The 31st Annual Sandestin Gumbo Festival is sure to be an event to remember! Join Gulf Coast restaurants February 14th and 15th as they serve up their best recipes. The event kicks off with a seafood boil at Hammerhead's Bar & Grille on Friday, February 14th from 5PM to 7PM. Then, get ready for the main event on Saturday starting at noon! On Saturday, ticket holders can sample a variety of gumbos. You will even get to vote for a "People's Choice" winner! The gumbos vary greatly, with a wide array of meats used. Expand your palette with gumbos featuring [...]
You do not want to miss Shelter House's signature fundraising event, Palate & Palette: Five-Course Wine Dinner and Live Painting. The event is sure to be filled with creative and culinary magic. Shelter House is a state-certified domestic and sexual violence center. Tickets for the event are $120 per person on 850tix.com. On Monday, January 27, the ticket price increases to $140 per person. The Palate & Palette Wine Dinner is on Saturday, February 1 from 6PM to 10PM. Enjoy an evening filled with fine dining and wine at the Legendary Marine in Destin. This year, artists Kathy Sure Schumacher [...]
It's Time for Red Snapper Fishing in Destin, Florida ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Red snapper season is here, folks! Red snapper fishing in Destin is incredibly popular, and now that the season is in full swing, anglers of all ages have taken to Destin's waters in search of red snapper. There is still time to get in on red snapper fishing in Destin, as the state season lasts until July 12th. This is also the case for private fishing charters in the federal season, but for-hire vessels can fish for red snapper until August 1st. If a quota is [...]
Discover Fun Things to do on Vacation on the Gulf Coast! ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Summer isn't over yet! In fact, it's just getting started. With July heating up, there has never been a better time to visit the Gulf Coast. Some of our favorite memories have been made right here on the beach in the summertime, and we invite you to do the same. Not to mention, there are so many fun things to do on vacation that you'll be endlessly entertained. From firework displays to air shows and everything in between, you won't want to miss out [...]
Best Places to Watch Fireworks on July 4th ~ Southern Vacation Rentals When we think about the 4th of July, naturally we think red, white, and blue, barbecue, and fireworks. Fireworks are a key component in this patriotic celebration, dating all the way back before the first Independence Day fireworks display in Philadelphia in 1777. That's right - fireworks can be traced all the way back to 200 B. C. in China's Han Dynasty, where bamboo stalks were roasted until the air inside exploded. They have since progressed to magnificent displays of light and color and typically draw large [...]
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