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The 1st Annual 30A Craft Beer and Spirits Festival Comes to Scenic Highway 30A

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
September 30th, 2016, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida —Destin Beer Festival has moved to the beaches of 30A. Wine World has partnered with local businesses to host the 1st Annual 30A Craft Beer and Spirits Festival. The festival... (more)

South Walton’s Leading Triathlon Returns to Miramar Beach, Florida

Thursday, August 4, 2016
August 20th, 2016, Miramar Beach, Florida — This 30th annual triathlon returns to Miramar Beach, Florida on Saturday, August 20th, 2016. Formerly known as the Elephant Walk Triathlon, this triathlon is a historical event... (more)

Red, White and Blue Weekend Celebrations along the Emerald Coast

Sunday, June 26, 2016
July 2nd -4th, 2016, Beaches of South Walton, Florida — The Beach Towns of 30A have planned a weekend of events for the 4th of July holiday. On Saturday, July 2nd, in celebration of American Independence Day, The 20th edition... (more)

Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic Returns to Baytowne Marina

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
June 22nd -26th, 2016, Miramar Beach, Florida — The 14th Annual Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic will be held at the Baytowne Marina Wednesday through Sunday, June 22nd through the 26th. These dates mark the peak of the... (more)

Artists Get Creative on the White Walls of Alys Beach, Florida

Thursday, April 21, 2016
May 13th -15th, 2016, Alys Beach, Florida — Digital Graffiti returns to Alys Beach, Florida for the ninth year in a row. This unique projection art festival invites artists from around the world to showcase their original... (more)

A Global Event Chooses the Beaches of South Walton for its Debut in Florida

Friday, April 1, 2016
April 8th - 10th, 2016 - South Walton Beach, Florida – The Food Film Festival is a global event that will take place for the first time in Florida at the Beaches of South Walton. Created by Emmy award-winning filmmaker George... (more)

The 5th Annual 30A Wine Festival Returns to the Community of Alys Beach

Thursday, March 3, 2016
The 5th Annual 30A Wine Festival returns to Alys Beach with a variety of events planned beginning Thursday, March 10th through Sunday, March 13th. The four-day wine festival will feature vintners and local chefs. Proceeds... (more)

The Village of Baytowne Wharf Hosts the 27th Annual Sandestin Gumbo Festival

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
The 27th Annual Sandestin Gumbo Festival is scheduled to take place at the Village of Baytowne Wharf on Friday and Saturday, the 12th and 13th of February.  This event invites the local restaurants and businesses to... (more)

The Craft Bar Opens at Grand Boulevard in Sandestin

Wednesday, December 30, 2015
The Craft Bar, sister restaurant to Wine World, is now open at Grand Boulevard. Locally owned with stores from Panama City to Pensacola, Wine World is Northwest Florida’s leading retailer of wine, spirits and beer. Along... (more)

Artists for Animals Event Benefits Hungry Animals and Starving Artists

Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Artists for Animals is an event that will combine visual as well as performing artists to raise funds for Sinfonia Gulf Coast and Alaqua Animal Refuge on December 2nd from 5:30 to 8:30pm. Various local artists have been invited... (more)