Things To Do Around the Key

Miles of sugar-white beaches, turqouise waters, community events, shopping and more have made Perdido Key a perfect vacation destination. From monthly events to various Perdido Key area attractions, Eden Condominiums is right in the middle of all the fun on the Gulf Coast! With so much to do and see, we've narrowed down some of our favorite things to do in and around Perdido Key here!

 

 

February Events

Tuesdays & Saturdays | Brandon Styles LIVE - Impressions & Magic Show at OWA

From Justin Bieber to Frank Sinatra this classy show has something for the whole family! You will be awed during Brandon's live performance of nearly 60 different celebrity singing & speaking impressions. Brandon Styles has incorporated the perfect amount of comedy, magic, dance, ventriloquism and audience participation into this fast-paced 60 minute Vegas style show! Get your tickets on BrandonStyles.com or at the door.

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Brandon Styles

Bingo at Flora-Bama

Weekdays | FREE Bingo at Flora-Bama

Every weekday, Flora-Bama has Free Bingo from 1pm to 4pm. Come play for prizes and discounts. Bring your friends and make your own regular group to collect awards while enjoying the food and drink specials.

Flora-Bama has other weekly events and happenings including open mic night on Mondays, Taco Tuesdays, Ladies Night, Live music and more. See Flora-Bama events here.

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February 1, 9, 15-17 | Pensacola Ice Flyers

Come out and cheer on the Pensacola Ice Flyers at the Pensacola Bay Center this Hockey Season. Get your tickets here.

Feb. 1 at 7:35PM vs. Birmingham Bulls | Faith & Family Night
Feb. 9 at 7:05PM vs. Macon Mayhem | $5 Night
Feb. 15 at 7:35PM vs. Fayetville Marksmen | Margaritaville Night
Feb. 16 at 7:05PM vs. Fayetville Marksmen | Mardi Gras Night
Feb. 17 at 4:05PM vs. Fayetville Marksmen | Scout Day

Public Ice Skating Sessions after most Hockey Games. Learn more here!

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Pensacola Ice Flyers

Flora-Bama Annual Super Chili Bowl Cook Off

February 2 | 2019 Flora-Bama Annual Super Chili Bowl Cook Off

Let the chopping begin at the Flora-Bama's "Super" Bowl Chili Cook-Off on Super Bowl Saturday. Teams of three register beforehand and will even dress up to show team spirit. They work their chili magic to win with their version of the best chili ever, and will receive an award at the end of the day.

If you don't want to cook, come by and sample the wide variety of dishes. The Flora-Bama continues this annual event that benefits the American Cancer Society and Relay for Life. Cooking begins at 10am with tickets being sold at 11:45am and tasting begins at noon.

Entry fee includes three event t-shirts, draft beer, plus other party favors.

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February 5, 12, 19 & 26 | Breakfast & a Movie at NAS

Enjoy Chick-fil-A breakfast and choice of beverage from the new refreshment counter followed by a presentation and movie in the recently renovated, Giant Screen Digital Theater. Museum Historian will present stories of naval aviation history as the Museum Curator and Museum Archivist share pieces of history from the museum’s extensive historical collection.

Doors open at 9 a.m. Presentation begins at 9:30 a.m. followed by a movie at 10 a.m. Breakfast & a Movie is $10 per person and tickets are available for purchase to the first 325 people at the Giant Screen Theater ticket counter.

Feb. 5: Backyard Wilderness 
Feb. 12: Jerusalem 
Feb. 19: Cuba
Feb. 26: America’s Musical Journey

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Breakfast and a movie
James Taylor & Bonnie Raitt

February 10 | James Taylor & Bonnie Raitt

Legendary singer/songwriter James Taylor and his All-Star Band with special guest Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Bonnie Raitt and her band are coming to the Pensacola Bay Center. Get your tickets here

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February 22 | Gallery Night Pensacola

One special Friday evening each month, the streets of Historic Downtown Pensacola come alive for Gallery Night. Galleries, boutiques, restaurants and bars open their doors to the night air as visitors and locals flood the streets to enjoy music, art and cuisine. Gallery Night starts at 5 p.m. The party officially wraps up at 9 p.m., but stick around for the after pARTy... most restaurants, bars and local businesses extend their hours to promote the excitement of late night crowds. February theme is PENSACON!

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Gallery Night
Pensacon

February 22-24 | Pensacola Comic Con

Pensacon 2019 is an all-inclusive event that encompasses many genres of the fan community. Expect Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Horror, Comics, Anime, Gaming and much more! Featured guests include William Shatner, Austin St. John. Ricky Whittle, Joonas Suotamo, Summer Glau, Tricia Helfer and so many more!

