Events Calendar

There's Plenty to See and Do in Destin!

 

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April 2019

 

24th Annual Concerts in the Village: Shania Twain Tribute
April 25, 2019

The Shania Twain Tribute featuring Donna Huber is one of the most successful Tribute Acts in Canada, the United States and Europe! 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.

 

South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival

April 25-28, 2019

The Town Center of Grand Boulevard at Sandestin will host a dazzling roster of celebrity winemakers, distillers, chefs, brew masters, and entertainers.

 

Musical Echoes Native American Flute Festival

April 26-28, 2019

Since 2001, the Musical Echoes Native American Flute Festival has been held each April at the Fort Walton Beach Landing on Santa Rosa Sound. Festivalgoers enjoy live music and dance performances while interacting with Native American artisans, watching demonstrations, attending seminars, and learning to play or make a Native American style flute. This three-day spring event in Fort Walton Beach is free to attend and a great way to experience Native American Arts and Culture on the Emerald Coast.

 

 

May 2019

 

24th Annual Concerts in the Village: Fly-by Radio

May 2, 2019

From Motown to current hits and everything in between, Fly-by-Radio will have you singing along to all the hits with their high-energy show! 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

 

Burning up the Beaches

May 2-4, 2019

Destin Commons is the place for the best value classic car weekend with Burning Up the Beaches. Not only a car show, Burning Up the Beaches is a charity event with cruises to local hot spots, live music, parties, dinner, and prizes as well. Proceeds go to The Arc of the Emerald Coast helping those with developmental disabilities. So gather up the gearheads, and come see these gems of automotive history right in the heart of Destin’s open air shopping mall, Destin Commons.

 

Cinco de Mayo Piñata Party

May 5, 2019

We’re throwing a fiesta at HarborWalk Village! Join us at 3:00pm and help break the harbor’s largest piñata filled with candy and treats for kids of all ages. Kids crafts, face painting, and more!

 

24th Annual Concerts in the Village: Velcro Pygmies

May 9, 2019

From start to finish, they command the stage with a prowess uncommon in today's industry. No gimmicks...just undiluted rock 'n roll energy that unites all ages! 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

 

ArtQuest Fine Arts Festival

May 11-12, 2019

Enjoy beautiful art and installations during this two-day festival in the Town Center of Grand Boulevard at Sandestin. View and purchase original art from over 200 artists from around the country, experience live musical entertainment, see student exhibits and enjoy great food and beverage options.

 

24th Annual Concerts in the Village: Az-IzZ

May 16, 2019

Known as one of the most versatile, high energy dance and show bands around bringing Motown, Jazz, R&B, Pop, Rock, Hip-hop and Oldies! 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

 

Mac & Cheese Festival at Destin Commons

May 19, 2019

Thought macaroni and cheese was just for kids? Think again! Join us at the first Mac & Cheese Festival on Sunday, May 19th at 1PM benefiting the Destin Boys & Girls Club of the Emerald Coast. This family-friendly event will feature gourmet, chef-inspired twists on the South’s favorite comfort food. Local restaurants will be competing for the best mac in town. Be there to sample everything for yourself and cast your vote! Purchase samples for $1 each the day of the event. Samples will be for sale at Destin Commons starting at noon the day of the event.

 

24th Annual Concerts in the Village: The Ultimate Eagles Tribute- On The Border

May 23, 2019

The most exciting and authentic Eagles Tribute treating fans to an authentic concert experience while journeying through The Eagles' songbook! 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.

 

Memorial Day Celebration

May 25-26, 2019

Celebrate Memorial Day at HarborWalk Village! It’s time for flip flops, sun tans, and SUMMER! Kick off summer with live music on the main stage all weekend long and FIREWORKS over the Destin Harbor on Sunday.

 

Fat Tuesday Parade

May 28, 2019

Who wants some beads?! Join us for Fat Tuesday, every Tuesday during the summer as HarborWalk Village transforms into “The Big Easy”. Enjoy dazzling floats, colorful costumes, street performers, and float riders tossing handfuls of beads and swag. Enjoy live music from Fais Do Do on the main stage before the parade 6:30-8:30pm. Parade Rolls at 8:30pm!

 

Throwback Thursday

May 30, 2019

Throwback Thursdays happen every Thursday at HarborWalk Village. Enjoy some of our favorite tribute bands as they rock the HarborWalk Village main stage starting at 7:00pm. After the concert, make sure to see the FIREWORKS show over the Destin Harbor at 9:00pm with Firespinning to follow on the main stage!

