The Christmas Countdown continues with fun events all season long! This weekend the fun continues all over Pensacola from Winterfest to Gallery Night, shopping and sales, and foodie fun for everyone!!
Let’s dive in and see what’s shakin’!
RALLY’S TWO-DAY SHOPPING SPREE Friday, December 8 from 10 a.m. -2 p.m. and Saturday, December 9, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at various locations: This two-day Shopping Soirée will feature an elevated pop-up shopping experience on Friday at the SCI Building, located at 220 West Garden Street in downtown Pensacola. This public event will feature some of the best local vendors and brick-and-mortar stores who are generously donating a percentage of sales to support the mission of Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research. Enjoy complimentary champagne, brunch bites and sweets, a live DJ, gift wrapping, and more. The first 125 guests receive a free swag bag and souvenir champagne flute. More details on Saturday’s shopping and dining partners here.
CHRISTMAS ZOOBILEE The Gulf Breeze Zoo invites you to join us for the 5th Annual Christmas ZOObilee on December 9, 10, 16 and 17 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
UGLY SWEATER PARTY Friday, December 8 at 8 p.m. at The Pointe in Gulf Breeze ‘Tis the season for festive shenanigans and nothing is more festive than a hideous bell-frocked sweater of your cat with a Christmas tree on its head. The great news is that you’ll have more than one occasion to wear this horrid garment, with National Ugly Sweater Day on December 15. The Pointe Party Deets
BIKE PENSACOLA’S HOLIDAYSLOW RIDE Saturday, December 9 at 10 a.m. The most popular bike ride in town rolls again as part of our celebration of the Gonzalez St. Shareway. We’ll start and finish at Cordova Square across from the old Sacred Heart Hospital in East Hill. Pensacola Arts Market will be set up onsite with lots of local, handmade items–great for holiday gifts. Wear your holiday regalia and make it a fun time! https://www.bikepensacola.org/
NORTHWEST FLORIDA WILDLIFE SANCTUARY Saturday, December 9 at 12 p.m.Special guests from Francis M Weston Audubon, Florida Audubon, Sandspur Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation, Sunset Wildlife Connection, Roy Hyatt Environmental Center, Escambia County Sea Grant, Florida State Parks, Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center, Possum and Palmetto and more! Food by Porksacola!
LIGHTED BOAT PARADE KID’S PRE-PARTY Saturday, December 9 at 4 p.m. at Shaggy’s. Jingle all the way to Shaggy’s Pensacola Beach on the evening of the 2023 Lighted Boat Parade! On December 9 from 4 – 6 pm, come take pictures with Santa and enjoy some delicious cookies while decorating ornaments. Shaggy’s Pre-Party Details
HOLIDAY SING-ALONG Sunday, December 10 from 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. at The Rex Theatre. Presented by the Choral Society of Pensacola. Join us to sing your favorite songs of the season, enjoy holiday treats, and visit with Santa. (Be sure to bring your phone for a selfie with the jolly old elf!) Our hour of family-friendly music-making will also include brief performances by our Treble Ensemble, other members of the Choral Society, and special guests from Gulf Coast Chorale — and, as you arrive, you’ll be greeted by the a cappella quartet Impromptune.
Bringing LIVE Poker to the Dog House! ♦️Put on your best poker face and join in the fun on Wednesday nights only.
Registration is FREE and games begin at 6:30 PM. ✨
Open Monday – Saturday, hours vary. Follow @__thedoghouse__ for specials, hours, and more!