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Holiday Fun Along the Emerald Coast of Florida

Tis the season along the Emerald Coast of Florida. Where we trade snow for powder white sand and break out the jackets when the temperatures hit below 70! There’s no other place to be for the holidays then on our beautiful beaches. Here are a few holiday happenings along the Emerald Coast of Florida that you don’t want to miss!

Gulf Place, one of the quaint little beach towns of 30A, presents Christmas at the Beach on Saturday, December 5th from 12-3pm. This is a free event perfect for families. Activities include an inflatable, a stilt-walking balloon-maker, games, crafts, and pictures with Santa. There will be food and live music including caroling as well as an array of vendors so you can get your shopping done early. Book a 30A Vacation Rental in this vibrant neighborhood community nestled on 30A directly across from the Gulf of Mexico.

The Village of Baytowne Wharf, an outdoor shopping, dining, and event area in Miramar Beach, presents a festive light show every Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday leading up to Christmas. The 12 Nights of lights is a free event and open to the public. Take a stroll through Grand Boulevard to enjoy beautiful holiday décor and sparkling lights. Don’t forget to catch the holiday outdoor concerts in the area. Book a Miramar Beach vacation rental to enjoy all the holiday happenings.

Dancing with holiday lights is the Destin Harbor presenting the 34th Annual Holiday on the Harbor Destin Boat Parade. The celebration takes place on Sunday, December 13th at 7pm at Boshamps restaurant. Festively decorated boats with holiday lights and décor line-up to start the parade. Margaritaville and Harry T’s offer the perfect spot for parade viewing. Book a Destin vacation rental by the harbor and catch the fireworks show as it lights up the sky.

The beautiful beaches of Perdido Key will get you in the holiday spirit with a good old fashion drive-in movie featuring a special holiday edition of Flicks on the Field. Get a little shopping in first at the Holiday Craft Fair on Saturday, December 5th at the Pensacola Greyhound Park beginning at noon. Then at dusk enjoy the featured film “ELF”. 

Panama City Beach invites you to bring in 2021 on some of the areas most beautiful beaches. You’re invited to ring in the New Year with not one, but three different amazing fireworks shows. These shows can be viewed in person at Schooner’s, the Russell- Fields City Pier, the M.B. Miller County Pier or from your cozy Panama City Beach vacation rental!

You can’t help but have the holiday spirit when visiting the Emerald Coast of Florida. Each little beach town offers something unique this time of year. There is absolutely no better place to be in December then on these beautiful beaches!

Published on Monday, November 30, 2020