Panama City Beach  New Year's Eve Beach Ball Drop 2023-24

Join us in celebrating the arrival of the new year in fun beach style at the annual New Year’s Eve Beach Ball Drop, hosted by Visit Panama City Beach. This highly anticipated event on December 31st brings together visitors and residents of all ages for a night of live music, entertainment, and two exciting beach ball drops. The festivities unfold on the streets of Pier Park, accompanied by dazzling fireworks displays, making it one of Panama City Beach’s most unforgettable experiences of the year.

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New Year's Eve in PCB 2023-24 

Live Music

The celebration begins with free live music on the concert stage in front of the Celebration Tower, as the streets of Pier Park are closed off to traffic for thousands of revelers to delight in free entertainment, fireworks, and good cheer throughout the night. 

NYE Beach Ball Drop at PDB in Pier Park Florida

Countdown & Ball Drop

Families with young children can enjoy the first countdown of the evening at 8 p.m., which includes fireworks and the release of 10,000 inflatable beach balls from nets stretched over the crowds at Pier Park. Stick around for the Fireworks and Beach Ball Drop from Celebration Tower at Midnight!

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There are 2 fireworks displays at the PCB NYE Ball Drop celebrations, 8pm for the younger attendees as well as the main fireworks display at midnight. Learn more about fireworks in Panama City Beach » 

Upcoming New Year's Events in PCB

Check out upcoming New Year's Eve 2023-24 events near Aaron Bessant Park and Pier Park in Panama City Beach, FL.

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What time does the ball drop in PCB?

There are 2 ball drops in PCB at Pier Park on New Year's Eve:

  • Kids' Beach Ball Drop at 8 p.m.
  • Fireworks and Beach Ball Drop from Celebration Tower at 12 Midnight

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