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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.

Kyle Paxton - Artist. Musician. Composer.

Kyle Paxton is a local artist known for his portraiture as well as imaginative take on the local wildlife and landscape. Kyle is also known for his conceptual pieces, working almost completely from his imagination. His work is shown and available at kylepaxton.com. CURRENT PROJECT Kyle is known for his portraiture. He... Read More

Gilbert Glassworks

Founded in 2017, Gilbert Glassworks is the premiere glass art studio along the Emerald Coast. Veteran glass artist, Russ Gilbert, founded the studio in hopes of bringing more attention to the unique medium. Education through creation is the goal of the studio, bringing a wide variety of glass classes for... Read More

The Blue Giraffe

Debbie Taylor and Christi Sheffield, mother-daughter gallery owners, have created a space of color and beauty for your browsing pleasure. Filled with creations by local and regional award-winning artists, you'll discover unique art displayed floor to ceiling, inspirational gifts, a curated collection of books, and handcrafted jewelry. In their Creativity... Read More

John Wehner's Village Door at Seascape Resort

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

Underwater Museum of Art

Located less than a mile from the sugar-white sand of Grayton Beach State Park lies North America’s first permanent underwater sculpture park, The Underwater Museum of Art (UMA). The museum, which came to life through a partnership between the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA), the South Walton Artificial... 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

Fusion Art Glass & Fine Jewelry

Our extensive collection features some of the world’s finest artists in limited production art glass and couture jewelry. We deal directly with more than 200 artists and small studios and are always looking for the up and coming "unknowns" as an exciting addition to our collection. Fusion's name has become synonymous... 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

Big Mama's Hula Girl Gallery

Big Mama's Hula Girl Gallery is a coastal chic gallery located in Seaside, Florida. We are so pleased to share the works of over 20 local artists. You can also find unique home decor for your beach paradise or your home retreat.... Read More