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Calendar of Events

Mexico Beach Photography Contest

April 01, 2014 to July 30, 2014
The 14th Annual Mexico Beach Photography Contest will begin April 1st through July 30th. All Photographs must be taken in Mexico Beach and submitted to the Mexico Beach Community Development Council by the deadline.

Ling Ding Fishing Tournament

April 04, 2014 to April 20, 2014
It's that time again for the Ling Ding. The 2014 Ling Ding Tournament is back and this year’s tournament will benefit the John Thompson Memorial. Anglers will be able to try and reel in the biggest ling (Cobia) with a $2,000 overall cash prize. With the Captain’s Party kicking off the tournament on April 3rd and the weigh-in party on April 20th at the Mexico Beach Marina, this is one tournament you won't want to miss.

JSL Easter Egg Hunt

April 19, 2014 to April 19, 2014
The Junior Service League of Port St. Joe will be hosting their annual Community Easter Egg Hunt. This free event is open to children ages 10 and under. There will be special visit from the Easter Bunny so be sure to bring your camera and don't forget your basket.

Beach Blast Triathlon & Duathlon - Spring Race

April 26, 2014
Athletes from all over the world travel to Veteran’s Memorial Park in St. Joe Beach to run, bike, and swim in this USA Triathlon sanctioned event. Well marked courses follow along the beautiful white sand beaches and pine forest of the Gulf Coast.

Florida's Forgotten Coast Plein Air Invitational

May 01, 2014 to May 11, 2014
Nationally recognized Plein Air artists come to capture the allure of Florida's Forgotten Coast in this 10 day paint-out event. With over five exhibits, daily art demonstrations and much more, you will be able to see how the beauty of our area is captured in the eyes of talented artists.

Golly Whopper Classic

June 07, 2014
"Catch 'em If You Can" at the Golly Whopper Classic held in Mexico Beach on Saturday, June 7th. Species will include Red Snapper and King Mackeral. There will be a kids division and for the first time feature a spearfishing category for Red Snapper. Captain's Party will be held Friday, June 6th, at the Mexico Beach Marina.

Best Blast on the Beach

July 04, 2014
Mexico Beach Independence Day Celebration with a 5K Run/Walk, Kids Fishing Tournament and a spectacular firework show. Come enjoy July 4th at the beach with great activities for everyone!

Mexico Beach Offshore Classic

July 25, 2014
Mexico Beach Marina hosts its 10th Annual Offshore Classic fishing tournament with categories including King, Wahoo and Dolphin.

MBARA Kingfish Tournament

August 23, 2014
Join us for the 18th Annual MBARA Kingfish Tournament. This is charitable fundraising event to build artificial reefs. All proceeds will be used to create more wonderful marine habitat and improve our fishery for everyone to enjoy. Top dollars awarded to First Place winners!

Beach Blast Triathlon & Duathlon- Fall Race

September 13, 2014
Athletes converge at the beach to run, bike and swim in this USA Triathlon sanctioned event starting at Veteran's Memorial Park in St. Joe Beach. Course skirts the beaches and pine forest of the coast.

Mexico Beach Art & Wine Festival

October 11, 2014
The 16th Annual Mexico Beach Art & Wine Festival, held at the Driftwood Inn, will be an afternoon full of artists displaying their work, cash bar featuring spectacular wines and beers, live and silent auction, and live entertainment. This jury show will offer prizes to artists excelling in their medium. This is not a wine tasting event. Come browse local and regional artwork while enjoying the view of beautiful Mexico Beach.

Blast on the Bay Songwriters Festival

October 16, 2014 to October 19, 2014
It's time once again that Florida’s Forgotten Coast will play host to a group of talented musicians and songwriters direct from the streets of Nashville. Festival performances will consist of over 30+ musicians who collectively have written hundreds of hit songs from Faith Hill and George Strait to Jason Aldean and Garth Brooks.

Mexico Beach Christmas Tree Lighting

December 07, 2014, 6:00 pm to December 07, 2014, 8:00 pm
Come celebrate Christmas on the Beach! Santa, refreshments, carols and much more will be going on this great evening.The Mexico Beach Christmas Tree Lighting will be held at Sunset Park beginning at 6pm CST.