 

62nd Annual Blessing of the Fleet

May 30, 2019

During Destin’s Week of Blessings, Ascension Day will be held on Thursday, May 10. A Worship Service, Blessing of the Vessels and fish fry will take place behind Brotula’s restaurant in Destin.

 

24th Annual Concerts in the Village: Blackberry Breeze

May 30, 2019

A pop reggae trio entertaining audiences to the max with high-energy, get on your feet music! 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.

 

Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival
May 31 - June 1, 2019

The dastardly Billy Bowlegs has been seen off t’shores of T’Emerald Coast and rumor is that he be plannin’ to dock his ship once t’again at The Fort Walton Beach Landing! The Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Merchants welcomes landlubbers and swabbys of all ages t’dis two day jolly family event.

 

 

June 2019

 

Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival
May 31 - June 1, 2019

The dastardly Billy Bowlegs has been seen off t’shores of T’Emerald Coast and rumor is that he be plannin’ to dock his ship once t’again at The Fort Walton Beach Landing! The Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber o’ Merchants welcomes landlubbers and swabbys of all ages t’dis two day jolly family event.


Rock the Docks

June 1, 2019

Make this summer a hit! Enjoy a FREE concert and rock out on the Destin Harbor at HarborWalk Village! From 7pm-9pm.

 

Fat Tuesday Parade

June 4, 2019

Who wants some beads?! Join us for Fat Tuesday, every Tuesday during the summer as HarborWalk Village transforms into “The Big Easy”. Enjoy dazzling floats, colorful costumes, street performers, and float riders tossing handfuls of beads and swag. Enjoy live music from Fais Do Do on the main stage before the parade 6:30-8:30pm. Parade Rolls at 8:30pm!

 

24th Annual Concerts in the Village: Triggerproof

June 6, 2019

Their style puts pop, rock and hip-hop through the musical blender to recreate both popular and classic radio friendly hits that appeal to everyone! 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

 

Throwback Thursday

June 6, 2019

Throwback Thursdays happen every Thursday at HarborWalk Village. Enjoy some of our favorite tribute bands as they rock the HarborWalk Village main stage starting at 7:00pm. After the concert, make sure to see the FIREWORKS show over the Destin Harbor at 9:00pm with Firespinning to follow on the main stage!

 

Rock the Docks

June 8, 2019

Make this summer a hit! Enjoy a FREE concert and rock out on the Destin Harbor at HarborWalk Village! From 7pm-9pm.

 

Fat Tuesday Parade

June 11, 2019

Who wants some beads?! Join us for Fat Tuesday, every Tuesday during the summer as HarborWalk Village transforms into “The Big Easy”. Enjoy dazzling floats, colorful costumes, street performers, and float riders tossing handfuls of beads and swag. Enjoy live music from Fais Do Do on the main stage before the parade 6:30-8:30pm. Parade Rolls at 8:30pm!

 

Throwback Thursday

June 13, 2019

Throwback Thursdays happen every Thursday at HarborWalk Village. Enjoy some of our favorite tribute bands as they rock the HarborWalk Village main stage starting at 7:00pm. After the concert, make sure to see the FIREWORKS show over the Destin Harbor at 9:00pm with Firespinning to follow on the main stage!

 

24th Annual Concerts in the Village: Back to Avalon

June 13, 2019

Nashville's premier Heart tribute band. No Heart fan will be left disappointed once they experience their highly energetic, power-packed, amazing show! 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

 

Rock the Docks

June 15, 2019

Make this summer a hit! Enjoy a FREE concert and rock out on the Destin Harbor at HarborWalk Village! From 7pm-9pm.

 

Fat Tuesday Parade

June 18, 2019

Who wants some beads?! Join us for Fat Tuesday, every Tuesday during the summer as HarborWalk Village transforms into “The Big Easy”. Enjoy dazzling floats, colorful costumes, street performers, and float riders tossing handfuls of beads and swag. Enjoy live music from Fais Do Do on the main stage before the parade 6:30-8:30pm. Parade Rolls at 8:30pm!

 

Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic
June 19-23, 2019

Taking place in one of the most productive fisheries in the United States, timed to coincide with the peak of the Gulf Coast’s blue marlin season and located at the South’s number-one ranked resort destination, the Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic at Sandestin® (ECBC) has set the precedent for world-class sportfishing tournaments.

 

Throwback Thursday

June 20, 2019

Throwback Thursdays happen every Thursday at HarborWalk Village. Enjoy some of our favorite tribute bands as they rock the HarborWalk Village main stage starting at 7:00pm. After the concert, make sure to see the FIREWORKS show over the Destin Harbor at 9:00pm with Firespinning to follow on the main stage!

