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We're Gearing Up for Big Summer Fun in Panama City Beach!

With the great summer weather, comes the influx of great summer events! There’s a lot going on around the area in the coming months. From sports, to music festivals and holiday celebrations there is something for everyone! We have incredible discounts all summer long at our beautiful resorts. If you want to vacation with us this summer, check out our Hot Deals. Last minute doesn’t mean last resort! 

Running enthusiasts will want to check out the new Panama City Beach 5K Cool Summer Series runs every Wednesday from June 11th through August 13th.  Start time is 8am at Aaron Bessant Park. June 28th will feature the Anchors Away 6K at the Conservation Park.  Saturday morning July 4th at Aaron Bessant Park and Pier Park the Color Run will take place.

If you’re a soccer fan, the season has begun for our Panama City Beach Pirates PDL soccer team.  Last year the team made the playoffs and this year looks to be another year of soccer fun.  Home games are played at Gavlak Stadium on the campus of Arnold High School.  Home games this month include June 7th against SW Florida Adrenaline, June 13 against Ocala Stampede, June 21st against IMG Academy Bradenton, June 27th against Floridians F.C. and June 29th against Ocala Stampede.  Game time is 7:15pm.  

Adult and juniors volleyball hits the beach with the USAV Jr. Beach Volleyball tournament at the City Pier June 7th followed by the Panama City Beach Volleyball "Panama Jack Slam" June 21st.

Other scheduled events for Frank Brown Park in June will be the USSSA adult softball "Softball on the Beach" June 7-8, the Grand Slam Sports baseball "Battle at the Beach" June 12-15, the Grand Slam "World Series of Baseball-Session I" June 17-21, the Grand Slam "World Series of Baseball-Session II" June 23-29 and the Grand Slam "World Series of Baseball-Session III" June 30-July 5. 

Starting off the summer music season is the ever popular Groovin’ on the Green at Carillon Beach. The concerts are held on Monday’s from June 2nd  through August 25th with special shows on Friday July 4th and Sunday August 31st.  The concerts are sponsored by The Carillon Beach Institute and showtime is 7pm-9pm.  www.carillon-beach.com 

The City of Panama City Beach’s Summer Concert Series at the Aaron Bessant Park Amphitheater begins Thursday June 12th and runs every Thursday night through August 14th.  These are free events with showtime at 7pm-9pm.  Every year this series has grown in attendance often times reaching 4,000-5,000 in attendance.  www.panamacitybeachparksandrecreation.com

The weekend of June 7th will feature the inaugural "Panama City Beach Beer Festival" at Fishale Taphouse & Grill.  The festival will feature over 150 craft beers from around the country and world.  All proceeds benefit Toys for Kids.  www.pcbbeerfestival.com

Look forward to more exciting events coming up in the near future including the Star Spangled Spectacular July 3-5, The Great American Blues Festival & BBQ Challenge August 16-17, the Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam August 29-31, the Chasin’ the Sun Music Festival (Trop-rock) September 12-14, Pirates of the High Seas Festival, October 10-12, and many more.  

Wednesday, June 4, 2014