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Celebrate the Holidays on the Emerald Coast

The festive spirit is alive and well in Miramar Beach and Destin, Florida, making it the perfect destination for a holiday season getaway. Whether you're drawn to the charm of Christmas or the excitement of New Year's Eve, our guide has you covered for an unforgettable experience.


Christmas Festivities:


Ice Skating at Baytowne Wharf:

What better way to get into the winter and holiday spirit than ice skating? The Baytowne Ice Rink at Sandestin is open from late October to late January every year, creating a magical winter wonderland under a large tent in the events plaza. Glide across the ice surrounded by festive decorations, creating cherished holiday memories with your loved ones.

Baytowne Wednesday Night Concert Series Holiday Edition:

Don't miss the holiday edition of Baytowne’s popular Wednesday Night Concert Series. Taking place from spring through December 20th, this special edition brings the joy of the season to life with holiday music performed by different bands each week. Grab your blanket and lawn chairs, and enjoy the enchanting melodies under the stars as you soak in the festive atmosphere.


Celebrate the New Year in Style:


Village of Baytowne Wharf New Year’s Eve Fireworks:

Fast forward to New Year's Eve, where the Village of Baytowne Wharf hosts an evening to remember. Witness two breathtaking fireworks displays at 8 p.m. and midnight, creating a spectacular backdrop for bidding farewell to the old year and welcoming 2024. Enjoy family-friendly activities, face painting, and live music featuring DJ TreVy and the Bay Kings Band, setting the stage for a memorable celebration.

Seaside Beach New Year’s Eve Fireworks:

As the year comes to a close, Seaside Beach lights up with a 12-minute fireworks display over the Gulf of Mexico. Positioned on a barge, the fireworks create the biggest bursts in town, visible from the beach or the amphitheater lawn. It's the perfect way to cap off your year and welcome a new one with a dazzling display of lights and colors.

North Beach Social:

For a unique New Year's Eve experience, head to North Beach Social, located beneath the renowned Farm & Fire restaurant. With outdoor seating overlooking the bay, this venue provides a tranquil setting to bid adieu to the old year, open until 9 p.m. on New Year’s Eve.

HarborWalk Village:

To ring in the New Year with a harbor celebration, HarborWalk Village is the place to be. Dance away the last moments of 2023 with live entertainment featuring Shenanigans and The New Royals. Enjoy a dazzling firework display over the Harbor at 8 p.m. and midnight, complete with a countdown and Ball Drop.


Why Choose Russell Vacation Rentals?


Our dedication to ensuring a smooth and delightful experience for our guests sets us apart. Whether you are planning a family vacation, a corporate meeting, or even a destination wedding, we have a suitable property to meet your exact needs. Our staff is always available to assist you, making sure each detail of your vacation is as carefree as possible.


Embrace the magic of Miramar Beach and Destin this holiday season with a perfect blend of Christmas charm and New Year's excitement. Secure one of our beautiful Miramar Beach vacation rentals now for a front-row seat to these unforgettable festivities.

Published on Saturday, October 21, 2023