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There's a celebration going on just about all the time in Destin, making it a fun place to be year-round. Several festivals, including October's Destin Seafood Festival and the month-long Destin Fishing Rodeo, celebrate the Gulf's edible gifts from the sea. There's also the annual Emerald Coast Poker Run, which takes place at the end of Boat Week. Participating boats pay an entrance fee, then travel to designated spots to pick up cards. The boat with the best poker hand at the end of the run is the winner. Proceeds from the poker run go to local children's charities. And every month sees plenty of live concerts, theater and dance performances, wine tastings, food festivals, and arts and crafts shows. Check out our calendar of events for an up-to-date list of what's going on while you're in town.

July - 2016

Grand Boulevard Farmers Market

When: Everyday between July 1 - 31, 2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Grand Park, between Cantina Laredo and Tommy Bahama
Every Saturday year round and Thursdays Memorial Day-Labor Day Produce, meats, chicken, lamb, spreads, soaps and more.
More Info: www.facebook.com/pages/Grand-Boulevard-Farmers-Market

Rock the Docks

When: Everyday between July 1 - 31, 2016 19:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: HarborWalk Village
Make this summer a hit! Enjoy a Free Concert and rock out on the Destin Harbor beginning at 7:00 pm. Every Saturday until August 27th. 06/18: The Wide Open 06/25: Dana Pointe Bang 07/02: Fortag 07/09: Deja Vu 07/16: Kickstand Jenny 07/23: Heritage 07/30: Flash Flood 08/06: Continuum 08/13: The Wide Open 08/20 The Rips 08/27: The Springs

Gulf Coast Sportsman Seminar Series

When: Every Tuesday between July 1 - 31, 2016 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Legendary Marina Drive Destin, FL 32541 (at the foot of the MidBay Bridge, across from Lulu's)
First Tuesday of the month: June 7 - Snapper, Grouper, Amberjack July 5 - Wahoo/Dolphin August 2 - Pier Fishing September 6 - Blackfin Tuna October 4 - Flounder November 1 - Winter Bay Fishing
More Info: http://www.legendarymarine.com

Fat Tuesday Parade

When: Everyday between July 1 - 31, 2016 19:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: HarborWalk Village
Who wants some beads? Join us for Fat Tuesday every Tuesday during the summer as HarborWalk Village transforms into "The Big Easy." It's one Pardi in Paradise where you can enjoy dazzling floats, beads and lots of swag during our FREE PARADE through HarborWalk Village! Laissez les bons temps rouler! Every Tuesday until August 30th.

Fourth of July Celebration

When: Everyday between July 2 - 4, 2016
Where: The Emerald Grande
Let Freedom SING! Come down to the Destin Harbor and celebrate Independence Day with live music all weekend long. Saturday July 2nd 7:00 PM Fortag Sunday Juy 3rd 7:00 PM: January Noise Monday July 4th 7:00 PM: Country singer/songwriter Kevin Sport and Fireworks at 9:00 PM with an exhilarating fire experience by Just Add Fire!

Smoke on the Coast

When: July 3, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Barbecue and fireworks

Red, White, and Baytowne

When: July 4, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf The Events Plaza Lawn
Enjoy Live music, kid's activities and fireworks!

August - 2016

Grand Boulevard Farmers Market

When: Everyday between Aug 1 - 31, 2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Grand Park, between Cantina Laredo and Tommy Bahama
Every Saturday year round and Thursdays Memorial Day-Labor Day Produce, meats, chicken, lamb, spreads, soaps and more.
More Info: www.facebook.com/pages/Grand-Boulevard-Farmers-Market

Rock the Docks

When: Everyday between Aug 1 - 27, 2016 19:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: HarborWalk Village
Make this summer a hit! Enjoy a Free Concert and rock out on the Destin Harbor beginning at 7:00 pm. Every Saturday until August 27th. 06/18: The Wide Open 06/25: Dana Pointe Bang 07/02: Fortag 07/09: Deja Vu 07/16: Kickstand Jenny 07/23: Heritage 07/30: Flash Flood 08/06: Continuum 08/13: The Wide Open 08/20 The Rips 08/27: The Springs

Gulf Coast Sportsman Seminar Series

When: Every Tuesday between Aug 1 - 31, 2016 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Legendary Marina Drive Destin, FL 32541 (at the foot of the MidBay Bridge, across from Lulu's)
First Tuesday of the month: June 7 - Snapper, Grouper, Amberjack July 5 - Wahoo/Dolphin August 2 - Pier Fishing September 6 - Blackfin Tuna October 4 - Flounder November 1 - Winter Bay Fishing
More Info: http://www.legendarymarine.com

Fat Tuesday Parade

When: Everyday between Aug 1 - 30, 2016 19:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: HarborWalk Village
Who wants some beads? Join us for Fat Tuesday every Tuesday during the summer as HarborWalk Village transforms into "The Big Easy." It's one Pardi in Paradise where you can enjoy dazzling floats, beads and lots of swag during our FREE PARADE through HarborWalk Village! Laissez les bons temps rouler! Every Tuesday until August 30th.

