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Tampa’s Sunset Music Festival

Tampa's Sunset Music Festival

Tampa's Sunset Music Festival

The Sunset Music Festival will be at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa this Memorial Day weekend.

On May 24th & 25th, you’ll be able to experience some of the biggest names in dance music, including Zedd, Hardwell, Benny Benassi, Krewella, and so many more.

It lasts from 2:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. each day, and you must be 18 to enter and 21 to drink.

Get more details and buy tickets at the Sunset Music Festival website.

Tampa Bay Margarita Festival

Tampa Bay Margarita Festival

Saturday, May 24th, 2014 is the 2nd Annual Tampa Bay Margarita Festival.

You’ll find margaritas, live music, fireworks, and fun at the Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park in Downtown Tampa from 1:00 to 10:00 p.m.

Bands include Los Lonely Boys, Thomas Wynn & The Believers, Amber Lynn Nicol, Southern Train, KEKO & Mo Gravy, and the Kirk McEwan Band.

And, of course, you’ll also be able to try over 35 flavors of margaritas.

Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door.

Check out the details at the event website.

Annual Dade City Kumquat Festival

Annual Kumquat Festival in Dade City, FL

The Annual Kumquat Festival is taking place this month in Dade City, Florida.

Many events take place throughout January, but the main festival is Saturday, January 25th.

Pasco County’s unique Kumquat Festival celebrates family-friendly fun with an Old Florida feel!  Enjoy local music, antique cars, arts and crafts, and fun activities for kids, like face painting and pony rides.

Best part?  Entrance to the festival and parking are free!

Get directions and details from the Dade City Chamber of Commerce.

Symphony In Lights at The Shops at Wiregrass

The annual Symphony In Lights at The Shops at Wiregrass is back!

From November 16th through December 31st, you can experience the lights and the music and the “snow” at Wiregrass’s winter wonderland!

Enjoy Christmas music from the Trans Siberian Orchestra in the Center Court along with a choreographed show of 250,000 colorful lights and magical clouds of snow flurries.

The show will take place nightly at 6pm, 7pm, 8pm, and 9pm.

Find out more at Wiregrass Events.

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Enchanted Tree Lighting at Hyde Park Village

Enchanted Tree Lighting at Hyde Park Village

The Enchanted Tree Lighting Ceremony & Holiday Street Party will take place Saturday, November 23rd in Hyde Park Village from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

This holiday spectacle of lights, food, and live entertainment has been celebrated annually for nearly 20 years.

Santa will be lighting the 30 ft Enchanted Christmas Tree, which will “dance” with light to a variety of favorite Christmas tunes hourly at 6, 7, 8, and 9 p.m.

There will be complimentary treats and entertainment of all sorts for the entire family (friendly dogs welcome, too!).  The festival and parking are free, but parking fills up quickly, so be sure to arrive early.

To see the entire schedule of entertainment and events, the sponsors, the activities, the beer trucks, and more, visit Hyde Park Village.

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Fall 2013 Corn Maze at Sweetfields Farms in Brooksville

Living Labyrinth

The life-size living labyrinth in now open for Fall at Sweetfields Farms in Brooksville, FL.

From September 28th to November 3rd, the maze is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  In the beginning of the season, the maze will be green, but by the end of the season, it will have transformed to brown.

Ticket prices are $8.50 for adults, $4.50 for kids, and free for under 3.  Admission includes hay ride, hay maze, fall maze, hay play area, picnic area, duck race, spider web maze, tree house, story teller, free craft, and a visit to the animals.

You can also buy food and drinks, and U-Pick or pre-gathered fresh produce.

Read more about the Fall Maze on the Sweetfields Farms website.

photo: Sweetfields Farms