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Florida, Gainesville, Event Date: May 13th 2017

33rd Annual Windsor Zucchini Festival Celebrates "Everything Zucchini, Gainesville, FL

Everyone’s favorite summer squash is celebrated at Gainesville's 33rd Annual Windsor Zucchini Festival on May 13th, 2017 (WIndsor Fire Station #30, 1401 SE County Road 234, Gainesville, FL 32641). Admission is free.   Over 100 arts, crafts and plant vendors from around the state will be showing off their wares. Festival activities will also include: the new ‘Windsor’s Got Talent’ talent show, Cook-A-Zuke and zucchini carving contests, an Old Time Auction ...

 

Florida, Holmes Beach, Event Date: March 11 to 12, 2017

Anna Maria Island Art League's 29th Annual Springfest Festival of Fine Art & Fine Crafts, Holmes Beach, FL

With artists presenting original works of art in all media, the Anna Maria Island Art League, a non-profit 501(c)(3) presents their 29th Annual Springfest Festival of Fine Art & Fine Crafts on March 11th & 12th, 2017 (10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.), at the Holmes Beach City Hall Field, 5901 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach FL 34217. Admission is free. This is an outdoor event with food vendors offering BBQ, fish, crab, chicken, cheese melts, and more.  A portion of their ...

 

Florida, Weirsdale, Event Date: February 4th, 2017

Rare Royal Golden Carriage released from Museum for a once in a lifetime drive, Weirsdale, FL

On Saturday February 4th, 2017 at 3:00 pm, the one of a kind Armbruster Full State Carriage, fully restored to its original elegance, will be put to six pure bred Spanish horses for a singular driving event. This one of a kind carriage, now owned by Gloria Austin, was once the property of Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria. The carriage will be driven by Prince Phillip’s coachman (ret.) David E. Saunders around the majestic oak canopies of The Grand Oaks ...

 

Florida, Miami/Fort Lauderdale, Event Date: Jan. 28 to Feb. 11, 2017

Florida Grand Opera presents Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin, Miami, FL, Jan. 28

From January 28 through February 4, 2017, Florida Grand Opera presents, Tchaikovsky's best loved opera, Eugene Onegin, at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County. This run is followed by performances on February 9 and 11 at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts Au-Rene Theater in Fort Lauderdale. This production marks the first time Eugene Onegin has been staged at Florida Grand Opera in ...

 

Florida, Punta Gorda, Event Date: February 17 to 18, 2017

Peace River Quilters Presents the 14th Bi-Annual Quilt Show, Punta Gorda, FL

Peace River Quilters is having their 14th Bi-Annual Follow the Sun Quilt Show for 2017 -- Celebrating the 30th year as a Quilt Club. This two-day event will be held on Friday, February 17 from 9-5 and Saturday, February 18 from 9-4 at the Charlotte Harbor Event Center, 75 Taylor Road, Punta Gorda, FL. One day admission is $7, Two Day admission is $12. For more information, contact Sherry Hardy at 904-955-8321 or 2017QuiltShow@gmail.com. There will be door prizes ...

 

Florida, Tamarac, Event Date: April 1st & 2nd, 2017

2nd Annual Tamarac Arts and Crafts Festival, Tamarac, FL

Tamarac Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the City of Tamarac presents the 2nd annual Tamarac Arts and Crafts Festival, April 1st & 2nd, 2017 (10am to 5pm), located outdoors at the Tamarac Community Center, 8601 W. Commercial Blvd., Tamarac, FL 33351. After huge success for the inaugural Tamarac Arts & Crafts Festival, this year features an outstanding selection of local and visiting artists including painting, clay, sculpture, glass ...

 

Florida, Palatka, Event Date: February 16, 17 & 18, 2017

Bluegrass Music Celebrates at Rodeheaver Boys’ Ranch, Palatka, Florida

Promoters Adams Bluegrass, LLC, announced that the 13th Annual Palatka Bluegrass Festival will be held at Rodeheaver Boys’ Ranch, Palatka, FL, February 16, 17 & 18, 2017. The three day event begins on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 12:00 Noon, with Open Stage Daily at 11:00 a.m. and goes until 10:00 p.m. each night. The Rodeheaver Boys’ Ranch offers 790 acres adjoining the St. John’s River with plenty of free car parking.  No Alcoholic beverages ...

 

Florida, Lake Mary, Event Date: March 25 to 26, 2017

5th Annual Celebration of Art - Uptown Art Expo, Altamonte Springs, FL

The streets along beautiful Cranes Roost Park at Uptown Altamonte will come alive with artisans showcasing their talents, color and music. The 5th Annual Uptown Art Expo takes place on March 25 & 26, 2017 at Cranes Roost Park located in Altamonte Springs, Florida. The free admission art & music festival will feature 150 artist displays of jewelry ...

 

 

Florida, Royal Palm Beach, Event Date: January 28 & January 29 , 2017

Wellington Art Society will present its Art Fest on the Green, Wellington, Florida

The Wellington Art Society will present its 11th Annual Art Fest on the Green at the Wellington Amphitheater at 12100 W. Forest Hill Blvd., Wellington, FL on Saturday, January 28th from 9am-5pm and Sunday, January 20th from 10am-4 pm.   Wellington, FL is home to the Winter Equestrian Festival, Polo capital of the world, and a unique destination for tourists and Florida residents.   Art Fest is a celebration of life , art, and continuing the tradition ...

 

Florida, Venice, Event Date: January 21st, 2017

Venice-Nokomis Rotary Presents its 3rd Annual Rotary Concert Bandana Bash in Venice, FL

The Venice-Nokomis Rotary Club presents its 3rd Annual Rotary Concert Bandana Bash: Rock with Rotary, a live concert featuring Bandana. “Rock & Roll as it Should be Played” on Friday evening at the Venice Airport Festival Grounds, Venice, FL.   The gate opens at 5:30 with music, beer, wine, soft drinks, and food from local vendors and restaurants.  Music starts at 6: 00 PM and runs until 9:00 PM.  Tickets are $10:00 at Contemporary Hearing

 

Florida, Venice, Event Date: January 21st - 22nd, 2017

Venice-Nokomis Rotary Presents the 25th Annual Fine Art & Craft Festival in Venice, FL

The Venice-Nokomis Rotary Fine Art & Crafts Festival attracts thousands of Southwest Florida residents and visitors each year.  The 25th Annual Festival will feature the work of established Artists and Crafters along with entertainment, food from local restaurants and vendors, refreshments, classic automobiles, and children’s activities. The Festival will take place January 21st - 22nd, 2017 at the Venice Airport Festival Grounds, Venice, FL ...

 

Florida, Boca Raton, Event Date: January 28 & 29, 2017

8th Annual Boca Raton Fine Art Show™ Coming to Boca Raton, FL

The 8th Annual Boca Raton Fine Art Show™ takes place on January 28 & 29, 2017 in downtown Boca Raton - voted top 100 art fairs in America. This art fair features an outstanding selection of 170 professional artists in all disciplines. All art is original and personally handmade by the artist who is present at the event.   The Boca Raton Fine Art Show™ is juried by art professionals with 120 plus combined years’ of art education and/or art fair experience. Browse before you buy from the spectacular works of art - something for everyone - and for every budget ...

