PMC Holiday Gift Guide: The Experience Edition


You have probably seen the lists or blogs floating around social media, which appear this time of year, promoting “experience” gifts over “stuff.”  However, if you are wondering just where to begin for our hometown, do not fret! 

Pensacola Mom Collective has the ultimate guide for Pensacola Experiences for all ages and stages. I know I have a few on my own list to Santa!

Experiences for the Music/Theater Lover

Donavon Frankenreiter Vinyl February 19 $20 

Jimmy Buffet at The Wharf: June 22 prices starting at $81

Disney’s Moana Jr. at the Pensacola Little Theater (March 25th) — Pensacola Little Theatre offers a ton of fantastic shows all year long. They also offer acting classes for all ages!

Pensacola Symphony Orchestra Events from June – May. Prices start at $23

Pensacola Opera The Magic Flute and The Barber of Seville

Pensacola Children’s Chorus performs 3 times a year and it is always a great family event

JoJo SIWA DREAM Tour at The Pensacola Bay Center

Music lessons at Blues Angel Music

Improbable Cause Mystery Theatre delivers family-friendly, interactive, and hilarious murder mystery dinner theatre across the Gulf Coast.

Disney on Ice: Let’s Celebrate coming to the Pensacola Bay Center April 15-17, 2022

Experiences for the Sports/Adventure Lover

Pensacola Blue Wahoos prices start at $8/game to $560/season.

Pensacola Ice Flyers: Single-game tickets begin at $15, and season tickets range from $256-$720.

Private Coaching: The Barn offers baseball training and private coaching. Prices start at $45 

Surf Lessons from Innerlight Surf Shop. Private lessons are $55/hour

Watersports at Lagunas – everything from kayaking and paddle boarding to jet skis and parasailing!

Skate time at Waterboyz. They also offer skate and surf lessons too!

Rock Climbing at Weatherford’s

Get a group together and check out Grizzly Axes to try your hand at axe-throwing!

Experience real-life adventure at Escape on Palafox

Horseback riding lessons at The Hayes Ranch in Milton

New Experiences/Classes

Pensacola Cooks Kitchen classes start at $35 for all ages 

Bodacious Shops offers cooking class and private events throughout the year. Prices vary depending on the class

First City Art Center: Prices start at $25 

Rusted Arrow Merchantile offers classes throughout the year that are fun and festive. Prices vary

Sewing classes at Derrel’s of Pensacola or JOANN

Musical Instrument Lessons

Blue Angels School of Music (varied instruments): flat monthly rate 

The Guitar Center (prices vary) They do have a special of buy 3 get 1.

Kindermusic prices start at $75/month 

SCUBA certifications

MBT and Florida Dive Pros prices start at $299


The Gulf Breeze Zoo Annual Passes range from $69 to $299

Sam’s Fun City: Prices start at $149

Sky Zone: Prices start at $115 

Pensacola MESS HALL: Prices begin at $120 for a family of four 

Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park: Annual Passes start at $75

Is there a favorite gift experience you like to give?  If so, let us know!

Merry Christmas, Mamas! 


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