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Perdido Key Area Events

Warm, sunny days just about year-round make the Perdido Key area a popular spot for special events.

The Frank Brown International Songwriters Festival, held each November at various spots in Perdido Key, Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, and other nearby communities, offers nearly two weeks’ worth of live musical entertainment. The festival is a popular venue for aspiring writers and musicians to showcase their work.

Probably the oddest local event is the annual Mullet Toss, which takes place the last full weekend of April at the Flora-Bama Lounge. This quirky contest, which regularly attracts several thousand visitors, requires participants to throw a mullet from a designated spot in Florida across the state line into Alabama. In addition to the Mullet Toss, the weekend event includes plenty of music, food, drink, and other fun activities. It’s all in a good cause, too, because a contribution for each fish flung goes to local youth charities.

The Flora-Bama is also the site of the New Years Polar Bear Dip. At high noon every New Years Day, a group of hardy souls welcomes the new year by joining hands and wading into the Gulf of Mexico. The reward for getting cold and wet is a dish of black-eyed peas.

Just down the road in Pensacola are two events that have received national attention. The Pensacola Beach Air Show, featuring the Blue Angels flight demonstration team, is held every July and always attracts a crowd. The Blue Angels Air Show, held in November, is the final air show of the season for the Angels, who spend much of the year traveling the nation with their precision jet performances.

To the west in Gulf Shores, more than 300 vendors gather each October for the National Shrimp Festival. Displays at the four-day festival include arts, crafts, clothing, jewelry, and other retail goods.

Check out our calendar of events for an up-to-date list of what’s going on while you’re in town.

April - 2015

Interstate Mullet Toss and Gulf Coast's Greatest Beach Party

When: April 24 - 26, 2015
Where: Flora-Bama 17401 Perdido Key Drive Pensacola, FL 32507
The Interstate Mullet Toss & Gulf Coast’s Greatest Beach Party is legendary. What started as just a reason to party has become one of the biggest beach parties on the coast. Those who participate in the Mullet Toss will throw a dead mullet over the state line of Florida and Alabama to see who gets the farthest. Hotel bookings are done months, if not years in advance for this event. People travel from across the globe to see what all the fuss is about here at the Flora-Bama; the memories are priceless.
Phone: 850-492-0611

June - 2015

Shindig on the Sand

When: June 5 - 7, 2015
Where: Flora-Bama 17401 Perdido Key Drive Pensacola, FL 32507
Who doesn't love a beach concert? Break out the sunscreen and join us for 3 days of music on the beach and throughout the bar.
Phone: 850-492-0611

Flora-Bama Fishing Rodeo

When: June 12 - 14, 2015
Where: Flora-Bama 17401 Perdido Key Drive Pensacola, FL 32507
The Flora-Bama Fishing Rodeo is the "Every Mans" fishing rodeo! Just like the Lounge you don't have to be a VIP to fish with us. The inaugural tournament will be held June 12th – 14th, 2015 at the Flora-Bama Yacht Club across the street from The world famous Flora-Bama Lounge and Package Store. The FBFR is a 3-day Captains Choice tournament with anglers competing for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in 30 categories including red snapper.
Phone: 850-492-0611

August - 2015

Sandstock

When: Aug 8, 2015
Where: Flora-Bama 17401 Perdido Key Drive Perdido Key, FL 32507
It's not Woodstock, it's Sandstock the Flora-Bama way. Come and hear great music, have good times and eat great food. Music is devoted to Sandstock style music in the Tent & starts at Noon. Customers are encouraged to dress up in hippie style threads & will receive free peace sign beads for dressing up while supplies last.
Phone: 850-492-0611

November - 2015

Flora-Bama Thanksgiving Pot-Luck

When: Nov 26, 2015
Where: Flora-Bama 17401 Perdido Key Drive Perdido Key, FL 32507
Bring a covered dish and get all the turkey and ham your belly can stand. The Flora-Bama helps take the stress out of your holiday cooking. Throw those pans out and get to the line for this wonderful feast.
Phone: 850-492-0611
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Sandestin Wine Festival

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