Culture and Events


Seaside Farmer’s Market, Saturdays 9a-1p

SanDestin Farmer’s Market at Grand Boulevard, Saturdays 9a-1p

Destin Seafood Festival, 1st weekend in October

Tequila and Taco Festival, March, Harbowalk Village

Greek Festival, Labor Day Weekend, Okaloosa Island

SanDestin Gumbo Festival, February, Mardi Gras/Fat Tuesday, Baytowne

SanDestin Wine and Food Festivals; March, Grand Boulevard.

Sowal Craft Beer Fest, August

Baytowne Wharf Beer Fest, 1st weekend October

30A BBQ Festival, mid October, with races and music, Gulf Place, 30A

Wine Walk @ Gulf Place, 3rd Thursday at 5-7pm

Shunk Gulley Oysterfest, Last Sunday in October, Gulf Place


Destin Fishing Rodeo-whole month of October

Destin Cobia World Championships, March-May


Mattie Kelly Arts Festival, Late October, Destin Commons

Artsquest Fine Arts Festival, May, Grand Boulevard

Alys Beach Digital Graffiti, mid-May, Alys Beach


Summer Monday Movie Nights, Destin Harborwalk @ 8pm

Family Movie Night at the Hub, 30A, Every Wednesday and Sunday in the summer, 7pm

30A Songwriter’s Festival every MLK weekend

Baytowne Wednesday night concert series 7p-9p, Village of Baytowne Wharf

Burning up the Beaches, classic car show, 1st weekend in May

30A Sand Rover Rally, April, hundreds of Land Rovers on Grayton Beach

Air Force Armament Museum, Eglin Air Force Base. View weaponry and interactive displays from World War I to present-day, including vintage military aircraft. Bonus: Admission is free.


Paddle @ the Porch, boating races, August

30A half Marathon 5k, mid October, Gulf Place 30A

McGuires of Destin Halloween Run, Destin October 26

Lulu’s Marlin 5k, 1st Saturday in November, Destin @ Lulu’s

Destin Vets Day 5k run/walk, Destin American Legion Post

Destin Beach Ultra Run, 100mile/24 hr, 50 mile, 50lk, February, Destin

Hurricane Half/Tropical Storm 10k/Gale Force 5k, Santa Rosa Beach, AJ’s Grayton Beach