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We’re so lucky to have some many great areas of Florida to explore. If you’re looking for an excuse to have a roadtrip or just looking for something fun to add to your weekend, we’re sharing some upcoming events in Florida you should check out! 

From music festivals to foodie festivals, if you’re near the Orlando, Tampa Bay, or Jacksonville area, you won’t want to miss out on these events. And if you’re not from the area, these are definite worth planning a weekend roadtrip around!

Ready to check out some of the awesome upcoming events in Florida? Tap the city below you want to explore!

Upcoming Events in Jacksonville

From sandy beaches to cool, funky neighborhoods, Jacksonville has a lot to explore. Check out these upcoming events and start planning your trip!

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Jax River Jams Concert Series

Every Spring, VyStar Credit Union presents a free, four-week concert series in Downtown Jacksonville’s scenic riverfront with national headliners and local and regional openers. Come out and enjoy food trucks along with local craft beer and spirits. We recommend bringing a chair or blanket to enjoy the show!

Event Details
🗓 Apr 14, 21, 28 
📍 Riverfront Plaza, Independent Drive

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📷 90's Fest

90's Fest

Calling all 90’s babies! This family-friendly festival is the official summer kick-off filled with live music, vendors, food trucks, a water slide, a fly photo booth, and a celebration of all things 90s. 

Event Details
🗓 May 21 | 12:00pm–9:00pm
📍 Francis Field 25 W Castillo, St. Augustine, FL

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Jacksonville Taco & Margarita Festival

We have some exciting news to TACO ’bout! The Jacksonville Taco and Margarita Festival is back. In addition to 20+ food vendors, the festival will include 50+ local shopping vendors, margaritas, tequila shots, live music, DJs, and so much more. You will not want to miss out on eating tacos in the Jags Stadium.

Event Details
🗓 Jun 4 | 11:00am–6:00pm
📍 TIAA Bank Field

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📷 Beachella

Beachella Music & Arts Fair

Don’t want to pay for a ticket to Coachella? No problem. The Beachella Music & Arts Fair is a free family-friendly event in Jax Beach that will let you live out your wildest Coachella dreams in Florida. Come out and enjoy food and drink vendors, live music, and more! Make sure to bring a blanket or a chair.

Event Details
🗓 Jun 11 | 1:00pm–10:00pm
📍Seawalk Pavilion

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St. Augustine Craft Beer Festival

If you are a craft beer lover like us then you are definitely going to want to be here. The St. Augustine Craft Beer Festival offers unlimited beer samples, wine, spirits, music, vendors, VIP area, and more. Grab your tickets before they are gone, and sip your way through the beautiful St. Augustine.

Event Details
🗓 Jul 16 | 10:00am–7:00pm
📍 Francis Field

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Upcoming Events in Orlando

There’s more to Orlando than just theme parks, they’ve got a bunch of cool neighborhoods and even cooler events. Check out these upcoming events and start planning your trip!

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EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival

Celebrate the spring season at EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival. Enjoy over twenty festival-exclusive outdoor kitchens, including specials and local favorites like Wildflower Honey-Mascarpone Cheesecake or Grapefruit Tart.

Event Details
🗓 Mar 2—Jul 4 
📍 Epcot

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Roberto Carlos

Here‘s your chance to see the Brazilian sensation, Roberto Carlos—the singer (not the soccer player!) live on stage at the Amway Center.

Event Details
🗓 Apr 23 | 8:00pm
📍Amway Center

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J Balvin

Grab all of your gente and head on over to the Amway Center to see J Balvin live in concert! From hit songs like “I Like It” to “Mi Gente,” get your dance on throughout the night!

Event Details
🗓 May 14 | 8:00pm
📍 Amway Center

 
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Paul McCartney

Come see one of the wealthiest and most well-known musicians in the world, former member and bassist for the Beatles, at Camping World Stadium.

Event Details
🗓 May 28 | 8:00pm
📍 Camping World Stadium

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Def Leppard/Mötley Crüe/Poison/Joan Jett and the Blackhearts Sun

See all the legends in one place in this ultimate rockstar concert! Give your parents (or yourself) the gift to rock on into the evening.

Event Details
🗓 Jun 19 | 4:30pm
📍 Camping World Stadium

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Upcoming Events in Tampa Bay

There’s a reason some many people have been coming to the Tampa Bay area, there’s always something to do. Check out these upcoming events and start planning your trip!

Things To Do In Tampa Bay

Tampa Riverfest

Make way for Riverfest! One of our favorite two-day festivals is back with a free and public event to kick off the month of May!

Stroll through the Tampa Riverwalk in its entirety to enjoy family-friendly activities and events showcasing Tampa’s cultural institutions, local musicians, and restaurants. 

Event Details
🗓 May 7–8
📍 Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park

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Sunset Music Festival

For the ultimate party of the year, make sure to check out the Sunset Music Festival! SMF hosts an annual Memorial Day take-over of the Raymond James Stadium.

You can expect various DJ performances and even people from out-of-state attracted to visit. It’s the Lollapalooza of the South and a popular event for those 18 and above!

Event Details
🗓 May 27–29
📍 Raymond James Stadium

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Tampa Bay Margarita and Music Festival

Need an excuse to go out for some margaritas and listen to live music? We’ve got the perfect plans for you! The Tampa Bay Margarita and Music Festival is back for Memorial Day weekend.

Experience an awesome band lineup, tasty food, and more you won’t want to miss. Presale tickets are available now. Remember, must be 21+ to attend!

Event Details
🗓 May 28 | 1:00pm–11:00pm
📍 Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park

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11th Annual FORD Intl Cuban Sandwich Festival

Cuban Sandwiches? Free festival? We’re there! Make some plans to attend the 9th Annual FORD Intl Cuban Sandwich Festival! Centennial Park in Ybor City will be taken over live music, dance performances, and of course–cuban sandwiches.

Stick around to see the attempt to make the biggest Cuban Sandwich in the World. The goal this year is 245 ft! This sandwich will be donated to a homeless shelter to feed the homeless!

Event Details
🗓 May 29 | 11:00am–6:00pm
📍 Centennial Park

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Coldplay at Raymond James Stadium

Rock out with the longtime-standing, talented British rock band Coldplay as they light up Raymond James Stadium! Coldplay’s Music of the Spheres world tour will make a stop at Tampa Bay on June 14, 2022.

This  tour features a sustainability movement, pledging to reduce their world tour travel emissions by 50%. Coldplay’s performances will run on more sustainable features like biodegradable confetti, low-energy lasers, and recycled stage set-ups, all while providing their usual memorable performance!  

Event Details
🗓 Jun 14 | 7:00pm
📍 Raymond James Stadium

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More Events Near You!

If you’re looking for more events, road trips ideas, and fun weekend activities near you, download the UNATION app and discover what’s happening near you!

You can also explore more things to do in Jacksonville, Orlando, and Tampa by tapping below. Happy exploring!

Contributing Authors

Aimee Pacchiarotti

Aimee Pacchiarotti

Aimee is a UNATION team member and author of the Stuff to Do City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do near you, subscribe to our text and email, and follow us on social!
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