Northeast Florida is renowned for being the First Coast, with St. Augustine, the nations oldest permanent settlement. Located on the East coast bordering the Atlantic Ocean, this region includes Jacksonville, St. Augustine and more inland, Gainesville. From the beautiful beaches to the rolling hills in Alachua County, Northeast Florida has some of the most gorgeous landscape. 

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April 29, 2017

Location: Bostwick, Florida

This small town festival is the place to go for all things blueberry! Celebrate this delicious fruit and all the yummy food.  

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. 

April 26-30, 2017

Location: Ponte Vedra Beach at The GTM Research Reserve Environmental Education Center

Nature, Bird and Photo lovers unite at this event that features 5 days of workshops, tours, photo contest and learning. 

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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. 

July 17 - 22, 2017

Location: Jim King Park and Boat Ramp in Jacksonville, Florida

One of the largest kingfish tournaments, now in it's 37th year, includes live entertainment, food festival and much more. 

April 22, 2017

Location: Tioga Town Center in Gainesville

Sample beers from various local, regional and national breweries along with some of the best food and cuisine from local restaurants and caterers. This festival showcases local Florida craft breweries and brewpubs, offers beer seminars and homebrewing demonstrations.

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 25-28, 2017

Location: Jacksonville, Florida

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

Jaxport is an international trade and cruise seaport located on the north east coast of Florida. 

May 20, 2017

Location: Easton Sports Complex in Newberry, Florida

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

May 2-7, 2017

Location: Ponte Vedra Cultural Center

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

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. 

University of Florida is a college in Gainesville with more than 51,000. As a leader in higher education, UF focuses on excellence in research, teaching, technology and athletics. 

University of North Florida is a college in Jacksonville that opened for classes in 1972. Today UNF has approximately 17,000 students.

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. 

May 13, 2017

Location: Windsor, Florida

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