The 2023 Spring Break Season Is Here – Bring on the Fun!

Mardi Gras season has left us! Now the Emerald Coast prepares for spring break, tan lines, crawfish season, and St. Patrick's Day festivities! Local businesses are promising open mic nights, karaoke, trivia, live music, stand-up comedy, and more. As the winter starts to give way to warmer weather, tourists from around the world will come to see our breathtaking beaches. Everyone, please remember to have fun and be safe! 

As St. Patrick's Day, spring break, and summer approaches, venues such as The Well, Bamboo Willies, and Vinyl will provide live music every week. Local businesses will also host many social activities for guests of all ages! Visit pages for your favorite businesses to see what's happening! Dressed in green, O'Riley's Downtown Irish Pub starts celebrating St. Patrick's Day on March 4th with their Grog March! Registration begins at 4 pm featuring free General Admissions with a donation of two nonperishable food items. Donations will go to Manna Food Pantries to help feed the hungry in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties.

McGuires Irish Pub will present their St. Patrick's Day 5K Run/Walk on March 11th from 9 am to 10 am followed by their infamous street party. This race and the post-party are the largest St. Patrick's Day party on The Emerald Coast. McGuire's never disappoints! Registration will be held on March 10th from 10 am to 8 pm and March 11th from 6:30 am to 8 am. 

Finally, O'Riley's Irish Pub will open early to host their O'Riley's Saint Patrick's Day Party in Downtown Pensacola on March 17th! This celebration will include live Irish music, green beer, and games. Pensacola's famed Gallery Night will also take place on March 17th. Come out and support local artists and vendors! We hope to see you there!