Emerald Coast

Summer Fun

This page lists the top summer activities to do with kids in the Okaloosa County, Walton County and Bay County, Florida, Florida area.
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30A Blaze Beach Bonfires

Book a beach bonfire with your family or group! 30A Blaze provides bonfires along the beautiful beac ...

Adventure Land Playground at Village of Baytowne Wharf

Relax while the kids play mornings through evenings on the imaginative nautical themed playground. A ...

9100 Baytowne Blvd, Sandestin, FL, 32550
Adventures Unlimited

Adventures Unlimited offers Canoeing, Kayaking, Tubing, and Camping along Coldwater Creek past seclu ...

8974 Tomahawk Landing Rd., Milton, FL, 32570
Als Burger Bar

Kids will LOVE the splash fountains, and parents will love that kids can play just steps from where ...

1450 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL
Bass Pro Shops Aquarium

The Destin Bass Pro Shops/Worldwide Sportsman has a 10,000 gallon salt-water aquarium stocked with l ...

4301 Legendary Drive, Destin, FL, 32541
Baytowne Adventure Zone

Baytowne Adventure Zone is the original zipline and adventure zone in NW Florida and the exclusive p ...

9300 Hwy 98, Sandestin, FL, 32550
Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park

With over 40 different water play areas, rides, slides, and pools, Big Kahuna's is the perfect water ...

1007 US Highway 98, Destin, Florida, 32541
Blue Angels Practice Schedule

The world-famous Blue Angels are based at NAS Pensacola, and can be seen practicing over the Museum ...

See link with complete schedule. Usually Tuesdays and W...
Hours: usually 11:30, see website for updated times
Museum Flight Line north of the Museum, autographs take place at museum, Pensacola
Bounce Party Playzone Weekly Deals

Monday: Military Monday $5 with ID Tuesday: FREE obstacle course for toddlers Wednesday: Wacky So ...

ongoing
Hours: 10am-9pm
varies
Santa Rosa Mall, Fort Walton Beach, FL
Camp Creativity at Michaels

Seven weeks of making for ages 3 and up! Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays all summer from 10-12! St ...

Hours: 10-12
Age: 3+
Multiple Locations
Coldwater Gardens

Eco-friendly campground and resort providing naturally grown food to the Milton & Pensacola, Florida ...

7009 Creek Stone Rd, Milton, FL
Conservation Park Trails

A favorite destination for locals and tourists, the PCB Conservation Park offers opportunities for a ...

Griffin Blvd, Panama City Beach, FL, 32413
Crab Island Swimming

Crab Island is an underwater Island located on the bay side of the Destin bridge. This is where you ...

Destin Bridge, Destin, FL, 32541
Dave and Buster's

The ONLY place to Eat, Drink, Play & Watch Sports® all under one roof! Whether it’s classics like Po ...

15701 LC Hilton Jr. Dr, Panama City Beach, FL, 32413
Destin Commons Play Area

Located in the center of the Destin Commons outdoor mall, there's a soft play area and a Luckey clim ...

4100 Legendary Dr, Destin, FL, 32541
Destin Commons Splash Pad

Located in the center of the outdoor Destin Commons Mall, the splash pad is a great place for kids t ...

4100 Legendary Dr., Destin, FL, 32541
Econfina Creek

Pitt Spring, Sylvan Springs, and multiple small springs contribute to the clear water of Econfina Cr ...

Eden Gardens State Park

Eden Gardens State Park contains approximately 163 acres of land that was part of the historic Wesle ...

181 Eden Gardens Road, Santa Rosa Beach, FL, 32459
Emerald Coast Science Center

The Emerald Coast Science Center is an independent, nonprofit hands-on, interactive science museum a ...

31 SW Memorial Parkway, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32548
EO Wilson Biophilia Center Special Summer Hours

This facility is typically reserved for school field trips and special events, but is open to the pu ...

Thursdays and Fridays in June and July only
Hours: 9-2
13+=$8, 3-12=$5, under 2 FREE
4956 Hwy 20E, Freeport, FL, 32439
Fireworks at the Boardwalk

The Wednesday night fireworks series run May 29th through August 14th at 9pm!

Wednesdays in summer
Florida State Parks: Junior Ranger Program

The Florida State Parks' Junior Ranger Program provides the opportunity for young people to learn, s ...

Multiple Locations, FL
Fort SK8 Summer Passes

Make sure to grab your summer pass now at fortsk8.com before they’re gone! Limited quantities availa ...

