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Holiday Event Guide in Destin & 30A

Posted by Tim Shepard - Broker on Monday, December 4th, 2017 at 2:19pm.

 Destin holiday events

What's Happening Over the Holidays in Destin?

Destin knows how to do up Christmas and New Year's up right. From the lights, parades to the fireworks and local celebrations, it's a busy time here during the holidays. Here is a glimpse of some of the tried and true events in Destin and along the 30A you won't want to miss:



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.

New Year's Eve Street Party - Dec 31 | 8-12 pm
Celebrate New Year's Eve at Harbor Walk Village. Dine at your favorite restaurante, enjoy live music and 2 firework shows over the harbor.

Grande Gala New Year's Eve Celebration - Dec 31 | 8-12 pm
Ring in the new year dining from a chef selected menu while listening to live music and a toast at midnight.
Location: Emerald Grande Ballroom - 850-424-0622


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.

Tee Off for Toys - Dec 9-10 | 7 am - 5 pm
Donate a new or unused toy, unwrapped or gift card at least $15.00 in value and play at one of Sandestin's public golf courses plus cart fee. Toys donated will be given to several local charities.

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