PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla., April 16, 2018 – Whether sinking your toes in the sugar- white sand beaches, enjoying family-fun activities, dining, shopping or exploring the beauty of the great outdoors, Panama City Beach offers endless opportunities for every type of vacationer. As May 9 marks “Tourism Appreciation Day”, Visit Panama City Beach invites locals and visitors alike to celebrate what makes this beach one of the best in the country!

“Panama City Beach has seen record tourism numbers in recent years with interest from travelers rapidly growing through continued development,” says Visit Panama City Beach President and CEO Dan Rowe. “We can’t wait to celebrate our success alongside visitors and locals alike on May 9th and look forward to welcoming even more guests to the destination in the coming years.”

Everyone is invited to attend “Tourism Appreciation Day” festivities for an evening of All-American beach fun, complete with live entertainment, cuisine from local food trucks, refreshments and fireworks. The free festivities will take place at the County Pier (MB Miller Pier, 12213 Front Beach Road) from 5:00-7:30 p.m.

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About Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach is situated on 27 miles of sugar-white sand beaches bordering clear, emerald-green waters where the Gulf of Mexico and St. Andrew Bay converge.  With 320 days of sunshine annually and attractions such as St. Andrews State Park and Pier Park, the region has long been favored by travelers seeking an affordable beach vacation with year-round offerings for families, couples, groups and adventure-seekers.  These include championship golf courses, spas, sporting events, award-winning dining and diverse recreational activities. In addition, Panama City Beach’s Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport offers non-stop flights on Delta Airlines, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines. For more information, call 850-233-5070 or visit the official website of the Panama City Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau at Stay connected with Panama City Beach on Twitter (@Visit_PCB), Instagram (@Visit_PCB) and Facebook (@VisitPanamaCityBeach).