Gulf County, Florida 2nd Annual Winter Fun Celebration

Gulf County, Florida 2nd Annual Winter Fun Celebration

Port St. Joe
Jan. 25, 2018 4:30pm - 7pm

This celebration will include dancing, food, informational booths, raffles and much much more!

Website: Visit Site

Phone: (850) 229-7800

Details

This celebration will include dancing, food, informational booths, raffles and much much more! This new event will take the place of our monthly Winter Receptions. We aim to give you the best information possible while on your visit to Gulf County and this celebration will do just that. With informational booths from many of our businesses and local community organizations plus tasty food from our local restaurants, you will be sure to learn more about Gulf County and find things to do during your entire visit.

More details to come!

Location:
150 CAPTAIN FREDS PL
Port St. Joe
32456-1838

December

8th Annual JSL Chili Cook-off & Family Bazaar

8th Annual JSL Chili Cook-off & Family Bazaar

Port St. Joe
Dec. 2 12pm - 6pm

Jo-Jo-Jalapeno! Get your taste buds ready for the 8th Annual Chili Cook-off and Family Bazaar!

Details

Jo-Jo-Jalapeno! Get your taste buds ready for the 8th Annual Chili Cook-off and Family Bazaar! With plenty of chili to eat, artists, crafters and vendors, this event will fill your bellies and meet all of your last minute holiday shopping needs! There will be a live band in the beer garden and sweet treats to compliment that chili you'll enjoy for lunch. Of course there'll have covered tables and chairs to "chili" under, but feel free to bring a lawn chair or a blanket and stay all day!

If you or someone you know is interested in having a team or being a vendor please email us at jslpsj@gmail.com.

Location:
117 Sailors Cove Dr
Port St. Joe
32456

The Artery Studio 5th Annual "Artful Gifts" Holiday Sale

The Artery Studio 5th Annual "Artful Gifts" Holiday Sale

Port St. Joe
Dec. 2 5pm
Dec. 3 10am - 4pm

Holiday art & fine craft sale.

Phone: (850) 227-5741

Details

Holiday art & fine craft sale. The sale begins with an Opening Reception Friday night, 5 - 9 pm (EST) with refreshments, wine, and soda. Sale continues Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm, with refreshments and coffee all day. Locally Hand-Crafted Ornaments, Pottery, Jewelry, Stained Glass, Paintings, Tote Bags, Home Decor & more!

Location:
214 Williams Ave
Port St. Joe
32456

Port Theater's 1st Christmas Gala

Port Theater's 1st Christmas Gala

Port St. Joe
Dec. 7 6:30pm - 9pm

Come celebrate Christmas in one of the historic building in Gulf County

Website: Visit Site

Details

Come celebrate Christmas in one of the historic building in Gulf County. Not only will it get you in the Christmas Spirit but you will also be supporting a great cause to see the Port Theatre Art & Culture Center come alive!

Reserved seating is available for 6 or 8 people

Admission: $100 per person

Location:
316 Reid Ave
Port St. Joe
32456

Christmas on the Coast

Christmas on the Coast

Port St. Joe
Dec. 9 5am - 7pm

Email: cpierce@psj.fl.gov

Phone: (850) 229-8261

Details

Sleigh Bells ring on Historic Downtown Reid Avenue for this traditional family fun event! Come watch or even participate in our Christmas Parade! Registration forms are available at City Hall in Port St. Joe. You can enter your float, boat, car, truck, golf cart, walking unit or even a band to march down Reid Ave. Line-up and judging will start at 5:00 PM ET. The parade begins at 6:00 PM All times Eastern.

Come out and show your Christmas spirit!!

Location:
305 Cecil G. Costin Sr. Blvd
Port St. Joe
32456

Junior Service League Presents "The Nutcracker"

Junior Service League Presents "The Nutcracker"

Port St. Joe
Dec. 9 11am - 12pm

The Junior Service League of Port St. Joe presents 'The Nutcracker', a free, live performance for area families to enjoy this holiday season.

Details

The Junior Service League of Port St. Joe presents 'The Nutcracker', a free, live performance for area families to enjoy this holiday season. Bring your chairs and blankets to the Scallop Festival stage and enjoy the production, which will include:
- Storytelling by the PSJ HS drama club
- Sets by the PSJ HS art students
- Dancing by Emerald Academy Dancers and FeFe Gant's dance troupe
- A free 'Land of the Sweets' candy bar for kids and photos with the characters, post-show

The show will last approximately 1 hour. Join us and spend the day in PSJ as the Christmas parade will take place later that evening at 6pm. All ages welcome!

Location:
George Core Park
Port St. Joe
32456

Jingle in the Joe

Jingle in the Joe

Port St. Joe
Dec. 14 6pm - 8pm

A community holiday musical gathering at the Port Theater Art & Cultural Center

Phone: (850) 227-1223

Details

A community holiday musical gathering at the Port Theater Art & Cultural Center. This community holiday event will feature local church choirs and groups, local musicians and Santa! Doors open at 6 PM.

