Schooners has a delicious daily menu with incredible seafood and every night. Known as the Seafood Capital of the South and home to a vibrant local dining scene with options for all tastes, Panama City Beach's cuisine is second to none. You'll discover that the city is an affordable beach destination packed with amenities and attractions that will keep you coming back time and time again, professional golf, award-winning restaurants, outdoor adventures and much more. In fact, the city is renowned for the many gastronomic festivals it organizes to celebrate its cultural heritage and its wide range of culinary experiences.
Leather pants are not necessary for the annual Panama City Beach Oktoberfest, a celebration of local German heritage. A visit to Panama City Beach isn't complete without a visit to the Gran Laguna, the area surrounding St. Andrews Bay. The festival is held at the Sheraton Panama City Beach Golf and Spa Resort, on Jan Cooley Drive, and celebrates the cocktail with local bars and restaurants competing to prepare the best Bloody Mary in the Gran Laguna.
The destination also hosts an annual shrimp, crab and oyster festival that showcases some of the famous Gulf seafood that Panama City Beach is best known for, with dishes that can be tasted at Pier Park restaurants. When planning a trip to Panama City Beach, make sure to include one of these amazing food festivals in your itinerary to truly experience the taste of this city. One of the best food festivals in the county, the Food Truck of America and Craft Beer Festival, is held in Panama City Beach's beautiful Aaron Bessant Park on the first Saturday and Sunday of February, from noon to 5 p.m. Of course, being a coastal city, Panama City Beach serves some of the best seafood in the area, but its food offerings go far beyond oysters and crabs. From traditional German dishes to fresh seafood specialties, there's something for everyone at these amazing food festivals. Panama City Beach is a great destination for foodies looking for an unforgettable culinary experience.
With its many gastronomic festivals and award-winning restaurants, it's no wonder why this city is known as the Seafood Capital of the South. So if you're looking for an affordable beach destination packed with amenities and attractions that will keep you coming back time and time again, look no further than Panama City Beach.