Annual National Shrimp Festival
This is one of the most popular festivals in the south taking place on the beach in Gulf Shores, Alabama. It attracts bigger crowds than New Orleans’ Mardi Gras and is held every year on the second weekend in October.
Flora-Bama Lounge’s Annual Interstate Mullett Toss & Beach Party
Join thousands and thousands of people as they throw this iconic fish from Florida to Alabama. Takes place at one of the best known bars in the south, located on the beach, on the state line between Perdido Key, Florida and Orange Beach, Alabama.
Frank Brown International Songwriter’s Festival
The Frank Brown International Songwriters Festival runs for 10 days every November in venues stretching from Gulf Shores, Alabama to Pensacola, Florida. Expect to see Grammy Award winners playing back to back with up and coming songwriters.
Gallery Nights in Downtown Pensacola
This popular event takes place multiple times a year in historic Downtown Pensacola, Florida. Join the crowds and stroll through the charming brick walkways and historic streets and enjoy an eclectic array of music, art and food as the energy of the evening carries you from venue to venue.
Hangout Music Festival
This very successful three-day music festival takes place on the beach in Gulf Shores, Alabama every spring and brings in some seriously big name bands.
Pensacola Beach Blue Angels Air Show
This is one of the busiest and most exciting weekends on Pensacola Beach so make your reservations early.
Pensacola Crawfish Festival
Three fun filled days on the waterfront in downtown Pensacola’s Bartram Park. One of the biggest crawfish boils in the state of Florida.
Pensacola Jazz Fest
Pensacola’s historic Seville Square hosts a multiple-day event featuring great jazz performed by local and national talents.
Pensacola Mardi Gras
Pensacola Beach hosts one of the best family-oriented Mardi Gras celebrations in the south. There are also celebrations right here in Perdido Key and in Orange Beach, Alabama. Visiting during Mardi Gras will create lasting Florida beach vacation memories.
Pensacola Pelican Drop
On New Year’s Eve in downtown Pensacola, families can enjoy an all ages street-party with live music, a children’s area and activities and fireworks. A 10-foot, half-ton illuminated pelican is dropped 100 feet at midnight.
Pensacola Seafood Festival
Quality seafood, live music and a large variety of arts and crafts vendors in downtown Pensacola.