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Your Emerald Grande Dream Wedding!

Dreams do come true and we, at the Emerald Grande, have been fortunate enough to witness this spectacular event time and time again! We absolutely love the idea of your dream wedding becoming your reality, with a little help from our team of experts, of course. After all, it’s your vision and we are here to make sure that your perfect day is just what you had in mind. Emerald Grande Weddings is proud to assist in creating the most...

Your Emerald Grande Dream Wedding!

Fall Means Flounder Along Destin’s Emerald Coast

When it comes to odd-looking sea life that inhabit Destin Florida’s coastal waters, the flounder is at the top of the list.  With its flat body and beady eyes and awkwardly placed mouth, the Flounder is not a pretty fish, but it is pretty tasty! Fall is the ideal time to catch this unusual fish in Destin, as fall is one of their heavy migration times. The falling water temperatures encourages them to make their way out of the bay and...

Fall Means Flounder Along Destin’s Emerald Coast

Fall into Fun at HarborWalk Village, Destin Florida

HarborWalk Village at the Emerald Grande is preparing to host a variety of events throughout the fall that guests of all ages will enjoy! Ranging from holiday events to weekend festivals complete with fireworks, there will be something to do for the entire family on the Destin Harbor and boardwalk at HarborWalk Village. SEPTEMBER: Labor Day, September 1st-2nd, 7:30pm: Bid farewell to summer with a long weekend of music, fun and...

Fall into Fun at HarborWalk Village, Destin Florida

Meet Captain Brandy: A Destin Fishing Charter Captain

“Fishing is my heart”, those are the words of 29-year-old charter boat Captain Brandy Miles. As the only female fishing Captain at HarborWalk Charters in Destin, Florida, she stays busy with her day trips out into the Gulf of Mexico, but we recently had the pleasure of sitting down with her to learn more about her work and personal life in the World’s Luckiest Fishing Village. As a second-generation Boat Captain, Brandy had some big...

A Destin Fishing Charter Captain

Fishing For a Fathers Day Gift?

June means that it’s finally Red Snapper season in Destin, Florida, oh, and that Father’s Day is just around the corner.  Now is the time to start planning the perfect gift for dad to go along with that dream charter he’s always wanted! Here are a few of our favorite items from Harborwalk Village that will make any fishing dad happy! Every fisherman needs a good hat to protect his head from the elements. Our friends over at have him...

Fishing For a Fathers Day Gift?

Summer Kickoff At HarborWalk Village

Signifying the unofficial start of summer each year, Memorial Day is a weekend to relax, enjoy good food, friends, an extra day off work, fire-spinners, live music and fireworks – wait what? Head down to Destin, Florida’s HarborWalk Village this Memorial Day for an action-packed weekend with a FREE concert series ending with a firework display Sunday evening over the Destin Harbor. Kicking off the series is John Hart Project Saturday...

Summer Kickoff At HarborWalk Village

Red Snapper Season in Destin, Florida

Red Snapper anglers should be smiling! The Red Snapper season has been officially announced by the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council. According to the Council:  “Federally permitted for hire season will be open for 51 days in 2018. The season will open at 12:01AM local time on June 1 and remain open until 12:01AM local time on July 22, 2018” What you need to know: Red Snapper Season starts on June 1, 2018 at 12:0AM Private...

Red Snapper Season in Destin, Florida

The Staycation: It’s the Destination, Not the Journey

When you live in a highly sought-after vacation destination, it’s easy to overlook the areas typically labeled as tourist destinations or simply avoid them because of the crowds. However, a staycation is not only a pause from the daily grind of work and life, but also a refreshing reminder of you live where others vacation Traditionally, staycations are within the confines of one’s own home, but when you live along miles of sugar sand...

It’s the Destination, Not the Journey

Destin Cobia Tournament

21st Annual Destin Cobia Tournament The Destin Cobia Tournament starts when the first Cobia is caught, usually early March and end April 30 at 8 pm.  The tournament is presented by HarborWalk Marina and is located  in the Destin Harbor.  The Cobia Tournament attracts anglers of all levels and provides a great fishing experience and excellent payout. Register early and book your trip to Destin now. Fishing for Cobia in Destin is a long...

Destin Cobia Tournament

Discover What the Fuss is All About | Emerald Grande Weddings

A once in a lifetime event deserves a once in a lifetime location. The breathtaking Destin Harbor and emerald waters of the Gulf create an unforgettable backdrop for your, “I do’s.” From an outdoor ceremony on the Captain’s Deck to the sweeping views from the HarborView Room, the Emerald Grande at HarborWalk Village offers the perfect place to celebrate your special day. A beautiful venue and awesome staff! We had our ceremony on the...

Discover What the Fuss is All About | Emerald Grande Weddings