Emerald Coast

Annual Events

This page lists family-friendly events in the Okaloosa County, Walton County and Bay County, Florida area. Note: Details of these events can change from year to year, so please check our calendar of events for specific dates and updated information.
Kids Okaloosa County, Walton County and Bay County: Annual Events - Fun 4 Emerald Coast Kids
17th Annual Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival

The South Baldwin Chamber of Commerce proudly announces an exciting change for the annual Gulf Coast ...

May 6-9, 2021
Hours: Varies by day
Festival admission is free with select activities avail...
100 S OWA Blvd, Foley, AL, 36535
9th Annual Emerald Coast MudRun for Orphans

Get Muddy and Do Good! Join us for our 9th annual MudRun. Choose 10K, 5K, 1 Mile Kids Race or our Ni ...

2021 Date: May 15th
Hours: 8:00am-10:00pm
100 E College Boulevard, Niceville, FL, 32578
AJs Wagon Parade

Kick-off the Destin Fishing Rodeo with the 13th Annual Kid's Wagon Parade. Decorate your wagon with ...

2021 Dates TBD
116 Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL, 32541
Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival

It started out as a water skiing festival in 1953, and has turned into one of the nation’s longest-r ...

2021 Dates TBD
139 SE Brooks Street, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32548
Blue Angels Air Shows

The Pensacola Bay Area is the official home to the Blue Angels, officially known as the U.S. Navy Fl ...

2021 Dates: July 7th-10th; Nov 5th-6th
390 San Carlos Rd, Pensacola, FL, 32508
Central Panhandle Fair in Bay County

Rides, family friendly fun, and special events at this long standing tradition in Bay County.

2021 Dates TBD
2230 E 15th St, Panama City, FL, 32405
Destin Fishing Rodeo

This is a month long fishing tournament in October, sponsored my AJ's restaurant. More than 30,000 a ...

2021 Dates TBD
103 Stahlman Ave, Destin, FL, 32541
Destin Seafood Festival

Arts and Crafts Booths, Live Music, Drinks, and of course Seafood! The Destin Seafood Festival is on ...

2021 Dates: Oct 1st-3rd
Hours: 12:00pm-3:00pm
Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL, 32541
Drive Thru Digital Graffiti Festival

Digital Graffiti at Alys Beach is an innovative and dynamic event that celebrates the many possibili ...

2021 Dates: May 12th-May 15th
9581 E County Hwy 30A, Santa Rosa Beach, FL, 32461
Emerald Coast Annual Duck Regatta

Join us for a day of family fun at the annual Emerald Coast Duck Regatta! Face painting, live perfor ...

2021 Dates TBD
9100 Baytowne Blvd, Miramar Beach, FL, 32550
Fiesta Days Celebration

A 10-day heritage celebration, held the first two weeks in June, is one of the oldest and largest he ...

2021 Dates: June 2nd-June 10th
311 E Government St, Pensacola, FL, 32502
Geneva Festival on the Rivers

Geneva's Festival on the Rivers has been recognized nationally as one of the Top Twenty events in th ...

2021 Dates TBD
Robert A Fowler Memorial Park, Geneva, Alabama, 36340
Kitty Hawk Kite Festivals

What do a 100- foot octopus, 80- foot panda, and a 50- foot gator have in common? They’ll all be fly ...

2021 Dates: April 3rd-4th; Sept 18th-19th
Hours: 10:00am-4:00pm
1450 Miracle Strip Pkwy, Ft Walton Beach, FL, 32548
LakeFest in DeFuniak Springs

Festivities will take place on #1 roundest lake in America, the beautiful Lake DeFuniak. Bring your ...

2021 Dates TBD
3 Circle Dr, DeFuniak Springs, FL, 32435
Marvel of Flight Expo

Aircraft Judging, Pilot Seminars, Exhibits, Live Entertainment and Fun for the Whole Family! This ev ...

2022 Dates TBD
1931 US Hwy 90 W, DeFuniak Springs, FL, 32433
Montessori Learning Center Turkey Trot at Ferry Park

The Montessori Learning Center of Fort Walton Beach hosts an annual Turkey Trot fundraiser. Details ...

