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08/9/2018
30A

6 Structurally Stylish Homes On The Emerald Coast

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The Emerald Coast is home to some of the most extravagant and creatively designed homes in Florida. From Destin to 30A, there are incredible homes with unique design qualities that make them stand out in a crowd. Here are just six of our favorite structurally stylish homes in the area!

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05/25/2018
30A

Your Guide to Indoor Activities in Destin and 30A

Audrey Share

Weather in Florida can be unpredictable. Thankfully, there are a number of things to do on a rainy day in Destin and along 30A. We’ve compiled a list of our favorite indoor activities for you to enjoy when the weather just won’t cooperate. Bowling, Arcades, and Indoor Entertainment Options Surge Trampoline Park : Head to Fort Walton Beach and jump around one of the largest trampoline parks in Northwest Florida. Rock Out Rock Climbing Gym: Rock out is the only bouldering facility in Destin, Florida. Rain or shine, this indoor rock

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11/16/2013
Art & Culture

Destin Boardwalk Celebrates the Arts This Weekend

Allyssa Smith Share

In June, 2012, The City of Destin realized a long time dream when they completed and opened the Destin Boardwalk. This festive boardwalk includes plenty of lighting, seating, and the participation of Harbor Business from The Boat House to The Emerald Grande. On Sunday, November 17, the businesses located on the Boardwalk are hosting the first ever Artwalk On The BoardWalk, a family-friendly event that celebrates the arts and the artists found in Destin. Running the length of the Boardwalk, visitors can explore a variety of arts and crafts, including

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10/11/2013
30A

Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation Festival of the Arts

Allyssa Smith Share

The Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation will take full advantage of the organization’s new home on October 26-27th, when the 18th Annual Festival of the Arts moves to the Village Green. More than 100 artists and artisans will be on hand for this two-day celebration of the visual arts. Recognized as one of the Southeast’s premier arts shows, the Festival of the Arts highlights the work of both national and regional artists. There’s art for every budget and style, with artists working in the media of acrylic, clay, collage, glass, jewelry,

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09/20/2013
Activities

South Walton Fashion Week

Allyssa Smith Share

All eyes may have been on New York Fashion Week recently, but come the weekend of October 11-13, South Walton’s emerging fashion scene will take center stage (or runway). South Walton Fashion Week, presented by Visit South Walton in conjunction with Monark Events, Grand Boulevard, and the Cultural Arts Alliance, celebrates high fashion, rising designers, and local boutiques with a weekend full of fashion shows, parties, and VIP shopping opportunities. Held at the Town Center at Grand Boulevard, South Walton Fashion Week benefits the Arts in Education Program of the

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06/6/2013
30A

Digital Graffiti Returns to Alys Beach June 7-8

Allyssa Smith Share

The worlds’ first and only showcase of original art projection, Digital Graffiti returns to Alys Beach this weekend. While many underground artists have been projecting their work onto walls, skyscrapers, and buildings for years, Digital Graffiti is the first organized exhibition of this exciting art movement. During the interactive event, the artists’ work will be projected onto the iconic white walls of the town for everyone to see, celebrate, and in some cases, play with. This year, there are 23 finalists, as well as entertainment from Lesley Vaugh, an LA

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01/21/2012
30A

Emerald Coast: Top 10 Insider Picks

Allyssa Smith Share

The Emerald Coast contains 24 miles of sprawling, pristine beaches with bay front communities, which travel through the seaside towns of Destin, Fort Walton Beach and Okaloosa Island. The area is best known for it’s extensive year-round activities coupled with rich historical culture and for those who visit the area year after year, it comes as no surprise that Southern Living magazine voted this section of the Emerald Coast the “Best Beach Town in the South” 14 years in a row. For those of you traveling to the area for

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12/24/2011
Activities

Destin Florida, 5 Things You Must Do

Allyssa Smith Share

You’ve chosen to visit Destin, Florida for your upcoming vacation. You now have a couple of important choices left before you hit the road. First, is to decide where to stay while on your vacation. Destin is full of high rise condos, hotels, beach cottages, and large homes fit for multiple families. Destiny by the Sea rentals are always an amazing choice no matter the dynamics of your group. Make sure to view a wide selection of Destin vacation rentals before making your decision. Thirdly, you’ll want to choose several

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10/18/2011
30A

Rosemary Beach Uncorked!

Allyssa Smith Share

Rosemary Beach will be hosting their second annual “Rosemary Beach Uncorked” event on Saturday, October 22 from 1-5pm. With seven local Rosemary Beach restaurants participating this year, you can experience various cuisines and signature gourmet dishes paired with boutique wines. Proceeds from the event will benefit Caring and Sharing from South Walton County, a volunteer group that provides food and assistants to those in need. Tickets are $75 per person and can be purchased online at -Â http://www.rosemarybeachuncorked.com/tickets.php. Tickets can also be purchased at the door for $95 per person.

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10/12/2011
Activities

16th Annual Destin Festival of the Arts

Allyssa Smith Share

16th Annual Destin Festival of the Arts, October 29-30 from 9a – 5p at Henderson Beach State Park in Destin. This event features over 100 artists from all across the United States in over 18 mediums, from  acrylic and watercolor, to pen and ink and photography, jewelry and glass, sculpture, mixed media, and more. There are kid’s events, live music, and lots of fun. Come out and enjoy this wonderful event for a day of continuous entertainment. For more information, call 850-650-2226 or click on this link, www.mattiekellyartsfoundation.org.

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