Official Parties

Tuesday through Saturday

JBJ will have several official parties throughout the event that registered Jeepers are encouraged to attend!

Tuesday, May 15th
Topless Tuesday Jeep Pre-Party at Hammerhead Fred’s
7:00pm

Wednesday, May 16th
Official Welcome Party at Hammerhead Fred’s
10:00pm

Thursday, May 17th
Official Kick-off Party at Ms Newbys
10:00pm

Friday, May 18th
After Concert Paty at Ms. Newbys
Immediately following the concerts

Saturday, May 19th
Official World Record Pre-Party at Sharky’s Beach Club
4:00pm-5:30pm

Saturday, May 19th
Bon Voyage Block Party at Pier Park Main Street
Immediately following Jeep parade

Day At the Beach

Wednesday May 16th
Sharky’s Beach Club

We’re ready for some fun in the sun, how about you? One of our family-friendly activities during JBJ 2018 is our “Day at the Beach” at Sharky’s Beachfront Restaurant! Beach games in the sand and boogie boards for the kids. Bring your suits and your willingness to learn how to surf on Wednesday, May 16th!

Drive-in Movie Night

Thursday, May 17th at 8pm
Vendor Village

Pile the family in your Jeep and come to Vendor Village on Thursday evening, May 17th to watch Captain Jack Sparrow search for Poseidon’s trident while being pursued by ghost pirates in the latest installment of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017). Nothing better than watching a movie from your Jeep under the stars!

The movie begins at 8pm and there will be a snack bar available.

Welcome Dinner & Beach Bonfire

Wednesday, May 16th from 6 until 10 pm
Runaway Island Beachfront Restaurant

Watch the sunset over the Gulf of Mexico next to a roaring bonfire at Runaway Island Beachfront Restaurant! Bring your chairs and enjoy meeting fellow Jeepers while you sit back and relax and enjoy the breathtaking view! Or you can sit on the outside deck at Runaway Island and enjoy their extensive menu with something for everyone!

Scavenger Hunt

May 15-18th

Discover the hidden treasures of Panama City Beach with the 2018. JBJ Scavenger Hunt! It’s a fun filled a multi-day event taking Jeepers all over Panama City Beach. Throughout the 3 days’ participants will be performing various tasks; collecting unique items and taking photos. Points are awarded for each completed task including bonus points for extra credit. This is not just about bragging rights there’s over $1,000 in prizes! An estimated 1600 Jeepers are expected to attend JBJ 2018 and entry is included for all JBJ registered jeeps.

Sign Up: 10:00AM-12:00PM Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at the 4×4 Saloon. Hunt all day and night at your own pace! Friday starting at 2:00PM teams will get checked for completion of tasks and qualify for the finale for a ‘Race to the Finish through Vendor Village!

Awards & Prizes: Friday 4:00PM – 5:00PM at 4×4 Saloon

BleepinJeep

The popular YouTube channel BleepinJeep are coming to Jeep Beach Jam and they’re bringing their latest build… COMANCHEEP! Come meet them, buy swag, and watch live demos!

• Daily Live Demonstrations!
• See the New COMANCHEEP Build!
• Vendor Village Meet & Greet!

EBRO POKER RUN

Wednesday May 16, 2018
4x4 Saloon Bar & Grill

Must be a registered for Jeep Beach Jam to participate. Registered jeeps checking in on Tuesday or Wednesday before noon will receive an Ebro poker chip at registration check in. This chip entitles you to (1) one free poker run card which you can claim at the Official Poker Run Check-In at the 4×4 Bar & Grill located just inside main venue gates. Additional cards will be available for purchase at poker run check – in, the “Toys For Kids” volunteers will be on hand at check-in and at each of the 5 additional stops. The Ebro Poker Run begins at noon in shotgun start fashion as we invade some of PCB’s most popular local restaurants and bars. All stops are placed in order geographically to allow approx. 45 minutes per stop with 15 drive time between locations. A poker run representative will be at each stop during the times posted on the rules.

