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Destin Calendar of Events

April - 2015

Grand Boulevard Farmers’ Market

When: Feb 21 - Dec 31, 2015 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Grand Boulevard 600 Grand Blvd. Miramar Beach, FL 32550
Saturdays, year-round, rain or shine, 9AM – 1PM, the Grand Boulevard Farmers’ Market features dozens of unique vendors offering mostly locally sourced food-based items such as produce, grass-fed beef, chicken, and pork, local honey, pickled vegetables, gourmet jams, unique homemade hummus, flowers, herbs, soaps and lotions and much more.

18th Annual Destin Cobia Tournament

When: Mar 1 - April 30, 2015
Where: HarborWalk Marina
Enter the ultimate cobia competition or watch the weigh-ins on the docks. Have a front row seat to the fishing excitement along the Destin Harbor.

ArtWalk on the Harbor

When: Mar 15 - Dec 31, 2015
Where: Emerald Grande at HarborWalk Village
HarborWalk Village transforms into a mini art district as dozens of artists showcase their vibrant, engaging and creative artwork ranging from traditional to contemporary art, jewelry, paintings and more every 3rd Sunday of the month!

Phone: 850-424-0600

Easter Celebration

When: April 4, 2015 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Village of Baytowne Wharf
Guests can skip, hop or jump your way to The Village of Baytowne Wharf for an explosion of fun and enjoy visits with the Easter Bunny • Kid's Crafts • Inflatable Fun Zone • Stilt walker making Balloon Animals • Face painting. Admission is free and open to the public.

Phone: 850-267-8117

Finest on the Emerald Coast

When: April 9, 2015 6:00 PM
Where: Emerald Grande at HarborWalk Village
Enjoy the Finest on the Emerald Coast winners’ event, Thursday April 9th at Emerald Grande at HarborWalk Village starting at 6:00 PM! Enjoy delicious foods, great entertainment and over 90 businesses showcasing why they were voted Finest on the Emerald Coast!

Phone: 850-424-0600

Bark for Life of the Emerald Coast

When: April 11, 2015 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: 4200 Indian Bayou Trail Destin, FL 32541
The American Cancer Society Bark For LifeTM is a noncompetitive walk event for dogs and their owners to raise funds and awareness for the American Cancer Society's fight against cancer.

Phone: 850-244-3813

Sandestin Wine Festival

When: April 16 - 19, 2015
Where: Village of Baytowne Wharf
WINE, FOOD, AND FUN IN THE SUN Save BIG With Early Bird Ticket Prices for the Premier Wine Event on the Emerald Coast! For the first 150 ticket purchasers: Friday Evening Tasting on Friday, April 17 – $50 per person Grand Wine Tasting on Saturday, April 18 – $65 per person (more than 30 percent savings) Two-Day Passes – $110 per person

Phone: 888-364-6160

May - 2015

Cinco De Mayo Fest at HarborWalk Village

When: May 2 - 3, 2015
Where: Emerald Grande at HarborWalk Village
A vibrant celebration of Latin music, food, dance and more for two days on the Destin Harbor. Saturday festivities will kick off with a pub crawl through HarborWalk Village with live entertainment and continue Sunday with the annual Running of the Bulls, live entertainment and activities for all.

Phone: 850-424-0600

27th Annual ArtsQuest Fine Arts Festival

When: May 8 - 10, 2015
Where: Grand Boulevard at Sandestin
Over 125 juried fine artists exhibiting in over a dozen mediums will fill Grand Boulevard's Town Center for three days, along with great live music, live art demonstrations, food and beverages, and ImagiNation (where kids rule)!

Memorial Day Weekend Celebration

When: May 23 - 25, 2015
Where: Village of Baytowne Wharf
Live music begins Saturday and lasts all weekend long. Enjoy bands on the Events Plaza stage each night. Children’s activities will be featured in the Events Plaza on Sunday night, and then we will light up the sky above the lagoon with a patriotic fireworks show at 9:15 p.m. On Monday, enjoy a Memorial Day program right before sunset, presented by Sandestin veterans, including a special performance. Admission is free and open to the public.

Phone: 850-267-8117

Fat Tuesday Parade Kick-Off

When: May 26, 2015
Where: Emerald Grande at HarborWalk Village
HarborWalk Village transforms into the "Big Easy" every Tuesday with a dazzling Mardi Gras parade through the Destin Harbor. Enjoy floats, colorful costumes, sky-high stilt walkers, street performers, beads, moonpies and more during this free parade.

Phone: 850-424-0600

June - 2015

Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic

When: June 17 - 21, 2015
Where: Baytowne Marina
Ranked 5th Richest Tournament in the world by Marlin Magazine, sanctioned by the World Billfish Series and part of the International Game Fish Association Off-shore circuit this event gives serious angling teams their shot at winning a huge pay-off while sponsors. The competing anglers are not the only fishing enthusiasts who will hook a good time during the annual ECBC. A treasure trove of family fun includes live entertainment and activities for the kids all weekend long. Admission is free and it is open to the public.

October - 2015

Destin Fishing Rodeo

When: Oct 1 - 31, 2015
Where: Destin, FL 32541
The Destin Fishing Rodeo returns October 1 and runs for the entire month of October. More than 30,000 anglers of all skill levels come out to compete and win prizes valuing over $100,000. Prizes are awarded on a daily, weekly and overall basis, in which almost every game-fish is recognized. This event is free and open to anglers aboard a registered boat, so bring your fishing rods and prepare to win some prizes at the ‘World’s Luckiest Fishing Village’ in Destin!

Phone: 850-837-6734

37th Annual Destin Seafood Festival

When: Oct 2 - 4, 2015
Where: Destin Harbor Destin, FL 32541
Come join us along the Boardwalk for a great weekend of seafood, live music, arts & crafts, and family fun. More than 60,000 locals and visitors are expected to attend, and this three day festival will be full of arts, crafts, music, food, entertainment, fireworks, and excitement for all! It will showcase the Best that Destin has to offer on the Harbor. Stroll along the Harbor Boardwalk from one end to the other with over a mile of Festival on the water showcasing Destin's Fishing Fleet, Harbor Restaurants & Bars, and breathtaking sunsets!