Coral Reef - Panama City Beach FL Condo Rentals

Area Information and Upcoming Events

There is something for everyone here in Panama City Beach. Explore a multitude of attractions, world class shopping, fabulous local dining options, nearby golfing, watersports and beach activities. Check our events calendar for upcoming concerts, festivals and special events. See why Coral Reef is everyone’s favorite family vacation destination!





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Upcoming Events




Panama City Beach Food Truck and Craft Beer Festival


Price: Tickets starting at $5 a day.
Time: 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Presented By:  Food Truck Festivals of America
Dates: February 17, 2024 – February 18, 2024
Food Truck Festivals of America is bringing the Annual Panama City Beach Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival back to Aaron Bessant Park! 12pm-5pm (VIP hour 11am to noon). Florida’s most popular food trucks will dish out fan favorites while the season’s top craft beers will be available for sale. This festival will be a weekend of craft beer, great food, lawn games, music, and fun for the whole family. 30 food trucks will be serving everything from fall-off-the-bone BBQ to wood-fired pizza to juicy prime rib to spicy Korean to gooey mac & cheese and so much more!

Emerald Coast Boat and Lifestyle Show

Price: Early Bird: $12, Pre-Purchase: $15, At the Gate: $20
Time: 10:00 AM
Recurrence: Recurring daily
Presented By: Aaron Bessant Park
Dates:  March 1, 2024 – March 3, 2024

This land based show will feature boat displays from all major manufacturers and the top dealers representing the latest in boats, high tech engines, electronics and marine accessories. Boats ranging from entry level bow riders and center consoles all the way up to the next generation 42′ center consoles with quad outboards that have become so popular. Buyers will find everything in-between.

But making it much more than a boat show, this event features everything for the kind of active, outdoor beach living so popular along the Emerald Coast. From stand up paddleboards and fishing kayaks, to outdoor kitchens, diving, active wear, and beach cruising bicycles. In short, all the great things residents and visiting tourists enjoy on and around the water along the beaches is available at this event.

Panama City Beach Scottish Festival


Presented By:  Frank Brown Park
Dates: March 2, 2024

On the 2nd of March in 2024, we are proud to mix the Florida sunshine with the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of Scotland! Our bands this year are Celtica Nova, who received the “International Celtic Artist of the Year” award at the 2019 Australian Celtic Music Awards. Co-headlining is Celtic Conundrum, known for creating new traditional music, exceptional harmonies, and heart stopping vocals!

Four of the best Pipe and Drum bands in Florida will provide us not only with the sights but sounds of Scotland. Highland dancers, axe throwing, kid’s games, and of course, the ever-popular Highland Athletic competition will round out the entertainment. Be sure to check out one of the many vendor booths for Celtic-inspired merchandise, or head over to the Clan Village to show off your Celtic pride. Wet your whistle at the Whisky Tasting tent (tickets required), Tea Room, or Beer Tent and enjoy your favorite Celtic food at one of the many food vendors.  Get your tickets today at

Emerald Coast Cruizin’ Car Show


Recurrence: Recurring daily
Dates: March 7, 2024 – March 9, 2024
They’re fast, they’re furious, and they’re getting revved up for you and your friends. Make your way to Frank Brown Park and our classic car show in Panama City Beach, FL, to see some awesome hot rods. Emerald Coast Cruizin’ features live music and awards. Across the street, Pier Park offers over 125 stores for fabulous shopping! You will not want to miss this event! Make plans now for Emerald Coast Cruizin’! 




Dates: 4/5/2024, 4/6/2024

A two-day Southern garden party in Aaron Bessant Park featuring superb craft beer, spirits, and wine from around the world, plus culinary creations by Northwest Florida’s leading chefs. At its heart, UNwineD is a stylish garden party that showcases the best of the region. 

Friday Night Kickoff Party hosted by Southern Living

Visit Panama City Beach has partnered with Southern Living magazine to add extra prestige to the festival, with Southern Living hosting an exclusive event on Friday to kick off the weekend event. This one-of-a-kind night offers, custom cocktails, live music, and more! Only 250 tickets are sold to the Kickoff Party and include admission to the entire weekend of events. You must be 21 or older to attend the Friday night event.


The Grand Afternoon Tasting

UNwineD officially gets underway with The Grand Afternoon Tasting. Wander from booth to booth while tasting the best craft beers, wine and spirits from around the world, and sampling delectable creations from leading chefs in the Northwest Florida area. Browse through Art & Vendor Row filled with local shops and boutiques, and be sure to also stop by the Southern Living tent for home decor, cookbooks, and more! Tickets are limited to this event. You must be 21 or older to attend the Grand Tasting (accompanying children 12 and under permitted).

Seabreeze Jazz Festival

Recurrence: Recurring daily
Dates: April 25, 2024 – April 28, 2024
Named a “Top 10 Jazz Festival in the USA” by JazzIZ Magazine and recently nominated as “Best Jazz Festival” at the Oasis Smooth Jazz Awards, the Seabreeze Jazz Festival in Panama City Beach combines the top national smooth jazz artists with a full weekend of fun, sun, great beaches, and good times – all on the west end of Panama City Beach. The event now attracts over 20,000 fans from the USA, Canada, and Europe for the ultimate performance-packed weekend of jazz.