Fairs & Festivals in March

The month of March is filled with an abundance of fairs and festivals, which means there’s something for everyone to get excited about. From Palm Beach to Naples, from the Florida Strawberry Festival to the 42nd annual Collier County Fair, there are family-friendly activities nearly every day of the month.

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

Fairs and Festivals in March


March 1-8: Alachua County Youth Fair and Livestock Show
Alachua County, Gainesville

March 1-11: Florida Strawberry Festival
Hillsborough County, Plant City

March 1-18: 105th annual Central Florida Fair
Orange County, Orlando

March 2-4: Swamp Fest
Hernando County, Spring Hill

March 2-10: Sumter County Fair
Sumter County, Bushnell

March 3: Taste of Ocala
Marion County, Ocala

March 3: Annual Northeast Florida Veg Fest
Duval County, Jacksonville

March 3: Sixth annual Amelia Island Wine & Food Tasting
Nassau County, Fernandina Beach

March 3: Florida Brewers Guild Craft Beer Festival
Hillsborough County, Tampa

March 3: Fifth annual Habitat Strawberry Festival
Marion County, Ocala

March 3-4: Palm Coast Strawberry Fest
Flagler County, Palm Coast

March 3-4: Grant Seafood Festival
Brevard County, Grant

March 3-4: Cork & Fork Carnival on the Mile
Miami-Dade County, Coral Gables

March 3-4: 31st annual Floral City Strawberry Festival
Citrus County, Floral City

March 3-4: Jupiter Seafood Festival
Palm Beach County, Jupiter

March 3-4: St. Petersburg Seafood & Music Festival
Pinellas County, St. Petersburg

March 3-11: Tampa Bay Beer Week
Hillsborough County, Tampa

March 3-April 29: Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival
Hillsborough County, Tampa

March 4: Chocolate Festival
Brevard County, Melbourne

March 6-11: 68th annual Bradford County Fair
Bradford County, Starke

March 8: VeritageMiami: Craft Beer Tasting
Miami-Dade County, Miami

March 8-11: 90th annual All-Florida Championship Rodeo
DeSoto County, Arcadia

March 9-10: North Brevard Strawberry Festival (NBSF)
Brevard County, Titusville

March 9-11: Second annual Palm Coast Seafood Festival
Flagler County, Palm Coast

March 9-11: Fairchild’s 16th annual International Orchid Festival
Miami-Dade County, Coral Gables

March 9-11: Safety Harbor Seafood Festival
Pinellas County, Safety Harbor

March 9-11: Great American Home & Garden Expo
Bay County, Panama City

March 9-18: Firefighters’ Indian River County Fair
Indian County, Vero Beach

March 10: 24th annual Taste of Oviedo
Seminole County, Oviedo

March 10-11: 42nd annual Marathon Seafood Festival
Monroe County, Marathon

March 10-11: Fort Myers Beach Shrimp Festival and Parade
Lee County, Fort Myers Beach

March 10-11: Marion County Master Gardeners’ Spring Festival
Marion County, Ocala

March 10-11: 53rd annual Speckled Perch Festival and Parade
Okeechobee County, Okeechobee

March 13-18: Okeechobee County Fair
Okeechobee County, Okeechobee

March 15-25: 42nd annual Collier County Fair
Collier County, Naples

March 16: 23rd annual Wine, Spirits & Culinary Celebration
Broward County, Fort Lauderdale

March 16-18: St. Augustine Lions Seafood Fest
St. Johns County, St. Augustine

March 16-18: ShrimpFest & Craft Brew Hullabaloo
Indian River County, Sebastian

March 16-24: Putnam County Fair
Putnam County, East Palatka

March 16-25: 82nd annual Sarasota County Fair
Sarasota County, Sarasota

March 17: Annual Clewiston Sugar Festival
Hendry County, Clewiston

March 17: Central Florida Farm Tour
Polk County, various locations

March 17: 11th annual Hillsborough 4-H Strawberry U-Pick
Hillsborough County, Plant City

March 17: Wine & Dine in the Vines
Manatee County, Bradenton

March 18: Islamorada Seafood Festival & Art Show
Monroe County, Islamorada

March 18: Boca Bacchanal
Palm Beach County, Boca Raton

March 18-20: National Pasta Association Annual Meeting
Collier County, Naples

***March 20: National Agriculture Day — “Ag Day”***

March 23-25: Wellington Bacon & Bourbon Festival
Palm Beach County, Wellington

March 23-25: Marco Island Seafood & Music Festival
Collier County, Marco Island

March 23-25: 10th annual Wine & Seafood Festival
Lake County, Clermont

March 23-25: 31st annual Heintz and Becker DeSoto Seafood Festival
DeSoto County, Palmetto

March 23-April 16: Miami-Dade County Fair and Exposition
Miami-Dade County, Miami

March 24: Fourth annual CrawDebauchery Crawfish and Music Festival
Broward County, Pompano Beach

March 24: Gluten-Free for Life Expo
Pinellas County, St. Petersburg

March 24: Florida Wildflower & Garden Festival
Volusia County, Deland

March 24: 15th annual TurtleFest
Palm Beach County, Juno Beach

March 24: 61st annual Sandy Shoes Seafood & Brew Festival
St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce

March 24: GastroFest
Duval County, Jacksonville

March 24: Shrimpapalooza
Citrus County, Homosassa

March 24-25: Spring Garden Festival
Alachua County, Gainesville

March 24-25: Ninth annual Halifax Oyster & Music Festival
Volusia County, downtown Daytona Beach

March 25: 14th annual Deering Seafood Festival
Miami-Dade County, Miami

March 26-April 1: Citrus County Fair
Citrus County, Inverness

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

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

March 31: Eighth annual Adams Rodeo
St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce

Ongoing celebrations

Feb. 22-March 4: Southwest Florida and Lee County Fair
Lee County, North Fort Myers

Feb. 23-March 4: St. Lucie County Fair
St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce

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

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