November Events

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

November  - January 

Location: Deland, Florida

Step into a historical Christmas wonderland when you visit the Stetson Mansion during the holidays. The mansion puts together elegant designer decorated Christmas displays every year.

Holiday Season November 11 through New Years

Location: Walt Disney World, Florida

Disney has so many different holiday celebrations all throughout the parks. One of the highlights is Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party in the Magic Kingdom. Also make sure to check out Epcot's International Festival of the Holidays and Hollywood Studio's Sunset Seasons Greetings.

 

November 11, 2022

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. 

November 11 - December 31, 2022

Location: Seaworld, Orlando, Florida

Seaworld's Christmas celebration lets you enjoy beautiful decorations and music along with all kinds of holiday shows inspired by the natural world. 

November 2022 - January 2023

Location: Universal Studios, Orlando, Florida

Both Universal parks feature fun ways to celebrate the holidays during your visit. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ is transformed to bring the excitement of the holidays into the world of Harry Potter. Grinchmas™ Who-liday Spectacular is always a fun part of the Universal celebrations and the Macy's parade is a holiday favorite. 

 

November 18 – January 1, 2023

Location: Gaylord Palms, Kissimmee, Florida

Christmas at Gaylord Palms is an experience in itself, and the ICE! Experience is an unforgettable experience that is worth visiting with the whole family. You’ll Journey through more than 2 million pounds of hand carved ice sculptures for a true walk in a winter wonderland. Each year features a different theme, so you can have a new experience every winter! 

 

November - January 

Location: UCF, Orlando, Florida

You don’t have to attend the University of Central Florida to enjoy this community celebration. Enjoyed by families, friends and those seeking a fun holiday time every year. UCF features free holiday light shows, rides, a large ice-skating rink, and other fun winter attractions.

 

September - November on Select Weekend Dates

The event gives families the opportunity to enjoy a day on the Farm. Visitors can spend time navigating their way through an over 8-acre corn maze, playing on over 25 types of fun farm themed activities, including a cow train, beeline zipline, corn popper jumping pillow, hayride, barnyard ball, farm games, playground and more!  Plenty of food on site including the farm bakery, fresh squeezed lemonade, homemade caramel apples, roasted sweet corn, and more!  The farm is available for group bookings, field trips and other special events.

October (Select Nights)

Location: Altamonte Springs, Florida

One of Central Florida's haunted areas that features scare trails, live music, and food trucks at the event starting in October.

October - November  (Weekends) TBD

Location: Masaryktown, Florida

Come get lost in their 5 acre maze with a new design each year. And that's not all. This farm has a petting zoo, pumpkin patch, pony rides, hill slide, and more. 

October - December  (Weekends)

Location: Long and Scott Farms, Mount Dora, Florida

Open in the Fall on weekends featuring two Corn Mazes, a 1 acre and a 6 acre corn maze, with lots of paths and plenty of room. 

October  - November 2022 (Thursday - Saturday)

Location: South Florida Fairgrounds, West Palm Beach, Florida

Every year there are different houses to experience, this year there are new haunts and scares that are awaiting for you to visit.

October November  (Weekends) TBD

Location: Partin Ranch, Kenansville, Florida

5-acre maze and smaller mazes for the younger ones, a pumpkin patch, barrel train, animals, kiddie zip line, food & drinks, this ranch opens up the fall to you for fun fall festivities. 

October 27 - November 3, 2022

Location: Orlando, Florida

Named one of the top “25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World” by Moviemaker Magazine, this festival brings many amazing filmmakers together to showcase their films.

November Select Day TBD 2022

Location: T.Y. Park, Hollywood, Florida

Explore our kingdom full of musicians, artisans, eateries, knights and jesters. Cheer for your favorite side at the living chess game and joust! Feast like a King on hearty food and drink. Shop for fine handcrafted treasures in the Artists’ Market. Enjoy challenging games and entertaining shows for all ages.

November TBD

Location: Orlando, Florida

Don't miss this opportunity to be at Orlando's big fashion event. If you love fashion, this is the place to be this week in Florida. 

November 2 - 6, 2022

Location: Miami Beach, Florida

Seed Food and Wine is not just a festival, we are a movement, a community of ideas and passionate people committed to elevating the conversation around plant-based foods, sustainability, conscious living and the welfare of animals.

