Make plans to put on your lederhosen, grab a proper hat, and join us for the 31st Annual Downtown Panama City Oktoberfest on September 28th! Historic Downtown Panama City Oktoberfest VIP package includes: One Commemorative Glass stein. Two Complimentary drink tickets. One Pretzel voucher. One German meal voucher. Seating area between live music and German beer tent. This is a FREE event to the public but we always offer a VIP package for those who plan on buying the above mentioned items. It's a great value savings and gives you a great stein for the collection. Event features: Authentic German food vending for sale Stein hoisting contest with prizes at 7:30 PM Kids pumpkin decorating contest from 4:00-6:00 PM. Winners announced at 6:30 Bavarian and Domestic Beer tent for sale Live music from everyone's favorite Polka band: Krankenhaus (6:00-9:00 PM) 2nd band to be announced. Complimentary cornhole in Gateway Park. Artisan and craft vendors Kids fun zone Complimentary seating (first come, first serve) Panama City, Fla. – September 12, 2019 – Panama City, FL is pleased to announce the return of the annual PC Oktoberfest on Saturday, September 28, 2019. After taking a year off in 2018 to recover from damages caused by Hurricane Michael, the 31st Annual PC Oktoberfest is back and will be better than ever! Destination Panama City | Where Life Sets Sail | Panama City, Florida This event is free to the public with a ticketed VIP option available and will feature live music from the hit North Florida band Krankenhaus. Attendees can also enjoy artisan booths, craft beer tastings and food and beverage vendors serving both authentic German cuisine and other culinary options. Samuel Adams will be sponsoring a stein-hoisting competition during the event for adults 21+, and kids are invited to partake in a mini-pumpkin decorating content. “Our community has been working to rebuild since Hurricane Michael badly damaged our community and this is the perfect celebratory occasion to welcome visitors back to Panama City,” says Jennifer Vigil, Destination Panama City president and CEO. “This family-friendly event provides locals and visitors alike the opportunity to experience a sample of the culture that makes Panama City so special.” Hosted by Destination Panama City and the City of Panama City, Oktoberfest honors the city’s diverse food and beverage scene, appreciation for the arts and thriving live-music culture. VIP ticket holders will receive a glass stein, one pretzel voucher, a meal voucher, seating area inside of the German beer tent and a commemorative t-shirt. Info and VIP Tix: VIP TICKETS OKTOBERFEST -Downtown Panama City ABOUT PANAMA CITY Embraced by beautiful St. Andrews Bay, Northwest Florida’s Panama City offers ideal conditions for world-class sailing, year-round in-shore and off-shore fishing and a myriad of water sports. Nearby Shell Island, an uninhabited barrier island with beautiful white sand beaches, features dolphin excursions. Off the water, visitors delight in the sunny destination’s eclectic historic neighborhoods offering a thriving visual and performing arts scene, diverse shopping, a range of dining options and the Panama City Oyster Trail. To contact Destination Panama City directly call 850-215-1700. Please visit destinationpanamacity.com, and follow on Facebook and Instagram. Join the conversation at #PContheBay.