5 of the Best Things to Do in Destin FL in September
The end of summer certainly doesn’t bring an end to vacation season in Destin, Florida! Boasting beautiful weather and a variety of special events, September is one of the very best times to visit the Emerald Coast. To prepare for your next stay at the Henderson Park Inn, check out our guide to five of the best things to do in Destin FL in September.
1. Baytowne Art Walk
From August 31 – September 2, 2018, The Village of Baytowne Wharf will host its annual Art Walk. This fun event showcases artwork from both local and regional artists. If you’re looking for the perfect souvenir from your trip to Destin, this is the place to find it! The Art Walk will run from 5 – 10 p.m. each night and will feature wonderful live music. During your trip to Baytowne Wharf, you can also check out The Village’s charming collection of shops, restaurants, and bars.
2. Music and Fireworks at HarborWalk Village
HarborWalk Village, overlooking the Destin Harbor, is sending our sizzling summer off with a bang! Over Labor Day Weekend, the Village will host free live music and fireworks. Here is a schedule of this year’s festivities:
- September 1, 2018 – Paris Avenue (7:30 p.m.)
- September 2, 2018 – Georgia Clay Band (6:15 p.m.)
- September 2, 2018 – Fireworks (9 p.m.)
- September 2, 2018 – “Just Add Fire” Firespinner (9:15 p.m.)
3. Enjoy the Beach
Relaxing on the beach is another one of the best things to do in Destin FL in September! With average highs in the mid-80s, the weather is ideal for swimming, picnicking, and soaking up the sun. Guests at the Henderson Park Inn will enjoy access to our private white sand beach on the Gulf of Mexico. Located adjacent to Henderson Beach State Park, our beach offers the same pristine scenery as the park in an adults only atmosphere. Beach chairs, umbrellas, and towels are provided, so all you have to worry about is taking it easy.
4. Hispanic Fest
On September 9, 2018, the popular Hispanic Fest will return to the Emerald Coast Convention Center. This awesome festival will feature authentic Hispanic food, music, dancing, artwork, and even more fun. Admission is usually $5 per person and proceeds from the event help fund a Christmas celebration for needy children.
5. Fall Concerts in the Village
Throughout the month of September, the Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village will host a number of spectacular concerts. Here is a quick look at the Village’s event schedule:
- September 3, 2018 – Emerald Gold (R&B, Motown, Blues)
- September 20, 2018 – Luke Langford Band (Country Music)
- September 27, 2018 – Pickled Pickers (Bluegrass & Southern Rock)
When you stay at the Henderson Park Inn, you will be near all of the best things to do in Destin FL in September. Voted the most romantic hotel in America by both the users of TripAdvisor and About.com, our beachfront inn is a favorite destination for weddings, honeymoons, anniversaries, and other couple’s getaways. To start planning your vacation, browse our selection of Destin hotel rooms.