Listings
Beaches
X
Win With Our Sunset
Explore Our Beaches
Visitors to Pensacola will find some of the most beautiful beaches in the world here along Perdido Key to Pensacola Beach,where blue skies, emerald-green water and swaying sea oats provide the perfect backdrop for your Florida beach vacation.
RV and Tent Camping in the Greater Pensacola Area
RV and Tent Camping in the Greater Pensacola Area
The Pensacola Bay Area offers a diverse landscape for camping. From camping...
Nature & Outdoors
Nature & Outdoors
The Pensacola Bay Area is the perfect place to go green and get back to nature....
Sports & Recreation
Sports & Recreation
When it comes to sports in the Pensacola Bay Area, there's always something to...
Girlfriend getaways in the Pensacola Bay Area
Girlfriend getaways in the Pensacola Bay Area
From cooking classes and sailing lessons to a girls down under excursion and...
Downtown
Events
X

Upcoming Events

European; PortraitureFebruary 01, 2014 - April 30, 2014

View Event >

Feature Artist Show: " Nature's People"March 27, 2014 - May 02, 2014

View Event >

Merle HaggardApril 24, 2014

View Event >
Pensacola Events
Pensacola is home to many events and festivals. Why not plan your next Florida vacation around them. There's always something happening in our corner of Florida.
Recently Tweeted
The Latest from Our Blog

Family Fun Outdoor Events

Spring is in the air, and I'd have to say we are a bit excited about it! The days are... Read More

Cirque du Soleil will delight Pensacola with...

Cirque du Soleil is bringing its newest arena show, Varekai, to the Pensacola Bay Center!... Read More
Maps
X
Pensacola Map
Pensacola Area
Use our interactive map of Pensacola to find area attractions, restaurants, shops, accommodations, golf courses and more. Go to map >>
Where To Stay
X

Book Your Stay

Click the link below to book your stay in Pensacola, Pensacola Beach or Perdido Key. Choose the type of accommodation you want, enter your dates and choose your lodging.

BookDirect
Where To Stay
Find your ideal accommodation in Pensacola, Pensacola Beach or Perdido Key. Choose from hotels, condos, bed & breakfasts or campgrounds.
  • Choose Location:
  • Choose Type:
  • Choose Amenities:
Find
Deals
X
Deals & Coupons
Looking for discounts and specials for your trip to Pensacola, Florida? Many of our hotels, restaurants and attractions post their deals here. Find out how much you can save.
View All Deals
Map
Javascript is required to view this map.


