Do you love savoring the robust hoppiness of IPA’s, or the the full-bodied maltiness of an amber? Can you detect the subtle hints of tobacco in a Sangiovese or the tropical taste of pineapple in a Sauvignon Blanc? Do you savor the sweetness of Blue Agave tequila? If so, you will not want to miss UNwineD, the premier event of Panama City Beach!
Named the 2017 Most Innovative Project of the Year by Florida Festivals and Events Association, UNwineD will come to Panama City Beach on March 23rd and 24th at Aaron Bessant Park for a fun-filled weekend of amazing craft beer, wine and spirits from around the world. You can also taste mouth-watering creations from many of Northwest Florida’s renowned chefs.
Biscuits & Jam Kickoff Party by Southern Living
Southern Living will begin the festivities on Friday, March 23rd with the Biscuits and Jam Kickoff Party. Mix and mingle with the movers and shakers of the Southern culinary scene, including elite chefs, mixologists and top tastemakers in the industry while listening to live music by Cale Tyson. This is one garden party you will not want to miss!
The Grand Afternoon Tasting
On Saturday, March 24th from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., UNwineD officially gets underway with The Grand Afternoon Tasting. Wander from booth to booth while tasting the best craft beers, wine and spirits from around the world. You can also nibble on delectable creations from leading chefs in the Northwest Florida area. Make sure to come over to the tent for live music by Panama City Beach’s own The Barry Fish Band. From 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., the party continues with performances by Los Colognes and St. Paul and the Broken Bones.
Get Your Ticket Now
For admission to both the Biscuits and Jam Kickoff Party and the Grand Afternoon Tasting, tickets are $200 per person.
Admission to the Grand Afternoon Tasting on Saturday, March 24th, is $75 per person and includes entrance to the concert in the evening.
Tickets to the evening concert are only $20 per person.
The Venue: Aaron Bessant Park
Aaron Bessant Park is one of the newest parks in Panama City Beach. The park boasts a state of the art amphitheater conveniently situated in the center of the park. The location is perfect for festivals and concerts as it is just steps from the beach. The 70 acre park’s expansive green space is ideal for watching live music performances. The venue is festival seating, so make sure to bring your own lawn chairs or blankets.
Friday, March 23
Join Southern Living in Panama City Beach as we kick off the weekend with an elegant garden party. Guests will enjoy menu items curated by Southern Chef Matt Moore while listening to the smooth sounds of Cale Tyson. Only 200 tickets will be sold to this exclusive event presented by Southern Living. Tickets to Friday nights event also include the Grand Tasting and concerts.
Saturday, March 24
Grand Afternoon Tasting
Taste craft beer, spirits and wine from around the world and sample delectable creations by local leading chefs. Come by the tent for live music by the Barry Fish Band. Following the Grand Tasting, enjoy a live concert with opening band Los Colognes followed by a feature performance by St. Paul & the Broken Bones. Ticket options for Saturday festivities include the Grand Tasting (including the concert) or a concert only option. The Grand Tasting will only be available to the first 1,300 event-goers.
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