Air Show in Pensacola

Blue Angels

To maintain its profile after WWII, and to reinforce its recruitment drive, the US Navy gathered some of its elite pilots to form the Blue Angels, a flight-demonstration squadron traveling to air shows around the co…
Cultural in Perdido Key

Interstate Mullet Toss

Every year, on the last full weekend in April, locals gather on both sides of the Florida–Alabama state line for a time-honored tradition: the mullet toss. The idea – apart from a very fine excuse for a party – is t…
Music in Perdido Key

Frank Brown International Songwriters' Festival

This 10-day concert series features hundreds of singer-songwriters performing around the Gulf Coast region, including Perdido Key and Pensacola.
LGBT in Pensacola

Gay Memorial Day

A three-day fiesta (across the Memorial Day weekend) of DJ soirees, all-night beach parties, drag shows and general fun and frivolity: crowds reach as many as 50,000, so book ahead!
Food & Drink in Apalachicola

Florida Seafood Festival

Stand way, way back at the signature two-day oyster-shucking and -eating contests.