Panama City Events
Santa’s Ornament Workshop – Dec. 10
A fun-filled event for kids of all ages at Lazer-It, they get a free ornament to decorate with name and year engraved!
Polar Express Experience – Dec. 11
A fun-for-all-ages Polar Express experience at New Church!
BCAS Annual Christmas Party and Gift Exchange – Dec 12
Join the Bay County Audubon Society for a fun Christmas party featuring a pot-luck dinner and a ‘Dirty Santa Christmas Exchange!”
Paint Night 850 – Dec. 14
Join History Class and paint a hot cocoa mug for the holidays!
Gateway Christmas Party – Dec. 16
Join Gateway of Panama City for a fun Christmas party with food, fellowship and more.
Santa Claus Jingle Bell Run/Walk – Dec. 17
Start your morning off at Oaks by the Bay with a fun, Christmas-themed walk!
Cookies With Mrs. Claus – Dec. 17
Come see Mrs. Claus at The Drip Coffee Co. for Christmas stories and cookies. Kids of all ages are welcome!
Discovering Christmas: A Christmas Eve Production – Dec. 24
A musical Christmas production presented by High Praise, featuring a band, singers, and more!
Panama City Beach Events
Bethlehem Christmas Village – Dec. 7-10
This faith-based event takes you through a story-driven experience of ancient Bethlehem at Captain Anderson’s Marina.
PCB Christmas Parade – Dec. 10
Come to Pier Park for a Christmas parade you don’t want to miss. The parade includes marching bands, floats decked out with Christmas lights, and more!
PCB Christmas Balloon Glow – Dec. 16
Watch the sky light up at Aaron Bessant Park with this hot air balloon spectacular!
Zoo World Cajun Christmas – Dec. 18-24
Christmas at the Zoo! Come see animals, Santa, snow and more at Zoo World!
Destin & 30A Events
The Nutcracker – Dec. 9
Join Studio6Twenty5 at the Destin Community Center in a holiday ballet tradition, The Nutcracker!
Santa’s Camp Christmas – Dec. 9-10
Join the family fun at the second annual “Camp Christmas” at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park. There will be many activities for the kids, including crafts, music, and food!
Mistletoe Market – Dec. 10-11
Join Harborwalk Village for Christmas shopping, festive events, and everything in between.
Destin Jingle Bell Rock Christmas Parade – Dec. 10
The 38th Annual “Jingle Bell Rock” Christmas Parade. The floats will begin at the Downtown Destin Shopping Center.
A Charlie Brown Christmas – Dec. 10
Discover the true meaning of Christmas with Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the rest of the Peanuts Gang in this classic adaptation of “A Charlie Brown Christmas”, at the Emerald Coast Theatre Company.
Destin Boat Parade – Dec. 11
In part with Mistletoe Market, the Harborwalk Village’s 35th Annual Destin Boat Parade!
Every Christmas Story Ever Told – Dec. 11
All of your favorite beloved holiday classics packed into one high-energy jolly show, performed outside the Seaside Post Office. You won’t want to miss it!
A Photo With Santa – Dec. 11, 18, 24
Santa is stopping by Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, come and get a photo with him!
Breakfast With Santa – Dec. 11, 17, 18, 19
Join your favorite Who’s from Who-Ville and Santa at The Harborwalk Village for breakfast!
How The Grinch Stole Christmas Movie Night – Dec. 16
Meet and take photos with the Grinch himself and then enjoy a showing of Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas, located at Baytowne Wharf.
Baytowne Wharf Holiday Concert – Dec. 21
Listen to your favorite holiday classics with choreographed lights and visits with Santa in Baytowne Wharf!
Ugly Christmas Sweater Social Dance Party – Dec. 15
Get your groove on this Christmas at The Palms of Destin Resort, and don’t forget your ugly Christmas Sweater!