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Take the Family to a Pensacola, FL, Pro Sport Event

Mike Fisher

April 11th 2022

Take the Family to a Pensacola, FL, Pro Sport Event

Pensacola, Florida, is known as the “Five Flags City” in honor of a diverse history of ownership from numerous countries including Spain, France, and Great Britain. This name holds true not only in history, but culture.

There are so many things to do while visiting Pensacola, Florida, guests find it hard to pick from the proverbial buffet of exciting activities the city has to offer. After mulling through all the family-fun events, attractions, and tours, I thought of the one thing we all enjoy, kickin’ back and watching the game!

Fans come from far and wide to support Pensacola sports ranging from hockey to auto racing. A day at the park, rink, raceway, or field is the perfect escape for vacationers staying in the city, or surrounding beach communities including Orange Beach, Pensacola Beach, and Navarre. Discover the city’s most popular professional sports teams, and when, where, and how to catch a game while visiting Florida’s Emerald Coast!

Table of Contents

  • Pensacola Ice Flyers
  • Blue Wahoos Baseball
  • Five Flags Speedway



Pensacola Ice Flyers


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The perfect activity for beating the winter blues in Florida, a hockey game is something the whole family will love! Image by Santeri Viinamaki via Wikimedia


A favorite winter activity in Pensacola, Retreat to the Pensacola Bay Center to beat the Florida heat at a Pensacola Ice Flyers hockey game! The back-to-back minor league hockey champs are sure to entertain with fast-paced action on the ice. Previously known as the “Pensacola Ice Pilots,” the franchise name was chosen to pay tribute to both Pensacola’s “Blue Angels” flight team, and the original owner’s affiliation with the Philadelphia Flyers.

The Ice Flyers are in the Southern Professional Hockey League, and typically square off against teams from Louisiana, Alabama, Tennessee, and Georgia. Tickets are affordable to this amazing kid-friendly Pensacola activity, and can be found online at the Pensacola Ice Flyers’ website. Click here to purchase:

Never been to a hockey game before? Don’t miss your chance! Pensacola Ice Flyer games are full of hits, saves, and non-stop thrills for the whole family!


Blue Wahoos Baseball


pensacola blue wahoos

Hit a home run with your family by taking them to see a spirited game of America’s favorite sport


The nation’s national pass time makes for a perfect escape during a Gulf Coast vacation! The Pensacola Blue Wahoos are a minor league baseball team who operate out of the Pensacola Bayfront Stadium. The Blue Wahoos are a Double-A affiliate of the Major League team the Cincinnati Reds, and play in the Southern League. Originally the “Charleston White Socks,” the Blue Wahoos have grown in popularity through 50+ active years, becoming one of Pensacola Beach’s top attractions!

The name “Blue Wahoos” was chosen by a fan in 2012. For the fishing enthusiasts out there, the “Wahoo” is a prize game fish known for speed, strength, and a feisty attitude. For more info on Blue Wahoos Baseball including ticket sales, schedule, roster, and more, visit the Pensacola Blue Wahoos online.


Five Flags Speedway


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One of the top extreme activities in Pensacola, watching the cars zip by is the perfect way to get your adrenaline pumping


Named after Pensacola’s nickname, “The City of Five Flags,” the Five Flags Speedway is home to stimulating events including the Demolition Derby, Miller Lite Blizzard 100, and the annual Snowball Derby! Five Flags Speedway was built in 1953, hosting thousands of races over the years much to the pleasure of Pensacola locals and tourists.

The race track is located at 7451 Pine Forest Road, Pensacola, FL, 32526, and is open for events year-round. Check the schedule at the Five Flags Speedway website.



Pensacola, Florida, sporting events account for just one of the must-do experiences while visiting. You can also experience downtown Pensacola, check out a boat cruise, or ride a bicycle through one of the stunning scenic trails. Whether you want to watch the sports from a distance, or participate in sports for yourself, Pensacola has you covered!

Now that you know all you need to know about sporting events in the area, let’s not forget about all the other great activities, events, attractions, and tours that Pensacola has to offer. From the beautiful beaches, to historic downtown, Pensacola has something for every type of traveler. Visit for tons of the best things to do in Pensacola including informative history tours, pub crawls in downtown, fabulous dolphin cruises through the bay, and so much more!



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