Coast 93.3 Holiday Happenings

Coast 93.3, your home for the holidays, is bringing Christmas to the Emerald Coast!

Get in the winter spirit with The Village of Baytowne Wharf during the Here Comes Santa event on Saturday, November 28th. Cheer Santa on as he makes his way to Baytowne and watch as he lights the Village tree!

The Florida Chautauqua invites you and your family to Christmas Movie Matinees at the Chatauqua Theatre in Defuniak Springs every Sunday at 3 pm  through December 20th. The first movie matinee is The Polar Express, on Sunday, November 29th.

Experience the annual Magic Christmas in Lights at Bellingrath Gardens and Home. See dazzling light displays with 3 million lights as you stroll the garden estate and tour the beautifully decorated home. The estate is open through December 31st, except Christmas Day.

The Village of Baytowne Wharf Holiday Concert Series and visits with Santa is every Wednesday night, December 2nd through December 16th.

Emerald Coast Theatre Company performs “A Christmas Carol” at Grand Blvd on select evenings from December 4th through the 19th, plus matinees on December 6th, 13th and 20th.

The City of Destin’s 33rd Annual Christmas Tree Lighting will be held at the Destin Community Center on Thursday, December 3rd at 6 pm. The outdoor event will feature music, refreshments and more.

Crestview’s Annual Christmas Parade is Saturday, December 5th.  The theme is “Christmas Night of Lights.”  There will be a tree lighting at 5 p.m. with the parade at 5:30 p.m.

The Town of Shalimar annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Saturday, December 5th at 5pm with the lighting at 6pm. Join the countdown with the tree lighting in front of town hall and the lights in Marquee Park.

Special Forces Association Chapter 7 presents the annual Jingle Bell Jog 5K/10K. It’s Saturday, December 5th and includes a Kids Fun Run!

Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce “Christmas In The Park” is Saturday, December 5th. There’s a Jingle Bell 5K Run/Walk at 8am. Plus a Merry Market with local arts and craft vendors, and the Christmas parade at 1.

The Florida Chautauqua invites you and your family to Christmas Movie Matinees at the Chatauqua Theatre in Defuniak Springs every Sunday at 3 pm  through December 20th. This Sunday’s movie Matinee is Disney’s Christmas Carol on December 6th.

The City of Fort Walton Beach Christmas Parade is Monday, December 7th at 6:30 p.m.  This year’s theme is “Christmas Lights & Winter Nights.”  View the parade all along Eglin Parkway.

Emerald Coast Theatre Company performs “Christmas Cabaret on the Boulevard” Musical Revue on the Second Stage at Grand Boulevard on December 8th and 15th at 7:30PM.

The Holiday Pops Concert is at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center on Friday, December 11th.  The annual concert features the Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra, sure to fill you with the spirit of the season!

Pancakes with Santa is at Magnolia Grill on Brooks St., downtown Fort Walton Beach. The event on Saturday, December 12th from 7:30 am – 10:00 am and benefits the Empty Stocking Fund for the Salvation Army.

The City of Destin’s 36th Annual Christmas Parade is Saturday, December 12th at 10 am. The floats will start at the Downtown Destin Shopping Center and travel west down Harbor Boulevard to Stahlman* Avenue.

The Heritage Museum of Northwest Florida’s Yule of Yesteryear is December 12th! Crafts, food and entertainment, plus last-minute Christmas gifts, from 10 – 4 at the museum, in Valparaiso.

34th Annual Destin Boat Parade is Sunday, December 13th. The “Holiday on the Harbor” lighted boat parade starts at 6pm on Destin Harbor, plus entertainment along the Harbor with a fireworks finale.

The Gulf Breeze Zoo holiday event is Christmas ZOObilee, with live music, performances, and so much more around the entire zoo. It’s December 12th & 13th from 10-4 at the Zoo.

The Florida Chautauqua invites you and your family to Christmas Movie Matinees at the Chatauqua Theatre in Defuniak Springs every Sunday at 3 pm  through December 20th. This Sunday’s movie Matinee is The Grinch on December 13th.

First Baptist Church of Fort Walton Beach presents “The Live Nativity,” December 14th – 19th from 6:00 to 8:30 pm. This year’s event will be a drive-thru! The entrance to the nativity field is at the corner of 2nd St and Church Ave, right by the First Baptist Church sanctuary. The shepherd’s field will be filled with sheep, donkeys and Naomi the camel. Visit the church website for more information.

Emerald Coast Theatre Company performs “A Christmas Carol” at Grand Blvd with final weekend performances on the evenings of December 18th & 19th, with a final matinee on December 20th.

The Gulf Breeze Zoo holiday event is Christmas ZOObilee  with live music, performances, and so much more around the entire zoo. It’s December 19th & 20th from 10-4 at the Zoo.

The Florida Chautauqua invites you and your family to Christmas Movie Matinees at the Chatauqua Theatre in Defuniak Springs every Sunday at 3 pm. This Sunday’s final movie Matinee is The Christmas Story on December 20th.

The Emerald Coast Science Center presents fun Winter Workshops December 21st through the 23rd and Small Lab winter games December 29th through the 31st.

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