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All You Need to Know about Holiday Events on the Forgotten Coast

By Forgotten Coast Web Team | November 17, 2021

Christmas Golf Cart Parade

Getting together is back this year, and we won’t take it for granted again! Don’t miss out on these fun Forgotten Coast Holiday Events that will get you in the spirit in no time!

Nov 21: SGI Lighthouse Sip n Shop (St. George Island)

Get a jump on your Christmas shopping and enjoy a sip of this and that in the process! From 12pm to 6pm, the Lighthouse Gift Shop will sell unique jewelry, toys, games, and local crafts. 

Nov 26: Apalachicola Historic Downtown Christmas (Apalachicola)

The historic town of Apalachicola lights up the day after Thanksgiving with the holiday spirit, beautiful lights and luminaries, and Santa arriving on a Shrimp boat! The Grinch might be wandering around as well. Don’t miss out on this family fun opportunity.

Nov 27: Small Business Saturday (ALL)

Find one-of-a-kind gifts while enjoying special savings, all while supporting local businesses. Shop Local!!

Nov 27: Lantern Fest (Carrabelle)

A breathtaking display of colorful, hanging lanterns lights up the night at the Crooked River Lighthouse Park. Live music, food vendors, and dance performances are only part of the show and charm. 

Dec 3, 4, 5: Panhandle Players-It’s a Wonderful Life (Apalachicola)

The Panhandle Players present It’s a Wonderful Life, the heartwarming Christmas story of George Bailey brought to life as a radio broadcast. Bring your family and friends to this local play and get a taste of the true spirit of the holidays.

Dec 3: SGI Lighting of the Palms (St. George Island)

Back this year is the St. George Island Lighting of the Palms. Watch St. George Island light up and tell Santa your Christmas wishes. 

Dec 4: Holiday Fresh Market (Apalachicola)

Why fight the crowds and traffic at the malls? Come for the day or the weekend and find one-of-a-kind unusual presents. Shop in a relaxed, hassle-free environment in an outdoor setting.

Dec 10: Eastpoint Christmas Parade (Eastpoint)

Eastpoint will be a-buzz with a holiday parade and Santa giving out gifts. Bring your family to see what all the talk is about. Children under 12 will receive a gift from Santa himself.

Dec 11: Holiday on the Harbor and Boat Parade of Lights (Carrabelle)

This event is a local favorite with decorated boats, live music, and Santa! Join the City of Carrabelle in getting in the holiday spirit!

Dec 12: Ilse Newell Holiday Concert: Christmas! Classical to Jazz! (Apalachicola)

This concert features the Bay Area Choral Society, pianist Bob Malone, and Tallahassee musician Rachel Hillman!

Dec 18: A Christmas Carol Theatrical Street Performance (Apalachicola)

Join the Forgotten Coast Theatre Company in downtown Apalachicola for this unique street performance!

Reserve your place to stay on the Forgotten Coast this holiday season.  It’s going to be a lot of fun!