Locals Night at The Pub
November 8,15, December 6 and 13th
Saturday, November 10 at 2-5 PM
Guests can sample a variety of seafood dishes from local restaurants. The event takes place on Pier Park Drive.
Wristbands for entry cost
$25 in Advance
$29 Day Of
and can be purchased at the Pier Park mall office. Cash or Credit Card sales accepted. Call office for more details. 850-236-9974
Once inside the event area, guests can visit the various restaurant tents and sample "small plates" of a variety of different seafood dishes.
Howl At The Moon - 5k-9 & 1 Mile Dog Jog
November 10, 2018 at 2:00 PM
Members of Central Panhandle Association of Realtors have come together to create a great event for a great cause. On Saturday, November 10th, at the Annual Howl at the Moon 5k and 1 Mile Dog Jog fundraising event, benefiting The Lucky Puppy Rescue will be hosted at Off the Hook Bar & Grill on Grand Lagoon. The event will include raffles, photo ops, a costume contest, pirates, and a live K9 demonstration by the Bay County Sheriff’s Office. Registration is now open for this event on Active.com
Beach Home for the Holidays at Pier Park
November 23 - 3:30 PM
Free for all ages, Aaron Bessant Park will be offering holiday fun for the entire family, with carol-themed concerts, s’mores, an appearance by Santa, live entertainment, shopping and more. Pack your lawn chairs and blankets, and roast s’mores around a campfire while listening to incredible live festive musical performances. Bring the kids along too, and meet Santa Claus all the way from the North Pole!
NatureWalk Holiday Event
November 23 ~ 11-4 PM at NatureWalk at Seagrass, 780 Sandgrass Blvd, Santa Rosa Beach
Join us November 23rd at The Gathering Pace in NatureWalk for a Holiday REP Theater Show for all. From 11:30 - 1:30 visit with Santa. Then, kick off the holiday season with a free performance of The REP's Every Christmas Story Ever Told from 2:00 - 3:00.
Treats and refreshments are provided.
A Sip 'n Silk Experience
Saturday, November 24 - 5-8 PM at Sisters of the Sea & Dive Bar, 3901 Thomas Dr, PCB
Sip wine, enjoy snacks and create your own hand-marbled, 100% silk scarf using the ancient art of Ebru, swirling vivid dyes into patterns that float effortlessly atop a cellulose bath. A special Sip 'n Silk menu will be available at Sisters of the Sea that evening. Cost is $35 per person (for all art supplies and instruction, not including food and drink). To register call (850) 960-1944.
Panama City Beach Marathon at Pier Park
December 1 ~ 7-11 am
The Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce and Visit Panama City Beach are proud to host the 4th Annual Panama City Beach Marathon. Set for Saturday, December 1, 2018. The race is a staple for the community and attracts hundreds of both residents and visitors to Panama City Beach. This year’s race will benefit Hurricane Michael relief efforts with a portion of the proceeds being donated to Bay District Schools.
Due to damage on the course caused by the storm, the full marathon portion of the race has been cancelled but the half marathon, 5K, and kids fun run will still take place.
The race begins and ends in Pier Park, with an after party at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville. All runners of the Half-Marathon and 5K will receive a long sleeve shirt, and all finishers will receive a medal. The certified course is a 2020 Boston Marathon Qualifier, and the race is professionally timed.
More details can be found at www.pcbmarathon.com. Registration is open on www.active.com.
Dave & Busters Breakfast with Santa
If you want your kids to meet and greet Santa, Dave & Buster’s in Pier Park is offering a breakfast buffet package.
Grab a bite to eat and get your kids photo sat on Santa’s lap… Not a bad way to start the day!
Christmas at The Barn
December 3rd at The Barn, next to Wicked Wheel
Christmas at the Barn is a more grown up Christmas event that encourages you to go big or go home! Adult beverages will be available at the Bar, and tickets can be purchased individually or as a couple. Located right next to the Wicked Wheel, the Barn will transform into a festive and fun wonderland with buffet and full swing band. $30/ single or $50/couple
Christmas Tree Lighting
Dec 5th at 16200 Panama City Beach Pkwy
Enjoy live music performed by local School groups. Enjoy refreshments provided by local Church groups. Unwrapped toys can be donated to the Panama City Beach Police Department’s Cops N’ Kids campaign. Each donation you make, also gets you a raffle ticket for a chance to win a big prize in the grand draw after the lighting of the Christmas tree!
Have fun, and support the local community at the same time!
Optimist Club Christmas Parade at Pier Park
December 10th starting at Pier Park
Lunch with Santa at Pier Park
Margaritaville wants you get in the festive spirit by joining them for lunch, and listening to Christmas carols. The kids can write letters to thank the troops overseas, or make some christmas-themed crafts that will make the perfect hand-made gift for their grandparents.
Rock the Holidays at Rock-It Lanes
December 11 ~ 5-7 PM
Have you been to the NEWLY REMODELED ROCK’IT LANES? Come join for a fun & festive holiday Neighbors Night Out with food & drinks (full cash bar), free skating and free bowling for all guests – and kids are welcome! RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Locals Night with Geoff McBride & his band at The Hub on 30A
December 13 ~ 4-9:30 PM - Don’t miss this special show!
4-6pm Happy Hour
4-9:30pm $8 Double Burger & Fries Special
6-9pm Live Music by Geoff McBride Band
Remember every Thursday this fall & winter we will celebrate our local friends with special offerings, live music in the pavilion & football on the big screen!
Bethlehem Christmas Village at the Capt Anderson's Marina
December 14-17th 5:30-8:30 PM
Entrance is completely free, although donations of canned goods and unwrapped toys are welcomed.
Disclaimer: this event is meant as a break from the popular and well-loved candy-cane, sugar-coated, flashing lights Christmas we are all used to. It aims to recreate the nativity story of Bethlehem, in Jerusalem. Instead of meeting santa and eating candy, the kids can have fun registering for the census and searching for lodging at the inn.
Christmas food and gifts will be available to purchase.
Emerald Coast Cruisin' Car Show
Rescheduled for March 6-9
Twice a year, Aaron Bessant Park becomes a giant outdoor showroom for thousands of hot rods, classic cars and speedsters for this three-day event! While your family weaves through dozens of rows of iconic vehicles, keep your ears alert for cash and swag giveaways. Collectors and enthusiasts drive home a vintage vehicle if they prevail in the frantic bidding at a live auction. Visitors won’t want to miss out on the numerous live bands, meet and greets and presentation shows!
Activities include cruise-ins, concerts, parties, vendors, food, parades and celebrity appearances. Car enthusiasts of all ages are welcome to check out the thousands of hot rods, customs, muscle cars, trucks and classics on display.