Explore Pier Park in Panama City Beach

Pier Park is Panama City Beach’s top destination for food, fun, and shopping. With more than 120 stores, an IMAX movie theater, live music, laser tag and more, Pier Park has something for everyone. 

Our Panama City Beach condo rentals, make it easy to enjoy the area’s best attractions, shopping, and restaurants.

Entrance of Pier Park in Panama City Beach, FL

Attractions

No matter what you’re in the mood for, Pier Park has an attraction for you. 

Catch a movie at the Grand IMAX theater with wall-to-wall screens, digital sound, and motion seats that truly bring the action to life. Enjoy free refills on large drinks and popcorn, or grab a bite to eat at the specialty café. If you’re celebrating someone’s special day, the theater also has birthday packages available.

For a more thrilling adventure, check out the XD Darkride Experience, a state-of-the-art theater where you can experience movies with all of your senses. Advanced visual effects, wind machines, strobe lights and sound technology transport you into the movie, where you can experience every jump, crash, or fall. XD Darkride Experience also has games that offer similar experiences. Compete with other riders and use laser blasters to wipe out the enemy!

For more fun and games, head over to Dave & Busters. Play old-school games like Skee-Ball, Pac-Man, and Super-Shot. Check out Million Dollar Midway for the latest games. Sports fans can catch the game on one of the many HDTVs and stadium sound at Dave & Busters. While you’re there, grab a bite to eat. Choose from a wide selection of burgers, BBQ ribs, and mac and cheese.

The Emerald Coast Mirror Maze & Laser Tag is the perfect place for kids – and adults that are kids at heart. Prepare to be amazed by the 2,300-square-foot Maze of Mirrors, with lights, sounds, and special effects that will leave you stunned. Next, try your hand at the Laser Challenge, or head over to Pirate’s Quest Laser Tag to compete against other players in a 1,800-square-foot arena.

Pier Park also hosts special events throughout the year, including a New Year’s Eve Beach Ball Drop where 10,000 beach balls are dropped into the crowd.

Shopping

Pier Park has more than 120 stores, and they’re all located near Panama City’s stunning beaches. There are stores for every taste, budget, and need.

For trendy shoppers, there’s Forever 21, Charlotte Russe, Hollister, Torrid, Buckle, and more. For those who prefer a more classic look, head over to American Eagle, Lane Bryant, Old Navy, or LOFT. Load up on accessories at Charming Charlie’s, Claire’s, and Accessories on the Boardwalk.

While you’re here, pick up a new pair of sunglasses at Costa Sunglasses, Sunglass Hut or Sunglass World. Pier Park is also home to several department stores, including JC Penny, Target, Marshalls and Dillard’s.

What coastal shopping destination would be complete without beach shops? Pier Park Mall has several beach and surf shops, including Coastal Casuals, 30 A, Ron Jon Surf Shop and Latitude 29. Pier Park’s shopping also includes shoe stores, toy stores, and gift shops, so you can bring a piece of Panama City home with you.

Dish from Hook'd Pier Bar & Grill in Pier Park Panama City Beach

Restaurants

Shopping and playing can really work up an appetite. Pier Park has dining options for every taste and budget.

For a quick bite, head over to Auntie Anne’s Pretzels, Panera Bread, or Starbuck’s. Craving something sweet? Bippy’s by the Beach has 10 flavors of frozen yogurt and more than 30 toppings! Marble Slab Creamery has a huge variety of ice cream flavors, Dippin’ Dots serves up classic “dots,” and Kilwin’s sells delicious chocolate fudge. 

For a sit-down meal, Pier Park has all of your familiar favorites, including Chipotle’s, Five Guys, Red Robin, Buffalo Wild Wings, and Hook’d Pier Bar and Grill.

Pier Park has something for everyone, whether you’re in the mood for shopping, dining or gaming. Pelican Walk has 2 bedroom condos in Panama City Beach that are just a short drive from Pier Park and all the fun it has to offer.

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