beach, and featuring performers who write their own songs
New Smyrna Beach Jazz Fest - New Smyrna Beach, FL - Sep 26 to Sep 29, 2019
An intimate, three day food and jazz event in Central Florida.
Clearwater Super Boat and Seafood Festival - Clearwater, FL - Sep 27 to Sep 29, 2019
Last year over 180,000 people filled the beaches and shores of the 2.5 mile race course, including those on over 2500 boats, as they watched super boats race each other over the three-day festival.
Bluewater Bay Oktoberfest - Nicebille, FL - Sep 27 to Sep 28, 2019
25th annual event. German food, music, beer and other activities. Admission is free. Features include a German Band, and the High Steppers. There are also children’s rides and clowns at this family oriented event. Hosted by the Mid-Bay Bridge Rotary Club.
Sam Adams Octoberfest - Miami, FL - Sep 27 to Sep 29, 2019
Returning for the 10th year in a row, Wynwood’s Octoberfest presented by Samuel Adams will provide beer aficionados with seasonal brews, live music, beer games, photo shoots, and scrumptious food, and so much more. Fans of the three-day festival, which takes place at the The Wynwood Marketplace, will enjoy a GRAND photo booth and beer hall, pumpkin-themed everything, dog-friendly activities, stein hoisting competitions and more
German American Society Oktoberfest - Hollywood, FL - Sep 28 to Oct 26, 2019
September 28, October 12 & 26, 2019. 3 great Oktoberfests with the Bavarian Schuhplattlers, live music, authentic German food and beer. Door donation of $7. Kids under 12 are free.
Mount Dora Bicycle Festival - Mt Dora, FL - Oct 3 to Oct 6, 2019
A three day weekend of cycling.
St. Peter Catholic Church Oktoberfest - Deland, FL - Oct 3 to Oct 6, 2019
A four day carnival that acts as a fundraiser for St. Peter Catholic Church. They have food, drinks, rides, bingo and products for sale.
JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes – Amelia Island - Amelia Island, FL - Oct 3 to Oct 6, 2019
Cycle over pristine beaches, over marshlands and maritime forests for up to 100 miles while raising money for juvenile diabetes research and awareness. Amelia Island is also home to dozens of artisanal shops, restaurants and a charming historical district.
Destin Seafood Festival - Destin, FL - Oct 4 to Oct 6, 2019
A free event on the Destin Harbor Boardwalk with three stages of live music and fresh seafood by food vendors and local restaurants. Since 1978.
Oakland Park Oktoberfest - Oakland Park, FL - Oct 4 to Oct 6, 2019
The City of Oakland Park invites you to celebrate its 15th annual Oktoberfest! Enjoy authentic German food and beer, traditional entertainment including music, dancing, amusement rides and games. Two days of Oompha fun featuring Oktoberfest bands plus Dachshund races, beer barrel races, carnival rides, stein races and the Schuhplattler dancers! Jaco Pastorius Park 4000 North Dixie Highway. Free parking is available.
German American Society of Central Florida Oktoberfest - Casselberry, FL - Oct 4 to Oct 26, 2019
Select dates only. German American Society of Central Florida hosts this Oktoberfest open to the public at the beginning and end of October. Live music, Biergarten with German beer, authentic German food, folk dancing, flag parade and kid’s fun zone. 381 Orange Ln, Casselberry
Port St. Lucie Oktoberfest - Port St. Lucie, FL - Oct 4 to Oct 5, 2019
The German American Club of the Treasure Coast hosts this outdoor event with craft show, food vendors, entertainment and kids activities. Admission is Free. Opening ceremony and parade of flags on both Friday evening and Saturday.
Green Cove Springs Soul Food Festival - Green Cove Springs, FL - Oct 5, 2019
The Soul Food Festival is an annual celebration of local foods, dance, contests, children’s activities, entertainment and fun. There is also a parade to start the day.
Ocala Oktoberfest - Ocala, FL - Oct 5, 2019
Music, traditional and non-traditional food, beer brewed for the occasion from Infinite Ale Works and an all around great time.. The giant beer hall tent in Tuscawilla Park is back, but better than ever. Much quicker lines, more beer stations, more German music, and some other great music to make the afternoon PERFECT. Entrance to the event is FREE! Pre-purchase food/beer tickets, steins, t-shirts, etc. to avoid any lines at all!
