Gulf Coast Events

Mark your calendar with these distinctive events along the Gulf Coast in all of our beach locations, including Fort Walton Beach, Destin, Scenic 30A, Panama City Beach, Navarre Beach, Pensacola Beach, Perdido Key, Orange Beach, Gulf Shores and Fairhope. While each area hosts their own events, the beach communities are so close to one another, and often intertwined, that visiting guests can participate and enjoy neighboring activities going on nearby with ease.

One-of-a-kind festivals and fairs celebrate so many different passions and interests. With fishing core to all of our communities, we commemorate several seafood festivals and fishing tournaments highlighting local fare and seasonal favorites. With the unique arts and culture of our exceptional areas, art expos, plein air artists, live theater, and wine and music festivals satisfy the creative souls. For the athletes, our climate is perfect for foot races, duathlons and triathlons, as well as fantastic beach volleyball tournaments.

Southern Vacation Rentals event guide can direct you to countless ways to explore these happenings, either to enhance your existing vacation or perhaps entice you to plan your next trip to the beach. We hope you will want to plan more than one.

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Interstate Mullet Toss & Gulf Coast’s Greatest Beach Party ~ Perdido Key, FL Events by Southern

Looking for something exciting to do while staying on the Gulf Coast? The Flora-Bama Mullet Toss is the way to go! Don’t miss out on the best annual event on the Lost Key, the Interstate Mullet Toss & Gulf Coast’s Greatest Beach Party at the Flora-Bama! Warm up your throwing arm and take your shot at tossing a mullet (yes, the fish!). The event is welcome to the public and if you want to toss a mullet there is a $15.00 entry fee. The entry fee also pays for a Mullet Toss t-shirt.

A mullet is considered a local delicacy here and is known as bait fish on the east coast. It is one of our more popular and plentiful fish indigenous to this area. Some people say the fish has mystical properties. The Mullet Toss consists of people throwing a dead mullet from a ten-foot circle in Florida across the state line into Alabama. The weekend also includes great food and music available for the whole family!

Proceeds from the event go to the Community Drug and Alcohol Council, Inc., local Boys and Girls Clubs, and youth groups on both sides of the state line. The Flora-Bama Mullet Toss is an event you cannot see anywhere else!

Meanwhile, don’t forget to reserve your spot on the sand for this fun weekend! Reserving a vacation condo in Perdido Key is the way to go. Stay at Beach Colony 3A in Perdido Key for dazzling Gulf views and exciting resort-style amenities. You’re just minutes away from all the fun at the Flora-Bama, too!