Events

Keep up to date on the latest Panama City Beach events.

Seabreeze Jazz Festival: April 21-25, 2021

The Seabreeze Jazz Festival in Panama City Beach combines the top national smooth jazz artists with a full weekend of fun, sun, great beaches, and good times.
Location: 600 Pier Park Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32413
Phone: (850) 267-3279

Schooner`s Lobster Fest: October 12-18, 2020

Schooners, The Last Local Beach Club, will host the biggest 7-Day lobster festival in Florida. With huge Local Lobsters on the weigh-in scales, fresh lobster prepared every mouth-watering way you can imagine, and the 20th 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. Proceeds benefit the Florida Aquatic Marine Institute and the Toys For Kids Foundation.
Location: 5121 Gulf Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32408
Phone: (850) 235-3555

Pirates of the High Seas Fest

Columbus Day weekend will bring waves of fun-filled adventures to Panama City Beach with the annual Pirates of the High Seas Fest. This year`s FREE festival is sure to take pirate fun to a whole new level. Bring the whole family to experience all the FUN, including a scavenger hunt, pirate invasions, a kids parade and main parade, live music, fireworks and so much more! This is a weekend in Panama City Beach you won`t want to miss! October 11-13, 2019
Location: 5551 North Lagoon Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32408

Ironman Florida: November 7, 2020

One of the most storied North American races, IRONMAN Florida Triathalon began in November 1999. Widely considered one of the most difficult one-day sporting events in the world it consists of a 2.4-mile (3.86 km) swim, a 112-mile (180.25 km) bicycle ride and a marathon 26.2-mile (42.2 km) run, raced in that order and without a break. November 7, 2020, A late-season IRONMAN with "personal best" written all over it!

Emerald Coast Cruizin: November 11-14, 2020

Thousands of classic cars, hot rods, custom cars and trucks make way to beautiful Panama City Beach for the South`s Best Blast From the Past family fun event. Don`t miss out!
Location: 500 West Park Drive, Panama City Beach, FL

Schooner`s Cajun Festival: April 17-19,2020

Cajun Music, Cajun Food & Cajun Fun! C`mon ova ya`ll! Annual Cajun Festival at Schooners. Great Cajun Food and Great Cajun Music Beach Party & Crawfish Boil Saturday and Sunday with daytime band on the beach.
Location: 5121 Gulf Dr, Panama City, FL 32408
Phone: (850) 235-3555

Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam: April 24-26,2020

Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam, a three-day celebration of sun, fun and country music, will host its 5th annual festival on the Gulf Coast shores of Panama City Beach, Florida, from Friday, April 24 - Sunday, April 26, 2020. 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: 16200 Panama City Beach Parkway | Panama City Beach, FL 32413
Phone: 1 (615) 340-9500

Pepsi Sand Jam: April 24-26, 2020

The producers of Peps Gulf Coast Jam bring today`s best artists back to Panama City Beach for a rockin` Spring show. Friday, April 24 to Sunday, April 26, 2020.
Location: 12213 Front Beach Rd

Thunder Beach Motorcycle Rally: April 29 - May 3, 2020

Twice a year, this event comes roaring into Panama City Beach just like all the Harleys riding into town. Poker runs, bike shows, live music! If you`re a bike lover, then this is the rally you`ve been waiting for! Feel the Thunder! 22nd Annual Spring Rally April 29 - May 3, 2020
Toll Free: (888) 396-1638

Jeep Beach Jam: May 13-16, 2020

Thousands of Jeep owners, enthusiasts and club members will gather in Panama City Beach, Florida May 13-16, 2020! Organized and developed by local promoters Mark Hess and Matt McKenzie of JBJ Productions, Inc., this 5-day family-oriented event, filled with fun in the sun activities that will prove to be one of the highest sought over Jeep festivals in the complete southeastern United States.
Location: 16200 Panama City Beach Parkway, Panama City Beach, FL 32413

Summer Concert Series

Starting June 6 and throughout the summer, visitors and locals gather at Aaron Bessant Park for a free summer concert series every Thursday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and cooler and sit back and listen to the amazing artists in different music genres.

Real. Fun. Fourth

What a better way to celebrate than on the beach! Panama City Beach celebrates the 4th of July with the largest fireworks display on the Gulf Coast as fireworks are fired from the identical City Pier and County Pier. Offers 3 nights of firework displays from the piers to waterfront restaurants.

Oktoberfest: October 16-18, 2020

It`s the time of year to enjoy great beer and brats! 3 days of German and locally brewed beer, food, music, and fun family activities for kids and families. Get ready for great German food! Pair your beer with brats, either famous or smoked, meterwurst, hot dogs (with or without sauerkraut). Plus, nothing is better with your new and old favorite beer than giant pretzels with beer-infused cheese. Bring the kids to enjoy rounds of corn hole, numerous bouncy houses, and slides. There will be a pumpkin patch for kids to get excited about Halloween. Get their face painted and get some photos done. October 16-18, 2020
Location: 600 Pier Park Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32413

Panama City Beach Marathon: December 5, 2020

Athletes can test their limits on the new 26.2-mile route that starts and finishes at Pier Park, just steps away from the famous sugar-white sand beaches and emerald waters of Panama City Beach. December 5, 2020 Register online!

New Year`s Eve Celebration and Beach Ball Drop

December 31st. Enjoy the biggest celebration of the year at Pier Park for not just one but two great opportunities to welcome in the new year. Enjoy free live music, entertainment, fireworks, and good cheer. For those too excited to wait until midnight, or for those fans of New Year’s Eve who want to conduct the countdown twice, there are separate Beach Ball Drops at both 8:00 p.m. and midnight. On the way to midnight, bands perform for the gathering crowd, anticipating the countdown to 2018 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: Pier Park