8 FREE TICKETS – Taste of the Bay Giveaway, worth $50 per Ticket

by November 3, 2009 • 141 comments
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Wet your lips and prepare your palette for a unique blend of rich flavors of local food, wine, and flare.  The Taste of The Beach is coming to Panama City Beach for Taste of The Bay at Pier Park Friday night.

Proceeds from the tasting go to benefit various local charities dedicated to helping underprivileged children, and the event runs from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

This year we’re giving away 8 tickets, with each ticket valued at $50 a piece.  This is what we are going to do to spice things up a little:

Note: the email that we just sent out said the contest ends TODAY with (Thursday) in parenthesis.  I got mixed up.  The contest DOES NOT end today but indeed Thursday.  So, just to be clear, the contest ends Thursday, November 5th, 2009.  Sorry!

4 of the tickets will be given away in pairs.  In other words, two winners will win 2 tickets.  The other four will be given away individually.  I was given these tickets for the giveaway under the stipulation that I would structure the giveaway like this (just in case you were wondering 😉 ). Obviously they are trying to drive ticket sales, and for good reason since proceeds are being given to local charity.

I should also remind you that Taste of The Beach is brought to us by The Beach FLA, the group that is helping make possible the arrival of Southwest Airlines to our new airport in May.  The Beach FLA has done a great job in unifying the Northwest Florida region and branding our area as a very special place to visit.

In order to enter the contest here’s what you have to do:

  • Post a comment in the comments section below
    • You must use a valid first name and email address
    • In the comment message field, tell us your experiences from last year’s event, and if you were not able to attend last year’s event, tell us what you are most looking forward to about this year’s event.
  • The contest starts when the post is published and ends Thursday at 5 pm (that’s 11/5/2009 – short contest, I know!)
  • We’ll do the drawing Thursday night and email the winners a time for them to pick up the tickets that day.  (no video this time, won’t be any time)

And, if you don’t win or want to buy tickets anyway, I’ve been able to get a special deal for our readers of pcbdaily.com!  The Taste of The Beach folks are giving you 30% OFF the purchase of EACH TICKET if you enter our special promo code – that’s $15 OFF THE PURCHASE OF EACH INDIVIDUAL TICKET!  All you have to do is go to www.TasteofTheBeachFLA.com, click on the “Click Here to Order Tickets” link in the upper right-hand corner of the screen, scroll down and click on the “Taste of Bay Wine & Food Experience” and enter the promo code: pierpark2.  Or, you can. . .

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS NOW FOR A SPECIAL $15 OFF EACH TICKET (you can thank me later 😉 ). ENTER PROMO CODE pierpark2

RULES

  • Each entrant can enter once and only once (we can verify this by ip AND cookies) and must use a valid first name and email address.
  • Contest begins when this post is published and ends on Thursday November 5, 2009 at 5 pm CST.
  • We will be doing the drawing regardless of how many people enter.
  • All winners will be chosen at random.  There will be 6 winners total.
  • By entering you are opting in to receive future newsletters and emails from pcbdaily and The Beach Show and you are opening yourself up to the greatest resource for news and information Panama City Beach has to offer.
  • If you are selected and you do not respond to our email notifying you of winning by 12:30 pm CST Friday, then we reserve the right to either keep the prize for another give away in the future or award the prize to another entrant.
  • This giveaway is open to anyone in the continental United States, however due to the time-sensative nature of this event, we will not mail these tickets.  If you win, you will be solely responsible for picking up your tickets.
  • Read full rules here.
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1 Steve November 3, 2009 at 10:08 pm

This is a really great event and I hope I win!

2 Kit November 3, 2009 at 10:58 pm

Hey Jason!

Unfortunately, I missed last year’s event, but we’ll be in town with some friends this weekend! We would love to attend this year – I’ve been trying to find out more about it, but it doesn’t seem to be too heavily advertised. I’ll be looking forward to your email Thursday night.

Kit

3 Larry November 4, 2009 at 7:39 am

I didn’t attend last year. Wonderful event for a great cause. Thanks for the info on the event.

4 Robert November 4, 2009 at 8:37 am

I am new to the area, but it was one of the events I read about when looking into the town. SOunds like the place to be

5 Bart November 4, 2009 at 8:41 am

I did not attend last years event, we travel to Panama City Beach several times a year, purchased a condo 4 years ago, cant wait to make it our permant home

6 Daniel November 4, 2009 at 8:41 am

Thursday November 4, 2009 at 5 pm CST, would’nt that be the 5th looking forward to attending this event

7 Joyce Iovino November 4, 2009 at 8:42 am

I have never experienced this event. Keep up the good work!

