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November 2016
November 2016
Destin events, Sandestin events and 30A events

November 5th. Blues, Brews and BBQ! AT HarborWalk Village.   For more information,

November 10th. Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation presents 4th Annual Fall Wine Walkabout at Ruth’s Chris Steak House.   For more information,

November 11th at 7pm. Comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, will be performing his signature stand-up routine at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center in the Mainstage Theater.   Seinfeld has been hailed for his uncanny ability to joke about the little things in life that relate to audiences everywhere. Tickets: $82.50 & $125. For tickets call 850.729.6000 or online

November 18th. Join in the holiday fun at Santa's arrival and tree lighting at Destin Commons on Friday, November 18th.   Enjoy free face-painting, arts & crafts as well as a festive holiday parade down Main Street with Santa as he makes his way to light up the spectacular 50 foot holiday tree followed by a fireworks show!

November 19th (4-6pm). Celebrate the season at Baytowne Village in Sandestin’s Sparkling Wine & Holiday Lights Festival!   Stroll the streets lined in twinkling lights and greenery, as you sip a variety of champagnes and taste featured menu items from various Village restaurants. Visit for more details.

November 22, 2016. 'Cirque Dreams Holidaze’-National Tour, Broadway Series.   Mattie Kelly Fine & Performing Arts Center at Northwest Florida State College in Niceville. For tickets call 850.729.6000 or online Tickets are $45.

Thanksgiving 2016!  

November 24th. Celebrate Thanksgiving aboard the SOLARIS Thanksgiving with the lunch cruise from 12 - 2 pm and the dinner cruise from 6 - 8 pm.   The SOLARIS chefs freshly prepare a cornucopia of coastal and traditional cuisines aboard the yacht’s galley. Sunquest Cruises’ SOLARIS Thanksgiving Buffet Cruise ranges from $20 - $58 per person, which includes a two-hour cruise and a delectable Thanksgiving buffet. For additional information and required reservations, visit or call 850.650.2519.


November 24th. 11am-3pm and 5pm-8pm. Ruth’s Chris Steak House Thanksgiving Dinner.   Entertainment by Michael J. Thomas. Call 850.837.7884 for reservations.

Friday, November 27 and Saturday, November 28 from 6 - 9 pm. The Solaris continues to celebrate Thanksgiving weekend with spectacular dining cruises!   Cruising year-round, the SOLARIS yacht is available throughout the holiday season for private events, weddings, holiday parties and groups up to 150 people. For additional information and required reservations, visit or call 850.650.2519.

Christmas 2016
December  2016
Destin events, Sandestin events and 30A events

Saturday, December 1-31 from 9am-1:00pm. Grand Boulevard Farmers Market, Miramar Beach.   The outdoor market features dozens of vendors offering locally sourced food items, flowers and more. Visit

December 1st-February 10th, times vary. Baytowne on Ice at the Village of Baytowne Wharf.   A seasonal ice skating rink with the first hour of each day reseved for kids 12 and younger. Call 850.267.8184 or visit

Friday, December 2nd at 7pm. Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation presents Sounds of the Season, 21st Annual Evening of Spectacular Holiday Music!   Village Baptist Church, 101 Matthew Boulevard, Destin. For more information, call 850.650.2226.

December 3 from 11:30am-1:30pm. Join Silver Sands Premium Outlets Saturday, in the courtyard in front of Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH to greet Santa as he arrives on a fire truck.   Enjoy photos with Santa, complimentary treats from Carrabba's Italian Grill & Pino Gelato Cafe, coloring with Disney Store Outlet, face painting & crafts provided by Abrakadoodle and more! Be sure to bring your camera for photos with Santa. Sponsored by ZT Motors of Fort Walton Beach.

Weekends in December. Santa’s Arrival at HarborWalk Village   Santa makes his grand entrance to

December 7th-December 21st. Wednesday Night Concerts at Village of Baytowne Wharf.   More information, call 850.267.8117 or visit

December 10 at 7:30pm. A Peter White Christmas with trumpeter Rick Braun and saxophonist Euge Groove.   Mattie Kelly Arts Center Northwest Florida State College, Niceville.

December 10 from 11am-1:00pm. Tuba Christmas at Village of Baytowne Wharf.   More than 30 brass instruments will play holiday music with entertainment for the kids. Visit

December 11 from 6pm-8pm. 30th Annual Destin Harbor Boat Parade.   The Destin Harbor will be dancing with holiday lights and cheer during the annual Destin Harbor Boat Parade! Visit with Santa Claus from 12:00-4:00 PM at HarborWalk Village’s Main Stage. Boat Parade will light up the harbor beginning at 6:00 PM with fireworks following the parade and firespinning on HarborWalk Village’s main stage with Just Add Fire.


Merry Christmas!  

Happy Hanukkah!  

December 26 from 5:30-7:30pm. Chanukah Menorah Lighting.   Enjoy a grand menorah lighting on the main stage with hot latkes, Chanukah music and kids activities.

December 31st from 8pm-12:30am. Celebrate New Year’s Eve aboard the Solaris! Fireworks,   live entertainment, party favors and midnight champagne toast!

December 31 from 7pm-January 1st 1am. New Year’s Eve Street Party at HarborWalk Village.   Dine, drink and dance into New Year throughout HarborWalk Village.


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