Pensacola - Santa Rosa Island News

6/16/2019 5:30:00 AM
Northwest Florida Daily News
NAVARRE BEACH — For a fifth consecutive year, Navarre Beach likely will attract a record number of tourists this summer, if the off-season is any indication. Between the shoulder months of October ...

6/14/2019 7:44:00 AM
PENSACOLA BEACH, Fl. (WKRG) - Tyler Seibel captured video of a large manatee swimming near the shoreline of Pensacola Beach Wednesday afternoon. At first, he wasn’t sure what it was, but after getting ...

6/13/2019 11:39:00 AM
Pensacola News Journal
Pensacola Beach leaders change parking lot ban policy Pensacola Beach leaders have agreed to adjust their special events parking ban after complaints from hoteliers and members of a local Corvette ...

6/12/2019 3:54:00 PM
WFLA News Channel 8
PENSACOLA BEACH, Fl. (WKRG) - Tyler Seibel captured video of a large manatee swimming near the shoreline of Pensacola Beach Wednesday afternoon. At first, he wasn’t sure what it was, but after getting ...

6/5/2019 1:11:00 PM
Pensacola News Journal
The Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce is continuing its 12th annual Tunes by the Dunes concert series with four free concerts this month. The 12-week series kicked off May 30 with a performance ...

5/21/2019 10:43:00 AM
Pensacola News Journal
Snorkeling reef coming to Pensacola Beach's busy Casino Beach A nearshore snorkeling reef off of Casino Beach has been given the go-ahead by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. ...

5/16/2019 9:40:00 AM
The Florida Times-Union
Imagine watching the thriller film ‘Jaws’ while actually dangling in the water. You’ll be able to bravely float on the waters of Santa Rosa Sound in Pensacola Beach on June 21 and 22 while enjoying ...

5/15/2019 4:14:00 AM
Pensacola News Journal
Who can forget the image of the sea turtle with a drinking straw stuck in its nose? Whether that is your motivation, or the images of plastic in the ocean or trash on our beaches, you can do your ...

5/7/2019 7:47:00 PM
PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) -- Pensacola Beach has a new adventure attraction. Premier Adventure Park has a ropes course to test your balance. Craig Ferris with Premier Adventure Park said they’re excited ...

5/1/2019 4:42:00 AM
Pensacola News Journal
Navarre Beach Lifeguard program unveils sleek new towers, stronger training techniques The Navarre Beach lifeguards have a reinvigorated mission—and a sleek new look—heading into the 2019 summer beach ...

4/12/2019 7:28:00 PM
Pensacola News Journal
Island Fights 55: 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 12. Pensacola Bay Center, 201 E. Gregory St. This will be another great stacked fight card put together featuring amateur, MMA and boxing. The fight card is ...

4/11/2019 3:25:00 PM
Northwest Florida Daily News
NAVARRE BEACH — Nearly a decade ago, the newest version of the Navarre Beach Pier opened with much fanfare from residents and fishermen. The blows from Hurricane Ivan in 2004 and Hurricane Dennis in ...

4/9/2019 5:51:00 PM
Santa Rosa Press Gazette
NAVARRE BEACH — Mom’s Beach on the barrier island will not just be a place for she and their children to splash and play in the calmer Santa Rosa Sound water this summer. Walkways from the parking ...

4/9/2019 1:12:00 PM
Pensacola News Journal
Community members gathered at Navarre Beach on Tuesday for the ribbon cutting of a $454,687 project to install several ADA-friendly boardwalks on Navarre Beach. Annie Blanks, Pensacola News Journal

3/31/2019 8:03:00 AM
Northwest Florida Daily News
PENSACOLA BEACH — Pensacola Beach's popular outdoor summer concert series, Bands on the Beach, is back in April. The free concert series features performers for every musical taste and is held each ...

3/30/2019 10:07:00 AM
Northwest Florida Daily News
NAVARRE BEACH — There are no “no trespassing” signs on Navarre Beach. Neither are there security guards lurking on the dry white sands of Santa Rosa County to escort walkers to the water’s edge before ...

3/25/2019 5:00:00 PM
The surf is down this morning with weak, unrideable traces. Winds are from the NNW around 7-12kts. Short Term Forecast: The surf remains down through the day. Northerly winds continue this afternoon. ...

3/21/2019 11:00:00 AM
Navarre Press
Tourist Development Council (TDC) members voted Thursday to earmark $300,000 in next year’s budget to build a beachfront amphitheater. The project was brought forward by Tourist Development Director ...

3/18/2019 10:11:00 AM
Sports Media Group on
Looking for the perfect beach? Florida's got you covered! 1. Pensacola Beach The barrier island beaches of the Pensacola Bay area rank among the best in the country, including the longest stretch of ...

3/9/2019 3:50:00 PM
Northwest Florida Daily News
NAVARRE BEACH — No loud music. No beads tossed to the crowd. But smiles were on many faces of those at the third annual Special Needs Mardi Gras Parade on Saturday morning at the West Navarre Intermed...

