Celebrate the kick-off of the Sandestin Wine Festival on the SOLARIS yacht with four-courses with premium champagne pairings and a two-hour cruise.

Celebrate the kick-off of the Sandestin Wine Festival with four courses, premium champagne pairings and a two-hour cruise.

Sparkling waves and soft breezes will set the mood for SunQuest Cruises’s Champagne and Seafood Lunch Cruise to kick off the Sandestin Wine Festival.

Docked at Sandestin’s Baytowne Marina, the SOLARIS and its chefs will feature an elaborate four-course, Gulf Coast seafood menu paired with premium champagnes during the two-hour cruise on April 17, 2015.

“The Sandestin Wine Festival is one of the most anticipated events of the year and our location just steps away makes it a perfect way to celebrate the start of the weekend,” stated James Murray, General Manager for SOLARIS. “Our guests still talk about last year’s event and we look forward to another great culinary celebration on the water.”

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Meyer Land PaddleMeyer Boarding Co. is hosting the first Land Paddle/SUP Paddle Biathlon at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park featuring rolling hills, picturesque scenery and some really nice pavement on Saturday, April 26th from 10 AM – 4 PM. This first-of-its-kind event will feature live music, food, demos, art and of course, tons of racing action.

The races will include a 6K Land & Sea Paddle Biathlon, a 5K Team Relay Race and an Individual Sprint Race. Paddle Battle early entry fee is $15. Click here to register.

The event is being sponsored by Meyer Boarding Company, 30A.com, G.U.S.U. Paddleboarding, Coastal Bank and Trust, Destin Honey Baked Ham, KENEDIK Design Studio, CUP, Happy Hippee Coastal Wear, Hungry Boards and more.

For more info, visit Meyer Boarding Co. or call 850-830-1893.

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Sinfonia Gulf Coast will bring its main stage concert season to an animated finale on Saturday, April 11, at 7 p.m. at the Emerald Coast Convention Center with Disney Pixar in Concert.

From the ‘Toy Story’ trilogy, ‘Cars’, ‘Finding Nemo’, and ‘A Bug’s Life’, to ‘The Incredibles’ and ‘UP’, Pixar has forever impacted film-making and given audiences of all ages some of the most beloved characters in cinematic history. Sinfonia Gulf Coast will perform all of the memorable scores from each of Pixar’s 13 movies accompanied with visually stunning clips, including some from their latest release ‘Brave’, projected onto a large screen mounted above the orchestra.

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Fish Out of Water

WaterColor Inn Resort will host a traditional Easter Brunch at The Lakehouse overlooking the pool and Western Lake on Sunday, April 20th, from 9:00 am – 1:30 pm.

The menu includes classic starters, soup, desserts and over ten delightful favorites from the Chef’s Station. The brunch costs $70/adult and $30/child (tax and gratuity not included). Prior reservations are recommended.

Fish Out of Water will be open Easter Sunday evening, featuring an Ala Carte Menu with special features.

These Easter Festivities are also FREE and open to the public:

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Grayton Bar and Grill is now open for lunch every Thursday through Sunday from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM. GO >

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Sunquest Cruises' SOLARIS

Sunquest Cruises’ SOLARIS

Follow the bunny tracks down to Baytowne Marina and hop aboard the SOLARIS on Sunday, April 20th from 1 – 3 p.m. for a relaxing lunch cruise.

“Easter weekend is all about spending time with family and friends. If you’re fortunate enough to celebrate in Destin, this is an unforgettable experience for all ages,” said James Murray, General Manager for SOLARIS.

After taking in the warm coastal breezes and panoramic views from the sky deck, guests will enjoy a three-course meal that begins with a Baby Spinach and Mushroom Salad. Choice of entrée includes Filet en Croute, Gulf Shrimp Scampi Fettuccini, Chicken Cordon Bleu and Vegetable Lasagna. The meal ends with Chef’s choice of dessert. The children’s menu includes Chicken Tenders, Macaroni & Cheese and fresh seasonal Vegetables.

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