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Events Calendar - Destin Florida


HarborWalk Village Destin Harbor
HarborWalk Village
Tuesday Nights Through July: Fat Tuesday Parade 6 - 10 pm
Thursday Nights: Red, White and Blue Celebration 7 - 10 pm
Friday Nights Through August: Rock the Docks with Shake the City 7 - 9 pm
Check website for dates. SummerWILD Children's Camp 9 am - 3 pm.
Sandestin
Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort
August 23: 27th Annual Sandestin Triathlon
August 29-31: Baytowne Wharf Art Walk
October 17-18: 7th Annual Baytowne Beer Festival
SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS
SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS
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

 

July 2014

July 21st-25th (Monday - Friday)
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 am - 3 pm

July 22nd (Tuesday)
Fat Tuesday Parade - HarborWalk Village

Time: 6 - 10 pm
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!

July 24th (Thursday)
Red, White and Blue Celebration - HarborWalk Village

Time: 7 - 10 pm
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!

July 25th (Saturday)
Rock the Docks LIVE with the Deja Vu Band - 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: 7 - 9 pm

July 28th-Aug 1st (Monday - Friday)
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 am - 3 pm

July 29th (Tuesday)
Fat Tuesday Parade - HarborWalk Village

Time: 6 - 10 pm
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!

July 31st (Every Thursday)
Red, White and Blue Celebration - HarborWalk Village

Time: 7 - 10 pm
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!

 

August 2014

August 2nd (Saturday)
Rock the Docks LIVE with Season Ammons Band - 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: 7 - 9 pm

August 7th (Every Thursday)
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: 7 - 10 pm

August 9th (Saturday)
Rock the Docks LIVE with Cotinuum - 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: 7 - 9 pm

August 14th (Every Thursday)
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: 7 - 10 pm

August 16th (Saturday)
Rock the Docks LIVE with Season Ammons Band - 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: 7 - 9 pm

August 21st (Every Thursday)
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: 7 - 10 pm

August 23rd (Saturday)
Rock the Docks LIVE with Vince Vance and the Valiants - 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: 7 - 9 pm

August 23rd (Saturday)
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 28th (Thursday)
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: 7 - 10 pm

August 29th-31st (Friday - Sunday)
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.

August 30th - 31st (Saturday - Sunday)
Labor Day Celebration - HarborWalk Village
End of summer activities at the HarborWalk Village on the Destin Harbor. Free concert and fireworks starting at 9 pm.

 

October 2014

October 17-18 (Friday - Saturday)
7th Annual Baytowne Beer Festival - Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort

At The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Baytowne Beer Festival is a popular craft beer festival with more than 40 craft brewers and over 200 domestic and international beers. This event is known as the "Best Beer Fest on the Emerald Coast" and features on-site craft brewers, beer samplings, seminars, and live music.

 

November 2014

November 27th (Thursday)
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

December 31th (Wednesday)
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

Annual ABWA Coastal Classic Car Show
Fort Walton Beach 850.314.3010

April

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

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.

Kitty Hawk Kites Beach Kite Festival
Okaloosa Island

May

Memorial Weekend Events at the Destin Harbor

Memorial Weekend Events at Sandestin

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

Emerald Coast Boat Week -- Emerald Coast Foundation
Destin Harbor and Bay

September

Labor Day Weekend Events at the Destin Harbor

Labor Day Weekend Events at Sandestin

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 Boat Parade
Destin Harbor

Holiday Lights
Gulf Breeze Zoon

Holiday on the Harbor - Destin Harbor Boat Parade
Destin Harbor

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