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Category - Press Releases

8/3/2015Record-Breaking Visitation for Panama City Beach

The Bay County Tourist Development Council announces record tourism development tax collections for Panama City Beach in the month of June 2015, indicating a record number of visitors for that month. The collection was an increase of 6.6 percent over the same month in 2014. For the fiscal year beginning in October 2014, Panama City Beach tourist development tax collections are up 11.4 percent, over the same timeframe from the previous year. "Successful sports tournaments during the month of June were an important part of Panama City Beach's

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6/1/2015Off-the-Beach Attractions in Panama City Beach

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla., July 30, 2015 - Panama City Beach is famously home to 27 miles of sugar-white sand beaches, but also offers fun-filled attractions for guests to enjoy off the beach. From thrill rides and putt-putt to the whirling waters of Shipwreck Island Water Park, there is a lot to discover in Panama City Beach. Attractions in Panama City Beach include: Amusement Parks, Arcades and Mini-Golf: • Coconut Creek Family Fun Park Whether getting lost in the Gran Maze, a one-of-a-kind labyrinth about the size of a football field, or playing

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4/14/2015Sports Events at the Beach

Known for 320 days of annual sunshine and crystal white beaches, Panama City Beach continues to provide the premier backdrop for America's trending sports-cation experience. Thanks to state-of-the-art facilities, fields and courts, the destination is projected to welcome over 2,500 athletic teams this year alone, along with an additional 16,000 individual competition athletes. Many activities take place at Frank Brown Park, the main sports facility equipped with nine baseball and softball diamonds, three soccer fields, four multi-purpose

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4/9/2015Savvy adult travelers target late spring trips

Empty-Nester's in the know are discovering that late spring - when schools are back in session - is a great time for an adult Spring Escape. Between Easter (April 5) and Memorial Day (May 25), Empty-Nesters can take advantage of beautiful spring weather and plenty of secluded stretches of sand complemented by the Gulf Coast's finest hospitality. "Spring in Panama City Beach is a perfect time to cash in a few vacation days and escape to our emerald waters and sugar sand beaches," shares Visit Panama City Beach President and CEO Dan Rowe. "This

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4/6/20152015 Gulf Coast Jam headliners announced

As a destination where top country music stars frequently visit to play (in both senses of the word), Panama City Beach has earned a reputation as "Nashville's Beach." The destination is continuing that tradition with the Third Annual Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam this Labor Day Weekend Sept. 4-6, 2015. Headliners this year include Keith Urban, Miranda Lambert, and Lady Antebellum with Hunter Hayes and Sam Hunt. "Last year's Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam was the most successful to date and we are thrilled to once again host a who's who of talent for a

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3/9/2015Pet-Friendly PCB

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla., March 9, 2015 - As the idea of "family" comes more and more to include pets, families on vacation can face challenges bringing their four-legged family members along for the ride. But Panama City Beach, known for its sugar white sands and crystal clear emerald waters, is also home to one of the few pet-friendly beaches in the state of Florida, and has many different pet-friendly lodging and activity options available for visitors. A pet-friendly beach is located directly across from Pier Park, an outdoor mall and

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2/19/2015Alan Jackson Headlines Chasin' the Sun Music Festival

Country music superstar Alan Jackson is headlining Panama City Beach's 2nd Annual Chasin' the Sun Music Festival , bringing his 25th Anniversary Keepin' it Country Tour to the sugar white sand and emerald-green waters Sept. 26, 2015. Celebrating artists who created and continue playing classic beach sounds, the Chasin' the Sun Festival is a chance to enjoy a few bonus days of summer and will take place Sept. 25 and 26. "Our stretch of sand has inspired many songs and summertime anthems and that's what Chasin' the Sun Music Festival is all about

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1/7/2015New in 2015

PANAMA CITY BEACH, FLA., Jan. 7, 2015 - As 2015 kicks off on the white sandy shores of Florida's panhandle, Panama City Beach looks forward to another year of fun in the sun with a brand new wave of activities and attractions. Featuring new direct flights from Texas, restaurants and Grammy award-winning entertainment, 2015 promises to become a banner year for everyone's REAL.FUN.BEACH. "After reflecting on unprecedented visitation numbers in 2014, we are delighted to launch an exciting lineup of new travel options and happenings in 2015,"

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12/10/201415 Fun PCB Events in 2015

Panama City Beach, FL., Dec. 10, 2014 - Long known for its emerald-green waters and sugar white sand, 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. There are more fun-filled events for all ages in 2015 than ever before as the destination will host an exciting lineup of concerts, festivals and plenty of Florida sunshine. "In Panama City Beach, we pride ourselves in having fun," shares Dan Rowe, president and CEO of Visit

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10/23/2014Beach for the Holidays

Holiday Season Events Offer Something for Everyone! Beach Ball Drop High Resolution Images Beach Ball Drop Video PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla., Oct. 28, 2014 - Panama City Beach is a Real.Fun.Beach 365 days a year, with more visitors discovering the destination every year. Once again, an extravaganza of themed events and activities will take place throughout November and December, culminating with the Panama City Beach Biggest Loser RunWalk on Dec. 28 and the Seventh Annual New Year's Eve Beach Ball Drop on Dec. 31, featuring a kid-friendly Family

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