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
Elle + Mo : 3.1.2013

As soon as you meet Elle & Mo, you automatically know they are one of those couples who just have fun together. Their chemistry is obvious and we loved them right from the start. They come from two very different families, but you wouldn’t know it at their wedding reception in Destin. Both families came together […]

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The Bay House – Perfect for Every Occasion

Have you ever been to the Bay House? If you have, chances are that it was for a Destin, Florida beach wedding of some kind. Those are what we are known for. But the truth is, we do more than just that. We’ve expanded our operations to accommodate a variety of events from family reunions […]

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Planning a Reception Seating Chart

Are you working out the kinks to your Destin, Florida wedding reception? The seating chart is probably at the top of your list. It’s like a puzzle, but because it involves people rather than inanimate objects, it loses some appeal. After all, who really wants to mix and match personalities of loved ones and last […]

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Leave Us A Review!

Whether you were a guest, a bride or a host, we hope you enjoyed every ounce of your event at the Destin Bay House. We try to go above and beyond so that every moment is that much more memorable. That’s where we need your help. We want to know a little bit more about your experience […]

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Fall in Love with Your Wedding Venue

Congratulations! Now that you have the ring, the official wedding planning can begin. There’s only one problem, where on earth do you begin? We’d like to say it all starts with choosing a wedding venue in Destin, but there are a few questions you may have to ask yourself before you call and book a […]

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Explore the Destin Bay House

From the whimsical Spanish Moss trees to the Caribbean blue water, few places match the unparalleled beauty of the Destin Bay House. Over the years, the renovated 1950′s home has quickly made a name for itself as a premier event venue in Destin, Florida – the perfect place to host all of life’s most memorable […]

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Company Event Venues in Destin

Have you liked the Destin Bay House Facebook page yet? If so, you’ve already seen the pictures from one of our most recent events – a corporate party for the locally owned and operated Southern Family of Companies. This isn’t the first time we’ve done something like this either! Each year, Southern Vacation Rentals, Southern Residential […]

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Mother of the Bride Advice

In honor of Mother’s Day, we grabbed some tips from TheKnot.com and their mom’s on what to expect from marriage. A few of our favorites are below, but feel free to check out the list yourself and see what all they advise from communication and love to having separate bathrooms… 1. Support Each Other – […]

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Accommodations for Your Destination Wedding

Planning a beach wedding in Destin, Florida this summer? Congrats – we seriously could not imagine a more picturesque place. The tough part is dealing with all of those out-of-town guests. Sure, there’s not a bad place to stay when you’re spending a weekend in one the most popular destinations in Florida, but you want […]

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Planning a Beach Wedding

Are you sold on having a beach wedding in Destin? We can’t blame you. Beach weddings offer a sensible and elegant solution to the expense and headache often associated with a traditional wedding. But before you get carried away, here are some things you ought to consider when planning a beach wedding: 1. Location: Beaches […]

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