Special Events

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Special Events


Upcoming Events

2018 Calendar of Events

  Regularly Scheduled Special Events

 •Sanford Farmers Market- visit us every Saturday in Magnolia Square 10 AM to 3 PM

•Alive After Five- monthly celebration of Downtown Sanford held on the 2nd Thursday of each month, 5 - 8 PM

•Sanford Food Truck Fiesta- come enjoy a moving culinary event on the 3rd Saturday of each month.

•Sanford Art Walk- celebrating the arts held on the 3rd Saturday of each month, 6 - 9 PM

•Celery City Cruisers- Enjoy great cars and live music on the last Saturday of each month from January to October, 5 - 9 PM along the beautiful Sanford Riverwalk

* Sanford Avenue Block Party - Drink in the street, dance, shop vendors, eat food, drink craft beer, sip wine, full bar on the last Saturday.


Vintage Riverwalk


Regularly Scheduled Special Events


Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade: January 
Love Your Shorts Film Festival: February 
Annual Pints' N Paws Craft Beer Festival: March 24, 2018 
Easter Eggstravaganza: March 31, 2018 10AM Ft Mellon Park; Ages 12 and Under Free 
Run for God 5K: Saturday, March 31, 2018 
Riverside Dash 15K & 5K: April 8, 2018 
St.John' s River Festival of the Arts: May 5-6  2018 
All American Soap Box Derby –   May 19, 2018 8 AM Derby Park 2199 Oregon Avenue 
Memorial Day Parade & Remembrance Ceremony: May 28, 2018 10 AM to NOON 2018 Memorial Day Parade Registration and Rules
Annual Hurricane Music Festival Street Party: June 2, 2018
Star Spangled Sanford: July 4th, 2018 4 - 10 PM Ft. Mellon Park and surrounding area 
National Nite Out: October 2, 2018 in Ft. Mellon Park 
Spirits in Sanford (Annual Halloween Art Show)- October 5-6, 2018 
Spooky Hollow- October 31, 2018 6 - 8 PM Downtown First Street for ages 12 and Under. 
Harvest Festival & Fair November 2-4, 2018 
Golden Age Games Senior Olympics- November 3-10, 2018 
Veterans Day Ceremony- November 10, 2018 11 AM to Noon 
Soap Box Derby Toys for Tots- November 2018 at Derby Park 
Turkey Day 5K: November 22, 2018 at 8 AM
Christmas in the Square Annual Tree Lighting: Friday, November 30, 2018 6 - 8 PM at  Magnolia Square  Annual Holiday Tour of Homes: Saturday, December 1, 2018 1 - 9 PM
Annual Illuminated Christmas Parade: Saturday, December 8, 2018, 6 - 8 PM First Street 
Sanford Illuminated Boat Parade: December 15, 2018