"Season Your Holidays"
Saturday, December 2nd
4-6pm: Kid's pre-show party
6:30 pm – Lighted Boat Parade from Sabine Marina to the Pensacola Beach Boardwalk - View parade procession in Little Sabine at 6:30pm. View from Quietwater Beach area at 7:30pm. Look for Santa on the lead boat!
Fireworks with Santa- Soundside- 8pm
Sunday, December 3rd- Surfing Santa Beach Parade on Via de Luna to Casino Beach
Thousands of children, parents and other spectators make their way to Pensacola Beach on Sunday to see Santa Claus making his way down Via De Luna Drive atop a Pensacola Beach fire truck at the annual Surfing Santa Beach Parade.
Cat Country radio personality Brent Lane will be this year’s parade Grand Marshal.
Starting at 2 p.m. from Avenida 10, the parade will make its way down Via De Luna toward Casino Beach and end at the Gulfside Pavilion, where kids will be able to meet and greet with Santa until 3 p.m.
New Year's Eve Fireworks, December 31st at 8 p.m. and Midnight
Keep your eyes focused on the Pensacola Beach skies this New Year’s Eve for not just one, but two, free firework displays along the Pensacola Beach Boardwalk.
At 8 p.m. a dazzling light display, provided by the beach chamber, will take place overlooking the Santa Rosa Sound from the Pensacola Beach Boardwalk.
For those who want to ring in the new year at midnight, Casino Beach Bar & Grille is hosting a New Year’s Eve Black & White Party beginning at 9 p.m. with door prizes, drink specials, and prizes for best dressed. The party culminates with a midnight fireworks show on the beach over the Pensacola Beach Gulf Pier.
Polar Bear Plunge- New Year's Day, January 1st at 2 p.m.
Need an exhilarating rush to help kick off your new year? Head to Pensacola Beach and plunge headfirst into the Santa Rosa Sound at the annual Polar Bear Plunge.
Hosted by Paradise Bar & Grill, hundreds of dippers and spectators – many dressed in costume - flock to the beach to participate in this long-established tradition.
Registration begins at noon and the fee is $15 per person. Cub Club participants – those in fifth-grade or younger – can register for $5. Participants will receive a Polar Bear Plunge t-shirt. All proceeds go to the Pensacola Beach Chamber of Commerce.