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Visit Pensacola


Visit Pensacola serves as the destination marketing organization for Pensacola, Pensacola Beach, and Perdido Key. Staff assists planners with meeting preparation and encourages business travelers and visitors alike to visit the city's historic, cultural and recreational sites. The bureau's strategic advertising and sales campaign serves to promote the area as a year-round destination for leisure and business travel, which in turn has a significant effect on the long-term development of the Pensacola Bay Area community. Through advertising placed and promotions initiated through Visit Pensacola, toll-free lines and the website invite callers to request a complimentary packet of information about the area. Inquiries are tracked to aid with planning future advertising and marketing strategies. Visit Pensacola is located in Wayside Park, and is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mon.-Fri.; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat.; and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun.Ê

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Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
grand ballroom
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 5000
  • Recurring monthly on the 3rd Saturday until December 16, 2017
Plaza Ferdinand (Flagpole, in the center of plaza)

Come celebrate Florida becoming an U.S. Territory, where the original ceremony took place on July 17, 1821. The Jacksonian Guard is a Pensacola re-enactment group of Jacksonian era and Spanish soldiers, fifers, and drummers who perform a Colors Ceremony once a month, every third… Read More...

  • January 5, 2018
Downtown Pensacola

The Historic streets of Downtown will host Pensacola Mardi Gras Kick Off Celebration! FREE to everyone! Come join us and Celebrate the 2018 Mardi Gras Season along with the Krewes; their King and Queens for the upcoming season, King Cake*, and the town crier. Read More...

  • Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday until March 27, 2018
Visit Pensacola

Heather Mitchell demonstrates colored pencil and scratchboard drawings. Heather Mitchell grew up in Hawaii, and spent several years in California before moving to the Gulf Coast. Living most of her life near the water, she appreciates the beautiful natural environment of Pensacola. She draws… Read More...

  • February 13, 2018
Downtown Pensacola

All welcome to have the last hurrah before Lent, Procession officially begins when Palafox and Government Streets will host the biggest Mardi Gras Street Party this side of Bourbon Street. No charge to join the fun! Read More...

  • April 12, 2018 - April 15, 2018
De Luna Plaza/Palafox Pier

Visit Pensacola, Escambia County’s Destination Management Organization, announced earlier this month that the city is slated as an official host port for the Tall Ships Challenge Gulf Coast 2018. This is the first time in history Tall Ships America will bring its TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® Series of Tall Ships® races and… Read More...