Events & Activities

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The City of Apopka is proud to provide the community with various community events throughout the year for the entire family.

Listed below are the events hosted or sponsored by the City of Apopka.

Friday Night Music


Join us at the Apopka Amphitheater for live entertainment featuring Classic Rock, R&B, Country, Calypso Reggae, Pop, and Jazz in 2020. Bring your picnic basket and sit in our beautiful amphitheater for this free family friendly concert.


The Tanner Keegan Band
Postponed: April 3, 2020 from 6 PM to 9 PM


Tanner Keegan April 2020
The Tanner Keegan Band expresses blues, rock and soul into their versatile repertoire. The Tanner Keegan Band brings high energy and soulful lyrics to skillfully crafted melodies. If you haven't heard the band yet, you'll be a fan after the first song. 

Are Friends Electric  
Postponed May 15, 2020 from 6 PM to 9 PM


Are Friends Electric May 2020
Are Friends Electric is a rock n' roll band formed in Central Florida in 2012. Fronted by husband and wife duo Jeremy and Andrea Mix, they seem to have a certain something that makes their music tick and their live show tock. Are Friends Electric brings a fresh Mix to the table. 

Upcoming Dates: 

  • September 18, 2020 from 6 PM to 9 PM
  • October 16, 2020 from 6 PM to 9 PM
  • November 20, 2020 from 6 PM to 9 PM

*Dates are subject to change. 

Postponed:  Apopka Proud BBQ Showdown and Steak Cookoff

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Join us for some barbecuing fun. There will be BBQ food vendors and merchants, food and drink for purchase, and more! 

The Florida BBQ Association competition will begin on Friday, April 3, 2020 and continue throughout the day on Saturday, April 4, 2020. The SCA Steak Competition will also take place on Friday night. The awards ceremony for all the categories will take place at 5 PM on Saturday, April 4, 2020. 

For competition information (pulled pork people’s choice and the steak competition) contact John Hanson at jhanson@apopka.net. Thanks to our sponsors, Sonny’s BBQ, Giant Recreation World, and the City of Apopka.

For more information visit www.apopkabbq.com.

Postponed:  Apopka Proud Music Festival

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Apopka Proud LogoThe City of Apopka presents the 2020 Apopka Proud Music Festival with headliner Scott Stapp, solo artist, Grammy-winning songwriter, and the voice of CREED on Saturday, April 4, 2020 at the Apopka Amphitheater from 5 PM to 10 PM.

This year Apopka Proud showcases musical groups with Florida roots including Scott Stapp, The Uprooted Band with Michael Glabicki of Rusted Root and special guest Bailey Callahan.

Amphitheater Seating $15 (plus tax and applicable fees)
Lawn Seating is FREE (no ticket required)
Event Parking is $10 per car (cash only)

The Apopka Amphitheater is located at Northwest Recreation Complex at 3710 Jason Dwlley Parkway in Apopka. Tents, pets, and outside food and drinks are not permitted. The Apopka Proud Music Festival is rain or shine. No refunds will be issued in the event of bad weather.

Please visit http://www.apopka.net/629/Vendor-Information for information about becoming a vendor at Apopka Proud Music Festival 2020. 

Postponed:  Easter Egg HuntEaster Egg Hunt 2020 with Eggs and Bunny

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There will be face painting, balloon artists, and pictures with the Easter Bunny.
Egg hunts will be divided by age groups. 

Public Safety Day Logo with Apopka Police and Fire BadgesPostponed:  Public Safety Day

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There will be interactive exhibits, Apopka Fire and Apopka Police vehicles, live demonstrations, free food, and music. 

Postponed: 59th Annual Apopka Art and Foliage FestivalApopka Art and Foliage Festival Logo

The Apopka Woman’s Club and the City of Apopka present the 59th Annual Apopka Art and Foliage Festival at Kit Land Nelson Park. 

The festival showcases the work of approximately 75 juried artisans and crafters, and the top 22 foliage growers from Central Florida. There will be music, food, and a kid zone presented by Home Depot. One hundred percent of the proceeds from the festival are given back to the community thru donations and scholarships. Come join the fun! Admission is free. Parking is $5. 

For more information about this event or artists and crafters applications, visit www.apopkaartandfoliagefestival.org.

Postponed: Hometown Apopka Concert

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Join us for this free concert featuring your favorite local artist from Apopka. Food and drink will be available for purchase.

Check back for how to vote for the People’s Choice Award!

Memorial Day Service

Monday, May 25, 2020 at 11 AM
at the Edgewood / Greenwood Cemetery Veterans Memorial

The City of Apopka and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10147 would like to invite the public to join us as we honor the lives and legacy of our fallen military heroes. The service will begin promptly at 11 AM.

Weekly Events

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Postponed:  Apopka Farmers Market

Farmers Market will be closed March 19 and March 26, 2020. 

When: Every Thursday
Time: 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Kit Land Nelson Park

Upcoming Special Guests:

  • TBD

We are excited to work with RTP Productions for this weekly Farmers Market. Visit their website for more information.

Event Information

Prohibited Items:

  • No drones
  • No coolers
  • No weapons, sharp objects or personal fireworks
  • No glass containers
  • No outside food
  • No alcohol
  • No pets
  • No golf carts
  • No beach umbrellas
  • No tents

Allowed Items

  • Blankets or Tarps (No bigger than 10’ x 10’)
  • Folding or Beach Chairs only
  • Wagons

All persons are subject to search upon entrance to the event.
Please leave our park clean, no littering. 

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