Downtown Pensacola

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.


The Fish House
A seafood restaurant with outdoor seating and water views.
Jackson's Steakhouse
An upscale steakhouse with a classy ambiance.
A rustic-chic restaurant featuring Southern-inspired cuisine.
Global Grill
A tapas-style restaurant with an eclectic menu from around the world.
Union Public House
A gastropub with a laid-back vibe and unique cocktails.
An Italian restaurant serving fresh, homemade pasta and classic dishes.
Dharma Blue
A fusion restaurant offering a variety of dishes with global influences.


Old Hickory Whiskey Bar
A stylish bar with a wide selection of whiskey and craft cocktails.
Seville Quarter
A multi-level entertainment complex with several bars, a dance floor, and live music.
Perfect Plain Brewing Co.
A brewery and taproom with a variety of craft beers and cocktails.
Blend Lounge
A cozy speakeasy-style bar with craft cocktails and live music.
World of Beer
A chain bar with over 500 beers from around the world and pub fare.
The Kennedy
A rooftop bar with a panoramic view of downtown Pensacola and a trendy atmosphere.

Arts & Culture

Pensacola Museum of Art
The PMA is an open and inclusive space of discovery and dialogue rooted in art, ideas and culture.
Quayside Art Gallery
Located in the Historic District of Pensacola, Quayside Art Gallery is one of the oldest and largest memberowned art galleries in the US.
Pensacola Little Theatre
A non-profit community organization providing theatrical experiences that entertain, enrich, and educate adults and children who live in or visit Pensacola.
Saenger Theatre
The Saenger Theatre can supply the equipment, trained theatre staff, and the ambiance to showcase a variety of shows.
Pensacola Museum of History
The UWF Historic Trust creates opportunities for our visitors, community, students, faculty and staff to experience the authentic and diversely rich history of Northwest Florida.

Entertainment & Nightlife

Vinyl Music Hall
A funky ballroom setting for performances by a wide variety of regional & national bands & acts.
Seville Quarter
A multi-level entertainment complex with several bars, a dance floor, and live music.
Atlas Oyster Bar
A casual, waterfront dining on coastal eats such as raw, baked or steamed bivalves, plus wine & beer.
A Quirky urban haunt with rotating microbrews, classic & modern arcade & video games.
Perfect Plain Brewing Co.
A brewery and taproom with a variety of craft beers and cocktails.

Sports & Recreation

Pensacola Bay Center
The largest venue in downtown with seating for 2,500 - 10,000 and home to the 3-time SPHL President's Cup Champions Pensacola Ice Flyers.
Pensacola Blue Wahoos Stadium
A double-A affiliate of the Miami Marlins, offering affordable family fun throughout the year at Minor League Baseball's most picturesque ballpark.
Pensacola Ice Flyers Hockey
A professional ice hockey team of the Southern Professional Hockey League.


Plaza de Luna
Splash fountain featuring a large statue of Spanish conquistador Don Tristan de Luna.
Veterans Memorial Park
Tranquil park featuring many war & military monuments around a pond with ducks & turtles.
Seville Square
Small park with mature oak trees & a gazebo, hosting festivals & fairs on many weekends.
Bayview Park
Explore Pensacola's 93 parks and open spaces, neighborhood resource centers, and more.
Bartram Park
Outdoor recreation area with grassy lawns, oak trees & water views, plus paved paths & benches.


Foo Foo Fest
This 12-day festival celebrates the arts and culture scene in Pensacola, featuring events such as concerts, dance performances, visual arts exhibits, culinary experiences, and much more. Foo Foo Fest typically takes place in early November, and it's a great opportunity to experience the vibrancy of Pensacola's arts community.
Pensacon is a three-day pop culture and comic convention held in February each year, bringing together fans of science fiction, fantasy, horror, comics, anime, and gaming. The event features celebrity guests, cosplay contests, panels, workshops, and much more, making it a must-attend for anyone interested in the world of pop culture.
Pensacola Seafood Festival
This three-day festival, held each year in late 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.