Six Destin Halloween Events
Halloween is finally here and the Emerald Coast is showing its spooky spirit. Whether you’re a local or just visiting, you’ll definitely want to check out these fun Halloween events in the Destin area. With so many costume contests, kids’ activities, and parties happening, there isn’t any shortage of festivities in town!
October 29, 2021
Halloween Movie on the Beach
Mcguire’s Halloween Run
Kick-off Halloween with McGuire’s 24th Annual Halloween Run, October 30th at 9:00 A.M! Categories include a 5K walk, 5K run, 10k run, and wheelchair division. The course starts next to McGuire’s of Destin and winds along Choctawhatchee Bay on tree-lined streets and finishes in McGuire’s parking lot. Water and Aid stations will be positioned conveniently along the course. A pre-course breakfast will be provided and includes juice, fruit, donuts, and coffee. End the race with a party and refreshments. Live entertainment, Irish fare, Irish Wakes, McGuire’s Ale & soft drinks, will be available immediately after the race under McGuire’s Party Tent. In addition, this event includes a costume contest for best Irish costume, best adult costumes (1st, 2nd, & 3rd), and best child costume.
Spook Street: Trick-or-Treating
HarborWalk Village is hosting a free trick-or-treat event on Saturday, October 30th at 6:00 pm. Trick-or-treat along the Destin Harbor and participate in a family costume contest. There will also be music by DJ Doc Roc, and fireworks in addition to a fire-spinning show at 9:00 pm.
Splash or Treat at GulfScarium
Join The Gulfarium Okaloosa Island for two days of Halloween fun. Enjoy trick-or-treating, a skeleton scavenger hunt, and a special event schedule for Halloween. The Gulfarium is offering free admission for children in costume, ages 3-12.
Trick or Treat Street- The Village of Baytowne Wharf
The Village of Baytowne Wharf is hosting a spooktacular extravaganza on Sunday, October 31st from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Trick or Treat through the Village streets and visit merchants for your favorite treat. There will be live performances on the main stage, a costume contest, and crafts. The costume contest winner will win a grand prize! End the night with a spooky fireworks display at 8 pm.
Cover image credit: The Gulfarium Marine Park