Smoke on the Coast BBQ & Fireworks Festival Tonight in Destin
If you like great barbecue, the Destin Commons is the place to be tonight asÂ the shopping center hosts the 4th annual Smoke on the Coast. Â
- Festival organizers say 23 area restaurants and BBQ aficionados are lighting up their grills to prepare their best dishes for the competition. Starting at 6 p.m., you will get the chance to taste and vote for your favorite Peopleâ€™s Choice award winner. Â The tastes are $1 per sample. Â Our family attended last year and sampled several terrific BBQ dishes.Â
- In addition to the amazing food, there will be face painting, street performers, and bands performing on two stages. Entertainment and children’s activities will start earlier in the day at 1 p.m. as part of the Destin Commons expansion celebration. Â Itâ€™s a wonderful way to kick off your July 4th festivities!
- The evening concludes with an Independence Day firework extravaganza.Â Convenient park and ride with free shuttle services running from Destiny Worship Center and Mattie Kelly Arts Foundationâ€™s Cultural Art Village parking area.
- Your participation also helps out some great causes. Â Proceeds from the festival will benefit several localÂ militaryÂ & childrenâ€™s charities, including Children in Crisis, Fisher House, Building Homes for Heroes, and Sinfonia.
Enjoy & Happy Independence Day!