30A event schedule along with events featured for Panama City Beach, Destin and Ft. Walton Beach, Florida. The Panhandle of Florida not only boasts some of the most beautiful beaches in the world but also plays host to a vast array of events that Panhandle Getaways would like our guests to enjoy during their beach vacation to the 30A area, Panama City Beach, Destin & Ft. Walton Beach, Florida. Panhandle Getaways wants our guests to enjoy all of the fabulous events and activities the area has to offer.


New Year's Eve Beach Ball Drop | Panama City Beach

New Year's Eve Beach Ball Drop

When: Monday, December 31st from 5:30 p.m

Where: Pier Park | 600 Pier Park Dr. Panama City Beach, FL 32413

Details: Panama City Beach may be best known for fun in the sun, but one of Northwest Florida’s most exciting annual events happens after dark: The New Year’s Eve Beach Ball Drop! Come to Panama City Beach on December 31st to enjoy not one but two great opportunities to welcome in the New Year. The streets of Pier Park are closed off to traffic as thousands of revelers enjoy free live music, entertainment, fireworks, and good cheer.

HarborWalk New Year's Eve Street Party

New Year’s Eve Street Party

When: Monday, December 31, 2018 - Tuesday, January 1, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 12:00 am

Where: HarborWalk | 10 Harbor Blvd Destin, FL 32541

Details: Ring in 2019 at HarborWalk Village’s New Year’s Eve Street Party featuring two live bands, two fireworks shows and a ball drop over the Destin Harbor!

Sandestin Gumbo Festival

Sandestin Gumbo Festival

When: Feb 15, 2019 to Feb 16, 2019

Where: 9300 Baytowne Blvd. Miramar Beach, FL 32550

Details: Want to pursue the roux? Be sure to mark your calendar for Feb. 15-16, as the Village of Baytowne Wharf comes alive with all things gumbo. As part of the event, local restaurants and businesses will compete for best gumbo and other prizes.

Panama City Beach Mardi Gras Festival

Panama City Beach Mardi Gras & Music Festival

When: March 1, 2019 to March 2, 2019

Where: Pier Park | 600 Pier Park Dr. Panama City Beach, FL 32413

Details: Combine the excitement of authentic Mardi Gras celebration with the spectacular views of our emerald green water and sugar white sand, and you're in for a real treat at the Panama City Beach Mardi Gras and Music Festival. In conjunction with the Krewe of Dominique Youx's great Mardi Gras at the Beach parade, the festival is always held the weekend before Fat Tuesday and features entertainment for the whole family.