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The fact that the sun shines most days means that the fun never stops in Panama City Beach. In fact, the city hosts special events just about every month of the year.

One of the newest and most exciting brings country music’s brightest stars to Frank Brown Park. Held in early September, the Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam attracts thousands of visitors to performances by Blake Shelton, Lady Antebellum, Keith Urban, Miranda Lambert, Toby Keith, Trace Adkins, Brantley Gilbert, the Charlie Daniels Band, Darryl Worley, and more.

Another popular musical event attracts scores of jazz lovers to Pier Park every spring. Held in April, the Seabreeze Jazz Festival regularly hosts Grammy Award-winning artists such as George Benson, David Sanborn, Al Jarreau, and Norman Brown.

Hundreds of visitors return to Panama City Beach every November for the Florida Ironman Triathlon, which has been held in the city since 1999. Athletes come from all over the country to compete in this grueling swimming, biking, and running event.

Another popular event Panama City has hosted for many years is the Thunder Beach Motorcycle Rally. Held every spring and fall, the rally, which offers live entertainment, parades, contests, and more, is one of the biggest free biker gatherings in the country.

These are just a few of the activities Panama City hosts regularly. Check out our calendar of events for an up-to-date list of what’s going on while you’re in town.

February - 2016

3rd Annual Hawgs with Hearts

When: Feb 13, 2016 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: PCB Harley 14700 Panama City Beach Pkwy. PCB, Florida
Beach ride, concert & cookout benefitting the American Heart Association
Phone: 850.708.5237

Bike Night

When: Feb 18, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: PCB Harley 14700 PCB Parkway
Every 3rd Thursday Biker Games, Trophied Bike Contest, Live Music & Girls
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GlamJam 2016

When: Feb 20, 2016 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: PCB Harley 14700 PCB Parkway
Celebrity fashion Show and Auction hosted by DJ Dave
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World Sword Swallower's Day

When: Feb 27, 2016 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM
Where: Ripley's Believe It or Not! Panama City Beach 9907 Front Beach Road Panama City Beach, FL
There will be several sword swallowers on hand swallowing swords, hand clippers and more.
Phone: 850.230.6113

March - 2016

HD101: Ladies Night

When: Mar 1, 2016 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: PCB Harley of PCB
A free, fun, relaxing evening with refreshments, trivia, learn about Harley-Davidson and hear Lisa Love, "Freedom of the Will:Let Your Spirit Soar".
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Third Annual Ride to Remember

When: Mar 1, 2016 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: Begins at GCSC Military Park and ends at Harley-Davidson PCB.
Charity Poker Run benefitting Veteran and Active Duty Students of Gulf State State College
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17th Annual "Death By Chocolate"

When: Mar 1, 2016 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Marine Civic Center 8 Harrison Avenue Panama City, FL 32401
Event to raise money to meet the educational needs of Women in Bay County. All ticket holders will sample bite-sized dessert samples from local restaurants and caterers. A silent auction will take place.
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Cruise-In at Harley-Davidson PCB

When: Mar 19, 2016 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: 14700 PCB Parkway Panama City Beach, FL
Phone: 850.334.0055
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April - 2016

Spring Jam 2016

When: Everyday between April 7 - 9, 2016
Where: Pier Park Pier Park Shopping Plaza Panama City, Florida 32417
Three day country music festival in Panama City, Florida.
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Seabreeze Jazz Festival

When: Everyday between April 22 - 26, 2016 2:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Where: Aaron Bessant Park 600 Pier Park Drive Panama City Beach, FL 32413
The Seabreeze Jazz Festival features the country's top smooth jazz artists with over 20 performers.

18th Annual Thunder Beach Spring Rally

When: Everyday between April 27 - 30, 2016
Where: Harley-Davidson of Panama City Beach 14700 PCB Parkway PCB, FL

May - 2016

18th Annual Thunder Beach Spring Rally

When: May 1, 2016
Where: Harley-Davidson of Panama City Beach 14700 PCB Parkway PCB, FL

Jeep Beach Jam

When: Everyday between May 11 - 15, 2016
Where: Aaron Bessant Park & Amphitheater
A five-day family-oriented event for one of the biggest Jeep festivals in the southeast.

Relay for Life

When: May 16, 2016 6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Where: Arnold High School Stadium 550 Alf Coleman Rd, Panama City Beach, FL
Teams will be selling goods to raise money for Relay for Life, all proceeds go to helping fight cancer.

Third Annual Bike & Boil Charity Ride

When: May 21, 2016 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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July - 2016

Classic Car Cruise-In

When: July 2, 2016 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: 14700 PCB Parkway Panama City Beach, FL
Classic cars, Antiques & Specialty cars, Pin-Up Girls, shopping
Phone: 850.334.0055
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September - 2016

Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam

When: Everyday between Sept 2 - 4, 2016 2:00 PM
Where: Frank Brown Park 16200 Panama City Beach Parkway Panama City, FL 32413
Country music festival during Labor Day Weekend.

Classic Car Cruise-In

When: Sept 24, 2016 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: 14700 PCB Parkway Panama City Beach, FL
Classic Cars, Antiques & Specialty Cars, Pin-Up Girls, shopping
Phone: 850.334.0055
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October - 2016

16th Annual Thunder Beach Autumn Rally

When: Everyday between Oct 19 - 23, 2016
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Panama City Beach Weather

A subtropical climate with over 300 days of sunshine a year makes a getaway to Panama City Beach a year-round event.


Seabreeze Jazz Festival in Panama City Beach

Seabreeze Jazz Festival

The five-day festival, scheduled for April 20-24 at Pier Park Amphitheater, has been named one of the Top 10 Jazz Festivals in the United States by JazzIZ Magazine.