Fairs & Festivals












Explore the Wonders of Wakulla 
at our many Festivals and Celebrations!

Fall 2011 Events at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge. 850.925.6121

4th Annual Woodstork Music Festival & Silent Auction -October 8, 2011 at  Harvey Young Farm, 196 Harvey Young Farm Rd. Crawfordville, FL. 32327  10 am til 9 pm. Come out and support Florida Wild Mammal Association. All proceeds will benefit injured and orphaned wildlife. Music by Coone Bottom Creek, Swingin' Harpoon Blues Band, and mre... Food, drink and beer. Horse patty raffle, silent auction, photo contests.

St.Marks StoneCrab Festival  - October 22, 2011
This wonderful event will be held on the main street (Port Leon Drive) of St. Marks, Florida from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. St. Marks is located just 20 miles south of Tallahassee, Florida at the end of Hwy. 363, which dead-ends in the center of St. Marks at the beautiful St. Marks River.  We invite one and all to this annual event to celebrate the harvesting of one of our delicious delicacies from the sea: “The Stone Crab”.

For information about hosting a vendor booth, please contact Mickey Cantner at (850)925-7854.


Monarch Butterfly Festival at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge - Sat. Oct. 23, 2010
Annual Monarch Butterfly Festival – 10 am – 4 pm – exhibitors, tours on monarchs, other butterflies, butterfly plants, tagging demonstrations. View thousands of beautiful monarch butterflies as they prepare for their long journey across the Gulf to wintering grounds in the mountains of Mexico. Learn more about this remarkable insect at educational session presented by NWR staff and volunteers. 850.925.6121

Mighty Mullet Maritime Festival -  October 29, 2011 - Woolley Park fronts Dickerson Bay in Panacea
just two blocks east of Coastal Highway 98 behind the Shops By The Bay Shopping Center

A Benefit to Establish the Big Bend Maritime Center.
Don't Miss All The Fun!
Saturday, October 29, 2011
10:00 AM 5:00 PM

International Mullet Cook-Off
Florida Seafood Cooking Demonstration
and Wine Pairing
Fishy Fashion Show
King and Queen Coronation
Maritime Center Dedication Ceremonies
Live Entertainment
Maritime History Exhibits and Lectures
Antique Boats
Arts & Craft Vendors
Fresh Seafood Court
Maritime Skills Demonstrations
Kayak Dickerson Bay
Children’s Entertainment
White Boot Race, Mullet-Jumping Contest

Annual Sopchoppy Worm Gruntin Festival - April


Wakulla Wildlife Festival - March/April - Wakulla Springs State Park.

Panacea Blue Crab Festival
- The first Saturday in May. Held annually at Woolley Park on scenic Dickerson Bay, the quaint festival originated in 1975 to promote the crab industry in Wakulla County.

Sopchoppy 4th of July Celebration - An all-day, all-American tribute complete with dazzling fireworks display. Parade, canoe race, food, and music at the park. 850.926.1848