Sponsorship Calendar of Events
Pensacola OperaSeptember 26, 2021 – March 13, 2022 Saenger Theatre
118 South Palafox Place
Pensacola, FL 32502
DetailsPensacola Opera will have two performances this season, The Magic Flute and The Barber of Seville. As one of the premier arts organizations in Northwest Florida, the Pensacola Opera aims to enrich the culture in its community by producing professional opera performances and offering education programs and events for people of all ages, interests, and backgrounds. Pensacola Opera’s Artists in Residence visit elementary, middle, and high schools throughout five counties in Northwest Florida and Southwest Alabama. The educational opera performance tour is free, thanks to the support of corporate and individual donors.
Beneficiary: Pensacola OperaLearn More
Tri the Gulf TriathlonOctober 16, 2021 Isle Dauphine Club
100 Orleans Drive
Dauphin Island, AL 36528
DetailsThe Tri the Gulf is a sprint triathlon that takes place on Dauphin Island, AL, every year and is one of the primary fundraisers of the Mobile Bar Foundation. Funds raised by the triathlon allow the Mobile Bar Foundation to continue to provide financial support to many charitable entities, including local food banks, children’s programs, and many more.
Beneficiary: Mobile Bar FoundationLearn More
Girls Just Wanna Have FunOctober 21, 2021 Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mobile
1626 Spring Hill Avenue
Mobile, AL 36604
DetailsThe 14th annual Girls Just Wanna Have Fun event is going virtual. Virtual attendees can buy a new Purse-onality for $25, $50, or $100 or a Ditty bag for $12 each. The Purse-onality contains a surprise inside that can be anything from a gift certificate, jewelry, or even a small piece of artwork. The Ditty bag is a small mesh bag packed with various goodies from local businesses and represents a one-night stay at the Ronald McDonald House. The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mobile provides a supportive home environment to families with seriously ill and injured children treated at area hospitals and allows them to be close to their hospitalized child. In Mobile, the Ronald McDonald House can hold up to 38 families and has served almost 9,000 families since it opened in February 2000.
Beneficiary: Ronald McDonald House Charities of MobileLearn More
Pensacola Lionfish ClassicOctober 22-24, 2021 Day Break Marina
811 South R Street
Pensacola, FL 32502
DetailsThe 2nd Annual Pensacola Lionfish Classic is a fishing tournament that helps remove lionfish from local waters. The Northwest Florida area has the highest concentration of invasive lionfish in the world. Divers have a chance to hunt lionfish to see who can get the most, largest, and smallest in the tournament. Coast Watch Alliance helps protect the marine and coastal resources in the Gulf of Mexico and the Western Atlantic Ocean. They also bring awareness to and actively combat lionfish through community outreach.
Beneficiary: Coast Watch AllianceLearn More
Mobile Gong ShowOctober 28, 2021 Alchemy Tavern
7 South Joachim Street
Mobile, AL 36602
DetailsThe Mobile Gong Show is an unconventional talent show made for hilarious entertainment. The event will feature unique acts vying for prizes, celebrity judges, a cash raffle, a cruise raffle, and more. They are raising money to publish the Gulf Coast Dementia Resource Guidebook and increase awareness for dementia care, prevention, and reversal. Gulf Coast Dementia Services (GCDS) provide the South Alabama region with education, training, and support to improve the quality of life for people living with Alzheimer’s and other dementia, their families, and loved ones.
Beneficiary: Gulf Coast Dementia ServicesLearn More
Classic in Pink Affair LuncheonOctober 29, 2021 Sheraton Hotel Birmingham Ballrooms
2101 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd North
Birmingham, AL 35203
DetailsThe Classic in Pink Affair Luncheon is an afternoon of music, food, and entertainment. The goal is to educate women of color about the importance of early detection, self-examinations, genetic testing and provide local resources to assist them upon being diagnosed. The Birmingham Community Development Corporation is a charitable non-profit organization whose vision is for a community where all people can develop to their full potential and parity through education, community service, and healthy living.
Beneficiary: Birmingham Community Development CorporationLearn More
One Stroke Closer to a Cure Golf TournamentOctober 29, 2021 The Scenic Hills Country Club
8891 Burning Tree Road
Pensacola, FL 32514
DetailsThe 17th Annual One Stoke Closer to a Cure Golf Tournament is an event to help bring breast cancer awareness to the community. The Keeping Abreast Foundation is a result of the dedication and hard work of The Krewe du Yayas. The foundation strives to inspire hope and enhance the lives of those affected by breast cancer through early detection programs, education, and other support services.
