New Year’s Eve 2014 Celebration | Fireworks, Dinner & Dancing Cruise

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Destin on the Water with Fireworks, Dinner & Dancing
 
Ring in the New Year in true Emerald Coast style and on the water in Destin, Florida. SunQuest Cruises is hosting its annual New Year’s Eve Fireworks, Dinner and Dancing Cruise on the SOLARIS yacht on Wednesday, December 31st from 8 pm – 12:30 am. Patrons will embark on a memorable evening that includes a five-course seated dinner, live entertainment, fireworks, party favors and champagne.
 
“New Year’s Eve is our ultimate celebration on the water,” stated James Murray, General Manager for SunQuest Cruises. “We combine the best of all worlds from cruising our local waters to indulging in a gourmet meal to enjoying the best seat in the house for fireworks. It’s all about creating fond memories and happiness for our guests.”
 
Guests will enjoy the elegant fusion of the luxurious yacht, ambiance, romance, staff and entertainment at this one-of-a-kind New Year’s Eve experience. Upon being greeted on-board by Captain Matt, guests are welcomed to start the evening with a cocktail from the full-service bar while taking in the panoramic views of the marina and resort. As everyone explores all three indoor and outdoor decks, the SOLARIS chefs are freshly preparing gourmet meals on-board the yacht’s galley.
 
While the SOLARIS cruises the local waters, the five-course culinary adventure begins with a Prosciutto-wrapped Goat Cheese Persimmons with Autumn drizzle, followed by a Roast Butternut Squash Soup with Lump Crab and Sherry reduction. Next, guests will enjoy a Wild Green Salad featuring Rocket Arugula, shaved Manchego, Duck Confit and Fig Balsamic dressing. Entrée choices include Herb-Encrusted Filet Mignon, Cornbread & Andouille-stuffed Breast of Chicken, Gulf Gropper-topped Shrimp Scampi and Harvest Vegetables. The meal concludes with Chef’s New Year’s Celebration Dessert.
 
The soiree on the water continues with live music that can be heard from all three decks. At final countdown, guests will grab party favors and raise a glass to 2015 with a midnight Champagne toast. The sky will illuminate above them as they enjoy the best seat in the house for the fireworks show from the nearby Sandestin resort. Sandestin also offers a variety of accommodations on-property for anyone seeking a worry-free night.
 
The SOLARIS New Year’s Eve Fireworks and Dinner Cruise is an all-inclusive event for $110 per person, including a 4 ½ hour cruise, five-course meal, live entertainment, fireworks, party favors and champagne. All guests over 21 are welcomed to attend. Reservations required online here or calling 850.650.2519.
 
About SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS
Docked at Sandestin’s Baytowne Marina, SunQuest Cruises’ SOLARIS yacht is a magnificent 125 foot, 5,200 square foot yacht with three decks of indoor and outdoor spaces. The SOLARIS is the only dining and entertainment yacht in Northwest Florida, offering public dinner cruises year-round for up to 150 people. Since 2004, the award-winning SOLARIS has also served as a unique venue for holiday parties, corporate events, weddings, receptions and more. The SOLARIS has been the recipient of the “Best Wedding and Reception Venue” award by readers of The Knot for four consecutive years. For more information, visit www.SunQuestCruises.com or call 850.650.2519.
 
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Thanksgiving Buffet in Destin Fla | SOLARIS Yacht in Sandestin

Where to Eat in Destin for Thanksgiving?| Thanksgiving Buffet Cruises on SOLARIS Yacht in Sandestin

 
Relax on the water and indulge in a cornucopia of Thanksgiving cuisines
 
Celebrate Thanksgiving on the water on SunQuest Cruises’ Thanksgiving Buffet Cruises on the SOLARIS yacht in Sandestin on Thursday, November 27. Guests will enjoy a lavish Thanksgiving Buffet including a cornucopia of coastal and traditional cuisines, with the lunch cruise from 12-2 pm and the dinner cruise from 6-8 pm.
 
“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 journey begins as guests are greeted on-board by Captain Matt and explore all three indoor and outdoor decks of the 125’ SOLARIS yacht. Whether it’s inside the elegant dining room with panoramic windows or on the open air decks, all seating on the SOLARIS yacht offers breathtaking scenic views of the beautiful local waters and landscape.
 
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.
 
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Things to Do in Destin Fla | Full Moon Cruise

Things to Do in Destin Fla | Full Moon Cruise on SOLARIS Yacht in Sandestin

 
Cruise for a cause as SunQuest Cruises partners with the Junior League of the Emerald Coast for a Full Moon Cruise on the SOLARIS yacht in Sandestin on Friday, November 7th from 7:30 – 10:30 p.m. The Junior League of the Emerald Coast is celebrating 50 years of making a difference in the community with a night of dining and dancing under the moonlight.
 
“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.
 
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