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Local Pulse’s Weekend Top 10

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There are so many fun things going on this weekend, headlined by the Pensacola Crawfish Festival!!


SYNTHESIS BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS SHOW Thursday, April 25 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at The Art Gallery on the UWF Campus and additional dates and times at the Pensacola Museum of Art. Synthesis is the annual senior Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) exit show for the Department of Art and Design at UWF. This exhibition is the culmination of the department students’ hard work and their entrance into the world as professional artists. This show is exhibited both on campus at The Art Gallery (TAG) and in downtown Pensacola at the Pensacola Museum of Art (PMA). Please click here for all dates and times: SYNTHESIS

PENSACOLA CRAWFISH FESTIVAL Friday, April 26 at 11 a.m. until Sunday, April 28 at 5 p.m. at Fountain Park and Seville Square. The 39th Pensacola Crawfish Festival will bring a taste of Louisiana right here to Pensacola Bay. The festival features thousands of pounds of crawfish fresh from a Louisiana supplier and boiled up by Pensacola locals, Cordova Crawfish Company. The festival also features other delicious food and festival treat vendors, the coolest festival merchandise around, live Cajun, Blues, and Zydeco music all weekend, and a FREE Kids’ Activity Area sponsored by Cox! Pensacola Crawfish Festival Website

INTERSTATE MULLET TOSS AT THE FLORA BAMA Friday, April 26 – Sunday, April 28. The Interstate Mullet Toss & Gulf Coast’s Greatest Beach Party is legendary. What started as a reason to party has become one of the biggest beach parties on the coast. Those who participate in the Mullet Toss will throw a dead mullet over the state line of Florida and Alabama to see who gets the farthest. For more details, click here: Flora Bama

ROSIE O’GRADY’S DUELING PIANO SHOW Wednesday – Saturday at 8 p.m. at Rosie O’Grady’s at Seville Quarter. The iconic Dueling Piano Show! The featured drink in Rosie’s is the famous Flaming Hurricane with a souvenir glass. The show starts at 8 p.m. and goes on until midnight on Wednesdays, 2 a.m. Thursday – Saturday. 18+ Thursdays only* 21+ every other night.

PENSACOLA ARTS MARKET Saturday, April 26 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Cordova Square. Shop Small and Buy Art! Join us at the Pensacola Arts Market for a joyful celebration of local talent and creativity! Explore over 50 booths featuring handcrafted goods, stunning art pieces, vintage clothing & decor, lush plants, and delectable delights from food trucks. This is not just an art market; it’s a chance to connect with the Pensacola community, support local artisans, and discover one-of-a-kind treasures. Enjoy live performances, soak in the joy of community, and indulge in the diverse offerings from our food trucks, chefs, and bakers. Check out their Facebook page here.

SPRING BIG BOOK SALE Friday, April 26 until Sunday, April 28 (times vary each day) at the Downtown Library. You can stock up on books, DVDs, audiobooks, and CDs! Books will be sorted into different genre categories to make it easier to find your favorites!

Credit Cards will be accepted. As always, your contributions will support the West Florida Public Libraries’ efforts to build community and improve literacy. Check the website for prices and times. BIG BOOK SALE

GULF COAST WHALE FESTIVAL Saturday, April 27 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Gulfside Pavillion on Pensacola Beach. Life-sized models of Gulf whales will be on display, including the Rice’s whale—one of the world’s rarest and most endangered animals. Educational exhibits and activities will tell the story of Gulf whales and marine life, and a puppet parade led by local artists will showcase the ecology of the Gulf. Sweet sounds will flow from the Casino Beach Pavilion with live music by Pensacola singer-songwriters. Fore more details, click here: https://www.facebook.com/healthygulf

THE WAILERS Saturday, April 27 at Vinyl Music Hall. Doors open at 7 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. The Wailers in their 2024 Tour, the iconic reggae band celebrates two significant milestones: the anniversary of Bob Marley’s legendary album “Legend” and the release of the eagerly awaited biopic “Bob Marley: One Love.” For tickets, click here: The Wailers.

LUKE AND KAYLEE Sunday, April 28 from 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. at the Sneaky Tiki. Nashville-based Country music duo Luke and Kaylee will be back at the Sneaky Tiki Bar in Pensacola, FL on Sunday, April 27th from 3 to 6 PM! Come enjoy some sunshine, drinks, and live music!

COMEDY MAGIC FEATURING TOM COVERLY Sunday, April 28 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at The Well. Tom Coverly is a TV talk show host (NFLNCD), professional comedy magician, and motivational speaker. Tom has performed live on stage for over 5 million people around the world headlining several tours. He is one of the most requested motivational entertainers in America. Music superstar, Paula Abdul says “Tom Coverly is straight up a magical inspiration”. Tickets here: Comedy Magic

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✨Tarpon Club Marg
Mezcal, Ancho Reyes, Passion fruit, chile agave & lime

This margarita was inspired by our recent trip to Mexico. It has quickly become a hit on the craft cocktail menu! 🔥

🌮 Paired with our Grouper Fish tacos on the outdoor patio and you’ve got yourself plans tonight!

These specials are here for a limited time, so come quick! Join us for cocktails and dinner this weekend. Open Thursday – Saturday, 8 AM – 9 PM. Closed on Sundays!

30s Palafox Street, Downtown Pensacola