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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Nov 23 - Nov 24 | 11AM-4PM

Emerald Coast Classic

Watch as eight teams compete in two days of exciting college basketball, taking place just a short drive from the beaches of Destin, Okaloosa Island and Fort Walton Beach!


Nov 25 - Dec 17 | 12:00PM - 4:00PM

Visit with Santa

Santa will arrive to HarborWalk Village on November 25, 2017. Stop by for a photo, to share your Christmas wishes and enjoy free kids activities any Saturday or Sunday leading up to Christmas!


Nov 29 | 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!