Destin will be hosting it’s 41st Destin Seafood Festival & Fishing Rodeo 2019 this October! Not only is Destin, FL is known for its gorgeous white sand and clear water beaches, but it is also recognized as the “Luckiest Fishing Village”. These awesome events are one of the several reasons to visit Destin this Fall.
If you need a place to stay, Destin Palms Vacations is offering 25% OFF Fall Stays! *Select dates. Additionally, when booking with us you will also receive a credit of $100 for condos or $200 for houses to use towards Live Well beach gear, rentals, experiences, and souvenirs! As well as FREE VIP Perks such as snorkeling, dolphin cruises, deep-sea fishing, and much more! *Some restrictions may apply. Both of these events are family-friendly and popular among the tourists and the locals. The Destin Seafood Festival & Fishing Rodeo 2019 are something you don’t want to miss! Below we discuss everything you need to know.
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The Destin Seafood Festival is a weekend event held every year in October along with the Destin Fishing Rodeo. This festival is the most popular in this area and always popular among everyone in town. These events are hosted at the HarborWalk Village which has beautiful views of the water. Also, the Destin Seafood Festival is free admission but make sure you bring “spending money” because you will want to fill up on the fresh delicious food there. In addition, this event will have several food vendors, live music, crafts, fireworks, and more! This would be a great activity for everyone in the family.
Pictured below is a full line up of the music throughout the weekend!
The Destin Seafood Festival will be October 4th, 5th, and 6th.
- Friday, Oct 4th: 4:00pm-10:00pm
- Saturday, Oct 5th: 10:00am-10:00pm
- Sunday, Oct 6th: 11:00am-4:00pm
For more information visit: www.destinseafoodfestival.com/destinfestival.htm
The Destin Fishing Rodeo is a month-long fishing tournament held in October where anglers young and old can participate. Moreover, this fishing tournament is known to host up 30,000 participants who can win up to $100,000 in prizes. All participants are to weigh-in at AJ’s Seafood and Oyster Bar from the hours of 10 AM-7 PM. Also, this event is a great way to celebrate Destin’s fishing legacy with locals and tourists. In fact, the Destin Fishing Rodeo is free to those who have registered Charter boats or registered private boats. As well as to spectators who would like to see what is brought to shore every day. Furthermore, if you are planning to use a kayak fishing, paddleboard fishing, pier fishing, bridge fishing, jetty fishing, surf fishing, or shoreline fishing you will have to register it and pay.
For more information on admission fees and activities during the Destin Fishing Rodeo visit: www.destinfishingrodeo.org
The Destin Fishing Rodeo will be throughout the whole month of October (October 1st-October 31st, 2019)
Weigh-in hours: 10 AM- 7 PM