Reserved seating is $10
General Admission is $5
Children under 12 are free
Purchase online at gulfchamber.com or at the door!

Location:
314 Reid Ave
Port St. Joe
32456

New Year's Eve Celebrate Twice

New Year's Eve Celebrate Twice

Port St. Joe
Dec. 31

Tired of waiting another 12 months to ring in the New Year? Head to Gulf County and celebrate twice!

Website: Visit Site

Phone: (850) 229-7800

Details

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!

Get the family in the car and head out around Port St. Joe and Mexico Beach for the Daytime New Year's Eve Scavenger Hunt! Collect Celebrate Twice New Year fun items at 6 locations that will punch your card to be turned in to enter for a chance to WIN A PRIZE!! *Punch Cards can be picked up at the Gulf County and Mexico Beach Welcome Centers.*

Location:
Port St. Joe
Port St. Joe
32456

January

Bingo at John C Gainous VFW Post

Bingo at John C Gainous VFW Post

Highland View
Jan. 2 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Jan. 1, 2018 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Jan. 8, 2018 5:30pm - Jan. 9, 2018 7:30pm
Jan. 15, 2018 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Jan. 22, 2018 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Jan. 29, 2018 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Weekly Bingo!

Phone: (850) 229-6926

Details

Weekly Bingo! The fun begins at 5:30 PM and continues until 7:30 PM. Jackpots range in amounts but can reach up to $250!

Location:
1776 Trout Ave
Highland View
32456

Library Winter Speaker Series- Tuesday @ 2

Library Winter Speaker Series- Tuesday @ 2

Port St. Joe
Jan. 2, 2018 2pm - 3pm
Jan. 9, 2018 2pm - 3pm
Jan. 16, 2018 2pm - 3pm
Jan. 23, 2018 2pm - 3pm
Jan. 30, 2018 2pm - 3pm

An 8 week speaker series each Tuesday of January and February.

Details

An 8-week speaker series each Tuesday of January and February.

More details to come!

Location:
850-229-8879
Port St. Joe
32456

St. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve Tram Tour

St. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve Tram Tour

Port St. Joe
Jan. 12, 2018 9am - 11am

On the second Friday of each month, Buffer Staff host TRAM Tours for the public.

Website: Visit Site

Details

On the second Friday of each month, Buffer Staff host TRAM Tours for the public. The tour lets you explore the Uplands with an experienced guide and provides opportunities to observe the diverse communities present at the Buffer. Tour time is 9 am to 11 am departing from the Welcome Center parking lot. Join us to learn about the history and importance of the Buffer Preserve.

Location:
3915 State Road 30-A
Port St. Joe
32456

8th Annual Oyster Cook-Off

8th Annual Oyster Cook-Off

Apalachicola
Jan. 13, 2018 - Jan. 14, 2018

Welcome to the Annual Oyster Cook-Off to benefit the Apalachicola Volunteer Fire Department!

Website: Visit Site

Email: info@apalachicolabay.org

Details

Welcome to the Annual Oyster Cook-Off to benefit the Apalachicola Volunteer Fire Department! The event is held every year on the Friday and Saturday before Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in downtown Historic Apalachicola at Riverfront Park. All proceeds go directly towards paying for the brand new fire truck they were able to purchase a few years ago, due to this sole fundraising event!

This year’s 7th Annual Oyster Cook-Off will be held January 12th and 13th, 2018
The event features a silent auction, oysters galore, shrimp, smoked mullet, hot dogs, hamburgers, local beer, live music, kids' activities, dancing performances and a 5K run!

Enter your best recipe and be a contestant in the oyster cook-off or just come out and enjoy a day of wonderful food, refreshments, and music.

Location:
Downtown
Apalachicola
32320

Snowbird Appreciation Golf Tournament

Snowbird Appreciation Golf Tournament

Port St. Joe
Jan. 20, 2018 12pm - 6pm

The St. Joseph Bay Golf Club wishes to welcome our winter visitors to Gulf County by hosting the second annual “Snowbird Appreciation Golf Tournament".

Phone: (850) 227-1751

Details

The St. Joseph Bay Golf Club wishes to welcome our winter visitors to Gulf County by hosting the second annual “Snowbird Appreciation Golf Tournament" on Friday, January 20, 2018.
Tee-off is at 12:00PM ET.

This tournament is open to locals and snowbirds alike. The format will be 18 holes/4-Person Teams/Select Shot. Prizes will be awarded to the top two finishing teams.
The tournament will be followed by a dinner prepared by Chef Ron Kelly and his staff at the club. The cost of the golf and dinner will be $48.15/person. (Sales Tax Included)

For additional information, or to register for the tournament call the Pro-Shop at 227-1751, Tournament Chairman Jim Terry at 227-4598, or Club President Dan Van Treese at 227-9837.

Location:
700 Country Club Road
Port St. Joe
32456

Gulf County, Florida 2nd Annual Winter Fun Celebration

Gulf County, Florida 2nd Annual Winter Fun Celebration

Port St. Joe
Jan. 25, 2018 4:30pm - 7pm

This celebration will include dancing, food, informational booths, raffles and much much more!

