This year’s event format will be changing — Save the date!
The Best of Emerald Coast event is transitioning to the Best of the Emerald Coast Winner’s Soiré which will take place on Thursday, October 12, 2023, at Grand Park at Grand Boulevard at Sandestin in Miramar Beach. PLEASE NOTE: This is not a festival event. Only select winners will be on display serving their products or services as sponsors of this year's event.
The public is invited to celebrate the 25th annual Best of the Emerald Coast Winners results voted by the readers of Emerald Coast Magazine! This year’s event format has changed. This intimate soirée will be one for the books — all in celebration of 25 years of BEST! Guests will enjoy an evening where all their senses will be stimulated: MUSIC, VISUAL MURAL ARTISTS, DELIGHTFUL CUISINE, AND LIBATIONS.
Featured Band: Monochrome
Featured Artists: Maxine Orange, Sarah Page, Lindsay Tobias, Morgan Summers, Daniela de Castro Sucre and more
Featured Libations: Idyll Hounds, Distillery 98, Palm Folly, Timbercreek Distillery, Coastal Coffee Bar Co., Tipsey Mule, Tarpon Cellars, Cantina Laredo Margarita and more
Featured Cuisine: Harbor Docks, McGuires Irish Pub, Marrow Chefs, Taco 30A, Shunk Gulley Oyster Bar, Black Bear Bread Co. and more.
Over 150 winners will be in attendance to celebrate their deserved win.
The public is welcome to intertwine and celebrate with the best of the best to mark this incredible accomplishment!
Dress Code: Casual/Resort Chic/Cocktail attire (wear your biggest and brightest colors)
This year's event will benefit the organization voted as Best Charity/Nonprofit in our 2023 reader choice poll. Congratulations to the Emerald Coast Autism Center. Click here to make a donation to this deserving organization.
General Admission Tickets $75 (prices increase week of): Access to the event including a welcome drink, heavy hors d’oeuvres (2 courses each) by over 4 local restaurants, libations, participation in all the event entertainment: Photo opp, Monochrome live band, optional participation in the lottery purchases for a chance to win products, gift certificates and more from not only our BEST winners from this years results but some of our favorite places in town! Doors open at 6 p.m. with event starting at 6:30–9:00 p.m.
VIP Tickets $125 (prices increase week of):
VIP Ticket holders will receive early access to the event starting at 5:30pm, exclusive VIP swag bag, access to an exclusive VIP area with additional bites and libations, VIP reserved area by the stage to enjoy an up and close experience with the Monochrome Band, plus all that the General Admission ticket holders receive (Access to the event including a welcome drink, heavy hors d’oeuvres (2 courses each) by over 4 local restaurants, libations, participation in all the event entertainment: Photo opp, Monochrome live band, optional participation in the lottery purchases for a chance to win products, gift certificates and more from not only our BEST winners from this years results but some of our favorite places in town! VIP ticket holders also gain early entry to the event at 5:30 p.m.
For more information about this event or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Renee Johnson at [email protected]
**THIS EVENT WILL BE HELD RAIN OR SHINE!**
***PLEASE REVIEW YOUR ORDER VERY CAREFULLY BEFORE PROCESSING. ABSOLUTELY NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES ARE AVAILABLE***
Thank you to our amazing sponsors: Grand Boulevard Town Center, Florida Blue, Luke & Blue's, Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa, Silver Sands Premium Outlets, Hawley 30-A Hat Bar, Harbor Docks, McGuire's Irish Pub Destin, Marrow Chef's, Black Bear Bread. Co, Shunk Gulley Oyster Bar, Taco 30A, Cantina Laredo, Idyll Hounds Brewing Company, Tarpon Cellars, Timbercreek Distillery, Palm Folly, Distillery 98, Lumi Pod, Proffitt PR, BeachyBlooms, Sunbelt Rentals, Bay Area Awards, Coastal Coffee Bar. Co, Tipsy Mule Bar, Moore Media and Epic Photo.