Bay County Chamber of Commerce

Bay County Chamber of Commerce

235 West 5th Street

Panama City, FL 32401


Phone: 850.785.5206

Fax: 850.763.6229






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Community calendar postings limited to Bay County Chamber of Commerce business and non-profit members and fliers may be posted with the listing. Future member non-profits are limited to postings only, no flier.


Local Farmers Markets
01/03/2017 to 12/31/2017

Bay County Farmers Market - Central Panhandle/Bay County Fairgrounds

2230 East 15th Street, Panama City   (850-769-2645)


St. Andrews Waterfront Farmers Market @ Smith Yacht Basin)

1201 Beck Avenue, Panama City   (850-872-7208)


Grand Lagoon Waterfront Farmers Market @ Capt. Anderson's parking lot off Thoimas Drive

5551 N. Lagoon Drive, Panama City Beach   (850-763-7359)


Panama City Beach Artists, Musicians & Farmers Market @ Shoppes at Edgewater   

R Jackson Blvd. & Front Beach Road at Panama City Beach (850-774-5367)


Lynn Haven Farmers Market at Sharon Sheffield Park

901 Ohio Avenue (Hwy 77), Lynn Haven  (850-271-5547)


Seahaven Beach Market

15328 Front Beach Road - diagonally across from Sharky's restaurant (850) 867-0316 


Location: See above

Contact Number: See above


FREE Income Tax Assistance
02/01/2017 to 04/18/2017

AARP Tax-Aide Program


Feb. 1 - April 18 (Membership in AARP not required) - bring 2015 tax return and all 2016 tax forms, SS cards for dependents/taxpayer, ID, checkbook


Bay County Fairgrounds from 9:00am to 5:00pm Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays  (Call Tom at 850-784-1452 or Phil at 850-774-7953)


Panama City Beach Public Library Feb. 6 - April 18 from 9:00am to 2:00pm Mondays, Tuesdays (Call Elaine at 850-708-1060)



United Way/VITA 


Feb. 1 - April 18 (for individuals or families who made less than $64,000 last year; bring last years return and SS cards and any other information)


A.D. Harris Learning Village, 819 East 11th Street from 9:00am to 4:00pm Mon-Fri and 8:30am to NOON on Saturdays  (850-381-4988 or    


CLICK ON ATTACHMENT for more information 


Location: See above

Contact Number: See above



City of PC Accepting Applications for PC Academy
02/17/2017 to 06/27/2017

05:30 pm - 07:30 pm

For those looking to understand the ins and outs of what happens at City Hall, Panama City has the program for you.


The city is accepting applicants for their spring Panama City Academy, a program that teaches people about the different city departments "through a series of hands-on activities, demonstrations and interactive tours," according to a press release from the city.


The program will run from 5:30-7:30 p.m. 12 consecutive Tuesdays, from April 4 to June 27. Applicants who live in or own a business in Panama City have priority.


For more information and an application, visit website - under the "Community" section you will find application. Completed applications must be turned no later than 5 p.m. March 30 either in person at the city manager's office or by emailing the completed form to


Location: City Hall, downtown Marina, Panama City

Contact Number: 850-872-3010 or


Movers for Moms - Two Men and A Truck
03/10/2017 to 05/14/2017

Two Men and A Truck is promoting Movers for Mom to help moms in need this Mother's Day.  The Bay County Chamber is supporting this effort by being a location for a box to received dropped off gifts.


Movers for Moms is a collection of gifts for women living in domestic abuse shelters this year.  If you are interested in participating, please drop a Mother's Day gift in the box and it will reach women staying at the Panama City Rescue Mission/Bethel Village.  




For locations of boxes CLICK HERE to go to website. 


Location: See above

Contact Number: (850) 785-2222



Panama City March 2017 Events
03/15/2017 to 03/31/2017

Trying to find out what is going on in Panama City during the month of March?


CLICK HERE to visit the website of the Panama City CDC to learn of the many events taking place this month.  


