Fall Things To Do in Panama City Beach
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Want to get out and explore? Area activities and events also heat up in the winter with plenty to keep you busy and entertained during your stay. Check out a sampling of some upcoming highlights in and around Panama City Beach. The Grand Panama Beach Resort is centrally located and close to all of the action, yet quietly removed from everything.
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Nov. 4th-6th: Madonnaro
Enjoy the unique sights and sounds of an Italian street painting festival. Stroll through the quaint, colorful streets of Pier Park and watch the “Madonnari” as they create their masterpieces. The Italian tradition dates back to the Renaissance and its popularity is growing at many festivals in our area as well.
A celebration of craft beer, wine, coastal food and smooth music. Treat yourself to two nights of indulgence featuring award-winning beverage selections and specially-prepared cuisine from celebrated area chefs. There’ll be plenty of great live music and special appearance and cooking demonstration from celebrity Food Network personality Alton Brown.
Downtown Panama City comes alive with music, food and plenty of fun on the first Friday of every month from March through November. Enjoy the 2011 finale and all of the festivities, dining, shopping and entertainment that come with it.
Marvel at the seemingly endless parade of these world-class athletes as they compete in this grueling test of endurance in the waters and streets along the beach. Cheer on the thousands of swimmers, bikers and runners throughout the day as they strive to finish the more than 140-mile long course.
Thousands of classic cars, hot rods, custom cars and trucks descend on Panama City Beach for this week-long festival. Chrome and colors will be gleaming and add to the sparkle of our beaches and emerald waters with more than 3,000 hot rods and cool classics. Parades, dances, activities and special shows are held throughout the event.
This popular annual event features more than 80 merchants offering unique items from boutique apparel to one-of-a-kind holiday decorations, accessories and home décor.
Experience a cultural diversity of food, crafts, music and dance in downtown Panama City during this colorful two-day event.
Stroll through a variety of downtown Panama City art galleries and antique stores featuring wine tastings, free workshops and special demonstrations from some of the area’s finest artists. Browse through the antique collections and find a special treasure.
Nov. 25th: Santa’s Arrival/Annual Mayor’s Tree Lighting
Welcome Santa to the beach and enjoy the annual lighting of the 20-foot Christmas tree along with carolers amidst the colorful shops of Pier Park to ring in the holiday season.
Join the thousands of spectators who line the shores of St Andrews Bay for the spectacle of this colorful lighted boat parade. The boats start at the St. Andrew Bay Yacht Club and pass by the Panama City Marina en route to the St. Andrews Marina.