Staff Writer
The Destin Log
The Destin Log
Events are slowly beginning again. Please send yours to at least 2 weeks in advance if possible.
Annual pass requests
Residents can submit their Henderson Beach State Park annual pass requests online at Rebate requests and Joe’s Bayou Boat launch passes for residents and non-residents are also available through online submission. Requests will be processed and made available for mail delivery or curbside pickup at Destin City Hall. Call City Hall at 837-4242 to schedule a pick-up time. Upon completion of the request and verification, payments will be accepted.
Mass Transit Resumes
On May 18, Okaloosa County (EC RIDER) and MV Transportation will resume normal mass transit services, while maintaining and enforcing safety measures to protect passengers, general public, and employees. This includes reinstituting of all routes, fares, fees, services, and reopening of the EC RIDER public lobby for normal business transactions. Passengers and customers are encouraged to wear masks.
Mobile Testing for COVID-19
The next mobile testing day will take place at Destin United Methodist Church on May 19 from 8-11 a.m.
Memorial Day Concert Celebration
Kick off summer May 23 and 24 at HarborWalk Village with live music on the main stage all weekend long and fireworks over the Destin harbor. Flash Flood performs from 7-9 p.m. May 23 with Jessie Ritter at 7 p.m. May 24 followed by fireworks at 9 p.m. and firespinning on the main stage.
Verve Dance Company
A full-day intensive program including five daily classes, with a break for lunch and a second, small break mid-afternoon, will be held Monday, June 29, thru Friday, July 3, both virtually and in-studio. Tuition is $175/in-studio and $75/virtual. Visit or email for more information.
Sacred Heart Diabetes Program
Ascension Sacred Heart offers Prevent Type 2 Diabetes Program, a yearlong PreventT2 Lifestyle Change Program, starting on June 18. Guided by a trained lifestyle coach, groups of participants are learning the skills they need to make lasting changes.
For more information on enrollment, class schedules, cost or to speak to an education specialist, call 278-3546 or email
Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam
The eighth annual Country On The Coast festival in Panama City Beach will be Sept. 4-6, 2020. Tickets for the three-day event are available at
Grand Boulevard Farmers Market
Grand Boulevard Farmers Market takes place every Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Grand Park in the heart of Grand Boulevard in South Walton. Bring your shopping bag and load up on local produce, eggs, jams and pies. Homemade soap, good olive oil, and pickled things are all there for the taking.
Rosemary Beach Farmers Market
Come browse the 30A Farmers Market in Rosemary Beach on Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The local farmers market takes place on Sundays year round, and Thursdays throughout the summer months, in North Barrett Square along Scenic 30A.