Website: Visit Site

Phone: (850) 229-7800

Details

This celebration will include dancing, food, informational booths, raffles and much much more! This new event will take the place of our monthly Winter Receptions. We aim to give you the best information possible while on your visit to Gulf County and this celebration will do just that. With informational booths from many of our businesses and local community organizations plus tasty food from our local restaurants, you will be sure to learn more about Gulf County and find things to do during your entire visit.

More details to come!

Location:
150 CAPTAIN FREDS PL
Port St. Joe
32456-1838

February

Bingo at John C Gainous VFW Post

Bingo at John C Gainous VFW Post

Highland View
Feb. 5, 2018 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Feb. 12, 2018 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Feb. 19, 2018 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Feb. 26, 2018 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Weekly Bingo!

Phone: (850) 229-6926

Details

Weekly Bingo! The fun begins at 5:30 PM and continues until 7:30 PM. Jackpots range in amounts but can reach up to $250!

Location:
1776 Trout Ave
Highland View
32456

Library Winter Speaker Series- Tuesday @ 2

Library Winter Speaker Series- Tuesday @ 2

Port St. Joe
Feb. 6, 2018 2pm - 3pm
Feb. 13, 2018 2pm - 3pm
Feb. 20, 2018 2pm - 3pm
Feb. 27, 2018 2pm - 3pm

An 8 week speaker series each Tuesday of January and February.

Details

An 8-week speaker series each Tuesday of January and February.

More details to come!

Location:
850-229-8879
Port St. Joe
32456

Winter Bay Day at St. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve

Winter Bay Day at St. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve

Port St. Joe
Feb. 10, 2018

Join for this wonderful Bi-annual Shrimp Boil and Open House!

Website: Visit Site

Details

Join us for this wonderful Bi-annual Shrimp Boil and Open House!  Enjoy live music, take a free tour of the preserve, dine on a local Shrimp Boil, learn more about the Buffer Preserve and more.

Enjoy a trip through the backwoods trails of the Buffer Preserve to our Rare and Endangered Plants, Prescribed Burn Sites, and various Native Plants.

Low Country Boil $10 Donation 11:00AM-2:00PM

Location:
3915 State Road 30-A
Port St. Joe
32456

22nd Annual Forgotten Coast Chefs Sampler

22nd Annual Forgotten Coast Chefs Sampler

Apalachicola
Feb. 11, 2018 6pm - 9pm

Chefs from all over the Forgotten Coast will prepare their most creative dishes for this event, sample an array of flavors from area restaurants.

Website: Visit Site

Email: info@apalachicolabay.org

Phone: (850) 653-9419

Details

The Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce will host the 22nd Annual Forgotten Coast Chefs Sampler on Sunday, February 11, 2017, from 6:00-9:00 pm. Chef’s from all over the Forgotten Coast will prepare their most creative dishes at the historic Fort Coombs Armory located on 4th Street and Avenue D in Apalachicola. Sample an array from our area restaurants. Our talented shopkeepers and local designers give the event an extraordinary touch and add creative flair by decorating each table individually. The tables range from elegant to artistic and funky. Tickets are $60. For more information, call the Apalachicola Bay Chamber at (850) 653-9419 or email us at Execdirector@apalachicolabay.org

Admission: Tickets are $60

Location:
4th Street and Avenue D
Apalachicola
32320

March

Bingo at John C Gainous VFW Post

Bingo at John C Gainous VFW Post

Highland View
Mar. 5, 2018 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Mar. 12, 2018 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Mar. 19, 2018 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Mar. 26, 2018 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Weekly Bingo!

Phone: (850) 229-6926

Details

Weekly Bingo! The fun begins at 5:30 PM and continues until 7:30 PM. Jackpots range in amounts but can reach up to $250!

Location:
1776 Trout Ave
Highland View
32456

St. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve Tram Tour

St. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve Tram Tour

Port St. Joe
Mar. 9, 2018 9am - 11am

On the second Friday of each month, Buffer Staff host TRAM Tours for the public.

Website: Visit Site

Details

On the second Friday of each month, Buffer Staff host TRAM Tours for the public. The tour lets you explore the Uplands with an experienced guide and provides opportunities to observe the diverse communities present at the Buffer. Tour time is 9 am to 11 am departing from the Welcome Center parking lot. Join us to learn about the history and importance of the Buffer Preserve.

Location:
3915 State Road 30-A
Port St. Joe
32456

Weekly Happenings

There are a lot of cool things happening in Gulf County. Here are just a few. Check out their websites for all the details on these events and more.

The Artery Studio: classes including painting, pottery and silk painting

Dixie Theatre: live theatre performances Saturday

Gourmet Chef Now: cooking and date night classes available

Haughty Heron: live entertainment Friday and Saturday evenings

Lookout Lounge: karaoke and bands every Thursday and Friday, First Sundays

St. Joe Bar & Package: pool tournaments every Wednesday, live entertainment Friday and Saturday, pot luck on Sundays

Thirsty Goat: $5 Martini Mondays & Music Friday and Saturday Nights