Rock Out at the Panama City Beach Gulf Coast Jam ~ Southern Vacation Rentals

Before we can say hello to fall, we’ve still got some weeks of summer left to savor! Fortunately, you haven’t missed the boat on summer; there are lots of fun events on the Gulf Coast for you to enjoy before we welcome the autumn months. One of our favorite end-of-summer events is the Panama City Beach Gulf Coast Jam, held this year from August 30th – September 1st. Marrying country music, the beach, and a whole lot of fun, this event is not one to miss out on! The recently-announced lineup includes headliners Tim McGraw, Jason Aldean, and Kid Rock with performances by Midland, Locash, Big and Rich, and many more. Past performers include Florida Georgia Line, Carrie Underwood, and Thomas Rhett. Interested yet? Score your tickets to the Panama City Beach Gulf Coast Jam here.

About the Festival

The Panama City Beach Gulf Coast Jam is a three-day event right on the water that attracts country music lovers from all across the nation. People travel far and wide to relax on our beaches and enjoy some great music! What better to go with your beach vacation than a weekend full of fun? The festival is always held over Labor Day weekend, so it’s the perfect way to say sayonara to summer. Three-day tickets are available for purchase along with VIP and even tickets at a discounted rate for military members. Held at Frank Brown Park in Panama City Beach, you’ll love lounging in the sand during the day and rocking out to great country music at night.

In addition to seeing some of the biggest names in country live on stage, the Pepsi Southern Original Contest invites unsigned country and southern rock artists to compete for a chance to play during this exciting weekend. The top 10 finalists play on Thursday, August 29th before the festival at Ms. Newby’s in Panama City Beach. Those chosen for the top 6 win free lodging and tickets to the Panama City Beach Gulf Coast Jam along with the chance to play on the Entrance Stage at the festival grounds before the gates open. Then, the winner from the top 6 will perform on Sunday, September 1st, opening for the lineup.

Where to Stay

You won’t want to wait to book your vacation rental in Panama City Beach, Florida for the Gulf Coast Jam! Lodging fills up fast, and you’l want to book somewhere to stay as close as you can to the festival. We still have plenty of availability for vacation rentals in Panama City Beach, Florida but they won’t stay open forever. If you’re looking for a house the whole gang will love, then Oleander in Panama City Beach is only a 10-minute drive away and can accommodate 13 guests. Plus, the home is beachfront so you can lounge in the sand before enjoying some great music!

If a condo is more your speed, then you’re in luck as we have a plethora of options to pick from for vacation condos in Panama City Beach, Florida too! How about the delightful Calypso Resort & Towers 1809W? It consists of three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and the right amount of space for eight guests. It’s just a quick seven-minute drive away from the venue as well, so you’ll be arriving in no time. You will also love the location near all the major attractions in Panama City Beach to help you make the most of your vacation, in addition to close proximity to shopping and dining.