With its picturesque beaches and gorgeous weather, Destin, Florida is a great place to celebrate the New Year. From outdoor activities to unique and exciting events, there are plenty of ways to ring in the new year with friends and family. Let’s take a look at some of the best things you can do if you’re planning a trip to Destin for New Year’s!

Destin HarborWalk Village

The Destin HarborWalk Village is one of the most popular attractions in town. Every New Year’s Eve, the village comes alive with live music, food vendors, and entertainment for all ages. The festivities end at midnight with a breathtaking firework show over the harbor. This event attracts lots of visitors so make sure to plan ahead with Shore Dreams Vacation Rentals if you want to enjoy this unique experience.

New Year’s Bash

If you prefer a NYE style party, Niceville’s Speakeasy throws the best around. Ring in the New Year in style at Niceville’s Speakeasy. Your ticket includes live music, Hors D’oeuvres, door prizes and the best cocktails on the Emerald Coast. The party starts at 8PM and roars on until 1:00AM. Reserve early for the best seats and your unique entry code.

Go Bowling or Play Arcade Games

There are plenty of indoor options as well! Head over to for some family-friendly fun – they have bowling lanes, arcade games, mini golf courses and much more. Or check out Emerald Coast Lanes for some late-night bowling with your friends!                                                                                                                                            

No matter how you decide to ring in 2023. Destin offers many exciting opportunities that are perfect for celebrating this special night. From outdoor activities like beach bonfires and fireworks shows to indoor alternatives like bowling and arcade gaming – there’s something here for everyone! So mark your calendar now and start planning your Shore Dreams vacation today – it’s going to be an unforgettable New Years’ experience in Destin!

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