Festivals and Annual Events

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Festivals and Annual Events

Bike Week. More than 500,000 riders from across the country come to Daytona every March for 10 days of races, plus demo rides, parades, even coleslaw wrestling. 386/255–0981. www.officialbikeweek.com.

Daytona Speed Weeks. Daytona pulls out all the stops with this auto extravaganza in late January and February. It starts with the Rolex 24-Hour Race and culminates with the famed Daytona 500. 800/748–7467. www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com.

Rhythm and Ribs Festival. Champion barbecuers fire up the grill in March or April at this St. Augustine event. www.rhythmandribs.net.

Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival. Birders flock to Titusville for five days of field trips, seminars, and workshops by leading ornithologists each January. 800/460–2664 or 321/268–5224. www.spacecoastbirdingandwildlifefestival.org.

Springing the Blues Festival. Nationally recognized performers and local talent entertain blues lovers during this free three-day affair at the SeaWalk Pavilion on Jacksonville Beach the first full weekend of April. www.springingtheblues.com.

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