Best of Free Florida Events: Feb. 24 – Mar. 2

Dachshund racing! ©Celebration of Pets

Dachshund racing! ©Celebration of Pets

Florida Travel Guide – Feb. 24-Mar. 2: Free Things to Do in Florida

If you’re traveling in Florida between February 24 and March 2 let fun be your guide! Celebrate your beloved pets, shop for crafts at the beach, or go for a walk. Here are three free events to explore:

1) Celebration of Pets

Enjoy some delicious food and live music at the Sarasota Fairgrounds. Shop over 150 vendor booths and take in some great activities for the whole family - including Fido. Dachshund racing anyone? Animal adoptions are happening throughout the day.

  • Highlight: Pampering your beloved pet
  • When: February 25: 10am-5pm
  • Where: Sarasota Fairgrounds, 3000 Ringling Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34237
  • Cost: Free

2) Art and Craft Festival, Flagler Beach

Head to the heart of Flagler Beach right across the street from the Atlantic Ocean! Shop beside the water for fine art, fine crafts and fine food.

  • Highlight: Shopping for arts & crafts
  • When: February 25: 10am-5pm February 26: 10am-4pm
  • Where: 105 S 2nd Street, Flagler Beach, FL 32136
  • Cost: Free

3) A Walk in the Woods

Slip into a comfy pair of sneakers and go on one of two fun and informative walks. One of them is strictly for fitness while the other one is more casual. Whether you’re looking for some brisk exercise or a relaxing stroll, both walks are open to the public and they’re completely free.

  • Highlight: Getting close with nature
  • When: February 25, 8am – 11am
  • Where: Arlington: Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens, 1445 Millcoe Road, Jacksonville, Florida 32225
  • Cost: Free

Tell us…

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