Thursday, December 17, 2015

Happy Holidays from the Emerald Coast!

The Emerald Coast is a beautiful place to spend the holidays, and we definitely know how to celebrate! The month of December is filled with festive events for the whole family to enjoy! We have put together a list of our favorite things to do while spending the holidays on the coast. 

Baytowne On Ice
November 1 - January 31
The Baytowne Wharf Apex Skating Pavilion is a winter wonderland where you can actually go ice-skating in Florida! In December, bring an unopened toy and get BOGO entry. Visit for details. 

Toys for Tots: Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park
November 18 - December 20
Bring in an unwrapped toy and get $5 off admission to the Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park! For more information call 850-243-9046 or visit for details.  

Zoo Lights at the Gulf Breeze Zoo

November 27 - December 27
Enjoy the zoo while it’s lit up with thousands of lights! Friday, November 27th guests receive FREE admission to Zoo Lights with a Toys for Tots donation. Visit for details.

Charles Dickens story A Christmas Tale
The Baytowne Wharf Events Plaza presents the Charles Dickens story A Christmas Tale every Friday and Saturday at 6pm. On Wednesday nights stop by for live caroling by local choirs.

The Twelve Nights of Lights
Baytowne Wharf presents an extravagant light show set to holiday music every Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday evening in December.  

Visit with Santa at HarborWalk Village
December 19 & 20 12pm - 4pm
Visit Santa at HarborWalk Village and receive a special treat! For more information, visit 

Destin Nights' Santa Claus Pub Crawl
December 19
Put on your most festive holiday gear and strut along the Destin Harbor Boardwalk. The party kicks off at 6pm! For tickets visit

11th Annual Emerald Coast Christmas Miracle Children's Fiesta
December 19
The 11th Annual “EMERALD COAST CHRISTMAS MIRACLE” Needy Children’s Fiesta is five hours of Latin-themed fun! Did we mention everything is free and everyone is welcome? Celebrate the season with this great cause on December 19th from 2pm - 7pm. For more information, visit