Check Out Upcoming Events Near Alligator Point
Alligator Point is a short drive to Carrabelle, St. George Island & Apalachicola, Florida.
Here’s a list of upcoming events in the Wakulla & Franklin County area!
Events for May 15, 2021
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What if the houses in Apalachicola could talk? What stories would they tell? The Apalachicola Area Historical Society invites you to come find out, by viewing storyboards posted in front of about 30 homes and businesses between Sunday, May 2 and Saturday, May 15. The storyboards, created by property owners, tell tales of past residents,…Find out more »
Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum presents a special exhibit on the most violent and costliest campaign of WWII, the battle to take Okinawa. The exhibit will include historical photos and Marine Corps artifacts, some of which were recently acquired. The battle started with the Kerama Islands’ capture by the 77th infantry Division on March 26, 1945,…Find out more »
This year’s event has been cancelled. Experience the primal beauty of the old growth southern forest as you run through the sanctuary at Wakulla Springs State Park. Special arrangements have been made to open this rarely accessed area for this event. Registration begins at 7 a.m. 1-Mile Fun Run begins at 8 a.m. 5K Run…Find out more »
Eastpoint has a new artisans market! It’s located on Highway 98 right next to Frost Pottery. This Eastpoint market is open the 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month from 9 am – 2 pm. Get out and enjoy a cup of coffee, a freshly baked treat, and some shopping. Our local artisans will be…Find out more »
This market features vendors from the community with perfect gifts and goodies. There is freshly roasted coffee, delicious baked goods including cinnamon rolls and artisan bread, gorgeous art and photography, handcrafted balms and soaps, fresh herbs, vegetable seeds, handmade goods, and craft items, produce, and exotic starter plants. The Crooked River Lighthouse now has its…Find out more »
This year’s event has been cancelled. With nearly two decades of service to the children of Wakulla County, the Children’s Fishing Tournament puts new rods and reels into the hands of hundreds of kids and gives them a chance to compete in either the freshwater or saltwater categories for prizes. Games, rides, exhibitions and food…Find out more »
Debe Beard’s acclaimed “Glance at the Past” series has been heard and loved by residents and visitors alike for years. Her new passion as a Master Gardener has gotten her involved with the Chapman Botanical Garden, at the Orman House State Park in Apalachicola. Ever the historian, she has been researching plants historically grown in…Find out more »
History expert Dr. Kevin Bair will speak about the Southern Antebellum period’s use of natural ice, Fredric Tudor’s natural ice trade, the period’s medical use of ice to treat malaria and yellow fever, John Gorrie’s quest for ice and refrigeration, and how the Civil War Naval Blockade of Southern ports caused the ice dependent South…Find out more »