Home to award-winning white sand beaches, vibrant cities, abundant activities and wonderfully warm temperatures, this is the perfect time of year to visit the Sunshine State. Allegiant travelers will also find a roster of exciting indoor and outdoor events to experience during their visit. From fun festivals and fairs to thrilling circus performances and car racing, there is something for everyone to enjoy. It’s time to create unforgettable vacation memories!
Bursting with dazzling gardens and budding blooms, the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, March 1-May 29, is a colorful Orlando affair. disneyworld.disney.go.com
Watch your favorite golf pros play during the PGA Tour’s Tampa Bay Valspar Championship in St. Pete/Clearwater March 6-12. The tournament takes place at the renowned Copperhead Course at the Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club in Palm Harbor and includes 144 PGA tour golfers. visitstpeteclearwater.com/valspar-championship-events
St. Petersburg transforms into an Indy Car racetrack for a few adrenaline-pumping days when the Firestone Grand Prix comes to town March 10-12. Watch drivers race at speeds in excess of 170 mph on a 14-turn course through the streets of downtown St. Pete. visitstpeteclearwater.com/firestone-grand-prix-st-petersburg-events
The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance is among the top automotive events in the world, drawing over 300 rare vehicles from collections around the globe to The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island for a celebration of the automobile like no other, March 10-17. ameliaconcours.org
Home to agriculture, animals, great entertainment, arts and crafts, comedy shows, music and spectacular rides, the Sarasota Agricultural Fair runs March 17-26. sarasotafair.com
Punta Gorda’s Laishley Park is home to the 10th annual Peace River National Art Festival, Mar. 18 and 19. Hosted by the Visual Arts Center, this is Charlotte County’s premiere outdoor-juried fine arts show. visualartcenter.org/index.php/vac-news-events/vac-events/peace-river-national-art-exhibits
Carrot Top got his start on an open night mic while attending Florida Atlantic University and graduated to the big time with sold-out shows in Las Vegas and appearances on hundreds of TV programs. Don’t miss his March 23 performance in Fort Lauderdale’s Parker Playhouse. browardcenter.org/events/detail/carrot-top
Plan your trip now to enjoy all that Florida has to offer. Visit allegiant.com.