Destin, FL Events Calendar & Discounts

Destin hosts numerous special events and activities throughout the year. Many times, the Resorts of Pelican Beach will offer a special discount for visitors to many of Destin's best events!


October 2014

Destin Fishing Rodeo  October 1-31, 2014


Destin Seafood Festival 

October 3-5, 2014

The 35th Annual Destin Seafood Festival returns to its original home on the Destin Harbor. Enjoy fresh local seafood, live music, artists, and more. Enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the Destin Harbor on Friday, October 3rd! Friday 4pm �" 10pm, Saturday 10am �" 10pm, Sunday 11am �" 4pm �" Subject to change


Florida State HOG Rally

October 22 - October 25, 2014



October 24 - October 26, 2014

Think innovation-because the winning stakes for most creative costume are high with HarborWalk Village as your destination for costume contests for both the little goblins and grown-up ghouls! There will be plenty of drinks and live entertainment to savor at this thrilling and chilling Halloween bash. Children can Trick or Treat with Merchants during business hours all day. Pumpkin decorating, free crafts, and face painting.


Festival of the Arts (Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation)

October 25 - October 26, 2014

Recognized as one of Northwest Florida’s premier fine art shows, the Festival of the Arts (formerly Destin Festival of the Arts) welcomes more than 100 juried artists from around the country to Destin, Florida to showcase their art and to compete for cash prizes. An 18 year tradition, the Festival of the Arts combines the best local talent with artists nationwide.


Monster Paddle at Harry T's

October 25, 2014

The only costumed stand up paddle poker run in the United States! You can paddle anything you want … SUP, kayak, canoe, outrigger, dragon boat, row boat, coffin … anything! Make all 5 stops within the Destin Harbor and get one poker hand at the post-run party! Find the 6th location and get a second hand! Get the highest ranked poker hand and win a huge prize pack including a vacation stay at Emerald Grande, SUP equipment, restaurant gift certificates … and this year the SCARIEST trophy ever invented!


Halloween on the Harbor

October 31, 2014

It’s time to get into costume and come out for a spooktacular time the entire family can enjoy! This date also marks the end of the Destin Fishing Rodeo with a spectacular fireworks display over the Destin Harbor.






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Please note -- local event information has been compile from a variety of sources of which we consider reliable. This listing has been compiled for information purposed only. For more information, please contact the event planner listed. All events listed are subject to change without notice.