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13th Annual Taste of the Beach Has Been Canceled

October 9-10, 2020

Pensacola, Fla. (August 10, 2020) - The 13th annual Taste of the Beach event set for Friday night, October 9, and all day Saturday, October 10, organized by the Pensacola Beach Chamber of Commerce, has been canceled due to COVID-19 health concerns.

“We’re disappointed to be canceling this annual event, as each year we really look forward to showcasing all the talented chefs, creative cuisines, fresh seafood and amazing dishes that Pensacola Beach has to offer,” said Patty Spradling, director of the Pensacola B­­­each Chamber. “But the safety of the community remains our top priority.”

The Chamber looks forward to hosting the annual event again in October 2021. Stay tuned for more information, as the 2021 dates have yet to be announced.


About the Pensacola Beach Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber is a not-for-profit corporation committed to promoting, advancing and stimulating civic, business, commercial interests and the general welfare on Pensacola Beach.


VIP Trolley DinnerCANCELED

You’re invited to the 13th annual Taste of the Beach VIP Dinner!

The event kicks off Friday, October 9th with a special progressive dinner that will transport diners to four of the Pensacola Beach’s best restaurants via trolley. Guests will indulge in a four-course meal with complimentary wine pairings with each. Each destination will last approx. 45 minutes and there are 5 departure start times from the beach Visitor Information Center to choose from: 4:45pm, 5:30pm, 6:15pm, 7:00pm or 7:45pm.

Tickets will be available to purchase in advance and only a select number are available per departure time so be sure to purchase early as this was a SOLD OUT event last year!

More info to come....

Taste of the Beach Festival 2020CANCELED

The 13th Annual Taste of the Beach Festival!

Saturday’s daylong festival will take place October 10, from 10 am to 6 pm. The day is filled with chefs’ challenges, team cook offs, live music, tastings, restaurants’ signature dishes, a frozen zone, dining tent, hospitality tent, kids area, t-shirt sale and much more - all along the sugar-white sands and emerald-green waters of Pensacola Beach. You’ll have so much fun you’ll want to stay the whole day.

Entry is FREE for Saturday’s festival, with nearly two dozen restaurants showcasing their signature dishes for $5 each. Taste of the Beach is a primary off-season festival bringing thousands of locals and visitors to Pensacola Beach and has been named one of the top 20 events in the Southeast by the Southeast Tourism Society.

*** Two ID Checking Stations will be set up on Saturday. Anyone wishing to drink alcoholic beverages will be required to get a wristband.

*** *** ATMs on site ***

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