4 of the Best Things to do in Destin in February
Festivals. Races. Valentine’s Day Celebrations. Live Music. Walkabouts. With multiple events every week, there’s plenty of things to do in Destin in February. But, what are the best?
30A Wine Festival
Benefitting a local nonprofit dedicated to providing healthcare for children in need, the ninth annual 30A Wine Festival returns to Alys Beach to showcase vintners and culinary personalities. With events like Oysters & Champagne, Rose & Croquet and Bourbon, Beer & Butts, the five-day festival features something for everyone. To learn more or purchase tickets, visit 30winefestival.com.
Beach Walk Café’s Valentine’s Day Dinner
Many of the things to do in Destin in February revolve around Valentine’s Day, but Beach Walk Café’s Valentine’s Day Dinner is not something you’d want to miss. Couples can toast to their love while watching the sun sink into the Gulf. Featuring dishes like Bluefin Tuna Tartar and Crawfish Stuffed Local Redfish, the evening is filled with delicious food and stunning views. You can see the full menu and pricing on Beach Walk Café’s website.
Big Easy Bar Crawl
If you’re looking for more nightlife-like things to do in Destin in February, the Big Easy Bar Crawl is for you. It’s a perfect taste of all the excitement of Mardi Gras right here on the beach. You dress in your Mardi Gras best, pick up bingo cards, strut through the Destin Harbor to fill them out and return to Coyote Ugly for a raffle drawing and to compete to be the king or queen of Mardi Gras. To learn more about this evening, check out HarborWalk Village’s website.
Shrimp & Grits Festival
Destin’s first-ever Shrimp & Grits Festival is set to take place on February 29 on the Destin Harbor. Enjoy delicious food, great drinks and live music as local restaurants compete to be named the best shrimp and grits dish in Destin. And as the lodging partner for the festival, Henderson Park Inn is offering guests that would like to enjoy the event as well as a spectacular stay an incredible package, which you can learn more about on our specials page.
There are still plenty of things to do in Destin in February that are not mentioned here, so if you don’t see something that sparks your interest, don’t fret, as Destin remains a town with a little something for everyone. And, our staff would be happy to help you find something that best suits your taste.
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