May Events

Here's what's happening in Florida this month. 

May 28, 2017

Location: Bayfront Park in Downtown Miami

North America’ largest Caribbean music festival Best of the Best Concert (BOTB) returns to the striking landscapes of Bayfront Park and the Miami Beach skyline with a huge lineup of artists featuring pop, R&B, socca, reggae, hip hop and Caribbean music. 

May 26-29, 2017

Location: Palatka

Held each year on Memorial Day weekend, this festival celebrates with music, arts and crafts, carnival rides, a parade, fireworks and great food. 

March 01 - May 29, 2017

A beautiful time of year to visit Epcot during this springtime event that includes brilliant blooms, wildlife habitats and walkways, delicious food in the outdoor kitchens featuring small plates and non-alcoholic and alcoholic drinks, interactive playgrounds and entertainment. 

May 25-28, 2017

Location: Jacksonville, Florida

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

May 25-28, 2017

Location: Orange County Convention Center in Orlando

MegaCon is the Southeast's premier Comic Book, Anime, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, & Pop Culture event! If you are a fan of just about anything in todays pop culture, this is the event to be at with 4 days of your favorite movies and TV show celebrity panels, workshops, comic artists and more. 

May 27, 2017

Location: Brickell Ave at the First Presbyterian Church of Miami

Brickell's biggest culinary event of the year features Miami's finest restaurants and the Islands of the Caribbean. Live music, auto showcase, exhibitors and vendors, and of course, fine wine, craft beer and lots of great food. 

May 6-7, 2017

Location: Downtown Sanford, Florida

A Fine Arts & Fine Crafts event with live artist demonstrations, workshops, gourmet foods and acoustic performers line the brick streets in beautiful downtown Sanford. 

May 18-21, 2017

Location: Miami

A festival for women who love women, celebrating women and the issues that affect them. 

May 12-20, 2017

Location: South Walton, Florida

Art Week is a cultural arts alliance that brings communities, organizations and businesses together to present quality arts and entertainment to the community. Featuring the Northwest Florida Theatre Festival and Artsquest Fine Arts Festival among others throughout the week. 

 

May 20, 2017

Location: Sombrero Beach, Marathon, Florida

One of a kind dragon boat festival features the traditional ancient Chinese dragon boat racing with a modern flair. Form your own team or come out to the beach to watch and enjoy food and entertainment on the shores of Sombrero Beach. 

May 14, 2016

Location: Bronson, Florida

The 2nd Annual Blueberry Pageant & Festival takes place in Levy County is activities and food for the whole family. 

May 27, 2017

Location: Oviedo Mall in Oveido, Florida

This BBQ blowout features BBQ teams serving their best plus a kids competition, live music and entertainment. 

May 12, 2017 Taste Fest

May 15-25, 2017 Restaurant Week

Location: Clearwater Beach Walk promenade on So. Gulfview Blvd. in front of the Hyatt Regency Resort

The 8th Annual Clearwater Beach Fest features tastings from over 30 participating restaurants, wine & craft beer, live entertainment and more along the beautiful beach of Clearwater. Followed by the 2 week long culinary celebration where restaurants showcase their signature cuisine and specialties. 

May 12, 2017

Location: Old School Square Pavilion and Grounds, Delray Beach Florida

One of the best beer tasting experiences is back for it's 6th year and it's in Florida. Unlimited sampling of more than 100 craft brews, ciders and even wines with live music, art and more.  

May 1-7, 2017

Location: Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale

Fleet Week Port Everglades is the signature event for Broward Navy Days each spring when the Navy ships come in and activities are planned for welcoming those who serve. 

May 6-7, 2017

Location: Fort Lauderdale Beach

The Canadian Armed Forces Snowbirds headline with a lineup that includes the U.S. Navy F-18 Super Hornet, the Air Force F-16 Viper and more.  

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. 

May 6, 2017

Location: Naples, Florida

Featuring traditional canoe races along with many different competitions with activities and live music. 

May 19-20, 2017

Location: History Park in Punta Gorda, Florida

The  bright and beautiful gardens come alive with the addition of world class hibiscus, exotic florals, fun fauna and beautiful music as we celebrate the 13th annual Hibiscus Festival. 

May 5-7, 2017

Location: Fernandina Beach in Amelia Island, Florida

Come to Amelia Island for the 54th Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival where there will be plenty of shrimp to eat, live music and arts and crafts. 

