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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International Festival ~ Fort Walton Beach, Florida Events by Southern

Conexión Media Group invites the community to be part of the annual International Festival in Fort Walton Beach. The primary purpose of the festival is to bring the entire community together in unity — regardless of ethnicity, race, or creed — to enjoy a fun, family-friendly event.

The event is scheduled for Saturday, March 23 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the main ballroom of the Emerald Coast Convention Center. Multiple cultures will be represented in music, food, folklore, and art. The net proceeds, but not less than $1,000, will be donated to Opportunity Place Inc., a shelter for single women and families who are homeless.

If you’re attending this event, you may want to stay in one of Southern’s Fort Walton Beach vacation rentals! Check out beautiful vacation condos like Island PrincessSea Oats or Waterscape. Island Princess, located right on the Gulf of Mexico, has a gorgeous pool perfect for relaxing with views of the emerald waters. Sea Oats has an indoor hot tub and large community rooms for gathering with family or friends while visiting the area. Waterscape’s lazy river and large pools are sure to please both kids and adults alike!