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.

Pints & Paints at Grayton Beer Co :Beers & Bunnies

Pints & Paints at Grayton Beer Co :Beers & Bunnies

April 19 from 6 PM - 9 PM
Grab your tickets and join Grayton Beer for painting at the brewery. All supplies are included, and no experience is necessary. Check in with the artist and then grab your first beer on the house! Tickets are $40 per person.
Location: Santa Rosa Beach
Easter Explosion

Easter Explosion

Saturday, April 20 from 12 PM - 3 PM
Bounce on over to the Village of Baytowne Wharf for an Easter Explosion, Saturday April 20th! Enjoy a day filled with family friendly entertainment, lawn games, face-painting, and inflatables. Also, don`t forget to get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny!
Location: The Village of Baytowne Wharf
South Walton Beaches Food & Wine Festival

South Walton Beaches Food & Wine Festival

Dozens of celebrity winemakers, distillers, chefs, brew masters, and entertainers converge in South Walton, Florida to wine, dine, educate and entertain guests as part of this four-day celebration of wine. A best-in-class event in a world-class beach location makes South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival the premier wine and food event in the Southeast.
Location: 495 Grand Blvd, Miramar Beach, FL 32550
SunQuest Cruises : Mother`s Day Lunch

SunQuest Cruises : Mother`s Day Lunch

Sunday, May 12 from 1 - 3:30 PM
The SOLARIS Mother`s Day Lunch Cruise begins with a warm greeting from the SOLARIS captain as guests explore all three indoor and outdoor decks, including the full-service bar and open air sky deck. Take in the sunshine, panoramic views of Destin and coastal breezes as the SOLARIS leisurely cruises the local waters.
Location: Baytowne Marina
ARTSQUEST FINE ARTS FESTIVAL

ARTSQUEST FINE ARTS FESTIVAL

May 11-12
An annual South Walton Mother`s Day tradition, ArtsQuest provides an opportunity to view and purchase original art from more than 120 artists in over a dozen mediums from around the country, while also enjoying live musical entertainment, ImagiNation (where kids rule) and student exhibits.
WAG THE FLAG A Doggie Social

WAG THE FLAG A Doggie Social

Thursday, May 23
Grab your patriotic fur-baby and join us for a doggie social in Grand Park where you`ll enjoy live music, raffle prizes and plenty of people and puppy treats. Please no prong collars.
Wednesday Night Concert Series

Wednesday Night Concert Series

Wednesdays 7:00 - 9:00 PM
The Wednesday Night Concert Series returns to Baytowne! This spring sit back and relax, as you take in the cool crisp air, and enjoy live entertainment. The concert series will feature both local and regional talent from a variety of genres. Concert begins at 7pm on the Events Plaza Stage.
Location: The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Baytowne LIVE

Baytowne LIVE

April 2 - April 26
This spring enjoy the musical stylings of local artists on the beautiful Baytowne LIVE stage across from MooLaLa.
Location: Baytowne Wharf
Bubbly Baytowne

Bubbly Baytowne

Thursday, April 25 from 5 - 7 PM
Join us for an evening full of FREE champagne and shopping during our Bubbly Baytowne. Sip and Shop through the village streets! Stop in various retail merchants as you enjoy a selection of premium champagnes.
Location: The Village of Baytowne Wharf
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, May 16 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
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
CINCO DE MAYO CELEBRATION WITH CANTINA LAREDO

CINCO DE MAYO CELEBRATION WITH CANTINA LAREDO

Saturday, May 4
Cantina Laredo presents their annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration and festivities at Grand Park. Enjoy live music, dancing, lawn games and delicious, authentic Mexican food and drinks. Bring the kids out early for family-friendly activities such as free face painting and arts and crafts by Abrakadoodle.
NORTHWEST FLORIDA THEATRE FESTIVALS

NORTHWEST FLORIDA THEATRE FESTIVALS

May 15 - 19
Emerald Coast Theatre Company presents an inclusive and creative celebration of a community of artists embracing what makes us the same and what makes us unique. Engage in the Northwest Florida Theatre Festival as a performer or participant in the experience and become a part of an innovative avant-garde gathering of art and artists.
First Friday ArtWalk at Shops of Ruskin

First Friday ArtWalk at Shops of Ruskin

Friday, May 3 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