Northwest Florida art festivals, art shows, folk festivals and other outdoor events are among the most enjoyable things you can do. 

They take place during the year in Pensacola, Seaside, Fort Walton Beach, Panama City and other panhandle towns and cities.

I have attended hundreds of these festivals over my years in Florida, and have enjoyed every single one of them.

Most of the stuff from my modest Florida art collection was purchased at Florida art shows.

Many of my music CD's were purchased at Florida festivals. This is a partial list of annual art festivals, art shows, folk festivals and other outdoor events arranged by month.

Northwest Florida Art Festivals

JANUARY (none reported)


Second Sunday
Annual Forgotten Coast Chef's Sampler. Apalachicola.


First Weekend
Riverwalk Arts Festival - Milton.

Third Saturday
Apalachicola Art Walk & Wine Festival


Third Saturday
Historic Apalachicola Antique & Classic Boat Show


First Saturday
Annual Historic Apalachicola Home & Garden Tour

Mother's Day Weekend, Second Sunday in May
Artsquest Fine Arts Festival - Seaside.


No art shows reported.


First Weekend
Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival -Pensacola.

Day After Thanksgiving
Apalachicola Annual Christmas Celebration

No art shows reported.

If you know of an event that should be included on our list, please let me know. Also, if you have attended one of these festivals you can write about it and inform other visitors.

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