Family Fun Festival in Gulfport, FL | Travel Resort Services

Family Fun Festival in Gulfport, FL

If you’re spending your summer visiting Gulfport,FL, you won’t want to miss this fun, end of the summer festival. Geckofest, celebrates the end of the summer in this quirky town, while also bringing to life the favored reptile and unofficial mascot, who calls the area home. Whether you’re renting in St. Pete’s Beach or you’re vacationing at Gulfwinds Resort, experience this family friendly street festival September 3rd.

If you’re looking for more Gecko-fun, this Saturday, August 13th is the Gecko Crawl, for those 21+. Enjoy laughter and drinks at six different locations throughout the Gulfport Historic Waterfront area. Try your hand at the poker run while enjoying some delicious drinks. At each location, you’ll pick up a card for the five card poker run throughout the night. For even more gecko fun, on August 27th, there will be the gecko ball, with the theme of “20,000 geckos under the sea.” Live music, dancing, and food will make up the event. Along with that, the Gecko Queen will have her Coronation.

While there are plenty of opportunities throughout August to celebrate different aspects of Geckofest, the main festival is on Saturday, September 3rd from 10am to 10pm. Bring the whole family for a fun day of events. Children will be amazed by the street performers and costumed characters. With over 200 vendors selling food, arts and crafts, and activities, there is something for everyone. Experience this lively festival, on the streets of Gulfport’s, Historic Waterfront District and listen to live music from three separate stages. Don’t forget the parade, where audience participation is important. End on a high note and enjoy the street dance before you have to wait another year for Geckofest to return.

Whether you like spending time on the Gulf yearly or you’re just visiting for the first time, this colorful event is perfect for families. Experience old Florida lifestyle when you rent or vacation in St. Pete’s Beach.

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