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Event information is either sent to us or found in local community event information.  If you find dates or other information that needs to be changed, please email us at seminolelodge@yahoo.com.


 

JANUARY

EVENT

DATE

LOCATION

Rattlesnake Roundup
This is one of the premier events in the Southeast. The Rattlesnake Roundup is over 50 years old and attracts approximately 25,000 visitors each year.
Held the last Saturday in January Whigham, GA
 

FEBRUARY

EVENT

DATE

LOCATION

St. Andrews Mardi Gras
850*763*6261
Panama City Beach, FL
Annual Mardi Gra Parade
Enjoy dazzling floats, colorful costumes, street performers, and float riders tossing handfuls of beads! Stay and enjoy live music on the Main Stage after the parade. Proceeds from entry fees and donations will benefit a non-profit organization. Free to attend. Entry Fee: TBD
  HarborWalk Village
Destin, FL
Thomasville Antiques Show and Sale
For over twenty years, the Thomasville Antiques Show Foundation, Inc. has focused on the single aim of benefiting local children.
  Thomasville Exchange Club Fairgrounds
Thomasville, GA

 

MARCH

EVENT

DATE

LOCATION

Annual Reenactment of the Battle of Natural Bridge
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Free Admission * On-Site Parking
7502 Natural Bridge Road
Woodville, FL
Panama City Scottish Festival & Highland Games
10 am - 4 pm
Grace Presbyterian Church
1415 Airport Road
Panama City, FL
Springtime Tallahassee
Parade, Arts & Crafts, Food, Music

Parade starts at 10:30 am
Downtown Tallahassee, FL

APRIL

EVENT

DATE

LOCATION

Downtown MarketPlace
Art, music, food, fresh produce and fun
Every Saturday
March thru November
9am - 2pm
Monroe at Park Avenue
Tallahassee, FL
Santa Rosa County Fair   East Milton Ball Park
8604 Bobby Brown Road
Milton, FL
Tallahassee Garden Club Spring Bazaar and Flower Show
A celebration of Spring on the front lawn of the Garden Center.
TBA
10am - 3pm
Open to the Public - Free Admission - Parking at the Garden Center
Tallahassee Garden Center
507 N. Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, FL
Sopchoppy Worm Gruntin' Festival
Bring your family and friends to this unique fun filled festival celebrating the art of worm gruntin'.  Vendors, music, contests.

9 am
(Held 2nd Saturday of April)
Sopchoppy, FL
Annual Rose Show and Festival   Downtown Thomasville, GA on Broad Street
City of Tallahassee Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Free to public and open to children 10 and under
TBA
1pm - 3pm
Call 850*891*3855 for more information
Myers Park
913 Myers Park Drive
Tallahassee, FL

MAY

EVENT

DATE

LOCATION

Downtown MarketPlace
Art, music, food, fresh produce and fun
Every Saturday
March thru November
9am - 2pm
Monroe at Park Avenue
Tallahassee, FL
Thunder Beach Motorcycle Rally   Panama City Beach, FL
Annual Blue Crab Festival
Wolley Park on Dickerson Bay
Panacea, FL

JUNE

EVENT

DATE

LOCATION

Downtown MarketPlace
Art, music, food, fresh produce and fun
Every Saturday
March thru November
9am - 2pm
Monroe at Park Avenue
Tallahassee, FL
Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival
This festival is a family event for all ages based on the charismatic Northwest Florida pirate Billy Bowlegs.
  Ft. Walton Beach Landing
Ft. Walton Beach, FL
Watermelon Festival   Monticello, FL
Annual Chipley Watermelon Festival
Held the last Saturday in June..Parade, Big Watermelon Contest, Comedy Shows, a 5000 Meter Run, Car & Truck Show, Contests for Kids, Tournament Horseshoe Pitching, Square dancing and Singers. There is also nightly entertainment at the Northwest Florida Campground, in Chipley games and plenty of entertainment for the kids.
 

