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Art, Culture and Entertainment, Inc. (ACE) Announce Return of Foo Foo Festival for 2017 and Grant Workshop Date

PENSACOLA, Fla., March 21, 2017 – Art, Culture and Entertainment, (ACE), Inc. today announced the return of Foo Foo Festival for 2017. The festival will mark the start of its fourth year with a grant workshop for organizations interested in learning more about participating. The workshop will be held on Wed., March 29, at 4:00 p.m. […]

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Five Reasons to Visit Beautiful Pensacola, Fla. During the Offseason

Visiting a coastal destination in the off-season is a tenured traveler’s best-kept secret. Here’s why a trip to Pensacola after the summer peak is the perfect way to spend your time. Mild weather Pensacola’s mild fall weather means you can comfortably enjoy a multitude of outdoors activities. Comb the sugar-white sandy beaches for shells, enjoy […]

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A Street Mural Like None Other

Throughout this year’s Foo Foo Festival (FFF), you can watch a massive piece of outdoor art unfold as popular Pensacola-based artists Ashton Howard and Evan Levin collaborate on a 3,000-square-foot outdoor mural. Drop by the downtown Jefferson Street Garage to catch a glimpse of the artists at work. Here’s what Howard and Levin (H&L) had […]

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5 Historic Coastal Lighthouses to Visit this Fall

Coastal lighthouses are impressive and beautiful – stunning beacons that provide visitors of all ages a window into America’s significant maritime history. This fall, as winds whip, waves crash and sunlit water sparkles, check out these gorgeous guiding lights, including the Pensacola Lighthouse and its newly restored maritime museum. Portland Head Light, Cape Elizabeth, Maine […]

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History of the “Blocks” in Pensacola, Fla.

For the first half of the 20th century, the “Blocks” neighborhood in Pensacola, Fla., was known as the “Harlem of the South,” a thriving district west of the city’s downtown at Belmont and Devilliers Streets. The cultural and economic heart of the African-American community, the neighborhood was lined with businesses, entertainment hubs, civic organizations and […]

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Five Can’t Miss Southern Events this Fall

Fall across the South is lively and fun, with lots of options for celebrating regional culture in unbeatable weather. From fresh picked apples to changing leaves to native songwriting, the South serves up activities that delight and inspire all five senses. Halloween Ghost Train Blowing Rock, North Carolina September 23 – October 29 All aboard! […]

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BBQ Master “Big Moe” Cason on Using Your Big Green Egg® to Its Full Potential

Grill lovers take note: Pensacola Egg Fest is a gathering of competitive cooks firing up nearly 100 Big Green Eggs® at Blue Wahoos Stadium on Pensacola Bay. Egg Fest takes place this year on Sunday, Nov. 13, from 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. Among the celebrity judges is Moe Cason, a nationally known competition pit […]

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2016 Foo Foo Festival App Now Available!

We are now just two weeks away from the 3rd Annual Foo Foo Festival in beautiful Pensacola, Fla. Our 12-Day arts and cultural festival begins Nov. 3, but if you just can’t wait to start planing your festival experience you can download our festival app now! Here’s what you need to do: For the Apple […]

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Foodies for Foo Foo: Discover Pensacola’s Varied and Tasty Dining Scene

Pensacola, Fla., has long been known for fresh seafood, but it’s also an under-the-radar foodie hub capable of satisfying every palate. Meander the blocks of historic downtown and find new cafes and restaurants pulsing with global flavors. Choose a waterfront spot and watch the sunset while you dine. And before you head home, pick up […]

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Fall is Marathon Season

Any running enthusiast will tell you that fall is the perfect season for marathons. Clocking miles in the crisp autumn air feels great after training throughout the hot and steamy summer. Across the country, there are plenty of chances to earn your 26.2 stripes, have a lot of fun, and while you’re at it qualify […]

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The History of The Blue Angels Homecoming Airshow

Every year, about 15 million spectators nationwide witness the power, speed and beauty of the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels. But there’s nothing like seeing these elite pilots perform in their home skies over NAS Pensacola. On Nov. 11 and 12, the flight demonstration squadron returns for the annual Blue Angels Homecoming Airshow, marking not only […]

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Unwind Before the Holidays with these Five Southern Festivals

With holiday season just around the corner, there’s no better time to schedule a last minute trip that can help ease the tensions of the winter months. Looking for food, culture, music or maybe just a beach? Luckily, the South can offer all of this, and more, and during one of the most beautiful times […]

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