Panama City Beach is happy to announce its 2020 calendar of occasions together with longstanding annual festivals, concert events and occasions that honor the vacation spot’s fame because the Real.Fun.Beach. With a mean of 320 days of sunshine yearly and greater than 27 miles of award-winning beaches, there’s all the time one thing for locals and guests of all ages to see and do.
Food Truck Festivals of America is bringing the third Annual Panama City Beach Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival again to Aaron Bessant Park. This pageant will likely be a weekend of craft beer, nice meals, garden video games, music and enjoyable for the entire household. Thirty meals vehicles will likely be serving every little thing from fall-off-the- bone BBQ to wood-fired pizza to juicy prime rib to spicy Korean to gooey mac & cheese and a lot extra.
“Laissez les bon temps rouler” in Panama City Beach and have a good time the vacation spot’s genuine Mardi Gras celebration. In conjunction with the Krewe of Domonique Youx’s nice Mardi Gras on the Beach Parade, this annual pageant takes place the weekend earlier than Fat Tuesday. This yr’s entertainment will embrace headliner Blood Sweat & Tears and extra!
February 28-March 1
This land-based occasion options boat shows from all main producers and top sellers representing the most recent in boats, excessive tech engines, electronics and marine equipment. Showcasing extra than simply boats, the Emerald Coast Boat and Lifestyle Show additionally options every little thing for the form of energetic, outside seaside way of life that’s so standard alongside the Emerald Coast, from standup paddleboards and fishing kayaks to outside kitchens, diving, energetic put on and seaside cruising bicycles.
March 4-7 / November 11-14
The bi-annual automobile present at Aaron Bessant Park is ideal for households and options hundreds of scorching rods and traditional vehicles. Events embrace a swap meet, parade, cruiz-ins, block occasion and extra. Live music may even be supplied through the occasion.
The 28th annual Panama City Beach Scottish Festival will happen at Frank Brown Park and can characteristic Scottish athletic competitions, Scottish & Irish musical performances (comparable to bagpipe bands and Irish step dancers), a British automobile membership present, kids’s actions and Scottish and Irish foods and drinks. The family-friendly occasion kicks off with a welcoming ceremony and parade of Tartans.
This award-winning occasion returns to Aaron Bessant Park for the fourth yr that includes craft beer, spirits and wine from around the globe, culinary creations by the area’s main cooks and a Southern backyard occasion introduced by Southern Living. Guests can elevate a glass on the Friday Night Kickoff Party, a time to combine and mingle with a few of the South’s most elite cooks, mixologists and tastemakers. The celebration continues Saturday with the Grand Afternoon Tasting & Cocktail Competition adopted by a reside live performance with headliner Death Cab for Cutie and indie-rock band JOYWAVE and picnic in the park.
Panama City Beach’s third annual different rock music pageant will set their levels on the attractive sugar white sand seashores of Panama City Beach, offering a picturesque backdrop for this spring’s greatest pageant. Music lovers of all ages are invited to make lengthy lasting reminiscences at SandJam Music Festival, introduced by Pepsi.
Named a “Top 10 Jazz Festival in the USA” by JazzIZ Magazine and nominated as “Best Jazz Festival” on the Oasis Smooth Jazz Awards, the Seabreeze Jazz Festival combines top nationwide clean jazz artists for a full weekend of enjoyable, solar, nice seashores and good instances. The 22nd annual occasion is held in the Pier Park Amphitheater, that includes internationally recognized acts in addition to native performers.
April 29-May Three and October 21-25
The most biker-friendly rally in the nation, the free four-day Thunder Beach Spring Motorcycle Rally will characteristic 200 distributors and exhibitors, a motorcycle parade, magnificence pageants, poker runs, reside music, motorbike stunt exhibits, tattoo contests, bike exhibits with class judging and way more. Event happenings will happen at a number of venues all through the Panama City Beach space.
What started as a problem between teams of Navy SEALS has turn into probably the most acknowledged endurance occasions in the world. IRONMAN is a press release of excellence, ardour and dedication that could be a true check of psychological and bodily toughness. Panama City Beach has confirmed to have the very best mixture of temperature and terrain for this competitors, making the Florida version of the problem probably the most standard races on the circuit.
Thousands of jeep house owners and lovers will collect in Panama City Beach for the fifth annual Jeep Beach Jam. This five-day household occasion, organized by the JBJ Productions, Inc. staff, will likely be stuffed with many fun-in-the-sun actions together with concert events, scavenger hunts, off-road excursions, bonfires and extra. Events will happen at many areas all through the seaside.
Home to the most important show of fireworks on the Gulf Coast, Panama City Beach affords an All-American weekend of Independence Day celebrations. Friends and household placed on their purple, white and blue gear and collect on the sand to get pleasure from an electrifying firework present.
This Labor Day weekend, the Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam will convey the very best of immediately’s nation music to the seaside. Festival-goers will get an opportunity to see the largest names in nation music as they take to the stage on the seaside, with earlier artists together with Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley, Kid Rock and Eric Church, simply to call a number of. As the solar begins to set, patrons can trip free shuttles to the headline stage at Frank Brown Park.
Up to 20 bars and restaurants will compete for the title of “Best Bloody Mary in the Grand Lagoon”. The winner will likely be topped “Big Tomato” and the occasion will characteristic reside music and award-winning Bloody Marys.
Columbus Day weekend will convey a treasure trove of fun-filled adventures to Panama City Beach with the Pirates of the High Seas Fest. Taking place all through the Grand Lagoon and Pier Park, the pageant consists of an ensemble of parades and sword-swinging showdowns, a pirate invasion, a Treasure Drop and fireworks show.
Locals and guests alike will elevate a glass and don their lederhosen for this annual celebration of German heritage. Authentic German beer and brats are the star of the present, whereas this yr’s festivities will characteristic stein hoisting competitions, reside music and loads of actions for the children.
This week-long celebration welcomes Lobster lovers from close to and much for the largest lobster event and pageant in the realm. Attendees can count on reside music, contests and plenty of scrumptious Florida Lobster. Held at Schooners Last Local Beach Club, this occasion is a should for foodies of all ages.
An excellent vacation custom for the household, locals and guests can spend Thanksgiving weekend kicking off probably the most great time of the yr, with free vacation concert events at Aaron Bessant Park Amphitheater, free seasonal-themed occasions like campfires and s’mores, assembly with Santa, a Christmas tree-lighting and extra.
Hosted by the Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce, company can run by way of paradise and alongside award-winning seashores in the annual Marathon, Half- Marathon and 5K. The 26.2-mile race attracts hundreds of each residents and guests to the vacation spot yr after yr.
Tens of hundreds of tourists are estimated to move to Panama City Beach for the New Year’s Eve Beach Ball Drop which options not one however two countdowns, fireworks and 10,000 inflatable seaside balls raining down from the sky over the streets of Pier Park. The eight p.m. Beach Ball Drop offers children the prospect to expertise the enjoyable earlier than they head to mattress and let their mother and father proceed the celebration. More entertainment and reside music will observe through the construct as much as midnight, when a stunning fireworks show will accompany the decreasing of an enormous LED-lit seaside ball to suggest the start of 2021.