Recurring Special Events
•The Sanford Marketplace at Magnolia Visit us every Saturday and enjoy a variety of food and merchandise vendors in Magnolia Square from 9 AM to 2 PM.
•Alive After Five Celebration of Downtown Sanford held on the 2nd Thursday of each month, 5 - 8 PM (Except July and August)
•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 4th Saturday of each month, 5 - 11 PM.
City Hosted Annual Events
Easter Eggstravaganza Saturday, April 20, 2019 10 AM Ft. Mellon Park, for ages 12 and Under.
All American Soap Box Derby Saturday, May 11, 2019 8 AM Mike Kirby Park, 2199 Oregon Avenue
Memorial Day Parade & Remembrance Ceremony Monday, May 27, 2019 10 AM to NOON
Star Spangled Sanford Thursday, July 4th, 2019 4 - 10 PM Ft. Mellon Park and surrounding area
National Nite Out Tuesday, October, 1, 2019 in Ft. Mellon Park
Spooky Hollow October 31, 2019 6 - 8 PM Downtown First Street for ages 12 and Under.
Soap Box Derby Toys for Tots November 2, 2019 at Mike Kirby Park, 2199 Oregon Avenue
Golden Age Games Senior Olympics Saturday through Sunday, November 2 - 10 2019.
Veterans Day Ceremony Monday, November 11, 2019 11 AM to NOON
Christmas in the Square Annual Tree Lighting Friday, December 6, 2019 6 - 8 PM Magnolia Square
Annual Illuminated Christmas Parade Saturday, December 14, 2019, 6 - 8 PM First Street
Privately Hosted Annual Events
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade and Rally in the Park Monday, January 21, 2019
Love Your Shorts Film Festival Saturday, February 16, 2019
Pints' N Paws Craft Beer Festival Saturday, March 23, 2019
Hollerbach's Springfest Friday and Saturday, April 6 - 7, 2019
Riverside Dash 15k & 5k Sunday, April 14, 2019
Run for God 5k Saturday, April 20, 2019
St. John' s River Festival of the Arts Saturday and Sunday, May 4-5, 2019
Hurricane Music Festival Street Party Saturday, June, 1, 2019
Spirits in Sanford (Annual Halloween Art Show) October, TBA, 2019
Hollerbach's Oktoberfest Friday - Sunday, October 11- 13, 2019
Community Harvest Festival (All Souls Catholic Church) Friday - Sunday November 1-3, 2019
Turkey Day 5K Thursday, November 28, 2019 at 8 AM
Holiday Tour of Homes Saturday, December 6, 2019 1 - 9 PM