Episode 59 – Spring and Summer Festivals in Florida

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This week we are talking all about spring and summer festivals. We love our festivals here in Florida There are so many to choose from. You can find a festival just about any weekend in any month of the year. Pick a Florida city and find a Florida festival. Whether you are looking for food, fun, adventure, or anything in between, Florida has all the best spring and summer festivals.

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Multiple Date Festivals

  1.  October 25th – Bands on the Beach is in Pensacola, Fl. This festival is Pensacola Beach’s popular outdoor summer concert series. It is Bands on the Beach, features a lineup of performers sure to please every musical taste. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy a lineup of regional performers.
  2. Jax River Jams – Free Concerts at the Riverfront Plaza with a lineup including Sister Hazel, Boys II Men, Spin Doctors, and Carly Pearce.
  3. April 22 – Earth Day Festivals
    1. Henderson Beach in Destin
    2. Osprey

Specific Dates

  1. April 9th – Can You Dig it at the Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville.
    1. Dig into geology and discover the Earth at your feet! Enjoy hands-on activities, both inside and outside the Museum, and watch demonstrations of volcanic eruptions. Explore the Museum and check out displays and activities on geology, fossils, gems, minerals and much more from Florida and around the world!
  2. April 9 – Sopchoppy (south of Tallahassee)
    1. Annual Worm Gruntin Festival   This is surely an event that you have never seen before. Pay tribute to the local folks who made their living gruntin’ worms at Sopchoppy’s annual Worm Gruntin’ Festival.
  3. Sunfest, West Palm Beach, April 28 – May 1, 2022
    1. With a stunning waterfront view along Flagler Drive, this major music festival offers three stages, 50 bands and lots of activities beyond musical performances.
  4. Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival, Fernandina Beach  April 29-May 1
    1. Complete with a 5K and decorated shrimp boats, this shrimp festival is laden with rooted local history.
    2. Enjoy food, arts and crafts, live music, antiques, and more.
  5. May 7 – Festival of Speed Ocala
    1. Weekend events offer guests the opportunity to sample and explore the wide variety of exceptional products and services. Events include Luxury Lifestyle Jetport Receptions, Wine Connoisseurs dinners, Yacht Displays, Ride & Drive experiences, Fine Art & Jewelry displays, and more.
  6. Tupelo Honey Festival May 21 
    1. Lake Alice in Wewahitchka, located in the Panhandle an hour east of Panama City Beach), people come from all over the world to the small community of Wewahitchka, Florida each spring to taste and take home this locally grown rare, delicious delicacy.
  7. The 70th Annual Florida Folk Festival is scheduled for May 27, 28, and 29, 2022, at Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park 
    1. One of the oldest and most revered folk festivals in America.
  8. Blue Angels show in Pensacola July 6-9
    1. Pensacola Bay is home to the Blue Angels.
    2. There is a thrill and excitement behind the Blue Angels that just has to be seen.
  9. Florida Keys’ Underwater Music Festival 2022
    1. Saturday after July 4
    2. The concert is held at Looe Key Reef which is a part of the world’s third-largest and North America’s only living coral reef. 

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