Best Of Florida Events: November 9-November 16

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Florida News: Events To Do November 9-November 16

Looking for something to do in Florida this weekend? The following are three of the best events happening between November 9-November 16.

1. SwampFest

Visit Davie, Florida this weekend to celebrate the Everglades at a fun Flamingo Gardens festival. Jonathan “Cattail” Vasquez and Gus “Onebear” Batista from the television series “Swamp Men” will be on hand for a meet and greet. Meet the Reel-Deep artist Eddie Forbes, and admire his artwork in the Gallery which was inspired by the Everglades. Discover the new Wetlands Wharf and Pioneer Walkway on a Narrated Tram Tour with your family. Enjoy the “Swamp Feast,” live music, animal exhibits, tours and presentations, Kids SwampZone with bounce house and much much more!

  • Highlight: Pioneer Walkway
  • When: November 10, 2012 |9:30am-4:30pm
  • Where: 3750 S Flamingo Road, Davie, Florida 33330-1614
  • Cost: $6/adult, $5/children, Free/under 4

2. Festival of the Masters

Head to Downtown Disney’s West Side this weekend for Festival of the Masters, a nationally recognized art show that consistently ranks among the top 50 outdoor art festivals in the world. See the works of over 200 artists. Enjoy live entertainment, take the children to enjoy hands-on activities, view chalk art displays, trade pins and so much more! All for free.

  • Highlight: Disney art show!
  • When: November 9-11, 2012 |
  • Where: 1780 E. Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830
  • Cost: Free

3. Pirate Gathering, St. Augustine

Celebrate pirate history in the oldest city in the country during the 5th Annual Pirate Gathering in St. Augustine. Explore historic exhibits, see weapon demonstrations and other living reenactments, watch the privateer parade, see pirate battles and, of course, there’s the Buccaneer Bash Ball! Visit the Thieves Market and hear stories from days long ago. There’s even a play area for little mateys.

  • Highlight: Pirates!
  • When: November 9-11, 2012
  • Where: Frances Field, 29 W Castillo Drive, St. Augustine, Florida
  • Cost: A “buck-an-ear” ($2 for most people)

Tell us…

Which of these events would you most like to do on your Florida vacation?