Voted “Best Place to Shop” by readers of Emerald Coast Magazine, the award-winning Destin Commons continues to set the standard as Northwest Florida’s premier open-air lifestyle center. Opened in 2003, the outdoor center features more than 90 stores and restaurants offering the finest shopping, dining and experience entertainment, including Bass Pro Shops, Belk and the AMC Destin 14-screen stadium style movie theatre. In 2016, Whole Foods opened an estimated 35,000 square feet location at Destin Commons, its first in Northwest Florida.
Destin Commons includes more than 500,000 square feet of retail space, featuring the region’s first H&M and Uncle Buck’s FishBowl & Grill. The center also offers 70,000 square feet of Class “A” office space. Destin Commons is situated on 56 acres in the heart of Okaloosa County. The area, known as Florida’s Emerald Coast, was named one of “America’s Most Beautiful Places” by Good Morning America and ranked second and fourth in a U.S. News & World Report poll of “Best Family Beach Vacation in the USA” and “Florida’s Best Beaches”.