For those of you who have been disenchanted by Spring Break, afraid to go out and, when you do, avoiding some of your favorite spots, worry not, April is coming to bring you some really, REALLY, good times. Panama City Beach has put together a string of April events that will have you out enjoying the weather and having an awesome time.
Seabreeze Jazz Festival – April 16th, 17th and 18th
Last year’s Seabreeze Jazz Festival was one of Panama City Beach’s most successful events of the year. Hosted by internationally acclaimed jazz guitarist Nick Colionne, the event featured some of the most skilled jazz musicians in the world. The likes of Eric Darius, Boney James, Wayman Tisdale, Will Downing, Althea Rene, Warren Hill, Joyce Cooling and other took over Pier Park for a weekend of music, food, wine and all around good-times. Below is the video we shot from last years event.
Mr. Surf’s 12th Annual Spring Skim Jam – April 16th, 17th and 18th
If you’ve never attended a Skim Jam, you don’t know what you’re missing. The world’s most talented professional skimmers absolutely shredded the break on Panama City Beach, doing tricks on a skim board the likes of which you’ve never seen. Held behind Edgewater Beach Resort, the event had nearly 100 competitors vie for the title with local legend Corbin Dull pulling off the championship. Check out the video.
The event in held at Sharky’s Beach Club at 15201 Front Beach Rd. on Panama City Beach.
– The “12th Annual Zap Pro/Am Spring Skim Jam” – Northwest Florida’s largest national skim board competition featuring the best Pro & Amateur skimboarders from around the world
– Panama Jack’s Lil’ Sandiggers Treasure Hunt – A treasure hunt in the sand for kids 11 & under
– Other family fun-filled activities on the beach!
For more information visit Mr. Surf’s Surf Shop 7220 Thomas Drive – (850)235-2702 or visit the website: www.mrsurfs.com,
Gulf Coast Charity Horse Show And Music Festival – April 21st, 22nd, 23rd and 24th
Tennessee Walkers strut their stuff in this year’s 12th Annual Gulf Coast Charity Horse Show And Music Festival at Frank Brown Park. You can expect this event to include great food, talented horses and riders and carnival-style fun for the kids. And, did I mention stunt riding…oh yes, there will be stunt riding.
Click Here To Read Last Years Article
The Thunder Beach Spring Rally – April 29th – May 2nd
When you hear the phrase “Thunder Beach” you know to expect big fun, venues packed with vendors, music and bike people having a blast, and most of all the world’s top motorcycles. Last year’s Thunder Beach proved to be one of the classiest, most exciting TBs yet and this year could be better. You don’t want to miss it.
Check out the video of the moto-stunt team at Frank Brown Park