FLORIDA EVENTS FOR DECEMBEREverything you need to know about the December events and festivals in Florida – from holiday fairs and celebrations in Cocoa, Destin, and Leesburg, and New Years celerbations in Jacksonville and Saint Petersburg, to Fort Lauderdale's ever popular Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade.
Scroll down through the list of events and festivals below to find the events to match your occasion and destination.
Holiday Craft Fair
Historic Cocoa Village Craft Fairs are located in old, restored downtown Cocoa. (There are also Craft Fairs here in March, May and October).
Holiday on the Harbor
Enjoy a month-long celebration of lights along Destin Harbor. Boat cruises, fireworks and a boat parade are part of the activities.
Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade
With the theme "Broadway on the Waterway", 100 decorated vessels glisten the 10-mile intracoastal parade route.
New Year's Eve Celebration Fireworks
Ring in the New Year in style with Jacksonville's biggest New Year's bash downtown. Featuring food, live entertainment, Gator Bowl team pep rallies, and fireworks.
Main Street Christmas Parade
The Holiday Parade features marching bands, twirler and dance groups and lighted floats.
Thunderbird Intertribal Powwow
Native American traditional song and dance festival brings dancers to the Mullet Festival Grounds on Highway 85 and College Boulevard. Storytellers, flute players, gospel singers, Hawaiian dancers, vendors and a craft competition round out the event.
First Night St. Petersburg
A New Year's Eve Celebration of the Arts takes place at multiple venues in Downtown St. Petersburg, 4pm to midnight. Family-oriented festivities with music stages, entertainment, drama, dance, games, art, and fireworks.