PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla., February 22, 2023 – Visit Panama City Beach invites visitors and residents to the destination’s premier two-day culinary festival, UNwineD presented by Publix. Taking place March 31-April 1, 2023 at Aaron Bessant Park, the seventh annual event will showcase the best craft beer, wine and spirits from around the world. Additionally, the event will offer delectable cuisine from renowned area chefs, live entertainment and a variety of vendors and artisans.
“We are thrilled to welcome locals and visitors to Panama City Beach for the seventh annual UNwineD presented by Publix,” says Visit Panama City Beach President and CEO Dan Rowe. “We look forward to another year partnering with ‘Southern Living’ to host an unforgettable celebration showcasing the best cuisine, craft beer, wine and spirits of our region.”
The gourmet gathering begins on Friday, March 31 at 6:00 p.m. with a one-of-a-kind kickoff party hosted by ‘Southern Living’ and Visit Panama City Beach. The exclusive preview event includes custom cocktails, delicious bites, live music and much more. Now available for purchase at a limited supply, VIP tickets are $185 per person and include early entry into Saturday’s event and a gift bag with commemorative UNwineD glasses. Ticket holders must be 21 and over.
Saturday’s festivities begin with the Grand Afternoon Tasting on April 1 at 1:00 p.m. Guests can wander from booth to booth and stop by the Publix tent while sipping and savoring craft beer, wine, spirits and culinary creations from leading chefs in the region. Those looking to shop and explore while tasting can browse the local shops and boutiques set up at Art & Vendor Row and stop by the ‘Southern Living’ tent for home décor, cookbooks and more. Tickets to the Grand Afternoon Tasting are $85 per person and ticket holders must be 21 and older. Kids 12 and under are permitted at no charge but must be accompanied by an adult. Early entry tickets to the Grand Afternoon Tasting are available to purchase for $115 per person and allow attendees early access to the event.
Following the Grand Afternoon Tasting, headliner MAGIC GIANT and opening act The Collection will take the stage Aaron Bessant Park amphitheater for a not-to-be-missed concert in the park, starting at 4:30 p.m. Musical group The Collection has generated tens of millions of streams and earned praise from ‘American Songwriter,’ ‘Glide,’ ‘Parade’ and more, all before signing their first record deal in 2022. Headliner MAGIC GIANT has been named one of the “10 Artists You Need to Know” by ‘Rolling Stone,’ and has climbed Billboard charts spanning multiple genres, with TV appearances on the ‘Today Show’ and ‘Good Morning America.’
All tickets to the Grand Afternoon Tasting include entry to the concert in the park, and individual tickets to the concert portion of the event can be purchased for $25 per person.
For more information about UNwineD and to purchase tickets, please visit www.visitpanamacitybeach.com/unwined.
About Panama City Beach
Panama City Beach is situated on 27 miles of sugar-white sand beaches bordering clear, emerald-green waters where the Gulf of Mexico and St. Andrew Bay converge. With 320 days of sunshine annually and attractions such as St. Andrews State Park and Pier Park, the region has long been favored by travelers seeking an affordable beach vacation with year-round offerings for families, couples, groups and adventure-seekers. These include championship golf courses, spas, sporting events, award-winning dining and diverse recreational activities. In addition, Panama City Beach’s Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport offers non-stop flights on Delta Airlines, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines. For more information, call 850-233-5070 or visit the official website of the Panama City Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau at http://www.visitpanamacitybeach.com. Stay connected with Panama City Beach on Twitter (@Visit_PCB), Instagram (@Visit_PCB) and Facebook (@Visit_PCB).
About Visit Panama City Beach
Visit Panama City Beach is the official destination marketing organization for Panama City Beach, Florida. The award-winning organization has earned industry accreditation (DMAP) from Destinations International, the world’s leading authority in destination marketing, and exists to drive economic opportunity, job creation, community sustainability and quality of life for its residents through marketing, promotion and stewardship of the destination’s REAL.FUN.BEACH. brand and attributes, tourism development, special event production, and managing beach re-nourishment and maintenance programs.