Party with a Purpose

ECPHC is a non-profit corporation that promotes social and civic activities, supporting local environmental causes as well as many local and national charities through both fund raising and volunteer activities. We raise about $15,000 for various charities every year!
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Destin Christmas Parade

Oh What Fun we have each year at the Destin Christmas Parade!

ECPHC Annual Chili Cookoff

The Emerald Coast Parrot Head Club hosts an annual chili cookoff giving all proceeds to a local charity. This years recipient of $6250 was The Arc of the Emerald Coast. A local organization that provides services and supports to children and adult with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Emerald Coast Walk to End Alzheimer's

Parrot Heads across the country supported the Alzheimer’s Association in an effort to find a cure for Alzheimer’s. The ECPHC participated this past year and in the clubs first effort raised over $3000. Over twenty members participated and we finished 2nd in the amount raised for our area.

Destin Fishing Rodeo

The ECPHC supports other community events. We volunteer to support the Destin Fishing Rodeo held each fall on the Destin Harbor. Members help out at the beer tent for all three days at this huge event.

Beach Bonfire

Another PHun event is the annual, fall bonfire held October on the beach. Members bring a dish, a cooler and a chair as we celebrate our beautiful sunsets and dance beneath the stars.

MOTM...Meeting of the Minds

Each year clubs from all over the country gather in Key West in what is known as a Meeting of the Minds. This is the biggest gathering of the phlock with over 200 clubs in attendance. We are traditionally well represented. This year past year we even made the front page of The Key West Citizen!!!

Habitat for Humanity

The Emerald Coast Parrot Head supports many local causes. We raise over $15,000 annually but we also volunteer over 10,000 hours in support of the community.

Okaloosa Island Beach Clean Up

When summer roles around we don’t stop our volunteer efforts, we just change to a more desirable location…The Beach!! We gather one Saturday each month beginning in May to clean our areas beautiful white sand beaches. Once all of the hard work is done we stick around for a little PHun in the Sun.

Billy Bowlegs

Every June we are allowed to dress in our best pirate attire and take to the streets in the Billy Bowlegs Parade in Fort Walton Beach. The club looks forward to sharing it’s treasures with the village children and letting their pirate flag fly!


Recent News

May 2017 Tailgates Down…Phriends All Around

It is getting real. We are on Eventbrite!!! You can now get your tickets on-line and pay with your credit card for "Tailgates Down...Phriends All Around" all day Trop Rock music party to be held on May 20th at the Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village. It's a tailgate...

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Hold onto your girdle, Mrytle!!!! It's time for a little PHUN on the water as the parrotheads take to the Sea!! Join us on Friday, April 7th on the harbor in Destin as we enjoy a sunset cruise on the SeaBlaster. The cost is only $20 and that includes wine and beer. It...

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Okaloosa Habitat

On Saturday, March 18th, eleven parrotheads from ECPHC gave back to the community. The group spent 5 hours lifting, measuring, drilling and nailing sheetrock in a home being built in Crestview for Habitat for Humanity. We are happy to report no injuries but a lot of...

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