Apalachicola Events

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New Date for Forgotten Coast En Plein Air

Known as America’s Great Paint-Out, Forgotten Coast en Plein Air returns to the Forgotten Coast for its 15th year to document the Old Florida landscape and culture. The 10-day festival continues to focus on artistic excellence and the production of investment quality art and is among the world’s most prestigious plein air events. “With plein […] Read More

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10th Annual Apalachicola Oyster Cook-Off

Prepare to enter your best oyster recipe as the 10th Annual Apalachicola Oyster Cook-Off is right around the corner! Located at beautiful Riverfront Park in downtown Apalachicola, the upcoming event will be on January 17th and 18th, 2020. A fun-filled weekend for all ages, highlights include a silent auction, live music, kids’ activities, dance performances and a […] Read More

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Christmas on the Forgotten Coast :: Best Area Events

‘Tis the season to be jolly! A holiday on the Forgotten Coast is always magical whether you are a longtime local or visiting for the first time. Watch Santa arrive on a shrimp boat in charming downtown Apalach, enjoy the twinkling lights of the boat parade down the Carrabelle River or catch the Forgotten Coast […] Read More

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The Pearl of Florida Festivals | Florida Seafood Festival

  What could be more quintessential Florida than a seafood festival? Each autumn, locals and tourists flock to Apalachicola’s picturesque Battery Park for the two-day Florida Seafood Festival. An authentic, down home celebration of the bounty of local waters and the people that make the Forgotten Coast region so unique, the festival is one of […] Read More

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Oktoberfest :: Celebrate Along the Coast

Did you know that Oktoberfest began as a wedding celebration more than 200 years ago? The wedding was celebrated with multiple days of drinking, feasting and horse racing. Fast forward two centuries and Oktoberfest has transpired into a weekend full of live music, craft beer and loads of German traditions. Oktoberfest on the Northwest Florida […] Read More

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The Pearl of Florida Festivals :: Florida Seafood Festival

  What could be more quintessential Florida than a seafood festival? Each autumn, locals and tourists flock to Apalachicola’s picturesque Battery Park for the two-day Florida Seafood Festival. An authentic, down home celebration of the bounty of local waters and the people that make the Forgotten Coast region so unique, the festival is one of […] Read More

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Fourth of July on the Forgotten Coast

Independence Day is less than a month away, and the Forgotten Coast is gearing up for a week of fun! With an array of exciting events and fireworks shows, you’re certain to have a blast in Franklin County this 4th of July. So, grab your family and friends, pack up your finest red white and […] Read More

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9th Annual Apalachicola Mardi Gras Barkus Parade

In Apalach, your furry friends are the stars of Mardi Gras! The Mystick Krewe of Salty Barkers has much planned for the 9th Annual Apalachicola Mardi Gras Barkus Parade set for Saturday, February 23rd at Riverfront Park. This year’s event features a theme of “Furry Tails Do Come True” and will celebrate the magic of fairy […] Read More

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It’s Almost Time! The 9th Annual Apalachicola Oyster Cook-Off

The Apalachicola Oyster Cook-Off is just around the corner, and we can’t wait to support the Apalachicola Volunteer Fire Department at one of our favorite Forgotten Coast weekends each year. Set for January 18th – 19th, 2019 at Riverfront Park, proceeds from the 9th edition of the cook-off will go towards paying for the fire […] Read More

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Celebrate Gulf Seafood in Historic Apalachicola

Love Gulf seafood? Then the 55th Annual Florida Seafood Festival in the historic town of Apalachicola is the place to be! Florida’s oldest maritime festival returns to Apalachicola’s picturesque Battery Park to celebrate local seafood with delectable eats, area artists and craftsman, live music, demonstrations and more. There’s something for everyone at this family-friendly and […] Read More