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Below: Month by month list of the area events, live theater, festivals, live music, fishing tournaments, farmers markets & other special events scheduled in Cape San Blas, Port St. Joe, Apalachicola, Mexico Beach, St. George Island, Panama City & the entire “Forgotten Coast.” Forgotten Coast Events Calendar. 

APRIL

Port St. Joe Cape San Blas Farmers MarketSalt Air Farmers’ Market.  APRIL 4 & 18. 2020.  1st & 3rd Saturday, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Downtown Port St. Joe
Brings fresh seasonal produce from local small farmers to the Forgotten Coast. Throughout the growing season, regionally grown vegetable and fruit, locally harvested Gulf seafood, artisan goods and educational opportunities highlight the markets. Enjoy arts, workshops, live music and exhibitions while shopping the market and Reid Avenue retail district.

 

armers Market Apalachicola. April 11, 2020. 9- 1 EST. Mill Apalachicola Farmers Market Fresh SeafoodPond Pavilion at the Scipio Creek Marina.
Local seafood, produce, herbs, and honey, homemade breads and pies, along with arts and crafts and other regional specialties will be fare offered at the Apalachicola Farmers Market. Browse the market for goodies such as tomato pie, local eggs, homemade jams, jellies, salsa and barbeque sauce, locally-produced soaps, handmade turquoise jewelry, and perennials. Enjoy music with your friends and neighbors in a beautiful setting by the water. 

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Worm Gruntin’ Festival in Sopchoppy. April 11, 2020. 850-962-4611. 2nd Saturday in April, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Downtown Sopchoppy.
Begins with a 5K race for adults and children down country roads and includes a colorful Worm Gruntin’ Contest for children,  Wakulla County Horseshoe Championship, Hula Hoop Contest for children and adults. live entertainment throughout the day & end  under the stars with music at the Worm Grunters’ Ball. There will be 100 vendors of original arts and crafts and delicious food and our original Festival t-shirts, hats, koozies and aprons. The Festival is free and open to the public in the heart of downtown Sopchoppy.

Port St. Joe Easter Egg Hunt by the Juinor Service League. April 11, 2020 10-11 am.  George Core Park. 
850-227-1223. Port.  Eggs go fast to be early!

St. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve Tram Tour. April 16, 2020. 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.  3915 State Road 30-A, Port St. JoeSt. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve Cape San Blas

Visitors will meet at the Buffer Preserve Center at 9 a.m. EST for a little history, a little learning, and the importance of the Buffer Preserve to St. Joseph Bay! Bring binoculars, cameras, hats, water bottles, and anything else to make the ride more comfortable.  Space is limited so please email our Environmental Specialist Sophia Fonseca at sophia.fonseca@floridadep.gov to reserve your spot. Be sure to include how many individuals are attending.

Apalachicola Antique & Classic Boat Show.  April 18, 2020. 10 am – 4 pmApalachacola Boat Show Things To Do Events EST. Downtown Apalachicola.
Antique & Classic Boats & Cars, examples of classic and traditional vessels, workboats, and fiberglass and aluminum classics will all be on display on from until 4:00 pm. Studebaker, Model A’s, T’s, Chevys and more. plus a large display of antique outboard engines. Boat building demonstration throughout the day by local boat builders. The Apalachicola Traders’ Canoe, a hand built 50-foot long vessel used between 1750-1850, recovered from the Apalachicola River will be on display at the Cotton Warehouse. Kids model boat building and art activities. Tours of the waterfront. Arts, crafts and vendors.

SGI Brewfest.  April 18, 2020.  1-4 p.m  Paddy’s Raw Bar & Journeys of St. George Island.  
The SGI Brewfest is a one-day beer tasting festival to promote the appreciation of craft beer. All proceeds benefit the Franklin County Humane Society.  This years event features an even broader selection of amazing craft beers, friendly faces& furry friends. This is a very limited engagement and tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets will not be sold at the door. This event will SELL OUT, so buy your tickets early!

Beers, beaches, and bettering the lives of animals. What’s not to love? All Brewfest attendees must be 21+ including designated drivers. Children and adults under 21 years of age are not permitted at this event. This event will be held rain or shine – No Refunds.  TICKETS

 

 

 

 Bingo on the Bay.  Every Monday 7-9 p.m. Half Shell Dockside.  301 Market Street Apalachicola.

Bingo On The Bay  Cape San Blas Things to Do ActivitiesBring th ewhole family for fun and games (and good food)  Your first Bingo card is free. If you want additional cards, they are $2 each. Use your cards for all 6 rounds.  Four prizes are a $15 gift certificate and Half Shell Dockside swag. Two prizes are $50 cash.  Sit anywhere outside, at the bar or on the deck to play. The event will last approximately 2 hours.

Apalachicola Farmers MarketApril 25, 2020 9 am -1 pm.  Mill Pond Apalachicola Farmers Market Fresh SeafoodPavilion 468 Market Street, Apalchicola.

Local seafood, produce, herbs, and honey, homemade breads and pies, along with arts and crafts and other regional specialties will be fare offered at the Apalachicola Farmers Market. Browse the market for goodies such as tomato pie, local eggs, homemade jams, jellies, salsa and barbeque sauce, locally-produced soaps, handmade turquoise jewelry, and perennials. Enjoy music with your friends and neighbors in a beautiful setting by the water.

Beach Blast Olympic Triathlon and Duathlon. TBD 2020.  St. Joe Beach 850-522-6666
The race offers both a Sprint and Olympic distance run in either a Triathlon or Duathlon style race. Athletes can pick the best race and distance that meets their needs. Packet pick-up will be located under the tiki hut at the El Governor Motel on Hwy 98 in Mexico Beach. Olympic distance races start 7:00 am & sprint distance races start at 7:30 am. All races start from the same spot on the beautiful beaches in Mexico Beach and the bike & run venture through both Mexico Beach & St. Joe Beach. If you would like to volunteer at this event, please call the Mexico Beach Welcome Center at 850-648-8196. For race information please click here.

Carrabelle Riverfront Festival. April 25, 2020.  850-697-2585. Marine Street, Carrabelle, FLA. A wonderful riverfront festival that features arts and crafts, sand sculptures, music, food, a pet parade and wildlife exhibits.

MAY

Taco Week.  May 2 – 8, 2020.  Around Gulf County.TACO WEEK 2020 gulf county Cape san blas vacation rentals
Travel with your taste buds on a Culinary Adventure in Gulf County, FL.   
From doughnuts to seafood, local restaurants are putting their spin on ways to liven up your taste buds during Taco Week. The week-long culinary experience will allow guests to visit restaurants for taco specials. The good news is that you can have Tacos for breakfast, lunch & dinner. Channel your inner foodie for the week & let your taste buds travel to new places.   
$5 Dollar Taco Specials All Week!

Scallop RePUBlic – Live Music. TBT 2020. 411 Cape San Blas Road. Right ON the Cape. 850-227-9009
 

 

 

Apalachicola Tour of Historic Homes.  May 2, 2020. 10 – 4 Tours. Apalachicola.
Explore our past and present on Saturday’s tour of historic and new homes, plus two unique gardens, located in Apalachicola’s historic district.

Spring Ghost Walk.  TBD 2020.  6;30 – 8:30 pm.  Chestnut Street Cemetery on Hwy 98 in Apalach.
Hauntings will abound at Apalachicola’s Chestnut Street Cemetery when local history enthusiasts don the garb and take on the persona of the cemetery’s notable inhabitants to tell their tale of life in Apalachicola for more than 180 years ago

SaltAir Farmer’s Market. May 2 and 16, 2020. 9-1 on the Corner of Reid Ave and Costin Blvd. 1st and 3rd Saturdays. farmers-market-port-st-joe
Take a morning stroll Downtown Port St. Joe the 1st and 3rd Saturdays and you’ll be treated with fresh seasonal produce from local farmers, regional vegetables, fruit, Gulf seafood, meat, cheeses and breads that are all ready for your table at the SaltAir Farmers’ Market! Handmade arts, crafts, jewelry, pottery and gifts highlight the market’s offerings with live music and fresh air.

Blue Crab Festival. 850-926-1846. 1st Saturday in May. 10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Woolley Pork. Panacea, FL.
World famous hard shell Blue Crab, fresh Florida seafood, arts & crafts, live entertainment, parade & more. Free. The Blue Crab Festival draws 20,000 seafood lovers for feasting, dancing, parade & more! Parade, top-notch entertainment & fun plus dozens of arts, crafts & food booths. Originated in 1975 to promote the local crab industry, this festival includes a parade, live music, dancing and historic demonstrations.

Scallop RePUBlic – Live Music. TBD 2020. 411 Cape San Blas Road. Right ON the Cape. 850-227-9009Scallop Republic Beer Live Music Cape San Blas
 

 

 


St. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve Tram Tour. May 21, 2020. 
9 a.m. – 11 a.m.  3915 State Road 30-A, Port St. JoeSt. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve Cape San Blas

Visitors will meet at the Buffer Preserve Center at 9 a.m. EST for a little history, a little learning, and the importance of the Buffer Preserve to St. Joseph Bay! Bring binoculars, cameras, hats, water bottles, and anything else to make the ride more comfortable.  Space is limited so please email our Environmental Specialist Sophia Fonseca at sophia.fonseca@floridadep.gov to reserve your spot. Be sure to include how many individuals are attending.

Tupelo Honey Festival.  TBD 2020,  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Lake Alice Park in Wewahitchka, FL.

Apalachicola Farmers Market.  2nd and 4th Saturdays, 2020.  9 a.m. – 1 Apalachicola Farmers Market Cape Escape Vacation Rentalsp.m.
Local seafood, produce, herbs, and honey, homemade breads and pies, along with arts and crafts and other regional specialties will be fare offered at the Apalachicola Farmers Market. Browse the market for goodies such as tomato pie, local eggs, homemade jams, jellies, salsa and barbeque sauce, locally-produced soaps, handmade turquoise jewelry, and perennials. Enjoy music with your friends and neighbors in a beautiful setting by the water. Relax under the live oaks that grace the Farmers Market on the Mill Pond off Scipio Creek.  From the blinking light in Apalachicola Center, the Farmers Market is just down Market Street less than a mile.

