Events

It Was An Arty Pop Up Party

It was an arty Pop Up party. Artists, designers, gallerists, photographers, musicians, writers — even mixologists — gathered at Maxine Orange Studio + Gallery in Fort Walton Beach on a warm spring evening in May.  The creative Pop Up Party…

A Call to Performing Artists in Okaloosa County

The Okaloosa Arts Alliance (OAA) invites all Okaloosa County residents to participate in the 2022 Okaloosa County’s Got Talent showcase, which will be Saturday, June 4 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. hosted by Enlightened Studios. All performing artists are…

Sandestin Wine Festival

The sun was shining, corks were popping, and wine glasses filled as people from all over the country came to enjoy the 35th annual Sandestin Wine Festival.  Over 70 tents were set up for wine vendors across the Village of Baytowne Wharf along with culinary, recreational, and artist vendors. The excitement in the air could be felt by everyone as the lines moved and the festivities began.

Todd Wilkinson's 10 Takes

It’s springtime! That means it’s about time to shake a leg … and your booty … at the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation (MKAF) Concerts in the Village. This year MKAF presents 10 entertaining concerts by a range of musicians, from…

4th Annual Mac & Cheese Festival Raises $65,000

The 4th Annual Mac & Cheese Festival held on Sunday, March 6 at Destin Commons was a record-breaking success. The event raised $65,000 and welcomed roughly 1,500 attendees throughout the day. Proceeds from the event benefit the Boys and Girls…