44th Annual Destin Seafood Festival

The Destin Seafood Festival is BACK and better than ever for 2022!

After an absence of a few years, the famous Destin Seafood Festival has returned to its original home on the Destin Harbor. The festival is right in the heart of all the action along the Destin Harbor and the very popular Destin Fishing Rodeo. This festival is a lasting tribute to the rich history of Destin Harbor. This year’s festival includes fireworks, arts, and crafts, fresh local food, kids’ activities, live music, and more! Over 70,000 locals and visitors are expected to attend this FREE festival that happens along the famous Destin Harbor Boardwalk. So mark your calendars for the first weekend in October to enjoy all the fun of the Destin Seafood Festival and the Destin Fishing Rodeo.

As one of Destin’s most celebrated traditions, the Destin Seafood Festival kicks off the very popular Destin Fishing Rodeo which runs through the entire month of October. The event was started in 1978 by the Destin Charter Boat Association Women’s Auxiliary.