 

Florida, West Palm Beach, Event Date: February 11 & 12, 2017

Emerging artists scholarships and subsidies available at Artistic Synergy, West Palm Beach

Artistic Synergy Inc., a 501©(3) nonprofit, and sponsor of “The ARTNADO Village- The Best of All Worlds” has to announced its Emerging Artists sponsorships. The corporate sponsorships this year include an option for local businesses to directly sponsor emerging artist in their art fair which will be held in the Expo Center located at the South Florida Fairgrounds on February 11 & 12, 2017. All mediums of art are eligible for one of the sponsorships. To apply ...

 

Florida, West Palm Beach, Event Date: February 11 & 12, 2017

Complimentary Media Tickets for “The ARTNADO Village - The Best of All Worlds” Fine Art Show, West Palm Beach, FL

Artistic Synergy Inc., a 501©(3) nonprofit, and sponsor of “The ARTNADO Village- The Best of All Worlds” has announced a free media package of four "Director's Guest Passes for their  Fine Art Fair which will be held at the South Florida Fairgrounds on February 11 & 12, 2017. ARTNADO has been heralded as the finest indoor art show in Florida, highlighting not only the work of individual artists across all mediuma but also allowing them to exhibit their skills for the public ...

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Florida, Holmes Beach, Event Date: December 10 to 11, 2016

29th Annual Winterfest Festival Fine Arts & Fine Crafts: Art, Food, Music, Fun, Holmes Beach, FL, December 10 to 11

With artists presenting original works of art in all media, the 29th Annual Winterfest Festival Fine Arts & Fine Crafts Fest takes place December 10th and 11th, 5901 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach FL 34217, at Holmes Beach City Hall Field. This is an Outdoor Event with Food Vendors offering BBQ, Fish, Crab, Chicken, Cheese Melts, Wraps and Hot Dogs to Lemonade and Ice Cream. Free Trolley Rides on island. Admission is free.   The event includes a Young ...

 

 

Florida, Clearwater, Event Date: December 4, 2016

Shawn Lowery Fundraiser & Cancer Awareness Concert, Clearwater, FL

The Quaker Steak & Lube Presents the Shawn Lowery Fundraiser & Cancer Awareness Concert in Clearwater, FL, December 4, 2016, 1:00am – 10:00pm, at Quaker Steak & Lube, 10400 - 49th St N, Clearwater, FL 33760. The concert is free.   Shawn Lowery “Mr. Sawbladehead” is very well known in the Tampa Bay music and art scene.  He has given so much to the music community and amazes with his metal creations as Sawbladehead Designs.  Now Shawn needs ...

 

Florida, Naples, Event Date: December 15-23, December 26-30, 2016, January 2-4, 2017

Celebrate the Holidays with Night Lights in the Garden at Naples Botanical Garden, Naples , FL

Thousands of twinkling lights, glowing orbs, and sparkling décor illuminate one of Naples’ most popular outdoor venues this December. Naples Botanical Garden announces its annual Night Lights on  the evenings of December 15 – 23, December 26 – 30, 2016 and January 2-4, 2017 from 6 to 9 pm. Advance tickets for all nights are required.   Each evening will include holiday musical performances, family activities, and festive sweets and treats, plus ... 

 

Florida, Omond Beach, Event Date: November 5 to 6, 2016

54th Annual Halifax Art Festival Brings Thousands to Daytona Beach, November 5 to 6, 2016

The 54th Halifax Art Festival has risen in attendance and notoriety to become one of the most prestigious festivals in the Central Florida area. As, the second oldest continual festival in Florida, the Festival is known for its elegance of venue and variety of affordable art.   This Festival is free to the public and attracts over 30,000 people from all over the state of Florida.  This year, the Festival will take place on November 5 and 6, 2016.  It’s staged on historic ...

 

Naples, Florida, Event Date: December 3, 2016 - April 23, 2017

Origami in the Garden on Display at Naples Botanical Garden, Naples , FL

This season, the Garden welcomes Origami in the Garden, on view daily from December 3, 2016 through April 23, 2017 and included with general Garden admission. These monumental sculptures from artist Kevin Box tell the story of origami, the Japanese art of paper folding. The Naples Botanical Garden is located at 4820 Bayshore Drive, Naples, Florida, 34112. The exhibition includes large-scale installations, gallery works, Box’s own compositions as well ...

 

Florida, West Palm Beach, October 4-6, 2016

Florida Inns announces 2016 Florida Sunshine Conference

Florida Inns announces 2016 Florida Sunshine Conference, October 4-6, 2016, Marriott Hotel, West Palm Beach.  Coordinated by Florida Inns, the premier conference is designed for aspiring and seasoned innkeepers, vacation and boutique hoteliers, around the country. “This first annual inaugural gathering is the first of its kind, and will provide an in depth approach to business in today’s ever changing marketplace,” explains, Cheryl Grantham CEO.  “We’re excited to host ResNexus Rendezvous at the ...

 

Florida, Palatka, November 10, 11 & 12, 2016

Bluegrass Music Celebrates at Rodeheaver Boys’ Ranch, Palatka, Florida

Promoters  Adams Bluegrass LLC, announce that the 9th Annual Fall Palatka Bluegrass Festival will be held at the Rodeheaver Boys’ Ranch, on November 10, 11 & 12, 2016, Palatka, FL. The three day event begins on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 12:00 Noon and goes until 10:00 pm each night with Open Stage daily at 11:00 a.m. until noon. Thursday’s line-up features, Eddie & Martha Adcock with Tom Gray, Trinity River Band, Goldwing Express ...

 

Florida, Naples, Event Date: November 9, 2016

Naples Botanical Garden Presents Hats in the Garden: The Faces of Naples

Naples Botanical Garden’s Hats in the Garden debuted in Naples in 2004 and is known as the official kickoff to the social season. The event is supported by the Sustaining Leadership Council, a group of 38 dynamic women who dedicate time and charitable support to the Garden’s special events and mission-focused programs. Naples Botanical Garden will host the 13th Annual Hats in the Garden, presented by Northern Trust on ... 

 

Florida, Ocoee, Event Date: September 3, 2016

Central Florida Film Festival Presents a Special Screening of Beverly Hills Cop, Ocoee, FL

The Central Florida Film Festival is presenting a Saturday night at the movies date night on September 3, 2016, at 7:15 pm, featuring the Eddie Murphy classic Beverly Hills Cop. The film is being shown at the West Orange Cinema, 1575 MaGuire Road, Ocoee, Florida 34761.   Following the screening two of the film's costars John Ashton (Sgt. Taggert) and Lisa Eilbacher (Jenny Summers) will perform a question and answer plus meet and greet fans on ...


