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Making the Most of Red Flag Days

Fun Activities on the Beach When the Waters Aren’t Safe

Published on March 21, 2024 by Pineapple Willy’s

Even as the red flags wave along the shoreline of Panama City Beach, Florida, signaling potentially hazardous conditions, the fun doesn’t have to end at the beach. While the water may technically remain open during red flag days, it’s essential to remember that these conditions can still pose risks to swimmers. In fact, if you encounter double-red flags, it indicates that the waters are closed to the public altogether due to extremely dangerous conditions, such as strong currents or rough surf.

Despite these precautions, there’s a silver lining to be found in the myriad of activities available on shore. Panama City Beach offers a plethora of exciting options perfectly suited for everyone to enjoy, ensuring that your day at the beach remains memorable and safe.

Sandcastle Building

Let your imagination run wild as you sculpt elaborate sandcastles on the soft shores of Pineapple Willy’s Beach. From towering turrets to intricate moats, there’s no limit to the creativity you can unleash. Be sure to order a Sandcastle Building Kit before you head down to the beach!

Seashell Hunting

Take a leisurely stroll along the shoreline and hunt for treasures washed up by the waves. Panama City Beach is known for its abundance of colorful seashells, so keep your eyes peeled for unique finds to add to your collection.

Frisbee or Beach Games

Bring along a frisbee, paddleball set, or other beach games for hours of entertainment. Challenge your companions to a friendly match or simply enjoy some casual tossing and catching in the sun.

Nature Walks

Take a leisurely stroll along the beach and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Panama City Beach. Keep an eye out for native wildlife, unique plants, and stunning seascapes that make this area so special.

Reading or Relaxing

Grab a good book, kick back in your beach chair, and let the worries of the world drift away. Red flag days provide the perfect opportunity to unwind and bask in the simple pleasures of a day at the beach.

Local Exploration

Take a break from the sand and explore the surrounding area. From boutique shops and art galleries to waterfront restaurants and amusement parks, Panama City Beach offers plenty of attractions to discover.

Enjoy Pineapple Willy’s

Last but certainly not least, make the most of your time at Pineapple Willy’s itself. Indulge in mouthwatering seafood, sip on on our famous frozen daiquiris, and soak up the lively atmosphere of this iconic beachfront establishment.

So, the next time you encounter red flags at the beach, remember to heed the warnings and prioritize safety. However, don’t let the cautionary flags dampen your spirits. Instead, take advantage of the countless activities available on shore, ensuring that your beach day remains both enjoyable and secure.

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