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Local Pulse Weekend Top 10

Local Pulse Editors Dana & Elli are ready for a fun weekend in Pensacola!

The Weekend Top 10 gives you 10 reasons to get out of your weekend rut and enjoy Pensacola, indoors and out, starting with:


PENSACOLA BEACH SONGWRITERS FEST – WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4 – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8 – Times and locations vary. Over 100 artists and 19 venues, featuring Thompson Square, Jamie O’Neal, and many more! https://pensacolabeachsongwritersfestival.com/ 

PUMPKIN PATCH AT FIRST CITY ART CENTER – FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6 AT 5 P.M. – OCTOBER 7 AT 2 P.M. First City Art Center’s 17th Annual Glass & Ceramic Pumpkin Patch returns October 6-7th, 2023! https://www.firstcityart.org/

PALAFOX MARKET – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7 AT 9 A.M. in Downtown Pensacola at two different locations along Palafox near Garden Street and at Plaza Ferdinand. Foo Foo Festival will be there handing out Foo Swag until supplies run out! For more on Palafox Market, click here: https://palafoxmarket.com/ or  https://www.facebook.com/downtownpensacola

UWF HOMECOMING FOOTBALL GAME – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7 AT 4 P.M. V. SHORTER COLLEGE at Pen Air Stadium on the UWF Campus. Tailgating starts at 12, Argo walk at 1:25, band performance at 2:45, and gates open at 3. To buy tickets and for more information, visit https://goargos.com/

BANDS ON THE BAYOU FEATURING DLP – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7 AT 6:30 P.M. – BAYVIEW PARK. Come out to Bayview Park and enjoy live music by the local sensation DLP. Bring your blankets and best friends. https://www.bandsonthebayou.com/

COREY SMITH – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7 AT 8 P.M. (Doors open at 7 p.m.) at Vinyl Music Hall. Corey is an American Singer and Songwriter popular from the Southeastern US with millions of streams each month and a devout fan following. For tickets to the all-ages show, click here: Corey Smith Tickets at Vinyl

PENSACOLA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OPENING NIGHT – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7 AT 7:30 P.M. at the Saenger Theatre. Set the stage for a spectacular season with Respighi’s iconic homage to the Eternal City, Pines of Rome, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice and the return of pianist Sara Davis Buechner for Strauss’ Burleske. More here: https://pensacolasymphony.com/

BRUNCHFEST FOR BOYS & GIRLS CLUB – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8 FROM 11 A.M. – 2 P.M. at Seville Quarter. Meet for a morning filled with mouth-watering brunch bites and a whole lot of fun to benefit over 5,000 local club kids. https://emeraldcoastbgc.org/

CRAFT & VINTAGE FALL MARKET AT ODD COLONY – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8 FROM 11 A.M. – 4 P.M. This annual fall market includes face painting, hair braiding, vintage clothing and home finds, plus yummy food options like Lemonte Gelato! www.oddcolony.com

SAINTS SUNDAY – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8 AT 12 NOON. New Orleans Saints v. New England Patriots. At Cafe Nola on Pensacola Beach and Perfect Plain. Cafe Nola Info Here and Perfect Plain Info Here

Local Pulse’s Weekend Top 10 is brought to you by

The Dog House!

Legend says that cocktail hour is the most spirited time of day. 

Good thing we’ve got hand-crafted cocktails and a full bar available for you Thursday-Saturday from 5-9! 

The Dog House is known for keeping our spirits high. Join us for dinner and drinks tonight!