Taylor County Florida
Taylor County Florida
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Upcoming Events in Taylor County Florida

Welcome to Taylor County Florida! All of us here at the Perry-Taylor County Chamber of Commerce extend to you a warm welcome to a place you'll be glad you visited. Our community is filled with many cultural events as well as outdoor activities for the whole family. See below some of the fun and exciting things going on in Taylor County.

Calendar Events
Friday, February 16, 2018
Fiddler Crab Festival
The Fiddler Crab Festival is held annually on President’s Day weekend. The dates for 2018 are February 16-18. This year, we are celebrating our 10th Annual Fiddler Crab Festival!!! To celebrate, we are raffling a cruise to Cozumel! Stay tuned for more information on the raffle!

Activities include food, arts and crafts, entertainment, cook-offs, fiddler crab races, a parade, boat and car show, and more!

NEW THIS YEAR! A 2-day boat show will be part of the Fiddler Crab Festival! Boats will be on display Saturday and Sunday. ... Visit Website
Thursday, April 5, 2018
Florida State Bluegrass Festival
First Weekend in APRIL Annually
The Florida State Bluegrass started in Taylor County in 2000 and has thrived ever since. This very popular three day event promises a toe-tapping good time. With some of the best bluegrass performers in the country entertaining the audience each year, this event offers free bluegrass music workshops (with ticket purchase) for adults and children as well as great food, arts and crafts and a Chili Cook-off. In addition to three days packed with amazing performers, this event is also home to the Florida State Bluegrass Music Championship Finals Competition. Finalist performers travel here from all over Florida to compete for the state title. See some of the best of the best during this weekend. Camping available and tickets are only $15.00 per person. For more information on making camping reservations or purchasing tickets go to www.floridastatebluegrass.com or call 850-584-5366. ... Visit Website
Saturday, April 7, 2018
Chili Cook-off
This event promises to be fun for the whole family. Held in conjunction with the FL State Bluegrass Festival admission to the Chili Cook-off is included with purchase of tickets to the bluegrass festival. If you would like to enter the contest, tickets to the festival are complimentary. Entry fee for the Chili Cook-off is $25.00 per chili entered to compete for over $1,000.00 in cash prizes. There is also a People’s Choice portion of the event. For more information or to obtain rules or an application to enter call 850-584-5366. ... Visit Website
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
4th of July Celebration Downtown
4th of July Celebration downtown Perry! Featuring Tobacco Rd Band and Frayed Knot at Rosehead park! Food vendors, and Rotary Club of Perry Beer Tent, compliments of Tri-Eagle Sales! Come Join in the festivities!
Starts at 6pm! ... Visit Website
Friday, September 21, 2018
Smokin' in the Pines BBQ Festival
Taylor County is home to one of the largest and most popular BBQ Festivals in the state and south-east...The Smokin’ in the Pines BBQ Festival (formerly known as the
Southern Pines Blues & BBQ Festival)
featuring one of the BEST OPEN BBQ
COMPETITIONS in the Southeast! There are The OPEN (Open to all competitors—professional & amateur), People’s Choice and the JOHN BOY & BILLY Grilling Sauce Contest!
Over $15,000 in cash prizes will be
awarded this weekend to those in all the
competitions. Visitors can sample BBQ at the many sampling stations or be a judge in the People’s Choice portion of the event where you can try over 35 different kinds of pulled pork for only $5.00.
This year we have combined two of our most popular events into one rocking
festival! We took the southern rock and county music that everyone loves and the falling off the bone BBQ that brings people back every year and made an event you don’t want to miss!
Southern Rock and Country music plays throughout the entire weekend featuring some of the most renowned artists. For those who want to attend this event, there is no fee to enter, however, if you want to sample BBQ during the People’s Choice
portions of the event, there is a small fee. In addition to BBQ, this event features arts & crafts, antique car show, kids play area,
activities and great entertainment.
Bring the family! ... Visit Website
Saturday, October 27, 2018
Florida Forest Festival
Fourth Saturday in October Annually. The Florida Forest Festival is a celebration of the forestry industry in Taylor County. With the World's Largest FREE Fish Fry, Lumberjack - shows and competitions, arts and crafts, antique car show, Heritage Village, children's games & story telling, this event promises to have something for everyone in the family and the best part is the event is free. All day entertainment on stage and lumberjack shows throughout the day. Heavy equipment shows and exhibits as well as loader competitions, cross cut saw competitions and chainsaw competitions. (On the Eve of the Festival, there are plenty of activities planned downtown in Perry: Antique Car Parade, Kid's Parade, Games and so much more) For more information about this event call 850-584-8733{TREE). ... Visit Website