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Emerald Coast Open to Battle Lionfish Invasion

Let’s talk lionfish. According to the National Ocean Service, lionfish are native to the Indo-Pacific, but are now established in the Gulf of Mexico, along the U.S. southeast coast, and the Caribbean. How did the fish get here? While the […]

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Destin Shrimp & Grits Festival is This Weekend

Festival season is back! Kicking off the fun this Saturday, Feb. 27, is theĀ 2nd Annual Destin Shrimp & Grits Festival. Chefs will be competing for the title of shrimp & grits king starting at noon at the Destin Harbor behind […]

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Mardi Gras 2021, Destin-style

Mardi Gras falls on Tuesday, February 16, this year and, while the grand celebrations in New Orleans and Mobile are on hold, there are family-friendly outdoor events scheduled for Destin. Destin Commons – Friday, Feb. 12 Let the good times […]

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Golf Continues to Boom in the Pandemic

(CNN)Ā The pandemic has popularized a lot of unexpected activities. Remember when everyone was doing puzzles and baking bread? Thanks to social distancing, the sport of golf has seen a resurgence, too. At the beginning of 2020, golf courses were seeing […]

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Shrimp & Grits Festival Set for Feb. 27

The 2nd Annual Destin Shrimp & Grits Festival is a go! Plans are well underway for the outdoor festival to be held Saturday, February 27, noon to 4:00 p.m., at the Destin Harbor behind Brotula’s. Last year’s event was a […]

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Destin Christmas Wish List

With just over two weeks until Christmas, how about some Destin ideas to go on your Christmas wish list?Ā  From photography art prints to gift certificates for fun excursions,Ā here are our top suggestions for beach-related surprises to go underneath the […]

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Christmas Festivities in Destin

Christmas Tree Lighting Drive-Thru The 34th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting will be held Thursday, Dec. 3 at 6:00 p.m., at the Destin Community Center parking lot,101 Stahlman Ave. Cruise through the Christmas light decorations and see the city Christmas tree […]

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Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park – 65 Years!

Growing up in the Florida Panhandle, we knew the attraction near Wayside Park as, simply, the ā€œGulfariumā€.Ā  Now, in it’s remarkable 65th year, it carries the title ā€œGulfarium Marine Adventure Parkā€ and it continues to welcome visitors year-round. Thereā€™s plenty […]

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