Panama City Margaritaville To Open In Early March

posted February 8th, 2008 at 9:18 pm

by Josh Martin

Construction is rolling at Pier Park in Panama City, Florida and Jimmy Buffett’s latest Margaritaville Cafe is scheduled to open the first week of March.

Several restaurants and small specialty shops will be opening as soon as next week on Valentine’s Day. By the end of the month, thirty to thirty-five other stores are expected to open including Ron Jon’s Surf Shop on February 22nd.

Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville is scheduled to open the first week of March.

Pier Park is a 900,000 square foot retail and entertainment lifestyle center located on 93 acres that covers land from Front Beach Road (at the City Pier) to the heavily traveled Highway 98 (Back Beach Road).

Margaritaville was originally supposed to be open in time for the Pier Park grand opening on February 14th.

Read the entire article here, which includes a list of all stores and restaurants that will be located in Pier Park. Also, check out for a video detailing the progress of Pier Park (scroll through the small icons in the player to find the story). also has some video.

Learn more about Buffett’s Margaritaville Cafes and other business ventures in our Buffett’s Business Empire section.

Tagged in Business Empire, In The News, Margaritaville Cafes

  • Steve Yates

    We are sooo ready for our own Margaritaville at PCB. We are parrotheads from way back and hope to be there opening night. See you there!!

  • Bob

    This is the best gift to PCB, Pier Park and our paradise.

  • david

    it opens march 5th!!!!!

  • psinned

    Don’t miss Jimmy May 5th live at Pier Park. The more you tell the more that knows the lesser chance you will have to get in.

  • Jade

    My new home away from home!

  • Pam


  • sam

    Lets all meet at the grand openning and lets celebreate Jimmy i am bringing 32 friends who can beat that !!!!!

  • Josh Martin

    I think you win Sam!

  • Tippie Shierling

    I’m a Parrot Head from the word GO!!! I’m coming with my daughters (who have been brought up on Buffett and Cheesburgers!) for my 53rd birthday, May 17. We can’t wait!!!

  • RICK

    Thanks for writeing this post! I can’t belive that it’s really almost Valentine’s Day, where does the time fly?


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