Tallahassee offers its guests special events throughout the year.
Review the following list of events and reserve your space at the
Tallahassee RV Park.
Make your reservations early - limited spaces are available for major athletic and annual events.
For more detailed event information and specific dates visit www.visittallahassee.com
|CAPITAL CITY ANNUAL EVENTS
||Hernando deSoto Winter Encampment - Living history portrays Spanish/Apalachee cultures at 1539 winter encampment. 850-922-6007.
||Seven Days of Opening Nights
- A Florida State University and community-wide festival of the fine
and performing arts featuring nationally known artists/performers
combined with local and regional artists/performers, including
galleries, musical performances and live theater. www.fsu.edu/~artsfest. 850-644-6500.
- Competition and sale of original old fashioned valentines made by
local artists set in a Victorian era 1930's home. Knott House Museum.
Downtown Marketplace - Nestled beneath
stately oaks in Tallahassee's downtown historic district, Saturdays
come alive with live entertainment, music, arts and fine crafts from
regional artists, literary cafe, historical chats, plant talks,
farmer's market, special events, storytelling, hands-on art activities
for kids and more. Saturdays 8 am-2 pm. Downtown, Ponce de Leon Park at
Park Ave. and Monroe St. www.downtownmarket.com 850-980-8727
Jazz & Blues Festival - Features non-stop jazz, blues and gospel, showcases local musicians. 850-576-1636.
Red Hills Horse Trials
- Nationally recognized equestrian competition featuring Olympic riders
competing in Dressage, Cross Country and Stadium Jumping, Great family
entertainment includes Trade Fair, special educational exhibits,
concessions and supervised kids activities. www.rhht.org. 850-893-2497.
||Springtime Tallahassee - Capital City's premier festival includes Grand Parade and GIANT Arts & Crafts Jubilee www.springtimetallahassee.com 850-224-5012.
A Bouquet from the Met
- Features a gala reception, floral creations and presentation by
Master Floral Designer Chris Giftos from the New York Metropolitan
Museum. Goodwood Museum & Gardens 850-877-4202.
Flying High Circus - FSU students perform daring highwire acrobats and precision stunts under the big top. FSU Flying High Circus 850-644-4874.
Spring Farm Days & Pioneer Breakfast
- Living history portrayal of life on authentic 1880s farmstead.
Tallahassee Museum of History and Natural Science. 850-576-1636.
Tallahassee Chain of Parks Art Festival
-LeMoyne Art Foundation presents a juried art festival featuring the
top 100 artists selected from across the U.S., using a variety of of
mediums including ceramics, clay, fiber, graphics, pastel, glass,
metal, photography, sculpture, wood, watercolor and more. Also features
live music and food booths. 850-222-8800.
Tour of Gardens - Regional/national gardening experts provide guided tour of private and public gardens. 850-487-4556.
||Southern Shakespeare Festival - Renaissance festival featuring elaborate costumes, mimes, games, food and artisan booths and Shakespeare in the park. www.southernshakespearefestival.org 850-671-0742.
||Annual Florida African Dance Festival
- Statewide festival featuring Florida and National artists in dance
and drum workshops, performance concert and more. 850-539-4087.
Big Boys Tech & Toy Show - Hundreds of
exhibit booths, giveaways, demonstrations, and more, with emphasis on
technology for today's men and their families. 850-576-1294.
||Celebrate America - Areas largest fireworks display, all-day activities, arts and crafts, music, food and more! 850-891-3866.
Swamp Stomp - Non-stop bluegrass, folk and acoustical music plus folk tales, cloggers and more. 850-576-1636.
||Caribbean Carnival - Reggae, calypso and salsa music, parade, carnival village, crafts, food and more! 850-878-2198.
||Downtown Get Downs
- High spirited, themed block-parties most Friday nights preceding
college home football games with food vendors, live entertainment, arts
and crafts and more. 850-224-3252.
Native American Heritage Festival - Music, dance, games, demonstrations, bead work, arts and crafts and more. 850-575-8684.
||Pops in the Garden - Garden paths illuminated by hundreds of luminaries and a full moon. Live symphony. Maclay Gardens. 850-487-4556.
- Enjoy museum grounds after dark, "wild" adults only fund-raising
party, showcases area restaurents. Tallahassee Museum of History and
Natural Science. 850-575-8684.
||Bradley's Fun Days
- Famous home-made sausage, arts and crafts, syrup making, Model-A
rides and more. Free. Bradley's Country Store. 850-893-1647.
Florida Seafood Festival - Fresh Florida
seafood, maritime crafts, live concert featuring headline entertainers
and more. Apalachicola, FL. 888-653-8011.
Mule Days - Entertainment, 500 arts and
craft vendors, food, old-fashioned cane grinding, syrup making, parade
and more. Calvary, GA. 229-377-MULE.
North Florida Fair - Area's largest agricultural fair, Nashville stars, giant midway rides, games and food. 850-878-3247.
||Market Days - Southeast's largest fine artsshow/sale features over 280 artists/crafts people and food booths. 850-575-8684.
Winter Festival - Lighting of downtown, Jingle Bell Run, twilight parade, music and the arts, Santa's Enchanted Forest and more. 850-891-3866.