There’s more to love than just the beach, the sunny days, the warm temps, and the gorgeous Gulf of Mexico waters here in Florida. February also happens to be a very busy month full of some of the best and most popular fairs, festivals, events and things to do on our beaches and in our towns. You definitely don’t want to miss these, so mark your calendars and get ready for some fun in the Florida sun. All of these are events are totally family-friendly and offer a little something for everyone.
Here are 5 of the very best things to do this February on the Gulf Coast. Grab your flip flops, your sunglasses and come join us!
Florida State Fair: February 9-20, 2017
Valentine’s Day on the Gulf Coast: February 14, 2017
What’s not to love about spending Valentine’s Day in Florida? Heat up the romance while you enjoy the warm, sunny days and starry nights of your beach escape with the one you love the most. Go out on the town for a romantic dinner for two, explore the local nightlife, stroll hand-in-hand along the shores of the Gulf of Mexico, or take a scenic dinner cruise. There are an infinite number of ways to make Valentine’s Day extra special this year. Read more about How to Have the Most Romantic Gulf Coast Getaway Ever right here.
Clearwater Sea-Blues Festival: February 17-19, 2017
The Clearwater Sea-Blues Festival is a pretty big deal every February in the St. Petersburg-Clearwater area each year. The event kicks off annually with its signature Blues Walk on Cleveland Street slated for Friday, February 17 this year, followed by the Sea-Blues Festival on Saturday and Sunday, February 18-19, at Coachman Park. The Blues Walk restaurant crawl kicks off an awesome weekend, filled with blues music and great seafood. On Friday night there is blues music and local restaurants are offering Sea-Blues-themed dinner and drink specials all night. Head downtown (Cleveland St. between Osceola and East) to kick-off your Sea-Blues weekend right, and come see all that Cleveland Street has to offer. Then enjoy the Clearwater Sea-Blues Festival for the rest of the weekend with a jam-packed schedule of live performances for 2017. Admission to the Sea-Blues Festival is free with reserved seating and VIP options available.
Winterfest on the Rocks in Indian Rocks Beach: February 18, 2017
Florida Strawberry Festival: March 2-12, 2017
Which of these fun and fabulous Florida events will we be seeing you at this February? Let us know!