Summer Navarre Events

Summer is everyone’s most favorite season to visit the beach, especially with sand, waves, and fun for the whole family. But if you want to make sure that you know all the best reasons to visit this summer, checkout our extensive list of Summer Navarre events, complete with times, locations, and descriptions so that you can easily plan the best summer vacation ever. (June-August)

Father’s Day and National Giraffe Day at the Gulf Breeze Zoo

June 18 & June 23, 2023

This June, The Gulf Breeze Zoo has planned two special occasions. On June 18, in celebration of Father`s Day, fathers will be treated to a complimentary beer as they explore the zoo`s fascinating animal exhibits. Later, on June 21, the zoo invites everyone to participate in World Giraffe Day!

Location: 5701 Gulf Breeze Parkway Gulf Breeze, Florida 32563

Phone: 866-620-1825

Navarre Beach’s 4th of July Fireworks 2023

Tuesday July 4th 2023, 9:00pm – 9:30pm

Celebrate the 4th of July on Navarre Beach with family and friends! Fireworks display begins at 9 p.m. from the Navarre Beach Fishing Pier. Bring a blanket and chairs to enjoy the show.

Location: 8649 Gulf Blvd. Navarre Beach Florida

Phone: 850-939-3267

Pensacola Beach Air Show 2023

July 5-8, 2023

Locals and visitors from all over look forward to the annual Pensacola Beach Air Show held in the summer. The show highlights our hometown heroes – the Blue Angels – the U. S. Navy`s flight demonstration squadron stationed at Forrest Sherman Field aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola. The Blues hold several practice sessions along the beach in the days leading up to the big event on show day. Pensacola Beach Air Show

Location: 20 Casino Beach Blvd, Pensacola Beach, Florida 32561

Phone: (850) 932-2257

Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge 2023 Summer Camps

June 5-9 & 12-16, July 17-21, July 24-28
For nature loving kids ages 8 to 13. Children will learn hands-on, STEAM and inquiry-based curriculum that encourages investigation and lasting learning experiences. Registration fee includes t-shirt, reusable water bottle, and all camp supplies. For more information and registration form visit Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge 2023 Summer Camps or contact ECWR Conservation and Rehabilitation Educator Emma at emma@emeraldcoastwildliferefuge.org.

Location: 3051 Cloptons Circle, Navarre Florida 32566

Phone: 850-684-1485

Tuesday & Thursday Night Cornhole

Tuesday and Thursday evenings!

Juana`s Pagodas and Sailor`s Grill present Cornhole Tourney on Navarre Beach! Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. and play begins at 7 p.m. $10 entry fee for each player. Juana`s will have drink specials all night. Don`t miss live entertainment at Juana`s Friday-Saturday nights.

Location: 1451 Navarre Beach Causeway Navarre Beach, Florida, 32566

Phone: 850-939-1092

Volleyball and Live Music at Juana`s Pagodas

Volleyball Tourneys on Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays

Grab a bite to eat while listening to live music. Enter to play in volleyball tournaments Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays. Juana`s Pagodas also offers paddleboard rentals, jet ski rentals and more.
Don`t miss the AVP America Big Money Volleyball Tournament July 21-23

Location: 1451 Navarre Beach Causeway Navarre Beach, Florida, 32566

Phone: 850-939-1092

Trash Bash with the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center

Volleyball Tourneys on Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays

Last Saturday of Every Month

Help protect sea turtles and other imperiled species through a citizen science program that allows volunteers to take an active role in the war against marine debris. Volunteers collect trash from different areas along the 4.5 miles of Navarre Beach and record data that is forwarded to state and federal agencies. Meet in the main Navarre Beach Parking Lot near the Sand Crab Pavilion. Limited supplies of gloves, buckets and pickers are provided, or bring your own. For more information, visit www.navarrebeachseaturtles.org or call 850-684-3347

Location: Navarre Beach Parking Lot

Phone: 850-684-3347

Clear Bottom Kayak Tours

Tours on Saturdays June through September 2023
Explore and discover Navarre Beach Reef with a 45 minute Clear Bottom Kayak Tour of the Gulf Side Reef. From Sea Oat Pavilion parking lot. Tour pricing includes admission to the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center. The event is organized by the Navarre Beach Marine Sanctuary. For more information and to register, visit Clear Bottom Kayak Tours or call 850-981-8900.

Location: 8740 Gulf Blvd. Navarre Beach Florida

Phone: 850-981-8900

Shark School at the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center

Select Dates in Summer

Explore local gulf coast sharks, shark biology, and shark conservation. Shark school participates receive: Introduction class to sharks of the Gulf of Mexico, shark arts and crafts, shark tooth treasure hunt, a certificate of completion, and early entrance to the NBSTCC. Each program accommodates up to 10 enrolled students and a guest/parent or guardian. For more information and to register, visit www.navarrebeachseaturtles.org/programs or call 850-684-3347.

Location: Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center

Phone: 850-684-3347

Emerald Coast Poker Run

August 11th & 12th, 2023
Powerboats, fishing boats, pleasure boats, and all in between, will fill the Destin Florida waterways for one of the largest and most popular charity poker runs in the USA! All proceeds from Emerald Coast Boat Week and Poker Run go to the recipient children`s charities of the Emerald Coast Foundation. Registration options: Emerald Coast Poker Run.

Location: Fort Walton Beach, Florida

Outdoor Market and Food Vendors at Pik-itz

First and third Saturday of every month, 9am-2pm
This outdoor market hosts Farm to Table foods, artists, and craft vendors. Do not miss out on shopping inside Pik-Itz! Art & Antiques and Food Truck Alley. For more information, visit www.pikitz.comor call 850-710-7128.

Location: 1922 Highway-87, Navarre Florida

Phone; 850-710-7128

Bands on the Beach

Tuesday evenings April through October 2023.
Pensacola Beach`s popular outdoor summer concert series, Bands on the Beach, features a lineup of performers sure to please every musical taste. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets to the pavilion area. Music starts at 7 p.m.

Location: Gulfside Pavilion/Pensacola Beach by Beach Ball Water Tower

Phone; (850) 932-2257

Bands on the Blackwater Concert Series 2023

Friday Nights April through October. 7-9 p.m.
Bands on the Blackwater is a free outdoor concert series held Friday nights in downtown Milton. Pull up your boat or bring a lawn chair and relax while listening to great live music! Food vendors on site as well. For more information visit https://www.miltonfl.org/427/Bands-on-the-Blackwater or call the City of Milton at 850-983-5400.

Location: Jernigan’s Landing 5158 Willings St., Milton Florida

Phone; 850-983-5400