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Destin-Fort Walton Beach Events

Events in Destin-Fort Walton Beach showcase all that is unique and special about life on the Gulf. Travelers come for fun, sun, sand―and maybe a drink in hand. Don’t miss out on festivals showcasing fine tequilas and tacos, local seafood or even a fishing rodeo. Explore our events to help plan your next trip.

Promotional image for the emerald coast open, the world's largest lionfish tournament and festival, scheduled for may 17-19, 2024, in destin fort walton beach, florida.


2024 Emerald Coast Open

The Emerald Coast Open (ECO) is the largest lionfish tournament in the world! In 2023, ECO had 144 participants and removed 24,699 lionfish throughout the tournament – 19,560 in 2…

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