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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 - 2021

Farmer's Market at Grand Boulevard

When: Every Saturday between July 1 - 31, 2021
Where: 600 Grand Boulevard at Sandestin
Farm fresh products and produce, seafood, flowers, handmade soaps, dips, cheeses and all that you can imagine

Sunday Cinema

When: Every Sunday between July 1 - 30, 2021
Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin
Bring the whole family for a free movie under the stars every Sunday night at Baytowne Wharf. Check the website for movie listings
More Info: Baytownewharf.com

Hydroflight Monday

When: Every Monday between July 1 - 30, 2021 6:30 PM
Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Watch Ben Merrall fly-board over Baytowne Lagoon for two spectacular shows at 6:30 and 8:30 pm.

Boomin' Tuesday

When: Every Tuesday between July 1 - 30, 2021 7:15 PM - 9:15 PM
Where: The Village of Baytown Wharf Events Plaza
Watch the fireworks over the Lagoon with a DJ Dance Party.

Magical Thursday

When: Every Thursday between July 1 - 30, 2021
Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Watch at Featured Captain Davy leads you on an adventure with two magic shows.

Wednesday Night Concert Series

When: Every Wednesday between July 1 - 31, 2021 - 9:30 PM
Where: Baytowne Wharf
Concerts feature local and regional talent from a variety of genres. Check the website for information on bands.
More Info: Baytownewharf.com

Destin Harbor Fireworks

When: Every Thursday between July 1 - 31, 2021
Watch the fireworks every Thursday night during the summer at Destin Harbor directly behind HarborWalk Village and Emerald Grande.

Rock the Docks

When: Every Saturday between July 1 - 31, 2021
Rock the Docks each Saturday night with a free concert. Check the website for a complete listing.
More Info: emeraldgrande.com/events

Silent Disco Party

When: Every Monday between July 1 - 31, 2021
Where: Emerald Grande at HarborWalk Village Main Stage
Dance to your own music every Monday throughout the Summer in front of the main stage.

Fat Tuesday Celebration

When: Every Tuesday between July 1 - 31, 2021 18:30 PM
Where: HarborWalk Village
The Village transforms into "The Big Easy" as floats make their way down the street with lots of beads and swag during the free parade.

All American Thursday

When: Every Thursday between July 1 - 31, 2021 6:30 PM
Where: HarborWalk Village
A Hero Salute & Vintage Air show at 6:30 followed by fireworks and a fire spinning show. Parking fee

Hammock Bay Farmers Market

When: Everyday between July 1 - 31, 2021
Where: 425 Victory Blvd. Freeport, FL 32439
Shop the 1st & 3rd Sunday at Hammock Bay Farmers Market for fresh produce, homemade jams, local honey, soaps, and crafts. Food vendors on site.
More Info: facebook.com/hammockbayfarmersmarket

Baytowne LIVE Music

When: Everyday between July 2 - 30, 2021 - 9:30 PM
Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf Adventure Lane (Across from Blast Arcade and Laser Maze)
Check website for band lineup
More Info: Baytownewharf.com

GulfFest

When: July 31, 2021 - 10:30 PM
Where: Destin-Fort Walton Beach Convention Center 1250 Miracle Strip Pkwy, SE Fort Walton Beach, FL
An all-day concert event with over ten top local artists.

Newsboys

When: July 31, 2021 6:30 PM
Where: Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation 4323 Commons Drive Destin, FL 32541
Bring your lounge chairs and enjoy an evening with Newsboys, We Are Messengers, Brandon Heath, and Adam Agee.

August - 2021

Farmer's Market at Grand Boulevard

When: Every Saturday between Aug 1 - 31, 2021
Where: 600 Grand Boulevard at Sandestin
Farm fresh products and produce, seafood, flowers, handmade soaps, dips, cheeses and all that you can imagine

Sunday Cinema

When: Aug 1, 2021
Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin
Bring the whole family for a free movie under the stars every Sunday night at Baytowne Wharf. Check the website for movie listings
More Info: Baytownewharf.com

Hydroflight Monday

When: Every Monday between Aug 1 - 2, 2021 6:30 PM
Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Watch Ben Merrall fly-board over Baytowne Lagoon for two spectacular shows at 6:30 and 8:30 pm.

Boomin' Tuesday

When: Every Tuesday between Aug 1 - 3, 2021 7:15 PM - 9:15 PM
Where: The Village of Baytown Wharf Events Plaza
Watch the fireworks over the Lagoon with a DJ Dance Party.

Magical Thursday

When: Every Thursday between Aug 1 - 5, 2021
Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Watch at Featured Captain Davy leads you on an adventure with two magic shows.

Wednesday Night Concert Series

When: Every Wednesday between Aug 1 - 31, 2021 - 9:30 PM
Where: Baytowne Wharf
Concerts feature local and regional talent from a variety of genres. Check the website for information on bands.
More Info: Baytownewharf.com

Destin Harbor Fireworks

When: Every Thursday between Aug 1 - 12, 2021
Watch the fireworks every Thursday night during the summer at Destin Harbor directly behind HarborWalk Village and Emerald Grande.

Rock the Docks

When: Every Saturday between Aug 1 - 14, 2021
Rock the Docks each Saturday night with a free concert. Check the website for a complete listing.
More Info: emeraldgrande.com/events

Silent Disco Party

When: Every Monday between Aug 1 - 9, 2021
Where: Emerald Grande at HarborWalk Village Main Stage
Dance to your own music every Monday throughout the Summer in front of the main stage.

Fat Tuesday Celebration

When: Every Tuesday between Aug 1 - 10, 2021 18:30 PM
Where: HarborWalk Village
The Village transforms into "The Big Easy" as floats make their way down the street with lots of beads and swag during the free parade.