Florida, Orlando, Event Date: Saturday, September 3, 2016

Central Florida Film Festival Presents the John Wayne classic Big Jake, Ocoee, FL

The Central Florida Film Festival has put together an "Old Fashioned" Saturday Matinee featuring the John Wayne classic Big Jake, (starring the Duke himself and Christopher Mitchum) on September 3, 2016 at 11:45 am at the West Orange Cinema, 1575 MaGuire Rd., Ocoee, Florida. The movie will be followed by a special appearance and meet and greet with Chris Mitchum, the son of Hollywood legend Robert Mitchum. Following Big Jake there will be ...


Florida,
Palatka, Event Dates: February 18, 19 & 20, 2016

Bluegrass Music Celebrates at Rodeheaver Boys’ Ranch, Palatka, Florida

Promoters Adams Bluegrass, LLC, announce that the 12th Annual Palatka Bluegrass Festival will be held at Rodeheaver Boys’ Ranch in Palatka, Florida on February 18, 19 & 20, 2016. The three day event begins on (Thursday) February 18, 2016 at 12:00 Noon, with Open Stage Daily at 11:00 a.m. and goes until 10:00 p.m. each night. The Rodeheaver Boys’ Ranch offers 790 acres adjoining the St. John’s River with plenty ...

 

Florida, Miami Beach, Event Date: February 19/February 21

South Beach Chamber Ensemble will present 19th Century Genius, Coral Gables, FL and at the MB Botanical Garden, Miami

The South Beach Chamber Ensemble will present 19th Century Genius, on Friday, February 19, 2016 at 8:00pm at the Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134 and Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 6:00pm at the MB Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139. The event will feature two magnificent string sextets by master composers of the 19th century. The String ...

 

Florida, Palm City, Event Date: February 12th, 2016

Hits from Lloyd Webber's Top Ten Shows Sung By Internationally Acclaimed Performers, Lake Worth, FL

Artists For a Cause will present the Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber concert on February 12th at 8pm at the Duncan Theater, 4200 Congress Ave., Lake Worth, FL 33461. The concert will include hit songs from his most popular 10 shows , including Phantom of the Opera, Cats, Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita, Starlight Express, Requiem and more. International vocalist, Terry Barber is joined by Carbonel Award-winning actress, Shelley Keelor, a young soprano prodigy, and a chamber orchestra of world-class ...

 

Florida, Lady Lake, Event Date: January 15 and 16 , 2016

Blue Parrot Arts and Craft Show, Lady Lake, Florida

Blue Parrot residents are eagerly working on the 41st Annual Blue Parrot Art and Craft Show that will be held Friday and Saturday, January 15th and 16th , 2016 at the Blue Parrot RV Resort in Lady Lake, Florida.  The show will be open from 9:30 am to 4:00pm on Friday and 9:30am to 3:00pm on Saturday. Over 100 exhibitors are expected for this event. Exhibits will feature various media art pieces, country crafts, enamels, quilts, sweat  shirts and tops, wood ...

Florida, Naples, Event Date: December 16 - 23, December 26 - 30, January 2 - 4

Florida's Naples Botanical Garden Brightens Up the Holidays with Sparkling 'Night Lights' Event

Thousands of twinkling lights, glowing orbs, and sparkling décor illuminate one of Naples’ most popular outdoor venues this December. Naples Botanical Garden announces its annual Night Lights the evenings of December 16 – 23, December 26 – 30, and January 2-3 from 6 to 9 pm. Advance tickets for all nights will be required for Members and Non-Members. Naples Botanical Garden is located at 4820 Bayshore Drive, Naples, FL ...

 

Florida, Gulf Breeze, Event Date: March 12 to 13, 2016

Call to Artists: 22nd Annual Gulf Breeze Celebrates the Arts Festival, Gulf Breeze, FL

Each year, the The City of Gulf Breeze and Gulf Breeze Arts, Inc. (GBAI) sponsors a competition to select the artwork to be used in the design of the official festival poster for the Gulf Breeze Celebrates the Arts Festival.   2016 Festival Poster Contest: Winning artwork:  $250 award and displayed on Festival T-shirts, Posters, and pre-festival publicity. Details at www.gulfbreezearts.org. Contest Deadline: 12/2/15. The two-day juried fine arts & fine ...

 


Florida, Coral Gables, Event Date: November 14 to 15, 2015

Coral Gables Food Wine and Spirits Festival offers over 300 brands of beer, wine and spirits

Unlimited Sales Group Inc. announced today The 6th Edition of the Coral Gables Food, Wine and Spirits Week and Festival to be held November 14 to 15. The event is located in Coral Gables, FL, on Giralda Ave. between Ponce de Leon and Salzado.   The Coral Gables Food Wine and Spirits Festival is the climax of a series of the weeklong activities. “This event is very different from others in South Florida,” said Mario Pi, event organizer. “Our focus is on beer, wine and spirits ...

 


Florida, Pinellas Park, November 7th, 2015

Cajun Café on the Bayou’s 10th Annual Craft Beer Festival, Pinellas Park, FL

The Cajun Café on the Bayou’s 10th Annual Craft Beer Festival will be held on November 7th, at 8101 Park Blvd, Pinellas Park, FL. Beer lovers will enjoy over 200 fine craft ales to taste, including great American craft beers, European craft beers, home brews and more. The beer-garden atmosphere is 90% under cover. Price includes a Cajun plate of red beans & rice, crawfish cornbread, jambalaya and Creole marinated pork. There will be 1600 bacon wrapped sausages, 1000 bacon wrapped pineapple, peanut  ...

 


Florida, West Palm Beach

Casa Grandview, West Palm Beach, FL, Awarded TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for Five Consecutive Years  

Casa Grandview Historic Luxury Inn, Cottages & Suites, West Palm Beach, FL, announced that it has been recognized as a TripAdvisor® Hall of Fame Certificate of Excellence winner. The Certificate of Excellence award celebrates excellence in hospitality and is given only to establishments that consistently achieve great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor. The ‘Hall of Fame’ was created to honor those businesses that have ... 

 


 

Florida, West Palm Beach

Tesla Destination Charging now offered as new amenity for guests at Casa Grandview, West Palm Beach, FL

Casa Grandview Historic Luxury Inn Cottages and Suites, West Palm Beach, FL, has teamed up with Select Registry and Tesla Motors to provide an increasingly desirable amenity, Tesla Destination Charging. Tesla High Power Wall Connectors add 58 miles of range per hour to Model S, charging the vehicle overnight and replicating the convenience Tesla owners are accustomed to at home. Casa Grandview joins a ...

 


Florida, Tampa, Event Date: July 11 to 12, 2015

The Stars of Shark Week Descend on Tampa Bay, July 11 to 12

Want to see the stars of Shark Week live? Chris Fischer and Captain Brett McBride from Ocearch are the headline speakers and will be talking about the Twitter Sensation shark Mary Lee as well as all their rock star sharks, along with Steve Alten author of the Meg Series, Duncan Brake from BBC's series Shark, Mark Simmons author of Killing Keiko, Derek Burkholder from Guy Harvey's Shark Institute, and much more ...

