TODAY, (it began EARLY)    12:01 am

TOMORROW, until    6 pm

BUD LIGHT FISHING RODEO





800 Quietwater Beach Rd.
on Pensacola Beach
850-434-2800 phone

Click below for

WEDNESDAY, July 4th

Events begin 11 am
Fireworks   9 pm

Sertoma's

Independence Day Celebration

Seville Square Park
(Old Seville Square)

311 East Government Street

(between Zaragoza, Adams,
Alcaniz & Government Streets)
850-434-1234 phone

ALL OF IT IS FREE TO GO!!!

Website  Visits    100,049

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Click the pic below to go directly to

the FLOUNDER'S CHOWDER HOUSE

Restaurant website.

Click the pics        to go to their website to get a closer look at the FUN this museum has to offer... it's BIG!!!

a closer look

Keeping families close every step of the way with their Firecracker 5k! Join the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northwest Florida in Downtown Pensacola in your most patriotic attire TO RUN OR WALK (even with a stroller) their Firecracker 5k this Saturday. This family friendly 5k includes a free Kid’s Fun Run in beautiful Downtown Pensacola.

A FREE CONCERT. Well, it cost $1.00 to get on the beach.

TUESDAY NIGHT   7 pm

BANDS ON THE BEACH

CATEGORY 4 BAND

Gulfside Pavilion

on Pensacola Beach
20 Casino Beach Blvd
850-932-2257 phone

Last year about 1,000 runners and walkers took

part in the annual Firecracker 5K to benefit

Pensacola's Ronald McDonald House.

TUESDAY   11:30 am

BLUE ANGELS PRACTICE

National Naval Aviation Museum

(viewing area is on the flight line)
NAS PENSACOLA

1750 Radford Blvd
850-452-3604 phone
Practices typically last about an hour.
Admission: FREE

SATURDAY   High 92°   Real Feel 108°   Low 76°   Rain 20%

Sunshine with patches of clouds and still VERY HUMID.

Wind  SW  5 - 15 mph   (maybe the breeze will help cool you off)

You are encouraged to bring lawn chairs

or blankets to the pavilion area.

But..., no pets or glass. Sorry.

Category 4, formed in 2001, is a versatile, talented band made up of seasoned, dedicated musicians who enjoy playing together and entertaining audiences of all ages and music preferences. Category 4 will be owning up to their band motto; “Live Music That Blows You Away!” From Classic & Southern Rock, Soul, Country to Top 40; Category 4 can perform your favorite music that you remember and grew up on, mixed in with the current music you listen to today. The groups unique qualities and experience is guaranteed to please any audience.

WEDNESDAY, July 4th     8:30 pm

PENSACOLA BEACH

Independence Day Fireworks

Casino Beach
7 Casino Beach Blvd.
850-932-1500 phone

NEW THIS YEAR – There are NEW BOUNDARIES for the Synvous In-Shore Challenge – the Highway 59 Bridge in Orange Beach is the west boundary and the Mid-Bay Bridge in Destin is the east boundary.  All boats participating in the In-Shore Challenge must catch their fish (red fish, trout, flounder) within those boundaries to be eligible for prizes.  A polygraph test will be administered to the winning boat. You don't have to be fishing to come and enjoy the fun... and the food!!!

For the 29th year, area Sertoma Clubs are coordinating

and hosting a HUGE patriotic

4th of July Celebration for Pensacola.

The fireworks are over Pensacola Bay and is the

LARGEST FIREWORKS SHOW ON THE GULF COAST.

THURSDAY, June 28th through

TUESDAY, July 3rd

Community Maritime Park
351 West Cedar Street
850-934-8444 phone

Thursday & Friday ~  6:30 pm

Saturday ~ 6 pm,  Sunday ~ 5 pm

Monday & Tuesday ~ 6:30 pm

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?...
GHOSTS DON'T JUST WAIT 'TIL HALLOWEEN !!!

Check out the website for ALL the info.

459 years and counting

 FUN STUFF 

​​to check off of your

"BUCKET LIST"

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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! 

AND, HONESTLY, TWICE THE AMOUNT OF FUN ! ! !

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. 

WE CAN DELIVER BIKES DOWNTOWN FOR FREE, $20.00 TO THE BEACH (for toll & gas). 

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

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THE UPSIDE OF FLORIDA

"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." 

SEE OUR HISTORY  (more than reading) on the PAGE TABS below

1559  pensacola then ​& now  2018

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Our Founder

DON TRISTAN de LUNA

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Credits and Search/Research Sites/Persons<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
​​​visitpensacola.com,​ emeraldcoasttours.net,  The Pensacola Archaeology Lab, Mr. John Appleyard, Cmdr. Leo F. Murphy U.S.N. (Retired),
flpublicarchaeology.org, americanart.si.edu, en.wikipedia.org,  uwf.edu Anthropology and Archaeology,  absoluteastronomy.com,
The Pensacola Historical Society,  cityshowcase.com, trifter.com, myfloridahistory.blogspot.com,  pensapedia.com,  shorpy.com, frankhardymademyphotographstwo.com, Flickr.com/photos/debra32514, georgiabears.com, driveinmovie.com,  Mr. John Worth,  wikipedia.org,
downtownpensacola.com,  Mr. Richard Brown, devilliersmuseum.com, Mr. Nik Schuck, ​pensacolapolice.com,  archaeology.org, Mr. 
William Lees, patriotresource.com, cnic.navy.mil, familytreemaker.genealogy.com, beyreuth.net/Pensacola300, Mr. Mike Lutzenberger, wfrm.org, 5flagsspeedway.com, Mrs. Lauren Lentile UWF, pci-nsn.gov/westminster/tribal_history.html, floridamemory.com, historicpensacola.org, pnj.com/apps/pbcs.dll/gallery, flheritage.com, noaa.gov, weather.com, accuweather.com, wunderground.com, pnj.com/history, fiestaoffiveflags.org, veteransmemorialparkpensacola.com,
Mr. Len Mosey,
Grumman History Center, Blue Angels Alumni Association, Mr. Tom Kaminski, Lieutenant Bryan Buchanon U.S.N., blueangels-usn.org,
Lt. Morgan Smith, PH2 David Loveall, Mr. Alan Brown, wreathsacrossamerica.org, pensacolasurf.com, Mr. Paul Freeman, Mr. John Voss, Mr. Scott Murdock,
Cryptologic Technician Maintenance 1st Class Wesley Goodman, Mr. Will Noble, lpca.us, Mr. Mark Hilton, Mr. Charles Cottrell, Mrs. Victoria Wilcox,
pulsegulfcoast.com/2015/americas-first-settlement-unearthed-in-pensacola, Mr. Drew Buchanan, Mr. Derek Cosson, ​Mr. Tom Garner, Dr. Judy Bense,
pensacolamuseum.org, Mrs. Sandy Brown, pensacolarunners.com, pulsegulfcoast.com

america's first settlement