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Wakulla County, Florida

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Events & Festivals in Wakulla County, Florida

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  • Crawfordville Florida

    • 3rd annual Woodstork Festival
      Woodstork Music Festival and Silent Auction features a variety of live bands, a silent auction, art vendors, education vendors, kids activities, food,and drink. Proceeds go to care for sick, injured and orphaned wildlife at Florida Wild Mammal Association.

    • BullBash 2010
      BullBash 2010 is the toughest sport on dirt and it's back at 3Y Ranch in Crawfordville. $20 Adults, $10 under 12, free for under 6

    • Crawfordville Swine Festival
      Festivities for the Annual Crawfordville Swine Festival or "Pig Party" will begin at 10:30 am and continue all day. Activities include: a parade, beauty contests, showmanship competition, swine judging and of course bar-b-que.

    • The Creature from the “Blues” Lagoon Concert
      This year Wakulla Springs Lodge and Wakulla Springs State Park will host a blues concert with two of the hottest blues bands on the road today. Join us on Friday, November 1st for the Creature from the “Blues” Lagoon Concert. Groove to the sounds of the Jamie Eubanks Band. Hailing from Tallahassee, this band is known for their hard charging live performances. Also appearing is the Jeff Jensen Band from Memphis,Tennessee.The concert will be held on the outdoor stage, so please bring lawn chairs or blankets. Our restaurant will be selling a pre-ordered Old South fried chicken picnic basket. Each basket includes 2 pieces of chicken per guest, a loaded baked potato salad, southern cole slaw and blue berry cobbler for only $8.99. Fresh grab and go sandwiches, desserts, snacks and beverages will be available on the day of the event as well. For more information or to buy advance tickets and order a picnic basket, visit or call 850-421-2000. Date: Friday, November 1 2013 Time 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Tickets: $10 in advance, $12 day of show To pre-order your picnic in the park basket $8.99

  • Natural North Florida Region Florida

    • 4th of July Celebrations in Natural North Florida!
      There's no better place to celebrate Independence Day than right here in Natural North Florida! Check the list below for locations and dates of our local celebrations. July 3rd Gainesville - Fanfare and Fireworks 605 Woodlawn Drive, University of Florida Campus Live music starts at 7:00 p.m., fireworks approximately 9:30 p.m. Williston - 4th of July Celebration at Horseman's Park 50 NW Main Street, Williston, gate opens at 6:00 p.m. Free rides for children, entertainment all evening More info at: 352.528.5552 or July 4th Alachua - Self proclaimed as, “The Largest Small Town Fireworks Display in America” Downtown Alachua at the Hal Brady Recreation Complex Festivities begin at 3:00 p.m. and last until 10:00 p.m. Fireworks at 9:30. Bronson - 4th of July Celebration at James H. Cobb Park 650 Oak Street, Bronson More info at: 352.486.2354 Cedar Key - 4th of July Celebration Fireworks start at dusk City of Lake Butler - 4th of July Celebration and Fishing Tournament at Lake Side Park Downtown Lake Butler Tournament registration starts at 3:30 a.m., Antique Car Show starts at 9:00 a.m. Fireworks after sunset, provided by Sky Lighters of Florida July 5th Horseshoe Beach - Independence Day Celebration on Friday, July 5th Festivities begin at 4:00 p.m. and fireworks start at dark, and will last approximately 1 hour Family fun, fresh local seafood, great BBQ Saturday morning pancake breakfast from 8:00-11:00 a.m. Take first street to the left as you enter town, breakfast in church building July 6th Town of Suwannee - 4th of July Celebration on the 6th Vendors, food, crafts, golf cart parade at 4:00 pm, fireworks at dark Call 352.542.8776 for more info

  • Panacea Florida

    • 11th Annual Christmas in Panacea
      Come out to the 11th Annual Christmas in Panacea! Enjoy free admission to the Gulf Specimen Marine Lab! Also enjoy free hot dogs, refreshments, a bounce house, playtime in the snow, and plenty of entertainment. There will be a tree lighting celebration, and a parade at 6:30PM. Make sure the kids are ready to meet Santa after the parade!

    • 2011 Mighty Mullet Maritime Festival
      Celebration of our maritime heritage and the Mighty Mullet. Seafood cooking contest and demonstration, maritime exhibits & demonstrations, boat building, children's games, Fishy Fashion show, arts, crafts and food vendors and LIVE MUSIC.

    • 2011 Sharks and Chablis
      Third annual Sharks and Chablis wine tasting fundraiser at the Gulf Specimen Lab Aquarium in Panacea, Florida. there will be a seafood dinner, silent auction, and guided tours of the aquarium. Tickets are just $35.00 and donations are tax deductible.

    • 2015 Rock the Dock Fishing Tournament
      7th Annual Rock the Dock Fishing Tournament April 25 & 26, 2015 Rock Landing Dock, Panacea, Florida Recreational: $50, Kayak: $50, Youth: $25 Funds raised from this Tournament will benefit the revitalization of projects of the Panacea Area and further the goals of the Partnership for assuring public access to the waterfront.

