When: Saturday, December 9th Join MarineMax Fort Walton Beach in spreading holiday cheer at The City of Destin's 39th annual Christmas Parade! This festive event, themed "A Christmas Vacation," will take place on Saturday, December 9, starting at 10 a.m. The parade kicks off
When: Friday, October 27th - Sunday, February 4th Dust off those skates and get in the winter spirit at The Village of Baytowne Wharf's Baytowne on Ice. For those visitors who miss the cold and ice, our seasonal ice rink is the perfect opportunity to share some of your favorite holiday traditions
When: Sunday December 10th
We are pawsitively thrilled to announce that we just received word from the North Pole that Santa Paws will be making his annual stop at AJ's Grayton Beach this Sunday, December 10th from 11am till 3pm.
Bring your fur babies out for Sunday brunch in our outdoor
When: Showtimes in October, November and December!
This incredible experience is a first for Northwest Florida. Witness 90 minutes of world class illusions, hilarious comedy, audience participation, unbelievable mindreading, and special effects, all wrapped up in an action-packed
Starts November 24th and lasts until December 24th!
Experience the joy of the holidays while surrounded by reindeer topiary, live musical performances, Christmas caroling, and of course, our beloved 50-foot Christmas tree!
Here’s the schedule of performances:
Friday, November 24th 5pm-7pm: Emerald
Starts November 17th with a Coastal White Christmas Celebration & Hometown Parade
Celebrate the holiday season with Grand Boulevard! Enjoy complimentary horse-drawn carriage rides around the Town Center every Friday & Saturday night from 5PM - 8PM, December 1st - 30th. Take in the Coastal
When: December 8, 2023 at 7:30 PM Destin-Fort Walton Beach Convention Center
Dubbed "the last leading man" by The New York Times, Brian Stokes Mitchell is a two-time Tony Award winner with a versatile career spanning Broadway, television, film, and concerts. Receiving critical acclaim and awards
When: Sunday, December 10 from 11am - 4pm Tis the season for holiday cheer and shopping! Join us on December 10th to shop beautiful and unique handcrafted gift items by our local area’s finest artists and craftsmen. Festive music and delicious brunch-style treats will also add to the
When: December 9-10 & 16-17 We invite you to join us for the 5th Annual Christmas ZOObilee at the Gulf Breeze Zoo on December 9, 10, 16, and 17.
Christmas ZOObilee includes winter-themed bounce stations, live music and entertainment, and a Candy Cane Market full of gifts, sights
When: Sunday, December 10th 6pm-9pm Enjoy a Sunday full of holiday activities and cheer on the Destin Harbor, topped of with the 37th Annual Holiday Boat Parade at 6pm!
The Boat Parade begins near Boshamps restaurant where boats festively decorated with holiday lights and decor
What: Baytowne Countdown
When: Sunday, December 31, 2023
Time: 6:00 pm
Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Ring in the New Year at the Village of Baytowne Wharf, Dec. 31 from 6pm til after midnight! Dance the night away and enjoy a live band in the Events Plaza
The Destin Harbor Fireworks are set off from a barge on the water in the East Pass between Harborwalk Village and the West Jetties beach on the Okaloosa Island side of the Destin bridge. This allows for many different places to watch them.
Fireworks Times: 8pm & Midnight
Both of the Destin
The Boardwalk Fireworks are set off at the end of the fishing pier. They can be seen from anywhere in the Boardwalk areas including the pier, beach and the beach-facing restaurants and bars.
Fireworks Time: 8pm
The Okaloosa Island Boardwalk New Year’s Eve Fireworks are the regular summer
What: Seaside New Year's Eve Celebration
When: Sunday, December 31, 2023
Time: 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Seaside's Central Square
Ring in 2024 with family and friends in Seaside, FL! Seaside's New Year's Eve Celebration in Central Square begins at 5PM on Sunday
When: January 12 - 15, 2024 Where: 30 Music Venues
30A Songwriters Festival will celebrate its 15th year with performances on the main stage at presenting partner Grand Boulevard’s Town Center in Miramar Beach with headline performances by renowned artists JEFF TWEEDY
When: February 24, 2024 at Brotula's Calling all Shrimp & Grits fanatics… the 5th Annual Shrimp & Grits Festival benefiting the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast returns on February 24th, 2024!
Enjoy creative twists of this classic southern dish, refreshing drinks,
When: April 18th - 21st Music starts at 4pm! Moon Crush is a place where friends and family can enjoy beautiful beaches, amazing live music, and - most importantly - time together in the sun and under the stars. Moon Crush is intentionally designed to be a Music Vacation - not a festival
When: April 26 - 28, 2024. Where: Grand Boulevard and Private Homes and Restaurants along the Emerald Coast . The 19th Annual Destin Charity Wine Auction presented by the Jumonville Family benefits children in need in Northwest Florida. The sell-out weekend kicks off with