8 Bob Hanley November 4, 2009 at 8:43 am

We were unable to attend last year but look forward to the food and shopping as well as the whole Pier Park experiance.

9 Marsha November 4, 2009 at 8:46 am

We’re excited about all of the great food and wine. Pier Park is such a great venue. Thanks for the opportunity to win tickets!

10 Allison November 4, 2009 at 8:47 am

I recently moved to PCB so I didn’t make it last year, but am excited to see all the fun events this town has to offer!

11 Sherry November 4, 2009 at 8:48 am

I LOVE great food and I know it will be fun to see and sample the food of our great chefs in the area.

12 LaJuana November 4, 2009 at 8:48 am

Missed last year’s event but would love the opportunity to attend this year.

13 Debbie November 4, 2009 at 8:49 am

I didn’t know about the event last year but we will be in town for this year’s event and look forward to attending. Sounds like a great event for a great cause. I love how PC Beach is always having something to do – even in the “off season”. If they keep this up someday soon there won’t even be an “off season” 🙂

14 Peggy Hennessy November 4, 2009 at 8:50 am

Hey Jason,
Didn”t get to go last year, but hope to make it this year. Thanks for all you do to keep us informed about the beach news.

15 Don Stanley November 4, 2009 at 8:50 am

Jason, we did not attend last year only because we had a sickness in the family but are looking forward to attending this year. We would like to see more advertising on this and thank you for your coverage it is great. Looking forward to attending and enjoying over 240 wines and incredible food on Friday, September 18th, from 5:30 to 7:30pm in WaterColor at the Baithouse . As stated it is a great way to start the weekend.

16 John Gillespie November 4, 2009 at 8:53 am

I did not attend last year but I plan to attend this year. Its a great event for the area.

17 Karen November 4, 2009 at 8:53 am

I haven’t seen any information about this event in any of my PCB updates. I have attended similar tasting events and they are a great way to meet people while getting to taste some fantastic wines and pairings. Also, with the holiday season upon us, it is a chance to get ideas for entertaining, host gifts and gifting in general!! I can’t wait!!

18 Julio Paguada November 4, 2009 at 8:53 am

thank you so much for the e-mail. Last year we weren’t able to attend because we had our first baby. Boy time goes fast. I can wait to taste and try all the local foods and wine. Hope to see your e-mail Thursday night.

19 Glenda November 4, 2009 at 8:54 am

My time to win. Really looking forward to the event! Good food, good friends, and lots of fun.

20 Lorraine November 4, 2009 at 8:54 am

Last years event was a lot of fun. Can’t wait to go again on Friday. Great food, great wine & a delightful atmosphere at Pier Park.

21 sarah November 4, 2009 at 8:57 am

yummy i’m a foodie.. we didn’t go last year , we’d love to go this year espically because we LIVE on the beach it’d be great to sample so food from different restauraunts… than the ones we enjoyed we can go back too. nothing like going out for an evening and picking the wrong place..i hope we win at least two tickets..

22 Katie November 4, 2009 at 8:58 am

Didn’t attend last year, were new to the area and this would be a great way to meet new people and get a feel of PCB and Pier Park, so far I’m enjoying it here. Hope I win sounds like a great yearly event.

23 Ubah November 4, 2009 at 8:59 am

New to the area and I would love to “taste The Beach”

24 Beky November 4, 2009 at 9:01 am

Hey Jason!!!!

I subscribe to PCB daily before moving from Puerto Rico to this beautiful place last May. Thanks to your newsletter I’ve been able to enjoy so many acitivities here!!!! I really hope to win!!!!

25 Jennifer November 4, 2009 at 9:03 am

Hey Jason,

I didn’t make it last year – but looking forward to it this year! Hope I win a pair of tickets!

Thanks!

26 Teresa November 4, 2009 at 9:07 am

Jason, thanks for the great info you always send out. Would love these tickets!!!

27 Trudy White November 4, 2009 at 9:08 am

Didn’t get to attend last year, but would love to this year. Being originally from New Orleans, We love to enjoy good food and wine and would love the opportunity to taste more of the local food here in PCB. And it’s all for a great cause which makes it even better.

