September in Florida will be busy! There will be tons of events going on in the sunshine state this month. From wine and food events to charming fall festivals, September's schedule is packed with fun things to do. Check out 12 things to do this month in Florida below.
Epcot International Food and Wine Festival
Price: $176 for two days with admission after 12 p.m.
When: August 29 through November 23
Address: Epcot World Showcase in Orlando
Why You Need To Go: Enjoy the magic of Disney while getting a taste of international flavors at this festival in Orlando. You can sip wine while you sample world-class foods. You may even spot a celebrity chef!
Riverwalk Fall Festival
When: September 21
Address: Esplanade Park in Fort Lauderdale
Why You Need To Go: This quaint festival on Fort Lauderdale's Riverwalk is the most charming fall outing. You can stroll along the water and join in the fall festivities like carnival games, face painting, and live music.
Halloween Horror Nights
Price: $68 for 1-night admission
When: Select nights, September 6 - November 2
Address: 6000 Universal Blvd in Orlando
Why You Need To Go: If you love horror, Halloween Horror Nights is the perfect thing to do this month. You can get lost in the Stranger Things and Us-themed haunted houses...if you dare!
Vero Beach Pirate & Carribean Festival
When: September 20 - 22
Address: Riverside Park in Vero Beach
Why You Need To Go: This festival in Vero Beach will be filled with pirates and "real" mermaids in tanks! There will be live music and, of course, delicious Caribbean food.
I Like It Hot! Festival
When: September 14 and 15
Address: Minnreg Hall in Largo, FL
Why You Need To Go: This festival is for die-hard hot sauce lovers. You can try an endless variety of peppers and hot sauces and see if you can handle it!
Hyde Park Village Fall Festival
When: September 28
Address: Hyde Park Village at 1602 W Snow Cir in Tampa
Why You Need To Go: This charming fall festival in Hyde Park Village is dog-friendly and full of fall fun. You can enjoy fall foods, craft beers, and live music by Josh Carroll Band.
Key West Sunset Celebration
When: Every evening in September at sunset
Address: Mallory Square in Key West
Why You Need To Go: This festival is great in the fall weather. You can see an unforgettable sunset in the beautiful and bustling Mallory Square in Key West.
Miami New Times Burgerfest
When: September 14
Address: Haulover Park in Miami
Why You Need To Go: This burger festival will have burgers as big as your head! One bite of these triple-stacked cheeseburgers and you'll be in burger heaven.
2019 Wine & Cheese Festival
When: September 14 - 15
Address: Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards in Clermont
Why You Need To Go: You can't go wrong with wine and cheese at Lakeridge. This scenic winery is the ultimate spot for a girls' day out this September.
Pensacola Seafood Festival
When: September 27 - 29
Address: 211 Bayfront Parkway in Pensacola
Why You Need To Go: Indulge in tasty seafood at this free event in Pensacola! There will live music, art, and endless seafood for guests to enjoy.
Miami Spice 2019
Price: $23 for lunch/brunch and $39 for dinner
When: August 1 - September 30
Address: Greater Miami Area
Why You Need To Go: Try foods from Miami's best restaurants! You can order meals at discounted prices from local food hubs throughout all of September. Check the list of participating restaurants here!
Bark at the Park
Price: Human $15, dog $9
When: September 8, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Address: 501 Marlins Way at Marlins Park in Miami
Why You Need To Go: Bring your best friend to Marlins Park for an afternoon of fall fun. You and your pup can watch the Marlins face the KC Royals!