Fun Holiday Events in Pensacola, Destin, and More ~ The Southern Scoop’s Featured Events
With Thanksgiving and Christmas right around the corner, we’ve got the holidays on the brain! There’s never been a better time to start planning your beach vacation. There are so many fun holiday events, in Pensacola, Destin, and all along the Gulf Coast that we’re sure it will be hard to decide just where to begin! If you’re adventurous, you can stay all across the Gulf Coast in your Pensacola Beach vacation rental for two nights, then two nights in Fort Walton Beach, two nights in Destin… you get the picture. This way, you can experience a little bit of everything the areas have to offer! Check out some of our favorite fun holiday events below that serve as the perfect accompaniment to your holiday vacation.
Hangout Oyster Cook-Off Craft Spirits & Beer Weekend, 2019
Don’t take our word for it, but oysters, craft spirits, and beer are a match made in heaven. From November 1-2, head down to The Hangout in Gulf Shores, Alabama for one of the Gulf Coast’s most popular events. A mix of celebrity chef demonstrations, tastings, oyster shucking contests, and more await. In addition, you’ll enjoy live music, family-fun events, and an oyster showcase bar featuring oysters from the Pacific Northwest, New England, the Maritimes, British Columbia, the Mid-Atlantic, Baja Peninsula, and the Gulf of Mexico. You won’t believe all the fun there is to be had! Get tickets for this event here.
A highly anticipated event all across the Panhandle, the Frank Brown International Songwriters’ Festival is one of the most fun holiday events in Pensacola. Spanning across venues from Pensacola and Perdido Key, Florida to Orange Beach, and Gulf Shores, Alabama, over 200 nationally-acclaimed songwriters will perform some of your favorite top hits. You’re sure to be surprised at some of the talented minds behind these songs! Artists from the Songwriters’ Festival have even gone on to become Grammy award-winning artists. When booking your vacation rental in Pensacola Beach, Perdido Key, Orange Beach, or Gulf Shores for the festival, be sure to use promo code FrankBrown at checkout to save 10%!