Panama City Beach Nightlife

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Panama City Beach

A couple with champagne and a sparkler on New Year's Eve in Panama City Beach.

The end of the year is rapidly approaching. Do you know how you’re going to celebrate? If you’re still figuring out your New Year’s Eve plans, say goodbye to the year with sand and surf on a Panama City Beach vacation. The Florida town is a popular vacation destination any time of year, including the final few days of the year. Treat yourself to a luxurious escape by reserving your PCB rental from Sail Away Vacation Rentals. Keep reading to learn more about unforgettable ways to celebrate. Whether celebrating at one of the numerous events taking place or enjoying a more laid-back countdown, there’s no shortage of ways to ring in the new year.

Where to Watch the Ball Drop

One of the most popular events on Dec. 31 is the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop at Pier Park. Visitors and locals start filling the streets around 5:30 p.m., with celebrations going late into the night. The annual event has two separate ball drops. One takes place at 8 p.m., making it an excellent option for celebrating with younger children. The Beach Ball will be lowered again at midnight. 

There are also two fireworks displays, one after each ball drop. In addition to these quintessential NYE sights, several bands are performing throughout the celebration.  

Other Ways to Ring In the New Year

Kick off your New Year’s Eve festivities with a lively 5K run/walk. Taking palace at Frank Brown Park, things kick off at 8 a.m. You still have plenty of time to sign up, but prices increase closer to race day.

For more fun, check to see what parties and events are taking place at local bars and clubs.

Have Fun in Your Panama City Beach Rental

A Panama City Beach vacation rental to relax in after New Year's Eve celebrations.

If a quiet night in is more your speed, don’t worry. There are plenty of ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve in your Panama City Beach rental from Sail Away Vacation Rentals. If you’re on a romantic trip for two, enjoy a candlelight dinner before curling up with glasses of champagne and planning out your goals for the next year. For families staying with us, pop the grape juice and create your own ball drop of colorful balloons.

Don’t wait to reserve your perfect Panama City Beach vacation rental. Our inventory includes homes and condos located throughout town, including some of the resort communities. Start planning your final getaway of the year by browsing our accommodations today. For help or to learn more about ways to save, call 850-338-7925.

What to Do on a Girls’ Trip to Panama City Beach

Three women getting facials during a girls' trip to Panama City Beach.

Vacations aren’t just for families or couples. Planning memorable getaways is the perfect way to stay connected with anyone important in your life, including your girlfriends. It can sometimes be hard to find time to hang out with those who have been there for you through everything from breakups to babies, bad haircuts to picking out your wedding dress. Celebrate your years of friendship on a trip to Panama City Beach with Sail Away Vacation Rentals

Things to Do on Your Adults-Only PCB Getaway

While there is no shortage of things to do in Panama City Beach when visiting with your kids, even more of the city opens up on an adults-only trip. Whether visiting for a week or long weekend, you and your girls won’t have any trouble finding things to do from sunrise to sunset.

Book Your Spacious Panama City Beach Home Base

The bedroom of a vacation rental that's perfect for a girls' trip to Panama City Beach.

For any trip to Panama City Beach, it’s important to have a relaxing place to call home. With Sail Away Vacation Rentals, we have the perfect rental for any trip, including a getaway with the girls. Whether planning a trip for two or 12, we have the ideal space for you.

Find a luxurious condo in some of the best complexes in Panama City Beach. These accommodations have access to fabulous amenities like pools, hot tubs, and workout facilities. For more room, look into reserving one of our house or townhouse rentals. For more information about our properties or special offers, call 850-338-7925.

Keep the Fun Going | Clubs and Bars in Panama City Beach

Friends enjoying a night out with drinks at clubs in Panama City Beach.

During your getaway to Panama City Beach, there is no shortage of things to do. Start each day off with a delicious and fueling breakfast before setting off on thrilling adventures. See who comes out on top playing mini-golf, or fly high parasailing over crystal waters. If you’re looking for some fun after the sun sets, check out the clubs and bars in Panama City Beach near your Sail Away Vacation Rentals home base.

How to Plan the Perfect Night Out

While you can undoubtedly have a spontaneous night out on the town, a little planning never hurts anyone. 

Step 1: Treat Yourself to a New Outfit

Hit the town in style by picking up a new outfit. Pier Park is the go-to place for shopping in Panama City Beach. The outdoor mega mall is jampacked with countless stores from both recognizable name and local brands.

Step 2: Make Dinner Reservations

The last thing you want to do is go out on an empty stomach. While you can certainly make a delicious meal in your Panama City Beach vacation rental, sometimes it’s nice to leave the cooking to someone else. If you’re craving seafood, try Saltwater Grill or Dee’s Hang-Out. Other great options include The Wicked Wheel and Firefly restaurant. Pick a spot close to your chosen nightlife destination to minimize how much you have to drive around.

Step 3: Choose Your Nightlife Vibe

Everyone’s version of a night out on the town looks different. No matter the atmosphere you’re looking for, there’s a bar or club in PCB that fits the bill. For incredible live music and sweeping views, try Schooners Last Local Beach Club. If you love a good drag show, visit Splash Bar. Donovan’s Bar has a little something for everyone, while No Name Bar & Lounge has been pouring cocktails since 1980. 

Have the Best Vacation Possible with Sail Away

The bedroom of a vacation rental in Panama City Beach to relax in after a night out at local clubs.

Regardless of how late you stay out at clubs and bars in Panama City Beach, there’s nothing better than crawling into bed in your cozy Sail Away Vacation Rentals home or condo. All of our rentals feature sumptuous bedding and tranquil spaces that’ll make unwinding after a day of fun a breeze.

Our collection of carefully curated PCB vacation rentals has something for all types of groups, from families to solo travelers or couples. Whether staying in a condo or home, our rentals provide a comfortable, private, and centrally located space. For help choosing your rental, call 850-338-7925. We can also answer any questions about what to expect out of your stay or special offers.

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