UNwineD at the Panama City Beach Seafood and Music Festival

Special to The Log

The Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce and the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association are co-owning and hosting the Panama City Beach Seafood and Music Festival: UNwineD 2012. The event will take place Oct. 24-28 at the Capt. Anderson’s Marina between Capt. Anderson's and Boatyard restaurants. The five-day festival will celebrate seafood, fishing, culinary arts, music, entertainment, arts and culture in Panama City Beach.

On Friday, Oct. 26, the LoCash Cowboys, from BMI Management, will be the headline performers of the evening. The Jeffrey Steele Band, also from BMI, will hit the stage with an energetic performance on Saturday evening, Oct. 27. On the Festival site, the Luxury Lounge will be the scene for local seafood, not to mention three full bars, from the area’s most desirable restaurants.

Entrance to the festival is free. Festival attendees will enjoy food and retail vendors, children’s activities, community performances, and BMI music entertainment. Admission into the Luxury Lounge is $10 per night, where a premier showcase of seafood dishes and drinks are available for purchase, and various demonstrations will be shown.

Other events include Raise Your Spirits, a ticketed VIP wine dinner on Wednesday, Oct. 24, at Captain Anderson’s Restaurant which will benefit the Beach Chamber Education Fund and the FRLA Educational Foundation Bay County ProStart Schools; and a ticketed VIP BMI Songwriter Harbor Cruise aboard the Lady Anderson Dinner Cruise Ship on Thursday, Oct. 25; a Panama City Beach Seafood & Music Festival Fishing Tournament hosted by Capt. Anderson’s Marina on Saturday, Oct. 27; and much more.

Children’s activities and contests, community performances, retail and food vendors will take place on the festival grounds for everyone to enjoy. For more information, call 850-235-1159 or visit pcbseafoodfestival.com.