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Festivals & Year-Round Events

With our laid-back vibe, friendly disposition and penchant for hospitality, we’re always in the mood for a good time! From Mardi Gras and Oktoberfest, to music festivals, sport fishing tournaments and sailing regattas, there is no shortage of events to participate in. Our philosophy is “the more the merrier”, so please come join us and celebrate like a local in our paradise on the bay.

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May 2020

Sock Burning & Blessing of the Fleet

May 27, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Historic St. Andrews Marina, 3151 W 10th St
Panama City, FL 32401 United States
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Sock Burning & Blessing of the Fleet is the day all locals look forward to! We say farewell to the chilly weather and burn our socks to symbolize the start of the warmer seasons and the blessing of safe travels for all the maritime vessels in the St. Andrews Bay.

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July 2020

July 4th – Salute to Freedom Parade & Festival

July 4, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Salute to Freedom, 1120 Bayview Avenue
Panama City, FL 32401 United States
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Downtown Panama City comes together once again to celebrate the birth of our Great Nation! Due to Covid-19, the 2020 Salute to Freedom event has been modified for the safety of our citizens and visitors.  Instead of one main fireworks display, there will be three fireworks displays staged around the city. We're bringing the celebration to the people!  Please check out the press release for additional show times and details.  It can be found here.

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September 2020

OktoberFest at Downtown Panama City

September 25, 2020 - September 26, 2020
OktoberFest at Downtown Panama City, 413 Harrison Ave.
Panama City, FL 32401 United States
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Make plans to put on your lederhosen, grab a proper hat, and join us for Oktoberfest! This event is free to the public but there is a VIP package for sale. The event features authentic German food vendors, stein hoisting contests with prizes, kids pumpkin decorating, bavarian and domestic beer tents, live music, artisan and craft vendors, kids fun zone and more! Have fun and Prost!

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November 2020

Public Eye Soar 2020

November 6, 2020 - November 7, 2020
Public Eye Soar, 320 Luverne Ave
Panama City, FL 32401 United States
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For two nights each November, the unique street-scape of Historic Downtown Panama City comes alive with light, sound, art and fun. Experience the  Public Eye SOAR - featuring imagery from all corners of the globe.  Local and International projection art  •  Live performance  •  Interactive Activities • Short Films  •  Animation  • Photography  • Doodlers  • World's Largest Pinball Machine •   Sand Art Since 2014 we have featured the work of hundreds of artists from 40+ countries.  This event…

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