Best of Florida Free Cultural Events: Feb. 17-23

Free Craft Fair ©Dunedin Craft Festival

Free Craft Fair ©Dunedin Craft Festival

Florida Travel Guide – Feb. 17-23: Best of Free Cultural Events in Florida

If you’re traveling in Florida between February 17 and 23, let fun be your guide to culture! The following are three of the best cultural events happening in Florida over the next few days. It also just so happens that they’re all free!

1) 20th Annual Downtown Dunedin Craft Festival

Stroll along Dunedin’s Main Street during this annual Craft Festival and shop for all sorts of interesting things from botanical hotplates and functional pottery to hair accessories and unique jewelry pieces. Get an early start on your Christmas shopping!

  • Highlights: Shopping for unique items
  • When: Feb 18-19, 10am-5pm
  • Where: 271 Main Street, Dunedin, FL 34698
  • Cost: Free

2) H’COLA’s 9th Annual African-American History Festival

This 3-day outdoor festival highlights, celebrates and showcases national and local African-American history. Explore vendor booths, enjoy delicious food, take in the music and learn something you might not have known before. Live music happens in the evening.

  • Highlight: Celebrating African-American History
  • When: Feb 17: 6pm-11pm, Feb 18: 9am-11pm, Feb 19: 9am-11pm
  • Where: Franklin Square 6th Street, Apalachicola, FL 32320
  • Cost: Free

3) Mardi Gras At The Beach

Who’s up for some Cajun food, live music, street dancing and a fun, festive parade? It’s Mardi Gras at Panama City Beach and there will be fireworks!

  • Highlight: The food and fun of Mardis Gras
  • When: Feb 17: Noon-8pm, Feb 18: 10am-8:30pm
  • Where: Pier Park, 16101 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, 32413
  • Cost: Free

Tell us…

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