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We had a great time at this event last year, and it was an honor to cover the event for Vie Magazine.
2014’s event is shaping up to be another great music line-up, and we are excited to share this press release with you about the event.
A Little Bit Country, A Little Bit Rock ’n’ Roll
Panama City Beach Seafood & Music Festival Returns Oct. 17 & 18
Panama City Beach, Fla. (July 30, 2014) – This fall, the Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce, the Panama City Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA) invite locals and visitors alike to Aaron Bessant Park to enjoy big-name concerts and fresh Gulf seafood as the Panama City Beach Seafood and Music Festival makes its return.
The event, which will take place October 17 and 18, 2014, is headlined by Grammy Award–winning country music group The Band Perry on Saturday and classic favorites Blues Traveler, Foghat and the Outlaws on Friday evening. Other acts performing include the Dylan Altman Blues Band, Heritage, Little Honey, the Andy Velo Band, the Dave Pahanish Band, the Adam Craig Band and
Tickets are on sale now at PCBSeafoodFestival.com; options include one-day ($25) and weekend ($40) general admission passes, as well as VIP weekend passes ($150) and preferred seating passes ($65). Those wishing to get the best deal on VIP or preferred seating tickets should act quickly, as prices will increase as the festival draws nearer.
Come for the music — stay for the food! Florida’s Gulf Coast is known for having some of the best seafood, and many local restaurants and vendors will be participating in this year’s festival, bringing everything from fried shrimp to fish tacos, plus cold beverages and desserts to round out the experience.
Saturday morning will also feature a 5K run/walk benefiting local organizations. More details on this event will be forthcoming.
For the schedule of events, more information and the most up-to-date news about the Panama City Beach Seafood and Music Festival, visit PCBSeafoodFestival.com, like Panama City Beach Seafood & Music Festival on Facebook, or follow @seafoodfestpcb on Twitter.
About the Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce:
Discover Panama City Beach, Florida, home of award-winning beaches, world-class accommodations and an authentic atmosphere that lives and breathes vacation any time of the year. With spectacular events, predictably sunny weather and sun-soaked excitement for all ages, the welcome mat is always extended! With 27 miles of shoreline bordering the emerald-green waters of the Gulf of Mexico and St. Andrews Bay, Panama City Beach provides a genuine vacation experience in a relaxed, inclusive setting, enticing visitors to come back time and time again. Our mission is to advocate for and partner with our members to support, encourage, and expand business development and tourism, thereby enhancing the quality of life in our community. The Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce is committed to relationships, integrity, innovation, collaboration, results and excellence. Visit PCBeach.org or call (850) 235.1159 for more information.
The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association is among the most influential trade associations in Florida. The association was established in 1946 to represent the restaurant industry. Since that time, the scope of FRLA’s representation has expanded to include the entire hospitality industry including lodging establishments, restaurants and thousands of suppliers to the industry. The association counts among its members some of the largest businesses in each of these categories.
The mission of FRLA is to protect, educate, and promote Florida’s hospitality industry. The power and influence of FRLA is indisputable with a legislative track record to back it up. Led by CEO Carol Dover and an active board of directors, FLRA has been effective in influencing legislation that has saved the industry $1.2 billion in taxes and fees over the past 10 years.
Florida’s hospitality industry represents
A $71.8 billion industry
23% of Florida’s economy
$4.3 billion in sales tax revenue
More than 1,000,000 employees – Florida’s largest employer
With numerous local chapters and dual membership in the National Restaurant Association and American Hotel & Lodging Association, FRLA members are offered unlimited opportunities for involvement. Association members enjoy a variety of benefits including discounts on products, services and training; free tickets to the annual trade show; accessible insurance; state, local and federal government representation; networking opportunities and special events including seminars, golf and fishing tournaments, parties and much more. The association is committed to safeguarding the needs of the hospitality industry and improving the business climate. To learn more about FRLA or to find out how you can get involved, call 888-372-9119 or visit FRLA.org.