28 Richard November 4, 2009 at 9:10 am

Never attended. Go to Friday Fests.

29 Christi November 4, 2009 at 9:10 am

We did not attend the event last year, however we have already arranged for a sitter to attend! Events such as these are helping our “Rivieria” town evolve to a more attractable destination for tourists and a more culture friendly town for the locals.

30 Mona November 4, 2009 at 9:12 am

I missed last year’s event but am really looking forward to going this year!!! I am looking forward to being able to attend the wine tasting!! I think this is a great idea and the fact that it is helping underpriviliged children makes it that much more special!!! Thanks for the “heads up” on the event and for doing a great job with the promotion and ticket discounts!!!
Mona

31 Rich November 4, 2009 at 9:14 am

Never done Taste of The Beach, but i love food and wine so it sounds good for me:)

32 amy November 4, 2009 at 9:14 am

I will be bringing a couple of friends this year and of course the event is for a wonderful cause! I would love to win these tickets!!!! but if not, will enjoy the event anyway.

33 Sue November 4, 2009 at 9:15 am

We weren’t able to go last year, but I would really like to go this year – especially if it is for a good cause! That’s nice of you to promote this!

Sue

34 Toshi Oswalt November 4, 2009 at 9:20 am

Hey PCB Daily! I did not attend last years event, however with me moving shortly, I would love to attend one more event in Panama City Beach before I move! I love the fact that this event is for such a great cause, also! Looking forward to your email this evening, Jason!! 😉

35 Tanya November 4, 2009 at 9:22 am

I love everything out there. Coming from San Diego where people walk about outside in the Gaslamp District, it is wonderful to have Pier Park to sit outside and have a coffee and people watch!

36 Laura November 4, 2009 at 9:23 am

I’ve not attended before, but I would love to win a pair of tickets so that I could drag my hubby out of the house for an evening out that won’t cost him. 🙂

37 Richard Gheesling November 4, 2009 at 9:24 am

As a local Realtor, I’ve spoken to a few people that went to last years event. Sorry I missed such a worthy event. Won’t miss this one. Thanks Jason

38 Kim Crumpton November 4, 2009 at 9:26 am

I have never attended this event. Sounds like a lot of fun. Myabe I will win and see what all the hoopla is about. Thanks!!!!

39 Rayzmom November 4, 2009 at 9:27 am

I am home alone in PCB, and a night out on the town would be great for this single mom! I would love to win one ticket….do not need two, but hope to meet some local folks this Friday. I need a good taste of Panama City Beach and Pier Park. Help a gal out?

40 Craig Baranowski November 4, 2009 at 9:31 am

Great event. Missed it last year. Lots of really good events happening this weekend. I will cover this on my radio show on Friday morning.

41 Dee Hulsebusch November 4, 2009 at 9:40 am

I had to work last year and could not attend. Looking forward to this year. Heard so many good things about the event.

42 Judie November 4, 2009 at 9:42 am

Can not wait to go to this great event… We are so lucky to have such great events brought to our area. The help to the underpriviledged children is really needed this year as it has been a hard year for so many familys. PCB Daily ,keep up the good work of keeping everyone informed and engaged in what’s happening in our area.

43 Ellen November 4, 2009 at 9:43 am

I would love to win tickets to this event. It is great for locals, plus it is another reason for people to visit PCB. I usually have to travel to surrounding towns to attend something like this.

44 Angela Sheppard November 4, 2009 at 9:46 am

Unfortunately I had to work last year and could not attend and missed it greatly. We have been going for several years and thoroughly enjoy every minute and hate to come back home…. I would LOVE to win these tickets so I can go again!!! Then I could tell my boss that I just simply cannot give up the tickets so could I PLEASE go?? LOL

45 Ron Kannas November 4, 2009 at 9:47 am

Robyn and I are coming down to PCB tomorrow. Just in time for the taste of the Bay on Friday night. Thanks again Jason for all the good work you do for the area. Can’t wait to take my walk from Celadon down to Pier Park to see the new bait shop construction.

46 Brenda November 4, 2009 at 9:49 am

I did not get to attend last year and would love the chance to go this year.

47 Charlie November 4, 2009 at 9:50 am

I think pcbdaily.com is great for people that want to be on top of what is happening on the beach. Keep up the good work.

