Panama City Beach is a beautiful coastal town in the Sunshine State, featuring miles of white-sand beaches, crystal blue waters, hiking spots, biking trails, shopping centers, fun bars, tasty restaurants, and much more! Located on a strip of land by Sunnyside and Laguna Beach, this waterfront town is also known for its proximity to St. Andrews State Park and the Gulf of Mexico.
But what should you do during your 4th of July in Panama City Beach? Check out these fun activities to do during your upcoming holiday!
The 4th of July isn’t complete without watching fireworks go off in the sky! Luckily for you, Panama City Beach has the largest display of fireworks on the entire Gulf Coast. Plus, if you miss the first night, don’t fret — this town offers two nights of breathtaking fireworks over the bright blue water. You can enjoy the views from almost any location in town, whether you want to book a reservation at a waterfront restaurant or watch from the balcony of your hotel room.
Amphitheater Summer Concert
If you are in the mood for some live music, head to the Aaron Bessant Park summer concert at Panama City Beach. Not only is it free, but the outdoor air, sunshine on your face, and good vibes will make you never want to leave. Bring a blanket to sit on, some refreshing drinks in a cooler, and snacks for your fun afternoon. If you bring your children with you on vacation, you can take them to one of the many family-friendly activities, like rides, face painting, and much more!
Accommodation for the 4th of July in Panama City Beach
Before you book your flights to Florida, make sure you have your accommodation sorted out beforehand. Since Florida is one of the top vacation spots in the entire country, accommodations can fill up fast. However, forget boring hotel rooms and crowded B&Bs — instead, check out Vacations Perfected vacation rentals to find the perfect home, condominium, or villa for you and your pals!
You can choose between smaller rentals, like modern waterfront studios, or bigger options, like 4-bedroom homes. Browse between beach houses, Shores of Panama rentals, Origin at Seahaven rentals, Laketown Wharf rentals, or unique locations throughout town. For bigger groups, try the 3919 Ocean View Drive home, complete with an outdoor pool! Or, if it is just you and your smaller family, we recommend looking at the Shores of Panama modern apartment.