SCHEDULE:

CHECK-IN: 10:00-12:00  4×4 Bar & Grill located just inside main venue gates
SHOTGUN START:  HIGH NOON. From 4×4 Bar & Grill

STOPS:

1st STOP: Sharky’s Beach Club
2nd STOP: Salty Goat Saloon
3rd STOP: No Name Lounge
4th STOP: Florida Watersports
5th STOP: Hammerhead Fred’s
LAST STOP: Ms. Newbys*

*A poker run representative will not be set up at Ms. Newby’s until 4:00 pm

Off-Road Trail Excursion

Tuesday through Thursday

JBJ and Baja representatives scouted out what will be this years off road trial excursion 4,000 acres of pure beauty and Jeep haven. Stay tuned this week for details on how to score your spot. These rides will be guided and limited in availability. ONE MORE REASON TO JBJ 2018!

Friday Night Concert

Friday, May 18th, Gates open at  6:00 pm with show times at 7:00pm-11:00 pm.
The JBJ Main Stage

Our Official JBJ Concert Headliners feature “American Supermodel” from Tampa, FL and “The Band Eli” from Tallahassee, FL. General Admission is FREE, however, you can purchase VIP STAGE FRONT PIT PASSES. VIP tickets are limited and on sale now. VIP tickets are $25 per person and includes 2 free drink stubs, secured stage front area with VIP hospitality tent with private cash bar and restrooms.

There will be a limited amount of tables and chairs are available in Hospitality Tent, but standing room only in front of the stage. No outside chairs allowed in VIP area. (VIP Tickets available soon!)

Official After-Concert Party at Ms. Newbys!

JBJ SHOW & SHINE

Saturday May 19th with judging Noon-2:00 pm
Vendor Village Show Track

The JBJ 2018  Show & Shine is one of our featured events this year. Judging will take place at the JBJ Vendor Village 12PM -2PM  on the show track located at jeep check in area  just outside the JBJ main entrance. Categories are Best Overall, Most Clean, Most Dirty, Best Modified, Classic, & Military. Details on how to enter coming soon

All show & shine contestants must have their show & shine entry sticker displayed. This sticker will grant you access to our show track located at jeep check in area  just outside the JBJ main entrance, and block party parking on Saturday May 19.

All contestants planning to ride in the parade will be ask to staged at the rear for easy return back to Main Street for block party parking. The show & shine winners will be announced at 8:30-9PM at block party.

There will be $3,000 in cash and Jeep products.

Show & Shine Rules and Regulations TBA

BON VOYAGE PIER PARK BLOCK PARTY

Saturday May 19 8:00pm (following Jeep Parade)
Pier Park

Immediately following the Jeep only beach crawl & parade, Pier Park’s main street will remain closed for pre-qualified Jeeps to line the street for our Bon Voyage Block Party. Jeeps without block party parking permits can park in adjacent parking lots that will be identified of your parade / block party rules regulations & information card available at parade staging. Fellow Jeepers and thousands of parade spectators are invited to join the party!  The Show & Shine Contest winners will be announced and the 50/50 raffle drawing will be held. There will also be music and fun activities the whole family can enjoy!

