Destin Reception Locations (Gulf Shores to Panama City)

Gulf Shores, AL – Reception Locations

Gulf State Park:  On-Site Pavilion
Built after Hurricane Ivan, the new beach Pavilion boasts 100,000 square foot open-air is larger and designed to withstand hurricanes.  Noted for the inverted curved roof, this beach pavilions contains private showers, air-conditioned restrooms, picnic area and two large open fireplaces.  Open 7am to Sunset, when you reserve the Pavilion this reservation begins at 5pm!  *To rent the Beach Pavilion, please check our rental availability calendar for the date you are interested in:  Rental Availability Calendar

Peak Season (April through October) Friday-Sunday $650; Monday-Thursday $500

Non-Peak Season (November through March) Friday-Sunday $350; Monday-Thursday $250


Fisher’s Upstairs @ Orange Beach Marina

Cobalt, The Restaurant

The Gulf (Orange Beach)

Lousiana Lagniappe


Perdido Key – Reception Locations

Perdido Key East/West Pavilions:  Eight covered picnic shelters are available on a first-come, first serve basis at the park.

The Crab Trap – Perdido Key

Purple Parrot Tiki Bar

Gulf Islands National Seashore (Pensacola Beach) – Reception Locations

Langdon Beach

Battery Langdon Picnic Pavilion

Casino Beach Bar & Grille

Flounder’s Chowder House

Palafox Wharf Water Front Reception Venue

The Garden Center (Pensacola Federation of Garden Clubs Inc.)

5eleven Palafox Event Hosting

Navarre Beach – Reception Locations

Broussard’s Bayou Grill

Windjammers on the Gulf

Opal Beach:  24 Large Pavilions – overall there are five groups of Pavilions, labeled A through E, with each group having one restroom and four picnic pavilions, four to six tables in each. None are bolted down and therefore able to be shuffled for preferred seating and/or setup! Two of the Four pavilions in each group can be reserved – one has two grills, the others do not and are first come, first served.

Fort Walton Beach – Okaloosa Island – Reception Locations

Giovanni’s One89

Ali’s Bistro

The Gulf Restaurant (Bayside – Outdoor/Covered)

Destin – Santa Rosa Beach – Reception Locations

The Crab Trap @ James Lee Park

Fudpuckers Beachside Bar & Grill

790 on the Gulf Restaurant

Celebration Hall

Seagar’s Prime Steaks & Seafood

Marlin Grill

Vue on 30a


Borago Restaurant

Cafe Thirty-A

Point Washington Preserve

Eden Gardens State Park

Bud & Alley’s

723 Whiskey Bravo

Surfing Deer

Panama City – Reception Locations

Havana Beach Bar & Grill

Cuvee 30A

Spinnaker Beach Club

Saltwater Grill