Fall 2023 Events and Activities in Tallahassee

Fall 2023 Events and Activities in Tallahassee

By Visit Tallahassee

Check out these exciting events coming to Tallahassee this fall! From food and beer festivals and concerts to FSU & FAMU Homecoming events! Tallahassee has all the fall events lined up to entertain you and your whole family.


Fall Football

FSU Homecoming Football Game October 21st, 2023

Location: Florida State University Tallahassee, FL 32306

Celebrate one of the most exciting activities on FSU’s campus as the football team takes on Duke! The list of homecoming events can be found here.

Friday Night Block Party Every Friday Night Before a FSU Football Home Game

Location: College Town Tallahassee, FL 32310

The Friday Night Block Party is the official tailgate event of Florida State football and will feature live music along with onsite vendors and special appearances! Join thousands of Seminoles fans every Friday before home football games from 5 to 10 p.m. in CollegeTown!

FAMU Homecoming Experience October 21 – 28, 2023

Location: Florida A&M University Tallahassee, FL 32310

Stay tuned for more details!

FAMU Homecoming Football Game – Oct. 28, 2023

Location: 1601 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Tallahassee FL, 32307

Join fans of this historical HBCU school (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) to celebrate this year’s homecoming! With festivities such as the Coronation of the King and Queen of Orange and Green FAMU, the homecoming parade, and the FAMU block party, fans can celebrate the Rattler way!

Frenchtown Rising – Every Friday Night Before a FAMU Football Home Game

Location: Macomb at Virginia Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301

This exclusive celebration for Rattler Nation will feature live music, vendors, block party and more! Vendors will provide an abundance of food options, desserts, healing essentials, clothing, and more. Admission is free! For more information, click here.

Concerts & Special Events

For a full list of concerts and special events, please visit here.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™ with music played live by your Tallahassee Symphony OrchestraSept. 30th & Oct. 1st, 2023, Times vary.

Years ago, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™ enchanted our screens, and now it’s returning, for the first time ever, with the music played live by your own Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra.

Donald L. Tucker Civic Center, 505 West Pensacola Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301

Travis Tritt and Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band – Oct. 13th, 2023, 7 p.m.

Location: Adderley Amphitheater 1001 S. Gadsden Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301

This is your chance to see a true legend in Southern rock-influenced country music perform in beautiful Cascades Park. Buy your tickets here!

Gipsy Kings featuring Nicolas Reyes with special guests The Maharajah Flamenco Trio – Oct. 20, 2023, 7:00 p.m.

Location: Adderley Amphitheater 1001 S. Gadsden Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301

The world-renowned musical ensemble, the Gipsy Kings, featuring the incomparable Nicolas Reyes with special guest The Maharajah Flamenco Trio will perform at the Amphitheater on Oct. 20th, 2023. Get your tickets here!

The Tally City Blues FestivalOct. 28th, 2023, 7 pm.

This special night of emotive lyrics and guitar-driven accompaniment features performances by King George, Calvin Richardson, Lenny Williams, Theodis Ealey, and Ronnie Bell. The Blues Is Alright Tour makes its debut in Tallahassee at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center with The Tally City Blues Festival on Saturday, October 28, at 7 p.m.

Donald L. Tucker Civic Center, 505 West Pensacola Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301

Florida Comic Con – Nov. 4th & 5th, 2023, 10 am.

Florida Comic Con, the newest pop culture event in the state of Florida, debuts at the Donald L Tucker Civic Center on November 4 & 5 for a weekend of celebrities, gaming, and fun. Tickets are on sale now.

Donald L. Tucker Civic Center, 505 West Pensacola Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301

First Fridays at Railroad Square – Every First Friday of the Month 2023, 6 pm.

Every first Friday of every month, rain or shine, Railroad Square Art District provides a lively, enjoyable experience with open galleries and small businesses, live music, plenty of food and beverage options, and great people watching. For over 20 years, this monthly event is a wonderful way to experience Tallahassee’s creative community.

Railroad Square Art District, 620 Railroad Square Tallahassee, FL 32310


81th Annual North Florida FairNov. 3-13 2023, Times vary.

Location: 441 E. Paul Russell Road, Tallahassee, FL 32301

Only here for a limited time, this annual event will bring everyone joy! Come enjoy the midway rides, delicious food, and games the North Florida Fair offers. Tickets can be purchased online. Prices may vary.

Where To Stay

When choosing where to stay in Tallahassee, you’ll discover various lodging options suited to your style, budget, and purpose. From quaint boutiques to modern, chic hotels, you will surely find the spot that speaks to you. Find your getaway here.


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