What's Going On

You don’t need a reason to come to the Heart of Florida’s Emerald Coast, but while you're here you might as well enjoy our special events. Cultural activities, fun festivals, lecture series, athletic events.... There's always something happening on our sugar-white shores, and there’s something for everyone. Here’s what’s up on the coast.

Featured Events

Disney Pixar in Concert - Sinfonia Gulf Coast

Emerald Coast Convention Center
April 11, 2015 7:00PM- 10:00PM

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Bulls on the Beach

The Boardwalk
April 23 - April 25, 2015

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Musical Echoes Native American Flute Festival

Fort Walton Beach Landing
April 24 - April 26, 2015

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HarborWalk Marina 18th Annual Destin Cobia Tournament

Emerald Grande at HarborWalk Village
March 1 - May 6, 2015

(850) 424-0600

Enter the ultimate cobia competition or watch the weigh-ins on the docks. Have a front row seat to the fishing excitement along the Destin Harbor. Follow Destin Cobia Tournament on Facebook for updates and information. Stay and Play Rates Available at Emerald Grande.

Bart Rockett - Spectacular Magic, Stage Illusions, Ventriloquism & Comedy

Emerald Grande - HarborWalk Village
March 14 - April 11, 2015 7:30PM


Now appearing (and disappearing) at Emerald Grande’s HarborWalk Village, come out and enjoy world-class magic, illusions, ventriloquism and comedy as presented by variety performer Bart Rockett in an intimate, custom- designed, state-of-the-art theater located right in the heart of Emerald Grande's HarborWalk Village!  Witness original, never-before-seen illusions in this up-close and personal MUST-SEE show for ALL AGES!  This is NOT JUST a "magic show" and Bart Rockett is not just a "magician," he is an all around seasoned variety entertainer who has headlined theaters and entertained millions around the world!  Tickets are disappearing fast at www.DestinMagic.com

Fishhooks, Feris Wheels and F-35s: A Century of Progress

Ramada Plaza Beach Resort - Empire Room
March 31, 2015 7:30AM - 9:30AM


The Economic Development Council of Okaloosa County proudly presents our first roundtable of the year by celebrating Okaloosa County's century of progress, focusing on key drivers in the Okaloosa County Economy.  Registration is $25 and pre-registration is required.

Heritage Alive! Craft Class - Pine Needle Basketry

Heritage Museum of Northwest Florida
March 31, 2015 5PM - 8PM


Early Native Americans in the region wove abundant longleaf pine needles into beautiful and useful baskets.  Learn the age-old skill of pine needle basketry using the original Seminole techniques, March 24 and 31 (2-part class) at the Heritage Museum of Northwest Florida.  The cost is $55 or, $50 for Museum Members.  (Materials included).  Space is limited.  Please call 850-678-2615 to pre-register.