Beach Bars & Nightlife in Panama City Beach

For those that are looking to turn it up a notch after the sun goes down,  the nightlife in Panama City Beach and Panama City features some of the greatest nighttime entertainment anywhere!  Along with the beaches sporting two gigantic nightspots, including one of the largest nightclubs in the United States, there are plenty of places to take a load off, kick back with a fine tropical cocktail and party the night away.  You can take your pick from the classic beachside bar & grill, slip on the dancing shoes and step out on some of the most modern dance floors on the planet, or even take center stage with numerous karaoke bars doting the area.  Many of the smaller bars in our little coastal community have been entertaining visitors and locals for decades and be forewarned, there’s a chance you’ll make life-long friends and have to join them at the same spot year after year!

Buffalo Wild Wings

Buffalo Wild Wings Nightlife in Panama City Beach

Wings. Beer. Sports.

Jerome and Maggie have been together for years, and luckily their respective friends enjoy each other’s company as well.  But it’s Saturday night and pickings are slim on where to go. There are the dingy, gloomy bars filled with smoke that the women would rather not frequent, and there are the crazy fast night clubs that are too loud for the guys’ taste, plus there’s no food at either, and nobody really wants to drink lukewarm beer out of a plastic cup.

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FishAle Taphouse & Grill

Fishales Restaurant in Panama City beach

60+ Beers on Tap

Located immediately west of the Hathaway Bridge on Front Beach Road, Fishale Taphouse and Grill is Panama City Beach’s first official gastropub. The term gastropub is derived from London and depicts a casual pub that serves an upscale cuisine complimented by the assortment of beer the tavern offers. None of the other Panama City Beach restaurants can claim fame to that title!

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Harpoon Harry’s

Narpoon Harry's beachfront bar in Panama City Beach

When The Sun Goes Down Harpoon Harry’s Lights Up!

Harpoon Harry’s Beachfront Restaurant is one of Panama City Beach’s most loved beach bars. Its popularity exists due to the atmosphere it provides. There’s nothing better than walking onto a back deck with an ocean-view, breeze in your hair, just the right kind of music, and a cold drink in your hand. Paradise? Maybe. But for now, we call it Harpoon Harry’s.
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Hofbräu Beer Garden

Hofbrau in Panama City Beach


We are very excited to bring the spirit of Munich’s fabled Hofbräuhaus to the Panhandle of Florida. The Hofbräu tradition is one of legends, where people of all ages and walks of life come together to enjoy good times, a hearty meal and drink great beer!  Hofbräu brings a taste of Germany to the Panama City Beach nightlife scene.

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Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge

Tootsies in Panama City Beach

Live Music From Nashville Daily!

As the sister club to the original location in Nashville, TN on Broadway, the World Famous Tootsies Orchid Lounge has extended its family to Panama City Beach, FL. Tootsies is the home of award winning Tennessee BBQ. Whether you’re looking for some great eats, live music, or just good dancing room, you’ll be served up more than you came for when you enter these swinging honky-tonk doors.

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Uncle Ernies SunSet Martini Bar

Uncle Ernies Martini Bar in Panama City

Cocktaills and an Award Winning View!

Overlooking the St. Andrews marina and what has been voted as Bay County’s  best  place to watch the sunset is a spot that has become the place to be in the historic St. Andrews district. Uncle Ernie’s rooftop Martini Bar affords its patrons the best music, food and views in all of the panhandle and is a welcome addition to the Panama City Beach Nightlife scene.

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Willy’s Live

Willy's Live in Panama City Beach

Beachside Entertainment!

So, you’ve been to Pineapple Willy’s: eaten dinner on the pier, got a shirt from our t-shirt shack, and walked on the beach. But have you experienced the night life at Pineapple Willy’s Live? Home to one of the most unique and diverse venues in the Florida Panhandle, Willy’s Live hosts a wide variety of live music and entertainment.

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Sandpiper Beacon Tiki Bar

World Famous Tiki Bar at the Sandpiper Beacon

The Beach’s Original Beach-side Tiki Bar!

Located directly on the famous sugar white sand of Panama City Beach FL, the Sandpiper Beacon Beach Resort is the only Hotel in Panama City Beach with a beachside Tiki Bar on the property. The Tiki Bar is the center of all the action at the Sandpiper, also known as the “FUN Place!”

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Beach Boys Shuttle and Taxi

Beach Boys Shuttle and Taxi in Panama City BeachBeach Boys Shuttle Panama City Beach taxi service provides exceptional customer service. Our fleet of shuttles guarantees that you will travel with safety and convenience in Panama City and surrounding areas. Our knowledgeable drivers are prompt and courteous. Also ask us about special airport discounts.

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Club La Vela – Largest Nightclub In the USA

Club La Vela in Panama City Beach, FloridaPARTY WITH THOUSANDS!
From poolside bikini contests to all-night super parties, is your one-stop party place. The Largest Nightclub in the USA, Club La Vela sports 11 theme rooms, 7 dancefloors, 48 bar stations and a capacity of 6,000 people. 18 to enter, 21 to drink except for Teen Nights.  This is Panama City Beach nightlife defined!

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Off The Hook Bar and Grill

Off the Hook Bar and Grill in Panama City BeachCasual dockside dining overlooking Grand Lagoon. $1.50 drafts. Full liquor bar. Happy Hour 4–6. Live entertainment nightly. It’s THE place to be on Wing-It Wednesdays and Thirsty Thursdays. Kids’ playground. Open 8am–til.

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Spinnaker Beach Club and Paradise Grill

Spinnaker Beach Club in Panama City Beach NightlifeThe club that started it all, the World Famous Beach Club Spinnaker has something for everyone. Spinnaker is family-friendly during the day with a kids’ playground, and delicious food—but when the sun goes down Spinnaker is a staple in the Panama City Beach Nightlife and plays host to the hottest nightlife and live bands on the beach.

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Nightlife : Current Partners

Nightlife in Panama City BeachAfter being in the sun all day you might want to hit the town! There are plenty of beach bars and nightclubs for you to get your groove on!  Click the link below to view the full and current list of all of the Panama City Beach Nightlife Partners that appear on both the beach and city versions of The Visitor’s Map

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For nearly 20 years, we have been helping businesses in our area get discovered by the millions of visitors that vacation in Panama City Beach each year.  See what being a part of the Visitor’s Map can do for your business!

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