All American Thursday

When: Every Thursday between Aug 1 - 12, 2021 6:30 PM
Where: HarborWalk Village
A Hero Salute & Vintage Air show at 6:30 followed by fireworks and a fire spinning show. Parking fee

Hammock Bay Farmers Market

When: Everyday between Aug 1 - 15, 2021
Where: 425 Victory Blvd. Freeport, FL 32439
Shop the 1st & 3rd Sunday at Hammock Bay Farmers Market for fresh produce, homemade jams, local honey, soaps, and crafts. Food vendors on site.
More Info: facebook.com/hammockbayfarmersmarket

Baytowne LIVE Music

When: Everyday between Aug 1 - 6, 2021 - 9:30 PM
Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf Adventure Lane (Across from Blast Arcade and Laser Maze)
Check website for band lineup
More Info: Baytownewharf.com

Emerald Coast Poker Run

When: Everyday between Aug 13 - 14, 2021 8:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Join the powerboats, fishing boats, and pleasure boats for one of the largest and most popular charity poker runs.
More Info: emeraldcoastpokerrun.com

Autos in August

When: Aug 14, 2021
Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Walk around to see the Custom Cars at The Village of Baytowne Wharf looking at several cars from numerous decades. Prizes will be awarded. Open to the public.

Bubbly Baytowne

When: Aug 19, 2021
Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Enjoy an evening of Champagne, live music, and shopping during this event.

9th Annual Paddle at the Park

When: Aug 21, 2021
Where: Henderson Beach State Park
Standup paddleboard event. Check website for information.
More Info: paddleguru.com

Endless Summer Concert Series

When: Aug 21, 2021
Where: HarborWalk Village 10 Harbor Blvd. Destin, FL 32541
ShakeTown performing

2021 IWWF World Waterski Championships

When: Everyday between Aug 22 - 29, 2021
Where: Pickos Water Ski School 105 Jump Steet Santa Rosa Beach, Florida 32459
Watch 5 amazing days of water-skiers under 17 representing their country for more than eight titles. Food trucks and tent lounges will be on hand to enjoy.

Endless Summer Concert Series

When: Aug 28, 2021
Where: HarborWalk Village 10 Harbor Blvd. Destin, FL 32541
Grape Drink performing on the Main Stage.

September - 2021

Farmer's Market at Grand Boulevard

When: Every Saturday between Sept 1 - 30, 2021
Where: 600 Grand Boulevard at Sandestin
Farm fresh products and produce, seafood, flowers, handmade soaps, dips, cheeses and all that you can imagine

Wednesday Night Concert Series

When: Every Wednesday between Sept 1 - 30, 2021 - 9:30 PM
Where: Baytowne Wharf
Concerts feature local and regional talent from a variety of genres. Check the website for information on bands.
More Info: Baytownewharf.com

Arts and Drafts

When: Sept 3, 2021
Where: HarborWalk Village 10 Harbor Blvd. Destin, FL 32541
A fun evening filled with live music, seasonal craft beer samplings among various artisians creating their unique piece as they take part in the community art project.

Perfect Hues: Baytowne Art & Food Fest

When: Everyday between Sept 3 - 5, 2021
Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Check out the variety of artwork from local and regional artists. Enjoy tasty bites from some of the area's best restaurants and food trucks. There will be live music throughout the festival and a spectacular fireworks show over the lagoon on Sunday at 9:30 pm.

Labor Day Concert Celebration

Where: HarborWalk 10 Harbor Blvd. Destin, FL 32541
Live music all weekend followed by fireworks and fire spinning.

International Talk Like a Pirate Day

When: Sept 17, 2021 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Come dressed in your best pirate costume and get ready for a scavenger hunt, magic show, costume contests, while Captain Davy entertains you.

Throwback Thursday Cinema

When: Sept 23, 2021
Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Bring your chair and blanket to enjoy a movie on the big screen.
More Info: https://www.baytownewharf.com/

Miramar Air Show

CANCELLED
More Info: miramarairshow.com

October - 2021

Farmer's Market at Grand Boulevard

When: Every Saturday between Oct 1 - 31, 2021
Where: 600 Grand Boulevard at Sandestin
Farm fresh products and produce, seafood, flowers, handmade soaps, dips, cheeses and all that you can imagine

Wednesday Night Concert Series

When: Every Wednesday between Oct 1 - 27, 2021 - 9:30 PM
Where: Baytowne Wharf
Concerts feature local and regional talent from a variety of genres. Check the website for information on bands.
More Info: Baytownewharf.com

Annual Destin Seafood Festival

When: Everyday between Oct 1 - 3, 2021
Details upcoming

13th Annual Baytowne Wharf Beer Festival

When: Everyday between Oct 8 - 9, 2021
Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Sample over 200 domestic and international craft beers and learn about the different types of lagers and ales while listening to live music.
More Info: www.baytownewharfbeerfestival.com

26th Annual Festival of the Arts

Where: 4323 Commons Drive Destin, FL 32541
The Festival of the Arts is one of Northwest Florida's premier fine art shows, featuring artwork from 65 premier artists from Europe and the United States.

November - 2021

Farmer's Market at Grand Boulevard

When: Every Saturday between Nov 1 - 30, 2021
Where: 600 Grand Boulevard at Sandestin
Farm fresh products and produce, seafood, flowers, handmade soaps, dips, cheeses and all that you can imagine

December - 2021

Farmer's Market at Grand Boulevard

When: Every Saturday between Dec 1 - 18, 2021
Where: 600 Grand Boulevard at Sandestin
Farm fresh products and produce, seafood, flowers, handmade soaps, dips, cheeses and all that you can imagine

Destin Harbor Lighted Boat Parade

When: Dec 12, 2021

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