Paddle at the Porch

When: Aug 20, 2016 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Where: Behind The Back Porch Seafood & Oyster House.
A stand up paddle race in different categories. There will be a kid's fun race, 1-mile beginner, 3-mile recreational, a 6-mile elite and a relay.
More Info: www.Facebook.com/PaddleatthePorch

Throwback Thursday Cinema at Baytowne

When: Aug 25, 2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Baytowne Wharf
Enjoy watching "The Goonies", a free family friendly movie on the Events Plaza Lawn.

September - 2016

Grand Boulevard Farmers Market

When: Everyday between Sept 1 - 30, 2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Grand Park, between Cantina Laredo and Tommy Bahama
Every Saturday year round and Thursdays Memorial Day-Labor Day Produce, meats, chicken, lamb, spreads, soaps and more.
More Info: www.facebook.com/pages/Grand-Boulevard-Farmers-Market

Gulf Coast Sportsman Seminar Series

When: Every Tuesday between Sept 1 - 30, 2016 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Legendary Marina Drive Destin, FL 32541 (at the foot of the MidBay Bridge, across from Lulu's)
First Tuesday of the month: June 7 - Snapper, Grouper, Amberjack July 5 - Wahoo/Dolphin August 2 - Pier Fishing September 6 - Blackfin Tuna October 4 - Flounder November 1 - Winter Bay Fishing
More Info: http://www.legendarymarine.com

Destin Beer Festival

When: Sept 24, 2016
Highlighting craft beer and spirits with over 1,000 enthusiasts. Proceed from the event will be given to local non-profit charities.

38th Annual Destin Seafood Festival

When: Sept 30, 2016 16:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Destin Harbor
Friday, September 30th, 4 pm - 10 pmSaturday, October 1st, 10 am - 10 pmSunday, October 2nd, 11 am - 4 pm
More Info: http://www.destinseafoodfestival.org

October - 2016

Grand Boulevard Farmers Market

When: Everyday between Oct 1 - 31, 2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Grand Park, between Cantina Laredo and Tommy Bahama
Every Saturday year round and Thursdays Memorial Day-Labor Day Produce, meats, chicken, lamb, spreads, soaps and more.
More Info: www.facebook.com/pages/Grand-Boulevard-Farmers-Market

Gulf Coast Sportsman Seminar Series

When: Every Tuesday between Oct 1 - 31, 2016 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Legendary Marina Drive Destin, FL 32541 (at the foot of the MidBay Bridge, across from Lulu's)
First Tuesday of the month: June 7 - Snapper, Grouper, Amberjack July 5 - Wahoo/Dolphin August 2 - Pier Fishing September 6 - Blackfin Tuna October 4 - Flounder November 1 - Winter Bay Fishing
More Info: http://www.legendarymarine.com

38th Annual Destin Seafood Festival

When: Everyday between Oct 1 - 2, 2016 16:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Destin Harbor
Friday, September 30th, 4 pm - 10 pmSaturday, October 1st, 10 am - 10 pmSunday, October 2nd, 11 am - 4 pm
More Info: http://www.destinseafoodfestival.org

Destin Fishing Rodeo

When: Everyday between Oct 1 - 31, 2016
The ultimate fishing tournament for saltwater anglers of all ages.
Phone: 850.837.6734
More Info: www.destinfishingrodeo.org

9th Annual Baytowne Wharf Beer Fest

When: Everyday between Oct 14 - 15, 2016
Where: Baytowne Wharf Village, Sandestin
There will be American specialty beers from around the nation to sample. Saturday will be the main event with over 200 international & craft beers.

Baytowne Beer Fest

When: Everyday between Oct 14 - 15, 2016
American specialty beers from around the nation will be available for participants to sample and savor.
More Info: http://www.baytownewharfbeerfestival.com/events/

November - 2016

Grand Boulevard Farmers Market

When: Everyday between Nov 1 - 30, 2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Grand Park, between Cantina Laredo and Tommy Bahama
Every Saturday year round and Thursdays Memorial Day-Labor Day Produce, meats, chicken, lamb, spreads, soaps and more.
More Info: www.facebook.com/pages/Grand-Boulevard-Farmers-Market

Gulf Coast Sportsman Seminar Series

When: Nov 1, 2016 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Legendary Marina Drive Destin, FL 32541 (at the foot of the MidBay Bridge, across from Lulu's)
First Tuesday of the month: June 7 - Snapper, Grouper, Amberjack July 5 - Wahoo/Dolphin August 2 - Pier Fishing September 6 - Blackfin Tuna October 4 - Flounder November 1 - Winter Bay Fishing
More Info: http://www.legendarymarine.com

Bluegrass at The Beach

When: Everyday between Nov 9 - 14, 2016
More Info: http://www.mattiekellyartsfoundation.org/bluegrassatthebeach.html

December - 2016

Grand Boulevard Farmers Market

When: Everyday between Dec 1 - 30, 2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Grand Park, between Cantina Laredo and Tommy Bahama
Every Saturday year round and Thursdays Memorial Day-Labor Day Produce, meats, chicken, lamb, spreads, soaps and more.
More Info: www.facebook.com/pages/Grand-Boulevard-Farmers-Market
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