48 Connie November 4, 2009 at 9:50 am

Always loved the Culinary Classic!! Great food, great fun. Glad something new is here. Gives you a chance to find out what places you REALLY want to visit.

49 Sandra Brooks November 4, 2009 at 9:51 am

Having moved here from a “big city”, I love this event because it reminds me that we can have all of the cosmopolitan, big city fun without the pollution, daily traffic jams and noise. It’s an event that lets us enjoy the tastes of great wine and food from fantastic chefs while contributing to a good cause.

50 Jon November 4, 2009 at 9:52 am

Really looking forward to this years event. We were out of town last year and couldn’t attend.

51 crystal November 4, 2009 at 9:53 am

I have never attend a Taste of the Bay. It sounds like great fun with good food and wine too! I would love to surprise my husband with free tickets. It would be a nice treat for us since he is unemployed at the present time. Thanks for the chance to win!

52 Andrea November 4, 2009 at 9:53 am

Another wonderful and classy event to help PC Beach shine! Looking forward to it!

53 Russell November 4, 2009 at 9:55 am

Never heard of the event but it sounds fun. Looking forward to it.

54 Diane November 4, 2009 at 9:55 am

Wonderful event, lots of fun, looking forward to it this year and for such a great cause. What a wonderful way to relax, taste some wonderful food from the locals and raise money too. Thanks for keeping everyone informed.

55 Judy Ryan November 4, 2009 at 9:56 am

I would love the opportunity to participate in this worthy cause.

56 CJ Ryan November 4, 2009 at 9:56 am

sign me up to win pleez

57 CJ Ryan November 4, 2009 at 9:58 am

p.s… was out of town last year, looking forward to being there this year

58 Michael G November 4, 2009 at 10:00 am

Have not yet been, but I am all for some great wine, great food and a great time.

59 Susan November 4, 2009 at 10:05 am

Look forward to going this year! Sounds like a great time and helps charities at the same time 🙂

60 Joel Jadofsky November 4, 2009 at 10:06 am

Man last yeARS EVENT WAS AWESOME. THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF FOOD YOU CAN TRY . ITS A GREAT EXPIERENCE

61 Mary Kate November 4, 2009 at 10:14 am

This sounds like a fun event. I didn’t attend last year, but I would love to go this year and sample the cuisine and wine with either my boyfriend or my friend. Sounds like a nice way to spend a Friday evening after working so hard!

62 David Reich November 4, 2009 at 10:14 am

PCBDaily,
I love contests like this! What I love best about last year is that it was a success without me. What I love about this year, is that I get a chance to win tickets and be there this year for my Birthday (hint, hint). 🙂 I hope I win!!

63 Kay November 4, 2009 at 10:17 am

We did not know about this event last year, but we are very excited to make it this year. We hope to win!

64 Kathy November 4, 2009 at 10:17 am

Haven’t been before but it sounds like a wonderful event for our area. It is definalely one my husband would attend, he is all about good food and drink!

65 john November 4, 2009 at 10:20 am

Hi,
We are very much looking forward to experience this great event with our friends. Unfortunately we did not make it last year. Thank you for posting this drawing!

66 Canova November 4, 2009 at 10:21 am

i did not get to attend last year but i’m REALLY hoping to this year!! good wine and good food on a beautiful beach with a fall seawind is a heavenly idea. the fact that this all goes to a good cause makes it even more worth it!! 🙂

67 Frank Kerutis November 4, 2009 at 10:21 am

Would really love to attend!!! Please pick me!!!!

68 Harvey November 4, 2009 at 10:24 am

Hi Jason – My wife and I just arrived in PCB this past Sunday. We’ve been receiving PCBDaily since last winter and feel we know you already. It sure would be nice to start off our winter with some tickets to Taste Of The Beach this Friday night.

69 Suheila November 4, 2009 at 10:38 am

We are very much looking forward to attending this event. We are spending the weekend in Panama City and are very excited–hope to win!! Thanks for giving us the opportunity to win FREE tickets :)!

70 Debbie November 4, 2009 at 10:40 am

Hi Jason,
We recently moved to PCB and have not been able to attend anything yet. My husband and I are looking forward to experiencing all that PCB has to offer. These tickets would be a great intro. 🙂

71 Ellen Wilkins November 4, 2009 at 10:45 am

Looking forward to fufilling my my champagne tastes on my beer budget

72 Ellen Wilkins November 4, 2009 at 10:50 am

Hoping to find a way to get out of the house this weekend
and really enjoy this event

73 Jeff Adams November 4, 2009 at 10:54 am

Sounds like a great way to spend a Friday night at the beach!

