To kick off the most wonderful time of year, prepare to witness The Island Resort bathed in holiday cheer at, "Light Up The Island," on November 26, 2023, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. This free public event promises a spectacular evening filled with festive music and an interactive lighting display that will set the resort aglow. Last year featured performances by the Liza Jackson Band and the Fort Walton Beach High School Chorus. This year, we're excited to welcome back these talented groups, ensuring an
The Island Resort presents its 4th Annual, "A Beachy Little Christmas," event this year on December 2, 2023, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. This occasion, open to both hotel guests and local families, will take place on the beach patio, offering a unique holiday experience. Guests can sip on hot chocolate while enjoying live music and getting creative with themed crafts. The highlight of the event is the opportunity to meet the famous Misty the Mermaid, followed by a sandcastle-building session on the beach. Local
Mark your calendars for December 9th, as The Island Resort presents a new holiday addition and a special holiday treat in the lounge/bar area. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., guests can enjoy Christmas crafts and a screening of the beloved holiday classic movie, "Elf." It's the perfect movie to get into the holiday spirit with friends and family.
The 11th Annual Paddle at the Park Sponsored by HCA Florida Destin Emergency is moving its location and date! This standup paddle board race will take place in the Gulf of Mexico behind The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island on Saturday, May 6, 2023. It features 1- and 3-mile recreational races, a 6-mile elite race and a kids' fun out-and-back paddle. The weekend fun begins on Friday, May 5, with a Racer Welcome Party at Al’s Beach Club at The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island. It continues on Saturday morning with
Corcoran Reverie, a high-end real estate brokerage and an affiliate of Corcoran Group LLC, has announced broker-owner Hilary Farnum-Fasth as Scarlett Magazine’s inaugural Woman of the Year for 2022. Highly respected by colleagues and clients alike, Farnum-Fasth has used her integrity, vast market knowledge, and disciplined sales strategies to become a preeminent real estate strategist of high-end residential sales across Northwest Florida. For nearly two decades, she has used her powerful negotiation
The Island Resort to Host 200 Meeting Planners & Suppliers March 1 - 3, Seeking Local Businesses Wishing to Promote Their Products & Services
Calling all hospitality businesses! Christian Meetings & Conventions Association (CMCA) is hosting its annual convention at The Island Resort on Tuesday, March 1 – Thursday, March 3, 2022. Sponsored by the Destin Fort Walton Beach CVB and The Island Resort, this convention will bring 200 attendees representing 100 meeting planners and 100 suppliers. Meeting planners are visiting to explore locations for upcoming events – with The Island Resort being at the top of many attendees’ lists as a future venue.
Father and daughter duo Steve Barber and Mary Aho join us on this episode of the Hello Frances Podcast to discuss their shared creative venture, Scarlett Magazine. With a bold stance and a goal to empower women, Scarlett Magazine shares the latest in women's fashion, beauty, home decor, lifestyle, and health. The magazine recently launched the Woman of the Year Awards, celebrating 100 females in our community at a ceremony on Feb. 23, at The Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach. For the latest issue,