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38th Annual Seafood Festival Comes to the Harbor

Posted on Thursday, August 18, 2016

One of the big attractions to the Emerald Coast is fresh seafood. With a number of great restaurants and seafood markets on Highway 98 and 30A , the beach area provides easy access to satisfy that craving. The Destin Seafood Festival is a much anticipated event held each year along the Destin Harbor Boardwalk. For its 38th year, the big event will host 140 arts and crafts vendors and about 30 food vendors. Over 70,000 visitors are expected to attend which provides a significant boost to the local...
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O’Quigley’s Harbor Location Opens

Posted on Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Johnny O’Quigley’s has been a longtime favorite restaurant in the area to watch sports, have great drinks, and play pool. A new location has opened in Destin, Florida on the Harbor next to Galati Yachts. The three story building is now home to Johnny O’Quigley’s Ale House with Captain Moody’s Oyster Bar on the first floor and  Tailfins entertainment on the top. The restaurant sits back from the road with plenty of parking and a prime Harbor view. The menu includes fresh seafood, pasta, and...
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Lulu’s Destin Restaurant Opening Soon

Posted on Thursday, April 16, 2015

Lucy Buffett, famed sister of singer Jimmy Buffett, is set to open her Destin Florida restaurant early this summer. The new location is currently under construction next to Legendary Marine at the foot of the Mid-Bay Bridge.   Lucy Buffett and her family enjoy many Destin vacations making the Emerald Coast an easy decision for Lulu’s second location. Lucy’s Gulf Shores, Alabama restaurant serves over half a million customers a year and has high-profile community involvement.  “Destin...
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The Annual Sandestin Gumbo Festival Spices up the Winter Season

Posted on Tuesday, January 27, 2015

One of the biggest winter highlights for Destin, Florida is the Gumbo Festival which will take place over Presidents Day weekend. On Friday, Feb. 13th, Marina Bar & Grill will begin the events with a seafood boil at 2pm. Fat Tuesday in the Village of Baytowne Wharf will have a Baytowne seafood boil beginning at 4pm.   The main event will begin Saturday at 12pm where visitors can try a vast selection of gumbo and vote for their favorite. While having great food and company, guests will enjoy...
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36th Annual Seafood Festival

Posted on Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The fall season brings festivals along the coast from Seagrove Beach to the Destin Harbor. One of the biggest festivals of the year is the annual Seafood Festival. This year we are more excited than usual since the last festival was cancelled due to bad weather. Tropical storms better stay away so we can all enjoy the festival as we have for many years. Along the Harbor, tons of vendors will set up with a huge variety of food and drinks. Of course, fresh caught local seafood will be the main...
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Emerald Coast Seafood Festival: Panama City Beach

Posted on Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Fresh seafood is a delicacy that's dished up daily on the Emerald Coast. Local fishermen bait their hooks and lure your favorite seafood dish to nearby restaurants. Throughout the year seafood festivals are celebrated from Pensacola to Panama City, honoring all who have a part in serving the tastiest seafood in town. Our next stop in the Emerald Coast Seafood Festival Series....Panama City Beach. The  2013 Panama City Beach Seafood & Music Festival is held on Thursday, October 17th through...
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Emerald Coast Seafood Festival: Destin

Posted on Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Serving fresh seafood is a daily privilege on the Emerald Coast. The Gulf of Mexico provides an ocean full of delicacies just waiting to be served at your favorite beach town eatery. That's why festivals honoring local seafood restaurants and chefs are hosted from Pensacola to Panama City Beach. Our next stop in the Emerald Coast Seafood Festival Series.....Destin! The 35th Annual  Destin Seafood Festival is held on October 4th through the 6th. Stroll through the beautiful HarborWalk...
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Emerald Coast Seafood Festival: Pensacola

