An Emerald Coast Christmas at Aaron Bessant Park
An Emerald Coast Christmas is a brand-new community event taking place Friday, December 8th thru Sunday, December10th at Aaron Bessant Park. Presented by Emerald Coast Fellowship and Woodstock Church // PCB with the partnership of Visit Panama City Beach and a host of local businesses and organizations, this weekend Christmas celebration is sure to entertain the whole family.
Attractions include local food vendors, a shopping area for Christmas gifts, arts and crafts, a Live Nativity and petting zoo, bounce houses, bungee swings, a train, plus two full-length Christmas programs. Enjoy performances by local school groups, dance troupes, and other performers.
Located adjacent to Pier Park Mall, the location is convenient and easy to find, with plenty of room for all of the events of the weekend. Admission is free; mark your calendar and make plans to join us now!
Event hours are as follows:
Friday, December 8: 6 PM-10 PM. Full-length Christmas performance by 50-piece orchestra and over 100 voices, plus dancers and more at 7pm.
Saturday, December 9: 10 AM-9 PM. Community performances all day.
Sunday, December 10: 2 PM-8 PM. Full-length Christmas performance by 50-piece orchestra and over 100 voices, plus dancers and more at 3pm.
Explore the An Emerald Coast Christmas page for more details on what's to come!
Aaron Bessant Park is home to Seabreeze Jazz Festival every year in April in Panama City Beach. The centerpiece of Aaron Bessant Park is a state-of-the-art amphitheater, which hosts world famous musicians as easily as local community performances, all just steps from the Gulf of Mexico on Front Beach Road.
Located adjacent to Pier Park, the 70-acre Aaron Bessant Park also features a veterans memorial, 3 looping trails that are great for walking (North Loop, South Loop, and Amphitheater Loop), and an open, grassy area that is perfect for watching the concert performances or for picnics and throwing the Frisbee in the sun on non-concert days.
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