Spring is a Great time to visit Destin! (Updated 2/10/2023)
March and April can be a lovely time to visit Destin and Miramar Beach, Florida. The low crowds, lower room rates and plethora of family activities bring the area to life for the entire family.
Kick Spring Break off with one of these fun, family-friendly events.
Mac & Cheese Festival: March 5, Noon-3pm – Self-explanatory local chefs compete for the title of Best Mac N Cheese in Town. Tickets required, children $15, Adults $25, VIP $45
More info: Destin Commons Mac & Cheese Event
St. Paddy’s day on the Destin Harbor: March 19, 2pm-4pm – St.Paddy’s day on the Harbor. Irish dancing, Kid Treasure hunt and Crafts. Harborwalk stores will have drink and food specials to celebrate.
More info: Harborwalk Village Events Calendar
Fireworks at Baytowne Warf: Tuesday March 21, 28 and April 4th 2023, 8:30pm for fireworks – If you have not experienced the fireworks at Baytowne Warf yet, this is a must do. Enjoy walking along the cobbled streets stopping by one of the cute merchant shops or restaurants along the way. Festivities start at 6pm culminating with the fireworks show at 8:30.
San Destin Wine Festival: April 13-16 Tickets are required and will sell out Village of Baytowne Warf featuring over 800 domestic and international wines.
More info: https://sandestinwinefestival.com/
Buy Tickets here Sandestin Grand Wine Tasting – The Village of Baytowne Wharf – Miramar Beach, FL – April 13-16, 2023 (bigtickets.com)
Moon Crush Music Festival: April 20 – 23 – Headliners include The Avett Brothers, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, The Black Crowes, Marcus Kind, JJ Grey . Moon Crush Music festival self describes itself as “ A Music Vacation” not just a festival. Located on the grounds of Seascape Resort.
More info: Moon Crush Pink Moon ’23 Tickets at Seascape Resort in Miramar Beach by Moon Crush Vacations | Tixr
Be sure to look for availability at Our Seascape Golf Villa as well as our Majestic Sun properties.
Easter Explosion at the Village of Baytowne Wharf: April 19, Noon to 3pm – On Saturday, the Village will be filled with fun activities, including inflatables, lawn games, crafts, and of course, the Easter Bunny himself will be there.
Emerald Coast Volleyball Week: April 19-23 – Features teams from around the country competing for the top spot in a variety of categories, including men’s teams, women’s teams and co-ed teams. The tournament takes place at the Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island. Sign up your team or cheer on the teams as a spectator.
More info: www.EmeraldCostVolleyBall.com
South Walton Wine and Food Festival (Yes, another Wine Festival): April 26-29th – A weekend of great wines, fine foods, live music from national artists, culinary celebrities and more will be held in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin. An assortment of over 800 wines will be available to try at the Grand Tasting event on Saturday, along with delicious food to pair with the variety of wines. There will also be tasting seminars, Champagne Lane tastings, Spirits Row, chef demos and Nashville Songwriters Showcase.
More info: www.sowalwine.com
There are so many unique, local events that make Spring a really fun time in Destin, Florida.