Holiday Round-Up 2013 Things to do in (and around) Pensacola for the Holidays!

holidaysHere is your Holiday roundup! This is a special Holiday edition, with fun things to do starting this weekend through the entire month of December.  I will continue to add events and dates and hope to have it finished by Friday.   *** If you know of an event we should add to the list, please leave us a comment! Have a fun weekend exploring Pensacola with your family! As always, I recommend that you follow the links for more information and call ahead to confirm. Event information often changes!Surfing-Santa-Eager-Beaver-Swim-School-Fort-Collins-Colorado-224x300

 

Friday, December 6, 2013

Gulf Breeze Zoo’s “Zoo Lights”

Pictures with Santa- Cordova Mall 11-8

“Pensacola Lights” @ Downtown Pensacola

Wales West Light Railway “Artic Express” and Lights Display

Sowell’s North Pole Christmas Lights Display

Pensacola Beach Lighted Boat Parade

Pensacola Ice Flyers VS Mississippi River Kings  Pensacola Bay Center

FREE picture with Santa @Bass Pro Shop- Destin

45th Annual Snoball Derby- Five Flags Speedway

Winterfest – Downtown Pensacola

Winterfest Reindeer Games

Winterfest Carriage Rides

Christmas Caravan @ St Christopher’s Episcopal Church

Gulf Breeze Fun Plex All Day Play

Historic Tour of St Michael’s Cemetary

Pensacola Children’s Museum

Pensacola MESS Hall  Downtown Pensacola

“The Light Before Christmas” in IMAX  Naval Aviation Museum

 

Saturday, December 7, 2013

Palafox Market

Gulf Breeze Christmas Parade

Flomaton Christmas Parade

Molino Christmas Parade

Meet “Miss Rosa” and “Hooper” from PBS Kids @ WSRE Studios

Gulf Breeze Zoo’s “Zoo Lights”

“Train-fest” @ the Pensacola Museum of Art with Santa and his elves

FREE picture with Santa @Bass Pro Shop- Destin

Pictures with Santa- Cordova Mall 11-8

Pensacola Ice Flyers VS Huntsville Havoc  Pensacola Bay Center

Pensacola Light House Christmas Gala with Santa

Wales West Light Railway “Artic Express” and Lights Display

Sowell’s North Pole Christmas Lights Display

45th Annual Snoball Derby- Five Flags Speedway

Pensacola MESS Hall  Downtown Pensacola

Handel’s Messiah presented by the Pensacola Choral Society @ St Paul Catholic Church

Pensacola Children’s Museum

Festival of the Trees Kids Day @ Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds

“The Light Before Christmas” in IMAX  Naval Aviation Museum

 

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Gulf Breeze Zoo’s “Zoo Lights”

Surfing Santa Beach Parade- Pensacola Beach

FREE picture with Santa @ Wal Mart 10-2

FREE picture with Santa @Bass Pro Shop- Destin

Pensacola Ice Flyers VS Louisiana Ice Gators Pensacola Bay Center

Wales West Light Railway “Artic Express” and Lights Display

Sowell’s North Pole Christmas Lights Display

45th Annual Snoball Derby- Five Flags Speedway

“The Light Before Christmas” in IMAX  Naval Aviation Museum

Pictures with Santa- Cordova Mall 12-6

 

Monday, December 9, 2013

Pictures with Santa- Cordova Mall 11-8

FREE picture with Santa @Bass Pro Shop- Destin

“Pensacola Lights” @ Downtown Pensacola

Sowell’s North Pole Christmas Lights Display

Pensacola MESS Hall  Downtown Pensacola

Pensacola Children’s Museum

“The Light Before Christmas” in IMAX  Naval Aviation Museum

 

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Pictures with Santa- Cordova Mall 11-8

FREE picture with Santa @Bass Pro Shop- Destin

“Pensacola Lights” @ Downtown Pensacola

Sowell’s North Pole Christmas Lights Display

Pensacola MESS Hall  Downtown Pensacola

Pensacola Children’s Museum

“The Light Before Christmas” in IMAX  Naval Aviation Museum

 

