Fiesta Children’s Treasure Hunt
May 11, 2019
Join Fiesta for a free day of activities for kids and families. A full day of treasure hunting, toys, games and fun adventures. We can’t wait to see you there! The FREE Fiesta Children’s Treasure Hunt is a time honored tradition and gives children the opportunity to learn about Pensacola’s rich history. The 2019 Fiesta Children’s Treasure Hunt will be held at Bayview Park in East Hill on Saturday, May 11, 2019. FREE registration and lunch begin at 12:00; Hunt begins at 2:00. PRIZES FOR ALL!
The Big Scoop
May 18, 2019
The Big Scoop was created to provide family fun that the entire community can enjoy. The Big Scoop offers as much of the sweet dairy treat as you can eat! Come out and choose from tons of different flavors of ice cream, games and activities. Big Brothers Big Sisters have partnered with the Pensacola Blue Wahoos to make this year’s Big Scoop the official pre-party before the Blue Wahoos take on the Mobile Bay Bears. At the Blue Wahoos game that evening, one of our very own Bigs and Littles will be throwing the first pitch, a group of Littles will be singing the National Anthem, there will be 50/50 chance to win tickets for sale, and an incredible fireworks show! Tickets to The Big Scoop are $10 each, and children under three get in free! Want to catch the Wahoos game too?! Big Scoop Game package is only $25! Proceeds benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida.
For more info check out: http://www.bbbsnwfl.org/events/big-scoop/
Brunch and Bubbles
May 19, 2019
Join our honorary chair, Mr. Jim Reeves, sound side for a champagne brunch provided by local chefs from your favorite restaurants like The Grand Marlin, Union Public House, and H20 at the Hilton for Brunch & Bubbles 2019, presented by Sandy Sansing Dealerships. Guests will enjoy live music provided by the talented John Ripley while sipping endless cocktails and bidding on silent and live auctions of “experience” packages all to raise awareness about child abuse. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org for sponsorship information.
To buy tickets visit: gulfcoastkidshouse.org
Let’s Chalk About It
May 25, 2019
Join us for the inaugural sidewalk chalk festival in downtown Pensacola on Saturday, May 25 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Let’s Chalk About It! brings together professional artists and community members for a fun-filled day of activities and a celebration of what makes Pensacola such a special place to live and play.Professional artists that were chosen will showcase their chalk art projects on the main space of the festival grounds at the SCI building in downtown Pensacola. While the professionals compete for the top prize, community members are encouraged to roll up their sleeves and have a little fun with the chalk as well. Professional artists will start their projects on Friday and they’ll be putting their finishing touches on Saturday. Watch the magic happen! Special event space will be set aside for families to draw their own projects. We’ll even supply the chalk – provided by Fishbein Orthodontics
We’ll also have food trucks, children’s activities from Pensacola MESS Hall, First Tee, Fishbein and more! Cat Country will be there with their awesome cat, music & their prize wheel. Perfect Plain will even be there with some great libations on tap!
Fiesta Days Celebration
May 29, 2019
The Emmanuel Sheppard & Condon Fiesta Days Celebration kicks off the 70th annual Fiesta Celebration on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 from 7:00-10:00 p.m. at historic Seville Quarter.
Join us this year at Historic Seville Quarter as it comes alive with entertainment, decorations and delicious food in five rooms, each saluting our history under the flags of the five governments that have flown over our city. Be sure to join the Surrender of the City in Phineas Phoggs at 7:15 p.m. as local dignitaries such as the Mayor, Fire Chief, Supervisor of Elections, Escambia County Sheriff and Pensacola Naval Air Station Commanding Officer surrender the City of Pensacola and its citizens to DeLuna and his Queen for the Fiesta Season.
Tickets are $35 per person – Includes food, two drink tickets, live entertainment and commemorative Fiesta medallion. Tickets sold in advances through the Fiesta of Five Flags office – 2121 W. Intendencia Street, Pensacola, FL 32502
Grand Fiesta Parade
May 31, 2019
Beads, bands, and floats! Join us on Friday, May 31st in downtown Pensacola for the 70th annual Grand Fiesta Parade. Come catch some beads, hear the sounds of local high school marching bands, and enjoy watching beautiful floats parade through downtown beginning at 7:00 p.m. For more information: http://www.fiestapensacola.org/parade
Fiesta Boat Parade & Deluna Landing Ceremony
June 1, 2019
The Fiesta of Five Flags Centennial Imports Boat Parade sets sail from the Pensacola Yacht Club at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, 2019. The parade of over 25 marine vessels will start at the mouth of the Bayou Chico Bridge and will make its way to the Quietwater Boardwalk on Pensacola Beach.
The community is encouraged to join the procession of boats escorting Don Tristan DeLuna’s yacht to the shores of Pensacola Beach where he will be welcomed by Chief Mayoki, his Queen, White Dove, and tribe at the DeLuna Landing Ceremony.
Under orders from King Phillip II of Spain over 450 years ago, conquistador Don Tristan DeLuna sailed into the beautiful waters surrounding what is now Pensacola, Florida. He claimed the land he found in the name of Spain, and Pensacola became the first European settlement in the United States.
The DeLuna Landing Ceremony is a lighthearted reenactment of what might have happened when Don Tristan DeLuna landed. The ceremony will take place on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 3 p.m. at the Quietwater Beach Amphitheater located at 400 Quietwater Beach Road (Portofino Boardwalk) on Pensacola Beach.