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The Official Summer Kick-Off | Memorial Day Weekend Happenings


The smell of salt air and sunscreen ushers in the start of Summer! We are excited to kick-off the season with a weekend of family fun. From the Harbor in Destin to the Village of Baytowne Wharf, there is something for everyone to do!

The Village of Baytowne Wharf

Saturday, May 26th
7:00pm | Live Music by Farewell Angelina- This all-female country group features powerhouse vocalists, heart-stopping harmonies and blazing fiddles and guitars.
Sunday, May 27th
6:00pm | An evening of family fun awaits. Activities include face painting, balloon animals and lawn games as well as live music by local favorites, Coconut Radio starting at 7:00pm. Fireworks will light up the sky with a patriotic show at 9:15pm.
Monday, May 28th
7:00pm | A Memorial Day Ceremony will take place on the Events Plaza lawn honoring the men and women that lost their lives while serving our Country.

HarborWalk Village at the Emerald Grande

Saturday, May 26th
7:00pm | The John Hart Project kicks off a weekend of live music. This acclaimed guitar player has his own unique sound of blues and Americana rock.
Sunday, May 27th
4:30pm | Local favorite Flash Flood entertains with a variety of classic rock, 80’s favorites and current hits. 
7:00pm | Take a blast to the past with Departure: The Journey Tribute Band. You will be singing along to fan favorites “Don’t Stop Believing” and “Any Way You Want It” by the end of the night. 
9:00pm | Fireworks burst over the Harbor lighting up the night. Immediately following the show, enjoy a firespinning show by Just Add Fire. 

Published on Wednesday, May 23, 2018