2012 Seabreeze Jazz Festival – Full Artist Lineup

Every year, as the weather begins to warm and the grass begins to green there are few things that come to mind before the sweet tunes of the annual Seabreeze Jazz Festival that confirms spring is definitely in the air. Brought to Pier Park in April of 2009, they’ve seen record growth year over year and have brought in artists such as Nick Colione, George Benson, Boney James, and Brian Culbertson, just to name a few.

This year’s lineup is going to make the weekend one of the most awesome you’ve ever had.

The full Seabreeze Jazz Festival Artist Lineup

To buy tickets or for more information, visit SeabreezeJazzFestival.com

“Back To The 50’s (and 60’s) Tonight” Presented by the Pyramid School of Fine Arts

In case you missed it last year, the Panama City Pyramid School of Fine Arts will be putting on their fantastic musical performance “Back to the 50’s (and 60’s) Tonight” again in the New Year, and it will be the perfect cure for the post-Christmas blues! Continue reading ““Back To The 50’s (and 60’s) Tonight” Presented by the Pyramid School of Fine Arts”

Weekend Weather – Perfect Weather This Weekend

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We’ve finally gotten a little rain.  And now that that’s over with, expect a cool, clear weekend with tons of sunshine.  This should be a lovely weekend for relaxing before next week’s holiday.  Bring swimsuits, cover-ups, and something nice so you can treat yourself to a long delicious dinner or two. You might want a jacket so you can gaze at our beautiful skies day AND night.  And don’t forget to check out some of this weekend’s events.

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Weekend Events – Yappy Hour, Little Black Dress and More

This upcoming weekend will be a fantastic weekend in Panama City Beach to relax and get ready for the holiday season.  Bring your camera and try a little nature photography or check out St. Andrews State Park.  This is your chance to enjoy the beaches at perhaps their most lovely or do a little special shopping.  It’ll be a unique time here on the world’s most beautiful beaches.

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Seafood Festival Reporting 'Real' Numbers

If you’re looking for a conundrum, try figuring out how many people are in a large audience.  Thunder Beach’s numbers change all the time.  This past summer I was told by their General Manager that they have 80,000 bikes here over the weekend and have heard ranges in years past from 30,000 to 60,000.  How do they know how many people are here?  They make the numbers up, based on their best-guess estimates – it’s not real scientific.

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Weekend Weather – Perfect for the Car Show

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This is more like it! We had some surprising low temps last weekend, but so the air is clear and clean now – and a little more seasonal.  The weather’s just right to see the parades, and the many other events here on Panama City Beach.

We have some fantastic events happening this weekend, so if you’re not down here, it’s not too late to come down!

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Iron Man Triathlon Bikes, Swims and Runs into Panama City Beach This Weekend

The Iron Man Florida Triathlon is held every year at this time, and is one of Panama City Beach’s most exciting events, when athletes from all across the globe come to the Gulf Coast to test their levels of endurance on land and sea. Participants will swim 2.4 miles, bike 112 miles and run 26.2 miles, with the race kicking off on the beach behind the Boardwalk Beach Resort this coming Friday, November 6, 2010.

Both participants and spectators of the Triathlon are already arriving in town and gearing up for what will no doubt be another great year for this awe-inspiring event. Whether you want to know where it’s all happening so you can avoid the traffic diversions, or get right in the middle of the action, here’s a detailed schedule of what’s happening and where this weekend. Continue reading “Iron Man Triathlon Bikes, Swims and Runs into Panama City Beach This Weekend”

Weekend Events – Halloween This Weekend

Here are this weekend’s events.  With Halloween this weekend, we have some really spooky stuff going on here, in Panama City Beach.  With things all up and down the beach, there is everything from family friendly to adult fun.

You’ve told us, and we’ve listened.  Staring next Monday, we’ll be publishing the weekend events on Monday morning, just in time for the Tuesday morning newsletter.  This will give you some more time to plan ahead!

Here are the events for this weekend!

Books Alive…Local!

For something literary, a little bit different, and a lot local, this Friday the 29th, The Bay County Public Library presents Books Alive Local!  Friday morning at 10, writers talk about romance-and mystery! Well known World War II  Writer Bruce Gamble will be here, along with Michael Lister, Marlene Womack and a host of other local authors. Saturday morning at 9 come back for conversation, sales, signings and more!

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Weekend Events – Pier Opening, Circus, Steel Magnolias

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Sunny Indian Summer weather welcomes you to take part in historic openings at beach piers, check out a circus big top, scarecrows and a jazz festival-come on down!

Piers- Grand Opening

The city and county fishing piers will hold twin celebrations Friday to mark the official completion of both structures.

First head out to Bay Countyís M.B. Miller Pier at 2 p.m. There’ll be cake! (and a fishing contest) The fishing competition begins each Friday at 5 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m. on Sunday at both piers.

At Panama City Beach’s Russell-Fields Pier, beginning at 4 p.m., Scott Lindsey remembers Dan Russell and Elgin “Popeye” Fields Jr.  Hookd Pier Cafe hosts their grand opening – free food. Even more food courtesy Buffalo Wild Wings, Reggae Jís Island Grill and Back Porch Seafood & Oyster House- and live music.

If this isn’t enough fun- watch out for fireworks at BOTH piers-  8 o’clock Friday night!

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