As Memorial Day and the summer season draw near, it's the perfect time to soak up the sun, sand, and endless things to do in Panama City Beach. With an impressive lineup of summer events, including music festivals and beach parties, there's something for every beachgoer to enjoy.

Gulf Coast Jam

June 1-4

It's time to break out your cowboy boots and get ready to kick up some dust at the sold-out Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam at Frank Brown Park. If you didn’t get tickets, join the waitlist for a chance to see Gulf Coast Jam 2023 headliners Miranda Lambert, Kenny Chesney, HARDY, and Kane Brown. Beyond boot-stomping music, festival-goers can enjoy delicious food, drinks, and plenty of outdoor activities. With its prime location on the Gulf of Mexico, Gulf Coast Jam is the perfect place to enjoy a weekend of live music and beach fun with family and friends.

scotty mccreery on stage at gulf coast jam

Summer Concert Series

Every Thursday | June 8-August 10

The Summer Concert Series in Panama City Beach is a highly anticipated live music event that brings together renowned musicians from various genres, including country, rock, and pop, for a series of free performances on Thursdays at Aaron Bessant Park Amphitheater. With the stunning Gulf of Mexico as the backdrop, the Summer Concert Series offers a unique and unforgettable concert experience. So grab your friends and family, pack a picnic basket, and enjoy an evening of catchy music, delicious food, and fun under the stars.

Bay Point Billfish Open

June 28-July 2

After a decade-long hiatus, the premier fishing tournament returns to Panama City Beach, inviting anglers for a friendly sportfishing competition targeting blue marlin, tuna, wahoo, and dolphinfish. The six-day PCB event will be held at the beautiful Point South Marina at Bay Point, providing easy access to some of the best fishing grounds in the Gulf. The Bay Point Billfish Open is not just about fishing; it's also a social event with plenty of opportunities to network and make new friends in the fishing community. With fantastic prizes, live music, food, and drinks, the Bay Point Billfish Open is a must-attend event for fishing enthusiasts of all levels.

Panama City Beach Fourth of July Events 

July 2-4

Celebrate Real.Fun.Fourth in Panama City Beach with your toes in the sand and fireworks over the Gulf. This Fourth of July celebration includes three nights of incredible fireworks and family activities across PCB. 

real fun fourth

Whatever event brings you to town, you’ll want to stay a while and book a hotel or resort to explore the many attractions, restaurants, and things to do in Panama City Beach. Plan your trip today and enjoy a summer vacation like no other on the Real.Fun.Beach!