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Category - Special Events

Camp Helen State Park is a peaceful little wayside just off U.S. Highway 98 at the western edge of Panama City Beach. It's a good place to pull off the road, park and stretch your legs. There's a small visitor center that tells the history of the 183-acre property, and the hike down to the beach rewards visitors with amazing views and a quiet...

Thursday, March 19, 2015 4:17 PM by Visit Panama City Beach

On March 29, 2015, Silver Airways touched down in Panama City Beach at the Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport ( ECP ). The first flight arrived from Orlando, Florida, followed by a flight from Tampa, Florida. As representatives of Silver Airways like to say, "Silver Airways connects Panama City Beach to Florida and the Bahamas." To...

Thursday, March 12, 2015 9:00 AM by Visit Panama City Beach

When people think about spring break in Panama City Beach, their minds usually flash to scenes of a beach packed with college students -- crowds so thick that even the white sand is barely visible. Yesterday, Luke Bryan played a free concert behind Spinnaker Beach Club, and pictures (like the first one below) will circle the globe for a while,...
Ah, spring. There's just something in the air as the weather starts to warm up... and this spring in particular, what's in the air are more direct flights to Panama City Beach than ever before! While Delta has long connected Panama City Beach with direct flights to Atlanta, ever since the new Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport...
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla., Feb. 19, 2015 - 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...

Monday, February 16, 2015 3:05 PM by Visit Panama City Beach

For the first time in the event's 4-year history, a Canadian couple was crowned king and queen of Panama City Beach's Winter Resident Senior Prom. This year, the winning couple was Jack and Louise Mitchell, who hail from Ottawa, in Ontario, Canada. The event was held in Edgewater Resort's grand ballroom on February 10. The couple is well known and...

Sunday, February 15, 2015 11:12 AM by Visit Panama City Beach

Always a favorite event for our Canadian winter residents, this year Canada Day took on a special meaning as Canadians celebrated the 50th anniversary of their now iconic red and white maple leaf flag at the Bay Point Resort. In addition to the stunning pageantry of the Ceremony of Flags which celebrates the rich and diverse country of Canada with...
Summer may be slipping away, but in Panama City Beach that means that fun events and festivals are on the way! Ask a local what their favorite season is, and 9 times out of 10, they'll tell you it's fall - the air cools off a bit, the water stays nice and warm, and the whole atmosphere turns just right for spending time outdoors, at a...
Nothing goes with the 4th of July quite like sun and fun (and fireworks). Maybe that's why people love coming to Panama City Beach to celebrate Independence Day so much! Just hanging out on the beach, enjoying some good food and the perks that come with being alive in America, you know you're already doing the holiday right. But there's...