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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.

October - 2022

Grand Boulevard Farmers' Market

When: Every Saturday between Oct 1 - 31, 2022
Where: Grand Park 600 Grand Boulevard Miramar Beach, FL 32550
Open year-round with fresh local produce, farm-fresh products, bread, pastries
Phone: 850-760-0234
More Info: 30afarmersmarkets.com

The Farmer's Market at Baytowne Wharf

When: Every Saturday between Oct 1 - 30, 2022
Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf Sandestin
Every Saturday, July 23 - December 31, 2022 Shop the local farmers for produce, bakery items, local fresh seafood, beef, honey, and lots more.

Wednesday Night Concert Series

When: Every Wednesday between Oct 5 - 26, 2022
Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Live Music Schedule: 10/5 Jessie Ritter 10/12 Biscuit Miller & The Mix 10/19 Shenanigans 10/26 Forrest Williams Band

14th Annual Baytowne Wharf Beer Festival

When: Everyday between Oct 7 - 8, 2022
Where: Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort
Sample local beers, domestic, international craft beers with live music during the festival.
More Info: baytownebeerfestival.com

Destin Seafood Festival

When: Everyday between Oct 7 - 9, 2022
Where: Destin Harbor Boardwalk 206 Highway US-98 Destin, FL
A three-day festival filled with great seafood, live music and family fun. Friday, October 7th | 4 PM - 10 PM Saturday, October 8th | 10 AM - 10 PM Sunday, October 9th | 10 AM - 6 PM

Rocktober Concert Series

When: Oct 15, 2022
Where: Main Stage Destin Harbor
Listen to a free concert with Side Project at 7pm with fireworks over the Destin Harbor at 9pm.

Bubbly Baytowne

When: Oct 20, 2022
Where: The Baytowne Wharf
Pick up your complimentary glass by the fountain and enjoy free champagne as you shop in the evening
More Info: Baytownewharf.com

Rocktober Concert Series

When: Oct 22, 2022
Where: Main Stage Destin Harbor
Listen to a free concert with "About to Sweat" at 7pm with fireworks over the Destin Harbor at 9pm.

The Bride of Frankenstein

When: Oct 22, 2022 7:30 PM
Where: Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village Destin, FL
Film in Concert with Sinfonia Gulf Coast

Taylor Dayne in Concert

When: Oct 22, 2022
Where: Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation 4323 Commons Drive, W. Destin, FL
Taylor Dayne is an American singer-songwriter and actress. She rose to fame with her debut of "Tell it to my Heart" when is was released.

City of Destin's 20th Annual Fall Festival

When: Oct 24, 2022
Where: Destin Community Center 101 Stahlman Avenue Destin, FL
Fall festival will include all your favorite activities including a costume contest, pumpkin carving, cake walk, booths with fun and games, food and more.

Throwback Thursday Cinema

When: Oct 27, 2022 18:30 PM
Bring your chairs or towel and watch "Hocus Pocus" on the big screen for this family-friendly event.
More Info: Baytownewharf.com

Halloween Haunt

When: Oct 29, 2022
Where: Destin Commons
Come dressed in your best costume and join in the creepy crafts, face painting and trick or treat at participating stores.

27th Annual Festival of the Arts

When: Everyday between Oct 29 - 30, 2022
Where: 4323 Commons Drive, West Destin, FL 32541
The festival is one of the Southeast's premier art festivals with over 65 artists representing 18 different mediums in an outdoor walking exhibit.
More Info: mka.org/arts-festival

Trick or Treat Street

When: Oct 31, 2022
Trick or Treat through the Village streets and visit the merchants for some treats and enter the costume contest for a prize. Steve Hall will be on hand playing music on the main stage.
More Info: Baytownewharf.com

November - 2022

Grand Boulevard Farmers' Market

When: Every Saturday between Nov 1 - 30, 2022
Where: Grand Park 600 Grand Boulevard Miramar Beach, FL 32550
Open year-round with fresh local produce, farm-fresh products, bread, pastries
Phone: 850-760-0234
More Info: 30afarmersmarkets.com

The Farmer's Market at Baytowne Wharf

When: Every Saturday between Nov 1 - 30, 2022
Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf Sandestin
Every Saturday, July 23 - December 31, 2022 Shop the local farmers for produce, bakery items, local fresh seafood, beef, honey, and lots more.

Tribute Weekend

When: Everyday between Nov 4 - 6, 2022
Where: Events Plaza Lawn The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Enjoy live music from great tribute bands throughout the weekend on the events plaza lawn. Check website for details

Alissa Steffens Vocal Studios presents a Fall Concert

When: Nov 8, 2022
Where: Baytown Wharf Amphitheater Events Plaza Stage
Vocal Coach Alissa Steffens will be performing along with her talented students. Performers will be children through Adults with a wide selection of music.
More Info: Baytownewharf.com

Half Shells on the Harbor

When: Nov 12, 2022
Where: HarborWalk Village
Sample fresh oysters from Raw to Rockefeller and other preparations. There will be plenty of spirits, craft beer, and wine to help those oysters slide on down.

Sparkling Wine & Holiday Lights

When: Nov 19, 2022
The events will feature more than 30 champagnes and sumptuous appetizers from Village restaurants. Carolers will be on hand to get you in the spirit with the first tree lighting!
More Info: baytownesparklingwinefest.com

The Polar Express

When: Nov 25, 2022
Watch the Polar Express on a LED HD Video Wall in the Events Plaza
More Info: Baytownewharf.com

Here Comes Santa Claus

When: Nov 26, 2022
The Village tree will be lit by Santa Claus as he makes his way around. Face-painting, crafts, and a lovely fireworks display will complete the night

December - 2022

Grand Boulevard Farmers' Market

When: Every Saturday between Dec 1 - 24, 2022
Where: Grand Park 600 Grand Boulevard Miramar Beach, FL 32550
Open year-round with fresh local produce, farm-fresh products, bread, pastries
Phone: 850-760-0234
More Info: 30afarmersmarkets.com

The Farmer's Market at Baytowne Wharf

When: Every Saturday between Dec 1 - 31, 2022
Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf Sandestin
Every Saturday, July 23 - December 31, 2022 Shop the local farmers for produce, bakery items, local fresh seafood, beef, honey, and lots more.

Wednesday Night Concert Series - Holiday Edition

When: Every Wednesday between Dec 7 - 21, 2022
Where: Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin
Holiday classics are performed by local bands. Santa will be making a visit. Check the website for band info.
More Info: Baytownewharf.com

Visits with Santa

When: Every Wednesday between Dec 7 - 21, 2022
Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Visits with Santa after the Holiday concerts on Wednesdays from the 7th through the 21st.

The Mean One

When: Dec 16, 2022
Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Have your photo with the "Mean One" and watch a showing of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas at 7pm.

Baytowne Countdown - NYE

When: Everyday between Dec 31 - 30, 2022
Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Ring in the New Year with two fireworks shows, kids' activities, live music, and dancing.

January - 2023

Baytowne Countdown - NYE

When: Jan 1, 2023
Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Ring in the New Year with two fireworks shows, kids' activities, live music, and dancing.
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