February Events in Destin and 30A
Destin is a great year-round destination due to its sugar-white sand, emerald waters, and events that are always happening! Whether you’re visiting Destin to celebrate love on Valentines Day or ready to party for Mardi Gras– Destin has no shortage of activities and events in February. Here are the top February events in Destin and 30A.
When: Saturday, February 12 — 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
We hope you are hungry! On Saturday, February 12th, HarborWalk Village is hosting their first annual Brunch Fest. Brunch bites, Bloody Mary’s, and bubbles galore will fill the Destin Harbor. Guests will be welcomed to the event by mimosas in hand as they travel down the Village to taste the area’s favorite brunch spots. Additionally, there will be live entertainment while guests soak up the Florida sun and enjoy the Harbor views! Tickets are on sale now: Brunch Fest
The Sandestin Gumbo Festival
When: Friday, February 18 – Saturday, February 19
The Annual Sandestin Gumbo Festival is one of the largest and most popular winter food events on the Emerald Coast. This fun weekend is full of incredible gumbo, live Zydeco music, and tons of family activities at the Village of Baytowne Wharf. The event kicks off on Friday, February 18th with a delicious Baytowne seafood boil. The main event takes place on Saturday with a day full of sampling gumbo and Best Bloody Mary’s at The Beach. Not to mention, this event will be happening rain or shine. Don’t miss out on the 33rd annual Gumbo Festival!
30A Wine Festival
When: Wednesday, February 23 – Sunday, February 27
The 30A Wine Festival is returning for the 10th year in Alys Beach. This five-day celebration showcases renowned distillers, vintners, and culinary experts with a series of events and workshops. The festival kicks off with an elegant wine dinner hosted at the Caliza Restaurant in Alys Beach. Hurry, many of the events at the 30A Wine Festival are already sold out– purchase your tickets quickly if you wish to attend!
Mardi Gras Celebration at HarborWalk Village
When: Saturday, February 26 – Sunday, February 27
Laissez bon temps rouler! Celebrate Mardi Gras with great views, LIVE music, and a parade on the Destin Harbor. HarborWalk Village is hosting their annual Mardi Gras Celebration Saturday, February 26th. Live music starts at 2:00 PM, followed by the parade at 4:00 PM. Keep the party going on Sunday and bring your furry family members to Pawdi Gras. Enter your pet into a festive Pawdi Gras Costume contest. Registration begins at 3:00 PM.
Mardi Gras Parade at Baytowne Wharf
When: Sunday, February 27 from 2:00 PM-4:00PM
The party is bigger than ever at this years Baytowne Wharf Mardi Gras Parade. The Village of Baytowne Wharf is combining the Fat Tuesday Baytowne Bash Parade and Mardi Gras Dog Parade. The event starts at 2 PM. Guests can enjoy unique, colorful floats, golf carts, and trucks in the annual parade. Not to mention, dogs and their owners will be stressed up in their Mardi Gras best.