October is approaching before we know it and all sights are set on the crisp autumn air, seasonal traditions, and festive-fall-fairs that accompany this time of year. Whether you’re local and looking for something to do or planning a trip to explore this special coast, there’s fun to be found all over Panama City Beach next month.
FEATURED OCTOBER EVENTS
Pirates of the High Seas & Renaissance Festival
Yo ho! Yo ho! A Pirate’s life for me! Pirates of the High Seas & Renaissance Festival sets sails October 7th through 9th and will bring the action all weekend in Pier Park! This 3-day, all-day event commemorates the legacy of pirates who once explored the Gulf of Mexico through exciting pirate battles, vivid re-enactments, and of course – hidden treasure hunting! With live music & entertainment, pirate costume contests, and stolen loot galore – there is adventure to be found for every buccaneer, no matter the age. This year the festival is free admission to everyone, so come join in on the pirate’s life!
Aaron Bessant Amphitheater
After its unfortunate postponement last year, Panama City Beach Oktoberfest is officially back! This multi-day celebration is a fantastic way to explore the rich heritage of German culture – and of course there will be plenty of authentic beer, bratwursts, sauerkraut, and pretzels to indulge in! Tickets and lodging partners can be accessed via the Panama City Beach Oktoberfest Website; and as always, please celebrate responsibly.
22nd Annual Thunder Beach Autumn Rally
Frank Brown Park
Famously known as “The Friendliest Rally in the United States”, this is the one event that you won’t want to miss! This year’s star-studded lineup features headlining acts from country music superstars Dierks Bentley and Colt Ford along with rock icons in Brett Michaels, 3 Doors Down, and Shinedown. For more information, visit Thunder Beach Productions website and ride along at the 22nd Annual Thunder Beach Autumn Rally!