The Boggy Bayou Mullet Festival is more than your average seafood festival – much, much, more!
The annual festival in Niceville, Florida always promises a great time for the entire family with big-name entertainment, the highest quality fine art and home hand-crafts, numerous exhibits and a staggering array of food concessions.

For many folks living in and around Niceville, the Mullet Festival is a reunion of sorts. It’s an event that brings the townsfolk together at the same time and place every year, allowing them to renew old friendships and celebrate with their neighbors.

For others, it’s an opportunity to have some family fun with the kids. The festival caters to families and always keeps the youngsters entertained with such things as clowns, pony rides and other fun attractions.

The Boggy Bayou Mullet Festival has become one of the South’s best known country music events. In recent years the Festival has featured nationally know country acts in a small, festival atmosphere.

A few menu items aside from fried and smoked mullet have included such diverse choices as sautéed garlic herbed shrimp, alligator on a stick, crawfish bread, oysters Rockefeller, BBQ, shrimp Tamara, and hot apple dumplings with ice cream. There are many interesting non-alcoholic drinks, frozen drinks, coffee drinks, and soft frozen drinks.

A large arts and crafts show will make for some unique Christmas shopping between eating and watching the entertainment. This is a juried arts and craft show which features only original, high-quality work. All exhibitors are eligible for the “Best of Show” Purchase Award. Also, hand-made or decorated clothing will be available in the Boutique section.