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Events Calendar - Destin Florida

Gregg Allman Live in Concert


HarborWalk Village Destin Harbor
HarborWalk Village
March - April 30th: Destin Cobia Tournament
April 24: Finest on the Emerald Coast 6 pm - 9:30 pm
May 4: Cinco de Mayo Festival 5 pm - 11 pm
May 8: Destin Cobia Tournament Awards Ceremony 6:30 pm - 10 pm
Sandestin
Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort
June 18-22: The Ultimate Fishing Tournament
August 23: 27th Annual Sandestin Triathlon
October 17-18: Three Cheers for the Baytowne Beer Festival
South Walton Wine Festival
South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival
April 24th - 27th
Wine aficionados and foodies alike assemble at Grand Boulevard at Sandestin in April for the annual South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival. Attendees of this year’s event will enjoy food tastings, samplings of over 800 wines, plus savings of 30% off beach lodging when booking with Wyndham Vacation Rentals, the official Lodging sponsor of the South Walton Beach Wine & Food Festival..
SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS
SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS
May 11th: Mother's Day Lunch, June 15th: Father's Day Lunch, July 4th: Fireworks and Dinner Cruise, November 27th: Thanksgiving Lunch Cruise, December 31st: New Year's Fireworks and Dinner.
The 125’ SOLARIS yacht cruises year-round with weekly dinner cruises, weddings and special events. As the area’s only dining & entertainment yacht in Northwest Florida, the SOLARIS is docked at the Baytowne Marina within the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.
Nightown Destin
Nightown Destin
It's the Place to Be
Live Concerts - $20 All You Can Drink - Neon Glow Paint Party

Finish out the Summer at Destin's hottest nightclub for the 18 & up scene. Nightown's VIP service offers private luxury rooms and areas complete with bottle service. Open from 9 pm to 4 am Wednesday through Saturday.
Act4Murder Dinner Mystery Show
Act4Murder is made up of professional actors presenting comedic murder mysteries for dinner theater. The shows are performed while you enjoy a delicious 3-course meal and HUNDREDS of laughs during a night you'll never forget.  And remember... someone’s going to die!  Will you and your friends win the prize for guessing WHO DUNNIT? 850.862.2885

April 2014

March - April 30th Destin Cobia Tournament

April 24th -27th
South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival

South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival is an annual charity event held the last weekend of April. The festival features a stunning showcase of the best wines the world has to offer. Celebrity wine producers and chefs present fine wine and food pairings from the world’s most famous appellations. The Savor South Walton Culinary Village offers a sumptuous array of foods to taste, wines to pair, as well as wine and food seminars, cooking demonstrations and live entertainment.

April 24th
Finest on the Emerald Coast - HarborWalk Village
Taste, see and experience the area's "Finest!"

Winners will proudly display why they were voted "Finest" by Northwest Florida Daily News and Destin Log readers across the area. From "Best Margarita" to "Best Dry Cleaners" come find out which businesses made the list! Also, enjoy a spectacular FIREWORKS show over the Destin Harbor in celebration of the Finest Winners! Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door!
Time : 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM

April 26th-27th
6th Annual Spring Market
This two-day shopping extravaganza will feature vendors from around the country selling unique gifts and quality merchandise. This event enables local residents and visitors to shop while supporting the various community projects of the Junior League of the Emerald Coast. Event held at the Emerald Coast Convention Center on Okaloosa Island in Fort Walton Beach.

 

May 2014

Thursday Night Concerts in the Village
Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation

9 Week concert series. May through June.

May (Date TBS)
Sandestin Beach Bicycle Tour - Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort

8 am at the Baytowne Marina
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort on Florida’s Emerald Coast will be the backdrop for The Sandestin Beach Bicycle Tour this May as hundreds of cyclists venture through Northwest Florida. The weekend bicycle event is designed for all road cyclists. Participants will get an opportunity to soak in a scenic bike ride alongside pristine beaches including a rest stop in charming Seaside and also enjoy post-ride activities and mechanical support. 850.267.6168.

