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Tourism Appreciation Day set for Wednesday, May 8th

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Visitors injected more than a billion dollars into the local economy last year, and the Panama City Beach Convention and Visitor's Bureau is saying "thank you" as we celebrate National Tourism Day on Wednesday, May 8th, at the M.B. Miller (County) Pier. 

We're hosting a cook-out with hamburgers, hotdogs and ice cream, and will be serving guests from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The band, Bruce Neumann and Tiki D, will play "Floribbean"-style beach music (Florida + Caribbean), and everyone is welcome to come out and enjoy the event – visitors and locals alike.

In addition to free music, food and refreshments, attendees will be treated to t-shirt giveaways and free admission to the county pier from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Who: Everyone is welcome to this event, hosted by the Panama City Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau.

What: Celebrating National Tourism Day

When: Guests get free admission to the county pier from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, and can enjoy free food, refreshments, and other giveaways from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Where: The M.B. Miller Pier (County Pier) 12213 Front Beach Road

Why: Panama City Beach has more than a billion reasons to celebrate tourism! ($1,056,584,446 in total visitor spending in 2012)