Blue Sun Properties Welcomes Chris Stage

ChrisStageBlue Sun Properties is pleased to introduce the newest member of our team, Chris Stage.

Mr. Stage is an accomplished hospitality industry professional, experienced in both hotel and condominium management. He has a record of excellence in managing of rental and hotel properties in the Panama City Beach area. Chris has an in-depth knowledge of the area events and the skills to promote them to our future guests. He has worked with several premier condominium properties in the Panhandle and understands the need to balance the owners’ investments with the expectations of the guests.

Please join us in welcoming Chris to our team. We are excited that he has decided to grow with us at Blue Sun Properties.

Blue Sun Properties Offers Remaining Inventory to Displaced Oaseas Guests at 50% Off

www.bluesun.streamlinewebsites.com will offer all remaining August vacation rental inventory to displaced Oaseas guests at a 50% reduction in price as long as their departure date is August 29th or sooner. All displaced Oaseas guests will have to show proof of prior booking. Please call 888-447-7804 to see if we can help.

Thunder Beach – 2013 Spring Motorcycle Rally In Panama City Beach

thunder beach motor cycle rallyDust off your butt-less chaps and polish up your chrome and get ready to make some thunder on the beach at the 2013 Spring Bikers Rally.

Thousands of bikers will attend this twice annual event in Panama City Beach Florida and for good reason, great weather and the most beautiful beaches in the world. The 2013 Spring Biker Rally begins on May 1st and ends on May 5th. Follow this link for more information on the Thunder Beach Biker Rally

Blue Sun Properties is offering 15% off all accommodations during this Spring Biker Rally. Click the graphic above to read our online specials and find out how to take advantage of savings during your stay for the 2013 Thunder Beach Biker Rally in Panama City Beach Florida.

2013 Seabreeze Jazz Festival – Panama City Beach

seabreeze jazz festivalWho doesn’t like smooth Jazz? Lucinda and I listen to it when we are in the kitchen preparing a romantic dinner with an open bottle of wine. Sometimes we actually add wine to the meal 🙂 It just helps set a great mood. If you love smooth jazz, then the Seabreeze Jazz Festival has a treat for you. The 2013 jazz festival runs from April 17th to 21st at Aaron Bessant Park in Pier Park.

The 2013 artist lineup hasn’t been posted yet but you can bet it will be a great one. The cost is $80 per day or there is a 3 day pass for $150 or a 4 day pass for $200. More ticket information can be found here.

Click the image to the left to get a coupon code to take 15% off your stay for the 2012 Seabreeze Jazz Festival

Top Things To Do In Panama City Beach Florida

Things To Do In Panama City Beach Florida

With the 2011 Vacation Season about to begin, we at www.bluesun.streamlinewebsites.com wanted to put together a list of some of the top attractions and activities in Panama City Beach (the beach is assumed) for you to consider on your next vacation. The prices posted are per the atraction websites and are subject to change at any time. BlueSunProperties does not guarantee pricing or schedules and merely published this list as a guide for your family vacation enjoyment. Some of you may already be familiar with some of these attractions, while some of you may not. With that in mind, here is our list of the top activities in Panama City Beach Florida. Have A Great Vacation 🙂

Wonderworks Emporiumwonderworkspcb.com/index.php

Cost:
General Admission: $22.99 Adults $18.99 Child (4-12) and Seniors (55+) – This package includes the all the WonderWorks Panama City Beach exhibits and the thrilling Ropes Challenge Course Experience.
The Works: $25.99 Adults $21.99 Child (4-12) and Seniors (55+) – This combo includes the General Admission and one game of Lazer Tag. Military Discount is $2.00 off admissions.
Lazer Tag: All Ages $7.99 2nd Game $2.99.
Ropes Challenge Course
: All Ages $9.99 2nd run $4.99.
X-Treme Combo
: $40.99 Adult $33.99 Child (4-12) and Seniors (55+) – This combo includes “The Works” package and the main combo of the Ripley’s Believe It or Not Attraction & Ripleys BioN /Moving Theater.

