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Foo Foo Festival 2015

FOO FOO FEST 2020 CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 “CORONAVIRUS”

Pensacola’s 12-Day Coastal Cultural Celebration Will Resume November 4 – 15, 2021

Contact: For questions, please contact curator@acepensacola.org

IMPORTANT NOTE: This cancelation applies to primary Foo Foo Fest grant-funded events only. A number of events are added each year, and placed under our marketing umbrella as “Friends of Foo.” However, whether these events occur or not, is not under the purview of the Foo Foo Festival or Art, Culture, and Entertainment, Inc. Please check the websites and/or social media pages of your favorite Friends of Foo for updates on the status of their individual events moving forward.

PRESS RELEASE

The nonprofit organization, Art, Culture, and Entertainment, Inc. (ACE), announced on April 2, 2020, that the 7th Annual Foo Foo Festival slated for November 5-16, 2020 has been canceled due to the global novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

The Foo Foo Festival will resume November 4-15, 2021 in Pensacola, Fla.

“Our board voted unanimously to suspend Foo Foo Festival this year in light of the pandemic,” said David Bear, trustee emeritus for Art, Culture, and Entertainment, Inc. “The timing for committing financially for 2020 is now and we felt it would be irresponsible to begin our process during this uncertain and precarious time. We look forward to getting back to business as usual next year.”

For more information and updates about the Pensacola Foo Foo Festival, visit www.FooFooFest.com or follow Foo Foo Festival on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. For ongoing news and updates please visit ACEPensacola.org.

The Foo Foo Festival celebrates art, music, dance, theatre, cuisine and more with programming from grant recipients, throughout the city of Pensacola for nearly two weeks. Strategically positioned in and around some of Pensacola’s most popular events, the Foo Foo Fest encourages cultural tourists to make Pensacola an arts destination those two weeks. Foo Foo Festival’s impressive roster of events has become highly anticipated for its outstanding grant recipients who celebrate individual experiences specific to their craft and in 2019, the festival gave a total of $400,000 in grant funding to artists.

About Art, Culture, Entertainment, Inc. (ACE)

ACE is a nonprofit organization that receives Federal, State of Florida, Escambia County, City of Pensacola, corporate, foundation and personal funds. ACE disperses these funds through an equitable granting process to nonprofit arts, culture and entertainment organizations throughout Escambia County, Fla., and promotes Escambia County as an arts and cultural destination through the annual Foo Foo Festival and other marketing efforts. For more information about ACE, visit www.acepensacola.org.

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Market Basket

Nov. 2, from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.; Nov. 3, from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Perfect Plain Brewing View Map

Tickets: 2-day pass, $15; 1-day ticket, $10

Market Basket

Event Info

The Junior League of Pensacola has brought back a Pensacola favorite: Market Basket! Join us this year for 2 days of holiday shopping from local vendors with an intimate, upscale tasting and shopping experience.

This year’s Market Basket is an exciting fundraiser complete with food samplings from area chefs, home goods, and personal accessories for those with discerning tastes. Put on your Sunday best and join us at this exclusive and unique event featuring regional favorites and local entrepreneurs you simply must get to know!

Sip • Shop • Savor with 2 Days of Shopping:
Saturday, Nov. 2, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 3, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Perfect Plain Brewing Co., Downtown Pensacola

$15 Saturday & Sunday Ticket (2 Day Pass)
$10 Sunday Ticket (1 Day Pass)

Friends of Foo

Have an event you want to add to the lineup? Click below to become a Friend of Foo.

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