Christmas Light Ceremonies in the 850

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Don’t miss the tree lightings happening all around the 850! 

Santa’s Arrival & Tree Lighting
Destin Commons – Nov. 18

Enjoy an evening with free face painting, photos with Rudolph & Frosty, and listen to your favorite festive tunes. Then at 7:00pm, Santa will arrive on Main Street to light the Christmas tree! 

Christmas Holiday Lights
Grand Boulevard at Sandestin – Nov. 18

Coastal White Christmas officially begins with a short parade that includes Santa’s arrival! Enjoy complimentary photos with Santa, horse-drawn carriage rides, and live entertainment.

Light Up the Park
Oaks By The Bay Park – Nov. 25

An annual holiday celebration featuring music by the Ukulele Orchestra of St. Andrews!

Turn on the Town
Rosemary Beach – Nov. 26

Don’t miss the excitement as they “turn on the town!” Enjoy musical performances by the Charles Dickens Carolers; see Santa’s big arrival and the lighting of the tree. Then enjoy a carriage ride throughout the festive town.

Christmas Tree Lighting
Lynn Haven’s Sharon Sheffield Park – Dec. 2

Enjoy a tree lighting ceremony and Holiday Spectacular concert featuring Neysa Wilkins. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be making a special appearance. 

Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration
Panama City, City Hall – Dec. 2

A beautiful tree lighting to kick off the holiday season beginning at 5:00pm! Enjoy music from the Bay High School Choir, a snow machine, and a visit from Santa Claus! 

12 Nights In Lights
Baytowne Wharf in Sandestin
Each Wed, Fri, Sat, Dec. 2-23

Watch three dazzling shows on the Village tree and Event Plaza Lawn at 6:00pm, 7:00pm, and 8:00pm.  This sparkling event will be featured during our special holiday edition of the Wednesday Night Concert Series.

Christmas Tree Lighting
Porter Park in Mexico Beach – Dec. 4

The night begins with a golf cart parade followed by a tree lighting. Then, you can see Santa make his grand appearance!