Activities, Events, Festivals

Celebrate art at Cedar Key! This is a juried art festival. WIth over 120 artists and artisans. The Cedar Key Fine Arts Festival is in its 55th year. There will be yummy food, live music, kids activities in beachfront city park. Artist demonstrations both afternoons. Family-friendly! Pet-friendly! Cedar Key Fine Arts Festival 2019 When Saturday, … Continue reading Cedar Key Fine Arts Festival 2019

Enjoy art this Spring season at the annual Spring Arts Festival in Gainesville. The festival is one of the three largest annual events in Gainesville and is known for its high quality, unique artwork. Each year, more than 100,000 attendees partake in the festival. 2019 Spring Arts Festival When Saturday, April 6, 2019 9:00am – … Continue reading Spring Arts Festival 2019

Enjoy a day sampling over beer from over 100 breweries. There’ll be breweries and brewpubs from across the United States, majority hailing from Florida. Other activities: live music, homebrewing demonstrations, food and beer pairings from Gainesville restaurants and caterers. What you’ll find the at the beer festival: National and local breweries and brewpubs There’ll be … Continue reading Hogtown Beer Festival 2019

Time to celebrate that sweet, cute looking fruit we all adore and love – the Strawberry. In Green Cove Springs, Florida, at the Clay County Fairgrounds, the 3rd annual Strawberry Fest will be welcoming all strawberry lovers to come together to enjoy all the delicious combinations made from the berry. There will be: family fun … Continue reading Strawberry Fest – Clay County

Yesterday is coming around again – that’s the Yesterday Festival in Keystone Heights. Go back in time where life was bit simpler. Where the only apps you get to play are the ones that require you to turn a handle for about fiver hours. Come experience Yesterday at one of Florida’s first state parks – … Continue reading Yesterday’s Festival 2019

Christmas comes to Florida via boats! Catch all the lit boats this christmas at Fleming Island. The lighted boat parade will be held at night, where you’ll be to feast your eyes on the beautiful decorated floating boats chug along the Doctor’s Lake in Fleming Island. More about the Fleming Island’s Lighted Christmas Boat Parade … Continue reading Christmas Boat Parade 2018 | Fleming Island

Manatees, Florida’s sea pet. Join Florida to celebrate its favorite sea mammal in all out festival all about the manatee. The 32nd annual Florida Manatee Festival is back to celebrate with great food, fine art, arts & craft, beer & wine. There’ll be live entertainment on 3 stages, car show, kids zone and lots more … Continue reading Florida Manatee Festival 2019

Santa is keeping busy this holiday by attending Christmas festivals and parades across Florida. He’ll be making his appearance in Hawthorne on December 8 at 11am. Along with Santa there’ll be vendors displaying their holiday gift ideas, a parade celebrating the holiday, and a tree lighting at City Hall. There will also be live music … Continue reading Hawthorne Christmas Festival & Parade

Santa is making his rounds Florida this season, one of his first stops is at Green Cove Springs, where they’ll be celebrating Christmas coming with a parade and tree lighting. At the festival there will also be food, arts & crafts vendors along with local businesses. There will be entertainment – singing your favorite Christmas … Continue reading Green Cove Springs Christmas Festival and Parade

Ready for Strawberry everything!? Florida Strawberry Festival is back with your favorite fruity concoctions: Strawberry Pizza, Strawberry Milkshakes, Strawberry Parfait, Deep Fried Strawberry Cheese Burst, Strawberry Cheesecake, Strawberry Kettle Korn…and it goes on. Along with food, the festival is a great place for the entire family to enjoy strawberry themed rides, music, agricultural exhibits, strawberry … Continue reading Florida Strawberry Festival 2019

St. Augustine ends 2018 with a spectacular finale for art & craft lovers. The St. Augustine Art Association presents the 53rd annual Art & Craft Festival, which will be held at Francis Field on Saturday and Sunday. This outdoor festival welcomes all local and tourist art lovers to browse and celebrate vendors work. This event … Continue reading St. Augustine Art & Craft Festival

A Christmas parade comes to Middleburg! This year the Christmas Parade will be held on Blanding Boulevard. More about Middleburg Christmas Parade The Parade’s fate was bleak when the city decided to stop 2018’s parade. But from the support of locals and locals businesses the parade has found a resurgence of hope. The Middleburg Christmas … Continue reading Middleburg Christmas Parade 2018

Santa and his merry little elves are back! Be sure to wave at him as he visits Keystone Heights. Along with Santa, there’ll be over 30 Christmas themed parade floats. Food and hot apple cider vendors. This year’s parade theme is: 12 days of Christmas. Parade will follow Lawrence Blvd. to highway 100. The reviewing stand … Continue reading Keystone Heights Christmas Parade 2018

