PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla., February 9, 2021 – Visit Panama City Beach is pleased to announce that UNwineD, the destination’s premier two-day culinary festival in Aaron Bessant Park, will be held on June 4-5. The annual event will feature craft beer, wine and spirits from around the world in addition to mouth-watering creations from some of the area’s leading chefs.

“We are thrilled to announce the return of our one-of-kind event, UNwineD in partnership with Southern Living,” says Visit Panama City Beach President and CEO Dan Rowe. “With all new cuisine and beverages and acoustic entertainment, this year’s UNwineD festival is sure to be the must-visit, regional event of the summer season.”

The weekend’s festivities kick off on Friday at 6:00 p.m. with an elegant garden party presented by Southern Living. This exclusive, VIP event includes delicious bites from Top Chef winner and “Gulf Southerner” Kelsey Barnard Clark. Available for purchase early February, VIP tickets are $175 per person and include entry into Saturday’s event. Only 250 VIP tickets are available, and ticket holders must be 21 and over.

The Grand Afternoon Tasting takes place on Saturday from 1:00-4:30 p.m., offering guests the opportunity to savor craft beer, spirits and wine along with food pairings from favorite local eateries. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own blankets and chairs to set up in the park. Tickets to the Grand Afternoon Tasting are $75 per person.

The safety of guests and locals alike remains Panama City Beach’s top priority, and the destination is working closely with officials to modify the event, follow all CDC guidelines and allow ample social distancing.

Additional details regarding modifications will be announced closer to the event. For more information about UNwineD and to purchase tickets, please visit

For past images of UNwineD, visit

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 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.

About Southern Living

Southern Living celebrates the essence of life in the South, covering the best in Southern food, homes, gardens, and travel. Reaching more than 23 million people each month, Southern Living connects consumers to the region’s rich culture through a variety of print, digital, mobile, and event platforms. Headquartered in Birmingham, AL, the rapidly expanding Southern Living brand is produced by Meredith Corporation. 

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