It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Destin is decorated in its holiday best as we welcome Santa and our first flock of snowbirds for the winter season. As our winter guests arrive to town, we look forward to quickly getting you acclimated to your winter home and wanted to start with some of the fun activities taking place around town as well as 2018 events planned by the Destin Snowbird Club.
The City of Destin’s 33rd Annual Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 10am . This year
Published on Monday, December 4, 2017
It has been great fun welcoming our winter guests to Destin. And we are frequently asked “Are there any new things to do in Destin and South Walton?” We’re excited to share a new South Walton weekly event--the Snowbird Sunday Concert Series. Beginning this Sunday, the Market Shops at Sandestin will host live concerts every Sunday from 1 – 3 p.m. on the lawn. The concert series is free and open to the public. Simply bring your lawn chair or blanket and enjoy our coastal climate and live music by some talented local and regional musicians
Published on Thursday, January 7, 2016
Those who are lucky enough not to be tied down by a desk job are discovering the joys of spending a month at the beach. Whether you’re retired or enjoy the benefits of working from home, Newman-Dailey invites those who love the beach to consider a "New Dailey Routine." A month-long stay in a Destin beach condo or Destin vacation rental home may be more attainable than you realize. With monthly rental rates starting at $975 for a one bedroom gulf view condo, it is a deal that is too good to pass up. One of our winter guests recently shared
Published on Friday, December 18, 2015
We’re enjoying cooler mornings, which means it is time to welcome our Destin snowbirds. Our seasonal guests are very special to us since they make Destin their home away from home for several months and are part of Newman-Dailey’s extended family. In an effort to help snowbirds feel at home, we’ve compiled our list of the top 5 things to do once ou arrive at your Destin vacation rental: Enroll in one of the local Snowbird Clubs. Both the Destin Snowbirds and Walton County Snowbirds Clubs meet regularly and provide a forum to meet new friends
Published on Tuesday, December 8, 2015
We know our friends and guests around the country are ready for a break from freezing temperatures and blizzard conditions. Have you considered a winter Florida getaway? There are many great reasons to visit South Walton and Destin, Florida in February and one of the best is to warm up with gumbo and Florida sunshine. The 26th Annual Sandestin Gumbo Festival returns to the Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin, Feb. 13-14, 2015. Participants will sample a variety of gumbo from the area’s most popular Gulf Coast restaurants and vote
Published on Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Welcome Snowbirds! With so many fun events and activities for our seasonal family, it’s easy to have a full social calendar. Here’s another activity to add to your list of fun things to do for seniors in Destin. The Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park is launching Senior Wednesdays! Snowbirds, visitors and residents age 62+ are invited to experience the Gulfarium on Wednesday for ONLY $5. With so many wonderful animal ambassadors, including dolphins, penguins, sea lions, alligators and Charlie, the entertaining Cockatiel and great admission price
Published on Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Temperatures may be dropping this week, but the fun is heating up in Destin, Florida. The Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park is fun anytime of the year, and as an added bonus this winter the Gulfarium is introducing “Coffee on the Coast.” Every Thursday in February at 9:30 a.m., an animal expert will host a program on a different topic. Topics range from animal husbandry to stingrays to the basics of animal training. The specialty programs as well as coffee and muffins are offered as part of the standard park admission. (General Admission for children...
Published on Tuesday, January 28, 2014
We're excited to begin welcoming back our snowbirds as well as our many guests who visit South Walton and Destin, Fla. for the holidays. Destin weather has been gorgeous and the 5-day forecast reports comfortable temperatures in the 70s. It's easy to love Florida in December!
As an added bonus, area golf courses are offering great golf specials. This weekend is the fourth annual "Tee Off for Toys" at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. On December 8 and 9, bring an unwrapped toy or gift card with a value of $15 or more and in exchange
Published on Tuesday, December 4, 2012