Emerald Coast Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc.

Convention Center6,039 sq. m
Guest Rooms13,000
Guest Rooms at 1 Hotel150 Guest Rooms
Special Event Venues65
Average Room Rate
Daily Food Cost
Occupancy Rate
Tax Rate11%

Emerald Coast Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc.


Destin | Fort Walton Beach | Okaloosa Island

Imagine walking out of your meeting and being transported to paradise. Feel the gentle breeze pat you on the back for a job well-done, as you look out at our 24-miles of sugar-white sand and clear emerald water. Come discover Destin, Fort Walton Beach and Okaloosa Island. Members of your group will enjoy beachfront accommodations, waterfront dining, championship golf, shopping, fishing charters, tranquil spas, historical museums, and fresh Gulf-to-Table dining. Come find out why the Emerald Coast is the perfect destination for your meeting, incentive group, sporting event, or tour group.

Need Dates

  • 08/20/201805/01/2019
  • 08/01/201905/01/2020
  • 08/01/202005/01/2021

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Distance from Airport

  • Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport(VPS)

    17.7 km from City Center


Local Attractions

Mattie Kelly Concerts in the Village

Enjoy listening to the soothing sounds of local bands that cross a variety of genres at the Mattie Kelly Arts Village in Destin. The concerts take place in the evenings from May through October and appeal to a variety of musical taste. Bring your own cooler or purchase snacks on-site.
4323 Commons Dr W
Destin, FL, US 32541

Daniel Webster Clements Dolphin Cruise

Sail the emerald waters aboard the 74-foot Schooner "Daniel Webster Clements", enjoy a speed boat rise, or view the dolphins in the natural habitat on any one of many dolphin cruises, sailing or speedboat excursions available in the destination.
116 Harbor Blvd
Destin, FL, US 32541

Summer Air Show

Enjoy one of the many air shows performed in Destin throughout the summer from aboard a sailing cruise.
US 32541

Big Kahuna's Water & Adventure Park

Over 40 different water play areas, rides, slides and pools! Enjoy the giant wave pool or relax in the lazy river. Scream down the 5-story Jumanji or scream along the Maui Pipeline. Fly the Skycoaster and play miniature golf.
1007 U.S. 98
Destin, FL, US 32541

Dewey Destin's Seafood & Restaurant

Historical Landmark
The Destin family and Destin have been intertwined since Dewey's great grandfather, Leonard Destin, founded the town in 1835. Since then Dewey's knowledge of fish and the way it is best prepared led him to establish Dewey Destin's Seafood Restaurant, one of the historical landmarks and specialty restaurants of Destin.
9 Calhoun Ave
Destin, FL, US 32541

Destin Fishing Musem

Explore 5,500 square feet of indoor and outdoor exhibit space including Indian artifacts, historic fishing boats, over 75 mounts of locally caught fish, historic photographs and documents of early Destin and the fishing industry.
108 Stahlman Ave
Destin, FL, US 32541

Okaloosa Island Boardwalk

Year after year, the Boardwalk has been a popular Okaloosa Island destination for friends and families alike. With its ideal location on the Gulf of Mexico, convenient parking and wide range of activities, it's the perfect place to make magical memories. Discover beachfront shopping, savor various flavors of cuisine and take in the incredible views of the Gulf.
1450 Miracle Strip Pkwy
Ft. Walton Beach, FL, US 32548

Destin's HarborWalk Village

Host to the Destin Seafood Festival and Destin Fishing Rodeo, HarborWalk Village is home to the largest fishing fleet in the nation as well as fishing charters and dolphin cruises, water excursions, a variety specialty shops, entertainment, and various waterfront restaurants which make the location a popular gathering place for locals and visitors alike.
10 Harbor Blvd
Destin, FL, US 32541

Convention Centers

  • Emerald Coast Convention Center (ECCC)

    ECCC can accommodate a variety of events including meetings, conferences, trade shows, sporting functions concerts, banquets, weddings, charity events, festivals and much more...

    • Exhibit Space3,190 sq. m
      Total Meeting Space2,570 sq. m



High Season
May 21 – Aug 1
Shoulder Season
Aug 2 – Dec 31
Low Season
Jan 1 – Apr 30


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