Annual Events & Happenings

Tallahassee is a city rich with tradition.  Throughout the year, many not-to-be-missed annual events take place.  Looking for a quick list of these special events?  You’ve found it!

Annual Events


Dare to Dream Festival

Children’s Day at the Museum of Florida History

Tallahassee Fitness Festival


Share the Love at Mission San Luis

Tallahassee Marathon & Half Marathon

MagLab Open House

WHO Festival


Whale of a Sale

Saturday Matinee of the Arts


Red Hills Horse Trials

Springtime Tallahassee

Springtime 10k, 5k and 1 Miler

St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival


Shamrock Scurry



LeMoyne Chain of Parks Art Festival

Jazz & Blues Festival

A Chocolate Affair

Capital Area Red Cross Gala

Pioneer Breakfast

Myers Park Easter Egg Hunt

Pops in the Park

Celebri Tree Dinner

International Bazaar

Red Shoe Run

Green Arts Fest

World of Rock

Thomasville Rose Show Festival

Peace in the Park

Rock the Pink

Chef’s Sampler

Wakulla Wildlife Festival

FSU Flying High Circus Homeshow

Children’s Week

Tallahassee Jewish Food & Cultural Festival


Capital Cuisine Restaurant Week

Tour of Gardens


Latin Dance Festival

Midtown Barre Crawl

A Full Summer


Celebrate America

Swamp Stomp


A Summer Arts Festival

FSU Football Fan Day

Dog Days of Summer


Red Cross Hurricane Run


Making Stride Against Breast Cancer

Monarch Butterfly Festival

Greek Food Festival

Havana Pumpkin Festival

St. Marks Stone Crab Festival

Zombie Run

Halloween Howl


Pumpkin Patch

Aunt Louise’s Farm

Capital City Quilt Show


Veterans Day Parade & Festival


Goodwood Jams

Turkey Trot

North Florida Fair

Festival of Trees

Mule Day Festival

Florida Seafood Festival


Fall Farm Day

Bradley’s Country Store Fun Day

Red Hills Polo Classic


The Nutcracker Ballet

Capitol Bells

Elf Night

Jingle Bell Run

Victorian Christmas

Winter Festival

Tallahassee on Ice

Market Days

Tallahassee Snow Festival

Market District Holiday Festival

Havana Holiday Festival

Downtown Tallahassee’s New Years Eve Celebration

Cookies & Cocoa with Santa

Camellia Christmas

Winter Solstice

Local Happenings

Saturday Downtown MarketPlace

Food Truck Thursday

First Friday at Railroad Square Art Park

3rd Thursday at Museum of Florida History

Tallahassee Youth Triathlon Series

FSU and FAMU Sporting Events

Visit Tallahassee’s annual T.O.U.R. Program

Kids Free Day at Challenger Learning Center

Families in Nature and Photography Club at St. Marks wildlife Refuge

Saturday in the Park

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One Comment

  1. helene brandon

    am trying to find some information on “Whale of A Sale”. When and where??? Thanks so much

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