Runaway Island

14521 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32413 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Runaway Island

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.

Services Offered

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:

  • Setup
  • Pet friendly
  • In-house catering
  • Bartending
  • Lighting
  • Audio Equipment
  • Rentals
  • WiFi Internet
  • Wheelchair access
  • On site and valet parking
  • Tableware
  • Catering and cuisine
  • Chef Chris Hein specializes in coastal cuisine and fresh seafood, and couples can build a custom menu with bar and beverage packages. Choose from plated stations, hors d’oeuvres, buffets, dessert bar, and a wide selection of alternatives featuring the freshest locally sourced ingredients.

Other Services

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.

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Newlyweds dancing
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Long buffet table
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String lights above
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Natural lighting
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Beach front dining
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Indoor dining
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Large open space
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Bar area
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Beach front
Long tables
Long tables
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41 Reviews for Runaway Island

Recommended by 98% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 4.9
  • Value 4.9
  • Average response time 4.8

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  • Tabitha

    Tabitha · Married on 06/14/2020

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    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

    Adrianna Krebs · Married on 02/01/2020

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
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    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,
    You were such a sweet Bride and had some of the most fun excited ideas (example: puppy dog ring bearer) Please don't be a stranger!! We would love to see you again soon :)

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Runaway Island FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?
    $ 500
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 500
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
    $ 500
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 500
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    China
    Clean Up
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Lighting/Sound
    Parking
    Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
    Cake Cutting
    Dessert
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service?
    $ 100
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Bartender(s)
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
    500
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
    2
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    4
  • Describe your venue:
    Banquet Hall
    Beach
    Restaurant
    Waterfront
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Covered Outdoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
    Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
    Elopements
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    Bar Services
    Catering Services
    Clean Up
    Event Rentals
    Lighting / Sound
    Outside Vendors
    Pet Friendly
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail Reception
    Dessert
    Family Style
    French Service
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Outside Cake
    Plated
    Server(s)
    Stations
    Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Cash Bar
    Champagne Toast
    House Beer
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    Limited Bar
    Liquor License
    Open Bar
    Premium Liquor
    Signature Drink
    Specialty Beer
    Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available?
    Altar/Arch
    Audio Equipment
    Chairs
    Dance Floor
    Lighting
    Tables
    Tents
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    China
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Shuttle
    Valet
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    June
    July
    August
    September
    October
    November
    December
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    February
    March
    April
    May

Professional Network & Endorsements

1 Endorsement

  • Panama City Beach Weddings Wedding Planners

    Great location for a beach front celebration. Private rooms available for different party sizes.

Map

  • 14521 Front Beach Rd Panama City Beach, FL, 32413 See on map
    850-306-4255 (Phone number)
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