Beneficiary: Keeping Abreast FoundationLearn More
Great Gulfcoast Arts FestivalNovember 5 - 7, 2021 Seville Square
311 East Government Street
Pensacola, FL 32502
DetailsThe Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival is one of the most popular arts festivals in the area. Each year, the festival features 200+ exhibitors, local dance and music groups, hands-on activities for children of all ages, and local restaurants serving some of the area’s favorite concessions. The Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival Committee awards grants to local nonprofit organizations in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties for community arts projects.
Beneficiary: Great Gulfcoast Arts FestivalLearn More
BrunchFestNovember 7, 2021 Seville Quarter
130 East Government Street
Pensacola, FL 32502
DetailsBrunchFest is a social event benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Emerald Coast where competing teams provide samples to attendees and compete for the Best Brunch in Town! The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast promotes and enhances the development of boys and girls by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging, and influence through its programs focused on academic success, good character, citizenship, and a healthy lifestyle.
Beneficiary: Boys and Girls Club of the Emerald CoastLearn More
Veteran's Day Benefit Golf TournamentNovember 11, 2021 Stonebrook Golf Club
3200 Cobblestone Drive
Pace, FL 32571
DetailsThe 3rd Annual Veteran’s Day Benefit Golf Tournament is a day to help raise funds to support NorthWest Florida veterans. There will be a fun 4-person Scramble with Mulligans and Tee Busters at Stonebrook Golf Club. The Emerald Coast Veterans Alliance provides resources and support to veterans in need. Their motto is “No Vet Left Behind,” they have made this true by raising over $20,000 supporting local veterans’ organizations.
Beneficiary: Emerald Coast Veterans AllianceLearn More
Walk the Talk 5kNovember 13, 2021 Seville Square
311 West Government Street
Pensacola, FL 32502
Beneficiary: Epilepsy Floriday, INC.Learn More
Bourbon at the BayNovember 18, 2021 Legendary Marine
4601 Legendary Marina Dr.
Destin, FL 32541
DetailsBourbon at the Bay is an annual event held by the Destin Chamber of Commerce where community members can go to enjoy bourbon, scotch, and champagne tastings as well as participate in a silent auction to bid on gifts, outings, and much more!
Beneficiary: Destin ChamberLearn More
Turkey Trot for HopeNovember 25, 2021 USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park
2703 Battleship Parkway
Mobile, AL 36602
DetailsRapahope invites you to join the area’s largest Thanksgiving Day tradition-Turkey Trot for Hope. Held at the Battleship, their 5k and fun run ‘Gobble Wobble’ are a festive way to start the holiday season. Rapahope is a non-profit organization that brings joy to the childhood cancer journey through recreational and support programs for those with childhood cancer and their families. Rapahope is also a member of Children’s Oncology Camping Association International and the American Camping Association.
Beneficiary: RapahopeLearn More
Magic Christmas in LightsNovember 26, 2021 - January 5, 2022 Bellingrath Gardens
12401 Bellingrath Gardens Road
Theodore, AL 36582
DetailsThe 26th year of Magic Christmas in Lights is a family-friendly event for all ages. Throughout the 65-acre garden, the guest will walk through a dazzling light display that features more than 1,100 set pieces, 3 million lights, and 16 scenes. Bellingrath Gardens and Home’s mission is to preserve and enhance the 65-acre garden and grand estate home of Walter and Bessie Bellingrath.
Beneficiary: Bellingrath Gardens and HomeLearn More
Runway Run 5kDecember 4, 2021 Pensacola International Airport
2430 Airport Boulevard
Pensacola, FL 32504
DetailsParticipants in the Runway Run 5k will run an awesome 3.1 miles down the main runway at Pensacola International Airport. They will host an after-race event with free refreshments, music, kid's activities, and sponsor booths. All proceeds go to benefit USO of Northwest Florida. The mission of the USO is to keep service members connected to family, home, and country, throughout their service to this nation.
Beneficiary: USO of Northwest FloridaLearn More
Blue Star Salute Wreaths Across AmericaDecember 18, 2021 Alabama National Cemetary
3133 Highway 119
Montevallo, AL 35115
DetailsBlue Star Salute Foundation, is a non-profit corporation founded in 2005 to honor military, veterans, and fallen heroes. They have many programs to include the Wreaths Across America that provide live Maine Balsam Wreaths on every grave (7,352) at the Alabama National Cemetery in Montevallo, Alabama.
Beneficiary: The Blue Star Salute Foundation Inc.Learn More