Upcoming Festivals in Destin – Fort Walton Beach Area

You don’t have to look far to find fun Destin Florida events or fun things to do around the Fort Walton Beach, FL area. There are always great festivals along the Emerald Coast to attend for family fun. Whether you are tourists or a local, our area festivals offer plenty of lively music, tasty food, unique entertainment, interesting culture, and plenty of people enjoying our beautiful area. Destin, Fort Walton Beach, and Niceville are home to quite a few notable festivals each year, including the Destin Seafood Festival, Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival, and the Boggy Bayou Mullet Festival.

Throughout the year, there are many unique and entertaining festivals around the Destin and Fort Walton Beach area. No matter what your interests, you’ll most likely find a festival to your liking. If for some reason you don’t find a festival that meets your taste, start your own!

Upcoming Festivals

July 3, 2017 – Smoke on the Coast – Destin, FL
July 4, 2017 – Red, White, and Baytowne – Miramar Beach, FL
July 4, 2017 – 4th of July at the Landing – Fort Walton Beach, FL
October 13-14, 2017 – Baytowne Beer Fest – Miramar Beach, FL
October 20-22, 2017 – Mullet Festival – Niceville, FL
October 28, 2017 – Halloween Haunt at Destin Commons – Destin, FL
November 2, 2017 – Harvest Wine & Food Festival – Miramar Beach, FL
January 12-15, 2018 – 9th Annual 30A Song Writers Festival – Seaside, FL (30A)
February 22-25, 2018 – 7th Annual 30A Wine Festival – Alys Beach, FL
April 12-15, 2018 – Sandestin Wine Festival – Miramar Beach, FL
April 26-29, 2018 – South Walton Beach Wine & Food Festival – Miramar Beach, FL
June 1-2, 2018 – 63rd Annual Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival – Fort Walton Beach, FL

Nearly every weekend you find at least one festival to attend on the Emerald Coast. Most of our local area festivals offer a chance to learn more about a particular topic, such as history or culture, while at the same time offering loads of fun and entertainment. Bring the whole family and invite plenty of friends so our area festivals will be successful and continue to thrive year after year.

Are we missing a festival? If so, please comment below and we’ll be glad to add it to the list above and the festivals calendar. Alternatively, you can add it yourself for FREE.