November 4 - 6, 2022

Location: Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox of Greater Orlando, Maitland, FL 

Here you will find authentic Greek foods, dancing, live music, church tours, iconography presentations, and so much more fun for the whole family!

 

November 4 - 6, 2022

Location: Downtown Pensacola’s Historic Seville Square

The Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival is a three-day, juried art show that draws more than 200 of the nation's best painters, potters, sculptors, jewelers, graphic artists, craftsmen and other artists.

November 5 - 6, 2022

Location: Lake Eola Park, Orlando, Florida

Twice a year, Lake Eola Park in downtown Orlando hosts one of the state's largest art festivals. Here you will find tons of food, craft, and other types of vendors surrounding the lake once in the Spring and once in the Fall.

November 9 2022 - January 8, 2023

Location: Miami, Florida

Here you'll enjoy holiday fun for people of all ages. The tallest Christmas tree in south florida, tons of rides, games, animal shows, and so much more make this the place to be for holiday cheer!

November TBD 2022

Location: St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, Tampa Bay, Florida

One of Hillsborough County’s oldest cultural celebrations, The Tampa Greek Festival was established more than 30 years ago to  share its heritage, its Orthodoxy and its wonderful food with the Tampa Bay community. Throughout the weekend, guests can enjoy strolling through the Grand Hall, indulging in inventive spirits at the Opa! Party Tent,  and discovering market treasures.

November 11 - 13, 2022

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.

November 12, 2022

Location: Fisherman's Village, Punta Gorda

The most anticipated event of the year in Punta Gorda!  The not-to-be-missed Lighting of the Village features the illumination of more than one million lights and themed decorations which adorn the inside and outside of the Village. The evening begins at 5 pm with Santa's arrival, ribbon cutting, live music, dancing, family friendly activities and more!

Select Nights in November/December

Location: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Miami, Florida

Come to one of Miami's most beautiful outdoor spaces for a holiday experience like no other. Starting in November, the garden is illuminated at night with spectacular special effects you won't find anywhere else. You will also find special activities like an illuminated maze, talking to trees, and a difficult scavenger hunt as well as food and drinks served by some of Miami's top eateries.

November 13, 2022 - December 31, 2022

Location: Fisherman's Village, Punta Gorda

Daily viewing of more than one million lights and holiday themed decorations adorning the inside and outside of Fishermen's Village! Open for viewing during all regular and extended operational hours seven days a week! Special features include visits with Santa, The Grinch, and live holiday entertainment!

November 13, 2022

Location: Miramar Regional Park, Sunrise, Florida

Excite your palate and explore spicy jerk delicacies as well as tasty Caribbean cuisine. Enjoy hot music, traditional and contemporary cultural presentations and bask in the cool vibes of the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival.

November & December

Location: Hoffman's Chocolates Factory, Greenacres, Florida

Celebrate the holidays with everyone's favorite celebratory treat: Chocolate! Here you will find one of South Florida's only outdoor ice skating rinks, incredible light displays, live entertainment, photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, and of course lots of delicious holiday treats. Take a factory tour and holiday chocolate class to get up close and personal with the special treat Hoffman's is known for. 

November TBD 2022

Location: Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, Florida

During this event, Christmas trees are like their own art form. Here you will find designer Christmas trees as well as other Christmas favorites like gingerbread houses, holiday wreathes, and table decor. All the trees are available for purchase and proceeds go to support the Orlando Museum of Art. Special events take place throughout the events.

November TBD

Location: Ybor City, Tampa, Florida

Kick off the holiday season at the Ybor City tree lighting ceremony. In addition to the lighting there will also be a holiday shopping market, Christmas caroling, and holiday treats.

November 18 - 20, 2022

Location: Clearwater Beach, Florida

This festival allows you to enjoy music from morning until night in several different venues on the beautiful gulf coast

November 19 - 20, 2022

Location: Deland, Florida

Voted “Best Florida Outdoor Fine Art Festival” by Florida Living, this festival is an event that shouldn't be missed by any art lovers!

November 19 - 20, 2022

Location: Downtown Gainesville, Florida

Come out to historic downtown Gainesville for a celebration of art and creativity, live music, performing arts and great food. 
 

November  - December

Location: Tradewinds Park, Coconut Creek, Florida

This drive through Christmas light display is one of the best places to get in the holiday spirit! Enjoy their giant animated holiday displays and illuminated trees from the comfort of your car!