GIPA Oktoberfest - Miami, FL - Oct 5, 2019
GIPA’s annual Oktoberfest is family-friendly Oktoberfest and features carnival rides, game booths with prizes, German food and drink, delicious baked goods, entertainment, activities for kids, and more. Admission and parking are free. Tickets for rides/games/food are $1.00 per ticket.
Amelia Island Jazz Festival - Fernandina Beach, FL - Oct 6 to Oct 13, 2019
A week long event with world class jazz that kicks off with a free concert.
Our Lady of Lourdes Fall Festival - Dunedin, FL - Oct 10 to Oct 13, 2019
Dozens of rides for all ages, games, music, $3,000 raffle, flea market and more, with free admission and free parking.
Avalon Park Oktoberfest - Orlando, FL - Oct 11 to Oct 12, 2019
Free family event from 5-10 pm on Friday and Saturday night. Beer garden for adults and root beer garden for kids. Games, contests, German music and alpine dancing.
Oktoberfest Tampa - Tampa, FL - Oct 11 to Oct 13, 2019
Keg tapping on Friday. Over 20 games including Oktoberfest Olympiad, keg toss, stein holding, carry the wench and corn hole. German beer, food and live music (including lots of polka). Admission is $10 for one day or $25 for the weekend with a VIP pass available and free general admission to Armed Forces members with ID.
Lantana Oktoberfest - Lake Worth, FL - Oct 11 to Oct 20, 2019
Annual Oktoberfest with two weekends of family fun. More than 35,000 visitors are expected over the course of the two weekends. Live music, dancers, food, beer and entertainment. Authentic German food includes Pork Schnitzel, rotisserie chicken, sauerkraut, potato pancakes, apple strudel, black forest cake and more. Original Hofbrau beer is served along with domestic beer and soft drinks. Schnapps and Jager also have samples and specials. This Florida Oktoberfest is held by the American German Club of the Palm Beaches on the second and third weekend of October. Adult admission is $8. Kids under 12 admitted free with paying adult. Location: 5111 Lantana Road, Lake Worth, FL 33463
Pirates of the High Seas Fest - Panama City, FL - Oct 11 to Oct 13, 2019
Free festival for the whole family over Columbus Day Weekend. Events include a scavenger hunt, pirate invasion, parades, live music and more.
Baytowne Wharf Beer Festival - Miramar Beach, FL - Oct 11 to Oct 12, 2019
Sample and savor more than 200 domestic and international craft beers.
Octoberfest Miami - Miami, FL - Oct 11 to Oct 20, 2019
One of the longest running Oktoberfests in the US, this Oktoberfest is held at the German American Social Club and has been running since 1958. German food and beer, dancing, free carnival rides and entertainment.
Pumpkin Festival - Havana, FL - Oct 12, 2019
This is an all day family event. Lots of fun activities such as pony rides, train rides, face painting and carriage rides will be available for children. Lots of arts and crafts, homemade goodies and food vendors will be lined up along the streets for your enjoyment.
Festival of Flight - Jacksonville, FL - Oct 12, 2019
The Annual fundraiser of Angels for Allison, a charity that helps families who have lost a child, is an outdoor music and arts festival.
Oktoberfest on the Beach - Indian Rocks Beach, FL - Oct 12, 2019
Annual Oktoberfest with live music and dancing, art exhibit, and contests for stein carrying and keg throwing. Kinder fest has bounce house, face painting, clown, balloon artist and arts & crafts booths. Free admission. Location: Kolb Park, Indian Rocks Beach, FL 33785
Beaches Oktoberfest - Jacksonville Beach, FL - Oct 12 to Oct 13, 2019
General Admission to the festival grounds, food trucks, and concert are free and open to the public. VIP and Ultra VIP passes available for bonuses like exclusive viewing areas, private restrooms, private bar and more.
Grovetoberfest - Coconut Grove, FL - Oct 12, 2019
The largest beer festival in South Florida, with over 500 local craft beers up for sampling, live music, games, and more!
Miami Broward Carnival - Lauderhill, FL - Oct 13, 2019
A family festival that shares the Caribbean culture, promotes cultural exchange and builds economic cooperation in the multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment of South Florida.
Flora-Bama Oktoberfest - Pensacola, FL - Oct 13, 2019
Receive a free drink upon entry for those 21 and up, free stein to the early arrivers (until depleted), 25% off in the gift shop, and complimentary German food from the buffett (while supplies last). Food is served at 2pm and the menu includes beer brats, sauerkraut, and German potato salad. Plus try your hand at the stein hoisting competition, enjoy live music and more.
