• Lake Placid Art & Cultural Center Art Show: A juried fine arts and crafts show at the Bert Harris Ag Center (Sebring) 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Contact Bill Snyder 863-699-2665 for information. Last Saturday in January.

  • U.S. Sport Aviation Expo:  held at Sebring Regional Airport


  • Highlands County Fair:  Rides, animals, entertainment and other fair activities at the Highlands County Fair Grounds in Sebring. For more information visit http://www.hcfair.netMid February.

  • Lake Placid Country Fair: Artists, craftsmen, vendors and entertainers gather for two of fun, food and entertainment. Call 863-465-3963 for more information or e-mail First full weekend in February.


  • Bass Tournament:  The Greater Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce holds its annual Bass Tournament on one of the area’s great Bass fishing lakes. 

  • 12 Hours of Sebring International Races:  Drivers and cars gather to race, culminating in the internationally recognized 12 hour endurance race at the Sebring International Raceway.  Third week in March.


  • Nicholas Sottile Golf Tournament:  One of Lake Placid’s oldest families sponsor this event to benefit various children's charities.  Early April.


  • Independence Day: Lake Placid Jaycees present an exciting fireworks display over Lake June.  Watch for date announcement on our home page. 

  • Caladium Festival:  Bus tours to the caladium fields available and many exciting craft products to choose from; the opportunity to purchase magnificent pots of caladiums & caladium bulbs as well as great food and free entertainment in Stuart Park.  July  28, 29 & 30, 2017

  • Car Show:  Vintage and special vehicles participate in this increasingly popular car show.  Prizes in every class!  This event is put on in conjunction with the Caladium Festival.  July 29, 2017



  • BarktoberFest: Adoption and fund raising event benefitting local animal rescue groups.  Stuart Park, Lake Placid.  Visit PAWistiveEffects on Facebook2017 date to be announced.

  • OktoberFest: This annual event is put on by the Avon Park Chamber of Commerce.  Attendees will enjoy food, music, car show, bounce house for children and Dachshund dog races. For more information visit

  • Run to the Heartland: For more information visit

  • Sebring Historic Car Race: Historic Sports Cars race at the internationally famous Sebring International Raceway.  For more information visit:


  • Annual Fine Arts & Crafts Festival: Downtown Sebring organized by Highlands Art League.

  • Annual Founders Day Celebration on Washington Street: Hosted by Highway Park Neighborhood Council


  • Christmas Parade:  The county’s largest Christmas Parade with floats, bands, cheerleaders, fire trucks and of course, Santa Claus.  Sponsored by the Greater Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Lake Placid.    Second Saturday in December.

  • World Famous Wild Game Dinner: Sponsored by Lake Placid Noon Rotary. First Saturday in December.



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