74 Donna cox November 4, 2009 at 10:56 am

We really enjoyed last years event – hope to see a lot of participation this year!

75 Mike November 4, 2009 at 10:56 am

Just Job can not wait to go…
Hope to see all the winners there

76 Nikki Nickerson November 4, 2009 at 10:57 am

I have been in year’s past but missed last year. I love the live music on the lawn, and of course, they yummy wine!

77 Robin November 4, 2009 at 10:59 am

Hi Jason,

Would love to win free tickets! Life is good in PCB 🙂

78 Stephanie Brown November 4, 2009 at 11:00 am

Love your updates and thank you for the opportunity to win the tickets!

79 Laura November 4, 2009 at 11:02 am

Last year was a blast! Thought it went very well for a first year at Peir Park.

80 John November 4, 2009 at 11:03 am

Looking forward to spend the weekend in Panama City and going to the dinner and Wine event on Friday night. This will be our first time in Panama city, it will be awsome if we won the tickets too!:o)

81 Jim and Patsy Mitchell November 4, 2009 at 11:04 am

This sounds like another great event. The Pier Park folks are helping us out quite a lot by setting these events up for guests and owners. Keep up the good work.

82 Hollie November 4, 2009 at 11:06 am

I was not able to attend last year but would LOVE to this year as this event is for a Great cause and this would be a nice night for me and Hubby to share together.

83 Mary November 4, 2009 at 11:16 am

I moved here at the end of last year so missed all these wonderful Fall events in PCB. I’d love to attend this one and learn about some great dining and wine! Then I will know the best places to go all year when I’m dining out or want some excellent wine.
Thanks!

84 Cathy November 4, 2009 at 11:20 am

I have not been to this event yet, but can’t wait to sample all the delicious food!

85 Dina November 4, 2009 at 11:22 am

I am relatively new to this area and so is my company. I am a single mom and just trying to keep my head above water in this economy:( I do have a wonderful man in my life whose daily mission is to make me smile and this would be a perfect way to thank him for the support! But even better to network with locals and increase my commercial management portfolio while contributing to a great cause! Thank you for the opportunity and hope to see you there!

86 Anita November 4, 2009 at 11:24 am

I’ve never been and so looking forward to attending this year…would be icing on the cake for me to win the tickets and save the cash!

87 Don J. November 4, 2009 at 11:25 am

Missed it last year looking forward to the food and wine pairings this year.

88 James Wainscott November 4, 2009 at 11:27 am

I did not attend this event but everthing Iherd about it was good

89 Kevin November 4, 2009 at 11:29 am

Great event…cant wait to go.

90 Jim November 4, 2009 at 11:37 am

Pull my name out of the hat. Would love to contribute to this cause!

91 Judy November 4, 2009 at 11:39 am

There are several ladies in our office that would love to have the opportunity to eat and drink for such a worthy cause. Pick us…………….PLEASE

92 Delores November 4, 2009 at 11:39 am

I went to the event last year and had a ball! The food was great and the wine tasting was set up so that you could enjoy all kinds of wine. There was some really expensive wine and then there was the down to earth wine that tasted really good too. Everyone was having a great time, it was a great big party. You got to see so many people that you know so you couldn’t help but have a great time.

93 Nancy November 4, 2009 at 11:53 am

Never been to Taste of The Beach but I hope to go this year. Events like this will let people know, PCB is a GREAT place to live and visit. We have wonderful friendly people in Panama City Beach. Thank you for doing this. I look forward to this event this year.

94 Jeff November 4, 2009 at 11:58 am

Have never attended but would like to.

95 randy November 4, 2009 at 12:06 pm

We will be heading to PCB on Friday morning. We did not attend last year’s event but we especially love the resturants and the walking areas in Pier Park. We are looking forward to the new amenity area at the pier. We really enjoy reading your posts. You have some very useful and informative info. Thank-you!!

96 Harriet November 4, 2009 at 12:12 pm

Great food and fellowship while raising money for a wonderful cause.
Will be even better now that event has moved to Pier Park.
My mouth is watering just thinking about the variety of tasty samples.

