Events & Activities
Check out the list below of 4th of July celebration events in PCB that will keep you and your family entertained throughout the July 4th holiday weekend in Panama City Beach.
Panama City Beach celebrates the 4th of July with some of the largest fireworks display on the Gulf Coast from Russell-Fields City Pier, M.B. Miller County Pier and other venues.
Plan Your Vacation
Stay at one of the many beautiful vacation rentals on Panama City Beach and choose from dozens of events, restaurants, and ocean excursions to celebrate Independence Day.
Panama City Beach Fourth of July Events 2023
Things to Do in PCB July 4th Weekend
Panama City Beach is the place to be for July 4th at the beach!
Each year, several free Panama City Beach summer concert series get into gear, including the PCB Summer Concert Series at Aaron Bessant Park Amphitheatre each Tuesday from early June through August.
Check out upcoming events taking place for Fourth of July in Panama City Beach, FL.
Panama City Beach Fourth of July Events FAQ
Each year there are dueling fireworks from the City Pier (Russell-Fields) and County Pier (MBMiller) in Panama City Beach. Panama City Beach presents a Star Spangled Spectacular Fireworks Show starting at 9pm. Pier Park is a popular place to view the fireworks show starting at 9pm.
With many amazing locations to watch the fireworks in PCB, you'll always have the perfect spot to sit and watch the show. You can join the crowds for the fireworks show at:
- Russell-Fields Pier
- M.B. Miller Pier
- Grand Lagoon
Book a July 4th Vacation Stay in PCBIf you are exploring a July 4th vacation getaway, there is no better beach to visit than the beautiful soft white sandy beaches and emerald green water of West End PCB® in Florida.
What to Do in Panama City Beach for your July 4th vacation?
There are so many fun things to do in Panama City Beach around 4th of July in addition to all of the PCB Fireworks.
In addition to an abundance of activities on the water like scuba diving, fishing, boating, kayaking and jet skiing, Panama City Beach offers shopping, dining and family fun experiences. Whether you’re looking for a quiet peaceful beach vacation or an adventurous outdoor adventure, Panama City Beach offers the perfect 4th of July getaway for you and your family.
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From the dedicated beach in Laguna Beach to the busy East End, with nearly 30 miles of sugar sand beaches in PCB, you're sure to find one to fit the bill. With the variety of beach experiences and nearly 100 public access points, you won't want to miss out on the best beaches in all of the Sunshine State.
Shell Island tours and excursions are one of Panama City Beaches most unique experiences. Learn more about Shell Island »
Jet Skis & Kayaking
PCB offers fun water activities ranging from exciting Jet Ski Waverunner Rentals and Jet Surf Board lessons to peaceful kayaking in Camp Helen State Park.
Panama City Beach is brimming with boat tours and cruises including sunset cruises, pontoon boat rentals, sailing charters and fishing expeditions.
Discover the fun and weird exhibits at Ripley’s Panama City Beach. With a 7.D. Moving Theater, the Marvelous Mirror Maze, and Impossible Laser Race, there’s something for everyone at the Believe It or Not!
The two most prominent fishing piers in Panama City Beach are the identical Russell-Fields Pier (City Pier) across from Pier Park and the M.B. Miller Pier (County Pier).
Right across from the beach and the Russell-Fields pier and City Beach, Pier Park is packed with things to do in PCB...including all the shopping you could want, restaurants, amusement rides, and a movie theater.
Rent a bike and explore along the beach. If you are on the West End of PCB, ride to Pier Park for an Italian Ice or iced coffee and explore all the fun things to do there.
Book a professional sandcastle lesson on Panama City Beach for a unique way to spend time on the beautiful beaches!
Visit a State Park
Camp Helen State Park is located on the very west end of Bay County and St. Andrews State Park is located on the East End and includes Shell Island.
Gulf World Marine Park
Daily Gulf World shows feature Dolphins, Sea Lions, Reptiles, Tropical Birds and other furry animals that will amaze you. Check out the exciting special encounters like swimming with the dolphins and meet & greets with dolphins, seals and more!
Experience the Emerald Coast from above on a helicopter tour of Panama City Beach.