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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Makin’ Bacon 4 Beds ~ Destin, Florida Events by Southern

Who doesn’t love bacon? On Sept. 7, you can head down to Destin Commons to eat bacon for a great cause! A Bed 4 Me Foundation is hosting its first-ever Makin’ Bacon 4 Beds event at Destin Commons. Starting at noon, guests can start enjoying food, games, raffles, and of course bacon tasting!

A Bed 4 Me Foundation is a nonprofit organization with a mission to ensure that children have a place of their own to sleep each night. The foundation serves children ages 2-18 from low to middle income families within the Okaloosa County area. Go here for more information!

Meanwhile, stay in nearby A Found Place. This beautiful Destin vacation home is a short trip away from Destin Commons, as well as dozens of wonderful restaurants and shopping centers. Nestled in the Crystal Beach Cottages Community of Destin, this cozy three bedroom, three bathroom home is large enough for seven guests. When you’re ready for some adventure, hop on the complementary bikes and take a ride down to the beach, with access just two blocks from the home!