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One of the highlights of the year in Fort Walton Beach is the Billy Bowlegs Festival. Held in early June, this annual uprising of local “pirates” commemorates the life of pirate William Augustus Bowles, who prowled the area during the eighteenth century. Events include a mock battle, live bands, food, arts and crafts, a torchlight parade, children’s activities, and fireworks.

Okaloosa Island hosts an annual Mardi Gras celebration that includes a Friday evening ball and a Saturday parade. Music, food, costumes, and children’s activities add to the fun.

Throughout the year, the area hosts live theater performances, concerts, art shows, fishing tournaments, and a host of other special events. Check out our calendar of events for an up-to-date list of what’s going on while you’re in town.

May - 2022

Downtown FWB Farmers Market

When: Everyday between May 1 - 31, 2022
Where: Fort Walton Beach Landing Park 139 Brooks Street, SE FWB, FL 32548
Open the 2nd & 4th Saturdays of every month year-round. Locally grown produce, artisan food vendors, and crafters with homemade items.

June - 2022

Downtown FWB Farmers Market

When: Everyday between June 1 - 30, 2022
Where: Fort Walton Beach Landing Park 139 Brooks Street, SE FWB, FL 32548
Open the 2nd & 4th Saturdays of every month year-round. Locally grown produce, artisan food vendors, and crafters with homemade items.

MKAF's Concerts in The Village

When: June 9, 2022
Where: Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation 4223 Commons Drive W. Destin, FL
Sister Hazel in Concert

July - 2022

Downtown FWB Farmers Market

When: Everyday between July 1 - 31, 2022
Where: Fort Walton Beach Landing Park 139 Brooks Street, SE FWB, FL 32548
Open the 2nd & 4th Saturdays of every month year-round. Locally grown produce, artisan food vendors, and crafters with homemade items.

August - 2022

Downtown FWB Farmers Market

When: Everyday between Aug 1 - 31, 2022
Where: Fort Walton Beach Landing Park 139 Brooks Street, SE FWB, FL 32548
Open the 2nd & 4th Saturdays of every month year-round. Locally grown produce, artisan food vendors, and crafters with homemade items.

September - 2022

Downtown FWB Farmers Market

When: Everyday between Sept 1 - 30, 2022
Where: Fort Walton Beach Landing Park 139 Brooks Street, SE FWB, FL 32548
Open the 2nd & 4th Saturdays of every month year-round. Locally grown produce, artisan food vendors, and crafters with homemade items.

October - 2022

Downtown FWB Farmers Market

When: Everyday between Oct 1 - 31, 2022
Where: Fort Walton Beach Landing Park 139 Brooks Street, SE FWB, FL 32548
Open the 2nd & 4th Saturdays of every month year-round. Locally grown produce, artisan food vendors, and crafters with homemade items.

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

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.

November - 2022

Downtown FWB Farmers Market

When: Everyday between Nov 1 - 30, 2022
Where: Fort Walton Beach Landing Park 139 Brooks Street, SE FWB, FL 32548
Open the 2nd & 4th Saturdays of every month year-round. Locally grown produce, artisan food vendors, and crafters with homemade items.

December - 2022

Downtown FWB Farmers Market

When: Everyday between Dec 1 - 24, 2022
Where: Fort Walton Beach Landing Park 139 Brooks Street, SE FWB, FL 32548
Open the 2nd & 4th Saturdays of every month year-round. Locally grown produce, artisan food vendors, and crafters with homemade items.
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