OCTOBER 5-7, 2017, CAMPOBELLO, SC. Moonshiners Reunion Mountain Music Festival, 5015 Rinbow Lake Rd. Live Bands, camping, vendors, fun. 25th year. Info: 864-585-0780
OCTOBER 7, 2017, SURFSIDE BEACH, SC. Surfside Beach Family Festival, Surfside Drive. Food, music, craft vendors, free admission, starts at 10:00am. 30th year. Info: 843-650-9548
OCTOBER 7, 2017, NEWBERRY, SC. Newberry Oktoberfest, 1207 McKibben St. German Heritage Festival, Art and Craft vendors, German food, Bierarten, Kindertown Kid's zone and more. 16th year. Info: 803-321-1015
OCTOBER 7-8, 2017, BARBERVILLE, FL. Barberville Fall Festival, Barberville Pioneer Settlement, 1776 Lightfoot Ln. Family Fun & Festivities, Delicious Food, Art & Crafts, Entertainment, Free Bounce Houses & More! 1st year. Info: 386-860-0092
OCTOBER 14-15, 2017, MYRTLE BEACH, SC. Festa Italiana, Farrow Parkway. Itailian food, drinks, continuous music, arts & crafts vendors, car show, kids area. 25th year. Info: 518-421-1273
OCTOBER 14-15, 2017, FAYETTEVILLE, NC. Fall Harvest Craft Show, 421 Maiden Lane, Demonstrations and door prizes. Handcrafted work and fine art. 1st year. Info: 910-364-9882
OCTOBER 14, 2017, ORLANDO, FL. Walgreens Orlando Dragon Boat Festival, 3401 S. Hiawassee Road. Free admission, families are welcome to join us at the water for festivities, music, food, entertainment, and a day of Dragon boat racing. 10th year. Info: 416-962-8899
OCTOBER 20-21, 2017, WHITESPRINGS, FL. 16673 SE 81ST Dr. BlockBuster Top Ten ACM, CMA & Grammy award nominees & Winners. Line-up TBA June 1st. 1st year. Info: 386-397-0819 
OCTOBER 20-21, 2017, SANFORD, NC. Look On The Bright Side Quilt Show, Dennis Wicker Civic Ctr. 1801 Nash St. Over 100 quilts, quilting, fabric, notions and sewing vendors, and food. 15th year. Info: 919-499-0766
OCTOBER 21, 2017, SALISBURY, NC. Rowan Blues and Jazz Festival, 200 West Fisher Street. Reunion bands and most popular performers including storytellers of past festivals and family friendly activities and heritage foods. 17th year. Info: 704-636-2811
OCTOBER 21-22, 2017, BANNER ELK, NC. Wooly Worm Festival, 185 Azalea Circle. The festival features crafts, food vendors, live entertainment, the Wooly Worm race and much more. 40th year. Info: 828-898-5605
OCTOBER 21, 2017, ROCKINGHAM, NC. Car Festival. 706 Hwy 74 East. Champion Ford Clasic Car Festival, we will have a car show and vendors. 2nd year. Info: 910-582-8383
OCTOBER 28, 2017, RED BANK, TN. Red Bank Artisan Festival, 3820 Dayton Blvd. A true Artisan Festival and a virtual warehouse of wonderful creations, featuring Windy Hill Pottery, Pipes and Drums and costumed Pirates roam the venue. 2nd year. Info: 423-667-2960
OCTOBER 28, 2017, HAMLET, NC. Seaboard Festival, 201 Main Street. 4 Blocks with more than 150 vendors, arts & crafts, food vendors, craft demonstrations, childrens activities, 2 performance stages. 34 year. Info: 910-557-5570
OCTOBER 28, 2017, LEXINGTON, NC. Barbecue Festival, 2 Main Street, 6 stages of entertainment, childrens area, special attractions and the best BBQ in the world. 33rd year. Info: 336-956-1880
OCTOBER 28-29, 2017, DAVIE, FL. Seafood Festival, 4271 SW 64TH Ave. Live Music, Food Vendors, Arts & Crafts, Kids area. 2nd year. Info: 561-633-6034
