Don’t let Florida’s laid-back vibe fool you. The state hosts a wide variety of arts, crafts and cultural festivals year-round, attracting private bus visitors and enthusiasts from around the world. At any given Florida festival, you’ll find a booth selling quintessential handmade seashell rings next to a hand-blown glass sculpture vendor. Round out your festival experience by sampling fresh Florida fare while listening to the island sounds of a steel drum band, as you travel around Florida in a bus, charter bus, coach bus, party bus, mini bus, passenger coach or school bus rented from Private Bus.
Mount Dora is a charming central Florida town a short private bus ride away from Miami,featuring New England-style architecture, eclectic boutiques and a lake filled with alligators. The Mount Dora Arts Festival is one of the largest in the state, attracting almost 300 artists from around the world. The festival, which takes place each February, features booth upon booth of fine art, such as oil paintings, watercolors, acrylics, sculpture and photography. Regional musical entertainment keeps the crowd hopping, while several food courts tempt guests with traditional fair food.
The annual St. Augustine Pirate Gathering attracts pirate lovers and private bus visitors from all over the United States to a three-day festival full of music, food, singing and parades for a good cause. Pirates enjoy dressing up to escape their daily lives while celebrating the grand and wild tradition of piracy. Entertainment at the St. Augustine Pirate Gathering changes each year, but often includes belly dancing, food, magic shows and music. Festival organizers encourage loud, uninhibited sing-alongs from private bus visitors when various bands play. "Pirates" perform reenactments of mutinies and tell tall tales from the high seas. Other fun sights include sword fights, weapon displays and a parade with pirate ship floats. The Thieves Market hosts vendors selling souvenirs.
Sarasota offers private bus visitors to Florida more than miles of sugar sand beaches, blue-green Gulf waters and swaying sea grass. Each February, the city hosts the Downtown Sarasota Festival of the Arts. The festival features rows of handmade jewelry, pottery, ceramics, photography and paintings from more than 100 American artisans. The festival’s green market is filled with exotic flora, gourmet food and spices, and handmade soaps.
For more than 45 years, the San Antonio Rattlesnake Festival has been raising money on the third weekend in October to benefit nonprofits in the central Florida community. The action-packed weekend brims with events for private bus visitors. Snake and reptile enthusiasts attend shows throughout the weekend that showcase both venomous and nonvenomous snakes found in Florida. Snake and reptile shows take place throughout the weekend, but you don't have to be a snake lover to participate. Enjoy non reptilian events from pancake breakfasts and chicken cookouts to foot races and car shows.
For a festive time in Florida in your private bus, give Private Bus a call to find out how they can help you arrange your trip with a selection from their fleet of fully equipped private buses and friendly, personalized service.