Things To Do in Panama City Beach FL (Fall 2013)

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There’s more things to do this Fall than you could possibly squeeze into just one trip to Panama City Beach, Florida.

Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam

pepsi gulf coast jamThe first ever Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam landed in Panama City Beach. Over 3 nights (September 26, 27, 28) the estimated attendance totaled over 29,000 people!

Big name (exclusively country-music) artists came to the beach, including Toby Keith, Brantley Gilbert, Trace Adkins, Charlie Daniels Band, Kip Moore, Eli Young Band, Colt Ford, Tracey Lawrence and several others.

People from 49 states and 14 countries attended.

Summer Concert Series

According to reports, it was not uncommon to see 4,000-5,000 people on any given night during the 2013 Summer Concert Series season at the Aaron Bessant Park Amphitheater.

The season kicked off with Windborne’s Music of the Eagles backed by the Panama City POPS Orchestra. It continued with a variety of other performances.

Panama City Beach Motorcycle Rally

thunder 2014The Sandpiper Beacon Beach Resort & Tiki Bar kicked off another five days of events and activities for thousands of bike enthusiasts. The Tiki Bar at the Sandpiper entertained thousands of bikers with free concert performances from Big Engine, and Mustang Sally. 

Pirates of the High Seas Festival

The Pirates of the High Seas Festival will invade Panama City Beach October 11-13.  The Pirate Fest is 3-days of action packed events including live reggae by Heritage, costume contests, a scavenger hunt, and the iconic beach ball drop.  This year a 3rd day has been added on Sunday for a kids block party in Pier Park.  Alex Angelo, Timeflies and recent Teen Choice award winner and X-Factor finalist Emblem3 will be performing.

Seafood & Music Festival

seafood music festival panama city flBetween October 16-20, the Panama City Beach Seafood & Music Festival includes a sip & savor wine dinner. Waterfront activities, fishing tournament, tent village, arts & crafts vendors, fine wine & craft beer. There will also be live concerts on Friday and Saturday October 18th and 19th at Aaron Bessant Park Amphitheater.  Music lineup includes legendary bands Loverboy and Foreigner.