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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Oktoberfest ~ Panama City Beach, Florida Events by Southern

Break out your lederhosen and grab your favorite mug as you head to Downtown Panama City for the 2019 Oktoberfest. The festivities kick off Friday night, and continue all day on Saturday and Sunday. Accordion players, sausage eating contests, and carnival rides are but a few of the attractions of this festival. In addition, prepare your best polka and try to sample all of the delicious German beer. Bring your little ones because there will be plenty to enjoy including face painting, clowns, and other family activities.

Meanwhile, Southern has lots of Panama City Beach vacation rentals close to the action! Stay at one of our condos in Splash, the ultimate family resort located right on the Gulf.