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Christmas on the Forgotten Coast | Five Fun Ways to Celebrate

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 […] Read More

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Celebrate Halloween on the Forgotten Coast

Ghosts, goblins, and witches…oh my! It’s time to celebrate Halloween on the Forgotten Coast with spooky fun from Port St. Joe to Apalachicola. Spooktacular Trick-or-Treat Trail | St. George Island October 30th 6:30PM – 8:30PM at SGI Lighthouse Park More Info The St. George Lighthouse Association will be hosting a Spooktacular Trick-or-Treat Trail, a safe, […] 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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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