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Pictures with Santa- Cordova Mall 11-8

FREE picture with Santa @Bass Pro Shop- Destin

Sowell’s North Pole Christmas Lights Display

“Pensacola Lights” @ Downtown Pensacola

Pensacola MESS Hall  Downtown Pensacola

Pensacola Children’s Museum

“The Light Before Christmas” in IMAX  Naval Aviation Museum

 

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Century Land to Lake Christmas Parade

Pictures with Santa- Cordova Mall 11-8

FREE picture with Santa @Bass Pro Shop- Destin

Pensacola Cooks Kids- Reindeer Muffins

“Pensacola Lights” @ Downtown Pensacola

Sowell’s North Pole Christmas Lights Display

Pensacola MESS Hall  Downtown Pensacola

Pensacola Children’s Museum

“The Light Before Christmas” in IMAX  Naval Aviation Museum

 

Friday, December 13, 2013

Gulf Breeze Zoo’s “Zoo Lights”

Pensacola Little Theater presents “It’s a Wonderful Life”

Pensacola Children’s Chorus presents “Christmas on the Coast” @ The Saenger

“Pensacola Lights” @ Downtown Pensacola

Disney Live! presents “Three Classic Fairytales” @ Pensacola Bay Center

Wales West Light Railway “Artic Express” and Lights Display

Winterfest – Trolley Tour Downtown Pensacola

Winterfest Reindeer Games

Winterfest Carriage Rides

Gulf Breeze Fun Plex All Day Play

Historic Tour of St Michael’s Cemetary

Poarch Christmas Parade

Pictures with Santa- Cordova Mall 11-8

FREE picture with Santa @Bass Pro Shop- Destin

Sowell’s North Pole Christmas Lights Display

Pensacola MESS Hall  Downtown Pensacola

Pensacola Children’s Museum

“The Light Before Christmas” in IMAX  Naval Aviation Museum

 

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Palafox Market

Pensacola Little Theater presents “It’s a Wonderful Life”

Christmas Lights @ St. Ann’s

Pensacola Children’s Chorus presents “Christmas on the Coast” @ The Saenger

Pensacola Cooks Kids “Baking with Mrs Claus- Edible Gifts”

Lowe’s Build and Grow Kid’s Workshop “Train Engine”

Brewton Christmas Parade

Atmore Christmas Parade

Chumuckla Redneck Christmas Parade

Pensacola Christmas Parade

Gulf Breeze Zoo’s “Zoo Lights”

“Pensacola Lights” @ Downtown Pensacola

Visit Santa Claus @ Lads and Lassies

Gulf Breeze Fun Plex All Day Play

Wales West Light Railway “Artic Express” and Lights Display

Pictures with Santa- Cordova Mall 11-8

FREE picture with Santa @Bass Pro Shop- Destin

Sowell’s North Pole Christmas Lights Display

Pensacola MESS Hall  Downtown Pensacola

Pensacola Children’s Museum

“The Light Before Christmas” in IMAX  Naval Aviation Museum

 

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Pensacola Little Theater presents “It’s a Wonderful Life”

Christmas Lights @ St. Ann’s

Pensacola Children’s Chorus presents “Christmas on the Coast” @ The Saenger

Pictures with Santa- Cordova Mall 12-6

FREE picture with Santa @Bass Pro Shop- Destin

Sowell’s North Pole Christmas Lights Display

Gulf Breeze Zoo’s “Zoo Lights”

“Pensacola Lights” @ Downtown Pensacola

Wales West Light Railway “Artic Express” and Lights Display

 

Monday, December 16, 2013

Gulf Breeze Zoo’s “Zoo Lights”

Pensacola Little Theater presents “Holiday Cabaret”

