3 Things You Need to Know About Destin Florida in March

Beautiful sunset photo of Destin Florida in March.

March marks the beginning of the spring season, bringing warmer weather and plenty of great events to Destin, Florida. The Emerald Coast is beautiful all year round, but March is a very special time to visit. To help you plan an amazing trip, the Henderson Park Inn has put together a convenient guide with everything you need to know about Destin Florida in March.

1. The Weather is Ideal for Golfing

If you love to hit the links, you should definitely head to Destin this March! With average highs in the upper 60s and lows in the 50s, the weather is perfect for enjoying some physical activity without breaking a sweat. The Destin area is home to a number of great golf courses, including:

  • Regatta Bay Golf Club, a par-72 course ranked among the “Top 200 Places to Play in North America” by Golf Digest.
  • Kelly Plantation Golf Club, a breathtaking course located along the Choctawhatchee Bay with over 7,000 yards of greens, fairways, and hazards.   
  • Indian Bayou Golf Club, a collection of three nine-hole courses in an idyllic setting complete with beautiful lakes and pines.

2. Come Hungry to the Tequila and Taco FestTraditional Mexican tacos.

Spice up your vacation in Destin Florida in March with the annual Tequila and Taco Fest! Held at the HarborWalk Village on March 11 from 1 – 5 p.m., this excellent festival will feature over 30 different types of tequila and a mouthwatering selection of beef, shrimp, and fish tacos. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Salvation Army. To purchase tickets, visit the official Facebook page for the Tequila and Taco Fest

3. St. Patrick’s Day is Always a Blast

The city of Destin will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a fun Grogg March. Come down to the HarborWalk Village after 6 p.m. for a great pub crawl that benefits a local charity. To buy tickets for the pub crawl, visit the official Facebook page for the Destin Grogg March. Don’t forget to wear green!

Another popular destination for St. Patrick’s Day in Destin is McGuire’s Irish Pub, which offers a wonderful selection of house brewed porters, stouts, and ales. Of course, the Henderson Park Inn hosts a complimentary happy hour each day at sunset, so you can celebrate St. Paddy’s Day right at our hotel.


A group of friends drinking beer on St. Patrick's Day.For excellent lodging close to all of the best things to do in Destin Florida in March, stay at the Henderson Park Inn. Voted the most romantic hotel in North America, our beachfront property offers complimentary breakfast buffets, picnic lunches, an award winning onsite restaurant, beach services, and rooms overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. Visit our
Destin Hotel Amenities page to learn more about what you can expect at the Henderson Park Inn.

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