2021 Dates TBD
240 Hughes Street NE, Fort Walton Beach, Florida, 32548
Northwest Florida Fair

Rides, games, petting zoo, livestock, daily events, 4H exhibits, handmade items and baked goods, and ...

2021 Dates TBD
1958 Lewis Turner Blvd, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32547
Panama City CreativeCon

Creative Con is an annual family friendly sci-fi, gaming, and comic con that is held in Panama City, ...

2021 Dates TBD
8 HarrisonAve, Panama City, FL, 32401
Panhandle Watermelon Festival

Panhandle Watermelon Festival is a free event with legendary country music acts, pancake breakfast, ...

2021 Dates TBD
1544 N Railroad Ave, Chipley, FL, 32428
Pensacola Crawfish Festival by Fiesta Pensacola

Cajun or not, here we come! Our festival features 16,000 pounds of boiled crawfish, fresh from Louis ...

2021 Dates: April 30th-May 2nd
$5 per person per day; children 6-12yrs $2 per child pe...
311 E Government St, Pensacola, FL, 32502
Pensacola Seafood Festival by Fiesta Pensacola

Savor delicious seafood, enjoy various musical acts and immerse yourself in historic downtown Pensac ...

2021 Dates: Sept 24th-26th
311 E Government St, Pensacola, FL, 32502
Pensacola VegFest

Pensacola VegFest is about normalizing compassionate living and focusing on making that a more acces ...

2021 Date: May 23rd
Hours: 11:00am-6:00pm
Free Admission
301 W Main St, Pensacola, FL, 32502

Pensacon is an all-inclusive event that encompasses many genres of the fan community. Expect Sci-Fi, ...

2021 Dates: May 21st-May 23rd
Hours: May 21st 1:00pm-8:00pm; May 22nd 10:00am-6:00pm; May 23...
Varies, Children 10yrs and under are free
201 E Gregory St, Pensacola, FL, 32502
Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam

Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam is a three-day country music festival in Panama City Beach, Florida over Labor ...

2021 Dates: June 4th-June 6th
16200 Panama City Beach Pkwy, Panama City Beach, Florida, 32413
Pepsi SandJam

The producers of Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam bring today's best artists back to Panama City Beach for a roc ...

2021 Dates: April 23rd-25th
600 S Pier Park Dr, Panama City Beach, FL, 32413
Pirates of the High Seas Festival

Columbus Day weekend will bring waves of fun-filled adventures to Panama City Beach with the annual ...

2021 Dates TBD
5550 N Lagoon Drive, Panama City Beach, FL, 32408
Public Eye Soar: A Projection Art Festival

For two nights each November, Panama City comes alive with light, sound, art and fun. Experience the ...

2021 Dates TBD
318 Luverne Ave, Panama CIty, Florida, 32401
Rosemary Beach Unleashed

Bring your family and your favorite canine for an afternoon of fun. You and your pet are encouraged ...

2021 Dates TBD
St. Augustine Green, Rosemary Beach, Florida, 32461
Schooner's Lobster Festival and Tournament

The biggest 7-Day lobster festival in Florida. With huge Local Lobsters on the weigh-in scales, fres ...

2021 Dates: Oct 18th-24th
5121 Gulf Drive, Panama City Beach, FL, 32408
Sea Turtle Extravaganza at Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center

Annual event at the NBSTCC to shell-e-brate sea turtles! Outdoor activities and crafts, free admissi ...

2021 Dates TBD
8740 Gulf Blvd., Navarre Beach, Florida, 32566
Seabreeze Jazz Festival

Named a "Top 10 Jazz Festival in the USA" by JazzIZ Magazine and recently nominated as "Best Jazz Fe ...

2021 Dates: April 21st-25th
600 Pier Park Dr, Panama City Beach, FL, 32413
Target Car Seat Trade in Event

Guests who trade in their old car seats will receive a 20% off coupon toward a new car seat, car sea ...

April 5-17, 2021
Hours: Local Store hours
Various locations, FL
Walton County Fair

The Fair provides an opportunity for youth and adults alike to showcase their talents for artwork, h ...

2021 Dates TBD
790 N 9th Street, DeFuniak Springs, FL, 32433