Staff Writer
The Destin Log
Fat Tuesday Parade

Who wants some beads? Join in Fat Tuesday as HarborWalk Village transforms into “The Big Easy” on Tuesdays at 7 beginning May 31. It's one Pardi in Paradise where you can enjoy dazzling floats, beads and lots of swag during a free parade through HarborWalk Village.

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Wednesday Night Concert Series

Bring your chairs and blankets and enjoy a free concert under the stars with Hailey Whitters from 7-9 p.m. May 25 in the Events Plaza in Baytowne Wharf.

Americana Under The Stars

Bring a chair and a beverage to enjoy folk, blues, jazz and more at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays in the amphitheater at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park in Santa Rosa Beach. Free admission into park and a suggested donation of $5 goes to the Friends of Topsail Hill.

Concerts in the Village

Enjoy the music of Supernatural at the 21st annual Concerts in the Village at 7 p.m. May 26 at the Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village, 4323 Commons Drive West in Destin. Doors open at 6 p.m. Bring a lawn chair, picnic and wine or purchase soft drinks and dinner prepared by a featured restaurant or food trucks on site. Admission is $12/adults; children (12 and under) and MKAF members are free.


Act4Murder presents "Redneck Rivalry" at 7 p.m. May 26 at The Dinner Table, 385 Harbor Blvd. in Destin. Seating 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $45.

Also, "Murder Without a Clue" at 7:30 p.m. June 1 at La Paz, 950 Gulf Shore Drive in Destin. Seating begins at 7 p.m. Price is $40/person. Make reservations at or call 862-2885.

Family Comedy Improv Show

The audience gives suggestions and the Emerald Coast Theatre Company makes up the plot, scenes, and characters at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Sundays in the Bart Rockett Theater in HarborWalk Village. The show is witty and fun for adults, and children will love the physical comedy as well. Adults/$20 and children $15. Purchase tickets at or 687-1637.

Concerts at The Landing

Bring a picnic basket and blanket and enjoy a free concert with Continuum at 6 p.m. May 27 at The Landing in Fort Walton Beach.

Bart Rockett Magic Show

Appearing (and disappearing) at HarborWalk Village, Bart Rockett has world class magic, illusions, comedy and more in a state-of-the art theater in the heart of the Emerald Grande. Visit for tickets and show times.

Northwest Florida Ballet

Join students from the Northwest Florida Ballet evening school as they perform at 3 p.m. May 28 at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center at Northwest Florida State College. Tickets are $12/adults and $6/children. They may be purchased at the NFB Studios 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays. Tickets will also be available at the Arts Center before the concert begins.

SunQuest Cruises

Cruise local waters aboard the SOLARIS yacht, docked at Baytowne Marina in the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, and enjoy dinner, dancing under the stars to live music and fireworks from 6:30-9:30 p.m. May 29. Cost is $72.50/adult, $35/child, and $18/children under 2. Visit for information and to make reservations or call 650-2519.