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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

Thursdays in the Park

When: May 5, 2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village Dugas Pavililion Cultural Arts Village 4323 Commons Drive West, Destin, FL 32541
The House Rockers will entertain the crowd this evening. Bring wine & a picnic dinner or purchase on-site.!
Phone: 850-650-2226
More Info: http:// www.MattieKellyArtsFoundation.org

ECTC Live

When: May 5, 2016 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Where: Bart Rockett Theatre in Harborwalk Village
Join the 1st ever area's professional singing competition. The non-profit fundraiser will help provide educational and professional programming.
Phone: (850) 684-0323
More Info: www.EmeraldCoastLive.com

Cinco de Mayo Pub Crawl

When: Everyday between May 6 - 7, 2016 7:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Where: Destin Harbor Boardwalk!
With your Pub Crawl Pass enjoy exclusive drink specials at certain stops.

28th Annual ArtsQuest Fine Arts Festival

When: Everyday between May 6 - 8, 2016
Where: Grand Boulevard at Sandestin 600 Grand Boulevard Sandestin, FL 32550
Over 125 fine artists exhibiting in many different mediums filling Grand Boulevard's Town Center, along with live music and art demonstrations, food and beverages.
More Info: ArtsQuestFlorida.com

Emerald Coast Relay for Life 2016

When: Everyday between May 20 - 21, 2016 6:00 PM - 6:00 AM
Where: Destin Middle School 4608 Legendary Marina Drive Destin, FL 32541
A fundraiser to save lives from cancer.
More Info: www.relayforlife.org/emeraldcoastfl

Memorial Day Celebration

When: Everyday between May 28 - 30, 2016
Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Enjoy three evenings of Live music on the Events Plaza Stage and patriotic festivies with fireworks over Baytowne lagoon at 9:15pm. See website for times and details.
More Info: baytownewharf.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

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/

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

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

Paddle at the Porch

When: Aug 20, 2016
Where: Behind The Back Porch Seafood & Oyster House.
A stand up paddle race

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

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

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

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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