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Visit Pensacola Announces 2020 Grant Recipients

Pensacola, Fla. – Visit Pensacola is pleased to announce its 2020 grant recipients for events taking place between May 1, 2020 – Sept. 30, 2020. Twice a year, Visit Pensacola allocates funds from its annual budget to a grant program for local groups and organizations that coordinate events or visitor experiences with a demonstrated history of visitor impact or significant potential to draw visitors to the area.

“This year, we are pleased to award marketing dollars to seven events throughout the community,” Interim President/CEO, Jack Brown said. “These dollars support events and organizations, providing them with the tools to reach out-of-market audiences that they typically couldn’t. By focusing on the area’s quality of place, our community has the opportunity to show the world our destinations greatest assets.” 

Grant recipients include:


  • Gallery Night
  • 850 Music Festival
  • Jerod Taylors, What They Don’t Know
  • Gulf Coast Car, Bike & Music Festival
  • Pensacola LGBT Film Festival
  • Bethel AME Church – 155th Session FL Annual Conf.
  • Vettes on the Beach

In late summer, Visit Pensacola will again accept applications for events taking place from Oct. 1, 2020 – April 30, 2021. For anyone seeking funds less than $4,999.99, mini grants are available year-round. For those interested in applying, visit For more information on upcoming events in the Pensacola Bay Area, visit


About Visit Pensacola

Visit Pensacola is the destination management organization for Escambia County which includes Pensacola, Pensacola Beach and Perdido Key. With over 450 years of rich history and 18 miles of sugar-white sand beaches bordered by the emerald-green waters of the Gulf of Mexico, visitors from all over the world are lured to our pristine shores every year. Visit Pensacola supports the community vision of tourism by serving as the central body responsible for building tourism as an economic engine for our community through leadership, connection, collaboration and communication.