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Bring in 2021 on Panama City Beach with accommodations from Emerald View Resorts! Choose from locations close to Pier Park for the Annual Beach Ball drop celebration.

About the Annual Beach Ball Drop at Pier Park on Panama City Beach

Say hello to the new year with a great family-friendly celebration at the New Year's Eve Beach Ball Drop in Panama City Beach on December 31. The streets of Pier Park are closed off to traffic as thousands of revelers enjoy free live music, entertainment, and good cheer.
For young revelers, there's even an 8 p.m. countdown, with over 10,000 inflated beach balls dropped from nets stretched over the street, followed by fireworks.
On the way to midnight, bands perform for the gathering crowd, anticipating the countdown to the new year when a huge, glowing beach ball is lowered to signal the start of the New Year, and another great fireworks display. Time Square has nothing on this Panama City Beach NYE party!

Dates & Times

  • Thursday, December 31, 2020