Forgotten Coast Events

Shop Local at Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday | November 28th Support your friends and neighbors by shopping local on Saturday, November 28th in all Franklin County communities including Apalachicola, St. George Island, Eastpoint, Carrabelle! Franklin County will be official Neighborhood Champions for the Small Business Saturday campaign that encourages shoppers to patronize small businesses during the holidays and throughout […] Read More

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

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

Brews for a Good Cause | SGI Brewfest 2020

Cheers to SGI Brewfest 2020! The fifth installment of this festive one-day beer tasting festival is set for Saturday, April 18th. Make plans now and buy your tickets in advance because this popular event will sell out with no tickets available at the door. SGI Brewfest is a fundraiser for the Franklin County Humane Society. […] Read More

Junior Service League Easter Egg Hunt | April 11

It’s almost time for the annual Junior Service League Easter Egg Hunt at beautiful George Core Park! A favorite for area families, this free community event generally includes egg hunts for children ages 11 and under, face painting and of course, the Easter Bunny. Stay tuned for more details to be announced soon! The Junior […] Read More

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

The Best Blues on the Forgotten Coast

Blues on Reid returns to Port St. Joe on March 27th through March 28th for the sixteenth year of bringing outstanding blues to the Forgotten Coast. The Gulf County Chamber of Commerce presents this lively and free annual festival on Reid Avenue and 3rd Street in downtown Port St. Joe. In addition to live local […] Read More

10th Annual Chili Cook-Off, Car Show and Family Bazaar :: Port St. Joe

Hosted by The Junior Service League of Port St. Joe, the 10th Annual Chili Cook-Off, Car Show and Family Bazaar is set for Saturday January 25th, 2020 at the Haughty Heron. Enjoy an array of family-friendly activities including a chili cookoff competition, a car show, a bazaar featuring local vendors, live music, kids activities, a […] Read More

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

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