Clearwater Jazz Holiday - Clearwater, FL - Oct 17 to Oct 20, 2019
A diverse lineup of musical styles including smooth jazz, swing and more enjoyed over four days and nights.
Biketoberfest - Daytona Beach, FL - Oct 17 to Oct 20, 2019
A weekend of live music, motorcycle racing and other festival events for the bike enthusiast.
Pensacola Interstate Fair - Pensacola, FL - Oct 17 to Oct 27, 2019
Pensacola’s longest running fair started in 1935 and now includes more than 60 rides, entertainers, exhibits and plenty of food to enjoy.
CommunityFest - Altamonte Springs, FL - Oct 18 to Oct 20, 2019
Food, rides, entertainment and more, since 1967
Tallahassee Oktoberfest - Tallahassee, FL - Oct 18, 2019
Annual Oktoberfest at Mission San Luis on Friday evening at 6 PM. General admission for $75 includes German buffet and live entertainment. VIP tickets with early access, souvenir stein and unlimited refills are $125. Location: 2518 W. Tennessee Street, Tallahassee, Florida
Thunder Beach Autumn Motorcycle Rally - Panama City Beach, FL - Oct 23 to Oct 27, 2019
Southwest Fall Festival - Orlando, FL - Oct 24, 2019
Free admission to this annual event featuring carnival food and a food court, bingo & 50/50, nightly music and entertainment, beer garden, amusements with unlimited wristbands available.
Strut Your Mutt Jacksonville - Jacksonville, FL - Oct 26, 2019
Strut Your Mutt is a fun dog walk and fundraising event that raises money to help save the lives of homeless pets, supporting your choice of one of hundreds of participating shelters, rescue groups, and other animal welfare groups. There are Strut your Mutt events across the country.
Downtown Festival & Art Show - Gainesville, FL - Nov 16 to Nov 17, 2019
More than 100,000 will descend upon the streets of historic downtown Gainesville from City Hall to the Hippodrome State Theatre for a celebration of art and creativity complete with several stages of live music and the performing arts and a spectacular array of food, plus and over 240 local and national artists. Kids will love the Imagination Station, a free hands-on area where they can enjoy sidewalk chalk, painting, clay, puppet and mask creation, and more!
Supernatural Official Convention – Jacksonville - Jacksonville, FL - Nov 22 to Nov 24, 2019
The stars of Supernatural, off the screen and in person, will be in town for three days of excitement, music, and fun.
Tampa Salsa & Bachata Festival - Tampa, FL - Nov 28 to Dec 2, 2019
A celebration of Latin culture through music and dance held at the Hilton of Tampa Bay.
Las Olas Octoberfest - Fort Lauderdale, FL - Oct 15, 2016
Location: Huizenga Park, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Chillin Music Fest - Tampa, FL - Oct 22, 2017
Enjoy alternative rock, reggae, surf and ska on the banks of the Hillsborough river.
Sarasota Pumpkin Festival - Lakewood Ranch, FL - Oct 27 to Oct 29, 2017
Sarasota Pumpkin Festival is an annual fundraiser for The Lazarus Foundation, Kids Force. There will be a lot to do, with over 100 free live shows, pumpkin maze and patch, hay rides, trick or treating and family fun kids zone with amusement rides and carnival games.
Brewfest Tallahassee - Tallahassee, FL - Oct 28, 2017
The Tallahassee Sunrise Rotary presents the 10th annual beer festival at the Tallahassee Automobile Museum.
German Schnitzel Haus - Jacksonville, FL - Sep 22, 2018
Only German restaurant in Jacksonville. . We have a 40Ã—50 foot tent in our parking lot with a live band Friday and Saturday and Munich style tables. We also have 160 seats between our indoor seating and outdoor GSH BierGarten overlooking the tent. Also band Saturday the rest of October on the outdoor BierGarten.
Jacksonville Dragon Boat Festival - Jacksonville, FL - Sep 22, 2018
Canceled for 2019, look for a return in 2020. Race or enjoy watching teams of 16-20 row large canoes.
Coral Gables Oktoberfest - Coral Gables, FL - Sep 27 to Oct 7, 2018
An 8 day German festival with beer, food, live music, yodel contest, nailing contest, brat eating contest and cycle party. Admission is free. Event starts at 11:00 am every day. Do not miss the fraternity style drinking activities like beer pong, flip cup, and more. Foods include giant bier pretzl, German potato salad, Apfelstrudel, Wurstteller sausage, and German chocolate cake.