Location: See above

Contact Number: 850-215-1700


Wreaths Across America Bay County 2017
03/17/2017 to 11/30/2017

Spread the word about our Wreaths Across America Bay County for our 2017 campaign. We are in need of Volunteers and Donations to make the laying of the Christmas Remembrance Wreaths on December 16, 2017 a success.


Last year we did one cemetery Lynn Haven along with 10th Court Cemetery in Lynn Haven. Again, this year we will be doing Lynn Haven Cemetery, but this year, we will be adding: Millville Cemetery, and Kent Forest Lawn Cemetery for a grand total of 3 cemeteries and 1 Veteran Memorial – Panama City Garden Club Memorial off Balboa. 


The committee/community has taken on a big responsibility - but we feel with the Veteran Clubs and Community Support we will be able to raise the funds and people needed for all the sites. With your wide community outreach, we need your help to get the Volunteers we need and the funding. Hope that you will be able to help us spread the word.


If you need more information, please see our facebook page or feel free to contact our committee.  


Volunteer and donation forms attached.


Location: Contact Nancy Castro - see above

Contact Number: 850-271-8419 or


Dearly Beloved - A Play
03/17/2017 to 04/02/2017

07:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The story of a slightly off-kilter, dysfunctional Texas family and their friends who have gathered for an over-the-top Gone with the Wind themed wedding that is told in a number of short, fast-moving vignettes. The show runs for three weekends beginning March 17, 2017 through April 2, 2017. Friday and Saturday shows start at 7:30 pm, with Sunday matinees starting at 2 pm. Show tickets are Adults: $18; Senior/Military: $17; Students: $10 when pre-reserved; tickets purchased at the door are $2.00 higher. Online ticketing and advanced seat reservations, using all major credit cards, are now available either on the FACEBOOK page (Kaleidoscope Theatre) or the website


Location: Kaleidoscope Theatre

Contact Number: 850-265-3226



El Galeon Sailing Ship at Panama City Marina
03/23/2017 to 04/01/2017

10:00 am - 07:00 pm

The 3-mast ship El Galeon 16th Century Spanish sailing ship is here in Panama City again this year at the Panama City downtown  marina through April 1st.  Admission is $10 for adults and $4 for children 5 and older; children under 5 are admitted FREE.  Tickets can be purchased at the dock or CLICK HERE to visit the website to purchase tickets online.


Location: Downtown Marina, south end of Harrison Ave, Panama City

Contact Number: 850-872-7272


Cirque Italia
03/23/2017 to 03/26/2017

07:30 pm - 09:30 pm



Cirque Italia is a unique show in every sense.  A “never-seen-before” production that combines acrobatics, dance, contortion, and even high-performance BMX and roller-skating. All performances are done in ways that push the physical boundaries of human abilities, which leaves audiences amazed and astonished. Performers from all over the world are united under the magic spiral of the white and blue big top. They merge their extraordinary selection of skills and put together a stimulating spin on the industry by embracing the element of water.


For more information visit and make sure to check all our social media accounts.


• March 23– Thursday: 7:30pm

• March 24 – Friday: 7:30pm

• March 25 – Saturday: 1:30pm, 4:30pm, & 7:30pm

• March 26 – Sunday: 1:30pm, 4:30pm, & 7:30pm


Box office hours: The box office opens on-site on Tuesday, the week of the show. Non-show days: 10am – 6pm On show days: 10am – 9pm


You can purchase tickets through our website ( or by phone: (941) 704-8572.


Location: Frank Brown Park, 16200 PCB Pkway - Panama City Beach

Contact Number: 9417048572



2017 UNwineD, a Southern Garden Party at Panama City Beach
03/24/2017 to 03/25/2017

The two-day festival taking place March 24-25 at Aaron Bessant Park will feature superb craft beer, spirits, and wine from around the world, plus culinary creations by Northwest Florida's leading chefs and a live musical performance by Grammy-nominated and acclaimed American folk-rock band, The Avett Brothers.  


CLICK HERE to go to website for more information or tickets.


