Downtown, Panama City, FL

Downtown Neighborhood Guide Panama City, FL


Downtown Panama City, Florida, is a vibrant neighborhood, dwarfed by the grandeur of historic buildings. Nestled along Harrison Avenue, it's a central hub for art, dining, and entertainment. The close-knit community boasts a bustling downtown marina that becomes a sight to behold during the annual Mardi Gras festivities. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and East 6th Street serve as primary roadways for easy navigation throughout.

What You Will Love About downtown, panama city, florida

  • The downtown area is known for its quaint boutiques, antique stores, and charming eateries that line the streets of Harrison Avenue.
  • The Panama City Marina in downtown hosts numerous events and festivals that bring the community together.
  • The historic ambiance of downtown will transport you back in time, especially the Martin Theatre that showcases a range of performances.

What’s Nearby

Downtown Panama City is conveniently near the beautiful Panama City Beach, a hotspot for tourists and locals alike. The Glenwood Neighborhood, featuring Glenwood Park, is a short distance away, perfect for outdoor activities. A few miles to the east lies the Panama City Bay County International Airport, offering easy travel options.


The lifestyle in downtown Panama City is relaxed yet lively, with an active arts scene and frequent community events. Residents enjoy an array of dining options, from casual cafes to fine dining, and there's a strong emphasis on outdoor activities, thanks to the nearby marina and parks.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 54 restaurants, 11 grocery stores, and 5 parks within a mile of the Downtown neighborhood.

    Ocean Oriental Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    571 Harrison Ave

    Lockmasters USA

    Business and Professional Services, Locksmith, Metals Supplier, Shipping, Freight, and Material Transportation Service, Landmarks and Outdoors, Structure, Retail, Warehouse or Wholesale Store

    0.8 miles

    511 N Bonita Ave

    Piggly Wiggly

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.9 miles

    1380 W 15th St

    Indo-Pak International Food Store

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.9 miles

    1504 W 15th St

    Bay County Farmers Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.9 miles

    2230 E 15th St


    Retail, Big Box Store, Discount Store

    2.0 miles

    513 W 23rd St

Downtown Apartments and Rentals

28 Rental properties in Downtown, Panama City, FL.

  • The Lory of Panama City property


    The Lory of Panama City

    1–3 Beds • 1–3 Baths

    700–1200 Sqft

    4 Units Available

  • 526 Bay Ave property


    526 Bay Ave

    3 Beds • 1 Bath

    1040 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 1320 E Hwy 98 #302 property


    1320 E Hwy 98 #302

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    844 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 346 Mercedes Ave property


    346 Mercedes Ave

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1540 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 904 E 2nd Ct property


    904 E 2nd Ct

    3 Beds • 3 Baths

    2099 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 316 Massalina Dr property


    316 Massalina Dr

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1900 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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Downtown Transportation

walk bike and transit

Greyhound Bus Lines

Bus Stop

917 Harrison Ave

Bay Coordinated Transportation


1021 Massalina Dr

Bayline Railroad

Train Stop

1 Edwards Dr


Downtown Schools

Neighborhoods Around Downtown

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St. AndrewsNeighborhood in Panama-city, Florida----
HammocksNeighborhood in Lynn-haven, Florida----
Venetian VillasNeighborhood in Panama-city, Florida----
Highland CityNeighborhood in Springfield, Florida----
Hawks LandingNeighborhood in Lynn-haven, Florida----
Callaway ChaseNeighborhood in Callaway, Florida----
BayouNeighborhood in Panama-city, Florida----
RavenwoodNeighborhood in Lynn-haven, Florida----
Pelican BayNeighborhood in Upper-grand-lagoon, Florida----
Lannie Rowe Lake EstatesNeighborhood in Callaway, Florida----
Cedar's CrossingNeighborhood in Cedar-grove, Florida----
Oakland TerraceNeighborhood in Panama-city, Florida----
Cherry HillNeighborhood in Springfield, Florida----
LakewoodNeighborhood in Parker, Florida----
King's PointNeighborhood in Pretty-bayou, Florida----
PeppertreeNeighborhood in Callaway, Florida----
BrentwoodsNeighborhood in Springfield, Florida----
Willow BendNeighborhood in Callaway, Florida----
Bay PointNeighborhood in Upper-grand-lagoon, Florida----
Forest HillsNeighborhood in Panama-city, Florida----
Thousand OaksNeighborhood in Callaway, Florida----