 


 

Florida, Ocoee, Event Date: September 4-6, 2015

Central Florida Film Festival Celebrates 10 Years in Florida with a "Feast," Ocoee, FL

The 10th Annual www.CentralFloridaFilmFestival.com (Cenflo), billed as “Florida’s answer to the Cannes Film Festival,” has set this year’s Festival dates for September 4-6, 2015. The Film Festival will utilize a state of the art theater at the West Orange Cinema, 1575 Maguire Road, Ocoee, Florida. Winner of prestigious international and national awards, such as “Top 25 Film Festivals To Submit To In The World,” by Movie Maker Magazine. "Central Florida Film Festival's ...

 


 

Florida, Ocoee, Event Date: September 5, 2015

Dan Haggerty of "Grizzly Adams" to Appear at Central Florida Film Festival, Ocoee, FL

Legendary television actor Dan Haggerty of "Grizzly Adams" fame will appear at the Central Florida Film Festival on Saturday, September 5th. The festival, which is held over the Labor Day weekend at the West Orange Cinema, 1575 Maguire Road, Ocoee, Florida, will screen a "Grizzly Adams" film at 10:30 am and Dan Haggerty will perform a Q&A immediately after. In addition Dan will be on hand for photo opportunities as well as VIP networking each evening ...

 


 

Florida, Winter Garden, Event Date: July 3rd & 4th

4th of July Celebration in Groveland, FL

On July 3rd and 4th, enjoy two days of family fun, music, food and fireworks at Groveland’s July 4th Celebration (Lake David Park, S. Lake St., Groveland, FL). Get a “Taste of Groveland,” one of Florida’s fastest growing cities. This is a family fun festival with a terrific kids zone, food trucks, arts & crafts vendors, an air conditioned trolley ride to sample many local restaurants, a fireworks show put on by the Groveland Fire Dept. and much more. Enjoy many styles of continuous live ...

 


 

Florida, Miami, Event Date: May 29-31, 2015

22nd Annual South Florida Boat Show Returns to Miami Beach Convention Center, May 29-31

The 22nd Annual South Florida Boat Show returns to the Miami Beach Convention Center (1901 Convention Center Drive) May 29-31. The show features hundreds of power boats up to 40' including center consoles, walk-arounds, cruisers, personal water craft and accessories. Insurance and financing are on site and trades accepted. There will be an indoor pool featuring stand up paddle board demonstrations. Kayaking and other water toys courtesy of nautical ventures ...

 


 

Florida, West Palm Beach, Event Date: June 12-14, 2015

Summer Boat Show Returns to South Florida Fair Grounds, West Palm Beach, June 12-14

The Annual Palm Beach Summer Boat Show sails into the South Florida Fair Grounds (9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach) June 12-14, 2015 The shows features 100,000 square feet showcasing power boats up to 40' including center consoles, walk-arounds, cruisers, deck boats, pontoon, bass, personal water craft and accessories. Insurance and financing are on site and trades accepted. There will be an indoor pool featuring stand up paddle board demonstrations ...

 


 

Florida, Key Largo, Event Date: May 14-16, 2015

Mac Arnold brings his Cornbread & Collard Greens Festival back to Bayside Grille in Key Largo, FL

Mac Arnold brings his Cornbread & Collard Greens Festival back to Bayside Grille in Key Largo, FL on May 14-16. Mac Arnold is the last living member of Muddy Waters, played with BB King and Otis Redding, performed the intro to the TV show Sanford & Sons, co-produced the TV show Soul Train and just received his doctorate in music from University of South Carolina. Mac Arnold grows organic collard greens at his farm in Greenville, SC. With his collard greens, Mac picks his ...

 


 

Florida, West Palm Beach

Casa Grandview Historic Luxury Inn, Cottages & Suites Passes Demanding Quality Inspection to Join Select Registry

Circa 1925 Casa Grandview Historic Luxury Inn, Cottages & Suites, located at 1410 Georgia Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL, was recently honored by being accepted into Select Registry, a portfolio of premier inns, bed and breakfasts, and boutique hotels throughout the United States and Canada. Only the very best properties are invited to undergo Select Registry’s rigorous quality assurance inspection; only the best of the best pass to become members of the exclusive organization. “Casa Grandview exemplifies the high quality and exceptional service ...

 


 

Florida, Coconut Creek, Event Date: Saturday, May 9 and Sunday, May 10, 2015

Mother's Day Weekend - All Moms $10 per day at Butterfly World, Coconut Creek, FL

Since opening in 1988, Butterfly World has an unbroken tradition of honoring moms on Mother’s Day. This year is no exception. In 2015, all Moms can enjoy the spring splendor of Butterfly World from Saturday, May 9 and Sunday, May 10, 2015 for $10.00 per day. Treat your spectacular mom to the gift of blossoms and butterflies at Butterfly World. The event is located at Tradewinds Park South, 3600 W. Sample Road, Coconut Creek, FL. Butterfly World opened in 1988, and is the ...

 


 

Florida, Pinellas Park, Event Date: April 4, 2015

Cajun Cafe on the Bayou's Festival of Florida Beer Salutes Florida's Craft Beer Industry, Pinellas Park, FL

Cajun Cafe on the Bayou will salute Florida's craft beer industry with their Festival of Florida Beer on April 4th in Pinellas Park, FL (8101 Park Blvd.). This is an event that helps festival guests become better acquainted with the abundant selection of local craft breweries. The festival will feature 100+ beers to taste, all from the Florida. It will also feature some new brewers that have not distributed their beers yet, so a few surprises there, and of course the home brew clubs will be ...

 


 

Florida, Tampa, Event Date: April 18, 2015

35th Annual Tampa-Hillsborough County Storytelling Festival, Tampa, FL, April 18th

Be enthralled with stories told by Youth Storytellers and local and regional professional Tellers at the 35th Annual Tampa-Hillsborough Storytelling Festival, April 18th, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., at the John F. Germany Library, 900 N. Ashley Dr., Tampa, FL. Admission is free. The event will feature nationally/internationally renowned storyteller and author, Heather Forest. In addition to lots of great stories to hear ...

 


 

Florida, Maitland, Event Date: April 11 to 12, 2015

Fine Art and Fine Crafts with Clowns, Food and Entertainment at the Spring Festival of the Arts

The Maitland Area Chamber of Commerce is putting on its 27th Spring Festival of the Arts around Lake Lily in Maitland (641 Maitland Avenue) on April 11 and 12, 2015. The show features a wide range of artists and craftsmen around the lake. There will be sponsors of the event giving away prizes and information. Lots of fun food will be there for the tasting such as Kettle Korn, Funnel Cakes, sandwiches, wraps and much more. The Performing Arts of Maitland will play music throughout the ...

