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Christmas in Monticello 2019

Posted: December 2, 2019
Local Venues

Monticello's Main Street Christmas

Christmas is a big deal here in small town America. Two of our main events are coming up this Friday night, December 6th. Our local Main Street organization decorates and gets Santa to visit. We will have our light parade, vendor village, entertainment and more! Event Details | Facebook Page For several years now, we’ve … Read More

Local Diner: The Brick House Eatery

Posted: August 10, 2019
Business Profile

Storefront of local diner, The Brick House Eatery

Just about every small town in America has one. The local diner. The unofficial town gathering spot. Go there for breakfast on any given day and you’ll find a mini-Who’s Who of the town: the Mayor, the police chief, the editor of the local paper, maybe the Executive Director of the Chamber of Commerce. And … Read More

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

The Lazy Lizard Pizza Company

Posted: July 25, 2019
Business Profile

Storefront and patio of The Lazy Lizard Pizza Company, a Monticello sports bar

Looking for a good sports bar? Monticello has you covered. Check out The Lazy Lizard Pizza Company, 168 East Dogwood Street in downtown Monticello. Join the crowd on Saturdays for FSU football game days or when the Seminoles are playing in major sports events, like the College World Series. Be sure to wear your Seminoles … 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

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

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


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

New York Bagels and Coffee Ice Cubes | Small-Town Cafe

Posted: May 31, 2019
Business Profile

Storefront of small-town cafe, Electric City Wheels and Grinds in Monticello, Florida

You can get a good bagel in Monticello – a really good one, too. I know my bagels: I prepare dozens of bagel and cream cheese sandwiches each year at the Jewish Food and Cultural Festival in Tallahassee. So you can trust me. When it comes to bagels, I wouldn’t steer you wrong. So what … Read More