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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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October on the Emerald Coast | 6 Featured Events From 30A to Destin

October brings cooler temperatures, plenty of sunshine, and lots of festivals to the Emerald Coast! Whether you’re local and looking for something to do or planning a trip to explore this special coast, there’s fun to be found from South Walton to Destin. *Due to COVID-19, events may be cancelled or rescheduled without notice. Please […] Read More

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Locally Owned East Pass Coffee Co. Brings New Style + Delicious Brews to Destin

Open since March 2020, East Pass Coffee Co. is a fresh member of the Emerald Coast dining scene with a cozy and modern café serving JumpinGoat coffee, acai bowls, sandwiches, smoothies, toast, and more. Owners Mackenzie and Grant Destin along with Hayden Shaw had been operating the JumpinGoat Coffee Trailer located by Dewey Destin’s on […] 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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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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Smoke on the Coast BBQ and Fireworks Festival

Get ready for the 4th of July at the 10th Annual Smoke on the Coast BBQ and Fireworks Festival at Destin Commons! Family entertainment and live music kicks off this fun-filled festival at 5PM followed by a BBQ extravaganza at 5:30PM with $1 samples from area restaurants and BBQ groups. Vote for your favorite in […] Read More

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Catch the Big One at the Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic

Emerald Coast Blue Marlin ClassicJune 23-27, 2021Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort Ranked by Marlin Magazine as one of the Top 10 Big Money Tournaments in the world, the Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic returns to Sandestin this June! Officially sanctioned by the World Billfish Series and a qualifying event for the IGFA World Championship Circuit, […] Read More

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The Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival Set to Invade Fort Walton Beach on April 30th

Ahoy, matey! The Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival and Torchlight Parade returns to Fort Walton Beach for the 65th year with new dates and safety protocols for COVID-19. Presented by the Krewe of Bowlegs and the Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce, the Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival includes a full weekend of festivities from April […] Read More

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Get Your Burger & Wing Fix | Fatboys Comes to Destin!

Now open in the heart of Destin at 104 Harbor Blvd., Fatboys is serving up handmade burgers, wings with customizable flavors, yummy shakes, and more. Opened by Harshil Patel, the Destin location is a sister location to the original Fatboys in Enterprise, AL. “We have a limited menu, but the menu that we do have […] Read More