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5th Annual Smoke on the Coast BBQ & Fireworks Festival at Destin Commons

Start your Celebration Off Right at the Destin Event of the Weekend!

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Destin Commons is the “thing to do” to celebrate the Fourth of July in Destin, FL. 

Partake in a fun-filled evening on Friday, July 3rd to kick off the July 4th weekend at the 5th Annual Smoke on the Coast BBQ & Fireworks Festival at Destin Commons. The event will feature its traditional BBQ competition with competitors vying for the coveted “People’s Choice Award.”  New this year is a panel of three distinguished judges who will also determine 1st, 2nd and 3rd place Judge’s Pick Awards.

PR Representative, Kay Phelan notes; Twenty area restaurants and BBQ aficionados will light up their grills to prepare their best dishes. The question is, will any contenders be able to beat the four time reigning People’s Choice champion, ValleyCrest? Your vote gets to pick the winner. Starting at 5 pm, for $1 per sampling, attendees can cast their vote for People’s Choice winners. Proceeds will benefit Children in Crisis, Building Homes for Heroes and Food For Thought.

Fireworks-Destin Commons 2014-2There will be plenty of entertainment and happenings throughout Smoke on the Coast to include kid’s activities and street performers. With continuous music beginning at 2, the main stage in the expansion area will close with The Wide Open and Heritage, along with other local favorites to keep the party going.

The evening concludes at 9:15 with a finale of the area’s first fireworks – a spectacular display along with patriotic music over the skyline of Destin Commons.  

Smoke on the Coast BBQ & Fireworks Festival sponsors this year are Wyndham Vacation Rentals, Hwy 98.1 Radio, ValleyCrest, Emerald Coast Title Services, Waste Management, Life’s A Beach, First City Bank-Destin, iLoveDestin.com and Gulf Power.

Destin Commons is located at the corner of Mid Bay Bridge Road and Highway 98. Those interested in having a BBQ team can contact Heather Pike at hpike@turnberry.com. For more information, visit www.DestinCommons.com or follow Destin Commons on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

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