Events & Festivals

In addition to the countless activities of Florida's Gulf Coast, Destin and 30A offers a year-round list of annual events and festivals to experience. Whether you prefer a Destin wine festival, farmer's market, fireworks display or music festival, you'll find it here.

Experience over 800 world-class wines each April at the South Walton Beaches Wine and Food Festival or rock out with 150 Artists in 25 Venues at the 30A Songwriter's Festival each January. Athletes and Anglers come from all over the world to participate in fishing tournaments and races. Or maybe you are a fashionista or budding designer in which case South Walton Fashion Week is the event for you.

Grand Boulevard Farmers` Market

Grand Boulevard Farmers` Market

Saturdays from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Fresh from the farm produce, milk, cream, butter, eggs, honey, and grass-fed beef. Wonderful breads, pastries, prepared foods, and so much more! For more information, visit their Facebook page.
Location: Grand Boulevard
Festival of Trees

Festival of Trees

Dates: Through January 1
Festival of Trees, held annually in Grand Park, showcases uniquely decorated Christmas trees from twelve local, non-profits. The trees debut Tuesday, November 26th and remain on display in Grand Park through the holidays for the public to enjoy and learn more about the missions of these organizations.
Location: Grand Boulevard Town Center
COASTAL WHITE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY LIGHTS

COASTAL WHITE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY LIGHTS

Through January 1
Visit Grand Boulevard during the holiday season to enjoy our celebritorial decor and programming. The Town Center will be awash with thousands of beautiful white lights, bringing a festive and inviting spirit to the Boulevard.
PHOTOS WITH SANTA CLAUS

PHOTOS WITH SANTA CLAUS

Every Saturday, November 30 - December 21, 2019 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join us in Grand Park, at the Festival of Trees display to get your child`s picture with Santa Claus! Our friends at Abrakadoodle Art Education and Parties will offer free, kid-friendly, holiday arts and crafts while you wait.
Live Music at La Playa

Live Music at La Playa

Saturdays from 6:30 - 9:30 PM
Join us for live music every Saturday night at La Playa from 6:30-9:30 pm featuring a different local musician each week.
Location: Gulf Place
30A YOLO & Beach Bike Ride

30A YOLO & Beach Bike Ride

Saturdays at 8:30 AM
FREE group bike rides kick-off every Saturday at 8:30 a.m. from YOLO Board + Bike in Gulf Place. Riders can grab a cup of coffee from Sunrise Coffee Co. and browse The 30A Store before heading out with the group onto the Longleaf Pine Trails, and then you can enjoy an ice cool beer when you get back. The 30A YOLO Bike and Beach Club is free to join, and it`s open to all skill levels.
Location: Gulf Place
Third Thursday Wine Walkabout

Third Thursday Wine Walkabout

Thursday, December 19 from 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Join us at Gulf Place for our monthly Third Thursday Wine Walkabout from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Check in at 5:00 p.m. with the Artists at Gulf Place to receive your complimentary glass, sponsored by Classic Luxury Real Estate LLC., and your walkabout map. Visit each participating merchant to be entered for a chance to win giveaways at the end of the night! Cost to participate is $20.00 and includes tastes from 15+ merchants.
Location: Gulf Place
Ladies Night at La Playa

Ladies Night at La Playa

Thursdays from 7:00 - 10:00 PM
Enjoy Ladies` Night at La Playa every Thursday night with food and drink specials and live music featuring local favorite, Forrest Williams Band! Join us for dinner or just enjoy our bar and patio area for cocktails with a view of the gulf! $5 house wines, Fireball, Margaritas and Jager.
Location: Gulf Place
The Polar Express

The Polar Express

Friday, November 29 at 6PM
Watch a holiday favorite and join us for a special showing of the Polar Express on our big-screen beginning at 6pm.
Here Comes Santa Claus

Here Comes Santa Claus

Saturday, November 30 from 6PM - 9PM
Get in the winter spirit with us during our Here Comes Santa event November 30th. Cheer Santa on as he makes his way to Baytowne and watch as he lights our Village tree! Enjoy face-painting, kids crafts, and a beautiful fireworks display!
Location: The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Baytowne on Ice

Baytowne on Ice

Saturday, October 26th - Saturday, February 1st
Dust off those skates and get in the winter spirit at The Village of Baytowne Wharf`s Baytowne on Ice. For those visitors who miss the cold and ice, our seasonal ice rink is the perfect opportunity to share some of your favorite holiday traditions. Ice rink is open October 26th - February 1st. Hours vary daily.
First Friday ArtWalk at Shops of Ruskin

First Friday ArtWalk at Shops of Ruskin

Friday, December 6 from 4:00 - 7 PM
First Friday ArtWalk is the first Friday of each month from 4-7pm. Shop, have a glass of wine and enjoy Friday evening in Seaside, Florida. Ruskin Place is tucked away behind Central Square. The park is surrounded by beautiful trees and unique shops.
Location: Seaside Ruskin Place
Seaside Farmers Market

Seaside Farmers Market

Saturdays 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Seaside Farmers Market takes place in the Seaside Amphitheater every Saturday rain or shine! Fall and winter hours are Saturdays from 9-1. Live music takes place in the middle of it all and everyone enjoys strolling Central Square in the morning hours with a coffee or mimosa. Airstream Row is just next to the market as well as many shops, restaurants and places to sit and watch the town go by.
Location: Seaside Amphitheater
30A Farmer`s Market at South Barrett Square

30A Farmer`s Market at South Barrett Square

Sundays at 9 AM Come out to do your food shopping and pick up fresh from the farm produce, baked goods and pastries, delicious prepared foods, and much more. Take in the stunning views of Rosemary Beach where you`ll find vendors lining the park with tents and all the good stuff. Grab a coffee from Amavida and sip as you shop.
Location: North Barrett Square, Rosemary Beach