Calendar of Events listings courtesy of the Gulf County Tourist Development Council, www.visitgulf.com

April 2014

Beach Blast Triathlon & Duathlon

April 26, 2014
Beach Blast Triathlon & Duathlon
Veteran's Memorial Park/Beacon Hill /
Join hundreds of athletes that run and bike to the backdrop of the beautiful beaches of Beacon Hill and St. Joe Beach and swim in the warm waters of the Gulf in a race of speed and endurance. Enjoy good food and beverages at Veteran’s Memorial Park after the race. Register at www.beachblasttriathlon.com. Good luck athletes!

May 2014

Plein Air Paint-Out

May 01, 2014 - May 11, 2014
Plein Air Paint-Out
Gulf County Florida /
Join the Plein Air artists as they capture the beauty of one of their most favorite places to paint in the world…beautiful Gulf County. Watch as young artists express their love of local culture and paint side by side with professional artists on Student Art Day and enjoy an evening on the beautiful back deck of the Gulf County Welcome Center for the TGIF Party. This 11 day event allows talented painters from all over the world to live, breathe and portray our area as they experience it through paint and canvas.
Website: www.pleinairfl.com

First Friday's Art & Music Series

May 02, 2014
First Friday's Art & Music Series
The Thirsty Goat/Port St. Joe / 6:00pm ET
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 at The Thirsty Goat in Port St. Joe on the first Friday of every month from April to September.

Website: www.thirstygoat.com

SaltAir Farmers' Market, May 3rd & 17th

May 03, 2014 - May 17, 2014
SaltAir Farmers' Market, May 3rd & 17th
City Commons Park, Port St. Joe / 9:00am-1:00pm ET
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.
Phone: 404-906-2637

24th Annual Tupelo Honey Festival

May 17, 2014
24th Annual Tupelo Honey Festival
Lake Alice Park/Wewahitchka /
Under the great mossy oaks of Lake Alice, people come from all over the world to Wewahitchka to taste and take home this local rare delicacy. Home of the country’s finest Tupelo Honey, bee keepers from the area will have booths of honey, along with food vendors, arts and crafts, rides, games and live music.
Website: www.tupelohoneyfestival.com

June 2014

First Friday's Art & Music Series

June 06, 2014
First Friday's Art & Music Series
The Thirsty Goat/Port St. Joe / 6:00pm ET
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 at The Thirsty Goat in Port St. Joe on the first Friday of every month from April to September.

Website: www.thirstygoat.com

SaltAir Farmers' Market, June 7th & 21st

June 07, 2014 - June 21, 2014
SaltAir Farmers' Market, June 7th & 21st
City Commons Park, Port St. Joe / 9:00am-1:00pm ET
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.
Phone: 404-906-2637

Gaskin Park Catfish Tournament

June 27, 2014 - June 28, 2014
Gaskin Park Catfish Tournament
Gaskin Park/Wewahitchka /
It’s no false story that Gulf County is known for its record size Flathead Catfish. Come throw your line out for a chance to break the state record at this annual family-fun fishing tournament.
Phone: 850-639-2605

Website: www.floridacatfishclassic.com

July 2014

July 4th Fireworks Show over St. Joseph Bay

July 04, 2014
July 4th Fireworks Show over St. Joseph Bay
Port St. Joe /
Enjoy the sky lit up with fireworks over the water as we celebrate Independence Day.

First Friday's Art & Music Series

July 04, 2014
First Friday's Art & Music Series
The Thirsty Goat/Port St. Joe / 6:00pm ET
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 at The Thirsty Goat in Port St. Joe on the first Friday of every month from April to September.

Website: www.thirstygoat.com

SaltAir Farmers' Market, July 5th & 19th

July 05, 2014 - July 19, 2014
SaltAir Farmers' Market, July 5th & 19th
City Commons Park, Port St. Joe / 9:00am-1:00pm ET
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.
Phone: 404-906-2637

August 2014

First Friday's Art & Music Series

August 01, 2014
First Friday's Art & Music Series
The Thirsty Goat/Port St. Joe / 6:00pm ET
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 at The Thirsty Goat in Port St. Joe on the first Friday of every month from April to September.

