Best of the Emerald Coast October 13 at Grand Boulevard

October 2, 2012 by SoWal Staff

Each year Emerald Coast Magazine holds their annual Reader's Choice Poll for the best restaurants, shopping, services, entertainment, and businesses along the Emerald Coast. Winners from each category will be announced on Saturday, October 13, 2012, from 6-9pm at Grand Boulevard in Sandestin.

The public is invited for an evening of food, fun, fashion, and entertainment - including food, beer, wine, and drinks from the winning restaurants. The event benefits the Junior League of the Emerald Coast (JLEC).

The JLEC is an organization of women dedicated to promoting the success of women and children in our local area. For more information about the Junior League of the Emerald Coast, its projects, fundraisers, and membership, visit our website at

“This is a great event for a good cause,” commented Brian Rowland, president of Emerald Coast Magazine’s Rowland Publishing. “With over 100 winners in many special categories, there is definitely something to appeal to everyone who comes out to support the Junior League of the Emerald Coast at Grand Boulevard at Sandestin on October 13.”

This is the 12th year for the sought after Best accolades. Sponsors supporting the prestigious event are the Florida Lottery, Grand Boulevard, Silver Sands Factory Stores, ResortQuest, Cumulus Radio, Regions Bank, Fudpucker's, Copy Systems, Proffitt PR,, Carter & Company, and Emerald Grande at HarborWalk Village.

Admission is $25 per person for advance tickets and $35 day of the event. 100 VIP tickets will be sold in advance and online only.  These tickets are $40 and will be guaranteed a goody bag filled with extra coupons and gifts, including a Junior League cookbook, valued at $25. All proceeds benefit the Junior League of the Emerald Coast.

Tickets can be purchased at Today's Boutique, Sarah K’s Gourmet, Silver Sands customer service kiosk, Copy Systems in Destin’s WalMart, and the Regions Bank in Destin or on-line at For more information, please visit our website, call (850) 862-2665, or visit us on Facebook at


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