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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Mar 13 - Dec 27 | 90 minutes

MAXIMUM MAGIC Dinner Theater Featuring Noah & Heather Wells

Come out to Fudpuckers Theater located at Fudpuckers on Okaloosa Island for some family fun! Illusionist of the year Noah Wells presents Maximum Magic, with mind-blowing illusions, hilarious comedy, special effects, unbelievable mentalism and more!


Mar 28 - Sep 5 | 5:30 PM- 8:30 PM

Al's Pirate Show

Pirate Show every Monday 5:30p-8:30p at Al’s Beach Club at The Boardwalk.


Apr 16 - Sep 10 | Every Sunday

Sundays at AJ's on the Destin Harbor

Come join us! World Famous Crawfish Boil starting @ 1pm. Build your own Bloody Mary Bar for $7.50. Live Entertainment on our open deck by Jones and Company from 4pm-8pm.


Apr 18 - Sep 5 | Every Tuesday

Tuesdays at AJ's Oyster Shanty

Join us for Taco Tuesday from 11am-4pm! Two-4-One Tacos for just $7.50. Stay for All You Can Eat Shrimp from 4pm till we close for only $15.95!


Apr 19 - Sep 6 | Every Wednesday

Ladies Night on the Bayou

Every Wednesday join us for Ladies Night from 4pm-12am! Enjoy the beautiful bayou view with Double Tall Cocktails, Half off Wine and Jumbo Drafts, and $5.00 Small Plates.


Jun 1 - Nov 1 | 8 am - 1 pm

Downtown Fort Walton Beach Farmer's Market

Downtown Fort Walton Beach Farmers Market is held the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month starting in June at The Landing in Fort Walton Beach.  It features locally grown products and highlights local artisan bakers and chefs. Market will be held from 8am - 1pm.


Jun 7 - Aug 30 | 3 hours

Act4Murder - Murder Mystery Dinner Theater

Join Act4Murder as they perform an original comedic murder mystery while you enjoy a delicious meal. It's nothing but fun, but remember, someone is going to DIE! You'll get a chance to guess WHODUNNIT and could win a prize!


Jun 10 - Sep 16 | 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Kid's "Summer Sagas" 2017 at the Heritage Musuem

Join us at the Heritage Museum of Northwest Florida for Kid’s “Summer Sagas – US Documents” July 1, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. with special guest, Congressman Matt Gaetz who will share with students his role in government and provide a short civics lesson. Students will learn about our US Documents, the history of the American flag and kids will get to weave their own flag just in time for Independence Day.

“Summer Sagas” is a family-fun public program designed to spark the minds of young people and create memories that last a lifetime!

Cost is $8 per child; or $6 for Museum Family Members. (1) Adult per family is FREE; $3 for each additional adult per family. Space is limited. Please call to make reservations: 850-678-2615 (MC/Visa)


June 10 | History of Ice-cream

July 1 | US Documents

August 19 | What is It?

Sept. 16 | Mad Hatter Tea Party