 

24th Annual Concerts in the Village: Monsters of Yacht

June 20, 2019

A Yacht Rock Tribute Band that delivers rocking recreations of songs from the 70's & 80's by artists like Steely Dan, Toto, Hall & Oates, the Doobie Brothers and 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.

 

Rock the Docks

June 22, 2019

Make this summer a hit! Enjoy a FREE concert and rock out on the Destin Harbor at HarborWalk Village! From 7pm-9pm.

 

Fat Tuesday Parade

June 25, 2019

Who wants some beads?! Join us for Fat Tuesday, every Tuesday during the summer as HarborWalk Village transforms into “The Big Easy”. Enjoy dazzling floats, colorful costumes, street performers, and float riders tossing handfuls of beads and swag. Enjoy live music from Fais Do Do on the main stage before the parade 6:30-8:30pm. Parade Rolls at 8:30pm!

 

Throwback Thursday

June 27, 2019

Throwback Thursdays happen every Thursday at HarborWalk Village. Enjoy some of our favorite tribute bands as they rock the HarborWalk Village main stage starting at 7:00pm. After the concert, make sure to see the FIREWORKS show over the Destin Harbor at 9:00pm with Firespinning to follow on the main stage!

 

24th Annual Concerts in the Village: The Maxx “We Were Funky”

June 27, 2019

Back by popular demand! Energetic Choreography & Eclectic Sound with Classic Oldies and Today's Pop Music! 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.

 

Rock the Docks

June 29, 2019

Make this summer a hit! Enjoy a FREE concert and rock out on the Destin Harbor at HarborWalk Village! From 7pm-9pm.

 

 

July 2019

 

Fat Tuesday Parade

July 2, 2019

Who wants some beads?! Join us for Fat Tuesday, every Tuesday during the summer as HarborWalk Village transforms into “The Big Easy”. Enjoy dazzling floats, colorful costumes, street performers, and float riders tossing handfuls of beads and swag. Enjoy live music from Fais Do Do on the main stage before the parade 6:30-8:30pm. Parade Rolls at 8:30pm!

 

Smoke on the Coast BBQ and Fireworks Festival
July 3, 2019

Kick off the Fourth of July holiday at the Smoke on the Coast BBQ and Fireworks Festival at Destin Commons. Local restaurants and BBQ enthusiasts will light up their grills to prepare their best dishes all for a great cause. Sample mouth-watering BBQ dishes hot off the grill. Kids activities, street performers, and live music keep the party going. End the night with a patriotic firework display. Each year, Smoke on the Coast raises tens of thousands of dollars to benefit local charities.

 

Rock the Docks

July 6, 2019

Make this summer a hit! Enjoy a FREE concert and rock out on the Destin Harbor at HarborWalk Village! From 7pm-9pm.

 

Fat Tuesday Parade

July 9, 2019

Who wants some beads?! Join us for Fat Tuesday, every Tuesday during the summer as HarborWalk Village transforms into “The Big Easy”. Enjoy dazzling floats, colorful costumes, street performers, and float riders tossing handfuls of beads and swag. Enjoy live music from Fais Do Do on the main stage before the parade 6:30-8:30pm. Parade Rolls at 8:30pm!

 

Throwback Thursday

July 11, 2019

Throwback Thursdays happen every Thursday at HarborWalk Village. Enjoy some of our favorite tribute bands as they rock the HarborWalk Village main stage starting at 7:00pm. After the concert, make sure to see the FIREWORKS show over the Destin Harbor at 9:00pm with Firespinning to follow on the main stage!

 

Rock the Docks

July 13, 2019

Make this summer a hit! Enjoy a FREE concert and rock out on the Destin Harbor at HarborWalk Village! From 7pm-9pm.

 

Fat Tuesday Parade

July 16, 2019

Who wants some beads?! Join us for Fat Tuesday, every Tuesday during the summer as HarborWalk Village transforms into “The Big Easy”. Enjoy dazzling floats, colorful costumes, street performers, and float riders tossing handfuls of beads and swag. Enjoy live music from Fais Do Do on the main stage before the parade 6:30-8:30pm. Parade Rolls at 8:30pm!

 

Throwback Thursday

July 18, 2019

Throwback Thursdays happen every Thursday at HarborWalk Village. Enjoy some of our favorite tribute bands as they rock the HarborWalk Village main stage starting at 7:00pm. After the concert, make sure to see the FIREWORKS show over the Destin Harbor at 9:00pm with Firespinning to follow on the main stage!