NOVEMBER 3-4, 2017, COLUMBIA, SC. Craftsmen's Christmas Classic Art & Craft Festival, SC State Fairgrounds, 1200 Rosewood Dr. Featuring original designs & work by hundreds of artist & craftsmen from across the Nation, There is something for every style, taste & budget. 42nd year. Info: 336-282-5550
NOVEMBER 4, 2017, POINCIANA, FL. Fall Festival at Solivita, 395 Village Drive. Food, Entertainment, Wine & Beer Garden, Free Kidz Zone. 16th year. Info: 863-427-7125
NOVEMBER 4-5, 2017, LAKE WORTH, FL. Florida Flow Fest 10 South Golfview Rd. Unique Vendors, Music, Dance Parties, Performances, Workshops and free activities. 6th year. Info: 561-704-0054 
NOVEMBER 9-12, 2017, MYRTLE BEACH, SC. Dickens Christmas Show and Festival, 2101 N. Oak Street. This national award-winning, holiday event is your ticket to a fantastic, fun filled shopping experience. Inspired by Charles Dickens. 36th year. Info: 843-448-9483
NOVEMBER 11-12, 2017, GAINESVILLE, FL. Downtown Festival & Art Show, 200 East University Ave. 240 of the nations finest artist, 3 stages of entertainment, Blues Friday night and childrens art area. 36th year. Info: 352-393-8536
NOVEMBER 11, 2017, OCALA, FL. Feel Downtown Live HarvestFest, Tuscawilla Park, 899 NE Sanchez. Two stages of music, ending with a national recording artist, Food Trucks, Beer Garden and Vendors. 4th year. Info: 352-629-8220
NOVEMBER 17, 2017, NEWBERRY, SC. Main Street Lights: Tree Lighting, 1209 Caldwell St. Community Christmas Tree Lighting. 10th year. Info: 803-321-1015
NOVEMBER 17-19, 2017, N. CHARLESTON, SC. Charleston's Holiday Market, Charleston Convention Ctr, 5001 Coliseum Dr. Offering foods and fashions, gifts and glitter, toys and treats, music and magic - everything to make the holidays bright under one roof. 18th year. Info: 336-282-5550
DECEMBER 2-3, 2017, SARASOTA, FL. Siesta Beach Seafood & Music Festival, 948 Beach Road, Fresh cooked foods onsite, live onstage music. 2nd year, Info: 941-487-8061
JANUARY 20-21, 2018, SARASOTA, FL. Sarasota Seafood & Music Festival, Selby Five Points Park, 1 Central Ave. All foods freash and cooked onsite, selection of drinks both alcoholic and non-alcoholic, live onstage musical performances. 3rd year. Info: 812-824-5996
JANUARY 27-28, 2018, CAPE CORAL, FL. ClamJam Seafood & Music Festival, 2101 Pine Island Road, Pine Island's Best Freshest off the boats of our Fishermen's Seafood, Freshly harvested Clams and Shellfish along with other great foods, Entertainment, Arts & Crafts, Vendors and more. 5th year. Info: 239-443-4457
FEBUARY 2-4, 2018, GAINESVILLE, FL. Hoggetowne Medieval Faire, 3100 NE 39th Ave, 32609, Medieval Festival including 165 artisans and 9 stages of entertainment. 32nd year. Info: 352-393-8536
FEBUARY 3-4, 2018, SARASOTA, FL. Lido Beach Winter Fine Art Festival, 400 Benjamin Franklin Dr. Juried fine arts and fine crafts, 70 artisans, sculpture, painting, photography, jewelry, mixed media, glass, ceramics, fiber art, woodworking, and more. 2nd year. Info: 941-487-8061
MARCH 2-4, 2018, COLUMBIA, SC. Craftsmen's Spring Classic Art & Craft Festival, SC State Fairgrounds, 1200 Rosewood Dr. Featuring original designs & work by hundreds of artist & craftsmen from across the Nation. There is something for every style, taste & budget. 35th year. Info: 336-282-5550
APRIL 21, 2018, SPARTA, TN. Earth Day Market, 221 W. Turntable Dr. Enjoy great food and music as you shop a variety of vendors. 7th year. Info: 931-837-6591