Area Events

  1. Branson Show Camp: “George Dyer & Family”

    FEB 5 | 2 PM & 7 PM Branson Show Camp: “George Dyer & Family” Branson Show Camp brings high class Branson entertainment to Fort Walton Beach. Featuring George Dyer & Family. For more information and tickets, please visit www.bransonshowcamp.com or call 850-243-3809. Tickets: $18, Seniors & Military/$20 General Admission/$30...
  2. Antique Show and Sale

    JAN 29 – JAN 31 | FRI & SAT, 10 AM – 5 PM; SUN, 11 AM – 4 PM Antique Show and Sale Come to the Annual Antique Show and Sale at the Northwest Florida Fairgrounds with more than 55 booths. Furniture, silver, porcelain, books, nautical and more! Admission:...
  3. EMERALD COAST BOAT SHOW

    JAN 22 – JAN 24 Emerald Coast Convention Center & Brooks Bridge Marina 1120 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE Fort Walton Beach, FL 941-780-0538 emeraldcoastboatshow.com Boat show consisting of boats both on land and in the water. This show will be free admission and free parking.
  4. Winter Guest Fest

    Winter Guest Fest JAN 15 | 8 AM – 12 PM Winter Guest Fest is scheduled each year to acquaint our winter visitors with the Emerald Coast world-class amenities. Admission is $1. About 2,000 people attend and leave with a bag full of informational guides, coupons, gifts and giveaways. A...
  5. Live from Nashville

    Live from Nashville JAN 13 | 7:30 PM Phenomenal fiddling, fancy footwork and top-flight vocals all combine in an incredible production direct from Nashville – a song and dance spectacular that’s full costumed and choreographed in the tradition that gave Music City its name! Tickets: $35 each. Group discounts available....
  6. Fort Walton Beach Christmas Parade

    DEC 7 | 6:30 PM City of Fort Walton Beach Presents “A Star Spangled Christmas Parade” It’s a “Star Spangled Christmas” this year as the City of Fort Walton Beach hosts its annual Christmas Parade! Musical entertainment will be provided by area school bands and participating applicants as the parade...
  7. Destin Harbor Boat Parade

    Destin Harbor Boat Parade Dec 13 HarborWalk Village 10 Harbor Blvd. Destin, Florida 850-424-0600 http://emeraldgrande.com/events-3/ The Destin Harbor will be dancing with holiday lights and cheer during the 28th Annual Destin Boat Parade. Come enjoy live music, children’s arts and craft and hot chocolate! Visit with Santa Claus from 12-4...
  8. Baytowne on Ice

    November 1 – January 31 Rink Hours of Operation: November Mon-Thurs. 4-9pm Fri. 4-10pm Sat.11am-10pm Sun.12-6pm December Mon-Thurs. 4-9pm Fri. 4-10pm Sat. 11am-10pm Sun 12/6,12/13: 12-6pm, 12/20, 12/27: 11am-10pm Christmas Eve 11am-7pm For those visitors who miss the cold and ice, the ice skating rink at The Village of Baytowne...
  9. Places to Eat on Thanksgiving Day

    Fusion Bistro – $19.95 per person RSVP required.  Traditional thanksgiving (all you can eat). (850) 226-7957 Sealand – (850) 244-0044 Golden Corral – Adults $13.99  (850) 244-6644 The Crab Trap – Adults-$23.99, Kids-$11.99    Traditional, home style Thanksgiving Day dinner, including dessert! Also serving full menu. (850) 301-0959    
  10. The Schnitzel Lodge Christmas Market

    Saturday, December 5 at 2:00pm – 8:00pm First annual Christmas Market “German style” Over 25 vendors offering local artisanal crafts and seasonal delicacies. Our beergarden will be offering “The Schnitzel Lodge” favorites, such as our homemade brats, tender Schweinebraten and famous Schnitzel. Come sip Glühwein or a German beer while...