The holiday season is here, which means it’s time to have some family fun and indulge in some tasty cuisine! If you are thinking about dining out with the family for Thanksgiving, there are a variety of restaurants in Panama City Beach that will be open to make your evening and meal as perfect as a family dinner at home, (without all of those pesky dishes to clean up!) Here is a list of great restaurants that will be open and have a mouthwatering menu waiting just for you:

Sharky’s Beachfront Restaurant

Runaway Island

Tides at Sheraton Panama City Beach Golf & Spa Resort

Grand Marlin

Harpoon Harry’s

Los Antojitos Mexican Restaurant

Patches Pub & Grille

Dat Cajun Place


After you have recovered from your turkey coma, come out for a relaxing night and get into the Christmas spirit at our annual Beach Home for the Holidays event at Aaron Bessant Park. The festivities will kick off on Friday night where you will enjoy campfires, s'mores, a viewing of Jim Carrey's How the Grinch Stole Christmas and last but not least, hear a live holiday concert from Scotty McCreery! On Saturday, check out the Christmas Carolers, campfires with S’mores and meet Santa and Mrs. Claus in the Winter Wonderland. But don’t go home just yet, come Saturday night be ready to continue singing along to some jolly tunes with Panama City POPS Orchestra and enjoy Fireworks and a Christmas tree lighting.

For more details and a complete event schedule, visit our Beach Home for the Holidays page.