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Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce


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Apalachicola, St. George Island and Eastpoint, the heart of the Forgotten Coast, offer an authentic taste of Florida;s Gulf Coast. Experience historic Apalachicola, a quaint small southern town with a strong maritime culture, an eclectic group of locally owned shops and galleries, restaurants which serve fresh local seafood, and meticulously restored Bed & Breakfast inns,and hotels. Selected one of American's Dozen Distinctive Destinations in 2008 by the National Trust for Historic Preservation Apalachicola has over 900 structures on the National Register. You'll also find miles of uncrowded pristine beaches, an endless supply of shallow bays and waterways, excellent fishing and acres of National and State forests to explore. Combine all this with some of the finest oysters and seafood in the country and your stay with us is sure to be perfect!

  • Amenities:
  • Parking,
  • Average Visit Time:
  • Less than 1 hour, Multi-day,
  • Business Type:
  • Chambers & Visitors Bureaus, Welcome Centers,


Apalachicola Art Walk & Wine Festival

April 01, 2017
Art in all forms will be woven in and around picturesque downtown Apalachicola on April 1st 2017, where artists and musicians will be showing, selling and demonstrating their talents. The festivities continue into the evening with a wine tasting at 6 p.m. Afterwards area chefs will prepare dishes at their restaurants pared with special wines. The evening's finale will be a professional performance at the Dixie Theatre at 8 p.m.


19th Apalachicola Antique & Classic Car & Boat Show

April 15, 2017
Apalachicola will host the 19th Annual Apalachicola Antique & Classic Boat Show on Saturday, April 15, 2017. Antique boats, examples of classic and traditional vessels, workboats, and fiberglass and aluminum classics will all be on display throughout the day. This festival emphasizes the maritime history of our picturesque coastal town. Special highlights include home-built boats by skilled craftsmen, antique outboard engines, plus antique automobiles and art booths. The Apalachicola Maritime Museum will host tours aboard the Heritage, a 58-foot wooden Herreshoff-designed ketch and have demonstrations of steam engines with their beautiful ...Read More>> ntique steam powered vessels. The Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve will have displays on the Apalachicola River and its flora and fauna, along with booths featuring: the Coast Guard Auxiliary, kids model boat building, the National Weather Service and boat building demonstration throughout the day. The Apalachicola Traders’ Canoe, a hand built 50-foot long vessel used between 1750-1850, recovered from the Apalachicola River will be on display at the Cotton Warehouse and the restored 1877 gaff-rigged schooner the Governor Stone will also be in attendance. At 5:30 pm BackPorch Revival, an Old-Time String Band will play at Riverfront Park, bring your own chair. There will also be a Sunday cruise up the Apalachicola River Questions? Please call (850) 653-9419 or email us at, or visit The Apalachicola Maritime Museum will also have a special open house Friday evening with a reception from 6:00-8:00 pm Read Less

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