All Things Crab Island And The Emerald Coast


Sunday May 30th 2021

Click here for the Daily Tide & Weather.  Catch Cadillac Willy on Sunday of Memorial Day weekend at Harbor Walk Village Destin Florida. Show starts at 7PM and all ages are welcome.
Please join us for the Memorial Day Ceremony at Beal Memorial Cemetery on Monday, May 31, 2021 at 9am. Our guest speaker is 7th Special Forces Group Commander, Colonel John Sannes. He will be joined by special guests, Brigadier General Scott Cain, Colonel Jocelyn Schermerhorn, Reverend Cecil Williams, Dr. Dave Goetsch and Lt Colonel Frank Roberts. Guests will be invited to place small bouquets in the Community Wreath during the reading of the names of Veterans who have passed since last Memorial Day. The entire event will be shared on the City of Fort Walton Beach Public Info and the Beal Memorial Veterans Tribute Tower FWB facebook pages.


Saturday May 29th 2021

Click here for the Daily Tide & Weather Kicking off the holiday weekend is Six Piece Suits taking the stage at 6pm at  AJ’s On The Bayou!!

For all of your watersports needs call Boogies Glass Bottom Boat Dolphin Cruise in Destin. Offering jet skis, wave runners & parasailing. They also have the famous glass bottomed boat for the BEST dolphin excursions on the Emerald Coast.


Friday May 28th 2021

Click here for the Daily Tide & Weather.  Don’t miss Saturday nights “Kiss To America” – A tribute to Kiss at Club L.A. Destin – tickets on sale NOW !!
Looking for a family friendly eco adventure? Call Cattywampus Eco Adventures today !! Join them for a day on the water on our custom build power catamaran, the only one like it on the Emerald Coast. The Cattywampus is the perfect vessel to enjoy unique eco cruises that offer some of the best sights and unforgettable experiences. Capt Tony and his first mate Daniel will give you a tour from Okaloosa Island to the Destin Harbor and into the Gulf of Mexico in search of our dolphin friends. We even make a stop to jump in the water to swim and snorkel.


Thursday May 27th 2021

Click here for the Daily Tide & Weather.    Flat Attack Fishing Charters is an inshore guide service that is geared towards trout, redfish and a good time. They also offer Crab Island, dolphin & sunset cruises!! Schedule your trip EARLY !!
Taking the stage Friday night at the Fort Walton Beach Landing Park is Triggerproof !! A variety of music from all eras and genres – dance and sing a long!
Church at Crab Island by Shoreline Church – Destin, Fl. kicks off this weekend! We’d love for you to join us on the water! Even if you can’t be there, invite your friends with boats and share with your friends vacationing in town!

Wednesday May 26th 2021

Click here for the Daily Tide & Weather.  They’re BAACCCKKK!! The Velcro Pygmies Live + Love is War Memorial Day Weekend Summer Fun Bash will be taking the stage at Tailfins Waterfront Grill in Destin Friday & Saturday nights !! Get your tickets now !!
Welcome to the FIRST Inaugural at The Lost Boys Beach Bash!! We are so excited to have the opportunity to do our part in giving back to the community by providing you guys with a fun filled day full of music, art, and all around good vibes.. Not just that but we’re giving away hundreds of pounds of FREE CRAWFISH!!! There will be games and prizes and tons of FREE MERCH!! Event sponsored by BWOKE & R-3 Construction
Looking for a private pontoon rental with your own Captain? Look no further … call Captain Clay at Crab Island Destination Tours, LLC today!! . Enjoy a day at Crab Island/Destin Harbor. Half Day/Full Day Rental. 6 passengers (max).


