Your Guide to Everything Going on in Destin Florida in May
There is no shortage of fun things to do in Destin Florida in May! From Cinco de Mayo to Memorial Day, the month of May is filled with great events that you don’t want to miss. To help you plan your vacation itinerary, the Henderson Park Inn has put together a convenient guide to everything going in Destin in May.
Cinco de Mayo Pub Crawl
If you want to celebrate Cinco de Mayo during your getaway on the Emerald Coast, head over to the Destin Harbor Boardwalk for their annual pub crawl. This fiesta is the perfect opportunity to visit all of Destin’s best bars in one fun evening and to take advantage of some excellent drink specials. The following establishments will be participating in the Cinco de Mayo pub crawl:
- Harry T’s Lighthouse
- Crab Island Cantina
- Jackacudas Seafood & Sushi
- Coyote Ugly Saloon
- Jesters Mardi Gras
ArtsQuest Fine Arts & Music Festival
Add some culture to your vacation in Destin with the ArtsQuest Fine Arts & Music Festival! This three day event offers guests the chance to see incredible artwork from over 125 talented artists. Categories for this juried arts show include Oils & Acrylics, Watercolor, Printmaking, Photography, Ceramics, Jewelry, and many more. As they peruse all of the amazing art, guests will enjoy listening to wonderful live music from some of Destin’s best performers.
Memorial Day Concert Celebration
The Memorial Day Concert Celebration is one of the most popular events in Destin Florida in May! On both Saturday and Sunday evenings of Memorial Day weekend, the HarborWalk Village will host a series of rocking concerts that will usher in summer on the Emerald Coast. After the music ends on Sunday night, Destin Harbor will be illuminated by a fantastic fireworks display.
Fat Tuesday Parade Kick-Off
Who says that Mardis Gras needs to end in February? In Destin, Carnival is a summer long event! Beginning at the end of May, the HarborWalk Village hosts weekly Fat Tuesday parades throughout the season. These free parades capture the spirit of New Orleans, with impressive floats, costumes, and, of course, plenty of beads.
Where to Stay
When you come to Destin Florida in May, we invite you to stay at the Henderson Park Inn. Our beachfront bed and breakfast was voted the most romantic hotel in America by the users of About.com and TripAdvisor! Additionally, both websites ranked the Henderson Park Inn among the 15 most romantic hotels in the entire world.
Boasting an unparalleled location adjacent to Henderson Beach State Park, our property offers the beautiful white sand and inviting green waters that the Emerald Coast is famous for. The Henderson Park Inn is an adults only hotel, so all of our guests are here for a relaxing and romantic getaway.
Each morning, guests at the Henderson Park Inn start their day with a gourmet breakfast buffet with made to order eggs, omelets, and Belgian waffles. For lunch, we offer complimentary picnic-style sandwiches and salads that you can enjoy on the beach. We also have an award winning onsite restaurant, the Beach Walk Cafe, that is open for dinner each evening.
To learn more about everything the Henderson Park Inn has to offer, visit our Destin Beach Hotel Amenities page.