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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 - 2020

Boomin' Tuesday

When: Every Tuesday between July 1 - 31, 2020 7:15 PM - 9:15 PM
Where: The Village at Baytowne Wharf
Enjoy a DJ Dance Party at 7:15 before the fireworks show at 9:15pm over the Lagoon. FREE

Wednesday Night Concert Series

When: Every Wednesday between July 1 - 31, 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

Magical Thursday

When: Every Thursday between July 1 - 31, 2020 19:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Join pirate Captain Davy for magic and music with two magic shows on stage! 7:00pm & 8:00pm shows. FREE

Baytowne LIVE Music

When: Everyday between July 1 - 31, 2020 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf Adventure Lane just across from Blast Arcade and Laser Maze.
Every Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday Night Check website for concert schedule
More Info: baytownewharf.com

Sunday Cinema

When: Every Sunday between July 1 - 31, 2020
Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Bring a lawn chair up on the Events Plaza Lawn for a featured film on the big screen! Check website for movie listings.
More Info: baytownewharf.com

Hydroflight Monday

When: Every Monday between July 1 - 31, 2020 6:30 PM
Where: 9300 Emerald Coast Parkway West Miramar Beach, FL 32550
Watch as Ben Merrell, fly-board extraordinaire soars over the lagoon at Baytowne Wharf. Two shows at 6:30 & 8:30pm. FREE

Rock the Docks

When: Every Saturday between July 1 - 31, 2020 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: HarborWalk Village main stage
You won’t want to miss Rock the Docks, the FREE concerts on Destin Harbor every Saturday night during the summer. Concerts, which run from 7 to 9 p.m., are held at the HarborWalk Village main stage.

All-American Thursday

When: Every Thursday between July 1 - 31, 2020 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Where: HarborWalk Village. Onsite parking is $10.
Enjoy a patriotic celebration that includes hero salutes and flyovers by vintage airplanes, live entertainment, fireworks over Destin Harbor, and fire spinning.

Cirque du HarborWalk

When: Every Tuesday between July 1 - 31, 2020
Where: HarborWalk Village
You will be amazed with the trapeze artists, stilt walkers to fire spinning.
More Info: emerald grande.com/events

Concerts in the Village

When: July 16, 2020
Where: 4323 Commons Drive W. Destin, FL 32541
Hear Accent, one of the most requested Alabama cover bands. Playing a variety of Motown, Top 40, Classic Rock and more on the beautiful Emerald Coast. Sponsored by the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation.
More Info: mkaf.org/

Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation Concert

When: July 16, 2020
Where: 4323 Commons Drive, W. Destin, FL 32541
More Info: https://mksf.org

Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation Concert

When: July 16, 2020
Where: 4323 Commons Drive W. Destin, FL 32541
Ultimate Eagles Tribute - On the Border Bring libations & snack and enjoy an evening outside listening to the concert.
More Info: https://mksf.org

Concerts in the Village

When: July 22, 2020
Where: 4323 Commons Drive W Destin, FL 32541
Hear the Ultimate Eagles Tribute, On the Border. Each member will play their Eagles character performing & singing their part.
More Info: mkaf.org/

Concert in the Village

When: July 23, 2020
Where: 4323 Commons Drive W. Destin, FL 32541
Join Casting Crowns with their Drive in Theater Tour.
More Info: mkaf.org/

Concerts in the Village

When: July 30, 2020
Where: 4323 Commons Drive W. Destin, FL 32541
Forrest Williams in Concert
More Info: mkaf.org/

Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation Concert

When: July 30, 2020
Where: 4323 Commons Drive, W. Destin, FL 32541
Forrest Williams Band
More Info: https://mksf.org

August - 2020

Boomin' Tuesday

When: Every Tuesday between Aug 1 - 4, 2020 7:15 PM - 9:15 PM
Where: The Village at Baytowne Wharf
Enjoy a DJ Dance Party at 7:15 before the fireworks show at 9:15pm over the Lagoon. FREE

Wednesday Night Concert Series

When: Every Wednesday between Aug 1 - 31, 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

Magical Thursday

When: Every Thursday between Aug 1 - 6, 2020 19:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Join pirate Captain Davy for magic and music with two magic shows on stage! 7:00pm & 8:00pm shows. FREE

