ANNUAL EVENTS

Welcome to St. Lucie, where every season brings a new reason to celebrate! Discover the vibrant tapestry of annual events that define our community’s spirit and showcase the best of St. Lucie, Florida.

 

Annual Events

SPRING

St. Patrick’s Day Festival

Location: MidFlorida Event Center, Port St. Lucie

Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day! Enjoy traditional Irish cuisine, authentic beer, lively music, and Irish dancing, of course! Explore arts & crafts, join the pet costume contest, and enjoy carnival rides. Fun for the whole family, it’s a festive celebration of Irish heritage!

 

Fort Pierce Oyster Fest

Location: Veterans Park, Fort Pierce

Enjoy two days of delicious oysters, seafood, live entertainment, and diverse arts & crafts vendors. Join in for a culinary celebration by the sea!

 

Cracker Trail Rider Parade

Location: Downtown Fort Pierce

Witness the excitement when nearly 100 horseback riders continue their “cattle drive journey from the west coast of Florida” ending its route through Downtown Fort Pierce! Experience whip cracking, tall tale telling, and a true historic re-enactment of the “Florida Cracker Trail” from decades ago.

 

Taste of Little Italy Festival

Location: Tradition, Port St. Lucie

Experience the Galbani Taste of Little Italy, a vibrant three-day family street festival celebrating Italian heritage and culture! Guests will enjoy entertainment, authentic cuisine, festival rides, games, free wine and cooking demonstrations, and fantastic shopping opportunities from local vendors.

SUMMER

Freedom Fest 4th of July

Location: MidFlorida Event Center, Port St. Lucie

Celebrate freedom and unity at Freedom Fest! Join in for a star-spangled extravaganza featuring live music, thrilling attractions, family-friendly activities, and a dazzling fireworks display that lights up the night.

 

Stars Over St. Lucie 4th of July

Location: Downtown Fort Pierce

Celebrate Independence Day in style at Stars Over St. Lucie! Join in for spectacular fireworks, live entertainment, delicious food vendors, and patriotic festivities that light up the night sky.

Orange Fireworks in night sky
Annual Events

FALL

Treasure Coast Wine, Ale, and Spirits Trail Festival

Location: Fort Pierce

Raise a glass to the good life at the Treasure Coast Wine, Ale, and Spirits Trail Festival! Sample the finest wines, craft brews, and artisanal spirits from local producers, accompanied by live music and delectable food trucks.

 

Navy SEAL Museum’s Muster & Music Festival

Location: National Navy UDT-SEAL Museum, Fort Pierce

Honor our nation’s heroes at the Navy SEAL Museum’s Muster & Music Festival. Experience thrilling demonstrations, live music, and interactive exhibits that pay tribute to the courage and sacrifice of our military forces.

 

Oktoberfest

Location: MidFlorida Event Center, Port St. Lucie

Prost to Oktoberfest in St. Lucie! Join in for a Bavarian-inspired celebration featuring authentic beer, hearty cuisine, traditional music, and lively dances that capture the spirit of Germany.

WINTER

Sights & Sounds on Second Street Parade

Location: Downtown Fort Pierce

Step into a winter wonderland with the magical Sights and Sounds on Second Street Christmas Parade in downtown Fort Pierce! Feel the holiday spirit come alive as festive floats, dazzling lights, and joyful music fill the streets with merriment leading up to the Christmas Tree Lighting.

 

Festival of Lights

Location: MidFlorida Event Center, Port St. Lucie

Illuminate your holiday season with the enchanting Festival of Lights Christmas event at the MidFlorida Event Center! Step into a magical wonderland adorned with twinkling lights, festive decorations, and the spirit of the season. Delight in captivating performances, visit Santa, and indulge in seasonal treats from local vendors.

 

Highwaymen Heritage Trail Festival

Location: Moore’s Creek Park, Fort Pierce

Embark on a journey through art and history at the Highwaymen Heritage Trail Festival. Explore the rich legacy of the Highwaymen artists, discover unique treasures, and immerse yourself in the beauty of Fort Pierce’s and St. Lucie’s cultural heritage.

Annual Events

Experience the best of St. Lucie at our annual events! From cultural festivals to patriotic celebrations, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in our vibrant community. To plan your trip around one of these exciting events – check our event calendar here.