97 Lisa Parrish November 4, 2009 at 12:14 pm

Have always wanted to go!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

I have never been, but I love wine & Pier Park, so this would be awesome time!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

98 jennifer dean November 4, 2009 at 12:21 pm

We’ve never been to Taste of the Bay, but are hoping to win this tickets and go this time! Anytime we can swing it to come down to PC, we try to. We LOVE it! 🙂

99 kim November 4, 2009 at 12:25 pm

I wasn’t able to attend last year but this year it falls on the weekend before my birthday so I am asking for a trip to the beach and to attend the festival! Looking forward to the event and the great weather!

100 Lynda November 4, 2009 at 12:31 pm

I love PCBdaily. I am a huge fan of Pier Park and love different wines. Great event! Napa Valley meets PCB 🙂

101 Bob November 4, 2009 at 12:45 pm

I would love to attend my first “taste of the beach”.

102 Lynnette Piper November 4, 2009 at 12:53 pm

Hey Jason!

I did not attend the event last year, but am looking forward to checking it out this year. I lost my job this summer and am considering my own business, a little catering, etc. I love wine. And just can’t think of a better way to check out the food and wine in our area! See you there!~

103 Bryan November 4, 2009 at 1:20 pm

Was unable to attend last year because we were out of town. Looking Forward to it this year. Our neighbors said it was Great. Looking forward to this years event.

104 jordan November 4, 2009 at 1:35 pm

I am looking forward to this years event because I am a fan of Pier park,the events and restaurants. We have so many good restaurants in Bay county and this is a great way to find new favorites.

105 Celia November 4, 2009 at 1:42 pm

I was unable to attend last year but it sounds awesome! Sounds like a great event for a girls night out! Food, wine, great friends & great weather….perfect!

106 patty November 4, 2009 at 1:51 pm

what’s not to love about great wine and a beautiful venue..gotta go! GREAT TIME!

107 Gayle November 4, 2009 at 1:53 pm

LOVE PCB Daily!!…it is so exciting that our area has so many new events taking place.
We have lived here for 6 years and never could find one single publication that kept us up to date on both fun events, civic affairs and area development. We look forward to every new email from Jason. Keep up the great work as Panama City Beach continues to develop and become an even more desirable distination for vacationers and great place to reside! Pier Park has become our home away from home and we are looking forward to the “Taste of the Bay” event!

108 Karen November 4, 2009 at 1:54 pm

Thank you for the newsletters and e-mail. I live in Alabama but always look forward to visiting Panama city beach (my favorite vacation spot). I have never visited at this time of year but I would love to attend this charitable event. I love the new Pier Park and got to shop there for the first time this summer. I look forward to your future newsletters and emails and hope I win tickets!

109 Rhonda Latham November 4, 2009 at 2:19 pm

I moved here in April full-time after visiting for over 20 years. We love Pier Park and hang out there several times a week.
pcbdaily has been a great source to know the special events. Thanks for this opportunity to win tickets to The Taste of the Bay.

110 Melissa November 4, 2009 at 2:31 pm

I didn’t know about the event last year, or my husband and I would’ve been there! Wine tasting events and food and wine festivals are right up his alley. Handing him these tickets would score a lot of points for me!

111 DeCarlos November 4, 2009 at 2:36 pm

Wasn’t aware of this event last year; as usual, kudos to PCBDaily for getting info like this out to the masses. Would love to go for free, but will be going either way.

112 CWard November 4, 2009 at 3:02 pm

I love Pier Park, food and wine. I believe Taste of the Bay will be a wonderful event!

113 Chris November 4, 2009 at 3:22 pm

I was not able to make it last year. Fortunately, this year I am in town and would love to attend. Eating is one of my passions in life, especially Sea Food, and I would love to sample the “Taste of the Bay” at Pier Park.

Pier Park has become an awesome addition to PCB. Can’t wait for the New Airport and the “Canyon Blue” airplanes to fill the skies of PCB. I believe both will be as big of a hit as Pier Park.

Go PCB and pcbdaily!

Chris

114 Katie Patronis November 4, 2009 at 4:13 pm

The event was fantastic last year and I look forward to this year. Good food, good wine, and good friends at Pier Park!

115 Mary November 4, 2009 at 4:14 pm

Please I want to go so bad this year!!!

116 Bill November 4, 2009 at 4:23 pm

We didn’t get to attend last year but would really enjoy the opportunity to experience some great culinary fare from some of our outstanding restaurants. Living on the coast tough but someone has to do it.

