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Walk the Beach For ALS March 30 -

Read about the Second Annual Walk The Beach for ALS, March 30 at Flounder's. Join the fun. Click here

 
Beach Newspaper Publisher Honored By Optimist Club -

Pensacola Beach Optimist Club named Shelley Johnson an Island Champion. Read about the award on Page 2. Click here

 
SRIA Sets Board Workshop April 10 -

Put this on your calendar. What's the future of the SRIA? Read page 5 for more. 

 
Spring Breakers - Here are the rules on Pensacola Beach -

Alcohol, noise, littering, dogs, beach safety, beach gear and grilling. Read about it. Click here

 
Kids and Kritters Parade Coverage -
Portions of Bob Sikes fishing pier reopen -
The Bob Sikes South Pier is open with the exception of the last 100 feet, and the Bob Sikes North Pier is open with the exception of the last 725 feet. The closed sections of the Bob Sikes Fishing Pier will be indicated with barriers, and will remain closed until further notice.

 
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Recent Articles

  • Support for Seadog Articled last year
    Longtime Beach resident, entertainer, teacher, comedian, server, surfer - - character - is battling cancer. His friends are hosting a fundraiser at Paradise, March 8, to help with the bills.
  • Gowens Park Gets Upgrades Articled last year
    New playground equipment installed. Water feature and Basketball court rehab to follow
  • Lifeguards Get New Trucks Articled 3 years ago
    Pete Moore of Pete Moore Chevrolet to donate two Chevy Colorado trucks to the Beach's lifeguard
  • Today is Jane Waters Day Articled 3 years ago
    May 10 is Jane Waters Day. Beach famous.
  • Ho Ho Holidays...Santa's on the Island Articled 3 years ago
    Lighted Boat Parade and Surfing Santa Beach Parade kick off Santa Rosa Island's holiday events

Helpful Contact Numbers
Escambia County Sheriff’s Office Non-Emergency Dispatcher: 850-436-9620 (9-1-1 for emergencies)
Animal Control Pensacola Beach: 850-595-0097
Santa Rosa Island Authority: 850-932-2257 (Report unpermitted construction to Developmental Services) Stranded or disoriented turtle on the beach: 1-888-404-3922, #FWC or *FWC


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March 21 - Pensacola Beach Chamber Beach Ball Breakfast and Meeting, 7:30 a.m. Our Lady. Guest passes at 850-932-1500.

