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2022 MKAF Fall Flix | Cultural Arts Village | Destin

Next month, the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation (MKAF) kicks off the 2022 Fall season with Fall Flix, a brand new series of family-friendly movies on the Village Green beginning with The Wizard of Oz. Additional Fall events include the highly-anticipated Destin Festival of the Arts held the weekend of October 29 and 30 at the MKAF Cultural Arts Village and the 10th Annual Ruth's Chris Wine Walkabout. 

The Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation (MKAF) is a non-profit arts organization comprised of members, volunteers, and community partners building the foundation of arts and culture in the community. Since its inception in 1995, MKAF has inspired more than 337,800 children in over 75 schools and partner agencies. Through its community education initiatives ArtsReach, programming serves K-12 students, at-risk youth, people with disabilities, and the military population with visible and invisible injuries. As a presenting organization, MKAF has showcased its Concerts in the Village each season where the Southeast United States’ most vibrant performing artists and bands perform to more than 15,000 patrons annually. More than 100 artists convene each year for the Destin Festival of the Arts, which is one of the preeminent arts festivals along the Gulf Coast.

"After an incredible Spring/Summer Concerts in the Village, we are pleased to present these upcoming Fall events which support our mission to provide arts awareness and education for our community," says Demetrius Fuller, CEO, Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation.

Enjoy a night under the stars at the most beautiful outdoor venue on the Emerald Coast. Bring a bottle of wine, your favorite craft beer, snacks, and a blanket or chair. Food and drinks are available for purchase. Gates open at 6 p.m. with movies beginning at 7 p.m. for this come-as-you-are family-friendly outdoor film series. VIP Table holders and MKAF Members receive free admission.

Saturday, September 10  | The Wizard of Oz 

Saturday, September 17  | Ratatouille 

Saturday, September 24  | Hairspray

Saturday, October 1  | The Goonies

Other big dates for your calendar:
2022 Destin Festival of the Arts | Cultural Arts Village | Destin, FL 
Saturday and Sunday | October 29 and 30, 2022

10th Annual MKAF Wine Walkabout | Ruth's Chris Steakhouse | Destin, FL 
Thursday, November 10, 2022

MKAF has partnered with multiple regional non-profits and the school districts in the communities that it serves to ensure access to the arts for all. For more information or to become a member, visit

Children 17 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. All sales are final; sorry, no refunds. Pets, tables larger than two feet, and drones are not permitted. Those interested in sponsoring the 2022 MKAF season, please call 850-650-2226 for details.