So much to do all year long….
POLAR BEAR PLUNGE
New Year’s Day, January 1, 2019 2 p.m. Brave the cold and start the New Year with a dip in the Sound.
SNOWBIRDS BEACH BASH
January 26, 2019 9-10:30 a.m. Pensacola Beach welcomes winter visitors at this fun event. Meet at Pensacola Beach Community Church, enjoy a light breakfast, shopping local businesses and explore Pensacola Beach via our Trolleys beginning at 10:45 a.m. Plus this year enjoy the music of an Elvis Tribute and win big at Trivia Blast Bingo!
Parties, parades and activities for kids and adults.
Krew of Wrecks Parade Sunday, March 3 2019 2pm.
GO IRISH ON THE ISLAND!
March 17, 2019 St. Paddy’s Day Pub Crawl Make your way through dozens of beach bars, restaurants and hotels serving up Irish drink specials, music and mischief.
BANDS ON THE BEACH
April – October 2019 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Be sure to come Trick or Treating at the SRIA booth during our last event on Halloween! Pensacola Beach’s popular outdoor summer concert series, Bands on the Beach, features a lineup of performers sure to please every musical taste. Located in the beautiful Gulfside Pavilion overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, the series features regional artists performing a wide variety of music. Bring your lawn chair and join us every summer for hot music, smooth grooves and a whole lot of good times. Bands on the Beach takes place every Tuesday night from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., starting April through October, 2019. Complete Bands & Dates listing
PENSACOLA BEACH CRAWFISH FESTIVAL
TBA, 2019 5-9pm Friday, 11am-9pm Saturday, Noon-6pm Sunday Mudbugs invade the Pensacola Beach Boardwalk in April again with the annual Pensacola Beach Crawfish Festival, hosted at Bamboo Willie’s.
April – October 2019 7 – 9 p.m. Held on the first quarter moon weekend, beginning at sunset at the Gulfside Pavilion.
GRAND PRIX OF WATERCROSS
TBA Gulfside Pavilion Closed course Jet Ski racing and freestyle competition.
FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS
July 4, 2019 Sound side 8:30 p.m. Celebrate your independence with fireworks on the sound side of the Island.
PENSACOLA BEACH AIR SHOW
Saturday, July 11-13 2019 Red, White & Blues Week! Festivities begin on the 4th of July with a spectacular fireworks show then it is eyes to the skies as the U.S. Navy’s flight demonstration team, the Blue Angels, civilian and other military aircraft perform acrobatics over the Gulf of Mexico. The Pensacola Beach Air Show presented by the Santa Rosa Island Authority. Complete Air Show details
SEA TURTLE BABY SHOWER August TBA, 2019
Saturday from 2-5 p.m.
Landshark Landing (165 Fort Pickens Road, Pensacola Beach, on the Margaritaville Beach Hotel property )
A family friendly afternoon of games, activities, entertainment to educate and celebrate Sea Turtles. Take the Sea Turtle Friendly Oath, Meet Meg the Mermaid. Touch a real turtle shell. Lots of giveaways.
Event is free to public.
TASTE OF THE BEACH
September TBA, 2019 Pensacola Beach’s biggest culinary event happens in September, and you’re invited! The 10th Annual Taste of the Beach will start with a special VIP dinner on Friday night, and the fun will continue the following day, Sept. , with cook offs, cooking demonstrations, a chef challenge, sample tastings and live concerts along the sugar-white sands and emerald green waters of Pensacola Beach.
VETTES AT THE BEACH CAR SHOW
September TBA, 2019 Corvette show with vetted of all ages to admire at Casino Beach parking lot.
PENSACOLA BEACH SONGWRITERS FESTIVAL
October TBA, 2019 More than 100 songwriters perform on 15 stages across Pensacola Beach. Most events are free and open to the public. Some special events require tickets. For ticket info go to http://www.pensacolabeachsongfest.com
ART & WINE FEST
October TBA, 2019 A weekend of art and wine on Pensacola Beach Boardwalk
SANTA ROSA ISLAND TRIATHLON
October TBA, 2019 A nationally acclaimed USAT-sanctioned sprint triathlon.
VETERAN’S DAY PARADE
November 11, 2019 A salute to our nation’s veterans
SEASON YOUR HOLIDAYS
Looking for a unique winter wonderland this holiday season without the frigid temperatures? Pensacola Beach, with its sugary-white sand, offers guests a guaranteed white Christmas and is jam-packed with “island style” holiday activities guaranteed to get even the worst Scrooges in the spirit. Saturday, December 1 4:00pm – 8:00pm Lighted Boat Parade. Lighted Boat Parade from Sabine Marina to the Pensacola Beach Boardwalk – View parade procession in Little Sabine at 6:30 pm. View from Quietwater Beach area at 7:30 p.m. Look for Santa on the lead boat! Fireworks with Santa- Soundside- 8 p.m.
Sunday, December 2 Surfing Santa Beach Parade 2 p.m.
Thousands of children, parents and other spectators make their way to Pensacola Beach on Sunday to see Santa Claus making his way down Via De Luna Drive atop a Pensacola Beach fire truck at the annual Surfing Santa Beach Parade. Starting at 2 p.m. from Avenida 10, the parade will make its way down Via De Luna toward Casino Beach and end at the Gulfside Pavilion.
December 31 New Year’s Eve Fireworks 8 p.m. Keep your eyes focused on the Pensacola Beach skies this New Year’s Eve for a free firework displays along the Pensacola Beach Boardwalk. At 8 p.m. a dazzling light display, provided by the beach chamber, will take place overlooking the Santa Rosa Sound from the Pensacola Beach Boardwalk.
January 1, New Year’s Day Polar Bear Plunge 2 p.m.