Pictures with Santa- Cordova Mall 11-8

Winterfest- Santa’s Holiday Express

Winterfest Carriage Rides

FREE picture with Santa @Bass Pro Shop- Destin

“Pensacola Lights” @ Downtown Pensacola

Sowell’s North Pole Christmas Lights Display

Pensacola MESS Hall  Downtown Pensacola

Pensacola Children’s Museum

“The Light Before Christmas” in IMAX  Naval Aviation Museum

Wales West Light Railway “Artic Express” and Lights Display

 

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Gulf Breeze Zoo’s “Zoo Lights”

Pensacola Little Theater presents “Holiday Cabaret”

Pensacola Ice Flyers VS Mississippi Surge- Pensacola Bay Center

Pictures with Santa- Cordova Mall 11-8

Winterfest- Santa’s Holiday Express

Winterfest Carriage Rides

FREE picture with Santa @Bass Pro Shop- Destin

“Pensacola Lights” @ Downtown Pensacola

Sowell’s North Pole Christmas Lights Display

Pensacola MESS Hall  Downtown Pensacola

Pensacola Children’s Museum

“The Light Before Christmas” in IMAX  Naval Aviation Museum

Wales West Light Railway “Artic Express” and Lights Display

 

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Gulf Breeze Zoo’s “Zoo Lights”

Pensacola Little Theater presents “Holiday Cabaret”

Pictures with Santa- Cordova Mall 11-8

Winterfest- Santa’s Holiday Express

Winterfest Carriage Rides

FREE picture with Santa @Bass Pro Shop- Destin

“Pensacola Lights” @ Downtown Pensacola

Sowell’s North Pole Christmas Lights Display

Pensacola MESS Hall  Downtown Pensacola

Pensacola Children’s Museum

“The Light Before Christmas” in IMAX  Naval Aviation Museum

Wales West Light Railway “Artic Express” and Lights Display

 

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Gulf Breeze Zoo’s “Zoo Lights”

Pensacola Little Theater presents “It’s a Wonderful Life”

Pictures with Santa- Cordova Mall 11-8

Winterfest- Santa’s Holiday Express

Winterfest Carriage Rides

FREE picture with Santa @Bass Pro Shop- Destin

“Pensacola Lights” @ Downtown Pensacola

Sowell’s North Pole Christmas Lights Display

Pensacola MESS Hall  Downtown Pensacola

Pensacola Children’s Museum

“The Light Before Christmas” in IMAX  Naval Aviation Museum

Wales West Light Railway “Artic Express” and Lights Display

 

Friday, December 20, 2013

Gulf Breeze Zoo’s “Zoo Lights”

Christmas Lights @ St. Ann’s

Pensacola with Kids Toy Trade Drop Off @ St Francis, Gulf Breeze

Sam’s Fun City “Christmas in the Park”

Pensacola Little Theater presents “It’s a Wonderful Life”

Ballet Pensacola presents “The Nutcracker” @ The Saenger

Pictures with Santa- Cordova Mall 11-8

Winterfest – Trolley Tour Downtown Pensacola

Winterfest Reindeer Games

Winterfest Carriage Rides

“Train-fest” @ the Pensacola Museum of Art with Santa and his elves

FREE picture with Santa @Bass Pro Shop- Destin

“Pensacola Lights” @ Downtown Pensacola

Pensacola Ice Flyers VS Fayetteville Fire Antz

Sowell’s North Pole Christmas Lights Display

“Holiday in the Park” @ Big Lagoon State Park

Pensacola MESS Hall  Downtown Pensacola

Pensacola Children’s Museum

“The Light Before Christmas” in IMAX  Naval Aviation Museum

Wales West Light Railway “Artic Express” and Lights Display

 

Saturday. December 21, 2013

Palafox Market

Gulf Breeze Zoo’s “Zoo Lights”

Christmas Lights @ St. Ann’s

Sam’s Fun City “Christmas in the Park”

Pensacola with Kids Toy Trade Drop Off (AM) and Trade Event (PM) @ St Francis Gulf Breeze

Pensacola Little Theater presents “It’s a Wonderful Life”

