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Roll out the oysters and crabs for Florida’s oldest seafood festival Nov. 3-4, 2017

Roll out the oysters and crabs for Florida’s oldest seafood festival Nov. 3-4, 2017

Apalachicola celebrates its local seafood industry, and oysters take center stage (along with country music star Rodney Atkins)

Naples fest Oct. 26-28 kicks off stone crab season

Naples fest Oct. 26-28 kicks off stone crab season

This Gulf Coast community’s annual Stone Crab Festival marks the beginning of Florida’s stone crab season while showing off the city’s historic center and bayfront attractions. Let’s get crackin’.

Festival Poster by Sarah Turner

Pensacola kicks off 2018 seafood festival season Sept. 28-30

Pensacola is one of the premier fishing ports on the Gulf of Mexico, and they celebrate with the fresh, local catch each year at the end of September.

Yankeetown Seafood Festival, Nov. 17-18, 2018

Yankeetown Seafood Festival, Nov. 17-18, 2018

The weather is perfect for getting outdoors, and there’s no better way to enjoy Florida in the Fall than a good, old-fashioned seafood festival. Free parking; Free admission. Camping, fishing, kayaking nearby.

Kayaking behind Dock Street on Cedar Key. Photo by Kellie Parkin.

Cedar Key Seafood Festival, Oct. 20-21, 2018

Seafood festivals are common in Florida, but Cedar Key Seafood Festival is uncommonly appealing. Not only is Cedar Key historic and charming, it’s also clam capital of America.

The 1907 Gibson Inn is the first thing you see in Apalachicola as you come over the causeway. (Photo: Bonnie Gross)

Apalachicola & St. George Island: Delightful town; spectacular beach

Apalachicola is a charming, walkable small town full of history, good food & shops. It’s 20 minutes from miles of wide splendid beach on St. George Island.

The deck at DJ's Deck, Port Orange.

Florida’s best seafood restaurants: No frills fish shacks

Fresh Florida seafood is best enjoyed in the open air wearing a T-shirt and flips flops at a Florida fish shack. Here are 10 of our favorites spots.

Cortez: Charming fishing village, perfect place for classic seafood shack

Cortez: Charming fishing village, perfect place for classic seafood shack

This authentic fishing village near Bradenton is the perfect place to find classic Florida seafood shacks — open air, casual with the freshest fish.

5 ways to explore Florida’s Ten Thousand Islands

5 ways to explore Florida’s Ten Thousand Islands

Vast and remote, the Ten Thousand Islands off Florida’s southwest coast seems challenging to visit, a labyrinth of twisting channels through thousands of remote mangrove islands.

Grant Seafood Festival marks 52nd year March 2-3, 2019

Grant Seafood Festival marks 52nd year March 2-3, 2019

The Grant Seafood Festival is put on by community volunteers and has been held every year since 1966 in this riverside enclave between Melbourne and Sebastian.