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
New Year, New Wedding Trends

As we head into 2015, we are giddy with excitement and anticipation to see what is in store for the wedding world this year. Our sources so far seem to imply the importance of infusing individual personalities traits into upcoming Destin, Floirda beach weddings. According to an article released by Bridal Guide, 2015 is full of “couples […]

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Saying Goodbye in Style

Just because your wedding in Destin, Florida has ended, does not mean that the fun has to. Whether you had a destination wedding or one in town at the Bay House, we have a great way you can honor your guests before you sail off into your first year of ‘Happily Ever After.’ Have you considered […]

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Planning a Rehearsal Dinner

Besides the all-important wedding day, there are few other events surrounding your beach wedding in Destin, Florida that will need some planning. And before you get overwhelmed, remember these events can be just as fun, memorable and exciting as the big day itself. Take for instance, the rehearsal dinner. Usually held the night before the […]

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Having a Simple Wedding

Having a Simple Wedding

Do you plan on serving burgers and beer at your simple Destin wedding? Don’t worry, you and your groom to be may have the last laugh. A recent study conducted by two professors at Emory University found that couples who spend less on their weddings tend to have longer-lasting marriages. And while we are not sure […]

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Planning Your Destination Wedding

When you are planning a Gulf Coast destination wedding, one thing is certain: The people you hire should be wizzes at working on location. You want an on-site wedding planner who will work with local vendors, coordinate menus, color schemes, flowers – the whole nine yards. If you can’t be there for the decisions, you […]

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Creating a Guest List: Who Makes the Cut?

It’s your big day and you deserve to have a magical experience. In making this dream come to life, one of the first things you need to do is create a guest list, or at least compile a rough draft of names. Decide if you want to keep your Destin beach wedding small with less than […]

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New Year’s Wedding

Many brides dream about a gorgeous summer wedding in Destin – June, after all, is usually the most popular month of the year to get hitched. But lately, we have been thinking about the perks that come with tying the knot at the beginning of the year and our most recent bride and groom have […]

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Intimate Wedding Receptions

What could be simpler than having a small, backyard wedding reception? While at first the idea may seem to be an easy and inexpensive alternative to beach wedding in Destin, be aware that there are some hidden costs that you may not have been considered. For example, you will probably need to rent nearly all […]

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Events and Weddings in Destin

When you begin planning an event, one of the most important factors is choosing the right location. Once you have determined the size and established the vibe, there are a few other things you will want to keep in mind when choosing a venue for your upcoming Destin wedding, rehearsal dinner or family reunion. Perhaps […]

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Angelica + Sydney : 1.11.2013

Some wedding photographers in Destin love overcast skies. Some photographers do some pretty amazing things with overcast skies. Hello Miss Lovely is one of those photographers. Not to mention, Angelica and Sydney are a beautiful couple! Even though it was a winter wedding, the weather was warm and pleasant. Guests laughed and enjoyed the bayside […]

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