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Local Pulse’s Weekend Top 10

For the weekend of September 21-23, 2023.

Photo: Downtown Pensacola's Palafox Market.

I don’t know about you, but when I felt that cooler weather last night, I wanted to plan a fun weekend for getting out and about!! There are so many things going on this weekend, that you’re sure to find something on our quick list of the ten top things to do in the Pensacola area this weekend.


PALAFOX MARKET & BIG FALL BOOK SALE – MARKET ON SATURDAY & SALE – ALL WEEKEND; SPECIFIC HOURS ON WEBSITE BELOW. AT THE DOWNTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY. Why not make Saturday a downtown day! Stop by your favorite downtown coffee or donut shop like Bodacious, Maker’s Coffee, Fosko’s, or Parlour and walk downtown for market and book sales! Sounds perfect to me! https://palafoxmarket.com/ & BOOK SALE INFO

OPERA AL FRESCO – FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 AT 6 P.M. IN SEVILLE SQUARE lovely concert of favorite opera, musical theatre, and popular tunes. BRING: Friends, chairs, and snacks! https://pensacolaopera.com/

CINEMAS IN THE SAND, THE GREATEST SHOWMAN – FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 AT 6:15 P.M. AT THE GULFSIDE PAVILION ON PENSACOLA BEACH – Gulfside showing of this popular hit shown on an inflatable screen in front of the pavilion. This is a free family event. For more, click here: https://www.visitpensacolabeach.com/cinemas-in-the-sand/

LEANNE MORGAN THURSDAY & FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21-22 BEGINNING AT 7 P.M. AT THE SAENGER THEATRE – famous Southern comedienne takes to the stage this weekend. She is FABULOUS! Ticket information here: https://www.pensacolasaenger.com/events/leanne-morgan-just-getting-started/

ALWAYS A BRIDESMAID – THURSDAY – SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21-24 AT 7:30 P.M. AT THE PENSACOLA LITTLE THEATER – Closes on Sunday. More here: https://www.pensacolalittletheatre.com/

ODDTOBERFEST – SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 11 A.M. – 8 P.M. AT ODD COLONY – an ode to the traditional German fall festival of lager slugging, pretzel eating, and stein hoisting. For more, click here: ODDTOBERFEST

FEE-FREE DAY AT THE NATIONAL SEASHORE – SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, ALL DAY – No charge for admittance to the National Parks in honor of National Public Lands Day. For more on this day, click here: https://www.nps.gov/subjects/npscelebrates/public-lands-day.htm

SPOOKY VIBES ARTS MARKET – SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 AT 11 A.M. AT CORDOVA SQUARE PARK – over 50 local artisans including; farmers, vintage boutiques & food trucks. https://www.facebook.com/pensacolaartsmarket/

UWF V. WEST GEORGIA – SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 AT 6 P.M. – Come watch the Argonauts play football! Cheer on your favorite local team with the South’s favorite fall pastime. Don’t forget to wear your green and blue! Go Argos! More on Argo football here: https://goargos.com/sports/football

LEARN TO TANGO – SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 FROM 5:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M. AT GORDON COMMUNITY ART CENTER. Learn the basics of Argentine Tango for only $15 for the drop in rate. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/pensatango/

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