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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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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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Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park – 65 Years!

Growing up in the Florida Panhandle, we knew the attraction near Wayside Park as, simply, the “Gulfarium”.  Now, in it’s remarkable 65th year, it carries the title “Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park” and it continues to welcome visitors year-round. There’s plenty […]

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Halloween in Destin – Version 2020

With Halloween just a few weeks away, children and parents are wondering what the holiday will look like this year. Two Destin area locations are planning to go forward with outdoor events to give families some extra-fun options. Since one […]

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Mattie Kelly Arts Festival & Concerts Slate Return

Exciting art news! One of our favorite Destin events, the Mattie Kelly Arts Festival, will be held next month. New precautions will be in place due to the pandemic, but organizers are hopeful that the safety measures will lead to […]

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Vintage Airshow & Fireworks in Destin

You have two more chances this summer to experience one of our favorite events at the Destin Harbor – the evening flyover of vintage planes. It’s all apart of Throwback Thursdays at HarborWalk Village. The flyover will happen two more nights […]

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Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic Starts Friday

Destin is considered one the best fishing destinations in the world and one of our biggest events starts this Friday. (Weather has delayed the start by one day.) The Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic is Northwest Florida’s most successful entry […]

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