Once again Scotland visits the Northeast Florida with the Scottish Games and Festival. Come out to experience how the Scottish play games and demonstrate their athleticness; you’ll be able to taste Scottish food and listen to their music. Great for the whole family! The Games continue to grow and reflect the deep connections and effects … Continue reading Scottish Games & Festival 2019

The Ocala Jockey Club 3-Day International Event is a stepping stone to riders seeking to qualify for 4* competitions around the world. The Individual Bronze Medal rider from the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, Phillip Dutton, competed at the 2017 Event, indicating the caliber of competition to expect here. Hat Day during horse races! Along with … Continue reading Ocala Jockey Club International Three-day Event

Celebrate a Florida tradition – seafood festivals! In November 9-11, 2018, the 31st annual Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks Festival will amaze attendees with food, entertainment and crafts. New this year, specifically selected artisans, craftsmen and other vendors will show and sell nautical and food related art, crafts, fishing apparel, kitchen and cooking items, samples and … Continue reading 31st Sponge Docks Seafood Festival, Tarpon Springs

The 20th annual CraftArt Festival in St. Petersburg, Florida will be held on November 17-18, 2018. Enjoy the festivities and learn about the different types of artistic crafts. 120 of the nation’s top fine craft artists. Enjoy demos in glass-blowing, wood-turning and wheel-thrown ceramics, kids’ activities, food trucks, wine, craft beers and music. Thousands will … Continue reading Saint Petersburg CraftArt Festival 2018

The 37th Annual Downtown Gainesville Festival and Art Show draws more than 80,000 art enthusiasts to celebrate local, international and children art creations. Downtown Gainesville will transform into an entertaining mix of art, music and performances. There’ll be several stages for live music, hundreds of art, jewelry, sculpture, ceramics and photography vendors, along with a … Continue reading 37th Downtown Gainesville Festival and Art Show 2018

Enjoy the 2018 Ocala Arts Festival! The Ocala Arts festival, now in its 52 year, is a fun, family event which draws more than 25,000 visitors to the beautiful historic district in downtown Ocala. You’ll be able to browse original art from artists & craftsmen. Two stages of live music, food trucks, a children’s activities … Continue reading Ocala Arts Festival 2018

Find several family events that can be done for Halloween in, around Keystone Heights. Halloween Events Please contact organizer to verify event times before going. Boo on The Boulevard Description: The Keystone Lake Region Lions Club is proud to announce that we are sponsoring Boo on the Blvd. This year, with the city’s permission, we … Continue reading What’s Going on For Halloween In Keystone Heights 2018

Fall has arrived along with pumpkin latte, pumpkin pie, pumpkin beer (I can go on…but luckily the pumpkin season is only for one season). To celebrate the annual occurrence many farms in north Florida invite the public to their u-pick pumpkin patches and enjoy their corn mazes. Find a list of several farms in the … Continue reading Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes in North Central Florida

Florida is blessed to have semi-good all year round weather – save from the constant rain and heat waves during Spring and Summer. Florida is fortunate enough to be situated in an area where growing fruit and vegetables is ideal. As the seasons change and North America begins to cool down, Florida is still able to … Continue reading Fruits + Veggies That Can Be Picked During Florida’s Fall Season

Shop with local businesses and unique street vendors while strolling the Main Street of Historic Downtown Alachua, Florida. Food vendors, live music on two different stages and games and rides for the kids will make for an exciting afternoon for the whole family! Local artists, jewelry, clothes and miscellaneous novelties will jump start your shopping … Continue reading Alachua Main Street Fall Festival 2018

Celebrate everything peanuts! Over 100 booths will be on display at this year’s Peanut Festival. Baby Peanut, King & Queen (for kids 3-6 years) Peanut contest will be held at the event. 30th Annual North Central Florida Peanut Festival When 9am – 3pm, Saturday, October 6, 2018 Where Heritage Park, Williston, FL Admission FREE ADD … Continue reading North Central Florida Peanut Festival 2018

Enjoy two days of arts & craft vendor on the street of Historic Cocoa Village, Florida. At the fair there’ll be street entertainment, a kid zone, delicious food vendors, a beer garden!, & over 200 art and craft vendors Don’t miss 2 days of fabulous Arts and Crafts in the streets of Historic Cocoa Village! … Continue reading Fall Art and Craft Fair | Cocoa Village

Ready Florida for some seafood? The Cedar Key Seafood Arts Craft Festival will host more than 100 arts, craft vendors, live entertainment, a parade (on Saturday morning)….and of course! Cedar Key’s specialty: Seafood. Lots of seafood will be a top seller at the craft fair. Seafood Festival Parade 11 a.m. Saturday Oct 21. 49th Annual … Continue reading Cedar Key Seafood Festival Arts Crafts Festival 2018

Newberry Fall Festival When 9am – 4pm, Saturday, November 17, 2018 Where Downtown Newberry Newberry, Florida Admission FREE Add to Calendar All along Main Street in Downtown Historic Alachua residents in Florida, visitors, vendors, and friendly shopkeepers come together for a leisurely afternoon. We have fun, listen to music, eat all kinds of things we … Continue reading Newberry Fall Festival 2018

