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
$500 Off the Destin Bay House Venue Fee!

From consistent weather and better flower selection to increased availability amongst family and friends, the reasons to have a summer wedding in Destin are endless. Did we mention how incredibly emerald the water gets around this time of year? It is honestly too good to be true. We know what you are thinking, a summer […]

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New Year: New Wedding Trends

2015 has been a spectacular year full of incredible beach weddings at the Destin Bay House. We feel truly honored to have been chosen by our brides and grooms, and could not be more excited for the 2016 season. New couples, new love and of course, new wedding trends. Speaking of, Pinterest is already flooded […]

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Reasons to Hire a Wedding Videographer

There are many brides who forgo the thought of hiring a videographer to capture their weddings in Destin, Florida. Budgets become the common excuse for not hiring one. That said, many come to regret that decision for a few reasons; mainly because photography does not capture everything that film does. If you don’t hire a […]

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Things to Start Saving For…

Things to Start Saving For…

Congratulations on your recent engagement! We have no doubt that you have already started to plan your perfect destination wedding, but before you get too far, you may want to make some other plans. Plans for future purchases, that is. There are a few expenses that come with getting married that are traditionally paid for by […]

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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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Frequently Asked Wedding Party Questions

If you plan on being in your friend’s upcoming Destin or 30A wedding, you may find yourself with a few unanswered questions. Don’t worry though! We’re breaking down the answers in an easy-to-read FAQ style. (1) What events am I supposed to attend? The events can vary based on the bride and groom, but usually […]

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Congratulations, Erin & Andy!

Many of you would agree that a large part of what makes the Bay House so great is our Events Coordinator, Erin. The past few years, she has worked extremely hard to make every event – weddings, rehearsal dinners, birthday parties and more – special for each individual client. That is why we are so happy to […]

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Hiring a Wedding Photographer

When your big day finally rolls around, it will be so overwhelming that your memory may be a bit unfocused. Let’s be honest, the day is going to fly by, making it hard to remember every little detail. That is why it is so important to hire the right wedding photographer. You want someone who will capture […]

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Reasons to Do a First Look

If you’re recently engaged and planning the details of your Destin wedding and reception, you may be teetering back and forth between the idea of a “first look.” For those of you who aren’t aware, a first look is a staged moment set up by your photographer. It’s for the bride and groom to see […]

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Halloween Themed Weddings

Planning a wedding on Hallowen? It’s time to look beyond the candy bars, Jack-o-lanterns and spooky cobwebs (unless you really love that aspect of October), and turn your head to something a little more – “dare” we say – stylish. From your hairstyle to your menu, we’ve “carved” out the ways to host a Pinterest-worthy […]

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