Ripley’s Believe It Or Notwww.ripleyspanamacitybeach.com/

Cost:
Museum: Adult $15.99 + Tax, Child (6-12) $12.99 + Tax, 5 and Under (Museum Only) Free
Theater: Adult $12.99 + Tax, Child 12 and Under $10.99 + Tax
Combo (Theater & Museum): Adult $22.99 + Tax, Child $18.99 + Tax

Gulf Worldwww.gulfworldmarinepark.com/

Cost:
Adult General Admission $25.14 + tax = $26.89
Child (ages 5-11) Gen Admission $15.14 + tax = $16.19

Shipwreck Island Water Parkwww.shipwreckisland.com/

Cost:
Guests 50 inches and above: $33.00 per person
Guests between 35 and 50 inches : $28.00
Guests UNDER 35 inches : FREE
Senior Citizen Admission Fee : $22.00 per person

Sea Dragon Pirate Cruisewww.piratecruise.net/

Cost:
Adults 15 and older $21.00 plus sales tax
Seniors 60 and older $19.00 plus sales tax
Children 14 and under $17.00 plus sale tax
Tots 1-2 years old- $11.00
Baby Pirates (Under 1) FREE!

St. Andrews State Parkwww.floridastateparks.org/standrews/

Cost:
$8.00 per vehicle. Limit 2-8 people per vehicle.
$4.00 Single Occupant Vehicle.
$2.00 Pedestrians, bicyclists, extra passengers, passengers in vehicle with holder of Annual Individual Entrance Pass

Sea Screamer Sightseeingwww.seascreamer.net/

Cost:
Adults, Teens $20 for 12yrs and up.
Seniors $20 for 60 yrs and older
Children $16 for 3 to 11 yrs
Toddlers $8
Sunsets Add $2 Per Person
Snorkel and Swim Trips $35+tax per person – Gear Provided

Dolphin Encounterswww.sunshinewatersportsofpc.com/dolphin.html

Cost:
2 Hour Jet Ski Tours Panama City Beach- $100 per Jet Ski!
2 Hour Dolphin Boat Tour – $40 per person

Parasailingwww.pcbeachadventures.com/parasailing.html

Cost:
Prices Not Posted

Coconut Creek Mini Golfwww.coconutcreekfun.com/

Cost:
Mini Golf $10.50
Gran Maze $10.50

Cobra Adventure ParkMap

Cost:
Prices Not PostedGo Cart Tracks

Super Speed Fun ParkMap

Cost:
Prices Not Posted – Go Cart Tracks

Mirror Maze, Lazer Quest & Lazer Tagwww.emeraldcoastmirrormaze.com/

Cost:
$22.50 per person for all 3 events

Golf – Various Locations

www.holidaygolfclub.com/

www.baypointgolf.com/

www.signalhillgolfcourse.com/

www.hombregolfclub.com/

Pier Park Free Summer Concerts – No Website –

Cost: Free

Every Thursday night, starting in June and ending in August, you can go hear a free live concert in Aaron Bessant Amphitheater adjacent to Pier Park, and are free and open to the public! Shows start at 7pm and usually last til around 9pm. There’s always a variety of different music stylings to choose from, ranging from reggae to jazz and everything in between. Bring your favorite lawn chair or blanket, cooler and picnic, and relax in comfort as you enjoy some fantastic music in the balmy outdoors. A truly awesome way to spend a Thursday evening in Panama City Beach.

