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Mark your calendar with these distinctive events along the Gulf Coast in all of our beach locations, including Fort Walton Beach, Destin, Scenic 30A, Panama City Beach, Navarre Beach, Pensacola Beach, Perdido Key, Orange Beach, Gulf Shores and Fairhope. While each area hosts their own events, the beach communities are so close to one another, and often intertwined, that visiting guests can participate and enjoy neighboring activities going on nearby with ease.

One-of-a-kind festivals and fairs celebrate so many different passions and interests. With fishing core to all of our communities, we commemorate several seafood festivals and fishing tournaments highlighting local fare and seasonal favorites. With the unique arts and culture of our exceptional areas, art expos, plein air artists, live theater, and wine and music festivals satisfy the creative souls. For the athletes, our climate is perfect for foot races, duathlons and triathlons, as well as fantastic beach volleyball tournaments.

Southern Vacation Rentals event guide can direct you to countless ways to explore these happenings, either to enhance your existing vacation or perhaps entice you to plan your next trip to the beach. We hope you will want to plan more than one.

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Third Annual Patriot 5K ~ Panama City Beach Events

Run (or walk!) to Panama City Beach on October 13 for the Third Annual Patriot 5K. Beginning at the American Legion Veterans of Foreign Affairs, the race runs through Griffin Blvd. to the Commerce Park entrance. The race begins at 8:05 AM, with a moment of reflection at 8 AM to honor military members and veterans. Each registered participant receives an original “Patriot Run” t-shirt.

Head to the race site on October 12 between 1 and 7 PM for packet pickup. You’ll also be able to pick up your packet on the race day at 7 AM. Race proceeds benefit the Gary Sinise Foundation, Snowball Express Program, and the Thomas Drive Volunteer Department.

If you’re interested in more information about the race, then visit here. Registration ends on October 11 at 11:59 PM CST, so don’t be late!

Skip the traffic and stay nearby in one of our Panama City Beach vacation condos or homes. Our condos at Splash in Panama City Beach are just a quick four-minute drive away from the starting point. They also offer tons of relaxing amenities you’ll be eager to enjoy after your run!