FLORIDA EVENTS FOR JANUARYEverything you need to know about the January events and festivals in Florida – from the Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival in Titusville, one of the top Birding and Wildlife events in the United States, to the Florida Senior Games in Haines City.
Scroll down through the list of events and festivals below to find the event to match your occasion and destination.
Aventura Arts & Crafts Festival
This free street festival features national and local artists, and onstage entertainment from ballerinas to belly dancers.
Florida Manatee Festival
Citrus County is home to the largest herd of wintering manatees found in the US and this is celebrated in Crystal River every January at this festival of fine art, food, crafts, children's activities, boat rides, kayak tours, manatee & wildlife education, and live entertainment.
On the last Saturday in January visitors can celebrate the smallest fruit in the citrus family at this small-town festival. Kumquat trees and treats are for sale in the streets of downtown Dade City.
Art & Jazz on the Avenue
Open house for restaurants, art galleries and shops along Atlantic Avenue. The evening includes live entertainment, restaurant festivities, gallery showings and special promotions by merchants.
Edison Festival of Light
The Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel celebrate Thomas Edison, one of the areaÕs most famous former residents.Ê
The Heart of Florida Senior Games
These Olympic-type contests come to Haines City each January, offering the over-55 group a great way to compete and have fun. (The Senior Games continue in March with table tennis and basketball events.)
International Carillon Festival
The 60-bell carillon feature the musical talents of internationally acclaimed carillonneurs in the serene setting of the gardens of Historic Bok Sanctuary.
Naples Winter Wine Festival
Enjoy delicacies prepared by celebrity chefs, indulge in vintage wines from around the world and participate in various festivities throughout the three-day event.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Cultural Arts Festival
This January festival promotes increased diversity awareness and opportunities for citizens of Plant City and surrounding West Central Florida to actively engage in gaining knowledge, and history of African culture by participating in various cultural activities.
Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival
Explore the great outdoors at this annual festival. One of the top Birding and Wildlife events in the United States, the five-day festival highlights Brevard CountyÕs unique nature, wildlife and cultural heritage.
West Palm Beach
South Florida Fair
Palm Beach County's oldest and largest outdoor event, featuring entertainment, carnival midway and games, livestock, competitive events, food concessions and exhibits and the Great American Crafts Show.