Sandpiper Beacon - Panama City Beach Hotel

Spring Entertainment

Panama City Beach Spring Entertainment at the Sandpiper

FAMILY Spring Break

COLLEGE Spring Break

Play the Latest X-Box Kinect Games

XBox Kinect

Have fun exploring the latest video games! Play using your body as the controller, with just gestures and movements! Surprisingly addictive for all ages! Can anyone in your group beat our top scores?!

Fun Watersports Activities

watersports activities

Enjoy your very own friendly Beachservice and Watersports team, conveniently located on the beach right behind the Hotel. Relaxing lounge chairs and umbrellas, take the family on a fun and exciting watersports adventure or just relax and unwind...

Beachside Contests & Games

Beach Games

Join us on the beach for lots of family-friendly games with fun prizes! From the Water Balloon Toss, to Hula Contests & Treasure Hunts, there's something for everyone!

Polynesian Luau & Fire Dancing Experience

fire dancing show

Don't miss this incredible experience! Witness authentic songs and dances of French Polynesia, Hawaii, Samoa and New Zealand. Our energetic native entertainers deliver a Polynesian Experience you'll never forget. A Seasonal activity. Free to all registered guests.

Bubbles by the Beach

bubbles by the beach

Come and join the fun, and see who can make the biggest, and the most bubbles! This is a fun family activity - which makes for some great photos too!

Meet the Easter Bunny!

Easter Bunny

Bring the kids to Panama City Beach and meet the Easter Bunny! Keep them entertained and amused with fun games and contests! Sure to bring smiles to faces and fun vacation memories.

Inflatable Waterslides

Inflatable Waterslides

Try out every single one of our inflatable waterslides, each one more fun than the last! You'll have to ride them all to pick a favorite! (Weather permitting).

Family Spring Break

Spring Break Family

The Sandpiper is committed to providing much more than just a place to stay... Every day during your Spring Break vacation there will be lots of activities and entertainment available here at the Hotel, to maximize your Panama City Beach vacation experience.

Balloon Animals

Balloon Animals

Watch the excitement as the kids get their very own balloon animal, pirate's cutlass, or anything else they can imagine!

Sunset S'mores

sunset s'mores

What better way to enjoy Spring than by roasting S'mores with your family around a campfire on the World's most beautiful beaches?! Whether you're 5 or 50 you'll LOVE our Sunset S'mores Family Packs! Stop by our beach fire pit at sunset for your family pack (includes everything you need!)

Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger Hunt

Get the family together for this fun-filled activity! You have one hour to find as many items on the list as you can! Work together against the clock to take silly pictures and answer trivia! Prizes are awarded to the top three teams!

Beachside Arts & Crafts

arts and crafts

Bring the family together to create a fun, beach-themed souvenir to take home and remember your Panama City Beach vacation for years to come! Activities include sea-shell mosaic hand sculptures and tropical beach-themed photo frame decorating.

Kid's Banner Painting

Banner Painting

Another fun activitiy for the kids! Join us in the Tiki Bar where we let the kids loose with a giant, undecorated banner, and paint of every color you can imagine! Then we let their imaginations take over, as they create a masterpiece!

Hula Dancing Lessons

Hula Dancing Lessons

Come and experience authentic French Polynesia, Hawaii, Samoa and New Zealand style Hula, and learn how it's done... Passionate native entertainers provide live background music on the beachside stage in the Tiki Bar. A Seasonal activity.

Surfing, Skimboarding, and Paddleboarding


There are lots of ways to enjoy the emerald-green Golf of Mexico waters in Panama City Beach, from laid back stand up paddleboarding; perfect for beginners, to more intense skimboarding and surfboarding! Lessons available.

Family Karaoke in the Tiki Bar

Family Karaoke

The beachfront Tiki Bar is home to Sandpiper Karaoke - Grab the mic and sing your favorite songs, or grab an ice-cold drink and enjoy the show! A family-friendly seasonal activity.

Ladies Nights in the Tiki Bar

ladies night

Bring the ladies in your group to the Tiki Bar, or ladies, leave the guys behind and have a night just for yourselves! With live music and karaoke, there's always something fun going on! Special non-alcoholic cocktails are available for the younger girls in your group.

Happy Hour in the Tiki Bar

Happy Hour

It's always a happy hour when you're in the Tiki Bar... after all, it's 5 o'Clock somewhere! Enjoy daily drink specials all week long, which are even better with your toes in the sand, watching a stunning Panama City Beach sunset.

Panama City Beach Spring Break (College)

Spring Break Panama City Beach

The Sandpiper Beacon & Tiki Bar is a popular Panama City Beach Spring Break Hot-Spot We're known as "The Spring Break Fun Place!" Daily contests and games and a fun party atmosphere!

Panama City Motorcycle Rally

thunder rally

The original home of the Panama City Beach motorcycle rally. The Sandpiper is the original biker friendly Hotel, with incredible live bands, entertainment, vendors, and drink specials in the Tiki Bar all week long.



You've graduated from School and you're looking for a fun-packed Panama City Beach Hotel to celebrate and relax with your friends. The Sandpiper Beacon has it all: beach volleyball, a Tiki Bar, waterslides, and more incredible amenities...

Panama City Beach Wine and Jazz Festival

seafood wine festival

The Panama City Beach Seabreeze Jazz Festival features some of the most skilled jazz musicians in the world. Taking over Pier Park, located less than one mile away, for a weekend of incredible music, food, wine and all around good-times!

Horse Show & Music Festival


The Gulf Coast Charity Horse Show & Music Festival is always held the last full weekend in April each year. See award winning, championship bred horses perform. Enjoy the show and great food and help raise money for charity.

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