Dune Buggy Attraction coming to Panama City Beach

Put your driving gloves on because Panama City Beach’s newest attraction will be the Panama Dunes Dune Buggy Adventure Park.  Located right on Front Beach Road, directly across from the beautiful and emerald green Gulf of Mexico, this half-mile track will take you up and down and all around.

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Get Ready for the Panama City Beach Seafood Wine and Music Festival!

It may still be a couple of months away but that doesn’t mean we can’t start getting excited about Northwest Florida’s premier event – especially now the musical acts have been announced!

The Seafood Wine and Music Festival in Panama City Beach will take place Friday, October 8th 2010 to Sunday, October 10th 2010. Now in its 3rd year since re-branding from the Indian Summer Music Festival, the festival is truly coming into its own and just keeps getting better and better. This year, visitors to the festival can expect more mouthwatering seafood, over 75 retail, antique and art vendors, local and international wines, crafts and activities, plus of course live HEADLINER music! This year’s acts are as follows: Continue reading “Get Ready for the Panama City Beach Seafood Wine and Music Festival!”

M.B Miller (aka County Pier) is Now Open

After 16 months of construction, the new County Pier is open to the public for spectators and anglers alike.  Located right off Alf Coleman Road (the road that Shipwreck Island is on), the new M.B Miller Pier is three times as long as it’s predecessor and exactly mirrors the new Russel Fields Pier across from Pier Park.

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FREE Shipwreck Island 2010 Season Passes Each Week

We just wanted to let you know that Shipwreck Island is giving away two Season Passes per week to one of their lucky Facebook Fans starting this week for the next three weeks.  They will be doing the drawing on each Friday, 7/30, 8/6, 8/13.

All you have to do to have a chance to win is go over to their Facebook Fan Page, click the “Like” button and at the end of each week, they are going to do a drawing from all their fans and pick a winner.  Each winner will get two Season Passes, there will be three winners total.

These Season Passes are good for the remainder of the 2010 season.  The park is open August 1-10. Then open again on August 14, 15, 21, 28, and September 4, 5, and 6.

Click here to visit their Facebook page.

Oil Plume is 145 Miles Away from Panama City Beach

Pack your beach towels and sun screen and get down to the beach because we’ve been almost completely oil free (other than sun tan oil) for more than a month and there is no projected impact in sight.  We’ve been blessed with easterly winds which have kept the beaches of Panama City Beach of the plume projection models from NOAA.

Over the last several weeks, very sparse and scattered instances of tar balls have been reported and cleaned up along the beach.  But, these instances have been so few that most people that have come down here to vacation have had no idea that there was ever anything foreign wash ashore.  If you’ve been keeping an eye on our Facebook page, then you know that hundreds are posting their great experiences that they have had down here while on vacation.

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Pirate Festival at Pier Park – THIS WEEKEND

Escape to Pier Park in Panama City Beach this weekend for the Bons Temps Rouler Pirate Festival; a magical world of music, entertainment, parades, and fun…suitable for adventurers of all ages.  The festival begins on Thursday, July 22nd with New Orleans premier bass player, George Porter Jr. in concert with the Runnin’ Pardners at Aaron Bessant Park.  Then the July 23rd and 24th festival  hosted by the Panama City Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau promises a swashbuckling good time for Panama City Beach visitors and locals alike.  Come join us mates…It’s all about family fun at Panama City Beach, it’s free to the public, and it’s sure to be a jolly good time!

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