Location: Aaron Bessant Park, Pier Park, PCB Pkway, Panama City Bch

Contact Number: 850-233-5070 or 1-800-722-3224


Genetic Genealogy Seminar @ Forest Park United Methodist

Blaine Bettinger will be the keynote speaker at the Bay County Genealogical Society's seminar beginning at 8:30am Saturday, March 25, at Forest Park United Methodist Church, 1401 West 23rd St. (at Lisenby Avenue).  


Admission is $50 at door ($45 if you pre-register by calling the number below, which guarantees lunch).  Door prizes including genetic tests and books will be given out.


  CLICK HERE to go to website for more information.


Location: Forest Park United Methodist Church, Lisenby Ave & W. 23rd St.

Contact Number: 850-849-1490


2017 Lynn Haven Rotary 11th Annual Golf Tournament

07:30 am - 12:00 pm

2017 Lynn Haven Rotary 11th Annual Golf Tournament. Proceeds to benefit St. Andrew Bay Center. Panama CIty Country Club Saturday March 25, 2017, 7:30 AM Registration; 8:00 AM Tee Time; Four Man Scramble; Format--Shotgun Start.


Location: Panama Country Club

Contact Number: Eric Pitts 850-814-6946 or Andrew Rowell 850-527-8354



Auditions for Love, Valour Compassion - A play
03/27/2017 to 03/28/2017

07:00 pm - 09:00 pm

At a beautiful Dutchess County, NY farmhouse, eight men hash out their passions, resentments and fears over the course of three summer weekends. The play will run for two weekends beginning May 26, 2017 through June 4, 2017.


Location: Kaleidoscope Theatre

Contact Number:



Kiwanis Club of Panama City Pancake Days
03/30/2017 to 04/01/2017

Kiwanis Club of Panama City presents 2017 Pancake Days from March 30 through April 1 (Thursday, Friday and Saturday) at Forest Park United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.


All you can eat pancakes for $5.00 (including tax) ...  Thur/Fri from 6:00-9:00am and Saturday 7:00-10:00am.


 All proceeds go directly to Kiwanis Club "serving the children of the world."


Location: Forest Park United Methodist Church, Lisenby Ave & W. 23rd St.

Contact Number: See above


03/31/2017 to 04/09/2017

The Gulf Coast State College Visual and Performing Arts Division presents the musical “CABARET “ by Kander and Ebb March 31-April 9 in the Amelia Center Theatre on the Panama City campus.


Performances are Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sundays at 2:30pm.


This production contains mature content and is recommended for high school and above.


The cast includes current GCSC students, GCSC alumni, community actors and local high school students. 


Admission is free for GCSC/FSU PC students, faculty and staff with valid ID. General admission is $20 and high school students are $10. Tickets can be purchased online at


For more information contact Jason Hedden


Location: GCSC Amelia G. Tappper Center for Arts, Collegiate Dr

Contact Number: 850-872-3886 or


Sherman Invitational Golf Tournament
03/31/2017 to 04/02/2017

90th anniversary of the Sherman Invitational Golf Tournament will begin March 31 and continue through the weekend at the Panama Country Club.  Call for more information. 


Location: Panama Country Club, 100 Country Club Dr, Lynn Haven

Contact Number: 850-265-3055


GCSC hosts 4th Annual Startup Weekend
03/31/2017 to 04/02/2017

01:00 am - 01:00 am

Gulf Coast State College is hosting the fourth annual Startup Weekend, an event for entrepreneurs, developers, designers and artists to pitch their ideas and learn how to launch a business in a weekend. The event provides an excellent opportunity to meet and network with like-minded individuals, test ideas, meet potential co-founders and grow the entrepreneurial community in Northwest Florida. Attendees will learn about product development, proof of concept and startup methodologies. They will also have the opportunity to form into teams and pitch their ideas to a panel of experts for a chance to win the “Best 2017 Big Idea.”

“We have coaches specializing in all aspects of marketing as well as product design and engineering,” said Pamela Kidwell, Executive Director of the Business Innovation Center. “We are grateful to be a part of such an exciting weekend.”

