THINGS TO DO IN DESTIN

Free Concerts in Destin Florida Area
Destin is never at a loss for music. Destin concerts are available all over the area this summer. If you love music, this is the place. And most of these are absolutely free!


Pop & Shop Concert Series – Sandestin

Concerts at the Village of Baytown Wharf

Rock the Docks Concert Series – Harborwalk Destin

Concerts at Gulf Place Amphitheater

Fireworks on Okaloosa Island

 

Oct. 26 - Sandestin Baytowne Wharf Wednesday night concert
Oct. 28 - Destin Commons Halloween Haunt from 6 to 8 pm
Oct. 29 - Lulu's Boolu's Haunted Fun Event from 5 to 8 pm
Oct. 29 - Seaside Amphitheater Halloween movie night
Oct. 29 to 30 - 21st Annual Mattie Kelly Festival of Arts
Oct. 29 to 30 - Pumpkinpalooza Party weekend at Harborwalk Village

Oct. 30 - Destiny Worship Center Family Fall Festival. 6 to 9pm
Oct. 31 - Baytowne Wharf Trick or Treat Street from 6 to 8 pm
Oct. 31 - Grand Boulevard Halloween on the Boulevard from 4 to 7 pm
Nov. 4 to 6 - Blues, Brews, & BBQ at Harborwalk Village
Nov. 4 to 6 - Seaside's Seeing Red Wine Festival
Nov. 4 to 5 -16th Annual Telluride Mountain Film Tour 

October 2016

Annual Destin Seafood 38th Festival on the Destin Harbor Boardwalk. Sept. 30 to Oct. 2.
Destin Fishing Rodeo on Destin Harbor. Oct. 1 to 31
Annual Nashville Songwriters Florida Sunshine Tour Sandestin Baytowne Wharf. Oct. 7 to 8
Blue Marlin Annual Charity Golf Tournament. Oct. 7 
Baytowne Wharf Beer Festival in Sandestin. Oct. 14 to 15
Boggy Bayou Mullet Festival festival grounds on College Boulevard Niceville. Oct. 21 to 23
Harvest Market on the East Lawn of Rosemary Beach with 50+ vendors. Oct. 22. 9am - 5pm.
Pumpkin Palooza Party weekend at Harborwalk Village. Oct. 29 to 30
Mattie Kelly Festival of the Arts. Oct 29 – 30
2016 Seaside's Seeing Red Wine Festival.  Nov. 4 to 6
Blues, Brews, and BBQ at Harborwalk Village. Nov. 5


Come to the Destin Seafood Festival. Destin FL. Sept 30 - Oct 2, 2016

Make plans to celebrate in Destin on September 30th-October 2nd, when the 38th Annual Destin Seafood Festival fills the Harbor Boardwalk with fresh seafood, live music, and fun!

The Destin Seafood Festival is one of the biggest and best festivals of the year. The festival brings people from all over the area together to celebrate the fresh Gulf seafood, the Destin Fishing Fleet that makes it possible, and the wonderful community of Destin. Each year, over 70,000 guests visit the Destin Seafood Festival to try amazing seafood specialties, browse local craft vendors, and enjoy a tasty beverage, all while enjoying the beautiful backdrop of the Destin Harbor.

Admission to this event is free, and each year the festival comes back bigger and better than before! The festival kicks off the beginning of the Destin Fishing Rodeo, which goes on for the entire month of October, and is also a cherished local tradition.

Stay with us at Coastline Condos and save 20% on your October stay by booking with offer code SEAFOOD2016.

Use offer code SEAFOOD2016 to save 20% all during October to celebrate the 2016 Destin Seafood Festival.

For more information about a great place to stay call us at 423.899.3003.

For more information about the festival visit destinseafoodfestival.org or call (850) 428-7783.



Red, White & Blue Military Heritage Tribute every Thursday 7pm thru Labor day September 5. Fireworks display over Destin Harbor.
 
Labor Day festivities at Harborwalk Village, The Village at Baytowne Wharf, and along Scenic Highway 30A

30th Annual Sandestin Triathlon. Aug 20

Annual Greek Festival. Sept. 2 - 4  

Emerald Coast Car Show. Sept. 10  
 
Kitty Hawk Kite Festival at Harborwalk Village. Sept. 17-18
 
Annual Destin Seafood Festival. Sept. 30 - Oct. 2
 
Destin Fishing Rodeo. Oct. 1-31  
 
Annual Boggy Bayou Mullet Festival. Oct. 21-23
 
Annual Destin Festival of the Arts. Oct. 29-30
 
26th Annual Seeing Red Wine Festival. Nov. 4-6  


Ongoing Summer Happenings:

Tuesday nights
- Fat Tuesday parade at Harborwalk Village; Movies in the Park at Watercolor; Boomin' Tuesdays at The Village of Baytowne Wharf

Wednesday nights - Concerts at Baytowne Wharf, Seaside Amphitheater, and Alys Beach

Thursday nights - Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Center on Commons Drive through June 30th; Red, White, and Blue Celebration at Harborwalk Village

Saturday nights - Rock the Docks Concerts at Harborwalk Viliage.