May 4th
Cinco de Mayo Festival - HarborWalk Village

A vibrant celebration of Latin music, food, dance and more!
Saturday will host Cinco De Mayo Pub Crawl through HarborWalk Village venues along with contests and LIVE Latina themed entertainment. On Sunday families will enjoy more Live entertainment to include folkloric dancers, 3rd Annual Running of the Bulls and Macho Nacho Contest, pinata breaking and crafts. The celebration will include a spectacular FIREWORKS show over the beautiful Destin Harbor! Saturday - MAY 3RD PUB Crawl, Contests AND Live Entertainment. 6pm- Jester Mardi Gras Daiquiris - HarborWalk 7pm- Jackacudas Seafood & Sushi 8pm- Crab Island Cantina 9pm- Harry T's Lighthouse 10pm- Margaritaville, Destin 11pm- Fishheads 12am- Coyote Ugly Saloon- Destin
Time : 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM

May 8th
Destin Cobia Tournament Awards Ceremony - HarborWalk Village

Winning boat captains will receive their awards for the 17th Annual Destin Cobia Tournament. Enjoy cocktails and dinner at Harry T's Lighthouse for the celebration.
Time : 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Sunday, May 11th
Mother's Day Lunch Cruise on the SOLARIS Yacht
Cruise from 1 – 3 p.m.
Show Mom your love and appreciation with an experience she will never forget. Embark on the 125’ SOLARIS Yacht in Sandestin for a special day of cruising and coastal cuisines. After taking in the fresh breezes on the open air sky deck and cruising the local waters, indulge in a three-course, chef prepared meal that begins with freshly baked Artisan rolls with garlic, herbs and infused oil. Entrée choices include fresh-herb encrusted Filet Mignon in Bordelaise sauce, Gulf Fish topped with lemon beurre blanc sauce, cheese & fresh herb-stuffed chicken breast with volute sauce or spinach & cheese stuffed pasta. Children’s main course is freshly baked flat bread pizzas. End on a sweet note with Chef’s special Mother’s Day dessert. Price, including 2 hour cruise and 3 course meal, is $55 for adults (ages 11+), $25 for children ages 3-10 and $15 for infants under 3.Reservations required online at www.SunQuestCruises.com or by calling 850.650.2519.

May 17th
Spring Fest - HarborWalk Village

On the Coast Magazine and Okaloosa Arts Alliance have joined together to host their Spring Arts Fest at HarborWalk Village to benefit the Okaloosa Arts Alliance. This festival brings together all types of art to include local artists, artisans and stage entertainers. Support the art by shopping with many arts and craft vendors, eat and drink while enjoying performances and have fun with free family activities.
Time : 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

May 18th
ArtWalk on the Harbor - HarborWalk Village
Art even along the Destin Boardwalk from HarborWalk Village to AJ's featuring local and regional artist and vendors. The walk includes more than 40 artists and artisans from a variety of disciplines such as painters, jewelers, soap makers, watch designers, photographers, sculptors and more!This event is free and open to the public!
Time : 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

May 24th-26th
Memorial Day Weekend Festivities - Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort

7-9 pm at The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Kick off your summer at Sandestin for Memorial Day Weekend. Live music begins on Saturday and lasts all weekend long. Enjoy bands on the Events Plaza stage from 7-9 pm each night. Children’s activities will be featured in the Events Plaza from 6-9 pm on Sunday night, and then we will light up the sky above the lagoon with a patriotic fireworks show at 9:15 pm. On Monday, the Village will host a Memorial Day program right before sunset, presented by Sandestin veterans, including a special brass band performance.

May 24th-25th
Memorial Day Concert Celebration - HarborWalk Village

Kick-off the summer with FREE concerts on the Destin Harbor! Departure: The Journey Tribute Band will rock with you all night long Saturday night. Longreef will have you dancing before and after the spectacular FIREWORKS show Sunday night at 9pm!
Time : 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

May 27th
Fat Tuesday Parade Kick-Off - HarborWalk Village

Who wants some beads?! Join us for the Kick Off Parade to our season of Fat Tuesday parades every week during the summer as HarborWalk Village transforms into "The Big Easy". Enjoy dazzling floats, beads, and lots of swag during our FREE PARADE through HarborWalk Village! After the parade enjoy a performance from the Village Brass Band on the main stage, along with a stunning vibrant fire dancing show. Laissez les bons temps rouler!
Time : 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Wednesday, May 28th
Gregg Allman Live In Concert - Hall of Famer to Rock the 30A

Tickets are available today at www.GulfPlaceEvents.com.
Shake off the winter blues with a trip to Florida’s Emerald Coast this Memorial Week as Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Gregg Allman brings his distinctive Southern Rock sound to the beach.
Allman, a founding member of the Allman Brothers Band and a storied solo-performer will headline at 30A’s The Green @ Gulf Place on Wednesday 28th May before an expected sell-out crowd of 4,500 fans.
For information on Gregg Allman visit www.GreggAllman.com.

