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.
LIbrary and Information Services
American Archives Month
October is American Archives Month. The Florida Department of State and the State Archives of Florida have launched a campaign, Focus on Florida: Photography in the Sunshine State, that highlights one of the earliest known photographs of Florida, an 1849 Key West daguerreotype, as well as the State Archives’ extensive collection of photographs and the history of the photographic process. Learn more about special presentations, tours and events at the link below.
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.
In the News
The Florida Department of State and the Florida Historic Golf Trail appreciates the support of late golfing legend, Arnold Palmer.
- 10/5/2018 - Mission San Luis Hosts 14th Annual Blessing of Animals
- 10/5/2018 - Secretary Detzner Reminds Floridians of October 9 Voter Registration Deadline for General Election
- 10/4/2018 - Florida Department of State Celebrates American Archives Month
- 10/3/2018 - Secretary Detzner Announces the Designation of Three Resources on the National Register of Historic Places
- 10/2/2018 - Miami Shores Country Club Featured as Florida Historic Golf Trail Course of the Month