The event will be held March 31 – April 2 at GCSC’s Advanced Technology Center. For advanced registration and additional information, please visit

For questions, please contact Naisy Dolar at 769.1551, ext. 2840 or


Location: GCSC's ATC Bldg, Panama City

Contact Number: 850-769-1551 ext. 2840 or


Startup Weekend! Powered by Google for Entrepreneurs
03/31/2017 to 04/02/2017

05:00 pm - 08:30 pm

Put yourself in the shoes of an entrepreneur! Anyone is welcome to pitch their idea and receive feedback from their peers.


Teams organically form around the top ideas (as determined by popular vote) and then it’s a 54-hour frenzy of business model creation, designing, and market validation. The weekend culminates with presentations in front of local entrepreneurial leaders. This pitching offers another opportunity for critical feedback.


Weekend events will involve more than the participants in the 54-hour event. Everyone is guaranteed to leave the event better prepared to navigate the chaotic but fun world of startups. Register now for the best weekend of your life!


Location: Gulf Coast State College, Advanced Technology Center

Contact Number: Business Innovation Center, 850-913-2904



'Into The Blue' - Bay Heart Ball at Sheraton Bay Point

The American Heart Association is hosting its annual Heart Ball on Saturday, April 1st.  SAVE THE DATE!!!!  For sponsorship and ticket information call or email.


Location: Sheraton Bay Point Resort, Panama City Beach

Contact Number: 850-708-5237 or


Breakfast with Easter Bunny AND Easter Egg Hunt

09:00 am - 11:00 am

No Fools Here! The Easter Bunny is stopping by Dave & Buster's to have Breakfast with you and your family! 


There will be time for pictures, games, AND an Easter Egg Hunt in our Million Dollar Midway Arcade!


Must pre-purchase your tickets before MARCH 29TH!


You can NOT buy tickets at the door!


Location: Dave & Buster's Pier Park (15701 LC Hilton Jr Drive)

Contact Number: 850-238-3506



Spring Fever Market at Roberts Hall in Lynn Haven

09:00 am - 03:00 pm

Arts and crafts and much more at Spring Fever Market in Lynn Haven at Roberts Hall on Saturday, Apirl 1st, from 9:00am to 3:00pm.


Location: Roberts Hall, 831 Florida Avenue Lynn Haven

Contact Number: 850-265-2121


Stop for the Cops! Lynn Haven PD

10:00 am - 02:00 pm

Lynn Haven Police Department and Dunkin Donuts have teamed up to spread awareness for Special Olympics Florida.  On Saturday, April 1st from 10am to 2pm come to Dunkin Donuts in Lynn Haven and meet all your local police officers in Lynn Haven for FREE coffee (adults) and FREE donut decorating for childen.  CLICK ON ATTACHMENT for more details.


Location: Dunkin Donuts, 2230 Hwy 77 #102 Lynn Haven

Contact Number: See above



Walking Dead Season 7 Finale Party @ Dave & Busters

07:00 pm - 10:00 pm

We can't wait to watch Rick and his clan Rise Up on Sunday April 2nd for the Walking Dead Season 7 Finale! 


Join us to watch all the action on our (2) 10 ft screens! There will be trivia, giveaways, and prizes for best dressed characters! This is one heavily themed party you won't want to miss! 


Doors open at 7pm, Show starts at 8pm Sunday, April 2nd $19.99 Per Person (Before Tax and Gratuity) Includes: Boneless buffalo wings, Bar burgers, Pretzel dogs, French fries, Cookies & Brownies, unlimited coffee/tea/soda, and a $10 power card activated with unlimited video game play. UNLIMITED PLAY ON OUR WALKING DEAD arcade GAME!


Dress Code is casual or come dressed as your favorite character/zombie. Prize for best dressed character/zombie!


Reservations are required. Tickets can be purchased by CLICKING HERE to go to ticket website.