May 29th
Red, White and Blue Celebration Kick-Off - HarborWalk Village

Hero Reunion on the Harbor! The Red, White and Blue Celebration at HarborWalk Village is a weekly honoring of a local hero. The celebrations highlight the efforts of those who go above and beyond to better their community. Enjoy live entertainment, free kid's crafts and face painting and a WWII replica flyover. The evening is topped off by a spectacular FIREWORKS show over the Destin Harbor at 9pm!
Time : 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

May 31st
Rock the Docks LIVE - HarborWalk Village

Every Saturday night during the summer, come out for free concerts on the HarborWalk Village stage! All concerts are free and open to the public!
Time : 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

 

June 2014

June 2nd-6th
SummerWILD Children's Camp - HarborWalk Village

Summer goes WILD at HarborWalk Village with Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge.
Children 1st through 6th grade can spend an exciting week on the Destin Harbor learning about exotic animals and their natural habitats. Children will talk with a real marine biologist, do arts and crafts and encounter actual animals like owls, tortoises, gray foxes and raccoons! Learn about dolphins, sharks, seashells, sandcastles and more! Contact Susan Leveille at (850) 830-3933 to register. Price is $150 that includes all five days from 9am to 3pm and family discounts are available.
Time : 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

June 3rd
Fat Tuesday Parade - HarborWalk Village

Who wants some beads?! Join us for all season for Fat Tuesday parades every week during the summer as HarborWalk Village transforms into "The Big Easy". Enjoy dazzling floats, beads, and lots of swag during our FREE PARADE through HarborWalk Village! After the parade enjoy a performance from the Village Brass Band on the main stage, along with a stunning vibrant fire dancing show. Laissez les bons temps rouler!
Time : 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

June 5th
Red, White and Blue Celebration Kick-Off - HarborWalk Village

Hero Reunion on the Harbor! The Red, White and Blue Celebration at HarborWalk Village is a weekly honoring of a local hero. The celebrations highlight the efforts of those who go above and beyond to better their community. Enjoy live entertainment, free kid's crafts and face painting and a WWII replica flyover. The evening is topped off by a spectacular FIREWORKS show over the Destin Harbor at 9pm!
Time : 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

June 7th
Rock the Docks LIVE - HarborWalk Village

Every Saturday night during the summer, come out for free concerts on the HarborWalk Village stage! All concerts are free and open to the public!
Time : 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

June 9th-13th
SummerWILD Children's Camp - HarborWalk Village

Summer goes WILD at HarborWalk Village with Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge. Children 1st through 6th grade can spend an exciting week on the Destin Harbor learning about exotic animals and their natural habitats. Children will talk with a real marine biologist, do arts and crafts and encounter actual animals like owls, tortoises, gray foxes and raccoons! Learn about dolphins, sharks, seashells, sandcastles and more! Contact Susan Leveille at (850) 830-3933 to register. Price is $150 that includes all five days from 9am to 3pm and family discounts are available.
Time : 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

June 10th
Fat Tuesday Parade - HarborWalk Village

Who wants some beads?! Join us for all season for Fat Tuesday parades every week during the summer as HarborWalk Village transforms into "The Big Easy". Enjoy dazzling floats, beads, and lots of swag during our FREE PARADE through HarborWalk Village! After the parade enjoy a performance from the Village Brass Band on the main stage, along with a stunning vibrant fire dancing show. Laissez les bons temps rouler!
Time : 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

June 12th
Red, White and Blue Celebration - HarborWalk Village

Come out to HarborWalk Village to honor a local hero. The celebration highlights the efforts of those who go above and beyond to better their community. Enjoy live entertainment, free kid's crafts, face painting, a WWII replica flyover and a FREE fireworks show over the Destin Harbor at 9pm!
Time : 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

June 14th
Rock the Docks LIVE - HarborWalk Village

Every Saturday night during the summer, come out for free concerts on the HarborWalk Village stage! All concerts are free and open to the public!
Time : 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

June 15th
ArtWalk on the Harbor - HarborWalk Village
Art even along the Destin Boardwalk from HarborWalk Village to AJ's featuring local and regional artist and vendors. The walk includes more than 40 artists and artisans from a variety of disciplines such as painters, jewelers, soap makers, watch designers, photographers, sculptors and more!This event is free and open to the public!
Time : 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Sunday, June 15th
SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS Father’s Day Lunch
Cruise from 1 – 3 p.m.
Salute Dad, the everyday hero in your life, aboard a SunQuest Cruise. Share old memories and create new ones aboard the SOLARIS yacht as you cruise through a decadent meal on the beautiful coastal waters. A perfect gift for the man who has it all or who deserves a special celebration. Reservations required online at www.SunQuestCruises.com or by calling 850.650.2519.

