Fourth of July weekend in Daytona means night racing under the lights at Daytona International Speedway.
The world’s first motorsports stadium will welcome back the NASCAR Xfinity Series in the Coca-Cola Firecracker 250 on July 6th.
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series makes it way back to where NASCAR started for some night racing during Daytona’s Independence celebration at Daytona International Speedway on July 7th.
Witness some of NASCAR’s top drivers battle it out going three-wide, see fireworks on and off the track as part of the BIGGEST fireworks show along the northeast coast.
Pack up the cooler, swimming pool and hop in the RV and camp out on the historic Daytona International Speedway infield. You might even see some drivers wondering around the infield.
More info visit: www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com
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Tampa Bay’s Tailgate Taste Fest is the ultimate place to be during college football season it’s a FREE event at Tampa’s Curtis Hixon Park on October 6th.
Events include a food competition with local restaurants serving up the best tailgate foods Tampa has to offer, live music from local bands, a competitive corn hole tournament and live action from the day’s most exciting college football games shown on HUGE LED screens.
The Tailgate Taste Fest robust schedule includes activities for the casual event-goer and the ultimate sports fan.
More info visit: www.tailgatetastefest.com
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Join Florida Hospital and Track Shack for the Watermelon 5k on Independence Day July 4th in Winter Park.
Celebrate you’re American pride with some ice cold watermelon and post race party, a team challenge, FREE kids’ run, watermelon eating contest plus military personnel and family receive a $10 discount and special bib.
More info and to register visit: www.trackshack.com
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This year’s Tampa Margarita Festival is 2-days of Margarita sippin’, music listenin’ all on Memorial Day Weekend May 26-27th at Curtis Hixon Park.
Enjoy over 50 kinds of margaritas, live bands with Everclear rockin’ it LIVE on Sunday, games, pop-up food concepts, a tequila tasting, a margarita run on the Tampa Riverwalk, margarita brunch and end the night with a bang with the biggest fireworks show.
More info visit: www.tampamargaritafest.com
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Explore international foods, enjoy live music at the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival August 30th to November 12th at Walt Disney World.
This year’s event is all-new with events, guest chefs and marketplace additions. Cheese seminars, beverage seminars, culinary demos, global marketplace, shop, dine, eat to the beat concert series plus more.
Eat to the Beat Concert Series line-up to include:
- Blue October
- Postmodern Jukebox
- Baha Men
- Living Colour
- Sugar Ray
- David Cook
- Jeffrey Osborne
- Mark Wills
- Air Supply
- .38 Special
- Billy Ocean
- Starship featuring Mickey Thomas
- The Hooters
- Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
- Plus MORE
More info visit: disneyworld.disney.go.com
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Science Night Live is back at the Orlando Science Center on June 2nd.
This is an “adult swim” of the science variety event features everything great about the Science Center. Experience all four floors of the exhibits, films and hands-on activities aimed specifically for grown-ups, while enjoying great food and adult beverages. Must be 21 and older to attend.
Tickets are limited and have been known to sell out so get them online only.
More info visit: www.osc.org
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Zephyrhills SummerFest is the only fireworks show in Downtown Zephyrhills at Zephyr Park on June 23rd.
The events kicks off with a DJ Xpress running dance and watermelon eating contest for the kids and ends with 30 minutes of fireworks over the lake. Plus Food, bounce houses, family games and more.
For the first time this year they will be having a SummerFest Morning Vendor Market before the festival. 30+ vendors will be selling their arts, products, décor and more. This is a great summer event to get you in the patriotic mood.
More info visit: www.simplyeventsfl.com