Bingo on the Bay.  Every Monday 7-9 p.m. Half Shell Dockside.  301 Market Street Apalachicola.Bingo On The Bay  Cape San Blas Things to Do Activities
Bring th ewhole family for fun and games (and good food)  Your first Bingo card is free. If you want additional cards, they are $2 each. Use your cards for all 6 rounds.  Four prizes are a $15 gift certificate and Half Shell Dockside swag. Two prizes are $50 cash.  Sit anywhere outside, at the bar or on the deck to play. The event will last approximately 2 hours.

JUNE

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SaltAir Farmers’ Market: 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month (June 6 & 20, 2020). Downtown Port St. Joe. 10 – 1
Brings fresh seasonal produce from local small farmers to the Forgotten Coast. Throughout the growing season, regionally grown vegetable and fruit, locally harvested Gulf seafood, artisan goods and educational opportunities highlight the markets. Enjoy arts, workshops, live music and exhibitions while shopping the market and Reid Avenue retail district

License-Free Saltwater Fishing days.  June 6 – 7, 2020
Grab your poles June 2nd and June 3rd and enjoy these two license-free saltwater fishing days.  This is an excellent opportunity for parents who don’t have licenses to take youth fishing, or avid anglers to introduce a friend to fishing without having to purchase a license.  On these days, the fishing license requirement is waived for all recreational anglers (residents and non-residents).

Scallop RePUBlic – Live Music.TBD 2020. 411 Cape San Blas Road. Right ONScallop Republic Music Live Cape San Blas the Cape. 850-227-9009

 

 


Annual Mullet Toss. June 9, 2020. 10 – 5. Blue Parrot Oceanfront Cafe onSt. George Island Mullet Toss JUNE St. George Island.
This annual Mullet Toss is sponsored by The Blue Parrot for the benefit of the Apalachicola Bay Charter School. For a nominal entry fee you get a unique Mullet Toss T-Shirt, and 2 mullet to throw. Visitors and Locals compete for prizes and bragging rights. There are prizes for the longest throws in the men’s, women’s and kids divisions.

St. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve Tram Tour. June 18, 2020. 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.  3915 State Road 30-A, Port St. JoeSt. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve Cape San Blas

Visitors will meet at the Buffer Preserve Center at 9 a.m. EST for a little history, a little learning, and the importance of the Buffer Preserve to St. Joseph Bay! Bring binoculars, cameras, hats, water bottles, and anything else to make the ride more comfortable.  Space is limited so please email our Environmental Specialist Sophia Fonseca at sophia.fonseca@floridadep.gov to reserve your spot. Be sure to include how many individuals are attending.

Scallop RePUBlic – Live Music. TBD 2020. 411 Cape San Blas Road. Right ON the Cape. 850-227-9009Scallop Republic Beer Live Music Cape San Blas
 Jun 20  John Ford Live

 

Bingo on the Bay.  Every Monday 7-9 p.m. Half Shell Dockside.  301 Market Street Apalachicola.Bingo On The Bay  Cape San Blas Things to Do Activities
Bring th ewhole family for fun and games (and good food)  Your first Bingo card is free. If you want additional cards, they are $2 each. Use your cards for all 6 rounds.  Four prizes are a $15 gift certificate and Half Shell Dockside swag. Two prizes are $50 cash.  Sit anywhere outside, at the bar or on the deck to play. The event will last approximately 2 hours.

Forgotten Coast Sea Turtle Festival.  TBD 2020.   11-4 pm. George Gore Park (Lighthouse Park).
Enjoy live music (Bayview Pavilion) from 11 – 1, Gulf Specimen Sea Mobile Aquarium with touch tanks, food trucks, arts and crafts vendors, education and conservation booths, sand sculpting demos, silent auction and kids activities.  

Apalachicola Farmers Market.  2nd & 4th Saturdays 2020.  9 a.m. – 1 p.m.Apalachicola Farmers Market Cape Escape Vacation Rentals
Local seafood, produce, herbs, and honey, homemade bread and pies, along with arts and crafts and other regional specialties will be fare offered at the Apalachicola Farmers Market. Browse the market for goodies such as tomato pie, local eggs, homemade jams, jellies, salsa and barbeque sauce, locally-produced soaps, handmade turquoise jewelry, and perennials. Enjoy music with your friends and neighbors in a beautiful setting by the water. Relax under the live oaks that grace the Farmers Market on the Mill Pond off Scipio Creek.  From the blinking light in Apalachicola Center, the Farmers Market is just down Market Street less than a mile.

JULY

Scallop RePUBlic – Live Music. TBD 2020. 411 Cape San Blas Road. Right ON the Cape. 850-227-9009
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SaltAir Farmers’ Market: 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month.  Downtown Port St. Joe. 10 – 1 Brings fresh seasonal produce from local small farmers to the Forgotten Coast.  Throughout the growing season, regionally grown vegetable and fruit, locally harvested Gulf seafood, artisan goods and educational opportunities highlight the markets. Enjoy arts, workshops, live music and exhibitions while shopping the market and Reid Avenue retail district

Independence Eve Celebration.  July 3, 2020  Riverfront Park.  Apalachicola.  Starting at 5 pm.
The event features live music, food trucks, a parade, ice cream social, veterans’ tribute, a performance of the National Anthem, and the best fireworks show on the Forgotten Coast. This Apalachicola tradition welcomes golf carts, people on bicycles, and even dogs to get decked out in patriotic colors and join in. Free ice cream brings everyone together at Riverfront Park at the end of the parade. The fireworks are launched from a barge in the river, creating a spectacular display of lights over the water.

Independence on the Coast. July 4 Frank Pate Park Port St. Joe. 10 p.m. ESTNEW YEARS EVE Light House Fireworks Gulf County on the Forgotten Coast
Celebrate our Country’s independence with a spectacular fireworks display over St. Joseph Bay. The display will be set off in front of the Port St. Joe Marina and the show begins at 10:00 pm Eastern time. This spectacular display can be viewed from most anywhere downtown Port St. Joe and from the BAY side of Cape San Blas.

 

Bingo on the Bay.  Every Monday 7-9 p.m. Half Shell Dockside.  301 Market Street Apalachicola.Bingo On The Bay  Cape San Blas Things to Do Activities
Bring th ewhole family for fun and games (and good food)  Your first Bingo card is free. If you want additional cards, they are $2 each. Use your cards for all 6 rounds.  Four prizes are a $15 gift certificate and Half Shell Dockside swag. Two prizes are $50 cash.  Sit anywhere outside, at the bar or on the deck to play. The event will last approximately 2 hours.

Mexico Beach Sandy Shoes 5K Walk/Run and Children’s Fishing Tournament.  July 4, 2020. Under the Palms Park 7th Street, Mexico Beach
All ages are invited to participate in this family fun event. Come out with the kids and pets and enjoy this great start to the July 4th weekend. A very easy course that will allow any stage run to enjoy. Water stations along the road are route markers and spirited volunteers and onlookers will be cheering on each racer as they cross the finish line. This race will be a timed event. 

Scallop RePUBlic – Live Music. TBD 2020. 411 Cape San Blas Road. Right ON the Cape. 850-227-9009

 

 

 

St. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve Tram Tour. July 16, 2020. 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.  3915 State Road 30-A, Port St. JoeSt. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve Cape San Blas

Visitors will meet at the Buffer Preserve Center at 9 a.m. EST for a little history, a little learning, and the importance of the Buffer Preserve to St. Joseph Bay! Bring binoculars, cameras, hats, water bottles, and anything else to make the ride more comfortable.  Space is limited so please email our Environmental Specialist Sophia Fonseca at sophia.fonseca@floridadep.gov to reserve your spot. Be sure to include how many individuals are attending.

Apalachicola Farmers Market. 2nd and 4th Saturdays 2020.  9 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Mill Pond Pavillion, 479 Market Street, Apalachicola
Local seafood, produce, herbs, and honey, homemade bread and pies, along with arts and crafts and other regional specialties will be fare offered at the Apalachicola Farmers Market. Browse the market for goodies such as tomato pie, local eggs, homemade jams, jellies, salsa and barbeque sauce, locally-produced soaps, handmade turquoise jewelry, and perennials. Enjoy music with your friends and neighbors in a beautiful setting by the water. Relax under the live oaks that grace the Farmers Market on the Mill Pond off Scipio Creek.

From the blinking light in Apalachicola Center, the Farmers Market is just down Market Street less than a mile.

Scallop RePUBlic – Live Music. TBD 2020. 7-10 p.m 411 Cape San Blas Road. Right ON the Cape. 850-227-9009 

Mexico Beach Offshore Classic.  TBD. 2020.  Mexico Beach Marina & El Govenor.  850-648-8900
Annual Mexico Beach Offshore Classic is set for July 27th-28th!  This two-day pelagic fishing tournament will give out cash prizes.  Three fishing categories give anglers the best opportunity to catch the big one in Kingfish, Dolphin and Wahoo.  Captain’s party will kickoff this event on Thursday, July 26th, at the El Governor Motel.  Fishing starts bright and early on Friday, July 27th, and Saturday, July 28th.  Weigh-in for both days will take place at the Mexico Beach Marina.  The last day will also include awards ceremony.  Come participate or watch the weigh-in at this exciting fishing weekend event in Mexico Beach.

First Fridays Art and Music Series. The Thirsty Goat. TBD 2020.  Port St. Joe
Live music is the perfect backdrop as you relax with friends and watch the sun go down over St. Joseph Bay. Enjoy live music and local art on the first Friday of every month.

