Spice up your autumn season this year with a getaway to the Emerald Coast of Florida! Fewer crowds, fantastic temperatures and great vacation discounts - there are several exciting reasons fall is a great time to book your getaway to Destin! Need more motivation? The Emerald Coast features a fantastic collection of special events and festivals that proves fall is an even better time to pack your bags for Florida! During your stay at the Resorts of Pelican Beach - check out Destin's family-friendly fall events and festivals:

Destin Fishing Rodeo: Drawing in saltwater anglers to the World's Luckiest Fishing Village to compete for daily, weekly and overall prizes - the Destin Fishing Rodeo is the Emerald Coast's enormous month-long competition. Guests can watch the daily weigh-ins of king mackerel, marlin, sailfish and other big game fish on the docks at A.J.'s Seafood & Oyster Bar throughout the month of October! www.destinfishingrodeo.org

38th Annual Destin Seafood Festival: Right in the heart of the Destin Fishing Rodeo action along Destin Harbor, more than almost 70,000 guests in three days are set to attend the 2016 Destin Seafood Festival September 30 - October 2. Set up along the length of Destin Harbor, the Destin Seafood Festival is a unique opportunity to celebrate the heritage and seafood of the Emerald Coast! 

www.destinseafoodfestival.org

Coming November 5th, the 9th Annual Blues, Brews & BBQ! Experience Destin's local restaurants and commanding harbor views at this Destin Harbor good time for a good cause! Enjoy the featured craft beer tasting and barbeque competition, set to take over HarborWalk Village on November 5th. All proceeds benefit FRLA Educational Foundation, supporting the next generation of hospitality professionals.

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