is the oldest running watermelon festival in the country,
It is held in May and features beauty pageants for multiple age groups. Also featured are seed spitting contests, pie baking contests and more.. Participants receive free locally grown watermelons and may enjoy evening activities such as the Hospice Rodeo. For more information, visit www.newberrywatermelonfestival.com.
Alachua’s Main Street Harvest Festival
is held on Main Street every fall, usually in November.
We regret this event for 2020 is canceled due to safety concerns over
North Florida’s art scene swings into high gear. The highly acclaimed 39th Annual Downtown Festival & Art Show is going virtual! Experience North Florida’s art scene like never before on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. from the comfort of your own home. Explore a celebration of art and creativity complete with live music and performing arts. Interact with the actual artist online.
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