Many Florida cities have annual music festivals. Some festivals are small events that showcase local talent and often focus on a specific type of music. You can find events like this no matter where you are in the state. Other festivals attract big names in the music industry and people from all over the country travel be a part of them.

See also: Florida Concerts | Music in Florida

May 25-28, 2017

Location: Jacksonville, Florida

Celebrate 3 days of live music and entertainment showcasing some of the best Jazz music artists. 

May 2-6, 2018

Location: Panama City Beach, Florida


October 8-15, 2017

Location: Amelia Island

This week-long festival features world-class jazz music in many styles performed by jazz greats as well as fresh, up-and-coming young talent. Performances are staged in several venues around Amelia Island including Saint Michael Parish Hall, Sandy Bottoms Beach Bar & Grill, Amelia Park, Arte Pizza, the Florida House Inn, Horizons, OMNI Hotels & Resorts Amelia Island Plantation. 

October 20-22, 2017

Location: Niceville, Florida

Welcome to Boggy Country!  What’s our recipe for success?  Start with a savory assortment of food, including tons of tasty mullet.  Add a unique selection of handmade arts and crafts, then throw in thrilling amusement rides and games.  Top it all off with top-notch musical entertainment, and you’ve got one of the most enduring festivals in the Southeast!  It’s three days full of fun for the whole family, and you won’t want to miss a minute!

October 20-22, 2017

Location: Sertoma Youth Ranch, Brooksville, FL


October 22, 2017

Location: Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, Tampa, Florida

Tampa Bay independent music festival features Alt, Reggae, Surf, Ska music genres on the bank of the Hillsborough River with proceeds helping to support Chillin' For Kids. 


October 19-22, 2017

Location: Coachman Park, Clearwater, Florida


Oct. 27 -29, 2017

Location: Liberty Park, Inverness, Florida

Come out to this emerging music festival that takes place in the small town of Inverness, located in Central Florida and enjoy 3 days of live music, family-friendly activities, rides, vendors, food trucks, street performers and the beautiful nature of the lush city park on Lake Henderson that runs along the Withlacoochee State Trail. 

November 10-12, 2017

Location: Triple Canopy Ranch, Lake Wales, Florida


October 6-8, 2017

Location: Daytona Beach, Florida

Blues fans unite for this three day festival is held the weekend before Columbus Day at the historic Jackie Robinson Ballpark in downtown Daytona Beach. Come out for nationally known and emerging blues artists and enjoy the festivities. 

November 9-11, 2017

Location: Rodeheaver Boys’ Ranch, Palatka, FL


April 20-22, 2017

Location: Downtown Orlando, Florida


May 5-7, 2017

Location: Colonial Quarter in St. Augustine, Florida

The 22nd Gamble Fest celebrates the Florida musician with performances, sing alongs, a children's area and more. 

September 1-3, 2017

Location: Panama City Beach, Florida


November 11-12, 2017

Location: Historic Virginia Key, Miami

September 28 - November 4, 2017

Phantasma Music Festival: November 3rd & 4th

Location: 1455 Northwest 107th Ave, Doral, FL

Miami's largest Halloween Haunt Experience. Dare to walk the terrorizing halls of 1455 Asylum and Gates of Phobia or stroll down the midway to the Freak Emporium for a chillin' site. For those 21 and over, take a peak over to "The Underground", all while enjoying unlimited attractions, rides, and the best carnival eats! This year the haunted experience ends with a 2 day music festival. 

May 17-21, 2017

Location: Frank Brown Park in Panama City Beach, Florida

Join your fellow jeep enthusiasts for this spectacular 5 day music event with it's 2nd year featuring more vendors, more music and more family fun! 

October 27-30, 2017

Location: John’s Pass Village, Madeira Beach, Florida

Huge Seafood festival in the St. Pete/Clearwater area featuring large selection of seafoods, arts & crafts, fishing tournament and family fun.


May 18-21, 2017

Location: Key Largo

Featuring multiple stages and entertainment areas with songwriters from Nashville and around the U.S. including genres of pop, rock, blues, jazz and country. 

May 10-14, 2017

Location: Key West

Celebrating its 22nd year, the Key West Songwriters Festival is the largest of its kind in the world with over 200 performers, 50 shows and 5 nights of live music bringing the faces and stories behind the songs to the surface. 

April 27-29, 2017

Featuring diverse jazz expressions and artists throughout the Greater Miami area. 

September 15-18, 2017

Location: Miami, Florida

November 10 - 12, 2017

Location: Melbourne, Florida

Three 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.

September 21-24, 2017

Location: New Smyrna Beach

One of Central Florida’s premier music events this three day affair includes jazz, food and lots of fun.  

May 18-21, 2017

Location: Sertoma Ranch in Brooksville, Florida

This well-known music fest features 60+ bands including Florida's best in several genres. Bring your RV's, tents and stay for this 4 day event and enjoy the complete experience. 

June 23-24, 2017

Location: Pals Park in Chipley, Florida

A huge lineup of musical performances, lots of great food, the Hot Trot, parade, arts and crafts, rides, pageant and so much more.

June 8-24, 2017

Location: Holley Hall at the Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center in Sarasota, Florida

This 2 weeks event is a magical combination of youthful promise and acclaimed talent and is known as one of the finest classical music events in the nation. 


April 19-23, 2017

Location: Pier Park in Panama City Beach

Celebrating it's 19th year with Kenny G and top jazz musicians as well as rising stars. This is one of the top Jazz Festivals in the U.S. and features 5 days of jazz along the beautiful white sandy beaches of Panama Beach. 

June 15 - 24, 2017

Location: St. Augustine at the St. Augustine Cathedral Basilica

The St. Augustine Music Festival boasts itself as the largest FREE classical musical festival in the U.S. Founded in 2007 to celebrate the history and rich cultural of the Nation's Oldest City through classical music. Enjoy world-class musicians and amazing performances. 

November 17-19, 2017

Location: Clearwater Beach, Florida


May 3-7, 2017

Location: downtown West Palm Beach

The largest 5 day waterfront music & art festival in Florida, with 3 stages that span across the West Palm Beach waterfront featuring 50 bands, arts and crafts, and great food. 

November - 2017 date TBD

Location: Sunny Isles Beach, Miami, Florida


October 27-29, 2017

Location: Live Oak, Florida


November 23-25

Location: Sertoma Youth Ranch

October 27-29, 2017

Location: Gainesville, FL


June 17, 2017

Location: Seawalk Pavilion, Jax Beach

Family friendly event featuring "Beach, Boots, Bikinis & Brews". Come out for a fun day at the beach with a great lineup of Country Music. 

September 22 - October 1, 2017

Location: The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel

Festival featuring nationally acclaimed singer-songwriters brought to The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel by BMI & iHeart Radio. This award-winning festival includes over 100 live performances, more than 60 songwriters, and 20 unique venues! 

October 25-29, 2017

Location: Panama City Beach, Florida


April 29-30, 2017

Location: Metropolitan Park in Jacksonville

Featuring Soundgarden, Def Leppard, A Perfect Circle and MORE, this 2 day festival is one of Florida Largest Rock Fests featuring music from over 40 artists and great food along the St. Johns River.