Gulf Coast Events

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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25th Annual Gulf Breeze Arts Festival ~ Pensacola, Florida Events by Southern

Just minutes away from Pensacola Beach, the 25th Annual Gulf Breeze Arts Festival is here! The event takes place at Gulf Breeze High School March 23rd from 9 AM – 5 PM and March 24th from 10 AM – 5 PM. Join over 100 local, regional, and national fine and heritage artists at the event. You’ll have the opportunity to view and purchase these handmade pieces! In addition to all of the beautiful art, enjoy live music, gourmet food vendors, performance artists, and so much more! The First City Art Center’s Glass Blowing Truck will also be at the event. Don’t miss out on the chance to see all of the incredible artists!

Proceeds from the 25th Annual Gulf Breeze Arts Festival benefit school programs throughout Santa Rosa and Escambia counties. Visit the Gulf Breeze Arts website for more information.

Since Gulf Breeze is just a short drive away from Pensacola Beach, you’re going to want to stay at one of our vacation rentals! Choose Portofino 1-609, a two-bedroom condo with room for six guests. One of the most luxurious resorts around, Portofino 1-609 offers incredible accommodations, a private balcony, and wonderful amenities to make your vacation that much more exciting.