Events Calendar

There's Plenty to See and Do in Destin!

 

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September 2019

 

Labor Day Concert Celebration
August 31 – September 1, 2019

HarborWalk Village is sending our sizzling summer off with a bang! Live music all weekend long with FIREWORKS over the Destin Harbor, Sunday night!

Entertainment on the Main Stage
8/31: Flash Flood 7:00pm-9:30pm
9/1: Flying High 6:30pm-9:00pm with Fireworks at 9:00pm followed with Fire Spinning from Just Add Fire!

 

27th Annual Greek Festival
August 30 – September 2, 2019

Come out and enjoy the 27th Annual Greek Festival during the Labor Day weekend at the Emerald Coast Convention Center on Okaloosa Island. Taste the various Greek foods, desserts, and drinks being served up throughout the festival. Let your ears enjoy the sounds provided by the Kosta Kastanis Band, one of the hottest and most exciting Greek bands in the U.S. Let your eyes marvel at our local Greek dancers as they perform live for you our guests. We will have multiple local and national vendors showing and selling their crafts and goods.

 

24th Annual Concerts in the Village: Rust & Gold

September 12, 2019

The most authentic sounding tribute band to Neil Young and Crazy Horse capturing the essence of Neil Young's vocals, acoustic guitar, harmonica, and electric sound! The Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village is conveniently located in the heart of Destin, east of the historic Destin Harbor and west of Destin Commons. Parking and shuttle service is free. $15 per person, children 12 and under are free. Buy tickets at the door, doors open at 6, and concerts are 7pm to 9pm.

 

Arts & Drafts
September 13, 2019

HarborWalk Village - 6:00 to 9:00pm

Kick-off your weekend with an evening of live music, craft brews and interactive art! Stroll the Harbor sampling seasonal brews and shop for unique, one-of-a-kind items created by talented local artisans. If you are feeling crafty join our community paint by numbers mural with resident artist, Kelly Pierre or create your very own Fish Print T-Shirt with Harley of Gnarly Fish Prints. Live Music sets the mood for a perfect Fall evening on the Destin Harbor! This event is FREE to attend.

 

Tokens required for draft tasting & Fish Print T-Shirts with Harley. Tokens for Fish Print T-shirts available day of. Everyone who purchases draft tokens will receive a logoed 5oz. Arts & Drafts cup for tastings | 2 tokens = 1 5oz. tasting (limit 1 cup per person) *

 

Entertainment, Friday September 13th:

Solo – Jon Ballantyne

Duo – Metz Barnes and Mike Ingram

 

24th Annual Concerts in the Village: Casey Kearney

September 19, 2019

Slow heart-felt ballads to upbeat crowd favorites and playful melodies, Casey is a fresh take on the country music scene! The Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village is conveniently located in the heart of Destin, east of the historic Destin Harbor and west of Destin Commons. Parking and shuttle service is free. $15 per person, children 12 and under are free. Buy tickets at the door, doors open at 6, and concerts are 7pm to 9pm.

 

24th Annual Concerts in the Village: Emerald Coast Blues Brothers

September 26, 2019

The Blues Brothers enjoy making people smile and having a good time and will arrive in their movie authentic Bluesmobile! The Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village is conveniently located in the heart of Destin, east of the historic Destin Harbor and west of Destin Commons. Parking and shuttle service is free. $15 per person, children 12 and under are free. Buy tickets at the door, doors open at 6, and concerts are 7pm to 9pm.

 

Arts & Drafts
September 27, 2019

HarborWalk Village - 6:00 to 9:00pm

Kick-off your weekend with an evening of live music, craft brews and interactive art! Stroll the Harbor sampling seasonal brews and shop for unique, one-of-a-kind items created by talented local artisans. If you are feeling crafty join our community paint by numbers mural with resident artist, Kelly Pierre or create your very own Fish Print T-Shirt with Harley of Gnarly Fish Prints. Live Music sets the mood for a perfect Fall evening on the Destin Harbor! This event is FREE to attend.

 

Tokens required for draft tasting & Fish Print T-Shirts with Harley. Tokens for Fish Print T-shirts available day of. Everyone who purchases draft tokens will receive a logoed 5oz. Arts & Drafts cup for tastings | 2 tokens = 1 5oz. tasting (limit 1 cup per person) *

 

Entertainment Friday September 27th:

Solo – Jason Tyler Findley

Duo – The Two HooDoos

 

 

October 2019

 

Destin Fishing Rodeo
October 1-31, 2019

The Destin Fishing Rodeo began in May of 1948 to bring people to Destin. It worked! Destin shortly became known as a summer tourist destination and “The World’s Luckiest Fishing Village”. The Destin Fishing Rodeo is the ultimate fishing tournament for salt water anglers of all ages. The Rodeo founders, people such as Howard Marler, Jewel Melvin and Willie Marler, decided that moving the Rodeo to October would lengthen the tourist season another month. Today the Rodeo is held October 1- 31.

 

24th Annual Concerts in the Village: Deja Vu

October 3, 2019

Deja Vu delivers a wide range of music from Motown, R&B and Classic Rock though today's best hits with finesse and energy that leave audiences wanting more! The Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village is conveniently located in the heart of Destin, east of the historic Destin Harbor and west of Destin Commons. Parking and shuttle service is free. $15 per person, children 12 and under are free. Buy tickets at the door, doors open at 6, and concerts are 7pm to 9pm.

 

42nd Annual Destin Seafood Festival

October 4-6, 2019

A three-day festival featuring seafood, entertainment, arts and crafts, and fireworks along the Destin Harbor. October 10, 2019 24th Annual Concerts in the Village: Forrest Williams Band Perennial local favorites, the Forrest Williams Band will cover a variety of music, blending an acoustic guitar and harmonica as they take the stage for the concert series finale! The Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village is conveniently located in the heart of Destin, east of the historic Destin Harbor and west of Destin Commons. Parking and shuttle service is free. $15 per person, children 12 and under are free. Buy tickets at the door, doors open at 6, and concerts are 7pm to 9pm.

 

11th Annual Baytowne Wharf Beer Festival

October 11-12, 2019

Bring together the #1 Resort on Florida’s Emerald Coast, beautiful October weather and a festive beer tasting and you have a winning combination for fun in the sun at the Baytowne Beer Festival this October. Known as the “Best Beer Fest on the Emerald Coast,” this popular event features more than 40 on-site craft brewers, nearly 200 domestic and international craft beers, seminars, samplings and live music. Beer novices to beer lovers will be able to sample delicious options, including specialty, seasonal and not-yet-released beers.

 

Mattie Kelly Festival of the Arts
October 26-27, 2019

One of the Southeast's premier art festivals, the two-day signature event features art exhibits of nearly 200 total artists (including the juried and collaborative exhibit) from 13 states showcasing a diverse palette of artistic styles in 22 different art mediums.