The time of year to celebrate our Independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain will soon be here. On July 4, fireworks celebrations will take place
Plan for an evening at Baytowne Wharf for lawn games and inflatables for the kids starting at 6:30 PM, followed by an incredible fireworks display at 8:30 PM. Bring a chair or blanket. See all fireworks displays on the Emerald Coast!
Celebrate Memorial Day weekend and start Summer the right way at HarborWalk Village with the Memorial Day Concert Celebration! May 26 – 7-9pm – Flash Flood May 27 – 7-9pm – Departure, a Journey tribute band May 27 – 9PM – Fireworks following the concert May 27 – After Fireworks- Fire spinning by Just Add Fire
Every Thursday night during the Summer (May 31, 2018 through August 16, 2018), celebrate Americana and the heritage of Destin Harbor at HarborWalk Village. This celebration will feature a WWII Vintage airshow, live music, and entertainment, and a fireworks show at 9PM over the Destin Harbor.
63rd Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival 2018 schedule will be posted below as the festival approaches. Billy Bowlegs is a fun event for the whole family. There are tons of activities for kids as well as vendors selling pirate booty and local crafts. There will be great live music, and food vendors selling everything from ice cream to seafood. The festival is on Friday and Saturday, June 1-2, 2018. The fireworks display will be on June 1 at 9:00 pm. The Torchlight Parade will be on June 4 at 7:00 pm.
The Billy Bowlegs Torchlight Parade is one of the largest parades on the Emerald Coast. Come join the whole city on June 4, 2018 in this fun parade with Captain Billy Bowlegs and his Krewe. The Krewe of Bowlegs, along with many local businesses, will be sharing their wealth by throwing out plenty of beads, candy, doubloons, and other pirate booty. This parade is filled with festive music, costumes, beautifully crafted floats, marching bands, and a fun crowd all along the parade route. 2018 Torchlight Parade Route The route begins from downtown Fort Walton Beach, FL at 7:00 pm on Monday, June 4, 2018 and heads north up Eglin Parkway, ending just past Uptown Station (at Hughes St). Do you want to have a float for your business or organization in the parade? Download a Parade Application and return to the Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce.
3rd Annual HEALING OUR NATIONS’ WARRIORS GALA Benefitting The Surrender Project Destin, FL, June 21, 2018– Healing Our Nation’s Warriors Gala, 7p.m. – 10p.m., Henderson Beach Resort Every 65 minutes warrior loses all hope and commits suicide—22 lives lost everyday The Healing Our Nation’s Warriors Gala is a night to come together and show support for our military veterans. Our aim is to collectively heal these warriors who are suffering with emotional, physical, and spiritual wounds. Our Gala offers individuals and businesses the unique opportunity to come along aside individual warriors and sponsor them through a 3-part healing process called The Surrender Project. Guests will be able to meet with warriors from all branches; come hear their stories, listen to their struggles and triumphs, and learn how they can help. Call upon me in the day of trouble: I will deliver you ~ Psalm 50:15 # # # Tickets: $100 per person $75 veteran www.sofmissions.com/gala Attire: Cocktail Ticket price includes sit down dinner and dessert. Guest speaker and silent auction. For more information about the Healing Our Nation’s Warriors Gala, please contact Lindsay Johnson at 813-333-1303 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Annual Smoke on the Coast BBQ and Fireworks Festival at Destin Common starts at 5 p.m. on July 3, 2018. Family entertainment and live music will kick off the day. At 6 p.m. BBQ aficionados can enjoy $1 samples from 17 area restaurants and BBQ groups and vote for their favorite as People’s Choice winners. Last year $83,000 in donations benefited local charities and we look forward to doing it again in 2018! Stop by for family fun activities including an Independence Day firework extravaganza! Participating Barbecue teams and their partnering charities include: – The Gulf partnering with Air Force Enlisted Village – 98BBQ partnering with The Arc of the Emerald Coast – Big Red Truck partnering with Boys & Girls Clubs of America – BrightView partnering with Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center – B&C Fire Safety partnering with Children in Crisis – Whole Foods Market partnering with Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance – Rotary Club of Destin partnering with Rotary Club of Destin – Waste Management partnering with Food For Thought Outreach Inc – Hub City Smokehouse and Grill partnering with Habitat for Humanity – Tailfins Ale House & Oyster Bar partnering with Harvest House – Okaloosa Gas partnering with Heritage […]
Celebrate the 4th of July 2018 at Baytowne Wharf with fun kids activities, great restaurants and bars, live music, and an amazing fireworks display over Baytowne Lagoon at 9:15 pm. Lawn games, inflatables, and crafts, and face painting begins at 6PM. Live music from Donovan Keith begins at 7PM at the Events Plaza Stage.
The 4th of July Celebration at HarborWalk Village in Destin will feature live music and entertainment throughout the evening starting at 7PM followed by a spectacular fireworks display at 9PM. More entertainment will follow the fireworks show.