Forgotten Coast Events

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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

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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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Forgotten Coast Sea Turtle Festival :: Educational Family Fun

Forgotten Coast Sea Turtle Festival | June 30th Port St. Joe, Florida Village Drive & George Core Park 11 AM – 4 PM Don’t miss the annual Forgotten Coast Sea Turtle Festival on June 30th! Hosted by the Florida Coastal Conservancy, this event promises to be both fun and educational for the whole family. Learn […] Read More

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Forgotten Coast En Plein Air :: America’s Great Paint-Out

One of the world’s most prestigious plein air events is found on the Forgotten Coast! Now in its 14th year, the Forgotten Coast En Plein Air, America’s Great Paint-Out is a beloved 10-day festival where artists document both the landscape and culture of the Forgotten Coast, one of the last true “Old Florida” communities. This […] Read More

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Spice It Up :: St. George Island’s Chili Cook Off

Spice up your weekend while supporting the St. George Island Volunteer Fire Department and First Responder team at the St. George Island Chili Cook-Off and Auction! There is something for everyone including a golf tournament, a 5K Run, art show, Miss Chili Pepper and Mr. Hot Sauce contests, silent auction and of course the CHILI COOK-OFF sanctioned […] 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