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Worm Gruntin’ Festival
April 9, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
We are excited about our upcoming festival on April 9, 2022. Sopchoppy’s annual Worm Gruntin’ Festival is a way to focus on and pay tribute to local folks who made their living by grunting worms. In times past, it was the only “job” some people could get. Some folks have called the festival a free public party featuring live bait. It IS a fun event!
We’re celebrating our 20th anniversary on April 9, and this year’s schedule begins with an 8 a.m.
5K road-race (or ‘walk’ if you want to join in and aren’t a runner), also featured is a “Revell Family” demonstration with Gary Revell a long-time Sopchoppy grunter. Following the demo is a “Gruntin’ Contest” for kids under 12, a cornhole championship, and the entertaining hula hoop competition (hoops are supplied or bring your own). Bring the kids — we have a special children’s area near the Depot Museum.
There will be lots of food and arts & crafts vendors, a beer garden, and live music throughout the day — culminating in the Worm Grunter’s Ball from 7:45 p.m. to 10 p.m. (bring your dancing shoes).
The artwork for our 2022 T-Shirt is the image shown at the top of this page. We appreciate the talent of Rachell Mathis, our local artist. Come early to the festival to make sure you get our latest t-shirt to add to your collection!
To get more info about our 5K Race or how to become a sponsor or vendor click the links along the top of the page. To contact us, send email to Sopchoppyfestivals@gmail.com.
And, we could not do this festival without our SPONSORS whose logos appear along the right-hand side of this page. A huge thank you goes out to them. Please thank them when you shop with them or visit their stores.
The Sopchoppy Preservation and Improvement Association, hosts of the Sopchoppy Worm Gruntin’ Festival, continue to lend a helping hand for community projects here in our little historic town. Your participation in the festival makes this possible. See you all on April 9th.