Print this Profile
Visit Pensacola
Amenities

Facility Amenities: Gift Shop, Parking,
Information/Services Provided: Area Information, Event Planner,
Internet Connection: Wireless (WiFi),
Wedding Services: Wedding Services,
Events
April 24, 2014
Christopher's Concerts
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Family-friendly musical entertainment. Bring lawn chairs and snacks if desired. Concessions available, including sandwiches, hot dogs, soft drinks and ice cream. Plenty of free parking. This week enjoy the Reunion Band (classic rock).
Admission: Free
April 26, 2014 - April 27, 2014
Repticon Reptile & Exotic Animal Show
Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. | Sunday: 10:00 a.m -4:00 p.m.
A reptile event featuring vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages, and merchandise as well as live animal seminars and frequent free raffles for coveted prizes. Family-oriented fun for everyone!
April 26, 2014
2nd Annual Spring Fling Arts & Crafts Fair
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Over 45 vendors to purchase from and BBQ and Hot Dog plates for sale. (Quarter mile north of Pine Forest & Nine Mile Rds.)
Admission: Free for the Fair & BBQ for Sale
April 27, 2014
"The Gathering of Friends" Tea Party
3 - 5 p.m.
Join the delightful Michelle Huxtable, author of the cookbook series The Gathering of Friends, as she shares her creative spin on cooking, entertaining and bringing people together in a very special way.
May 01, 2014
Christopher's Concerts
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Family-friendly musical entertainment. Bring lawn chairs and snacks if desired. Concessions available, including sandwiches, hot dogs, soft drinks and ice cream. Plenty of free parking. This week enjoy Clark and Company (pop, rock, variety).
Admission: Free
May 03, 2014
Spring Garden Festival & Plant Sale
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
There will be a large selection of plants that grow well in our area. You will be able to tour the Demonstration Gardens. There will be a Pensacola State Chef cooking demo at 9 & 10:30 a.m., childrens activities, garden tours, a plant clinic, an aquaponics & hydroponics exhibit and tool sharpening for a nominal fee.
May 04, 2014
Computer / Internet Question & Answer Session
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Computer / internet question & answer session, free to public. Ask any question about computers, software or the internet for personal or business use.
May 08, 2014
Christopher's Concerts
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Family-friendly musical entertainment. Bring lawn chairs and snacks if desired. Concessions available, including sandwiches, hot dogs, soft drinks and ice cream. Plenty of free parking. This week enjoy Not Quite Fab (Beatles group).
Admission: Free
May 09, 2014 - June 24, 2014
"Bloom"
Visit the newest Gallery exhibit "Bloom", in the Gallery and Studios at First City Art Center, located at 1060 N. Guillemard St., Pensacola, FL 32501. An opening reception will take place during the Hot Glass Cold Brew event on May 9th.
May 10, 2014
Bachs Mass in B minor
7:30 p.m.
Conducted by Xiaolun Chen, Choral Society Artistic Director, with the Choral Society Orchestra Guest soloists: Sheila Murphy, soprano; Anne Duraski, alto; Leo Day, tenor; Mark Walters, bass-baritone
May 10, 2014
Chalk It Up Pensacola!
8 a.m. - till
Third annual sidewalk chalk art festival in downtown Pensacola. Visitors to the festival will be able to stroll along behind the artists and watch as they create their artwork, play in a kid's area, bid in a silent auction, hear local live music perform, and visit one of our food and merchandise vendors.
Admission: Free to the public, $15 to register as an artist
May 15, 2014
Christopher's Concerts
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Family-friendly musical entertainment. Bring lawn chairs and snacks if desired. Concessions available, including sandwiches, hot dogs, soft drinks and ice cream. Plenty of free parking. This week enjoy 13th Hourglass (country rock).
Admission: Free
May 15, 2014 - May 18, 2014
"Picnic"
It's a balmy Labor Day in the American Heartland, and a group of women are preparing for a picnic...but they'll have to lay a lot on the line before they can lay out the checkered cloths. When a handsome young drifter named Hal arrives, his combination of uncouth manners and titillating charm sends the women reeling, especially the beautiful Madge. When Hal is forced out of town, Madge must decide whether their fleeting encounter is worth changing the course of her life.
May 15, 2014 - May 18, 2014
