Panama City Beach is a popular resort town in northwest Florida that’s blessed with a beautiful beachfront location. Beyond the sun, sea, and surf of the waterfront town, you'll be amazed to see the shopping varieties available in town.

    Here, we take you through our list of the best places to go shopping in Panama City Beach. Whether you're looking for beach-ready wear to add to your wardrobe or artisanal trinkets to display at home, we're sure these local spots will have something for you.


    Pier Park

    One of Panama City Beach’s most popular shopping spots

    Pier Park is an established shopping and lifestyle centre in central Panama City Beach, less than a mile northeast of Russell-Fields Pier. It’s home to over 100 stores, ranging from well-known brands such as Old Navy and JCPenny to independent businesses selling handmade jewellery and souvenirs.

    Pier Park plays host to a variety of cafes and restaurants, so you can refuel if you’ve worked up an appetite after shopping. After sunset, pop by Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge by the corner of Pier Park to enjoy cheap beers and live entertainment all night long.

    Location: 600 Pier Park Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32413, USA

    Open: Monday–Saturday from 11 am to 7 pm, Sunday from noon to 6 pm

    Phone: +1 850-236-9979


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    Pier Park North

    An intimate shopping spot in central Panama City Beach

    • Shoppers

    Pier Park North is an outdoor shopping mall with over 40 national and independent brands under its roof. Not to be confused with Pier Park (located 5 minutes away), this 370,000-sq-ft venue is just across the Panama City Beach Parkway.

    It’s well-loved by locals as you’ll find a variety of stores for daily necessities such as Kirkland’s and The Fresh Market, just to name a few. There are also branches of prominent brands such as Dick's Sporting Goods, Bed Bath & Beyond, and PetSmart.

    Location: 15500 Panama City Beach Pkwy, Panama City Beach, FL 32413, USA

    Open: Daily from 10 am to 9 pm

    Phone: +1 941-552-2700


    Shoppes At Edgewater

    Shopping, dining, and entertainment experience in one venue

    • Shoppers
    • Food
    • Families

    Shoppes At Edgewater is located along the Richard Jackson Boulevard. While the plaza's outdoor environment makes it less ideal to visit on rainy days, there are plenty of independent boutiques inside the building. 

    For a romantic night out, Firefly Restaurant serves homemade pasta and Italian dishes alfresco style. Shoppes At Edgewater is where you'll find Rock'It Lanes, one of Panama City Beach's most popular bowling arcades.

    Location: 493 Richard Jackson Blvd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407, USA

    Open: Daily from 10 am to 10 pm

    Phone: +1 850-630-4306


    Shimmering Seas Jewelry & Gifts

    For handmade trinkets and branded accessories

    • Shoppers

    Shimmering Seas Jewelry & Gifts is a great place to find a variety of jewellery to suit your mood. While prices can be rather steep, the store often runs special deals, so be sure to ask about their promotions of the season if you have your eyes set on their goods.

    Whether you're looking for branded accessories from the likes of Pandora or for handmade trinkets made by independent artists, you’re bound to be spoiled for choice at Shimmering Seas Jewelry & Gifts.

    Location: 820 S Pier Park Dr Suite # 100, Panama City Beach, FL 32413, USA

    Open: Monday–Wednesday from 10 am to 8 pm, Thursday–Saturday from 10 am to 9 pm, Sunday from noon to 8 pm

    Phone: +1 850-234-6200


    Shipwreck Ltd

    A surfer’s paradise for all your beach needs

    • Shoppers

    Shipwreck Ltd is a convenient surf shop by Front Beach Road in Panama City Beach. Established in 1977, this shopping spot holds a variety of products, such as surfboards, bathing suits and souvenirs.

    If you're looking to bring home a unique gift from Panama City Beach, purchase a customised tee from any of the local airbrush artists stationed at Shipwreck Ltd. The 43,000-sq-ft building has an indoor arcade that's great for wet days, along with a henna booth where you can get a temporary tattoo.

    Location: 10570 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407, USA

    Open: Daily from 9 am to 10 pm

    Phone: +1 850-233-6750



    Beachwear and more at Panama City Beach’s long-time favourite surf shop

    • Shoppers

    The Sunsations brand has been a familiar name among locals and tourists in Panama City Beach for decades. With 4 stores available across the coastal city, you can easily find all the beach vacation necessities you’d need.

    The brand prides itself with an ever-growing variety of beachwear, surf needs, and souvenirs. Unlike most surf shops, Sunsations is open until late daily, making it a great stop for last-minute souvenir shopping or if you need swimwear for a late-night dip.

    Location: 12400 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407, USA

    Open: Daily from 8 am to midnight

    Phone: +1 850-235-9876


    Coastal Cottage Emporium

    Shop for a variety of coastal furniture pieces for your home

    • Shoppers

    Coastal Cottage Emporium is a gift and furniture store set by the Panama City Beach Parkway. This family-run establishment is an ideal spot for anyone looking to add a vintage vibe to their homes as it carries both new and repurposed coastal furniture in store.

    From distressed wardrobes to nautical-themed home displays, Coastal Cottage Emporium has them all. For DIY enthusiasts, look through the extensive collection of Annie Sloan chalk paints for your next home improvement project.

    Location: 17756 Panama City Beach Pkwy, Panama City Beach, FL 32413, USA

    Open: Monday–Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm, Sunday from noon to 5 pm

    Phone: +1 850-249-3782


    Mr. Surf’s Surf Shop

    A unique artist space along Thomas Drive

    • Shoppers

    Mr. Surf’s Surf Shop is one of the most renowned surf stores in Panama City Beach. What sets it apart from the other local shopping spots in town is its special artist space, which is found deep inside the store.

    Here, you’ll be able to bring home unique arts and crafts items created by aspiring local artists. From accessories to ceramic displays, there’s always something new to discover at Mr. Surf’s. If you’re feeling peckish after shopping, the adjoining café, Finn’s, is a great place for a local meal and freshly brewed coffee.

    Location: 7220 Thomas Dr, Panama City, FL 32408, USA

    Open: Tuesday–Saturday from 8 am to 5 pm, Sunday from 9 am to 4 pm (closed on Mondays)

    Phone: +1 850-235-2702


    Turtle Girls Market

    An artisanal market for trinkets and collectables

    • Shoppers

    The Turtle Girls Market is an artistic and retail space along Panama City Beach’s Front Beach Road. Across 8,000 sq ft of shopping space, you can find a wide selection of accessories and artworks by over 40 aspiring artists.

    Before leaving with your newfound collectable, have your picture taken with a large turtle statue named Bob, set by the entrance of the store. The Turtle Girls Market occasionally hosts art festivals where you can shop, snack, and enjoy live performances.

    Location: 7930 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407, USA

    Open: Monday–Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm, Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm

    Phone: +1 850-775-4101


    The Salt Shed & Company

    A local favourite for all things plants and outdoors

    • Shoppers

    The Salt Shed & Company is a local garden store at the west end of Panama City Beach. Occupying a refurbished 1970s-style gas station, this family-run business is a local favourite for rare plants, succulents, seeds, shed furniture, as well as indoor and outdoor home décor.

    If you’re a first-time plant owner, you can ask for tips from the friendly owners. On certain days, the Salt Shed & Company sells kombucha drinks to help keep your thirst at bay while you shop.

    Location: 22601 Panama City Beach Pkwy Ste B, Panama City Beach, FL 32413, USA

    Open: Monday–Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm, Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm

    Phone: +1 850-249-5457

    Elie Lam | Contributing Writer

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