Category Archives: Happenings in Destin, Florida

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

See Breathtaking Acrobatics at The Cirque de la Symphonie Show in Destin

Acrobat performing at the Cirque de la Symphonie show in Destin

This March, visitors to the Emerald Coast can enjoy a one-of-a-kind performance combining music, acrobatics, and high-flying fun. To help you make the most of your vacation, the Henderson Park Inn has put together a convenient guide with everything you need to know about the spectacular Cirque de la Symphonie show in Destin.   Continue reading


Tony Award Winning Broadway Musical Comes to Destin This Winter

Audience watching musical theater in Destin

Anyone who is visiting the beautiful Destin, Florida area this winter should make an effort to see the Tony Award winning musical Peter & The Star Catcher. This Tony Award winning production will only be shown on one night at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center. You don’t want to miss this special opportunity to see a popular Broadway musical in Destin! Continue reading


Merry Christmas from Henderson Park Inn!

As 2014 draws to a close, we wanted to take a moment to thank everyone who has stayed at Henderson Park Inn. There is nothing we love more than helping couples create lasting memories as they enjoy their vacation on the Emerald Coast. It was our privilege to have you as a guest, and we look forward to seeing you again in the coming year. We wish you a very Merry Christmas and a safe and happy New Year. Watch the video below for a special holiday message from everyone at the Henderson Park Inn! Continue reading




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