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Events at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort

Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, the #1 Resort on Florida’s Emerald Coast, announces its events for 2014. The destination offers a variety of “don’t miss” events and deals for guests of all ages.

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Baytowne Art Walk

Baytowne Wharf Art Walk
When: August 29-31, 2014; 5-10 p.m.

The Village of Baytowne Wharf welcomes the fresh fall season under the moonlight with a weekend good for the art and soul with world-class art and live music in the Village Events Plaza. Exceptional artists featured in the area’s leading galleries from across the southeast will gather for this three day festival featuring the best of the best in the world of art.

Baytowne Beer Festival

Three Cheers for the Baytowne Beer Festival
When: October 17-18, 2014

Bring together more than 200 domestic and international beers, 40 craft brewers, the charming Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort with beautiful October weather and you have a winning combination for fun in the sun at the Baytowne Beer Festival this October 17th and 18th.

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28th Annual Sandestin Wine Festival

28th Annual Sandestin Wine Festival
When: April 10-13, 2014

Don't miss this very popular event on April 10-13, 2014. The Sandestin Wine Festival at The Village of Baytowne Wharf brings an opportunity for discovery at this Florida vacation resort. Take part in Sandestin wine tastings showcasing more than 800 domestic and international wines.

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Sandestin's Easter Explosion

Easter Explosion
When: April 19, 2014; 12-3 p.m.

Guests can skip, hop or jump your way to The Village of Baytowne Wharf for an explosion of fun and enjoy visits with the Easter Bunny.

Activities include:

  • Kid's Crafts
  • Inflatable Fun Zone
  • Stilt walker making Balloon Animals
  • Face painting
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend Festivities
When: May 24-26, 2014

Kick off your summer at Sandestin for Memorial Day Weekend. Live music begins on Saturday and lasts all weekend long. Enjoy bands on the Events Plaza stage from 7-9 p.m. each night. Children’s activities will be featured in the Events Plaza from 6-9 p.m. on Sunday night, and then we will light up the sky above the lagoon with a patriotic fireworks show at 9:15 p.m. On Monday, the Village will host a Memorial Day program right before sunset, presented by Sandestin veterans, including a special brass band performance.

Destin Fishing Tournament Boat

The Ultimate Fishing Tournament
When: June 18-22, 2014

The Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic fishing tournament at Sandestin is the Northwest Florida Gulf Coast's premier marlin tournament. This fishing competition gives serious angling teams their shot at winning a huge pay-off while receiving the royal treatment from this Destin, Florida fishing event's hosts and sponsors.

Red, White and Baytowne Festivities

Red, White and Baytowne
When: July 4, 2014

Join Sandestin for its spectacular 4th of July Celebration. Enjoy a day of fun in the sun, an evening that lights up the sky and family activities. The Village of Baytowne Wharf will have a host of kids activities from 6-10 p.m., including kids' crafts, face painting, and balloon sculpting. Live music by Mama's Blue Dress will be performed from 7-9 p.m. Grab your boogie shoes and join in the fun. We will light up the sky over the lagoon with our 4th of July Fireworks Celebration at 9:15 p.m.

Hello Kitty Event

Hello Kitty Event
When: July 5, 2014

Hello Kitty herself will be outside Toys & Treasures and Coconut Kids from 4 – 7 pm for a photo shoot. Have your photo taken with this famous feline and enjoy free face painting and 20% off Hello Kitty merchandise

28th Annual Sandestin Triathlon

28th Annual Sandestin Triathlon
When: August 23, 2014

The 28th Annual Sandestin Triathlon will lure over 800 participants for a half-mile Gulf of Mexico swim, a 20-mile bike along the coast, and a 4-mile run through Sandestin's beach and Bayside community.

A portion of the Sandestin Triathlon proceeds will benefit Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast. Last year for the 2013 Sandestin Triathlon, $20,000 was raised for Sacred Heart.

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