The month of April showers the destination with an abundant of activities taking place throughout the month. Fourteen (14) events of competition include basketball, aquatics, watersports, cycling, golf, cheerleading, band, baseball and softball. Sixteen (16) community events take place that include 5K runs, collegiate baseball and fastpitch softball conference games, Miracle Field games, a Glow Run, Fishing Rodeo, Easter Egg hunt and Beach Clean-up.
The highlight of the month will be the eight (8) special events taking place. The annual events such as Warrior Beach Retreat, Seabreeze Jazz Festival, Cajun Seafood Festival, Panama City Parrot Head Club Rendezvous, and the Thunder Beach Spring Rally will continue to bring an influx of visitation from all over the United States. The Gulf Coast Salute Air Show at Tyndall AFB returns and should draw a huge crowd, as well as, the 2nd year of the Beer Festival at Fishale Taphouse & Grille. The week long Plein Air Painting Festival enters the special events line-up for April this year and shows the diversity of events that take place.
April 11-17, Plein Air Painting Festival @ Palms Conference Center & Camp Helen.
April 11-12, Gulf Coast Salute Air Show @ Tyndall AFB.
April 16-19, 10th Annual Trip Around the Sun Rendezvous @ Barefoot Beach Club.
April 18, 2nd Annual Beer Festival @ Fishale Taphouse & Grille.
April 22-26, Seabreeze Jazz Festival @ Aaron Bessant Park Amphitheater.
April 24-26, Cajun Seafood Festival @ Schooner’s Beach Club.
April 29-May 2, Thunder Beach Spring Rally @ various locations.
April 4, High School All-Star Basketball Classic @ Billy Harrison Fieldhouse.
April 4-5. Big Shots Basketball @ Arnold High School.
April 11, PCST Swim-A-Thon @ Frank Brown Park Aquatic Center.
April 11-12, SRS Southeast Regional Cycling @ Downtown Panama City.
April 11-12, USFA “Seven at the Beach” @ Frank Brown Park.
April 11-12, Mr. Surf’s Skim Jam @ Sharky’s Beach Club.
April 18, FCA Golf Classic “The Road to TPC Sawgrass” @ Holiday Golf Club.
April 18-19, 19th Annual Tour de Ranch Gran Fondo Cycling @
April 18-19, Grand Slam “Fun in the Sun” @ Frank Brown Park.
April 23-26, Panama City Beach Band Music Festival @ Arnold High School.
April 24-26, Sherman Invitational Golf Tournament @ Panama Country Club.
April 25-26, USSSA Military NIT @ Frank Brown Park.
April 25-26, PCST “Nike Paradise Long Course Meet” @ Frank Brown Park Aquatic Center.
April 1, Spring Break 5K @ Frank Brown Park.
April 4, *Easter Egg Hunt @ Frank Brown Park (10:00am).
April 8, Spring Break 5K @ Frank Brown Park.
April 18, Glow Run @ Frank Brown Park. www.active.com
April 18, *Earth Day Beach Clean-up @ Russell-Fields City Pier.
April 25, *Fishing Rodeo @ Frank Brown Park.