Events Across the Emerald Coast: February 2017

Whether you need a night out or you’re looking for family-friendly fun, there’s plenty to choose from across the entire Emerald Coast. Go ahead and make your plans for February!


42nd Street
Thursday, February 9

Mattie Kelly Arts Center, Niceville

Enjoy this musical comedy classic and enjoy hits you haven’t heard in years like “We’re in the Money,” “I Only Have Eyes for You,” and “42nd Street.” Tickets are $45 per person. Learn more.


Island Dance Party

Saturday, February 11; 6:00 p.m. – Midnight

Emerald Coast Convention Center, Okaloosa Island

Dance the night away and forget about any chill in the air as you imagine yourself in islands even more tropical than the Emerald Coast. Tickets are $10 per person in advance or $20 at the door. You can also buy four tickets and get one free. Learn more.


Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live

Tuesday, February 21

Mattie Kelly Arts Center, Niceville

Bring the entire family out to see pre-historic Australia in a way you never imagined. Experience huge, life-like dinosaurs and a fun and unique educational experience for children of all ages. Learn more.


Salute to America

Friday, February 24

Village Baptist Church, Destin

Enjoy this salute to America with musical performances from A Mighty Wind, a barbershop quartet; Sugar Beach A Capella Chorus, and Camarata from Niceville High School. Learn more.


9th Annual Mardi Gras Parade

Saturday, February 25

Destin Harbor Boardwalk, Destin

The beads, floats, music, and fun begin at 2:00 p.m. Come on out to enjoy the start of the Mardi Gras festivities. The parade is free to attend and $50 if you want to enter your float. Learn more.


International Food and Wine Fest

Sunday, February 26; 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Mattie Kelly Arts Center, Niceville


Come on out for a day of food, wine, and fun. Sample food from multiple local restaurants, try 40 different wines, and enjoy live music all while supporting the Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra. Learn more.

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