Special Events

Florida Forest Festival
For over 50 years people have traveled from all over to meet in Taylor County to celebrate its rich heritage in the timber industry. Known as the "Pine Tree Capital of the South" Taylor County sets aside the 4th Saturday in October every year to host the many thousands who make the journey to Perry.
Some of the events you will experience during this festival include an Antique Car Show, the King Tree parade and a variety of Logging competitions. During the day sit back and enjoy the day long live musical entertainment and arts and crafts.
For more information on the Forest Festival please contact the Festival Office at 850-584-8733.

Florida State Blue Grass Festival
Every April brings the spirit of Blue Grass to Taylor County. The Florida State Blue Grass Festival and Competition is held the first weekend in April. Competitors from around the state pick their way from regional competitions to meet in the Finals held in Perry, Florida.
Along with the pickin' comes good food and fellowship as arts and crafts, food vendors and workshops welcome those who decide to visit. For more information please contact the Taylor County Chamber of Commerce at 850-584-5366 or email them at taylorchamber@gtcom.net

Smokin' in the Pines BBQ Festival
The Smokin' In The Pines BBQ Festival is held each year and with it comes a BBQ Open Competition, Backyard BBQ, the KIDZ-Q Competition (Ages 6-15), John Boy & Billy Grilling Sauce Contest, People's Choice...Southern Rock, Country and a variety of music, vendors, BBQ, BBQ and...you got it - MORE BBQ! Join us...for a finger lickin' good time.
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