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Summer Sunsets & Live Entertainment

 

Put your dancing shoes on (a.k.a. your flip flops), and enjoy the thriving music scene in Panama City! You can dance the night away under the stars or sit back and unwind with dinner and drinks, listening to live musicians.

There's nothing quite like a Florida sunset in the summer. No matter how many times you've seen it, it never disappoints. And Panama City, Florida has front row seats to some of the world's best sunsets! The sunsets are jaw-dropping without any help, but they're even better when you can watch them while listening to live music. This summer, from June 18 to July 31, you can join the spectacle at the Panama City Summer Sunset Series. Every Monday night, we'll gather at the Panama City Marina and every Tuesday night, we'll gather at the St. Andrews Marina to watch sun as it sinks into the Gulf. There will be live local music, food trucks and other fun kid-friendly activities. This family-friendly event is free and open to the public from 6:30-8:00 PM.

For live entertainment overlooking a lake, paired with the famous 5-pound Superduperbaked Burrito and the best margarita's in town, head to Los Antojitos Mexican Restaurant. We promise you won't be disappointed!



Located at the foot of the Hathaway Bridge, sits the No Name Lounge. It's easy to miss if you don't know it's there, but once you've been, it instantly becomes a favorite! Known for their friendly staff and even stronger drinks, No Name Lounge is a perfect spot to enjoy the long summer nights on the newly renovated Party Deck, overlooking St. Andrews Bay. Live music is every Thursday through Sunday, with local food trucks on site.

 

   

Every Wednesday through Saturday, you can take stroll in Historic Downtown Panama City and immerse yourself in Panama City's culture and thriving music scene. A number of local restaurants host live music, so you can walk from one place to the next to eat, drink, meet friends and enjoy music! You can view the current monthly schedule here.

Visit our website to find more places offering live entertainment.

 

 

 

Award-Winning Local Artists

 

The Panama City Center for the Arts will host two solo shows of award-winning artist, Heather Clements, combined in We Are Nature. The exhibit will feature Heather's work from the last three years, including drawings, oil paintings, and most predominantly, thirty pieces from her most recent watercolor "Blooming" series. Heather's watercolors in her "Blooming" series are a surge of vibrant, explosive abstractions; exuberant women burst with colorful pedals, sometimes so overwhelming with zest that the paint literally drips from them. Always drawing inspiration from the human figure, Heather's art mixes tight realistic portraiture with rich metaphors, as she perpetually creates and shares beauty with meaning. "We Are Nature" will be on display at the Panama City Center for the Arts Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10am-5pm from May 12th until July 12th, 2018.

Discover more events by visiting our website.



 

Summer Treats in Panama City

 

 

Is summer actually summer if it isn't filled with scoops of ice cream, Pina Coladas and desserts made with seasonal fruit? If you ask us, we're pretty sure it should be a new requirement when you're on vacation to cave in to your sweet tooth. We know when you're traveling, it can be difficult to find all the best places to stop, but don't worry! We've got you covered with a list of some the best places to find those tasty summer treats in Panama City, Florida.

 

 
   

Sweet Magnolia's Deli Strawberry Cake

 
There are a dozen ways to enjoy this season's star fruit. Sweet and savory, strawberries make for some pretty tasty culinary treats. Sweet Magnolia's Simply Delicious Strawberry Cake just happens to be so delicious, it was featured on USA Today's 100+ Way to Savor Strawberries.
   

Loony Shakes from Vinny & Bay's Coffee and Eatery

 
You can't visit Panama City, Florida without stopping in Vinny & Bay's and ordering a Loony Shake. A totally over the top shake, Loony Shakes are rimmed with anything from chocolate malt balls to sprinkles and Lucky Charms! And it doesn't stop there. Depending on what you order, they're garnished with a variety of toppings ranging from Hershey's bars, Reese's, Kit Kats, dripping syrups and whipped cream to full size donuts from local Dan-D-Donuts! The creations are endless!
   

Drinks at Uncle Ernie's

 

With names like Brazilian Kiss, The Sassy Senorita and Dapper Dan, you can't go wrong with anything on their menu. If you're looking for the perfect summer drink, we recommend trying the Starburst Martini or the Sunset Martini, made with strawberry Vodka, freshly muddled oranges mixed with pineapple juice, a drop of grenadine and champagne float. You can sit on the outdoor two-level deck for amazing views of the bay and even take a stroll on the boardwalk extending from the restaurant.

Satisfy your sweet tooth and read the full list here.

    Visit the Destination Panama City Visitors Center at 1000 Beck Avenue for free local information.

 
 

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