Top 5 Shopping Malls In Panama City, Florida

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Situated in the center of Northwest Florida, Panama City is the largest city located between Tallahassee and Pensacola. The city is embraced by the shores of St. Andrews Bay and is hence known for its incredible beaches along with the rich arts scene and its bustling shopping districts. The city life in Panama City offers several large shopping malls that boast an envious range of designer stalls, delectable cuisines, and entertainment that will give one a shopping experience that is truly unlike any other. Most of these malls are also located on one of the country’s most stunning beaches, featuring sugar-white sand and emerald green waters. Within walking distance to these malls are several family-friendly resorts where you and your family can book a stay. Discover the rich city life of Panama City. Check out the top shopping malls in Panama City, Florida where you will never run out of things to do.

1. Pier Park

Pier Park, Panama City Beach, Florida
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A unique shopping centre located right on the beach, Pier Park boasts of a whopping 124 stores, ranging from clothing lines for both adult and children to handbags, shoes, and accessories. There is always something for you and your family to do when you get there, as Pier Park also offers a wide variety of entertainment venues such as the Grand IMAX movie theatre, laser tag, and even live music venues. One can also find a wide range of dining options and cuisines. Tuck into a good steak at one of their Japanese fine dining restaurants or enjoy some of the freshest seafood in town at restaurants such as Back Porch Seafood or Oyster House at Emerald Coast. Pier Park is also known for hosting events all around the year so be sure to catch these momentous festivals when on your visit to Pier Park. Some exciting events include the Brew & Boo Beer Festival in October, where guests can taste beers from all over the country. On Halloween night, the Mall-O-Ween event allows your children to embark on a fun time of (safe) trick-or-treating around the mall. Even in November, Pier Park presents the annual Shrimp, Crab & Oyster festival where patrons are able to sample delicious seafood dishes from the Pier Park restaurants.

Pier Park

Address: 600 Pier Park Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32413, United States

Website: Pier Park

Opening hours: Sun: 12am - 7pm; Mon - Sat: 10am - 9pm

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2. Destin Commons

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Also known to be Emerald Coast’s best outdoor shopping center, Destin Commons boasts of an award-winning line up of stores and restaurants, including a variety of popular national and locally owned stores. The mall is never short of entertainment as it offers an AMC Movie Theater and an underwater-themed bowling alley, Uncle Buck’s Fishbowl & Grill. It also has a newly renovated play area for your children, a mural art walk to bring your visit a creative touch and seasonal events lined up for your enjoyment. It is also located near beautiful beaches - Destin-Fort Walton Beach and Beaches of South Walton, which are situated along the Emerald Coast between Pensacola and Panama City. The area offers both a relaxing place by the beach and plentiful shopping experiences; if you would like to have the best of both worlds, Destin Commons is the way to go.

Destin Commons

Address: 4100 Legendary Drive, Destin, Florida 32541

Website: Destin Commons

Opening hours: Sun: 11am - 7pm; Mon - Thu: 10am - 7pm; Fri - Sat: 10am - 9pm

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3. Silver Sands Premium Outlets

Home to 110 designer and name-brand outlet stores such as Coach, Kate Spade New York, Michael Kors, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, The North Face, Under Armour and more, Silver Sands Premium Outlets at Destin is a shopper’s paradise. Aside from its bizarre variety of clothing lines, the mall is known to offer extraordinary deals at popular designer brands with savings of up to 65-percent off daily. You can also enjoy an assortment of delectable dining options at a restaurant or grab a bite at one of their grab-and-go stations while shopping. Renowned as the prime shopping destination along Emerald Coast of Northwest Florida, the outdoor mall is known for its clean, covered sidewalks, lush landscaping, and play area for children. Located in Miramar Beach, right at the heart of South Walton, the area features 26 miles (41.8 kilometers) of fine white sand and emerald green waters, along with a number of award-winning golf courses, as well as numerous family-friendly resorts. Should you feel a little overwhelmed by the large number of things to do, one can book a group tour on the mall’s website which can be found below.

Silver Sands Premium Outlets

Address: 10562 Emerald Coast Pkwy W, Destin, FL 32550

Website: Silver Sands Premium Outlets

Opening hours: Sun: 10am - 6pm; Mon - Sat: 10am - 9pm

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4. Grand Boulevard

The Grand Boulevard, true to its name, offers a grand variety of things to do and buy at the mall, ranging from groceries, movies, shopping, to dining. The mall proudly presents a range of exclusive boutiques and eateries; go to the bar and taste the finest wine in the area, or hang out with your loved ones over a hearty meal of traditionally baked coal oven-brick pizza. One can also find renowned national retail brands, a wide mix of specialty services, such as fitness training and spas. The mall also offers a robust Coastal Culture Arts & Entertainment calendar, where one can enjoy good music, performances, as well as involve their children in events and parties along the Boulevard.

Grand Boulevard

Address: 495 Grand Boulevard, Miramar Beach, FL 32550, 850.837.3099

Website: Grand Boulevard

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 10am - 9pm; Sun: 11am - 7pm

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5. Smith's Antiques Mall

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Located along beautiful shores of Walton’s County near Destin, Florida, Smith’s Antiques Mall is one of the largest antique malls in the country. The 25,000 square foot (2,322.5 square meters) showroom houses a vast selection of high-quality antiques and collectibles, along with several unique contemporary items great for DIY decorations. This mall is a treasure trove if you are looking for high-end furniture, looking to buy a fancy gift, or looking for unique decor. Known as the “Best In Destin” and “Finest on the Emerald Coast”, this place is a fun place to visit and it is also surprisingly clean. Drop by this place for an afternoon of entertainment should you get tired of the beach or on a rainy day.

Smith's Antiques Mall

Address: 12500 Emerald Coast Parkway, Destin, Florida 32550

Website: Smith’s Antiques Mall

Opening hours: Sun: 11am - 5pm; Mon - Sat: 10am - 6pm

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Shop till you drop in Panama City

We hope that this article has inspired you to go on your shopping spree! Aside from the beautiful beaches at Panama City, these malls provide a different kind of entertainment that you and your loved ones would never get bored of. So what are you waiting for? Embark on a trip to Panama City to have one of the best shopping experiences you’ve ever had!

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