The month of May is filled with an abundance of 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 May.

What are your favorite fairs and festivals in May? Did we miss one? Tell us about it in the comments.

Fairs and Festivals in May 2019

May 11, 2019: Ruskin Tomato and Heritage Festival
Hillsborough County, Ruskin

May 11, 2019: 6th Annual Orange Bowl Food & Wine Celebration
Broward County, Fort Lauderdale

May 16, 2019: Boynton Beach Food, Wine & Brew Festival
Palm Beach County, Boynton Beach

May 18-19, 2019: DeSoto County Watermelon Festival
DeSoto County, Arcadia


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 11-13: 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: 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

Mar. 16 -June 3, 2019: Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival
Orange County, Lake Buena Vista