Destin Harbor Boat Parade

Enjoy a Sunday full of holiday activities and cheer on the Destin Harbor, including the 34nd Annual Holiday Boat Parade on December 13th, 2020! Festivities will be held that afternoon all along the harbor. Starting at 6 pm, boats festively decorated with holiday lights and décor line-up and begin drifting along the Harbor past AJs… … Read More


Destin Library to offer curbside service only

DESTIN – Beginning July 20, the Destin Library will be closed to the public, but will be offering curbside service Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Staff will be available via phone to answer questions, provide assistance, and check out materials for curbside pickup.As an added feature to help keep children reading… … Read More


Destin Library modifies operating procedures

Starting June 8, the Destin Library implemented the following updates in services:Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday: 1-5 p.m. and Saturday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.Building occupancy will be limited to 70 patrons.In-person library events remain suspended until further notice. Online Summer Reading Program activities for children are available through… … Read More


Destin Parks and Recreation Department re-open with limited programs

DESTIN –The Destin City Council voted last week and approved staff to allow for full competition between child and adult fall sports teams from the same local geographic area with adherence to the Center of Disease Control (CDC) guiding principles for youth sports.In accordance with Governor Ron DeSantis’s latest Executive Orders (EO) concerning COVID-19, recreation… … Read More


LuLu’s restaurant in Destin now open

Lucy Buffett, CEO and owner of LuLu’s, announced they have just re-opened their Destin restaurant.”We have worked diligently to create new guidelines with the utmost concern for the safety and well-being of our treasured customers and my extra-ordinary staff,” Buffett said. “As we get back to business, we have made a few changes at the… … Read More


Destin’s ’Week of Blessings’ begins Sunday

Due to COVID-19, organizers had to get a little creative for this year’s annual Week of Blessings in Destin.With no gathering of large crowds due to social distancing rules and just trying to keep people safe, the Church of Destin has come up with some different ways to continue with the various blessings scheduled for… … Read More


Destin Library offers early readiness program

The Destin Library is hosting an early readiness program on Thursdays in December for cuddlers and toddlers.The program is geared toward 18 months to 3 years of age for story time. Children will learn the beginnings of sitting and listening to stories along with music and movement.Language interaction is emphasized through short read-aloud picture books,… … Read More


Destin Garden Club holds brunch event

The members of the Destin Garden Club enjoyed a Pink and White Brunch By the Bay Oct. 8 at the home of member Pam McIlroy.Members were served a quiche brunch complete with a cheese and fruit tray, watermelon gazpacho soup, fruit/yogurt cup, and cake. White flower arrangements adorned tables set with china and crystal. Carol… … Read More


City of Destin Parks and Recreation Department events

Halloween Dodgeball NightThe Destin Community Center will host an open Halloween Dodgeball night from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 17, allowing children ages 8 to 16 to participate in a night filled with dodgeball. Dress up in your favorite costume. There will be awards for best dressed and spirited. Fee is $3/non-residents and $2/Destin residents. Destin Youth Basketball… … Read More


Star Wars moonwatching at the Destin Library

The Destin Library is joining forces with the Northwest Florida Astronomy Association along with Stormtroopers from the 501st Legion Parjai Squad and Rebels from the Ra Kura Base of the Rebel Legion to bring you an evening of moonlit fun. The moon-watching event will be held at Clement Taylor Park on June 11 at 7:30… … Read More