Christmas on the Coast 2016

Staff Writer
The Destin Log

Noon Year's Eve

LuLu’s second annual Noon Year’s Eve celebration just for kids takes place at 10 a.m. Dec. 31. The non-stop kid-friendly fun for the whole family includes a sandcastle building contest, arts and crafts, inflatables, face painting, live music for the kids and more on the sandy beach. The kids can have fun and countdown to noon with kid-safe sparkler “fireworks” and a huge beach ball drop. Young country singer Caroline Kole will perform. Visit or call 710-5858 for more information.

New Year's Eve Street Party

Dine, drink and dance into the New Year throughout HarborWalk Village from 6 p.m. Dec. 31 to 12:30 a.m. Jan. 1. Enjoy live music in the restaurants as well as two firework shows and the ninth annual Ball Drop descending over the harbor.

Baytowne Countdown

The Village of Baytowne Wharf will rock in the New Year with a free end-of-the year celebration. The family-friendly early evening starts from 6-8 p.m. with face painting, kids activities, and a fireworks display at 8 p.m. Ring in 2017 with an evening to remember, with two breathtaking fireworks displays and dance the night away with live music till 1 a.m.

Geek Lights on the Corner

The Christmas lights and music show performances will be held through Jan. 1 at the corner of Bluewater Boulevard and Antiqua Way in Bluewater Bay. Shows begin on the hour and half hour starting at 6 p.m. with the last show starting at 9:30 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, and 10:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Donations will benefit the United Service Organization (USO) Northwest Florida. Check for up-to-date information.