Location: Dave & Buster's Pier Park (15701 LC Hilton Jr Drive)

Contact Number: 850-238-3506 or



Troy University Student Appreciation Day Cookout

08:00 am - 05:00 pm

Current, former, and interested TROY students are invited to come by and join us for Student Appreciation Day. We will have some games to play and food on the grill to thank you all for being a part of the TROY Spirit! We hope to see you there! See flyer for additional details! Go Trojans!


Location: 527 Airport Road, Panama City, FL 32405

Contact Number: 850-747-0634 or



Open House for School and Church Event Planners at Dave & Buster

03:30 pm - 06:30 pm

Do you plan or coordinate trips/activities for summer camp, church, or school events?


Then enjoy a complimentary afternoon of food, fun, and fantastic prizes on us for you & a guest! Come see why Dave & Buster's is the Perfect Venue for: Grad Nights, Post Prom, Senior Breakfasts, Lock Ins, Reward Days, Field Trips, End of Year Banquets, and Fun-Raising Events! One lucky guest will win $500 off their next school/church event! Plus tons of other prizes! 



Must RSVP: Email or Call  


Please RSVP by 4/5/17 with your name, school/organization you represent, your email address, and your guest's name!


Location: Dave & Buster's Pier Park (15701 LC Hilton Jr Drive)

Contact Number: 850-238-3506 or



Coach Post 5k/10k Fun Run

06:30 am - 11:00 am


Saturday, April 8th, 2017

6:30am Park opens – all race participants get FREE entrance into St. Andrews State Park for the day Onsite Registration begins

7:30am Race begins Post Race Party to follow - Family friendly activities, live entertainment and refreshments are provided The Mission of the Coach Post 5/10k Fun Run:


CLICK HERE to go to website to register and more information 


To raise support for The Covenant Foundation and Visionary Projects, such as expansion of facilities, technology, science and Fine Arts programs, tuition-based scholarships, athletics and classroom budgetary needs. Join us for our annual Coach Post 5K/10K Fun Run - a family friendly road race at St. Andrews State Park! Sugary white beaches and the emerald waters of the Gulf Coast surround our flat and fast course.


The course winds through the pristine surroundings of St Andrews – one of the state of Florida’s top 3 most popular parks! There are water/aid stations in various locations along the course. Volunteers will be lining the route to cheer you on! After the race you and your family can enjoy the beaches, nature trails or even the ferryboat to Shell Island all offered by St. Andrews state park! Walkers and runners of all levels are welcome on this USATF certified course. This is an officially chip timed event. Participants are asked to carpool, as parking is limited.


The race starts at 7:30am, so please make sure to arrive with plenty of time for parking and registration. All participants will receive a complimentary custom Coach Post Run t-shirt. A post race party will follow the race along with the awards ceremony.


Location: St. Andrews State Park, Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach

Contact Number: 8507697448



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Contact Number: 850 769 7779


Panama City Relay For Life

12:00 pm - 01:00 am

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life movement is the world's largest and most impactful fundraising event to end cancer. It unites communities across the globe to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action to finish the fight once and for all. With the support of thousands of volunteers like you, the American Cancer Society is helping save more than 500 lives a day. Please join us and take action against a disease that has taken too much!


Location: Frank Nelson Park

Contact Number: 850-785-9205


LEAD Coalition - Get a Job In Construction - Free 6 Week Trainin
04/10/2017 to 05/15/2017

06:30 pm - 08:00 pm

Get a Job In Construction Free 6 Week Training Course


The LEAD Coalition working with the Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, ReliantSouth Construction Group and Gulf Coast State College will be hosting this employment improving course opportunity. Upon course completion, students will earn a certificate from Gulf Coast State College. There are so many companies out there that are looking for trained and skilled employees and this is a great chance to tap into that. The average person working in the construction industry in Florida ears $35k per year.


