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The Dog House is ready for Navy Days & Gallery Night!

NAVY DAYS GALLERY NIGHT Friday, May 17 at 5 p.m. in downtown Pensacola. On Friday, May 17th, transport yourself to the 1940s and 1950s with the enchanting melodies from the Blue Anchor Bells at Navy Days Gallery Night! Join us for an unforgettable evening filled with vintage tunes and retro charm. Make sure to come dressed in your best period attire and immerse yourself in the nostalgia of yesteryears. Share your excitement with us using #ImInMy40s50sEra and let’s create an atmosphere straight out of the golden age! Click gallerynightpensacola.org for more details.


FRIENDS TRIVIA NIGHT Friday, May 17 at 6 p.m. at Polonza Bistro. Start Gallery Night at 5 p.m., then head to Polonza for the 6:00 p.m. start of trivia night. This “Friends Trivia night” is at one of Pensacola’s yummiest restaurants. The winner will receive a Polonza gift card, along with a hat and t-shirt. Military will receive 15% off on Gallery Night.

HANGOUT MUSIC FESTIVAL Friday, May 17 – Sunday, May 18 at The Hangout in Gulf Shores, AL. Hangout is more than a three-day festival on the white sand beaches of Gulf Shores, AL. Hangout is the ultimate kick-off to summer, where the quintessential beach vacation meets high-end music festival. Kick back and relax with your toes in the sand, hang loose with all your friends, while listening to your favorite music and making memories that last a lifetime. This year’s Hangout Fest features Zach Bryan, Lana del Rey, The Chainsmokers, Cage the Elephant, Megan Maroney, Nelly, Odesza, and so many more. To buy tickets or for more information, click here: https://www.hangoutmusicfest.com/

HOT GLASS COLD BREW: UNDER THE BIG TOP Friday, May 17 at 5 p.m. at First City Arts Center. Our next iteration of Hot Glass Cold Brew is sure to be a circus! We hope you’ll join us for a memorable evening celebrating art, our community, and supporting local artists. We’ve got lots of fun things planned that you won’t want to miss!

Full admission ($30 members/$40 non-members) includes a handmade artisan glass or ceramic cup, entertainment for the evening, and two complimentary craft beers (or wine!) from our friends at Pensacola Bay Brewery for adults 21+.
The collectible glasses and cups are limited and go fast, so come early. Cups are first come, first serve!
Entertainment for the evening includes glass-blowing and pottery demonstrations, live music, an art market, kids activities, a gallery opening showcasing works from FCAC’s Gallery 1060 artists, and much more!
Bring your appetite! You will find some of Pensacola’s favorite food trucks serving up tasty fare.
BLUEBERRY PICKING AT BLUE BASKET FARMS Thursday, May 16 – Saturday, May 18 from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Hours are subject to change due to weather or fruit availability, please call or check the Facebook page before coming out.
For more information check out bluebasketfarms.net to better prepare for your visit!
The opposite side of the road from the GPS direction. Directions are to shop, blueberry field is across the road, same said as the blueberry road flags!

CINEMAS IN THE SAND Featuring Parent Traip. Friday, May 17, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. at the pavilion at Casino Beach. This 1998 romantic comedy film tells the story of identical twin sisters, separated at birth, who meet at summer camp and hatch a plan to reunite their long-lost parents. Starring Lindsay Lohan in a dual role, the movie is filled with heartwarming moments and hilarious hijinks. For more information, click here: CINEMAS

NAVY DAYS 5K Saturday, May 17 at 8 a.m. at Community Maritime Park. Come for the race, stay for the parade, and enjoy the afternoon at Veterans Memorial Park in Downtown Pensacola. Celebrate our members of the Military for the Pensacola Navy Days parade on May 18, 2024, and join us for this unique 4K (2.4 miles) for everyone to enjoy.

Pensacola Navy Days celebrate the rich military heritage of the Greater Pensacola Area. With its mission to foster a positive and lasting relationship between the local and military communities, the event showcases the pride and appreciation that Escambia County has for the Naval Aviation Station – Pensacola and all branches of the military stationed there and throughout the county. To register, click here: NAVY DAYS 5K
NAVY DAYS PARADE Saturday, May 17 at 9:30 a.m. Gather along Pensacola’s waterfront for this exciting parade featuring military equipment, squadrons, Sailors of the Year, bands, and drill teams, with the support of many of Pensacola’s best Mardi Gras Krewes. The parade starts at Veterans Memorial Park and ends at Community Maritime Park.
NAVY DAYS FUN FEST Saturday, May 17 from 12 – 3 p.m. at Community Maritime Park. Join the fun at Maritime Park for a day filled with activities for the whole family including a Kids Fun Zone with free activities, food trucks, military vehicles on display, tours of U.S. Coast Guard vessels, ROTC demonstrations, and a military/veterans’ fair. For more information, click here: https://www.pensacolanavydays.com/

NAVY DAYS BLUES ON THE BAY Sunday, May 18 at 6 p.m. featuring The Modern Eldorados. The Modern Eldorados were formed in 1996 as a vehicle for singer/songwriter Gretsch Lyles and songwriting partner, Chris Reid’s original brand of classic country music. The Modern Eldorados live show is more than just a concert. It is a musical experience dripping with history and full of excitement. With all the conviction of an old-time gospel preacher, Lyles delivers his unique brand of witty Southern humor. When The Modern Eldorados take the stage, class is in session for a wildly entertaining lesson in authentic American honky tonk.

Nathan Holler enjoys a burger at The Dog House.

Come celebrate Navy Days with us this weekend at the Dog House! Kicking off the weekend with Gallery Night dedicated to our men in uniform.

We are here Thursday – Saturday, 8 AM – 9 PM. Find us on set up on Palafox Street serving up hand-crafted cocktails and good food to eat!

Ham says, “Go Navy!”