COPY OF "Picnic"
It's a balmy Labor Day in the American Heartland, and a group of women are preparing for a picnic...but they'll have to lay a lot on the line before they can lay out the checkered cloths. When a handsome young drifter named Hal arrives, his combination of uncouth manners and titillating charm sends the women reeling, especially the beautiful Madge. When Hal is forced out of town, Madge must decide whether their fleeting encounter is worth changing the course of her life.
May 17, 2014
Pensacola Community SoulFest
11am until dusk
Fun | Food | Essey Contest | Entertainment - Pensacola High School Jazz Ensemble & Booker T. Washington Jazz Combo, MACK.
Admission: $5, Children age 12 and under - free
May 17, 2014 - May 18, 2014
Secret Gardens of the Emerald Coast
Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. / Sunday Noon - 4 p.m. Rain or Shine
Guests will have 2 days to drive to private gardens in the Pensacola area and stroll each garden at their leisure. Garden Club members and Master Gardeners will be at locations with information on the plants and landscapes. This is a great way to see different areas and local floral displays. Come by the Garden Center and purchase your tickets and receive a Tour Guide, with addresses and maps to all the gardens on the tour.
Admission: $15 - Children under 12 free
May 17, 2014
Uptown Pensacola Military Appreciation Day Concert
6 - 8 p.m.
May is Military Appreciation Month. The event will honor our men and women in uniform and will feature local singer/songwriter Mike Diamond & Friends as well as military singer/songwriters that are stationed in our area.
Admission: Free Admission
May 22, 2014
Christopher's Concerts
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Family-friendly musical entertainment. Bring lawn chairs and snacks if desired. Concessions available, including sandwiches, hot dogs, soft drinks and ice cream. Plenty of free parking. This week enjoy Al Martin piano group (jazz and pop).
Admission: Free
May 29, 2014
Christopher's Concerts
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Family-friendly musical entertainment. Bring lawn chairs and snacks if desired. Concessions available, including sandwiches, hot dogs, soft drinks and ice cream. Plenty of free parking. This week enjoy The Modern Eldorados (country rock).
Admission: Free
June 05, 2014
Christopher's Concerts
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Family-friendly musical entertainment. Bring lawn chairs and snacks if desired. Concessions available, including sandwiches, hot dogs, soft drinks and ice cream. Plenty of free parking. This week enjoy The Dizzy Juke Band (blues).
Admission: Free
June 07, 2014
Hurricane Preparedness Party
10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Hurricane preparedness information to help keep families safe during a disaster. Event will include vendors, concessions, entertainment, and interactive activities for the whole family, including a children's area. Demonstrations for cooking without electricity. Participants include Esc Co Sheriff's and Fire Departments, BRACE, Rebuild NWFL, Pensacola Mess Hall, participants from the hit TV show Pitbulls and Parolees, Cat Country, and many more!
Annual Bill Hargreaves Fishing Rodeo
June 12, 2014 - June 15, 2014
Annual Bill Hargreaves Fishing Rodeo
Open Division - $35 (includes tax) (includes a Fish Fry ticket)
June 12, 2014
Christopher's Concerts
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Family-friendly musical entertainment. Bring lawn chairs and snacks if desired. Concessions available, including sandwiches, hot dogs, soft drinks and ice cream. Plenty of free parking. This week enjoy Mr. Big (pop, jazz, variety)..
Admission: Free
June 13, 2014 - June 14, 2014
PENSACOLA JUNIOR ANGLER TOURNAMENT
Encouraging young adults, under 19 years of age, to become responsible anglers while participating in the Gulf Coasts Premier Junior Tournament is what were here to to do the Pensacola Big Game Fishing Club.
Pensacola Fishing Rodeo
June 21, 2014 - June 22, 2014
Pensacola Fishing Rodeo
Come see the best fishermen in the area catch some of the largest king mackerel and cobia in the gulf. This is one of the largest two-day boat events in the Gulf of Mexico with more than 1,000 anglers. Take-off and weigh-in will be at Flounder's Chowder House on Pensacola Beach.
June 21, 2014 - June 22, 2014
June Fest 2014
June Fest is an event that allows bands and artist near and far to express their musical talents in concert form. This annual event will showcase positive, talented youth and adults from various communities throughout the entire Pensacola area and surrounding cities.
