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Winterfest Makes Downtown Twinkle


Every December, Downtown Pensacola transforms into a winter wonderland through the magic of Pensacola Winterfest.

No, Pensacola doesn’t see a lot of snow, and yes, we've been known to wrap palm trees in strings of colored lights. None of that means we can’t appreciate a good cup of hot chocolate, holiday cheer and celebrating the winter season – we simply do it the Pensacola way with Winterfest! Our historic streets become Christmas Town, complete with thousands of twinkling holiday lights, elves, Santa, and more. You can see it all by taking a tour on our Polar Express Trolley.


Winterfest Events

Here are a few events that celebrate the celebrations. Be sure to view our full calendar so you don't miss a thing!