Tuesday May 25th 2021

Click here for the Daily Tide & Weather.  Looking for an active & awesome way to enjoy the Emerald Coast? SUP Express Paddle Board Rentals and Tours Delivery is perfect for exploring the beautiful Destin Harbor, Okaloosa Island, Fort Walton Beach bayous and all the Emerald Coast has to offer from a completely different perspective. And always FREE Delivery. We also provide guided Sunrise, Sunset or SUP Glow Night tours. Call for availability.
Saturday night is Heritage Live @ KC’s Sandbar and Grille Come listen to the rocking funky reggae groove that is Heritage!!! Show gets kicking at 9pm and will go until 1am! $10 at the door gets you a great evening of music, dancing and fun in the sand!
Kick-off summer with a special MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND FIREWORKS show Sunday at 9pm! Grab a beach chair or a seat at The Boardwalk for a stellar view of the show. Memorial Day Fireworks Show is on Sunday, May 30th at 9pm! Be sure to join us each Wednesday at 9pm for the Okaloosa Island FIREWORKS Okaloosa Island Fireworks series through August 11th!



Monday May 24th 2021

Click here for the Daily Tide & Weather.  Come out and enjoy the sounds of 12ELEVEN Live at McGuire’s Destin – they will be playing on the deck at McGuire’s Irish Pub of Destin Late Night Happy Hour 11pm – 2am. Half price draft beer, house wines, and well liquor drinks.
Call Adventure Water Sports Destin today & reserve your watercraft early for Memorial Day weekend. From hitting the surf on a waverunner, to cruising with the family in a pontoon, we’ve got everything you need for your active life and show you what all the Emerald Coast has to offer!

Sunday May 23rd 2021 

Click here for the Daily Tide & Weather.  Starting Saturday May 29th Kick-off the Summer season with Flash Flood, fireworks & a silent disco party at HarborWalk Village.

Lights – Camera – Action! Come on out to The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island as we light up the silver screen with a FREE Movie on the Beach! Come out to watch Abominable – FREE MOVIES ON THE BEACH on Tuesday, May 25th at 8:00 pm.
Join Captain Bryan Klein for the adventure of a lifetime! Call Sail  Away Destin for tours, cruises & charters. Experience the Emerald Coast while you relax on your private charter aboard a 24-foot Tri-Hull Pontoon boat that is luxurious and spacious.


Saturday May 22nd 2021

Click here for the Daily Tide & Weather.  The The HooDoos are back !! Come out to Rick’s On The Island for a crawfish boil and some tunes!
Be a hero! Donate blood on the Big Red Bus Receive a OneBlood gift item as a thank you for saving lives. Sponsored by Culver’s in Fort Walton Beach.
Call Crab Island Watersports has the fastest waverunners on the Island! New for 2021, all of their equipment is bluetooth equipped.


Friday May 21st 2021

Click here for the Daily Tide & Weather.  The The DizzyJuke Band will be Rockin the Docks tonight at G.I. Jade Tiki Bar & Bistro in Fort Walton Beach from 6:30-10:30. Come out & enjoy the bistro & the band !!
The Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center is having Shark School on Saturday. Explore local Gulf Coast Sharks, shark biology, and shark conservation. Shark School Participates receive: Intro to sharks of the Gulf of Mexico, Shark arts and crafts, Shark tooth treasure hunt, Certificate of Completion, and early entrance to the NBSTCC.
Discount Water Sports in Destin offers Parasailing, Waverunner and Pontoon Boat Rentals and Dolphin Excursions on waverunners! Give them a call early to reserve your watercraft !!


Thursday May 20th 2021

East Pass Sailing Company offers private charters in the Destin Harbor, East Pass and Gulf of Mexico. Enjoy the roomy comfort aboard our 6-passenger Space Dancer, a 45ft Beneteau Sailboat. Join us for an authentic and exciting sailing adventure! Relax with family and friends in the comfort of your own private charter. Feel the gulf breeze on our spacious top deck and see dolphins play in the emerald waters.
Friday night at The Sound Cafe + Enlightened Studios in Fort Walton Beach, FL, come see “Comedians in Drag doing Comedy”, hosted by touring comedian and author, Dr. Anna Lepeley. Enjoy a talented line-up of local comedians perform in this special edition gender-bending show!!
Help end homelessness for families and women in Okaloosa while enjoying an awesome evening with the family at Opportunity Place Spring Luau! The Luau features live music by The Side Project , a crawfish boil, a raffle of family baskets, a silent auction, and the prettiest sunset in Fort Walton!