 


 

Florida, Holmes Beach, Event Date: March 14 to 15, 2015

27th Springfest Festival of Fine Arts & Fine Crafts, March 14 to 15, Holmes Beach FL

This year the Anna Maria Island Art League’s annual juried art festival, Springfest 2015 (www.islandartleague.org) marks over 26 festivals attracting award winning artists gathering to sell their artwork on Anna Maria Island in Holmes Beach. The event is held March 14 to 15 at Holmes Beach City Hall Field, 5801 Marina Dr, Holmes Beach FL. Admission is free. Jay Canterbury, Jason Bove, Linda Heath, Robert Johnson, Robin Zimmerman ...

 


 

Florida, Gulf Breeze, Event Date: March 28 to 29, 2015

Fine Arts & Crafts Festival: Gulf Breeze Celebrates the Arts 2015

The City of Gulf Breeze and Gulf Breeze Arts, Inc. (GBAI) will hold their 21st Annual Gulf Breeze Celebrates the Arts Festival, Saturday and Sunday, March 28th-29th, 2015. The two-day fine arts & fine crafts festival is a family event and will again be held in Gulf Breeze proper (675 Gulf Breeze Parkway). Open to the public from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm on Saturday and 10:00 am - 5:00 pm on Sunday, the Festival is free to the public with ample visitor parking. More than 140 artists from across the US ...

 


 

Florida, Oldsmar, Event Date: March 27-29, 2015

54th Annual Oldsmar Days, Oldsmar, Fl, March 27-29

Oldsmar Days officially gets underway with Arnold Amusements carnival and midway at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 27. You can grab a $20 All-You-Can Ride wristband on Friday and Sunday or ride the whole 12 hours on Saturday for only $25. The entertainment starts with The Stone City, a local up and coming band, at 5pm. Then Oldsmar’s favorite son, Jeff Vitolo and The Quarter Mile Rebels, will take the stage at 8pm. Oldsmar Days takes place at RE Olds Park, 107 Shore Dr. E., Oldsmar, Fl from March 27-29, 2015. Saturday features the  ...

 


 

Florida, Gainesville, Event Date: March 6 to 8, 2015

Gainesville Fine Arts Association's Winter Fine Arts Fair at Tioga is a hip and unique festival, March 6 to 8

The Gainesville Fine Arts Association's (GFAA) 8th Annual Winter Fine Arts Fair at Tioga is a hip and unique art festival, with the upcoming theme of "Art in Motion." The GFAA's annual event showcases 120 local and national artists in an atmosphere of exciting entertainment, music, food and fun. The event takes place at the Tioga Town Center, W. Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL from March 6th to 8th. Admission is free. The festival kicks off Friday night with 120 illuminated artists booths, free live stage entertainment performed by ...

 


 

Florida, Venice, Event Date: March 7, 2015; Rain Date: March 8, 2015

Celebrate Food, Beer & Wine at the 7th Annual Toast to Venice

The Venice-Nokomis Rotary Club is hosting its 7th Annual Toast to Venice Food, Beer & Wine Festival on Saturday, March 7th. (Rain date: March 8th) from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. at Maxine Barritt Park located at 1800 Harbor Dr. South, Venice, FL. Festival goers will taste a fine selection of wine and beer plus savory samples from some of their favorite local restaurants as they enjoy live music and a silent auction ...

 


 

Florida, Pinellas Park, Event Date: January 31, 2015

Cider & Mead Festival comes to Pinellas County, Florida, January 31st

Cajun Cafe on the Bayou is known for producing some of the best beer festivals in Florida. This year, Cajun Cafe on the Bayou is adding a new beer festival to their roster, with the addition of the Cider & Mead Festival on January 31, 2015, from 2-6pm. Cider is a fermented alcoholic beverage typically made from apples, but new craft ciders are using many other fruits as well. The alcohol content in cider can range from 1.2% ABV to 12%. Mead is an alcoholic beverage made by ...

 


 

Florida, Fort Myers, Event Date: January 9-11, 2015

Fort Myers Home and Remodeling Show, January 9-11, Fort Myers

South West Florida's biggest home show, will take place January 9-11, in down town Fort Myers at the Harborside Event center, 1375 Monroe street. From floors to doors, spas to saunas, kitchens to flooring, the Fort Myers Home and Remodeling Show has everything for your home inside and out. There will be painting demonstrations by Brian Santos of the Wizards work shop, a drawing for a 3 day cruise courtesy of Jill Venturi Cruise One and health screenings by Walgreens. Hours are Friday ...

 


 

Florida, Miami, Event Date: December 4th to 6th, 2014  

Artist Sol Hill's installation "Suspicious Privacy" debuts in Wynwood warehouse district during Art Basel Miami

Contemporary California artist Sol Hill (www.solhill.com) and Curator Craig Anderson (www.LinkedIn.com) announce a new collaborative installation effort in the Wynwood warehouse district, at 25 NW 34th street, just west of the intersection with N. Miami Avenue, in Miami, FL. It opens Thursday December 4th, at 6 PM; continuing from 10 AM- 9 PM through the evening of Saturday, December 6th. Sol Hill's installation Suspicious Privacy uncovers an American dilemma that's emerging from ...

 


 

Florida, Palatka, Event Date: November 6 to 8, 2014

Bluegrass Music Celebrates at Rodeheaver Boys’ Ranch, Palatka, FL, November 6 to 8

Promoters Adams Bluegrass LLC, announce that the 7th Annual Fall Palatka Bluegrass Festival will be held at the Rodeheaver Boys’ Ranch, Palatka, FL. The three day event begins on Thursday, November 6th at 12:00 Noon and goes until 10:00 pm each night with Open Stage daily at 11:00 a.m. until noon. Featured performers include: The Marksmen, Flatt Lonesome, The Little Roy & Lizzy Show, The Larry Stephenson Band, and Rhonda Vincent & The Rage (Queen of Bluegrass) ...

 


 

Florida, Belle Glade, Event Date: November 22nd, 2014

Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center Presents the 26th Annual Living Christmas Tree

It has been 26 years since the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center and the Glades Campus of Palm Beach State College presented the very first Living Christmas Tree. Back then, the set was very basic…a rugged tree structure that only held a few choir members and some risers set on the stage. Over the years, that tree evolved into the beautiful engineer-designed structure ...

 


 

Florida, Belle Glade, Event Date: November 8th, 2014

Junie B. Jones Comes to the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center, Belle Glade, FL, November 8th

The Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center at Palm Beach State College in Belle Glade, FL presents Junie B. Jones on Saturday, November 8th at 11:00 AM. See your favorite story book character come to life. Outspoken, precocious, lovable Junie B. Jones stars in a colorful, funny, fast-paced musical about new friends, new glasses, sugar cookies, the annual kickball tournament and other ...

