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What’s happening in Destin Florida

January 2016

Saturday January 30, 2016
Gumbo Contest & Silent Auction presented by the Destin History & Fishing Museum
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM CST
The Destin History & Fishing Museum announces their Annual Gumbo Contest and Silent Auction Fundraiser. The event will take place Saturday, January 30, 2016 at the Destin Community Center from 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. Area restaurants and individuals compete for the title of the best gumbo on the panhandle. The event will include live music by a local band and a silent auction. Advanced tickets are available now at the Museum for $15 per adult. Admission will be $20 at the door the day of the event.
February 2016

Saturday February 6, 2016
Valentine’s 8K Road Race
1125 US Hwy 98, Destin, FL 32541
9:00 AM Start and Finish at “The Track” in Destin Florida

Saturday and Sunday February 13-14, 2016
Destin Beach Ultra RunsTM
50K – 50 mile – 100+ mile – 24 hour – Relay
Start and finish at Tops’l Beach Resort 515 Tops’l Beach Blvd Miramar Beach, Florida 32550

Saturday February 27, 2016
Rock the Road 5K/10K
131 Calhoun Ave, Destin, FL 32541
8:00 AM Start and Finish at Calhoun Park in Destin Florida
Sponsored by the Junior League of the Emerald Coast
March 2016

Saturday March 19, 2016 9:00 AM
Run with the Dogs 5K
City of Destin
The Morgan Sports Center
4200 Indian Bayou Trail
Destin, FL 32541
Sponsored by:
The City of Destin Parks & Recreation Department
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. in Destin
April 2016

Saturday, April 9, 2016
13th Annual Resurrection Run
5K Walk/Run – 10K Run 5K/10K Race Start 8:00 a.m. Walk Start Immediately Follows
The Annual Village Resurrection Run event draws Emerald Coast communities together for a day of fun and friendly competition to benefit many of Village’s missions and ministries. Every April, hundreds of participants assemble at the Village start-line and head to the Crab Trap and back for the Walk/Run 5K, while the 10K Run continue further down the beach to Pompano Joe’s and back.

Through May 9th, 2016
Cobia World Championships
Daily weigh-in at Harbor Docks
538 Harbor Blvd. Destin, FL 32541

Sunday April 17, 2016
Kill Cliff Destin Marathon and Half Marathon
Destin, Florida
Benefiting the Navy Seal Foundation

Saturday April 23, 2016
Chiropractic Run for Health
131 Calhoun Ave, Destin, FL 32541
8:00 AM Start and Finish at Calhoun Park in Destin Florida
May 2016

May 6, 2016
Annual BBQ Presented by Destin Water Users& Baskerville-Donovan, Inc.
May 6, 2016
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM CDT
George F. French Water Reclamation Facility
14 Industrial Park Land Destin Florida 32541
Off of Airport Road
RSVP Bethany Hill by May 4th
850-337-3903 or bhill@dwuinc.com

May 14, 2016
Destin Community Yard Sale
May 14, 2016
The Destin Community Center will be hosting a community yard sale on Saturday, May 14, 2016 (with a rain date of Saturday, May 21, 2016). It will be located at Dewey “Buck” Destin Park 724 Legion Drive, Destin, Fl. The yard sale will be held from 8am-12pm. anyone interested in selling their belongings can sign up for a fee of $15 for Destin residents and $20 for non-residents. This fee includes one table and a section of the basketball court at Dewey “Buck” Destin Park. Set-up will begin at 7am. Parking will be at Destin Assembly of God (next door). There is a limit of one table per reservation location. To reserve a spot or for more information, please call the Community Center at 654-5184

June 2016

June 22, 2016 through June 26, 2016
Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic
Taking place every June off the Florida panhandle in one of the most productive fisheries in the United States; timed to coincide with the peak of the Gulf Coast’s blue marlin season; hosted by the South’s number-one ranked resort destination. The Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic at Sandestin® has set the precedent for world-class, million dollar, sportfishing tournaments.
July 2016
August 2016
September 2016
October 2016

Saturday October 1, 2016 through Monday October 31, 2016
68th Annual Destin Fishing Rodeo
Come join the fun….weigh-ins are FREE and open to the public everyday on the docks at AJ’s Seafood & Oyster Bar from 10 am until 7 p.m

Friday October 7, 2016 to Sunday October 9, 2016
Destin Seafood Festival
the 38th Annual Destin Seafood Festival
will be held at the original location on the Destin Harbor
Enjoy fresh local seafood, live music, artists, and more.

Sunday October 9, 2016
Destin 5K Rodeo Run Sunday 8:00 AM Race Start at Clement E. Taylor Park on Calhoun Ave in Destin along the Bay
Awards ceremony immediately following at AJ’s Seafood and Oyster Bar on the Harbor.
Afterward enjoy the last afternoon of the seafood festival.

Saturday October 29, 2016
McGuire’s Halloween Run/Walk 5K, 10K Run Only Saturday 8:00 AM race start at McGuire’s Irish Pub
33 US Highway 98
Destin, Florida 32541 (next to the Destin Bridge)
November 2016

November 5, 2016
Veterans 5K Run/Walk Saturday 8:00 AM Race Start
American Legion Post 296
311 Main Street
Destin, Florida 32541

December 2016