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Updated: Apr 3

Pensacola Navy Days Logo

MAY 17 - 19, 2024

Honoring our heroes, join us for Pensacola Navy Days!

Pensacola Navy Days celebrate the rich military heritage of the Greater Pensacola Area. With its mission to foster a positive and lasting relationship between the local and military communities, the event showcases the pride and appreciation that Escambia County has for the Naval Aviation Station – Pensacola and all branches of the military stationed there.

The Inaugural Pensacola Navy Days is coming May 17th, 18th and 19th (Friday, Saturday and Sunday).

This three-day event aims to honor the valor of past and present military personnel stationed at Naval Aviation Station Pensacola and surrounding military installations.  Navy Days hopes to reinforce the unbreakable bond between the Pensacola community and our nation's military heroes. 

Event Highlights:

  • Gallery Night - Friday, May 17, 5 - 9 p.m.  Downtown Pensacola’s popular Gallery Night will be themed for Navy Days/Military Appreciation to honor the men and women serving our country. Wear red, white and blue and join in the festivities.

  • Navy Days “Night at The Museum” Gala - Friday, May 17, 6:30 - 10 p.m. The National Naval Aviation Museum plays host to this black tie/service mess dress affair featuring special guest speaker Admiral Harry Harris USN (Ret.). Tickets are now available for purchase.

  • Navy Days 4K Run/Walk - Saturday, May 18, 8 a.m. This unique 4K (2.4 miles) race starts at Community Maritime Park and loops through Downtown to Veterans Memorial Park and back. Come for the race and stay for the parade! Registration is now open.

  • Navy Days Parade - Saturday, May 18, 9:30 a.m. Gather along Pensacola’s waterfront for this exciting parade featuring miliary equipment, squadrons, Sailors of the Year, bands and drill teams, with the support of many of Pensacola’s best Mardi Gras Krewes. The parade starts at Veterans Memorial Park and ends at Community Maritime Park.

  • Navy Days At Community Maritime Park - Saturday, May 18, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. The celebration continues with a day filled with activities for the whole family including a Kids Fun Zone with free activities, food trucks, military vehicles on display, tours of Navy vessels, ROTC demonstrations and a military/veterans’ fair. 

  • Blues on the Bay Concert - Sunday, May 19, 6 - 8 p.m. Pack a cooler and blanket and join us at the Community Maritime Park Amphitheater for a free concert featuring the Modern Eldorados.


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