 


 

Florida, Belle Glade, Event Date: November 22nd, 2014

Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center to Offer Free Outdoor Concert on November 22, Belle Glade, FL

The Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center is kicking off its free outdoor concert series on Saturday, November 22, with Derrick Hadley & the Motowners. Take a walk down town with the sounds of Motown. This up-beat show is a song and dance tribute to The Temptations, The Four Tops, Smokey Robinson and Marvin Gaye. The show also includes a tribute to other class soul artists of the 60’s and 70’s. Come out early and enjoy a great dinner from one of Gourmet Truck Expo’s excellent ...

 


 

Florida, Belle Glade, Event Date: November 13th, 2014

Edvin Marton to perform at the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center, Belle Glade, FL, November 13th

Emmy award-winning composer and performer, Edvin Marton, one of Europe's most electrifying and original violinists, has captured the hearts of audiences around the world. He will present his show, Edvin Marton: Prince of the Violin, on Thursday, November 13, at 7:30 pm at the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center in Belle Glade, FL. Blending a classic and rock sound, his unique arrangements of the greatest classical, rock and his own original hits have made him a Gold and Platinum ...

 


 

Pinellas Park, Florida, Event Date: November 1st, 2014

Cajun Café on the Bayou’s 9th Annual Craft Beer Festival

The Cajun Café on the Bayou’s 9th Annual Craft Beer Festival will be held on November 1st, 2014, 2-6pm, at 8101 Park Blvd, Pinellas Park, FL. Beer lovers will enjoy over 200 fine craft ales to taste, including great American craft beers, European craft beers, home brews and more. The beer-garden atmosphere is 90% under cover. Admission includes souvenir tasting glass, Cajun plate and other food included. The event hosts a fundraiser for Dunedin Doggie Rescue. Admission is $55.00 ...

 


 

Florida, Tampa, Event Date: October 24-26, 2014

Roll Out the Barrels - Top of the Bay Oktoberfest is Coming to Tampa, October 24th to 26th

The Upper Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce is betting on a great weekend of non-stop entertainment under the Big-top tent for the 19th Annual Top of the Bay Oktoberfest, October 24th to 26th. at the historic Tampa Bay Downs, one mile north of the landmark Oldsmar Flea Market at Tampa and Racetrack Road. The event is presented by Tampa Bay Downs and Warsteiner Bier. Oktoberfest brings the best of Old Bavaria and new Florida together for three full days of authentic German food, drink, music and dancing ...

 


 

Florida, Panama City, Event Date: Oct. 17th and 18th 2014

Nationally Acclaimed Dixieland Band to Head 14th Annual Jazz-By-The-Bay, Panama City, FL

The 14th Annual Jazz-By-the-Bay Festival will be held at Oaks-By-the-Bay Park in the St. Andrews section of Panama City, FL, on October 17th and 18th. The Festival will feature ten hours of jazz over two days performed by six jazz bands playing a variety of jazz styles. The festival, as usual, is free and open to the public. Headlining the festival will be the Minneapolis-based Barbary Coast Dixieland Show Band, a nationally acclaimed ensemble. Other artists scheduled at the festival are guitarist and vocalist ...

 


 

Florida, Jacksonville, Event Date: September 19th to 21st, 2014

9th Annual Jacksonville Carnival brings the beauty and culture of the Caribbean to Jacksonville, Florida

Celebrating all Caribbean cultures, the Jacksonville Caribbean Carnival features everything from a street parade featuring Caribbean costumes and music, to an elaborate food festival highlighting all the flavors and aromas of Caribbean food, as well as Caribbean craft displays and catchy steel drum music and live performances. The event takes place September 19th through September 21st in Jacksonville, Fl. The festive parade begins at 1:00pm, from the corner of Southside & Beach Boulevards then proceeds to the Food ...

 


 

Florida, Gulf Breeze

CALL TO ARTISTS: 2015 Gulf Breeze Celebrates the Arts Festival and Pre-Festival Poster Contest

Each year, the The City of Gulf Breeze and Gulf Breeze Arts, Inc. (GBAI) sponsors a competition to select the artwork to be used in the design of the official festival poster for the Gulf Breeze Celebrates the Arts Festival. 2015 Festival Poster Contest: Winning artwork will receive a $250 cash award and will be displayed on Festival T-shirts, Posters, and pre-festival publicity. Contest Deadline: 12/2/14.  2015 Fine Arts & Crafts Festival: Artists may apply online at www.zapplication.org or download an application at www.gulfbreezearts.org. Application deadline:  12/7/14. The City of Gulf Breeze  ...

 


 

Florida, West Palm Beach, Event Date: September 19-21, 2014

Home and Boat Show returns to West Palm Beach, September 19-21

Attendees coming to the Palm Beach Convention Center September 19-21 will find two shows in one. The Home and Remodeling Show will offer hundreds of exhibits on the latest in home remodeling, landscape, windows and doors, spas and much more. After strolling aisles of home remodel ideas you will then enter the Boat Show portion which will have over 100 boats featuring center consoles, cruisers, deck boats, pontoons, ski and much more. Hours are Friday 12-7, Saturday 11-7 and Sunday ...

 


 

Florida, Port Saint Lucie, Event Date: October 4th - 5th

Home Show Returns to the Treasure Coast, Port Saint Lucie, FL, October 4th - 5th

The Treasure Coast Home Show returns Saturday, October 4th through Sunday, October 5th, at the Port Saint Lucie Civic Center, located at the corner of U.S. 1 and Walton Rd. in Port Saint Lucie, FL. At the biggest home show on the Treasure Coast, visitors will find hundreds of experts all under one roof: the latest in home remodel, spas, windows and doors and much more. Hours are Saturday, 10-5 and Sunday, 10-4. Adult admission is $5 and kids are free. Parking is free. The event is sponsored by the Treasure Coast Builder Association ...

 


 

Florida, Key Largo, Event Date: October 10th to 12th

Third Annual Key Largo Songfest, Downtown Key Largo, October 10th to 12th

Columbus Day Weekend welcomes the 3rd Annual Key Largo Songfest in Downtown Key Largo at the all waterfront venue's of Bayside Grille, Pilot House, and Key Largo Fisheries (Friday through Sunday, October 10th, 11th, & 12th). The Downtown Key Largo Association will host a group of professional songwriters at three different venues simultaneously including Greg Barnhill, Mark Stephen Jones ...

 


 

Florida, Ocoee (Orlando), Event Date: August 29th to 31st, 2014

31 Florida Films Featured in Central Florida Film Festival 9th Annual Event, August 29th to 31st

The 9th Annual Central Florida Film Festival will take place at the West Orange Cinemas in Ocoee, Florida over the Labor Day weekend, August 29th thru 31st, 2014. This year's festival features thirty-one films from Florida including the World Premier of the feature film "UNTOLD."  Seventy-nine films in all will be screened at the newly renovated West Orange Cinemas on McGuire Road in Ocoee, Florida. Independent films starring such performers at Lee Merewether, Daniel J. Travanti, Charles ...

