City Food Hall Introduces a Lineup of Themed Nights, Special Events, and New Coastal-Themed Bar Menu
City Food Hall, the culinary heart of Destin Commons, continues to shine as the hub of local gastronomy, hosting an eclectic community of chefs under one roof. Now, in addition to its diverse range of restaurant concepts, lively atmosphere, and TopGolf Swing Suites, City Food Hall is delighted to unveil an array of exciting themed nights, special events, and a brand-new coastal-themed bar menu. City Food Hall is the go-to destination for food and beverage enthusiasts as well as sports enthusiasts with their
On Aug. 29, woman’s boutique Dress Up celebrated a ribbon cutting with the Destin Chamber. Located in Destin Commons, Dress Up offers women stylish wardrobe options, from dresses, rompers and jumpsuits to loungewear, shoes and accessories. It boasts 17 locations across the Southeast and has new arrivals weekly. Visit the store at 4121 Legendary Dr., in Destin. Call (770) 535-9010 or visit ShopDressUp.com for more information.
On June 22, ORO Italian Street Food celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting. ORO Italian Street Food is a family-owned restaurant that brings the streets of Italy to your table. Located within City Food Hall at Destin Commons, its menu features authentic Italian street food made with fresh and locally sourced ingredients imported from Italy. Its dishes are inspired by the vibrant culture and diverse culinary traditions of Italy, and the owners pride themselves on providing a warm and welcoming
Destin Commons is celebrating Independence Day with a new event, the Star-Spangled Food Truck Festival. On Monday, July 3, the streets of Destin Commons will be home to 25+ different food trucks, giving guests endless access to an assortment of creative cuisine from Thai, to tacos, sweet treats and more. Attendees will also have access to a QR code that once scanned will enter them into a 2-night stay giveaway with The Island. That evening, guests will also enjoy live music from rock bands Duchess and
On May 2, the Destin Chamber celebrated the graduation of 21 business professionals from its 14th Destin Forward class. During the event, the prestigious Destin Forward Leadership Award, chosen by class vote, was presented to Kayla O’Leary of Waypoint Title. She is seen in the photo on the left with Chamber Chairman Jason Belcher, FNBT Bank. Destin Forward, a community education and leadership program, was created to help find and educate future city and business leaders. After a retreat in August, the
Dress Up Destin is now officially open at Destin Commons. The Georgia-based retailer, Dress Up, makes its inaugural Florida appearance with their April 1 opening. Known for the ever-changing collections and weekly drops, Dress Up Destin carries women’s clothing and accessories geared towards the fun-loving, year-round beach enthusiast. Dress Up Destin also offers an exclusive line of local tees and hats. “We are thrilled to open our latest store in Destin, FL at Destin Commons. Our goal has been
The 5th Annual Mac & Cheese Festival held on Sunday, March 5, 2023, at Destin Commons was a huge success. The event raised $63,000 and welcomed roughly 1,600 attendees throughout the day. Proceeds from the event benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast, a local non-profit organization whose mission is to promote and enhance the development of boys and girls by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging, and influence through its programs focused on academic success, good character
City Food Hall Destin is now officially open at Destin Commons. Showcasing emerging and established local chefs from more than 10 specialty restaurant concepts, City Food Hall at Destin Commons is a 14,000 square-foot gathering place offering international cuisine, craft beer and cocktails, state-of-the-art entertainment, and more. Located next to Foot Locker near Uncle Buck’s, City Food Hall will become Destin’s top culinary and nightlife destination. Locals and visitors can enjoy an expansive 32 seat
On Friday, March 3, City Food Hall Destin celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting.Located in Destin Commons, City Food Hall Destin is a culinary and entertainment destination. The 14,000-square-foot space showcases 10 restaurant concepts, indoor/outdoor bar, and 2 Topgolf full swing simulators. Visit the dining and entertainment complex at 4237 Legendary Dr. H104, in Destin. For more information and a list of vendors, please visit cityfoodhall.com.
Loving the option to shop hyper-local? As the weather warms up, more and more guests are looking for an outdoor shopping experience. One that offers personal interaction with vendors, allowing guests to shop with a purpose. Thanks to its popularity, The Destin Commons Market is adding a second Sunday per month for the months of March - May, and again in the Fall from September - November. Starting Sunday, March 12th, guests can access their favorite vendors and shops twice; once mid-month and a second
If you're gifting experiences instead of material items this year, we have the perfect holiday gifts for you! Tickets to the 4th Annual Shrimp & Grits Festival and the 5th Annual Mac & Cheese Festival benefitting the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast are great gifts for everyone on your list. Calling all Shrimp & Grits fanatics… the 4th Annual Shrimp & Grits Festival benefiting the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast returns to Destin Harbor on Feb. 25, 2023! Enjoy creative twists of this
Destin Commons is delighted to welcome Grunt Style to their lineup of popular and unique retailers. In 2009, a former Army Drill Sergeant started Grunt Style in Fort Benning, Georgia with just $1,200 in his pocket. Today, this location is Grunt Style’s first location in Florida and 14th in the nation. With the military being such an integral part of this community, Grunt Style is a brand representative of the values that we collectively share. Grunt Style is dedicated to displaying that American pride
Looking to shop local? The Destin Commons Market takes place on the last Sunday of every month at Center Plaza, located in front of the AMC theatre, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The local community is invited to shop at a variety of vendors selling handmade goods, home decor, tasty treats, original artwork, and much more. Those interested in being a vendor at The Destin Commons Market can apply at destincommons.com.
