- The Pensacola Beach Boardwalk will transform into an artist and wine lover’s paradise on Sunday, October 21st for the 2018 Pensacola Beach Art & Wine Festival. For the 11th year, the Pensacola Beach Chamber of Commerce invites the public to spend a beautiful Sunday afternoon strolling the Pensacola Beach Boardwalk, enjoying the fall air while sampling wines and perusing the works of some of the Gulf Coast’s most talented artists. Starting at 11 a.m. and lasting until 4 p.m., the festival brings together about 20 local artists and more than 30 wine selections, all in one place. Wine tastings will begin at noon and last until 3 p.m. The festival is free to the public, however to participate in the wine tastings festival goers must purchase a ticket and receive a wristband.