June 17th
Fat Tuesday Parade - HarborWalk Village

Who wants some beads?! Join us for all season for Fat Tuesday parades every week during the summer as HarborWalk Village transforms into "The Big Easy". Enjoy dazzling floats, beads, and lots of swag during our FREE PARADE through HarborWalk Village! After the parade enjoy a performance from the Village Brass Band on the main stage, along with a stunning vibrant fire dancing show. Laissez les bons temps rouler!
Time : 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

June 17th-20th
SummerWILD Children's Camp - HarborWalk Village

Summer goes WILD at HarborWalk Village with Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge.
Children 1st through 6th grade can spend an exciting week on the Destin Harbor learning about exotic animals and their natural habitats. Children will talk with a real marine biologist, do arts and crafts and encounter actual animals like owls, tortoises, gray foxes and raccoons! Learn about dolphins, sharks, seashells, sandcastles and more! Contact Susan Leveille at (850) 830-3933 to register. Price is $150 that includes all five days from 9am to 3pm and family discounts are available.
Time : 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

June 18th-22nd
Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic - Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort

Where: Baytowne Marina
The Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic at Sandestin has set the new precedent for world-class sportfishing tournaments along the Gulf Coast. Ranked 5th Richest Tournament in the world by Marlin Magazine, sanctioned by the World Billfish Series and part of the International Game Fish Association Off-shore circuit this event gives serious angling teams their shot at winning a huge pay-off while sponsors. With cash categories for dolphin, tuna, and Wahoo as well as individual angler trophies, fishermen have a multitude of ways to stake their claim on Destin fishing tournament history! The competing anglers are not the only fishing enthusiasts who will hook a good time during the 12th Annual Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic. A treasure trove of family fun includes live entertainment and activities for the kids all weekend long. This momentous event takes place at the Baytowne Marina and The Village of Baytowne Wharf. Admission is free and it is open to the public. Details are subject to change based on weather.

June 19th
Red, White and Blue Celebration - HarborWalk Village

Come out to HarborWalk Village to honor a local hero. The celebration highlights the efforts of those who go above and beyond to better their community. Enjoy live entertainment, free kid's crafts, face painting, a WWII replica flyover and a FREE fireworks show over the Destin Harbor at 9pm!
Time : 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

June 21st
Rock the Docks LIVE - HarborWalk Village

Every Saturday night during the summer, come out for free concerts on the HarborWalk Village stage! All concerts are free and open to the public!
Time : 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

June 23rd-27th
SummerWILD Children's Camp - HarborWalk Village

Summer goes WILD at HarborWalk Village with Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge. Children 1st through 6th grade can spend an exciting week on the Destin Harbor learning about exotic animals and their natural habitats. Children will talk with a real marine biologist, do arts and crafts and encounter actual animals like owls, tortoises, gray foxes and raccoons! Learn about dolphins, sharks, seashells, sandcastles and more! Contact Susan Leveille at (850) 830-3933 to register. Price is $150 that includes all five days from 9am to 3pm and family discounts are available.
Time : 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

June 24th
Fat Tuesday Parade - HarborWalk Village

Who wants some beads?! Join us for all season for Fat Tuesday parades every week during the summer as HarborWalk Village transforms into "The Big Easy". Enjoy dazzling floats, beads, and lots of swag during our FREE PARADE through HarborWalk Village! After the parade enjoy a performance from the Village Brass Band on the main stage, along with a stunning vibrant fire dancing show. Laissez les bons temps rouler!
Time : 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

June 26th
Red, White and Blue Celebration - HarborWalk Village

Come out to HarborWalk Village to honor a local hero. The celebration highlights the efforts of those who go above and beyond to better their community. Enjoy live entertainment, free kid's crafts, face painting, a WWII replica flyover and a FREE fireworks show over the Destin Harbor at 9pm!
Time : 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

