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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Ready, set, mark your calendars for the annual Double Bridge Run in Pensacola!

Double Bridge Run PensacolaThe Pensacola Double Bridge Run is one of the most looked-forward to events on the Coast. This annual race carries runners over two bridges with incredible views. Look out at the Santa Rosa Sound and Pensacola Bay as you run. Catch a glimpse of Downtown Pensacola and get ready to “sea” blue. Literally. The race ends along the sandy white shores of Pensacola Beach. Can you think of a better place to unwind and catch your breath?

Registration is still open for both the 5K and 15K. It’s not too late to sign up and treat yourself to a long weekend vacation in Pensacola Beach!

Double Bridge Run Details:

  • Thursday, February 2: Race Expo at the Hilton Conference Center in Pensacola Beach
    • 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM | 12 Via De Luna Drive, Pensacola Beach, Florida 32561
  • Friday, February 3: Race Expo at the Hilton Conference Center in Pensacola Beach
    • 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM | 12 Via De Luna Drive, Pensacola Beach, Florida 32561
  • Saturday, February 4: 5K and 15K at the Pensacola Beach Boardwalk
    • 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM | 400 Quietwater Beach Roach, Pensacola Beach, Florida 32561