The primary convention venue, the Pensacola Bay Center, is where ticketing, celebrity autographs and photo ops, and the vendor floor will be located. Other official venues include the Pensacola Grand Hotel (across the street from the Bay Center), the Saenger Theatre, the Rex Theatre, and the Pensacola Little Theatre, among others. Most official events and activities will take place from 1-8pm (on Friday) and 10am-6pm (on Saturday and Sunday).

See the Venues page for specific venue hours and other details, and make sure you have the official Pensacon app on your smartphone during the convention.

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February 28 | 2nd Annual Snowbird Hootenanny

Calling all boot-scootin Snowbirds to the Second Annual Snowbird Hootenanny! On February 28, 2019, Snowbirds will be invited into the Flora-Bama Lounge, Package & Oyster Bar for a hoe-down on the line! Come to experience the essence of the Perdido Key area from Gulf Shores to Pensacola! 

There will be plenty of vendors giving away free goodies, along with music, games and more! Food will be provided by the wonderful, famous chefs at the Flora-Bama. Tickets are limited. Register online here.

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Snowbird Hootenanny

 

 

March Events

Bingo at Flora-Bama

Weekdays | FREE Bingo at Flora-Bama

Every weekday, Flora-Bama has Free Bingo from 1pm to 4pm. Come play for prizes and discounts. Bring your friends and make your own regular group to collect awards while enjoying the food and drink specials.

Flora-Bama has other weekly events and happenings including open mic night on Mondays, Taco Tuesdays, Ladies Night, Live music and more. See Flora-Bama events here.

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March Hockey | Pensacola Ice Flyers

Come out and cheer on the Pensacola Ice Flyers at the Pensacola Bay Center this Hockey Season. Get your tickets here.

Mar. 8 at 7:35PM vs. Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs | Friends & Family Night
Mar. 9 at 7:05PM vs. Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs | Weiner Dog Races
Mar. 15 at 7:35PM vs. Knoxville Ice Bears | Maverick’s Birthday
Mar. 16 at 7:05PM vs. Knoxville Ice Bears | Military Appreciation
Mar. 22 at 7:35PM vs. Macon Mayhem | 10th Anniversary Weekend
+ 10PM Post-Game Jersey Auction
Mar. 232 at 7:05PM vs. Macon Mayhem | 10th Anniversary Weekend
+ 10PM Post-Game Jersey Auction

Public Ice Skating Sessions after most Hockey Games. Learn more here!

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Pensacola Ice Flyers

Krewe of Lafitte Illuminated Mardi Gras Parade

March 1 | Krewe of Lafitte Illuminated Mardi Gras Parade

The only illuminated nighttime parade in Pensacola! The crowd can expect to be entertained with marching bands, lighted floats and great throws as the Krewe of Lafitte kicks off Pensacola Mardi Gras celebrations.

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March 2 | Pensacola Grand Mardi Gras Parade

The Pensacola Grand Mardi Gras Parade is annually the largest and most extravagant parade in Pensacola. This parade itself, brings the most attention from the public and the highest traffic with attendees and participants numbering in the hundreds of thousands, is the largest gathering of people in Downtown Pensacola during the entire year. The Grand Mardi Gras Parade is family-friendly and features most of the Krewes from the area, local organizations and companies and everything from marching bands to Scout groups. Many parade entrants come from out of town as well.

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Mardi Gras Parade - Visit Pensacola
Photo Credit: Visit Pensacola
45th Annual Festival of Art

March 9-10 | 45th Annual Festival of Art

Festival of Art celebrates an extraordinary amount of arts and artists from visual arts and fine arts and crafts to glass artists, potters, painters, sculptors, watercolorists, textile artists and wood artists. The event will also hold a kid's art alley, a culinary arts court featuring local fare and a music and songwriter's stage.

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March 15 | Gallery Night Pensacola

One special Friday evening each month, the streets of Historic Downtown Pensacola come alive for Gallery Night. Galleries, boutiques, restaurants and bars open their doors to the night air as visitors and locals flood the streets to enjoy music, art and cuisine. Gallery Night starts at 5 p.m. The party officially wraps up at 9 p.m., but stick around for the after pARTy... most restaurants, bars and local businesses extend their hours to promote the excitement of late night crowds

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Gallery Night
Sandy Roots Songwriter Series

March 19 | Sandy Roots 2019 Season Kick-Off Party

Get ready to kick off the fourth year of the Sandy Roots Songwriters Series at The Point Restaurant on Perdido Key! The Sandy Roots Songwriters Series is a recurring monthly event at The Point with local and regional songwriters. Come out and hear their music, and the stories behind each song. The Kick Off Party is starring hit songwriters Troy Martin and Bo Roberts!

