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11 Things To Do at Night in Panama City Beach, Florida

Mike Fisher

11 Things To Do at Night in Panama City Beach, Florida

Sun up to sun down the party doesn't stop in Panama City Beach! PCB's nightlife reputation traces back to its decades-long run as the Spring Break Party Central, but modern Panama City Beach aims to attract a different crowd. In the past few years the beach destination has worked on developing a family friendly atmosphere and image, while still keeping its 18+ amenities.

For those seeking a night of fun, this Emerald Coast town has something to do for all-ages and interests! Check out 11 Things To Do at Night in Panama City Beach, Florida.

Watch the Sunset

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Kick off your evening with stunning views of the Emerald Coast sunset! Cruise the emerald green waters of Panama City Beach with close friends. Choose either a private or party sunset cruise offering such amenities as tropical music, cocktails, and wildlife sightseeing.

Spend a Night at the Museum

Panama City Beach museums are fun for the whole family. Spend the evening exploring the incredible Wonderworks and Ripley's Believe it or Not museums. Both museums are open until 9pm on Saturdays, allowing plenty of time to preview and interact with the exhibits. Find out more including complete hours and ticket prices online at Wonderworks Museum and Ripley's Believe it or Not Panama City Beach!

Rock Out to Live Entertainment

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Check out the region's top bands in Panama City Beach! Concert venues like the Marina Civic Center and Boardwalk Beach Resort bring in big-name acts. Noteworthy music festivals including the Gulf Coast Jam and 30A Songwriter Festival both take place in the Panama City Beach area and offer full rosters of famous musicians. On a more local level, travelers can check out venues like Club La Vela and Spinnaker for the top regional entertainment.

Grab a Bite

A no brainer on the Gulf Coast, Panama City Beach is the prime place to feed your appetite. Visit popular hangouts like Pier Park or one of the many beachfront eateries along Front Beach Rd for a memorable dining experience!

Catch your own meal aboard a Panama City Beach Charter Fishing tour! Book online for the lowest rates!

Play A Game

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Strike, break, or tee off at night in Panama City Beach! The Par 3 Holiday Golf Club offers after-dark tee times much to the enjoyment of golfers everywhere. Arcades like Dave & Buster's and Fun-Land Arcade offer late-night gaming for all ages. More of a casual game player? Several bowling alleys and pool halls provide late-night entertainment to those looking for a chill evening with friends and family.

Explore 30A

The 30A beach community is located minutes from Panama City Beach. An old-Florida feel is accompanied with modern dining, nightlife, and entertainment. Bonfires are legal on the beach in Santa Rosa Beach, so a sandy-toed soire isn't out of the question (beach bonfires must be coordinated by a permit holder. Many tour companies offer 30A Beach Bonfires along with party-planning services).

Experience 30A's old-school beach culture with a full selection of things to do on 30A!

Enjoy A Theater Production

With several great theaters in the area, travelers can catch a performance year-round. From hilarious improv comedy to edge-of-your-seat drama, catch a theater production in Panama City or Santa Rosa Beach, FL! Check the Martin Theater or Seaside REP Theater for ongoing productions.

Catch a Flick

When all else fails, turn to a night at the movies for guaranteed entertainment. Catch the latest hollywood hit at a local movie theater. Hit Pier Park's The Grand 16 for a premium theater experience near PCB lodging, dining and attractions.

Dance the Night Away

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Grab a drink and hit the dance floor at a world-class night club in Panama City Beach. A city once known for its late-night Spring Break madness, Panama City Beach boasts some of the most prominent bars and clubs in the Southeast! Club La Vela, Spinnaker, and Harpoon Harry's sit near the top of the must-party clubs, but plenty more establishments offer a wild night on the water!!

Ride the Amusement Park Rides

Get extreme with amusement park rides at one of Panama City Beach's popular theme parks. Race City's classic rides including the ferris wheel and scrambler are fun for everyone, while thrill seekers may prefer Pier Park's Sky Tower. Whatever your tolerance for action, there is an amusement park ride with your name on it!

Hit the Beach

You don't need sunshine to enjoy the beach. One of the most popular things to do at night in Panama City Beach, Florida, it's easy to set up chairs and crack open a drink, or grab your partner for a moonlit stroll. All sorts of sea creatures come out at night, including ghost crabs, making for a fun new world for visitors to enjoy! 

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