3 Great Ways to Stay Safe While Celebrating the Holidays

Great Ideas for Safely Celebrating the Holidays Near Santa Rosa Beach

2020 has been filled with surprises for residents of Freeport. But those who live near Santa Rosa Beach and Destin don't have to compromise on their holiday joy. You can still stay safe while celebrating in Freeport this year. Here's how.

Enjoy Destin Christmas Lights from the Car


One of the most beloved spots to enjoy Christmas lights is Candy Cane Lane in Destin. Another great location near Freeport for enjoying some Christmas lights is Northgate Estates at 232 Echo Circle in Fort Walton Beach. This subdivision gets so in to the holiday spirit that in past years they have even had a parade.

By heading to Sea Oats Lane in Destin you can enjoy a wide array of Christmas lights from the safety of your car. For a more curated experience, head to Sowell's North Pole Christmas Lights Display. Open nightly from November 27 to December 27 from 5:30 to 9:30, it costs $10/car.

Take in a Show or Watch One at Home

Watch Your Favorite Movies in the LattitudeWatch Your Favorite Movies in the Lattitude's Entertainment/Game Room

Looking to enjoy a Christmas tree lighting? The Destin Community Center is offering a Christmas Tree Lighting Drive-Thru on December 3.

While Drive-in movies are a safe way to celebrate the holidays, there are unfortunately no theaters within 50 miles of Destin. Residents who live in the Freeport area can still enjoy it by setting up an outdoor projector and watching a Christmas classic outdoors. Or just stream your favorites right from the comfort of your own home.

When you are living in the apartments at Latitude at Hammock Bay, you couldn't be more comfortable in your own home. It's the perfect place to enjoy a holiday favorite, whether your tastes run towards Charlie Brown's Christmas or Die Hard. Or you can get out and enjoy the movie in the dedicated Entertainment/Game Room, just one of the many amenities Latitude at Hammock Bay offers.

Get Baking

With a contemporary kitchen that boasts elegant granite countertops and stainless steel appliances, you'll love spending some quality time in the kitchen. Everyone can gather round the large kitchen islands with countertop seating. And there's no better way to get into the holiday spirit than baking some cookies. These Holiday Crinkle Cookies are super easy with a big pay off. The only downside is they might leave you covered with powdered sugar.

If you're searching for apartments in the Santa Rosa Beach area you can't do any better than Latitude at Hammock Bay. The incredible kitchens are just the beginning of what we offer in our upscale residences. Call 844-516-8451 to schedule a tour, in person or virtual.

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