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Carrabelle Riverfront Festival

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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The Carrabelle Chamber of Commerce invites you to experience a fun-filled day along the beautiful historic Carrabelle Florida Riverfront! The 2024 Carrabelle Riverfront Festival is a full day of family-friendly activities, live music, unique entertainment, colorful arts & craft vendors, and delicious food vendors, Saturday, April 27, 2024 from 10 am – 6 pm.  There will be plenty of activities for the young and old along the beautiful historic harbor. This event is FREE, pet friendly, and open to the public.

This year, the Carrabelle Chamber is excited to introduce the Adventure Family Circus who will be thrilling festival goers with three exhilarating aerial circus shows. Adventure Family Circus is an internationally touring small family circus show. They are an Aerial and Acrobatic show with acts including high flying aerial and acrobatic acts, aerial rope, aerial silks, aerial lyra, mini trampoline, juggling and comedy. It’s a spectacle the whole family will enjoy!

Also joining the Carrabelle Riverfront Festival will be Redemptive Love Farm and Rescue bringing their petting zoo and feeding station. Adults and children alike love to enter and get hands-on with the sweet farm pets including chickens, ducks, bunnies, and young goats. At the feeding station guests will meet and feed animals like a llama, mini-donkey, mini-cow, goat, alpaca, or emu! It’s a hands-on experience that both children and adults will cherish.

The festival will also feature the always popular activities for the kids, including children’s mini-train rides and a bouncy house. These familiar favorites add additional fun to the already entertaining atmosphere.

Feet will be tapping to the upbeat favorites from across the decades with talented musicians including John Jeremiah plus Kevin Andrew and the Rockulla Performers. Guests will also be delighted by wonderful dance performances of the Tallahassee Community College Dancers and the Forgotten Coast Dancing Witches. The entertainment doesn’t end there as there will also be fun music by DJ Beanie Baby throughout the day.  

And of course the festival will feature the family-friendly Exhibitor Expo on Avenue B, hosted by the Carrabelle History Museum, with informative exhibits like a WWII military vehicle, the fire-wise cabin, shark jaws, animal skulls, and a display of Florida’s pioneer days. A wild animal ambassador, Moonlight, the Great Horned Owl will also be visiting from a local rescue. In addition Avenue B will host the Pet & People Cooling Station.

Visitors can browse tons of festival vendors, exhibitors, and booths with interesting arts and craft items, delicious food, and local displays as well as explore the local shops, museums, and restaurants for even more choices. There will be lots of yummy food to choose from like shrimp, conch fritters, Indian food, BBQ, plus festival treats like kettle corn, funnel cakes and shaved ice.

Photo Credit: Sheri Wesson

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Carrabelle Chamber of Commerce
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Carrabelle Visitor Center
105 St James Ave
Carrabelle, FL 32322
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