This course will cover * The Keys To Success * Using Power Tools * Measuring Wood * Job Applications Instructor: Richard Dodd


When: Mondays April 10 - May 15, 2017 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Where: Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church 715 N. Martin Luther King Blvd (850) 785 - 1072


TEXT schooljobs to 31996 to register Find us on Facebook at: #LEADaBetterLife


Location: Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church - 715 N. MLK Jr Blvd

Contact Number: 850-913-3263



2017 Career Expo at FSU PC

09:00 am - 12:00 pm

CareerSource Gulf Coast and the Bay County and Panama City Beach Chambers of Commerce intes you to participate in the 13th Annual Career Expo at the Holley Center on FSU Panama City campus on Thursday, April 12, from 9:00am to Noon.  


This is an excellent opportunity to meet with jobseekers who have high level skills and are looking for specialized employment.


 If you want to participate and are looking to connect with professional job seekers, CLICK ON ATTACHMENT for registration for this career expo.  For more information call Kathy Motley.


Location: FSU PC Holley Academic Ctr, Collegiate Dr, Panama City

Contact Number: 850-872-4340 ext. 128



Good Friday / Bay District Schools Closed


Location: Bay District Schools

Contact Number: 850-767-4100


7th Annual Auction for Autism Awareness

06:00 pm - 09:00 pm

7th Annual Auction for Autism Awareness will be 6-9 p.m. Friday, April 14, in the Holley Lecture Hall at FSU Panama City.


General admission is $30; children 12 and younger are free. Tickets to the raffle-style auction are available at the door and include food and beverages.


CLICK ON ATTACHMENT for additional information. 


All proceed benefit the FSU ECAP Butchikas Scholarship fund, which directly supports families in Bay County affected by autism. FSU’s Early Child Autism Program (ECAP) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.


All donations are tax deductible. CLICK HERE for Details:


Location: FSU Panama City Holley Lecture Hall

Contact Number: 850-770-2241



Color Vibe 2017 Has Been Moved to October



The Bay County Chamber of Commerce's 2017 Color Vibe is rescheduled for October 28, 2017.  


More details forthcoming.  


Contact Elizabeth Smith for more information.


Location: SweetBay Community, old airport location off Lisenby Drive

Contact Number: 850-215-3761 or


Comomunity Shredding Party

09:00 am - 12:00 pm

Bring your paperowork for the FREE shredding event at the Panama City Mall (side parking lot adjacent to 23rd Street and MLK Jr. Blvd.) on Saturday, April 15, from 9:00am to 12:00NOON.  


Benefitting the S.t Andrew Bay Center.  Donations will be accepted.


Gilmore Services provides the shredding and additional sponsors are Perry & Young, News Channel 13 WMBB-TV, United Way and Publix will be providing 'pulled pork' lunch for $10 donation from 11:00am to NOON. 


 CLICK ON ATTACHMENT for more details.


Location: Panama City Mall, Hwy 77 & MLK Jr. Blvd, Panama City

Contact Number: See above



Boys & Girls Clubs of Bay County's 8th Annual Second Chance Prom

06:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Boys & Girls Cub’s of Bay County Presents their Annual Gala… The Second Chance Prom “Once Upon A Time”


This is a Do-Over for adults. If you did not get to go to Prom, didn’t like your hair, or your dress, or your tuxedo, or your date, or maybe you just want to have fun all over again…. that’s what this night is for. A night of fun and entertainment benefiting the youth of Bay County.


Location: Boardwalk Beach Resort & Conference Center 9600 S Thomas Drive,

Contact Number: 850-763-2076



Seabreeze Jazz Festival 2017
04/20/2017 to 04/23/2017

Named a "Top 10 Jazz Festival in the USA" by JazzIZ Magazine and recently nominated as "Best Jazz Festival" at the Oasis Smooth Jazz Awards, the Seabreeze Jazz Festival in Panama City Beach combines the top national smooth jazz artists with a full weekend of fun, sun, great beaches, and good times - all on the west end of Panama City Beach. The event now attracts over 20,000 fans from the USA, Canada, and Europe for the ultimate performance-packed weekend of jazz.

Join us April 20-23, 2017 in Panama City Beach for one of the south's premier spring events! 

This year's festival in Panama City Beach includes an impressive line-up of award-winning jazz legends.

