Panama City Beach Chamber News
Panama City Beach Featured in Florida Travel+Life
PCB was recently featured in Florida Travel+Life. Here is a glimpse of the article written by Shawn C. Bean: "There is something different in the air, and it isn’t the 800-pound glowing beach ball. It’s 8:30 p.m., Dec. 31, 2009. Thousands have gathered in Pier Park for the second annual Beach Ball Drop. At the stroke of midnight, the luminescent orb will descend just like its Waterford-crystal cousin in Times Square. The family portion of the evening—bounce houses, fireworks and a deluge of 7,000 inflatable beach balls—has just ended. It’s now time for the grown-ups to grab a libation and wait for the hands on the clock to meet at 2010. In viewing this milieu—throngs of revelers, the bustling shops—you wonder which is the more important countdown: the 210 minutes until midnight or the 138 days until all this hoopla is easily accessed from just about anywhere in the world..."
To read the full article please go to: www.floridatravellife.com/articles/panama-city-beach-prepare-arrival