“What better way to celebrate Thanksgiving in Destin than on the water? We offer the most relaxing and unforgettable Thanksgiving experience as you let us do all the cooking, cleaning and decorating.” said James Murray, General Manager for SunQuest Cruises. “Just sit back, relax with family and take in the beautiful sights and great food. No crowds, no worries.”
The SOLARIS chefs freshly prepare all meals aboard the yacht’s galley. The lavish Thanksgiving Buffet includes a Garlic and Herb-roasted Turkey with Giblet Gravy, Maple Ham, Southern Succotash, Shrimp and Grits with Andouille, Green Bean Casserole, Cornbread Dressing, Sweet Potato Casserole, Chef’s Special Thanksgiving Salad and an assortment of traditional Thanksgiving Desserts.
The Thanksgiving celebration continues through the weekend as the SOLARIS offers sunset and fine dining cruises on Friday, November 28 and Saturday, November 29 from 5-8 pm. The SOLARIS is the only dining and entertainment yacht in Northwest Florida, located at the all-inclusive Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.
SunQuest Cruises’ SOLARIS Thanksgiving Buffet Cruise ranges from $20 – $58 per person, which includes a two-hour cruise and a delectable Thanksgiving buffet. Reservations are required here or by calling 850.650.2519.
“Evenings on the water take on a whole new luster under the light of a full moon. This is the first in a series of Full Moon Cruises we will be hosting,” said James Murray, General Manager for SunQuest Cruises. “We’re thrilled to partner with this great organization to raise money to further their mission and make an impact in our community.”
The Junior League of the Emerald Coast began in 1964 with five women dedicated to making a difference in their community. Today, the Junior League of the Emerald Coast is an organization of nearly 300 Northwest Florida Panhandle women of diverse backgrounds who demonstrate an interest in and a commitment to voluntarism. The members of the Junior League of the Emerald Coast strive to uphold a mission of promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community.
“We are a diverse group of civic-minded women devoted to voluntarism and improving our communities,” stated Carly Harmer, President of the Junior League of the Emerald Coast. “We are looking forward to celebrating our 50th anniversary with the community this year and are working to ensure that the impact we have over the next 50 years is even greater!”
Guests will embark on an unforgettable evening as they are greeted by Captain Matt and explore all three indoor and outdoor decks of the SOLARIS yacht, including a silent auction. Delectable comfort foods freshly prepared by the SOLARIS chefs will be available throughout the yacht. The menu includes fresh Tomato Basil soup, grilled smoked cheese sandwiches, bruschetta margarita melts, shrimp, beef, veggie and chicken kabobs and more.
The indulgent evening continues with an irresistible S’mores Bar featuring an array of warm marshmallows, milk chocolate and graham crackers. Guests can also dance in the moonlight to live entertainment by well-known local DJ David Hall.
Boarding on the SOLARIS yacht begins at 6:30 p.m. at Sandestin’s Baytowne Marina, with the cruise from 7:30 – 10:30 p.m. The cost is $60 per person, which includes a three-hour cruise, food and live entertainment. Prior reservations are required by purchasing tickets at www.jlec.org or calling 850.269.7234.
About The Junior League of the Emerald Coast
As a member of the Association of Junior League’s International, the Junior League of the Emerald Coast is part of a global team with 293 Junior Leagues from the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the United Kingdom. Local members benefit from being a part of this global team by sharing ideas and community projects which are successful in other parts of the world and to use those experiences to better their own community.
What to Do in Destin for Halloween | Halloween Party on the SOLARIS Yacht
Halloween Party on a Yacht? That’s how we celebrate in Destin! Costumes, cocktails and Cadillac Willy will ‘rock the yacht’ on the SOLARIS Halloween Party Cruise in Destin Florida.
After the kids enter a candy coma, it’s time for the adults to brew up some mischief on the SOLARIS “Rock the Yacht” Halloween Party Cruise in Destin on Friday, October 31st from 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Guests should come dressed in their best costume for a contest and bring their dancing shoes for live music by Cadillac Willy.
The party begins at 9 p.m. as guests dressed in their Halloween best board the SOLARIS by the light of the eerie moon. Voted “Best Band” by the readers of Destin Magazine, Cadillac Willy will conjure up a ‘spooktacular’ set of live music that will rock all three levels of the yacht as the SOLARIS cruises the local waters.
Costumes and cocktails will bring frightful fun throughout the night. Local celebrity judges will be on the hunt for the best costumes aboard the SOLARIS. Prizes will be awarded for the best costume in each of these categories: sexiest, scariest, most original and best all around.
Boarding for the Halloween Party Cruise in Destin begins at 9 p.m. with the cruise from 10 p.m. – 1:30 a.m. The SOLARIS is docked at the all-inclusive Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, offering a variety of on-site accommodations for the night.
The SOLARIS “Rock the Yacht” Halloween Cruise in Destin is $28.50 per person, which includes a three and a half hour cruise and live entertainment. Must be 21 years or older. Tickets are pre-sold only online or by calling 850.650.2519.