Runaway Island Beach Bar & Grill is a two-story full-service restaurant and wedding space in the heart of Panama City Beach, Florida. This popular restaurant, inspired by colorful local tales of adventures on the Gulf of Mexico, boasts breathtaking views, a wide selection of surf and turf specialties, live entertainment, and friendly service.
Facilities and capacity
This beachfront venue offers a fun, yet sophisticated atmosphere, and semi-private and private dining rooms that accommodate up to 500 guests. For a one-of-a-kind wedding ceremony by the sea, the beachfront is available. With large windows, hardwood floors, a private bar, stage, and open air area that fits up to 160 seated guests, the Ballyhoo Room is optimal for roomy wedding receptions and cocktail hour. The Flag Room accommodates up to 65 people seated, and features a stylish lounge area with plush leather couches for a more relaxed ambiance. The Ballyhoo and Flag Rooms combined fit up to 235 guests. Perfect for smaller gatherings, The Captain Room fits two rectangular community-style tables with both banquette and regular seating for up to 20. Their gorgeous boardwalk extends all the way to the shore, so you can sit back, enjoy a beverage, and a quintessential Florida sunset.
The staff at Runaway Island Beach Bar & Grill is reliable and professional, and will work every step of the way to create an unforgettable celebration. Services and amenities available include:
In addition to weddings, Runaway Island Beach Bar & Grill is happy to host a wide range of events. They are perfect for bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, and engagement parties. This venue is also available for corporate meetings such as holiday parties, class reunions, presentations, galas, and fundraisers.
41 Reviews for Runaway Island
Recommended by 98% of couples
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Michelle Brown · Getting married on 08/02/2021
Devin and her staff were more like extended family the day of the event. She was so flexible in working with us and really wanted our wedding day to be perfect. We could not have asked for a more beautiful venue. I only had a month to plan and everything turned our perfect!Sent on 03/06/2020
Runaway Island's reply:Michelle,
Tabitha · Married on 06/14/2020
Devin is amazing!
Planing a destination wedding is stressful but Devin at Runaway has been more than amazing. The location is gorgeous and she has taken all the stress out of the situation. If you are looking for a location, check this out. You will not find a nicer planner than Devin and very thorough.Sent on 05/16/2020
Runaway Island's reply:Tabitha!!! Thank you so much!!! I am so excited to be working with you and I can't wait to help with your special day :)
Adrianna Krebs · Married on 02/01/2020
A perfect February Wedding
We had our ceremony and reception at Runaway! it was beyond perfect! Devin and her staff were so accommodating. They made sure we had our perfect day. The food was delish, the drinks were perfect, and they treated us with everything we asked for. We are so glad we chose Runaway! You cannot beat their venue prices and experience on PCB!Sent on 03/01/2020
Runaway Island's reply:Adrianna,
Great location for a beach front celebration. Private rooms available for different party sizes.