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April brings two great concerts to Pensacola

The Gulf coast is becoming a hot spot for great music, with huge festivals, exciting concerts and great venues.  Pensacola is the epicenter of the action, with the Civic Center hosting two great concerts in the month of April. More...

JazzFest is here!

The 2011 Pensacola JazzFest will be held from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Saturday – Sunday, April 2-3 in Seville Square, a beautiful park located in the center of historic downtown Pensacola.  More...

Photo Credit Correction

Several photos on the cover of the March issue of Splash! magazine were incorrectly attributed. Those photos (which are tiled below) should have been credited to Kelly Zent/Anne Kelly Photography. More...

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Lemurs and tigers and bugs, oh my!

Exploreum hosts the “Rainforest Experience” The animals of the Rainforest are coming to downtown Mobile, and the public is invited to experience them! More...

Born to be Wild

Premieres April 8 IMAX THEATRE

Join IMAX and Warner Bros. Pictures on a miraculous journey of second chances when “Born to be Wild” opens on Friday, April 8 at the National Naval Aviation Museum.  More...

About the National Naval Aviation Museum

The National Naval Aviation Museum has much more to offer visitors, with nearly 350,000 square feet of displays and is one of the world's largest aviation museums.  Located aboard Pensacola Naval Air Station, the facility boasts more than 150 be More...

Nightlife

April brings public stargazing events

The month of April brings warmer weather, as well as several opportunities for the public to celebrate astronomy. More...

Fish Stories

Cruisin’ for Cobia can land you some cash

Well, as usual, March came in like a lion with a week of 20- to 30-knot southeasterly winds and very rough seas.  But that’s OK!  The southeasterly winds bring us clean blue water and lots of sargassum grass offshore. More...

Gulf Grouper season opens April 1

The recreational harvest of shallow-water groupers in Gulf of Mexico state and federal waters off Florida, except in all waters of Monroe County, reopens on April 1. More...

Calendar

April Calendar

Friday, April 1Bands on the Bayou6-7 p.m., Bayview Park,20th Avenue and LloydStreet, Pensacola850-436-5670Art in BloomPensacola Museum of Art,407 S. More...

Shopping

Metaphorical monsters are sometimes the scariest ones

The gator-wrasslin' Bigtree family made Swamplandia! a fun, kitschy destination for generations of Florida tourists. But now the park's glory days are over.  With the death of its star performer, Swamplandia! More...

Dining

Get downtown and pinch some tail!

Downtown Pensacola hosts annual mudbug festival April 29-May 1

It’s time to get out and pinch some tail at the 27th Annual Pensacola Crawfish Festival, April 29-May 1 in Bartram Park, downtown Pensacola. More...

Sip, celebrate at Pensacola WIne Festival

In its 5th year, the Pensacola Wine Festival, April 15-16, continues to be a premier wine showcase event in the region.  The largest ticketed event of the festival each year is the Grand Tasting, which will occur on Saturday afternoon, April 16, More...

Happenings

Mattie Kelly Center offers great April lineup, no foolin’

Northwest Florida State College’s Mattie Kelly Arts Center in Niceville has an array of fantastic April shows that are sure to suit any taste. More...

Visions of Paradise

In full bloom this month at Pensacola Museum of Art

If you liked the movie “Avatar,” prepare yourself for the oil on canvas version of the blockbuster at Pensacola Museum of Art’s latest exhibit – “Rob Vander Zee: Visions of Paradise.”  The exhibit, which opene More...

Perdido Key Wine & Art Festival and Poster Contest

The Perdido Key Chamber of Commerce and ResortQuest will host the 2nd Annual Perdido Key Wine and Art Festival on Saturday, May 7.  This year the Perdido Key Chamber of Commerce will host an Art Poster Competition for the official festival poste More...