The unofficial end of summer is fast approaching as we look forward to celebrating another great season with the long awaited holiday weekend along the sugar-white shores of South Walton. With the kids back in school and warm temperatures lingering, Labor Day weekend is jam packed with reasons to take a trip to the beach. Keep reading to find out how you can celebrate Labor Day weekend along the Northwest Florida Panhandle.
Panama City Beach
Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam| Friday, August 31st through Sunday, September 2nd
Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam is the ultimate three-day country music festival that takes place at Frank Brown Park in Panama City Beach headlined by Florida Georgia Line, Eric Church and Thomas Rhett. With festival-goers from 14 countries and all 50 states, this event is one of the biggest festivals in the country and brings you the biggest and best names in country music. Don’t miss out on this year’s event! Click here for more info and to purchase tickets.
Sinfonia Goes Pops | Sunday, September 2nd 7:30 pm
Enjoy the orchestral sounds of Sinfonia Gulf Coast as you enjoy Labor Day weekend under the palm trees in Alys Beach Amphitheater. Enjoy an evening of your favorite patriotic, movie soundtracks and light classics as Sinfonia Gulf Coast performs a free concert that will begin at 7:30 pm. Click here for more info.
Alys Beach 5k & 1 Mile Fun Run | Sunday, September 2nd
The 7th Annual Alys Beach 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run, presented by the Alys Foundation, will take place on Sunday, September 2, 2018 in Alys Beach. Located along Hwy 30A, the course winds through the resort town and ends with an oversized bounce house for kids of all ages, music, food, and beverages available in the Amphitheatre. Click here for more information.
Yellowhammer with Special Guest John Popper + Forrest Williams Band | Saturday, September 1st 6:30 pm
Don’t miss this event Saturday of Labor Day Weekend at Gulf Place for a FREE concert in the Gulley Amphitheater in Gulf Place! Yellowhammer and John Popper go on at 6:30 pm with opening act Forrest Williams Band going on at 5 pm. Food and drink will be available to purchase during the concert! Check out more info here.
Baytowne Artwalk | Friday, August 31st through Sunday, September 2nd
Exceptional artists featured in the area’s leading galleries from across the southeast will gather for this three-day festival featuring the best of the best in the world of art. The Village of Baytowne Wharf welcomes the fresh fall season under the moonlight with a weekend good for the art and soul with world-class art and live music in the Village Events Plaza. Click here for more information.