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.

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May 26 - May 27

Memorial Day Summer Kickoff Concert Series

Celebrate Memorial Day at HarborWalk Village! It's time for flip flops, sun tans and SUMMER! Kick-off summer with live music on the Destin Harbor all weekend long and FIREWORKS over the Destin Harbor!

5/26 | 7:00-9:00pm John Hart Project

5/27 | 4:30pm Flash Flood

7:00-9:00pm DEPARTURE: The Journey Tribute Band

9:00pm Fireworks followed by firespinning from Just Add Fire


May 29 - Aug 14 | 7-8:30PM

Fat Tuesday Parade Kickoff

Who wants some beads?! Join us for Fat Tuesday every Tuesday during the summer until August 14th as HarborWalk Village transforms into "The Big Easy". Enjoy dazzling floats, colorful costumes, street performers, and float riders tossing handfuls of beads and swag! Stay and enjoy live music on the Main Stage before the parade.


May 31 - Aug 14 | 6:30PM-12:00AM

Let Freedom Ring | All- American Tribute

Celebrate Americana and the heritage of the Destin Harbor all summer long every Thursday night until August 16th. The all-American celebration includes a one-of-a-kind WWII Vintage Airshow, Live On-stage Entertainment, and FIREWORKS over the Destin Harbor, followed by ‘Just Add Fire’, a unique fire spinning performance.

Entertainment: 6:30 | WWII Vintage Airshow over the Destin Harbor

7:00-9:00 | Modern Eldorados– An American Music Tribute on the Main Stage

9:00 | Fireworks Show over the Destin Harbor

9:15 | Just Add Fire on the Main Stage

9:30-Midnight | Americana Music Videos on the Main Stage


Jul 22 - Apr 22 | 10AM-6PM

Hair & Fashion Expo 2018

We want to welcome the Hair & Fashion Expo 2018 to the Emerald Coast Convention Center. This event will showcase some of the best hair stylists, barbers and fashion designers of the area. It will also have product vendors and educators from the hair and fashion industry. We are anticipating a jam-packed house. Tickets are available online at a special rate of $25 until 6/16, $40 thereafter.