Ballet Pensacola presents “The Nutcracker” @ The Saenger

Pictures with Santa- Cordova Mall 11-8

Kidsnasium Holiday Open House

Winterfest – Trolley Tour Downtown Pensacola

Winterfest Reindeer Games

Winterfest Carriage Rides

“Train-fest” @ the Pensacola Museum of Art with Santa and his elves

“Holiday in the Park” @ Big Lagoon State Park

Pensacola Ice Flyers VS Fayetteville Fire Antz

FREE picture with Santa @Bass Pro Shop- Destin

“Pensacola Lights” @ Downtown Pensacola

Sowell’s North Pole Christmas Lights Display

Pensacola MESS Hall  Downtown Pensacola

Pensacola Children’s Museum

“The Light Before Christmas” in IMAX  Naval Aviation Museum

Wales West Light Railway “Artic Express” and Lights Display

 

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Gulf Breeze Zoo’s “Zoo Lights”

Pensacola Little Theater presents “It’s a Wonderful Life”

Drive-in Movies @ Community Maritime Park

Sam’s Fun City “Christmas in the Park”

Ballet Pensacola presents “The Nutcracker” @ The Saenger

Pictures with Santa- Cordova Mall 11-8

Winterfest – Trolley Tour Downtown Pensacola

Winterfest Reindeer Games

Winterfest Carriage Rides

FREE picture with Santa @Bass Pro Shop- Destin

“Pensacola Lights” @ Downtown Pensacola

Sowell’s North Pole Christmas Lights Display

Pensacola MESS Hall  Downtown Pensacola

Pensacola Children’s Museum

“The Light Before Christmas” in IMAX  Naval Aviation Museum

Wales West Light Railway “Artic Express” and Lights Display

Resurrection Lutheran Church’s Live Nativity

 

Monday, December, 23 2013

Gulf Breeze Zoo’s “Zoo Lights”

Pictures with Santa- Cordova Mall 11-8

Sam’s Fun City “Christmas in the Park”

Winterfest- Santa’s Holiday Express

Winterfest Carriage Rides

FREE picture with Santa @Bass Pro Shop- Destin

“Pensacola Lights” @ Downtown Pensacola

Sowell’s North Pole Christmas Lights Display

Pensacola MESS Hall  Downtown Pensacola

Pensacola Children’s Museum

“The Light Before Christmas” in IMAX  Naval Aviation Museum

Wales West Light Railway “Artic Express” and Lights Display

 

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Christmas Lights @ St. Ann’s

Pictures with Santa- Cordova Mall 11-8

FREE picture with Santa @Bass Pro Shop- Destin

Gulf Breeze Zoo’s “Zoo Lights”

“Pensacola Lights” @ Downtown Pensacola

Sowell’s North Pole Christmas Lights Display

Pensacola MESS Hall  Downtown Pensacola

Pensacola Children’s Museum

“The Light Before Christmas” in IMAX  Naval Aviation Museum

Wales West Light Railway “Artic Express” and Lights Display

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

merry christmas

 

 

Halloween Round-Up…Halloween Activites in (and around) Pensacola

halloweenThere is so much Fall Family Fun happening in our area, that I decided to just create a post with the many different events, much like our Weekly Roundups.  If you know of an event that we should add to the list please let me know.  I will build this week by week, so please be patient!

As always, I recommend that you follow the links for more information and call ahead to confirm. Event information often changes!

 

 

 

After calling around this morning, I’ve determined that neither city nor county have an official time set for Trick or Treating.  However, the recommended time is from 6-8.  Be safe, enjoy your kids and have a Happy Halloween!!!

 

Thursday, October 31  Happy Halloween!!

Holland Farms Pumpkin Patch

Hillcrest Farms Corn Maze Elberta, AL

East Brent Baptist Church Fall Festival

Trunk or Treat @ Cokesbury Methodist Church

“Ghosts and Graveyards” by Go Retro

Fall Family Fun Festival @ Ensley Church Of the Nazarene

Harvest Party @ First Wesleyan Church of Pensacola

Mitchell’s “Haunted Spider House”

Halloween Themed Story Time @ West Florida Public Library- Tryon Branch