3 THINGS TO DO This Weekend
1. Annual Christmas Parade
The city of Destin’s 32nd annual Christmas Parade, “A Fishing Village Christmas," will be held at 10 a.m. Dec. 10. Floats will start at Downtown Destin Shopping Center (Old Time Pottery) and travel west down Harbor Boulevard (U.S. Highway 98) to Stahlman Avenue. Please stand on the north side of Harbor Boulevard to watch the floats.
2. Billy Claus and The LuLuBelles
Enjoy a memorable family holiday experience at LuLu’s second annual Billy Claus and The LuLuBelles free event at 2 p.m. Dec. 11 at LuLu's restaurant at the foot of the Mid-Bay Bridge. Billy Claus is Santa’s warm weather-loving brother who lives in the Caribbean, but comes this way to help Santa during the holiday season. Billy will visit with the children to hear their wish list to pass on to Santa. Billy and the LuLuBelles, Billy’s version of Santa’s elves, will be available for photos with the children.
3. Holiday Harbor Hop
For a $5 donation or more to Food For Thought, guests will hop Dec. 11 to three of the harbor’s restaurants on a complimentary shuttle provided by Sunshine Shuttle and Limousine. Each stop will include live music and food and drink specials. Boshamps Seafood & Oyster House will be the first stop from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with live music by Continuum, followed by AJ’s Seafood & Oyster Bar from 1:30-3:30 p.m. with live music by Austin Jennings, and finally Brotula’s Seafood House & Steamer from 4-6 p.m. with live music by Justin Yawn. The Hop ends with the Harbor Boat Parade.