Events

Triple "B" Cook-Off
Located on Main Street, this Chamber of Commerce event in March includes a variety of games and entertainment mixed with businesses showcasing their services. The bar-b-que cook-off features area restaurants, dining establishments, organizations, and individuals competing for awards.

Historic Preservation Board Spring Carnival
In late March of each year, there is an annual spring carnival sponsored by the City's Historic Preservation Board at Spanish Trail Park.

Easter in the Park
The City's Easter Egg Hunt for Children is held at the Spanish Trail Park each year on the Saturday before Easter. In addition to the egg hunt, children can usually enjoy a train ride, a moon walk, a 16 foot slide, and a sea of balls.

Main Street Extravaganza Cruise-In and Car Show
Hosted by the Spanish Trail Cruisers Car Club, the event is held annually on a weekend in late April in the downtown area. Classic and vintage cars of all kinds, makes and models take the visitors back in time. Arts and crafts, music and live entertainment plus a review of some marvelous automobiles of the past are part of this annual event.

Old Spanish Trail Event
This Old Spanish Trail Festival Society event salutes the area's rich heritage every year on the last weekend of April and the first weekend in May. Most years, festivities will include a treasure hunt, craft and food vendors, a beauty pageant, carnival rides, and various local musicians performing on the last day of the event. Old Spanish Trail refers to the route used by the three European countries that settled the area; Spain, England, and France. It was a trade route between El Paso, Texas and Jacksonville, Florida. The majority of the festivities are held at Spanish Trail Park

Carver-Hill May Day Festival and Museum Day
Held at Fairview Park on a Saturday in late May, this Carver-Hill Memorial and Historical Society sponsored festival is family-oriented with sports competitions, entertainment, food, museum tours, and a wonderful community parade.

Fourth of July Celebration
The Parks and Recreation Department, together with other departments of the City, puts on the annual fireworks display and activities with music and games for the kids at Spanish Trail Park. Thousands of spectators from all around the area attend annually.

Veteran's Day Parade
Jointly sponsored by the Crestview Veterans Affairs Committee and the City of Crestview, an annual parade is staged in the downtown area on Main Street to honor veterans who served America in peacetime and wartime. The parade is held each year in the early part of November. Organizations, civic clubs, Boy and Girl Scouts, school children, parents and especially veterans are special dignitaries. The parade ends at the veteran's memorial located near the Okaloosa County Courthouse.
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