AUGUST

Bay Scallop Season Scallop season August 16 – September 24, 2020Scallop Season St. Joe Bay Cape San Blas Things To Do
It’s that time of year again when the best treasure hunt happens in St. Joseph’s Bay- Scallop Season! Scalloping is a fun activity the entire family can enjoy. Catching them is easy, cleaning them a little harder and feasting on them simply delicious.

Scallop RePUBlic – Live Music.  TBD 2020. 7-10 p.m 411 Cape San Blas Road. Right ON the Cape. 850-227-9009

Bingo on the Bay.  Every Monday 7-9 p.m. Half Shell Dockside.  301 Market Street Apalachicola.Bingo On The Bay  Cape San Blas Things to Do Activities
Bring th ewhole family for fun and games (and good food)  Your first Bingo card is free. If you want additional cards, they are $2 each. Use your cards for all 6 rounds.  Four prizes are a $15 gift certificate and Half Shell Dockside swag. Two prizes are $50 cash.  Sit anywhere outside, at the bar or on the deck to play. The event will last approximately 2 hours.

Salt Air Farmers’ Market.  August 1 & 15, 2020 (1st & 3rd Saturdays), 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Downtown Port St. Joe
Brings fresh seasonal produce from local small farmers to the Forgotten Coast. Throughout the growing season, regionally grown vegetable and fruit, locally harvested Gulf seafood, artisan goods and educational opportunities highlight the markets. Enjoy arts, workshops, live music and exhibitions while shopping the market and Reid Avenue retail district.

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Apalachicola Farmers Market.  August 8 & 22, 2020 (2nd & 4th Saturdays).  9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Local seafood, produce, herbs, and honey, homemade breads and pies, along with arts and crafts and other regional specialties will be fare offered at the Apalachicola Farmers Market. Browse the market for goodies such as tomato pie, local eggs, homemade jams, jellies, salsa and barbeque sauce, locally-produced soaps, handmade turquoise jewelry, and perennials. Enjoy music with your friends and neighbors in a beautiful setting by the water. Relax under the live oaks that grace the Farmers Market on the Mill Pond off Scipio Creek.  From the blinking light in Apalachicola Center, the Farmers Market is just down Market Street less than a mile.

Scallop RePUBlic Live Music. TBD 2020. 7- 10 pm.  411 Cape San Blas Road (right on the Cape!)

 

 

St. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve Tram Tour. August 20, 2020. 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.  3915 State Road 30-A, Port St. JoeSt. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve Cape San Blas

Visitors will meet at the Buffer Preserve Center at 9 a.m. EST for a little history, a little learning, and the importance of the Buffer Preserve to St. Joseph Bay! Bring binoculars, cameras, hats, water bottles, and anything else to make the ride more comfortable.  Space is limited so please email our Environmental Specialist Sophia Fonseca at sophia.fonseca@floridadep.gov to reserve your spot. Be sure to include how many individuals are attending.

Annual MBARA Kingfish Tournament. August 29, Mexico Beach Beacon Hill,  850-819-2333
Come participate or cheer on the participants at the Annual MBARA Kingfish Tournament, a charitable event that raises funds to build artificial reefs. Kicking off the event is the Captain’s Party on Friday, August 23, 5–9 p.m. (CDT) at Veteran’s Memorial Park in St. Joe Beach. Then it’s time to drop the lines bright and early Saturday. Weigh-in starts at 1p.m. at the Mexico Beach Marina. We are getting ready for our annual Mexico Beach Artificial Reef Association Kingfish Tournament. Expect another great tournament. We have a new Miss Kingfish, new sponsors, new T-shirt with another beautiful color, and new prizes. There are a lot of changes to the tournament. Be sure to read all the information and rules before you register! Everyone is invited to attend and enjoy watching the big one come in. 850-819-2333

Florida Scallop, Music & Arts Festival.  TBD 2020.  George Core Park (Lighthouse Park), Port St. Joe
The Annual Scallop Festival is about celebrating the recreationally harvested St. Joseph Bay Scallop. The festival will feature a wide range of activities and events for people of all ages, including entertainment throughout the event.  Great lineup of music and vendors.  Pets on leashes welcome :-)!

SEPTEMBER

Scallops Scalloping St. Joe Bay Port St. Joe

Bay Scallop Season  August 16 – September 24, 2020
It’s that time of year again when the best treasure hunt happens in St. Joseph’s Bay- Scallop Season! Scalloping is a fun activity the entire family can enjoy. Catching them is easy, cleaning them a little harder and feasting on them simply delicious.  See the THINGS TO DO PAGE for details!

Florida Scallop Festival.  September 4-6, 2020.  George Core Park (Lighthouse Park), Port St. Joe
The Annual Scallop Festival is about celebrating the recreationally harvested St. Joseph Bay Scallop. The festival will feature a wide range of activities and events for people of all ages, including entertainment throughout the event.  Great lineup of music and vendors.  Pets on leashes welcome :-)!

Bingo on the Bay.  Every Monday 7-9 p.m. Half Shell Dockside.  301 Market Street Apalachicola.Bingo On The Bay  Cape San Blas Things to Do Activities
Bring th ewhole family for fun and games (and good food)  Your first Bingo card is free. If you want additional cards, they are $2 each. Use your cards for all 6 rounds.  Four prizes are a $15 gift certificate and Half Shell Dockside swag. Two prizes are $50 cash.  Sit anywhere outside, at the bar or on the deck to play. The event will last approximately 2 hours.

Scallop RePUBlic, LIVE MUSIC.  TBD 2020. 7- 10 pm.  411 Cape San Blas Road (right on the Cape!)

Salt Air Farmers’ Market. 1st & 3rd Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Gulf County Farmers Market Downtown Port St. Joe
Brings fresh seasonal produce from local small farmers to the Forgotten Coast. Throughout the growing season, regionally grown vegetable and fruit, locally harvested Gulf seafood, artisan goods and educational opportunities highlight the markets. Enjoy arts, workshops, live music and exhibitions while shopping the market and Reid Avenue retail district. 

 

Scallop RePUBlic, LIVE MUSIC.  TBD 2020. 7- 10 pm.  411 Cape San Blas Road (right on the Cape!)

St. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve Tram Tour. September 17, 2020. 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.  3915 State Road 30-A, Port St. JoeSt. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve Cape San Blas

Visitors will meet at the Buffer Preserve Center at 9 a.m. EST for a little history, a little learning, and the importance of the Buffer Preserve to St. Joseph Bay! Bring binoculars, cameras, hats, water bottles, and anything else to make the ride more comfortable.  Space is limited so please email our Environmental Specialist Sophia Fonseca at sophia.fonseca@floridadep.gov to reserve your spot. Be sure to include how many individuals are attending.

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License-Free Saltwater Fishing Day.  Septeember 5 – 6, 2020.  Grab your poles on Saturday, September 1st,  and enjoy this license-free saltwater fishing day.  This is an excellent opportunity for parents who don’t have licenses to take youth fishing, or avid anglers to introduce a friend to fishing without having to purchase a license.  On this day, the fishing license requirement is waived for all recreational anglers (residents and non-residents).

Apalachicola Farmers Market.  Sept 12, 2020.  9 a.m. – 1 p.m.  479 Market Street, Apalachicola.
Local seafood, produce, herbs, and honey, homemade breads and pies, along with arts and crafts and other regional specialties will be fare offered at the Apalachicola Farmers Market. Browse the market for goodies such as tomato pie, local eggs, homemade jams, jellies, salsa and barbeque sauce, locally-produced soaps, handmade turquoise jewelry, and perennials. Enjoy music with your friends and neighbors in a beautiful setting by the water. Relax under the live oaks that grace the Farmers Market on the Mill Pond off Scipio Creek.

From the blinking light in Apalachicola Center, the Farmers Market is just down Market Street less than a mile.

Mexico Beach Farmer’s & Craft Market.  TBD 2020.  9-2 CST.  Parker Park, 2500 W. Hwy 98, Mexico Beach.

Shop for local fresh vegetables & baked goods.  Gifts & tasy goodies from local crafts people.

Beach Blast Olympic Triathlon and Dualthon. WILL BE BACK Fall 2020. St. Joe Beach 850-522-6666
The Fall Beach Blast Triathlon and Duathlon is set for Saturday, September 8th, offering choices of Sprint or Olympic distance and Triathlon or Duathlon. Pick your race and distance! The races take place on the beautiful Gulf Coast and its magical beaches. Location of the packet pick-up and race is El Governor Motel on Hwy 98. All 4 races start from the same spot on the beach in Mexico Beach. Olympic races start at 7:00 am and sprint distance races start at 7:30 am. All races run on Central Time! For more information or to register, please click here.

Scallop RePUBlic Open Mic Night.  TBD 2020.  9. 7- 10 pm.  411 Cape San Blas Road (right on the Cape!)Cape San Blas live music Cape Escape Vacation Rentals Things to Do Entertainment

 

 

 

PortOber Fest.  September 26, 2020.  12 – 7 EST.  Reid Ave. Port St. Joe  
PortOber Fest is a family friendly German style block party on Reid Avenue downtown Port St. Joe.  We will be closing part of Reid Ave to host this event featuring live music, vendors, contests, food and FUN!  FREE!

Apalachicola Farmers Market. September 26, 2020.  9-1 p.m. EST Rain or shine.  Mill Pond Pavilion at Scipio Creek Boat Basin
Get local seafood, produce, honey, homemade breads, pies, jewelry, art and other specialties.

OCTOBER

Scallop RePUBlic Live Music.  TBD 2020. 7- 10 pm.  411 Cape San Blas Road (right on the Cape!)

Salt Air Farmers’ Market. 1st & 3rd Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (Oct. 5 & Oct. 19, 2019) Downtown Port St. Joesalt-air-farmers-market-Port St. Joe-Cape-San-Blas-Things-To-Do, Festivals Events Things to do
Brings fresh seasonal produce from local small farmers to the Forgotten Coast. Throughout the growing season, regionally grown vegetable and fruit, locally harvested Gulf seafood, artisan goods and educational opportunities highlight the markets. Enjoy arts, workshops, live music and exhibitions while shopping the market and Reid Avenue retail district.