3/6/2019 2:46:00 PM
“Go Irish on the Island” St. Paddy’s Day Pub Crawl Go Irish on the Island for the Pensacola Beach Chamber of Commerce’s annual St. Paddy’s Day Pub Crawl on Sunday, March 17. The annual ...

2/28/2019 3:04:00 PM
Pensacola News Journal
Navarre Beach pier plans includes family-friendly, weather-friendly changes The Navarre Beach Fishing Pier is moving forward with new ownership this year, and its operator has plans to make the pier m...

2/28/2019 4:22:00 AM
Pensacola News Journal
'We like Navarre Beach to be calm': Officials hope for quiet spring break Navarre Beach officials are preparing for a potential influx of spring breakers but are anticipating crowds to be minimal comp...

2/27/2019 11:13:00 AM
FOX 10 Phoenix
NAVARRE, Fla. (FOX 13) - Fishermen in Florida's Panhandle made a rare catch: A 10-foot-long great white shark. Navarre Beach Fishing Pier employee Thomas Thielman told reporters his True Blue Sharks f...

2/26/2019 2:30:00 PM
PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (WKRG) — Northwest Florida has some serious bragging rights when it comes to its beaches. Pensacola Beach and Panama City Beach both land in the top 5 of TripAdvisor's new list o...

2/23/2019 11:21:00 AM
The 33rd Annual Navarre Beach Mardi Gras Parade is in full swing! The Mardi Gras parade kicks off on Saturday, February 23 at 1: 00 p.m. The Parade goers can catch beads see floats at 8543 Navarre ...

2/15/2019 7:22:00 AM
Pensacola News Journal
The series is organized by the Santa Rosa Island Authority. If you’re a fan of the beach in general (and who isn’t?), then there’s entertainment in all directions at the concerts, which take place at ...

2/11/2019 10:27:00 AM
OurSports Central
Pensacola, FL - The Pensacola Blue Wahoos will select a deserving local non-profit organization to receive the team's branded bus through a social media giveaway, the team announced on Monday. The Blu...

2/10/2019 6:04:00 AM
USA Patch
PENSACOLA, FL — Here's your weather forecast for the week ahead, as reported by Darksky. Daily Newsletter The latest Pensacola news delivered to your inbox every morning. Breaking News Alerts ...

2/5/2019 4:56:00 PM
Northwest Florida Daily News
NAVARRE BEACH — Construction is under way to enhance and expand Navarre Beach Marine Park. Florida Department of Environmental Protection Project Manager Pearce Barrett said two projects are in the wo...

2/1/2019 6:11:00 AM
Northwest Florida Daily News
A table for 10 is $270. Tickets can be purchased from any Jester, or by emailing The 33rd annual Navarre Beach Mardi Gras parade will happen rain or shine Feb. 23 on Gulf Boulevard i...

1/14/2019 6:08:00 AM
An aerial view of Santa Rosa Island, Florida, a barrier island known for its beautiful beaches. Credit: Chris Houser Sand dunes on coastal barrier islands buffer the U.S. Atlantic and Gulf coasts ...

1/14/2019 5:17:00 AM
Pensacola News Journal
Navarre Beach Fishing Pier slated to be completely re-decked this year The Navarre Beach Fishing Pier is slated to get a major makeover this year, with Santa Rosa County eyeing a full-scale renovation ...

1/11/2019 12:56:00 PM
Florida Today
Saleh started fishing at age 5 with his grandfather at Santa Rosa Island, when he lived in Destin. Now 36, the 2001 Rockledge High graduate helps his father run Computers Paramedics, a digital service ...

1/8/2019 7:34:00 AM
Northwest Florida Daily News
Santa Rosa Beach and Navarre Beach were both noted as under-the-radar vacation spots for the traditional shoulder season winter months. The article touts Santa Rosa Beach as more “mellow and classy,” ...

12/29/2018 4:00:00 PM
More than 52 miles of coastline along the Gulf of Mexico make the Pensacola Bay, Florida, area an enticing location for snorkeling. If you’re lucky, you may see sea turtles or dolphins swimming alongs...

12/25/2018 3:50:00 PM
PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (WKRG) - It was a white Christmas for many along the Gulf Coast because they spent it in the sand in northwest Florida. Several families say it's a tradition to open gifts in the ...

12/23/2018 5:36:00 AM
Northwest Florida Daily News
For a once-sleepy Southern town, it feels like an awakening. A colorful retro sign at the foot of the Bob Sikes Bridge points the way to Pensacola Beach. It's topped with a striped sailfish and the pr...

12/12/2018 7:14:00 PM
Navarre Press
Gulf Islands National Seashore will reopen the road between Pensacola Beach and Navarre Beach through the Santa Rosa Area, at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday. Highway 399 (J. Earle Bowden Way) was closed in Octob...

12/10/2018 7:42:00 AM
PENSACOLA, Fla. – Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola hosted its annual Selected Children’s Holiday Party Dec. 7 at the Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) Youth Center Gym onboard NAS Pensacola. The p...

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