Events

Events

Events



Sandestin Luau

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Baytowne Marina is hosting an evening of fun for the whole family at the Sandestin Luau! There will be delicious Hawaiian cuisine from 6-8 PM, live music, bonfire, limbo contest, magic show, face painting, bounce house, parrot meet-and-greet, and much more!! After all the activities, there will be f

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Easy on 30A Concert

Monday, July 3, 2017

The 6th annual Easy on 30A benefit concert will take place July 3 from 5-10 PM at Marina Park in Watercolor. Performers and details are to be announced. The event is free and held outside, so bring a blanket and snacks. Food and beverages will be available for purchase and donations are accepted and

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4th of July Celebration!

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Come on down to the Destin Harbor and celebrate Independence Day with live music and fireworks. The fireworks can be seen from all down the harbor, whether you are having dinner at one of the many restaurants on the docks, or having a few drinks at the bar. The area is kid-friendly with a ton of act

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4th of July Celebration at Rosemary Beach

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Activities start bright and early with the Rosemary Beach Bike Decorating Contest and breakfast at 7:30 AM followed by the bike parade throughout the Town Center at 8:30AM. The rest of the day consists of a field day on Western Green with sack races, water balloon toss, games, prizes, and more! Late

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South Walton 4th of July Parade

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

The annual South Walton Parade starts at Seagrove Plaza and ends at Seaside where the party continues! There will be face painting, food, and activities after the parade in our favorite 30A town, Seaside! 

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Grayton Beach 4th of July Parade

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Celebrate 4th of July in Grayton Beach the only way we know how! The parade starts at The Red Bar at 8:30 AM. Decorate your cars, jeeps, boats, bikes, or scooters and join in on the fun! Popsicles, watermelon, and lemonade will be provided at the end of the parade.

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Nashville Songwriters Florida Sunshine Tour

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Nashville singers and songwriters are bringing their soulful melodies to the Destin Harbor and performing them for YOU on the main stage! Some of your country favorites will be performed acoustically live in concert by the people who wrote them. They will also let you in on the secrets behind the so

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World of Beer - Destin Bottomless BeeRunch

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Enjoy brunch the right way, with BEER! For only $23 you can order brunch, which includes Huevos Rancheros, Belgian Beer Waffles, and much more, paired with bottomless bloody mary's, mimosas, or BEERmosas. The event is happening at the World of Beer in the Destin Commons on July 15th, 2017 from 11Am

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The Stoked Show

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Family comedy, impersonations and great music on July 19th in the Destin Harbor! The Stoke Show stars the legendary comedy hypnotist, Terry Stokes at the HarborWalk Village. The show is 50 minutes long and interactive where you can be a hypnotic subject or participate in other experiments, and lets

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Gulf Place Third Thursday Wine Walkabout

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine to begin your calming walk around around Gulf Place and its vibrant neighborhood community, in South Walton County. Purchase your wristband for just $15 and let the walkabout begin! Fun begins Thursday July 20th from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. Come out and enjoy!

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Big Truck Day

Friday, July 28, 2017

Bring the little ones out to the Destin Community Center for a learning adventure! Big Truck Day is an annual event where we bring the unique trucks we have working in our community all to one place. Children love learning about big trucks and what they do for us! The event will be held from 9-11 AM

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Rust & Gold Charity Event

Friday, August 4, 2017

Club LA in Destin will be hosting the Rust & Gold Charity Event featuring Neil Young and Crazy Horse. The fun starts at 7 PM on August 4th. Purchase tickets at the link below. 

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Sunset Summer Celebration

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Join Gulf World and WFSU/PBS Kids for a beach clean up! There will be educational boots and activities as well as a raffle for a dolphin meet-n-greet. The first 50 participants in the clean-up will receive complimentary admission to Gulf World. The clean up is on August 5, 2017 from 6 PM - 8 PM and

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7th Annual Celebrity Server Luncheon

Thursday, August 17, 2017

The Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation is dining for a cause with its 7th Annual Celebrity Servers Luncheon at Bonefish Grill on Thursday, August 17. There will be two servings, one at 11:15 AM and one at 12:30 PM. Local business leaders are teaming up as art ambassadors to bring awareness and needed fund

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Labor Day Sidewalk Sale

Friday, September 1, 2017

The Sandestin Family Retail Shops located in the Village of Baytowne Wharf is hosting a sidewalk sale. Get up to 75% OFF in select stores from September 1-4!

