1. Destin Christmas Parade

The city of Destin’s 33rd annual Christmas Parade will be held at 10 a.m. Dec. 9 from Downtown Destin Shopping Center (Old Time Pottery) to Stahlman Avenue. This year’s theme is “All I want for Christmas.” Please stand on the north side of Harbor Boulevard to watch the floats.

2. Destin Boat Parade

The Destin harbor will dance with holiday lights and cheer during the 31st annual Holiday on the Harbor Destin Boat Parade, from 6-8 p.m. Dec. 10. Fireworks follow the parade and then firespinning will take place on the main stage with Just Add Fire.

3. Rudolf the Red-nosed Dolphin

For a true Emerald Coast Christmas, head to the beach behind The Backporch restaurant to see the most iconic Christmas decoration of Destin — Santa in his sleigh pulled by 12 magical dolphin. Great photo opportunity for children from one to 92.