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Pier Park, Panama City Beach
(4.5/5 based on 1,500+ reviews on the web)
Set among sandy beaches, Pier Park features a shopping complex, a host of dining options, and large movie theater. Browse its array of affordable stores, including Target, Forever 21, and JCPenney, before stopping for refreshments. Grab a coffee and a pretzel, or sit down to enjoy some local seafood. Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville restaurant offers generous servings of nachos alongside views of the coast. For an immersive entertainment experience, watch an IMAX film at the movie theater. To visit Pier Park on your holiday in Panama City Beach, and find out what else Panama City Beach has to offer, use our Panama City Beach trip itinerary builder.
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  • I liked the wide variety of stores in the park, as well as the JC Penney store, which had good sales on ityemse not avsilable in my size at home 
  • Most of the shops are pricey but it's all in all a great family fun getaway I've only been once, last time I was there they had a carnival/fair. I don't know if that's a permanent thing or if it was j...  more »
  • A place with everything. Restaurants galore, unique shops, amusement park, what more could you want. A great place to stroll and window shop or just people watch. A short walk from Panama City Beach. ...  more »
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  • The World's Most Beautiful Beaches, Panama City Beach and adjacent beaches are right across the street from this family friendly shopping and dining experience. You can spend a whole day at Pier Park and not have visited all of its amenities. From family friendly restaurants, to concerts, you name it, you can find it at Pier Park. This is a lively experience for everyone. Something just for children? Check! (Miracle Strip) Gaming and eating combined? Check! (Dave and Buster's) I could go on and on but that would ruin the experience for you. Just know that you will have a blast at Pier Park. Oh, and the 4th of July? Out of this world crazy good!!
  • I was surprised by this place, its very nice and clean and it seems to go on and on. They have pretty much every store you could want. I went in the off season and it was busy but not packed like I'm sure it is all summer long.
  • If you love shopping, having some drinks, listening to bands, while enjoying the good old florida sun....well then pier park is for you. It has many shops, places to eat, a Dave and Busters to play some games and bars for drinks and bands. I definitely would recommend this to anyone of all ages. Tons of parking and they even have some little trolleys to help get you to and from your car if you need them.
  • We had so much fun here. A ton of unique little shops, my favorite being the olive oil/balsamic vinegar shop. They've got franchise stores on one side, and local niche stores on the other. I think we walked Into all of them. The park itself is very pretty and the courtyard near the Starbucks was very pretty. A highlight of my vacation there.
  • I always love a Simon's Mall, they have the best selection of stores as does Pier Park and I love that it's all outside shopping center so you can get a good walk while literally across the street from the beach and pier. They also have a good deal of activities on the weekends, an awesome fireworks show on Fourth of July and a great beach ball drop/fireworks on New Years Eve