Upcoming Events Calendar

May
9
Thu
Art Week South Walton @ Santa Rosa Beach Area
May 9 – May 19 all-day
Art Week South Walton @ Santa Rosa Beach Area

Art week is actually multiple events that showcase of local artists across the area in every form of art you can imagine, from digital light shows to paintings and photography.  The events include the 30th Annual ArtsQuest Fine Arts Festival in Grand Boulevard, the 5th Annual Seaside Writer’s Conference in the Academic Village in Seaside, Digital Graffiti in Alys Beach, the Northwest Florida Theatre Festival, and the Rosemary Beach Sculpture Exhibition.

May
19
Sun
Mac & Cheese Festival at The Destin Commons @ The Destin Commons
May 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Mac & Cheese Festival at The Destin Commons @ The Destin Commons

Come check out the very first Mac & Cheese festival at The Destin Commons, benefiting the Destin Boys & Girls Club of the Emerald Coast.  This even is perfect for kids and adults of all ages and will feature restaurants from across the area competing to be named the “Number 1 Mac & Cheese in town”.  So bring the entire family, and cast your votes while enjoying some brilliant renditions of our favorite childhood meal.

May
25
Sat
The Village of Baytowne Wharf Memorial Day Celebration @ The Village of Baytowne Wharf
May 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Village of Baytowne Wharf Memorial Day Celebration @ The Village of Baytowne Wharf

The Village of Baytowne Wharf consistently has some of the best holiday celebrations and Memorial Day 2019 is shaping up to be another magnificent event.  There will be live music all weekend long, plenty of activities and events for the children, and a fantastic fireworks show over the lagoon that you surely won’t want to miss!

May
27
Mon
The Village of Baytowne Wharf Memorial Day Celebration @ The Village of Baytowne Wharf
May 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Village of Baytowne Wharf Memorial Day Celebration @ The Village of Baytowne Wharf

The Village of Baytowne Wharf consistently has some of the best holiday celebrations and Memorial Day 2019 is shaping up to be another magnificent event.  There will be live music all weekend long, plenty of activities and events for the children, and a fantastic fireworks show over the lagoon that you surely won’t want to miss!

Jul
3
Wed
Smoke on the Coast @ The Destin Commons
Jul 3 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Smoke on the Coast @ The Destin Commons

Whether you’re a BBQ fan, love watching fireworks or you’re just looking for something fun to do on July 3rd, Smoke on the Coast will be the place to be.  Enjoy samples from dozens of restaurants across the Emerald Coast and vote for your favorite.  There will be plenty of activities for the kids, street performers, live music, and of course, the fireworks show.

Aug
30
Fri
Baytowne Wharf Art Walk @ The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Aug 30 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Baytowne Wharf Art Walk @ The Village of Baytowne Wharf

Take a walk down the beautiful streets of Baytowne Wharf and admire the artwork from artists all across the southeast’s leading galleries.  There will be live music and plenty to do while during this 3-day event.

Aug
31
Sat
Baytowne Wharf Art Walk @ The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Aug 31 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Baytowne Wharf Art Walk @ The Village of Baytowne Wharf

Take a walk down the beautiful streets of Baytowne Wharf and admire the artwork from artists all across the southeast’s leading galleries.  There will be live music and plenty to do while during this 3-day event.

Sep
1
Sun
Baytowne Wharf Art Walk @ The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Sep 1 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Baytowne Wharf Art Walk @ The Village of Baytowne Wharf

Take a walk down the beautiful streets of Baytowne Wharf and admire the artwork from artists all across the southeast’s leading galleries.  There will be live music and plenty to do while during this 3-day event.

Oct
1
Tue
Destin Fishing Rodeo @ The Harborwalk Village
Oct 1 – Oct 31 all-day
Destin Fishing Rodeo @ The Harborwalk Village

Every year in Destin from October 1st to the 31st it’s time for one thing… The Fishing Rodeo!  Whether you’re interested in competing in the many different categories for cash and prizes, or just enjoying some food and drinks on the harbor while the anglers bring in their catch of the day, it’s definitely worth checking out.

Feb
15
Sat
Annual Sandestin Gumbo Festival @ Village of Baytowne Wharf
Feb 15 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Annual Sandestin Gumbo Festival @ Village of Baytowne Wharf

Nothing is more classic to the Emerald Coast than eating some delicious gumbo while overlooking the beautiful Gulf of Mexico.  Everyone can enjoy gumbo from all over the area as local restaurants compete for the prize of best gumbo on the Emerald Coast.  No matter who’s crowned the champion, the real winners are everyone who shows up for the feast!

The party kicks off Friday night with live music and a seafood boil at Hammerhead’s Bar and Grill.  The competition starts on Saturday, for which tickets must be purchased to participate.