November - December

Location: Daytona International Speedway, Daytona, Florida

Come to the Speedway for over a mile of top-of-the-line drive through lighting displays that you can enjoy from the comfort of your car. Multiple themes come to life with lights and animations you have to see to believe.

November 19 - 20, 2022

Location: Tamiami Park, Miami, Florida

Celebrate the fall season and South Florida's best weather of the year with a harvest festival that's fun for the whole family!

November 19, 2022 - January 31, 2023

Location: St. Augustine, Florida

Beginning the Saturday before Thanksgiving, St. Augustine lights up for the holidays. Head downtown at night to experience Christmas spirit all through December!

TBD

Location: Wickham Park, Melbourne, Florida

Come to this drive through event every night during the season including holiday nights for a spirited experience like no other. Over 3 million lights turn the park into a winter wonderland. In addition to the main event you can also book a private hay ride.

November - December  (Friday and Saturday nights)

Location: Zoo Miami, Miami, Florida

Animal encounters, river boat rides, photos with Santa, and lots of other fun events are available for all at the Zoo on Friday and Saturday nights throughout the holiday season. Each weekend has a different theme kids can dress up for to participate in special events and entertainment.

November TBD

Location: Mizner Park Amphitheater, Boca Raton, Florida

This event is a great way to kick off the holiday season with the whole family. Come for the tree lighting, stay for the carnival games, ice rink, the world's largest snowman, and tons of great live entertainment.

November TBD

Location: Palm Beach County Convention Center, West Palm Beach, Florida

This is an expo perfect for every kind of ocean lover! Here you will find vendors selling all kinds of ocean goods including marine art, surf products, beach apparel, boating and fishing gear, and so much more.

TBD 2022

Location: Wyndham Garden
8700 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL

Featuring 10 days of master sand sculptors competing on one of the most beautiful white sand beaches in the world plus family fun and activities. 

November - December 

Location: Florida Botanical Gardens, Largo, Florida

Head to the botanical gardens nightly for one of the Tampa Bay area's best Christmas light attractions. You will also find refreshments, holiday themed gifts, entertainment, and visits from Santa.

November 24 - 26, 2022

Location: Sertoma Youth Ranch, Brooksville, Florida

Celebrate Thanksgiving with bluegrass, camping, and a ranch full of people who love those things as much as you do at this unique event!

November 26, 2022

Location: Viera High School, Viera, Florida

The Light Up Viera Parade starts and ends at Viera High School and winds around the USSSA Space Coast Complex. 

November  - December TBD

Location: Key West, Florida

The Key West Holiday Fest includes a holiday parade, a lighted bike parade, a boat parade, and a car show. Visit the Key West harbor for lights and holiday cheer all throughout the season.

November  - January TBD

Location: Bok Tower Gardens, Lake Wales, Florida

Find great holiday events and activities at the gardens throughout the holiday season. This includes holiday home tours at the Pinewood Estate, Christmas concerts, walking tours, and lots of other great activities you don't want to miss.

November - December TBD

Location: Canal Street Historic District, New Smyrna Beach, Florida

Canal street has a lot going on over the holidays so you'll always find something to do. The event kicks off with Spark the Spirit, a tree lighting ceremony that is fun for the whole family. The season will also see a Coastal Christmas Market, a Christmas parade, a Boat Parade, and a Christmas Train.

November - December  (Friday and Saturday)

Location: Heathcote Botanical Garden, Fort Pierce, Florida

During the holiday season Heathcote’s five acres of Gardens are decorated with thousands of lights to give you a festive walk through environment. Live music and delicious s'mores treats make it a night to remember.

November  - December TBD

Location: Edison and Ford Winter Estates, Fort Myers, Florida

Visit the homes formally owned by Thomas Edison and Henry Ford during the holidays for a special, festive experience. You'll find holiday foods, live music, visits from Santa, and special events throughout the season. Don't miss the nightly liquid fireworks show at the fountain.

November - December  (Select Dates)

Location: Kirby Family Farm, Williston, Florida

Take a 20 minute train ride to get a Christmas experience like no other. Here you will see thousands of Christmas lights, Visit with Santa and friends, and find so many other rides and activities for the whole family.

November  - December 

Location: CityPlace, West Palm Beach, Florida

You CAN have snow in Florida here at CityPlace every night throughout the holiday season. Bring the whole family here for a night of fun!