Cape San Blas is known for its dog-friendly, white sand beaches, blue-green water, abundant wildlife and laid-back atmosphere! There’s so much to do and see in this area of the “Forgotten Coast,” and July is an especially busy month at this Florida gem. Following are some of the amazing things happening in July:
Annual Forgotten Coast Sea Turtle Festival – July 1 from 11-4 at Village Drive and George Core Park in Port St. Joe
This annual event features music, food and fun! Its purpose, is to help educate the public about sea turtles; one of the most beloved creatures on the Forgotten Coast. There will be a special focus on the importance of preserving the coastal habitat that the sea turtles call home. The event is also a fundraiser for the Forgotten Coast Sea Turtle Center, so come and support this very worthy cause!
Downtown Apalachicola Independence Eve Celebration– July 3rd from 5-10 p.m. at Riverfront Park
Come celebrate our independence a day earlier than the rest of the country! We’re excited to announce that this year’s featured entertainment will be the Bo Spring Band with Southern Flood as the opening act. Enjoy great food, beverages, a parade, free ice cream, veteran’s tribute, and more.
Fireworks in St. Joe – July 4th at two locations in Port St. Joe at dusk.
Celebrate our Country’s independence in Gulf County with your choice of 2 spectacular firework displays!
St. Joseph Bay, Port St. Joe will be setting off at the Port St. Joe Marina.This show begins at 10:00 p.m. Eastern time and can be viewed from most anywhere downtown Port St. Joe.
Lake Alice Park, Wewahitchka – Gather around Lake Alice when the sun goes down for a spectacular display over the water!
Salt-Air Farmer’s Market– July 7 and 21 from 9-1 in Downtown Port St. Joe
Shop for seasonal produce from area farmers, locally harvested Gulf seafood, and artisan goods while listening to live music. It’s always fun for the whole family!
Mexico Beach Offshore Classic– July 27 and 28 at Mexico Beach Marina
This 2-day tournament allows anglers a chance to take home $2,500 in cash prizes. Wahoo, Dolphin and King Mackerel are the fishing categories, with cash prizes up for grabs in 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Fishing will commence at 5 a.m. on both days; with weigh in from 4-5:30 p.m. It’s a competition that should not be missed!