Month: November 2021

Save Big By Shopping Small in Panama City

Small Business Saturday is an American holiday held the Saturday after Thanksgiving during one of the busiest shopping periods of the year. Show your support for small local businesses in Panama City this holiday season by participating in Small Business Saturday deals, discounts, and exciting experiences all day long on November 27th. #SmallBusinessSaturday #ShopSmall #LovePC

St. Andrews Keeps Small Business Salty

#KeepStAndrewsSalty is not just a saying, it’s a way of life for the self-proclaimed “Weird, Independent, & PROUD” St. Andrews merchants. Small Business Saturday is no exception as several St. Andrews small businesses prepare to give away official small business swag and unfold unique plans to help customers make the most of this extraordinary shopping holiday. It’s YOUR day to get great deals at Historic St. Andrews small businesses!

Holiday Deals in Downtown

Historic Downtown Panama City unites to offer Small Business Saturday deals, discounts, and discoveries. The Panama City Farmers Market kicks off the day with many vendors offering holiday specials for all your Christmas shopping needs, Board and Brush will host a Family Friendly Wood Workshop at Noon, and UnReal ARTist Gallery will be open 10am to 5pm for perusing and shopping. CityArts encourages art enthusiasts to support local artists by taking advantage of their Small Business Saturday 35% discount on paintings, mixed media, functional art, jewelry, prints, and more! #MeetMeDowntown

There’s No Place like Panama City for the Holidays

Panama City is your home for the holidays, offering several ways to celebrate and create memories with family and friends. Discover the food, fun, wonder, and excitement of the holidays throughout Panama City this season #WhereLifeSetsSail.

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season with a day set aside for family, friends, and great food. Panama City is serving up it’s finest hospitality to complete your Thanksgiving plans with all the comforts at Cracker Barrel on 23rd Street (open 7am-9pm), lunch with a view at Alice’s on Bayview (open 10:30 am-2 pm) in Historic St. Andrews, and a good ‘ole all-you-can-eat country Thanksgiving buffet at Granny Cantrells on 23rd Street.

There’ll Be Parties For Hosting

Panama City knows how to celebrate, and the rockin’ parties start on November 24th with the No Name Annual Day Before Thanksgiving Party, the Blackout on Bayview Thanksgiving Eve Party at The Salty Hobo in Historic St. Andrews, and the Thanksgiving Bash at House of Henry in Historic Downtown Panama City. On December 18th, The Salty Hobo is keeping it naughty AND nice with the Naughty Santa Hat Party.

Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree

One of the most magical parts of the holidays is the beautiful sparkle of Christmas trees. Panama City’s two historic neighborhoods will light up the sky with the St. Andrews Christmas Tree Lighting on November 26th and the Christmas Tree Lighting at Panama City Hall on December 3rd.

Santa Claus Is Coming to Town

Holiday family fun is Panama City tradition, and parades and visits from Santa bring wonder and delight to all ages this time of year. Millville will host the Millville Christmas Parade for Children at Millville Waterfront Park on December 3rd, and the Jaycees Christmas Parade will make its way through the streets of Historic Downtown Panama City on December 4th.

Santa and Mrs. Clause are making several appearances in Panama City in December. Check out where you can spot this celebrity couple around town…

December 4th:

December 10th:

  • Santa Clause at Little Mustard Seed (6pm-8pm)

December 11th:

December 17th:

December 18th:

  • Storytime with Mrs. Clause at History Class Brewing Company (3pm)

Simply Having a Wonderful Christmas Time

Ignite your holiday spirit by tapping into some Christmas creativity. Learn how to make a Christmas Night Light Bottle at Gypsybeach Treasured Kreations on December 2nd or enjoy a cup of holiday cheer while making your own holiday gnome at Panama City Center for the ArtsPaint & Sip class on December 9th from 5:30pm-7:30pm.

Check your holiday shopping list twice and visit Panama City’s local merchants and small businesses for all your gifting needs. Take advantage of holiday sales and discounts, especially Little Village’s Customer Appreciation Day on December 15th.

And a Happy New Year

Complete your Panama City holiday celebrations and ring in the new year with Downtown Countdown in Historic Downtown Panama City. Music, food, and the ever-popular countdown to the New Year on the stunning Martin Theatre Marquee will start your 2022 off right!  #LovePC