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American Legends Labor Day Music Festival

Friday, September 1, 2017

Join in on the Labor Day fun on September 1, 2017 at the Mattie Kelly Amphitheater on the Northwest Florida State College campus! The American Legends Labor Day Music Festival starts at 6:00 PM and will include special performances by Joshua Paul Sirten - A Sinatra Tribute, Ron Adams Entertainment -

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Labor Day Concert Celebration

Saturday, September 2, 2017

The Emerald Grande is hosting the 2017 Labor Day Concert Celebration! What better way to celebrate Labor Day than with a weekend long concert extravaganza? Add fireworks and you have the perfect end to your Labor Day vacation. Entertainment starts on September 2, 2017 with 'The Sauce Boss' from 7:00

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9th Annual Labor Day Concert in the Village

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Come and see the 10-member Chicago tribute band, 'Make Me Smile', at the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation Cultural Arts Village! Get ready to dance to some of Chicago's greatest hits such as "Baby, What a Big Surprise", "Wishing You Were Here", "25 or 6 to 4", and many more! There are a limited number o

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AJ's Kids Fall Fest

Monday, October 9, 2017

Bring the kids down to AJ's for this free event! On October 9, 2017, from 12PM - 2PM, enjoy live music, face painting, a home depot kids workshop and much more! Stick around to watch the Destin Fishing Rodeo weigh-ins.

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Chalktoberfest

Friday, October 13, 2017

The Destin Library is hosting a Kid Sidewalk Chalk Contest on October 13, 2017 from 3PM - 5PM. Kids between ages 6 and 12 are invited to cover the sidwalk of the library in creative designs to win a prize at the end of the event. Children younger than 6 years of age are welcome to participate in the

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Bubbly Baytowne

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Stroll through the Village streets while sipping on premium champagne! The Baytowne Wharf will be hosting this lovely evening of champagne bliss and retail therapy. The party starts at 5PM on October 17, 2017, so don't be late! 

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Pink Pumpkin Party

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Support Susan G. Komen in the fight against breast cancer at our free Pink Pumpkin Party! The party is on October 21 from 10AM - 12PM at the Courtyard by Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH. Enjoy sweet treats, face painting, and participate in the pink pumpkin decorating contest for a chance to win prizes in

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Rocky Horror Picture Viewing Party at AJs

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Make your way to AJ's in Destin for the Rocky Horror Picture Viewing Party and Shadowcast on the AJ's jumbotron at 10:00 PM on Saturday, October 21, 2017!Dress in your best Rocky Horror Picture Show character attire. The first 100 guests in costume get a prop "survival" kit!

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7th Annual Pumpkin Fest

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Arnett's Gulfside & Stables invites you to be a part of the 7th Annual Pumpkin Fest! Pick out your pumpkins while spending the day doing activities like arts and crafts, music, bounce houses, pony rides, and hayrides! Enjoy food and drinks while your at it, and enjoy your fall vacation! The fun

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Story Time Halloween Costume Parade

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Children 4 and under are invited to The Destin Library's annual Story-time Halloween Costume Parade. Story-time will begin at 9:30 AM!Children participating in the event will receive a gift bag. Pre-register for the event by October 20th via email wrogers@cityofdestin.com or call 850-837-8

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Barktoberfest

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Dress up your pet and meet in Grand Park for a free Halloween event for your furry friends! Dress them up and enjoy treats for both you, and your best friend. The event will be from 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM on October 26, 2017.

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7th Annual Gumbo Throwdown

Thursday, October 26, 2017

There's no better way to spend time on the Gulf Coast than tasting fresh seafood, and we are bringing it to you Gumbo style! First City Bank of Florida is happy to invite you to the 7th Annual Gumbo Throwdown on Thursday, October 26th from 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM. Enjoy New Orleans style gumbo competition

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Halloween Haunt at Destin Commons

Friday, October 27, 2017

Visit the Destin Commons for your Halloween events this year by attending the annual Halloween Haunt! This event is perfect for kids, with spooky crafts, fantasy face painting, and trick-or-treating. Throw in a costume contest and you have yourself a wonderful Halloween celebration! The event w

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8th Annual Savor the Season

Friday, October 27, 2017

Support the Taylor Haugen Foundation by attending the 8th Annual Savor the Season at the Emerald Grande at HarborWalk Village. The event will be held on October 27, 2017 from 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM. Featuring 10 local chefs, you'll taste custom creations paired with fine wine. Live entertainment and auc

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22nd Annual Festival of the Arts

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Experience art, music, food, and fun for all ages at the Annual Festival of the Arts! Witness live art demonstrations and browse art from dozens of emerging and student artists. Children can get hands-on in the interactive children's art station and enjoy entertainment from street performers. This i

