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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Sep 1 - Nov 24

College Football Saturdays

Are you ready for some football!? Come down to HarborWalk Village and unleash your inner fan & score some great food and drink specials any of the restaurants located within the Village. Complete event details at: http://bit.ly/2BlqvvL


Sep 3 - Dec 3

Cooking with the Chef

Enjoy an intimate dining room setting for a detailed and entertaining afternoon with Chef Jimmy McManus.

Location: HarborView room at Emerald Grande

Pricing: $32 all-inclusive (includes taxes, gratuity and one complimentary glass of wine) Limited seating is available, reservations required. For reservations and more information call (850) 424-0622.

Complete event details at: http://bit.ly/2Mp8ZvX

September 4th | Caribbean Jerk Grouper, Mango Habanero Hot Sauce, Black Bean and Rice Sofrito

October 2nd | Spicy Cajun Seafood Stew

November 6th | Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Turkey Tenderloins with Maple Glace

December 4th | Brown Sugar and Vanilla Lacquered Duck


Sep 27 | 7:00-9:00PM

Concerts in the Village: Pickled Pickers

Join us and Pickled Pickers for a night of southern rock, blues, R&B, country, bluegrass, feel good to the soul kind of tunes!

Enjoy a night under the stars at the most beautiful outdoor music venue on the Emerald Coast. Bring a bottle of wine, your favorite craft beer, some delicious snacks and a blanket or chair. Food and drinks available for purchase!

Tickets can be purchased at the Door: General Admission $15 per adult, FREE to MKAF members and kids under 12.

Want to be come a MKAF member? Learn more here: http://www.mattiekellyartsfoundation.org/membershipservices.html


Apr 27 - Jan 1

Dance Mania International

Dance Mania International will be joining us for their 2nd year in a row with their Sun City Nationals Competition on April 27th at the ECCC. They are a product of inspiration and have the dream to provide the ultimate dance competition experience. For information visit dmi.global