Forgotten Coast Events

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

Celebrate Labor Day Weekend at the Florida Scallop, Music & Arts Festival

Florida Scallop, Music & Arts Festival September 4th—5th, 2021 George Core Park | Admission: $10.00 per person The 24th Annual Florida Scallop, Music & Arts Festival returns to George Core Park this Labor Day Weekend with events scheduled for both Saturday, September 4th, and Sunday, September 5th! Find arts, crafts, live music, food vendors, a […] Read More

18th Annual Kingfish Tournament | Benefitting The Leukemia Research Foundation

If you’re looking for a great event with an even better cause, the 18th Annual C-Quarters Marina Kingfish Shootout is an event to mark your calendar for!  Benefitting the Leukemia Research Foundation, The Kingfish Shootout will be held on August 7th & 8th at the C-Quarters Marina in Carabelle, Florida. The Crowder Jackson Family welcomes […] Read More

The Forgotten Coast Sea Turtle Festival Returns to Port St. Joe

Find live music, delicious food, and refreshing beverages at the 5th Annual Forgotten Coast Sea Turtle Festival scheduled for Sunday June 27th, 2021 from 11AM to 4PM. Hosted by the Florida Coastal Conservancy and the Forgotten Coast Sea Turtle Center, the festival will be located in Marina Cove and George Core Park overlooking beautiful St. […] Read More

Find Family Fun at the Carrabelle Riverfront Festival

30th Annual Carrabelle Riverfront FestivalJune 12th 10AM to 6PMHistoric Marine Street along the Carrabelle Riverfront One of the Forgotten Coast’s favorite annual traditions returns this year! Make plans to attend this full day of family-friendly fun with activities, entertainment, food and other vendors will be on historic Marine Street on Saturday, June 12th from 10AM […] Read More

Shop Local with Markets in Apalachicola, Carrabelle, Eastpoint, and Port St. Joe

One of the best ways to get a taste of a town is by visiting area farmers, arts, and crafts markets. Support local farmers, artists, and vendors while finding unique, handcrafted items and the freshest foods and treats. Shop your way along the Forgotten Coast with these four special markets. Apalachicola Downtown Market Stroll through […] Read More

Life is Sweet at the Tupelo Honey Festival

The Forgotten Coast is known for its amazing Tupelo Honey, and each year under the mossy oaks of Lake Alice, the Wewahitchka community comes together to celebrate this sweet and rare treat at the Tupelo Honey Festival. This year’s event will feature plenty of opportunities to taste and take home this locally grown delicacy with […] Read More

Calling All Anglers! The Bayou Bash 2021

Love to fish? The Bayou Bash 2021 is back and better than ever! Sponsored by the Swivel Sisters Women’s Fishing Club of Port St. Joe, the Bayou Bash Tournament is a free Forgotten Coast event scheduled for May 1st with raffles, the famous mullet toss, and of course FISHING! Also new this year is the […] Read More