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Apalachicola’s 58th Florida Seafood Festival

By Forgotten Coast Web Team | October 7, 2021

Florida Seafood Festival Rides

Make plans to attend Apalachicola’s 58th Florida Seafood Festival on November 5th and 6th!  Always held the first weekend in November, the Florida Seafood Festival is the Forgotten Coast’s most fantastic event of the year. 

Battery Park Marina is transformed into a carnival of epic proportions!  Ride the rides, enjoy live music all weekend, and browse through local and regional artisans’ booths. And don’t miss out on a trip down the row of food vendors.  Students, churches, local non-profits, and regional vendors offer everything from fried shrimp, fried scallops, and smoked mullet dip to burgers, pizza, and ice cream. 

Friday, November 5th, 2021

10:00 am – Park Opens (No Admission Charge), Booths Open

3:00 pm – 7:45 pm – Christian Musical Entertainment

4:00 pm – Blessing of the Fleet

4:15 pm – Arrival of King Retsyo & Miss Florida Seafood

4:30 pm – Opening Ceremonies (Information Booth)

8:30 pm – Headliner Christian Entertainer (Dante Bowe)

10:30 pm – Park Closes

Saturday, November 6th, 2021

7:00 am – Registration for Redfish Run (Front Steps of Gibson Inn)

8:00 am – Start of Redfish Run

10:00 am – Gates Open ($5.00 admission, children under 12 free)

10:00 am – Parade Starts (Hwy 98)

1:00-5:00 pm – Blue Crab Races (at the top of each hour, children under 12)

1:00 pm – Oyster Shucking Contest

1:15 pm – Oyster Eating Contest

3:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Musical Entertainment (Ashley Morgan Band, Kylie Morgan)

8:30 pm – Headliner Entertainer (Drew Parker)

11:00 pm – Park Closes

The Florida Seafood Festival’s party atmosphere is as reliable as the tides.  Plan a trip to Apalachicola this November. It is sure to be a fantastic time.