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Fall Festivals in Destin Create Added Fun for Your Beach Getaway

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Fall festivals equate to added fun on your next Destin beach getaway. There is an abundance of festivals in the fall in the Destin and South Walton area, making it a hot spot for foodies and revelers of all types. Here’s a list of what you don’t want to miss in the Destin area this fall: 

Oktoberfest at Big Kahuna’s

For the first year ever, Big Kahuna’s will be celebrating Oktoberfest on September 22nd – 23rd and the 29th – 30th . Be sure to head there for some local brews, brats, sauerkraut, and German potato salad all for only $11.99.  

Eggs on the Beach Big Green Egg Cooking Competition

On September 29th, the Annual Big Green Egg Eggfest Cooking Competition will be held at the Seascape Resort in Miramar Beach. Come taste and celebrate some of the most delicious samples of foods cooked on the Big Green Egg. The event also features live music by Austin Jennings, Knob Creek Craft Cocktail Seminars, Craft Beer Seminars by Abita Beer, ENCO Sports Zone and more. Proceeds benefit two local charities--Food for Thought and Fisher House of the Emerald Coast. Tickets available at EggsontheBeach.com

Bloody Mary Festival

The Market Shops invite you to the 4th Annual Bloody Mary Festival on October 6th at 11AM. Mix and mingle with friends and try each bloody mary made by local restaurants and mixologists. Mimosas, live music, and local food tastes will all be available as well. At the end, vote for your favorite Bloody and find out who the winner of the People’s Choice award. All proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity. Click here for tickets. 

Destin Seafood Festival

Looking for some FREE fun for the whole family? Head over to the Harbor for the 40th Annual Destin Seafood Festival October 5th -7th . Enjoy live music, local restaurant bites and brews from all over the Destin area. It’s been a tradition for families and friends for years to go walk the harbor and truly enjoy what makes Destin so spectacular. 

30A Blue Crab Fest

The 3rd Annual 30A Blue Crab Fest will take place at Trebeache in Redfish Village on 30A October 5th-7th. On Friday, they’ll have a wine walk about with live music and samples of over 80 wines, as well as experience chefs in action at their stations. Click here for more information and tickets. 

Baytowne Beer Festival

Beer tastes better with live music! That’s the Baytowne Beer Festival’s motto. Head over on October 12th to the Village of Baytowne for the 11th Annual Beer Fest and imbibe in over 200 domestic and international craft beers available for sampling. Tickets available at baytownebeerfestival.com/ .

Harvest Wine and Food Festival

Nestled in the beautifully lush courtyard of Watercolor, FL, this festival is definitely one to be in attendance for. Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation invites you to sip the world’s finest wine, and savor some of the most delicious samples of culinary excellence. It will be held on October 25th -27th and will be benefitting local children’s charities in need. Tickets available at dcwaf.org/

Destin Crafted

For the first time ever, Destin Crafted will be held at the luxurious Henderson Beach Resort. On Saturday, November 3rd from 1PM-4PM, go sample over 50 of the rarest and most delicious beers and bourbons in our southeast area. All proceeds benefit Children in Crisis. Tickets available at destincrafted.com/. 

Seeing Red Wine Festival

The 28th Annual Seeing Red Wine Festival is a 4 day wine festival this year from November 8th-11th. Reds, whites, and roses will be uncorked and poured at your sampling leisure. Food pairings and live music are included in ticket price. Tickets available at seeingredwinefestival.com/

Blues, Brews & BBQ

Fall calls for hot BBQ and cold beer. Add in a little live music, and you have yourself the Blues, Brews, & BBQ festival at the Harborwalk Village on November 3th from 12PM-4PM. Fire up the grills, tap the kegs, and crank up the tunes. Get a real taste of the south at this fall festival. 

Start Planning Your Fall Beach Getaway 

Feeling festive yet? Time to start planning your next beach vacation so you don’t miss out on these great festivals. View our premier collection of South Walton and Destin vacation rentals online, including rentals at HIdden Dunes Beach & Tennis Resort and Destin condos at Jade East Towers. Or call one of our friendly vacation specialists at 1-800-225-7652 to help narrow your search. Remember to always book direct with Newman-Dailey for the best rate guarantee.
See you @ the beach!  

Friday, September 14, 2018

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