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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.

September - 2020

Wednesday Night Concert Series

When: Every Wednesday between Sept 1 - 30, 2020 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf Events Plaza Stage
The Concert Series will feature live music. A variety of genres from both local and regional groups. See website for artist information

Wednesday Night Concert Series

When: Every Wednesday between Sept 2 - 30, 2020
Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf Events Plaza Stage
Concert series will feature both local and regional entertainment.

October - 2020

Wednesday Night Concert Series

When: Every Wednesday between Oct 1 - 28, 2020 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf Events Plaza Stage
The Concert Series will feature live music. A variety of genres from both local and regional groups. See website for artist information

Concerts in the Village

When: Oct 1, 2020
Where: 4323 Commons Drive W. Destin, FL 32541
The Pickled Peppers, a locally based group will play a mix of blues, R & B, country and soul tunes under the stars.
More Info: mkaf.org/

Destin Fishing Rodeo

When: Everyday between Oct 1 - 31, 2020 6:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The ultimate fishing tournament for saltwater anglers of all ages all month long.
Phone: 850.837.6734
More Info: www.destinfishingrodeo.org

Destin Seafood Festival

When: Every Friday,Saturday,Sunday between Oct 2 - 4, 2020
Where: Destin Harbor Boardwalk
A three-day festival featuring seafood, entertainment, arts and crafts, and fireworks along Destin Harbor.
More Info: www.destinseafoodfestival.com

Dog Daze

When: Oct 3, 2020
Where: The Landing 139 Brooks Street, SE FWB, FL
Gather at The Landing for a day of fun for dogs. There will be a parade, arts & crafts, wiener races and more.

Concerts in the Village

When: Oct 3, 2020
Where: 4323 Commons Drive W. Destin, FL 32541
The Ultimate Tribute to Shania Twain will be performed by Donna Huber from Ontario, Canada.
More Info: mkaf.org/

Emerald Coast Duck Regatta

Where: Te Village of Baytowne Wharf
Adopt a duck to cruise the regatta for your chance to win a prize while benefitting Sacred Heart Hospital. Events include a scavenger hunt, face painting and lots of fun children's activities.
More Info: emeraldcoastduckregatta.com

Concerts in the Village

When: Oct 8, 2020
Where: 4323 Commons Drive W. Destin, FL 32541
Emerald Gold will perform a blend of Motown and Soul music from the 60's. Great dance music.
More Info: mkaf.org/

Baytowne Wharf Beer Fest

When: Every Friday,Saturday between Oct 9 - 10, 2020
Where: Baytowne Wharf Village, Sandestin
There will be American specialty beers from around the nation to sample. Saturday will be the main event with more than 200 international and craft beers. Live music.
More Info: baytownewharfbeerfestival.com

Bubbly Baytowne

When: Oct 22, 2020
Sip and shop in various retail stores as you stroll through the village streets enjoying a selection of premium champagnes.
More Info: baytownewharf.com

Hocus Pocus

When: Oct 29, 2020 6:30 PM
The featured film for Throwback Thursday. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a fun evening. FREE
More Info: baytownwharf.com

Trick or Treat Street

When: Oct 31, 2020
Enjoy a spooky night on the streets of Baytowne Wharf visiting merchants for a special treat. Steve Hall will be playing tunes on the main stage. The night ends with a fireworks display at 8pm.
More Info: baytownwharf.com

November - 2020

Sparkling Wine & Holiday Lights

When: Nov 14, 2020
Catch a sneak peek of the first tree lighting of the season while listening to carolers. Enjoy appetizers and more than 30 champagnes at featured Village restaurants.
More Info: baytownesparklingwinefest.com

The Polar Express

When: Nov 27, 2020
Where: Baytowne Wharf Events Plaza Lawn
Come watch a special showing of this holiday favorite on the big-screen.
More Info: baytownwharf.com

Here Comes Santa Claus

When: Nov 28, 2020
Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Santa will be arriving in Baytowne as he lights the Village tree. There will be lots of children's entertainment and a fireworks display.
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