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
South Walton Beaches Food & Wine Festival

South Walton Beaches Food & Wine Festival

April 23-26, 2020
A dazzling roster of dozens of celebrity winemakers, distillers, chefs, and entertainers converge in South Walton, Florida to wine, dine, educate and entertain guests as part of the four-day celebration of wine.
Location: 495 Grand Blvd, Miramar Beach, FL 32550
30A Songwriters Festival

30A Songwriters Festival

January 17 - 20
Over the course of the weekend, the festival will feature performances by more than 175 songwriters in venues along coastal Florida`s scenic Hwy 30A.
Location: Grand Boulevard
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, February 20 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
Sandestin Gumbo Festival

Sandestin Gumbo Festival

Friday, February 14 - 15
Sample a variety of gumbo and vote your favorite as the "People`s Choice" winner! Dark or light roux? Chicken, sausage or seafood? Celebrity judges will name the "Area`s Best." Gulf Coast restaurants will be featured along with live music from Dikki Du and the Zydeco Krewe and children`s activities. The Bloody Mary component is BACK again this year! Featuring the Best Bloody Mary`s at The Beach!
Location: The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Baytowne on Ice

Baytowne on Ice

Through 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.
First Friday ArtWalk at Shops of Ruskin

First Friday ArtWalk at Shops of Ruskin

Friday, February 7 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