The spring season provides another opportunity for families to come enjoy the beach, bringing a wave of events, entertainment and excitement for our visitors. In addition to our 27 miles of sugar white sand and emerald green water, our jam-packed events schedule is sure to please every member on your next vacation.
UNwineD Presented by Publix
Named one of the "12 Best Things to Do in March in Florida" by Trips to Discover, UNwinedD Presented by Publix is a stylish garden party showcasing the best of the region in craft beer, wine, spirits and cuisine from renowned area chefs. Enjoy the Friday Night Kickoff Party for a one-of-a-kind night offering custom cocktails, live music and much more! UNwineD officially gets underway Saturday with The Grand Afternoon Tasting where you can wander from booth to booth while tasting the best craft beers, wine and spirits from around the world, and sampling delectable creations from leading chefs in Northwest Florida. Don't forget to bring your lawn chairs and blankets Saturday for live entertainment by headliner Magic Giant and opening act The Collection!
Seabreeze Jazz Festival
Named a "Top 10 Jazz Festival in the USA" by JazzIZ Magazine and recently nominated as "Best Jazz Festival" at the Oasis Smooth Jazz Awards, 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 - all on the west end of Panama City Beach. The event now attracts over 20,000 fans from the USA, Canada, and Europe for the ultimate performance-packed weekend of jazz.
Thunder Beach Spring Rally
Thunder Beach Motorcycle Rally, “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!
Visit Panama City Beach IRONMAN 70.3 Gulf Coast
Thanks to beautiful shorelines and perfect temperatures, Visit Panama City Beach IRONMAN 70.3 Gulf Coast is a magnet for triathletes and their families. The swim portion of the race takes place in the Gulf of Mexico with the two-loop swim course giving spectators a bird's eye view of the entire course. After the swim portion, athletes are challenged by a fast, flat, one-loop bicycle course. Ending with the two-loop run course with many turns throughout the local neighborhoods, thousands of residents and visitors emerge to support the competitors!
Grand Lagoon Tacos & Tequila Fest
Taking place at Hammerhead Fred's, enjoy creative tacos and tequila cocktails made by local bars and restaurants, all competing for the Best Taco and/or The Best Tequila Cocktail. Each attendee can cast their vote for their favorite taco and their favorite tequila cocktail. You can also enjoy live music and a whole lot of fun!
Florida Jeep Jam
Jeep enthusiasts from all over the country travel to Frank Brown Park for this five-day event dedicated to all things Jeep. With more than 2,000 Jeeps and hundreds of Jeep clubs, some call the Florida Jeep Jam the Jeep owner's dream vacation! Put your jeep to the challenge in the Obstacle Course and explore the natural habitats of the coast during a Dunes Day Off-Road Excursion. Take the top off your Jeep and cruise the beautiful white sand beaches during the Topless for Turtles Jeep Beach Krawl!
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