Forgotten Coast Events

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Brews for a Good Cause | SGI Brewfest 2020

Cheers to SGI Brewfest 2020! The fifth installment of this festive one-day beer tasting festival is set for Saturday, April 18th. Make plans now and buy your tickets in advance because this popular event will sell out with no tickets available at the door. SGI Brewfest is a fundraiser for the Franklin County Humane Society. […] Read More

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Junior Service League Easter Egg Hunt | April 11

It’s almost time for the annual Junior Service League Easter Egg Hunt at beautiful George Core Park! A favorite for area families, this free community event generally includes egg hunts for children ages 11 and under, face painting and of course, the Easter Bunny. Stay tuned for more details to be announced soon! The Junior […] Read More

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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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The Best Blues on the Forgotten Coast

Blues on Reid returns to Port St. Joe on March 27th through March 28th for the sixteenth year of bringing outstanding blues to the Forgotten Coast. The Gulf County Chamber of Commerce presents this lively and free annual festival on Reid Avenue and 3rd Street in downtown Port St. Joe. In addition to live local […] Read More

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10th Annual Chili Cook-Off, Car Show and Family Bazaar :: Port St. Joe

Hosted by The Junior Service League of Port St. Joe, the 10th Annual Chili Cook-Off, Car Show and Family Bazaar is set for Saturday January 25th, 2020 at the Haughty Heron. Enjoy an array of family-friendly activities including a chili cookoff competition, a car show, a bazaar featuring local vendors, live music, kids activities, a […] 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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Windmark Beach Fun Duathlon :: November 30th

Work off those Thanksgiving calories in beautiful Windmark Beach at the Windmark Beach Fun Duathlon on November 30th, 2019. Presented by Fit as a Fiddle, the duathlon includes two one mile runs with a four mile bike ride between. The $20 entry fee also includes a t-shirt and access to a post party. Click for […] 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