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Author: Visit Panama City Beach
The Panama City Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau and Visitor Information Center offer visitors a resource for current Panama City Beach information. Our mission is to promote Panama City Beach and help bring new visitors to the area. If you have questions about attractions, events, restaurants or accommodations, we're here to help!
You made it to your vacation! The coming days or weeks will be nothing but surf and sunshine with good food and drinks. But before you take off on a spree of beach-related revelry, perhaps some fried seafood and frosty beverages, here are some strategies to help keep you “fit and functional” while you kick back with some “rest and...

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 3:00 PM by Visit Panama City Beach

Columbus Day weekend will bring waves of fun-filled adventures to Panama City Beach with the annual Pirates of the High Seas Fest . Setting sail October 5-7, 2018 , this year's FREE festival is sure to take pirate fun to a whole new level. Get ready to enjoy live music, pirate parades, pirate costumes, an 8,000 beach ball drop from the sky,...

Monday, July 30, 2018 2:00 PM by Visit Panama City Beach

With so many places to eat in Panama City Beach, you might find yourself overwhelmed by the possibilities. While it’s tempting to simply head for the nearest restaurant, there are culinary gems all over PCB worth adding to your vacation itinerary. Make it a point to visit these eateries and you’ll be eating like a local while enjoying...
When you visit Panama City Beach, you’ll find endless varieties of fish and shellfish to try. There’s seafood with an island twist, seafood prepared Cajun-style, seafood that’s deliciously simple and seafood you’ll want to write home about. From fresh fish tacos to eye-popping buffets, discover the best seafood in Panama...
You might travel to Panama City Beach with only seafood on the mind, but you’ll be pleasantly surprised to find that there are authentic Mexican restaurants awaiting your discovery too.   AutentiKa Mexican Grille is, as the name suggests, the real deal for Mexican food. A more recent edition to the area, the stripped down menu offers...
Take your vacation to new heights and soar high above the emerald waters and check out panoramic views of The World’s Most Beautiful Beaches!   Parasailing in Panama City Beach is both a local and visitor favorite when it comes to activities along the gulf coast. Check out these places the next time your looking to put some sky-high...

Saturday, July 14, 2018 8:00 AM by Visit Panama City Beach

With the Labor Day holiday just around the corner, many are starting to plan trips and activities to enjoy with friends and family throughout the long weekend, and who wouldn’t want to spend it at the beach listening to live country music? On August 31-September 2, the highly- anticipated Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam concert returns  for its...
The Bay County Artificial Reef Association (BCARA) sunk a 100-foot barge as an artificial reef off shore on Wednesday afternoon. The 432-ton barge will create an artificial reef that will help attract new sea-life and will be a new attraction for divers and fishers exploring the area.  This artificial reef is located 30 miles off-shore...

Thursday, June 21, 2018 11:00 AM by Visit Panama City Beach

Red minnows are piling up in the bay and lots of fish have been following them (and feasting on them) at every opportunity.  Now is a great time to go fishing in Panama City Beach! When the bait balls are in open water, it’s common to find bonita, mackerel, ladyfish, jacks, blue runners and blue fish voraciously feeding on them. ...