Clint Black Concert November 5 in Panama City Beach, Florida

FRLA Announces Clint Black Concert November 5 in Panama City Beach, Florida
Concert Part of FRLA’s “Back to the Beach” Marketing Campaign for Oil Spill Recovery Efforts
The Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (FRLA), in conjunction with the Panama City Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau and Hess Entertainment, today is pleased to present Country Music superstar Clint Black – Live in Concert – at Pier Park in Panama City Beach, Florida.  The concert will be held Friday, November 5, 2010 at 8:30 p.m. CST and is free to the public.  Pier Park, 600 Pier Park Drive, is conveniently located between the World’s Most Beautiful Beaches and Back Beach Road in the heart of Panama City Beach, Florida.
The concert is part of the FRLA’s “Back to the Beach – Fall Back into Summer” marketing campaign and Northwest Florida’s premier Wine and Food Festival “Taste of THE Beach.”  FRLA’s marketing campaign began in October when Florida Governor Crist allowed for the transfer of $700,000 from the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s trust fund to speed the economic recovery for Florida’s hospitality industry.
“What a tremendous honor to have someone of Clint Black’s talent and stature to agree to host a free concert for the families and employees of our hoteliers, restaurateurs, and everyone impacted by the perception of oil washing ashore Northwest Florida beaches,” said Carol Dover, President/CEO of the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association.  “This is a great time for tourists and residents alike to discover the beauty of Northwest Florida during the fall season and we encourage everyone to come enjoy one of the many fishing tournaments, concerts, seafood and arts festivals all promoting Florida’s unique culture and cuisine.”
Clint Black and his band will perform outdoors and under the stars immediately following Taste of THE Beach’s “Taste of Bay” to be held from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. CST at Pier Park.  NOTE:  All Taste of Bay ticket holders will receive VIP Stage-Front Access for the concert.
“As part of Taste of THE Beach, we are proud to be co-sponsors of the Taste of Bay event, which brings thousands of residents and visitors alike to our beautiful beaches,” said Dan Rowe, President/CEO of Panama City Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau. “Fall is the perfect time of year to visit Panama City Beach and this year’s event will reach a new level of excitement with the free Clint Black concert on Friday evening,” said Rowe.
“Taste of Bay enjoys more than 1,000 guests each year as they taste wines offered by hundreds of vineyards and sample culinary delights from area restaurants at Pier Park,” said Beth Oltman, President and CEO of the Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce.  “To have country superstar Clint Black top off our event is sure to attract an even bigger audience from our local community,” continued Oltman, organizer of Taste of Bay.
“Southwest Airlines, who have been tremendous community partners through the opening of the Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport, will offer a 10 percent discount on their ‘Wanna Get Away’ fares,”said Kitty Whitney, President/CEO of the Walton Area Chamber of Commerce. “These exclusive discount fare savers card will be given to every guest and at every event upon check in. This is truly an event you won’t want to miss!” concluded Whitney, who also serves as Chair of Taste of THE Beach.
For additional concert information please visit www.FRLA.org.  For a complete listing of all events, times and locations for Taste of THE Beach activities being held November 4-7, go to www.TasteoftheBeachFla.com.
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About Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA)
FRLA’s mission is to Protect, Educate and Promote Florida’s hospitality industry – which represents a $57 billion industry, 20% of Florida’s economy, $3.4 billion in sales tax revenue, and more than 900,000 employees, making it Florida’s largest employer.  In the wake of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill that has devastated areas of Northwest Florida, FRLA has led the charge in representing the industry through marketing, communications, tourism briefings, claims procedures, and paid advertisements to let the world know that Florida is Open for Business.  FRLA is among the most influential trade associations in Florida, counting among its 10,000 members some of the largest businesses across the state in lodging establishments, restaurants, and thousands of suppliers to the industry.  For more information, go to www.FRLA.org.
About Panama City Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau
Panama City Beach is situated on 27 miles of sugar-white sand beaches bordering clear, emerald-green waters where the Gulf of Mexico and St. Andrews Bay converge.  With more than 300 days of sunshine annually and attractions such as St. Andrew’s State Park and Pier Park, the region has long been favored by travelers seeking an affordable beach vacation with year-round offerings for families, couples, groups and adventure-seekers.  These include championship golf courses, spas, sporting events, award-winning dining and diverse recreational activities. Panama City Beach recently opened the new Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport, offering non-stop flights on Delta Airlines and Southwest Airlines. To learn more, please visit www.VisitPanamaCityBeach.com
About Taste of THE Beach
Held November 4-7, 2010, Taste of THE Beach – an annual food and wine celebration on Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast – was formed to showcase the area’s beaches, culture and restaurants, paired with unique wine events and a charity auction. As the presenting sponsor, Southwest Airlines will help expand awareness of Taste of THE Beach with a broader regional focus through its daily service to and from the area at the Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport.  The charity auction will raise much needed funds for several charities supporting children in critical need.  Savor the flavors, sights and sounds of Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast through Taste of THE Beach.  For a complete listing of all events, times and locations, go to www.TasteoftheBeachFla.com.

Taste Of The Beach in Panama City Beach Florida

Taste Of The Beach

“Taste of THE Beach” is an annual food and wine celebration on Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast and was formed to showcase the area’s beaches, culture and restaurants, paired with unique wine events and a charity auction. The charity auction will raise much needed funds for several charities supporting children in critical need.  Savor the flavors, sights and sounds of Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast through “Taste of THE Beach”.  For a complete listing of all events, times and locations, go to www.TasteoftheBeachFla.com.