The Ultimate Guide to Visiting Panama City Beach in November

Panama City Beach in November is a lovely time to visit PCB. The water is generally clear and a pleasant temperature, but without the oppressive heat of summer in the air. You can enjoy November events in Panama City Beach like Beach Home for the Holidays, Emerald Coast Cruizin or you may be in town for the PCB Ironman.

Christmas Presents under the tree at Beach Home for the Holidays
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Every year at Thanksgiving, the annual Beach Home for the Holidays brings 2 days of carol-themed concerts, S'mores, a Christmas tree lighting, activities for kids, an appearance by Santa as well as fireworks! Make plans now to visit PCB in November 2023 for this year's festival.

Hot Rods by the Beach
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Fall Emerald Coast Cruizin'

Emerald Coast Cruizin’ annual automotive festival was designed and developed for the automotive enthusiast, so whether you drive a Classic, Hot Rod, Street Rod, Exotics, Muscle car…this family friendly event has something for everyone!

Veterans Memorial at Aaron Bessant Park
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Veteran's Day Events

The City of Panama City Beach sponsors a Veterans Day Sunset Ceremony and Parade at the Veterans Memorial near Aaron Bessant Park. The parade through the center of Pier Park includes dozens of patriotically decorated golf carts and our American veterans.

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Yes, the weather is mostly perfect. November is a great time to visit Panama City Beach because the weather is pleasant with averages in the low 70's, the water is warm enough to swim in during the early part of November. There are many fun annual November events like Beach Home for the Holidays, Emerald Coast Cruizin' (Fall), and Veteran's Day events. The beaches are quiet and undisturbed with the sun setting over the water during the Fall and Winter months.

Each November, Panama City Beach is host to fun annual events in PCB including:

The mild weather also makes it the PERFECT time to explore the State Parks (Camp Helen and St. Andrews) or explore Gayles Trails and Conservation Park, with no oppressive heat.

Yes, but maybe not toward the end of the month as it starts to get colder. With average highs in the 70's and an average water temperature in the 70's, early November is a wonderful time to take a swim in Panama City Beach during the day. Added bonus....during the month of November in Panama City Beach, the water has much less of that PCB seaweed ...unlike in the summer months.

FAQs - Panama City Beach in November

YES...November is a great time of year to visit Panama City Beach for the following reasons:

  • The crowds are gone
  • The temperature averages in the 70's
  • During early November, the water is still warm enough for swimming
  • The sun sets more over the water than in the summer months
  • While technically still in hurricane season, November hurricanes are far less common than in August and September, or October
  • There is less seaweed than in the summer months
  • There are a lot of fun annual events that happen in PCB in November like Beach Home for the Holidays and Emerald Coast Cruizin'.

No, it's usually not too cold to swim in PCB in the early weeks of November. The Panama City Beach average water temperature in November is in the low 70's with average highs in the 70's. It's actually very pleasant to swim here in early November. And if you enjoy a cool swim, you'll find it very refreshing to take a dip in the Gulf at any time in November.

If you're looking for mild weather and relatively crowd-free beaches and sightseeing, November is one of the best times to visit Florida. If you are looking for a mild climate in which to spend Thanksgiving, PCB is a great option.

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