MKAF | FAQ's
Q. Where is MKAF located?
A. Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation is located at 4323 Commons Drive West, Destin, FL (1.5 miles west of Destin Commons). MKAF administrative offices are behind Grace Lutheran , 1/2 mile west of Home Depot.
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Q. What performances are scheduled?
A. Please check our Calendar of Events for a complete list of performances. Consider becoming a member to receive complimentary admission to signature events or take advantage of the member discounted for other special ticketed events.
Q. What is the cost of Spring, Summer, Labor Day, and Fall Concerts in the Village (CIV) tickets?
A. Ticket pricing varies by event and is always affordable in keeping with MKAF’s mission to make cultural arts accessible for all in Northwest Florida. Tickets for Summer CIV are $15 per adult, and with free admission for MKAF members and children under 12. Tickets are available on-site (no advance purchases). View additional ticket and event info: Spring CIV, Summer CIV, Labor Day CIV, Fall CIV.
Q. Can I bring my pet to outdoor concerts and events?
A. Sorry, except for service dogs, pets are not permitted at any MKAF event.
Q. Where can I find the seating chart for concerts?
A. The Dugas Pavilion opens onto the Village Green, an 6.7 acre event lawn. Seating is first-come, first-served. Bring your own chair or blanket. MKAF members are eligible to purchase VIP Event Tables (includes admission, table and seating for up to 8 guests).
Q. Can I bring my own food to Concerts in the Village?
A. Yes! Guests are welcome to bring picnic dinners, including wine, beer, and sodas, to enjoy along with the entertainment. Freshly prepared dinners are available on-site from a local restaurant or food trucks. Sorry, no large tables will be permitted.
Q. Where is parking located? Is handicapped parking available?
A. Parking is available on-site as well as the Grace Lutheran Church. Disabled parking is available at the MKAF administrative offices behind Grace Lutheran Church.
Q. Does MKAF offer educational programs?
A. As part of our Community Outreach arts program, MKAF currently offers educational programs for students in grades K-12 in Okaloosa and Walton Counties as well as summer camps. Visit the calendar of events to view current programs.
Q. Is MKAF affiliated with the Mattie Kelly Arts Center at Northwest Florida State College?
A. MKAF is an independent not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. We work closely with Art Alliance Partners including Mattie Kelly Arts Center and Cultural Arts Association of Walton County in our joint quest to promote cultural arts along Northwest Florida’s Emerald Coast.
Q. How do I become a member?Join Here
A. Becoming a member of MKAF is easy and affordable. Click here for a membership information. We hope you'll join our arts family.
Q. How do I make a donation?
A. MKAF relies of the generosity of the local community to advance our mission of promoting the cultural arts in Northwest Florida. Donations of time, talent, supplies and money are always greatly appreciated. Click to learn more about how you can help, or call us at 850.650.2226 for more information.