Fridays and Sundays - Comedy Improv Show in Bart Rockett Magic Theater at Harborwalk Village

Seabreeze Jazz Festival in Panama City - April 20 to 24 


South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival at Grand Boulevard - April 27 to 30, 2017 



 

Annual Chili Cook-Off

HarborWalk Village   Saturday, February 27, 2016 | 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

We’re bringing the heat to the Destin harbor as over 20 restaurants cook-up their secret Chili recipes for the 11th annual Chili Cook- Off! Hot, spicy chili and live entertainment on the Destin Harbor!

Tickets are $20. Click here for tickets and more info.

Irish Street Fest and Grogg March

HarborWalk Village     Saturday, March 12, 2016 - Sunday, March 13, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 12:00 am

Don’t forget to wear your GREEN! The whole clan will enjoy an afternoon full of live Irish music and activities!

Wee ones will enjoy face painting, arts and crafts, and an interactive treasure hunt through HarborWalk Village, sure to lead to the Pot O’ Gold!

After dark, “Sham-Rock” for a cause! Travel throughout HarborWalk Village for the largest Grogg March this side of the Blarney Stone!

3rd Annual Tequila and Taco Fest

Harborwalk Village    Saturday, March 19, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Enjoy a flavorful afternoon on Destin Harbor full of tequila tastings, contests, live music and tacos of all kind! Ticket sales coming soon.


See You Next Year in Destin!

ARTSQUEST Fine Arts Festival | Destin / South Walton, FL

May 8-10,2015
ArtsQuest, a fine arts festival produced by the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) and presented by Visit South Walton and Grand Boulevard at Sandestin reveals Amanda Bennett as the Featured Festival Artist. The 27th annual festival, a Mother’s Day weekend tradition, is scheduled for May 8-10, in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin’s Town Center.
 

Blessing of the Fleet at the Harborwalk 

Thursday, May 14, 2015
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

The annual Blessing of the Destin Fishing Fleet takes place in the Destin harbor. The community gathers to bless charter fishing boats and others who earn their living from the sea, for safe passage and bountiful catches.

Blessing of the Fleet Concert

Saturday, May 16,
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Live music on the main stage from Bonray, & Consumed by Fire to celebrate the Blessing of the Fleet.


South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival

April 23rd - 26th 2015  @ Grand Boulevard at Sandestin

This annual wine and food tasting event is a fund raiser for The Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation benefiting children in need in Northwest Florida. 
Click here for tickets and more information.



Wednesday Night Concert Series

April Wednesday, April 1 - Wednesday, April 29

Time: 7-9pm
Cost: Free!

We are excited to welcome back the Wednesday Night Concert Series.
We’ll be tantalizing your musical taste buds with musicians to entertain all of our guests throughout the month of April! 

April 1 | Hotel California
April 8 | Blues Brothers
April 15 | The Return
April 22 | Walt Wise
April 29 | Folsom Prison Gang

Click here for more info.




December '63 A musical tribute to Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons at the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation.

April 11, 2015

The re-creation of the Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons Concert will have you reaching for the high notes as the cast and band take you on a musical journey with stops at every phase of the careers of Frankie and the boys. DECEMBER '63 showcases one of a kind classics that have been thrilling audiences for decades including the most popular singles from the musical The Jersey Boys.

VIP Event Tables available on a first-come, first-served basis.  These tables include reserved seating for 6 or 8 guests and includes admission.  Call MKAF at 850.650.2226 or click here to reserve your table today!


 

Sandestin Wine Festival | 29th Annual at Baytowne Wharf

The 29th Annual Sandestin Wine Festival will take place April 16-19, 2015. The Sandestin Wine Festival has been named the “Best Annual Event” by Destin Magazine, and is known as the Best event in the Visit South Walton Beaches Wine and Food Festival area. We're going. How about you?




ARTwalk on the Harbor at HarborWalk Village

Sunday, April 19, 2015 | 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

ARTWalk on The Destin Harbor features dozens of local artisans and craftspeople along this open air waterfront boardwalk.

Jewelry, sculpture, mixed media artwork, repurposed wood furniture and home accessories, handcrafted treats from seasoned snacks, nuts and popcorn to custom blended fragrances combined with your favorite national brands such as Life is Good, UGG, Costa, Billabong, Donald Pliner, NorthFace, Patagonia and Vera Bradley. 

The ARTWalk on The Destin Harbor is a vibrant marketplace, bustling with street performers, live music, a the perfect way to spend the day and browse through this unique art market. This event and parking is free and open to the public. Click here for more information.