Top 10 Best Places to Take A Date In Panama City Beach

Let’s face it, finding a new and exciting place to have a date can be tough sometimes. It’s important to choose activities that are naturally fun, open one another up for conversation, and really help you get to know that person on a new level. This time around, choose a more unique approach for your next date. If you’re going out in Panama City Beach, we’ve put together a list of our top ten favorite date destinations to help you take all the guesswork out of planning your next perfect date!

  1. Pinspiration Craft Studio 

Panama City Beach Date Night Pinspiration
A wonderful way to really get talking and laughing on a date is to do something hands-on and creative together. Bring your date to Pinspiration for their famous “Splatter Date”. Enjoy some champagne, delicious chocolate in a private room set up just for you, then suit up and let the good times roll. Splatter paint all over your canvas (and maybe a little on your date) creating a masterpiece, a memory, and a connection, all in one hour. You will each leave with a piece of splatter art. Be sure to book in advance, this one tends to book up fast. Click HERE for more information.

  1. Sunshine Water Sports of PC

Panama City Beach Date Night Sunshine Water Sports
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Take your special someone on a date they won’t soon forget by heading over to Jet Ski Dolphin Tour. Pilot your own jet ski while adventuring 20 miles down the Grand Lagoon, St. Andrews Bay, and the Gulf of Mexico. You’ll even have the opportunity to swim with Bottlenose Dolphins, snorkel for Sand Dollars and stroll Shell Island to collect other unique shells. If you’d prefer, you can view dolphins from a Premium Dolphin Tour Boat instead. Either way, you and your date will have a wonderful time having fun in the sun on this wet and wild date destination. Click HERE for more information.

  1. Race City

Panama City Beach Date Night Race City
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Thrill your date by taking them to Race City for a day full of excitement. Race across a replica of the Golden Gate Bridge on some of Florida’s fastest, steepest go-kart tracks. Putt your way through a round of indoor, blacklight mini-golf, then get spooked in Panama City Beach’s only haunted house. With so many options, including a full indoor arcade with prizes, a bumper boat arena and a sky coaster, you two are bound to have an amazing time laughing and playing the day away with one another! Chances are you’ll end up coming back time and time again! Click HERE for more information.

  1. Russell Field Pier

Panama City Beach Date Night Russell Field Pier
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Take a more relaxed approach to your next date by enjoying a calm, romantic stroll along Russell Fields Pier. Well-known for being the longest pier in the Gulf of Mexico, you’ll be treated to some incredible views of Panama City Beach once you reach the end. Walk, talk and enjoy the 1,500-foot pier with your date. Breathe in the salty air and watch as the sun fades into the ocean. Bring a bottle of wine or some snacks and make it a truly unforgettable night. For only $3 a person, you’d be crazy not to! Click HERE to learn more.

  1. Panama City Beach Conservation Park

Panama City Beach Date Night Conservation Park
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Maybe you’ve been spending so much time on the beach, you want to mix things up a bit. Plan your next date at the Panama City Beach Conservation Park. This 2,900-acre park is an excellent place to see some magical wetlands, wildlife and pine forests. With over 24 miles of unpaved trails for hiking, running, and biking, you’ll discover something new around every bend… Not to mention the eight boardwalks, totaling over a mile in length, that are scattered throughout the park. These definitely offer up unique views of the surrounding wetland areas. Click HERE more information.

  1. Pirate’s Island Adventure Golf

Panama City Beach Date Night Pirate’s Island Adventure Golf
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Who doesn’t love a good round of mini-golf in a pirate-themed putt-putt course? At Pirate’s Island Adventure Golf, you and your date can begin your journey at the Seaside Village, work your way along the shores of the Tidal Lagoon to the caves and up the mountain to a panorama view of the entire course. Tap your way through beautiful landscapes, streams, waterfalls and even bridges. You’ll have so much fun, chances are you’ll want to go through a few times before turning in your putter. Click HERE for more information.

  1. Ripley’s Believe It or Not

Panama City Beach Date Night Ripley’s Believe It or Not
(Photo courtesy of Panama City Beach Chamber)

Our next destination takes us on a date so unbelievably fun, it will blow your mind. Set off for an afternoon at Ripley’s Believe It or Not and experience things you never thought possible. From a dozen galleries to hands-on interactives, you’ll be endlessly entertained. Go for a ride in the 7D moving theater experience, take your chances in the Marvelous Mirror Maze and navigate through the Impossible Laser Race. You and your other half will leave here with big smiles and lots of memories. Click HERE for more information.

  1. Paradise Adventure Catamaran

Panama City Beach Date Night Paradise Adventure Catamaran
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This is probably one of the best ways to end your day, especially if you want a romantic evening with your special someone. Allow Paradise Adventure Catamaran to show you around the Emerald Coast on one of their many exciting vessels. Curl up nice and close to your sweetie as you soak in the beautiful views, the warm Florida sunshine and some cool ocean mist. Don’t forget the complimentary glass of wine, sangria, cold beer or non-alcoholic beverage. There’s no better way to watch a sunset over the horizon than on the water with your date by your side! Click HERE for more information.

  1. Serenity Spa and Salon

Panama City Beach Date Night Serenity Spa and Salon
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Looking for a more relaxation-based date for you and your loved one? Treat each other to a day of pampering by indulging in luxurious body scrubs, wraps and treatments. Better yet, sign up for a full-body couples massage and drown out the rest of the world with your partner by your side. Unwind in the steam room, then take a refreshing dip in the pool. We could all use a little TLC from time to time, and this retreat will surely show your date that you want to take care of them as well. Click HERE to learn more.

  1. Firefly

Panama City Beach Date Night Firefly
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Dinner dates are, and will forever be, a classic date night idea. At Firefly, they are committed to making sure you have the most romantic dinners possible. They even won Open Table’s award for Most Romantic Restaurant in 2017. Recognized for being a unique dining experience, there is something for everyone on their ever-changing menu. Enjoy fresh and local Mediterranean ingredients while seated under the indoor grand oak tree. Once you’ve stepped through those beautiful wooden doors, you’ll know you’ve come across something truly special. Be prepared for an unforgettable evening! Click HERE for more information.


With so many unique date ideas in Panama City Beach, Florida, you have the opportunity to really make it your own. Regardless of what you end up doing, just remember to have fun and enjoy each other’s company. Whether it’s your first date or your 20th wedding anniversary, every date is an opportunity to really connect with someone special and make an incredible new memory. Now, get out there and have an incredible time trying something new with the person who puts a smile on your face!

In Pinspiration’s Main Studio, you can create your own DIY themed events perfect for parties big or small! Our popular crafting projects will not only bring you and your date together, you’ll have the perfect souvenir to take home – plus, let us worry about the mess and clean-up! All you need to think about is where you’re going to display it – book an appointment at