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Seven Local Artists Create Geckos for Charity Auction

June 30, 2016: For Immediate Release Contact:  Jessica Sager; jessica.sager@live.com GULFPORT, FL: Seven larger-than-life geckos will be the centerpiece of a live auction to benefit local charities.  The geckos will be visualized and created according to each artist’s individual concept.  All seven geckos can be seen for the first time at the Second Annual Gecko Artists’ Show during an opening …

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Gecko Crawl Celebrates “Gecko Season” in Gulfport

June 25, 2016: For Immediate Release Contact: Biff Lagan (305) 923-1803 GULFPORT, FLORIDA: The ninth annual Gecko Crawl will help usher in “Gecko Season” in Gulfport with an opportunity to sample drinks at six locations, a poker run, and a festive afterparty in Gulfport’s colorful Waterfront District.  The Crawl will be held Saturday, August 13th from 4 p.m. to 9 …

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Gulfport’s Geckofest Volunteers Needed

-For Immediate Release-June 11, 2016 Believe it or not, Gecko Season will soon be upon us and we need to start planning!  As usual, an event as awesome as Geckofest cannot succeed without great volunteers. This year, Geckofest is September 3th. This year we need to fill roughly 90 volunteer positions including: Barricade Set-Up/Security Vendor Set-Up VIP Area Host  Pouring …

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Gecko Ball Tickets Go On Sale July 4th

June 6, 2016: For Immediate Release Contact: John Haugen; (727) 623-0524; jhaugen@hudsonmkt.com GULFPORT, FLORIDA: Tickets for the Eighth Annual Gecko Ball will be available beginning July 4th. The Ball will be celebrated with a theme of “20,000 Geckos Under the Sea!” on Saturday, August 27th, 2016. Plan now for the event known as Gulfport’s party of the year! The party …

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Call to Artists Announced for Creation of Geckos

April 12, 2016: For Immediate Release Contact: Jessica Sager; 727-608-0070; Jessica.Sager@live.com. GULFPORT, FLORIDA: Organizers of Gulfport’s 8th Annual Gecko Ball have announced a call to artists for the creation of their interpretation of a gecko. The live auction of artist-created geckos has become a much-anticipated tradition during each Gecko Ball. Seven artists will be chosen to create geckos for the …

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GeckoFest Brings Music, Magic, Thrills to Gulfport

Gulfport’s 15th annual GeckoFest promises a full day of free family-friendly fun on Saturday, September 5th from 10:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m.

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7th Annual Gecko Ball Celebrates Gulfport at its Quirkiest!

August 12, 2015: For Immediate ReleaseContact: Daniel Hodge; (727) 366-4086; dan@igc.org GULFPORT, FLORIDA: Gulfport’s Seventh Annual Gecko Ball takes on a “Gecko Gras” theme this year, complete with all the festive hallmarks of a Mardi Gras celebration.  The annual Ball, widely recognized as quirky Gulfport’s “Party of the Year,” will take place on Saturday, August 29th at the waterfront Gulfport …

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Geckofest Parade Encourages Costumes

August 13, 2015: For Immediate ReleaseContact: Suzanne King; suzfest@gmail.com GULFPORT, FLORIDA:  Gulfport’s beloved annual Geckofest would not be the same without its quirky, fun costume contests and this year promises to be exceptional!  With a 2015 theme of Mardi Gras, the “Gecko Gras” costumes will be colorful, festive and over the top. This year’s costume contest will be judged by …

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Gulfport “Gecko Artists” To Display Their Work

For Release: July 6, 2015Contact: Jessica Sager (727-608-0070) GULFPORT, FLORIDA: Nine local artists chosen this year to create geckos for an annual charity auction will have selections of their other work on display from August 7th until August 31st, kicking off “Gecko Season” in Gulfport.  An opening reception for the artists will be held on Friday, August 7th from 6 …

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Gecko Crawl Celebrates “Gecko Season” in Gulfport

June 11, 2015: For Immediate ReleaseContact: Biff Lagan; (305) 923-1803 or biffcop@gmail.com     GULFPORT, FLORIDA: The eighth annual Gecko Crawl will help usher in “Gecko Season” in Gulfport with a poker run, an opportunity to sample drinks at six locations and a festive street party in Gulfport’s colorful Waterfront District.  The Crawl will be held Saturday, August 8th from 4 …

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