CLICK HERE to go to website for details/information/tickets.


Location: Aaron Bessant Park, Pier Park, PCB Pkway, Panama City Bch

Contact Number: 1-800-722-3224 or 850-233-5070 or go to website



05:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Open House on Thursday, April 20, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm in the ATC Building.  There will be programs, student life, student resources and more.  CLICK ON ATTACHMENT or call for more information.


Location: GCSC's ATC Bldg, Panama City

Contact Number: 850-769-1551 ext. 6015



Gulf Coast State College Open House

05:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Join us for Gulf Coast State College's annual Open House on April 20, 2017 from 5-7pm. 


We will be showcasing and highlighting the many creative and innovative programs that we have to offer.


Admissions, financial aid, program divisions, student activities, and more will be on hand to offer information for the public.


Location: Gulf Coast State College Advanced Technology Center

Contact Number: 850-774-7043



Singles Mingles Painting with a Twist @ Dave & Buster's

05:30 pm - 07:30 pm

Join us at Dave & Busters in Pier Park for a twisting Paint Party PWAT style.


Are you single and ready to mingle?! Are you totally over all of the lovey dove Valentine's Day activities? Well, we've got a special night planned just for all the singles! 


This is NOT A BYOB EVENT, there are happy hour specials and food available. The night will include fun ice breakers, time to mingle, and of course, PAINTING!


Who knows, you may just meet "The ONE!" Or, at least just have a good time socializing and meeting new people.. So, tell your single friends to come, and plan on a fun night out!


But remember, NO COUPLES ALLOWED! Purchase your tickets by CLICKING HERE


Location: Dave & Buster's Pier Park (15701 LC Hilton Jr Drive)

Contact Number: 850-238-3506



Art of Murder - A Play
04/21/2017 to 05/07/2017

07:30 pm - 10:00 pm

In a remote estate in the countryside of Connecticut, Jack Brooks, one of the most accomplished and eccentric painters of his generation, awaits the imminent arrival of his art dealer. But the visit is not a standard one, for Jack feels wronged, and he is intending to kill the man. Jack, using threats of violence, tries to involve his wife in the plot and the suspense ensues. The show runs for three weekends beginning April 21, 2017 through May 7, 2017. Friday & Saturday shows begin at 7:30 pm, Sunday matinees start at 2 pm. Individual show tickets are Adults: $18; Senior/Military: $17; Students: $10 when pre-reserved; tickets purchased at the door are $2.00 higher. Online ticketing and advanced seat reservations, using all major credit cards, are now available either on the FACEBOOK page (Kaleidoscope Theatre) or the website


Location: Kaleidoscope Theatre

Contact Number: 850-265-3226



Gulf Coast Salute Open House & Air Show @ TAFB
04/22/2017 to 04/23/2017



Tyndall Air Force Base presents the 2017 Gulf Coast Salute Open House and Air Show April 22 and 23 at the base.


FREE admission and parking.  Shuttles available.  


CLICK HERE to go to website for more information. 


Location: Tyndall Air Force Base, Hwy 98, TAFB, FL

Contact Number: (850) 283-2825 TAFB Public Affairs


Be your own Super Hero 5 Fun Run

07:30 am - 12:00 pm

Super Hero 5K Fun Run. 7:30 AM Registration, 8:00 Fu Run; 8:30 AM 5K;


Prizes awarded for best costume; Prize for fastest time in each age group; All registrats get shirt and medal.


Proceeds benefit the St. Andrew Bay Center. April 22nd, 2017. Register at


Location: Leslie Porter Park

Contact Number: 850-265-2951



Science & Discocvery Center Spring Soiree

06:30 pm - 10:00 pm



The Science and Discovery Center Spring Soiree "A White Diamond Event" will be Saturday, April 22nd, from 6:30 to 10:00pm at the Science and Discovery Center on Airport Road.  More details forthcoming. 


Location: 308 Airport Road, Panama City

Contact Number: (850) 769-6128


2017 Sp[ring Jam at Panama City Beach
04/28/2017 to 04/29/2017



The headliners for the 2017 Spring Jam at Panama City Beach will be Sheryl Crow and Darius Rucker.  