Wednesday May 19th 2021

Click here for the Daily Tide & Weather.  Reel in the Time of Your Life With Swoop Party Boat Destin Fishing Adventures. With a history largely built upon the famous fruitful waters, Destin is known as the “Worlds Luckiest Fishing Village.” Destin features the widest variety of catches in the Florida Gulf with 20 species of edible game fish. Make your reservations early !!
Tonight at Coasters in downtown Fort Walton Beach enjoy the sounds of Willy D & Jenn starting at 9PM.
This Saturday is the pet adoption event sponsored by Saving with Soul Pet Rescue of NW Florida at the Pet Supermarket in Fort Walton Beach. Come out and adopt your new fur baby or see how you can help with fostering or fundraising.


Tuesday May 18th 2021

Click here for the Daily Tide & Weather.  Do you love dolphins and jet skiing? You’ll be in for an extraordinary treat when you embark on a guided jet ski dolphin tour with Gilligan’s Destin, Fl. Dolphin encounters are simply electrifying! To ensure availability make your reservation as far in advance as possible !!
Come share your sounds and words every Wednesday here at The Sound Cafe + Enlightened Studios!!! All are welcome! Singer/songwriters, vocalists, instrumentalists, poets and even comedians!!
Join us at The Emerald Coast Science Center Thursday night for a Planetarium Show! Explore the constellations, solar system and more. Our Planetarium is an inflatable dome. Don’t miss the preshow, included with your reservation! Our preshow begins at 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. During, your family can discover and learn about various space explorations, space facts, and more from our local experts at the Northwest Florida Astronomy Association.



Monday May 17th 2021


Click here for the Daily Tide & Weather.  Friday night at Vibe Nightclub & Lounge the Rehab Live In Concert – Rehab Live in Concert “The Back 4 Good Tour” get your tickets now !!  Tuesday nights are Movies At The Beach sponsored by Al’s Beach Club & Burger Bar – this week is Meet The Robinsons.  Lady Luck Adventures LLC invites you to spend a day on the waters of Destin with Capt. Gabrielle Barnes. She specializes in light tackle inshore fishing and nearshore wreck fishing for a multitude of species. Call early to make your reservations.


Sunday May 16th 2021

Click here for the Daily Tide & Weather.  Save the date for this Friday night – Modern Eldorados in Fort Walton Beach performing at the Fort Walton Beach Landing Park!!  AHOY MATEY!! Monday night some scallywags have come aboard and taken over Al’s Beach Club & Burger Bar ! All lads, lassies, buccaneers, and landlubbers come aboard and join us for the Pirate Show! Capt. Davy and the Crossbones Crew and his crew for some good ole pirate shenanigans and a bit of magic. On The Bite Fishing Charters is an award-winning Destin fishing charter that caters to anglers and groups of various ages, skill levels, and preferences. Captain Scott Whitehurst has been named Captain of the Year at the Destin Fishing Rodeo many times and won a variety of prizes for all kinds of species over the years. For a unique experience give Captain Scott a call today !!



Saturday May 15th 2021

Click here for the Daily Tide & Weather.  Tonight The L.A. Strangers will be rocking the deck 6pm til 10pm at AJs on The Bayou in Fort Walton Beach.  Please join the Emerald Coast Community Cares Foundation for our 7th Annual Crawfish Boil to benefit our local wounded heroes and other local charities! There will be live music, family friendly activities and much more!  $25 ALL YOU CAN EAT CRAWFISH.  What better way to enjoy the crystal clear waters of Crab Island that with a captain.  Relax and let us do the driving while listening to your favorite music – call Endless Weekends Pontoon Rentals today & reserve early !!


Friday May 14th 2021

Click here for the Daily Tide & Weather.  Get your tickets now and don’t miss Diary of an Ozzman – The Ozzy Osbourne Experience will be at Club L.A. Destin Saturday night with special guest October Noir.  Join us in celebrating the 7th annual Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day Festival May 15 – 16, 2021 at AJ’s Seafood and Oyster Bar and HarborWalk Village overlooking the Destin Harbor. The outdoor event is FREE and open to the public and will feature socially distanced family-friendly activities, art, diving and marine conservation booths, live music, fillet demonstrations, and the world’s largest lionfish tournament, the Emerald Coast Open.  Call Blue Crab Water Sports of Destin today for all of your water sport needs.  They specialize in Jet Ski Rentals, Pontoon Rentals, Kayak Rentals, and Paddle Board Rentals.


