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Where to Eat Thanksgiving in the 850

November 23, 2020

Thanksgiving 2020 is just around the corner and some of your favorite places in the 850 are making it easy to celebrate! So whether you’re looking for take-out at home to avoid cooking (we don’t blame ya) or taking the whole family out for a fun holiday on the town, here’s a list of a few places serving up your favorite Turkey Day dishes from Pensacola to Tallahassee.

Discover Murals Around the 850!

October 05, 2020

Needing some extra beauty in your life? Artists from near and far have made their way into the 850 to create bright, colorful murals that light up the panhandle. The larger than life pieces are scattered along buildings, shopping malls, bridges, and more, often speaking to the tune of social messages supporting a cause or giving a fresh look to historic places. We’ve composed a list of some of our favorites from Tallahassee to Destin!

Where to Watch Fireworks this Fourth of July

July 01, 2020

Looking for the best firework show in your area? The 850 sky will be lit up for Fourth of July this year! Whether you’re in downtown Tallahassee or have your toes in the sand in Destin (or anywhere in between) you won’t be able to miss the fireworks!

Best Live Beach Cams

April 02, 2020

In need of a beach fix? Wishing you could see the waves crashing against white sand instead of yet another coronavirus commercial? We are, too. It’s important to remind ourselves that we have the world’s most beautiful beaches recovering while we are away. So we’ve researched the best live beach cams along the 850 panhandle to remind you what’s patiently waiting for our rapturous return.

COVID-19 Concerns: Important Updates

March 16, 2020

As our area and local communities keep a close eye on developments and information regarding COVID-19, it's important to stay informed on any cancellations of events, temporary closings, and more. We will actively up date this page with any other news as more information develops.

Where to See Santa in the 850!

December 13, 2019

Santa decided to get a tan before his big day this year and has been spotted around the 850! No matter where you are in the Florida panhandle, from Pensacola to Tallahassee, we’ve got you covered on where to meet Santa. Make sure to bring your Christmas lists!

Where to Eat on Thanksgiving Day

November 15, 2019

Thanksgiving is baout being with family and friends, and being grateful...for not having to cook or do any dishes! Luckily, restaurants from Panama City, and all the way to 30A will be opening their doors to hungry patrons, offering brunches, lunches, dinners, and buffets for all ages to enjoy. Get ready to gobble gobble!

Don't Be a Scaredy Cat: See Our Halloween Events

October 25, 2019

Join Discover850 in celebrating the day ghouls and ghosts, alike, look forward to each year - Halloween! There are plenty of events and parties happening all around the 850 area to ensure a truly Spook-tacular evening. Happy haunts!

A Slice of Paradise: Our Top Picks for Pizza

September 04, 2019

Whether you like it deep dish, New York style, thin crust, or hand-tossed, pizza is a must-have wherever you go. Looking for the best places for your slice of paradise? We did the research so you wouldn't have to.

Must-Try Local Breakfast Spots

June 28, 2019

If you're looking for a delicious breakfast to get your day started before exploring the area, you have to try these unique and locally-owned restaurants. These spots serve up all your favorite morning dishes, and put even better spins on southern classics.

5 Great Places to Watch the Sunset

May 21, 2019

Many say it’s their favorite time of day and, with sights like these, it’s not hard to see why. There are plenty of places to watch the sun setting in Panama City and Panama City Beach, Florida. Here are five in particular that are truly spectacular, and easy to access for optimal viewing!

Cahall's Deli is #850Strong

May 01, 2019

No matter how long you’ve been living in Panama City, there’s a chance you’ve heard of Cahall’s. Cahall’s Deli has been serving Bay County since 1984. Owner Christ Cordon takes pride in every detail of his business and would be seen daily working in the store, or delivering caterings personally.

Farmers Markets: Four Great Local Finds

April 12, 2019

There are plenty of fun and unique Farmers Markets to discover throughout the 850. Here are four must-visits from Panama City to 30A!

Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam Lineup Announced

April 04, 2019

There are two major music festivals in Panama City Beach: SandJam and Gulf Coast Jam. The 2nd Annual SandJam Fest is only 3 weeks way, and the headliners for the 2019 Gulf Coast Jam have just been announced!

Restaurant Progress Updates

March 22, 2019

Hurricane Michael left many Panama City and Panama City Beach restaurants closed for an unforeseen period of time while owners work hard to rebuild or find new locations for their businesses. Luckily, there are several local favorites that are getting closer to opening their doors and filling the bellies of the community once again.

Where to Happy Hour

March 11, 2019

After a long day of exploring the great shops, restaurants, beaches and sites in the area, everyone looks forward to best hours of the day: Happy Hour! Multiple neighborhoods in the 850 are full of great restaurants and bars with boozy bargains and delicious eats on a budget. Here are some great places to help get you started:

Happy 1,000,000 Passengers ECP!

December 11, 2018

Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP) right here in the 850 are celebrating having reached a million passengers!

PCB Schools Returning to Normal Schedules

December 05, 2018

Bay District Schools in the Panama City Beach area will be returning to their normal school day schedules.

Diego's Burrito Factory Grand Opening

August 09, 2017

Exciting things happening here in the 850! Diego's Burrito Factory has officially opened their 2nd location - come check it out!

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