We want all attendees of Emerald Coast Convention Center events to have the tools and resources they need for a smooth trip to Northwest Florida and an enjoyable stay nearby on Okaloosa Island, Fort Walton Beach, or Destin.
Explore travel options including flights and directions to the Heart of Florida’s Emerald Coast and parking at our venue.
Browse our listings of hotels, resorts, condos, vacation homes, RV parks, and other relaxing places to stay near the convention center.
When your event attendees are ready to step out from the Emerald Coast Convention Center, they will find many things to do in Destin, Fort Walton Beach, Okaloosa Island to keep them entertained. Guests may enjoy world-class shopping, championship golf, deep-sea fishing, dolphin cruises, and other attractions. Local restaurants will please any taste or budget with Gulf-to-Table cuisine, Southern style cooking, classic American, and more. If attendees want to take it easy on the beach, they have 24 miles of sugar-white sand to enjoy.