On Thursday, November 26, Thanksgiving Day arrives and we hope you get to spend the day with the family and friends who matter most to you. The Thanksgiving holiday is about giving thanks for what we have, for our blessings, for our family and friends and for peace in our country. For some it’s also a long weekend off of work to spend with family watching football games and shopping on the busiest shopping weekend of the year. The fortunate ones among us will be spending Thanksgiving in Cape San Blas, Florida. It’s a wonderful fun-filled way to treat your self to an exceptional Thanksgiving! Come stay in any of the holiday vacation rentals we have at Sunset Reflections Vacation Rentals and see for yourself!
Our friendly staff is available and ready to help you to find the perfect holiday accommodations for you and your family. All of our vacation rentals are fully furnished and have kitchens equipped with everything you need to make a holiday dinner. You’re sure to be excited at the prospect of starting a new family tradition of Thanksgiving at the beach! Be sure to take advantage of the following local events taking place on behalf of the holiday!
The annual Apalachicola Christmas Celebration will light up the lovely historic town on November 25, 2016 from 4-8 p.m. The streets will be lined with luminaries and filled with holiday spirit. Merchants will be open late and the sounds of carolers will echo through the streets filling the evening with the Christmas spirit. Santa will arrive on a shrimp boat at 4 p.m. at the City Dock on Water Street. For more info call 850-653-9419.
Don’t miss the Turkey Trot at Mexico Beach on November 26. The race will be starting at 8:30 a.m. at the Community Garden on 7th Street in Mexico Beach. Entry fee is $25/person. Packet pickup starts the evening of November 25 from 5-7:30 p.m. and on November 26 from 7-8 a.m. Active duty personnel run for free! All participants will receive a long sleeve t-shirt with packet. Medals will be awarded for first place in each category. All proceeds will go towards the Mexico Beach Community Garden. Runners and walkers, strollers and dogs are all welcome! For more information, contact April Wisdom at (850) 227-8920.
Festival of Trees takes place November 21 through November 26, at 128 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL. Come see fabulous holiday trees and wreaths created by Apalachicola’s talented artists and creative merchants, being offered for sale by silent auction for just one week. Champagne and Dessert Preview Cocktail Party will be held on Monday, November 21 from 7-9:00 p.m.
Come to Holiday Fresh Market in Downtown Apalachicola for the day or the weekend and find one-of-a-kind gifts for those on your list while shopping in a relaxed, hassle-free environment. Handcrafted Apalachicola specialties such as baked goods, artwork, wood carving, pottery, and hand-knitted items will be available. Located in front of the Dixie Theatre Avenue E and Market Street from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Call (850) 653-9419 for details.
Holiday on the Harbor & Boat Parade of Lights will take place at 306 Marine Street, Carrabelle on December 10, 2016.Live entertainment, holiday shopping, festival food, holidays treats and goodies, visit with Santa, and fireworks. Call (850) 697-2585 for more info.
IN Concert series presents the Bay Choral Society Holiday Concert beginning at 4 p.m. on December 11 at 79 Sixth Street, Apalachicola. Free open reception to follow concert. Phone: 850-697-2180.