Area Events

Check out all the events happening here in Panama City Beach. More fun for you and your family!

SandJam Fest

SandJam Fest

SpringJam is a three-day country music festival in Panama City Beach, FL from April 26 - 28, 2019. The lineup will be announced soon! This is the 1st annual adult-alternative rock music festival in beautiful Panama City Beach, FL! We will be setting our stages on the beautiful sugar white sands; giving the most stunning backdrop to a Spring festival. Come for the music, stay for the beaches, and make memories to last a lifetime with those closest to you!
Location: 600 S Pier Park Drive
PCB Mardi Gras and Music Festival

PCB Mardi Gras and Music Festival

Combine the excitement of authentic Mardi Gras celebration with the spectacular views of our emerald green water and sugar white sand, and you`re in for a real treat at the Panama City Beach Mardi Gras and Music Festival. In conjunction with the Krewe of Dominique Youx`s great Mardi Gras at the Beach parade, the festival is always held the weekend before Fat Tuesday and features entertainment for the whole family. Join us for all the FUN of Panama City Beach Mardi Gras and Music Festival on March 1 - 2, 2019.
Location: Aaron Bessant Park, 600 Pier Park Drive
Seabreeze Jazz Festival - April 24 - 28, 2019

Seabreeze Jazz Festival - April 24 - 28, 2019

We are working hard to bring you the 21st year celebration of Seabreeze Smooth Jazz Festivals to Aaron Bessant Park Park Amphitheater at Pier Park, Panama City Beach, Florida. TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Visit our tickets page or you can also order by phone at 877-987-6487 or locally here. Our 20th Anniversary celebration of Seabreeze Jazz Festivals will be one you won`t want to miss.
Location: Pier Park
Thunderbeach Motorcycle Rally - May 1 - 5, 2019

Thunderbeach Motorcycle Rally - May 1 - 5, 2019

Thunder Beach,"The Most Biker Friendly FREE Rally in the United States! Bikers, vendors and exhibitors from around the country descend on Panama City Beach, Florida for Bike Week, to share stories, see great bands and live entertainment, find the hottest custom motorcycles and motorcycle accessories available, and to experience a scenic ride on The World`s Most Beautiful Beaches! With 7 Official Thunder Beach Venues spread out across the entire expanse of Panama City Beach and each one offering its own brand of unique activities, you won`t want to miss it! You can see why so many people love our rally! The coming year is no exception as bands from around the southeast and other places descend on the beach to rock the Thunder Beach Rally!
Location: Everywhere!
Ironman 70.3 - May 11, 2019

Ironman 70.3 - May 11, 2019

A flat and fast spring companion to the popular full-distance IRONMAN race. Panama City Beach offers a beautiful seashore and perfect temperatures, making this race the perfect location for triathletes and their families. Home to one of the most popular North American races, IRONMAN Florida, this spring race provides the perfect course preview for athletes planning on racing the November IRONMAN. It takes place in Panama City Beach, which is known for pristine beaches and moderate temperatures. It`s the perfect time of year to visit northwest Florida—and the event is as much a destination vacation as it is a race. Please stay tuned for updated course information.
Location: PCB
Emerald Coast Boat and Lifestyle Show - March 15 - 17, 2019

Emerald Coast Boat and Lifestyle Show - March 15 - 17, 2019

This land based show will feature boat displays from all major manufacturers and the top dealers representing the latest in boats, high tech engines, electronics and marine accessories. Boats ranging from entry level bow riders and center consoles all the way up to the next generation 42` center consoles with quad outboards that have become so popular. Buyers will find everything in-between. But making it much more than a boat show, this event features everything for the kind of active, outdoor beach living so popular along the Emerald Coast. From stand up paddleboards and fishing kayaks, to outdoor kitchens, diving, active wear and beach cruising bicycles. In short, all the great things residents and visiting tourists enjoy on and around the water along the beaches is available at this event.
Location: Aaron Bessant Park, 600 Pier Park Drive
Emerald Coast Cruizin` - March 6 - 9, 2019 - November 6 - 9, 2019