Autumn Action Scramble Golf Tournament.  TBD 2020.  1 p.m.  Port St. Joe Country Club (public welcome).  700 Country Club Drive. Port st. Joe FL
Entry fee $65 non-member.  Fee includes cart and geens fee, dinner for players, door prize and CASH PRIZES for longest drive, closest to pin, mens, womens and teen categories.  Call 850-229-7799 or 850-527-2347 for information.

Bingo on the Bay.  Every Monday 7-9 p.m. Half Shell Dockside.  301 Market Street Apalachicola.Bingo On The Bay  Cape San Blas Things to Do Activities
Bring th ewhole family for fun and games (and good food)  Your first Bingo card is free. If you want additional cards, they are $2 each. Use your cards for all 6 rounds.  Four prizes are a $15 gift certificate and Half Shell Dockside swag. Two prizes are $50 cash.  Sit anywhere outside, at the bar or on the deck to play. The event will last approximately 2 hours.

Scallop RePUBlic Live Music.  TBD 2020. 7- 10 pm.  411 Cape San Blas Road (right on the Cape!)

Apalachicola Farmers Market.  October 10, 2020.  9 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Apalach Farmers Market Fresh Seafood Things To Do
Local seafood, produce, herbs, and honey, homemade breads and pies, along with arts and crafts and other regional specialties will be fare offered at the Apalachicola Farmers Market. Browse the market for goodies such as tomato pie, local eggs, homemade jams, jellies, salsa and barbeque sauce, locally-produced soaps, handmade turquoise jewelry, and perennials. Enjoy music with your friends and neighbors in a beautiful setting by the water. Relax under the live oaks that grace the Farmers Market on the Mill Pond off Scipio Creek.  From the blinking light in Apalachicola Center, the Farmers Market is just down Market Street less than a mile.

St. Joseph Bay Golf Club 4-Person Scramble.  TBD 2020,  10:30 Registration, 12 p.m. Shotgun start.  
Non-Members welcome.  850-27-1751 to register your team.
Closset to the pin, long Drive & 50/50 Par 3 Contest.  $100 per person, includes dinner.  Cash bar.

St. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve Tram Tour. Oct. 15, 2020. 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.  3915 State Road 30-A, Port St. JoeSt. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve Cape San Blas

Visitors will meet at the Buffer Preserve Center at 9 a.m. EST for a little history, a little learning, and the importance of the Buffer Preserve to St. Joseph Bay! Bring binoculars, cameras, hats, water bottles, and anything else to make the ride more comfortable.  Space is limited so please email our Environmental Specialist Sophia Fonseca at sophia.fonseca@floridadep.gov to reserve your spot. Be sure to include how many individuals are attending.

Apalachicola Octoberfest.  TBT 2020.  All Day.  Bowery Station, 17 Ave. F. Apalachicola FL
PROST!! This year’s three day event features live music, specially crafted Oktoberfest beers, great food, contests and frivolity. All three days will make for another memorable event celebrating the great brews from Oyster City and the fantastic talent that graces the Bowery Station stage.

50ForFL Relay for Recovery  TBD 2020  
50 Miles – Solo or Relay.  On October 10, 2018, the 3rd most powerful storm in American History made landfall in Mexico Beach Florida. The devastation was horrific and spread for 50 miles from Panama City Beach to Port St. Joe.  Today these cities are on the mend yet far from being restored.  Moved by the overwhelming needs created by the storm a group of Atlanta based business leaders came together to form a 3-year strategy aimed at helping create a sense of sustainability among those in a position of caring for the masses. On October 12, 2019, 500 runners will unite out of a common love for running and giving back

The 50-mile run will touch the heart of the storm-affected areas of Port St. Joe and Mexico Beach. 
Join us and help make a difference.

Scallop RePUBlic Live Music.  TBD 2020, 2019. 7- 10 pm.  411 Cape San Blas Road (right on the Cape!)

St. Vincent Island Wild Week Guided Tours.  TBT 2020
The Friends of St. Vincent will host a week’s worth of fun Fall activities as part of its Wild Week Guided Tours October  15-18. The four day event, which will take place on St. Vincent Island, will feature different activities each day including Where the Birds Live, Where the Fish Live, Where the Red Fox live and Where the turtles live.  See schedule on the above link.

Blast on the Bay Songwriters’ Festival.  Oct. 15- 18, 2020. Florida’s Gulf Coast ~ Mexico Beach, Port St. Joe and Indian Passblast-on-the-bay-port-st-joe-cape-san-blas-music-things-to-do-festivals- Cape-San-Blas-Vacation-Rentals
It’s that wonderful time of year where the weather cools down, the sunsets are amazing and songwriter’s fill the salty air with sounds direct from the streets of Nashville. Blast on the Bay songwriters consists of 30+ musicians who collectively have written hundreds of hit songs from Faith Hill and George Strait to Jason Aldean and Garth Brooks. Every year songwriters from past events will return for another great weekend of new and classic music, and a little bit of storytelling too. 

Now featuring over 30 prolific songwriters giving more performances at numerous venues!   If  you spend one weekend a year in the area, make it October 17-20, 2019 at the 10th annual Blast on the Bay Songwriters’ Festival.  Please click here for more information or email info@blastonthebay.com.

2019 Bayou Bash Inshore Tournament.  TBD 2020.  Presnell’s Bayside Marine, 2115 State Road 30-A, Port St. Joe.
Open to all ages and you can fish anywhere along the “Forgotten Coast” Pick up a registration form at one of the following locations: Presnell’s, Bluewater Outriggers, Scallop Cove, Coopers Cut-N-Style, the General Store at Indian Pass, Outcasters in Apalach, Fisherman’s Choice in Eastpoint, and the Mexico Beach Visitors Center.  Proceeds to benefit kids fishing clinics and scholarship programs. Guarantee payouts for each division. Follow us on FB at Bayou Bash 2019 for updates and information or email bayoubash19@gmail.com

Scallop RePUBlic Live Music.  TBD 2020. 7- 10 pm.  411 Cape San Blas Road (right on the Cape!)

 

 

St. Joseph Bay Preserves Bay Day. Will be back 2020. St. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserves. 3915 State Road 30-A (C-30), Port St. Joe, Florida Cape San Blas FL Things to do Fall Festivals Events
There will be lots to see and lots to do. Best of all, the Low Country Shrimp Boil will be delicious — as always! Meet you on the deck at the Visitor’s Center!  The Low Country Shrimp Boil is always perfect. Trips to the uplands in the Buffer Preserve are always enjoyable. Live Auction the Thursday

Apalachicola Farmers Market.  October 24, 2020.  9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Local seafood, produce, herbs, and honey, homemade breads and pies, along with arts and crafts and other regional specialties will be fare offered at the Apalachicola Farmers Market. Browse the market for goodies such as tomato pie, local eggs, homemade jams, jellies, salsa and barbeque sauce, locally-produced soaps, handmade turquoise jewelry, and perennials. Enjoy music with your friends and neighbors in a beautiful setting by the water. Relax under the live oaks that grace the Farmers Market on the Mill Pond off Scipio Creek.

From the blinking light in Apalachicola Center, the Farmers Market is just down Market Street less than a mile.  

Ghost Walk. TBD 2020. Chestnut Street Cemetary 6:30-8:30 p.m. Apalachicola, FL
Hauntings will abound Saturday, October 26 in Apalachicola when local history enthusiasts don the garb and take on the persona of the cemetery’s notable inhabitants to tell their tale of life in Apalachicola for more than 180 years ago. The Ghostwalk will be held 6:30-8:30 pm. at the Chestnut Street Cemetery on U.S. Highway 98 in Apalachicola. For the uninitiated, this tour features many longtime residents of Apalachicola, or actual descendants in costume, portraying figures from history who are buried at Chestnut Street Cemetery. For history buffs, this walk through time takes you back to the early 1800s when the city was a hub of activity for the maritime industry.

Scallop RePUBlic Darts &Community Potluck & Live Music. 
TBD 2020
. 7- 10 pm.  411 Cape San Blas Road (right on the Cape!)

Ghost on the Coast. Port St. Joe Annual Downtown Trick or Treat. October 31, 2020. City Commons, Reid Ave. 5:30 EST. 850-229-8261.
Get your creative costumes together and come have a great night in downtown Port St. Joe! Join us downtown on Historic Reid Avenue on Tuesday, October 31st for our annual Ghosts on the Coast Halloween Celebration! Kicking off at 5:30 PM ET is a Costume Contest with 5 divisions: 0-3, 4-6, 7-10, Family & Groups, and Pets at City Commons Park. Trick-or-Treating will follow the contest at the sound of the Firehouse whistle!

Florida Seafood Festival.  TBT 2020.  Apalachicola. 6:00pm – 11:00 pm 
Carnival Midway open to public access thru the Water Street gate entry only.  All other parts of The Florida Seafood Festival will not be open until Friday 10:00 a.m.

NOVEMBER

Florida Seafood Festival.  TBD 2020  EST. Apalachicola FL.
The 2019 Florida Seafood Festival will be held November 1-2 in Apalachicola’s historic Battery Park . This 56-year old event is Florida oldest maritime event that annually draws thousands of visitors to the historic port town of Apalachicola and features delicious seafood, arts and crafts exhibits and the famous Oyster Eating and Shucking contest. Other fun events include the Blue Crab Races, Photo Contest, Parade, 5k Redfish Run, The Blessing of the Fleet, History of the Festival Exhibit and Tonging For Treasure.

This year’s festival music headliner will be Parmalee, the quintessential American Country band from North Carolina. The band made their 2013 breakout single, “Carolina,” into a Platinum-certified #1 hit, while their debut album landed in the Top 10. Two more singles (“Close Your Eyes” and “Already Callin’ You Mine”) rose to #3 and #10 on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart.

