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May 2019: Our Favorite Events Throughout Florida

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The month of May is jam-packed with some fantastic festivals/events. We’ve narrowed our May list down to a few of our personal favorites. We highly recommend planning a weekend getaway and exploring the surrounding areas of these festivals. Their locations are chock full of authentic treasures.

37th Annual SunFest, West Palm Beach
May 2-5, 2019

SunFest is Florida’s largest waterfront music and art festival held annually in downtown West Palm Beach. The national headliners include: Keith Urban, OneRepublic, Earth, Wind & Fire, The B-52s,and more. Fun facts: More than 2,000 volunteers support SunFest; last year people traveled from 49 states, 31 countries and more than 200 cities outside of Palm Beach County; Economic impact to the area is more than $15 million. www.sunfest.com

The 24th Annual Gamble Rogers Music Festival, St. Augustine
May 3-5, 2019

A three-day music festival is held in St. Augustine the first weekend each May, featuring dozens of national, regional, and local musicians and storytellers on several stages. 50+ bands on 3 stages, new Folk School workshops, & activities for kids! You’ll find it all downtown May 3-5, 2019 at the historic Colonial Quarter in beautiful St. Augustine, Florida. www.gamblerogersfest.org

AuthenticFlorida, excerpt posted on SouthFloridaReporter.com, May 2, 2019

A Florida resident since 1974, Melanie Lentz-Janney is the owner/CXO of AuthenticFlorida.com, a travel and lifestyle blog devoted to the Sunshine State's most unique and quirkiest treasures. Authentic Florida is intended to inspire discovery of the accessible, yet under-appreciated areas of the state as well as celebrating good old-fashioned Florida kitsch. Lentz-Janney’s lifelong passion has been discovering Florida’s genuine side – some old, some new – with a focus on “fun and affordable.” Authentic Florida has been recognized as the BEST Blog of the Year, the BEST Travel Blog (twice), and BEST Food Blog at the Florida Sunshine Awards. Lentz-Janney is a member of Florida Outdoor Writers Association and the Society of American Travel Writers. She is also a well-respected marketing expert and an award-winning filmmaker.