Memorial Day Weekend Celebrations along the Emerald Coast!

Happy Memorial Day

Get ready to light up your memorial day weekend with the following festivals and concerts along the Emerald Coast.

Baytowne Memorial Day Celebration
Saturday, May 28th, 2016 – Monday, May 30th, 2016

Kick off your summer in the Village of Baytowne Wharf with Memorial Day Weekend Festivities for the whole family- May 28th-30th. Enjoy LIVE music on the Events Plaza stage all weekend, beginning on Saturday evening at 7pm. Children’s activities will be featured in the Events Plaza from 6-9 p.m. on Sunday night, and then Baytowne will light up the sky above the lagoon with a patriotic fireworks show at 9:15pm. On Monday, the Village will host a Memorial Day program right before sunset.

Saturday, May 28
7-9 PM LIVE music on the Events Plaza stage

Sunday, May 29
6-9 PM Children’s activities: lawn games, inflatables and live music on the Events Plaza
9:15 PM: Fireworks over the Baytowne Village

Monday, May 30
7 PM: Memorial Day program honoring our veterans on the Events Plaza Stage.

Harbor Village Memorial Day Concert Celebration
Saturday, May 28th, 2016 – Sunday, May 29th, 2016

It’s time for flip flops, sun tans and SUMMER! Kick-off summer with live music on the Destin Harbor all weekend long and a vibrant fireworks display over the harbor after Sunday’s concert!

Saturday, May 28
7:00 PM Rumors ATL: A Fleetwood Mac Tribute

Sunday, May 29
5:00 PM Flash Flood
7:00 PM: DEPARTURE: The Journey Tribute Band
9:00 PM: Fireworks over the Destin Harbor

Seaside Memorial Day Weekend Festivities
Saturday, May 28th, 2016 – Sunday, May 29th, 2016

Kick start the summer season with this weekend of exciting family fun at the Seaside Amphitheater Seaside, FL!  Events will include live music on Saturday evening, as well as a movie on Sunday night. Sunday may be the end of the weekend, but it is just the beginning of a busy summer of events at Seaside!

Saturday, May 28
7:00 PM  The Dirty Guv’nahs featuring special guest Light Pilot

Sunday, May 29
8:00 PM: Despicable Me

Memorial Day Weekend Concert at Watercolor Marina Park
Sunday, May 29th, 2016 between 5:00am-8:00pm

Watercolor Resort will host a Free Outdoor Concert in Marina Park. This outdoor celebration is a great way to experience the beauty and culture of Florida’s Gulf Coast. Pack a blanket and a lawn chair, and celebrate Memorial Day with a sunset concert at the following address: 746 Western Lake Drive, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

Memorial Day Service at Gulf Cemetery
Monday, May 30th, 2016 between 10:00am – 11:00am

Come to the beautiful Gulf Cemetery in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, for an annual Memorial Day Service. This special service includes a presentation of colors, keynote remarks, bagpipes and patriotic music, and a flyover by vintage World War II planes called The War Birds. At the conclusion of the ceremony, you will be invited to place American flags on a veteran’s graves. This traditional Memorial Day Event in Santa Rosa Beach is open to the public at the following location: Gulf Cemetery at County Hwy 393 South, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

Rosemary Beach Memorial Day Concert
Monday, May 30th, 2016 between 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Don’t miss the kick off to Summer Concert of the Season! The Rosemary Beach Merchants Association is proud to present:  The Drifters! Bring your blankets and lawn chairs down to the East Long Green and listen to the sounds of some of America’s most iconic tunes, like: On Broadway * This Magic Moment * Up On The Roof * Stand By Me * There Goes My Baby * Saturday Night At The Movies * Please Stay* Save The Last Dance For Me * Count The Tears * Sweets For My Sweet *Under The Boardwalk * Spanish Harlem * Dance With Me. For more info, call 850-231-1667.

Fireworks, Sunset & Fine Dining Cruises
Tuesday, May 31th between 6:30pm – 9:30pm

Cruise into the vibrant sunset on the local waters as you indulge in a chef-prepared meal (from fresh seafood to prime steaks), dance under the stars to live music and end the night with a bang as the sky illuminates with fireworks from Sandestin®. The SOLARIS yacht is docked at the Baytowne® Marina (9300 US Hwy 98 West Sandestin®, FL 32550). Reservations required online at or by calling 850-650-2519.
My Vacation Haven features more than 140 Emerald Coast vacation rentals in Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort, Destin, Tops’l Beach and Racquet Resort, 30A, and surrounding South Walton areas. My Vacation Haven is known for its personalized customer care and awesome guest discounts for area attractions and businesses. For beachside fun at its best, every accommodation includes complimentary beach chairs, an umbrella, sand toys and a boogie board for guest use. For your convenience My Vacation Haven is located in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin® Town Center. Our Rentals are available for a whole week or just for a short weekend. Check out our wonderful selections and see our great rental rates available this time of the year. Call up your friends and family and start making plans to come down for an awesome visit. You will be glad that you did!

Keep checking our Blog for today’s news and stories! Like us on Facebook to make sure you get the most recent updates from our Blog. And as always remember, My Vacation Haven. YOUR Vacation Spot!

All information provided is deemed correct but subject to change