Florida’s Clay county largest festival, Town of Orange Park Fall festival, will have over 200 vendors, two stages filled with entertainment, delicious food vendors, a kids zone and much more. This is a family-oriented event to bring the community together to celebrate the autumn. Type of vendors at Orange Park festival will range from artisans, … Continue reading Orange Park Fall Festival 2018

Swallowtail Farm’s annual celebration of the fall harvest! A day of enjoying local food, drink, music, homesteading and gardening workshops, local arts and farm tours! Admission includes all music, workshops and children’s activities! Demonstrations: Blacksmithing with Leslie Tharp of Leslie Tharp Designs Workshops TBA: Farm Tours TBA: Swallowtail Farm Fall Festival When 11am – 9pm, … Continue reading Swallowtail Farm Fall Festival 2018

The McIntosh 1890 festival is a non-profit community festival by The Friends of McIntosh, Inc and contributes to the town’s cultural growth and historical awareness. Over 250 vendors and 35,000 visitors participate at the annual event. Money raised at festival goes towards developing and enhancing community projects. Big part of the money raised goes toward … Continue reading McIntosh 1890’s Festival 2018

Feel that cool breeze coming in (well, hopefully you do; Florida is getting finicky now with the weather)! That chilly wind (fingers-crossed) means that fall has arrived, and with falls comes Fall Festivals! A well-attended fall festival in the surrounding areas of Keystone Heights is the Micanopy Fall Festival – now in its 44th year. … Continue reading Micanopy Fall Harvest Festival 2018

Happy Fourth of July (2018)! Find a few photos from the 2018 Keystone Heights Parade, which took place in downtown. If you have any images you’d like to share, please contact us and we’ll place them here! Notice: JavaScript is required for this content. RelatedPost Green Cove Springs Christmas Festival and Parade Images: Homecoming Parade … Continue reading Fourth of July Parade in Keystone Heights

**Find Images of 2018 Keystone Heights Parade**   Keystone Heights July Fourth celebration is an annual celebration that began in 1969 with Mayor Ray Starnes. As the years passed, the Independence day celebration grew but the core patriotic theme remained till this day. Celebrate Keystone Heights Fourth of July Parade and Events. Find schedule below. … Continue reading Keystone Heights July 4th Firework & Parade | Schedule

Second annual Watermelon Festival was held this past June 2018 at the Clay county fairgrounds. We took a ride out there from Keystone Heights to check out the Watermelon Fest. There were about over 50 vendors welcoming visitors as they grinned and bear’d the summer heat. The day was sunny – too hot to be … Continue reading Watermelon Festival 2018

Yoga is widely used to increase health and help with relaxation. It’s an ascetic discipline, derived from Hindu. Today mainstream yoga doesn’t hold the religious groundings as it used to. But yogis do find that yoga’s teachings/practices help reduce stress and calm the spirit for a more positive outlook towards life. A combination of yoga … Continue reading Cool Places in Small Towns to do Outdoor Yoga

Enjoy the outdoors to keep fit Small town limitations pump creativity Comfort breeds complacency.   Big city conveniences makes one spoiled. Yes, it’s true! In big cities you may have the big chain supermarkets just down the street and you may also have your favorite barista that draws smiley faces on your cappuccino cup. But … Continue reading Keeping Fit in a Small Town

Just down the street from Keystone Height’s downtown is an actual wormhole – it literally takes you back into time! Well, it did this past weekend. At Mike Roess Gold Head Branch State Park, one of Florida’s first state park (how befitting), the Yesterday’s Festival was held. Yesterday’s Festival is a celebration of the past. … Continue reading Yesterday’s Festival

**Information for: 2018 Keystone Heights Christmas Parade** On December 9th, the streets of Keystone heights closed down so the local parade can celebrate the coming of Christmas. Enjoy the pics below! If you have any pictures of Keystone Heights Christmas parade you would like to add, please contact us. Notice: JavaScript is required for this … Continue reading Christmas Parade 2017

Life is a beach lake. This saying holds true to the close-knit town of Keystone Heights, Fl. The town is surrounded by lakes; so much that it can get quite intimidating trying to figure on what to do on a lake. To help those uninitiated to lake life, we’ve posted a few images of people … Continue reading Things To Do On A Lake

Take a peek into Keystone Heights’ High School Homecoming Parade 2017

** 2018 Halloween Keystone Heights Events of the popular holidays that are celebrated in Keystone Heights is Halloween. On the day of Halloween, downtown’s main street is closed off around 5pm, allowing only ghosts, goblins and little unicorns to stroll the strip. During Halloween the storefronts in downtown setup tables in front of their establishments … Continue reading Halloween in Keystone Heights