PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WMBB) — Pirates are taking over Panama City Beach this weekend for the 9th annual Pirates Of The High Seas festival.
Festivities began at 5:00 pm on Friday with a parade, kid zone and open ceremonies.
Throughout the weekend the festival will have live music, pirate parades, fireworks and a 8,000 beach ball drop from the sky. The event is free to the public.
Festivities will end Sunday night with fireworks over Grand Lagoon .