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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6th Annual Sparkling Wine & Holiday Lights ~ Destin, FL Events by Southern

Kick off the holiday season in Destin with the 6th Annual Sparkling Wine & Holiday Lights event! Held on the beautifully decorated streets at The Village of Baytowne Wharf, you won’t want to miss out on this holiday event. From 4-6 PM on Saturday, November 17th, immerse yourself in the holiday spirit. Attendees will enjoy over 30 champagnes at the tasting. Also, enjoy delicious appetizers from featured Village restaurants. The first tree lighting of the season rounds out the event, followed by 12 Nights of Lights, Baytowne Wharf’s choreographed light show.

Meanwhile, don’t forget to reserve your holiday vacation in Destin! Caribbean Dunes 17 is perfect for a family getaway. When you need to rejuvenate, come to this Destin, Florida vacation condo to find it all! This two bedroom condo sleeps six guests with ease. Bask in a central location in Destin while being just steps away from the beach. What more could you ask for?