Posted on Friday, August 30, 2013

The Emerald Coast takes pride in serving the freshest seafood right out of their back yard, the Gulf of Mexico. That's why Seafood Festivals are an Emerald Coast tradition and are anxiously anticipated by locals and guests! This is a celebration of sea delicacies taking place every year from Pensacola to Panama City. Our first stop for delicious seafood is Pensacola! The Fiesta of Five Flags 36th Annual Pensacola Seafood Festival will be held on Friday, September 27th through Sunday, September...
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Stewby's Seafood Shanty Is In A Class Of Their Own

Posted on Saturday, December 15, 2012

If you’re a local you’ve heard this question time and time again, “where can I get good, fresh seafood?” If you are a vacationer chances are you’ve asked that question time and time again, never receiving a satisfying answer. Truth of the matter is us locals don’t know what to tell you….until now! If you want fresh, delicious, no-frills seafood you won’t find it in Destin with an ocean view. No, you’ll find it in an old portable school classroom...
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The Pensacola Seafood Festival is scheduled for September 23rd through 25th, 2011

Posted on Saturday, June 11, 2011

The Pensacola Seafood Festival returns to Historic Seville Square in Downtown Pensacola for the 34th year in a row. The event is presented each year by the Fiesta of Five Flags, an organization of over 450 members that volunteer for yearly events to promote tourism, heritage, and pride in Pensacola. There will be over 180 food and craft vendors making the Pensacola Seafood Festival one of the largest arts and crafts Fair in Northwest Florida. 18 carefully chosen food venders border the park...
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32nd Annual Destin Seafood Festival

Posted on Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Since 1979 the Destin Seafood Festival has been an event that never gets old or loses its charm. Each year thousands of hungry locals and visitors alike look forward to listening to popular musical acts, dining on the tastiest seafood around and enjoying the refreshing autumn weather. The festivals location on the harbor only adds to the allure. Each evening, as Destin’s charter boat fleet docks, it is truly entertaining to admire the boats and their quirky names against the backdrop of the...
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Grand Favorite for Seafood & Cocktails

Posted on Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Being a local, and having a business on the Beach, you try them all but stick with the best restaurants and bars. One of our favorites is The Grand Marlin . You can enjoy the main dining area with an oyster bar, or a personal favorite, the North Drop Bar. For company it's family-friendly and consistently serves high quality cuisine, including fresh seafood (when available) and all the island cocktails. What is enjoyable is the island-casual atmosphere, where you can show up in flip flops,...
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PCB Seafood, Wine & Music Festival

Posted on Wednesday, October 1, 2008

The idea is simple - a celebration of the wonderful array of local area seafood prepared by local chefs merged with local and nationally acclaimed wines, entertainment and vendors with a special focus on families. The Panama City Beach Seafood, Wine & Music Festival is designed to reflect a true taste of the coast, a true toast to the coast and some of the world's best entertainment - we promise it will be like no other festival ever presented on Panama City Beach. SEAFOOD, CELEBRITY CHEF...
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A Plate of Destin Seafood

Posted on Sunday, October 1, 2006

There’ll be corn dogs, Italian ice and sweet plantains. There’ll be chicken cooked anyway you wish — jerk chicken, curry chicken, grilled chicken. McGuire’s Irish Pub and Brewery will make you a root beer. Java Joz will serve coffee. And Ted Roberts will prepare funnel cakes. Yet, with a name like “Destin Seafood Festival” many expect to see ... well, seafood. In recent years, frozen, bagged seafood cooked by out-of-town vendors, such as from North Carolina, has been the norm when it comes to...
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2006 Destin Seafood Festival

Posted on Saturday, July 22, 2006

Come experience a true "taste of Destin" at the 28th Annual Destin Seafood Festival. With even more participation from local companies, this year’s festival, voted Best Community Event and Best of the Best in Entertainment in Emerald Coast magazine’s 2005 reader’s poll, promises to be better than ever! From shrimp to fish and more, local seafood restaurants, including The Back Porch, Café Grazie, Fisherman’s Wharf, Louisiana Lagniappe, and Pompano Joe’s, will serve up favorite...
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