Concerts in the Village Returns June 4

May 27, 2020 by SoWal Staff

The Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation (MKAF) is pleased to announce a new 2020 Concerts in the Village lineup. With the safety and well-being of guests, artists, and staff as a top priority, MKAF asks that concertgoers adhere to the following social distancing measures.

  • Groups must be ten people or less
  • VIP tables spaced 10 feet apart
  • Maintain 6ft distance between your ten-person or less group and other concert attendees
  • If inline for food, stay 6ft behind the next person inline 
  • Wash your hands frequently; you may also want to bring hand sanitizer
  • Dance floor is closed
  • Playground is closed for now
  • Wear a mask if you so choose
  • Credit cards and Paypal transfers only - no cash accepted at the gate
  • Have fun at a distance, enjoy the show!

*MKAF accepts no responsibility for patrons who do not adhere to the safety and sanitization guidelines.


2020 MKAF Concerts in the Village Lineup: 

Thursday, June 4, 2020: Velcro Pygmies

Thursday, June 11, 2020: Rumours 

Thursday, June 18, 2020: The Return

Thursday, June 25, 2020: Departure 

Thursday, July 9, 2020: Jeffrey Steele (rescheduled)

Thursday, July 16, 2020: Accent (rescheduled)

Wednesday, July 22, 2020: The Ultimate Eagle's Tribute, On The Border (rescheduled)

Thursday, July 30, 2020: Forrest Williams Band (rescheduled)

Thursday, August 20, 2020: M-80's (rescheduled)

Thursday, September 10, 2020: Casey Kearney

Thursday, September 17, 2020: The Shakedown

Thursday, September 24, 2020: The Bonehoeffers

Thursday, October 1, 2020: Pickled Pickers

Saturday, October 3, 2020: Shania Twin

Thursday, October 8, 2020: Emerald Gold 


The Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village is a multi-use complex providing entertainment, festivals, outdoor concerts, and other cultural events in Destin, Florida. You'll love the beautiful Village Green and Dugas Pavilion stage. The Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village is conveniently located in the heart of Destin, east of the historic Destin Harbor and west of Destin Commons. Parking and shuttle service is free. MKAF Cultural Arts Village: 4323 Commons Dr W, Destin, Florida 32541.

The Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation (MKAF) is a non-profit member and volunteer organization that has inspired over 320,000 children in over 70 schools, and United Way agencies including children with special needs and wounded warriors. For more information on MKAF events, community outreach program, volunteering or investing in the arts, visit online at or call (850) 650-2226 to get involved. For more information, visit Follow Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation on Facebook for updates on events, concerts and programs. 


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