Best Free Florida Events: April 20-27


Mainsail Art Festival

Florida Travel Guide – April 20-27: Best of Free Florida Events

If you’ll be traveling in Florida between April 20-27 and you’re looking for some budget-friendly activities to enjoy, let fun be your guide!

1. Mainsail Arts Festival

Sunshine Artist magazine calls the Mainsail Arts Festival in St. Petersburg one of the “100 Best” fine art events in the United States. There are more than 100,000 visitors expected to visit this juried event where exhibitors compete for $50,000 in prize money! There will be children’s activities taking place and you can purchase a variety of souvenirs and tasty culinary delights.

  • Highlight: Seeing the works of more than 200 artists
  • When: April 21: 9am-6pm, April 22: 10am-5pm
  • Where: Vinoy Park, 5th Avenue Northeast, St. Petersburg, FL
  • Cost: Free

2. TurtleFest, Juno Beach

Bring the whole family out for the 9th Annual TurtleFest to celebrate Earth Day while enjoying some close-encounters with endangered and threatened sea turtles. Listen to local bands will take while the kids participate in educational activities or create some art. There will be shopping!

  • Highlight: Seeing sea turtles up close
  • When: April 21, 10am-6pm
  • Where: Loggerhead Marinelife Center and Loggerhead Park, 14200 U.S. Highway 1, Juno Beach, FL 33408
  • Cost: Free

3. Taste of Key West

Sample some of the most delicious food (and drink) that the Keys has to offer. The most talented chefs in the region will be showcasing their most creative culinary concoctions at this fabulous feast of flavors!

  • Highlight: Delicious food!
  • When: April 23, 6-9 pm
  • Where: Truman Waterfront Pier, Key West
  • Cost: Free

Tell us…

Which favorite free Florida event would you guide us to for weekend travels?