Location: Panama City Beach

Contact Number: See above


Mosley Athletics Golf Tournement

08:00 am - 01:00 pm

Date: Saturday, April 29th, 2017

Course: Panama Country Club (Lynn Haven, FL)

Check-In: 8am Shotgun Start: 8:30am (Mulligans will be available for purchase.)


*All proceeds from this year’s event will be used for the much-needed renovation of Mosley’s Graff Weight Room.*


All participation fees include lunch, green fee, range balls, golf cart, and 1 raffle ticket per participant.


Team prizes, Longest Drive prize, Closest to the Pin prize, and Raffle prizes will all be awarded at the conclusion of the tournament.


For more information, feel free to contact Josh Vandergrift at 850-258-3061 or


Location: Panama Country Club (Lynn Haven, FL)

Contact Number: 850.258.3061



TAM Spring Classic Golf Tournament



Bay County Chamber's Spring Classic Golf Tournament to celebrate Tourist Appreciation Month is scheduled for May 12th.  


More details forthcoming. 


Location: To be announced

Contact Number: 850-215-3761 or


Relay For Life of Panama City Beach

06:00 pm

Relay For Life of Panama City Beach presents our 2017 Relay For Life Event. This year's theme is: Game On! We all win when cancer loses! All are welcome to attend our event to celebrate life, commemorate those we've lost, and help in the fight to beat cancer.


Location: Arnold High School Football Stadium

Contact Number: 8503034149



7th Annual Family Fun Festival at Taunton Home

10:00 am - 05:00 pm

Lynn Haven United Methodist Church Men's Group along with other supporters will hold the 7th major fundraiser to assist the Taunton Family Children's Home in Wewahitchka on Saturday, May 13 beignning at 10am. 


Their will be a 5K, volleyball tournament and many more fun events for the day  


Sponsorships are available to the business community and donations are tax deductible.  


For more information please call


Abby Taunton (850-819-0401

Diana Taunton (850-819-0451

Brian Baber (850) 258-8587.


Location: 200 Taunton Family Rd in Wewahitchka

Contact Number: Call or visit



BBIA 2017 Parade of Homes
05/14/2017 to 05/21/2017

12:00 pm - 06:00 pm

The highlight of this event will be the BBIA Scholarship home located at 1638 White Western Lake Lane.  This home is being built by the association to raise funds for our scholarship program.  For more information call or CLICK HERE to visit the website. 


Location: See Above

Contact Number: (850) 784-0232


Gulf Coast Bluegrass & Folk Music Festival
10/12/2017 to 10/14/2017

The Gulf Coast Bluegrass and Folk Music Festival is a fundraising event for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Bay County, Florida.


The event is held the 3rd weekend of October each year at Under the Oaks Park in Panama City/Parker, Florida on East Hwy 98/Tyndall Parkway over looking beautiful East St. Andrews Bay.


The festival has a big draw and bands come from all over the southeast and as far away as Canada to participate and perform in this event. There are craft and food vendors that participate and there’s a large playground onsite to keep the kids entertained.


The event is scheduled for October 12, 13, & 14, 2017


Location: Under The Oaks 5843 E Hwy 98, Panama City, FL 32404

Contact Number: 85-763-2076



2017 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

The 2017 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk will be held at Aaron Bessant Park in Pier Park on October 21 (Saturday).  CLICK ON ATTACHMENT for more information or CLICK HERE to go to website


Location: Aaron Bessant Park, Pier Park, PCB Pkway, Panama City Bch

Contact Number: (850) 785-9205 or 1-800-227-2345



Color Vibe 2017 Scheduled for October



The 2017 Color Vibe event has been moved from April to October 28 at the SweetBay development in the old airport location off Lisenby Avenue.  

More details forthcoming.


For more information contact Elizabeth Smith. 


Location: SweetBay Community, old airport location off Lisenby Drive

Contact Number: 850-215-3761 or




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