9 Dec 2020
It's the most wonderful time of the year! Holiday lights shine bright throughout the night, we gorge ourselves on festive treats, spend time with those we love most, and enjoy festivals that bring the community together. Fortunately, the Destin West Beach and Bay Resort is located within a short bike ride, walk, swim, drive, or boat ride of many of our favorite winter activities.
Book today to be at the center of it all and enjoy a tropical winter season this year.
Here is a list of some of our favorite events and festivals to keep your spirits bright during the winter months.
Destin West Winter Event Guide
#1 - Sandestin Gumbo Festival
Sample the flavors of the Bayou and vote on your favorite gumbo by categories of Chicken, Sausage, or Seafood.
#2 - Holiday on the Harbor Festival
Holiday on the Harbor hosts festive events throughout December including the Hanukkah Celebration, Olde Holiday Market, and Santa Paws conveniently located at the HarborWalk Village.
#3- Baytowne on Ice
Enjoy ice skating at The Village at Baytowne Warf alongside other holiday festivities.
# 4 - Winter Concert Series
Dance the night away with your favorite Holiday tunes performed live by local bands at The Village at Baytowne Warf. Every Wednesday night in the December you can enjoy your favorite holiday classics performed on stage with plenty of dancing room.
#5 - Harbor Boat Parade
Head over to Destin's HarborWalk Village for some holiday cheer! The Annual Boat Parade is a Destin tradition that has been celebrated for over 30 years. Sailors, skippers, and sea captains decorate their vessels with holiday lights for a magical light parade on The Harbor.
Book Your Tropical Winter Escape
Getting chilly? It might be time to fly south for the winter and enjoy the magical (and warm) Emerald Coast. There is plenty to do on the Florida Panhandle during the holidays, but you are also welcome to just enjoy our many heated pools or work on your winter tan. Book today to find the joys of spending winter in Florida.