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25th Celebration of Emerald Coast Poker Run

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The Emerald Coast Boat Week starts in 20 days! August 8 – 12 will feature a week’s worth of exciting events that kick off with the famous Poker Run on Saturday the 12th. These events are presented by the Emerald Coast Foundation which supports children’s charities and youth organizations in Okaloosa County. With 2 different entry levels- Emerald and Ruby, anyone who is interested in participating in the Poker Run to has the opportunity!


Every day will feature something new and BOATworthy (ha-ha) including the Boat Parade at Emerald Grande on the Destin Harbor; Blues, Brews and BBQ Party at AJ’s on the Bayou in Okaloosa Island; Miss Boat Week Bikini Contest at The Block in Ft. Walton Beach; A special Rockin’ the Docks Captains Party at AJ’s in Destin and a big finale filled with colorful speed boats from around the country flying by. Plus, immediately after the Poker Run a fantastic party will be held at the Emerald Coast Convention Center featuring Poker, Black Jack, a silent auction, All You Can Eat and an open bar.


This event is in a central location for all of the Emerald Coast’s visitors whether you’re in Destin, Okaloosa Island or South Walton so don’t miss this 25th anniversary celebration! 

Wednesday, July 19, 2017