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Destin-Fort Walton Weddings

The Destin-Fort Walton Beach Convention Center brings together all the elements needed to make your wedding day magical, from the beauty of our venue to the genuine hospitality of our team. The sugar-white sand and emerald-green water creates a natural, breathtaking backdrop for your photo memories.

The exclusive, in-house caterer, Aramark, will delight the wedding party and guests with unforgettable culinary artistry while our professional AV team designs the perfect scene.

Be sure to check out our preferred wedding vendor partners for the best local wedding cakes, photographers, florists, planners, and more.

Please see our additional wedding event enhancements below or view our wedding packages. Our knowledgable sales team can be reached at 850-609-3800, and are happy to answer any questions you have about scheduling your perfect day!

Wedding Enhancements + Features

Room Features
  • The Grand Ballroom can accommodate up to 1,200 wedding guests for a seated meal

  • Tables and chairs included in room rental and arranged to your specifications

  • Terraces, foyers, and cocktail tables for pre-dinner receptions

  • Custom specialty linen can be ordered, including tablecloths, overlays, chair covers, and sashes to coordinate with your wedding colors

  • Dance floors as large as 33 by 36 feet

 

Technology Features
  • Specialty lighting available: colored up-lights, spotlights, gobos, and more
  • Projection packages available for bride/groom photo montage

  • Cake table and head table lighting

 

Amenities
  • Ample free parking

  • Complimentary dressing rooms with restroom and shower facilities for the wedding party with a separate bridal room for the bride

 

Extras
  • Event coordinator, operations representative, and security member on staff at all times during event

    • Food tasting with our exclusive in-house caterer, ARAMARK

    • On-site catering services through ARAMARK

    • Cake cutting services

  • Marquee signage congratulating the bride and groom

  • Coordination with security to ensure the safety of all guests

Complimentary Amenities, Equipment + Services

The following are provided free of charge with all meeting room rentals.

 
On-Site Convention Center Amenities, Equipment and Services
  • On-site event coordinator and support staff
  • Wi-Fi internet access
  • Parking including covered and open air with elevator access
  • Directional signage
  • Two (2) dressed tables
  • Tables and chairs for event set (not including vendor/trade show tables)
  • 8-by-16-foot riser
  • PA package to include one microphone, one mixer, and a house sound patch

 

Event Planning Services
  • Complete pre-event planning and coordination
  • Assistance selecting area accommodations
  • Room setup diagrams
  • Unlimited client coordination meetings

 

Advertising Services
  • Marquee
  • Internal signs
  • Website calendar and corresponding social media post