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The Tourist Development Council is headquartered in the Monticello-Jefferson Chamber of Commerce. Jefferson County is located between two large and exciting communities: Tallahassee, Florida and Thomasville, Georgia. Accessible by the Florida-Georgia Parkway, Interstate 10 and other major roads, Jefferson County is a small, quiet and relaxing community.

Antique Shopping Day Trips from Tallahassee

Posted: August 1, 2019
Business Profile

Antiques Etc provides classic old town Main Street storefront

Antiques, Etc for Passionate Antique Hunters Monticello, Florida is a great shopping destination for local residents and tourists alike. For antiques especially, this small town has more to offer than meets the eye. Antiques, Etc. is a perfect example. This local business is a one-stop-shop for anyone with a passion for antiques, handmade and repurposed … Read More


Two Sisters…New Beginnings

Posted: June 29, 2019
Business Profile

Two Sister's Boutique Storefront

Antiques in Monticello, Florida Monticello, Florida is home to a wealth of small businesses and shopping boutiques. Two Sisters…New Beginnings is no exception; this locally-owned antique store is a hotspot in the community for vintage furniture and collectibles. Owner Sandra Hood prides her store as being a “fun and eclectic” collection of unique gift items … Read More


Victoria’s Classy Attitude Boutique

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Business Profile

Victoria's Classy Attitude Boutique storefront

“Fabulous Style. Exceptional Service. Always within reach. Victoria’s Classy Attitude Boutique is your one stop shop for all things fashion related.” Monticello’s Newest Southern Clothing Hotspot In the quaint town of Monticello, Florida, Victoria’s Classy Attitude Boutique stands out as the up-and-coming retailer for on-trend women’s and children’s apparel. Home to Simply Southern shirts and … Read More


Small Town, Big Surprises: St. Marks, Florida

Posted: June 19, 2019
News

boat in st. marks river in north florida

Small town’s outside of Tallahassee, Florida are often full of big surprises. This is also the case for St. Marks, a small town of 275 people. If you’re looking for an exciting day-trip or a weekend away, St. Marks certainly fits the bill. For the outdoorsmen, St. Marks offers phenomenal fishing opportunities. There are two … Read More


From Bull-Riding to Barrel Racing, the Watermelon Festival Rodeo Returns

Posted: June 7, 2019
Upcoming Events

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The Watermelon Festival Rodeo is taking place Friday and Saturday June 7th and 8th at the Jefferson Extension Arena. Come prepared for an energetic evening as events will include Barrel Racing, Bull-riding, Tie Down & Team Roping, Girls Breakaway Calf Roping, and Chute Dogging. Tickets may be purchased at the gate, however, only cash will … Read More


Annual Florida Festival Returns for 69th Year

Posted: May 10, 2019
Local Venues

Our Town - 69th Annual Watermelon Festival Monticello, FL

The Monticello-Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 69th Annual Watermelon Festival. The three-weekend festival is sure to keep you entertained during the month of June. “Our Town,” is the theme for the Florida festival’s 69th occasion. Even if you’ve attended this festival in the past, there are some events you’ll not want to … Read More


Monticello: A Wedding Destination of Charm and Beauty

Posted: May 7, 2019
Local Venues

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Monticello is home to one of the most breathtaking places for a wedding. The beautiful city of Monticello offers architectural history-rich heritage, with many buildings that are on the National Register of Historic Places. As the third oldest city in the state of Florida, Monticello takes pride in preserving its heritage and providing its many … Read More


Explore the Wacissa River by Airboat for Outdoor Fun

Posted: April 30, 2019
Eco-Tourism

Just a short, 20-minute drive from Monticello, you will find outdoor fun for the adventurous and the less-adventurous. For a unique and memorable experience, explore the Wacissa River by airboat. Family-fun and eco-tours with 5 Rivers Adventures through the Wacissa and nearby waterways are an exciting way to explore the scenic views and local history … Read More