Farm-fresh produce, flowers, plants, baked goods, crafts, fine art and antiques are just a few of the items offered by vendors at the Saturday market in Downtown Pensacola.
Voted 2016 Best of the Coast: Best Outdoor Market/Farmer's Market, Best Place to Buy Local Produce and Best Free Thing to Do.
Downtown Pensacola is enjoying a new wave of cultural vibrancy. While you're here, don't miss the opportunity to check out these three small but formidable cultural hot spots that are making the downtown district a popular stop on the art circuit these days.
Voices of Pensacola Multicultural Center • Improvable Cause at Pensacola Little Theatre • Quayside Gallery
This re-enactment group of Jacksonian era and Spanish soldiers, fifers, and drummers perform their Colors Ceremony every third Saturday of the month at noon in Plaza Ferdinand. The colorful ceremony commemorates Pensacola's 195th birthday & the transfer of Spanish Florida to a US Territory.
It's the largest public art project in Pensacola, a 3,000 sq. ft. mural painted by local artists Ashton Howard and Evan Levin. The pair spent more than 300 hours on a scissor lift high above the ground, transforming a plain brick parking garage wall into a colorful work of art.
The Umbrella Sky Project is creating an unforgettable kaleidoscope of color high above historic Intendencia St. in downtown Pensacola. The three-month art installation took flight on Nov. 3, and the block between Jefferson and Palafox is closed to traffic every Saturday from 8am-6pm through the end of the year to allow for plenty of photo-taking. #PensacolaUmbrellaSky
From November 24 through mid-January, Downtown Pensacola will be transformed by the glow of nearly half a million dazzling white lights, when you can explore the unique shops, galleries, parks, museums and nightlife on foot, or by Segway, horse and carriage or pedi-cab.
Augustus Maywho, the mythical mayor of Whoville, will flip the switch and officially light up Downtown Pensacola for the holidays on Nov. 24th at 5:15pm immediately following the Winterfest Elf Parade...that is, if the grumpy Grinch doesn't foil his plans!
The votes are in, and Downtown Pensacola is celebrating its selection as Florida's Greatest Place. Great Places of Florida, an award program of the Florida Chapter of the American Planning Association, highlights Florida's great communities and the great people that comprise them.
Winterfest takes over Downtown Pensacola and transforms it into a grand winter wonderland on Black Friday, when the historic streets light up with twinkling lights, character-filled trolley tours and holiday-themed events throughout the season.
Dating back 450 years as the first European settlement in the United States, Pensacola has a rich and colorful history.
The heart of the City of Pensacola is its downtown. A refreshing blend of historic resolve and cosmopolitan progress defines Downtown Pensacola.