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BIG Savings in Panama City: Academy Sports + Outdoors Grand Opening

Discounted new gear, fun for the kids & lines out the door: Academy Sports + Outdoors hit a home run with their Grand Opening in Panama City

BIG Savings in Panama City: Academy Sports + Outdoors Grand Opening

Big savings, family fun + tax-free? Sign me up.

Attention Panama City Outdoorsmen and Women!! Want to save BIG on the best gear in the game? Academy Sports + Outdoors is celebrating their Panama City Grand Opening with some STELLAR sales:

  • 20% off all rods, reels and combos
  • Buy one get one 50% all Magellan, R.O.W, Freely & BCG clothes
  • All footwear 25% off
  • 25% off Magellan drinkware
  • $400 off select gun cases
  • $100 off Pit Boss grills
  • $100 of Heritage Angler 10' Kayak
  • $39.99 for Academy Canopy or Wagon (what a steal!)

The first 150 customers in line at opening each day have the chance to win mystery gift cards worth anywhere from $10-$500.

These are just a few of the crazy savings they are offering this week, plus fun things for the whole family to do.

There will be family-friendly games, face painting, scavenger hunts + prizes (inflatables, tumblers, custom shirts, gift cards and more!) all weekend and it’s tax-free season so bring the whole family and stock up on the savings before school starts!

The festivities and savings will continue through the rest of the weekend at 820 W. 23rd St., Panama City, FL 32405. See you there!

guy in store with bubba fishing rod
Customers are happily taking advantage of the rod and reel sales. "I've been wanting a BUBBA rod, so this is perfect!" he shared.
beach supplies in academy sports and outdoors store
Beach-goers will be happy with the Academy brand cart at a cool $39.99. I took a trip over to St. Andrews State Park and saw many who had brought their Academy carts, chairs ($5.99 daily, $4.99 right now) and canopies ($49.99, but $10 off now).
floatation devices on the shelf
Academy has added infographics to various sections of the store so customers can make the most informed purchases to precisely fit their needs.
academy sports and outdoors reel bar
Check out the reel bar and get direct feedback from experts to find the right reel for you.
happy customers with full carts
Customers utilizing their gift cards to save on big purchases.
fishing waders hanging up at store
Waders and Frogg Toggs gear, readily available.
sunglasses section at academy sports and outdoors
A vast collection of professional and fashion sunglasses are on display near the checkout counters.
Magellan tumblers
Cool patterns, affordable pricing and savings on top, Magellan tumblers are a go-to for me.
holding magellan tumbler in front of a treasure hunt sign
If you want to try before you buy, do the Treasure Hunt and win yourself one. Text TREASURE to 22369 and find the clues around the store to win a free Magellan tumbler.
yeti drinkware and cooler display
If you prefer Yeti products, check out the robust Yeti display with new bright colors and a wide selection to choose from.
womens magellan clothing selection
Ladies, I present you your new favorite clothing line, Magellan Pro. Made for women by women, these are some of the most comfortable and affordable professional apparel in the game. Plus buy one, get one 50% off, no-brainer.
mens magellan clothing selection
Don't worry lads, they've got the same deals for you too. I'd like to snag one of those wine red button-ups in the back left.
two guys shopping for a chair
"These are really nice!" I overheard. Turned around and snapped a pic of these happy shoppers.
guy with two thumbs up in rocker camping chair
"What's the verdict?" I inquired. Asked and answered. He put this rocker in his cart right after this picture was taken.
mini tents on display in academy sports
Mini display versions of tents give shoppers an idea of what to expect with each tent. Plus these are just so fun and cute to look at on the shelves!
game cams sales on display
Game cams are on sale too. Now is a good time to expand your stock.
mannequin with camo on
Oh! Sorry, I didn't see you there.
gun cases on sale at academy
Firearm safety is a big priority with Academy so big sales are available this weekend, up to $400 off.
shopper checking out grill selection
Customers were excited about the grilling section as well with up to $100 off many grills and smokers. To the left is also a rack of great seasoning mixes as well to make that first meal on the new grill one to remember.
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Great deals were also available for "Back to School," including clothes, bags, sporting goods and shoes.
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A robust selection of sports equipment was available with suggestions paired with each category to get exactly what you need.
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Yes, even pickleball supplies.
checkout station at academy sports and outdoors
Long lines were no problem with the new checkout system, customers were on their way outside to the additional festivities in a snap.
shelby busenbark in giant chair in front of academy sports and outdoors
Moving outside, I couldn't walk past this comically large display piece without asking a passerby to take this picture for me.
dad and daughter picking ducks out of a mini pool
Pick the right duck...
rubber duck in front of inflatables in boxes
...win a prize!
360 degree family picture
Get a free 360-degree picture taken with all the silly props you can carry.
kids enjoying picture props
First they're sour, then they're sweet. Little rockstar here was a trip.
kid getting face painted
Free face painting is available Saturday and Sunday until 5pm.
kid with face painted with a flamingo float
Now she's a proper mermaid!
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Put your skills to the test for additional prizes.
custom printing tee shirts
Didn't win any prizes, well here's a freebie. Academy is offering custom tees printed on-site while supplies last.
custom printing tee shirts
I opted for the camping scene but you could also snag a happy bass or show off your Florida pride.
balloon artist giving balloon art to kid
Little one was so happy to get her flower crown she literally jumped for joy.
balloon artist giving balloon art to kid
Precious! Am I too old for a flower crown... because I kind of want a flower crown!
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This one needs no explanation, come in, stock up, save.



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