Tuesday-Saturday
Hours: see image
202 Racetrack Rd NW, Fort Walton Beach
Fort Walton Landing Playground

Located by the Emerald Coast Science Center, there is 700 feet of water front, boardwalk, boat ramps ...

139 SE Brooks Street, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32548
Frank Brown Park Imagination and Under the Palms Playground

Frank Brown Park is one of Panama City Beach's primary attractions. There are two playgrounds, side- ...

16200 Panama City Beach Pkwy, Panama City Beach, FL, 32413
Frank Brown Park Kiddie Pool

Toddler time for this park is M-S from 8:30-10:30, subject to change; check Facebook for updates. ** ...

16200 Panama City Beach Pkwy, Panama City Beach, FL, 32413
Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park Playground

A new modern playground facility is conveniently located in the day use are near the picnic pavilion ...

4281 State Road 20, Niceville, FL, 32578
FREE summer performances with Seaside REP

FREE Performances of Jack and the Beanstalk, FREE outdoor storytime "Adventures in Alys", FREE perfo ...

select dates during summer
Hours: varies
Multiple Locations
FREE Theatre Thursdays at Grand Boulevard

This summer, join us in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin for our annual Theatre Thursdays series! Eme ...

Thursdays all summer
FREE
495 Grand Blvd, Sandestin, FL, 32536
Fudpuckers Gator Beach: Destin

Gator Beach gives you the chance to see over 80 live alligators, in an up close and personal environ ...

20001 Emerald Coast Parkway, Destin, FL, 32541
Grayton Beach State Park Beaches

Grayton Beach consistently ranks among the most beautiful and pristine beaches in the United States. ...

357 Main Park Road, Santa Rosa Beach, FL, 32459
Gulf World Marine Park

Enjoy daily live shows featuring dolphins, sea lions, reptiles and tropical birds. Explore our indoo ...

15412 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL, 32413
Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

Spend the day exploring animal exhibits, enjoying dolphin and sea lion shows, and discovering new th ...

1010 Miracle Strip Parkway SE, Fort Walton Beach, Florida, 32548
Helen McCall Park Playground

This park has a separate covered play area for younger kids and plenty of options for older kids, in ...

325 Moll Dr, Santa Rosa Beach, FL, 32459
Holmes Creek Canoe Livery and Water Park

Canoes, tandem/single kayaks, tubing, and diving. Rope swing, diving board, fishing, fun water slide ...

2899 A Highway 79, Vernon, FL
Hub, The

The Hub is a gathering place for family and friends on beautiful Highway 30a on the Florida panhandl ...

7000 East County Highway 30A, Panama City Beach, FL, 32413
Just Jump Indoor Trampoline Park

Just Jump Trampoline Park has activities for the entire family - open jump, dodgeball, Ninja course ...

11220 Hutchinson Blvd, Panama City Beach, FL
Kids Bowl Free Summer Program

Registered Kids Receive 2 FREE GAMES Of Bowling Every Day All Summer Long. This program is designed ...

daily during summer
Hours: varies by location
FREE
Multiple Locations
Kids Skate Free Passes

See link for participating locations.

varies by location
Hours: varies
free!
Multiple Locations
License Free Fishing Days

License-free fishing days provide an excellent opportunity for those who don't yet have a fishing li ...

Moonlight Movies and Face Painting in Rosemary Beach

Bring the family for a wholesome and fun movie night under the stars. Top it off with delicious popc ...

63 Main St, Rosemary Beach, FL
Morrison Springs

Morrison Springs is one of the most popular diving spots in northwest Florida and well-known through ...

874 Morrison Springs Road, Ponce de Leon, FL, 32455
National Naval Aviation Museum

FREE admission to the museum! The National Naval Aviation Museum is the world’s largest Naval Aviati ...

1750 Radford Blvd, Pensacola, FL, 32508
Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center

The Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center (NBSTCC) is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization in ...

8740 Gulf Blvd, Navarre, FL
Niceville Children's Park: William C. Jordan Park

This very popular park has several climbing areas (some are shaded), sandboxes filled with pails and ...

204 N. Partin Drive, Niceville, FL, 32578
Outdoor Movies at Seaside Amphitheater

Grab your blankets for our family-friendly movie series under the stars in the amphitheater! Movies ...

Fridays
Hours: 8pm
FREE
OWA Amusement Park, Retail, Dining

Centered on a 14-acre lake, OWA is inspired by the Muskogee Indian term for “water”. Circling the la ...

10113 Foley Beach Express, Foley, Alabama