 


 

Florida, Orlando, Event Date: June 21st

Central Florida International Reggae Festival Pays Tribute to Bob Marley, June 21st, Orlando

On Saturday, June 21st, 2014, Carib Finder presents the 2014 Central Florida International Reggae Festival, the largest event of its kind to hit Central Florida. The Festival will take place from 11 am to 7 pm at Festival Park, 2911 E. Robinson St., Orlando, Florida.   The event is a tribute to the greatest name known to reggae music, Mr. Robert Nesta Marley. The festival will feature local and international reggae acts: Jahnesta, Khalilah Rose, Aima Moses, Natural Vibes, Lady Juice, Singa Vytal, Anagogi and more, backed by Orlando's premiere reggae band 506 Crew ...

 


 

Florida, Oldsmar, Event Date: May 23, 24 and 25

Tampa Bay Area’s Signature Memorial Day Weekend Event, Oldsmar Freedom Fest, May 23-25

For the sixth consecutive year the Upper Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce is doing its part by hosting Oldsmar Freedom Fest (www.oldsmarfreedomfest.com) on May 23, 24 and 25. The three day event will take place on State Street in Oldsmar, FL. The event will feature live music from start to finish, plenty of food, arts and craft vendors and fun activities for the kids. Hours will be 5 to 10 pm on Friday May 23, 12 to 10 pm on Saturday May 24 and concluding Sunday May 25 between the ...

 


 

A Tradition Celebrates its 27th Anniversary - Moms Are Free at Butterfly World, May 9-11, Coconut Creek, FL

Coconut Creek, Florida (April 22, 2014) - From 1988 to 2014, Mother's Day Weekend has been and is the weekend at Butterfly World. During their very first year of operation, all moms were admitted free on Mother's Day, and it instantly became a cherished tradition. Over time the celebration grew from one day to the weekend, to what it is now, a three, full day event. This year, all moms get free admission Friday, May 9 through Sunday, May 11, 2014, 9 am - 5 pm.   Butterfly World opened in 1988 ...

 

Cajun Café on the Bayou’s 3rd Annual Sour, Berliner Weisse, & Lambic Festival, June 14, Pinellas Park, FL

Pinellas Park, Florida (April 22, 2014) - The 3rd Annual Sour, Berliner Weisse, & Lambic Festival will take place June 14 in Pinellas Park, FL, 8101 Park Blvd, Pinellas Park, FL.   Cajun Cafe on the Bayou owner Paul Unwin tries to put numerous amazing beers on tap and in bottles for Cajun Cafe’s his beer festivals. Beer lovers will enjoy over 150 beers to taste, including the most sought after Sours, Berliner Weisses and Lambics. The beer-garden atmosphere is 90% under cover  ...

 

Grit - a multimedia dance event with Karen Peterson Dancers, May 15 to 16, Miami

Miami, Florida (April 14, 2014) - Grit, performed by Karen Peterson and Dancers, is a multimedia dance work choreographed by Karen Peterson and Katrina Weaver and created in collaboration with video artist Dinorah de Jesus Rodriquez. The performances will take place on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 8 PM and Friday, May 16, 2015 at 8 PM at the Miami Dade County Auditorium, 2901 West Flagler Street, Miami, Florida. Through the use of movement, sound and video projection the physical, social and emotional connotations of ...

 

34th Annual Tampa-Hillsborough County Storytelling Festival, April 26th

Tampa, Florida (April 11th, 2014) - What do pirates, a monkey, storybook characters, food trucks, strolling entertainers, music, and live professional storytellers have in common?...The 34th Annual Tampa-Hillsborough County Storytelling Festival, held on April 26th at the Hillsborough High School, 5000 N Central Ave., Tampa, FL. Everyone’s invited to “Fill Your Sails with 100 Tales,” and to join in the free activities, frolicking, and festive entertainment. There is no admission fee ...

 

20th Annual South Florida Boat Show Returns to Miami Beach Convention center, May 30- June 1

Miami Beach, Florida (April 7, 2014) - The 20th Annual South Florida Boat Show returns to the Miami Beach Convention Center (1901 Convention Center Drive) May 30-June1, 2014. The show features hundreds of power boats up to 40' including center consoles, walk-arounds, cruisers, personal water craft and accessories. Insurance and financing are on site and trades accepted. Show hours are Friday 12pm-8pm, Saturday 11am-8pm and Sunday 11am-6pm. Admission is $8.00 and kids are free. Park at the 17th street garage for $1.00 per hour in preferred parking in  ...

 

Summer Boat Show Returns to South Florida Fair Grounds, West Palm Beach, June 20-22

West Palm Beach, Florida (April 7, 2014) - The Annual Palm Beach Summer Boat Show sails into The South Florida Fair Grounds (9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach) June 20-22, 2014 The shows features 100,000 square feet showcasing power boats up to 40' including center consoles, walk-arounds, cruisers, deck boats, pontoon, bass, personal water craft and accessories. Insurance and financing are on site and trades accepted. Show hours are Friday 12-8, Saturday 11-8 and Sunday 11-6. Admission is $7.00 and kids free. Parking is also free. For more info  ..

 

Take a ride on a historic train for National Train Day at the Gold Coast Railroad Museum, Miami, May 10, 2014

Miami, Florida (April 14, 2014) - The Gold Coast Railroad Museum (12450 SW 152 St.), home of Miami’s First National Historic Landmark, The "Ferdinand Magellan," will be offering train rides celebrating the 7th annual National Train Day on Saturday, May 10th.   National Train Day is a holiday started by Amtrak in 2008 as a method to spread information to the general public about the advantages of rail travel and the history of trains in the United States. Train enthusiasts  ...

 

Kulcha Shok Surf & Muzik Festival, Pompano Beach, April 5th

Miami, Florida (March 18, 2014) - Kulcha Shok's first annual Surf and Muzik Festival takes over Pompano Beach on Saturday April 5, 2014. The surf contest starts at 7am, music starts at 12pm and both go until dark at the south side of Pompano Beach pier. The surf contest will attract the state's best surfers. The surf divisions include groms (13 and under), junior mens (14-18), open men's (any age), open women's (any age), longboards (men's and women's, any age), open sub surf, open skim and ol'skool. The ol'skool division will only have six surfers that will draw numbers from ...

 

17th Annual Crawfish Festival, Pinellas Park, Florida, April 4th to 6th

Pinellas Park, Florida (March 18, 2014) - The 17th Annual Crawfish Festival will be taking place at 8101 Park Blvd, Pinellas Park, FL, on April 4th to 6th. There's good news for craft beer lovers at the Crawfish Festival. They'll be serving six craft beers on tap at the back bar, (in addition to the usual bottles). On Saturday, Greg Rapp, owner and brewer at Rapp Brewing, will be on hand to serve six Rapp beers from a second bar, starting at 3pm. There will be boiled crawfish and authentic ...

