Okaloosa Island Events

“Get The Coast” Broadcasts the Latest Emerald Coast News

“Get The Coast is here to make the Emerald Coast realize that there are better stories within our community.” The Get The Coast company is quickly growing as a media powerhouse in Northwest Florida. With a focus on Destin, Fort Walton Beach, Okaloosa Island, and Niceville, GTC covers the news you won’t hear about anywhere else. Highlighting local business, community …

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Family-Friendly Halloween at the Boardwalk

By: Misty Rae Ruthrauff, Saltwater Restaurants, Inc The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island to host a free night of holiday fun with Halloween at the Boardwalk! Fort Walton Beach, FL: The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island will host the 2nd Annual “Tricks & Treasures at The Boardwalk” on Tuesday, October 31 st from 5 to 8pm. This free family-friendly event will feature …

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20 Best Rainy Day Activities on Okaloosa Island

So what do you do when there’s rain in the forecast? There was a time not too long ago you would have been stuck in the hotel with nothing to do. But you’ll be happy to know those days are past! From in-room amenities to aquatic attractions, there is tons to do on Okaloosa Island when the weather is wet. …

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LMFAO! Adults-Only Okaloosa Island Comedy Show

Okaloosa Island is famous for many things; beautiful beaches, sunny weather, a world-class dining scene. Who would have thought the next big thing to hit the island is something a bit…. funnier? LMFAO! Adult Comedy and Magic is a Vegas-style late night show. Join Noah & Heather Wells for an evening of laugh-out-loud Okaloosa Island comedy atop mind-blowing magic. LMFAO! Okaloosa Island …

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Free Okaloosa Island Trip Planning with Utrip

Planning a vacation can be tough. Where to eat, sleep, and spend your down-time isn’t always easy to figure out. But fret no longer, Okaloosa Island trip planning is simple with Utrip. Plug in your dates of travel, and the revolutionary software will utilize key information including budget, interests, and travel experience to craft a custom trip itinerary. The best …

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Travel Channel Features Okaloosa Island Restaurant

By: Misty Rae Ruthrauff, Saltwater Restaurants, Inc Al’s Beach Club & Burger Bar is getting ready for its close-up. The Okaloosa Island restaurant will be featured on Travel Channel’s “Food Paradise,” which highlights specialty restaurants throughout the country. Filming for the episode will take place on Thursday, July 13 and is open to the public. “We’re inviting the entire community …

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4th of July on Okaloosa Island, FL 2017

Cookouts, cold drinks, and the smell of fresh fireworks in the air, nothing says Independence Day like a 4th of July celebration on the Emerald Coast! Okaloosa Island vacationers have the luxury of participating in not one, but TWO incredible holiday spectacles. Destin celebrates its 31st Annual 4th of July celebration with Fireworks over the Harbor, and 4th of July …

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Okaloosa Island Fireworks Show Weekly at the Boardwalk

By: Jordan Hicks, Saltwater Restaurants, Inc The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island presents the 2017 Okaloosa Island Fireworks show every Wednesday from May 31st to August 9th, and a special Labor Day Show on Sunday, September 3rd. Grab a beach chair in front of the Okaloosa Island Pier or a seat at The Boardwalk for a stellar view of the show. …

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Okaloosa Island Summer Activities Your Kids Can Brag About

Children across the country wait all year for those few summer months to unwind. After dealing with the rigors of homework, PE, and the occasional bully, don’t you think your little crumb-crunchers deserve some fun? From extreme watersports to maximum magic, these Okaloosa Island summer activities will give your kids something to brag about on the first day of school! …

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4 Must-See Attractions on Okaloosa Island

From jumping dolphins to MAXIMUM Magic, Okaloosa Island has more to do than meets the eye. Discover 4 Must-See Attractions on Okaloosa Island! Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park Gulfarium has been around for decades providing Emerald Coast residents and visitors a unique wildlife experience. Dolphin shows, trainer chats, and an adventure park full of aquatic creatures presents a full afternoon of …

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8 Amazing Okaloosa Island Places to Eat

Influenced by creole, cajun, and coastal cuisines, Okaloosa Island dining is considered among the best in the country. With so many options, it’s not easy to choose the perfect place to fill your tummy. Let us fill you in on 8 Amazing Okaloosa Island Places to Eat! Fudpucker’s Beachside Bar & Grill With three dining rooms, VIP space, sports bar, …

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Top 10 Okaloosa Island Spring Break Activities

Heading to the Emerald Coast this Spring Break? For decades families have been traveling to Okaloosa Island, Destin, Navarre Beach, and the rest of the Emerald Coast beaches for Spring Break holiday. The warm weather and myriad of things to do makes the Gulf Coast a perfect destination. From world-class attractions to watersport tours, discover the Top 10 Okaloosa Island …

