Panama City Beach Nightlife

There is no doubt that your days will be full in Panama City Beach. But what about your nights? 

You’re in luck—we also have plenty of fun places to go once the sun goes down. While you visit, you can enjoy a thriving nightlife that's coupled with a chill, welcoming atmosphere. Flip-flops welcome!

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Dance Clubs

If you are in the mood to dance after a day of fishing and water activities, Panama City Beach has exactly what you need to make a night of it. . 

Are you seeking the biggest nightclub in the US?  With a capacity for 6,000 people. Club La Vela appeals to all kinds of musical tastes with theme rooms featuring musical genres from country to EDM and everything in-between. Check out the schedule for special events including special guest deejays, live musical performances and events exclusively for teens.

Lively Bars and Restaurants

If you are looking for a drink and a bite to eat instead, not to worry, we've got you covered. Choose from a wide variety of lively and colorful spots, many right off the beach. Stop by Sharky’s Beachfront Restaurant for steak and seafood. You can also find the best ribs on the beach and signature drinks at Pineapple Willy's, or treat yourself to a Gulf Coast feast with simply prepared, fresh seafood at Schooners Last Local Beach Club. So grab a stool and order yourself a specialty cocktail or a round of ice cold beer for your friends.

For something a little different, head over to Hofbräu Beer Garden. It focuses on Bavarian specialties and even imports their own signature beer from Germany. Thanks to authentic beer hall tables, people who arrive as strangers leave as friends.

Live Music

Nothing beats the once in a lifetime experience that is live music and we are happy to provide. Spinnaker Beach Club features live music every night of the week in addition to their delicious burgers and coastal grub. Music fans will love this venue, complete with beach access.

Tootsie's Orchid Lounge is known as “the #1 honky tonk in the world” and is the place to be for country music. Now located at Pier Park, Tootsie's has a long history in Panama Beach City and has been part of the country scene since Willie Nelson got his first songwriting gig. You can't miss it!

Legendary Karaoke

Do you fancy yourself the next American Idol? Well, there's only one way to prove it. Karaoke is a staple of Panama City Beach nightlife. Head on over to Ms. Newby's or Newby's Two to show off those high notes.

Come dance and sing with us. Feel the irresistible beat. When you are in Panama City Beach, the night is always young.

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