Labor Day Weekend Events in Destin, Pensacola, and more!

Are you visiting the Gulf Coast this Labor Day Weekend? Labor Day weekend is a favorite along the shores of Northwest Florida and Coastal Alabama. The weather is typically perfect for outdoor activities, and it is a great way to celebrate all your hard work surrounded by a group of friends! No matter where you are visiting, there are tons of activities, dining, and even events! Continue reading for a list of our favorite Labor Day Weekend events in Destin, Pensacola, and more!

Labor Day Weekend Events in Destin
Labor Day Weekend Events in Destin

Panama City Beach – Live Music at the Grand Marlin

The Grand Marlin is a popular restaurant in Panama City Beach and every Wednesday they host live music from 6 pm – 9 pm. Stop in for a bite to eat and a good time! Their menu consists of fresh seafood including oysters, seasonal Gulf fish, and so much more. Your kids will love trying an oyster for the first time at The Grand Marlin in Panama City Beach!

30A – Baytowne Art and Food Fest

If you are staying along Scenic 30A this Labor Day Weekend, check out the Baytowne Art and Food Festival happening September 3 – 5. There will be delicious food, live music, and local artists showcasing their work throughout the entire weekend. The festival ends with a firework show at 9:30 pm on Sunday.

Destin – Labor Day Concert Celebration

Destin’s HarborWalk Village is known for having delicious food options, great shopping, and tons of family activities! This Labor Day Weekend, spend time in the heart of Destin at their Concert Celebration! Happening on Sunday, September 5th from 2 – 4 pm, you won’t want to miss out on the live music and fun!

Fort Walton Beach & Navarre Beach – Labor Day Weekend Fireworks

If you have ever visited Fort Walton Beach, then you have probably driven down Okaloosa Island. This year, they will be setting off fireworks on Okaloosa Island in celebration of Labor Day Weekend. The fireworks will start on Sunday, September 5th at 9 pm, and the best place to watch them is the Okaloosa Island Boardwalk.

Perdido Key & Pensacola – Gulf Coast Summer Fest Jazz Edition

Happening on Sunday, September 5th and Monday, September 6th, the Gulf Coast Summer Fest Jazz Edition is a wonderful way to end your summer. You will find this festival at Vince J. Whibbs Sr. Community Maritime Park in Pensacola, FL. A kick off party, tons of incredible live music, and more await at this Labor Day Weekend event in Pensacola.

Orange Beach & Gulf Shores – Light Up Labor Day

On September 6th from 6 pm – 9 pm The Wharf is hosting a spectacular firework show the whole family will love! Live music, games, and even giveaways will be featured at this event. The Wharf is also home to incredible dining so be sure to grab a bite to eat before claiming your spot for the show!

We hope you can attend one of these incredible events! Be on the lookout for other Labor Day Weekend events in Destin, Pensacola, and more before your vacation begins. For more ideas on dining and family adventure to fill your trip with fun, visit our Gulf Coast Guide.