FOOD & DRINK
Gulf Coast Jam prepares for weekend ahead
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - It is no secret that Gulf Coast Jam is back, but this year it is bigger than ever. NewsChannel 7′s Shaun Breaux visited Frank Brown Park to get a behind the scenes look at all that goes into the production. The sold-out Gulf Coast...
The #1 Chinese restaurant in Panama City, according to Tripadvisor—plus, see the runners-up
Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated Chinese restaurants in Panama City from Tripadvisor.
Save Big! Coupons You Need to Know About from Publix in Panama City, Updated 2023-05-29
Publix is a supermarket chain based in Lakeland, Florida. It was founded in 1930 by George W. Jenkins and has since grown to over 1,200 stores across the southeastern United States. Publix is known for its customer service, high-quality products, and dedication to community involvement and sustainability. Let's make use of these coupons to buy the things we need and make our lives more economical and enjoyable.
History tour at Camp Helen State Park June 3
Enjoy a history tour of Camp Helen State Park from 10 – 11 a.m. on the first Saturday of the month. Join park staff and volunteers on a walk through the rich history of the park. Learn about the early indigenous people who occupied this land all the way through to the 1920s when the park was developed as a private residence for the Hicks family and later turned into a summer retreat for Avondale Textile mill employees and their families. Depending upon availability, there will be the opportunity to go inside historic structures. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing.
Gulf Coast Jam Ticket Giveaway
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Peoples First Insurance hosted a parking lot party Friday afternoon, where the company gave away free Gulf Coast Jam Tickets. Many country music lovers showed up to try and get their hands on tickets to the sold-out event. Two lucky winners were able to win...
Guided nature hike at Camp Helen State Park June 1
Enjoy a ranger-led nature hike at Camp Helen State Park on Thursday, June 1, 2023 from 10 – 11 a.m. Join in for a ranger-guided nature hike. Camp Helen boasts nine distinct natural communities throughout the park with varied flora and fauna. Learn about our rare coastal dune lake, Lake Powell, as well as the park wildlife. Hike is suitable for all ages. Dress for the weather; water and bug spray are recommended.
Clean Comedian Henry Cho Headlines Gulf Coast State College Fundraiser Show
Henry Cho, a clean standup comedian who has appeared on NBC's The Tonight Show and CBS's The Late, Late Show, will perform at the GCSC Amelia G. Tapper Center for the Arts on the Panama City Campus on June 16, 2023 at 7:30 pm.
Get Ready to Groove: Memorial Day Weekend Party at Vibez Club!
Attention all partygoers and music lovers! This weekend, get ready to celebrate Memorial Day in style at the Vibez club in Panama City, FL. On May 28th, at 10 PM, join us for an unforgettable night of music and fun.
The #1 Southern restaurant in Panama City, according to Yelp—plus, see the runners-up
Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated Southern restaurants in Panama City using data from Yelp.
Record-Breaking Memorial Day Travel in 18 Years
AAA has predicted that this Memorial Day weekend will witness the highest number of travelers in 18 years, with an estimated 42.3 million people traveling 50 miles or more to popular vacation destinations such as Panama City Beach, Florida. This influx of beachgoers signifies the unofficial beginning of the summer season.
Panhandle kids chance to kick off summer outdoors
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WMBB) — Panhandle kids and their families have the opportunity to kick off summer outdoors at the Daffin Park Clubhouse this Saturday, June 3rd. The Bay County NAACP Youth Council partnered with the Panama City Quality of Life to throw a Summer Youth Explosion event. Cornhole competitions, a basketball tournament, and tug-of-war […]
Bay County Public Library Summer Reading Programs
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Join this holistic experience at the Zen Monthly Art Market
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - If looking for a new experience in a beautiful environment, join the Karma Shack from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Sunday, May 28 at their monthly art market. The market, held once a month, focuses on the holistic community center and is located at the...
Bay Co. widow writes book on grief journey
LYNN HAVEN, Fla. (WMBB) – It’s hard to imagine losing a loved one, especially your partner in life. For Jessica Ayers, the tragic and sudden death of her husband, Justin Ayers, turned her world upside down. Now, almost nine years later, she’s sharing her grief journey in a book. She hopes to give others inspiration […]
Memorial Day Weekend Cookout Ideas with Chef Nathan
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - If you are firing up the grill this holiday weekend, impress your guests with this delicious wagyu burger recipe. The Polished Chef, Chef Nathan, stopped by the studio this Foodie Friday to share tips on how to have the best burgers around this Memorial Day Weekend.
McGuire’s Irish Pub coming to Panama City Beach
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WMBB) — It must be the Luck of the Irish as a favorite pub and restaurant is making its way to Panama City Beach. According to the Property Appraiser’s Office, Shamrock Irish Partners LLC bought the Boar’s Head Restaurant on Front Beach Road for $4.5 million on May 17. Panama City […]
News 13 Pet Adoption Option: Baby
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WMBB) — Meet Baby, News 13’s Pet Adoption Option of the Week! This sweet, Labrador and Scottish mix is around 3 years old and is available for adoption at the Bay County Animal Shelter. Learn more about other adoptable animals at the shelter. Bay County Animal Control is located at 6401 Bay […]
Martin Theatre construction expected to begin soon
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WMBB) — The project to rebuild the Martin Theatre is not moving as quickly. It first opened in 1936 as the Ritz Theater. It wasn’t until the early 1950s that the theater was named after owner Roy Martin Sr. Ted Williams and Clark Gable both attended shows there. The city spent about […]
I LOVE SUGAR company celebrating 10th anniversary
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) -I LOVE SUGAR is celebrating 10 years of its unique candy experience. On June 1 the Pier Park location will be hosting several events throughout the day to celebrate the sweet occasion. The event will include games, giveaways, candy tastings, a DJ, balloon animals, and more.
Panama City Beach assessment projects
Learning a new burger recipe for Memorial Day on NewsChannel 7 Today. Drier, less humid air is moving into NWFL and could last through the upcoming holiday weekend.
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