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Mexico Beach Gumbo Cook-Off in Mexico Beach Florida

Mexico Beach Gumbo Cook-Off

When: TBD
There will be tons of great gumbo and Brunswick stew to sample from the great chefs. Beverages and other food will be available. Live music and free beads to collect. All proceeds raised will go toward the Special Events for Mexico Beach’s Best Blast on the Beach July 4th firework show.

Forgotten Coast Plein Air Invitational – America’s Paint-Out in Mexico Beach Florida

Forgotten Coast Plein Air Invitational – America’s Paint-Out

When: TBD
Where: Along Florida’s Forgotten Coast
12th Annual America’s Great Plein Air Paint-Out Artists can be seen painting alongside the roads overlooking the Gulf, as well as in out-of-the-way settings.


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June - 2017

Mexico Beach 17th Annual Photography Contest

When: Everyday between June 1 - 30, 2017
Open to all photographs taken in Mexico Beach past or present. There are several categories to choose from.
More Info: http://mexicobeach.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/MB-Photography_Application_2017.pdf

July - 2017

Mexico Beach 17th Annual Photography Contest

When: Everyday between July 1 - 31, 2017
Open to all photographs taken in Mexico Beach past or present. There are several categories to choose from.
More Info: http://mexicobeach.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/MB-Photography_Application_2017.pdf

Sandy Shoes 5K Fun Run

When: July 4, 2017 7:00 AM
Where: Under the Palms Park, corner of 7th Street and Maryland Blvd.

Kid's Fishing Event

When: July 4, 2017 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Along the canal docks at the end of Canal Parkway
All young anglers, ages 2-14 are invited to join in the fun. Come with your bait and tackle ready to fish. No registration or fee required.

Beach Fireworks Show

When: July 4, 2017 8:30 PM
Where: Fireworks go off from the City Pier.

Best Blast On The Beach

When: July 4, 2017 7:00 AM
Start with the Sandy Shoes 5K! This annual event will take place at Under the Palms Park on 7th Street in Mexico Beach. Spend the day at the beach and enjoy the fireworks display at 8:30 from the Mexico Beach City Pier.

Bay Scallop Season

When: Everyday between July 25 - 30, 2017
The recreational bay scallop season includes all waters in Gulf County’s St. Joseph Bay and those west of St. Vincent Island in Franklin County through the Mexico Beach Canal in Bay Canal.
More Info: myfwc.com/fishing/saltwater/recreational/bay-scallops/

Mexico Beach Offshore Classic

When: Everyday between July 28 - 29, 2017
Where: Mexico Beach Marina
This two-day tournament will give out cash prizes. Three fishing categories give anglers the best opportunity to catch the big one in King Mackerel, Dolphin and Wahoo.
More Info: mexicobeachoffshoreclassic.com

August - 2017

Bay Scallop Season

When: Everyday between Aug 1 - 30, 2017
The recreational bay scallop season includes all waters in Gulf County’s St. Joseph Bay and those west of St. Vincent Island in Franklin County through the Mexico Beach Canal in Bay Canal.
More Info: myfwc.com/fishing/saltwater/recreational/bay-scallops/

21st Annual MBARA Kingfish Tournament

When: Everyday between Aug 25 - 26, 2017
A charitable event to build artificial reefs. The Captain's party will be held on Friday night with fishing on Saturday.

September - 2017

Bay Scallop Season

When: Everyday between Sept 1 - 10, 2017
The recreational bay scallop season includes all waters in Gulf County’s St. Joseph Bay and those west of St. Vincent Island in Franklin County through the Mexico Beach Canal in Bay Canal.
More Info: myfwc.com/fishing/saltwater/recreational/bay-scallops/

License-Free Saltwater Fishing Day

When: Sept 2, 2017
Enjoy a license-free saltwater fishing day. A great opportunity for parents who don't have licenses to take youth fishing, or avid anglers to introduce a friend to fishing without having to purchase a license.

Mexico Beach Music In The Park

When: Every Thursday between Sept 7 - 28, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Sunset Park
Enjoy great music in the Park on Thursday nights in September.

Fall Beach Blast Triathlon And Duathlon

When: Sept 9, 2017
Offering choices of Sprint or Olympic distance and Triathlon or Duathlon. Pick your race and distance.
More Info: beachblasttriathlon.com

Beach Blast Triathlon And Duathlon

When: Sept 9, 2017
Where: Beacon Hill Park (between Mexico Beach and Port St. Joe on Hwy. 98)
The Fall Beach Blast Triathlon and Duathlon offering choices of Sprint or Olympic distance and Triathlon or Duathlon.

October - 2017

18th Annual Mexico Beach Art & Wine Festival

When: Oct 14, 2017 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Driftwood Inn in Mexico Beach
Enjoy live music while perusing artist displays and bid for a chance to get one of a kind pieces of artwork from both the silent and live auction.

Blast On The Bay Songwriters’ Festival 2017

When: Everyday between Oct 19 - 22, 2017
Talented musicians and songwriters direct from the streets of Nashville will be performing around Mexico Beach, Port St. Joe and Indian Pass.
More Info: mexicobeach.com/calendar_event

November - 2017

License-Free Saltwater Fishing Day

When: Nov 25, 2017
Enjoy a license-free saltwater fishing day. A great opportunity for parents who don't have license to take youth fishing, or avid anglers to introduce a friend fishing without having to purchase a license.

December - 2017

Mexico Beach Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

When: Dec 3, 2017 6:00 PM
Where: Sunset Park
Ring in the holiday season with caroling, lighting of the Christmas tree and the arrival of Santa on the Mexico Beach Fire Truck. Enjoy complimentary refreshments while your child visits with Santa.
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