If you’re planning on spending Christmas in Panama City Beach this year there are plenty of holiday-themed activities and events to keep you in the mood all season long. Here are some of our favorite things happening this Christmas season in and around Panama City Beach Florida.
Breakfast with Santa at Dave & Busters on December 3 from 9:30 AM until 11:30 AM. Dave & Busters is located at 15701 LC Hilton Drive in Pier Park. This event has two different packages between $14.95 and $19.99. If you’re looking to have breakfast with Santa and have a Holly Jolly start to your Christmas season, don’t miss this fun event.
A Christmas at the Barn located at the Wicked Wheel Bar & Grill at 10025 Hutchison Blvd. This event begins on December 3 at 6:00 PM and is $30 for single people and $50 per couple. There’s a large buffet dinner and full swing bands show.
On December 5 at 6:30 PM until 8:00 PM is the Panama City Beach Christmas tree lighting. This is located at Frank Brown Park at 16200 Panama City Beach Parkway. There will be music and refreshments provided by local schools, churches and civic groups as you can get a photo with Santa.
Grab lunch with Santa at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville on December 10. If you can’t make it to breakfast or dinner check out the lunch with Santa on December 10 starting at 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM. This is a free event at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville located at 16230 Front Beach Rd.
The Optimist Christmas Parade is being held at Pier Park at 600 Pier Park Drive on December 10 at 5:00 PM. This is a free event in the parade will begin at Pier Park and go down Powell Adams Rd to finish at the Walmart parking lot. There’s anywhere from 75 to 100 participants, marching bands, local civic groups and more.
The Bethlehem Christmas Village at Capt. Anderson’s Marina located at 5550 North Lagoon Dr. This event is happening on December 14 through December 17 daily from 5:30 PM until 8:30 PM. Admission is free. You can walk through the ancient city, register for the senses and deposit goods or unwrapped toys at the tax collector (which gives it to a local charity each night). You’ll enjoy musical presentations, toy and Food Dr., Bethlehem Village, live animals, Christmas vendors and much more.
Broadway Christmas Wonderland is being held at the Marina Civic Center located in 8 Harrison Ave. in Panama City. On December 19 from 7:30 PM until 12:00 AM, you can enjoy one of the biggest holiday shows in the area. The show features amazing costumes, a dazzling cast, Terrace, North Pole journeys and much more. Tickets are between $40 and $50.