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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Emerald Coast Boat & Lifestyle Show ~ Panama City Beach, Florida Events by Southern

Head down to Panama City Beach on from March 15th-17th for the Emerald Coast Boat & Lifestyle Show! Featuring boat displays from major manufacturers, there’s a lot to take in at this three-day event! Top dealers will be showcasing the latest in boats, high tech engines, electronics, and marine accessories. This boat show is a buyer’s dream! Visit here to purchase tickets and check out the venue as well as registered exhibitors.

In addition to being a boat show, the Emerald Coast Boat & Lifestyle Show features everything for those who love being active and the beach life. Find stand-up paddleboards, fishing kayaks, and outdoor kitchens at the event! You’ll also find diving gear, activewear, and beach bicycles. Residents and visitors alike will love the event!

Aaron Bessant Park is right next door to Pier Park, so you can shop, dine, and relax at your leisure. After a full day of checking out boats, grab a bite to eat at one of the area’s popular restaurants. Also, don’t forget to book your stay with Southern! Stay beachfront at Majestic Beach Towers II 705, a three bedroom Panama City Beach vacation condo with room for eight. Incredible in-room amenities, a Gulf front pool, and more make this vacation condo a top pick for a relaxing time at the beach!