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Our Favorite Events in Authentic Florida For April


We are so fortunate to live in a state with great activities and festivals all year long. April is an awesome time to attend a festival or special event. We’ve narrowed our April 2019 list down to a few events that sounded extra interesting.

We’ve narrowed our April list down to a few that sounded extra interesting. To keep up with our favorite Florida Festivals throughout the year, be sure to follow us on Facebook and visit our Events tab.

Springing The Blues Festival (Jacksonville) 
April 5-7 

You don’t want to miss out on the world’s largest oceanfront FREE Blues Festival at Jacksonville Beach’s SeaWalk Pavilion. The three-day event headlines local, national, and regionals blues artists on two stages. An estimated 125,000 fans are in attendance each year, so don’t forget to purchase VIP passes if one of your favorite artists is performing. More information on who is playing on what days is available at springingtheblues.com/.

Find them on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/springingtheblues

Pensacola Jazz Fest (Pensacola) 
April 6-7 

The Pensacola Jazz Fest is a two-day FREE family-oriented event held from 10am – 7pm, April 6-7 at Seville Square in historic downtown Pensacola. Food vendors will be available for purchase all event long. Do not forget to bring your own lawn chairs this year as they will not be provided. Both days have their last performances starting at 6pm. jazzpensacola.com/

Find them on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/736105100108508


AuthenticFlorida, excerpt posted on SouthFloridaReporter.com, Mar. 29, 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.


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