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08/30/2013
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Where To Celebrate Labor Day Along The Emerald Coast

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FireworksWhile most visitors will take advantage of the beach this weekend, there are plenty of activities to help keep you busy and help you celebrate the end of summer with a bang- literally. Throughout the weekend, there a number of free concerts and fireworks displays to celebrate the unofficial end of the summer season. In Destin, HarborWalk Village refuses to believe summer is coming to an end, and kicks off its “Endless Summer Music Series” with a series of singer-songwriter focused free outdoor concerts all weekend long. On Sunday night,

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08/23/2013
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Go Fly a Kite

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Destin Kite FlyingLast weekend was dedicated to “go fast boats”, and this weekend celebrates a slower past time: kite flying, You can spend Saturday and Sunday, August 24th and 25th along the historic Destin Harbor during the 5th Annual Harbor Kite Festival. Sponsored by Kitty Hawk Kites, this free, family friendly event celebrates the fun and whimsy of kite flying. The event will feature demonstrations by professional kite flyers, stunt kite demonstrations, kite-making lessons, as well as toys and games for all ages. Once the sun sets, you can enjoy

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08/21/2013
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Seaside Celebrates the Truman Show

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The much loved Jim Carey film, The Truman Show, turned fifteen this year and Seaside is celebrating the occasion with a free showing of the film in the Amphitheater On August 16th. Bring your blankets and pack a picnic and enjoy the movie that literally put Seaside on the map. The film, which pumped millions of dollars into the local economy, was also the catalyst for the creation and building of the Seaside Neighborhood School. Opened in 1996, The Seaside Neighborhood School was one of the first charter schools in

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08/16/2013
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Mattie Kelly’s Concerts in the Village Continues into the Fall

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Destin concertLabor Day is right around the corner, and with that comes the “unofficial” end of summer  and the beginning of the Emerald Coast’s spectacular fall season.  Last year, The Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation launched its popular Thursday Night Concerts in the Village. For years, the Thursday Night Concerts in the Park were a Destin area staple. With the new venue, the Dugas Pavilion, these concerts were bigger and better than ever. For ten weeks during the summer, locals and visitors alike gathered to enjoy some of the

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07/24/2013
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Broadway Comes to the Beach

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The Mattie Kelly Arts Center, located at Northwest Florida State College just across the Mid-Bay Bridge in Niceville presents the award winning and much beloved musical “Les Miserable” July 17-20 and July 25th-27. Currently experiencing a pop culture resurgence, thanks to last year’s Academy Award Winning Film starring Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway, “Les Mis” has been teaching audience to “ Dream A Dream” for more than twenty five years. Les Miserable, the world’s longest running musical, has been seen by more than 65 million people, in 42 countries. This

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06/16/2013
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Fourth of July Events and Activities for 2013

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We might be the Emerald Coast, but residents and visitors alike know how to celebrate the ‘Red, White, And Blue”. If you’re vacationing during fourth of July week, there are a number of parades, concerts and fireworks displays from Destin to 30-A. Fort Walton Beach: The Independence Day Celebration at Fort Walton Beach Landing is family friendly celebration, with plenty of children’s activities. Fireworks begin at 9:00. Destin: The City of Destin hosts fireworks spectacular over the East Pass and Destin Commons celebrates with a patriotic concert and Fireworks. San

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05/30/2013
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2013 Red Snapper Season Opens June 1st

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Both avid and casual anglers are looking forward to June 1st, when Florida’s extended red snapper season begins. This year, red snapper season, in state waters, begins June 1 and ends July 14th, giving charter boat captains and fisherman a 44 day red snapper season. State waters run 9 nautical miles from shore, and the bag limit remains at 2 per person, or 10 per boat. Federal waters, however, have a much shorter season, beginning June 1 and ending June 26. Both the bag limit and the size of fish

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05/23/2013
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Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend On the Emerald Coast

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Are you one of the lucky visitors who will be visiting the Emerald Coast for vacation this Memorial Day weekend? If so, there are a number of special events going on in the 30a and Destin Memorial Day weekend events to help you make the most of your visit. The Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation recently celebrated the opening of the The Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts and are hosting Thursday nights “Concerts in the Village” through the month of May. Events will be hosted at the new Dugas Pavilion and Village

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09/17/2012
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Seafood Festival Destin, FL

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There’s a Seafood Festival in Destin, FL every year and it has become a “must see” event for locals and visitors! Destin is already famous for it’s fishing, being named the “luckiest fishing village in the world”! So the great town of Destin decided to showcase the excellent seafood once a year at the annual Destin Seafood Festival! Not only is the finest coastal-cuisine available, but visitors can also enjoy live music, cold beer, and a wide variety of vendors, stores and services from your local Destin businesses. Locals are

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09/10/2012
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Blue Mountain Beach 5K & Kid’s Run

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The Blue Mountain Beach 5K and Kid’s Run is an annual 30-A event and it is chock-full of education and fun the entire family can enjoy! You can put your speed and endurance to the test on the most beautiful scenic path in the Nation, Scenic Highway 30-A. October 13, 2012 is when runners will come together at the highest point on 30a for what’s become one of the biggest running events of the year! Five Star offers a variety of vacation rentals along 30a, including vacation homes and luxury

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03/12/2012
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Destin’s Grogg Games & Irish Street Festival

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Everyone’s a little Irish on St. Patty’s Day and Destin’s HarborWalk Village 4th Annyal Grogg Games & Irish Street Festival is just the place you need to be when that fightin’, festive spirit takes control. Enjoy live Irish music by authentic bag pipers Irish dancers, classic Irish fare and authentic Irish beers will be available at HarborWalk Village restaurants. The 4th Annual Grogg Games will challenge participants with Irish themed activities, including arts and crafts activities for those wee little folks, starting at Noon, on March 17 near the Emerald

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03/1/2012
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Seaside Half Marathon & 5K Run Event

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Founded in 1979, Seaside made a splash in the architectural world through it’s innovated planning, subsequently hailed by Times Magazine as perhaps “the most astounding design achievement of its era.” In March, you’ll have the perfect chance to explore this unique community with Seaside’s Half Marathon and 5K Run event. Seaside Half Marathon and 5K Run Pre-Race Party: Fri, March 2 at Caliza Pool in Alys Beach. Time: 7-10pm Race Day: Sunday, March 4 2012. Half-Marathon: 7am, Seaside Post Office. 5K: 7:30am, Seaside Post Office. Event Details: “Whether you are

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