AREA FESTIVALS

Please Note:  Alachua Coun­ty is at Phase 2 re-open­ing from the COVID-19 Emer­gency, please lis­ten and watch for any re-open­ing infor­ma­tion and changes and updates, and check pri­or to going to any spe­cial event, as things could change with very lit­tle notice.  We will con­tin­ue to try to bring you the most updat­ed infor­ma­tion.  Thank you for your Patience!

JUNE

Can­celled — Chiefland Water­mel­on Fes­ti­val, Chiefland (1st Sat­ur­day in June) Sat­ur­day June 6, 2020  8–3 PM

75th Annu­al Water­mel­on Fes­ti­val , Sat­ur­day, June 20 , starts at 9 AM

 

JULY

Can­celled — Fan­fares and Fire­works,  Flavet Field Gainesville, July 3rd 7 PM

City of Alachua Fire­works, Lega­cy Park, July 4th , 6–10 PM

Micanopy Annu­al July 4th Parade

 

AUGUST

 

SEPTEMBER

Folk in the Springs, High Springs

Lati­no Film Fes­ti­val Gainesville

Can­celled — Touch A Truck 2020

 

OCTOBER

But­ter­fly Fes­ti­val -

Thorne­brook Arts Show (35th 2020 Annu­al)

HVMF 2020 Chili Cookoff & Music Fes­ti­val, Mel­rose

River­Fest 10th Annu­al:  Singer/Songwriting con­test and fundrais­er Octo­ber 11, 2020

High Springs Fall Fes­ti­val & Car Show (No Cur­rent Dates Avail­able)

Tom Pet­ty Week­end, Gainesville

Annu­al Cedar Key Seafood Fes­ti­val, Cedar Key,  Octo­ber

Boo at the Zoo

The Fest (Gainesville) Octo­ber 30 — Nov 1st 2020

Corn Maze (New­ber­ry)  (No Cur­rent Dates Avail­able)

 

NOVEMBER

Micanopy Fall Fes­ti­val, Micanopy, Novem­ber 2, 2019

Down­town Free Blues Show Pro­duced by the NCFBS —  Novem­ber 15 2019

Main Street Fall Fes­ti­val (Alachua) — Novem­ber 17, 2019

Down­town Fes­ti­val and Art Show — Novem­ber 16 & 17, 2019

New­ber­ry Fall Fes­ti­val (12th Annu­al),  (No Cur­rent Dates Avail­able)

Yan­kee­town Seafood Fes­ti­val — Novem­ber 23 and 24th 2019

Down­town Blues Con­cert (Kick off to the Down­town Fes­ti­val and Art Show) Novem­ber 15, 2019

DECEMBER 

Fes­ti­val of Lights, Stephen Fos­ter

Christ­mas on the Square (Live Oak)

Down­town Con­cert and Count­down Dec 31

Sparks In The Park  Dec 31

 

 

TREE LIGHTING SCHEDULE:

Thorne­brook Vil­lage:

City of High Springs:

Tio­ga:

Haile Plan­ta­tion:

Fes­ti­val of Lights, Stephen Fos­ter -

City of Alachua:

City of Gainesville: (Thomas Cen­ter) Usu­al­ly 1st week­end

Duck Pond:

City of Willis­ton:

Shops at But­ler:

 

JANUARY  2021

Hogge­towne Medieval Faire — Jan/Feb

 

FEBRUARY 

Gainesville Veg Fest (Gainesville)  ‑Feb­ru­ary 15, 2020

Bat­tle of Olus­tee Reen­act­ment (Olus­tee)  Feb­ru­ary 14, 2020

Cin­e­ma Verde Film Fes­ti­val (Gainesville) Feb 14 — 16 2020

Her­itage Day Fes­ti­val (Brooksville) Feb­ru­ary 15 2020

Flori­da Blue Grass Clas­sic  (Brooksville) Feb­ru­ary 18 — 23 2020

Heart­wood Music Fes­ti­val  (Heart­wood) Feb­ru­ary 21st and 22nd  2020

 

MARCH

Wild Game Feast (Gainesville) for Boys & Girls Club — March 5th, 2020

White Springs Wild Aza­lea Fes­ti­val (First Sat­ur­day in March) March 7th, 2020

Ocala Straw­ber­ry Fes­ti­val — (McPher­son Com­plex, Ocala) March 7, 2020

Flori­da Aza­lea Fes­ti­val (Down­town Palat­ka)  March 8, 2020

Suwan­nee Spring Reunion -(Spir­it of the Suwan­nee Music Park) March 19–20

POSTPONED  — Gainesville Race­way (Gainesville) NHRA Gator­na­tion­als March 13–15 2020

Can­celled — San­ta Fe Audubon Fes­ti­val — March 21, 2020

Can­celled — Spring Gar­den Fes­ti­val (Kana­pa­ha Botan­i­cal Gar­dens) March 21 ‑22 2020

Post­poned — Gainesville Native Amer­i­can Fes­ti­val (Alachua Coun­ty Fairgrounds)March 20, 2020

Can­celled — 2020 EMS Spring Fest  (Brooksville) March 24, 2020

Old Flori­da Cel­e­bra­tion of the Arts (Cedar Key) April 4, 2020

Can­celled — San­ta Fe Spring Arts Fes­ti­val (Gainesville) March 28, 29

Post­poned until Octo­ber 11 — River­Fest 2020 — Rum 138 — March 29, 2020

 

APRIL

POSTPONED — Levy Coun­ty Fair (Willis­ton) (2020 Can­celled)

Can­celled — Annu­al O’Leno Chili Cookoff (Oleno State Park) April 4, 2020

Can­celled — Spring­ing in the Blues — Jack­sonville —  April 3,4,5 2020

Can­celled —  Brad­ford Coun­ty Straw­ber­ry Fes­ti­val (Starke)  April 4, 5 2020

Can­celled — Swal­low­tail Farm Spring Fes­ti­val (Alachua) April 4, 2020

POSTPONED —  Jest Fest  (Gainesville) April 5th 2020

 

POSTPONED — West­Fest  (New­ber­ry)  April 18, 2020 2 PM — 10:30 PM

Can­celled — The Alachua Car Show (Alachua)

Can­celled — Fifth Avenue Arts Fes­ti­val — (Gainesville) April 25–26 2020

Can­celled — Ocala Bike Fest — (Ocala)  April 17, and 18, 2020

Can­celled — Brooksville Blue­ber­ry Fes­ti­val (Brooksville) April 25 and 26, 2020

Can­celled — Lees­burg Bike Fes­ti­val (Lees­burg) April 24, 25, 26, 2020

Can­celled — Pio­neer Days (High Springs) April 25, 26 2020

MAY

Gainesville Free Jazz Fest (New­ber­ry — Tio­ga Town Cen­ter)

Can­celled — Annu­al Gar­den Show and Spring Fes­ti­val (Willis­ton) Cedar Lakes Woods and Gar­dens

Noche De Gala  -

Shim­my Mob — World Bel­ly Danc­ing Day May 9th, 2020 (2nd Sat­ur­day in May)  (Thorne­brook Vil­lage)

Can­celled St Augus­tine Jazz and Blues Fes­ti­val — May 16, 2020

Can­celled — NCFBS Women In Blues Show­case May

Can­celled — Wind­sor Zuc­chi­ni Fes­ti­val (Wind­sor) May 9th 2020

Can­celled — New­ber­ry Water­mel­on Fes­ti­val

Can­celled — Flori­da Folk Fes­ti­val (Stephen Fos­ter, White Springs) Memo­r­i­al Day Wkend

(infor­ma­tion used from 352Arts.org)

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