June 28st
Rock the Docks LIVE - HarborWalk Village

Every Saturday night during the summer, come out for free concerts on the HarborWalk Village stage! All concerts are free and open to the public!
Time : 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

 

July 2014

July 1st
Fat Tuesday Parade - HarborWalk Village

Who wants some beads?! Join us for the Kick Off Parade to our season of Fat Tuesday parades every week during the summer as HarborWalk Village transforms into "The Big Easy". Enjoy dazzling floats, beads, and lots of swag during our FREE PARADE through HarborWalk Village! After the parade enjoy a performance from the Village Brass Band on the main stage, along with a stunning vibrant fire dancing show. Laissez les bons temps rouler!
Time : 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

July 4th
4th of July Extravaganza on the Harbor - HarborWalk Village

The Red, White, and Blue Celebration at HarborWalk Village is a weekly honoring of a local hero. The celebrations highlight the efforts of people who go above and beyond to better their community. Enjoy live entertainment, free kid’s crafts and face painting, and a WWII replica flyover. The evening is topped off by a spectacular FIREWORKS show over the Destin Harbor at 9pm!
Time : 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Friday, July 4th
Red, White and Baytowne
- Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort
6-9 pm at The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Join Sandestin for its spectacular 4th of July Celebration. Enjoy a day of fun in the sun, an evening that lights up the sky and family activities. The Village of Baytowne Wharf will have a host of kids activities from 6-10 pm, including kids' crafts, face painting, and balloon sculpting. Live music will be performed from 6-9 pm. Grab your boogie shoes and join in the fun. We will light up the sky over the lagoon with our 4th of July Fireworks Celebration at 9:15 pm.

Friday, July 4th
SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS Fireworks & Dinner Cruise 4th of July
Celebration from 7 – 10 p.m.
What better way to celebrate our nation's birthday than on the water with a stunning sunset, a decadent meal and festive fireworks? Celebrate freedom ON the water aboard the SOLARIS yacht. Embark on a fabulous evening of dining and dancing under the stars. End the night with a bang as you enjoy the best seat in the house for an amazing fireworks show. Reservations required online at www.SunQuestCruises.com or by calling 850.650.2519.

July 7th-11th
SummerWILD Children's Camp - HarborWalk Village

Summer goes WILD at HarborWalk Village with Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge. Children 1st through 6th grade can spend an exciting week on the Destin Harbor learning about exotic animals and their natural habitats. Children will talk with a real marine biologist, do arts and crafts and encounter actual animals like owls, tortoises, gray foxes and raccoons! Learn about dolphins, sharks, seashells, sandcastles and more! Contact Susan Leveille at (850) 830-3933 to register. Price is $150 that includes all five days from 9am-3pm and family discounts are available.
Time : 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

July 8th
Fat Tuesday Parade - HarborWalk Village

Who wants some beads?! Join us for the Kick Off Parade to our season of Fat Tuesday parades every week during the summer as HarborWalk Village transforms into "The Big Easy". Enjoy dazzling floats, beads, and lots of swag during our FREE PARADE through HarborWalk Village! After the parade enjoy a performance from the Village Brass Band on the main stage, along with a stunning vibrant fire dancing show. Laissez les bons temps rouler!
Time : 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

July 14th-18th
SummerWILD Children's Camp - HarborWalk Village

Summer goes WILD at HarborWalk Village with Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge. Children 1st through 6th grade can spend an exciting week on the Destin Harbor learning about exotic animals and their natural habitats. Children will talk with a real marine biologist, do arts and crafts and encounter actual animals like owls, tortoises, gray foxes and raccoons! Learn about dolphins, sharks, seashells, sandcastles and more! Contact Susan Leveille at (850) 830-3933 to register. Price is $150 that includes all five days from 9am-3pm and family discounts are available.
Time : 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

July 15th
Fat Tuesday Parade - HarborWalk Village

Who wants some beads?! Join us for the Kick Off Parade to our season of Fat Tuesday parades every week during the summer as HarborWalk Village transforms into "The Big Easy". Enjoy dazzling floats, beads, and lots of swag during our FREE PARADE through HarborWalk Village! After the parade enjoy a performance from the Village Brass Band on the main stage, along with a stunning vibrant fire dancing show. Laissez les bons temps rouler!
Time : 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