German American Society of Pinellas Oktoberfest - Pinellas Park, FL - Sep 28 to Oct 13, 2018
Daytona Blues Festival - Daytona, FL - Oct 5 to Oct 7, 2018
A music festival for blues lovers that includes nationally known and emerging artists.
Miami Beach Botanical Garden Oktoberfest - Miami, FL - Oct 5, 2018
Mims Mullet Festival - Mims, FL - Oct 6, 2018
Oktoberfest Jacksonville - Jacksonville, FL - Oct 12 to Oct 13, 2018
Friday night. Festival opens for VIP at 5:30 PM Beer and Food Samplings until 6:30, when Festival opens for General Admission. Also, Games of Oktoberfest and Beer Trivia competition. Saturady. VIP at 11:30, General Admission starts at 12:30 pm. Live music, games and more!
Fantasy Fest - Key West, FL - Oct 19 to Oct 28, 2018
An annual 10 day party in paradise for grownups that has been described as the wildest extravaganza around!
Boggy Bayou Mullet Festival - Niceville, FL - Oct 19 to Oct 21, 2018
Three days of musical entertainment and tasty mullet.
Celebration Oktoberfest - Celebration, FL - Oct 19 to Oct 20, 2018
Hayrides, pumpkin painting, or stroll along the lakeside promenade. Leaves fall each day at 7, 8 and 9 p.m. Entertainment starts at 5:30. Parking and admission are free.
Top of the Bay Oktoberfest - Tampa, FL - Oct 19 to Oct 21, 2018
The Upper Tampa Bay Chamber Oktoberfest located at Tampa Bay Downs. German food, beer, arts and crafts, carnival, and contests including keg toss, stein holding and barrel rolling. Live music and dancing. Join 20,000 visitors to this long running tradition. Admission is $5. Kids and Military ID get in for free.
Oktoberfest Cape Coral - Cape Coral, FL - Oct 19 to Oct 28, 2018
Annual Florida Oktoberfest held over the weekends hosted by the German-American Social Club of Cape Coral. Huge tent and outdoor biergarten with 3 stages and 2 dance floors enjoyment of non-stop live bands. German food and beer including sausage platters, bratwurst, schweinhaxen, potato pancakes and other items. Carnival area for kids has rides and games. There are also hand made crafts for purchase from the vendors and exhibitors. 5K run. Miss Oktoberfest pageant is held in July for ages 21 to 45. Tickets are priced at $5-6 with free parking. Children under 12 receive free admission.
Tarpon Springs Oktoberfest - Tarpon Springs, FL - Oct 19 to Oct 21, 2018
Orange Park Fall Festival - Orange Park, FL - Oct 20 to Oct 21, 2018
Annual arts, crafts, and music event held at the Orange Park Town Hall grounds. It started in 1982 and has grown from 12 craft booths and some guitar players to include over 200 artists & vendors, two stages, kids area, and food.
Kiteober - Miami Beach, FL - Oct 20 to Oct 21, 2018
Hundreds of kites will take the skies at Haulover Park, with demonstrations, competitions, bounce houses, face painters, DJs, games, and more.
Town of Orange Park Fall Festival - Orange Park, FL - Oct 20 to Oct 21, 2018
Enjoy food, live entertainment, artists & vendors, kids activities, and more. Since 1982.
Tierra Verde Oktoberfest - Saint Petersburg, FL - Oct 20, 2018
Oktoberfest community party with market and beer garden.
John’s Pass Seafood Festival - Madeira Beach, FL - Oct 25, 2018
The #1 festival in Pinellas County and one of the largest seafood festivals in the US, featuring samples from a Chef Showdown and live music, arts & crafts on Thursday, Flavors of the Gulf (a ticketed event) on Thursday. Opens at 10am Friday through Sunday.
15 Fest - Gainesville, FL - Oct 26 to Oct 28, 2018
An independent, underground music festival held annually in Gainesville and approaching its 20th year. There is a Pre-Fest in Ybor City the two days before the festival starts in Gainsville.
Naples’ Stone Crab Festival - Naples, FL - Oct 26, 2018
A weekend of food and fun with activities both on land and in and around the water, starring the stone crab. Free admission!
