Panama City Beach - Still haven’t decided what to do for New Year’s Eve? The Panama City Beach Tourism Development Council is providing a list of which local businesses are ringing in 2011 in style:
Cost: Some are free! Some require reservations, and some are walk-in friendly.
New Year's Eve Beach Ball Drop at Pier Park
The 800-pound glowing beach ball begins the more than 100-foot descent just before midnight. Pier Park festivities, free and open to the public, begin at 5:30 p.m. with family-friendly entertainment including bounce houses, party favors, street performers, stilt walkers and face painters. Kids beach ball drop at 8:00pm. The Barry Fish Band will perform for the Family Celebration.
The countdown celebration takes place from 9:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. In addition to the highly-anticipated beach ball drop, guests will enjoy live musical performances, Nothing Short of Pure, The Springs, Headliner - Gloriana and a majestic midnight fireworks display over the Gulf of Mexico.
New Year’s Eve on the East End - Fireworks on the beach!
Watch for the fireworks on the east end of the beach at midnight! Fireworks Show will be shot from the beach near Beach Access #4 and can be seen along the east end and also, from Grand Lagoon. It’s a big one!
NYE Sharky's Style!
Time to Party Gras! Sharky's New Years Celebration.Rock in the New Year with a balloon drop at Midnight and complimentary favors & Champagne toast at Midnight.
New Year's Eve Twice! At Breaker’s!
First celebration starts at 6pm as we celebrate the British New Year! There will be a countdown, champagne and entertainment. Join us for our annual All American New Years Countdown party. Dine early, then stay for the fun with live music by the Exceptions featuring Big Band, Oldies & Beach music. Special package includes dinner for 2, open bar, gratuity, countdown to 2011.
New Year's Eve Club LaVela
The Largest New Year's Eve Party in the South! It’s a BIG Party! For those who know Lavela, you know it will be grand! Seven DJs mixing everything from hip hop/dance to old school. Don't miss live rock with Hidden Element in the rock arena!
Spend NYE with Guy Harvey's! in Pier Park
Join us for tunes and dancing. In Pier Park in the center of activity. Dinner, champagne toast and lots of fun.
Rock & Bowl NYE at Rock it Lanes
Bowling fun for the entire family! Rent a lane and enjoy the food and tunes.
NYE Celebration at Kingfish Restaurant
Dress up a little and enjoy a four course dinner with champagne. Piano music and lots of giveaways.
Twinkle in NYE with Holiday Inn
Great food, great party and great cause. We are donating a portion of the party proceeds to the Make a Wish Foundation. Come to a party that steps beyond fun.
Last Sunset Dinner Cruise this season on the Betsy Ann Riverboat.
It is the "Last Sunset Dinner Cruise of 2010!" It will leave the dock at 4:30 (sunset is at 4:52) a special holiday meal will be served, dancing, cannon blast and champagne toast at sunset and fireworks before we get back to the dock at 6:30.
New Year's Eve at Boatyard! on Grand Lagoon
On Call Band, featuring Hulon Crayton and his guest, singer Geoffrey McBride - beginning at 9pm. Three Dinner Seatings. Champagne and party favors at midnight ! Watch the fireworks on the east end of the beach! WOW!
Party of the Century at Spinnaker
Great Music, food and Dancing.
Complimentary 2011 VIP Card to all Guests until 11pm. DANCE PARTY ~ from 9pm-4am. Live Music with Phar Fletcher, Dance Party hosted by DJ NYU in the music room. Complimentary Champagne and Party Favors at Midnight!
Rock in the New Year at Schooners!
Chris LeBlanc Band! Dinner and then Stainless Steel during Dinner. Fireworks on the beach right in front of Schooner’s at midnight. It will be a big WOW!
NYE at Sandpiper Beacon
Ring in the New Year at the Tiki Bar! music all night long. Champagne toast at midnight. Noisemakers, hats and hors d'oeurves. Celebrate this New Year's Eve at the most "fun" place in town!
New Year's Eve Cruise on the LADY ANDERSON
Cruise Into the New Year in Style Live Band, Appetizers, Favors, Toast & Buffet Dinner.
New Year's Eve Dance at the Senior Center
PCB Senior Center hosts New Year’s Eve Dance on December 31 from 9:00 pm – 1:00 am. Music by Peter Shelly