July 21st-25th
SummerWILD Children's Camp - HarborWalk Village

Summer goes WILD at HarborWalk Village with Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge. Children 1st through 6th grade can spend an exciting week on the Destin Harbor learning about exotic animals and their natural habitats. Children will talk with a real marine biologist, do arts and crafts and encounter actual animals like owls, tortoises, gray foxes and raccoons! Learn about dolphins, sharks, seashells, sandcastles and more! Contact Susan Leveille at (850) 830-3933 to register. Price is $150 that includes all five days from 9am to 3pm and family discounts are available.
Time : 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

July 22nd
Fat Tuesday Parade - HarborWalk Village

Who wants some beads?! Join us for the Kick Off Parade to our season of Fat Tuesday parades every week during the summer as HarborWalk Village transforms into "The Big Easy". Enjoy dazzling floats, beads, and lots of swag during our FREE PARADE through HarborWalk Village! After the parade enjoy a performance from the Village Brass Band on the main stage, along with a stunning vibrant fire dancing show. Laissez les bons temps rouler!
Time : 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

July 28th-Aug 1st
SummerWILD Children's Camp - HarborWalk Village

Summer goes WILD at HarborWalk Village with Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge. Children 1st through 6th grade can spend an exciting week on the Destin Harbor learning about exotic animals and their natural habitats. Children will talk with a real marine biologist, do arts and crafts and encounter actual animals like owls, tortoises, gray foxes and raccoons! Learn about dolphins, sharks, seashells, sandcastles and more! Contact Susan Leveille at (850) 830-3933 to register. Price is $150 that includes all five days from 9am-3pm and family discounts are available.
Time : 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

July 29th
Fat Tuesday Parade - HarborWalk Village

Who wants some beads?! Join us for all season for Fat Tuesday parades every week during the summer as HarborWalk Village transforms into "The Big Easy". Enjoy dazzling floats, beads, and lots of swag during our FREE PARADE through HarborWalk Village! After the parade enjoy a performance from the Village Brass Band on the main stage, along with a stunning vibrant fire dancing show. Laissez les bons temps rouler!
Time : 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

 

August 2014

Saturday, August 23rd
28th Annual Sandestin Triathlon - Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort

Where: Throughout Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
The 27th Annual Destin Triathlon (formerly the Elephant Walk Triathlon) will lure 700 participants for a half-mile Gulf of Mexico swim, a 20-mile bike along the coast, and a 4-mile run through Sandestin’s beach and bayside community. Proceeds benefit Sacred Heart Hospital of the Emerald Coast. www.SandestinTriathlon.com

August 29th-31st
Baytowne Wharf Art Walk - Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort

5-10 pm at The Village of Baytowne Wharf
The Village of Baytowne Wharf welcomes the fresh fall season under the moonlight with a weekend good for the art and soul with world-class art and live music in the Village Events Plaza. Exceptional artists featured in the area’s leading galleries from across the southeast will gather for this three day festival featuring the best of the best in the world of art.

 

November 2014

Thursday, November 27th
SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS Thanksgiving Lunch Cruise
from 12 - 2 p.m.
Forget the crowded grocery store, the hours of preparation and stacks of dishes. It’s smooth sailing this Thanksgiving in Destin as you leave your worries in our wake. The SOLARIS chefs prepare a lavish buffet on the water featuring the traditions of turkey, gourmet sides, home baked breads, dessert and a cornucopia of coastal delights. Enjoy three decks of indoor and outdoor fun. Reservations required online at www.SunQuestCruises.com or by calling 850.650.2519.

 

December 2014

Wednesday, December 31th
SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS New Year’s Fireworks & Dinner
Cruise from 8:00 pm - 12:30 am
Ring in the New Year in true Destin style on the SOLARIS yacht. Enjoy five incredible courses for dinner, a champagne toast, and party favors. Fireworks can be viewed in every direction as you cruise the bay. Enjoy three decks of indoor and outdoor fun. Make the night even more perfect by staying on property at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. Reservations required online at www.SunQuestCruises.com or by calling 850.650.2519.

Events Calendar

Annual events for the greater Destin, Florida area including... Destin, Sandestin®, Niceville, Fort Walton Beach, Okaloosa Island and Navarre. Please visit the following websites for scheduled events.

