Panama City Beach Holiday Events December 2019

December is full of fun holidays happenings in Panama City Beach!

Lunch with Santa
December 3 – 14, 12 to 2 p.m.
Margaritaville Pier Park

16230 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach
We will host Lunch with Santa! Come by for a free cup of hot cocoa and get a free picture with Santa to take home with you! We will have coloring pages, you can make your Christmas list and give it to Santa, or write a letter to troops overseas. It’s a fun event for the whole family! We are also taking donations for the Panama City Rescue Mission.

Santa Photo Experience
Dec. 5 – 24, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Pier Park

600 Pier Park Dr, Panama City Beach
It’s time for pictures with Santa! Bring the family to Pier Park up until Christmas Eve.

Grandparent’s Weekend at WonderWorks
Dec. 7 – 8
WonderWorks Panama City Beach

9910 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach
Join us for GRANDPARENT’S WEEKEND! Grandparents are FREE all weekend long! Be sure to mention you’re there for Grandparents Weekend when you arrive at the admissions desk to take advantage of this deal. For more information about WonderWorks Panama City Beach, visit:

Bethlehem Christmas Village
Dec. 11 – 14, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Capt. Anderson’s Marina

5550 North Lagoon Drive, Panama City Beach
Join us at Capt. Anderson’s Marina for this FREE event as we walk through ancient Bethlehem….. being present as Isaiah, Mary and Joseph learn and tell others of the coming of the Christ child. Follow the path they did as they strolled through town looking for a place to sleep. Celebrate the birth of Jesus, the Son of God. We will have local school choirs performing each night, a FOOD and TOY drive for a different charity each of the 4 nights, along with vendors, a 60 crab pot Christmas tree and a live petting zoo.

A Christmas Carol
Dec. 13 – 21
Martin Theater

409 Harrison Ave., Panama City
Patrick Barlow, writer of the Broadway and West End hit The 39 Steps, has retold Charles Dickens’ holiday classic, A Christmas Carol. This thrilling adaptation uses only five actors to bring some of Dickens’ most beloved characters to life. Showtimes: Fri Dec 13, 2019 | 7:30PM Opening night reception after curtain. Sun Dec 15, 2019 | 2:00PM. Sunday Brunch. Thu Dec 19, 2019 | 7:30PM BOGO. Fri Dec 20, 2019 | 7:30PM. Sat Dec 21, 2019 | 2:00PM.

SkyWheel Winter Wonderland
Dec. 14, 12 – 2 p.m.
Skywheel Panama City Beach

15700 LC Hilton Jr. Dr., Panama City Beach
Join Santa and his crew for a fun celebration of the Winter Season! FREE family friendly activities such as ornament decorating, letter to Santa station, hot cocoa and candy cane bar, as well as pictures with the BIG GUY himself! Children can also get a FREE ticket to ride the SkyWheel when they enter our coloring contest! FREE family fun event for all ages!

Rosemary Beach Holiday Tour of Homes
Dec. 14, 1 – 5 p.m.
Rosemary Beach, FL

Tour six stunning homes decorated for the holidays Rosemary Beach Realty & Rosemary Beach, Florida Cottage Rental Company. $10 donation per person. Hosted by Rosemary Beach Foundation All proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast Stick around for Holiday Happenings-A Pop Up Shopping Event. Stroll the streets of Rosemary Beach while experiencing something different on every turn! Enjoy book signings, trunk shows, demos, specials at retail stores and holiday cheer galore. Savor the day at any of our ten dining merchants and try their delicious offerings.

Christmas Eve Services
Destiny Worship Center – 2 pm, 4 pm and 6 pm
Gulf Beach Presbyterian Church – 6 pm

New Year’s Eve Beach Ball Drop
Dec. 31, 5 p.m.
Pier Park

600 Pier Park Dr, Panama City Beach
Say goodbye to 2019 and hello to 2020 with a great family-friendly celebration at the New Year’s Eve Beach Ball Drop in Panama City Beach on December 31. The streets of Pier Park are closed off to traffic as thousands of revelers enjoy free live music, entertainment, and good cheer.