October 4-6, 2019
Beer fans will unite at Aaron Bessant Park in Panama City Beach for Oktoberfest! Get ready to enjoy a variety of German craft beer and food, starting with the tapping of the keg on Friday night at 6:00pm. The three-day festival has a full schedule of activities and entertainment including live music, stein hosting and tug of war. There will be plenty of family-friendly activities such as corn hole, face painting, bounce houses and more! Enthusiasts will even be able to purchase a VIP package that comes with a beer stein, bottomless beer, T-shirt and VIP seating next to the stage.
PIRATES OF THE HIGH SEAS FEST
October 11-13, 2019
Ahoy, mateys! Pirates take over Panama City Beach every Columbus Day Weekend for a swashbuckling good time during the Pirates of the High Seas Fest. With multiple event locations throughout the city, from Pier Park to Grand Lagoon, your entire family will enjoy the weekend of wholesome fun. Get ready for multiple pirate parades (include a pet parade), storytelling, a pirate invasion, a pirate battle over the lagoon, treasure hunt, nightly fireworks, concerts, magic shows and more. Don’t forget to wear your favorite pirate garb!
SCHOONERS LOBSTER FESTIVAL AND TOURNAMENT
October 14-20, 2019
Head to PCB for the 30th Annual Lobster Festival and Tournament! Come watch the weigh-ins as tournament divers compete to bring in the largest lobsters. Seafood lovers will be able to taste fresh lobster prepared in a variety of specialty styles. The festival has also become known for its Sandcastle and Sand Sculpting Contest with categories for advanced, youth and families. As you observe the weigh-ins and taste the seafood, enjoy live music from a variety of local artists.
THUNDER BEACH MOTORCYCLE RALLY
October 23-27, 2019
Twice a year, motorcyclists descend upon Panama City Beach for the Thunder Beach Motorcycle Rally. Stop by The CrossRoads on Front Beach Road and Frank Brown Park for daily live entertainment and take time to stroll through the food and merchandise booths set up in the Vendor Village. From bike shows and Ms. Thunder Beach contests to charity poker runs and tattoo contests, the rally is a great time for riders and enthusiasts alike!