Panama City Beach, Florida is the Place to Be for Waterlovers and Tournament Planners

Enjoy sugar-white sandy beach, turquoise waters and premier sports facilities along the Gulf of Mexico and Grand Lagoon


Panama City Beach, Florida

The Florida Panhandle resort town of Panama City Beach is home to sugar-white sandy beaches, gorgeous turquoise-glow waters with one of the highest concentrations of bottlenose dolphins, and of course state-of-the-art sports venues like Publix Sports Park and Frank Brown Park. Location is key for long-distance travelers looking to get the most out of their time. Not only is Panama City Beach just across the lagoon from Panama City, the international airport nearby makes for less time to and from all the action while also providing easy access to dozens of other close Southern destinations across Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana.

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“Is there anything better than playing soccer at a beautiful facility with a beautiful beach less than a mile away? It is always great to host a soccer tournament at Publix Sports Park. Not many sports complexes compare to it! We look forward to hosting so many great teams at the 4th annual Panama City Beach Classic. The atmosphere at Publix Sports Park is simply electric!”

– Parker McIntosh, Tournament Director of Snap Soccer

Find Your Perfect Panama City Beach Facility

Facility Spotlight

Publix Sports Park

Sports Covered: Outdoor multipurpose

Publix Sports Park is a prime location, just north of downtown Panama City Beach, across the beautiful Grand Lagoon from Panama City and only a 30-minute drive from Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport. With easy access to plenty of hotels, restaurants and entertainment, it’s the perfect spot to host your next outdoor sporting event for a multitude of sports like baseball, softball, football, lacrosse, soccer and more. Publix Sports Park has 160 acres of space, featuring nine AstroTurf fields with Z-Cap Cooling Technology and four natural grass fields, all of which have LED lighting. Two Championship fields at 1,500 capacity apiece provide that pro feel for tournaments. Dedicated tournament buildings, on-site concessions, lounging pavilions and plentiful parking are also available.

Frank Brown Park

Sports Covered: Outdoor multipurpose, swimming, water polo, diving

Located just 15 minutes from downtown Panama CIty Beach, and sandwiched between the Grand Lagoon and Gulf of Mexico, 200-acre Frank Brown Parks is a sight to behold for tournament planners, athletes and families with its size, amenities and surrounding natural beauty. Along with nine full-sized baseball and softball diamonds, the park also has two t-ball fields, six multipurpose fields for soccer, lacrosse and more, a basketball court, four tennis courts and a 1.25-mile jogging track, all of which are lighted. The on-site aquatic center features a 50-meter Olympic pool, springboard and a diving well, along with a splash park, kid’s pool and nearby playground for younger guests.

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