Washington County Ag. Center
850-638-6180
Agriculture Center
Jackson Avenue, Hwy 90
Chipley, FL
Annual Tallahassee Model Railroad Show & Sale

Come and see, New and used items from “G” scale to “Z”,  Products from LGB, Aristocraft, Lionel, American flyer,  Atlas, Kato, Con-cor, LifeLike and much much more! This is certain to be an Outstanding event so be sure and bring a friend along too!! Expect exciting train layouts from large “G” scale to the tiny Z scale. Experts on model train design, layout, equipment and construction will be on hand, along with vendors featuring a wide range of trains and other model railroad items


9 am - 4 pm
Admission:  Adults & children 13 & over $6.00. Scouts in uniform and children 12 & under free.

North Florida Fairgrounds
441 Paul Russell Road
Tallahassee, FL

JULY

EVENT

DATE

LOCATION

Downtown MarketPlace
Art, music, food, fresh produce and fun
Every Saturday
March thru November
9am - 2pm
Monroe at Park Avenue
Tallahassee, FL
Celebrate  America!   Tom Brown Park
Tallahassee, FL
Fireworks Extravaganza
For more information call
850-663-4475
River Landing Park
Chattahoochee, FL
Independence on the Coast
Fireworks celebration at the park
  Frank Pate Park
Port St. Joe, FL

AUGUST, 2013

EVENT

DATE

LOCATION

Downtown MarketPlace
Art, music, food, fresh produce and fun
Every Saturday
March thru November
9am - 2pm
Monroe at Park Avenue
Tallahassee, FL
Annual Greek Festival
Arts, crafts, music, food

Saints Markella & Demetrius Orthodox Church
Emerald Coast Conference Center
1250 Miracle Strip Prkway
Ft. Walton Bch, FL

SEPTEMBER

EVENT

DATE

LOCATION

Downtown MarketPlace
Art, music, food, fresh produce and fun
Every Saturday
March thru November
9am - 2pm
Monroe at Park Avenue
Tallahassee, FL
Archaeology Day
A fun filled day of exploration with historical and educational displays, Indian and rock artifacts and more!
September 14, 2013
Noon - 4 p.m.
Panhandle Pioneer Settlement
Sam Atkins Park
17869 NW Pioneer Settlement Rd
Blountstown, FL
Bainbridge Bike Fest  Motorcycle Rally   Bainbridge, GA
Florida Catfish Classic
Gaskin Park Landing
Wewahitchka, FL
Annual Peanut Boil
Free boiled peanuts and live entertainment

5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Panhandle Pioneer Settlement
Sam Atkins Park
17869 NW Pioneer Settlement Rd
Blountstown, FL

OCTOBER

EVENT

DATE

LOCATION

Downtown MarketPlace
Art, music, food, fresh produce and fun
Every Saturday
March thru November
9am - 2pm
Monroe at Park Avenue
Tallahassee, FL
Annual Northwest Florida Championship Rodeo
Traditionaaly, the Rodeo is a 3-day event and is always scheduled the first full weekend in October.

Memorial Field
Bonifay, FL
Terror of Tallahassee Haunted House
Now offering Ghost Tours
 
Call 850*591*3080 for more information
826 W. Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL
Northwest Florida Fair
Northwest Florida Fairgrounds
1958 Lewis Turner Road
Ft. Walton Beach, FL
Greek Festival
10 am - 10 pm
1645 Phillips Road
Tallahassee, FL
Annual Greek Festival   Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church
1720 W. Garden Street
Pensacola, FL
Chattahoochee River Park International Pow Wow
Festival of Native Americans Arts & Crafts
Public Welcome - Free Admission

For More Information 
850*209*7083
River Landing Park
Chattahoochee, FL
Havana's Annual Pumpkin Festival
The town comes alive in a carnival-like atmosphere full of activities for the entire family- hay rides, pony & carriage rides, costume contests, live auction, face-painting, magicians, pumpkin decorating and much, much more. Visit the uniquely-decorated pumpkin patch where you can purchase that perfect pumpkin.. and hear an old fashioned yarn told by the mesmerizing story-teller! Pumpkin festival proceeds, in part, benefit Juvenile Diabetes Research

