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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Blues, Brews, & BBQ Festival

Enjoy delicious BBQ and the beautiful scenery of the Destin Harbor at the annual Blues, Brews, & BBQ Festival! This culinary competition is held at HaborWalk Village on November 4th, from 11am to 4pm. This popular event in Destin offers award winning BBQ, live entertainment, craft beers, a bourbon tasting, and more. You can also enjoy some fresh gulf seafood during this festival – perfect for tasting all kinds of Southern eats!

Lining the Destin HarborWalk are great stores, local vendors and great attractions for the whole family to enjoy. After the festival hang out for live music, shopping and great beach vibes! Grab your friends and family that love great views and delicious grub to join you in a vacation rental just down the road from this tasty event!