Visiting one of First Choice Reporting’s beautiful Florida locations this fall? If so, you will be pleased by full bounty, and perfect weather, the harvest season brings to the many diverse areas of our sunny state. Add some of these delightful activities and events to your itinerary to help relax after a long day in a trial, hearing or deposition.
Enjoy live music along the scenic riverfront at Jackie Robinson Ballpark, located in downtown Daytona Beach. With two stages to keep the tunes flowing all day, this well-run festival for blues lovers includes nationally known and emerging artists. On Saturday, October 8 you can sample craft beers from more than 20 breweries, including 8 homegrown Florida labels, while you get down with musicians like Willie Green and the Delgado Brothers.
It’s stone-crab season in Miami! Don’t miss the chance to sample this Florida seafood specialty while they’re fresh and prepared by some of the city’s best restaurants. The main event during the weeklong seafood celebration is on Saturday, October 22. Taste dishes from 17 vendors like Joe’s Stone Crabs, Toro Toro, Drunken Dragon, Poseidon, and more served right on the beautiful sand with a glass of wine or a cold cocktail. It doesn’t get more quintessentially Miami than this.
If you are in Florida’s northern city in early November, don’t miss this fantastic display of exciting air acts and military demonstrations. All the action takes places right along Jacksonville’s main beachfront, with dynamic over-the-ocean and water-based feats from the famous United States Navy Blue Angels and other military and civilian flight teams. The weekend also features live entertainment, a kids’ zone, and a street festival showcasing aircraft and military vehicles and simulators.
St. Petersburg has something for everyone this fall. From the St. Pete Food and Wine Festival to annual Beach Chalk Walk in nearby Clearwater, this is one of our favorite times of year to have out-of-town guests see us put our best foot forward. But among all the fresh seafood, wine, and art, meat lovers can find a festival of their own. At Ribfest, a three-day charity fundraiser featuring live music from nationally touring bands and family-friendly activities, you’ll sample some of the best barbecue around. Held along the waterfront in downtown’s Vinoy Park, this year’s event will showcase the flavors of ribbers from Ohio, Tennessee, Kentucky, South Carolina, Virginia, New Jersey, Illinois, and, of course, Florida.