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Winter Residents

Winter visitors looking for great weather and a lot of FUN make their home in Panama City Beach when temperatures farther north make dreams of the beach dance in their heads! Sometimes called "snowbirds," guests travel from all over to make their winter "nests" by the white sands of Panama City Beach, where social events, educational classes, arts & crafts, and parties keep everyone focused on fun in the sun. And don't forget about the special deals and discounts!

Each year, a Winter Resident King and Queen are chosen at the Prom. Please use the form below to vote for this year's winners.

Paul and Shelia Argue

Click the box if you would like to vote Paul and Shelia Argue for Winter Resident Senior Prom King and Queen.

 
Terry and Mary Bier

Click the box if you would like to vote Terry and Mary Bier for Winter Resident Senior Prom King and Queen.

 
Ed and Judy Diekmann

Click the box if you would like to vote Ed and Judy Diekmann for Winter Resident Senior Prom King and Queen.

 
Sylvia and Cliff Lindquist

Click the box if you would like to vote Sylvia and Cliff Lindquist for Winter Resident Senior Prom King and Queen.

 
Hugh and Kitty MacDonald

Click the box if you would like to vote Hugh and Kitty MacDonald for Winter Resident Senior Prom King and Queen.

 
Claude and Sue McCutcheon

Click the box if you would like to vote Claude and Sue McCutcheon for Winter Resident Senior Prom King and Queen.

 
Jack and Louise Mitchell

Click the box if you would like to vote Jack and Louise Mitchell for Winter Resident Senior Prom King and Queen.

 
Dick and Dottie Ruous

Click the box if you would like to vote Dick and Dottie Ruous for Winter Resident Senior Prom King and Queen.

 
Bob and Kim Spooner

Click the box if you would like to vote Bob and Kim Spooner for Winter Resident Senior Prom King and Queen.

 
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Friendly staff at Visit Panama City Beach are here to help you find events, attractions and deals during your stay in Panama City Beach. There are so many things to do in Panama City Beach that you'll forget all about the cold weather back home!

Here are just a few:

Winter Resident Appreciation Days

Visit Panama City Beach is celebrating Winter Guests this season. Winter residents are treated to complimentary coffee, donuts and giveaways. Come celebrate with us at Panama City Beach's Visitor Information Center on: December 19, January 9, January 23 and February 6 (from 9am - 11am). 

Homecoming Dance and Social

Reconnect with your Panama City Beach family at the annual Homecoming Dance and Social. This year's event will be on January 13 at Boardwalk Beach Resort. Our Winter Residents love to dance and have fun, so we make sure they have plenty of opportunities! Entertainment provided by Todd Allen Herendeen. There will be a Business Expo from 3:00pm-5:00pm, and dinner will be served at 5:00pm.

The Business Expo features local companies like Blue Heron Fine Gifts, Capt. Anderson's Marina, CiCi's Pizza, Margaritaville, Gulf World Marine Park, Pinnacle Port, Sterling Resorts and many more.

**Tickets on sale starting Jan. 5 at 8:00am at the Visitor Information Center**

Winter Resident Senior Prom

This annual event is one of the biggest winter resident events of the year, and you don't want to miss it! This is the event during which the winter resident prom king and queen are announced. Join us on February 10 at Edgewater Beach and Golf Resort

Click here for more information on this event.

Winter Resident Grand Finale

The Winter Residence Grand Finale is a farewell/appreciation event to all of our Winter Residents for choosing Panama City Beach as your home away from home. This will wrap up all the Winter Resident activities with a bang and entertainment you will never forget. This year's event will take place on February 24 at Edgewater Beach and Golf Resort. Click here for details and ticketing information on this event.

Mystery Golf Challenges

The Mystery Golf Challenges give our avid winter golfers another reason to hit the links (as if they needed one). It's a chance to win prizes, chime in on what they'd like to do or see at local golf courses, and just enjoy the excitement of a little bit of mystery around the next dogleg!

There is plenty more to do in Panama City Beach this winter, be sure to check out our event calendar for all events.

Featured Events

Jan
30
Woody & The Peckers will be preforming for all Snowbirds at Rusty Anchor Bar &...more ›
Jan
31
Sweet Harmony will be preforming for all Snowbirds at Rusty Anchor Bar & Grill, t...more ›
Feb
3
Todd Allen Herendeen's famous "LEGENDS SHOW" live! Enjoy a Dinner & Sho...more ›
Feb
4
Join us for a 55+ non-competitive afternoons of Seniors Softball! Just bring your g...more ›
Feb
5
The Elvis Show featuring Todd Allen Herendeen! Enjoy a Dinner & Show for ONLY $...more ›
Feb
6
There are so many fun events for Winter Residents that we put aside special days ju...more ›
Feb
6
Visit Tidewater Beach Resort every Friday in February, for their annual Snowbird Open...more ›
Feb
7
Join your friends at Gulf World Marine Park each Saturday in February for classic c...more ›
Feb
10
Our Winter Residents love to dance and have fun, so we make sure they have plenty of ...more ›
Feb
10
Welcome Winter Guests! Beach Bum Bingo is BACK! Don't miss this classic time to gathe...more ›
Feb
11
DJ Jim Lawson is back at the Boardwalk Beach Resort Hotel & Convention Center wit...more ›
Feb
15
This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Canadian Flag, so please join us for this...more ›
Feb
16
Free Doughnuts, Free Coffee plus Exclusive Discounted Rental Deals by Royal American ...more ›
Feb
18
The Elvis Show featuring Todd Allen Herendeen! Enjoy a Dinner & Show for ONLY $...more ›
Feb
18
DJ Jim Lawson is back at the Boardwalk Beach Resort Hotel & Convention Center wit...more ›
Feb
18
Seychelles Beach Resort invites you to a Snowbird Open House. Come enjoy light refres...more ›
Feb
19
A beginner square dance class will begin on 22 January 2015, from 07:00pm - 08:00pm a...more ›
Feb
22
DJ Jim Lawson is back at the Boardwalk Beach Resort Hotel & Convention Center wit...more ›
Feb
24
Our Winter Residents love to dance and have fun, so we make sure they have plenty of ...more ›
Feb
24
Welcome Winter Guests! Join us for our LAST Beach Bum Bingo of 2015! Don't miss this ...more ›
Feb
26
Tuesday, Feb 26: “Rediscovering Ancient America”: Bay County Audubon Fi...more ›
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