Cruises

Nightlife/Music Scene

  • Nightown - Destin night club with guest DJ's and scheduled music events.
  • Destin HarborWalk Village - Outdoor concerts, seasonal fireworks, indoor live music at multiple venues, parades, art festivals, seasonal family activities, New Years Eve celebration.
  • Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort - Outdoor concerts, seasonal fireworks, indoor live music at multiple venues, parades, wine and beer festivals, seasonal family activities, New Years Eve celebration.

Concerts/Festivals/Arts

Fishing Events

Community Events / Services

January

Wyndham Vacation Rentals - Winter Guests
Annual Snowbird Shuffleboard Tournament

Senior Snowbird Expo
Okaloosa Island, Fort Walton Beach Chamber

Gulf Coast Bridal Fair
Emerald Coast Conference Center, 850.259.2359

February

Annual Mardi Gras Parade - Destin HarborWalk Village
Destin Harbor

Chili Cook Off
Destin Harbor

Baytowne Wharf Gumbo Festival
Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort

Mardi Gras on the Island Parade and Ball
Okaloosa Island, Fort Walton Beach Chamber

March

HarborWalk Marina Destin Cobia Tournament
Destin Harbor

April

SunQuest Cruises - Baytowne Marina - Sandestin®
Annual Seasonal Cruise Event: Easter Lunch
May: Mother's Day Lunch
June: Father's Day Lunch
July: 4th of July Fireworks and Dinner Cruise
November: Thanksgiving Lunch Cruise
December: New Year's Fireworks and Dinner

Emerald Coast Volleyball Week
Okaloosa Island, 850.243.2555

Saturday in the Park Arts & Crafts Festival
850.678.2615

South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival
Annual charity event held the last weekend of April.

May

Destin "Week of Blessings" and Annual Blessing of the Fleet
Destin Harbor, 850.837.6324

SunQuest Cruises - Baytowne Marina - Sandestin®
Annual Seasonal Cruise Event: Mother's Day Lunch

Summer Concerts in the Village - Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation
10 week outdoor concert series. Destin, 850.650.2226

ABWA Billy Bowlegs Boat Poker Run
Shalimar Yacht Basin, 850.863.9082

Gate-to-Gate Run/Walk
Eglin AFB, 850.882.6801

June

Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic - Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort
Baytowne Marina - Sandestin®

SunQuest Cruises - Baytowne Marina - Sandestin®
Annual Seasonal Cruise Event: Father's Day Lunch

Concerts in the Park May - June by Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation
Destin, 850.650.2226

Billy Bowleges Pirate Festival and Torchlight Parade
Fort Walton Beach, 850.244.8191

July

Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort
4th of July Red, White and Baytowne

SunQuest Cruises - Baytowne Marina - Sandestin®
Annual Seasonal Cruise Event: 4th of July Fireworks and Dinner Cruise

Independence Day at the Landing
Fort Walton Beach Landing, 850.833.9500

August

Annual Sandestin® Triathlon
Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort

Emerald Coast Poker Run -- Emerald Coast Foundation
Destin Harbor and Bay

Boat Week -- Emerald Coast Foundation
Destin Harbor and Bay

September

Destin Beer Festival
Destin

Round The Island Race
Choctawhatchee Bay, 850.651.0105

Destin Seafood Festival
Destin Harbor, 850.218.0232

October

Baytowne Beer Festival
Baytowne Wharf - Sandestin®

Destin Fishing Rodeo - October 1st - 31st
Destin Harbor

Festival of the Arts - Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation
Destin, 850.650.2226

Emerald Coast Fall Classic Volleyball Tournament
Okaloosa Island, 850.243.2555

The Fort Walton Beach Jaycees Haunted House
Fort Walton Beach / Destin

November

SunQuest Cruises - Baytowne Marina - Sandestin®
Annual Seasonal Cruise Event: Thanksgiving Lunch Cruise

Mid-Bay Bridge Run/Walk
4.5 mile race over the Mid-Bay Bridge.

December

New Years Eve Celebration - Destin HarborWalk Village
Destin Harbor

New Years Eve Celebration - Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort
Baytowne Wharf - Sandestin®

SunQuest Cruises - Baytowne Marina - Sandestin®
Annual Seasonal Cruise Event: New Year's Fireworks and Dinner

Christmas Tree Lighting
Fort Walton Beach Landing, 850.833.9576

Holiday on the Harbor - Destin Harbor Boat Parade
Destin Harbor

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