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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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April 16: 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 18: Tri Gulf Coast Open Water Swim in Santa Rosa Sound. Must be member. TriGulfCoast.org
April 18: Pensacola Beach Chamber Beach Ball Breakfast and Business Meeting. 7:30 a.m. Our Lady. Guest Passes Available, 850-932-1500.
April 18: Clean Water Paddle Series, 6 p.m. Bring your board, kayak. Shaka Bar.  Healthy Gulf on Facebook or 850-687-9968 or christian@healthygulf.org
April 19-21: Pensacola Beach Crawfish Festival. Bamboo Willie’s. Food, Music, 5K Run. Fireworks on Saturday, 8 p.m.
April 20: Pensacola Beach Crawfish Festival 5K Run. 8 a.m. Gulfside Pavilion.
April 20: Gnarley Charley Surf Contest, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. West of Pier
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.  Agenda available www.sria-fla.com
April 25: Tri Gulf Coast Open Water Swim in Santa Rosa Sound. Must be member. TriGulfCoast.org
April 25: Clean Water Paddle Series, 6 p.m. Bring your board, kayak. Shaka Bar.  Healthy Gulf on Facebook or 850-687-9968 or christian@healthygulf.org
April 27-28: 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 27: Ocean Hour, Park East. 8:45 a.m. Reg. Clean up 9-10 a.m.
April 27: Pensacola Ski and Travel Club at Shaggy’s, 6 p.m. Check out membership at PensacolaSkiandTravelClub.com
April 30: Island Times begins its Fifteenth Year!
April 30: Bands on the Beach, free  concert series. Gulfside Pavilion, 7-9 p.m. Bring a chair, coolers ok. No pets or glass. VisitPensacolaBeach.com
May 2: Tri Gulf Coast Open Water Swim in Santa Rosa Sound. Must be member. TriGulfCoast.org
May 2: Clean Water Paddle Series, 6 p.m. Bring your board, kayak. Shaka Bar.  Healthy Gulf on Facebook or 850-687-9968 or christian@healthygulf.org
May 3: Sandpiper Strut. Students  walk from Pensacola Beach Elementary School to the Gulfside Pavilion. 9 a.m. to noon.
May 3-5: ProWatercross Tour. Jet Ski racing, Casino Beach, Gulf front race course.
May 4: Ocean Hour Clean Up, Sign in 8:45 at The Grand Marlin Parking Lot. Ends at 10 a.m. facebook.com/oceanhourfl, volunteer@oceanhourfl.com, 850-450-1112
May 4: Pensacola Beach Optimist Club Race for the Roses Kentucky Derby Party. Proceeds benefit the Beach School. Tickets, sundstr8@aol.com
May 5: Soundside Splendor, Portofino, 4-7 to benefit Children’s Home Society. Tickets, chsfl.org/soundside, 850-890-9339
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. Agenda available www.sria-fla.com
May 9: Tri Gulf Coast Open Water Swim in Santa Rosa Sound. Must be member. TriGulfCoast.org
May 9: Clean Water Paddle Series, 6 p.m. Bring your board, kayak. Shaka Bar.  Healthy Gulf on Facebook or 850-687-9968 or christian@healthygulf.org
May 10-11: Sidewalk Star Gaze, South of Gulfside Pavilion. Dusk. Hosted by Escambia Amateur Astronomers at No charge. Weather permitting.
May 12: Mother’s Day
May 12: Art Walk, Pensacola Beach Boardwalk and Amphitheater, 11-6 p.m. No charge to browse.
May 14: Bands on the Beach, free  concert series. Gulfside Pavilion, 7-9 p.m. Bring a chair, coolers ok. No pets or glass. VisitPensacolaBeach.com
May 16: Tri Gulf Coast Open Water Swim in Santa Rosa Sound. Must be member. TriGulfCoast.org
May 16: Clean Water Paddle Series, 6 p.m. Bring your board, kayak. Shaka Bar.  Healthy Gulf on Facebook or 850-687-9968 or christian@healthygulf.org
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 18: Hot Rods in Paradise, Paradise Inn
May 18: Viking Mystics Beach Bash, Islander Lounge, 6-10 p.m. Music, food, fundraising for krewe charity.
May 21: Bands on the Beach, free  concert series. Gulfside Pavilion, 7-9 p.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: Tri Gulf Coast Open Water Swim in Santa Rosa Sound. Must be member. TriGulfCoast.org
May 23-27: Memorial Weekend Pensacola, johnnychisholm.com Parking Lots east of beach; 29/29.1/29.5
May 24: Trolley Service begins. Free, daily 4 p.m. to midnight
May 25: Ocean Hour Clean Up, Sign in 8:45 at Park West Parking Lot. Ends at 10 a.m. facebook.com/oceanhourfl, volunteer@oceanhourfl.com, 850-450-1112
May 25: Family Beach Fest, Gulfside Pavilion. Food, Free Concert National bands Kutless, Disciple. Hosted by Christian Surfers, 2-7 p.m.
