Dive Into Pensacola Beach

The coastline of Pensacola Beach has been luring scuba divers and snorkelers here for decades. The pristine Gulf waters around Pensacola Beach are home to dozens of ghostly shipwrecks and underwater structures — teeming with sea life and begging to be explored by scuba divers...

Manatees on the Move!

Did you know manatees are being sighted with increasing frequency in Northwest Florida? More and more coastal residents and visitors are delighted as they see manatees when they are swimming, boating, kayaking, paddleboarding, or spending time overlooking the water from their docks and balconies....

Enjoy a Spooktacular Beach-O-Ween on the Pensacola Beach Boardwalk

Load up your kids, friends and family and head to Pensacola Beach on Friday, Oct. 22, to enjoy a SPOOKtacular Beach-O-Ween celebration along the Pensacola Beach Boardwalk....

We’re Expecting… Sea Turtle Hatchlings!

School may be starting soon but summer is still in full swing on our beaches. Undeterred by extreme heat indexes and heavy summer rains, female sea turtles have continued to make their way to county beaches to lay their eggs. Escambia County currently has 23...

Lights Out! Help protect our nesting and hatchling sea turtles.

Who doesn’t love a moonlit stroll along the beach? While the crowds may be smaller once the sun goes down, our beaches are still extremely active after dark! For our nocturnal wildlife, naturally dark beaches are important for their survival....

Get Ready for the 2021 Pensacola Beach Air Show this July

There’s nothing quite like experiencing the Blue Angels along Pensacola Beach. Every year, tens of thousands of people migrate to Pensacola Beach to watch the spectacle of our hometown heroes, the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, perform mouth-dropping aerial stunts in their blue and gold, F-18...

Share the Beach with Sea Turtles

Sea turtle nesting season is upon us once again. One of the most exciting events that takes place on our beautiful Gulf Coast is the annual nesting of momma sea turtles and later the precious hatching of baby sea turtle nests, an ancient ritual that...

Enjoy Pensacola Beach’s Natural Wonders with the New Eco Trail Website

The SRIA recently launched a new, content-rich website showcasing the many unique creatures and features of Santa Rosa Island. Stunning imagery and videos illustrate the wide variety of plant and animal life on the island....

#CapturePensacolaBeach for a Chance to be Featured on the Pensacola Beach Website and 2021 Visitor Guide!

Do you have unique photos of Pensacola Beach? We’d love for you to share them! The 2021 #CapturePensacolaBeach Photo Contest is back! We are looking for beautiful photos taken on Pensacola Beach - from Fort Pickens all the way to Opal Beach - and...

Spring Break Responsibly on Pensacola Beach

Pensacola Beach has long been a favorite, family-friendly Spring Break destination that locals cherish and newcomers embrace....