News & Events
Black History Month 2017
The Florida Department of State commemorates the challenges and celebrates the achievements of African Americans in Florida during Black History Month.
Join us! Check out the resources available from the State Library and Archives, see a complete collection of art from the Florida Highwaymen in the Museum of Florida History, or take to social media and celebrate your way with #FLBlackHistory.
March of Museums
March of Museums celebrates the variety and versatility of the museum experience. In addition to events being held by the Florida Department of State, the agency is partnering with other museums in Tallahassee to share the many unique opportunities in which visitors can experience museums.
March of Museums commemorates Florida Heritage Month, which officially begins March 15 and continues through April 15.
File Early, Florida!
Annual Report filing season for business entities in Florida is January 1 to May 1 every year.
Mark your calendar and be sure to file your annual report on or before May 1 to avoid late fees.
The Division of Historical Resources and its partners are hosting special events for the remainder of 2016 and throughout 2017 in celebration of Preservation 50. This nationwide initiative celebrates the 50th anniversary of the signing of the National Historic Preservation Act by President Lyndon B. Johnson on October 15, 1966. There's a story here! Find out how to get involved!
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.
In the News
The Florida Department of State and the Florida Historic Golf Trail appreciates the support of late golfing legend, Arnold Palmer.
- 3/23/2017 - Florida Department of State Celebrates Archaeology Month
- 3/13/2017 - Painting of St. Augustine’s Castillo de San Marcos Donated to State History Museum
- 3/12/2017 - PHOTO RELEASE: The Grove Museum Opens in Tallahassee
- 3/10/2017 - Secretary Detzner Announces Grand Opening of The Grove Museum on Saturday, March 11
- 3/9/2017 - Wedgewood Golf Club Featured as Florida Historic Golf Trail Course of the Month