Event Calendar
Event Calendar

Event Calendar

The Emerald Coast is hopping with special events and hip happenings year round. Wine, food, art, fashion, music and holiday festivities — are all a part of 12 exciting months of family-friendly celebrations convenient to guests of the Henderson Beach Resort.

And just minutes from the resort both to the east and west are still more things to do so mark your calendar with your favorites and we'll see you there.

   

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Thursday Summer Concert Series

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5/4/2017 - 6/29/2017

Thursday Summer Concert Series

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The Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation (MKAF) is Northwest Florida’s premier cultural arts organization. Since 1995, the Foundation has been committed to cultivating and nurturing a deep appreciation of the arts along the breathtaking Emerald Coast. MKAF operates the Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village, providing a central location to celebrate cultural arts in Destin, Florida. 

Every Thursday this summer they'll host the following shows:

May 4th Emerald Gold
May 11th Flow Tribe
May 18th Fountain city Players
May 25th Alter Eagles
June 1st The Embers featuring Craig Woolard
June 8th The Maxx
June 15th Tyler Kinchen and the Right Pieces
June 22nd Triggerproof
June 29th The Joe Band - Joe Cocker Tribute

Click here to buy tickets or learn more.

Second Saturday Breakfast with the Park Ranger

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5/13/2017 - 12/9/2017

Second Saturday Breakfast with the Park Ranger

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The Citizen Support Organization, Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park, invites you and your family to enjoy Breakfast with a Ranger.  Join the Rangers of Topsail Hill for a full-service breakfast where visitors will learn about the park, its history, and wildlife, and be able to ask the rangers all the questions you have been dying to ask.  

This program is ideal for the whole family to enjoy.  To cover the cost of food, please bring a $5.00 donation which goes to the Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park. All donations are used for various park enhancement projects and program supplies.  Enter the park through the main gate and park staff will direct you to the Clubhouse. 

For more information, please click here.

Animal Encounters with Nonie's Ark

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5/30/2017 - 8/8/2017

Animal Encounters with Nonie's Ark

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Join Nonie every Tuesday from May 30 until August 8 at 1:30 pm for a fun, hands-on learning adventure featuring live exotic animals! Crew mates of this Ark include unwanted pets adopted by Nonie, Wildlife Educator in Northwest Florida.

Ages 4 and up recommended. Parents must be in attendance with their children. 

                                          

Sushi Class

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6/1/2017 - 6/29/2017

Sushi Class

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Join our sushi chef for a specialty class every Thursday in June on the art of sushi. Make your own rolls and eat what you make! (Tax & gratuity not included. Discounts not accepted.) Call 850.424.4453 to make a reservation or click here to register online. 

Biophilia Center Nature Preserve Summer Hours

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6/1/2017 - 7/28/2017

Biophilia Center Nature Preserve Summer Hours

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Tthe E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center, a 501(c)(3) environmental education center that educates, on average, 100 students a day in fourth and seventh grades, Monday through Friday. Students visit the Center FREE of CHARGE for either two or four day programs with over twenty different environmental science lessons.

The core mission of the E.O.Wilson Biophilia Center is to educate students and visitors on the importance of biodiversity, to promote sustainability, and to encourage conservation, preservation, and restoration of ecosystems.

Come and enjoy all that the Biophilia Center has to offer with public summer hours! Explore the beautiful and informational exhibit hall. Experience encounters with reptiles, birds-of-prey and bobcats and experience the W.O.W.!

June & July
Thursdays & Fridays ONLY
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Pricing-
$8.00 for an Adult
$5.00 for a Child (3-12)
FREE for anyone 2 and under

For more information, please click here.

Please note: The center is located at 4956 State Hwy 20 East, Freeport, FL 32439 (They have notified Google maps of a discrepancy in their directions on their website, however it still has not been resolved).  The center is off of Hwy 20, approx. 4 miles from Freeport heading East towards Bruce.  Also, look for the yellow stripes on the pavement marking a center turn lane - that is the entrance.  Please take turning lane on right.

Lip Sing Battle

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6/1/2017 - 8/9/2017

Lip Sing Battle

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Every Thursday you’ll have an opportunity to sing until you drop! Win prizes if you are selected at the Lip Sing King or Queen! (Weather permitting. In case of inclement weather event will be moved indoors. Check with activities desk on alternate location.) 

Island Night

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6/2/2017 - 6/30/2017

Island Night

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Join us on the Grand Lawn every Friday night in June for island music, drinks, and one-of-a-kind food offerings! (weather permitting)
June 9, 16, 23, 30 

Grab & Go Breakfast

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6/2/2017 - 12/31/2017

Grab & Go Breakfast

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Stop by Sprinkles for our Grab and Go Breakfast! Offering English muffin sandwiches, housemade protein and granola bars, muffins, yogurt parfait, cup of fruit, whole fruit, and juice. Also offering coffee, espresso and iced coffee! 

Wine Down Happy Hour

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6/5/2017 - 12/31/2017

Wine Down Happy Hour

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Join us for Wine Down Happy Hour in Horizons from 4 PM to 6 PM Monday - Thursday. Enjoy wine flights, Crown & Down and Speciality cocktails. 

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