Gulf Coast Events

Mark your calendar with these distinctive events along the Gulf Coast in all of our beach locations, including Fort Walton Beach, Destin, Scenic 30A, Panama City Beach, Navarre Beach, Pensacola Beach, Perdido Key, Orange Beach, Gulf Shores and Fairhope. While each area hosts their own events, the beach communities are so close to one another, and often intertwined, that visiting guests can participate and enjoy neighboring activities going on nearby with ease.

One-of-a-kind festivals and fairs celebrate so many different passions and interests. With fishing core to all of our communities, we commemorate several seafood festivals and fishing tournaments highlighting local fare and seasonal favorites. With the unique arts and culture of our exceptional areas, art expos, plein air artists, live theater, and wine and music festivals satisfy the creative souls. For the athletes, our climate is perfect for foot races, duathlons and triathlons, as well as fantastic beach volleyball tournaments.

Southern Vacation Rentals event guide can direct you to countless ways to explore these happenings, either to enhance your existing vacation or perhaps entice you to plan your next trip to the beach. We hope you will want to plan more than one.

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2018 Destin Crafted ~ Destin Events by Southern

Calling all craft beer and bourbon lovers! You’re invited to celebrate Destin’s first annual 2018 Destin Crafted event, a celebration of craft beer, bourbon, and food. Sample over 50 of the rarest beers and bourbons in the U.S. as well as hand-crafted foods by some of Destin’s top chefs. Held at the Henderson Beach Resort in Destin from 1-4 PM, you won’t want to miss out!

This is not your average beer fest. Whether it’s a seasonal favorite, hard-to-find, or never before seen in this area, you’re sure to find something new! Featured breweries include Coppertail Brewing Company and Oskar Blues Brewery. When it comes to the food, the hand-crafted menu was designed to perfectly complement the beer and bourbon. Destin Crafted restaurants include local favorites The Craft Bar, Primrose, Camille’s, and Cuvee Kitchen and Wine Bar.

For an elevated experience, treat yourself to the VIP event on November 2nd at 5 PM. Attendees will have access to a private party at Henderson’s Sunset Terrace. The event includes a selection of rare small batch bourbons, appearances and talks from master distillers, cocktails, and more! Enjoy food catered by Primrose restaurant.

In addition to delicious drinks and food, you’ll also enjoy live music, games and fun, and a raffle for the chance to win prizes. All proceeds from this year’s Destin Crafted event benefit Children in Crisis. Get your tickets here!

Stay in one of our Destin vacation homes or condos to be nearby the fun. Silver Shells St. Croix 1204 is just a quick drive away from the Henderson Beach Resort and offers stunning Gulf views from 12 floors up!