Articles by Karina Caraballo

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Celebrating 126 Years of The Tallest Lighthouse on The Forgotten Coast

Carrabelle’s Lantern Fest at Crooked River Lighthouse returns in celebration of 126 years of the tallest lighthouse on the Forgotten Coast! Catch the glow of hundreds of crafted lanterns during the magical event on Saturday, November 27th from 6-10pm. Enjoy delicious foods, music, dance performances and endless activities the whole family will love. The Crooked […] Read More

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Celebrating The Holiday Season From Destin to 30A

From Santa’s grand arrival in the Destin Boat Parade to an enthralling rendition of the Nutcracker performed in Seaside, there are so many fun ways to welcome the holidays on the coast. Scroll below for all the top holiday events from Destin to 30A! *Due to COVID-19, events may be cancelled or rescheduled without notice. […] Read More

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Discover Florida’s Second Largest State Forest Known as Tate’s Hell

Located between the Apalachicola and Ochlockonee rivers lies over 200,000 acres of land known as Tate’s Hell State Forest. Contrary to what the name suggests, the forest brings about a sense of peace and serenity for all those who have the pleasure of visiting it. Explore 35 miles of rivers, streams, and creeks perfect for […] Read More

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Late Summer Fun In The Grand Lagoon | Panama City Beach Fishing Rodeo

To fulfill the excitement and anticipation for more fishing tournaments in the local area, The Panama City Beach Fishing Rodeo was born! This is a three weekend, 17-day event that welcomes anglers of all ages to come out and participate. The tournament will include 11 species of fish and 7 different divisions with specific species […] Read More

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World’s Luckiest Fishing Village Hosts 73rd Annual Destin Fishing Rodeo

An Emerald Coast tradition since 1948, The 73rd Annual Destin Fishing Rodeo is back with endless excitement and events for the whole family to enjoy. Home to the nation’s largest commercial fishing fleet, the widest variety of fish species in the area, and direct access to the Gulf of Mexico… Destin is not called The […] Read More

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The Emerald Coast Poker Run Returns

EMERALD COAST POKER RUN | AUGUST 13TH – 14TH It’s time to put your poker face on, Emerald Coast Poker Run is back! Join powerboats, leisure/fishing boats and everything in between for one of the largest and most popular charity poker runs in the nation. Benefitting recipient charities of the Emerald Coast Foundation, the one […] Read More

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Tasty Trio | Burgers, Bourbon and Beer Festival

Burgers, bourbon, and beer… need we say more? Enjoy the tasty trio at The Burgers, Bourbon and Beer Festival on Saturday, September 18th at HarborWalk Village in Destin. Get tickets to this fun-filled festival benefitting the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast starting on August 16th. The Boys & Girls Clubs of the […] Read More

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Destin Home to First New High School in Okaloosa County in Five Decades

At last! Destin High School opens their doors to local ninth through eleventh graders this month, as the first new high school in Okaloosa County in over 50 years. Located at the former Grace Lutheran Church site, Destin High School was built to meet the ever growing needs of students and families in the Destin […] Read More

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The Emerald Coast Poker Run Returns

EMERALD COAST POKER RUN | AUGUST 13TH – 14TH It’s time to put your poker face on, Emerald Coast Poker Run is back! Join powerboats, leisure/fishing boats and everything in between for one of the largest and most popular charity poker runs in the nation. Benefitting recipient charities of the Emerald Coast Foundation, the one […] Read More

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18th Annual Kingfish Tournament | Benefitting The Leukemia Research Foundation

If you’re looking for a great event with an even better cause, the 18th Annual C-Quarters Marina Kingfish Shootout is an event to mark your calendar for!  Benefitting the Leukemia Research Foundation, The Kingfish Shootout will be held on August 7th & 8th at the C-Quarters Marina in Carabelle, Florida. The Crowder Jackson Family welcomes […] Read More