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Here's What's Happening in South Walton in February



February 1, 2019


There’s never a dull moment in South Walton. From concerts and events to foodie finds, wine festivals and fun activities for the kids, South Walton has endless adventures to enjoy this month. See what’s going on around town. 

Spotlight Events:

Feb 1st-3rd: 14th Annual Rosemary Beach Girls Getaway at The Pearl: 10 a.m.

Comedy, cooking demonstrations, live music, auctions, food and more at the Rosemary Beach Foundation’s 14th Annual Rosemary Beach Girls Getaway!

Website: www.rosemarybeachfoundation.org  

Address: 63 Main St, Rosemary Beach

 

Feb 7th: Ryanhood Live at The Repertory Theatre – Seaside: 7:30 p.m.

Named ‘Best Group/Duo’ in the 2014 International Acoustic Music Awards, acoustic-duo Ryanhood will bring their talents to The Repertory Theatre on February 7th.

Website: www.lovetherep.com/calendar

Address: 216 Quincy Cir, Seaside

 

Feb 8th: Emerald Coast Theatre Company Presents “The Marvelous Vegas Comedy Club” 7 p.m.

The Emerald Coast Theatre Co. will be transformed into a “Marvelous Vegas Comedy Club” for one night only. The Vegas Comedy Club, is an epic comedy theatre event like no other on the Emerald Coast Strip.  A benefit for Emerald Coast Theatre Co. Sponsored by ResortQuest Gulf Coast, this is the one night out that you’ve been waiting for!

Website: https://www.emeraldcoasttheatre.org/on-stage

Address: 560 Grand Boulevard, Ste. 200, Miramar Beach

 

Feb 14th-16th: SunQuest Cruises Solaris Valentine’s Sunset Dinner and Dancing Cruise at Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort

Cruise into the sunset while indulging in a chef-prepared meal on board a 125-foot yacht. Cruisers enjoy a three-course meal and live entertainment on board the romantic Valentine’s Day cruise leaving from the Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort.

Website: www.sandestin.com/events/detail/sunquest-cruises-solaris-valentines-sunset-dinner

Address: 9300 US-98, Miramar Beach

 

Feb 15th-16th: 30th Annual Sandestin Gumbo Festival: 10 a.m.

The 30th Annual Sandestin Gumbo Festival has been known as one of the largest and most popular winter food events along Florida’s Gulf Coast. The event takes over Baytowne Wharf during Presidents Day weekend with live Zydeco music, family activities and the best gumbo cook-off on the Gulf Coast!

Website: www.sandestingumbofestival.com 

Address: 9300 Baytowne Wharf Blvd, Miramar Beach

 

Feb 16th: Annual Camellia Festival at Eden Gardens State Park: 10 a.m.

Enjoy an array of educational and heritage presentations, from instruction on how to Air layer a Camellia to antique chair caning and 19th century toy making, there will be plenty of opportunities to observe and learn! 10am-2pm.

Website: https://www.floridastateparks.org/index.php/events?keywords=&f%5B0%5D=event_date%3A2019-02&f%5B1%5D=park_trail_event%3A91

Address: 181 Eden Gardens Road, Santa Rosa Beach

 

Feb 16th: Love Tracks 5K at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park:  7 a.m.

While on a paved trail through the park, race participants will enjoy a beautiful view of long leaf pines, saw palmettos and a variety of other plants and animals. Start time for those running or walking without a dog is 8am. All funds raised during this event will benefit the Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park.

Website: www.topsailparkfriends.org

Address: 7525 W. County Hwy 30A, Santa Rosa Beach

 

Feb 16th & 17th: Annual Valentine Tour of Homes with the Cultural Arts Alliance: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sat, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Sun

Valentine's weekend means it's time for the highly anticipated annual Valentine Tour of Homes presented by the CAA. The tour is known for showcasing stunning interiors, architecturally acclaimed homes and picturesque settings bringing inspiration to tour goers' winter weekend at the beach. Tour several gorgeously designed South Walton homes. Tickets are available in advance or at the door the day of the event. 

