Weekly Events

Jan. 16

Winter Guest Fest

Winter Guest Fest will be held at the Emerald Coast Convention Center Ballroom from 8 a.m. until noon. Admission is $2 per person, payable at the door.  This event features local businesses with plenty of coupons, restaurants, entertainment, giveaways and surprises for all. More details: www.fwbchamber.com.

 

Snowbird sessions by the sea

Learn how waterways connected to the Gulf of Mexico sustain ecologically vibrant resources that support habitats, wildlife, and communities. Session will be held at the Navarre Beach Marine Science Station, 8638 Blue Heron Ct., from 2 to 3 p.m. Each session is $10 per person. Register at www.navarresciencestation.org.

 

Jan. 18

Farmers market

Join your favorite local farmers, bakers, artisans, and craft makers from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, 7810 Navarre Parkway. For more information, email goldendreamsdairy@gmail.com.

 

Chili cookoff

Pull out your favorite recipe and gather your "Bean Team Friends" for Pensacola's Best Chili Cook-off at Phineas Phogg’s. Each team must prepare their chili "from scratch" at Seville Quarter. Cooking begins at noon and the judging begins at 4 p.m. Public tasting is from 4 to 6 p.m. Cost is $10 per person at the door. More information: sevillequarter.com.

 

Outdoor Market

Pik-itz hosts an outdoor market at the store from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Local vendors offer a variety of items for purchase. For more information, contact the store at 850-710-7128.

 

Jan. 21

Snowbird Activities Series

Join the Navarre Beach Visitor Information Center, 8543 Navarre Parkway, for a morning of fun, socialization and learning about the marine sanctuary/artificial reefs at 9 a.m. This program is designed for visiting snowbirds and local seniors. Space is limited to 40 attendees. First come, first serve. More information: 850-981-8900.

 

Gulf Breeze Farmers Market

A farmer’s market featuring local produce, crafts, vendors, entertainment, food and more will be held at Shoreline Park, 800 Shoreline Dr., from 4 to 8 p.m. For  more information, visit www.facebook.com/gbfarmersmarket.

 

Jan. 22

Snowbird Activities Series

Join the Navarre Beach Visitor Information Center, 8543 Navarre Parkway, for a morning of fun, socialization and making crafts at 9 a.m. This program is designed for visiting snowbirds and local seniors. Space is limited to 40 attendees. First come, first serve. More information: 850-981-8900.

 

Jan. 23

Beachcombing 101

Learn all about seashells with the Navarre Beach Marine Science Station with a guided beach walk. Open to visiting Snowbirds and Seniors. $10 per person. Pre-registration required. Register at www.navarresciencestation.org.

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/Windjammmers

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

Juana’s

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.

 

 

Shells!

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