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There are plenty of great events around the Resort and the Destin area! If you're looking something to do, check here!

 

 

RESORT EVENTS

 Sundays - All Summer Long!
Giggles The Clown

Chan's Market Café - Pelican Beach, 11 AM -1 PM
Your kids will love Giggles The Clown! Giggles loves entertaining her fans, creating balloon magic and trying her hand at face-painting!

 Mondays - All Summer Long!
Chuck Lawson - Live Music on the Tiki Deck

Pelican Beach Tiki Deck, 4-7 PM
Join us at the Tiki Bar with one of our drink specials while Chuck Lawson performs from 4-7pm. Chuck is a renowned award-winning performer who has opened for many national acts!

 Wednesdays - All Summer Long!
Bo Adams - Live Music on the Tiki Deck

Pelican Beach Tiki Deck, 4-7 PM
Join us at the Tiki Bar with one of our drink specials while while renowned local artist Bo Adams performs from 4-7pm. (Except 7/17/2013)

 

 

DESTIN AREA EVENTS

 May 30 - August 29, 2013
Red, White & Blue Celebration on the Harbor  

HarborWalk Village  6 p.m. to 9 p.m. 850-424-0600 www.harborwalkdestin.com
HarborWalk Village hosts a celebration every Thursday honoring a local hero. The celebrations highlight the efforts of people who go above and beyond to better their community. Enjoy live entertainment, free kid’s crafts and face painting, and a WWII replica flyover. The evening concludes with a spectacular fireworks display!

 June 1 - August 24, 2013
Rock the Docks at Harborwalk Village   

HarborWalk Village  7 p.m. to 9 p.m. 850-424-0600 www.harborwalkdestin.com
Every Saturday night through the summer, Rock the Docks with live music at the HarborWalk Village main stage! All concerts are free and open to the public.

 May 30 - August 29, 2013
Red, White & Blue Celebration on the Harbor  

HarborWalk Village  6 p.m. to 9 p.m. 850-424-0600 www.harborwalkdestin.com
HarborWalk Village hosts a celebration every Thursday complete with fireworks over Destin Harbor.

 June 11 - August 29, 2013
Pardi Gras Parade  

HarborWalk Village  6 p.m. 850-424-0600 www.harborwalkdestin.com
Every Tuesday night beginning at 6:00, HarborWalk Village on Destin’s Historic Harbor celebrates the spirit of the “Big Easy” with a New Orleans inspired street party. Enjoy red beans rice, sip a hurricane and join local businesses in their fabulous floats, as jugglers, stilt walkers, and street musicians throw beads, cups, t-shirts and coupons during the parade.

 June 15, 2013
Old-fashioned Fish Fry Benefit

Harry T's Lighthouse - Destin HarborWalk Village  10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  www.destinhistoryandfishingmuseum.com
The Destin History & Fishing Museum will host a special fish fry at Harry T's Lighthouse on Saturday, June 15, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. The proceeds from the fish fry will go towards the restoration of the historic Primrose vessel. The Primrose was constructed in 1924 and is the last seine boat of its kind. It currently resides as the centerpiece at the Destin History & Fishing Museum. The mission of the museum's is to preserve and honor the history of Destin, Florida.

 July 4, 2013
Independence Day at Fort Walton Beach Landing  

Fort Walton Beach Landing  850.833.9509 www.fwb.org
Children’s activities, and fireworks display.

 July 4, 2013
Independence Day Fireworks at Destin Commons   

Destin Commons  www.destincommons.com
The 49-head Pop Fountains will also be shooting water up and down for kids to frolic in as they listen to America’s favorite patriotic songs and watch the sky light up.

 July 4, 2013
City of Destin’s Annual July Fireworks Celebration   

Destin Harbor  850.837.6241 www.cityofdestin.com
The City of Destin’s Annual fireworks celebration is over East Pass at the Destin Harbor.

 July 20, 2013
Night at the Museum   

Heritage Museum in Valparaiso  850.678.2615 www.heritage-museum.org
An exhibition at the Heritage Museum in Valparaiso.

 August 14 - August 17, 2013
Annual Emerald Coast Poker Run & Boat Week   

850.243.3800 www.emeraldcoastpokerrun.com
The Emerald Coast Poker Run is the largest and best Poker Run in the United States! Over 250 boats and 1,500 boating enthusiasts participate in this Boat Week fundraiser to assist youth-oriented organizations on the Emerald Coast.

 August 30 - September 1, 2013
Annual Greek Festival Emerald Coast Convention Center on Okaloosa Island   

850.244.0822 www.greekfestivalfwb.com
The festival is held at the Emerald Coast Convention Center on Okaloosa Island. "Come spend a weekend in Athens".

 September 13 - September 15, 2013
Emerald Coast Boat Show   

Emerald Coast Convention Center  941-780-0538 www.emeraldcoastboatshow.com
The 2013 Emerald Coast Boat Show will be a full service boat show, offering everything from 16' runabouts to over 60' yachts. The Friday, Saturday, and Sunday Show will feature new attractions and an expanded layout to include inside space and floating docks. For more information, stay tuned to emeraldcoastboatshow.com for all of the new details as they become available. Admission $6, kids under 12 years and parking is FREE!

 October 1 - October 31, 2013
Destin Fishing Rodeo  

Destin Harbor  850.837.6734 www.destinfishingrodeo.org
A month-long event with daily, weekly, and overall prizes in several categories.

 October 2 - October 6, 2013
Emerald Coast Volleyball Week Fall Classic   

The Boardwalk, Fort Walton Beach  800-243.2555 emeraldcoastvolleyball.com
Fudpucker’s Four Player Volleyball Tournament plus a volleyball clinic, players’ party, and golf tournament on Okaloosa Island. Cash and other prizes.

 October 4 - October 6, 2013
Annual Destin Seafood Festival   

Destin Harbor and the Harbor Board Walk  Friday, October 4th, 4 pm - 10 pm Saturday, October 5th, 10 am - 10 pm Sunday, October 6th, 11 am - 4 pm 850.837.6241 www.destinseafoodfestival.org
Enjoy live music, arts & crafts, delicious seafood, and more! Kick-off the Destin Fishing Rodeo at the Fishing Fleet Marina, City of Destin Royal Melvin Heritage Park, and Fisherman’s Wharf.