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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.

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Featured Events in Destin

Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic in Destin Florida

Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic

When: Every Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday between June 17 - 21, 2020
Where: Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
One of the most prestigious tournaments in Northwest Florida, offering large cash prizes
More Info: www.fishecbc.com

Destin Fishing Rodeo in Destin Florida

Destin Fishing Rodeo

When: Everyday between Oct 1 - 31, 2021
The ultimate fishing tournament for saltwater anglers of all ages
850.837.6734
More Info: www.destinfishingrodeo.org

Baytowne Wharf Beer Fest  in Destin Florida

Baytowne Wharf Beer Fest

When: TBD
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.
More Info: www.sandestin.com/events/detail/baytowne-beer-festival

Destin Seafood Festival in Destin Florida

Destin Seafood Festival

When: TBD
Where: Destin Harbor Boardwalk
A three-day festival featuring seafood, entertainment, arts and crafts, and fireworks along Destin Harbor.
More Info: www.destinseafoodfestival.com

Sandestin Wine Festival in Destin Florida

Sandestin Wine Festival

When: Every Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday between April 16 - 19, 2020
Where: Village of Baytowne Wharf
Featuring more than 800 domestic and international wines.
More Info: www.sandestinwinefestival.com


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November - 2019

Wine World's Holiday Tasting

When: Nov 30, 2019 14:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Wine World (across from Destin Commons)
Featuring more than 50 fine wines and spirits in Wine World's 19th annual tasting, Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 on the day of the tasting.
Phone: 850.424.4383
More Info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/holiday-tasting-tickets-81807870543

April - 2020

Sandestin Wine Festival

When: Every Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday between April 16 - 19, 2020
Where: Village of Baytowne Wharf
Featuring more than 800 domestic and international wines.
More Info: www.sandestinwinefestival.com

June - 2020

Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic

When: Every Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday between June 17 - 21, 2020
Where: Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
One of the most prestigious tournaments in Northwest Florida, offering large cash prizes
More Info: www.fishecbc.com

October - 2021

Destin Fishing Rodeo

When: Everyday between Oct 1 - 31, 2021
The ultimate fishing tournament for saltwater anglers of all ages
Phone: 850.837.6734
More Info: www.destinfishingrodeo.org
Fishing boat heading out through the East Pass in Destin to the Gulf of Mexico.

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aerial view of Destin Florida and the East Pass

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