Boat Up, Float Up or Come by Land to LuLu’s Second Year Celebration

Join in the celebration of LuLu’s second year at their 2nd Anniversary Bay Bash Sunday, June 11, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. LuLu’s will have a complimentary boat shuttle for larger boats that need to anchor farther out. Prizes will be awarded to the first 20 boats.


Revel in a family Sunday Funday filled with non-stop fun, birthday cake and back-to-back live music from atop the Bay Bar along the Choctawhatchee Bay. The music begins at 11, with headliners Simplified playing from 5 to 7 p.m. showcasing their unique fusion of reggae, funk and island sounds. The band is featured in this issue’s music section.


Live Entertainment Lineup

Albert Simpson & John Kulinich, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Lamont, 1-2:30 p.m.

Adam Holt, 3-4:30 p.m.

Simplified, 5-7 p.m.


Looking Back Over a Grand Two Years

Since the opening of Lucy Buffett’s LuLu’s restaurant in Destin in 2015, the restaurant continues to garner a great reputation for its family-friendly atmosphere, great food, welcoming crew members, community involvement, beautiful Choctawhatchee Bay views, and live music seven days a week.


LuLu’s white sandy beach makes for the ideal kid’s fix to keep the little ones busy with its Fountain for Youth, pails, shovels, and hula-hoops. The gift shop has fun and fashionable souvenirs and features Lucy’s Crazy Sista brands that include clothing, Lucy’s two cookbooks, Bloody Mary mix, dried seasonings, hot sauces and more.


The cuisine at LuLu’s Destin features favorites from Lucy’s cookbooks, LuLu’s Kitchen and the just-released Gumbo Love. Along with locally sourced fresh seafood from the Gulf of Mexico, a few of their signature dishes include gumbo, fried green tomatoes, the Crazy Sista version of Cheeseburgers in Paradise (pimento cheese, fried green tomato and bacon), and Krispy Kreme Bread Pudding.


Exclusive to LuLu’s is their gluten, egg, shellfish, seafood, dairy, soy and nuts Allergy Menu with the manager personally taking the guest’s order and following it through a separate preparation and kitchen area.


Spreading the Gumbo Love

“We are so excited about having two successful years in Destin and want to spread the Gumbo Love with everyone at our second Bay Bash,” says Lucy Buffett. “Particularly area boaters and paddle boarders. It will be a great day to come in by boat, floats, kayaks or paddle boards to be part of the festivities. If not by sea, then park in one of our hundreds of convenient parking spaces and join us by land for a day of fun.”


LuLu’s is located in Destin at the foot of the Mid-Bay Bridge next to Legendary Marina.  For more information, visit

– Kay Phelan
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