All day event beginning with a pancake breakfast at 8 am
Downtown Havana, FL
Pensacola Interstate Fair
Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds
6655 Mobile Highway
Pensacola, FL
Pioneer Day
See demonstrations such as cooking, soap making, basket weaving, washing clothes, and so much more from life long ago
9am - 3pm
850*674*2777
Panhandle Pioneer Settlement
Sam Atkins Park
17869 NW Pioneer Settlement Rd
Blountstown, FL
Shalimar Arts & Crafts Holly Fair   Shalimar United Methodist Church
Eglin Parkway & Old Ferry Road
Shalimar, FL
St. Marks Stone Crab Festival
Crafts, Music, Children's Activities, Food

10 am - 6 pm
"Super Hero Parade" 11 am

info@stmarksstonecrabfest.com
788 Port Leon Drive
St. Marks, FL
Annual Halloween Howl
For Halloween, the Tallahassee Museum transforms its 52-acre compound into a wicked wilderness of haunted trails, eye-popping wonderments and theatrical mischief

6 pm - 10 pm
Tallahassee Museum
Tallahassee, FL
Mighty Mullet Maritime Festival
Family Fun, Mullet Cooking Demonstration and Music

10 am - 4pm
Adults $3.00 Children 12 & under Free
Wooley Park in Panacea

NOVEMBER

EVENT

DATE

LOCATION

Downtown MarketPlace
Art, music, food, fresh produce and fun
Every Saturday
March thru November
9am - 2pm
Monroe at Park Avenue
Tallahassee, FL
Annual Arts & Crafts Fair
Shop more than 100 booths of Southern artisans, visit St. Simon's bake shop and the kitchen cafe for goodies and lunch.

9 am - 5pm
850*244*8621
St. Simons Episcopal Church
28 Miracle Strip Parkway, SW
Ft. Walton Beach, FL
Florida Seafood Festival
Featuring great seafood, arts & crafts and wonderful entertainment for the entire family. Held in Battery Park, Apalachicola, it pays tribute to the Apalachicola Bay's commercial fishermen.

Battery Park
Apalachicola, FL
Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival
The Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival is one of the most highly regarded and popular arts festivals in America, a three-day, juried art show, comes to Pensacola’s historic Seville Square the first weekend in November. Each year, it draws more than 200 of the nation’s best painters, potters, sculptors, jewelers, graphic artists, craftsmen, mixed-media artists and others who have been gifted with the ability to turn inspiration into art.
  Seville Square
Pensacola, FL
Mule Day
Held the 1st Saturday in November
more information call Cairo-Grady County Chamber of Commerce
229*377*3663
Calvary, GA
North Florida Fair   North Florida Fairgrounds
441 Paul Russell Road
Tallahassee, FL
Craft Fair
All kinds of handmade crafts - pottery, leather works, iron works, wood works, soap making, soapstone carving, shell carving, needlepoint, quilting, candle making, Native American, basket weaving, jewelry makers, crochet, glass, knives, and so much more.


9am - 2pm CST
Free Admission
850*674*2777

Panhandle Pioneer Settlement
Sam Atkins Park
17869 NW Pioneer Settlement Rd
Blountstown, FL
Annual Arts & Crafts Festival & Car Show
Free Live music by Nashville artist Ron Jeffers. Free Car Show. Activities include over 100 arts, crafts & other vendors, food, homemade baked goods, and a holiday luncheon. Proceeds used for community ministries.

9 am - 3 pm

Pine Forest United Methodist Church
2800 Wilde Lake Blvd
Pensacola, FL
Holiday Open House

Downtown Havana, FL
Season Lights Up Islandwide
Be on Pensacola Beach as the island comes to life with holiday lights.

6pm
Admission:  Free
850*932*1500
735 Pensacola Bch Blvd
Pensacola Bch, FL
Bradley's Country Fun Day
This great day of family fun is held annually the Saturday before Thanksgiving at Bradley's Country Store!
  10655 Centerville Road
Tallahassee, FL
Christmas At The Fair
Arts and Crafts Showcase

Welcome to Christmas At The Fair, a Juried Craft Show.  This is our 10th annual juried show featuring artists from Florida, Alabama and Georgia. Our arts and crafts showcase is an upscale event where you can expect to find one-of-a-kind handmade boutique quality items. Come and enjoy the sights and sounds while browsing through more than 100 exhibitor booths of arts and crafts, and chatting with the artists themselves. There will be art work for every budget with a focus on quality and originality. This year the exhibitors will be selling everything from fine art, jewelry, hand thrown pottery, stained glass, watercolor, personalized Christmas ornaments, wreathes, unique wooden birdhouses, scroll art, embellished applique Christmas wearable’s, dog coats, purses, one-of-a-kind wooden furniture, botanical art to whimsical children’s clothing and accessories.


