Sure, Panama City Beach has some of the most stunning beaches on the gulf coast. The family attractions are numerous, and events are hosted month that rally the community together for a great cause.
But as a vacationer taking a break from the sun, it is time to treat yourself to some shopping time. Thankfully, you have plenty of excellent places to go for shopping in Panama City Beach. Below is your guide to getting the most out of the local boutiques.
Visit the Pier Park Shopping Center
The Pier Park Shopping Center in Panama City Beach is like your one-stop shop for all things “beach.” It is 1.1 million square feet of shopping, dining, and entertainment.
You can dig up just about anything that you can take to the water in the many local boutique shops here as well as conveniently located retail stores that you are familiar with in this fun shopping area. You can also grab a quick bite and take it to the beach.
You have many quaint and unique local places you won’t find anywhere else. For example, Avenue Sea has some awesome accessories, tableware, and home decorations that you could look to add to your collection.
The center also has a lot of niche apparel providers. You won’t go wrong stepping into Chico’s or Francesca’s for some modern apparel designs with premium quality. These shops offer sleek quality clothing that will dazzle.
Find some stylish home decorating items at Footprints. Shimmering Seas and Synchronicities are both local-centric places to shop for cute tops, local-made sundresses, jewelry, and other items you will feel comfortable in.
You got will find plenty of dining, deals, and even a Ferris wheel to explore. The shopping plaza is celebrating its 10-year anniversary, and the buys are better than ever. It is located at 600 Pier Park Dr., Panama City Beach, FL 32413.
A few more of some of the most popular local stores in Panama City Beach are highlighted below, but there are plenty more to explore and cater to your unique interests.
Coastal Casuals is also located in Pier Park, and it is a blast. You can find some of the most colorful beachwear in the city. It is also completely local. The team will help you accessorize your choices with some hand-crafted handbags, shoes, and free fabrics.
The shop is at 800 Pier Park Dr # 115, Panama City Beach, FL 32413 if you want to head directly there. It is open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. with hours from noon to 7 p.m. on Sundays.
Ron Jon Surf Shop
Ron Jon Surf Shop is located in the Pier Park Shopping Center at 16150 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32413. If you have never heard of it, this classic surf spot is the quintessential beach extravaganza.
It is all things beach-themed, including surfboards, apparel, kids’ toys, beach blankets, souvenirs and trinkets, safety gear, scuba equipment, and even hermit crabs. The shop is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and closes at 7 p.m. on Sundays.
Hy’s Toggery is also located in Pier Park at 700 S Pier Park Dr # 165, Panama City Beach, FL 32413. It is known for high-quality and fashionable apparel, including outerwear, casual clothing, and high-end modern classics built to last.
This modern and premium shop competes by making things classy but not “suits and ties” classy. The outfits are slick, well-fitting, and well-built without losing that casual and laid-back energy.
This apparel-focused outlet is a top spot to shop for visitors looking for a contemporary and classy look. It is open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. every day, with limited hours from noon to 7 p.m. on Sundays.
Alvin’s island has a few locations in the city, but the one near our Panama City Beach vacation rental homes is right against the coast at 4200 Thomas Dr, Panama City, FL 32408.
Alvin’s Island makes sure you are ready for the beach with an affordable range of sometimes necessary beach buys. Forget your suntan lotion? You have nearly a whole aisle of options. How about beach gear, such as toys, towels, and umbrellas? Alvin’s Island has you covered.
The shop is also clean and a different vibe from some of the tourist-trap beach shops. Items are made with long-lasting quality in mind, including swimsuits for men and women, games, and a variety of unique souvenirs you can take back – from alligator toy heads to bottle shaped bottle openers with toy fish inside, candy, magnets, shells, key chains and more.
Alvin’s Island is open from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. every day.
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