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March 23 | Ciclovia Pensacola

Ciclovia (seek-low-via)–Pensacola originated in Bogota, Columbia in the 1970s and took off around the world in the 1990s. Pensacola joined the movement in 2017 with its very first Ciclovia! This event closes major streets in downtown Pensacola to motorized traffic and opens them up for people to ride bikes, walk, run, play, or whatever moves them! Come join in on the fun!

The mission of Ciclovia–Pensacola is dedicated to partnering with select individuals and organizations to sponsor an event that promotes health, active transportation, local economic growth, community connection, and overall well-being.

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Ciclovia Pensacola
Flora-Bama Annual Beach Run/Walk

March 23 | Flora-Bama Annual Beach Run/Walk

Flora-Bama's 5th Annual Beach Run/Walk for America's Warriors will be the best run of the year! Who wouldn't want to utilize our gorgeous white sandy beaches? The start and end point is right here at Flora-Bama. All 5K runners will be headed into Alabama and all 1/2 marathon runners will be headed into Florida. 

100% of the registration fees will go to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation. The Special Operations Warrior Foundation ensures full scholarship grants as well as educational and family counseling to the surviving children of Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps special operations personnel who lose their lives in the line of duty and immediate financial assistance for severely wounded special operations personnel and their families.

 

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March 29-31 | The Wharf Boat & Yacht Show

The Wharf Boat Show is the premier Boat Show on the Gulf Coast with over $150 million in boats and marine products on display. The 2019 show even includes BoatUS On-Water Training. There’s something for everyone, from newcomer to seasoned tournament veteran, and there’s even live music and art classes for the kids. Learn more and purchase your tickets here.

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The Wharf Boat Show

 

Perdido Key Area Attractions

Blue Angels Practice & Autograph Sessions

The world-famous Blue Angels are based at NAS Pensacola, and can be seen practicing over the Museum at NAS Pensacola most Tuesday and Wednesday mornings from March to November. Practices typically begin at 11:30AM, and last about 55 minutes. Admission to practice is FREE and open to the public. 

Following most Wednesday practices, members of the Blue Angels meet fans and sign autographs inside the National Naval Aviation Museum. 

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Blue Angels Autograph sessions
Dolphin Cruise

Morning Dolphin Cruise

The Wild Hearts captain and crew are very good at cruising to areas where dolphins are known to play. Spot dolphins in their natural habitat for an experience you will never forget. This enjoyable nature cruise is always a hit with passengers on Wild Hearts.

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Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo

Experience a once in a lifetime event at the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo with a tiger encounter. The Zoo is currently home to two tiger cubs and for a limited time and offering visitors the chance to meet these extraordinary animals. Encounters will be available by reservation only at scheduled times throughout the day. Pricing is $50 + tax Per Person, PLUS the cost of regular zoo admission. Children ages 4-12 must be accompanied by a paying adult.

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Tigers at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo

OWA

OWA

With more than 20 amusement park rides, fabulous stores and excellent restaurants, there's excitement at every turn at the Gulf Coast's newest attraction! Get a headstart on your adventure by purchasing your tickets before you get to the park here!

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Big Lagoon State Park

Interested in exploring one of Florida's beautiful parks? Check out Big Lagoon State Park, which offers hiking, camping, bird watching, swimming and much more. The park is open daily from 8 a.m. to sunset.

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Big Lagoon State Park
National Naval Aviation Museum

National Naval Aviation Museum

Experience the history of Naval Aviation at the world's largest Naval Aviation Museum at NAS Pensacola. The museum is home to more than 150 restored aircrafts representing the Navy, Marine and Coast Guard Aviation. The Museum captures the history and heritage of Naval Aviation with free guided tours, flight simulators and more!

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Hummingbird Zipline at Gulf Adventure Center

Experience a thrill and enjoy spectacular views of the white sandy beaches and emerald green waters of the Alabama Gulf Coast at Gulf Adventure Center. The zipline course takes you as high as 90 feet above the ground as you fly through tree canopies and skim over the freshwater lake at the Gulf State Park.

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Hummingbird Zipline at Gulf Adventure Center

Tanger Outlet Mall

Tanger Outlet Mall

Shop until you drop at Tanger Outlets in Foley, Alabama. With more than two-hundred stores, this outdoor outlet mall has something for everyone! Tanger Outlets is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

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