Destin Fall event guide

You'll see several of your favorite Destin and 30A Fall events showing up again this year. From the Destin Fishing Rodeo, returning for the 66th year, to the Sandestin Triathlon, and the 39th Annual Seafood Festival. If you've never attended these events, maybe it's time to see what all the excitement is about.


Blues, Brews & BBQ - Saturday, Nov 4 from 11am - 4pm
Hot BBQ, Cold Brews, and Live Entertainment! Area restaurants will again compete in a spirited and fun BBQ competition.
Tasting wristband: $30 in advance, $35 day of event, $30 military, $50 VIP., Location: Emerald Grande at HarborWalk Village

Bourbon Dinner - Thursday, Nov 9 at 6:30pm
Enjoy a special Bourbon dinner featuring 5 gourmet courses specially selected by Jimmy McManus and paired with Bourbon presented by Jim Beam. Price: $65 per person plus gratuity and tax.
Location: HarborView Room inside Emerald Grande

A Coastal Boil, A Culinary Celebration - Nov. 11 from 11 am - 4 pm
Some of the top chefs in the area gather to create an old fashioned seafood boil with gulf shrimp, fresh corns, new potatoes, andouille sausage, Cedar Key little neck clams all boiled together in seasoned broth. Cost: $25/per person
Location Emerald Grande at HarborWalk Village

Sparkling Wine & Holiday Lights - Nov 24 | 4pm - 6 pm
This sparkling event will feature more than 30 champagnes and delicious appetizers at featured Village restaurants. Guests can enjoy the sounds of the season with live music, and a sneak peek of our first tree lighting of the season!

Here Comes Santa Claus - Nov 25
Santa arrives at Baytowne Wharf to light the Village tree. Enjoy face painting, crafts and fireworks at 8 pm.


Festive Light Show - Dec 6-30 | 6, 7 and 8 pm
Festive light show at the Village of Baytowne Wharf every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from Dec. 6-30.

Destin Christmas Parade - Dec 9 | 10 am
The 33rd annual Christmas parade begins at the Downtown Destin Shopping Center to Stahlman Avenue. View floats from the north side of Harbor Boulevard.

Destin Boat Parade - Dec 10 | 6-8 pm
Watch this popular parade followed by fireworks and firespinning on the main stage with 'Just Add Fire'. Takes place at the Destin Harbor.


Coastal White Christmas - Nov 18-Jan1 
Thousands of white light decorate the Town Center in Grand Boulevard. Every Friday and Saturday night in December are free horse-drawn carriage rides under faux snow falls. Take in the Festival of Trees in Grand Park from 5-8 pm and the Dickens Carolers from 5-7 pm.

Santa at HarborWalk Village  - Nov 25-Dec 17 | 12-4 pm
Come see Santa and receive a treat. Every Saturday and Sunday from Nov. 25 to Dec. 17.

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