Most families plan their beach vacations in the summer, taking advantage of the kids' time off school, but more and more travelers are discovering what locals have long known: Fall is an amazing time to be in Panama City Beach! Through fall, the weather and the water are still nice and warm, but the heat of summer has passed. The water is clear, there's more elbow room on the beaches, and there seems to be a special event just about every weekend!

If you know about fall in Panama City Beach, then you know. If you don't, then you should find out for yourself! Read on, and you'll discover why it's easy to fall in love with PCB - and for even more events and information, just click here to view our constantly growing calendar of events.

September 14 - Windborne's Music of the Eagles at the Aaron Bessant Park Amphitheater
Imagine if the Eagles had a full symphony backing them up. That's what this is, set in an amazing outdoor park/amphitheater, just across the street from the beach.

September 19 - Lobster Festival and Tournament at Schooner's Beach Club
It's a lobster tournament for divers, and for everyone it's a chance to eat great seafood, listen and dance to live music on the beach, and see the HUGE winning lobsters!

September 26-28 - Gulf Coast Jam (3 stages right on the beach and a main stage in Frank Brown Park)
Only the biggest musical event ever to hit Panama City Beach, no big deal. Seriously, the biggest names in country music (including Toby Keith) will be playing.

October 2-6 - Thunder Beach Autumn Rally
During Thunder Beach thousands of bikers roar into PCB to show off their motorcycles, see the latest and greatest gear, attend demos, listen to music, or just hear the sound of all those bikes!

October 11-13 - Pirates of the High Seas Fest
Ahoy mateys! It's Columbus Day weekend, but pirates are invading Panama City Beach for this family friendly event, complete with pirate ships, parades, music and fun!

October 17-20 - PCB Seafood & Music Festival
Do you love seafood? Do you love music? Get plenty of both, as fresh seafood is celebrated (and eaten), and headlining acts like Collective Soul, Foreigner, Better than Ezra, Loverboy, Abigail Rose, and more perform!

November 1-2 - Ironman Florida
Many of the fittest humans on the planet will be in Panama City Beach for the world famous Ironman Triathlon - They'll swim 2.4 miles, bike 112 miles, and then run a full marathon! This event is very spectator friendly, so come cheer on these amazing athletes.

November 7-9 - Emerald Coast Cruizin'
Come out and see amazing classic cars and trucks from all eras. There's live music each night, and you'll find out why they call them "hot rods" if you stick around for the flame throwing contest!