festivals in April

The month of April is filled with an abundance of Florida fairs, festivals, and celebrations – which means there’s something for everyone to get excited about. From North Florida to South, from East Coast to West, no matter where you are in Florida, there’s plenty of family-friendly activities during the month of April.

What are your favorite fairs and festivals in April? Did we miss one? Tell us all about them in the comments.

Fairs and Festivals in April 2019

Apr. 4-6, 2019: Boca Bacchanal
Palm Beach County, Boca Raton

April 4-13, 2019: Clay County Agricultural Fair
Clay County, Green Cove Springs

April 5-7, 2019: 33rd Annual Heintz and Becker DeSoto Seafood Festival
DeSoto County, Palmetto

April 20-21, 2019: 38th Annual International Orchid & Bromeliad Show
Broward County, Davie


April 5: Palm Beach Taste of the Nation
Palm Beach County, West Palm Beach

April 5-8: Levy County Fair
Levy County, Williston

April 5-8: 28th annual Florida Winefest & Auction
Sarasota County, Sarasota

April 5-14: Lake County Fair
Lake County, Eustis

April 6: Vintner Dinners
Palm Beach County, various Boca Raton locations

April 6-7: Rotary Club 40th annual Catfish Festival
Putnam County, Crescent City

April 6-8: Embers Wine & Food Festival
Alachua County, Gainesville

April 6-8: Annual Rhythm and Ribs Festival
St. Johns County, St. Augustine

April 7: 10th annual Spring Garden Festival
Baker County, Macclenny

April 7: Apalachicola Art Walk & Wine
Franklin County, Apalachicola

April 7: Fourth annual Brewmaster’s Invitational Beer Festival
Brevard County, Cape Canaveral

April 7-8: 20th annual Bradford County Strawberry Festival
Bradford County, Starke

April 7-8: Seventh annual Fort Pierce Oyster Festival
St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce

April 11-12: Miami Wine & Spirits Festival
Miami-Dade County, Miami

April 11-15: Ocala Culinary Festival
Marion County, Ocala

April 12-15: 32nd annual Sandestin Wine Festival
Walton County, Sandestin

April 12-15: 10th annual Palm Harbor Citrus Festival
Pinellas County, Palm Harbor

April 13-15: 11th annual Agricultural, Horse and Cattle Show
Miami-Dade County, Miami

April 13-15: 26th annual Shark Tooth Festival
Sarasota County, Venice

April 13-21: 67th annual Hernando County Fair and Youth Livestock Show
Hernando County, Brooksville

April 14: Mermaids & Margaritas Festival
Citrus County, Crystal River

April 14: 18th annual Sopchoppy Worm Grunting Festival
Wakulla County, Sopchoppy

April 14-15: Eighth annual Indian River Nautical Flea Market and Seafood Festival
Indian River County, Vero Beach

April 14-15: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden’s 39th annual Spring Garden Festival & Plant Sale
Miami-Dade County, Coral Gables

April 14-15: 29th annual USF Gardens Spring Plant Festival
Hillsborough County, Tampa

April 14-15 & 22-23: 11th annual Keel & Curley’s Annual Blueberry Festival
Hillsborough County, Plant City

April 16: 23rd annual Taste of Key West
Monroe County, Key West

April 17: National Bat Appreciation Day

April 18: 33rd annual Taste of Winter Park
Orange County, Winter Park

April 18-22: Florida’s Birding and Photo Fest
St. Johns County, Ponte Vedra Beach

April 20: 23rd annual Las Olas Wine & Food Festival
Broward County, Fort Lauderdale

April 20-21: Ninth annual Suncoast BBQ Bluegrass Bash
Sarasota County, Venice

April 20-22: 19th annual Cotee River Seafood & Blues Festival
Pasco County, New Port Richey

April 21: Taste of Brandon
Hillsborough County, Brandon

April 21: Central Florida Farm Tour
Polk County, various locations

April 21-22: Garden Club of St. Augustine’s annual Flower & Garden Expo
St. Johns County, St. Augustine

April 21-22: 22nd annual Garden Festival and Bonsai Show
Broward County, Davie

April 22: Earth Day

April 27: South Florida’s Taste of the Nation
Miami-Dade County, Miami

April 27-28: Ninth annual Florida Wildflower Symposium
Orange County, Orlando

April 27-29: 34th annual Pompano Beach Seafood Festival
Broward County, Pompano Beach

April 27-29: Interstate Mullet Toss
Escambia County, Pensacola

April 28: Third annual St. George Island Brewfest
Franklin County, St. George Island

April 28: Annual Avon Park Rotary Blueberry Festival
Highlands County, Avon Park

April 28: 21st annual Bostwick Blueberry Festival
Putnam County, Bostwick

April 28: Food Truck Wars
Orange County, Orlando

April 28: Sweetwater Organic Farm’s 26th annual PestoFesto Celebration
Hillsborough County, Tampa

April 28: Ruskin Tomato Festival
Hillsborough County, Ruskin

April 28-29: Fourth annual Mount Dora Blueberry Festival
Lake County, Mount Dora

April 28-29: Brooksville Blueberry Festival
Hernando County, Brooksville

April 28-29: 12th annual Pinellas Pepper Fest
Pinellas County, Pinellas Park

April 28-29: Second annual Cocoa Beach Uncorked
Brevard County, Cocoa Beach

April 29: 18th annual Sweet Corn Fiesta
Palm Beach County, suburban West Palm Beach

April 29: Sizzle SWFL Restaurant Week — First Bite
Southwest Florida locations

Ongoing Celebrations

Mar. 6-June 3, 2019: Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival
Orange County, Lake Buena Vista

March 15-April 8, 2019: Miami-Dade County Youth Fair and Exposition
Miami-Dade County, Miami

March 16-Apr. 28, 2019: Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival
Hillsborough County, Tampa


March 31-April 1: 37th annual International Orchid & Bromeliad Show
Broward County, Davie

March 16-April 1: Citrus County Fair
Citrus County, Inverness

March 29-April 7: Clay County Agricultural Fair
Clay County, Green Cove Springs

Feb. 17-April 15: SeaWorld Seven Seas Food Festival
Orange County, Orlando