Popular Florida Events in February

Florida events in February

9 Things to Do in Florida this February

Snowbird season is in full swing for the state of Florida! Along with warm weather, you’ll find a wide range of Florida events and festivals taking place in February.

Below, you’ll find a sampling of the fun and festive February events that draw visitors from near and far:

1. Jacksonville International Auto Show

February 15-17, 2019 – Jacksonville

Are you and auto lover at heart? Then visit the Jacksonville International Auto Show to catch all the latest imported and domestic vehicles. Stroll through and enjoy the engineering marvels, or search for your next ride.

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florida state fair2. Florida State Fair

February 7-18, 2019 – Tampa

Kick off fair season right with the first State Fair of the year. Since its inception in 1904, the Florida State Fair has provided thrills on the Midway with great rides and games. Enjoy live entertainment, plus exhibits including Aquaculture, Horticulture, Woodcarving, and more.

And don’t forget about the food! Fairgoers at the Florida State Fair are the first to try out culinary concoctions like the Pizza Cone, Redneck Burger, and Bacon Ice Cream.

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3. Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival

February 16, 2019 – Tampa

Get your fill of deliciousness with over 60 beers and 40 bourbons available to sample at Tampa’s Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival. Perfectly paired with the drinks is an outstanding selection of pulled pork, ribs, brisket, sausage and more with all the fixings. Add live music to the mix and you have a recipe for a perfect afternoon at one of Florida’s best events.

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  • Dunedin RV Resort
  • Hidden River RV Resort
  • Rainbow Village of Largo
  • Spanish Main MH & RV Resort
  • Tampa East RV Resort
  • Three Lakes RV Resort

4. Bay Area Renaissance Festival

February 16-March 31, 2019 (Weekends) – Tampa

Travel back to a world from days past at the annual Bay Area Renaissance Festival. This family-friendly festival boasts live armored jousting, musical minstrels, court jesters, and more. You’ll find 12 stages of entertainment plus mouthwatering eats.

Each weekend features a unique theme, so pick your favorite!

Nearby Resorts

  • Dunedin RV Resort
  • Hidden River RV Resort
  • Rainbow Village of Largo
  • Spanish Main MH & RV Resort
  • Tampa East RV Resort
  • Three Lakes RV Resort

H3: 5. Pasco County Fair

February 18-24, 2019 – Dade City Area

Delve deep into childhood nostalgia at the Pasco County Fair! Here, you’ll find exciting amusement rides, games, livestock shows, and deep-fried goodness. Be sure to check out the annual Pasco County Rodeo, plus a host of other live entertainment acts.

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6. MLB Spring Training: Grapefruit League

February 22-March 27, 2019 – Central and South Florida

Score big savings while enjoying your favorite MLB teams play ball during the spring training season. Florida’s Grapefruit League includes major teams like the New York Yankees, Baltimore Orioles, Detroit Tigers, and more. Find your favorite on the schedule and experience this annual pre-season tradition!

7. DAYTONA 500

February 17, 2019 – Daytona Beach

Experience the race of a lifetime at the biggest NASCAR event of the year! The DAYTONA 500 is widely considered to be the most important race of the year, defining legends against the backdrop of the world’s only motorsport stadium.

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8. Everglades Seafood Festival

February 8-10, 2019 – Everglades City

Attention seafood lovers! Prepare for the annual Everglades Seafood Festival, a free event featuring an array of fresh seafood. With a backdrop in Everglades City, Florida’s “stone crab capital,” festival goers will experience the mystique and lore of Old Florida’s smuggling history.

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9. Edison Festival of Light

January 19-February 17, 2019 – Fort Myers/Naples

Honor the creators and inventors of America at the Edison Festival of Light! This collection of events includes favorites like the Edison Garden Festival, Crafts on the River, a Classic Car Show, and the Grand Parade – the largest nighttime parade in the Southeast.

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How are you celebrating this February? Share this post and let us know which of these Florida events you’re heading to!

 

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