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“Emerald Postings,” the official blog of the Emerald Coast tourism industry, was created to provide visitors with insider information on all there is to see and experience on the Emerald Coast. Posts are organized into categories to make it easy for you to find the information that interests you most.
From Headliner Blue Highway to Teen Sensations Moore Brothers Band and Danielle Yother, Bluegrass at the Beach Offers Up Something for Everyone
From seasoned Bluegrass veteran bands to contemporary twists on Bluegrass sound to sensational rising stars, the inaugural Bluegrass at the Beach produced by Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation (MKAF) will be a sizzling, family-friendly musical showcase that appeals to all ages.
Just in case legendary beaches, world-class attractions and all the fresh Gulf-to-Table cuisine you can eat isn’t enough to get you to the Emerald Coast this fall, we thought we’d give you a glimpse of our calendar of events. Fun festivals, unique cultural experiences, a fascinating lecture series, exciting athletic events. The Emerald Coast has everything under the sun. And then some.
The Emerald Coast is known for its clear, emerald green waters, white, sugar sand beaches, and the undulating dunes that separate beach from land. These dunes are not only beautiful, but they also provide habitat and a critical buffer that protects the mainland.
On May 8, in conjunction with National Travel and Tourism Week, the Emerald Coast Convention & Visitors Bureau awarded its first Heart of Tourism Awards to recognize the extraordinary achievements of five individuals in the tourism industry here on the Heart of Florida’s Emerald Coast.
Yes, we know “funner” isn’t a word but when you check out our summer event calendar you’ll agree it ought to be. Come learn about baby sea turtles on one of our Nighttime Educational Beach Walks. Get tickets (before they disappear) for “Bart Rockett – Spectacular Magic, Stage Illusions, Ventriloquism & Comedy.” And take in the weekly Red, White and Blue Celebration at HarborWalk Village with live entertainment, free kid's crafts, face painting and a vintage WWII aircraft flyover.