News & Events
2018 Hispanic Heritage Month
Florida celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 - October 15. Learn more about featured artist Juan "One" Sepúlveda, discover heritage facts and find out how you can get involved!
Get Ready. Get Set. Vote!
The Florida Department of State, Division of Elections encourages voter participation for the 2018 elections through Get Ready. Get Set. Vote! The links on this page provide key voting-related information and resources and will be updated throughout the 2018 election cycle.
Florida's new Online Voter Registration website is a convenient and secure way for you to submit your Voter Registration Application from anywhere.
Mind Your Sunbizness!
The Division of Corporations has launched the “Mind Your Sunbizness!” initiative, which aims to provide information and resources to help Florida business owners take steps to prevent business identity theft. Florida business entities can follow a few simple steps to protect their business filing information with the Division of Corporations.
Florida Music Tours
Florida Music Tours is an educational, travel and media website that spotlights Florida’s important role in American musical history and promotes the state as a top destination for music enthusiasts. The website makes it easy to listen to Florida’s traditional music, learn about influential performers and visit music festivals, venues and historical sites throughout Florida. Buckle up, roll your windows down and enjoy the journey!
Find Us on Social Media
Many of the Florida Department of State's divisions and programs maintain a presence on today's most popular social networking sites. This list will make it easy for you to find and follow your favorite groups.
August 25 - Mission San Luis - Free Day
August 28 - Division of Elections - Florida Primary Election
August 30 - Museum of Florida History - 36th Annual Capital City Quilt Show Opening
September 6 - Mission San Luis/Museum of Florida History - Secrets of Spanish Florida
October 6 - Mission San Luis - Blessing of Animals
November 6 - Division of Elections - Florida General Election
November 9-11 - Knott House Museum - WWI Film Festival
In the News
The Florida Department of State and the Florida Historic Golf Trail appreciates the support of late golfing legend, Arnold Palmer.
- 9/17/2018 - Division of Elections Announces Vote-by-Mail Ballot Deadlines for General Election
- 9/13/2018 - Florida Folklife Program Presents Free Public Performance by Cuban Musician Renesito Avich at Mission San Luis
- 9/10/2018 - New Smyrna Golf Club Featured as Florida Historic Golf Trail Course of the Month
- 9/6/2018 - MEDIA ADVISORY Certification of Florida’s 2018 Primary Election and Special Primary Elections for Florida Senate District 23 and Florida Senate District 25
- 9/6/2018 - Secretary Detzner Designates the Eau Gallie Arts District in Melbourne as Florida Main Street Program of the Month