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Earth Day in Destin (2024)

April 24, 2024

April 22 is Earth Day! No matter where you are in the world this Earth Day, there are plenty of things that you can do to celebrate our beautiful planet. Here is what you can expect this Earth Day in Destin! 


Destin is hosting some great events in honor of Earth Day! Check out... 

Earth Day Painting Class: Get creative with the Destin Parks and Recreation Department this Earth Day! Come to Captain Royal Melvin Heritage Park on April 12, 2024 for an Earth Day Painting Class. Each painter will be able to personalize a reusable canvas bag! There will also be snacks and refreshments. 

Destin Earth Day Beach Clean Up: Join local businesses and organizations for a beach clean up on April 20, 2024 in honor of Earth Day. Participants can compete to earn fun prizes! Don't want to compete? Don't worry- you'll still get a reward! Participants will receive a free event t-shirt and a free post clean up breakfast provided by local restaurants. 


Looking for more ways to celebrate Earth Day or looking to make your travel a little greener? You can... 

  • Embrace Ecotourism: Seek out travel companies committed to sustainable practices.
  • Pack Smart: Lighter luggage leads to less fuel consumption on flights!
  • Minimize Waste: Opt for reusable water bottles and shopping bags. 
  • Utilize Transit: Public transit is an affordable, green way to get around town. (Feeling active? Consider renting a bike or exploring on foot!) 
  • Leave No Trace: When exploring, stay on designated trails. Remember to remove your trash when you leave! 
  • Shop Local: Prioritize locally-owned restaurants and shops to minimize the environmental impacts of shopping. 

How are you celebrating Earth Day? Tell us in the comments!