Spring is a beautiful time of year in Panama City Beach! Come for a long weekend, or stay for the week with the family! The sugar white sand, beautiful emerald waters and spring breeze are awaiting your arrival. Panama City Beach is a wonderful place for the entire family all year round! From building sandcastles on the beach, to enjoying fantastic restaurants and attractions such as Gulf World Marine Park and Wonderworks, your family vacation is sure to be a hit!
Panama City Beach is open year-round for fun with signature events to keep things fresh and exciting for everyone! The events, restaurant scene and attractions just keep getting better and we couldn’t be more proud to live, work and play here. We’ve put a list of our favorite spring time events to help you pick the PERFECT trip for your family!
PCB Food Truck Festival
February 16th and 17th, 2019
This is the 2nd annual event! It was so popular that it sold out in it’s first year. They have extended to a two day event!
Who doesn’t love food trucks and brews? Sounds like a win to us! You can learn more and buy your tickets here.
PCB Mardi Gras and Music Festival
March 1st – March 2nd, 2019
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. Events include parades, live music, fireworks and a Mardi Gras 5k!
Friday, March 1st 4:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Saturday, March 2nd 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Learn more about the event here!
Emerald Coast Cruisin’ and Lifestyle Show
March 6th- March 9th, 2019
Known as “the south’s best blast from the past family fun event.” You will see custom cars, hots rods and classic cars at Aaron Bessant Park! Learn more here.
Emerald Coast Boat and Lifestyle Show
March 15th- March 17th, 2019
This family friendly event gets better each year! The show offers something for everyone that is interested in outdoor activities and ecotourism! You can find everything from paddle boards and kayaks to entry level and large fishing boats! Dealers from across the country are there with a variety of displays to enjoy! Learn more here.
Jeep Beach Jam
May 14th- May 19th
The Jeep Beach Jam is a 5 day event filled with activities for the entire family of jeep enthusiasts! Take your top down and don’t forget your flip flops! Activites include intra-coastal off-road scenic trail rides, a Poker Run, a multi-day Scavenger Hunt, a “Day at the Beach and Surf School” along with sandcastle demonstrations, beach bonfires and luaus, a drive-in movie-night and much, much more! Learn more here.