On Oct. 13, South Oak Title celebrated its new Destin office with a ribbon cutting with the Destin Chamber. South Oak Title provides title and real estate closing services in Alabama, Florida, and Tennessee. Its professionals have extensive experience in both commercial and residential transactions, enabling them to serve their clients in all their closing needs. Through the use of technology and tailored services, South Oak Title has created a better title and closing experience. For more information,
Destin Commons has announced the winners of the 11th Annual Smoke on the Coast BBQ competition. 14 local non-profit organizations competed, each partnered with panhandle-based BBQ groups and restaurants. Attendees spent a full evening enjoying BBQ tastings and eventually cast their vote for what team they thought cooked up the “Best BBQ.” Over $80,000 was given to the competing non-profits and winners were chosen for 3 different categories including Judges’ Pick, Spirit Award, and People’s Choice. The
Three sandcastles have been sculpted at Destin Commons as part of a summer-long viewing experience. The outdoor shopping center now has three elaborately sculpted sandcastles on display, each with its own theme and local partner. Playing on the beautiful beaches of Destin and all the area has to offer, Destin Commons hired Rick Mungeam, a sand sculpting professional of 12 years, to design and build sculptures representing Destin Commons, Destin-Fort Walton Beach’s Little Adventures program, and the
Smoke on the Coast is back at Destin Commons. The 11th Annual Smoke on the Coast BBQ & Fireworks Festival, benefitting Coins for a Cause, is making a return on Sunday, July 3, 2022. This year’s event is magically presented by PRESTO! at The Magic Parlor, a pop-up magic show featuring five internationally-renowned acts that have graced the stages of Broadway, London’s West End, America’s Got Talent and more. The show is taking place in Destin through Aug. 28, 2022. The festive evening kicks off with live
On April 26, Party Fowl celebrated a ribbon cutting with the Destin and Greater Fort Walton Beach chambers of commerce.Known for Nashville Hot Chicken, craft cocktails and local brews, Party Fowl's new Destin Commons location features two covered patios, wall-to-wall TVs and a Nashville "Hot Off the Hook" seafood menu. The restaurant also offers its award-winning brunch seven days a week with mimosa and Bloody Mary specials. Visit http://www.partyfowl.com or call (850) 353-2678 for more information.
Today's Boutique's new storefront at the Destin Commons is now officially open! Located near Belk, Today's will continue its 40-year legacy of providing local women with top-of-the-line fashion in everyday, cocktail, and evening wear. The Dettle family will continue the tradition of hosting monthly events in the new location with the next trunk show planned for April 22-23, 2022, featuring clothing line, PLANET by Lauren G.
Today's Boutique is now open Monday - Saturday, from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., in its new Destin Commons location near Belk and Level 10 Salon, Enjoy its grand reopening and Joseph Ribkoff Trunk Show on April 1 - 2. For event details, click here. Today's Boutique has brought fashion to the Emerald Coast for 40 years and has been voted "Best Boutique" on the Emerald Coast for the last 16 years. "Shop with us & Love your Style!"
The 4th Annual Mac & Cheese Festival held on Sunday, March 6, 2022, at Destin Commons was a record-breaking success. The event raised $65,000 and welcomed roughly 1,500 attendees throughout the day. Proceeds from the event benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast, a local non-profit organization whose mission is to promote and enhance the development of boys and girls by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging, and influence through its programs focused on academic success, good
On Sunday, March 6, 2022, from 12 - 3 p.m, at Destin Commons, the family-friendly event will feature gourmet, chef-inspired twists inspired by the South’s favorite comfort food. Local restaurants far and wide will bring their best macaroni masterpieces to compete for the best mac and cheese in town. There are three categories that each local restaurant can win in total: Judge's Choice Award, People's Choice Award, and Kid's Choice Award. Visitors are invited to taste each delicious vendor and cast their
‘Tis the season of giving and Emerald Coast Theatre Company (ECTC) has 10 “dramatic” ways to stuff the stockings of everyone on your list. 1.Give the gift of live theater. ECTC presents Charles Dickens’ beloved classic tale, A Christmas Carol Friday, Dec. 4 through Sunday, Dec. 20. Performances are Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 7:30 p.m. with 2 p.m. Sunday matinees Dec. 6, 13 and 20. This production is staged at ECTCs performance space located upstairs at 560 Grand Boulevard in Grand Boulevard at
It’s time to start planning for this year’s Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center (ECCAC) Christmas programs to help cheer up the lives of children in need and their families. There are many families in our area in economic distress, so ECCAC will again be implementing two Holiday initiatives. One is ECCAC’s annual Adopt-a-Family program. The non-profit organization is seeking donors who will purchase gifts for individual families who have been identified by the Center. Simply sign up to Adopt-a-Family
On Dec. 17, almost 200 Destin Chamber members gathered for the Holiday & Awards Party presented by Fort Walton Beach Medical Center and Twin Cities Hospital to celebrate the successes of 2019 and honor outstanding community members. Surrounded by the festive décor of Emerald Grande at HarborWalk Village, 2019 Destin Chamber Chairman Julie Cotton of Northwest Florida State College presented the awards.For going above and beyond in service to the Destin Chamber and the community, Michelle Terry, Dale E.