Shopping on Okaloosa Island and Destin
If you like to shop, you won’t be disappointed. Okaloosa Island and the surrounding area offers charming boutiques, traditional malls, quaint open-air complexes and more. Whether you prefer big-name brands or unique, locally owned stores, you’ll find great deals, a wide selection and friendly service.
The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island at 1450 Miracle Strip Pkwy. SE, has beach side shopping featuring the following stores: Kitty Hawk Kites, Islander, Surfside Outfitters, and Boardwalk Tee’s. Islanders Coastal Outfitter is a shop locals and tourist seek for their beach attire and accessories- boardshorts, bikinis, flip-flops, and more. With a love for the beach and the waterman culture, Islanders mission was simple: To promote beach lifestyles while providing high quality beach and outdoor apparel, accessories, and products. Thus the reason their location remains on the beach, living the lifestyle – wearing, testing, and loving the beach apparel, surf and outdoor gear, sunglasses and sandals they sell.
Just over Brooks Bridge is Fluid Surf Shop at 191 Miracle Strip Pkwy. SE. where you have all your surf apparel, equipment, and can even schedule a lesson on surfing from some of the friendliest staff around.
The Publix market at 251 Miracle Strip Pkwy. SE is within a mile of Okaloosa Island which is very convenient for picking up all your groceries and drug store items.
Uptown Station is the town center of Fort Walton Beach and is the heartbeat of the Emerald Coast located at 99 Eglin Pkwy. NE. The area’s premier shopping center with over 60 national and specialty stores plus superb dining choices. It’s Central Park, comprised of a village green, water features with dancing fountains for the kids, and an amazing children’s playground. The have family movie night on their huge 30 foot screen. Proudly flying the Stars and Stripes, this is also home of Florida’s tallest flagpole, at 170 feet high.
Located seven miles east at 10 Harbor Blvd. in Destin, the Harbor Walk Village is another shopper’s paradise. Here you can find waterfront shopping, paddleboard, and kayak rentals, pontoon and jet ski rentals, parasailing glass bottom boats, pirate ship excursion, dolphin cruises, concerts and live music, weekly fireworks, weekly Fat Tuesday parades, live entertainment, and an array of restaurants.