Foo Foo Fest grant application deadline approaching

The Foo Foo Festival Committee is accepting applications from non-profit and for-profit entities who are interested in playing a part in this year’s events as a “Friend of Foo.” Nonprofits in the Pensacola area who previously applied and did not receive a grant for this year’s festival but would still like to participate, or local for-profit businesses such as hoteliers, restaurants and bars who are interested in participating and benefitting, are encouraged to apply. To review the application process, visit . Applications close Friday, Oct. 15.

The “Friend of Foo” program is a submission and approval-based process that may be completed online. “Friend of Foo” participants will receive local, regional and national visibility during the 12-day event via the festival’s regional marketing campaign. When applying, entrants should be prepared to provide the name and title of their prospective event, the date, time and location for the event, its respective category and details and imagery to support the concept.

The Pensacola Foo Foo Festival will take place Nov. 4-15. For a detailed festival FAQ, general information, continuing news, and general updates visit or follow Foo Foo Festival on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.