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Panama City Beach Area Events

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.

July - 2021

Grand Lagoon Waterfront Market

When: Every Saturday,Sunday between July 1 - 31, 2021
Where: 5550 North Lagoon Drive Panama City Beach, FL
Saturdays 8-2pm & Sundays 9-1pm One of the region's largest markets for produce, flowers, meat & cheeses, bakery items, and arts & crafts.

August - 2021

Grand Lagoon Waterfront Market

When: Every Saturday,Sunday between Aug 1 - 31, 2021
Where: 5550 North Lagoon Drive Panama City Beach, FL
Saturdays 8-2pm & Sundays 9-1pm One of the region's largest markets for produce, flowers, meat & cheeses, bakery items, and arts & crafts.

September - 2021

Grand Lagoon Waterfront Market

When: Every Saturday,Sunday between Sept 1 - 30, 2021
Where: 5550 North Lagoon Drive Panama City Beach, FL
Saturdays 8-2pm & Sundays 9-1pm One of the region's largest markets for produce, flowers, meat & cheeses, bakery items, and arts & crafts.

Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam

When: Everyday between Sept 3 - 5, 2021
Where: Frank Brown Park 16200 Panama City Beach Parkway Panama City Beach, FL 32413
Enjoy the best acts in country and southern rock music today, featuring Chris Stapleton, Old Dominion & Brooks & Dunn.
More Info: gulfcoastjam.com

October - 2021

Grand Lagoon Waterfront Market

When: Every Saturday,Sunday between Oct 1 - 31, 2021
Where: 5550 North Lagoon Drive Panama City Beach, FL
Saturdays 8-2pm & Sundays 9-1pm One of the region's largest markets for produce, flowers, meat & cheeses, bakery items, and arts & crafts.

SandJam Music Festival

When: Everyday between Oct 1 - 3, 2021
Where: 12213 Front Beach Road Panama City Beach, FL 32413
The 4th annual rock music festival has been moved from April to October
More Info: sandjamfest.com

Lobster Festival and Tournament

When: Everyday between Oct 18 - 24, 2021
Where: Schooners, 5121 Gulf Drive, Panama City Beach, FL
Lobster Tournament divers will be competing in a variety of categories. Lobsters will be prepared in lots of different ways to entice you. There's also the annual Sand Sculpting Contest.
More Info: www.schooners.com

Thunder Beach Autumn Rally

When: Everyday between Oct 20 - 24, 2021
Where: Harley-Davidson of Panama City Beach
Bikers from around the country can enjoy scenic rides along the Emerald Coast, live entertainment, and local cuisine.
More Info: thunderbeachproductions.com

Ironman Florida

When: Everyday between Oct 20 - 24, 2021
This is a well-known race, having been on the Ironman circuit for over 10 years along the beautiful beaches of Panama City Beach.
More Info: ironman.com/im-florida

November - 2021

Grand Lagoon Waterfront Market

When: Every Saturday,Sunday between Nov 1 - 30, 2021
Where: 5550 North Lagoon Drive Panama City Beach, FL
Saturdays 8-2pm & Sundays 9-1pm One of the region's largest markets for produce, flowers, meat & cheeses, bakery items, and arts & crafts.

Emerald Coast Cruzin Car Show

When: Everyday between Nov 11 - 14, 2021
Where: Aaron Bessant Park
A 3-day event for thousands of hot rods, classic cars & speedsters. Enjoy concerts, vendors, parades, food trucks and more.

Carillon Farmer's Market |

When: Every Monday between Nov 11 - 14, 2021
Where: 100 Carillon Market St. Panama City Beach
Vendors offering fresh fruits and vegetables, flowers, baked goods, honey, art, entertainment and more.

December - 2021

Grand Lagoon Waterfront Market

When: Every Saturday,Sunday between Dec 1 - 19, 2021
Where: 5550 North Lagoon Drive Panama City Beach, FL
Saturdays 8-2pm & Sundays 9-1pm One of the region's largest markets for produce, flowers, meat & cheeses, bakery items, and arts & crafts.

February - 2022

Mardi Gras Parade and Festival

When: Everyday between Feb 18 - 20, 2022
The St. Andrews Mardi Gras is the official Mardi Gras parade and festival of Panama City, Florida. It is a 2-day parade with food, fun & music. Check website for details
More Info: standrewsmardigras.com

April - 2022

Seabreeze Jazz Festival

When: Everyday between April 20 - 24, 2022
Where: Aaron Beasant Park Amphitheater 600 S Pier Park Drive Panama City, FL 32413
The Seabreeze Jazz Festival features the country's top smooth jazz artists.
More Info: seabreezejazzfestival.com

February - 2023

Mardi Gras Parade and Festival

When: Everyday between Feb 10 - 12, 2023
The St. Andrews Mardi Gras is the official Mardi Gras parade and festival of Panama City, Florida. Check website for details
Thunder Beach Motorcycle Rally in Panama City Beach FL

Biannual Thunder Beach Rally

The Thunder Beach Motorcycle Rally rolls in Panama City Beach, FL, every spring and fall. Accommodations fill up fast during this huge event.

Aerial of Shell Island in Panama City Beach Florida

Things To Do in PCB

From excursions to Shell Island to dolphin shows to deep sea fishing and more, there is always plenty to do in Panama City Beach, besides relaxing and enjoying the world-famous white sand beaches.

boy surfing the waves in Panama City Beach Florida

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.