Downtown Pensacola is a vibrant and historic neighborhood located in the heart of Pensacola, Florida. Known for its charming architecture, eclectic shops, and award-winning restaurants, downtown Pensacola is a popular destination for both locals and tourists alike. The area is rich in history and culture, with numerous museums, art galleries, and cultural institutions to explore. Whether you’re looking to shop, dine, or immerse yourself in the local culture, downtown Pensacola offers a diverse range of experiences for visitors of all ages and interests.
Arts & Culture
Entertainment & Nightlife
Sports & Recreation
Foo Foo Fest
This 12-day festival is a great opportunity to experience the vibrancy of Pensacola's arts community. Featuring events such as concerts, dance performances, visual arts exhibits, culinary experiences, and much more. Foo Foo Fest typically takes place in early November.
Three-day pop culture and comic convention, held in February, bringing together fans of sci-fi, fantasy, horror, comics, anime, and gaming. The event features celebrity guests, cosplay contests, panels, workshops, and more, making it a must-attend for anyone interested in the world of pop culture.
Pensacola Seafood Festival
This three-day festival in September celebrates the Gulf Coast's rich seafood heritage. Attendees can enjoy fresh seafood dishes from local restaurants, live music performances, arts and crafts vendors, and a children's area. The Pensacola Seafood Festival is a great way to experience the flavors and culture of the Gulf Coast.
Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival
The Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival is a three-day event held in November each year, showcasing the work of over 200 artists from around the country. The festival also features live music, performing arts, and culinary experiences, making it a unique and memorable cultural experience.
Christmas on the Coast
This annual holiday event is a beloved tradition in Pensacola, featuring festive lights, parades, live music, and a variety of holiday-themed activities for the whole family. Christmas on the Coast takes place in December and is a great way to get into the holiday spirit, while enjoying all that Pensacola has to offer.