Everything You Need to Know for a Christmas in Destin/30A

Dec. 24 – Christmas Eve Dinner at Havana Beach Bar and Grill: 4-8 p.m.

Toast to Christmas Eve at Havana Beach Bar & Grill! Enjoy a special three-course menu curated by Havana Beach’s award-winning culinary team. The prix-fixe menu ($85++per adult and $45++ per child, ages 3-12) includes nonalcoholic beverages; alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase at an additional cost. The restaurant’s regular menu will not be available during this time; regular kid’s menu will be available. Reservations are required by calling (850) 588-2882.

++Service charge and sales tax not included. Outdoor seating will be available.

Dec. 24 – FOOW Christmas Eve Dinner from 5-10 p.m.

Join FOOW in celebrating the last night before Santa arrives with a special menu curated by the restaurant’s executive chef and wind down with family and friends during a special evening. After all, Christmas is prettier on the Gulf! FOOW’s regular dinner menu will be served during this time. Open to the public; in order to seat guests more efficiently, reservations are not accepted. Outdoor seating will be available.

  • Website: foow30a.com/
  • Address: 34 Goldenrod Cir, Santa Rosa Beach

Dec. 25 – Christmas Dinner at Havana Beach Bar & Grill: Noon – 8 p.m.

Celebrate Christmas with your family and friends at Havana Beach Bar & Grill! Enjoy a special three-course menu curated by Havana Beach’s award-winning culinary team. The prix-fixe menu ($85++ per adult and $45++ per child, ages 3-12) includes nonalcoholic beverages; alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase at an additional cost. The restaurant’s regular menu will not be available during this time; regular Kid’s Menu will be available. Reservations are required by calling (850) 588-2882. ++Service charge and sales tax not included. Outdoor seating will be available.

Dec. 29 – Wine & Song at NEAT Tasting Room: 5-7 p.m.

Champagne-focused event to celebrate the holiday season with outdoor seating available.

Dec. 31 – Baytowne Countdown NYE: 5 p.m.- 1 a.m.

Ring in the New Year with an evening to remember, with two breathtaking fireworks displays. Enjoy a family-friendly evening from 5-8 p.m. with face painting, kids activities and live music on the Baytowne LIVE stage with DJ 30A from 5-7 p.m. Finish off the family-friendly evening with our first fireworks display at 8 p.m. The fun doesn’t stop there! Dance the night away with live music from GROOVY 7 from 7 p.m. until 1 a.m., featured on the events plaza stage! End the night with a spectacular midnight firework show. There is no better place to ring in 2021!

*21 & over after 10 p.m. 20 & under must be accompanied by a legal guardian after 10 p.m.

Dec. 31 – FOOW New Year’s Eve: 5 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.

The end of 2020 is finally here! Celebrate with FOOW and ring in the New Year with special Chef features, champagne and a memorable night of festivities, including live music and special guests. For additional information, email Cori Wheaton at  cori.wheaton@stjoeclub.com. Open to the public; in order to seat guests more efficiently, reservations are not accepted. A cover charge of $20 per person will apply after 10 p.m. Outdoor seating will be available.

  • Website: foow30a.com/
  • Address: 34 Goldenrod Cir, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

Dec. 31 – New Year’s Eve Dinner at Havana Beach Bar & Grill: 5 p.m.- Midnight

Toast to your last meal of 2020 at Havana Beach Bar & grill with a special three-course menu and live entertainment all night long! Havana Beach’s pianist, Michael Johnson, will be playing live 5-9 p.m. He will then be joined by acclaimed visiting pianists Nate Sangsland and David Mark Butler for a Dueling Pianos performance, from 9 p.m. to midnight. $125 ** per person; seating times available between 5 p.m. and 11 p.m. Reservations are required by calling (850) 588-2882. Lounge and bar seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

**Service charge and sales tax not included. Outdoor seating will be available.

Dec. 31 – New Year’s Eve Dinner at George’s at Alys Beach

George’s at Alys Beach is taking reservations for a four-course New Year’s Eve dinner on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020. There are four seatings that night, but they will book fast. The menu, created by Executive Chef Camille Withall and her culinary team, features creative first and second course options such as a seafood trio and crab coconut bisque and thoughtfully prepared main dishes including a Wagyu filet, seared duck breast and crab stuffed sea bass. Your last meal of 2020 should be a divine one and George’s is the place to have it. Seatings at 6 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 8 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Outdoor seating will be available.

Dec. 31 – Pescado Rings in 2021 with a “Best of the Big Band” Dinner on the Rooftop: 6 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.

Celebrate in style overlooking the rooftops of Rosemary Beach as you ring in the New Year at Pescado, which will showcase a three-course dinner and amuse bouche on New Year’s Eve. Guests will enjoy live music by the David Seering Trio on the rooftop and live music by Jamah Terry in The Courtyard, both from 6 p.m.- 12:30 a.m. There will also be a late-night dessert station and at midnight, a toast and countdown to 2021. Reservations are required. There will be a small amount of bar seating available with an a la carte menu from 5-10 p.m. All guests will have access to The Courtyard and Pescado throughout the evening, with dinner being held upstairs. There is no better way to ring in 2021! To book your evening, email events@thelcrg.com. Tickets are $220 plus tax and gratuity.

Ongoing Holiday Happenings

Holiday Craft Kits at Alys Beach Shoppe: A holiday themed craft kit will help bring the spirit of Alys Beach events into homes with gingerbread houses, a New Year’s Eve party-in-a-box and other festive crafts. Available at the Alys Shoppe. Options include, $5 snowman ornament craft, $5 elf puppet craft, $5 DIY reindeer antler headband, $10 make your own gingerbread house kit and a $50 New Year’s Eve party in a box.

Holiday Drinks at Amavida Coffee Roasters: Coffee lovers can celebrate the holiday season by warming up with new holiday inspired drinks at Amavida Coffee Roasters. Cafe baristas have created the Cookie Butter Latte and the Winter Mint Matcha. Sales on locally roasted coffee beans will be available for online shoppers throughout December. Amavida is also excited to announce that the coffee shop is now certified plastic neutral and 100% carbon responsible.

Recurring Events:

12 Nights of Light at The Village of Baytowne Wharf, 6 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays in December: A festive outdoor light show will set the holiday scene three nights each week in December.

Wednesday Night Concert Series – Holiday Edition + Visits with Santa at The Village of Baytowne Wharf: 6- 8 p.m. Get in the winter spirit with the Village of Baytowne Wharf and listen to some of your favorite holiday classics. Enjoy the holiday edition of the Wednesday Night Concert Series every Wednesday in the first three weeks of December. Each concert will feature a festive choreographed light show and visits with Santa. Event is free to attend and held in the open air.

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