October 05, 2020
Needing some extra beauty in your life? Artists from near and far have made their way into the 850 to create bright, colorful murals that light up the panhandle. The larger than life pieces are scattered along buildings, shopping malls, bridges, and more, often speaking to the tune of social messages supporting a cause or giving a fresh look to historic places. We’ve composed a list of some of our favorites from Tallahassee to Destin!
July 01, 2020
Looking for the best firework show in your area? The 850 sky will be lit up for Fourth of July this year! Whether you’re in downtown Tallahassee or have your toes in the sand in Destin (or anywhere in between) you won’t be able to miss the fireworks!
April 02, 2020
In need of a beach fix? Wishing you could see the waves crashing against white sand instead of yet another coronavirus commercial? We are, too. It’s important to remind ourselves that we have the world’s most beautiful beaches recovering while we are away. So we’ve researched the best live beach cams along the 850 panhandle to remind you what’s patiently waiting for our rapturous return.
March 16, 2020
As our area and local communities keep a close eye on developments and information regarding COVID-19, it's important to stay informed on any cancellations of events, temporary closings, and more. We will actively up date this page with any other news as more information develops.
December 13, 2019
Santa decided to get a tan before his big day this year and has been spotted around the 850! No matter where you are in the Florida panhandle, from Pensacola to Tallahassee, we’ve got you covered on where to meet Santa. Make sure to bring your Christmas lists!
November 15, 2019
Thanksgiving is baout being with family and friends, and being grateful...for not having to cook or do any dishes! Luckily, restaurants from Panama City, and all the way to 30A will be opening their doors to hungry patrons, offering brunches, lunches, dinners, and buffets for all ages to enjoy. Get ready to gobble gobble!
October 25, 2019
Join Discover850 in celebrating the day ghouls and ghosts, alike, look forward to each year - Halloween! There are plenty of events and parties happening all around the 850 area to ensure a truly Spook-tacular evening. Happy haunts!
September 04, 2019
Whether you like it deep dish, New York style, thin crust, or hand-tossed, pizza is a must-have wherever you go. Looking for the best places for your slice of paradise? We did the research so you wouldn't have to.
June 28, 2019
If you're looking for a delicious breakfast to get your day started before exploring the area, you have to try these unique and locally-owned restaurants. These spots serve up all your favorite morning dishes, and put even better spins on southern classics.
May 21, 2019
Many say it’s their favorite time of day and, with sights like these, it’s not hard to see why. There are plenty of places to watch the sun setting in Panama City and Panama City Beach, Florida. Here are five in particular that are truly spectacular, and easy to access for optimal viewing!
May 01, 2019
No matter how long you’ve been living in Panama City, there’s a chance you’ve heard of Cahall’s. Cahall’s Deli has been serving Bay County since 1984. Owner Christ Cordon takes pride in every detail of his business and would be seen daily working in the store, or delivering caterings personally.
April 12, 2019
There are plenty of fun and unique Farmers Markets to discover throughout the 850. Here are four must-visits from Panama City to 30A!
April 04, 2019
There are two major music festivals in Panama City Beach: SandJam and Gulf Coast Jam. The 2nd Annual SandJam Fest is only 3 weeks way, and the headliners for the 2019 Gulf Coast Jam have just been announced!
March 22, 2019
Hurricane Michael left many Panama City and Panama City Beach restaurants closed for an unforeseen period of time while owners work hard to rebuild or find new locations for their businesses. Luckily, there are several local favorites that are getting closer to opening their doors and filling the bellies of the community once again.
March 11, 2019
After a long day of exploring the great shops, restaurants, beaches and sites in the area, everyone looks forward to best hours of the day: Happy Hour! Multiple neighborhoods in the 850 are full of great restaurants and bars with boozy bargains and delicious eats on a budget. Here are some great places to help get you started:
December 11, 2018
Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP) right here in the 850 are celebrating having reached a million passengers!
December 05, 2018
Bay District Schools in the Panama City Beach area will be returning to their normal school day schedules.
August 09, 2017
Exciting things happening here in the 850! Diego's Burrito Factory has officially opened their 2nd location - come check it out!