Thursday May 13th 2021

Click here for the Daily Tide & Weather.  Starting today at 4pm the annual Blessing of the Destin Fishing Fleet takes place on Destin Harbor, a community tradition for 64 years.. Local pastors gather to bless charter fishing boats and others who earn their living from the sea, for safe passage and bountiful catches.  Tonight at 6pm & 7pm come out and discover the Sordid Secrets of the Stars – an adults only event at The Emerald Coast Science Center & Planetarium.  Discover the sizzling stories behind the constellations in this planetarium event for adults.  The Emerald Coast Science Center is an independent nonprofit, hands-on interactive science museum as well as a STEM education center for NW Florida. Our mission is to inspire and grow a scientifically engaged community.  Looking for a unique kayaking experience along The Emerald Coast?  Call Destin Clear Kayak Rentals today.   They are conveniently located in the heart of Destin & their rentals include a kayak rack so you can explore anywhere in the Emerald Coast.


Wednesday May 12th 2021

Click here for the Daily Tide & Weather.  This Friday is Fireball Friday at Docie’s Dock Come in for some free swag from Fireball.  Then rock the night away with the best band around playing all of your favorite Gen X music. Join us Saturday May 16th for the
☀️Everything But Fish Launch Party☀️ Sponsored by Lady Luck Adventures LLC & Everything But Fish!! FREE crawfish, FREE beer, FREE tube rides for kids and more!!! 🏖🦀🍻🐬🏄🏼‍♀️


Tuesday May 11th 2021

Click here for the Daily Tide & Weather.  Are you a Karaoke lover?  Sing (or just watch) every Thursday, Friday & Saturday night at The Village Door Music Hall! Bring your friends, family or just come solos and enjoy the fun!  Looking for a unique & memorable beach experience with the kids?  Check out Dan In The Sand for an awesome sand sculpture experience. They offer a wide range of options offering classes for groups of up to seven people and specialty sculptures. Have you tried jet boarding yet?  JetSurf USA Academy in Destin offers the lightest motorized surfboard and multiple options to enjoy the thrills of surfing the Gulf of Mexico.  Give them a call today for an experience of a lifetime !!


 Monday May 10th 2021

Click here for the Daily Tide & Weather.  Come share your sounds and words every Wednesday here at The Enlightened Studios Sound Café!  All are welcome! Singer/songwriters, vocalists, instrumentalists, poets and even comedians!!  Each Tuesday night at Als Beach Bar & Grill on Okaloosa Island is Movies at the Beach.   This weeks feature is Tangled starting at 8pm.  Have you ever wanted to learn kitesurfing?  Call Emerald Coast Kitesurfing today.  They offer great beginner lessons that will have you hooked on kitesurfing!  Conveniently located in Fort Walton Beach.


Sunday May 9th 2021

Click here for the Daily Tide & Weather.  The first annual Slammedenuff Destin Car Show is taking place today at the Destin Fort Walton Beach Convention Center bringing you an outdoor upperclassmen showcase.  Car showcase will take place in the parking garage and outdoor section of the convention center.  Vendors and sponsors will be indoors.  Please help us celebrate Captain Leonard Destin Park with a ribbon cutting ceremony!  Named after the original founder of the City of Destin who came from New London, Connecticut, in the mid-1800s to establish a fishing village along the Florida Gulf Coast, the park is located on the same plot of land as the original homestead of its namesake.  Are you thinking about getting a pontoon boat?  Do you want to avoid the hassle of renting and driving the boat? If so, we’ve got you covered. Let Crab Island Dolphin Cruises take care of all the responsibility, while you enjoy all the area has to offer.


Saturday May 8th 2021

Click here for the Daily Tide & Weather.  Ready to rattle your beach chairs with some bass? Come out to yet another day of wubbing Into the sunset at Bass on Point. Event by Wub Control at Norriego Point Beach Access Park.  #1 Billboard National Recording Artist Michael J Thomas is playing at Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse East Bar in Destin.  Ready to enjoy a birds eye view of Okaloosa Island & Destin?  Check out Fort Walton Beach Parasailing conveniently located at The Four Points Sheraton – Parasailing and Banana Boat Rides beachside on beautiful Okaloosa Island in Fort Walton Beach.