Scallop RePUBlic – TBD 2020. 411 Cape San Blas Road. Right ON the Cape. 850-227-9009

 

SaltAir Farmers Market. 1st and 3rd Saturday. 9 am – 1 pm. Downtown salt-air-farmers-market-Port St. Joe, Cape San Blas Vacation Rentals Coastal Coast JoePort St. Joe
Brings fresh seasonal produce from local small farmers to the Forgotten Coast. Throughout the growing season, regionally grown vegetable and fruit, locally harvested Gulf seafood, artisan goods and educational opportunities highlight the markets. Enjoy arts, workshops, live music and exhibitions while shopping the market and Reid Avenue retail district.

Bingo on the Bay.  Every Monday 7-9 p.m. Half Shell Dockside.  301 Market Street Apalachicola.Bingo On The Bay  Cape San Blas Things to Do Activities
Bring th ewhole family for fun and games (and good food)  Your first Bingo card is free. If you want additional cards, they are $2 each. Use your cards for all 6 rounds.  Four prizes are a $15 gift certificate and Half Shell Dockside swag. Two prizes are $50 cash.  Sit anywhere outside, at the bar or on the deck to play. The event will last approximately 2 hours.

Downtown Apalachicola Oyster Roast.  TBD 2020.  6-9 PM EST.  Water Street Next to the Grady Market
Don’t miss the Apalachicola Downtown Oyster Roast on November 2nd, 6:00 to 9:00 pm in Apalachicola. This enchanting event, sponsored by the Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce, will feature Roasted Oysters, Oysters on the half shell, Gumbo, fresh local Shrimp, Blue Crabs, salad and fantastic desserts. Dine under the stars next in Apalachicola. Tickets are $70 each. For tickets call (850) 653-9419 or email info@apalachicolabay.org

Bowery Station Open Mic Night.  TBD 2020.  6-8 p.m EST.  17 Avenue F, Apalachicola
This weekly event has been a mainstay in local entertainment for years, and has fostered the development of numerous performers as they gain their confidence and stage presence.  All levels of talent are welcomed and appreciated.

St. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve Tram Tour. Nov 19, 2020. 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.  3915 State Road 30-A, Port St. JoeSt. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve Cape San Blas

Visitors will meet at the Buffer Preserve Center at 9 a.m. EST for a little history, a little learning, and the importance of the Buffer Preserve to St. Joseph Bay! Bring binoculars, cameras, hats, water bottles, & anything else to make the ride more comfortable.  Space is limited so please email our Environmental Specialist Sophia Fonseca at sophia.fonseca@floridadep.gov to reserve your spot. Be sure to include how many individuals are attending.

Forgotten Coast Music Festival. November 13 – 15, 2020.  Port St. Joe Marina Grounds overlooking St. Joe Bay  in Port St. Joe FL
Witness Awesome Music – Taste Incredible Food – See Natural Beauty – Meet Great People.  Come early – stay late, experience everything OLD Florida has to offer on the Forgotten Coast! Tickets, Line-Up & all event details are available at www.forgottenmusicfestival.com

Apalachicola Farmers Market.  2nd & 4th Saturdays.  9 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Mill Park off Scipio Creek, Apalchicolafarmers-market-port-st-joe
Local seafood, produce, herbs & honey, homemade breads and pies, along with arts & crafts and other regional specialties will be fare offered at the Apalachicola Farmers Market. Browse the market for goodies such as tomato pie, local eggs, homemade jams, jellies, salsa & BBQ sauce, locally-produced soaps, handmade turquoise jewelry, and perennials. Enjoy music in a beautiful setting by the water.   From the blinking light in Apalachicola Center, the Farmers Market is just down Market Street less than a mile.

Family Freedom Festival.  TBD 2020, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Gulf County Veterans Memorial Park at Becon Hill, 8750 W. Hwy 98, Port St. Joe
The event will feature games, arts & crafts stations, car show and so much more! Food will be available for purchase from our Boy Scouts & the music line-up will be available soon! In addition, the VFW will be collecting tattered and worn flags to be properly retired. 

Cape San Blas Lighthouse Lit Up  Port St. Joe

Full Moon Lighthouse Climb.  Cape San Blas Lighthouse.  TBD 2020.  200 Miss Zola’s Drive. Port St. Joe FL
The climb is 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. ET. The sun will set at 5:40 p.m. and the full moon will rise at 6:10 p.m. ET. The cost to climb is $5 per person.

Scallop RePUBlic – Live Music.  TBD 2020. 6-9 pm EST. 411 Cape San Blas Road. Right ON the Cape. 850-227-9009

 

 

Forgotten Coast Festival of Trees. TBD 2020.   The Joe Center for the Arts, 201 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe.
Join us for a new family tradition.  The gallery will be transformed into a winter wonderland filled with beautifully decorated trees, wreaths and displays of holiday decorations.  A slection of items inthe silent auction could take care of the holiday gifts for those on your shopping list.  The schedule of activities can be found here: SCHEDULE

Scallop RePUBlic – Live Music. TBD 2020.  6-9 pm EST. 411 Cape San Blas Road. Right ON the Cape. 850-227-9009

 

 

 

Historic Apalachicola Annual Christmas Celebration. TBD 2020. 4:00-8 pm. 850-653-9419
 Come enjoy early Christmas shopping along streets lined with luminaries& filled with holiday spirit. Merchants will be open late & the sounds of carolers will echo through the streets. Santa will arrive Via shrimp boat at 4 pm EST at Riverfront Park on Water Street to hear all the children’s Christmas wishes. There will be free hotdogs & age-appropriate books for all the children who come to visit Santa and this year the event will even feature a tide & seek Oyster Shell painting booth. The Historic Orman & Raney House Museums will be decorated and open for tours

Scallop RePUBlic Darts &Community Potluck & Live Music.  TBD 2020
 

License-Free Saltwater Fishing Day. TBD 2020
Grab your poles on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, November 30th, and enjoy this license-free saltwater fishing day. This is an excellent opportunity for parents who don’t have licenses to take youth fishing, or avid anglers to introduce a friend to fishing without having to purchase a license. On this day, the fishing license requirement is waived for all recreational anglers (residents and non-residents).

Fun Duathlon.  TBD 2020. 9 a.m. EST.  101-Goodmorning Street #102, Port St Joe.
Run off some of Thanksgiving!   $20 entry fee includes post-run party and T-shirt.  Run 1 mile, bike 4-miles, run 1 mile.  Register at www.Fitasafiddlefitness.com.

Mighty Mullet Maritime Festival.  (4th Saturday in November). Woolley Park in Panacea.
Features both an international mullet cook-off contact& a day-long maritime flea market. For more information contact Bill Lowrie at billlowrie@embarqmail.com

DECEMBER

Scallop RePUBlic –  TBD, 2020 411 Cape San Blas Road. Right ON the Cape. 850-227-9009

Port St. Joe Libarary Speaker Series.  TBD 2020. 2 p.m EST.
Join us at the Corine Costin Gibson Memorial Library in Port St. Joe to listen to some fantastic sports speakers. The topics will include the history of sports in Port St. Joe with Kesley Colbert. Also, professional baseball player, Roman Quinn, will answer some questions about the importance of taking a break and enjoying time with family.

Forgotten Coast Sea Turtle Center Holiday Open House.  TBD 2020, 12 – 7 p.m. EST.   1001 10th Street.
Enjoy Refreshements, shop for handmade gifts by local artists, meet our  ambassadors& learn more about our amazing sea turtles.

SaltAir Farmer’s Market. TBD 2020, 9-1 EST. Gulf County Farmers MarketCity Commons, Downtown Port St. Joe
Special Christmas Farmers’ Market! Take a morning stroll Downtown Port St. Joe and you’ll be treated with fresh seasonal produce from local farmers, regional vegetables, fruit, Gulf seafood, meat, cheeses and breads that are all ready for your table at the SaltAir Farmers’ Market! Handmade arts, crafts, jewelry, pottery & Christmas gifts highlight the market’s offerings with live music & fresh air

Christmas in the Garden.  TBD, 2020.  9 a.m. – 3 p.m. EST.  216 Eighth Street, Port St. Joe.
The Port St. Joe Garden Club will host its annual Christmas in the Garden celebration.  Admission is free & refreshments will be available all day.  Handcrafted gifts for everyone on your list, festive home decor items, and delicious baked goods will be on sale to make your holiday preparations fun and easy. In the festooned gazebo, local photographer Reggie Smith will take photos of families and pets for a nominal fee … no appointments will be necessary.   As a bonus, 3 presentations are slated:  Jessica Swindall, director of the Florida Coastal Conservancy will focus on Gulf County’s sea turtles, Linda White, 2008 National Audubon Educator of the Year, will share her knowledge about Florida’s eagles, and members Jeanne Schlicting and Linda Hamilton will demonstrate how herbs can enhance your holiday cooking.   For further details and updates, visit the Port St. Joe Garden Club Facebook page.

Apalachicola Holiday Fresh Market.  TBD 2020. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.farmers-market-port-st-joe
Why fight the crowds and traffic at the malls? Come for the day or the weekend and find one-of-a-kind unusual presents. Shop in a relaxed, hassle free environment in an outdoor setting.  Buy handcrafted Apalachicola specialties such as baked goods, artwork, wood carving, pottery and hand knitted goods.  Your gift shopping has never been easier! Located in front of the Dixie Theatre on Avenue E and Market Street.

Scallop RePUBlic – Live Music. TBD 2020.  6-9 pm EST. 411 Cape San Blas Road. Right ON the Cape. 850-227-9009 

Holiday Fresh Market.  TBD 2020, 10 – 4 EST. Downtown Apalach
Why fight the crowds and traffic at the malls? Come for the day or the weekend and find one-of-a-kind unusual presents. Shop in a relaxed, hassle-free environment. Buy handcrafted Apalachicola specialties such as baked goods, artwork, wood carving, pottery, hand knitted goods. Your gift shopping has never been easier! Located in front of the Dixie Theatre Avenue E and Market Street. 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. Call (850) 653-9419 for details.

