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Welcome To Washington County!

Located in the heart of the Florida Panhandle, Washington County encompasses 580 square miles including the communities of
Chipley and Vernon, Ebro, Wausau, Caryville, New Hope, Sunny Hills, Five Points, Greenhead, Redhead, and Hinsons Crossroads. Washington County is within easy access on Interstate 10 to Tallahassee and Pensacola and Highway 231 to Panama City and Dothan, Alabama. 

Visitors to the Washington County can enjoy beautiful scenery and a wide range of outdoor activities including hunting, fishing, boating, canoeing, camping, horseback riding, motorcycle riding and golfing. 

The county also hosts pleasurable events throughout the year, drawing in visitors from around the state of Florida, Georgia and Alabama.

Chipola Feather Fest 

April 24 - 26, 2015

Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail's Chipola Feather Fest
will feature a variety of field trips, workshops and social activities have been scheduled providing opportunity to enjoy the beautiful Florida Panhandle, home to the world's largest population of Red-cockaded Woodpeckers. There are many other sought after birds, animals and plants in the area.

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Press Releases

Spanish Trail Playhouse Announces Open Auditions for "OKLAHOMA":
The Spanish Trail Playhouse will hold open auditions for the hit Broadway musical, OKLAHOMA on Monday & Tuesday, April 6 & 7, 2015 beginning at 6pm nightly.

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Spanish Trail Playhouse Announces Open Children's Auditions for "OKLAHOMA": The Spanish Trail Playhouse will hold children's open auditions for the hit Broadway musical, OKLAHOMA on Sunday, April 12, 2015 (2pm-5pm). Director Kevin Russell will be casting 8 children, ages 7-12, to fill various small roles.

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April 18th: Lowe's Skills USA Last Band Standing, Battle of the Bands Watch local bands battle it out for the crown of Last BAnd Standing. Take in the best music talents in the area!

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April 26th: Moss Hill Methodist Church Spring Sing Dinner on the grounds begins at 12:30 pm and singing starts at 2 pm.

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May 2nd: Artkiddoo Come out for a Celebration of Children and the Arts! Bring your kids out to paint, draw, create and otherwise have fun!

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May 29th & 30th: Choctawhatchee Catfish Round-Up Tournament Details to be posted soon!

June 11th - 14th: "Oklahoma" Production Spanish Trail Playhouse presents the Broadway musical "Oklahoma". The play is set in a Western Indian Territory just after the turn of the century, the high-spirited rivalry between the local farmers and cowboys provides the colorful background against which Curly, a handsome cowboy, and Laurey, a winsome farm girl, play out their love story!

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June 26th - 27th: Watermelon Festival Spend the day enjoying a multitude of activities. The festival brings in the morning with a parade through downtown then moves to the Agricultural Center on Highway 90. At the Agricultural Center, experience all that the festival has to offer. There is an antique car show, a downtown street fair, clogging and square dancing, gospel and bluegrass concerts.

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Washington County Tourist Development Council
672 5th Street  | P.O. Box 450  |  Chipley, Florida  32428
Phone: (850) 638-6013  |  Fax: (850) 638-8770

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