Local Events

Local Events

EnjoyEmeraldCoast.com 2016 Calendar of Events:

April 2, 2016: Vettes at the Village - Corvette Clubs bring “America’s Sports Car” to the Village Events Plaza.                                                                                                          

April 7, 2016 - SpringJam at Aaron Bessant Park - Three-day country music festival headlining Rascal Flatts, Thomas Rhett, and Chris Young along with many local musicians.                           

April 7, 2016 - 5th Annual Food for Thought Golf Tournament at Santa Rosa Golf and Beach Club benefiting Food for Thought Outreach providing local school children with food after school, weekends and vacation breaks.                                                                                 

April 16, 2016 / April 23, 2016 - The 2016 Sun Belt Women’s Golf Championship starts on April 16th at the Raven Golf Club. The 2016 Sun Belt Men’s Golf Championship starts on April 23rd. Team champions will earn the conference’s automatic selection into the NCAA Championship.

April 14-17, 2016 - 30th Annual Sandestin Wine Festival rolls out a four-day lineup celebrating food, wine and fun in the sun at the Village of Baytowne Wharf.                                                                               

April 20-24, 2016 - 18th Annual Seabreeze Jazz Festival at Pier Park in Panama City Beach. Multi-Grammy winning Michael McDonald, saxophonist Boney James, vocalist Peabo Bryson, and guitarist Peter White are just some of the top-notch talent set to perform at the “Ultimate Weekend of Smooth Jazz.”                                                                              

April 27- May 1st, 2016 Thunder Beach Motorcycle Rally – Premiere bike rally in Panama City Beach.

April 28-30, 2016 - 11th Annual Destin Charity Wine Auction, recognized as one of the nation’s “Top 10 U.S. Charity Wine Auctions” by Wine Spectator Magazine. Funds raised will benefit local charities impacting the lives of children in need.                                                      

April 28-May 1, 2016 - South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival - A weekend of great wines, fine foods, live music from national artists, culinary celebrities and more at Grand Boulevard in Sandestin.                                                                                          

May 6-8, 2016 - 28th Annual ArtsQuest Fine Arts Festival, a Mother’s Day weekend tradition of over 125 juried fine artists exhibiting over a dozen mediums of art along with live music, art demos, food and beverages at Grand Boulevard’s Town Center in South Walton.                                                                                                                         

May 13-15, 2016 - Digital Graffiti at Alys Beach is the world’s first projection art festival, with artists using the latest technologies to project their original works onto the town’s iconic white walls. Each year’s festival attracted digital artists, filmmakers, musicians, interactive designers, photographers, VJs, producers, celebrities, agency executives and fans alike.                                                                                                                              

May 20-22, 2016 - Hangout Fest in Gulf Shores                                                                    

May 28, 2016 - Memorial Day Weekend Celebration at Baytowne Wharf with live music, children’s activities, fireworks and a veteran presentation program.                                       

June 22-26, 2016 - 14th Annual Emerald Coast Blue Martin Classic hosted by the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.

July 3-4, 2016 - Independence Day Celebration with a Bike Parade & Carnival at WaterColor followed by the annual Easy on 30A Concert featuring local musicians at Marina Park on July 3rd. July 4th continues the weekend festivities to include fireworks over the Gulf of

July 3, 2016 - 6th Annual Smoke on the Coast BBQ and Fireworks at Destin Commons kicks off the 4th of July holiday weekend with 20 area restaurants offering their best BBQ dishes. There will be kid’s activities, street performers, and continuous live music ending in an Independence Day firework extravaganza.                                                                                   

July 4, 2016 - Grayton Beach 4th of July Parade - A little parade with a lot of heart and spirit! Decorate your cars, jeeps, boats, bikes and scooters - no registration needed and everyone is welcome! Treats at the end of the parade.                                                     

July 4, 2016 - Red, White and Baytowne celebrates Independence day with fun and sun. Enjoy kid’s activities on the lawn, live music on the Events Plaza Stage with a patriotic fireworks show in the evening.

October 14-15, 2016 - 9th Annual Baytowne Wharf Beer Fest & Beer BINGO - Time to roll out the barrel and discover unique suds and ales, good food and a little Bingo!                                 

October 30, 2016 - WaterColor Fall Festival at Marina Park will host the annual celebration of all things Fall with food, drinks, live music, crafts, a pumpkin carving contest and pictures with a scarecrow, ending the day with a movie in the park. Fun for the entire family!                  

November 3-6, 2016 - 26th Annual Seaside Seeing Red Wine Festival continues decades of southern tradition of wine sampling, food, music and hospitality to raise money for local charities helping children in need in Northwest Florida.

November 6 -7, 2016 - Telluride Mountain Film Festival at WaterColor Resort - Celebrate the 15th Annual Mountain Film Festival at WaterColor Resort. Two days of extraordinary films created to inspire courage, thought and empathy.                                                    

November 24, 2016 - WaterColor’s annual Turkey Trot 5K Fun Run returns to Marina Park on Thanksgiving Day! Come out and join the fun!                                                                                                                                                     

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