117 Cindy November 4, 2009 at 4:44 pm

Have never attended this event. We are here visiting from Iowa, as we do each year, and would love to experience the evening. Thank you,

118 Tony May November 4, 2009 at 6:08 pm

I have not heard or read anything about Taste of the Bay at Pier Park but that would be the perfect ending to a wonderful stay at our Tidewater Beach condo before we fly back to Michigan on Saturday.

119 Brian Lee November 4, 2009 at 6:35 pm

Didn’t make it last year because I didn’t hear about it. It sounds like a really cool event.

120 Isaac Eiland-Hall November 4, 2009 at 6:52 pm

I’ve not been able to make the event for various reasons, but I’ve always wanted to go. I’m not really a wine person, but a chance to be able to experience our local restaurants that I haven’t been able to make it to yet would be really nice.

121 Margaret Golden November 4, 2009 at 7:09 pm

My husband and I have never been to Taste of the Bay and are looking forward to the experience. We both love trying new wines and foods.

122 rob karr November 4, 2009 at 7:20 pm

Last year was great and being at Pier park this year will make it an extra special event and cant wait to win and see everyone there Friday!

123 Gail Mitchell November 4, 2009 at 7:30 pm

Great event, hope I win !

124 Terry November 4, 2009 at 9:06 pm

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125 Mona Brannon November 4, 2009 at 9:11 pm

Ooooh, would love to win this one. We have some really awesome food here in Panama City.

126 Kathy November 4, 2009 at 9:31 pm

That’s a win/win situation…..enjoying fine food, fun and all for a good cause!

127 laura thompson November 4, 2009 at 10:32 pm

would love to enjoy some fine wine and food!

128 Kathy Atkins November 5, 2009 at 2:08 am

Sounds like this will be a fun event and at Pier Park too! We just moved to PCB this summer and absolutely love it! I am enjoying everything our new hometown has to offer and look forward to the “Taste of the Bay”.

129 JeffM November 5, 2009 at 3:09 am

Hello. I would love to win the drawing. I’ll be in town for Thanksgiving and would enjoy supporting the local restaueants!

130 Lauretta Thompson November 5, 2009 at 4:57 am

Hope I win this contest. Stevie you will have to pick up my prize!
Lauretta

131 Judy November 5, 2009 at 7:44 am

Thanks for offering these tickets. My husband and I love to eat and sample the wonderful food in our area. Hope we win!

132 Pamela November 5, 2009 at 9:53 am

Hello Jason,

I was unable to attend last year. I look forward to checking out the great food at the upcoming event and I give kudos to pcbdaily.com for another great promotion!

133 Karla Kahle November 5, 2009 at 10:19 am

I would love to win. I would be so appreciative to go to this event. I have heard nothing but rave reviews from folks that went last year. What a way to spend a Friday night on the beach tasting wine.

134 Stacy November 5, 2009 at 10:49 am

My husband and I couldn’t make it last year (trying to keep up with 3 kids). It sounds fantastic. I would love to go with him this year as our ‘Date Night’ !

135 Stacie November 5, 2009 at 11:31 am

I was unable to make it last year, but would look forward to going this year if I could be a winner of tickets. It sounds like a really good cause for the community.

136 Joe November 5, 2009 at 11:36 am

I haven’t made it to this event, but I would love to take my wife on a date!

137 Sue November 5, 2009 at 1:20 pm

I didnt get to make it last year, but have heard great things about it…It would be nice to win tickets and it is for a good cause to help children in our community…

138 Joanna Banks-Morgan November 5, 2009 at 1:22 pm

It seems like every time there’s something fabulous going on in PCB we’re out of town working 🙁 Just this once, we’d love to be able to participate! Thanks for keeping us up to date and consistently bringing us the information we “need to know” about PCB!

139 Mary C November 5, 2009 at 1:25 pm

I want go, please

140 Carol C November 5, 2009 at 3:30 pm

Hi! Jason
Just recently heard about your website. Great job! Stories are very informative.
Never been to “Taste of the Bay”.
I love wine but finding a new one is difficult with so many choices.
This event should make it easier for all to pick a wine they really will enjoy
while giving for a great cause.

141 Jason Koertge November 6, 2009 at 7:53 am

Winners have been picked, and emails have been sent out!

Winners:
– Allison
– Delores
– Kim
– Joe
– Teresa
– Trudy