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! 

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 28 - May 15, 2017

Location: The Gardens Mall in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

Everyone is invited to build, play, and put their work on display while being inspired by life-sized LEGO creations featuring everything from Marvel Comics superheroes to Star Wars to Disney Princesses to safari animals. And best of all, it's free! 

May 13-14, 2017

Location: Lake Morton in downtown Lakeland, Florida

One of Florida's largest and premier outdoor art festivals featuring over 150 artists, a hands-on Children's art tent, live entertainment and lots of food and drink vendors. 

May 6-7, 2017

Location: Williston, Florida

2 days of family fun and lots of blueberries by the Red, White & Blues Farm. 

May 20, 2017

Location: Easton Sports Complex in Newberry, Florida

Newberry Watermelon Festival features a pageant, parade, entertainment, food and of course, watermelon! 

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. 

May 5-6, 2017

Location: Woolley Park in Panacea, Florida

43rd Annual Blue Crab Festival kicks off each year by a parade followed by the gates opening to Woolley Park for a family fun-filled day. 

May 3-7, 2017 Spring

Oct 25-29, 2017 Fall

Location: Panama City Beach, Florida

Bikers descend from around the country to Panama City Beach Florida for this week of live music, entertainment, motorcycle events and more. 

May 2-7, 2017

Location: Ponte Vedra Cultural Center

Come taste the best of local restaurants, wines, spirits and craft beers. 

May 13, 2017

Location: Sarasota County Fairgrounds, Sarasota Florida

See live animals from around the world featuring reptiles and exotics, live seminars and demonstrations and vendors. 

May 5-14, 2017

Location St. Augustine, Florida

This 10 day celebration of art and music features more than 60 events and exhibits including dance performances, concerts, art shows, dramatic production and more throughout the city. 

May 12, 2017

Location: The Florida Aquarium in Tampa, Florida

Enjoy wines and sample fantastic foods from some of Tampa Bay's best restaurants while listening to live entertainment and strolling among some of the most amazing animals and plants native to Florida and around the world. 

May 20, 2017

Location: Stuart

Hosted by the Humane Society to bring awareness to Rabbits and Guinea Pigs featuring educational seminars, rabbit playground, kids zone, adoptable critters and vendors. 

May 12-14, 2017

Location: Cascades Park, Tallahassee

 

May 20-21, 2017

Location: St. Armands Circle Park in Sarasota, Florida

Inaugural seafood festival in Sarasota featuring delectable seafood dishes prepared by local Sarasota restaurants. Enjoy the entertainment from a mixture of musical genres, crafts and more from local vendors. 

April 25-May 14, 2017

Locations throughout Naples

Stay in may's concept is to keeps the snowbirds longer in Florida by bringing the "arts to you." Featuring 3 weeks of performers and exhibitions from around the globe at various locations around the Naples, Florida area. Events include everything from classical to pop music, art, food and wine, health and wellness, film festival and a Night in Paris. 

May 20-21, 2017

Location: Stuart Causeway

Get ready for an exciting weekend with hydroplanes, race boats and powerboats competing for prize money and bragging rights. Activities include live music, kid zones, a swimsuit contest and viewing of the race from the top of the bridge. 

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. 

May 27, 2017

Location: Curtis Hixon Park in downtown Tampa, Florida

5th annual Tampa Bay Margarita Festival includes an awesome lineup of bands, a huge variety of Margaritas, tequila tasting and a fireworks show to end the night. 

May 11-14, 2017

Location: Historic Ybor City, Tampa, Florida

Tampa's own fringe performing arts festival featuring theatrical performances, stand-up comedy, dance and other performances that are un-juried.

May 7, 2017

Location: Fort Myers Beach just down the street from Times Square and the Pier. 

Enjoy tasty samples from local restaurants offering their signature dishes. 

May 13, 2017

Location: Historic Woodmont Park in Temple Terrace, Florida

Sample 70 plus beers from 30 different brewers - from home brewers to local brewing companies to the really BIG guys - who all agreed to bring their best brews! Plus entertainment and food trucks! 

May 6-7, 2017

Location: Centennial Park in Venice, Florida

Enjoy great food featuring mouth-watering seafood by the top restaurants in Venice along with music and entertainment and arts and crafts. 

May 13, 2017

Location: Windsor, Florida

Every spring to celebrate the crop of zucchini's and to benefit the volunteer fire department, Windsor