Weekly Events

Mar. 19

Red Shoe Book Club

The Red Shoe Book Club will meet at 10 a.m. at the Navarre Library, 8484 James M. Harvell Rd. The club will discuss First Lady Lou Henry Hoover.  Each person reads their own selected book. The club will meet for breakfast at Stripes Restaurant in the Publix shopping center at 9 a.m. In order to provide sufficient seating for breakfast, RSVP to Dianne Palio before Mar. 19 at 850-602-4890 or sdpalio@aol.com.


Family movie

Join the Navarre Library for family movie night beginning at 3 p.m. Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Navarre Library. The Navarre library is located at 8484 James M. Harvell Rd. For more information, call 850-981-7323.


Mar. 23

Snake Day with Reno's Reptiles

Event will be held at the Emerald Coast Science Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call 850-664-1261 or visit ecscience.org.


Panhandle Butterfly House Tour Guide Training

Join the Panhandle Butterfly House Tour Team. Sign up on Eventbrite, search “Panhandle Butterfly House”, and email pbhtours@gmail.com or kay32566@yahoo.com so they can be sure we have the educational material ready for you. Workshop will be held at the Navarre Visitor Information Center from 10 a.m. to noon.


Hot Glass, Cold Brew

Join First City Art Center, 1060 N. Guillemard St., for a fun Disco themed event. Full admission ($20 members/$25 non-members) will include a signature handmade glass or ceramic cup. Limited quantities available. General admission tickets will be on sale at the gate at 6 p.m. FCAC members enter at 5:15 p.m., prepaid ticket holders enter at 5:30 p.m. Patrons will enjoy light fare provided by Fish Fry Magazine along with two complimentary beers from Pensacola Bay Brewery. Presale Tickets will be offered online only at FirstCityArt.org until Mar. 22. For more information, call 850-429-1222.


Mar. 24

Seagrass Awareness Celebration

Seagrass Awareness is an annual family event held at Shoreline Park South in Gulf Breeze from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This year, activities will include live marine life in touch tanks, “eat a seagrass bed,” make a shark tooth necklace, seining, games, fishing, marine creatures, arts and crafts, food, displays, boating safety, fishing, kayaking and more.  For additional information, visit www.facebook.com/seagrass celebration.


Gulf Breeze Spring Fest

This festival at Shoreline Park, 800 Shoreline Dr., will include live bands that people can enjoy as they wait for the fireworks show which begins at 8 p.m. Event coincides with the Gulf Breeze Rotary’s gumbo cook-off from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For additional information on the festival, visit www.cityofgulfbreeze.us. To sign up your team for the gumbo cook-off or to purchase tickets, call Lynn at 850-293-4614.


Films on the Field

“Guardians of the Galaxy” will begin at 8 p.m. on the field closest to the Gulf Breeze Community Center, 800 Shoreline Dr. There will be will a bounce house, concession stand, games with prizes and more beginning at 5 p.m. For additional information, call 850-934-5140


Cabaret-Pensacola's Best Party

Cabaret, a fundraiser to benefit Pensacola Little Theatre, will be held from 7 p.m. to midnight.  Zaragossa will close down for food, music and fun. Tickets are $100 which includes open bar and food. For more information, call 850-432-2042 or visit www.pensacolalittletheatre.com.



This unique international movement closes downtown streets to motorized traffic in Pensacola and opens up the entire community to be active and have fun. From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., a large portion of downtown will open to bicyclists, pedestrians, runners, skateboarders and more. Music, vendors and fun events will be staged around the area, including a kids' area at Plaza De Luna, health screenings and more. All activities organized by Ciclovia are free. For more information, visit www.pensacolaopenstreets.com.


Chili cook-off and car show

Ollie’s Neighborhood Grill in Milton host their annual chili cook-off and car show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come out and enjoy fun activities, enter your chili recipe in the contest or show off that beautiful car. For more information, visit www.santarosakidshouse.com.


Hell On The Highway Tour

Country music artist Justin Moore performs at the Pensacola Bay Center at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 800-745-3000 or visit www.pensacolabaycenter.com.


Easter Egg Hunt Extravaganza

Holley-Navarre Elks invite the community to the lodge, 2002 Elks Way, for a free family event from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. There will be a local elk artist on hand for face painting and sand art creation along with an age appropriate Easter egg hunt, bouncy house, turkey shoot, and their famous cake walk for kids. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/Holley.Navarre.Elks.Lodge.2787.


Discover Easter

Come discover Easter like never before with Coastline Calvary Chapel at Navarre Park, 8513 Navarre Parkway, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Enjoy an interactive Easter experience, drama, fun crafts, food, and games. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/coastlinenavarre.



Fun Activities

You can go to two locations on the beach and play a game of “Pick-up” volleyball. You might even meet new friends.


Gulf Side

Navarre Pier/Lagerheads on the Gulf

There is always one court open for pick-up volleyball. Volleyballs are available for sign out at the gift shop.  There are occasional tournaments, but a court is always left open for visitors and locals to use.


Sound Side


League play is from 6 p.m. until 11 p.m. Monday thru Thursday. Every other Friday evening and every other Sunday are open tournaments.

Most days courts are open during the day and volleyballs are loaned to those who want to play.

Schedules are posted at the Pagoda Bar which

tell which courts are being used and when.




Navarre Beach is has undergone “beach restoration.” One benefit of beach restoration is the additional of more shells than usual. Have fun shelling!