FLORIDA EVENTS FOR NOVEMBEREverything you need to know about the November events and festivals in Florida – from the much loved Sandsculpting Festival in Fort Meyers Beach, complete with national masters and local regional amateurs, to the tasty Seafood Festival in Homosassa and equally tasty Pineapple Festival in Jensen Beach.
Scroll down through the list of events and festivals below to find the events to match your occasion and destination.
Pasco Bug Jam
This event has more than 400 vintage and new Volkswagons along with VW collectibles, games, a swap meet and live entertainment at Pasco County Fairgrounds, Dade City, every second Sunday in November.
This classic automobile swap meet and sale is held annually at Daytona International Speedway. Turkey Run features more than 5,000 special interest vehicles including street machines, customs, street rods, classics, sports cars, muscle cars, race cars and trucks.
A community-wide celebration of this truly American art form. From intimate settings to large concerts, a variety of Jazz is performed on Amelia Island.
Broward County Fair
The Broward County Fair is a not-for-profit organization whose primary objective is to produce South Florida's finest family "edu-tainment" event.
Fort Myers Beach
A national sandsculpting championship that attracts a variety of sculptors, ranging from national masters to local regional amateurs.
Downtown Festival & Art Show
Fine arts festival showcasing over 250 of the USÕs finest artists. Three stages of entertainment, a free blues concert Friday evening and Jazz Festival Saturday evening.
Visit a rustic river town for a delightful weekend. Old Homosassa comes alive for the annual Homosassa Arts, Crafts & Seafood Festival. There are juried art shows, exhibits and holiday gifts, Southern delicacies, fresh seafood and arts and crafts booths.
Festival of the Arts
This annual festival in downtown Inverness provides a friendly setting for artists and craftsmen to show and sell their works. A variety of food and beverages is available.
Jacksonville Light Parade
The St. Johns River is transformed into a sparkling cavalcade of holiday spirit as the First CoastÕs finest boats parade down the river. Featuring the signature bridge Òwaterfalls.'
Held in downtown historical Jensen Beach on Florida's Treasure Coast, the Pineapple Festival has local and national bands as well as rides, games, and food stands from local restaurants.
Lake Buena Vista
Festival of the Masters
Stroll among 200 award-winning fine artists who transform the Downtown Disney area at the Walt Disney World Resort into a outdoor gallery.
Frank Brown International Songwriters' Festival
Musicians from all over the world bring magical music to the Gulf Coast. There is music of all genres.
Pig Jam State BBQ Championship
Contestants compete for cash and prizes in professional, amateur and kids barbecue competitions. Guests can sample some of the country's best barbecue ribs, pork, beef brisket and chicken.
Turkey Trot 5K Race
Kick off Thanksgiving morning and burn some calories by running in the Turkey Trot 5K Race. Race starts at 7:30am.
Ybor City Arts & Craft Fiesta
This traditional Ybor City event with over 150 arts and craft vendors and childrenÕs free holiday craft is held in conjunction with the Ybor Saturday Market.