Travel Guide to Florida

2017 Travel Guide to Florida

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156 2017 TRAVEL GUIDE TO FLORIDA FLORIDA TIME ZONES While most of Florida is located in the Eastern Time Zone, a portion of Northwest Florida is in the Central Time Zone. The Apalachicola River is the dividing line between Central Standard Time in the western part of Northwest Florida and Eastern Standard Time in the eastern part. Central Time Zone Eastern Time Zone DATES FESTIVALS WEBSITES January 13-15, 2017 Art Deco Weekend Festival, Miami Beach January 25-30, 2017 Space Coast Birding & Wildlife Festival, Titusville January 21, 2017 Gasparilla Pirate Fest, Tampa February 9-20, 2017 Florida State Fair, Tampa February 17-19, 2017 Silver Spurs Rodeo, Kissimmee March 2-12, 2017 Florida Strawberry Festival, Plant City March 10-19, 2017 Bike Week, Daytona Beach March 31-April 1, 2017 Springtime Tallahassee Festival April 1, 2017 Dunedin Highland Games & Festival May 3-7, 2017 SunFest, West Palm Beach May 25-28, 2017 Jacksonville Jazz Festival, Jacksonville July 8, 2017 Pensacola Beach Air Show, Pensacola July 20-22, 2017 Hemingway Days Festival, Key West July 26-28, 2017 Florida Folk Festival, White Springs September 29–October 1, 2017 Pensacola Seafood Festival, Pensacola Late September–mid-November 2017 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, Orlando /special-events/epcot-international -food-and-wine-festival October 19-22, 2017 Biketoberfest, Daytona Beach November 2017 American Sandsculpting Championship Festival, Fort Myers Beach November 2017—January 2018 Nights of Lights, St. Augustine December 2017 Winter Festival, Downtown Tallahassee December 7-10, 2017 Art Basel, Miami Beach December 16, 2017 Winterfest Boat Parade, Fort Lauderdale Dates and websites were correct at time of printing. Information is subject to change without notice. ANNUAL FLORIDA FESTIVALS With more than 3,500 annual events happening throughout the Sunshine State, visitors to Florida are never at a loss for things to do and see. Here is a list of the state's largest events, which represents just a smattering of what is planned. For more information on these and other scheduled events, log onto or the Florida Festival and Events Association website at Street art in St. Pete. Photo: R E S O U RC E D I R E C TO RY

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