Chiefland Events

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Spring Events
Chiefland Bicycle Fest

March 7th - 9th 2014
Chiefland, Florida

Peddle your way to the next Chiefland Bicycle Fest for three days of bicycling on Florida's Gulf Coast Trails. Enjoy the outdoors and Florida's Nature coast on Bicycle! Check the official website for more information on lodging, meals and registration for this event.

Chiefland Bicycle Fest
Wild Hog Canoe & Kayak Race

April 23rd 2016
Chiefland, Florida

Wild Hog Canoe and Kayak Race
Fine art Festival

April 12th and 13th 2014
Cedar Key, Florida

The Cedar Key fine art festival showcases some of the best arts and crafts from local artisans. Come and join this years festivities, where you'll discover one of a kind crafts, sculptures, paintings, jewelry, ceramics and more. Located in downtown Cedar Key, the festival is a juried art show.

Cedar Key Fine Art Show
Summer Events
Chiefland Watermelon Festival

June 7th 2014
Chiefland, Florida

The Chiefland Watermelon Festival held since 1954 includes free watermelon provided by local farmers. The celebration includes a seed-spitting contest, parade, free watermelon, and a watermelon king and queen contest. Arts and Crafts by local artists can also be found at this event.

Chiefland Watermelon Festival
Fall Events
Chiefland Star Party

October 28th - November 3rd 2013
Chiefland, Florida

Chiefland is known for it's dark skies, and astronomers from all over Florida pack astronomy gear and head to Chiefland this time of year. If your new to astronomy or an experienced observer this a great place to observe! Bring your telescope or binoculars to the Chiefland Start Party.

Chiefland Bicycle Fest
Clay Landing Days

November 29th - 30th 2013
Manatee Springs State Park

Clay Landing Days features wagon rides and hayrides, and early florida settlers and Timucuan Indians (reenactors). Watch as they demonstrate skills used by pioneers and native american indians. If your looking for an opportunity to experience the days of long ago, drop in for a visit.

Clay Landing Days
Winter Events
Quilt Show

November 29th - December 9th 2013
Chiefland, Florida

The Quilt Show is put on by the Levy County Quilt Museum, registered as the only quilt museum in the state. The quilt show gives everyone the opportunity to see many of the unique quilts for sale as well as crafts and other items. The Museum is located just a few miles outsite of Chiefland.

Quilt Show