Perry Taylor County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Development
Upcoming Events in Taylor County Florida

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
Saturday, October 23, 2021
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
Friday, October 29, 2021
Trunk-or-Treat & Costume Contest
Annual Chamber of Commerce Halloween Costume Contest & Trunk or Treat. Vehicles line down Jefferson Street with trunks full of candy and games! Free event for the whole family! Sign up for the costume contest at the Chamber and bring your carved or painted pumpkin to enter in the carved or painted pumpkin contest.
Saturday, November 20, 2021
Gulf Coast CPR Kayak Fishing Tournament
The Gulf Coast Kayak Club CPR (Catch, Photo, Release) Fishing Tournament will be held in Taylor County with over $2,500.00 in cash prizes! Sponsored by the TDC, this tournament is a favorite among anglers. Entry fee is $55.00 and includes a quick dry, sun protection long sleeve fishing shirt. Captain’s meeting will be held the Friday Night before where you will get your token and information on the Mystery Fish. All anglers at the Captain’s meeting will receive Captain’s Bags. Call the Chamber about registration or click below to get your registration form. You can call the Chamber at 850-584-5366 to pay by phone with credit card. Visit Website
Friday, December 3, 2021
Downtown Christmas & Santa's Little Helpers Parade
Parade begins at 6:00 pm
Activities following the parade include: letters to Santa, Strolling Carolers, Gingerbread House Contest, Tree lighting, meet Santa & Mrs. Claus, Snow Queens, story telling and milk & cookies!

Parade information call 850-584-5366
For information about vending and gingerbread house contest call the Historical Society 850-843-0332
Saturday, February 19, 2022
Fiddler Crab Festival
The Fiddler Crab Festival is held annually on President’s Day weekend.

Activities include food, arts and crafts, entertainment, cook-offs, fiddler crab races, a parade, boat and car show ... and more! Visit Website
Saturday, March 19, 2022
Big Bend Brewfest
Join us for the Annual Big Bend Brewfest Event at Rosehead Park in Perry Florida. This is an annual fundraising festival, featuring beer, food, and music at Rosehead Park in Perry, FL. This event is held by the Perry Rotary Club, with the proceeds to benefit the Rotary Club and the City of Perry Police Department's Shop With a Cop Program. We anticipate being SOLD OUT, so be sure to get your tickets in advance, there is much more in store for this year so you cannot afford to miss this amazing event! Unlimited tastings of over a hundred different beers.

The event is scheduled to start at 4:00 pm and run until 8:00 pm that night. The standard admission ticket includes entry to the festival and unlimited beer tastings, from 5 – 8 pm.

The Perry Rotary Club plans to secure dozens of breweries and 100+ different beers. The list of this year’s brewers and brews will be listed on the website and on our Facebook page as soon as they come available to us. Craft beer is the focus, with many beer styles represented, including pale ales, IPAs, porters, stouts, wheats, ambers, and lagers.

Food will be available for an additional charge at the event.

No person under 21 years old is allowed at the Big Bend Brewfest (including Designated Driver ticket holders). All persons must show a valid photo identification at event entrance. THIS EVENT WILL OCCUR RAIN OR SHINE. Visit Website
Friday, April 1, 2022
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 offers a KID'S FUN ZONE with bounce houses, face painting and games for kids! For more information on making camping reservations or purchasing tickets go to or call 850-584-5366. Visit Website
Saturday, April 2, 2022
Chili Cook-off
The Annual Taylor County Chili Challenge at Forest Capital State Park (same weekend as the FL State Bluegrass Festival) hosted by the Perry Police Department. For more information or for an application you can contact the Chamber at 850-584-5366 or visit our website Visit Website