Enjoy Mouthwatering Seafood at This Popular Festival in Destin
The 36th Annual Destin Seafood Festival provides the perfect opportunity for couples to enjoy the beginning of fall. This exciting festival in Destin, Florida, promises a delightful weekend filled with live music, craft vendors, and of course, plenty of delicious seafood!
Where and When is the Festival?
The Destin Seafood Festival is situated along the scenic Destin Harbor boardwalk. The event runs on Friday, October 3 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., on Saturday, October 4 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., and on Sunday, October 5 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Plenty of parking is available in the area around the boardwalk, including at the HarborWalk Village at 66 Harbor Boulevard and the Destin Community Center on the north side of the HarborWalk main entrance light.
How Much Does it Cost?
Admission to the Destin Seafood Festival is completely free and open to the general public! There are also VIP passes available that provide access to a VIP seating area overlooking the Destin City Stage, private restrooms, and complimentary food and drinks. The VIP tickets cost $125 for adults and cover all three days of the festival.
What Activities Are There to Enjoy at the Festival?
There is something for everyone to enjoy at the Destin Seafood Festival! The event features live music on multiple stages throughout the weekend, including popular local artists such as Heritage and the Forrest Williams Band. In addition, bars in the HarborWalk Village such as Harry T’s Lighthouse, Coyote Ugly and Crab Island Cantina will be featuring live entertainment and dancing. However, perhaps the most enjoyable activity is sampling all of the local delicious seafood from the nearly 20 participating vendors!
Where Should I Stay?
While attending this wonderful festival in Destin, Florida, complete your weekend with a stay at the charming Henderson Park Inn. This romantic adults-only bed and breakfast is situated oceanfront on a quiet stretch of beach and provides an absolutely perfect getaway. Visit our Destin Hotel Amenities page to learn why the Henderson Park Inn was voted the most romantic hotel in North America!