Sebastian and Indian River County Florida have many diverse things to do, including great festivals, concerts, museum shows and eco-tourism events. Below is a listing of some of the best Sebastian Florida activities and on the pages following you will find all sorts of great fun close by. A great place to get all our local events in on the Sebastian River Area Chamber of Commerce community calendar
Winter Sebastian Florida Activities
Fine Arts Festival: The Sebastian Fine Arts Festival is held every January. This juried art and fine craft festival is coupled live music in the perfect setting along the Indian River Lagoon at Riverview Park, It is a partnership between the City of Sebastian and the Sebastian River Area Chamber.
Frog Leg Festival: The annual Fellsmere Frog Leg Festival is held every January and has become one of the state's most attended festivals. Thousands attend each year, and the event has been featured in the Guinness Book of World Records for the most frog legs consumed at a festival
Seafood Festival:Grant Annual Seafood Festival was founded in 1875 in Grant FL. Thousands visit the area each February for delicious seafood including steamed clams, shrimp, and oysters, while enjoying great entertainment and craft exhibits.
Pelican Island Wildlife Festival: Every March the Pelican Island Preservation Society hosts a wildlife festival at Sebastian's Riverview Park, in honor of the first America's First National Wildlife Refuge, Pelican Island. This event features displays of wildlife in Florida and is held in conjunction with the City of Sebastian and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Indian River County Firefighters' Fair: The Firefighters’ Indian River County Fair features 10 days of family fun, which includes food, rides, carnival games, animals, exhibits and entertainment. Proceeds from this event benefits the Indian River County Burn Fund in addition to other local charities.
Under the Oaks: This annual Fine Arts & Crafts Festival is presented by the Vero Beach Art Club and is held under the majestic live oaks in Vero Beach's Riverside Park, next to the Vero Beach Museum of Art. . This prestigious show is the largest public event on the Treasure Coast. For this three-day show, over 200 artists are invited to participate each year with awards presented in eight categories.
Fall Sebastian Florida Activities
Grant BBQ Fest: Grant Bar-B-Que Fest held in September in Grant, FL and features competitions in all types of barbecue including Chicken, Pork Ribs, pork and beef brisket. The contest is the Florida Barbecue Association, Florida State Championship for 2010
Sebastian Clambake: Sebastian's Clambake is a three-day activity filled event, held in November at Riverside Park in Sebastian. This festival celebrates Sebastian's heritage, bringing together old Sebastian clamming and residents and visitors today. With entertainment all weekend you can savor clams prepared in various ways including fried, raw and steamed.