Event Schedule

TUESDAY, MAY 15
EARLY JEEP CHECK-IN & REGISTRATION 10AM-6PM VENDOR VILLAGE
SCAVENGER HUNT SIGN UP 11AM-1PM 4×4 SALOON Bar & Grill
INTERCOASTAL TRAIL RIDE EXCURSION #1 1:30PM-4:30PM VENDOR VILLAGE
TOPLESS TUESDAY
JEEP PRE PARTY
7PM-TILL HAMMERHEAD  FREDS
WEDNESDAY, MAY 16
INTERCOASTAL TRAIL RIDE EXCURSION #2 8:30AM-11:30AM VENDOR VILLAGE
EARLY JEEP CHECK-IN & REGISTRATION 10AM-6PM VENDOR VILLAGE
SCAVENGER HUNT SIGN UP 10AM-12PM 4×4 SALOON Bar & Grill
A DAY @ THE BEACH & SURF SCHOOL 10AM-TILL SHARKY’S BEACH CLUB
POKER RUN
CHECK-IN
10AM-12PM 4×4 SALOON Bar & Grill
POKER RUN
First Stop Shotgun START
HIGH NOON 4×4 SALOON Bar & Grill
INTERCOASTAL TRAIL RIDE EXCURSION #3 1:30PM-4:30PM VENDOR VILLAGE
POKER RUN
Last Stop AWARDS
4PM -5PM NEWBYS
OFFICIAL WELCOME DINNER
BEACH BONFIRE LUAU
6PM-10PM RUNAWAY ISLAND
OFFICIAL WELCOME PARTY 10PM-TILL HAMMERHEAD  FREDS
THURSDAY. MAY 17
INTERCOASTAL TRAIL RIDE EXCURSION #04 8:30AM-11:30AM VENDOR VILLAGE
EARLY JEEP CHECK-IN & REGISTRATION 9AM-6PM VENDOR VILLAGE
VENDOR VILLAGE OPEN 9AM-5PM FRANK BROWN PARK
OBSTACLE COURSE 9AM-5PM FRANK BROWN PARK
JBJ VENDOR RAFFLE BEGINS 9AM-5PM VENDOR VILLAGE
4×4 SALOON FEATURING
(MUSIC, CONTEST)
10AM-Till 4×4 SALOON Bar & Grill
SCAVENGER HUNT SIGN UP CONTINUES 10AM-12PM 4×4 SALOON Bar & Grill
INTERCOASTAL TRAIL RIDE EXCURSION #05 1:30PM-4:30PM VENDOR VILLAGE
OUTDOOR DRIVE-IN MOVIE NIGHT 8PM-TILL VENDOR VILLAGE – Main Stage Area
OFFICIAL KICK OFF  PARTY 10PM-TILL NEWBYS
FRIDAY, MAY 18
JEEP CHECK-IN & REGISTRATION 8AM-6PM VENDOR VILLAGE
VENDOR VILLAGE OPEN 9AM-5PM FRANK BROWN PARK
OBSTACLE COURSE 9AM-5PM FRANK BROWN PARK
JBJ VENDOR RAFFLE CONTINUES 9AM-5PM VENDOR VILLAGE
JEEP WASH 11AM-2PM VENDOR VILLAGE
4×4 SALOON FEATURING
(MUSIC, CONTEST, RAFFLE)
10AM-Till 4×4 SALOON Bar & Grill
SCAVENGER HUNT AWARDS CEREMONY. 2PM-4PM 4×4 SALOON Bar & Grill
RAFFLE MINI DRAWING 4PM-5PM 4×4 SALOON Bar & Grill
FEATURED CONCERT MAIN STAGE 7PM -TILL VENDOR VILLAGE
AFTER SHOW PARTY TILL NEWBYS
SATURDAY, MAY 19
JEEP CHECK-IN & REGISTRATION 8AM-2PM VENDOR VILLAGE
VENDOR VILLAGE 9AM-4PM FRANK BROWN PARK
OBSTACLE COURSE 9AM-4PM FRANK BROWN PARK
JBJ VENDOR RAFFLE CONTINUES 9AM-2PM VENDOR VILLAGE
4×4 SALOON FEATURING
(MUSIC,CONTEST,RAFFLE DRAWING)
10AM-4PM 4×4 SALOON Bar & Grill
RAFFLE MINI DRAWING 2:30PM-3:30PM 4×4 SALOON Bar & Grill
JEEP WASH 11AM-2PM VENDOR VILLAGE
PRE PARADE PARTY 4PM-5:30PM SHARKY’S BEACH CLUB
JEEP PARADE STAGING 5PM-6PM SHARKY’S BEACH CLUB
JEEP BEACH CRAWL & PARADE STARTS 6:PM-8PM SHARKY’S BEACH CLUB
BON VOYAGE BLOCK PARTY 8PM-TILL PIER PARK on MAIN STREET
SHOW & SHINE AWARDS CEREMONY 8PM-TILL PIER PARK on MAIN STREET
MUSIC – JEEPERS MEET & GREET 8PM-TILL PIER PARK on MAIN STREET
SUNDAY, MAY 20
BEACHSIDE CHURCH SERVICE 8:30AM SHARKYS BEACH CLUB
OFFICIAL BLESSING of JEEPS AFTER SERVICE SHARKYS BEACH CLUB