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Category - Press Releases

4/16/2014Miracle Strip is Back!

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla., April 16, 2014 - Panama City Beach, located along the white, sandy beaches of Northwest Florida, will soon celebrate the third incarnation of a beloved amusement park by the sea. The original Miracle Strip Amusement Park was founded in 1964, and provided generations of beach-goers with thrills and memories before closing in the early 2000's, when the property was sold as part of a real estate deal. Visitors and locals alike mourned the loss of the beloved park until 2010, when Teddy and Jenny Meeks purchased the vintage

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4/4/2014What's New in PCB for 2014?

Looking for new, exciting reasons to visit the sunny shores of Panama City Beach? Below is an overview of what's new in 2014: PCB to Host New Events in 2014 Many new events are coming to the beach, and you'll be able to find updated information on all of them at www.visitpanamacitybeach.com/events as it becomes available. If you enjoy music, you can choose from a variety of genres at new events like " Americana at the Lodge ," hosted through winter and spring at the historic log cabin in Camp Helen State Park (free admission for shows). Also new

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3/13/2014Build Your PCB Bucket List!

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla., March 12, 2014 - Once a visitor to Panama City Beach feels the soft, sugar white sand between their toes, they come back again and again. With so many exciting activities, attractions and events to choose from, visitors can enjoy a new vacation experience every time. The Panama City Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau is kicking off the Real.Fun.Beach.Bucket List campaign April 1, encouraging guests to keep returning to the Northwest Florida gem to check items off their Panama City Beach Bucket List. "Watching a sunset

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2/24/20142014 Events in Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach, FL., March 3, 2014 - Long known for its emerald-green waters and sugar white sand shores, Panama City Beach continues to thrive as a REAL.FUN.BEACH and has become the ultimate coastal playground for its array of year-round events and Southern hospitality. In 2014, the destination will once again host another exciting lineup of concerts, festivals and plenty of Florida sunshine for all ages to enjoy. Below is an overview of events being held in Panama City Beach in 2014: Panama City Beach Mardi Gras & Music Festival, Feb.

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1/30/2014Bringing the Sounds of Bourbon Street to the Beach for Mardi Gras & Music Festival

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla., Jan. 29, 2014 - A Mardi Gras festival befitting the streets of New Orleans is taking place in Panama City Beach, located along the white, sandy beaches of Northwest Florida. The two-day event will take place from Feb. 28 to Mar. 1 and is sure to provide fun for the entire family with parades, costumes, and plenty of live music, including the iconic New Orleans band, Dr. John and the Nite Trippers. "Mardi Gras is a special celebration for so many people, especially in our region of the country," shares Panama City Beach

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1/8/2014PCB Heats up Chicago with Real. Fun. Beach. Promotion

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla., Jan. 8, 2014 - As Chicago area temperatures hover below zero and a getaway to sugar sand beaches would be a welcomed relief, the Panama City Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau is kicking off the New Year in the Windy City. Starting the week of Jan. 13, the Northwest Florida destination will bring elements of the beachside community to both Woodfield Mall and the ‘L' train, encouraging Chicago residents to plan a Panama City Beach escape. "Much of the country is experiencing record cold weather this winter and Chicago

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11/1/2013Panama City Beach unwraps "Fun for the Holidays," for a December to Remember

Panama City Beach is known as a Real.Fun.Beach 365 days a year, with a record number of visitors choosing the destination to celebrate the holiday season with family and friends in 2012. Once again an extravaganza of themed events and activities will take place throughout the month of December, culminating with the Panama City Beach Biggest Loser RunWalk on Dec. 29 and the Sixth Annual New Year's Eve Beach Ball Drop on Dec. 31. The Gulf-side destination is a leader in festive programming for all ages and will once again hosts a kid-friendly

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9/3/2013Foreigner, Collective Soul, and Better Than Ezra to Headline Seafood & Music Festival

PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL., August 28, 2013 - Panama City Beach invites seafood enthusiasts and music lovers to the annual PCB Seafood and Music Festival October 17-20 at Aaron Bessant Park Amphitheater, Pier Park and participating restaurants. Music headliners for the four-day weekend include multiplatinum recording artists Foreigner and Loverboy , with 90s favorites Collective Soul and Better Than Ezra also joining the mix. The Panama City Beach food scene will make music of its own with scheduled events such as Bay County Restaurant Week , Sip and

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9/3/2013Pirates of the High Seas Fest returning to PCB!

PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL., August 21, 2013 - Panama City Beach invites its residents and visitors to take part in the 2013 Pirates of the High Seas Fest from Friday, October 11 through Sunday, October 13. The third annual festival will include a fireworks show, parades, music, contests, and a 5K, 10K, Half-Marathon, and Fun Run, and culminates when 8,000 inflatable beach balls are dropped onto Pier Park Drive. This year's invasion will take place at the Aaron Bessant Park Amphitheater, Pier Park and the City Pier of beautiful Panama City Beach.

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8/6/2013Limited Tickets Remain for the Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam

- Performances by Toby Keith, Trace Adkins, Brantley Gilbert and more, September 26 - 28, 2013 - Panama City Beach, FL., August 6, 2013 - The top names in country music are hitting the beach for the first ever Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam, taking place in Panama City Beach, Florida from Thursday, September 26 to Saturday, September 28, 2013 and tickets are moving fast. This year's lineup includes 2013 Country Music Award nominees Toby Keith, Brantley Gilbert and the Eli Young Band. Also appearing onstage will be leading country artists Trace Adkins,

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