Forgotten Coast Festival of Trees. TBD, 2020.  Forgotten Coast Festival Of Trees EVENT Port St. Joe Chrristmas The Joe Center for the Arts, 201 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe.
Join us for a new family tradition.  The gallery will be transformed into a winter wonderland filled with beautifully decorated trees, wreaths and displays of holiday decorations.  A selection of items in the silent auction could take care of the holiday gifts for those on your shopping list.  The schedule of activities can be found here: SCHEDULE 

Scallop RePUBlic –   TBD, 2020 411Cape San Blas Road. Right ON the Cape. 850-227-9009

The Panhandle Players & Pam Nobles Dance Studio Present: Panhandle Players Theater Live Theater Apalachicola Christmas “A Duke Ellington Nutcraker”.  TBD 2020, 7:30 p.m. EST.  Chapman Theatre, Apalachicola.
Choreograhed by Scott Benson.  Limited engagement event.  $18 online or $20 at the door.  Kids 12& under FREE.

Bay Area Choral Society’s Christmas Concert, “Sing We Now of Christmas”.  TBD 2020.  4-5 pm EST.   First United Methosdist Church of Port St. Joe.  
The Ilse Newell Fund for the Performing Arts presents the Bay Area Choral Society singing in 2 Christmas Concerts, “Sing We Now of Christmas”. These choral concerts will feature an over 30 voice Choir, a skilled Conductor-Dana Langford, a concert pianist Janis Ramos, a concert cellist Lauren Mullinax, and many talented soloists. $5 admission.

Christmas on the Coast Parade. TBD 2021. 6 p.m EST.  305 Cecil G. Costin Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe. 850-229-8261.
Sleigh Bells ring on Historic Downtown Reid Avenue for this traditional family fun event! Come watch or even participate in our Christmas Parade!  The parade begins at 6:00 PM All times Eastern. 

Bay Area Choral Society’s Christmas Concert, “Sing We Now of Christmas”.  TBD 2020.   Trinity Episcopal, Church Apalachicicola
The Ilse Newell Fund for the Performing Arts presents the Bay Area Choral Society singing in two Christmas Concerts, “Sing We Now of Christmas”. These choral concerts will feature an over 30 voice Choir, a skilled Conductor-Dana Langford, a concert pianist Janis Ramos, a concert cellist Lauren Mullinax, and many talented soloists. $5 admission

Christmas Carols & Forgotten Coast Ukulele Orchestra at the Lighthouse:  TBD 2020.  4:30 p.m at the Cape San Blas lighthouse.  200 Miss Zola’s Drive, Port St. Joe, FL
Join us and the Forgotten Coast Ukulele Orchestra for Classic Christmas Carols at the Cape San Blas Lighthouse.  The Junior Service League of Port St. Joe will have hot cocoa to keep you warm!   Santa Clause🎅will also be there for your last minute Christmas pictures!

The Brick Wall Sports Bar & Grill.  TBT 2021.  5 p.m. – 2 a.m.  414 Reid Ave. 
Come join us for a New Years Eve Bash. We will Have Specialty Drinks , $5 House Margaritas, $1 Off Draft Beers, $2 Shot Specials, $4 Champagne flutes, A DJ for all your stylish moves, && Of course food all night. Dont miss out on this event you are sure to love.

New Years Fireworks in PSJ.   December 31, 2021, 10 p.m.  Frank Pate NEW YEARS EVE Light House Fireworks Gulf County on the Forgotten CoastPark

 

 

 

 

 

JANUARY

3rd Annual Cape San Blas Polar Plunge. January 1, 2021. 10 a.m. SHARP EST. Cape Palms Park, 6081 Cape San Blas Road
Ring in the New Year by washing 2018 off in the Gulf, at the third annual Polar Plunge on Cape San Blas.

First Day Guided Hike on the Newly reopened Maritime Hammock Trail.  TBD 2021  11:00 a.m EST.
After paying park entry fee or presenting pass at park entrance office, meet at Hammock Trail Parking Lot. Parking will be limited. This will be a moderately strenuous hike on soft sand and hilly terrain. It is recommended to wear appropriate clothing, shoes and to bring water and bug spray.

Library Winter Speaker Series: TBD 2021. 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. 110 Library Drive, Port St. Joe Library. 850-22-8879

Scallop RePUBlic. Live Music. TBD 2021. 7- 10 pm EST. 411 Cape SanScallop Republic Music Live Cape San Blas Blas Road. Right ON the Cape. 850-227-9009
Jan 3  Hot Mess
Jan 4  Hunter Wall playing from 7 – 10 p.m.  

BINGO at the John C. Gainous VFW post.Every Monday 2020. 5:30-7:30 p.m. 1776 Trout Ave., Highland View. 850-229-6926

Butts on the Bay. TBD 2021 from 12 – 3.  Sailor’s Cove (across from the Pig). Butt Roast Methodist Church January
The First United Methodist Church of Port St. Joe’s Men’s Club announces their 3rd annual “Butts on the Bay BBQ Dinner & Bake Sale”.  

Come hungry & enjoy on-site or take home. BBQ plates (pulled pork, coleslaw, baked beans &and bread) will be available as well as a huge variety of homemade baked goods for sale by the United Methodist Women.
All proceeds support local community missions including Forgotten Coast Wounded Warriors, Boy Scouts of America, Christian Community Development Fund, Gulf County Domestic Violence Fund, Gulf Coast Hope Center, Oak Grove Community-Wide Dinners, PSJ High School Athletics & more.

Scallop RePUBlic. Live Music. TBD 2021. 411 Cape SanScallop Republic Music Live Cape San Blas Blas Road. Right ON the Cape. 850-227-9009

 

 

Farmers Market Apalachicola. TBD 2021. 9- 1 EST. Mill Pond Apalach Farmers Market Fresh Seafood Things To DoPavilion at the Scipio Creek Marina.
Features seafood, produce, honey, homemade breads and other regional specialties.

 

 

Library Winter Speaker Series:  TBT 2021. 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Port St. Joe Library. 850-22-8879
Coming to Pass:  Florida’s Coastal Islands in Gulf of Change by Susan Cerulean, Author & President of the St. Vincent Island Reserve

Gulf County Welcome Back Reception.   TBT 2021. 4:30 – 7.  Gulf County TDC WELCOME SNOWBIRDS BACKSt. Jospeh Bay Golf Club, 700 Country Club Road. 
We want to welcome you back to Gulf County with a party! We are so excited to have our Winter We want to have a fun time welcoming you back! We will have informational booths for all types of business that will make your long-term vacation enjoyable.

St. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve Tram Tour. TBT 2021. 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.  3915 State Road 30-A, Port St. JoeSt. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve Cape San Blas

Visitors will meet at the Buffer Preserve Center at 9 a.m. EST for a little history, a little learning, and the importance of the Buffer Preserve to St. Joseph Bay! Bring binoculars, cameras, hats, water bottles, and anything else to make the ride more comfortable.  Space is limited so please email our Environmental Specialist Sophia Fonseca at sophia.fonseca@floridadep.gov to reserve your spot. Be sure to include how many individuals are attending.

Annual Oyster Cook-off.   TBT 2021. Downtown Apalachicola, Oyster Raw Port St. Joe Cape San Blas Vacation RentalsRiverfront Park.
The event features a silent auction, oysters galore, shrimp, smoked mullet, hot dogs, hamburgers, local beer, live music, kids’ activities, dancing performances and5K run!  Enter your best recipe and be a contestant in the oyster cook-off or just come out and enjoy a day of wonderful food, refreshments and music.  🐾 Well mannered pets are welcomed on a leash.

Library Winter Speaker Series:  TBT 2021. 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Port St. Cape San Blas Activities Events Things To DoJoe Library. 850-22-8879
Radical Raptors:  Adventures Working with Birds of Prey by Lynda White, Retired EagleWatch coordinator, Audubon Center for Birds of Prey. \

 

Farm to Table Market.   Wednesday,  TBT 2021.  9-1 pm/  59 & 59 South Commerce Street.  Apalachiciola
Produce, Fresh Eggs, Granola, Nursery Plants, Food to Go, Baked GOods, Grass Fed Beef, Micro Greens, Seafood. 

Snowbird Appreciation Golf Tournament.  January 24, 2020.   11-5.  St. St. Joseph Bay Golf Club Snowbird Golf Tournament Cape San Blas Things To Do Area Events Forgotten CoastJoe Bay Golf Club, 700 Country Club Road, Port St. Joe.  
The St. Joseph Bay Golf Club wishes to welcome our winter visitors back to beautiful Gulf County by hosting the Gulf County Snowbird Appreciation Golf Tournament. We hope you will join us in a great day of golf, food & fun. The tournament is open to locals and snowbirds alike. Bring your favorite foursome or sign up individually and we will find you a team.  Time: 12:00 Shotgun Start, Format: 18 hole 4-Person Scramble.  PRIZES!  
For additional information, or to register for the tournament call the Pro-Shop at 850.227.1751 or email Jordon Arnold at Jarnoldpga@gmail.com.

Butts & Clucks Cook-Off on the Bay.   TBT 2021.  Battery Park, 1 Bay Ave., Apalachicola
On January 24th & 25th at Battery Park in Apalachicola teams from all over the Southeast will be competing for over $15,000 in cash and prizes. They will be competing in 4 meat categories: Chicken, Ribs, Pork Butt & Brisket.   Other contests curign the weekend are BBQ souce competition, Swine tasting, mystery box open competition, and more.  On Saturday from 3:30 – 5 there weill be on stage entertainment. 

Junior League Chili Cookoff, Car Show & Family Bazaar.  January 25, Chili Cook Off And Bazaar Things to do Cape San Blas2020. 12 p.m EST.   117 Sailor’s Cove, Port St. Joe
The event will include chili cookoff competition, car show, local vendors, music, kid’s activities, bake sale, cake walk, and 50/50 raffle.

