Boggy Bayou Mullet Festival

Boggy Bayou Mullet Festival

The Boggy Bayou Mullet Festival is an annual seafood and arts festival held in Niceville, Florida, United States, on the second-to-last weekend of every October. Visitors and booth openers come from as far away as Louisiana. The main attractions are music, food, especially fried mullet, and many kinds of arts and crafts.

This festival is named after the mullet, a fish found in abundance in the local waters. While commonly seen at the festival, the mullet haircut is not the origin of the name.

The festival was founded by Walter Francis Spence Jr. in 1976. It lasts three days, starting Friday afternoon and ending Sunday after dark. Alcohol is not served on Sunday. In recent years, the festival has typically had attendance over 100,000 for the weekend.

Selected Musical Performers

2008 - Jason Aldean, Rodney Atkins, Sara Evans

2007 The BluesCrabs, Blake Shelton, The Grascals, Gary Allan, Kenny Rogers

2006 - Travis Tritt, Lonestar, Trent Willmon, Blake Shelton

2005 - The Charlie Daniels Band, Terri Clark, Hot Apple Pie, Rockapella

2004 -

2003 - The Charlie Daniels Band, Dierks Bentley, Montgomery Gentry

2002 - Trick Pony, Emerson Drive, Daron Norwood, Mountain Heart, Little Big Town

2001 - Diamond Rio, Little River Band, Trick Pony

2000 - Rick Springfield, Rascal Flatts, Tracy Lawrence, Eric Heatherly

1999 -

1998 - Dixie Chicks, Rhett Akins, Ricochet, Exile

1997 - Neal McCoy, Exile

1996 - Lonestar, Ty Herndon, Mark Wills

1995 - Ty England

1994 - Daron Norwood

1993 - Mark Wills, Daron Norwood

1992 - Billy Ray Cyrus, Daron Norwood

1991 - The Temptations

1990 - The Drifters, The Platters

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