Our Guide to Christmas Shopping in Destin
When you visit Destin this holiday season, there are plenty of opportunities for some last-minute Christmas shopping. Whether you’re searching for a gift for your significant other or toys for the kids, you will find it all! Also, when you visit Destin this Christmas season, you’ll have the opportunity to help deliver Christmas to the victims of Hurricane Michael. Read our guide to Christmas shopping in Destin to learn more:
Destin Commons is your one stop to find everything you need, and it’s just 5 minutes away from our hotel! This outdoor mall is home to popular clothing stores, like Forever 21 and LOFT, and specialty shops like Build-A-Bear and Bass Pro Shops. If you get hungry while you’re shopping, stop by one of the many delicious restaurants in Destin Commons and grab a snack or meal! From Thanksgiving until Christmas, Destin Commons adds an extra dose of holiday cheer on Saturdays and Sundays with performances by local groups and pictures with Santa.
Silver Sands Premium Outlets
You can easily get all your Christmas shopping done at Silver Sands Premium Outlets! This complex is home to 110 outlet stores that have everything from clothing to sporting goods. Shop at your favorite designer and brand-name outlet stores, including Michael Kors, Vera Bradley, and Ralph Lauren. You’ll be able to find great deals on items as well! Whether you’re shopping for a family member or a friend, there are endless possibilities for gifts at Silver Sands.
The Village of Baytowne Wharf
The Village of Baytowne Wharf features a variety of shopping, dining, and nightlife opportunities. It is home to unique shops that make your Christmas shopping experience even better! You can find clothing, sweet treats, handcrafted jewelry and home decor, and more. Once you’ve finished all of your Christmas shopping, find time to try other activities at Baytowne Wharf this holiday season, like ice skating! The Village of Baytowne Wharf has an outdoor ice skating rink for visitors to enjoy until February 2.
Operation Santa Boat
This holiday season, you can help families affected by Hurricane Michael celebrate Christmas with Operation Santa Boat. With the help of local charter captains, Operation Santa Boat collects Christmas gifts to deliver to families in Bay and Gulf Counties. Those who want to participate can purchase a gift and drop it off at one of the many Operation Santa Boat collection points. Collection points are: Destin Commons, Emerald Coast Convention Center, Okaloosa County Administration Office – Shalimar, Brackin Building – Crestview, Emerald Grande, and Emerald Coast Marine – Niceville. Operation Santa Boat runs through December 18 and helps spread the holiday cheer!
Where to Stay
Stay close to all of the best places for Christmas shopping in Destin at the Henderson Park Inn! Celebrate the holidays with your sweetheart in our romantic hotel. A stay at our beautiful Destin hotel is a Christmas gift all in itself! We have world-class amenities and luxury rooms. Each guest is welcomed with a complimentary bottle of wine, fresh grapes, and flowers in their suite. You can also enjoy a full breakfast buffet, picnic-style boxed lunches, happy hour, afternoon snacks, and more!
Browse our beautiful accommodations and reserve the perfect place to stay while you do Christmas shopping in Destin!