Welcome to the Worm Gruntin’ Festival!

SEE OUR CHRISTMAS IN SOPCHOPPY VENDOR LETTER AND BOOTH AGREEMENT FORMS ON THE LEFT.  Click each form to get the document for reading and downloading.  JOIN US ON DECEMBER 8, 2018 FOR ANOTHER EXCITING CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION!
Our 2018 Sopchoppy Worm Gruntin’ Festival was a huge success.  The day was beautiful, the music was spectacular, the arts and crafts vendors represented the awesome talent that we have in our region.
In January we will be sending out the 2019 Vendor Invitation Letter and the Vendor Booth Agreement. Plan to join us for the 19th Annual Worm Gruntin’ Festival on April 13, 2019. 

 

 

2018 RACE and CONTEST WINNERS:

RACE:  It was a beautiful morning for our race: Click HERE for 5k Race Results.  Thanks go out to everyone who participated and made it a great race! You can also see the race results on the Gulf Winds Track Club webpage.
Worm Gruntin’ Contest Winners:
  1. First Place: Jackson Lawhon   Age 9   Weight of Worms:  39 oz.  Prize  $25
  2. Thomas Kirkpatrick – Age 5 – 37.7 Oz – $20
  3. Evan Haddock – Age 7 – 32.7 Oz – $15
  4. Issac Murray – Age not listed – 32 Oz – $10
  5. Trevor Heatwolp – Age not listed – 31 Oz – $7
  6. Logan Austreng – Age 12 – 28.5 Oz – $5
  7. Honorable mention: Melodie Wages – Age 12 – 24.6 Oz – No prize money
Hoola Hoop Contest Winners:
    1. Hannah Tinsley
    2. Claire Blackwell
    3. Cynthia Milum
    4. Mat rah McClendon
    5. Mendi Vandewark
    6. Ariana Bacim
    7. Lexie McClendon
    8. Kathy Weir
    9. Contestant did not provide name
    10. Olivia Blaszczyk

     

    Horseshoe Contest Winners:
      1. Brent Wells
      2. Aric Voorting
      3. Chris Wells

      So many people love our 2018 Worm Gruntin T-Shirts. You can get them at Sand and Soul Designs in Sopchoppy (corner of Rose St. and Municipal Ave.)   Contact Sand and Soul Designs at: (850) 556-3081, or message them on their Facebook Page


      Some visitors to the Sopchoppy Depot Museum during the Worm Gruntin’ Festival on April 14, 2018 (the source is our sign-in log at the Depot Museum and it only represents a small fraction of the overall attendance, probably less than 1%, since many people did not enter the museum and many who did chose not to sign in.)  Home Locations:  Alabama, California, Georgia, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin, Germany, Newfoundland Canada, Nova Scotia Canada, Ontario Canada, Toronto Canada, and many different cities in the state of Florida.  People come from all over to visit our festival!



      This is why we hold these festivals. We use the money raised to help our community:


      EXCITING NEWS: Our Sopchoppy Worm Gruntin Festival has made the FloridaRentals.com list as one of the top picks for the best annual events and festivals to visit in the state of Florida. FloridaRentals.com “12 Annual Events in Florida You Absolutely Can’t Miss!” – Read the full article

      Also, see our article ResortsandLodges.com! “Worm Gruntin’ Festival: A One-of-a-Kind Event in Beautiful Northwest Florida” – Read the full article

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