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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.

May - 2016

Grand Boulevard Farmers Market

When: Everyday between May 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

Fat Tuesday Parade Kick-Off Share

When: May 31, 2016 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: HarborWalk Village
HarborWalk Village transforms into "The Big Easy". Watch the floats go by as they toss out beads with live music.
More Info: http://www.harborwalkvillage.com

June - 2016

Grand Boulevard Farmers Market

When: Everyday between June 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

Thursday Concerts in the Village

When: June 2, 2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: 4323 Commons Drive, W. Destin, FL 32541
LAVA LAMP, performing a mix of 70's soul, funk & disco. Bring a chair, wine & picnic dinner or purchase dinner on site.
Phone: 850.650.2226

Rock the Docks

When: Everyday between June 4 - 30, 2016 19:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: HarborWalk Village
Enjoy a FREE concert with Zack Rosicka Musician/Band every Saturday June-Aug. @ 7pm

Gulf Coast Sportsman Seminar Series

When: Every Tuesday between June 4 - 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

Thursday Concerts in the Village

When: June 9, 2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: 4323 Commons Drive West, Destin, FL 32541
FAITHFULLY, playing an assortment of rock songs from the past to the present
Phone: 850-650-2226
More Info: http:// www.MattieKellyArtsFoundation.org

Thursday Concerts in the Village

When: June 16, 2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: 4323 Commons Drive, W. Destin, FL 32541
THE JOE BAND, paying tribute to Joe Cocker. Bring a chair, wine & picnic dinner or purchase dinner on site.
Phone: 850.650.2226

Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic

When: Everyday between June 22 - 26, 2016
Where: Village of Baytowne Wharf & Marina 9300 Emerald Coast Parkway, W. Miramar Beach, FL 32550
The peak of the Gulf Coast's blue marlin season brings this annual event that offers something for everyone. Check website for info.
More Info: http://www.fishecbc.com/

Thursday Concerts in the Village

When: June 23, 2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: 4323 Commons Drive, W. Destin, FL 32541
THE MAXX, performing classic oldies and today's pop music. Bring a chair, wine & picnic dinner or purchase dinner on site.
Phone: 850.650.2226

Red White and Blue Hero Celebration

When: June 23, 2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: HarborWalk Village
Every Thursday June-Aug. @ 7pm A celebration of an American hero.

Fourth of July Celebration

When: Everyday between June 25 - 26, 2016
Where: The Emerald Grande
Live music and fireworks! July 2nd Saturday: Fortag 7PM-9PM July 3rd Saturday: January Noise 7PM-9PM July 4th Monday: Live Music, FIREWORKS, and a thrilling fire spinning performance, by Just Add Fire, afterwards on the main stage!

Fourth of July Celebration

When: Everyday between June 25 - 26, 2016
Where: The Emerald Grande
Live music and fireworks. July 2nd Saturday: Fortag 7PM-9PM July 3rd Saturday: January Noise 7PM-9PM July 4th Monday: Live Music, FIREWORKS, and a thrilling fire spinning performance, by Just Add Fire, afterwards on the main stage!

Thursday Concerts in the Village

When: June 30, 2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: 4323 Commons Drive, W. Destin, FL 32541
Todd Allen Herendeen Legends in Concert performing songs from Orbison, Cash Holly & Presley. Bring a chair, wine & picnic dinner or purchase dinner on site.
Phone: 850.650.2226

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
Enjoy a FREE concert with Zack Rosicka Musician/Band every Saturday June-Aug. @ 7pm

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

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!

Fat Tuesday Parade

When: July 12, 2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: HarborWalk Village

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
Enjoy a FREE concert with Zack Rosicka Musician/Band every Saturday June-Aug. @ 7pm

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

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. Awards will be presented with a cash prize.
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 4:00 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/destinfestival.htm

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 4:00 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/destinfestival.htm

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

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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