There’s nothing quite like Christmas on the Forgotten Coast! Find five fun ways to get into the holiday spirit with festive events in Port St. Joe and Apalachicola.
Apalachicola Historic Downtown Christmas Celebration | Apalachicola
November 27th at Apalachicola Riverfront Park from 4pm to 8pm
Head to Apalachicola’s Historic Downtown Christmas Celebration on the Saturday after Thanksgiving! Find an old-fashioned gathering of shoppers, Santa seekers, and those looking to toast the holiday season. The streets will be lined with luminaries and filled with the holiday spirit, and the merchants will be open late.
Holiday Fresh Market | Apalachicola
December 5th at the Apalachicola Visitor Center from 10am to 4pm
Find unique wares and support local artisans at the open-air Holiday Fresh Market in the charming downtown of Apalachicola! Find handcrafted specialties such as baked goods, artwork, wood carving, pottery, jewelry, and hand-knitted goods at this festive outdoor market.
Christmas in the Garden | Port St. Joe
December 5th at 216 8th Street from 9am to 3pm
The Port St. Joe Garden Club kicks off the holiday season with a free event featuring unique handmade gifts, homemade baked treats, special Forgotten Coast Christmas décor, and professional holiday photos of family and pets.
Holiday Lights Extravaganza | Port St. Joe
December 17th at 150 Captain Fred’s Place at 9pm
Nothing gets you in the Christmas spirit more than twinkling Christmas lights. Take a tour of select Gulf County homes and businesses, and see the sparkle of a coastal Christmas. Stay tuned to learn how to download and pick-up your map!
Coastal Christmas Celebration | Port St. Joe
December 21st at Lighthouse Beach
Celebrate Christmas on the Beach with Santa and Christmas Carol singing!