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BooLu's and Trunk or Treat

Saturday, October 28, 2017

You are invited to LuLu's 3rd annual BooLu's from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM on Saturday, October, 28th! Children can enjoy pumpkin decorating, kid's crafts, inflatable play area, and live music. Trunk or Treat will be held in LuLu's parking lot and kid's can partake in a faboolous costume contest for their

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Baytowne On Ice

Monday, November 27, 2017

Visit Baytowne Wharf and step inside a winter wonderland. Baytowne On Ice will be open through February 3rd and you don't want to miss it! Visit the ice skating rink for $14 for an hour and a half, including ice skate rentals. Hosting a party? No problem! Email icerink@baytownewharf.com or call 850-

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31st Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Bring the kids to visit Santa Claus and witness the 31st Annual Christmas Tree Lighting at 6 PM on Thursday, November 30, 2017. There will be entertainment from local choruses, musical groups, etc., and refreshments after the tree lighting. Donations of canned goods will be collected for families in

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Coastal White Christmas at Grand Boulevard

Friday, December 1, 2017

The Town Center at Grand Boulevard will be sparkling with white lights for the festive holiday season. Every Friday and Saturday night in December, enjoy a free, horse-drawn carriage ride around the Town Center while snow falls on the Festival of Trees display from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Carolers will

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22nd Annual Sounds of the Season Concert

Friday, December 1, 2017

The Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation and co-presenters will present the 22nd Annual Sounds of the Season on Friday, December 1, 2017 at 7:00 PM at Village Baptist Church. Guest artist Sarah Simmons Langston and her husband Greg will be singing this year. Admission is a donation of a new, unwrapped child

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Cookies with Santa

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Visit the Silver Sands Premium Outlets for Milk and Cookies with Santa on December 2, 2017 from 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM. Children will welcome Santa as he arrives on a fire truck! Face painting, cookie decorating, and a special surprise treat from Santa will also be provided and the first 25 families wil

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Visit with Santa

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Take a stroll down HarborWalk Village to visit Santa and Mrs. Claus from 12:00 - 4:00 PM all through December. Make sure the kids bring their wish lists to drop in the mailbox and get ready to receive a special treat and FREE 4 X 6 photo. Pets are also welcome to this fun event! For every letter to

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Photos with Santa

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Grand Park at Grand Boulevard will feature Santa Claus every Saturday until December 13, 2017 from 2:00 - 3:00 PM. There will also be free, holiday arts and crafts. This event is free and open to the public.

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McGuire's December Wine Dinner

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

You are invited to the Mcguire's December Wine Dinner! Come on in for amazing wine, delicious food, and outstanding company on Wednesday, December 6th. Reception and seating begins at 6:30 PM and is $75 per person. Featured wines will be available for purchase any time during your dining experience.

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Christmas Parade

Saturday, December 9, 2017

This year's theme for The City of Destin's 33rd Annual Christmas Parade is called "All I Want for Christmas". The floats will start at Downtown Destin Shopping Center and travel west down Harbor Blvd on December 9, 2017 at 10:00 AM. This is an event that the entire city looks forward to all year lon

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31st Annual Holiday on the Harbor Destin Boat Parade

Sunday, December 10, 2017

We are super excited for the 31st Annual Holiday on the Harbor Destin Boat Parade! The event will be held on the Destin Harbor on December 10, 2017 from 12:00 - 7:00 PM. Visit with Santa Claus from 12:00 - 4:00 PM on the main stage. The Boat Parade will start at 6:00 PM with fireworks following the

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AJ's Ugly Christmas Sweater Party

Friday, December 15, 2017

Break out the ugly Christmas sweaters and make your way to AJ's in Destin for the Ugly Christmas Sweater Party of a lifetime! Registration will begin starting at 9:00 PM and the best male, female, and couple has the chance to win over $250 in cash and prizes! Live music from Black Eyed Blonde will b

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HarborWalk Village New Year's Eve Street Party

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Dine, drink, and dance into the New Year throughout HarborWalk Village. The restaurants will host live music and there will be two fireworks shows and the 10th Annual Ball Drop descending over the Harbor! Bring the family to celebrate the New Year in style!

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Grande Gala New Year's Eve Celebration

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Bring in the New Year in elegance at this ballroom extravaganza! The Emerald Grande is hosting their Grande Gala New Year's Eve Celebration on December 31, 2017 from 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM. This event includes a chef selected menu and dinner, reserved seating, live music, and a champagne toast at midnig

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Fireworks at the Harbor

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Come to the Harbor to enjoy the fireworks! On New Year's Eve, fireworks will reign down over the water at 8:00 PM and 12:00 AM which is perfect if you have younger children. 

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