5 Fun Fall Events in Panama City Beach

The serene landscape of Panama City Beach, Florida, makes the island one of the most versatile vacation destinations in North America. No longer is Florida seen as a “retirees only” vacation destination. With temperatures hovering around 60 to 70 degrees, Panama City Beach is a great destination for some fall season activities. Whether you’re looking to catch some last glimpses of summer activities like golfing or fully roll into some fall seasonal activities, you can do near our vacation rentals in Panama City Beach. Here are a few fun attractions and fall events near Panama City.

Golfer in the sunset at Dunes of Panama

Golfing

Looking to try out some golfing? Panama City Beach, Florida, is a great place to start. From beginner courses to the more rigorous experienced courses, there is something for all groups of golfers. Signal Hill Golf Course is a beautiful golf course with a rich history in the Florida area and is abundant with natural beauty. It is one of the oldest courses in Florida. Since the course is quite flat with minimal bunkers to contend with, it is an ideal place for beginners and novice golfers. Camp Golf Creek is also a great course to attend in the area. This course is home to some of the best golfing in Panama City Beach, so amateurs should be wary of starting out their trip here. 

Helicopter Tours

Looking for something a bit more exhilarating? Then perhaps a helicopter tour is more to your speed. The best company to look into for these tours is Panhandle Helicopter. As a family-owned business, the Panhandle Helicopter company is first and foremost concerned with safety and enjoyment for all of its guests. With tours that range from architecture-focused to covering all of the beaches and wildlife in the area, there are many different styles of helicopter tours one can do in the area. The Miracle Strip Tour takes you along the beach and allows you to see city and county piers. This tour also includes shipwreck waterpark sightings as well as an overhead view of all the hotels and beaches in the area. On this aerial tour, it is common to see stingrays, sea turtles, dolphins and many other types of aquatic life. If you want to see the wide variety of wildlife and animals from the area, this is the ideal tour for you. If you are going to enjoy Panama City Beach, it would be a shame to not do a helicopter tour!

Art

Have a rainy day on your hands? perhaps an art gallery will be the best way to enjoy some quality time. The 2 Islands Gallery is a fantastic starting point for the art history of the area. With a whimsical and quirky vibe, it is a fabulous place to peruse jewelry, pottery, and decorative baskets. The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum is the only museum in the United States entirely devoted to shells and the mollusks that make them. The Aldo Castillo Gallery is the leading international art curator with over thirty years’ experience in curation. Aldo Castillo himself has received multiple awards over the years and has had his portfolio included in 350 international art exhibits.

Spooky jackolantern Dunes of Panama

Halloween Activities

Looking for something spooky around Halloween? This holiday is perfect for Panama City Beach fall events. Perhaps the Area 51-Zombie Escape Room is more to your liking. With a variety of puzzles, missions, objects to manipulate and hidden clues to find along the way, there are tons to keep you and your group on edge. Just because you are visiting the Sunshine State does not mean there aren’t things that can cause a fright!

In keeping with the theme of fright, the Ripley Believe It or Not Exhibit is also a great spot to go on those rainy days for indoor activities. With its extensive Titanic exhibit, to its mesmerizing mirror exhibit, it has plenty to entertain you and your family members who will be on the trip with you. 
Just because the summer months are over does not mean that the fun has to end when coming to Panama City Beach, Florida. From outdoor activities of golf and helicopter tours to the indoor fun of art galleries and fall-themed fright exhibits, there is something for everyone in your crew. Make sure to plan your next trip so you can enjoy all the best events in Panama City Beach, and contact us today to learn all about our Panama City Beach condo rentals!