Holiday Festivities in Port St. Joe

Port St. Joe light house with Christmas lights, at night.

‘Tis the season for holiday fun! While Arazzo on Madison has incredible on-site amenities, explore the area outside of the neighborhood with an abundance of festive events in Port St. Joe that are sure to get your family in the holiday spirit!

Our Arazzo on Madison team has curated a list of festivities around Port St. joe to help you enjoy the most wonderful time of the year!

2022 Forgotten Coast Festival of Trees

Kick off the holiday season at the annual 2022 Forgotten Coast Festival of Trees event! Held November 18 through December 10, discover a beautiful showcase of dazzling trees and festive displays located at the Joe Center for the Arts. Locals and visitors can venture through the specially decorated trees throughout the art center, as well as enjoy a silent auction, live music, one-of-a-kind gifts, arts and crafts, the wishing tree, yummy treats, activities for kids, a snowball fight and even visits with Santa! 

This fun-filled event is free and includes activities for all ages! To donate to the silent auction, become a festival sponsor or enter a tree, visit the Joe Center for the Arts website.

For additional information on hours of operation, dates and festival activities, visit

Sea & Greetings Holiday Open House

On November 19, enjoy a day filled with holiday cheer and sea turtle education at the annual Sea & Greetings Holiday Open House presented by the Forgotten Coast Sea Turtle Center. Visitors can sip on delicious refreshments while meeting the center’s resident ambassadors, shopping locally made gifts and learning more about sea turtles! 

Admissions for the event are free and all proceeds made within the event will go towards helping support the Forgotten Coast Sea Turtle Center.

For more information on the Sea & Greetings Holiday Open House, visit

2022 Windmark Beach Thanksgiving Fun Duathlon

The 2022 Windmark Beach Thanksgiving Fun Duathlon is just around the corner! On November 26 at 9 a.m., the duathlon will begin in downtown Windmark Beach and will consist of a 1-mile run/jog/walk, a 4-mile bike ride and another 1-mile run/jog/walk. Within the entrants’ respective age groups, all 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers will receive a certificate and recognition!

Registration will begin at 8 a.m. on the day of the event. To pre-register for the race, visit

For additional information about the event, location, rules and more, visit  or the 2022 Windmark Beach Thanksgiving Fun Duathlon Facebook page.

First Friday Sip & Shop

Start your holiday shopping at the Reid Avenue First Friday Sip & Shop during the 2022 Forgotten Coast Festival of Trees! On December 2 from 5 to 7 p.m., make your way to downtown Port St. Joe for a night of yummy beverages, light hors d’oeuvres and holiday shopping with Reid Avenue’s finest. Participating businesses include Magnolias Boutique, No Name Books & Gifts, The Sugar Shack and many more! In addition, the Joe Center for the Arts will provide visits with Santa for photo-ops, live music and special treats!

For more information about participating businesses, activities and more, visit or the First Friday Sip & Shop Facebook page.

Christmas on the Coast

On December 10, the Annual Christmas on the Coast Parade will be making its way down Reid Avenue located in downtown Port St. Joe! There will be a judging of the floats at 5 p.m. with winners in categories such as family and friends, schools and non-profits, businesses and faith-based. The parade will begin at 6 p.m. with the opportunity to visit Santa afterward in the Gazebo near City Hall.

For additional information about the Christmas on the Coast event, visit

What Port St. Joe holiday festivities will you be attending this season?

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