Spring offers yet another opportunity for families to relish the beach, bringing a surge of events, entertainment, and excitement for our visitors. Beyond our extensive 27 miles of sugar-soft sand and mesmerizing turquoise waters, our schedule filled with exciting events promises to captivate every member during your upcoming vacation.

UNwineD Presented by Publix

UNwineD presented by Publix is an elegant garden soiree that highlights the finest offerings of the region in craft beer, wine, spirits, and cuisine curated by renowned local chefs. Immerse yourself in the unique experience of the Friday Night Kickoff Party hosted by Southern Living, featuring custom cocktails, live music, and more. UNwineD officially commences on Saturday with The Grand Afternoon Tasting, allowing you to meander from booth to booth, savoring the best craft beers, wines, and spirits from around the globe, and indulging in delectable creations from leading chefs in Northwest Florida. Seize the opportunity to “Meet with Mimosas” alongside the renowned Chef Ivy Odom and engaging Sommelier Michael Green!

Seabreeze Jazz Festival

Acknowledged as one of the "Top 10 Jazz Festivals in the USA" by JazzIZ Magazine and a recent nominee for "Best Jazz Festival" at the Oasis Smooth Jazz Awards, the Seabreeze Jazz Festival in Panama City Beach seamlessly blends premier national smooth jazz artists with an entire weekend of enjoyment, sunshine, pristine beaches, and memorable moments, all on the western edge of Panama City Beach. This event has grown to draw over 20,000 fans from the USA, Canada, and Europe, ensuring an extraordinary weekend filled with captivating jazz performances. 

Thunder Beach Motorcycle Rally

Panama City Beach comes alive with the roar of engines and the vibrant energy of motorcycle enthusiasts during the Thunder Beach Motorcycle Rally. This annual event is deemed as the “The Most Biker Friendly FREE Rally in the United States!” Attendees can explore the scenic coastal roads, immerse themselves in the bustling vendor areas, and enjoy the camaraderie that defines the biker community. Whether you're a seasoned rider or a curious onlooker, the Thunder Beach Spring Rally promises an unforgettable celebration of motorcycle culture against the backdrop of Panama City Beach's sun, sand, and turquoise waters. 

Visit Panama City Beach IRONMAN 70.3 Gulf Coast

Thanks to stunning shorelines and perfect temperatures, Visit Panama City Beach IRONMAN 70.3 Gulf Coast holds a strong appeal for triathletes and their families. The racekicks off with a swim in the Gulf of Mexico, featuring a two-loop course that provides spectators with a panoramic view of the entire route. Following the swim, athletes face a swift, level, one-loop bicycle course. The event concludes with a two-loop run through local neighborhoods, marked by numerous turns, drawing thousands of residents and visitors who come out to cheer on the competitors!

Emerald Coast Cruizin'

This three-day event showcases a dazzling array of classic and custom vehicles, drawing participants and attendees from across the region. From vintage hot rods to contemporary custom builds, the Emerald Coast Cruizin’ car show celebrates the rich automotive heritage while fostering a sense of community among individuals who share a passion for all things automotive. While your family weaves through dozens of rows of iconic vehicles, keep your ears alert for cash and swag! With an electric atmosphere, engaging activities, and a diverse display of automobiles, the Emerald Coast Cruizin’ car show has become a must-attend spectacle. 

Gulf Coast Salute Airshow

Watch the skies come to life at the Gulf Coast Salute Airshow! Whether you’re an aviation enthusiast, a thrill-seeker, or simply looking for a memorable weekend with your loved ones, the Gulf Coast Salute Airshow promises excitement and entertainment like no other. The Gulf Coast Salute not only pays homage to the skill and dedication of the pilots but also serves as a tribute to the men and women of the armed forces. 

Florida Jeep Jam

Jeeps enthusiasts nationwide make their way to Frank Brown Park for this five-day celebration devoted entirely to the world of Jeeps. With a lineup of over 2,000 Jeeps and numerous Jeep clubs, the Florida Jeep Jam is hailed by many as the ultimate vacation destination for Jeep owners. Test the limits of your Jeep in the challenging Obstacle Course, venture into the coastal natural habitats during the Dunes Day Off-Road Excursion, and experience the liberating thrill of cruising the white sandy beaches with the top off during the Topless for Turtles Jeep Beach Krawl! This event encapsulates the essence of Jeep culture, providing an unparalleled experience for enthusiasts and creating lasting memories in the process!

Don’t forget to check out these other events that are always a favorite each year to both locals and visitors!

Bay Point Billfish Open

Summer Concert Series

Gulf Coast Jam