Posted on 6/14/2023

Father’s Day on 30A

Father’s Day is almost here, and it’s time to celebrate all the awesome dads out there! Not that dads don’t deserve to be celebrated every day, but with Father’s Day coming up, it’s a great reminder to treat our favorite fathers to something extra. If you happen to be spending this holiday along the sugary shores of Scenic 30A, there are so many ways you can make this day special for all the awesome dads in your life! Check out these fun ways to make dad feel extra loved this Father’s Day on 30A.


Okay, we know this one is a no-brainer, but you can’t let Father’s Day go by without hitting the beach. Is your dad the type who likes to veg on the shores, cold beer in hand? Or would he rather be out in the waves swimming, snorkeling, paddle boarding, or just being active? Either way, your dad will love some quality time at the beach. Grab some tasty snacks, a cooler with all dad’s favorite drinks, and beach games for a good time!


Is your dad a golfer? Then a tee time at Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort is a must this Father’s Day. The 54-hole course is set among beautiful coastal scenery and backs up to the Gulf of Mexico and Choctawhatchee Bay. Course options include the Raven, Baytowne, and Links. There’s no better way to spend dad’s day than relaxing on the golf course.


Many dads, especially those who visit the Emerald Coast, love to fish! If that’s your dad, surprise him with a day of fishing. Spend some time casting a line at the beach or one of 30A’s coastal dune lakes. Or, book a private fishing charter that is sure to be an experience for dad to remember!

Dining and Drinks

What’s the saying…a way to a man’s heart is through his stomach? Well, that’s still true with dads! So, show dad you love him by taking him out for food and drinks this Father’s Day. 30A is home to a variety of restaurants that any dad will love. Some favorites include Red Bar in Grayton Beach, Café Thirty-A in Seagrove, and Bud & Alley’s Waterfront Restaurant & Bar in Seaside. You may also want to check out Dad’s Day at Gather Kitchen + Bar at WaterColor Resort, where you can bring dad to dine and hang by the pool. There will also be complimentary Gather Pilsner by Odd Pelican for all dads!

Live Music

Along with great dining options, 30A is known for its live music scene. And Father’s Day is no exception! With live music happening at several locations, you can choose the type of tunes dad loves best. There will be dueling piano shows at Old Florida Fish House in Seagrove and Rum Runners at Baytowne Wharf. You’ll also find local artists and bands playing at The Big Chill, Stinky’s Bait Shack, Growler Garage, Red Bar, and more.

Solaris Lunch Cruise in Destin

Celebrate dad by booking a Father’s Day Lunch Cruise aboard the Solaris Yacht. On this cruise, dad is the MVP, and you will enjoy an unforgettable day of incredible views, a two-course lunch menu, and fun with the fam. Reservations are required.

Another fun way to salute dad this year is with a laidback BBQ at your 30A vacation rental. Most of our properties provide BBQ grills, making it easy to serve up a tasty al fresco meal. And if your rental happens to include a pool, you might want to move that BBQ poolside! We hope you and yours have a great Father’s Day this year on 30A!

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