Memorial Day Weekend 2021 | Events & Activities

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Looking for activities and events to enjoy for Memorial Day Weekend? We've got you covered! Whether you're looking for family-friendly events, fireworks shows, beach bashes, or Memorial Day ceremonies – there's plenty to do this weekend!

Sunday, May 30th:
HarborWalk Village | 9:00pm
The Village of Baytowne Wharf | 9:00pm
The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island | 9:00pm

Baytowne Memorial Day Weekend Celebration 
When: Saturday, May 29th - Sunday, May 30th
WhereThe Village of Baytowne Wharf, Sandestin
Description: The Village of Baytowne Wharf is gearing up for Memorial Day Weekend festivities with three nights of family-friendly events! Necessary precautions will be taken to ensure social distancing and everyone is staying safe. Admission is free and open to the public. 
Saturday, May 29: Concert 7-9pm Forrest Williams Band will take the stage from 7 p.m. until 9pm. Guests are invited to dance the night away as they listen to South Walton's own Forrest Williams Band, an award-winning favorite on stage among locals and visitors to the area. Forrest and Pherrel Williams perform a variety of music from southern rock to country and blues. 
Sunday, May 30: Live music, kids activities, fireworks 6-9pm Baytowne Wharf will host free children activities, including face painting, balloon animals, and lawn games from 6-9 p.m. Live music with Jarred and The High Aces. After the show, Baytowne Wharf will light up the sky above the lagoon with a patriotic fireworks show at 9:00 p.m. More info here!
Memorial Day Weekend Concert Celebration @ HarborWalk Village
When: Saturday, May 29th - Monday, May 31st
WhereHarborWalk Village, Destin
Description: HarborWalk Village invites you and your crew to spend a fun-filled weekend on the beautiful Destin Harbor. Kick-off the Summer season with Live Music, Fireworks & a Silent Disco Party at HarborWalk Village. $10 On-site parking fee 
Saturday, May 29th | Flash Flood @ 7:00pm 
Sunday, May 30th | Cadillac Willie @ 7:00pm, Fireworks @ 9:00pm 
Monday, May 31st | Silent Disco Party - DJ Chubby & DJ D Funk @ 7:00pm 
HarborWalk Village is home to the Destin Fishing Fleet, the largest charter fishing fleet in the country. Here you can experience the World’s Luckiest Fishing Village aboard one of Destin’s finest charter boats or stroll along the docks and witness the catch of the day. And where there is great fishing, there are great seafood restaurants, HarborWalk is no exception. Here you’ll find an array of cuisine that is fresh, local, and delicious. More info here!
Memorial Day Lost Boys Beach Bash @ Norriego Point
When: Sunday, May 30th
WhereNorriego Point, Destin
Description: Bwoke and Lost Wandering present the first Inaugural Lost Boy's Beach Bash! This is an opportunity to give back to the community by providing locals and visitors with a fun-filled day full of music, art, and all-around good vibes. They're giving away hundreds of pounds of free crawfish! There will be games and prizes and tons of free merch! HELP KEEP OUR BEACHES CLEAN! Let's do our part and clean up after ourselves and others who've forgotten to! In hopes that everyone will pitch in with a beach clean-up, trash bags will be provided. More info here!
Music from NOON - SUNSET 
All Ages Welcome
FREE Open to the Public
Serving FREE Crawfish til they're gone
Music Lineup: 
Memorial Day Weekend @ Crab Island
When: Saturday, May 29th - Monday, May 31st
WhereCrab Island, Destin
Description: From early morning to sunset hundreds of boats, kayaks, and wave runners anchor down and celebrate at this popular Destin hang out. Wade through the shallow waters and enjoy music, food, and drinks at the floating restaurants. Rent a pontoon, kayak, or wave runner to see for yourself why Crab Island is Destin’s summertime hot spot!
Memorial Day Service @ Gulf Cemetery
When: Monday, May 31st @ 10:00am
WhereGulf Cemetery, Santa Rosa Beach
Description: Gulf Cemetery will host the annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 31 at 10:00 a.m. in Santa Rosa Beach. The approximately 150 veterans interred in the cemetery will be honored in a service that will include a keynote speech by Retired Air Force General, Philip Breedlove. In conjunction with this year’s ceremony, the The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall will be available to view. The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall is a 3/5 scale of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington DC, it stands six feet tall at the center and covers almost 300 feet from end to end. This Memorial Day ceremony is a wonderful opportunity for the entire family to join in a dignified, respectful and patriotic tribute to these men and women who served our country in the Armed Forces. At the conclusion of the ceremony, the children present will be provided American flags to place on each of the veterans' gravesites. 
Gulf Cemetery is located at 1466 S County Highway 393, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. In the event of rain, the ceremony will be conducted at the Chapel at High Point, located across SR 393 from the cemetery. The public is welcome to attend. More info here!

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