• Major Events & Festivals

  • *Please note: No pets are allowed at any major event or festival.*

  • February 18 - 20, 2022

    Renninger's Antique Extravaganza

    An antique lover's dream! One of the largest gatherings of antique dealers in the south with over 800 dealers attending. Three times a year Renninger's hosts this Extravaganza in the show field, antique center and under the on-site pavilions...rain or shine!. 

    WHERE: Renninger's Vintage Antique Center, 20651 US Hwy 441, Mount Dora
    TIME8AM - 5PM
    CONTACT: Twin Markets at 352-383-8393 or visit www.renningers.net 
  • February 19 & 20, 2022

    9th Annual Scottish Highland Festival

    Enjoy Scottish Bands and musicians performing throughout the weekend, an afternoon of Highland Games on Saturday. 

    WHERE: Gilbert Park, Mount Dora
    TIME: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    CONTACT: City of Mount Dora Parks and Recreation Department at 352-735-7183 
  • March 19 - 20, 2022

    25th Annual Mount Dora Spring Festival of Arts and Crafts 

    Over 200 arts and crafts vendors spread out through the streets of downtown to display their "Spring" treasures.

    WHERE: Downtown Mount Dora
    TIME9AM - 5PM
    CONTACT: website www.mountdoraspringfest.com phone 352-217-8390 
  • April 9, 2022

    27th Annual Mount Dora Earth Day 

    Music, exhibits, raffle and lots of fun. Let's celebrate our beautiful planet and figure out how we can do our part to help our environment!

    WHERE: Donnelly Park, Downtown Mount Dora
    TIME9AM - 3PM
    CONTACT: Visit mountdoraenvironment.org or call 352-988-4022
  • April 23 & 24, 2022

    8th Annual Mount Dora Blueberry Festival 

    A celebration of the rapidly growing blueberry agriculture business in Central Florida. We highlight local blueberry farms and celebrate all things blueberry such as: pie, short cake, wine, liquor, beer, fresh berries, scones and much more! Over 100 vendors, live entertainment and kids activities. Free event, open to the public. 

    WHERE: Donnelly Park, Downtown Mount Dora
    TIME9AM - 5PM
    CONTACT: Call 352-217-8390  or visit mountdorablueberryfestival.com 
  • April 30, 2022

    20th Annual Taste in Mount Dora and Craft Beer Fest 

    A Chamber Annual Event. Join us for a spectacular evening of culinary delights. With samplings of fabulous cuisine from our restaurants, coupled with tents serving superior craft beer, a fabulous evening it will be! Many wonderful art pieces and more, will be displayed at the silent auction. 

    Tickets available at MountDora.com by early April 

    WHERE: Sunset Park, Mount Dora
    TIME6PM - 10PM
    CONTACT: Mount Dora Area Chamber of Commerce at 352-383-2165
  • July 3, 2022

    Mount Dora Freedom on the Waterfront

    Join us in Elizabeth Evans Park for an old-fashion celebration of our Independence Day. Festivities begin at 5 PM with live music, featuring Kid's Zone with lots of fun activities, food trucks, beverages, and plenty of fun for everyone. This year we are proud to announce former Season 14 American Idol contestant Alexis Gomez with opening act David Letourneau will be playing live music on the stage. Th e festivities at Elizabeth Evans Park will end with a spectacular firework over Lake Dora. Presented by Mount Dora  Area Chamber of Commerce and the City of Mount Dora. Contact Chris Carson 352-735-7183 or e-mail carsonc@ci.mount-dora.fl.us.

    WHERE: Elizabeth Evans Park
    TIME: 5PM - Fireworks at Dusk
  • July 4, 2022

    Independence Day Parade                                                                                                                                                    

    Join us in downtown Mount Dora for a patriotic tribute parade celebrating our country's independence! The City of Mount Dora is seeking entries for the annual Independence Day Parade in beautiful downtown Mount Dora. The parade begins at the corner of Donnelly and 7th Avenue and runs to Charles Avenue.

    WHERE: Downtown Mount Dora
    TIME: 4PM - 5PM
    CONTACT: Chris Carson at the City of Mount Dora Parks and Recreation Department at 352-735-7183 or carsonc@ci.mount-dora.fl.us for application
  • August 13 & 14, 2022

    Annual Florida Highwaymen Art Show, Sale & Benefit

    Annual Florida Highwaymen Art Show, Sale & Benefit presented by Heron Cay Bed & Breakfast Inn & Kelvin Hair, Son of Alfred Hair

    WHERE: Donnelly Park Pavilion (corner of 5th Avenue and Donnelly Street)

    TIME: 11AM - 5PM
    CONTACT Heron Cay Bed & Breakfast 352-383-4050
  • Oct 22 & 23, 2022

    38th Annual Mount Dora Craft Fair  

    More than 400 of the best exhibitors in the country come to Mount Dora to show & sell their fine art & fun crafts. Food, music, beer & wine tasting for adults and a free kid zone for the kids will round out the event. Sunshine Artist Magazine's  #4 Ranked Event in 2019 and #2 in 2020 of their annual Best Classic/Contemporary Craft Festivals in America rankings, the Mount Dora Craft Festival was proud to earn the #1 spot in their 50th anniversary special ranking of ALL Time Favorite events in 2021. 

    WHERE: Downtown Mount Dora
    TIME: 9AM - 5PM
    CONTACT: Website www.MountDoraCraftFair.com; Phone 352-217-8390 

  • Nov 12 & 13, 2022

    28th Annual Mount Dora Plant and Garden Fair  

    Vendors and nurseries from all over the state come to Mount Dora, Florida. With a wide variety of Florida native and exotic plants, garden ware along with arts & crafts at this annual event you will find something you need to take home. Get gardening advice from Experts and let our volunteers help you take your plants to your car.

    WHERE: Downtown Mount Dora
    TIME: 9AM - 5PM
    CONTACT: Website www.MountDoraPlantandGardenFair.com; Phone 352-217-8390