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
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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The Wedding: Who Pays For What?

Here at the Bay House, it’s safe to say we deal with budgets a lot. Setting a budget is one of the most important parts of planning your dream beach wedding in Destin, Florida. However, before you can figure out how much you can afford, we advise you figure out who is paying for what. […]

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Cause for a Celebration…

Longer and brighter days are upon us and we can barely contain our excitement. Spring is in the air and we are thrilled for the many beach weddings to come at the Destin Bay House! But that’s not all we’re looking forward to… Birthdays, bar mitzvahs, corporate events, you name it, we can help you […]

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Spring Weddings in Destin!

Spring is in the air, finally! And we couldn’t be more excited to celebrate the return of warm weather, fresh flowers and most of all Destin, Florida wedding season. We don’t have to tell you though, you’re probably just as eager as we are to get the ball rolling for your big day. Just in case you […]

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Champagne Taste and a Wine Cooler Budget

Let’s face it; weddings are expensive. We love to hear about your wildest wedding dreams and get to know your personalities as we plan, but even more than that we love turning your dreams into a reality! One big hurdle in the wedding planning process that many brides want to avoid discussing is the budget. Quality […]

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Catering Your Wedding

With so many elements that go into planning your dream destination weddings, it is totally normal to have a million questions, especially when it comes to food. The options are endless and who knows what you’ll be in the mood for on the big day, but don’t worry! We have some tips and tricks to help […]

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