June 28, 2014
Ronald McDonald Firecracker 5K
7:30 a.m. Rain or Shine
The run, walk, wheelchair race always starts at Seville Quarter and winds through Downtown Pensacola. The tiniest athletes are invited to join the Rock the Socks Kids Fun Run immediately after the start of the race. The after party features free refreshments, race awards, and prizes.
43rd ANNUAL PENSACOLA INTERNATIONAL BILLFISH TOURNAMENT
July 02, 2014 - July 06, 2014
43rd ANNUAL PENSACOLA INTERNATIONAL BILLFISH TOURNAMENT
$50,000 Guaranteed For The Pensacola International Vince Whibbs Grand Slam In The Gulf Up to $565,000 in Cash & Prizes Winning Blue Marlin $10,000 Top Small Boat $5000 Guaranteed A Qualifying Event For The WORLD BILLFISH SERIES & IGFA WORLD QUALIFIER with the winner receiving an INVITATION TO FISH THE IGFA WORLD CHAMPIONSHI.
Sertoma's 4th of July Celebration
July 04, 2014
Sertoma's 4th of July Celebration
Events begin 11 a.m.; Fireworks 9 p.m.
For the 24th year, area Sertoma organizations are once again coordinating and hosting the largest Fireworks display on the Gulf Coast over Pensacola Bay. There will be activities throughout the day, from 11:00 am until 6:30 pm, in Seville Square to include a FREE Childrens Area with inflatables and pony rides, Arts and Crafts vendors, Food vendors, and live entertainment on the gazebo stage beginning at 11:00 am, with a Hot Dog Eating Contest at noon! Starting at 4:00, there will be live music on the Bayfront Stage, featuring regional bands. The festivities will culminate with the fireworks show over Pensacola Bay, synchronized with music broadcast on Cat Country FM 98.7.
Admission: Free
August 08, 2014 - August 10, 2014
33rd ANNUAL PENSACOLA LADIES BILLFISH TOURNAMENT
DOOR PRIZES TO BE GIVEN AWAY Awards for: Swordfish Top Boat Top Catch & Release Boat Catch & Release Category 1st 3rd Place 1st-3rd Place Tuna, Wahoo & Dolphin
Greek Festival
October 10, 2014 - October 12, 2014
Greek Festival
Friday 11 a.m. -10 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. - 10 p.m., Sunday Noon - 6 p.m.
Like a visit to Greece -- the Pensacola Greek Festival offers a rich, multi-sensory experience of Greek hospitality and culture. Savory cuisine, soulful music, lively dancing, and educational tours transform the church grounds into a three day glendi (celebration). Admission is free.
Admission: FREE
October 11, 2014
Pensacola Mud Run
7:30 a.m.
The 2nd Annual Pensacola Mud Run will combine the excitement of running a race, the challenge of crawling, climbing, swinging, lifting, toting, sliding, and scaling obstacles, with the fun of playing in the mud; costumes, a family fun festival with kids' activities, music, food It is an event you won't want to miss.
Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival
November 07, 2014 - November 09, 2014
Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival
Festival hours are Friday & Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The three-day, juried art show draws more than 200 of the nations best painters, potters, sculptors, jewelers, graphic artists, craftsmen and other artists. The event features live musicians in Fountain Park with sounds ranging from Zydeco, bluegrass, jazz and blues to classical. Local dance schools and groups perform daily. The Children's Arts Festival is next door in Bartram Park, featuring numerous hands-on artistic opportunities provided free of charge. The Childrens Festival is open Friday for children with special needs from selected schools and is open to everyone on Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Admission: Free
November 09, 2014
10th Annual Pensacola Marathon
6:30 a.m.
The race begins and ends at Veteran's Memorial Park on the bayfront then winds its way along a 13.1 mile circuit of the city for the half marathoners and a full 26.2 loop for the full marathon. The course features running through historic neighborhoods, the downtown district, bands, and cheering Pensacolians. The finish line is next to the only replica of the National Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C. The Pensacola Marathon is also a Boston Qualifier for you still needing to qualify.
November 20, 2014 - November 22, 2014
Mahabhuta Yoga Festival
Fri. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. | Sat. 8 a.m.-11 p.m. | Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
The Mahabhuta Yoga Festivals mission is to celebrate yoga, music, art and the environment; elevate consciousness, unify local communities, create abundance through mutual support, education and conscious consumerism, and inspire you to be Great! This is an event highlighting the talents of regional yoga teachers, artists, healers, and musicians from New Orleans, Louisiana to Seaside, Florida.
