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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Patriot 5K Run/Walk ~ Panama City Beach, FL Events by Southern

Stay the weekend in Panama City Beach and join us for the 3rd Annual Patriot 5K Run/Walk. Get in shape while honoring those who have served and are presently serving our nation. This Panama City run is proudly presented by the American Legion Auxiliary Emerald Coast Unit 402. Proceeds will benefit the Panama City Beach Police K9 Units & Final Salute Inc. a 501(c) nonprofit organization providing homeless women veterans with safe and suitable housing.

Patriot 5K Run Event details

Following a moment of reflection at 8:00 am to honor those servicemen and women, the Patriot 5K Run/Walk will start at 8:05 am,   The course is an out and back, mostly shaded, fairly flat.

Each registered participant will receive a Patriot Run t-shirt. Packet pick up will be available on Saturday, October 7th from 1-7pm. Also, race day starting at 7 am. For more details and to register, visit here.

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