New Year's Eve in Panama City Beach promises to be one of the most exciting ever! Live music, great food, big parties and beach balls are among some of this year's celebratory highlights.
Schooners: Schooners is hosting a huge party to ring in the new year. Rock in the New Year on the beach with live music. Fireworks show and champagne toast at midnight! Schooners will also be offering a four-course dinner party. For more details visit schooners.com.
Spinnaker Beach Club: Spinnaker will be hosting its New Year's Eve Party this New Year's Eve with live music. Complementary champagne toast at midnight. For more information visit spinnakerbeachclub.com.
Pier Park: Celebrate the arrival of 2017 in true Panama City Beach style during Pier Park Beach Ball Drop 2016. Ring in the New Year with white sand beaches, family and friends and live entertainment. The New Year's Eve festivities will kick-off with a family celebration along the Boardwalk on Pier Park Drive. Families will enjoy interactive activities like face painting, costumed characters and exclusive giveaways, as well as live entertainment.
At 8 p.m., local dignitaries will release 10,000 inflated beach balls along Pier Park's beachfront boardwalk. This awe-inspiring activity, heralded as the nation's only family beach ball drop, will be followed by a dazzling fireworks display.
At 8:30 p.m., the official Countdown Celebration will begin with live musical performances throughout the evening. Just before midnight, attendees will countdown to 2017 as an 800 pound LED lighted beach ball descends nearly 100 feet. This symbolic occasion will be followed by a stunning, second fireworks display. For more information visit simon.com.
The Sandpiper Beacon: The Sandpiper Beacon is an incredible place to bring in the New Year with your family and friends. You can completely relax and have fun since you don't need to worry about driving after you've had a dink in the Tiki Bar - just walk to your room! Instead of fighting the crowds at the nearby Pier Park beach ball drop, relax and unwind in the Tiki Bar - AND enjoy a pristine view of the fireworks display shot off from the end of the Pier. What better way to see in the New Year than Toasting champagne overlooking the sparkling waters of the Gulf of Mexico? For more information visit sandpiperbeacon.com.
No matter where you spend your New Years Eve in Panama City Beach you're sure to have a great time on the World's Most Beautiful Beaches!