- The list below includes 52 free or cheap things to do in or near Panama City Beach, Florida, including 37 different types of inexpensive activities like Mini Golf, Fishing, Paddleboarding and Aquariums.
- From Beach at Panama City to Russell Fields City Pier, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Panama City Beach and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Panama City, Santa Rosa Beach, Grayton Beach and Seagrove Beach.
Covering 900,000 square feet and welcoming over 1 million visitors each year, the Pier Park is an outdoor shopping mall which has, among others, theaters, restaurants, pet-friendly beaches, and the Russell-Fields Pier.
87% 1591 votes
15412 Front Beach Rd., Panama City Beach, FL 32413 MoreLess Info
There are daily shows at the Gulf World Marine Park, wits animals such as dolphins, sea lions, and tropical birds. There are also special programs, such as swimming with dolphins, the meet-and-greet sea lion program, and the trainer for a day program.
76% 519 votes
5550 North Lagoon Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32408 MoreLess Info
Open year round, Capt. Anderson's Marina is a premier water excursion facility in Panama City Beach. A variety of fishing trips including an extensive ten hour deep-sea fishing adventure are available in addition to dolphin sightseeing cruises.
Whether you are a novice or expert angler, let Jubilee Fishing take you out to where the big ones are hiding. Offering full and half day trips, you are sure to catch all you can handle, or you can relax and watch the dolphins race along beside you.
An award-winning entertainment complex in Panama City, Rockit Lanes is much more than bowling lanes. Visitors enjoy the roller rink, large video arcade, pool tables, and sports bar, plan your fun night out today.
70% 615 votes
9907 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407 MoreLess Info
A museum for the bizarre and macabre, Ripley's Believe It Or Not exhibits everything from genuine cannibal skulls and vampire kits to a gold covered car. There is also a 4D theatre on the site. One of its most popular programs is the Laser Race.
67% 46 votes
701 Pier Park Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32413 MoreLess Info
Offering three attractions, Emerald Coast Mirror Maze is an all-ages activity that includes the Mirror Maze featuring hallways of disorienting mirror illusions, Laser Craze – a spy-style timed agility test, and Pirate's Quest Laser Tag – a themed, team-oriented game for up to twelve players.
The largest selection of unique go kart tracks is the primary draw of Race City. The attraction also has black light indoor miniature golf, the only haunted house in Panama City Beach, and a fully indoor video game arcade.
53% 19 votes
500 Pier Park Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32413 MoreLess Info
Featuring theaters with stadium seating and rocking chairs, The Grand 16 - Pier Park shows the newest films on wall to wall screens. The concession stand offers complimentary popcorn and large drink refills.
50% 4 votes
8602 Thomas Drive, Panama City, FL 32408 MoreLess Info
An indoor and outdoor family amusement center, the Emerald Falls Family Recreation Center offers attractions that include bumper boats, miniature golf, go kart racing on three different tracks, and a video game arcade.