Something for the Snowbirds

by January 3, 2011 • 0 comments

Each year as the birds fly South for the winter, residents of Canada and the Northern-United States make their way to the beaches of Panama City Beach as well.  PCB has grown accustomed to these seasonal visitors who have been deemed “Snowbirds.”  To continue enticing snowbirds to travel to the white-sand shores and emerald coast Panama City Beach offers many great deals as well as many events and activities.

“Panama City Beach offers a REAL.FUN.BEACH. experience on a year round basis,” states Dan Rowe, president and CEO of the Panama City Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau.  “Each winter, thousands of visitors descend upon our beach for months at a time and more and more are hosting friends and family during their stay.  We are a huge hit with grandchildren.”

What are some events?

January 13th- Chili Cook-Off

Benefitting the Senior Center, they will host a new cook-off series.  Prizes will be awarded for the best traditional or non-tradition chilis.  Each spectator will be provided with 5 tickets to place your vote, and entry will be $5.

February 10th- 1st Annual Senior Prom

The red carpet will be rolled out for the first annual Senior Prom at Edgewater Beach Resort.  The prom will be complete with twist and shag contests and a King and Queen crowning.  The winners of Prom King and Queen will receive a very generous prize package, set to include: two airline tickets for friends and families to visit them in Panama City Beach, a $500 gift card, limousine transportation, keys to the city, and decorated crowns. You can nominate a couple online.

February 14th- Valentine’s Day Sweets Bake-Off

Baking to the theme “Sweets for your Sweetie,” winter residents will compete with their best desserts.  Entry will be $5, including 5 tickets to help place their votes for entrants.

February 24th- Soup Du Jour Cook-Off

Regardless of your secret ingredient, bring it to compete in this cook-off!  Each spectator will be provided with 5 tickets to place your vote, and entry will be $5.

Discounts, special offers, and golf information is available online.  Thank you for calling Panama City Beach your winter home!


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