August 31 - September 2
Labor Day Concert Celebration
HarborWalk Village is sending summer off with a bang! Live music all weekend long with FIREWORKS over the Destin Harbor Sunday night!
Big Kahuna’s Water & Adventure Park’s Annual Oktoberfest
Enjoy delicious brews, brats, pretzels and more at Big Kahuna’s Water & Adventure Park’s annual Oktoberfest! Stomp your feet, clap your hands and dance around as you enjoy some entertaining cultural music; PLUS enjoy over 40 different water play areas, tube rides, speed slides and more as you are immersed in German Culture!
4th Annual Destin Charity Cornhole Tournament 2019
Destin Commons presents the Charity Corn Hole Tournament benefiting the Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center. Teams have the chance to win cash & prizes! Spectators can purchase wristbands to access the World of Beer and Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen Beer Garden offering craft beer and appetizers.
October 4 – 6
This three-day family-friendly event is free to attend and attracts foodies and party lovers alike year after year. Located on the historic Destin Harbor and the Harbor Board Walk on Harbor Blvd, the laid-back atmosphere sets the mood for a weekend of good times, good friends, and good food to be enjoyed by all.
October 10 – 12
Gulf Coast Jeepalooza
Gulf Coast Jeepalooza is launching its First Annual Jeep Event on the Florida Gulf Coast! This three-day event will be filled with family-friendly activities: with a state-of-the-art Vendor Village featuring leading companies from all over the USA, a Show n' Shine Contest, a Shuckin' Fun Oyster Poker Run, a Jeep beach Parade, and a Block Palooza Party Finale! It doesn’t get any better than Jeeps and the Beach!
October 26 - 27
Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation 24th Annual Festival of the Arts
Recognized as one of Florida’s premier fine art shows, the MKAF Festival welcomes more than 100 artists from across the US and Europe to the beautiful beaches of Destin to showcase their art and to compete for cash prizes. Hosted by Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation, this two-day event will be a celebration of art, live music, food and family fun.
Monarch Butterfly Tagging
Florida State Park will be hosting the Monarch Butterfly Tagging Event during the fall migration at Henderson Beach State Park. Bring the family and learn about Monarch butterflies, their lifecycle and the ever-endangered migration. Approximately 200 butterflies will be available for tagging. There will be plenty of time for questions and pictures during this Citizen Science Project.
Beer & bourbon lovers are invited to gather at The Henderson Beach Resort & Spa to sample hundreds of delicious beers & bourbons alongside local food hand-crafted by many of the Destin’s favorite restaurants. Enjoy the food and beverage, live music performance, games & fun, and enter the raffle to win awesome prizes. All proceeds will benefit Children in Crisis.
November 9 – 12
Annual Blues, Brews, & BBQ Festival
HarborWalk Village will host this barbecue block party where over 15 of the area’s finest restaurants will compete in a spirited and fun BBQ competition, offering samples of creative BBQ styles and specialty. Live music from John Hart & Tyler Mac on the main stage!
December – TBD
Destin Christmas Lighted Boat Parade
The Destin Lighted Boat Parade is an annual holiday tradition that takes place every year in early December on Destin Harbor. The parade can be viewed from docks and restaurants on Destin Harbor and will end with a spectacular firework show.