9 am - 4pm
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For more information call
850*481*1093

Always held the Saturday before Thanksgiving at the Central Panhandle Fair Grounds, this family-friendly event is a fantastic way to ease into your holiday shopping and delight someone you care about with a truly unique and special gift. Donations are accepted at the door. All donations go to Pathways Christian Recovery Ministries. The Central Panhandle Fair Grounds are located at the intersection of Sherman Ave and U.S. Hwy 98 in Central Panama City,  Florida.  Enjoy our site and we’ll see you at the fair!

Bay County Fairgrounds
2230 E. 15th Street
Panama City, FL
Creek Indian Celebration Days
An annual two day event of intertribal dancing, displays and teaching of heritage and customs, great foods and large groups of Native American vendors with authentic crafts. Come be a part of this Pow Wow. (Directions: Turn south at Walgreens in Pace, follow Floridatown Rd; approximately 1-1/2 miles to the banks of Pensacola Bay; park is on the left.)

Florida Town Park
3900 Florida Town Road
Pace, FL
Bizarre Bazaar
Arts and Crafts
  The Firehouse Center & Gallery
119 Water Street
Bainbridge, FL
Christmas Kick-Off Parade
Santa makes his grand entrance to the Destin Harbor on a dazzling Christmas float at this holiday kick-off parade! Kids and adults of all ages can jump into the Holiday cheer, catching candy and beads galore!

7 pm - 8 pm
850*424*0600
Harborwalk Village
Destin, FL
Visit with Santa
It’s time for the children to bring their wish list and visit with Santa Claus. Pictures are available through HD Action Photography. All of Santa’s guests receive a special treat!

12 pm - 4 pm
Harborwalk Village
Destin, FL
Swine Time Festival
1st Saturday after Thanksgiving Sponsored by the Climax Community Club
  Climax, GA
Sugar Cane Syrup Making Day
A delicious demonstration of the pioneer way of making syrup - served with a country breakfast. Syrup making DVD will be available for purchase.

8 am
Panhandle Pioneer Settlement
Sam Atkins Park
17869 Pioneer Settlement Rd
Blountstown, FL

DECEMBER

EVENT

DATE

LOCATION

     
Christmas Celebration
Following the Blountstown Christmas Parade

5pm - 8pm
Panhandle Pioneer Settlement
Sam Atkins Park
17869 Pioneer Settlement Rd
Blountstown, FL
Lighted Boat Parade
The nautical parade, from Pensacola Beach Marina to Boardwalk, officially delivers Santa Claus to the island.
850*932*1500 735 Pensacola Bch Bvld
Pensacola Beach, FL
Festival Of Lights
"Winter Festival - A Celebration of Lights, Music, and the Arts"

3 pm - 10 pm
Parade starts at 7:15 pm
Downtown Tallahassee, FL
Market Days
Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday 10am-4pm
North Florida Fairgrounds
441 Paul Russell Road
Tallahassee, FL
Surfing Santa Beach Parade
Holiday floats wind their way down Santa Rosa Island's main street.

2 pm
Via DeLuna to Casino Beach
Pensacola, FL
Annual Victorian Christmas   Downtown Thomasville, GA
Holiday Festival & Lawn Mower Parade
Charity Benefactor: Community Cares Outreach of Havana

10 am
Downtown Havana, FL
New Year's Eve Fireworks
Ring in the new year with island-wide celebrations.  Enjoy a dazzling fireworks display over the Gulf of Mexico from the end of the Gulf Pier

850*932*1500
735 Pensacola Beach Blvd
Pensacola Beach, FL



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