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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.

April - 2024

Seabreeze Jazz Festival

When: Everyday between April 24 - 28, 2024
Where: Aaron Bessant Park
The Seabreeze Jazz Festival in 2024 is set to be an extraordinary event for jazz enthusiasts and music lovers alike. Held in Panama City Beach, this annual festival will showcase world-class jazz musicians, offering a weekend of incredible performances, vibrant atmosphere, and unforgettable musical experiences.

May - 2024

Thunder Beach Motorcycle Rally

When: Everyday between May 1 - 5, 2024
There will be awesome entertainment, national vendor shopping, bike shows and more across three official Thunder Beach Motorcycle Rally locations.
More Info: thunderbeachproductions.com

Florida Jeep Jam

When: Everyday between May 13 - 18, 2024
The Jeep invasion returns to Panama City Beach. With more-than 2,000 Jeeps, hundreds of clubs, and opportunities to take your Jeep obstacle courses or off-road excursions, this Jam is the ultimate vacation. Be sure to register before you go.
More Info: www.floridajeepjam.com

Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam

When: May 30, 2024
Where: Frank Brown Park, 16200 Panama City Beach Pkwy, Panama City Beach, FL 32413
Artists set to perform at this year's "Country on the Coast" are Morgan Wallen, Cody Johnson, Jelly Roll and Parker McCollum and more. This annual event sells out early each year.
More Info: gulfcoastjam.com

June - 2024

Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam

When: Everyday between June 1 - 2, 2024
Where: Frank Brown Park, 16200 Panama City Beach Pkwy, Panama City Beach, FL 32413
Artists set to perform at this year's "Country on the Coast" are Morgan Wallen, Cody Johnson, Jelly Roll and Parker McCollum and more. This annual event sells out early each year.
More Info: gulfcoastjam.com

Bay Point Billfish Open

When: Everyday between June 26 - 29, 2024
Where: 3824 Hatteras Ln, Panama City Beach, FL 32408
Join the ultimate dock party and enjoy the return of a premier sport fishing competition. The open takes place at the Point South Marina at Bay Point, the site of the reigning State of Florida Blue Marlin Record.
More Info: www.baypointbillfishopen.com

July - 2024

Real. Fun. Fourth.

When: Everyday between July 2 - 4, 2024
Panama City Beach boasts the largest fireworks display on the Gulf Coast with three nights of fireworks spread across a variety of locations.
More Info: www.visitpanamacitybeach.com/events/holiday-events/fourth-of-july/

October - 2024

Pirates of the High Seas & Reniassance Fest

When: Everyday between Oct 11 - 13, 2024
Where: Aaron Bessant Park
All ages are welcome to join this action-packed weekend with exciting fun for all. Come travel back in time and visit old marketplaces, a pirate pub and more. Once the sun sets, don’t miss out on spectacular fireworks, the Cirque Adventure, and the fire circus.
More Info: www.visitpanamacitybeach.com/pirates-of-the-high-seas-fest/

Panama City Beach Oktoberfest

When: Everyday between Oct 18 - 20, 2024
Where: Aaron Bessant Park
Get ready for German food, beer and music with this three-day festival. Oktoberfest will feature a massive, authentic tent and two outdoor beer gardens, as well as activities for families and kids.
More Info: www.visitpanamacitybeach.com/event/panama-city-beach-oktoberfest/27296/

November - 2024

SPA Ann Humble Memorial

When: Everyday between Nov 2 - 5, 2024
Where: Frank Brown Park, 16200 Panama City Beach Pkwy, Panama City Beach, FL 32413
Women's SPA Annual Ann Humble Memorial Winter World Series.
More Info: softballspa.com

Panama City Beach Ironman

When: Nov 4, 2024
Where: Start and Finish at Pier Park
Become an Ironman in this internationally recognized competition by swimming in the beautiful Gulf of Mexico, biking through stunning Florida pines and running alone the Emerald Coast shoreline.
More Info: ironman.com

Emerald Coast Cruizin' Fall

When: Everyday between Nov 9 - 11, 2024
Where: Frank Brown Park, 16200 Panama City Beach Pkwy, Panama City Beach, FL 32413
Every type of car will be on display from classics to hot rods, muscle and street rods for the automotive enthusiast.
Phone: 662-576-1448
More Info: emeraldcoastcruzin.com

Beach Home for the Holidays

When: Everyday between Nov 24 - 25, 2024
Where: Aaron Bessant Park
An exciting fun-filled weekend bringing in a festive vibe for the holiday season. There will be campfires with smore's, a holiday movie, live music, fireworks and music from the PCB Symphony.
More Info: https://www.visitpanamacitybeach.com/

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.

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.

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.