May 26: Mere Mortals Triathlon Training Group. Each Sunday. Membership required. TriGulfCoast.com
May 26: Art Walk, Pensacola Beach Boardwalk and Amphitheater, 11-6 p.m. No charge to browse.
May 28: Bands on the Beach, free  concert series. Gulfside Pavilion, 7-9 p.m. Bring a chair, coolers ok. No pets or glass. VisitPensacolaBeach.com
May 27: Memorial Day. Remember those who sacrificed all.
May 28: Surf Camp, session one. Sign up at Innerlightsurf.com
May 28: Bands on the Beach, free  concert series. Gulfside Pavilion, 7-9 p.m. Bring a chair, coolers ok. No pets or glass. VisitPensacolaBeach.com
May 30: Tri Gulf Coast Open Water Swim in Santa Rosa Sound. Must be member. TriGulfCoast.org
May 31: Last day of School at Pensacola Beach Elementary School.
June 1: Ocean Hour Clean Up, Sign in 8:45 at The Grand Marlin Parking Lot. Ends at 10 a.m. facebook.com/oceanhourfl, volunteer@oceanhourfl.com, 850-450-1112
June 1: Fiesta of Five Flags Boat Parade to Quietwater Pier. DeLuna Landing Ceremonies, Pensacola Beach Boardwalk Amphitheatre. 2 - 6 p.m. FiestaofFiveFlags.com
June 2: Mere Mortals Triathlon Training Group. Each Sunday. Membership required. TriGulfCoast.com
June 4: Bands on the Beach, free  concert series. Gulfside Pavilion, 7-9 p.m. Bring a chair, coolers ok. No pets or glass. VisitPensacolaBeach.com
June 6: Tri Gulf Coast Open Water Swim in Santa Rosa Sound. Must be member. TriGulfCoast.org
June 7-8: Sidewalk Star Gaze, South of Gulfside Pavilion. Dusk. Hosted by Escambia Amateur Astronomers at No charge. Weather permitting.
June 7: Pensacola Community Ruck Begins 8 p.m. Gulfside Pavilion. Casino Beach to Fort Pickens. Ends June 8 at 11 a.m. Mako Athletics
June 9: Mere Mortals Triathlon Training Group. Each Sunday. Membership required. TriGulfCoast.com
June 9: Art Walk, Pensacola Beach Boardwalk and Amphitheater, 11-6 p.m. No charge to browse.
June 11: Bands on the Beach, free  concert series. Gulfside Pavilion, 7-9 p.m. Bring a chair, coolers ok. No pets or glass. VisitPensacolaBeach.com
June 12: Santa Rosa Island Authority Meeting, 5 p.m. Committee Meeting. Agenda available www.sria-fla.com
June 13: Tri Gulf Coast Open Water Swim in Santa Rosa Sound. Must be member. TriGulfCoast.org
June 16: Happy Father’ Day
June 16: Mere Mortals Triathlon Training Group. Each Sunday. Membership required. TriGulfCoast.com
June 18: Bands on the Beach, free  concert series. Gulfside Pavilion, 7-9 p.m. Bring a chair, coolers ok. No pets or glass. VisitPensacolaBeach.com
June 20: Tri Gulf Coast Open Water Swim in Santa Rosa Sound. Must be member. TriGulfCoast.org
June 21: First Day of Summer
June 22: Ocean Hour Clean Up, Sign in 8:45 at Boardwalk Amphitheater (the shell). Ends at 10 a.m. facebook.com/oceanhourfl, volunteer@oceanhourfl.com, 850-450-1112
June 22: Battle for the Paddle, Quietwater Boat Ramp. Paddleboard and other watercraft racing. Register at KeepPensacolaBeautiful.org
June 23: Mere Mortals Triathlon Training Group. Each Sunday. Membership required. TriGulfCoast.com
June 23: Art Walk, Pensacola Beach Boardwalk and Amphitheater, 11-6 p.m. No charge to browse.
June 25: Bands on the Beach, free  concert series. Gulfside Pavilion, 7-9 p.m. Bring a chair, coolers ok. No pets or glass. VisitPensacolaBeach.com
June 26: Santa Rosa Island Authority Meeting, 5 p.m. Committee Meeting. Agenda available www.sria-fla.com
June 27: Tri Gulf Coast Open Water Swim in Santa Rosa Sound. Must be member. TriGulfCoast.org
June 29: Ocean Hour Clean Up, Sign in 8:45 at Fort Pickens (Lot 19A; Langdon Beach; Fishing Pier). Ends at 10 a.m. facebook.com/oceanhourfl, volunteer@oceanhourfl.com, 850-450-1112
June 30: Mere Mortals Triathlon Training Group. Each Sunday. Membership required. TriGulfCoast.com