136 Fisherman’s Cove Destin, Florida 32550
In the Village of Baytowne Wharf in the Sandestin Resort
Phone: 850-601-5959

Free Drinks and Live Music EVERY WEEKEND!


Music & Entertainment Questions

What kind of music does the dream band play? The DJ?

Fun Party-Dance Music. They play great classic rock, College Rock, disco, R&B as well as the latest dance music. You will want to sing along with everything they sing. The dance floor is always packed. The DJ will play current mega hits as well as some classic dance and party favorites.

I’m a musician and I want to work at The Village Door. What should I do?

Send us a demo pack and list of references to this address:
John Wehner
The Village Door
136 Fisherman’s Cove
Destin, Florida 32550

When and where are the fireworks in Baytowne?

Tuesday Nights During the Summer!
The best way to be sure about the other times fireworks are offered is to check the Baytowne Wharf website at www.baytownewharf.com. Our deck is one of the best places to watch the fireworks as they are launched from the lagoon and are visible directly overhead.

Can The Village Door be reserved for group corporate events or special occasions?

Yes, The Village Door can be reserved for any gathering. Contact our Events Coordinator for more information at (850) 502-4590 ext. 114 .

Do you have drink specials?

Our bartenders are very creative. We have great specialty drinks, daiquiris and craft beer selections.


What is the dress code?

Resort casual is appropriate; everything is casual in Destin. No excessively baggy clothing. Hats must be worn facing forward. No tank tops on men.

Can we smoke in the building?

Not inside. We do however have two large decks with seating available, overlooking the bay with gorgeous veiws of the marina.

Location & Hours Questions

Where is John Wehners village Door located?

The Village Door is located in the village of Baytowne Wharf on Sandestin’s Bayside. Map and directions are available at the main gate of Sandestin.

Is the deck open year around?

Yes, the outside deck is open year around.

Does the Village Door serve food?

Our restaurant is The Dockside Restaurant. Information is avaiable here on this website.

Is there a cover charge?

The earlier you get to the door, the less the cover will be (even on holidays).

Can we order carryout?

Yes please come in and order at the bar. Online ordering is coming soon!

History & Info

How long has the village Door been in business?

We are in our 21st year of continuous operation thanks to our dedicated fans!

Who was/is The Famous Door? Wasn’t that you?

That was us running the same business with a different name; nothing has changed. John Wehner owned and operated The Famous Door on Bourbon Street from 1992 to 2002. In 2002, we moved to the Sandestin Resort and changed our name to The Village Door. We are no longer associated with The Famous Door on Bourbon Street.

Is The Village Door hiring?

Apply in person. Nightclub applicants should show up in person between 8-9pm daily and ask for the nightclub manager on duty. No phone calls.

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