Destin Florida FAQ’s

If you’re planning a trip to Destin, Florida some of the questions below ‘might’ be on your mind. We researched online some of the most frequently asked questions about Destin, Florida and have posted them below for you to review.

QUESTION: I want to have my wedding on the beach! Do I need a permit?

ANSWER: All groups of 20 or more wishing to gather or hold an event of any kind on city-owned property are required to secure a Park Event Permit through the Destin Parks & Recreation Department. Examples include, but are not limited to; weddings, anniversary parties, family reunions, company picnics, sporting events and private parties. You can learn more about these permits on the City Of Destin’s official website.

QUESTION: Where can I get a marriage license?

ANSWER: Simply visit the Okaloosa County Courthouse.

QUESTION: Can I shoot fireworks on the beach?

ANSWER: Fireworks are not allowed on the beaches in Destin, Florida

QUESTION: Can I bring my dog to the beach?

ANSWER: Dogs are not allowed on the beach in Destin, Florida

QUESTION: I’m bringing my boat to Destin. Where can I put it in the water?

ANSWER: You can launch your boat at Joe’s Bayou public launch. The launch fee’s are $10 per day. For more information you can call them at (850) 654-5184.

QUESTION: I’m bringing my RV to Destin is there somewhere I can park it?

ANSWER: There are a few different RV parks in the area, however, Henderson Beach State Park is within the Destin city limits.

QUESTION: Do you have some maps of the Florida panhandle?

ANSWER: Below are some links to maps of various areas of Destin, Florida. The maps are brought to you using MapQuest website, which is phenomenal because it allows you to get directions (from where you’re at right now) to where you want to go in Destin Florida. You can get estimated times as well as multiple routes incase there are any traffic concerns. If you’re just exploring the map for different areas of Destin, Florida we believe these are the best resources online!

Map of Florida Panhandle

Map of Destin Florida

Map of Gulf Coast

Map of The Emerald Coast

Map of Florida Panhandle