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Escambia County Sheriff Chip Simmons at last year's Battle of Pensacola Kickball Game.

PENSACOLA FAIR OPENING DAY – THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19 FROM 4 P.M. – 11 P.M. Admission is $1 all evening long and rides are $1 per ride, with a minimum $10 purchase. There are exhibits, rides, and of course…fair food! Get all your Fair information here: https://pensacolafair.com/


BEACH-O-WEEN – FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20 FROM 4 P.M. – 8 P.M. at the Pensacola Beach Boardwalk. There will be many fun activities for kids of all ages, including a Halloween bounce house, costume contest, games, face painting, and hot dogs. Best of all, all games and activities are entirely free, and there will be plenty of candy to go around! Beach-O-Ween Info Here

GALLERY NIGHT FRIGHT NIGHT – FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20 AT 5 P.M. featuring the “Pensacola Project Runway” fashion design contest, vendors, live music, and more. Also, don’t miss the Stevenson Klotz Youth Music Stage in front of Seville Tower. Gallery Night is the perfect place to wander, shop, eat, and enjoy a night out in Pensacola. https://gallerynightpensacola.org/

ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21 FROM 7 P.M. – 10 P.M. at Emerald Republic Brewery. Complimentary, special interactive showing of Rocky Horror Picture Show. Wear your fishnets and grab your friends for a rocking good time. Emerald Republic Brewery’s first-ever screening of Rocky Horror Picture Show will be an immersive guest experience that puts a new spin on an old midnight movie cult classic. For more, visit Rocky Horror Picture Show at ERB here.

TRACY LAWRENCE AT THE FAIR – FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20 AT 7:30 P.M. With more than 40 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, expect to hear country singer Tracy Lawrence perform some of his hit songs like, “Texas Tornado,” “Sticks and Stones,” “Alibis,” “If the Good Die Young,” “Find Out Who Your Friends Are,” and “Paint Me a Birmingham.” This concert is FREE with an admission ticket. https://pensacolafair.com/

2ND ANNUAL BATTLE OF PENSACOLA KICKBALL GAME – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21 GATES OPEN AT 8 A.M. – This is a FREE community event that is sure to be the highlight of your weekend!
Don’t miss the chance to see local elected officials and community leaders team up to battle each other for bragging rights in a semi-competitive game of kickball. The first pitch is at 9 a.m. at Blue Wahoos Stadium. To see the teams, click here: WHO WILL WIN? TEAM A or TEAM B

FIRE & ICE SPOOKTACULAR HALLOWEEN PARTY – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21 AT 6 P.M. Dress up for this adults-only costume party by Jo Rich Events to benefit AMI Kids, which helps young adults get work ready. Try your fire or ice interpretation in a creative way! Check out event details here: Rich Events Presents: Fire & Ice

WSRE WINE & FOOD CLASSIC WALKABOUT TASTING – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21 AT 6 P.M. This year’s WSRE Wine & Food Classic will pay tribute to iconic PBS chefs with a Walkabout Tasting featuring local chefs and live music by Nobius under the string lights on the SCI Building Plaza in Downtown Pensacola. For ticket information and a list of participating chefs, click here: WSRE Wine & Food Classic.

33rd ANNUAL HAUNTED WALKING AND TROLLEY TOURS –SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21 – 6:30 P.M. – 8:30 P.M. – Time for our Annual Haunted House Walking and Trolley Tours on October 21, 27, and 28. For more information and tickets: Historic Pensacola Haunted Tours 

ICE FLYERS OPENING NIGHT – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21 AT 7 P.M. The Ice Flyers host their first home game of the 2023-24 season against the Birmingham Bulls! Fans in attendance will receive a magnet calendar (while supplies last), be sure to arrive early! For tickets: Ice Flyers Tickets

The Weekend Top 10 is brought to you each week by the Dog House. At the Dog House, you’re one of OUR gang and our gang is all here, gearing up for a spooky spiked weekend ahead! 

Gallery Night is among us and Halloween is in the air. Come Trick or Treat tomorrow night and grab a bite to eat if you dare! 

The Dog House is open Thursday – Saturday, 8 AM – 9 PM. Find us set up on Palafox Street ready for a ghoulish good time.