    • Panacea Blue Crab Festival
      Just around the corner for the annual Blue Crab Festival. Keep your eyes open for details and sign up info. Lots of fun planned for the whole family. Vendors galore and great entertainment featuring a special solo guest appearance by Eric Durrance, lead vocalist for Tobacco Rd Band.

  • Pensacola, Fl Florida

    • 39th Annual Coin & Currency Show
      39th Annual Coin & Currency Show Sponsored by the Pensacola Coin Club June 7 & 8, 2014 Being held at: Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds Bldg. 1 (Expo Hall) 6655 West Mobile Hwy Pensacola, FL. 32526 Hours of show: Saturday, June 7, 2014, 9am to 5pm Sunday, June 8, 2014, 9am to 3pm Admission: FREE! Parking: FREE! Things to do: Buy, sell, trade coins, currency, stamps, pocket watches, jewelry, sports cards, tokens, and other collectibles. There will be hourly door prizes, a drawing for two 1/10oz Gold American Eagles & ten 1oz 2014 Silver Eagles. Food & Drinks will available. For more info: Show Chairman: George Grant (850) 932-4252, or go to: WWW.PensacolaCoinClub.Com or WWW.Coinshows.Com Parking: Free & Handicap parking. Plenty of parking spaces available over 600.

  • Sopchoppy Florida

    • 2011 Christmas in Sopchoppy
      Celebrate Christmas in Sopchoppy. Over 50 arts, crafts and food vendors. Santa Claus will be there from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. LIVE MUSIC!

    • Stone Age and Primitive Arts Festival
      The Third Annual Stone Age and Primitive Arts Festival will be held at the Ochlockonee River State Park. Experts will provide visitors with a unique hands on learning experience. Other activities will include basket weaving, pottery, bow and arrow construction and flint knapping.

    • Worm Gruntin' Festival
      The 15th Annual Sopchoppy Worm Gruntin’ Festival – which will take place on the second Saturday in April as always, or April 11th this year, in the lovely downtown streets of historic Sopchoppy – promises to be the best ever. Take a look at the program and you will find lots of games and contests for children and adults plus live music by popular local bands culminating with the Worm Grunters' Ball in the evening. Saturday, April 11th, 7 a.m.- 10 p.m.

  • St. Marks Florida

    • Big Bend Kayak Classic
      The Big Bend Kayak Classic is a kayak fishing tournament benefiting Meals on Wheels in Wakulla County, FL. BBKC runs on a catch - photo - release (CPR) kayak fishing with prizes awarded for Biggest Red / Trout combo, Biggest Redfish, Biggest Trout, Biggest Freshwater Bass, & Biggest Red or Trout or Bass. "An event not to be missed!" -Jeff Suber

    • Monarch Butterfly Festival
      St. Marks Wildlife Refuge Monarch Butterfly Festival - View thousands of monarch butterflies as they prepare for their long journey across the Gulf of Mexico to wintering grounds in the mountains of Mexico. Staff and volunteers provide educational session

    • St. Marks Stone Crab Festival
      The main purpose of the festival is to have an exciting event that the entire surrounding area can enjoy. Plus, to introduce them to one of the best delicacies this area has to offer (tastes as good as lobster). We will have live entertainment performing all day on the Florida Lottery Showvan, children's activities — very much a family event, all types of seafood will be served, as well as hot dogs, hamburgers, homemade snack foods, and stone crabs, of course! There will also be arts and crafts vendors, horse demonstrations by the Wakulla County Horseman's Association, tours of the city, and more.

    • Wildlife Heritage and Outdoors Festival
      The 4th Annual Wildlife Heritage and Outdoors Festival will be take place Feb. 6 from 11 am to 4 pm. Visitors will enjoy dozens of exhibits, hands on wildlife experiences and even an Animal Olympics trail.

  • St. Marks, Panacea, Sopchoppy and Crawfordville Florida

    • 2011 Wild About Wakulla Week
      A "Celebration of Wakulla County, Florida the Natural Place to Be". This week long festival held in the early spring highlights the rich heritage and natural beauty of Wakulla County. The communities of St. Marks, Panacea, sopchoppy and historic Crawfordville square will offer an open house of local shops, industry, art shows, historic and wildland tours,and special presentations during the week of April 1-9, 2011. Organizations throughout the county, both private and public such as the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge and the Wakulla County Chamber of Commerce will host special events throughout the week, which is anchored between two very popular Wakulla area festivals - The Wakulla Wildlife Festival and the Sopchoppy Worm Gruntin' Festival

  • Wakulla Springs Florida

    • Wakulla Wildlife Festival
      The annual Wakulla Wildlife Festival will be held Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Wakulla Springs State Park. The festival is a celebration of the area’s wildlife and is intended to be especially inviting for children and the child in everyone. Local music, a Student Art Show (Aspiring Artists), children's activities, outdoor and wildlife exhibitors, and wildlife tours in a neighborhood family atmosphere make the festival an area favorite.