Annual Beach Run/Walk for America's Warriors

Flora-Bama's 4th Annual Beach Run/Walk for America's Warriors will be the best run of the year! Who wouldn't want to utilize our gorgeous white sandy beaches? The start and end point is right here at Flora-Bama. All 5K runners will be headed into Alabama and all 1/2 marathon runners will be headed into Florida.

100% of the registration fees will go to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation.

The Special Operations Warrior Foundation ensures full scholarship grants as well as educational and family counseling to the surviving children of Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps special operations personnel who lose their lives in the line of duty and immediate financial assistance for severely wounded special operations personnel and their families. 

118 South Palafox Place
(850) 595-3880 phone

​100% ID check for all visitors 16 years old and over to access the museum flight line to view Blue Angel practice.

The world-famous Blue Angels are based at NAS Pensacola, and can be seen practicing over the Museum at NAS Pensacola most Tuesday and Wednesday mornings from March to November. Practices typically begin at 11:30 am (Central Time), and last about 55 minutes. Admission to practice is FREE and open to the public.*
The outside viewing area for the Blue Angels practice is located on the Museum Flight Line north of the Museum. Signs are posted to direct visitors to viewing and parking locations, including limited parking for handicapped visitors.Open bleacher seating is available for seating 1,000 people.  Chair service is provided at each practice session, a limited quantity of chairs are available for a fee of $3 per chair good for that day’s practice session. Concessions (bottled water, sport drinks, light food and treats) and merchandise are also available. Chair service, concessions and merchandise are provided by the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation and proceeds support the Museum and Foundation programs.

Please note that backpacks, daypacks, luggage, or similar items are NOT allowed on the flight line during Blue Angel practice air shows.  Small purses, bags containing medications, and diaper bags are allowed, but are subject to search by Naval Air Station Pensacola Security personnel.

FRIDAY   High 75°   Low 65°   Rain 25% tonight

Cloudy and more breezy than yesterday. MAYBE a peek of sunshine.

Wind  SE  10 - 20 mph, gusts to 30 mph

Pensacola will close a portion of our streets to motorized vehicles and OPEN them up to EVERYONE! At the Ciclovia Open Streets event, you can walk, run, bike, roller skate/blade, stroll, skateboard or just play in the streets!! FIVE miles of roadway running down the middle of historic Pensacola's business district and along our beautiful Bayfront will be filled with energy and activities for everyone! DON'T MISS IT!
Ciclovia Open Streets a worldwide movement where all ages, all backgrounds, and all skill levels gather on SAFE streets to have fun. This first-time event will be BIG! Invite your friends and relatives from out of town! 
Pensacola will be the first coastal Panhandle city to hold an Open Streets event and will join over 400 cities across the United States along with International cities like Guadalajara, Mexico and Capetown South Africa where Ciclovia Open Streets has become wildly popular! Come join the fun!

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Open Streets started as a way to close city streets to motor traffic and let people ride, skateboard, walk, shop or just play in the street. They will close Main and Palafox from Gulf Power to The Maritime Park and Palafox from the Pier to Garden St.  The Mayor wants everyone with a heartbeat, all ages, to come out and  enjoy the streets safely!  There will be lots of activities and even some surprises. 

Don’t miss it!  Save the Date! Invite your friends!

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TOMORROW    Half Marathon 7:30 am    5K Run & Walk 9 am


AMERICA's WARRIORS  5K & 1/2 Marathon

FLORA-BAMA Lounge Package & Oyster Bar   ​17401 Perdido Key Drive   (850) 492-0611

TOMORROW   9 am - 2 pm


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TUESDAY   11 am



(after Wednesday's Practice in the Museum Atrium)

National Museum of Naval Aviation

aboard NAS  Pensacola

1750 Radford Blvd.

Phone: (850) 452-3604 or (850) 452-3606


​MONDAY   7:30 - 10 pm



AMERICA'S #1 PATRIOTIC SHOW! The All Hands On Deck! show is an All-Singing, All-Dancing, All-American 1942 Roadshow & Radio Broadcast reproduction filled with the songs, dances and laughs that America has loved for 70 years!
Featuring Broadway Veteran Jody Madaras, three sparkling co-stars, the rich sounds of the LIVE 9-piece Hollywood Victory Caravan Orchestra, classic commericals, tight harmonies, impromptu skits, and 42 of the greatest American songs ever written, the All Hands On Deck! show offers a musical message of all Americans with a full-circle patriotic salute celebrating the American way of life; reminding us of a time when our country was fully united.

Come celebrate America - Get your tickets today!

america’s 1st Settlement,  One Nation under  GOD ,  in  GOD  we trust.

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​​​​​​​​​​​Take a tour in Downtown Pensacola, on Pensacola Beach,

a Pub Tour ​or take the GHOSTS, MURDERS & MAYHEM Tour.

The Ghost Tours are done ALL YEAR. Why?...

You can also take a FREE WALKING TOUR ! ​

Check out the website for ALL the info.

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SEGWAY TOURS - 1 hour  $45  (Locals/Students/Military $40)   2 hours  $65 (Locals/Students/Military: $60

 This includes the first few minutes for instruction and YES, IT IS VERY SIMPLE TO LEARN!    

 If you choose 2 hrs., it is still the lowest price in the entire southeast for Segway rides! 


BICYCLE TOURS     2 hour Bicycle Historical tours Adults: $45  (Locals/Students/Military: $40) 

BIKE RENTALS - $10.00 for a day, $50.00 for a full week. 


PUB TOURS (or Pub Crawl, must be 21 & up)  $15 a person - Walking... not driving, riding or stumbling.  


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"The City of Five Flags"

Here's why. Five governments have flown flags here during our history: Spain, France, Great Britain, the Confederate States of America, and our National Flag.

Other commonly known nicknames are: 

"The World's Whitest Beaches," "Cradle of Naval Aviation" (Home of the Legendary Blue Angels), "The Western Gate to the Sunshine State," "America's First Settlement" (it really is),

"The Emerald Coast," "The Red Snapper Capital of the World," "The City of Champions" (many Olympic & sports stars are from Pensacola) & "The UP Side of Florida." 

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1559  pensacola then ​& now  2017


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>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Credits and Search/Research Sites/Persons<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
​​​,​,  The Pensacola Archaeology Lab, Mr. John Appleyard, Cmdr. Leo F. Murphy U.S.N. (Retired),,,, Anthropology and Archaeology,,  The Pensacola Historical Society,,,,,,,,,,  Mr. John Worth,,,  Mr. Richard Brown,, Mr. Nik Schuck,
​,, Mr. 
William Lees,,,,,
Mr. Mike Lutzenberger,, Mrs. 
Lauren Lentile UWF,,,,,,,,,,,,, Mr. Len Mosey, Grumman History Center, Blue Angels Alumni Association, Mr. Tom Kaminski, Lieutenant Bryan Buchanon
U.S.N.,, Lt. Morgan Smith, PH2 David Loveall, Mr. Alan Brown,,, Mr. Paul Freeman,
Mr. John Voss, Mr. Scott Murdock,
Cryptologic Technician Maintenance 1st Class Wesley Goodman, Mr. Will Noble,, Mr. Mark Hilton,
Mr. Charles Cottrell, Mrs. Victoria Wilcox,, Mr. Drew Buchanan, Mr. Derek Cosson,
​Mr. Tom Garner, Dr. Judy Bense,, Ms. Sandy Brown,

america's first settlement