Perry, Taylor County, Florida Events

Ongoing Events
Calendar Events
Saturday, March 21, 2020
Big Bend Brewfest
The Big Bend Brewfest is a Rotary Club of Perry event that raises funds to donate to the Perry Police Departmentís Shop With a Cop Program and to the Rotary Club Foundation, Rotary Scholarships and other Rotary Civic projects throughout the county and the world! Join us in our mission to make the world a better place and raise funds for many worthy causes! Sample countless different brews, enjoy great food and listen to music. Held at Rosehead Park every year in March. ... Visit Website
Friday, March 27, 2020
Moon Pie Princess Pageant
Deadline to sign up is January 26th.

The Moon Pie Princess Pageant registration has begun! The deadline to sign up is January 26th! So if you know of any little girls between the ages of 5 and 8, send their parents our way! This is a fun event where all of the little girls will be awarded with a sash and crown and will represent MOON PIE and the Florida State Bluegrass Festival at all events as a GROUP! They are all special and we look forward to working with all the little girls this year! If you are interested, please let us know soon. Registration DEADLINE will be January 26th! The pageant will be March 23rd. $50.00 to register. All the girls will receive a free T-shirt, moon pies, a beautiful sash and a crown of their own! Questions, call the Chamber 850-584-5366! Like our Moon Pie Pageant Facebook page to keep up with all upcoming dates & times!
Saturday, April 4, 2020
17th Annual Florida State Bluegrass Festival
April 4 - April 6, 2019
Bluegrass music all weekend! Featuring Nothing Fancy, Mountain Faith, Remington Ryde, Dave Adkins, Pure & Simple, Adventures of Annabelle, Music, Free music workshops, Arts & Crafts, Food Vendors, Chili Cook off, Moon Pies, Kids Fun Zone & More! STAY TUNED! ... Visit Website
Friday, June 26, 2020
Little Miss Red, White & Blue Pageant
Little Miss Red, White & Blue Pageant. Girls ages 6-12 years old. For more information please call 850-584-5366
Exact Date TBD ... Visit Website
Saturday, July 4, 2020
Fourth of July Celebration
Fourth of July Celebration Downtown
Food and craft vendors and a beer and wine garden sponsored by the Perry Rotary Club.
For more information call 850-584-5366
Entertainment TBA
Friday, August 14, 2020
Chamber Golf Scramble
For more information call 850-584-5366
Saturday, September 19, 2020
Smokin' in the Pines BBQ Festival
That's right...we're heating things up here in Taylor County, FL - 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 got it - MORE BBQ! Join us...for a finger lickin' good time! ... Visit Website
Saturday, October 17, 2020
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, Dead Manís Float and Big Bend Outfitters this tournament is a favorite among anglers. Entry fee is $55.00 and includes a quick dry, sun protection long sleeve fishing shirt. Captainís meeting will be held October 12th where you will get your token and information on the Mystery Fish. You can also opt to purchase a ticket for a ribeye steak and shrimp dinner to be served at the Captainís Meeting. All anglers at the Captainís meeting will receive Captainís 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.
Saturday, October 24, 2020
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, Scary Story Telling, Games, Tricycle Race and so much more) For more information about this event call 850-584-8733{TREE). ... Visit Website
Saturday, October 31, 2020
Trunk or Treat
The Downtown Perry area will be lined with food vendors and vehicle passing out candy from their decorated trunks to all the children! Downtown stores will also stay open for shoppers.
To enter your vehicle in this event please contact the Chamber of Commerce.

For more information please contact 850-584-5366 ... Visit Website
Saturday, October 31, 2020
Chamber of Commerce Halloween Costume Contest
The annual Chamber of Commerce Halloween Costume contest held in conjunction with the Trunk or Treat event. Contest begins at 6 and ends around 7:30! Winners are announced that night and trophies are given out to the best costumes in the following categories: Most Scariest, Best Recycled, Best Group, and Most Unique.

For more information please call the Chamber - 850-584-5366
Saturday, October 31, 2020
Pumpkin Carving & Painting Contest
Pumpkins can be turned in the week before the event at the Chamber office. There will be two separate contest one being a pumpkin carving contest with 1st, 2nd & 3rd places and a pumpkin painting contest with 1st, 2nd, 3rd places. For more information call the Chamber of Commerce 850-584-5366
Friday, December 4, 2020
Downtown Christmas & Santa's Littler 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