Panama City Beach New Year's Eve

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.

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