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Downtown Improvement Board

  • 226 S. Palafox Place, Suite 106
  • Pensacola, FL 32502
  • 850-434-5371 phone


Welcome to downtown Pensacola, where old and new come together in a unique flavor that is discovered simply by strolling our downtown streets. Aged oak trees and colorful streets rich with history are the setting for downtown Pensacola, Florida. Modern art, historical museums, cultural centers and events, casual and fine restaurants, and unique shops are among the things you'll find here. Whether you live in the area or are planning your next vacation here, downtown Pensacola is a great place to start!

Facility Info
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday until December 1, 2018

Fresh produce, live plants, baked goods, fine art, and antiques are just a few of the items offered by vendors at Palafox Market in Downtown Pensacola. Items originate directly from onsite vendors who grow, make, or create the fruits, vegetables, herbs, and art for sale. Rain or shine. Read More...

  • November 23, 2018 - January 31, 2019

Immediately following the Winterfest Elf Parade on Black Friday, Nov. 23, a holiday lighting ceremony will launch the First City Lights Festival, a diverse, season-long lineup of downtown holiday events as traditional as “The Nutcracker” and as contemporary as Pop-Up Opera. Wandering along Palafox throughout the… Read More...

Are you ready to light up downtown Pensacola? Join us and Winterfest on the day after Thanksgiving immediately following the Elf Parade! The Grinch will try and prevent the Mayor of Whoville from flipping the switch to turn on the lights. Around 5:00 p.m., the grumpy Grinch will attempt to prevent… Read More...