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Find It All at Foo Foo Fest

Foo Foo Festival will take place in the fall of 2021.


Experience the best of Pensacola arts, food and fun each November. 

Looking for a festival that covers everything from graffiti to opera?

The Foo Foo Festival is an eclectic mixture of art and cultural events ranging in tastes, with everything from Blue Angels air shows and songwriters' music festivals to ballet, opera, high art and even the Big Green Egg Cook-off.

A “Foo Foo” is, by definition, an impromptu musical band known to come together on late 19th-century sailing vessels, consisting of members of the ship’s crew. So, quite literally, the gathering of Pensacola’s arts and entertainment organizations each fall is our very own “Foo Foo.”

The festival includes a changing calendar of events each year, but is traditionally anchored around the Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival, the Frank Brown International Songwriters Festival, and the Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show. Previous years have included more than 20 different events presented by local arts organizations and special performances in town just to join the Foo Foo!

While many events on the Foo Foo Fest calendar are free, some events do require a ticket. More information about each event can be found through the Foo Foo Festival website as the festival dates draw near each year.