Top 6 Party Destinations in Panama City Beach

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From beachfront pizza to midnight raves, Panama City Beach is the No. 1 Spring Break destination. During the day, you’ll find the beautiful beaches flocked with spring breakers working on their golden tans and playing beach volleyball. Later on, you’ll hit the beachside shops to pick up a few souvenirs—while staying on that broke college student budget. At night, the sound of the ocean waves are masked by the beat of rave music in all directions. The bars open and the boardwalk transforms into Spring Break central. In PCB, there’s a party every night—no exceptions.

6. Tiki Bar

The Tiki Bar is a well known Spring Break spot in Panama City Beach, FL. One of the best things about the Tiki Bar – is that EVERYONE is welcome to play here with beach games & contests all day. World Famous Bikini Contests take place at 4 p.m. daily. Then, when the sun drops, the DJs come out to play and the Tiki Bar transforms into one of the hottest places to be during Spring Break. 

5. Club La Vela

Known for the crazy Spring Break raves and events, Club La Vela knows how to party. From the bright lights to the loud music, this is exactly what you picture when you think of Spring Break in PCB. Cost of entry varies from event to event, so if you think you may be interested, consider purchasing the Spring Break VIP Card, good for express entry, free beer, and other local discounts.

Related: Enter to win a free spring break trip to Panama City Beach!

4. Coyote Ugly

If you’re looking for the true crazy Spring Break experience, Coyote Ugly is the club for you. Girls dancing on the bar? Check! Coyote Ugly throws insane parties every night of the week during Spring Break. In fact, the franchise is so well known for this that even celebrities like Hugh Hefner and Armie Hammer have come to check out the action. 

3. Harpoon Harry’s

The food here is out of this world, and the drinks are pretty cool too. Try their 42-ounce Monster Harpoon drink, and take home the Harpoon Harry’s glass as a souvenir. If you’re getting tired of the same top hits DJ tracks, Harpoon Harry’s brings the live music all night long.

2. Hammerhead Fred’s

Hammerhead Fred’s throws raging Foam parties and Wet and Wild parties where the club’s nightly staple is to drop forty kegs of draft beer onto un-expecting Spring Breakers as they dance in the bright lights to the DJ’s hottest tracks. The Panamaniac Card gives you free entry to the Hammerhead Fred’s Glow Paint Party. Need we say more? 

1. Sharky’s Beach Bar

During the day, Sharky’s is a nice, sit-down seafood restaurant that serves some of Florida’s freshest catches. At night though, this place becomes one of the most exciting beach bars in PCB. The ‘Watermelon Crawl’ is a phrase well known to Sharky’s regulars. What is it, you ask? To find out, check this place out and be sure to order a Watermelon Drink. You’ll never forget Spring Break at Sharky’s after that.

No matter where you choose to go over your Spring Break, nothing will ever compare to the memories you will make at Panama City Beach. So, get a group of friends together and start planning your Spring Break 2016 at PCBeachSpringBreak

Erin is a broadcast journalism major at the University of Maryland. She enjoys acrylic painting, playing piano, and long-distance running. Erin also enjoys skiing and snowboarding in her hometown of Buffalo, New York.

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