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2016 Foo Foo Festival App Now Available!

We are now just two weeks away from the 3rd Annual Foo Foo Festival in beautiful Pensacola, Fla. Our 12-Day arts and cultural festival begins Nov. 3, but if you just can’t wait to start planing your festival experience you can download our festival app now! Here’s what you need to do: For the Apple […]

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Foodies for Foo Foo: Discover Pensacola’s Varied and Tasty Dining Scene

Pensacola, Fla., has long been known for fresh seafood, but it’s also an under-the-radar foodie hub capable of satisfying every palate. Meander the blocks of historic downtown and find new cafes and restaurants pulsing with global flavors. Choose a waterfront spot and watch the sunset while you dine. And before you head home, pick up […]

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Fall is Marathon Season

Any running enthusiast will tell you that fall is the perfect season for marathons. Clocking miles in the crisp autumn air feels great after training throughout the hot and steamy summer. Across the country, there are plenty of chances to earn your 26.2 stripes, have a lot of fun, and while you’re at it qualify […]

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The History of The Blue Angels Homecoming Airshow

Every year, about 15 million spectators nationwide witness the power, speed and beauty of the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels. But there’s nothing like seeing these elite pilots perform in their home skies over NAS Pensacola. On Nov. 11 and 12, the flight demonstration squadron returns for the annual Blue Angels Homecoming Airshow, marking not only […]

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Unwind Before the Holidays with these Five Southern Festivals

With holiday season just around the corner, there’s no better time to schedule a last minute trip that can help ease the tensions of the winter months. Looking for food, culture, music or maybe just a beach? Luckily, the South can offer all of this, and more, and during one of the most beautiful times […]

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Grant Recipients for the Third Annual Foo Foo Fest Announced!

PENSACOLA, Fla., May 9, 2016 – Art, Culture and Entertainment (ACE), Inc., today announced the recipients of nearly $300,000 in grant funding for the third annual Foo Foo Festival (Foo Foo Fest), the upcoming fall festival of arts and cultural events to be held November 3-14, 2016. Foo Foo Fest, the tourism-marketing program of ACE, […]

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FBISF: An Array of Special Events | Foo Foo Fest 2015

Frank Brown International Songwriters’ Festival: An Array of Special Events

PENSACOLA, Fla., October 26, 2015 – As a night watchman, Mr. Frank Brown worked at the Flora-Bama Lounge and Package (one of the Top-50 Beach Bars in the world as ranked by CNN) for 28 years, from 1956-1984. He retired at age 91, but many claim that his gentle spirit still lives on within the walls of […]

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Ballet Pensacola: The Art of Dance on the Gulf Coast

PENSACOLA, Fla., October 19, 2015 – Since 1992, Ballet Pensacola has entertained the Pensacola community with their creativity and style in the art of dance. The Company is composed of full-time professional ballet dancers as well as local youth dancers. The dancers enjoy being involved in the community by teaching classes for local student dancers […]

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Get to know the Pensacola MESS Hall

PENSACOLA, Fla., October 12, 2015 – This one-of-a-kind museum is not an ordinary science museum. Rather, The Pensacola MESS Hall encourages visitors to get involved with hands-on science experiments. Dr. Megan Pratt founded the museum in 2012 as a place where children of all ages can participate in real science experiments that have real (and […]

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Jazz for Justice Benefiting LSNF | Foo Foo Fest

Jazz for Justice Benefiting LSNF

PENSACOLA, Fla., October 7, 2015 – Foo Foo Fest is adding some more “jazz” to the calendar this November! Now in its 19th year, Jazz for Justice is joining Foo Foo Fest in Pensacola for the first time. This charity event features jazz music, dancing and a silent auction to benefit Legal Services of North […]

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From Inmates to Artists: Pensacola Museum of Art

From Inmates to Artists

PENSACOLA, Fla., October 2, 2015 – What started as a facility for inmates, Pensacola’s first permanent jail has since housed over 60 years of visual arts in the Pensacola historic downtown community. Early in the history of the Pensacola Museum of Art, there were up to 25 criminals detained in the building at any given […]

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HighPointe Hotel Corp. Joins the “Foo” Again in 2015!

PENSACOLA, Fla., September 24, 2015 – The Foo Foo Festival is excited to announce that HighPointe Hotel Corporation has returned as our official hotel partner for our second year!  Between great flights, great hotel rates and an amazing slate of more than 25 festival events (with more to come) you really don’t have an excuse […]

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