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Jun 3, Saturday | 7:00 am

Jam on the Coast 5K

Jun 5, Monday | 7:30 am

May First Friday

Jul 4, Tuesday | 12:00 pm

Salute to Freedom

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May First Friday

June 5 @ 7:30 am - 1:00 pm

On Friday, May 5, 2023, the Bay County Chamber of Commerce and the Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce will host “First Friday with the Beach” presented by HCA Florida Gulf Coast Hospital and System Service & Engineering. The event will be held at Florida State University – Panama City Campus in the Holley Academic Center. Networking starts at 7:15 a.m. The program begins at 8:00 a.m.

This month’s event will serve as the kick-off event for the annual Tourism Appreciation Month. Tourism Appreciation Month, presented by Visit Panama City Beach, Mexico Beach Community Development Council and Destination Panama City, is held in May to celebrate Bay County’s number one industry, tourism. The guest speaker will be President/CEO of Visit Panama City Beach, Dan Rowe. He will provide attendees with an update on tourism in Bay County and the benefits the area is seeing as a result. Attendees will also enjoy entertainment by the Ukulele Orchestra of St Andrews.

David Powell will emcee the event. Coca Cola Bottling Company and The Arc of the Bay’s Culinary Institue will provide coffee and other drinks.


June 5
7:30 am - 1:00 pm


College of Applied Studies at FSU
4750 Collegiate Dr
Panama City, FL United States


Bay County Chamber of Commerce
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