Baytowne LIVE Music

When: Everyday between Aug 1 - 7, 2020 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf Adventure Lane just across from Blast Arcade and Laser Maze.
Every Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday Night Check website for concert schedule
More Info: baytownewharf.com

Sunday Cinema

When: Every Sunday between Aug 1 - 7, 2020
Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Bring a lawn chair up on the Events Plaza Lawn for a featured film on the big screen! Check website for movie listings.
More Info: baytownewharf.com

Hydroflight Monday

When: Every Monday between Aug 1 - 3, 2020 6:30 PM
Where: 9300 Emerald Coast Parkway West Miramar Beach, FL 32550
Watch as Ben Merrell, fly-board extraordinaire soars over the lagoon at Baytowne Wharf. Two shows at 6:30 & 8:30pm. FREE

All-American Thursday

When: Every Thursday between Aug 1 - 13, 2020 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Where: HarborWalk Village. Onsite parking is $10.
Enjoy a patriotic celebration that includes hero salutes and flyovers by vintage airplanes, live entertainment, fireworks over Destin Harbor, and fire spinning.

Rock the Docks

When: Every Saturday between Aug 1 - 15, 2020 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: HarborWalk Village main stage
You won’t want to miss Rock the Docks, the FREE concerts on Destin Harbor every Saturday night during the summer. Concerts, which run from 7 to 9 p.m., are held at the HarborWalk Village main stage.

Cirque du HarborWalk

When: Every Tuesday between Aug 1 - 11, 2020
Where: HarborWalk Village
You will be amazed with the trapeze artists, stilt walkers to fire spinning.
More Info: emerald grande.com/events

Bubbly Baytowne

When: Aug 20, 2020 17:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Sip and shop in various retail stores as you stroll through the village streets enjoying a selection of premium champagnes.
More Info: baytownewharf.com

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.

Baytowne Art Walk

When: Every Friday,Saturday,Sunday between Sept 4 - 6, 2020
Stroll the Village streets at the Annual Baytowne Art Walk each evening browsing regional and local artists and a spectacular fireworks show across the lagoon on Sunday at 9:15pm.
More Info: baytownewharf.com

Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation Concert

When: Sept 10, 2020
Where: 4323 Commons Drive, W. Destin, FL 32541
Listen to Casey Kearney with a fresh take on country music.
More Info: hitps://mksf.org

Concerts in the Village

When: Sept 10, 2020
Where: 4323 Commons Drive W. Destin, FL 32541
Casey Kearney will have a fresh take on Country Music.
More Info: mkaf.org/

Concerts in the Village

When: Sept 17, 2020
Where: 4323 Commons Drive W. Destin, FL 32541
Enjoy music by The Shakedown which offers some funky-jam hip vibe.
More Info: mkaf.org/

Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation Concert

When: Sept 17, 2020
Where: 4323 Commons Drive W. Destin, FL 32541
The Shakedown will be performing outside in the Village. Bring your libations and snacks or purchase there.
More Info: https://mksf.org

Bubbly Baytowne

When: Sept 17, 2020
Where: Baytowne shops
Sip and shop in various retail stores as you stroll through the village streets enjoying a selection of premium champagnes.
More Info: baytownewharf.com

International Talk Like a Pirate Day

When: Sept 18, 2020 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Baytowne Wharf
Join Captain Davy in your best pirate costume for a scavenger hunt, magic show and costume contest.
Phone: baytownewharf.com

Throwback Thursday Cinema

When: Sept 24, 2020
Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the movie "101 Dalmations".
More Info: baytownewharf.com

Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation Concert

When: Sept 24, 2020
Where: 4323 Commons Drive, W. Destin, FL 32541
Presenting The Bonhoeffers. This acoustic trio will play several original songs as well as popular songs from bluegrass, classic rock country and blues.
More Info: https://mksf.org

Concert in the Village

When: Sept 24, 2020
Where: 4323 Commons Drive W. Destin, FL 32541
Enjoy listening to The Bonhoeffers, an acoustic trio with an eclectic mix from bluegrass to blues, classic rock to country.
More Info: mkaf.org/

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

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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