 

Cajun Café on the Bayou’s 7th Annual Spring Craft Ale Fest, Pinellas Park, FL, May 3rd

Pinellas Park, Florida (March 18, 2014) - The Cajun Café on the Bayou’s 7th Annual Spring Craft Ale Fest, will be held Saturday, May 3, 2014, 2-6pm, at 8101 Park Blvd, Pinellas Park, FL. Beer lovers will enjoy over 200 fine craft ales to taste, including great American craft beers, European beers, home brews and more. The beer-garden atmosphere is 90% under cover. Admission includes souvenir tasting glass, Cajun plate and other food included. The event is a fundraiser for Dunedin ...

 

The Palm Beach Home Show will be held April 4th-6th at the Palm Beach County Convention Center

West Palm Beach, Florida (March 17, 2014) - The Palm Beach Home Show will be held April 4-6, 2014 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center, West Palm Beach. The home show features hundreds of exhibits from floors to doors, spas to siding, mattresses to marble, kitchens to landscape and much more. A variety of new and innovative products and services will be on display from hundreds of local, national and international companies. There is a drawing for a $2,000 brand  ...

 

Oldsmar’s 53rd Annual Oldsmar Days & Nights, March 28 to 30

Oldsmar, Florida (March 12, 2014) - Oldsmar’s 53rd Annual Oldsmar Days event is scheduled for beautiful R.E. Olds Park Friday March 28 through Sunday March 30. The event features Oldsmar’s only parade on Saturday March 29 at 11 am. The parade will feature historic Oldsmobile’s, antique fire trucks and a contingent of Shriner’s.   The event itself is geared for old-fashioned family fun with a great carnival featuring special wristband prices, games including Limbo, Hula Hoop and Pie Eating contests, plenty of excellent food and arts and crafts vendors, motorcycle and classic car shows ...

 

New Smyrna Beach 2014 Balloon & Sky Fest Bigger and Better Than Ever, March 28-30

New Smyrna Beach, Florida - The sixth annual New Smyrna Beach Balloon & Sky Fest, March 28-30 at the New Smyrna Beach Municipal Airport, will be bigger, better, more exciting, and feature more to do and enjoy than ever before. It’s two nights and two days of all the family fun anyone can handle. New Smyrna Beach Balloon & Sky Fest 2014 again will feature world-class air shows with Aeroshell T-6 planes circling overhead to lead into the nighttime events. In addition to evening balloon glows, as many as 20 hot-air balloons will carry passengers aloft. Helicopter and airplane rides also  ...

 

Fine Art and Fine Crafts with Clowns, Food and Entertainment at the Spring Festival of the Arts, Maitland, Florida

Maitland, Florida (March 3, 2014) - The Maitland Area Chamber of Commerce is putting on its 26th Spring Festival of the Arts around Lake Lily in Maitland (641 Maitland Avenue). The show features up to 150 artists and craftsmen around the lake. There will be sponsors of the event giving away prizes and information.   Lots of fun food will be there for the tasting such as Kettle Korn, Funnel Cakes, sandwiches, wraps and much more. The Performing Arts of Maitland will play music throughout the two days. Listen to jazz and big band sounds while looking at all the art and craft ...


2014 Florida Blueberry Festival, Brooksville, Florida, April 12-13

Brooksville, Florida - Join the fun at the 2014 Official Florida Blueberry Festival, April 12th & 13th 2014. The City of Brooksville is located in the heart of the central blueberry growing region in the sunshine state of Florida. The Festival Committee will be hosting its 3rd annual harvest celebration. Florida’s blueberry harvest lasts only 3 month starting in the month of March and ending in May. Florida is the only state in America producing blueberries during these months. The 2013 harvest reaped approximately 20 million pounds of the ...

 

Gainesville Fine Arts Association's 7th Annual Winter Fine Arts Fair, March, 7, 8 and 9, 2014

Gainesville, Florida (January 31, 2014) - The Gainesville Fine Arts Association's 7th Annual Winter Fine Arts Fair will take place March, 7, 8 and 9, 2014. This unique festival begins with a night-time opening, with lighted artist booths, and live stage entertainment surrounded by an aerial backdrop of thousands of stringed lights illuminating the Tioga Town Center located on Newberry Road. The festival includes large public art sculptures, many talented artists and local favorites, live ...

 

Bluegrass Music Celebrates at Rodeheaver Boys’ Ranch, Palatka, Florida, February 20, 21 and 22, 2014

Palatka, FL – Promoters Adams Bluegrass, LLC, announce that the 10th Annual Palatka Bluegrass Festival will be held at Rodeheaver Boys’ Ranch in Palatka, Florida.   The three day event begins on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 12:00 Noon, with Open Stage Daily at 11:00 a.m. and goes until 10:00 p.m. each night.   Thursday’s line-up features The James King Band, Kody Norris & The Watauga Mountain Boys, The Bluegrass Brothers, Larry Sparks & The Lonesome Ramblers, Grammy Nominated, and and winners of Numerous IBMA AWARDS including ...

 

LIADO, The Italian-American Women of Today, to Host LIADO'S 11th San Gennaro Festa, Safety Harbor, FL

Safety Harbor, Florida (January 14, 2014) - Each year The Italian-American Women of Today (LIADO) organize a spectacular San Gennaro Festa, a bustling street fair, to celebrate and share their Italian heritage in the beautiful city of Safety Harbor, Florida. The event takes place February 22 & 23, 2014 at the Safety Harbor Marina, 110 Veterans Memorial Lane, Safety Harbor, FL. Just a few of the attractions to enjoy: Live Italian music and entertainment, zeppolis and cannolis, bocce courts - celebrate a national pastime of Italia, cannoli and meatball eating contests ...

 

Key Largo's Bayside Grille Hosts 2nd Annual Bayside Bluesfest

Key Largo, Florida (January 14, 2014) - Bayside Grille and Sunset Bar in Key Largo will be hosting an elite group of international Blues stars at the 2nd Annual Bayside Bluesfest, through June, 2014. Admittance is always free, as is the Most Photographed Sunset in Key Largo. Bayside Grille owner Robert DiGiorgio says, "We are thrilled to welcome such great international artists to Key Largo again this year. Last year’s, event along with the Downtown Key Largo Songfest has put Key Largo on the international music scene.  Key Largo has never seen a lineup of Blues stars like this. Last year, the event drew enthusiastic crowds from all over, and Robert DiGiorgio, owner of Bayside Grille ...

 

Nashville comes to Key Largo for Annual Songfest, Columbus Day Weekend 2014

Key Largo, Florida (January 14, 2014) - Columbus Day Weekend 2014, brings the 3rd Annual Key Largo Songfest to Downtown Key Largo. The Downtown Key Largo Association will host a group of professional songwriters at different venues simultaneously. Past years singers and songwriters Hall of Fame writers along Mega Songwriters of today and yesterday. Songwriters from previous years include, Lisa Carver, Billy Livesay, Jon Nite, Bud Tower, Pat Alger and Hugh Prestwood. Jon Nite has had recent success with cuts by Blake Shelton, Thompson Square ...