The St. Marks Stone Crab Festival is a popular seafood festival held in St. Marks, Florida.
The festival is typically held in the fall, to commemorate the opening of the stone crab season in October.
The St. Marks Stone Crab Festival has been held annually since 1997.
The St. Marks Stone Crab Festival is an important event in the small town of St. Marks. The festival enjoys wide participation from many supporters, organizers, sponsors and volunteers throughout the community.
The St. Marks Stone Crab Festival typically draws many thousands of visitors, attendees and participants.
Although the St. Marks Stone Crab Festival is mainly a celebration of the local stone crab and seafood scene, it also features many other attractions.
The festival includes a parade, live music performances by local musicians, arts and crafts, activities for children, and many other displays.
The annual event is also an important fundraising event for local organizations and charities.
Besides the St. Marks stone crab festival, there are numerous other seafood festivals in Florida, as well as other stone crab festivals, which are celebrated in communities throughout Florida.
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