Fairs & Festivals in May

The month of May is filled with an abundance of fairs, festivals and other celebrations — which means there’s something for everyone to get excited about. No matter where you live in Florida — North, South, East of West — there’s something to interest you. What are your favorite fairs and festivals this month? Did we miss a May celebration? Tell us about it in the comments.

Fairs & Festivals in May 2018

May 4: Ninth annual Clearwater Beach Taste Fest
Pinellas County, Clearwater Beach

May 4-5:  44th annual Panacea Blue Crab Festival
Wakulla County, Panacea

May 4-6: 55th annual Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival
Nassau County, Fernandina Beach

May 4-6: 34th annual Pensacola Crawfish Festival
Escambia County, Pensacola

May 5: 12th annual Island Grove Blueberry Festival
Alachua County, Island Grove

May 5: 11th annual American Fine Wine Competition’s Charity Wine Gala
Broward County, multiple locations

May 5: Sarasota Veg Fest
Sarasota County, Sarasota

May 5: Palm Beach VegFest at Huizenga Park
Broward County, Fort Lauderdale

May 5-6: Second annual Venice Seafood & Music Festival
Sarasota County, Venice

May 6: 34th annual Taste of Collier County
Collier County, Naples

May 6: 23rd annual Taste of the Beach
Lee County, Fort Myers Beach

May 6-7: Ponte Vedra Food Wine & Spirits Festival
St. Johns County, Ponte Vedra Beach

May 11: National Public Gardens Day

May 11: Boynton Beach Food, Wine & Brew Festival
Palm Beach County, Boynton Beach

May 11: Fifth annual Orange Bowl Food & Wine Celebration
Broward County, Fort Lauderdale

May 11-13: 12th annual Mayhaw Berry Festival
Jefferson County, Monticello

May 12: 34th annual Windsor Zucchini Festival
Alachua County, Gainesville

May 12: 24th annual Dine on the Wild Side
St. Johns County, St. Augustine

***May 13: Mother’s Day

May 17-20: Florida Native Plant Society’s 38th Annual Conference
Miami-Dade County, Miami

May 19: 73rd annual Newberry Watermelon Festival
Alachua County, Newberry

May 19: 26th annual Tupelo Honey Festival
Gulf County, Wewahitchka

May 19: DeSoto County Watermelon Festival
DeSoto County, Arcadia

May 19: Kings Bay Pirate Fest
Citrus County, Crystal River

May 19-20: Sixth annual Dania Beach Arts & Seafood Festival
Broward County, Dania Beach

May 25-27: 66th annual Florida Folk Festival
Hamilton County, White Springs

May 26-27: Second annual St. Armands Seafood & Music Festival
Sarasota County, Sarasota

May 26-28: Flamingo Road’s Memorial Day KidzFest
Broward County, Davie

Ongoing celebrations

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