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Victoria's Secret wants to throw a beach bash in Destin for spring break
DESTIN -- Victoria's Secret is looking ot throw a beach party in Destin for spring break..
"Relevent Marketing" of New York wants to hold a beach bash promoting the store's 'pink" brand.
It could bring hundreds of college students to the beach..
"Runway shows and lingerie that is what Victoria Secret is known for world wide. Now, they want to bring a beach bash to Destin."
The event would highlight the company's pink brand.
If Okaloosa County commissioners give Relevent Marketing the go ahead..
The beach party would happen March 13th behind the Crab Trap in James Lee Park.
It's expected to bring around 1,000 college students to the park..
And many business say there is no better way to kick off the season...
Clint Rogers "It's been slow the weather hasn't been in our favor."
But it's not just the potential business that has Crab Trap general manager Clint Rogers on board.
The party would have a DJ, a juice station, cooling lounge, slip-n-slide, volleyball, and cornhole..
Clint Rogers "It's giving a lot of the spring breakers a better option a clean healthy atmosphere that they can come and not just enjoy the beach ,but the slip and slide and hang out in an area that's not your typical college spring break where it's an out of control scene."
Many people were surprised to hear Victoria Secret would offer an alcohol free event..
Rodi Sutton "It is a little bit shocking, but it's awesome points for them in my book." "I'm all for living healthy, active good choices, and I'm just really pumped they are going to have that out here for different people and different ages to ge into."
Derek Barnhart is visiting for spring break and attends a Christian College in Ohio.
He says having alcohol free choices is important to his group of friends..
Derek Barnhart "I think it's great that they're trying to provide opportunities for kids to not have alcohol. I think its a poor choice to try to drink and have fun."
"Okaloosa County commissioners plan to discuss the issue at tonight's meeting in Crestview."