 

Rock the Docks

July 20, 2019

Make this summer a hit! Enjoy a FREE concert and rock out on the Destin Harbor at HarborWalk Village! From 7pm-9pm.

 

Fat Tuesday Parade

July 23, 2019

Who wants some beads?! Join us for Fat Tuesday, every Tuesday during the summer as HarborWalk Village transforms into “The Big Easy”. Enjoy dazzling floats, colorful costumes, street performers, and float riders tossing handfuls of beads and swag. Enjoy live music from Fais Do Do on the main stage before the parade 6:30-8:30pm. Parade Rolls at 8:30pm!

 

Throwback Thursday

July 25, 2019

Throwback Thursdays happen every Thursday at HarborWalk Village. Enjoy some of our favorite tribute bands as they rock the HarborWalk Village main stage starting at 7:00pm. After the concert, make sure to see the FIREWORKS show over the Destin Harbor at 9:00pm with Firespinning to follow on the main stage!

 

Rock the Docks

July 27, 2019

Make this summer a hit! Enjoy a FREE concert and rock out on the Destin Harbor at HarborWalk Village! From 7pm-9pm.

 

Fat Tuesday Parade

July 30, 2019

Who wants some beads?! Join us for Fat Tuesday, every Tuesday during the summer as HarborWalk Village transforms into “The Big Easy”. Enjoy dazzling floats, colorful costumes, street performers, and float riders tossing handfuls of beads and swag. Enjoy live music from Fais Do Do on the main stage before the parade 6:30-8:30pm. Parade Rolls at 8:30pm!

 

 

August 2019

 

Throwback Thursday

August 1, 2019

Throwback Thursdays happen every Thursday at HarborWalk Village. Enjoy some of our favorite tribute bands as they rock the HarborWalk Village main stage starting at 7:00pm. After the concert, make sure to see the FIREWORKS show over the Destin Harbor at 9:00pm with Firespinning to follow on the main stage!

 

Rock the Docks

August 3, 2019

Make this summer a hit! Enjoy a FREE concert and rock out on the Destin Harbor at HarborWalk Village! From 7pm-9pm.

 

Fat Tuesday Parade

August 6, 2019

Who wants some beads?! Join us for Fat Tuesday, every Tuesday during the summer as HarborWalk Village transforms into “The Big Easy”. Enjoy dazzling floats, colorful costumes, street performers, and float riders tossing handfuls of beads and swag. Enjoy live music from Fais Do Do on the main stage before the parade 6:30-8:30pm. Parade Rolls at 8:30pm!

 

Throwback Thursday

August 8, 2019

Throwback Thursdays happen every Thursday at HarborWalk Village. Enjoy some of our favorite tribute bands as they rock the HarborWalk Village main stage starting at 7:00pm. After the concert, make sure to see the FIREWORKS show over the Destin Harbor at 9:00pm with Firespinning to follow on the main stage!

 

Emerald Coast Poker Run
August 10, 2019

Powerboats, fishing boats, pleasure boats, and all in between, will fill the waterways for one of the largest and most popular charity poker runs in the USA! Affectionately called “The Big One,” the Emerald Coast Poker Run has been held along the beautiful waters in and around Destin, Florida for over 25 years.

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.

 

Rock the Docks

August 10, 2019

Make this summer a hit! Enjoy a FREE concert and rock out on the Destin Harbor at HarborWalk Village! From 7pm-9pm.

 

Fat Tuesday Parade

August 13, 2019

Who wants some beads?! Join us for Fat Tuesday, every Tuesday during the summer as HarborWalk Village transforms into “The Big Easy”. Enjoy dazzling floats, colorful costumes, street performers, and float riders tossing handfuls of beads and swag. Enjoy live music from Fais Do Do on the main stage before the parade 6:30-8:30pm. Parade Rolls at 8:30pm!

 

Throwback Thursday

August 15, 2019

Throwback Thursdays happen every Thursday at HarborWalk Village. Enjoy some of our favorite tribute bands as they rock the HarborWalk Village main stage starting at 7:00pm. After the concert, make sure to see the FIREWORKS show over the Destin Harbor at 9:00pm with Firespinning to follow on the main stage!

 

Rock the Docks

August 17, 2019

Make this summer a hit! Enjoy a FREE concert and rock out on the Destin Harbor at HarborWalk Village! From 7pm-9pm.

 

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.

 

 

September 2019

 

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.

 

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.

 

 

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.