Christmas at the Beach rolls out Dec. 8

Special to The Log

The city of Destin’s 34th annual Christmas Parade will be held at 10 a.m. Dec. 8. This year’s theme is Christmas at the Beach.

Floats will assemble at 8 a.m. at Downtown Destin Shopping Center (Old Time Pottery) and travel west down Harbor Boulevard (Hwy. 98) to Stahlman Avenue. Spectators should stand on the north side of Harbor Boulevard to watch the parade.

For those who wish to enter a float in the parade, applications are available at the Destin Community Center and online at

In lieu of an entry fee, each float entry must make a donation of a new toy for a local charity and drop it off at the Destin Community Center along with a completed application. Applications must be turned in no later than Nov. 30. For more information, call the Community Center at 654-5184.