Visit us in Cape San Blas this holiday season and enjoy bright sunshine, warm temperatures, pet-friendly, un-crowded beaches and amazing Gulf sunsets; as well as these Forgotten Coast happenings that are sure to get you in the holiday spirit!
Thanksgiving morning at 8 am-Under the Palms Park, Mexico Beach, FL
This 5K run is a perfect way to burn off calories in advance of Thanksgiving dinner later in the day! Whether you’re participating in the race or cheering on the runners, the Fun Run is a wonderful way to start the holiday season along with family and friends.
November 24th at 3pm- Apalachicola, FL
Head to the historic town of Apalachicola the day after Thanksgiving and enjoy some shopping and all sorts of holiday cheer! Businesses will be open late for the day, several historic homes with be decked out for the holidays and carolers will be entertaining revelers with holiday favorites. The highlight of the event will be the arrival of Santa on a shrimp boat at 4pm at the City Dock.
December 2nd at 10am- Apalachicola, FL
This market is the ideal place to find unique gifts for family and friends from local artisans. Shop for handmade jewelry, crafts, baked goods and more.
December 2nd at 12pm- Sailors Cove, Port St. Joe, FL
Work up an appetite before heading to this annual event! There will be plenty of food, live music and a beer garden; in addition to a Family Bazaar, where you can find unique holiday gifts for everyone on your list.
December 7th at 6:30 pm- Port Theater Art and Cultural Center- Port St. Joe, FL
Celebrate Christmas at this beloved historic landmark. The Gulf Coast State College Jazz ensemble & FSU strings will be performing holiday favorites, and there will be dinner and drinks as well! All proceeds benefit the Port Theater Art and Culture Center.
December 9th at 5pm on Reid Avenue- Port St. Joe, FL
Historic Reid Avenue is the place to be for this Christmas Parade. Come on out and see holiday festooned floats, boats, trucks and much more as they compete for a prize.
Jingle in the Joe
December 14th at 6 pm- Port Theater Art and Cultural Center- Port St. Joe, FL
Get in the holiday spirit, with performances by local musicians and choral groups.
New Year’s Eve- Port St. Joe and Mexico Beach, FL
This is a wonderful opportunity to ring in 2018 twice; first in Port St. Joe at 10pm EST and second in Mexico Beach at midnight, CST. The day begins with a scavenger hunt from Port. St. Joe to Mexico Beach beginning at 9 am, and ends with fireworks to celebrate the New Year!
We look forward to seeing you here in Cape San Blas this holiday season, where you won’t only escape the cold, but also experience the holidays in true Forgotten Coast style!