Every year in February, whether the beach air is warm or thankfully chilly, the pots at the Village of Baytowne Wharf in Sandestin are bubbling over with yummy gumbo of all types and flavors, brimming with unique and tasteful gumbo recipes from local restaurants and groups.
If you love the beach and you love music, then you have to get yourself to SoWal in January. (We hope you don't know anyone who doesn't love the beach and music.)
The annual Flutterby Festival returns to Rosemary Beach Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 12 & 13, from 10am-4pm. Flutterby Festival celebrates the arts and the migration of the Monarch Butterfly along Scenic Highway 30A. Flutterby is a childrens arts festival... it's a place for kids to flitter! This is a beautiful fall tradition in South Walton.
Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation (MKAF) celebrates the cultural arts at the 21st annual Festival of the Arts set for Oct.
Celebrate the Best of the Emerald Coast 2016 at Grand Boulevard on Saturday, October 22 from 6:00 p.m to 9:00 p.m. Each year, Emerald Coast Magazine holds their Choice Poll for the best restaurants, shopping, services, entertainment and businesses along the Emerald Coast. As winners are announced, it's time to toast to your favorite places to shop, dine, relax and take care of business. Tickets available now!
The 7th annual Explore The Outdoors Festival kicks off Saturday, Oct. 15 from 10 am – 2 pm at the beautiful waterfront location of Live Oak Landing in Freeport. This fun-filled day is geared towards introducing children to the wonders of exploring nature and the outdoor experience. Hands on activities include fishing, kayaking, archery, wildlife encounters, interactive educational exhibits, nature-based crafts, giveaways and more.
October and beer go hand-in-hand and Sandestin is celebrating this hoppy beverage with the annual Baytowne Wharf Beer Festival at
The Inaugural 30A Craft Beer & Spirits Festival will be at Gulf Place on Sep 30 and Oct 1, 2016. Formerly known as The Destin Beer Festival, the popular and tasty event has attracted over 1,000 craft beer & spirits lovers to our area each year with 100% of the proceeds benefiting local nonprofit organizations. This year the benefiting charity will be the beloved Seaside School Foundation.
The Bloody Mary Festival kicks off Fall with an impressive lineup celebrating local food and drink this Fall. The Market Shops once again is host the 2nd Annual Bloody Mary Festival benefiting Sinfonia Gulf Coast on Saturday, October 1, 2016 from 11 am to 2 pm.
Digital Graffiti is an electric art festival where artists use digital technology to project original works onto the white walls of Alys Beach, FL.
Next: May 19-21, 2017