Forgotten Coast Events

Five Must-See Events in May on the Forgotten Coast

May is the perfect month to get out and about on the Forgotten Coast with beautiful, sunshine filled days and a variety of events to enjoy. From the spooky spring ghost tour in Apalachicola’s Historic Chestnut Street Cemetery to the tasty Tupelo Honey Festival in Wewahitchka, scroll below for five must-see events on the Forgotten […] Read More

Soak up the Sun at Two Fun Franklin Festivals

Springtime is for festivals, and there are two great options on the fourth weekend of April in Franklin County whether you’re looking for family fun or a more adult focused celebration! Plan a weekend to enjoy the beautiful weather while soaking up the unique culture of the Forgotten Coast with the Carrabelle Riverfront Festival and […] Read More

Classic Cars on the Forgotten Coast

The Forgotten Coast is known for its classic Florida feel, and what could be more appropriate than pairing that with classic cars and vehicles! April brings the start of a new series of events in Gulf County with Wheels on Williams, and the Antique/Classic Boat, Car & Golf Cart Show returns to Apalachicola for its […] Read More

Forgotten Coast en Plein Air | A Plein Air Event Like No Other

America’s Great Paint-Out Experience a plein air event like no other with the 17th Annual Forgotten Coast en Plein Air, known as one of the world’s most prestigious plein air events. This invitational event features internationally acclaimed artists along with several of ‘Florida’s Finest en Plein Air” artists honored as Plein Air Ambassadors. As the […] Read More

Forgotten Coast February | Five Fun Things to Do

February is full of FUN on the Forgotten Coast with family-friendly events celebrating gumbo, Mardi Gras, African American History, and more! Scroll below for top events from Mexico Beach to St. George Island. *Due to COVID-19, events may be cancelled or rescheduled without notice. Please contact event organizers directly to confirm details of events. FEATURED […] Read More

Find Good Food + Great Times at the Apalachicola Oyster Cook-Off

Apalachicola Oyster Cook-OffJanuary 14th – 15thApalachicola Riverfront Park It’s back!! After taking a one-year hiatus due to Covid-19, the beloved Annual Apalachicola Oyster Cook-Off is returning to downtown Apalachicola for a fun filled day of oysters, music, art, and a 5K! This event is fundraiser for the Apalachicola Volunteer Fire Depart with all proceeds going […] Read More

Ring in the New Year on The Forgotten Coast

It’s time to bid 2021 goodbye and welcome 2022! Whether you’re looking for a family friendly celebration or a night out on the town, find the perfect New Year’s Eve event on the Forgotten Coast. PORT ST. JOE New Year’s Eve Firework Celebration at Frank Pate Park Port St. JoeDecember 31st at 10PM Brought to […] Read More

Celebrate the Season with Holiday Events Along the Coast

From Santa’s grand arrival on a shrimp boat in Apalachicola to an enthralling rendition of the Nutcracker designed for the youngest of audiences in Port St. Joe, there are so many fun ways to welcome the holidays on the Forgotten Coast. Scroll below for all the top holiday events from Port St. Joe to Carrabelle! […] Read More

58th Annual Florida Seafood Festival Returns to Historic Apalachicola

Known as Florida’s Oldest Maritime Event, the beloved Florida Seafood Festival returns to Apalachicola’s Battery Park on November 5th and 6th with activities scheduled from 10:00am to 10:30pm each day. Perfect for all ages, the festival features delicious seafood harvested primarily from the Apalachicola Bay area, arts and crafts exhibits, live music, and more. Many […] Read More

October Fun on the Coast | Festivals + Events

October brings cooler temperatures, plenty of sunshine, and lots of festivals to the Forgotten Coast! Whether you’re local and looking for something to do or planning a trip to explore this special coast, there’s fun to be found from Port St. Joe to St. George Island. *Due to COVID-19, events may be cancelled or rescheduled […] Read More