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With 26-miles of sugar white sand and turquoise water to behold, South Walton is the perfect destination for a beach vacation, a family reunion or a couples/friends getaway. What soothes the soul more than lying on the beach, listening to the waves lap in the distance and warm Gulf breezes dancing in your hair?

And while you could probably spend the entire day soaking up the sunshine, there’s so much more to explore in South Walton.

To truly immerse yourself into the South Walton culture, look no further than the local art galleries, live music venues or performing arts stages that dot our 16 unique beach neighborhoods. From Inlet Beach in the east to Miramar Beach in the west, there are dozens of art galleries beckoning to be explored; countless musicians pouring their passion into microphones; and Broadway-quality thespians acting out the perfect scene night in and night out.

Whatever you choose to do while you are here, let South Walton speak to you.

Lori Drew Art Studio

Lori Drew creates in oil and cold wax on handmade wood panels. She invites visitors to her studio/gallery in the Point Washington area of South Walton, steps from the Choctawahatchee Bay, and just 3 miles north of Grayton Beach. It’s a charming working studio where you can watch this 2017... Read More

The Zoo Gallery

From the beginning in 1979, The Zoo Gallery's vision has been to promote American artists, provide products of exceptional quality and to excel in providing outstanding customer service. The Zoo Gallery carries handcrafted pottery, unique jewelry, limited edition prints, handmade furniture, recycled metal, artisan glass, award-winning t-shirts, wearable art, cards... Read More

The Studio Gallery

Established, emerging and award-winning fine artists from around the Southeast are represented in The Studio’s 1,400 square feet of gallery space. Featured are contemporary and traditional works in a variety of styles and media from acrylic and oil paintings to shell art and jewelry.... Read More

John Wehner's Village Door Bayfront Restaurant & Nightclub

If you're looking to dance the night away, the Village Door is ready and waiting. With a wide variety of cold drinks and a full menu it's easy to settle in and enjoy the evening, whether you visit the Baytowne Wharf or Seascape Towne Centre location.... Read More

The Hidden Lantern Bookstore

Owner Diane Brady Carvalho has curated a selection of over 12,000 titles, with genres ranging from biography to best seller, children’s to fine art and culture, Christian fiction to mystery. In addition to quality texts, The Hidden Lantern Bookstore offers book-related gifts, greeting cards and art in a friendly and... Read More

Adaro Art

Adaro has been painting for the last 20 years. Today he is known for his abstract-figurative life size portraits. He recreates traditional techniques like oil and acrylics using recycled materials and natural textures. Adaro's work has been shown extensively in group exhibitions around the world, and in one-person exhibitions at... Read More

East End Gallery

East End Gallery is a unique collaborative gallery of original art from award-winning local and regional artists. The gallery is conveniently located at the east end of 30A, behind Shades Bar & Grill. Exhibitions rotate frequently, so check in often. Monday-Friday 10am-4pm Saturday by appointment... Read More

Red Bird Gallery

This diverse gallery features both national and international artists who each paint in a different style. In addition to the eighteen painters, you will find the work of two well-known glass artists and three clay artists. Each piece is a unique, one-of-a-kind creation.... Read More

Seaside Amphitheater

Nestled into the heart of Seaside, the amphitheater regularly comes alive with toe-tapping tunes. Surrounding the amphitheater there are shops, galleries and plenty of restaurants, including the famed "Airstream Row."... Read More