In 2021, Panama City Beach is hosting a ton of can’t-miss events! If you’re planning on taking a vacation to PCB this summer, we have a few recommendations for some unforgettable things to do. Here are 5 fun events happening in Panama City Beach in 2021:
1. Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam
If you’re planning on visiting PCB during the month of September, you’ve got to book your tickets to the Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam! This amazing music festival is bringing Nashville to Florida with some of your favorite country artists! Headlining this year’s festival is Chris Stapleton, Old Dominion, as well as Brooks and Dunn. You can also catch Scotty McCreery, Gary Allan, the Randy Rogers Band and more amazing artists! This event is being held this Labor Day weekend, September 3-5, 2021. Don’t miss out!
2. Freedom Force Wrestling: Tribute to the Troops
If you are a veteran or are actively serving in the United States military, Panama City Beach is hosting a pro wrestling tournament that you can’t miss. On Saturday, August 7, join Freedom Force Wrestling for a night of entertainment, action and comedy. If you present your military ID at the door you will receive free admission, otherwise general admission is only $10! Freedom Force Wrestling is excited to pay respect and tribute to those who have served our country so bravely!
The annual SandJam music festival that normally takes place in April has been rescheduled to October 1-3 this year! If you love music as much as you love the beach, this is the perfect event for you! This festival has relocated from M.B. Miller Pier to Frank Brown Park due to the loggerhead turtle nesting grounds. Stay tuned as headliners for this awesome rock festival are scheduled to be announced within the coming weeks. If you see your favorite musicians on the lineup, grab your tickets quickly before they go!
4. Emerald Coast Cruizin’ Fall 2021
What’s better than hot rods on the beach? The Aaron Bessant Park will be home to this year’s Emerald Coast Cruizin’ classic automotive event. Come explore a huge variety of classic and luxury vehicles all while jamming to some live music and soaking in the PCB sunshine! There will even be show awards for the top-rated featured cars. This event is conveniently located near tons of shopping and dining as well! This unforgettable car show will be held November 11-13, 2021.
5. Thunder Beach Autumn Rally
If you are planning to bring your motorcycle on your next trip to Panama City, you have to come to the Thunder Beach Autumn Rally on October 20-24! Known as the “Most Biker Friendly Free Rally in the United States,” this event is perfect for those who want to talk shop with their fellow riders. This four-day rally features over 200 vendors, parades, beauty pageants, great live music, stunt shows, tattoo contests and more! This event happens twice a year, so if you can’t make it this October, plan to come next April!
Where to Stay
If you’re interested in any of these events and need a place to stay during your visit, you need to check out our Panama City Beach vacation rentals. Our rentals come with beautiful ocean views and other great amenities that you can’t miss. We have properties that’ll accommodate any size group and ensure you have the best PCB vacation!
Now that you know about all the fun events happening in Panama City Beach in 2021, you can start planning your next vacation. Check out all of our current rental specials so you can save money while enjoying these awesome events. We look forward to seeing you!