Website: https://culturalartsalliance.com/event/valentine-tour-of-homes/ 

Address: Various homes throughout South Walton

 

Feb 16th & 17th: Annual Seascape Art Show & Sale

Come view and purchase original paintings, prints, cards and unique gift items from Sharon Long and her fellow local artists while enjoying complimentary refreshments. Free and open to the public, 12-4p.m. Feb 16th, 10a.m.-3p.m. Feb 17th.

Website: www.sharonlongwatercolors.com

Address: Seascape Town Center, Seascape

 

Feb 17th: Sinfonia’s Crescendo! – Hilton Sandestin: Main Event: 11 a.m.

This energy-infused experience will celebrate the cultural and culinary arts by showcasing world-class vintners, expert spirit purveyors, amazing auction items, and a musical performance by Shades of Bublé; a three-man tribute to Michael Bublé.

Website: www.sinfoniagulfcoast.org/web/events.aspx

Address: 4000 Sandestin Blvd South, Miramar Beach

 

Feb 18th: Suds & Cigars at Grayton Beer Brewpub: 5:30 p.m.

Teaming up with Shore Thing Cigars, Grayton Beer Brewpub will host this Cigar 101 from 5:30-7:30pm. Come by for laid back learning on the art of cigar making, lighting and smoking. The outdoor event is open to the public. Guests 21 and older will receive Happy Hour pricing plus a special Trivia Night Menu for the duration of the event.

Website: www.graytonbeer.com 

Address: 170 E County Highway 30A, Grayton Beach

 

Feb 20th – 24th: 8th Annual 30A Wine Festival

Alys Beach welcomes renowned vintners and local culinary favorites for its annual 30A Wine Festival benefiting Children’s Volunteer Health Network. The five-day festival is held at Alys Beach and includes an intimate wine dinner, a VIP party, and a chance to sip on more than 80 wines from across the globe.

 

Recurring Events:

Daily:

Sunset Social Happy Hour at Pescado Rooftop Bar & Seafood Grill (Monday thru Thursday)

Pescado Seafood Grill & Rooftop Bar is excited to announce the ‘Sunset Social’ happy hour. Every Monday through Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m. guests can enjoy items from the "Small Bites" and "Raw Bar" menu for $10 as well as select cocktails and wine by the glass for $8.

Website: www.rooftop30a.com

Address: 74 Town Hall Rd. #4b, Rosemary Beach

 

Tuesdays:

Family Movie Night at The HUB at WaterSound Beach: 6 p.m.  (Feb 20th & 27th)

Bring your blankets and lawn chairs for a family-friendly movie night on the lawn at The Hub. Admission is free and open to the public, food and beverage available for purchase.

Website: https://hub30a.com/happenings/

Address: 24 Hub Lane, WaterSound Beach

 

Wine & Song at NEAT – Alys Beach: 5 p.m.

Enjoy light bites and live music while tasting select wines every Tuesday night 5-7 p.m. 21 and up only, $15 per person.

Website: http://www.alysbeach.com/dining/neat/#.XFMjNVxKh9N

Address: 11 North Castle Harbour Drive, Alys Beach

 

Wednesdays:

Wednesday Night Bonfire at The Bay: 6-9 p.m.

Enjoy live music from various local bands on the beach by the fire while dining at The Bay Restaurant. Upcoming February artists include: The Shakedowns; The Pickled Pickers; Sugarcane Jane; Owsley Brothers.

Website: www.baysouthwalton.com

Address: 24215 Hwy 331 South, Santa Rosa Beach

 

Paella Night at 45 Central: 5 p.m. 

Follow the delicious Paella smell that fills the Seaside air to 45 Central. Joyce, the Paella Queen starts cooking around 5 p.m. and serves around 6 p.m. Sit outside and enjoy Seaside's bustling town circle or join us inside at our cozy wine bar. Happy hour from 4-6 p.m. daily with half off all wines by the glass.

