Free Things to Do


Whether it’s a day on the water, a night walking along the Destin Harbor or activities with your kids, take advantage of Destin’s free offerings.

Free Destin Fireworks - Come out to HarborWalk Village to honor a local hero. The celebration highlights the efforts of those who go above and beyond to better their community. Enjoy live entertainment, free kids crafts, face painting, a vintage WWII fly over and a FREE fireworks show over the Destin Harbor at 9pm! Visit our Events Calendar for the firework dates!

Hit the Beaches - Destin has been Voted the Best Beaches and it is free.

Strolling Along the Beautiful Destin Harbor Boardwalk - The boardwalk project was completed in June 2012  It includes new decking and pavers, landscaping, lighting and seating. Come take a Stroll!

Free Outdoor Concerts - Make this summer a hit! Rock the docks every Saturday on the Destin Harbor with free concerts from 7:00-9:00 PM. Check our Calendar for dates and times.

Relax on the Beach - Any time is the right time to Relax on the Beach. No matter what the calendar says, our clear and warm emerald waters are always running up to greet our sugar white sandy beaches. Close your eyes and just breathe it all in.

Enjoy a Picnic - When you visit our breathtaking beach, take a moment and pack a picnic … Find a spot away from the crowds and see where the day takes you.

Enjoy a Sunset - Enjoy a spectacular sunset along the Destin Harbor. Sit back and enjoy the show.

Build a Sandcastle - Head on out to O'Steen Beach and choose a spot that won't get washed away. You could happily spend an afternoon building a sandcastle on the beach.

Free Fat Tuesday Parade and Performances - Enjoy dazzling floats, beads, and lots of swag during a FREE PARADE through HarborWalk Village!  After the parade enjoy a live performances on the main stage. Laissez les bons temps rouler!  Party starts at 7:00pm - parade rolls at 8:30pm. Arrive early. Check our Calendar for dates and times.

march, 2018

1mar - 30apr1:00 amapr 30- 1:00 am21st Annual Destin Cobia Tournament

8mar1:50 pm- 1:50 pmIrish Grogg March

8mar1:56 pm- 1:56 pm5th Annual Tequila and Taco Fest

8mar1:59 pm- 1:59 pmLuLu's Destin Easter Egg DASH!

8mar2:39 pm- 2:39 pm25th ANNIVERSARY - Postal FOOD Drive

8mar2:43 pm- 2:43 pmSt. Patrick's Day

8mar2:49 pm- 2:49 pmFat Tuesday Parade Kickoff!

17mar - 18mar 1710:00 ammar 18McGuire's St. Patrick's Day Extravaganza

23mar - 6maymar 234:00 pmmay 62018 Cobia World Championships