Farmers Market Apalachicola. January 25, 2020. 9- 1 EST.
Mill Pond Apalach Farmers Market Fresh Seafood Things To DoPavilion at the Scipio Creek Marina.
Local seafood, produce, herbs, and honey, homemade breads and pies, along with arts and crafts and other regional specialties will be fare offered at the Apalachicola Farmers Market. Browse the market for goodies such as tomato pie, local eggs, homemade jams, jellies, salsa and barbeque sauce, locally-produced soaps, handmade turquoise jewelry, and perennials. Enjoy music with your friends and neighbors in a beautiful setting by the water. 

Dixie Theatre Presents The Secret of My Unsuccess.   TBT 2021. 8-10 p.m.  21 Ave E, Apalach.  850-653-3200  Dixie Theatre Apalachicola
Earl David Reed is a trendsetter in the comedy and radio world. Within his 15 years of stand-up comedy, Earl has performed at over 100 comedy clubs & colleges. 

 

Scallop RePUBlic. Live Music. TBD 2021.  411 Cape San Blas Road. Right ON the Cape. 850-227-9009
Jan 28  Open Mic night 7-10
Jan 30  Nikki Talley & Jason Sharp 7 – 10
Jan 31  Sara Burton 7-10

 

BINGO at the John C. Gainous VFW post.Every Monday 2021. 5:30-7:30 p.m. 1776 Trout Ave., Highland View. 850-229-6926

Bingo on the Bay. Every Monday 7-9 p.m. Half Shell Dockside.  301 Market Street Apalachicola.Bingo On The Bay  Cape San Blas Things to Do Activities
Your first Bingo card is free. If you want additional cards, they are $2 each. Use your cards for all 6 rounds.  Four prizes are a $15 gift certificate and Half Shell Dockside swag. Two prizes are $50 cash.  Sit anywhere outside, at the bar or on the deck to play. The event will last approximately 2 hours.

 

Library Winter Speaker Series:  January 28, 2020. 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Port St. Turtles, Sea Turtles, Nesting, Cape San Blas, BeachLibrary. 850-22-8879
Sea Turtles of Gulf County by Jessica Swindall, volunteer coordinator, St. Joseph Peninsual Turtle Partrol, Flordia Coastal Conservancy and Forgotten Coast Sea Turtle Center.

 

Dixie Theatre Presents American Pie Revisted. .  January 31, 2020. 8-10 p.m.  21 Ave E, Apalach.  850-653-3200Dixie Theatre Apalachicola
An interactive, multi-media, music performance celebrating the songs and pop culture of the late 60’s and early 70’s, performed by acclaimed singer and guitarist, John Reno. The show features both iconic photographs and videos of bygone days along with many tunes that are crowd favorite sing alongs. This will be John’s 5th Appearance at the Dixie having previously performed his fabulous Tribute to Jim Croce for 3 seasons and America Pie last season. We’re so looking forward to this talented fellow performing some of the best years of music including Don McLean, James Taylor, Paul Simon and many, many more.

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Dixie Theatre ApalachicolaThe Dixie Theatre Presents:  Jone Reno Jim Croce Tribute.  TBD 2021.  8 pm EST.  21 Ave. E, Apalachicola.  850-653-3200
Discover why audiences are cheering for this Tribute to Jim Croce, 1 of America’s most enduring singer-songwriters. John Reno blends acoustic guitar & vocals to capture the essence of a man whose musical gifts transcend time. This show features the greatest hits of his tragically short career, from the rollicking “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown” & “You Don’t Mess Around with Jim” to his more heartfelt ballads, “I’ll Have to Say I Love You in A Song”, “Operator” & “Time in A Bottle.” John covers the Croce catalogue, offering anecdotes about the late performer & the characters who inspired his songs. “Jim Croce would love this… because it’s all there… the stories, the music, the songs! 

Library Winter Speaker Series:  TBD 2021. 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Port St. Cape San Blas Activities Events Things To DoJoe Library. 850-22-8879
River and Bay:  A Connected Ecosystem by Gibby Conrad, edication specialist, Apalchicola National Estuary Research Reserve.

Scallop RePUBlic. Live Music.  TBD 2021. 6-9 pm EST. 411 Cape San Blas Road. Right ON the Cape. 850-227-9009Scallop Republic Music Live Cape San Blas

 

 

 

SaltAir Farmers’ Market.  TBD 2021. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. City Commons Park, Corner of Reid Ave and Hwy 71, Port St. Joe FL Take a morning stroll Downtown Port St. Joe the 1st and 3rd farmers-market-port-st-joeSaturdays and you’ll be treated with fresh seasonal produce from local farmers, regional vegetables, fruit, Gulf seafood, meat, cheeses and breads that are all ready for your table at the SaltAir Farmers’ Market! Handmade arts, crafts, jewelry, pottery and gifts highlight the market’s offerings with live music and fresh air.

St. George Island Home Tours.  TBD 2021.   St. George Island
Seven distinctive coastal homes will be featured during the seventh annual St. George Island Tour of Homes Saturday February 8 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. The event, which benefits the St. George Lighthouse Association (SGLA), will also feature a tour of the Cape St. George Lighthouse and Keeper’s House and the St. George Plantation Clubhouse.  Tour weekend will begin with a kick-off event on Friday, February 7, featuring refreshments, door prizes, and a guest speaker. Details here.

Dixie Theatre Presents:  The Purvis Brothers & Encore Band.  TBD 2021.   21 Ave E, Apalach.  850-653-3200Dixie Theatre Apalachicola
A Tribute to the Music of Willie Nelson starring the Purvis Brothers and the Encore Band. Audiences will remember this incredibly talented group of musicians that have played the Dixie Theatre many times with Margo Anderson’s Tribute to Patsy Cline. Mike Purvis guitar, Wendel Purvis rhythm guitar, Frank Purvis bass guitar, Myron Spainhour keyboards, Ronnie Weeks, drums, Stewart Stanley steel guitar, and Rick Weathersby harmonica. This show promises to be a fabulous time, as last seasons performance sold out so fast, we had to add another show. Tickets will sell quickly, don’t miss out.

 Winter Bay Day ST. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserves.  TBD 2021. 11-2..  3915 State Road 30-A (C-30), Port St. Joe, Florida    .bay-day-cape-san-blas-st-joe-bay-buffer-preserve
Join us for Winter Bay Day! There will be lots to see and lots to do. Best of all, the Low Country Shrimp Boil (11 – 2, $10 donation) will be delicious —as always! Meet you on the deck at the Visitor’s Center!   QUESTIONS:  800-229-1787 ext. 1

21st Annual Forgotten Coast Chefs Sampler.  TBD 2021. 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. At the Historic Fort Coombs Armory.  4th Street and Avenue D, Apalachicola, FL 850-653-9419chefs-sampler-apalachicola
Chefs from all over the Forgotten Coast will prepare their most creative dishes for this event, sample an array of flavors from area restaurants. Talented shopkeepers and local designers give the event an extraordinary touch and add creative flair by decorating each table individually – from elegant to artistic and funky. Call for more information

Dixie Theatre Presents:  A Tribute to the Music of Willie Nelson.  FTBD 2021.   21 Ave E, Apalach.  850-653-3200Dixie Theatre Apalachicola
A Tribute to the Music of Willie Nelson starring the Purvis Brothers and the Encore Band. Audiences will remember this incredibly talented group of musicians that have played the Dixie Theatre many times with Margo Anderson’s Tribute to Patsy Cline. Mike Purvis guitar, Wendel Purvis rhythm guitar, Frank Purvis bass guitar, Myron Spainhour keyboards, Ronnie Weeks, drums, Stewart Stanley steel guitar, and Rick Weathersby harmonica. This show promises to be a great time, tickets are selling quickly, don’t miss out.

INConcert Series.  TBD 2021.  4-5 p.m.  Trinity Episcopal Church, 79 6th Street Apalachicola.
INConcert Series presents Aleksandra ” Sasha” Kasman, Pianist, Franck/Medtner/Rachmaninoff .Music by composers Medtner, Franck, and Rachmaninoff will be performed. Kasman, who was born into a musical family from Moscow, made her piano debut performance at the age of 13. She holds an M.M. degree from Juilliard School of Music, was recently named the 2019/2020 Young Artist in Residence of NPR’s Performance Today, and has performed across the U.S., Italy, Russia, Ukraine, France, and Japan. A reception at Trinity’s Benedict Hall will be held after the concert.

Library Winter Speaker Series: TBD 2021. 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. 110 Cape San Blas Activities Events Things To DoLibrary Drive, Port St. Joe Library. 850-22-8879
Saving an America Treasur by Georgia Ackerman, Riverkeeper and Executive Directior of Apalachicola Riverkeepers

 

Scallop RePUBlic. Live Music.  TBD 2021. 411 Cape San Scallop Republic Cape San Blas Bar VRBOBlas Road. Right ON the Cape. 850-227-9009
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Guitarist Peter Fletcher.  TBD 2021.  The Apalachicola Margaret Key Library.
The Apalachicola Margaret Key Library Literary Salon program presents a concert by acclaimed classical guitarist Peter Fletcher. Fletcher made his New York Debut at Carnegie Hall in 2007 and played there again in 2017 to rave reviews.  Free Admission with Ticket. Tickets can be picked up at the Library.

Scallop RePUBlic.  Live Music.  TBD 2021.  411 Cape San BlasScallop Republic Music Live Cape San Blas Road. Right ON the Cape. 850-227-9009
Feb 18  Darts and Potluck  6-9
Feb 20  Sticky Too 7-8
Feb 21  HighBeams
Feb 22  Ashley Felter

Library Winter Speaker Series: TBD 2021. 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. 110 Cape San Blas Activities Events Things To DoLibrary Drive, Port St. Joe Library. 850-22-8879
 Discovering the History of Old St. Joe by Chris Hunt, registered professional archeologist and teaching assistant at the University of Southern Florida

 

St. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve Tram Tour. TBD 2021. 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.  3915 State Road 30-A, Port St. JoeSt. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve Cape San Blas

Visitors will meet at the Buffer Preserve Center at 9 a.m. EST for a little history, a little learning, and the importance of the Buffer Preserve to St. Joseph Bay! Bring binoculars, cameras, hats, water bottles, and anything else to make the ride more comfortable.  Space is limited so please email our Environmental Specialist Sophia Fonseca at sophia.fonseca@floridadep.gov to reserve your spot. Be sure to include how many individuals are attending.

