Are you looking to book a trip to Florida in 2018? If so you’ll want your schedule to be packed with the very best activities that will suit the whole family.
The Honda Classic
Head to the Honda Classic and see some of the world’s best golfers compete in this professional tournament on the PGA Tour in South Florida. Taking place in February, you can purchase tickets for daily or weekly access to the tournament grounds, depending on your schedule. There’s definitely something here for the whole family including the Kids Club and autograph zone, live music pavilions and two nights of fireworks.
Every year the Loggerhead Marinelife Centre holds its free Turtlefest where visitors can have up-close encounters with some of the world’s most endangered turtles. The event in March aims to promote conservation through interactive and educational presentations, music, art, games and other activities. This one is definitely a must-do for those travelling with young children.
Palm Beach International Film Festival
Enjoy five days of feature-length films that span all genres which are ended by cocktail parties, fashion shows, DJs and more. The PBIFF is considered one of the best independent film festivals in the world and in the past has played host to filmmakers, actors and industry professionals from around the globe. This usually takes place between March and April each year.
Halloween at Disney World
Disney World Orlando has ghoulish Halloween events for all ages. The whole family can have fun at Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party where the streets of the Magic Kingdom are transformed into a trick or treating neighbourhood. Then enjoy the twice-nightly Halloween parade and the fireworks display that features everyone’s favourite Disney villains. Those with older kids or teens might want to head to Universal Studios for one of their infamous Horror Nights where the theme park comes alive with mutants and monsters.
Gasparilla Pirate Festival
Named after the legendary pirate Jose Gaspar, Tampa Bay’s Gasparilla Pirate Festival takes place every January with an action-packed schedule of pirated themed events. The Children’s Gasparilla Extravaganza sees over 100 parade floats make their way down Bayshore Boulevard, there are the Sant’yago Knight Parade and even the Gasparilla Festival of the Arts where downtown Tampa is transformed into a giant outdoor museum featuring work from hundreds of artists.
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