March 26 - Pensacola Beach Elementary School Oratorical Contest Finals, 6 p.m. Beach Church. Open to public. Sponsored by the Pensacola Beach Optimist Club 
March 27 - Santa Rosa Island Authority Meeting, 5 p.m. Full Board. Agenda available www.sria-fla.com
March 27 - Santa Rosa Island Authority Meeting, 5 p.m. Full Board. Agenda available www.sria-fla.com
March 30 - Walk the Beach For ALS, 8:30 a.m. Start/Finish Flounder’s. $25. www.WalktheBeachALS.com
April 2 - Bands on the Beach, free  concert series. Gulfside Pavilion, 7-9p.m. Bring a chair, coolers ok. No pets or glass. VisitPensacolaBeach.com
April 4 - Tri Gulf Coast Open Water Swim in Santa Rosa Sound. Must be member. TriGulfCoast.org for more. April 6: Kappa Sigma Military Heroes 5K Run, 8 a.m. Gulfside Pavilion start/finish.
April 7: Gulf Coast Half Marathon, 7 a.m. Finish line at the SRIA parking lot. RunPensacolaBeach.com
April 7: Crawfish Cookoff, Pensacola Beach Boardwalk.
April 9 - Bands on the Beach, free  concert series. Gulfside Pavilion, 7-9p.m. Bring a chair, coolers ok. No pets or glass. VisitPensacolaBeach.com
April 10: Santa Rosa Island Authority Meeting, 5 p.m. Full Board. Agenda available www.sria-fla.com
April 12-14: Pensacola Beach Firefighters Challenge, Casino Beach. PensacolaSports.org.
April 12-13: Sidewalk Star Gaze, South of Gulfside Pavilion. Dusk. Hosted by Escambia Amateur Astronomers at No charge. Weather permitting.
April 13 - Man of War Crucible at Park East. Conde Combat Arts hosts. Midnight to 8 a.m.
April 16 - Bands on the Beach, free  concert series. Gulfside Pavilion, 7-9p.m. Bring a chair, coolers ok. No pets or glass. VisitPensacolaBeach.com
April 19-21: Pensacola Beach Crawfish Festival. Bamboo Willie’s. Food, Music, 5K Run.
April 20: Pensacola Beach Crawfish Festival 5K Run. 8 a.m. Gulfside Pavilion.
April 20: Pensacola Beach Church Easter Egg Hunt, 9 a.m.
April 20: Easter Eggstravaganza, Paradise Bar and Grill. 9:30 crafts, 10:30 Egg Hunt.
April 20-21: Crab’s Easter Fest. Bunny photos, noon. Egg Hunt, noon. Hermit Crab races, face painting, live music.
April 21: Easter Sunrise Service, Boardwalk Amphitheater, 6 & Gulfside Pavilion, 6 a.m.
April 23 - Bands on the Beach, free  concert series. Gulfside Pavilion, 7-9 p.m. Bring a chair, coolers ok. No pets or glass. VisitPensacolaBeach.com
April 24: Santa Rosa Island Authority Meeting, 5 p.m. Full Board. Agenda available www.sria-fla.com
April 26-28: Brawl on the Beach Crossfit Contest, Casino Beach/ Pavilion.
April 27: DeLuna Games, Various Locations. Swimming, Running, Pensacola Beach Chamber Challenge Race. Volleyball. PensacolaSports.org.
April 30: Island Times begins its Fifteenth Year!
April 30 - Bands on the Beach, free  concert series. Gulfside Pavilion, 7-9p.m. Bring a chair, coolers ok. No pets or glass. VisitPensacolaBeach.com
May 3-5: ProWatercross Tour. Jet Ski racing, Casino Beach, Gulf front race course.
May 4: Pensacola Beach Optimist Club Race for the Roses Kentucky Derby Party. Proceeds benefit the Beach School. Tickets, sundstr8@aol.com
May 7 - Bands on the Beach, free  concert series. Gulfside Pavilion, 7-9p.m. Bring a chair, coolers ok. No pets or glass. VisitPensacolaBeach.com
May 8: Santa Rosa Island Authority Meeting, 5 p.m. Full Board. Agenda available www.sria-fla.com
May 10-11: Sidewalk Star Gaze, South of Gulfside Pavilion. Dusk. Hosted by Escambia Amateur Astronomers at No charge. Weather permitting.
May 11: Tri The Island, Triathlon. Santa Rosa Sound behind Flounder’s, Casino Beach, Gulfside Pavilion.
May 12: Mother’s Day
May 14 - Bands on the Beach, free  concert series. Gulfside Pavilion, 7-9p.m. Bring a chair, coolers ok. No pets or glass. VisitPensacolaBeach.com
May 18: Leftover 5K Run, 8 a.m. Gulfside Pavilion
May 18 - Import Rally 2019, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Casino Beach
May 18: Hands Across the Sand, Gulfside Pavilion, 5-7 p.m.
May 18 - Cornhole Contest, Casino Beach Bar, all day.
May 21 - Bands on the Beach, free  concert series. Gulfside Pavilion, 7-9p.m. Bring a chair, coolers ok. No pets or glass. VisitPensacolaBeach.com
May 22: Santa Rosa Island Authority Meeting, 5 p.m. Committee Meeting. Agenda available www.sria-fla.com
May 23 - 27 Memorial Weekend Pensacola, johnnychisholm.com Lots 29/29.1/29.5
May 25 - Family Beach Fest, Gulfside Pavilion. Hosted by Christian Surfers
May 26: Mere Mortals Triathlon Training Group. Membership required. TriGulfCoast.com
May 28 - Bands on the Beach, free  concert series. Gulfside Pavilion, 7-9p.m. Bring a chair, coolers ok. No pets or glass. VisitPensacolaBeach.com
May 28 - Surf Camp, session one. Sign up at Innerlightsurf.com
May 31 - Last day of School at Pensacola Beach Elementary School.
June 7-8: Sidewalk Star Gaze, South of Gulfside Pavilion. Dusk. Hosted by Escambia Amateur Astronomers at No charge. Weather permitting.