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Lots of Holiday Events happening along the Emerald Coast this weekend:
🎄Witches of South Walton do a Sleigh Ride
🎄Sinfonia Gulf Coast featuring Matthew Morrison
🎄Luminaries Northgate Estates starts this weekend
🎄The The GRAYT Santa Pub Crawl
🎄+ The 33rd Annual Holiday on the Harbor Destin Boat Parade
The South Walton Witches are back, but this time it’s for a Holiday Sleigh Ride. This Friday, December 13th the witches are meeting up bright and early – 6 AM – to cruise on their bikes from Gulf Place down to Butler Elementary in their most festive attire. They’ll wave the kids into school and once the bell rings, they’ll ride back to Gulf Place to enjoy a breakfast at Perfect Pig. If you want to participate, it’s $25 per person and you’ll need to bring your own bike.
If you’re a Glee fan, you’ll definitely want to attend Sinfonia Gulf Coast’s Holiday Pops concert this Friday, December 13th. The concert features Matthew Morrison, known as Mr. Schue from the Fox hit show, but he’s also been on MAJOR stages like Broadway’s production of Hairspray. He’ll be performing some of your favorite broadway and holiday hits at Village Church in Destin starting at 7:30 pm. Tickets start at $29.50 per person and VERY limited seats remain.
A Fort Walton family tradition, the Northgate neighborhood luminaries are happening this Saturday and Sunday night starting after dark. You can cruise through this incredibly festive neighborhood to see all the beautiful homes decorated for the season. Many have dancing lights that coordinate to music when you tune in on your car’s radio. The event is free to attend!
The Grayt Santa Pub Crawl is this happening this Saturday, December 14th starting at 1 pm. They will start the party at 1 pm at Hurricane Oyster Bar and will hop around to multiple bars in Grayton Beach including Grayton Seafood, Hibiscus and AJ’s. Each location will have live music or a DJ. As always, they will have their naughty and nice costume contest – so you need to bring your holiday attire A game. Transportation is provided between each spot and the party will end back at Hurricane Oyster Bar. The event is benefiting Gulf Therapy, which is a community paddle board group that tackles mental health issues. Tickets are $65 per person.
The Destin Boat Parade is celebrating its 33rd year on the harbor and festivities will be happening ALL DAY on Sunday, December 15th. All of the businesses along the harbor will each have exciting things going on Santa will be on the HarborWalk Village stage for photos from 1-4, The Boathouse is doing their DOCK the halls party starting at 1, and of course, AJ’s will have live music. The boats will start the parade after dark and a fireworks show will finish the night.