About the Destin Bay House®

About the Destin Bay House®

Situated directly on beautiful Choctawhatchee Bay in Destin, Florida, the Destin Bay House provides a unique and exciting waterfront venue for weddings, receptions, rehearsal dinners, reunions, parties and other events.  With a location close to all the resort towns of the Emerald Coast including Crystal Beach, Sandestin, 30-A and Fort Walton Beach the Bay House is the perfect spot for your next event.

The Destin Bay House has the space to accommodate events both large and small. With a four thousand square foot bay-front lawn and white sand beach area overlooking the crystal clear waters of the Choctawhatchee Bay we can accommodate outdoor bayside and beach weddings and receptions of up to two hundred guests. We also feature an indoor dining area offering exquisite bay views with over two thousand feet of space along with a generous screened porch. Our dock offers deep water mooring for water craft that may be part of your plans as well as a great photo opportunity with Crab Island in the background.

We are Destin’s premier new venue for all occasions. Everything about the Bay House has been designed with your event in mind. From the beautiful chandeliers and wood floors to the great sound system and exquisite exterior lighting, no detail has been spared. Our list of preferred Destin event planners, caterers, photographers and musicians has been carefully selected to oversee and implement your vision for the perfect event.

Come experience the beauty of this waterfront property covered with majestic old oak and magnolia trees. Please call for a private tour.

Latest News
How to Plan a Rehearsal Dinner

Hosting a rehearsal dinner in Destin is a great way to relax, mingle and unwind before your big day. Don’t just write it off as one more thing to plan and stress over. Take a deep breath and embrace the opportunity to show your guests who you are as couple. We know what you’re thinking: “Isn’t […]

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Wedding Advice to Ignore

Wedding Advice to Ignore

Planning a wedding can sometimes be like picking a baby’s name – everyone seems to have their own two cents to add. You’ve probably already encountered a fair amount of opinions and suggestions, and all you can do at this point is trust your good old “smile and nod” technique. That’s a little easier said than […]

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Renovations at the Bay House

At the Bay House, we work hard to provide our guests with an experience that is exceptional in every way. That is one of the main reasons we are so thrilled to announce that our renovations are complete – just in time for all the spring weddings in Destin! Many of you already know that […]

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Wedding Traditions

Blending wedding traditions of the bride and groom is what makes your wedding day uniquely yours. “Something borrowed, something blue,” “it’s bad luck to see the bride before the ceremony,” – these are the things we are used to, but Buzzfeed’s fascinating video of wedding traditions from around the globe has definitely thrown us for a […]

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HOT, New Wedding Trends!

Three months into 2015 and what a wonderful three months it has been! We’re oozing with anticipation for the spring season, so much so that we can barely contain our excitement for the upcoming beach weddings at the Bay House. And, in case you’ve missed the past few we’ve hosted, we’ve compiled a list of […]

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Upcoming Event at the Bay House!

Time to break out those pearls, hats and your Sunday Best because Tea at Two is right around the corner, an event we are absolutely thrilled to host! Barber and Gall Promotions invites you to come out on Sunday, May 3rd for an afternoon of shopping and mingling. Tickets are $30 with proceeds benefiting a […]

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Fake Cake: Saving You $1,000

Have you started to plan your Destin, Florida beach wedding? If so, you may be at the point where you find yourself overwhelmed with expenses. The starting price alone for a three-tiered custom wedding cake – the ones little girls dream of – can cost anywhere from $1,500 to $2,000 or more. Crazy, we know! […]

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Destin Named One of Florida’s Best Beaches

If you are planning a wedding in Destin, or even a rehearsal dinner, family reunion or corporate retreat along the Emerald Coast, congratulations for choosing one of the best beaches in Florida to host your event! Our beautiful emerald shores recently placed within the top ten of USA Today’s “Best Florida Beach” poll. The battle for […]

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The UnWedding Workshop 2.0

We have exciting news! One of our favorite Destin, Florida wedding photographers, Brett Birdsong, owner of Birdsong Photography is coming to the Bay House and not just to shoot another beautiful beach-side wedding. That’s right! Brett is traveling from the Midwest to host The UnWedding Workshop 2.0, and in his words simply because “shooting a […]

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Rehearsal Dinner Basics

Don’t let the name fool you – it’s not just a rehearsal dinner in Destin that you are planning… Here’s everything you need to know about the pre-wedding extravaganza: Let’s start with the basics of what it is. In the past, the rehearsal dinner was thought of more as a formality, these days it’s cause […]

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