Events & Activities
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.
April 10, 2021: Hometown Showcase at Saturday Sounds (Free Concert & Fireworks)
Join the City of Apopka for our free Hometown Showcase Concert at the Apopka Amphitheater on Saturday, April 10, 2021 beginning at 3 PM.
Featuring performances by Bailey Callahan, The Chad Cribb Band, Johnny and the Moon Dogs, Bobby Sanders, and special guest Firefighter Jeremias Williams.
This event includes:
- Axe Throwing
- BBQ Food and Merchandise
- Cornhole Tournament by Apopka Elks
- People’s Choice Award
- Special Brew by Three Odd Guys Brewery
- T-shirts for sales
- Wekiva High School Cooking Demo (Featuring a special BBQ sauce for sale)
- and more!
Thank you to our Sponsors
Dan Newlin Injury Attorneys, Sonny's BBQ, Mullinax Ford, Waste Management, Liner Patch Apopka, FL, 103.1 The Wolf, and Hilton Garden Inn Apopka City Center
Hometown Showcase T-shirts on Sale $10 this Saturday!
T-shirts will be available at the concert on April 10, 2021. T-shirts will be on sale for $10 each or 2 for $15 with an Apopka Proud 2019 Shirt.
Cornhole Tournament with the Apopka Elks Lodge #2422
Check in will begin at 2 PM with the first match starting at 3 PM. This is a doubles tournament and it is $25 to register your team. Trophies will be awarded to the top teams. For more information or to register, visit the Apopka Elks Apopka Hometown Showcase Cornhole Entry Page.
Saturday Sounds Concert Series in Apopka
The City is proud to host this free family-friendly concert series in 2021.
- Dates: Every Saturday through May 29, 2021
- Time: 5 PM to 7 PM
- Location: Apopka Amphitheater (3710 Jason Dwelley Parkway, Apopka, FL 32712)
Picnic baskets and coolers are permitted. Limited vendors will be available.
Seating will be social distanced in both the Amphitheater and the lawn area. In the Amphitheater every other row will be blocked off, with two seats between groups. The lawn area is divided into squares with red lines to indicate where seating is unavailable.
Upcoming Artist Schedule
- April 10, 2021: Hometown Showcase at Saturday Sounds
- April 17, 2021: Life on Mars
- April 24, 2021: BeatleBeat Tribute Band to the Beatles
- May 1, 2021: Groove Infusion
- May 8, 2021: The Fabulous Thunderchickens
- May 15, 2021: STEREO FM
- May 22, 2021: NOLA Brass
- May 29, 2021: King's County
Continue to check this page for a list of upcoming performers and information.
Saturday Sounds Artist Information
April 17, 2021: Life on Mars
From one of Orlando’s most well known musicians and most respected producers, David Schweizer, comes the energetic and accomplished band of all-stars, Life on Mars! Bringing you unique renditions of songs you've loved through the decades.
This band brings fun to the stage!
April 24, 2021: BeatleBeat Tribute Band to the Beatles
Based in Florida, this musical ensemble for over 20 years brings their nostalgic look of the music that changed the world to the city of Apopka. BeatleBeat will catapult you back to the 60's with the timeless music of the Beatles in full costume show.
BeatleBeat starts with the 1964 Ed Sullivan era dressed in the classic black suits, and the band plays the hits from the BeatleMania days. Act 2 begins with 1967 Sgt. Pepper and moves up to 1970 Abbey Road.
Watch the promo video for this event on YouTube.
20th Annual Apopka Fair Presented by Rotary Club of Apopka
April 8 through 11, 2021 at Kit Land Nelson Park
Rides, merchandise vendors, music, food, and drinks. Admission is free all weekend. Parking is $5. For more information, including hours, visit the Apopka Fair website.
Apopka BBQ Showdown Presented by Sonny's BBQ Sanctioned by the Florida BBQ Association
April 9 & 10, 2021 at the Northwest Recreation Complex (3710 Jason Dwelley Parkway)
April 9, 2021: Wings Competition at 6 PM. Cost $25
April 10, 2021: People's Choice Award from 3 PM to 5 PM & Award Ceremony at 5:30 PM.
Complete details at the Apopka BBQ Showdown website.
Thank you to our sponsors:
Dan Newlin Injury Attorneys, Waste Management, Mullinax Ford, Liner Patch, City of Apopka, 103.1 the Wolf, Nelsons Tents & Events, Apopka Elks Lodge #2422, and the Hilton Garden Inn Apopka City Center.
Apopka Health & Fitness Fair Rescheduled
April 17, 2021 from 9 AM to 12 PM
The City of Apopka is hosting this free event. The Apopka Health & Fitness Fair has been rescheduled for April 17, 2021 from 9 AM to 12 PM at Kit Land Nelson Park. The City of Apopka is hosting this free event.
Various organizations will be on site to promote the importance of health and fitness.
This event will feature:
- Health Screenings
- Exercise & Safety Demos
- Prize Drawings & Giveaways
- and more!
For more information about this event, please contact the City of Apopka Recreation Department at 407-703-1642.
59th Annual Apopka Art and Foliage Festival
April 24, 2021 from 9 AM to 5 PM and April 25, 2021 from 10 AM to 4 PM at Kit Land Nelson Park
This free family-friendly event is hosted by Apopka's Woman's Club in partnership with the City of Apopka. This event will feature art and crafts, locally grown foliage, and live music and entertainment. Parking is $5. For more information about this event, visit the Apopka Art and Foliage Festival website.
Memorial Day Service 2021
Monday, May 31, 2021 at 11 AM
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 at the Veterans Memorial (Edgewood/Greenwood Cemetery at 141 South Edgewood Drive) on May 31, 2021.
Apopka Independence Celebration on July 4th
Sunday, July 4, 2021
The City of Apopka invites you to the Apopka Amphitheater on Sunday, July 4, 2021 for a fireworks celebration. Please check back for additional information.