The month of February is the shortest in number of days; however, it’s not short when it comes to the number of celebrations! The final full month of winter marks the beginnings of county fairs and boasts a variety of other entertainment and culinary offerings.

What are your favorite fairs and festivals in February? Tell us about them in the comments.

Fairs and Festivals in February

Feb. 1: Ninth annual Flavors of Boca Raton
Palm Beach County, Boca Raton


Feb. 2-10: DeSoto County Fair & Livestock Show
DeSoto County, Arcadia

Feb. 2-4: Wine Weekend St. Pete
Pinellas County, St. Petersburg

Feb. 8-19: Florida State Fair
Hillsborough County, Tampa

Feb. 9-11: Seminole Tribal Fair & Pow Wow
Broward County, Hollywood

Feb. 9-11: Everglades Seafood Festival
Collier County, Everglades City

Feb. 9-11: 19th annual South Florida Garlic Festival
Palm Beach County, suburban Lake Worth

Feb. 9-11: 28th annual Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards Winefest
Lake County, Clermont

Feb. 9-17: Highlands County Fair
Highlands County, Sebring

Feb. 10: New Smyrna Beach Gumbo Festival
Volusia County, New Smyrna Beach

Feb. 10: Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival — Fort Lauderdale
Broward County, Fort Lauderdale

Feb. 10: Fourth annual Taste of Okeechobee
Okeechobee County, Okeechobee

Feb. 10: Taste of New Orleans Blues & Brews Festival
St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce

Feb. 10-11: Ninth annual Marine Flea Market and Seafood Festival
Palm Beach County, West Palm Beach

Feb. 10-11: Clearwater Sea-Blues Music Festival
Pinellas County, Clearwater

Feb. 11: Wine & Chocolate Festival
Hillsborough County, Tampa

Feb. 11: 22nd annual Forgotten Coast Chef’s Sampler
Franklin County, Apalachicola

Feb. 13-18: Hendry County Fair and Livestock Show
Hendry County, Clewiston

Feb. 15-18: Port Canaveral Seafood & Music Festival
Brevard County, Cape Canaveral

Feb. 16-17: 29th annual Sandestin Gumbo Festival
Okaloosa County, Destin

Feb. 16-April 15: SeaWorld Seven Seas Food Festival
Orange County, Orlando

Feb. 17: Bonita Brew Fest
Lee County, Bonita Springs

Feb. 17: Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival — Tampa
Hillsborough County, Tampa

Feb. 17: Fifth annual Field-to-Fork Farm Dinner
Lake County, Mt. Dora

Feb. 17: Annual Orlando Chili Cook-Off
Orange County, Orlando

Feb. 17-18: Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival
Manatee County, Cortez

Feb. 17-24: Hardee County Fair
Hardee County, Wauchula

Feb. 19-25: 71st annual Pasco County Fair
Pasco County, Dade City

Feb. 21-25: South Beach Food & Wine Festival
Miami-Dade County, Miami

Feb. 22-25: Seventh annual 30A Wine Festival
Walton County, Alys Beach

Feb. 22-Mar. 4: 94th annual Southwest Florida and Lee County Fair
Lee County, North Fort Myers

Feb. 22-March 4: St. Lucie County Fair
St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce

Feb. 23-25: 78th annual Orange Blossom Festival, Parade & Rodeo
Broward County, Davie

Feb. 24: 16th annual Butterfly Festival
Broward County, Coconut Creek

Feb. 24: Fifth annual Riverside Craft Beer Festival
Duval County, Jacksonville

Feb. 24: Beertopia
Sarasota County, Sarasota

Feb. 24-25: 52nd annual Swamp Cabbage Festival
Hendry County, LaBelle

Feb. 24-25: Southwest Florida Heritage Festival
Sarasota County, Sarasota

Feb. 24-25: Lake Worth Street Painting Festival
Palm Beach County, Lake Worth

Feb. 25: Pinellas County Eco Fun Festival
Pinellas County, Clearwater

Feb. 25: Tampa Bay Jewish Food Festival
Pinellas County, Clearwater

Feb. 28-May 28: Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival
Orange County, Lake Buena Vista

Ongoing celebrations:
Jan. 26-Feb. 4: Charlotte County Fair
Charlotte County, Port Charlotte