1. Oktoberfest at HarborWalk

To kick off the first Oktoberfest celebration, join the Pub Crawl at 6 p.m. Sept. 15 on the Destin harbor. A $10 pass benefits the EOD Warrior Foundation. Advance passes are available at www.Eventbrite.com. HarborWalk Village puts a twist on the old German tradition of Oktoberfest from 12-5 p.m. Sept. 16. Enjoy live music on the main stage, a variety of food vendors from the area, arts and crafts for the family, German and seasonal craft beers, Stein Hoisting, games and more.

2. National Drive Electric Week

During National Drive Electric Week, learn all about driving electric at this all-electric vehicle event from 3-7 p.m. Sept. 15 at Destin Commons. There will be more than 30 electric vehicles on display, including electric bikes and electric motorcycles. Also enjoy vendor booths, vehicle presentations, test drives and informational presentations.

3. Kitty Hawk Kite Festival

Larger-than-life show kites with an octopus, panda and gator will fly high in the sky from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 16-17 at the Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island. There will be professional stunt kite flying demonstrations, free kite flying lessons, special activities and more.