The purpose of the annual Emerald Coast Honor Games is to celebrate heroes with a day full of community, friendly competition, honor, food, fun, and amazing views. This unique and historic celebration hosts amazing people along with the “World’s Largest U.S.A. flag.”
The event occurs at the end of the Mid Bay bridge, including various locations including Legendary Marine, Destin Middle School, Legendary Yacht Club, and the Destin Commons, which all converge to create an amazing and world class venue.
This year, Destin Custom Home Builders parent company, Legendary, LLC, is proud to partner and sponsor this event, supporting heroes from the local community, and from other parts of the country.
Supporting the Defenders of Your FreedomThe Emerald Coast is home to the third largest Veteran population per capita along with thousands of first responders. The community hosts this event to show support for the brave women and men who are defending the front lines in this scary and often chaotic world.
The upcoming event occurs on November 9, 2019, when special guests, Defenders of the Front Line, vendors, competitors, and the entire community will come together for this special day. The scheduling is done to allow people to come out for a certain part of the event, or to stick around and enjoy the entire day of activities.
Schedule of Events for the Emerald Cost Honor GamesOn the morning of November 9th, the day will get kicked off with the Honor Breakfast, featuring special guests and a special presentation between the hours of 7:30 AM and 8:45 AM. The cost to attend is $10.
Between 9:00 AM and 9:30 AM guest speakers and music will be available, along with the Community National Anthem. Starting at 9:30 AM there are two events going on. The first is the Ruck 22, which goes on until finished and is the Veteran suicide awareness walk. From 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM you can also take part in or watch the Emerald Coast Honor Games Fitness Competition.
Between the hours of 4:00 PM and 5:00 PM is the Closing Ceremony. During this time, awards will be handled out, raffle and auction winners announces. If you can stick around, there’s an after party that begins at 5:00 PM.
What to Expect Throughout the Day?There will be an array of sponsors and vendors set up showcasing their products and providing information and resources to competitors and the public. There will be first responder and military vehicles on-site, and demo-related items where children and adults can see equipment and tools used up close There’s a kid-zone, food, and the opportunity to take part in something that matters to those who put their lives on the line for the freedom of this country.
This year, Destin Custom Home Builders is proud that their parent company has sponsored this event and even prouder to be part of a community that stands behind and provides support for those who defend our nation and our freedom.