Sinfonia Gulf Coast, our region’s only fully professional symphony orchestra, has announced the lineup for its annual fundraiser Crescendo! A Cultural and Culinary extravaganza, slated for Feb. 24 and 26. Festivities begin on Thursday, Jan. 26, at 11 a.m. with a Crescendo! Kick-Off Lunch at Bijoux Restaurant + Spirits, located...
The Pink Walk Benefiting Fore Her is back and better than ever! The event, which takes place on Saturday, January 28, 2023 at The Village of Baytowne Wharf will introduce a timed 5k race in addition to the Survivor Stroll and annual Walk. The community is invited to walk or...

Around Town January 2023

38th Annual Destin Christmas Parade “Elf on the Shelf’ 2022 Winners: Noel Award/Band Award: Fort Walton Beach High School and Destin Middle School Bands Elf Award/Children Service: Destin Middle School Cheerleaders Santa’s Helper Award/Children Commercial: Studio6twenty5 Angel Award/Religious Award: Destin United Methodist Church Chamber Award/Commercial: Legendary Marine Service Department Civic Club/Civic Award: Miss North Florida...
••••••••• 5 ••••••••• Trivia | 7 p.m. | Lucille’s Kitchen Bachata / Zouk Classes | 7 p.m. | Enlightened Studios FWB Latin Dance Lessons | 7 p.m. | The Block FWB Open Comedy Night | 9 p.m. | Enlightened Studios FWB Ladies Night | 10 p.m. | McGuire’s Destin ••••••••• 6 ••••••••• Free Beach Bonfire |...
The Largest Gathering of Nationally Recognized Songwriters on The Florida Coast Perform This Month at 14th Annual 30A Songwriter’s Fest, Jan. 13-16 For the past 13 years, the 30A Songwriters Festival has attracted thousands of dedicated live music fans from around the country to hear songwriters spanning many genres of...

Welcome the New Year!

The Village of Baytowne Wharf will host Baytowne Countdown, Saturday, Dec. 31, 6 p.m.-1 a.m., with two breathtaking fireworks displays at 8 p.m. and midnight. Enjoy a family-friendly evening from 6-8 p.m. Dance the night away with live music from Bay Kings Band, 7 p.m-1 a.m. Noon Year’s Eve is...
•••••••• 1-31 •••••••• Baytowne On Ice | All Month Long | Baytowne Wharf Christmas Cruise with Captain Santa | 6pm | Destin Pontoon ••••••••• 6 ••••••••• Chamber YP Ugly Sweater | 5pm | Third Planet Brewing ECPro 30th Anniversary Holiday Party | 5:30 | TASTE | FWB Music Bingo | 6pm | Fatboys Destin Cruisin’ into...
Then the Baytowne Countdown!  Twinkling lights, skating on ice, magical tunes and streets filled with sparkle, tinsel, holly and jolly beckon your inner child to “believe” in the magic of the holidays all over again. Kids know it and we know it, too! The wonder of Santa and the holiday...
For 13 years, the 30A Songwriters Festival has attracted thousands of dedicated live music fans from around the country to hear original songwriters spanning many genres of music perform their songs. The beach resort towns along Highway 30A in Santa Rosa Beach feature 30 venues presenting more than 200...
By Nathanael Fisher, Emerald Coast Theatre Company “Christmas time is here. Happiness and cheer. Fun for all that children call their favorite time of year.” It doesn’t matter if I am in the car, in a store, or walking down the street at Grand Boulevard listening to their outdoor music…this song...