The weather was great Friday at the first day of the 59th annual Florida Seafood Festival.. Saturday should be just as fun, starting with the parade down 98 at 10 a.m.
Saturday, Nov. 5
7 a.m. Registration for the 5K Redfish Run, on the front steps of the Gibson Inn.
8 a.m. Start of the Redfish Run, that winds its way through the streets of Apalachicola.
10 a.m. Gates open. $5 admission, children under 12 free. No pets are allowed in the festival with the exception of service animals.
10 a.m. Parade starts along Highway 98 to the center of Apalachicola
1 to 5 p.m. Blue Crab Races, at the top of each hour, for children under 12.
1 p.m. Oyster Shucking Contest
1:15 p.m. Oyster Eating Contest
5 to 7 p.m. Musical Entertainment opens
8:30 p.m. Headliner Entertainer Chris Cagle
11 p.m. Park closes