2022 Events in Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach is always an exciting place to be, with some of the world’s best beaches, restaurants, and shopping. This year, residents and visitors will enjoy a long list of particularly special events. We have the info you need to make sure you don’t miss out on any of the fun this year in Panama City Beach.

2022 Events in Panama City Beach

Spring Events

Cajun Festival

A beach party hosted by Schooners, this Cajun Festival will feature the food you love, live music, and ice cold drinks from April 18 to 24.

Parrothead Rendezvous 2022: Stories We Could Tell

Trop Rock fans won’t want to miss Parrothead Rendezvous from April 21 to 24. Guests can bring their own cooler, rent a tent site and listen to live music on the beach all weekend long.

Seabreeze Jazz Festival

If jazz music is more your style, don’t miss the Seabreeze Jazz Festival from April 20 to 24 in Aaron Bessant Park. Enjoy live music from local artists as well as internationally renowned performers.

Spring for a Seabreeze Dinner Cruise to make this festival a weekend you’ll never forget. The 3 hour cruise around St. Andrew’s Bay aboard the Solaris Dinner Yacht includes a delicious dinner and cash bar, and of course plenty of live music.

Thunder Beach Motorcyle Rally

The free four day Thunder Beach Motorcycle Rally takes place twice a year, featuring 200 vendors and exhibitors, a bike parade, beauty pageants, poker runs, live music, motorcycle stunt shows, tattoo contests and bike shows. Stop by in the spring or the fall, or make plans to be at both.

Panama City Beach 70.3 Gulf Coast

IRONMAN is known as a test of physical and mental toughness. The 70.3 Gulf Coast taking place in Panama City Beach on May 7 is a qualifier for the IRONMAN 70.3 Championship. Competitors love the Panama City Beach course because of the buoyancy of the salt water and the non technical course, making it a prime location for personal records.

Summer Events

Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam

This weekend long Panama City Beach music festival features some of the biggest names in country music, including Brooks and Dunn, Florida-Georgia Line, and Brett Young. Country fans love the Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam and are celebrating its tenth anniversary this year! Buy a ticket for one night, or set aside your whole weekend from June 2 to 5.

Summer Concert Series

Every Tuesday night from June to August, Visit Panama City Beach will host an outdoor concert at the Aaron Bessant Park Amphitheater for the Summer Concert Series. Pack a picnic and enjoy life music while the sun sets.


From July 2 to 4, spend the whole weekend celebrating Independence Day at Real.Fun.Fourth with special events all around Panama City Beach, including an impressive fireworks show to end the celebration.

Fall Events

Emerald Coast Cruizin’

This biannual car show is open to the public at Aaron Bessant Park, taking place in the fall from November 9 to 12. The car show features thousands of hot rods and classic cars. Other events include a swap meet, parade, cruiz-ins and a block party. The whole family will enjoy a day spent at Emerald Coast Cruizin’.

Panama City Beach IRONMAN

If you missed the 70.3 in the spring, you have another chance to compete in a Panama City Beach IRONMAN on November 5.

PCB Fishing Rodeo

Anglers will love this event, hosted by Captain Anderson’s Marina, with competitions in categories such as charter boats, recreational boats, kayaks, and paddle boards. Coveted prizes will be given out, and spectators can enjoy live music and delicious food at the PCB Fishing Rodeo from September 23 to October 9.

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