Emerald Coast Cruizin` - March 6 - 9, 2019 - November 6 - 9, 2019

Emerald Coast Cruizin - The South`s Best Blast from the Past family fun event. Thousands of classic cars, hot rods, custom cars and trucks make way to beautiful Panama City Beach. This year`s event will be held at Aaron Bessant Park next to Pier Park.
Location: Aaron Bessant Park, 600 Pier Park Drive
UnWineD - March 22 - 23, 2019

UnWineD - March 22 - 23, 2019

Ready to shake off the winter blues? Join us at the second annual UNwineD event! This award-winning event takes place at Aaron Bessant Park and features craft beer, spirits and wine from around the world, culinary creations by the region`s leading chefs and a Southern garden party presented by Southern Living. Sample delectable creations by the regions leading chefs while enjoying handcrafted cocktails, craft beer and wine from around the world.
Location: Aaron Bessant Park, 600 Pier Park Drive
Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam 2019

Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam 2019

Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam, a three-day celebration of sun, fun and country music, will host its 4th annual festival on the Gulf Coast shores of Panama City Beach, Florida, from Friday, August 30 - Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019. Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam will provide the best of today`s country music for an audience of more than 15,000 people on the coast. Festival-goers will stand on the white sugar sand beach and dip their toes in the water during the day and watch their favorite performers at night. As the sun begins to set, patrons will ride free shuttles to the stage at Frank Brown Park.
Location: Frank Brown Park, 16200 Panama City Beach Pwy.
Beach Home for the Holidays - Thanksgiving Weekend 2019

Beach Home for the Holidays - Thanksgiving Weekend 2019

Create new holiday traditions this year in Panama City Beach! Beach Home for the Holidays - a holiday celebration in Panama City Beach bookended by events during Thanksgiving weekend filled with fun events for the whole family. We`re glad you`re here to celebrate the FUN of the holiday season in Panama City Beach!
Location: Pier Park
Grand Lagoon Waterfront Market

Grand Lagoon Waterfront Market

Wildly popular Grand Lagoon Waterfront Farmers’ Market has outgrown the grassy areas of Pirate’s Cove Marina and has arrived in the next logical place . . . the other side of the bridge at Capt. Anderson’s restaurant! The market hosts the region’s favorite makers, bakers and growers on Saturday and Sunday mornings from 8 am to 2 pm at Capt. Anderson`s. Hailed by New York Times as "Top 10 Things to do at PCB," the market stays open year-round for locals and visitors alike.
Location: 5551 North Lagoon Drive
Phone: 850-763-7659
New Year`s Eve Beach Ball Drop

New Year`s Eve Beach Ball Drop

Say goodbye to 2019 and hello to 2020 with a great family-friendly celebration at the New Year`s Eve Beach Ball Drop in Panama City Beach on December 31. The streets of Pier Park are closed off to traffic as thousands of revelers enjoy free live music, entertainment, and good cheer. For young revelers, there`s even an 8 p.m. countdown, with over 10,000 inflated beach balls dropped from nets stretched over the street, followed by fireworks. On the way to midnight, bands perform for the gathering crowd, anticipating the countdown to 2020 when a huge, glowing beach ball is lowered to signal the start of the New Year, and another great fireworks display. Time Square has nothing on this Panama City Beach NYE party!
Location: Aaron Bessant Park, 600 Pier Park Drive
Schooner`s Cajun Fest

Schooner`s Cajun Fest

Cajun music, Cajun food & Cajun fun! C`mon ova y`all! It`s the annual Cajun Festival at Schooners. Join us for a Cajun Beach Party and Crawfish Boil Saturday and Sunday with daytime bands on the beach. Lots of fun for the whole family. April 2018. Exact dates to be announced.
Location: 121 Gulf Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32408
Schooner`s Lobster Fest

Schooner`s Lobster Fest

Schooners, The Last Local Beach Club, will host the 29th Annual Lobster Festival & Tournament September 17-23, 2018 (tentative). The Schooners Lobster Festival & Tournament is recognized as the largest seven day lobster festival and tournament in the Southeast. With huge Local Lobsters on the weigh-in scales, fresh lobster prepared every mouth-watering way you can imagine, and the 18th Annual Schooners Sand Sculpting Contest, it is a HUGE event that draws thousands of divers and lobster fans from all over the Southeast. Lobster Tournament divers will be competing in a variety of categories including Spiny Lobster, Shovelnose Lobster and Big 6.
Location: 5121 Gulf Drive - 1 mile away!