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Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS) Adds 11 New Routes Starting Spring 2017

In exciting fashion, Destin-Fort Walton Beach airport director Tracy Stage helped announce 11 new routes today. Allegiant airlines more than triples its existing routes to Northwest Florida with service starting as soon as May 2017. This is Allegiants single largest expansion into Florida in the company’s history. Allegiant’s New Destinations via Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport 1. Kansas City, Mo. – begins …

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MAXIMUM MAGIC Appears on Okaloosa Island

Noah Wells’ award winning magic show is relocating to Okaloosa Island, FL in 2017. With a change of venue comes new illusions, and a new setting to watch Wells’ popular 60 minute show. The 3,000 square foot Fudpuckers Theater on Okaloosa Island will be the new location of MAXIMUM MAGIC, the acclaimed spectacle presented by Noah and Heather Wells. Fudpuckers, the …

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Fan-Fueled Fun at FANdom Con 2016

Fandom Con 2016 is the Emerald Coast’s largest celebration of anime, comic books, and all things sci-fi! This annual event highlights the key facets of “fandom” through celebrity meet and greets, concerts, expert panels and more. Unlike most sci-fi conventions, Fandom Con organizers not only encourage audience participation, but require it! Costume contests and era-spanning video game rooms are among the …

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5 Events on Okaloosa Island You Don’t Want to Miss

Fort Walton Beach, Florida is home to some of the Emerald Coast’s top event venues, and the stunning Emerald Coast Convention Center plays hosts to a majority of those exceptional festivals, conventions and concerts! Fall 2016 is sure to bring some of the year’s most exciting events geared towards both the local population, and tourist crowd. Check out 5 Events …

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Get Your Gaming Fix at Emerald Coast Con 2017

The Ramada Plaza Beach Resort plays host to hundreds of events per year. From business retreats to wedding exhibitions, the Ramada on Okaloosa Island is the perfect home for an event of all sizes! This is why it was chosen as the location for Emerald Coast Con 2017 taking place November 18th & 19th, 2017. Now in its 3rd year, …

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Things to do in Fort Walton Beach for Couples

Fort Walton Beach, Florida is a beach vacation destination with a colorful past and stunning views, and plenty of fun things to do! Thousands of couples plan romantic getaways to Fort Walton Beach every year, experiencing new adventures and creating lasting memories. Fort Walton Beach condos provide premium rooms and serene beach views, and couples activities in Fort Walton Beach …

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Best Places to Fish on Okaloosa Island

Out of all the exciting things to do in Fort Walton Beach, fishing tops the list for many beach vacationers. Okaloosa Island in Fort Walton Beach, Florida provides a prime location for all different types of fishing. Beaches, piers, bridges, and a nearby charter fishing industry offer more than just one way to catch that prized fish you’ve been waiting …

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5 of the Hottest Fort Walton Beach Nightclubs

Fort Walton Beach, FL is known for stunning white sand beaches, delicious seafood, and historic sites dating back centuries. Mainland Fort Walton Beach, along with the famous “Okaloosa Island”, offer some of the region’s top entertainment. Massive beach nightclubs host national performing acts, dancing, and provide plenty of space to mingle, and some of Fort Walton Beach’s more laid back …

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Top Fort Walton Beach Wedding Venues

Fort Walton Beach, Florida has been a popular tourist destination for years. With Okaloosa Island’s beautiful white-sand beaches, and Fort Walton’s strong faith-based culture, future married couples can expect an exceptional wedding either on or off the beach. Searching for the top Fort Walton Beach hotels for a wedding party? Beachfront lodging and family resorts provide exceptional amenities for all …

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What You’re Missing on Okaloosa Island

Okaloosa Island is located just west of Destin, Florida. This beach haven is technically part of Fort Walton Beach, Florida, although “the island” carries its very own charm. What was once owned entirely by the U.S. Government, Okaloosa Island now offers oceanfront lodging, public beaches, family-friendly entertainment, and a rocking nightlife. Before planning your next Florida beach vacation, learn What …

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Great Advice for Ski Travelers

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Choosing Your Next Vacation Destination

Spot something, big eyes, big eyes, crouch, shake butt, prepare to pounce then cats take over the world. Stretch find something else more interesting peer out window, chatter at birds, lure them to mouth purr.Stare at the wall, play with food and get confused by dust. Eat and than sleep on your face. While eating hunt by meowing loudly at 5am …

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Living the Travel Lifestyle

You know what you said about the structures becoming shackles. You were right and I can’t take it, the injustice. I mean, no one ever’s gonna know who saved the entire city. Gotham’s been good to our family, but the city’s been suffering. People less fortunate than us have been enduring very hard times.So we built a new, cheap, public …

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