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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Baytowne Wharf Beer Festival 2019 ~ Destin, Florida Events by Southern

The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin presents the 12th Annual Baytowne Wharf Beer Fest 2019 on October 11 & 12. Specialty beers from across America will be available for participants to sample and savor.

The main event on Saturday feature more than 200 domestic and international craft beers available for sampling. All ticket holders will be provided a Baytowne Wharf Beer Fest tasting glass for sampling. Meanwhile, brewery representatives will be available at the event, offering an opportunity to learn about the different types of lagers and ales from a variety of styles. In addition, live music will be also featured during the festival.

Tickets range from $35 for general admission to $65 for the VIP Party. Buy your tickets here. Last year, ticket sales raised more than $5,000 for local charities including the Emerald Coast Advocacy Center, Sandestin Foundation for Kids, and Fisher House of the Emerald Coast.

While you’re here for the festival, check out one of Southern’s Destin vacation rentals. Stay at Grande Villa, a six-bedroom vacation home just steps away from the dazzling, emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico.