Saturday’s festival takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and features Pensacola Beach restaurants showcasing their signature dishes, plus crab racing, kids’ cooking classes, a frozen zone, dining and hospitality tents, t-shirt sales and a free concert by Horseshoe Kitty. The festival site is located at the Casino Beach Gulfside Pavilion with a panoramic view of the sugar white sands and emerald green waters of Pensacola Beach. You’ll have so much fun, you’ll want to stay the whole day.
Entry is free for Saturday’s festival. More than a dozen restaurants will compete for the title of “Best Signature Dish,” Saturday, with the winner announced at about 12:30 p.m. Then from 2 to 4 p.m. kick back at the free concert or dance in the sand.
Taste of the Beach brings thousands of locals and visitors to Pensacola Beach and has been named one of the top 20 events in the Southeast by the Southeast Tourism Society.
Cash is king at Taste of the Beach. Anyone wishing to purchase a cocktail, beer or wine must provide valid ID. The event will be open from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Please drink responsibly.