Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Big Fall Festivals On The Gulf Coast You Can't Miss!

The Fall season is definitely my favorite time of the year. The traffic is tolerable and the weather is amazing. We also love the fact that there are many great festivals throughout the Gulf Coast that give even more reason to come visit. Although there are a lot of good ones, here are a few you might want to checkout.

1) Destin Seafood Festival | www.destinseafoodfestival.org
Dates: October 3rd-5th
The Destin Seafood Festival is one of the longest running festivals on the Gulf Coast. The festival is comprised of many events such as live music, arts/crafts, local seafood, and kids activities. The Seafood festival runs along the Destin Harbor on the West end of the city. This event is free to everyone!

2) Gulf Shores National Shrimp Festival | www.myshrimpfest.com
Dates: October 9-12
The Gulf Shores National Shrimp Fest is a weekend celebration of seafood, arts/crafts, live entertainment and more. This is one of the largest annual events on the Gulf Coast with more than 60,000 people planning to attend. There will be plenty to do including activities for the kids, carnival games, and more. The event is held at the Hangout on the West end of Gulf Shores. 

3) Pensacola Seafood Festival & Fiesta of Five Flags | www.fiestaoffiveflags.org/
Dates: September 26-29
The Pensacola Seafood Festival and Fiesta of Five Flags go hand in hand. The fiesta is a celebration of Pensacola's heritage that dates back to 1559! The 37th annual seafood festival takes place in downtown Pensacola and offers everything from fresh local seafood to art/crafts and live entertainment. It's worth taking a trip to Pensacola for this exciting event.