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Naugas Celebrate 25 Years -

Get Naugafied! Read the story, meet the Queens, grab some pajamas and join the Krewe of Naugas on Saturday. Click here for the incredible story.

Smoke Testing Begins Jan 7 -

Emerald Coast Utilities Authority (ECUA) crews will begin smoke-testing of the wastewater collection system lines on Pensacola Beach beginning Monday, January 7, 2019,  to determine if there are areas where stormwater or groundwater are entering into the sewer system.

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Bender Speaks at Jan 9 SRIA Meeting -

Newly elected Beach Commissioner updates SRIA Board. The story is on page 5. Click here

Get Valentine Voyage Tickets Today -

Pensacola Beach Woman's Club transform the GB Rec Center into a fantasy voyage for their annual fundraiser. Click here to read more.

Beach hosts Snowbird Beach Bash -

Breakfast, Elvis, Bingo, Prizes and a trolley tour. Read about it on Page 4. Click here. 

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.

Beach Road Open - -

Highway 399 (J. Earle Bowden Way), the road between Pensacola Beach and Navarre Beach through the Santa Rosa Area is open. The Opal Beach facilities in clusters B and F are open.  Other clusters will open as soon as possible. Repair crews will begin working on bike lanes damaged in the Fort Pickens Area in January 2019.


Recent Articles

  • Support for Seadog Articled 11 months ago
    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 11 months ago
    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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January 23 - Santa Rosa Island Authority Meeting, 5 p.m. Committees. Agenda available www.sria-fla.com
January 24: SnowBird Beach Bash, 9 - 11 a.m. at The Beach Church. Light breakfast, entertainment, drawings, trolley tour at 11 a.m. www.VisitPensacolaBeach.com
January 26- Ocean Hour Clean Up, Meet at 8:45 a.m. Pensacola Beach Boardwalk Amphitheatre (shell). 
January 26 - Krewe of Nauga Champagne Breakfast and Native Noontime Ball, 11 a.m. The Dock. $15 admission. Costume or pajamas. Includes breakfast, champagne and party favors.
January 26 - Pensacola Beach Yacht Club Frostbite Regatta. Noon. Read "What Jibes," Page 19. Click Here.  
January 26 - Krewe of Kids Sign Up and Organizational Meeting. 2 p.m. Beach Church. Open to elementary aged kids and younger. Preschoolers must have adult partner. Bring $10 cash for dues and a large white t-shirt to tie dye. 850-207-6425 for more.
January 26 - Krewe of Brewe Beach Babe Contest, 3-7 p.m. Sandshaker.
February 2 - Double Bridge Run. 15K starts in Pensacola, 7 a.m. 5K starts in Gulf Breeze, 8:30 a.m. Ends at Pensacola Beach Boardwalk. Post race party at the Amphitheatre. PensacolaSports.org
February 2 - Pensacola Beach Lifeguard Tryouts, 11 a.m. UWF Pool. adjohnson@myescambia.com, 850-503-1799
February 2 -  Krewe of Brewe Black Tie Ball, 8 p.m. Capt’n Fun. ptemp412@yahoo.com for ticket info
February 3: Super Bowl Sunday
February 8 - Krewe of Nereids Moon Pie Party, 7 p.m. Bamboo Willies. Wear your Mardi Gras fun stuff and catch a moon pie. Music. Raffles.
February 9 - Krewe of Kids Royal Doughnut Breakfast, Beach Church. Closed event. Members only.
February 9 - Krewe of St. Patrick Shamrock-n-Roll Ball, 7 p.m. Capt’n Fun.
February 10: NeoEndurance Kiss Me Run, 5K/10K on the sands of Pensacola Beach. 8 a.m. Start line under the Gulf Pier. Awards immediately after. www.NeoEndurance.com
February 13 - Santa Rosa Island Authority Meeting, 5 p.m. Full Board. Agenda available www.sria-fla.com
February 14 - Pensacola Beach Woman’s Club Valentine Voyage Dinner Dance, GB Rec. Center, 5 pm Tickets, $25. sjloper@hotmail.com
February 16 - 39th Annual Yoshukai Winter Workout, 8 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. includes afternoon open water exercise. Behind Crab’s/Hampton/Gulf.
February 16 - Glow Run, 5 p.m. Gulfside Pavilion. Benefits Catholic Charities. Glam Up, Glow Up, Show Up. www.Active.com for entries
February 16 - Krewe of Bananimals Grand Mardi Gras Ball, 7 p.m. Bamboo Willies. Ticket info at www.KreweofBananimals.com
February 17: Bloody Mary Fest. Pensacola Beach Boardwalk, Noon-6 PensacolaBeachBoardwalk.com
February 23: Kids and Kritters Parade, 2 p.m. Casino Beach parking lot. PensacolaBeachMardiGras.com
February 23: Krewe of Wrecks Grand Costume Ball, 8 p.m. Elk's Lodge, Tickets at door. "Surf's Up" 
February 24: Krewe du Gumbeaux Ragin Cajun Ball. 2 p.m. Bamboo Willie's.
February 27 - Santa Rosa Island Authority Meeting, 5 p.m.  Agenda available www.sria-fla.com
February 28: - Crab's on Pensacola Beach Tiki Bar reopens! Locals luau, 5 p.m. 
March 2: Mardi Gras Street Dance, Noon, Sandbar. Greet the new Beach Royalty!
March 3: Krewe of Wrecks Mardi Gras Parade. 2 p.m. Avenida 10, west along Via de Luna, to the Gulfside Pavilion. Awards Party. PensacolaBeachMardiGras.com

March 17: St. Paddy's Day
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 12-14: Pensacola Beach Firefighters Challenge, Casino Beach. PensacolaSports.org.
April 19-21: Pensacola Beach Crawfish Festival. Bamboo Willie’s. Food, Music, 5K Run.
April 21: Easter Sunrise Service, Gulfside Pavilion, 6 a.m.
April 26-28: Brawl on the Beach Crossfit, Casino Beach/ Pavilion.
April 27: DeLuna Games, Various Locations. Swimming, Running, Pensacola Beach Chamber Challenge Race. Volleyball. PensacolaSports.org.
May 3-5: ProWatercross Tour. Jet Ski racing, Casino Beach, Gulf front race course.