Farmers Market Apalachicola. TBD 2021. 9- 1 EST. Mill Apalachicola Farmers Market Fresh SeafoodPond Pavilion at the Scipio Creek Marina.
Local seafood, produce, herbs, and honey, homemade breads and pies, along with arts and crafts and other regional specialties will be fare offered at the Apalachicola Farmers Market. Browse the market for goodies such as tomato pie, local eggs, homemade jams, jellies, salsa and barbeque sauce, locally-produced soaps, handmade turquoise jewelry, and perennials. Enjoy music with your friends and neighbors in a beautiful setting by the water.

Apalachicola Mardi Gras Barkus Parade.  February 22, 2020.  Festivities start at 11 a.m. EST & parade begins at 1.  Riverfront Park,Apalachicola
The theme is: Surf Dogs USA.  It reflects our local coastal character and offers lots of possibilities for costumes and decorating.  Come join us in celebrating all the fun of Mardi Gras with dogs!

The festivities will start at 11:00 am at Riverfront Park with live entertainment, local food vendors and a variety of arts and craft vendors to enjoy while strolling through the park. The parade begins at 1:00.

Mexico Beach Gumbo Cook-Off. TBD 2021.  10 a.m. CST.  Boat Mexico Beach Gumbo Cook OffRamp Park at Mexico Beach
Gumbo Is Back!! With the new year, comes the return of a crowd favorite.

On Saturday, February 22, in Mexico Beach the 21st Annual Mexico Beach Gumbo Cook-Off will take place.  With a variety of types of gumbo & Brunswick stew to taste, this will be one hot competition.  For those interested in putting their secret family recipe to the test, please click here for a complete entry form.

Don’t worry, if you are more of a taster than a chef, you will have plenty to choose from! The event begins at 10am CT and there will be tons of great

 

gumbo & Brunswick stew for the eating. This event is free to enter and the only costs is for food and beverages. Tickets will be available for purchase to sample one, 2 or as many as you like gumbos or stews. There will be beverages available as well as hot dogs & sausage dogs. With live music & free beads, this is one cook-off that will get you in the Mardi Gras mood!

Farmers Market Apalachicola. February 20, 2021. 9- 1 EST. Mill Pond Apalachicola Farmers Market Cape Escape Vacation RentalsPavilion at the Scipio Creek Marina.
Local seafood, produce, herbs, and honey, homemade breads and pies, along with arts and crafts and other regional specialties will be fare offered at the Apalachicola Farmers Market. Browse the market for goodies such as tomato pie, local eggs, homemade jams, jellies, salsa and barbeque sauce, locally-produced soaps, handmade turquoise jewelry, and perennials. Enjoy music with your friends and neighbors in a beautiful setting by the water.

Bingo on the Bay.  Every Monday 7-9 p.m. Half Shell Dockside.  301 Market Street Apalachicola.Bingo On The Bay  Cape San Blas Things to Do Activities
Your first Bingo card is free. If you want additional cards, they are $2 each. Use your cards for all 6 rounds.  Four prizes are a $15 gift certificate and Half Shell Dockside swag. Two prizes are $50 cash.  Sit anywhere outside, at the bar or on the deck to play. The event will last approximately 2 hours.

Bingo at John C. Gainous VFW Post.  Every Monday 2020. 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. 1776 Trout Ave., Highland View, FL. 850-229-6926
Weekly Bingo! The fun begins at 5:30 PM and continues until 7:30 PM. Jackpots range in amounts but can reach up to $250!

Library Winter Speaker Series: TBD 2021. 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. 110 Cape San Blas Activities Events Things To DoLibrary Drive, Port St. Joe Library. 850-22-8879

 

 

 

Scallop RePUBlic.  Live Music.  TBD 2021.  411 Cape San Blas Road. Right ON the Cape. 850-227-9009Scallop Republic Music Live Cape San Blas

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Liars’s Challenge.   TBT 2021. 6-7:30 p.m.  The Haughty Heron, Port St. Joe.  850-527-4671.
Who is the best LIAR on the coast?  Fish tail, tall tails, bear tails?  9-minute story limit.  Benefit is for Sheriff Mikes Easter Basket Drive.  GREAT CAUSE!  

MARCH

SaltAir Farmers’ Market. March 6 & 20, 2021 (1st & 3rd Saturdays). salt-air-farmers-marketa.m – 1 p.m. City Commons Park, Corner of Ried Ave and Hwy 17, Port St. Joe FL
Take a morning stroll Downtown Port St. Joe & you’ll be treated with fresh seasonal produce from local farmers, regional vegetables, fruit, Gulf seafood, meat, cheeses & breads that are all ready for your table at the SaltAir Farmers’ Market! Handmade arts, crafts, jewelry, pottery & gifts highlight the market’s offerings with live music & fresh air.

 


Scallop RePUBlic. TBT 2021.  
411 Cape San Blas Road. Right ON the Cape. Scallop Republic Beer Live Music Cape San Blas 850-227-9009   
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St. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve Tram Tour. TBT 2021 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.  3915 State Road 30-A, Port St. JoeSt. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve Cape San Blas

Visitors will meet at the Buffer Preserve Center at 9 a.m. EST for a little history, a little learning, and the importance of the Buffer Preserve to St. Joseph Bay! Bring binoculars, cameras, hats, water bottles, and anything else to make the ride more comfortable.  Space is limited so please email our Environmental Specialist Sophia Fonseca at sophia.fonseca@floridadep.gov to reserve your spot. Be sure to include how many individuals are attending.

Blues on Ried.  TBT 2021.  Reid Avenue Port St. Joe.  FreeBLUES In The Lot March 28 2020 Port St Joe
The stage will be on Reid Ave and 3rd St downtown PSJ.  There will also be local and regional folk artists and craft vendors, beverages and food– awesome Bar-b-que.  See  Facbook.com/bluesinthelot/ for more information and updates.

Farmers Market Apalachicola. March 13 & 27, 2021. 2nd & 4th Saturdays 2020. 9- 1 EST. Mill Apalachicola Farmers Market Fresh SeafoodPond Pavilion at the Scipio Creek Marina.
Local seafood, produce, herbs, and honey, homemade breads &pies, along with arts & crafts and other regional specialties will be fare offered.. Browse the market for goodies such as tomato pie, local eggs, homemade jams, jellies, salsa & BBQ sauce, locally-produced soaps, handmade turquoise jewelry, & perennials. Enjoy music   From the blinking light in Apalachicola Center, the Farmers Market is just down Market Street less than a mile.

Scallop RePUBlic. TBT 2021.  411 Cape San Blas Road. Right ON Scallop Republic Music Live Cape San Blasthe Cape. 850-227-9009   
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Breeze by the Bay Run:  TBD 2021.  Cape San Blas.  Breeze By The Bay Charity Run Things to Do Cape San Blas Port St. Joe
Breeze by the Bay 5K & 10K, hosted by the Junior Service League of Port St. Joe, invites you to run through beautiful Port St. Joe, FL. Included in your run fee is a t-shirt!  Adults $40, Under 18 $30

 

 

Farmers Market Apalachicola.  March 6 & 20, 2021. 9- 1 EST. Mill Apalachicola Farmers Market Fresh SeafoodPond Pavilion at the Scipio Creek Marina.
Features seafood, produce, honey, homemade breads and other regional specialties.

 

Bingo at John C. Gainous VFW Post. Every Monday 2019. 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. 1776 Trout Ave., Highland View, FL. 850-229-6926
Weekly Bingo! The fun begins at 5:30 PM and continues until 7:30 PM. Jackpots range in amounts but can reach up to $250!


Bingo on the Bay.  Every Monday 7-9 p.m
. Half Shell Dockside.  301 Market Street Apalachicola.Bingo On The Bay  Cape San Blas Things to Do Activities
Bring th ewhole family for fun and games (and good food)  Your first Bingo card is free. If you want additional cards, they are $2 each. Use your cards for all 6 rounds.  Four prizes are a $15 gift certificate and Half Shell Dockside swag. Two prizes are $50 cash.  Sit anywhere outside, at the bar or on the deck to play. The event will last approximately 2 hours.
 

Scallop RePUBlic. TBD 2021  411 Cape San Blas Road. Right ON Scallop Republic Sticky Too Live Music Cape San Blas Vacation Rentalsthe Cape. 850-227-9009   
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Port St. Joe Cape San Blas Farmers MarketSalt Air Farmers’ Market.  APRIL 3 & 17. 2021.  1st & 3rd Saturday, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Downtown Port St. Joe
Brings fresh seasonal produce from local small farmers to the Forgotten Coast. Throughout the growing season, regionally grown vegetable and fruit, locally harvested Gulf seafood, artisan goods and educational opportunities highlight the markets. Enjoy arts, workshops, live music and exhibitions while shopping the market and Reid Avenue retail district.

 

Apalachicola Art & Wine Walk. TBD 2021. 11 a.m. – 6 p.m Downtown   Apalachicola
Art in all forms will be woven in and around picturesque downtown Apalachicola where artists and musicians will be showing, selling, and demonstrating their talents from 11:00-6:00 pm.  The festivities continue into the evening with a wine tasting at 1:00-4:00 pm .  Afterwards, area chefs will prepare dishes at their restaurants paired with special wines (850) 653-9419 or email execdirector@apalachicolabay.org. 

 

Scallop RePUBlic. TBD 2020  411 Cape San Blas Road. Right ON Scallop Republic Music Live Cape San Blasthe Cape. 850-227-9009   
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