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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.

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Featured Events in Panama City Beach

Seabreeze Jazz Festival in Panama City Beach Florida

Seabreeze Jazz Festival

When: Everyday between April 19 - 23, 2017
Where: Pier Park 600 Pier Park Drive Panama City Beach, FL 32413
"The Ultimate Weekend of Smooth Jazz" with the best in top smooth jazz entertainment.
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December - 2016

Jazz for the Soul Worship

When: Every Wednesday between Dec 1 - 14, 2016 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Where: Gulftreat 271 S. Hwy. 79, Panama City Beach, FL 32413
Every 2nd Wednesday enjoy jazz and worship in a relaxed informal setting with free coffee, tea and desserts.

That Swing Thing

When: Every Wednesday between Dec 1 - 28, 2016 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Where: A & M Theatre, 563 Harrison Avenue, Panama City, FL.
Every Wednesday the A & M Theatre is offering free dance lessons with a social dance after. Check website for details. $5.00
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Seahaven Beach Market

When: Every Thursday,Sunday between Dec 1 - 29, 2016 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: 15238 Front Beach Road Panama City Beach, FL
A unique Artists and Farmers market.
Phone: 850.867.0316

African Caribbean Drum & Dance Project

When: Every Saturday between Dec 1 - 17, 2016 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Global Arts Society 819 E. 11th Str. Bldg. #10 Panama City, FL
Join us for a morning walk & stretch at 8:00AM, and the African Caribbean Drum and Dance Project from 9:30 - 11:00. Dancing and playing music together is apart of community building! Many opportunities to learn & explore culture through dance and percussion instrumentation, using a variety of instruments.
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Americana Cafe Sundays

When: Every Sunday between Dec 1 - 18, 2016 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Roberts Hall 831 Florida Avenue Lynn Haven, FL
The best touring Americana Musicians in the country perform every Sunday. Concerts start at 4pm and are preceded by an open mic at 3pm.
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Plein Air Tuesday

When: Every Tuesday between Dec 1 - 20, 2016 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Join us every Tuesday Morning 9:00am-11:00am at a different location. Beginners to experienced learning from each other as we paint outdoors.
Phone: 850.541.3867
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April - 2017

Seabreeze Jazz Festival

When: Everyday between April 19 - 23, 2017
Where: Pier Park 600 Pier Park Drive Panama City Beach, FL 32413
"The Ultimate Weekend of Smooth Jazz" with the best in top smooth jazz entertainment.
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