There’s something to do for everyone this Fall in Tallahassee! From FSU events to things to do around town, September is full of surprises. Check out the best things to do in Tallahassee during September 2018:
Florida State University
- FSU Football- You can’t start the semester without a good dose of #Seminole football spirit! Find out where the best tailgates and watch parties are here!
-FSU vs Samford (9/8 @ 7:20pm)
-FSU vs Northern Illinois (9/22 @ TBD)
- Don’t miss other Fall athletic events in Women’s Soccer and Volleyball during the month of September. Go #Noles!
- What They Fought Exhibition– here’s your chance to explore an exhibit focusing on the Tallahassee Bus Boycott of 1956. It takes place at the Claude Pepper Library, beginning on Sept. 5th from 10am-5pm. Here are the other days you can visit the exhibition!
- Market Wednesdays– Need a mid-week break? Pass by the Moore Auditorium Patio from 10:30am- 1pm on Wednesdays and check out what market vendors and student union organizations have in store for you this week.
- Pachinko Book Discussion– New York Times Best Seller, Min Jin Lee, will be discussing her book Pachinko at the Strozier Library on September 12th at 12pm.
- Askew Student Life Building Movie Nights– If you’re looking for something fun and chill to do during the week check out SLB’s September events. Their movie nights for this month include RBG, Avengers: Infinity Wars, Slacker, The Wicker Man, No Country for Old Men, and Hereditary. (Free for FSU students!)
- University Symphony Orchestra- Join the FSU orchestra for their first concert of the year on Sept. 23rd at 3pm at the Ruby Diamond Concert hall. Check out other music events here.
Check out FSU’s full event calendar here!
- Downtown GetDown on Adams Street– September 7th and 21st (free). Get hyped for the game with live music, local food, Mountain Dew Cloggers, and more in downtown Tallahassee! Happens every Friday before FSU home football games on the corner of Adams Street and College Street from 6-10pm.
- Visit the Alfred B. Maclay Garden State park – All year ($6 entry fee). If you haven’t already done so, visit this outdoor gardening and architecture masterpiece while the weather still permits it. The park is open from 8am until sunset. You can fish, swim and canoe in Lake Hall, bike or hike along 6-miles of trails, or simply go for a picnic at the gardens.
- Food truck Thursdays– Want a taste of Tallahassee? Check out the food truck at Lake Ella every Thursday and enjoy local food, live music, and a chance to browse local shops.
- Loco for Love- September 13-16th (free). Want to learn wrestling tricks? Get a taste of Florida life in the 1600’s? Did you ever imagine a storytelling duel between Miguel de Cervantes and Shakespeare? Explore your Florida roots through dance, theater, duel, dining and more. This Theater with a Mission event will be taking place at Railroad Square Art Park. Get more info here!
- Fall Nature Walks– September 15th (free). Enjoy an outdoor activity with a guided walk and conversation about Tallahassee’s natural history, local ecology, and sustainability offered by the Grove Museum from 10:30am-12pm.
- Kombucha Workshop– September 25th ($10-25). Learn about the history and making of the “immortal health elixir.” How does Kombucha make a difference in your body? What do you need to make it at home? Participate in the workshop taking place from 6:30-8pm at Verity Health Center in Midtown to learn more!
- A.J Croce at Opening Nights Performing Arts– September 27th ($45). Don’t miss your chance to see multi-instrumentalist roots-rock artist, A.J Croce, perform songs by his father, the legendary Jim Croce, at the Opperman Music Hall. He has shared the stage with artists such as James Brown and Willie Nelson and produced nine albums for major and indie labels. Get your tickets here!
- Downtown Marketplace- Every Saturday (free). Stroll through the Chain of Parks in downtown to buy local produce, baked goods, fresh-cut flowers, native plants, jewelry, arts and crafts, and more. The market is open from 9am-2pm.
Which of these things to do in Tallahassee in September 2018 are you most interested in? Let us know which in the comments!