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Elf Parade Today. Photo: Downtown Pensacola

Happy Stretch Pant Season, Local Pulsers! If you’re still in a food coma from yesterday, we’ve got a list of fun activities to get you out of the house and moving about, starting with the Elf Parade!


ELF PARADE AT 2 PM TODAY!! Wear your best elf outfit, your ugliest sweater, or decorate your wagon or stroller! Santa will announce the winners of each category just before the parade starts marching, and each winner will lead their section of the parade. The categories are Best Wagon, Best Costume, Best Stroller, Best Ears, and Best Ugly Sweater. But you don’t have to dress up to enjoy the fun. This fun tradition kicks off Winterfest in a whimsical way. 221 S. Palafox Street Winterfest Deets here: https://www.facebook.com/pensacolawinterfest

JOHN HART PROJECT, ELECTRIC BLUE YONDER, ABOUT TO SWEAT Today, November 24 at 7 p.m. at The Handlebar John Hart is a musician who is well rooted in the American traditions of the guitar. Florida-based artist John Hart is an acclaimed guitar player all along the East Coast and Gulf Coast. Leading up to his creation of the John Hart Project, John spent a few years touring the East Coast with the prominent Sauce Boss. Tickets and more information here: https://thehandlebar850.com/

CELTIC ANGELS CHRISTMAS Kick off the Christmas season this Friday, November 24 at 7:00 p.m. Celtic Angels Christmas is a joyous celebration from start to finish, encompassing vocal and instrumental Holiday and Irish favorites.  Paired with show-stopping world-class champion Irish dancing and a fully live band, Celtic Angels Christmas is sure to awe and entertain. Tickets are available at the Saenger Theatre box office or online at Ticketmaster.comhttps://youtu.be/D4HXhGHTt2U

BUILD YOUR OWN EARRING BAR Bodacious Bookstore x The Crafted Makerie collaborate on November 24th from 5-8 pm! Explore your creativity with a Build Your Own Earring Bar—choose three clay shapes, play with colors and patterns, and design your own personalized earrings for $24. Add an earring stand to display your new bling for just $6. NO RESERVATIONS NEEDED.

PENSACOLA BEACH TREE LIGHTING AND PHOTOS WITH SANTA Friday, November 24 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. on the Pensacola Beach Boardwalk you can bring your own camera and take pictures with Santa after the lighting of the Christmas tree. All Boardwalk Merchants will be open until 9 p.m., including Kilwin’s where you can snag some yummy fudge. http://pensacolabeachboardwalk.com/happenings/index.html

PENSACOLA BAY CENTER PUBLIC ICE SKATE Bring your own or rent skates from the center. Public ice skating is open to the public beginning at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 25. Tickets are $15. More information and time at: https://www.pensacolabaycenter.com/

WSRE FESTIVAL OF TREES Holiday trees and wreaths, decorated by local designers, will be on display at the Museum of Commerce in Downtown Pensacola and available for sale and online auction bidding in support of the WSRE-TV Foundation. Hours are 12 pm to 6 pm on Friday, 10 am to 6 pm on Saturday and 12 pm to 3 pm on Sunday. Admission is free!

MUTTS & MIMOSAS On November 25 from 11 am – 2 pm at Calvert’s in the Heights. Spend a delightful and creative afternoon at “Mutts & Mimosas” – a unique dog paw painting event that celebrates the holiday spirit in a furry, four-legged way! Hosted by WolfGang Pensacola and located at Calvert’s in the Heights, this event promises a memorable experience for you and your beloved canine companions. If you are a dog owner or lover and have not experienced one of WolfGang’s whimsical events, your life is incomplete. More information here: https://www.wolfgangparkandbrews.com/

PENSACOLA OUTDOOR FLEA MARKET EXTRAVAGANZA Sunday, November 26 at 10 a.m. Come on out to Pensacola Community Outdoor Flea Market Extravaganza and MORE! Need to declutter? Not looking to sell your stuff and want to shop instead? There is no fee to shop so you have more cash to shop ’til you drop!
Hours are 10- 5 PM. $2 Donations at the entrance are appreciated to help Tunnel to Towers Foundations! 100% of Net Proceeds go to this Foundation so show your support while shopping. Food trucks will also be on site.

KIA’S ANNUAL NIGHT OF LIGHTS & SANTA CLAUS This is an event geared toward young children. Join Kia Autosport of Pensacola on November 26th, 4 PM – 6 PM for the 4th Annual Night of Lights. This year’s event will benefit the Children’s Home Society of Florida and its Healthy Families Program. 3-D Eats and TasteBuds Ice Cream food trucks will be there along with bounce houses, face painting, and more! Although the event is free, please consider bringing a donation for Healthy Families (diapers, wipes, mittens, hats, socks, coats, or blankets) Kia Night of Lights Info.

The Dog House is all “CHEERS!” and buckets of beer this weekend for college football! 🏈

Bring your tailgate party to the Dog House this weekend and find all the best games on the big screens!

Get in the football spirit with our tasty tailgate menu and ice-cold beer! 🍻

Saturday from 8 AM – 9 PM, 30 S Palafox Street, Downtown Pensacola.