TDC sets $2.4 million special events budget for 2019

Tourism officials on Tuesday approved a $2.4 million special events budget for Fiscal Year 2019 at a combined Tourist Development Council and Convention and Visitors Bureau meeting. The total $2,455,000 special events budget came in $45,000 higher than 2018 because...

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TDC conditionally approves 3 more years of SandJam

Tourism officials were pleased with figures from this year’s SandJam — pleased enough to approve sponsoring it for three more years. The decision was announced at a combined Tourism Development Council and Convention and Visitors Bureau meeting Tuesday. With only three...

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It’s official: Incubus, Sublime to headline SandJam

Organizers announced Friday that Incubus, Sublime with Rome and Fitz and the Tantrums will headline the inaugural SandJam in Panama City Beach. Other featured artists include Capital Cities, St. Lucia, and 20 more artists that will be announced later. “We’re really...

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SandJam to feature non-country acts on sandy beach

First there was Gulf Coast Jam, then there was Spring Jam — and next year, Beach officials will introduce SandJam, a spring music festival on the sandy beach. Tourism officials on Tuesday approved the new festival, which will replace SpringJam,...

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