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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So much fun to be had during the Destin Fishing Rodeo. Start your Sunday off before attending the Seafood Festival with the Destin 5K Rodeo Run 2018.

This Destin run starts at Clement E. Taylor Park on Calhoun in Destin and winds along a tree-lined course. The entry fee is only $25 with proceeds going to our Miss Destin scholarship fund and local charities.

Runners and recreational walkers are all welcome and the first 200 to register get a commemorative t-shirt. The Rodeo tees are always very popular!

Destin 5K Rodeo Run 2018 Details

Register here.

Whether you are a local or visitor, you just must stay right across the street from the starting point. Our Cottages by the Bay are perfect. Stay the whole weekend and enjoy being within walking distance to the Rodeo and Seafood Festival. Walk right across the street to start the run. Great low rates are available. Book online or call us today!