Rodeo Fun For Everyone

Destin Fishing Rodeo

Just for Kids

Every child who enters a fish in the Destin Fishing Rodeo that weighs 1 lb. or more gets a rod and reel and a certificate suitable for framing!

2016 Kids Events

Kids FallFest

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Free Event

Celebrate autumn on the Destin Harbor with the Kids FallFest, a free family-friendly event on Friday, October 16 from 1 – 3 pm. Join AJ’s and The Destin Fishing Rodeo as they bring you fun activities including face painting, arts & crafts, and pumpkin decorating.

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Destin Fishing Rodeo Kid’s Wagon Boat Parade

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Free Event (elementary school-aged children)

67th Annual Destin Fishing Rodeo Kid’s Wagon Boat Parade at AJ’s Seafood and Oyster Bar. Celebrate the Destin Fishing Rodeo by kicking it off with the Kids Wagon parade. A free family-friendly event on the Destin harbor Friday October 16 from 2 – 4 pm at AJ’s.

Decorate your wagon to look like a sailing sloop, charter boat, pirate ship or bathtub!!! Whatever your boat designer kid dreams up! Join AJ’s and the Destin Fishing Rodeo as they bring you fun activities including face painting, arts and crafts, the wagon parade, and more. There is no registration fee, and is open for elementary school-aged children.

Rootin Tootin Rodeo Round-Up

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Limited to 150 Anglers 12 and Under

$10.00 Entry Fee (includes pier fee, tee-shirt, bait, rod and reel, lunch)

Okaloosa Island Pier Registration 8 – 8:45 am Fishing 9 – 11 am Lunch 11 am

Bring your child 12 and under to the Okaloosa Island Pier for a fun-filled morning of fishing on the pier. Registration for the round-up is in person from 8 – 8:45 am with fishing from 9 – 11 am and ends with lunch on the dock. The event for 2015 is strictly limited to 150 anglers. The $10.00 entry fee includes pier fee for the angler and his/her parents, a tee-shirt, bait, a rod and reel to keep and lunch.

Halloween on the Harbor!

Monday, October 31st Free Event

Wear your costume and join Rodeo Captains, Anglers, Rodeo Judges, Miss Destin and staff to be a part of the largest Halloween Party in Destin. Don’t miss a minute of this fun night at the Rodeo that ends with a Bang as AJ’s sponsors the Rodeo/Halloween Fireworks Finale!

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