After the sunsets in Destin nothing finishes off a relaxing day at the beach better than a cold drink from a local bar. Or if it is adventure you seek you will find plenty of exciting nightlife in Destin.
Dance the night away in one of the many dance clubs in Destin, venture out to Okaloosa Island and experience the boardwalk, enjoy a good laugh from a local comedy club, or kick back a few and listen to some great live music. The nightlife in Destin holds a special place in the hearts of tourists and locals alike.
Club Bimini features live music 7 days a week from 4PM-4AM. During the day Bimini is an open deck bar that offers appetizers, sandwiches, and fish baskets with a view of the Destin Harbor. AJ’s may be the most well known nighlife hotspot on the entire Gulf Coast, if you like to party plan on spending sometime here.
Famous for its live entertainment, the Hog’s Breath Saloon Destin offers live music, good food and drinks, and world famous T-shirts and clothing. If you find yourself in town for the World Famous Home Made Bikini Contest, make sure you make plans to attend.
Nightown is Destin’s hottest nightclub for the 21 and up scene. Open from 9 PM to 4 AM Fridays and Saturdays, Nightown has been the nightlife destination on the Emerald Coast for over 30 years. Join them for the ultimate party atmosphere. Fresh of a recent remodel, we’ll sure you love what you see.
Bud & Alley’s is much more than a restaurant and beach bar. It’s a beloved institution that over the years has helped make Seaside what it is today. Bud & Alley’s is South Walton’s oldest restaurants and favorite gathering spot. Located 15 minutes east of Destin, Bud & Alley’s is worth the trip. Plan to catch the sunset from their open air deck.
Formerly of Bourbon Street in New Orleans, the Village Door is Sandestin’s only dedicated live music and dance venue. Live entertainment, every night, in a World-Class venue featuring the best area music. Dance to the finest sound and light show in the region. Party in style at the Village Door.
The Funky Blues Shack and Graffiti offer great live music, a unique folk art covered decor, and food to remember. This nightlife location is one you will always remember. If you fall in love with the unique decor, you can take a piece home. It’s all for sale!
Voted one of the Best Bars in America by Esquire Magazine this is a night spot you cannot miss. Arrive by boat or car, catch live music, and be sure to try the pizza. Located just south of the bridge on Okaloosa Island, Helen Back is a long time local favorite.
Originally a true boathouse, The Boathouse Oyster Bar is one of Destin’s best kept secrets and a local hangout. Offering fresh Appalachacola Oysters and an amazing gumbo with an unmatched view of the Destin Harbor.
The Swamp features national bands and regional artist. Located on the Beach on Okaloosa Island the Swamp is the area’s largest beachfront night spot. Located at the Boardwalk, you can also walk to Howl at the Moon, another great nighlife hot spot!
The Red Bar is South Walton’s most popular indoor destination. It’s the place for fun with family and friends while taking in the eclectic decor, listening to live Jazz music and enjoying great food and cocktails. Located in the center of Grayton Beach, The Red Bar offers an experience like no other.