Gecko Fest in Gulfport September 2

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Artsy Gulfport continues their whimsical salute to the Gecko with the annual Gecko Fest. This family festival and walking parade celebrates the End of Summer and Labor Day weekend with color, whimsy and extraordinary entertainment. CLICK

Englewood Pioneer Days August 26th- September.4th

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Celebrates the town's origins with parade, block party and Fish-A-Thon.  CLICK

Caladium Festival July 28-30

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Row after row of caladiums in full growth in the fields, plus their extensive use in residential and commercial landscapes show the caladium at its full color.Bus tours of the fields and homes are available all three days of the festival, with caladium farmers serving as tour guides. CLICK

Underwater Music Fest in Big Pine Key June 8th 2017

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The Underwater Music Festival is back in session for it's 28th year. The zanniness that this event creates is well known and draws several hundred divers and snorkelers to the party. Marine-themed music, some created by local artists, is piped through the water by Keys radio station, US1 Radio 104.1 FM, along with information about reef and ocean preservation. CLICK

Florida`s Birding and Wildlife Photo Fest

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April - 26th  - April 30 2017

Everglades Seafood Festival Feb.10 & 11 2017

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Three day festival in Everglades City with 200 plus art and craft vendors with 30 food vendors, free concerts and huge midway fair. CLICK 

Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival - Feb. 18-19th 2017

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In 1981 the first event drew 500 people to this small fishing village on Florida’s central west coast. They gathered to celebrate Florida’s commercial seafood industry -.Since then the festival has grown from a one day event to two days with an average attendance of 18,000.  CLICK