Friday May 7th 2021

Click here for the Daily Tide & Weather.  Don’t miss Carnival of Crue tonight at Club LA Destin – brought to you by 99Rock, Rock Destin & 850 Music Entertainment.  It’s all about Mom this weekend and below are some awesome Mothers Day Brunch options: The Henderson in Destin, The Gulf Restaurant on Okaloosa Island & The Downtown Music Hall in Fort Walton Beach.


Thursday May 6th 2021

Click here for the Daily Tide & Weather.  They’re BAACCCKKK!!  Get ready to rock !!  Don’t miss Cam & The Velcro Pygmies playing at Tailfins Friday night.  Planning a night out on the town or a day trip?  Call The 850 Party Bus – the go to party bus in Destin/FWB for all your fun adventures.  They offer a 14 passenger bus with professional sound, limo sectional seating, professional lights, dance pole & a custom bar. Bachelor/Bachelorette parties, nights out on the town, group excursions and more !!  Looking to spend some time at Crab Island?  Call Crab Island Water Taxi – the locals favorite for dolphin & sunset tours, group parties and more !! Make your reservations early !!


Wednesday May 5th 2021

Click here for the Daily Tide & Weather.  Don’t miss the 1st Friday Comedy Show at Enlightened Studios Featuring The Naked Truth Friday 5-7.  Thursday kicks off Burning Up The Beaches.  BUTB is a fun-filled weekend with gearheads from all over the US! PARTYIN’ & SHOWIN’ on the sugar-white beaches of Destin and Ft Walton Beach.  Looking for a unique spearfishing experience?  Check out Destin Spearfishing Adventures offering custom private trips to accommodate the visitors of The Emerald Coast.


Tuesday May 4th 2021

Click here for the Daily Tide & Weather.  Thos3 Guys will be playing this Saturday night at Boschamps Seafood & Oyster House in Destin !!  Thursday night is the Emerald Coast Science Centers Planetarium Nights – Join them for a Planetarium Show! Explore the constellations, solar system and more.  Call Sunshine Water Sports your one stop shop for all water sports in Destin. They have pontoon boat rentals, dolphin tours, snorkeling, and parasailing and are conveniently located by the Destin Harbor.


Monday May 3rd 2021

Sea Turtle Nesting Season Runs May 1st thru Oct 31st.

Below is some critical information to ensure the turtles & hatchlings are not disturbed and are able to survive.

Turn Off All Lights – Including cell phones, camera flashes, flashlights, & building lights to avoid disorienting sea turtles so they can safely find their way to the water.

Fill In All Holes – So turtles don’t become trapped.

Remove All Belongings – Tents, chairs, umbrellas, toys & trash. Please remove at the end of each day to comply with the local counties “Leave No Trace” beach ordinances.

It Is Unlawful To Handle Or Pickup Sea Turtles – or to interfere with nesting sea turtles or hatchlings.


Please Help Save Our Sea Turtles By Keeping Our Beaches #CLEANDARKFLAT

Thank you from all of us in NW Florida!!

For more information contact the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center #nbstcc or the South Walton Turtle Watch #southwaltonturtlewatch


Sunday May 2nd 2021

Click here for the Daily Tide & Weather.  Starting at 7PM Monday night, Captain Billy, his Queen and Krewe, along with several visiting Krewes, many local businesses and organizations will wind their way from First Street up Eglin Parkway where parade-goers are encouraged to cheer for beads, cups, coins, and candy from the many festive floats. The perfect, and only way to end this Fort Walton Beach Tradition.

AHOY MATEY!! Some scallywags have come aboard and taken over Al’s Beach Club & Burger Bar! All lads, lassies, buccaneers, and landlubbers come aboard and join us along with Captain Davy and his crew for some good ole pirate shenanigans and a bit of magic! Avast Ye, Capt. Davy and the Crossbones will be sure to bring out your inner privateer with song and dance as the perform on stage at Al’s Beach Club & Burger Bar