Season Your Holidays

"Season Your Holidays"


Season Your Holidays Featured Events

"Season Your Holidays"


Saturday, December 2nd

4-6pm: Kid's pre-show party 

6:30 pm – Lighted Boat Parade from Sabine Marina to the Pensacola Beach Boardwalk - View parade procession in Little Sabine at 6:30pm.  View from Quietwater Beach area at 7:30pm. Look for Santa on the lead boat!  

Fireworks with Santa- Soundside- 8pm 


Sunday, December 3rd- Surfing Santa Beach Parade on Via de Luna to Casino Beach


Thousands of children, parents and other spectators make their way to Pensacola Beach on Sunday to see Santa Claus making his way down Via De Luna Drive atop a Pensacola Beach fire truck at the annual Surfing Santa Beach Parade.  


Starting at 2 p.m. from Avenida 10, the parade will make its way down Via De Luna toward Casino Beach and end at the Gulfside Pavilion, where kids will be able to meet and greet with Santa until 3 p.m.


New Year's Eve Fireworks, December 31st at 8 p.m. 
Keep your eyes focused on the Pensacola Beach skies this New Year’s Eve free fireworks display along the Pensacola Beach Boardwalk.

At 8 p.m. a dazzling light display, provided by the beach chamber, will take place overlooking the Santa Rosa Sound from the Pensacola Beach Boardwalk. 


Polar Bear Plunge- New Year's Day, January 1st at 2 p.m.
Need an exhilarating rush to help kick off your new year? Head to Pensacola Beach and plunge headfirst into the Santa Rosa Sound at the annual Polar Bear Plunge.

Hosted by Paradise Bar & Grill, hundreds of dippers and spectators – many dressed in costume - flock to the beach to participate in this long-established tradition.

Registration begins at noon and the fee is $15 per person. Cub Club participants – those in fifth-grade or younger – can register for $5. Participants will receive a Polar Bear Plunge t-shirt. All proceeds go to the Pensacola Beach Chamber of Commerce.




Participant & Vendor Information

To participate in these events, please complete these forms and return them to the Chamber.

Lighted Boat Parade Application 

Surfing Santa Beach Parade Application

Surfing Santa Hold Harmless Application

Book Your Accommodations

Pensacola Beach offers a place to stay for every style and budget.  From spacious penthouse suites to cozy bungalows to family and-pet-friendly rentals, you'll find what's perfect for you. Each hotel, motel and condo on our beach is close the gulf or the sound, so most everyone gets a view.



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