53rd Annual Florida Seafood Festival
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Thursday, November 3, 2016 - Sunday, November 6, 2016

Battery Park, 1 Bay Ave., Apalachicola, FL 32320

Phone Number
(850) 653-4817



53rd Annual Florida Seafood Festival

Admission is FREE on Friday,  Saturday admission is charged and includes admission to the headline entertainment Saturday night

Saturday 10 am parade down Hwy 98 to downtown Apalachicola

The Florida Seafood Festival is the State's Oldest Maritime Exhibit. This year the Florida Seafood Festival is a three day event the first weekend in November that draws tens of thousands of visitors to the historic town of Apalachicola in scenic Franklin County.  The Festival is held at the mouth of the Apalachicola River under the shady oaks of Apalachicola’s Battery Park.  The festival features delicious seafood, arts and crafts exhibits, and seafood related events.  Some of the notable events include Oyster Eating and Oyster Shucking contest, Blue Crab Races, Photo Contest, Parade, 5k Redfish Run, The Blessing of the Fleet, History of the Festival Exhibit and Tonging For Treasure.  And of course, lots of music! 

For a full schedule of events, click here.

Special this year the Florida Seafood Festival Board of Directors is proud to announce that the Florida Seafood Festival Carnival will start on Thursday November 3rd at 6:00pm to 11:00pm. The Florida Seafood Festival will not be open to general public but access to the Carnival area will be accessible from the Water Street gate location  6:00 pm – 11 pm Thursday evening.

Become a Florida Seafood Festival Commodore
The Florida Seafood Festival, the oldest maritime event in the State of Florida, is celebrating its 53rd Annual Festival on November 4th & 5th 2016 in Apalachicola. We would like you to help celebrate with us. We are inviting you to join us by becoming a Florida Seafood Festival Commodore.

Click below to join us in the event of the year.…/become-a-commodore/


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