New Years Eve Kids’ Beach Ball Drop
December 31 @ 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
At 8:00 p.m. visitors young and old will want to make their way down S. Pier Park Drive. “Ten…Nine…Eight…” When the crowd finishes their countdown, it’s time for the city’s first Beach Ball Drop of the evening, with 10,000 inflated beach balls descending from above, floating down on the festival goers below like warm snowflakes. This initial Beach Ball Drop may cater to those with early bedtimes, but it will be hard to sleep after the first round of fireworks begin exploding over Panama City Beach and lighting up the night sky as revelers continue to keep beach balls bouncing over the heads of the thousands gathered.