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April Events & Easter in Destin

Posted on Monday, March 31, 2014


Spring is in full swing. We’re loving this gorgeous weather and the fun spring activities all along the Emerald Coast.  If you’re coming to the Destin in April, here are some of our favorite April events in Destin, Florida.

April 20 – ArtWalk and Easter Bunny at Destin’s Harborwalk Village. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Destin Harbor will feature kids’ activities and the Easter Bunny will be in attendance for meet and greets and pictures with the family. In addition, local and regional artists will be set up along the waterfront from HarborWalk Village to AJ’s. Stroll the harbor and enjoy the art, the view and the activities for kids.

April 19 – Easter Explosion at the Village of Baytowne Wharf in Sandestin. From noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, the Village will be filled with fun activities, including inflatables, lawn games, crafts, and of course, the Easter Bunny himself will be there.

April 23-27 – Emerald Coast Volleyball Week features teams from around the country competing for top spot in a variety of categories, including men’s teams, women’s teams and co-ed teams. The tournament takes place at the Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island. Sign up your team or cheer on the teams as a spectator. Visit to learn more.

April 24 – Gimme Abbey Concert at the Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village honors the Beatles and Rolling Stones in one amazing show. From 7 – 9 p.m., enjoy all your favorite songs live under the stars. Bring a picnic and wine or purchase dinner prepared fresh onsite. Admission is $18/adult and children under 12 are free. To learn more visit,

April 24 – The Finest on the Emerald Coast will host more than 90 booths offering delicious food, great entertainment, silent auction items and more from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. After dark, Fireworks will light up the Destin Harbor with a spectacular show sponsored by The Emerald Grande at the HarborWalk Village. Tickets are $25/person.

April 25-27 – Musical Echoes celebrates the Native American traditions along the coast. The weekend event features a marketplace with authentic Native American arts and crafts, live performances featuring traditional music, flute solos and more. To learn more, visit

Still looking for the perfect Destin condo or Destin vacation home to rent? Click here to view Newman-Dailey’s premier selection of family spring break rentals available along the Emerald Coast.

We look forward to welcoming you for your spring beach getaway!  

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