Event Information

Burning Up The Beaches is known as “THE FUN ONE”

Thursday, May 6, 2021:
  • On-site registration and check-in 3:00 – 6:00 pm in the lobby at The Island Hotel
  • Happy Hour 6:00 – 8:00 pm at Rick’s on the Island (right across the street)
 
Friday, May 7, 2021:
  • Main Street Car Parade 10:00 – 11:00 am through Downtown Fort Walton Beach
  • DJ by the Grotto Pool 12:00 – 4:00 pm with games and prizes at The Island Hotel
  • Hawaiian Luau with Music on The Island Green 5:30 – 9:00 pm at The Island Hotel
  • Beach Bonfire begins at 8:30 pm on the beach behind The Island Hotel
 
Saturday, May 8, 2021:
  • Burning Up The Beaches Car Show 9:00 am – 5:00 pm at Destin Commons
  • DJ and Live Music throughout the Car Show
  • Valve Cover Race at 11:00 am

Our awards include:

In keeping with this spirit, all Burning Up The Beaches awards are totally subjective.
1. PUBLIC CHOICE
2. SPONSORS CHOICE
3. CLIENTS OF THE ARC’S CHOICE
4. THE WILD BILL AWARD, AWARDED TO THE MOST FUN CAR AND CREW.   In memory of BUTB supporter, Wild Bill Tuttle, awarded by his family.
5. OLD GUY AWARD:  GROUP OF 3 OR MORE WHO TRAVEL THE FARTHEST.  In honor of Barry Margolis and the Old Guys Cecil, Sonny and Packard Bill