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Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation Brings 3 Top Things To Do in Destin Florida

For August and September, #MKAF is Shaking Things Up and Creating Fun Through the Arts!

  • MKAF rockintacosTacos & Tequila at¬†Rockin Tocos Grill & Tequila Bar! Thursday, August 27, 5:30 – 7:30 PM. Located at The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island you can support the arts and education in a fun, casual Gulf-front dining atmosphere. Here, Executive Chef, Sixto Martinez, is preparing multiple culinary stations featuring authentic Mexican cuisine of fresh and local ingredients for one-of-a-kind dishes. Premier Beverage will host a Tequila tasting, including interesting historical facts about its myths and popularity in today’s culture. The evening will include Latin, Salsa and Mariachi music from the Rockin Tacos DJ to compliment this Mexican-themed fundraising event. *Charity raffle for multiple baskets and prizes
  • MKAF Heather HayesThe Heather Hayes Experience! Sunday, September 6th, 7:00 PM is the 7th Annual Labor Day Weekend Concert at the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation Village Amphitheater. Ms. Hayes is the daughter of music legend Isaac Hayes and travels with her 11 piece Atlanta-based band mixing soul and funky diverse R&B sound. Her show is a high energy constant crowd pleaser. In Heather’s 1st 5 professional years she toured with James Brown as featured female vocalist and choreographer for 5 years, Michael Jackson & Beyonce Knowles and she recoded an/or appeared in videos with Sean “P-Diddy” Combs, Brian McKnight, TLC, Jadakiss, and The Baha Men. *You can bring in your own food and drink, or purchase at the event. VIP tables available while they last.
  • MKAF Bluegrass at the beachBlue Grass at the Beach! Saturday, September 12, 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM… That’s right a full day Blue Grass Festival for an outlandish Destin Event that is sure to keep you rockin and tappin! Featuring BLUE HIGHWAY along with, The Hillbenders ~ Willie Sugarcapps ~ Run Boy Run ~ Moore Brothers Band ~ Dread Clampitt ~ Dismal Creek. Tickets are purchased online through Xorbia.com (click to save time). The event is held at the MKAF Village. *No outside coolers or food for this event. **VIP tables are available.

You can contact Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation for more information and how to reserve your spot. Also check our Vacation Rentals of Destin for deals running during these and all events! 


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