What’s happening in Pensacola: April 4-10


Ja’Qaylin Harrison, Staff Writer

Gamer Night at O’Riley’s Irish Pub — April 4

Monday nights are Gamer Night at O’Riley’s in downtown Pensacola. Come on out and show off your controller skills from 4 p.m.- midnight. For more information on Gamer Night or O’Riley’s in general, visit orileyspub.com

Friends of Southwest Branch Library Book Sales — April 5

The Southwest Branch Library will host a book sale this Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Patrons are encouraged to come out and purchase what could become a personal favorite. Those with excess books that they’d like to donate are also welcomed to do so. “Giftable” items can be found inside the library’s lobby at the Friends Boutique, and Blue Carts will be full of deals at 25 cents per item. General prices for books will vary. 

The event is free to the public and will take place at the library’s Gulf Beach Highway location. For more information, visit mywfpl.com or email Chris Hare at [email protected].

University of West Florida All Majors Career & Internship Fair — April 6-7

UWF will host a university-wide event for students and alumni seeking employment, co-op, and/or internship opportunities with various on-campus and regional employers

The event will take place both in-person and virtually, with participants meeting in-person from 12-3 p.m. in the Commons building on April 6. Day two (April 7) will be held virtually from 12-3 p.m. on Handshake. 

To register and learn more about the event, click here.

Yoga w/ John @ Ever’Man 9 Mile — April 8

Bring your yoga mat, water bottle, and towel for a night of Power Yoga at Ever’Man Co-Op & Grocery Café. The class will focus on improving strength, endurance, and concentration, with activities included to bring together practitioners of all skill levels. Emphasis will also be placed on the yogic principles of Mind, Body, Breath and Spirit.

The event, which is free to the public, will begin at 6 p.m. and end at 7 p.m. You can register by clicking here.

2022 Pensacola Habitat Food Truck Festival — April 8-10

Pensacola Habitat for Humanity is set to host its sixth annual Food Truck Festival. Food trucks from all over will be present with their unique and signature dishes while patrons enjoy live music and a food tasting competition. This year’s festival will take place at Seville Square in downtown Pensacola over the course of three days.

  • Friday, April 8, 5 p.m.- 10 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 9, 10 a.m.- 9 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 10, 11 a.m.- 5 p.m.

To avoid the line at the gate, participants are encouraged to pre-purchase tickets ASAP.

  • Kids under 12 are free
  • Pre-Sale: $5/day, $10/weekend
  • At Gate: $5/day, $12/weekend

All proceeds from ticket sales will go directly to Pensacola Habitat for Humanity and the individuals and communities they serve.

Pensacola VegFest 2022 — April 9

Pensacola’s fourth annual vegan food festival, VegFest, will be held at the Gulfside Pavilion on Pensacola Beach this Saturday. If you’re vegan (or want to be), bring your beach sandals and an empty stomach, and be ready for a sun-filled day of fun, good vibes and great food. 

The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets can be purchased through TicketLeap or day of at the gate.