South Walton Wine & Dine in Paradise - April 19-20
Wine enthusiasts will enjoy patron dinners, a reserve tasting and auction as part of the 7th Annual Destin Charity Wine Auction weekend, benefiting local children’s charities. The weekend of patron dinners, walkabout and silent auction culminates with a spirited live auction offering rare and distinctive wines, spectacular trips and other incredible one-of-a-kind items.Learn More
Digital Graffiti at Alys Beach - June 7-8
|Digital Graffiti at Alys Beach is a festival of digital virtuosity from all over the world. Join Alys Beach at the intersection of art, technology, and architecture.|
Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic - June 19-23
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is home to the Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classis, now in its 10th year. This family-friendly event features parties, concerts and fireworks, in addition to great fishing. Ranked as one of the Top 10 “big money” tournaments in the world, the Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic is the fastest growing billfishing tournament along Florida’s Gulf Coast.
Sandestin Music Festival - September 1
A cross-section of country and rock's most acclaimed songwriters and performers return to the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort for the 3rd Annual Sandestin Music Festival. Various venues throughout the Village of Baytowne Wharf will showcase numerous musicians throughout the weekend, with the weekend's main headline acts showcased at the Village Events Plaza.
Sandestin Triathlon, August 23-24
The 26th Annual Sandestin Triathlon will lure 700 participants for a half-mile swim in the Gulf of Mexico, a 20-mile bike along the coast, and a 4-mile run through the 2400-acre Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. Proceeds benefit Sacred Heart Hospital of the Emerald Coast.
Baytowne Wharf Beer Festival & Vettes at the Village - October
Beer connoisseurs can sample more than 100 domestic and international craft beers while viewing over 100 of America’s favorite sports cars on the Grand Lawn during the 5th Annual Baytowne Wharf Beer Festival at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.
Seeing Red Wine Festival - November
The 22nd Annual Seeing Red Wine Festival at Seaside is four days of fabulous wine, paired with great food and live music. Enjoy the intimate Vintner’s Dinner, exclusive Al Fresco Reserve Wine Tasting, expansive Grand Tasting, sparkling Celebration of Bubbles – or all four!
18th Annual Hilton Sandestin Beach (Christmas) Basketball Blowout at Freeport High School - December
Every year, 24 High School Basketball Teams (16 boys teams and 8 girls teams) from throughout the Southeast engage in 37 games over a 4 day period.
Sandestin Gumbo Festival - February
Spice up your President’s Day weekend and head to the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort for some family-friendly, Cajun-style food and fun at the 24th Annual Sandestin Gumbo Festival in the Village of Baytowne Wharf. Gumbo-lovers can sample gumbo from the area's best restaurants and chefs and cast their votes for the “People’s Choice” award winner, while celebrity judges will award the “Area’s Best,” all against the backdrop of live Cajun music and the tranquil Choctawhatchee Bay.