Website: www.fortyfivecentral.com/

Address: 45 Central Square, Santa Rosa Beach

 

Thursdays:

Grayton Beer Brewpub Trivia Night: 6-8 p.m.

Join the staff of Grayton Beer Brewpub every Thursday night to test your knowledge against other teams. Enjoy $12 Pitcher specials, small-bath beers, craft cocktails and dinner. Teams of 6 are best, if you don’t have a team you can make some new friends at the brewpub! 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners each week.

Website: www.graytonbeer.com/

Address: 170 E County Hwy 30A, Grayton Beach

 

Fridays:

Paella Night at 45 Central: 5 p.m.

Follow the delicious Paella smell that fills the Seaside air to 45 Central. Joyce, the Paella Queen starts cooking around 5 p.m. and serves around 6 p.m. Sit outside and enjoy Seaside's bustling town circle or join us inside at our cozy wine bar. Happy hour from 4-6 p.m. daily with half off all wines by the glass.

Website: www.fortyfivecentral.com/

Address: 45 Central Square, Santa Rosa Beach

 

Saturdays:

Seaside Farmer’s Market at Seaside Amphitheatre: 9 a.m.

Seaside Farmers Market takes place in the Seaside Amphitheater every Saturday rain or shine 9 a.m.-12p.m.! Seaside Farmers Market is on a mission to educate the public about sustainable practices by providing a well-rounded, green living experience. Vendors offer farm fresh, locally grown produce, homemade baked goods, beef from happy cows, heirloom seeds, artisan breads and cheeses, organic eggs, preserves, and doggie treats, to name a few.

Website: www.seasidefl.com/highlights/events-calendar/

Address: Central Square, Seaside

 

Farmer’s Market at Grand Boulevard: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Grand Boulevard Farmer's Market proudly serves all of Santa Rosa Beach and the surrounding area, providing Organic Produce, Fresh Fruit, Fresh Vegetables, Local Events, and more.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/pg/grandboulevardfarmersmarket

Address: 600 Grand Boulevard, Miramar Beach

 

Sundays:

30A Farmer’s Market at South Barrett Square in Rosemary Beach - 9 a.m.  

Come out to do your food shopping and pick up fresh from the farm produce, baked goods and pastries, delicious prepared foods, and much more. Take in the stunning views of Rosemary Beach where you'll find vendors lining the park with tents and all the good stuff. Grab a coffee from Amavida and sip as you shop.

Website: www.30afarmersmarket.com

Address: North Barrett Square, Rosemary Beach

 

Paella Night at 45 Central: 5 p.m. 

Follow the delicious Paella smell that fills the Seaside air to 45 Central. Joyce, the Paella Queen starts cooking around 5 p.m. and serves around 6 p.m. Sit outside and enjoy Seaside's bustling town circle or join us inside at our cozy wine bar. Happy hour from 4-6 p.m. daily with half off all wines by the glass.

Website: www.fortyfivecentral.com/

Address: 45 Central Square, Santa Rosa Beach

 

Sunday Brunch at Pescado: 10:30am

Chef Ken Duenas has prepared an elegant and sophisticated brunch menu, sure to please the brunch enthusiasts of South Walton. Take in the relaxing views of Rosemary Beach from Pescado’s rooftop while drinking Mimosas and Rose’ – all day. Live acoustic music from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. with weekly rotating artists. 10:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Sundays.

Website: www.rooftop30a.com 

Address: 74 Town Hall Rd. #4b, Rosemary Beach

 

Sunday Brunch at Stinky’s Fish Camp: 10 a.m.

Every Sunday you can enjoy brunch at Stinky’s Fish Camp, complete with live music from The Steenos and Stinky’s famous Mimosas and Bloody Marys. Every Sunday 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Website: www.stinkysfishcamp.com 

Address: 5960 West County HWY 30A, Santa Rosa Beach

 

Sunday Pickin’ at The Bay: 4-8 p.m.

Every Sunday enjoy live music from Mike Whitty and friends.

Website: www.baysouthwalton.com

Address: 24215 Hwy. 331, Santa Rosa Beach