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Thunder Beach Motorcycle Rally Set to Ride Into Pensacola Beach

The 18th annual Thunder Beach Motorcycle Rally is set to ride into Pensacola Beach Nov. 7-11, 2018. Thunder Beach is a Semi-Annual Motorcycle Rally held in May and October of each year in Panama City Beach, Fla. Due to the effects of Hurricane Michael, the rally was rescheduled and will serve as a fundraiser for hurricane relief in Bay County and the surrounding areas.

Set to take place at the Gulfside Pavilion on Casino Beach, the four-day event will feature vendors, entertainment, bike shows, brewery tours and more. For more information, visit




Schedule of Events

Thursday, Nov. 8

1, 2 & 3 p.m. Craft Breweries Craft Brewers Ride - tours daily
7-11 p.m. Bamboo Willie's Official Thunder Beach Kick-Start Party
Live Music - Tyler Livingston & The Absolutes

Friday, Nov. 9

1, 2 & 3 p.m. Craft Breweries Craft Brewers Ride - tours daily
7 p.m. Gulfside Pavillion Concert - Savoy Brown
8 p.m. - 12 a.m. Bamboo Willie's Live Music - Panzacola
9 p.m. Gulfside Pavillion Concert Foghat

Saturday, Nov. 10

11 - 4 p.m. Main State Best of Thunder Beach Custom Bike Show
1, 2 & 3 p.m. Craft Breweries Craft Brewers Ride - tours daily
7 p.m. Gulfside Pavillion Concert - Jackyl
8 p.m. - 12 a.m. Bamboo Willie's Live Music - Nobius

Sunday, Nov. 11

1, 2 & 3 p.m. Craft Breweries Craft Brewers Ride - tours daily
2 p.m. Bamboo Willie's Live Music - Raising Karma
2 p.m.   Veteran's Day Parade
7 p.m. Gulfside Pavilion Concert - The White Tie Rock Ensemble



World Famous Beaches

Are you ready for a Florida beach vacation? You simply can't go wrong when it comes to choosing the perfect beach in the Pensacola Bay Area as your vacation destination. Our visitors find some of the most pristine beaches in the world along the barrier islands that are home to Pensacola Beach and Perdido Key. In fact, these beaches have been ranked among the best in the country by the likes of USA Today, TripAdvisor, Dr. Beach and the Travel Channel.



Beach Basics


Experience Hilton View

Hotels on the Beach

Our area boasts a wide variety of top-notch accommodations to fit any budget and taste. See for yourself.

Vacation Rental

Vacation Rentals

From full-service, resort-style condominiums to quaint downtown cottages and beachfront rental homes, Pensacola boasts a home away from home for people of all persuasions.

Beach hotels

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Upcoming Events

Here are a few events you may want to check out. Be sure to view our full calendar, so you don't miss a thing!

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Things to Do


Experience Ft Pickens Cannon

Fort Pickens

With its huge brick battlements jutting up from white dunes and its labyrinth of arched tunnels, Fort Pickens is a favorite spot among history buffs, explorers, and photographers.

National Naval Aviation Museum

National Naval Aviation Museum 

Experience hands-on history at the National Naval Aviation Museum located on board Pensacola Naval Air Station.

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FooFoo Festival 

The Foo Foo Festival is an eclectic mixture of art and cultural events ranging in tastes, with everything from Blue Angels air shows and songwriters' music festivals to ballet, opera, high art and even the Big Green Egg Cook-off.

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