Category Archives: Happenings in Destin, Florida

Learn about the latest events and things to do in Destin, Florida.

Classic Holiday Story Comes to Life at This Christmas Show in Destin

Victorian Christmas scene

Celebrate the holiday season with an unforgettable Christmas show in Destin! This December, Charles Dickens’s famous holiday tale will be brought to life in a delightful adaptation performed by Northwest Florida State College. A Christmas Carol in Concert features infectious song and dance performances, stellar acting, authentic period costumes, and spectacular set designs that transport audiences into the world of Tiny Tim, Bob Cratchit, and Ebenezer Scrooge. Continue reading



Get Into the Christmas Spirit With Destin’s Holiday Pops Concert

Christmas ornament on a Christmas tree

Get into the Christmas spirit with a special Holiday Pops concert in Destin! The Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra and Northwest Florida Symphony Chorale are teaming up to present the delightful sounds of the holiday season. Prepare to hear all of your favorite Christmas tunes and enjoy a carol sing along with the audience! Continue reading


Christmas Comes Early With the Nutcracker Ballet in Destin

Nutcracker statue with Christmas tree in background

Christmas arrives early this season with the Northwest Florida Ballet performance of The Nutcracker. Now in its 35th year, this full length presentation of the holiday classic is the longest running Nutcracker performance along the Emerald Coast. The Northwest Florida Ballet was founded in 1969 and has performed with well known companies such as the Atlanta Ballet, the Miami Ballet, and the Washington Ballet. This is an exceptional opportunity to enjoy some fine ballet in Destin! Continue reading






Must-See Patriotic Event in Destin FL Runs Through Summer

american flag umbrella on beach

It’s time again to honor America’s independence, and there’s no better place to celebrate than in Destin. With fireworks and celebrations, this is one of the best cities to show your national pride while vacationing. Now, you can celebrate and enjoy the festivities all summer at a weekly Red, White and Blue event in Destin FL. Continue reading