4th Annual Foo Foo Festival App Now Available

The 2017 version of the Foo Foo Festival app is now available. Download yours today at the Apple store or Android marketplace. Apple store Android marketplace    

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Pensacola Opera: Maria de Buenos Aires

This may be the fourth year the Pensacola Opera has performed at the Foo Foo Festival, but this year’s production will be unlike any other. Celebrating its 35th anniversary season, the Pensacola Opera will delight attendees with Maria de Buenos Aires. An opera unlike any other, this intriguing and engaging tango operetta combines electrifying music, […]

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Monster Mash: Ballet Pensacola’s Children’s Series Performance

Ballet Pensacola is bringing out the kid in everyone with this year’s Foo Foo Festival performance: “Monster Mash.” A Ballet Pensacola Children’s Series production, “Monster Mash” is specifically designed to provide fun for the entire family. Named after Bobby Pickett’s 1962 song “Monster Mash,” the show is based on the music and sci-fi creations of […]

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Pensacola Symphony Orchestra Presents Awakenings

At this year’s Foo Foo Festival, The Pensacola Symphony Orchestra will combine music and photography to create a unique performance that celebrates the storied history and anticipated future of Pensacola. “A picture is worth a thousand words…. Music expresses what words cannot….Both pictures and music take us into the realm beyond words,” said Music Director […]

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Don Schlitz: The man behind “The Gambler”

Country music fans are in for a real treat during the 2017 Foo Foo Festival.  Legendary songwriter, Grammy winner, and Country Music Hall of Fame inductee, Don Schlitz, will perform November 10th at the Larry Butler Tribute in Pensacola, Fla. If his name doesn’t ring a bell, here’s what you should know about the legendary […]

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4 Cubes, 16 Artistis, 1 Phenomenal event – CUBED

Public art and creativity take on a whole new meaning with CUBED. From the artists who brought you the Jefferson Street Mural, Evan Levin and Ashton Howard, comes CUBED, a 12-day mural installation and live public art performance. Over the course of three-days, 16 selected artists will each paint a side of four, eight-by-eight foot […]

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Behind the Storyteller’s Circle: Mitch Capel and Sonny Kelly

The African American Society has partnered with storytellers and actors, Mitch Capel and Sonny Kelly, to bring the “Storyteller’s Circle: The Color of Courage” to the 2017 Foo Foo Festival. To prepare you for this captivating event, here are some facts about who the storytellers are and how “The Color of Courage” started. Mitch Capel […]

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The Sounds of Foo Foo

We are nearly three (3) full weeks away from the beginning of Foo Foo Fest 2017, the 4th edition of Pensacola’s all en-compassing arts, cultural, and entertainment festival. Are you planning your trip? Planning your festival experience? If not, you need to get started today, because with nearly 30 events, there is a lot to […]

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Pensacola Umbrella Sky Project: The Journey to Pensacola

You do not have to travel to Agueda, Portugal to see the Umbrella Sky Project. This November, the designers of the art-installation are traveling to Pensacola, Fla. to create the first-ever “Pensacola Umbrella Sky Project!” As a part of the 4th Annual Foo Foo Festival, the event will take place on Intedencia St. in Downtown […]

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Buskers: The Interesting History of Street Performers

A centuries-old tradition is making its way to Pensacola, Fla. for Foo Foo Festival. This year, festival attendees will be able to experience the premier Pensacola Busker Festival, November 3rd-5th. To prepare you for this exciting event, you need a little background information on the tradition of busking. Here is everything you need to know […]

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The Heroic Tale of True Comeback Kings – The Oystermen

Everyone enjoys a good comeback story, and this year we are celebrating the return of a true Gulf Coast region hero – The Oystermen. After the devastating affects to the seafood industry due to the BP Oil Spill in 2010, the oystermen are making a comeback with new techniques and tactics. In the years since […]

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Whiskey and Oysters: Territorial Aphrodisiacs

  Whiskey and oysters may seem like an odd pair at first, but with some innovation and thoughtful pairing, these two can literally go hand-in-hand. The distillers over at Bowmore Scotch Whisky have drawn out what they affectionately call the “Oyster Luge”. This pro-method for consumption involved first sipping the oyster brine, followed with some […]

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