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It’s a Free Festival – OF TREES!

Grand Boulevard Mall is gearing up for their fifth annual “Festival of Trees” on November 25th to December 12th. A great, family friendly event, the festival draws… Read More

Holiday Weekend In Destin

Holiday Weekend In Destin

Twas the weekend before Christmas and Destin was abuzz… While at The Palms of Destin this weekend before Thanksgiving 2014 kicks off, check out these great local… Read More

Destin, Take Me Away!

Destin, Take Me Away!

Fall and winter can feel like one big never ending To Do List!   Decorating. Holiday planning. Cooking. Holiday shopping. End of the year accounting. Company. Wish… Read More

What Makes Destin Beaches So Attractive?

What Makes Destin Beaches So Attractive?

White sandy beaches and clear emerald green waters. These two things are synonymous with the Emerald Coast. Destin has some of the clearest aquamarine waters on the… Read More

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Destin Has Big Plans For December!

Holiday Boat Parades, Fireworks and Santa. Destin has your Florida holidays covered! The 28th Annual Holiday on the Harbor in Destin Harbor is planned for December 14th… Read More

So Long And Thanks for All the Fish!

So Long And Thanks for All the Fish!

Destin Harbor is home to many delightful marine animals. The most popular is the bottlenose dolphin! Dolphins evoke memories of the harmony we feel by the Gulf… Read More

Testimonials

“It was Great!” - On September 27, 2014, the Choctawhatchee High School Classes of 1953-1960 held combined Reunion at The Palms of Destin. This was a Dinner event and was attended by 200+ people. Having never used The Palms before-or knowing anyone who had-at the beginning, we were somewhat apprehensive as to how the event would turn out. However, in making arrangements with your employees we gained assurance that the event would turn out well, and we were not disappointed-"it was GREAT!!!" We want to send a BIG thank you to all your staff involved. We'd particularly like to compliment a number of your outstanding employees who were extremely helpful/cooperative - Tommy Browning, Marketing; Alexis Massey, Director of Events; Matt Sparks, Chef; and Bruce Blackshear, Security. It was obvious that Mrs. Massey is well-experienced in handling large events such as ours and we appreciate her helpful suggestions regarding the menu and room set-up as well as her outstanding oversight of the event. Our event coordinator, Ms. Jean Gray, spoke with Chef Sparks prior to the event and he gave her assurance that the food would be great and we wouldn't run out - we received many compliments on the fabulous food enjoyed by all! Mr. Blackshear provided helpful guidance to our arriving classmates regarding parking and the event room location. Also, he provided assistance to our committee for various things, including set up for class pictures. Thank you for the excellent service we received in helping to make this event successful and memorable - your organization is very fortunate to have employees of such caliber! Sincerely, - Curtis Melvin