Festivals, Concerts & More! Annual Events in Panama City Beach 2020
Enjoy these upcoming annual events in Panama City Beach!
PCB Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival
February 15-16, 2020
Food Truck Festivals of America is bringing the Second Annual Panama City Beach Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival back to Aaron Bessant Park! Florida’s most popular food trucks will dish out fan favorites while the season’s top craft beers will be available for sale. This festival will be a weekend of craft beer, great food, lawn games, music and fun for the whole family. 30 food trucks will be serving everything from fall-off-the- bone BBQ to wood-fired pizza to juicy prime rib to spicy Korean to gooey mac & cheese and so much more! For information and tickets, visit www.foodtruckfestivalsofamerica.com/panama-city-beach.
Panama City Beach Mardi Gras and Music Festival
February 21 – 22, 2020
Combine the excitement of authentic Mardi Gras celebration with the spectacular views of our emerald green water and sugar white sand, and you’re in for a real treat at the Panama City Beach Mardi Gras and Music Festival. In conjunction with the Krewe of Dominique Youx’s great Mardi Gras at the Beach parade, the festival is always held the weekend before Fat Tuesday and features entertainment for the whole family. For more information: www.visitpanamacitybeach.com/mardi-gras/.
Emerald Coast Cruizin’ Car Show
Spring Show: March 4 – 7, 2020
Fall Show: November 11 – 14, 2020
Twice a year, Aaron Bessant Park becomes a giant outdoor showroom for thousands of hot rods, classic cars and speedsters for this three-day event! While your family weaves through dozens of rows of iconic vehicles, keep your ears alert for cash and swag giveaways. Collectors and enthusiasts drive home a vintage vehicle if they prevail in the frantic bidding at a live auction. Visitors won’t want to miss out on the numerous live bands, meet and greets and presentation shows! Activities at Emerald Coast Cruizin’ include cruise-ins, concerts, parties, vendors, food, parades and celebrity appearances. Car enthusiasts of all ages are welcome to check out the thousands of hot rods, customs, muscle cars, trucks and classics on display. Find out more at www.emeraldcoastcruizin.com.
March 20 – 21, 2020
A two-day event at Aaron Bessant Park featuring superb craft beer, spirits and wine from around the world, plus culinary creations by Northwest Florida’s leading chefs. The weekend begins with the Southern Living Kickoff Party Friday night. This one-of-a-kind night offers a top named Chef, “Top Chef” winner Kelsey Barnard Clark, custom cocktail creations by a mixologist, food, live music and more. Only 250 tickets will be sold to the Kickoff Party and include admission to the entire weekend. UNwineD officially gets underway with The Grand Afternoon Tasting. Wander from booth to booth while tasting the best craft beers, wine and spirits from around the world. You can also nibble on delectable creations from leading chefs in the Northwest Florida area. Make sure to come over to the tent for live music. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to United Way of Northwest Florida and World Central Kitchen. For more information: http://bit.ly/UNwineD.
Thunder Beach Motorcycle Rally
Spring Rally: April 29-May 3, 2020
Fall Rally: October 21 – 25, 2020
Twice a year, bikers, vendors and exhibitors from around the country descend on Panama City Beach to share stories, listen to great bands and experience exciting, live entertainment. The free, four-day rally features over 200 vendors and exhibitors, a bike parade, beauty pageants, poker runs, live music, motorcycle stunt shows, tattoo contests, bike shows with category judging and much more. Panama City Beach bike week happenings will take place at multiple venues throughout the area, welcoming over 60,000 biking enthusiasts to the beach twice a year. For the full event schedule, visit the Thunder Beach website at thunderbeachproductions.com.
Seabreeze Jazz Festival
April 22-26, 2020
Named a “Top 10 Jazz Festival in the USA” by JazzIZ Magazine and recently nominated as “Best Jazz Festival” at the Oasis Smooth Jazz Awards, the Seabreeze Jazz Festival in Panama City Beach combines the top national smooth jazz artists with a full weekend of fun, sun, great beaches, and good times – all on the west end of Panama City Beach. The event now attracts over 20,000 fans from the USA, Canada, and Europe for the ultimate performance-packed weekend of jazz. Find more information, tickets and lodging at www.seabreezejazzfestival.com.
April 24 – 26, 2020
We are excited to announce the 2020 SandJam Fest at M.B. Miller Park County Pier, presented by Pepsi, lineup! April 24th-26th, 2020 in gorgeous Visit Panama City Beach. Friday | Shinedown with The Struts, RIVAL SONS, lovelytheband, @Dorothy, Magic City Hippies, & Sweet Lizzy Project. Saturday | 311 with Judah & the Lion, Skillet Music, Sir Sly, @The Hip Abduction, Devon Gilfillian, Heritage Band, Oliver Hazard, The Sleepwalkers. Sunday | Weezer with AJR, Manchester Orchestra, White Reaper, The Steel Woods, Strand of Oaks, BONES OWENS. For information, tickets & lodging visit www.SandJamFest.com.