Website: www.thirstygoat.com

SaltAir Farmers' Market, August 2nd & 16th

August 02, 2014 - August 16, 2014
SaltAir Farmers' Market, August 2nd & 16th
City Commons Park, Port St. Joe / 9:00am-1:00pm ET
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.
Phone: 404-906-2637

MBARA Kingfish Tournament

August 22, 2014 - August 23, 2014
MBARA Kingfish Tournament
Mexico Beach/Beacon Hill /
You don’t have to go too far out in the Gulf (sometimes only 3 miles offshore) to reel in the big ones! Catch Wahoo, Spanish Mackerel and Kingfish for a chance to win big at this annual fishing tournament. Register on line or at the Captain’s Party on the 22nd at the scenic beach-front Veteran’s Memorial Park in Beacon Hill.
Phone: 850-819-2333

Website: www.mbara.org

September 2014

First Friday's Art & Music Series

September 05, 2014
First Friday's Art & Music Series
The Thirsty Goat/Port St. Joe / 6:00pm ET
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 at The Thirsty Goat in Port St. Joe on the first Friday of every month from April to September.

Website: www.thirstygoat.com

SaltAir Farmers' Market, September 6th & 20th

September 06, 2014 - September 20, 2014
SaltAir Farmers' Market, September 6th & 20th
City Commons Park, Port St. Joe / 9:00am-1:00pm ET
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.
Phone: 404-906-2637


18th Annual Florida Scallop & Music Festival

September 12, 2014 - September 13, 2014
18th Annual Florida Scallop & Music Festival
George Core Park/Port St. Joe /
The annual Scallop Festival draws big crowds to Port St. Joe…all eager to celebrate this family fun activity and Gulf County delicacy. Sample scallops cooked in many tasty ways, enjoy a variety of great southern foods, a lot of live music, arts and crafts, a car show, and a kid’s zone all overlooking beautiful St. Joseph Bay.
Phone: 850-227-1223

Website: www.scallopfest.com

Florida Catfish Classic

September 26, 2014 - September 27, 2014
Florida Catfish Classic
Gaskin Park/Wewahitchka /
Spend the weekend on Gulf County riverways and aim your rod at breaking the state Flathead record! This fishing tournament and festival captures all the excitement of sport angling and family-friendly fun.
Phone: 850-639-2605

Website: www.floridacatfishclassic.com

Gulf County Sheriffs Office Annual Bass Tournament

September 27, 2014 - September 28, 2014
Gulf County Sheriffs Office Annual Bass Tournament
White City Landing /
This annual catch and release Bass tournament brings anglers from all over to fish the Intracoastal Waterway, Lake Wimico and the beautiful Apalachicola River Basin in search of these big mouth beauties. Cash prizes lure the most avid anglers…enter now!
Website: www.gcsotournament.com

October 2014

SaltAir Farmers' Market, October 4th & 18th

October 04, 2014 - October 18, 2014
SaltAir Farmers' Market, October 4th & 18th
City Commons Park, Port St. Joe / 9:00am-1:00pm ET
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.
Phone: 404-906-2637


November 2014

SaltAir Farmers' Market, November 1st & 15th

November 01, 2014 - November 15, 2014
SaltAir Farmers' Market, November 1st & 15th
City Commons Park, Port St. Joe / 9:00am-1:00pm ET
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.
Phone: 404-906-2637


December 2014

SaltAir Farmers' Market, December 6th Christmas Market

December 06, 2014
SaltAir Farmers' Market, December 6th Christmas Market
City Commons Park, Port St. Joe / 9:00am-1:00pm ET
Don't miss this very 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 and Christmas gifts highlight the market’s offerings with live music and fresh air.
Phone: 404-906-2637


Celebrate Twice

December 31, 2014
Celebrate Twice
Gulf County Florida/Mexico Beach /
Tired of waiting another 12 months to ring in the New Year? Head to Gulf County and celebrate twice! Start in the Eastern Time Zone in Port St. Joe and St. Joe Beach, then travel west just five minutes to Mexico Beach and celebrate all over again an hour later in the Central Time Zone. Free shuttle buses run continuously from Port St. Joe to Mexico Beach and everywhere in between. Two firework shows as well, one in each time zone!
Phone: 850-229-7800
Website: www.celebratetwice.com