The Florida Festivals & Events Association (FFEA) celebrates its members’ achievements in event marketing, programming, service and innovation through the Sunsational Awards. The Association had 600 submissions and selected more than 70 organizations and individuals representing over 200 events.

“The SUNsational Awards have recognized and celebrated the talents of our members for more than two decades,” said Suzanne Neve, CEO of the FFEA. “We’re proud of our members and their events and excited to recognize them in this way each year. This year, in particular, was incredibly rewarding as we showcased the innovation and resilience of festival and event organizers throughout the state during this unprecedented time.”


The winners include:

  • City of Boca Raton
  • City of Cape Coral Parks and Recreation Department
  • City of Clermont
  • City of Coconut Creek Parks and Recreation
  • City of Coral Springs
  • City of Delray Beach Parks and Recreation
  • City of Eustis
  • City of Gainesville
  • City of Hialeah
  • City of Jacksonville
  • City of Lake Worth Beach
  • City of Madeira Beach
  • City of Miami Gardens
  • City of North Port Parks and Recreation
  • City of Ormond Beach
  • City of Pompano Beach
  • City of Tavares
  • City of West Palm Beach
  • City of Weston
  • Town of Oakland
  • Town of Lauderdale-By-The-Sea
  • Town of Orange Park
  • Village of Wellington.

Nominations are judged by a panel representing media outlets, printing companies, website designers, photographers, promotional marketing professionals and social media experts. The awards are judged in three budget levels and 20 categories. Members may submit one item per category per event for nomination.

For more information, visit the Sunsational Award Overview page or the Application Guidelines. Click here to view more award photos on the FFEA Facebook page.