Freak Show Horror Film Fest - Orlando, FL - Oct 26, 2018
This film festival supports independent filmmakers in the international horror genre.
Cooter Festival - Inverness, FL - Oct 26, 2018
A three day music festival with entertainment, carnival rides and vendors.
Micanopy Fall Festival - Micanopy, FL - Oct 27 to Oct 28, 2018
A fall arts and crafts festival under the oak trees of this quiet town for more than 40 years.
Wesley Chapel Fall Festival - Wesley Chapel, FL - Oct 27 to Oct 28, 2018
Carnival with rides, live music, food, a business expo, pumpkin patch, petting zoo, arts and crafts, pageant, and pet adoptions. Admission is free (rides not included). Hosted by the Greater Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce.
Central Florida Veg Fest - Orlando, FL - Oct 27, 2018
A family and dog friendly vegetarian festival with free admission for those interested in vegetarian and vegan cuisine.
St. Marks Stone Crab Festival - St. Marks, FL - Oct 27, 2018
Live music, family fun and fresh from the Gulf stone crabs are the hallmarks of this Florida festival.
Palm City Fall Fest - Palm City, FL - Oct 27, 2018
Annual event with food, live entertainment, arts & crafts, children’s area, car show and cruise, booths and more!
Pensacola Seafood Festival - Pensacola, FL - Oct 28 to Oct 30, 2018
Over 100,000 attend this three day event in downtown Pensacola. Named one of the Top 20 Festivals by the Southeast Tourism Society.
Fall Palatka Bluegrass Festival - Palatka, FL - Nov 8 to Nov 10, 2018
Frank Brown International Songwriters’ Festival - Pensacola, FL - Nov 8 to Nov 18, 2018
Songwriters of all levels perform original songs in Perdido Key and Pensacola, Florida, and Orange Beach and Gulf Shores, Alabama.
Chalk Festival - Venice, FL - Nov 9 to Nov 12, 2018
This year’s theme – Garden of Wonders. An annual festival of incredible chalk drawings around Venice, FL.
Native Rhythms Festival - Melbourne, FL - Nov 9 to Nov 11, 2018
This three and a half day festival during Native American Heritage Month honors the culture of the indigenous peoples of the Americas through music, and especially the music of the Native American Flute.
Florida Surf Film Festival - New Smyrna Beach, FL - Nov 9 to Nov 10, 2018
The event invigorates Florida’s surf culture through film appreciation and artistic expression by exhibiting contemporary films from filmmakers far and wide.
Ribfest - St. Petersburg, FL - Nov 9, 2018
A three day charity fundraiser with national touring bands and some of the Best BBQ ribs in the world.
River of Beers - Port St Lucie, FL - Nov 9, 2018
A charitable organization matching beer festivals with good causes brings you their premier event. 14 different and unique brews (some of them created just for this event) each paired with a special offering from local chefs. Wine will also be available
Boca Raton Wine & Food Festival - Boca Raton, FL - Nov 10, 2018
Treasure Coast Beer Fest - Port St Lucie, FL - Nov 10, 2018
A Veterans’ Day weekend tradition at Tradition Square, where attendees can sample more than 300 beers from 50+ breweries, plus wine, food trucks, live music, games for all. If you aren’t sampling beer and wine, admission is free! Proceeds benefit organizations helping veterans and their families, Operation 300, as well as other local causes.
Sunny Isle Beach Jazz Fest - Sunny Isles Beach, FL - Nov 14, 2018
Five days of jazz music and more!
Jensen Beach Pineapple Festival - Jensen Beach, FL - Nov 16, 2018
This Treasure Coast event, a favorite for over 30 years, recently returned! Revamped and offering free admission, festivalgoers can enjoy local artists and musicians, plus learn about the area’s history, eat pineapple themed food, beverages and try their hand at pineapple themed contests!
DeLand Fall Festival of the Arts - DeLand, FL - Nov 17 to Nov 18, 2018
Voted Best Florida Outdoor Fine Arts Festival by Florida Living.
Miami Harvest Festival - Miami, FL - Nov 17, 2018
Fun for the whole family including arts & crafts, bounce houses, food, car show, pony rides, contests, live entertainment, petting zoo, model train village, face painting, and more!
Cedar Key Pirate Invasion - Cedar Key, FL - Nov 30 to Dec 2, 2018
Pirates invade Cedar Key once again with crazy cannons, machetes, and epic battle reenactments.