01/01 Coming to The JEKYLL ISLAND area Azalea Festival Valdosta GA March9-10 Free admission to a festival drawing 20,000 people from all over the Southeast and beyond. Santa Fe Comm College Spring Arts Festival Gainesville FL April6-7 The festival is one of the three largest annual events in Gainesville and is known for its high quality, unique artwork. It is held in the downtown historic district, nestled amid restored turn-of-the century homes, stately palms and abundant azaleas. More than 130,000 visitors are anticipated each year. George's Music Springing the Blues Festival Jacksonville Beach FL April5-7 Springing The Blues is a free outdoor blues music festival designed to celebrate America's indigenous musical form and promote support of the arts. The three-day oceanfront event features a number of renowned blues performers as well as numerous displays and activities geared for the entire family. Vidalia Onion Festival Vidalia GA April18-21 Cooking School, Miss and Little Miss Vidalia Onion Pageants, Onion Maze, Onion Cook-off, Tasting Competition, The Onion Run, parades, carnival, rodeo, street dance, onion shootgun shoot, as well as a Dutch oven cooking demonstration. Bradford County Florida Strawberry Festival Starke FL April20-21 Family Fun; Entertainment; FREE Train Rides and Bounce House; Strawberry 5k Run; Food and Craft Vendors. A Taste of Saint Augustine Saint Augustine FL April27 A Taste of St. Augustine has grown to be the city's premiere outdoor food festival, conveniently located at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on A1A South. This signature food festival serves up exciting 'tastes' from over 20 of St. Augustine's famous restaurants.