November 22, 2014
Creek Indian Celebration Days
Saturday 9am - 5pm; Sunday Noon-5pm
An annual two day event of intertribal dancing, displays and teaching of heritage and customs, great foods and large groups of Native American vendors with authentic crafts. Come be a part of this Pow Wow. (Directions: Turn south at Walgreens in Pace, follow Floridatown Rd; approximately 1-1/2 miles to the banks of Pensacola Bay; park is on the left.)
December 03, 2014 - December 07, 2014
Annual Snowball Derby
Auto racing fans will delight in the action at Five Flags Speedway.
December 13, 2014
Cox Pensacola Christmas Parade
5:15 p.m.
The Christmas Parade includes local bands from every high school in Escambia County, groups from around the region, and as far away as Houston and New Orleans. The Cox Pensacola Christmas Parade profits go to local high school band booster organizations to assist in the purchasing of uniforms and equipment and funding of travel expenses. Preceding the parade is the popular 1.2 miles Christmas Parade Dash, sponsored by the Pensacola Runners Association. With nearly 400 participants each year, the Dash uses the Cox Pensacola Christmas parade route just prior to the start of the parade. The race begins at 5:00 pm and is a maze through the downtown area lined with thousands of people cheering. The course ends at Plaza Ferdinand where a large candy cane is handed to each finisher. For more information on the Christmas Parade Dash, please visit www.pensacolarunners.com.
January 03, 2015
Pensacola Beach Half Marathon, 5K and 10K Run
8 a.m.
The PBR will start with a completely separate 1/2 marathon, at 7:30 a.m. For those of you that like to wait till race morning, or actually on the course, to decide your distance, fear not! The 5K and 10K are still a pick-your-distance run starts at 8:00 a.m. You all start together and pick which turn around you want to take.
Pensacola Double Bridge Run
February 07, 2015
Pensacola Double Bridge Run
7 a.m. Race; 8 a.m. Walk
The Pensacola Double Bridge Run 15K carries runners over two bridges, across Pensacola Bay and Santa Rosa Sound. It will run from downtown Pensacola with a tour that includes the historic district, and picturesque Bayfront Parkway, a run through Gulf Breeze, and onto Pensacola Beach. The 5K invites both runners and walkers to travel from Gulf Breeze to beautiful Pensacola Beach on Santa Rosa Island and the Gulf Islands Seashore.
Annual Krewe of Lafitte Mardi Gras Parade
February 13, 2015
Annual Krewe of Lafitte Mardi Gras Parade
8 p.m.
The only illuminated nighttime parade in Pensacola! The crowd can expect to be entertained with marching bands, lighted floats and great throws as the Krewe of Lafitte kicks off Pensacola Mardi Gras celebrations.
Pensacola Grand Mardi Gras Parade
February 14, 2015
Pensacola Grand Mardi Gras Parade
2 p.m.
One of the country's original celebration sites, Pensacola hosts this family-oriented Mardi Gras parade in the historical downtown area. Crowds catch beads, doubloons and moonpies galore as they are thrown from floats!
Krewe of Wrecks Mardi Gras Parade
February 15, 2015
Krewe of Wrecks Mardi Gras Parade
2 p.m. Rain or Shine
Mardi Gras parade with an island atmosphere! The Krewe of Wrecks Parade will have the best floats throwing beads, candy and doubloons. No one leaves the island beadless! After parade parties are everywhere and the biggest is on the boardwalk, at the shell, where the paraders wait for the results of the judges and trophies to be awarded. Of couse the music is playing and partiers are dancing!
February 28, 2015 - March 01, 2015
Gulf Coast Renaissance Faire
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Rain or shine.
Meet Their Majesties, see fabulous characters and experience a historically good time. Armored combat, the thunderous clash of jousters, the swirl of a dancer's costume and sample the wares of merchants from afar.
Smokin' In The Square BBQ Cookoff
March 06, 2015 - March 07, 2015
Smokin' In The Square BBQ Cookoff
Friday, noon - 9 p.m.| Saturday, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Professional barbecue teams from around the U.S. will gather to compete at the first barbecue contest locally to be sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society (KSBS). Professional teams will be competing for prize money and points. Local barbecue enthusiasts also will be competing for prize money and bragging rights in the Backyard competition. Great family fun, entertainment, and food. Proceeds go to local charities.
See all Pensacola events
Top of page