See what’s happening during Christmas 2015 here…

Panama City Beach, Florida is one of those places where there’s something to do all-year round.
It doesn’t have to be a long weekend in spring, or a summer vacation for you to decide to visit Panama City Beach. Christmas in Panama City Beach is a wonderful time of the year, with a whole host of festive family fun to enjoy…

A Dickens of a Christmas

Downtown Panama City is the place to be for three festive nights of family fun and celebrations! During the first three Fridays of December only, you can enjoy horse-drawn carriage rides, ice skating (free), carol singing, free concerts, and kids activities. The kids activities will include a miniature horse and buggy ride, two train rides, and bounce houses.
When: 12/5/2014, 12/12/2014 and 12/19/2014
Where: Downtown Panama City

Festival of Trees

The Festival of Trees is a festive Bay County Christmas tradition that lets families really share the season’s beauty and meaning. Volunteers decorate and donate trees, wreaths and centerpieces for auction. This fundraiser benefits Bethel Village, a privately funded, nonprofit who helps the needy by providing food, shelter and clothing.
When: 12/02/2014 – 12/05/2014
Where: Rescue Mission/Marina Civic Center

Annual Boat Parade of Lights

Anyone who owns a boat is invited to dress them up in festive lights, and join in the parade on water. Set against the dramatic pitch black skies, the parade of lights is a stunning spectacle. Especially with the beautiful reflections of all the illuminated boats gleaming in the water below. You won’t just be stood around in the cold though, there will be vendors on site serving hot food and drinks, as well as live music and a festive Christmas Market.
When: 12/13/2014
Where: St. Andrews Marina, Downtown Panama City

Biggest Loser Run/Walk

With Thanksgiving and Christmas behind you, it might be a good opportunity to get a head start on the healthy lifestyle you are going to promise to try in the New Year. Everyone who takes part will be rewarded with a free t-shirt, finisher’s medal and live entertainment! Don’t forget to bring the kids for their very own Kids Fit One Mile Fun Run. Perfect for ages 4-12.
When: 12/30/2014
Where: Pier Park


New Years Eve Party in the World Famous Beachside Tiki Bar

Ring in the New Year in true Panama City Beach style in the beachfront Tiki Bar at the Sandpiper Beacon Beach Resort! Enjoy an evening of live entertainment, hammocks and fire pits. You can even watch the incredible fireworks display shot off the city pier from the beach just behind the Tiki Bar. Champagne toast at midnight, party poppers, streamers, and an electric atmosphere that is sure to start your new year off with a bang!
When: 12/31/2014
Where: Tiki Bar at the Sandpiper Beacon Beach Resort

Pier Park Beach Ball Drop

If you don’t mind braving the cold air, you could experience the Annual Pier Park Beach Ball Drop! Live entertainment, fireworks displays, giveaways and more. Watch two ball drops, including a Family Beach Ball Drop consisting of more than 10,000 inflatable beach balls, followed by the traditional midnight ball drop with an 800 pound lighted beach ball descending nearly 100 feet.
When: 12/31/2014
Where: Pier Park