To Do in PCB: October 2020


Pirates of the High Seas Fest – Oct. 5-11
The Pirates of the High Seas Fest sets sail as a virtual event October 5-11, 2020. The Pirate Ship will be making it’s voyage to Shell Island for a live event on Visit PCB’s Facebook page, and they’ll be hosting a virtual scavenger hunt to win some PCB Pirate Swag. Complete the scavenger hunt for a chance to win a Real. Fun. Beach. vacation getaway!

Thunder Beach Motorcycle Rally
Fall Rally: October 21 – 25, 2020 – IT’S ON!

Spring Rally: April 28 – May 2, 2021
Twice a year, bikers, vendors and exhibitors from around the country descend on Panama City Beach to share stories, listen to great bands and experience exciting, live entertainment at Thunder Beach. The free, four-day rally features over 200 vendors and exhibitors, a bike parade, beauty pageants, poker runs, live music, motorcycle stunt shows, tattoo contests, bike shows with category judging and much more. Panama City Beach bike week happenings will take place at multiple venues throughout the area, welcoming over 60,000 biking enthusiasts to the beach twice a year. For the full event schedule, visit the Thunder Beach website at

Camp Helen State Park Pumpkin Patch – October
The friends of Camp Helen are excited to announce the opening of their pumpkin patch. Now through October 31st, (or until they sell out) pumpkins will be sold 7 days a week, from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Camp Helen State Park is located at 23937 Panama City Beach Parkway (Highway 98), Panama City Beach, just west of the Lake Powell Bridge.

A Superior’s Veterans & First Responders Appreciation Lunch – Oct. 20
Tuesday, October 20th, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Texas Roadhouse. All local veterans and first responders are invited. The local community is also welcome to come out and support our heroes and share their appreciation for the men and women who keep our country and community safe. Proudly hosted by A Superior Air Conditioning.

Grand Lagoon Waterfront Farmer’s Market – Saturdays
The market hosts the region’s favorite makers, bakers and growers on Saturday mornings from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Capt. Anderson’s. Hailed by New York Times as “Top 10 Things to do at PCB,” the market stays open year-round for locals and visitors alike. For more information, check their Facebook page at .

2nd Annual Pre-Holiday Coastal Social to Benefit Girls Inc. – Nov. 12
Join Grand Lagoon neighbors, friends and business owners for a fun evening of cocktail and wine tastings, holiday treats and live entertainment. The event will feature a Local Vendor Showcase, full of local merchants’ and artists’ finest products on sale just in time for the holidays! There will also be an Art Raffle benefiting Girls Inc. “Inspiring All Girls to be Strong, Smart & Bold.” The event is free; attire is ‘Festive-Holiday.’ Thursday, November 12th, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Legendary Marine, 4009 Thomas Drive.

HOT RODS By The Beach – Nov. 11 – 14, 2020
They’re fast, they’re furious, and they’re getting revved up for you and your friends. Make your way to Aaron Bessant Park and our classic car show in Panama City Beach, FL, to see some awesome hot rods. Aaron Bessant Park is located at 500 West Park Drive. This event is positioned on 17 acres of luscious green grass, with sidewalks, shade trees, park benches, and clean air-conditioned restrooms. Emerald Coast Cruizin’ features a center stage to host live music and show awards. Ladies, Pier Park offers over 125 stores for fabulous shopping right next door! You will not want to miss this event! Make plans now for Emerald Coast Cruizin’!