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



February 28, 2019


What's Happening in South Walton in March

There’s a whole lot of Spring Break family-fun in South Walton. From concerts and events to Mardi Gras parades, St. Patrick’s celebrations and fun activities for the kids, South Walton has endless adventures to enjoy this month. See what’s going on around town. For more events, visit www.visitsouthwalton.com.

Spotlight Events:

March 1-4: Nina and the Pinta Ships to Land in Miramar Beach: 9 a.m.

Replicas of the “Pinta” and the “Nina” will be docked at Baytowne Marina until March 4. While in port, the public is invited to visit the ships for a walk-aboard, self-guided tour. Admission is $8.50 for adults, $7.50 for seniors, and $6.50 for students 5-16. Children 4 and under are free. The ships are open every day from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. No reservations necessary.

Website: https://www.sandestin.com/events/detail/discover-nina-and-pinta

Address: Baytowne Marina at 8330 Mike Hayes Boulevard

 

March 1-3: Seaside School Half Marathon & 5K Run / Taste of the Race: 7 p.m.

Join the Seaside School for Taste of the Race with Emeril Lagasse on Friday evening beginning at 7 p.m., then on Saturday, enjoy the Seaside School Race Expo & Silent Auction beginning at 12 p.m., finally, lace up your shoes for the Half Marathon & 5K Run beginning Sunday at 7 a.m. 100% of the race profits benefit the Seaside School, a tuition-free, local neighborhood school.

Website: http://runseasidefl.com/

Address: Seaside Lyceum - Seaside, FL

 

March 3: Mardi Gras Dog Parade at Baytowne Wharf: 2 p.m.

The streets will be filled with costumed dogs and their humans throwing a myriad of throws, beads, and parade favors. Themed convertibles, small floats, golf carts, bicycles, and decorated wagons will be everywhere, and Mardi Gras music will fill the air. The Mardi Gras dog parade is one of the premier canine events in South Walton.

Website: http://www.sandestin.com/events/detail/annual-mardi-gras-dog-parade

Address: The Village of Baytowne Wharf, Sandestin

March 5: 17th Annual Fat Tuesday Baytowne Bash Parade: 5 p.m.

Prepare to let your hair down on what many call the most festive day of the year, Fat Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday. Let the good times roll with the annual Fat Tuesday Baytowne Bash Parade rolling through Sandestin.

Website: https://www.sandestin.com/events/detail/annual-fat-tuesday-baytowne-bash-parade

Address: Village of Baytowne Wharf, Sandestin

 

March 7: One-Year Anniversary Party at Indigo in WaterColor: 5 p.m.

Join Indigo on March 7 from 5-7 p.m. to celebrate their one-year anniversary party. Enjoy live music by Zoe Walega, light bites, specialty cocktails and more. Receive 20% off purchases during the event.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/772386886453942/

Address: 6 WaterColor Blvd S, #101, Santa Rosa Beach

 

March 7-10: Emerald Coast Theatre Company presents Bad Dates: Starring Jennifer Steele

The Emerald Coast Theatre Company focuses on engaging and thought-provoking productions for adults and families. Join the ECTC for a presentation of Bad Dates: Starring Jennifer Steele. Restaurant manager and shoe connoisseur Haley Walker is finally ready to re-enter the dating world. From the privacy of her bedroom, she relates a series of hilarious tales while preparing for, and recovering from, one dreadful date after another. Running time 90 mins, for mature audiences. Thurs, Fri, Sat: 7:30 p.m., Sun: 2 p.m.

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

Address: 560 Grand Blvd, Suite 200, Miramar Beach

 

March 8: Hard Hats & High Heels 2019: 11:30 a.m.

Habitat for Humanity of Walton County Annual Women’s Empowerment Luncheon presented by The Merchants of Rosemary Beach. Join your neighbors, friends and co-workers to honor some of the outstanding women in the community. Take part in a silent auction featuring local artists – or try to win a beautiful piece of jewelry sponsored by McCaskill & Company.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1795277520584375/

Address: Redfish Taco, 2052 W County Highway 83

 

March 14: Amavida Roaster Tour: 10 a.m.

Join Amavida Coffee Roasters on the 2nd Thursday of each month for a tour of their roastery, and a coffee tasting with your local coffee roaster. You’ll see behind the scenes operations of specialty coffee roasting and meet some of the team who make it possible to enjoy fresh roasted coffee from across the globe in your community. Following the tour, you’re invited to taste 2-3 of Amavida’s current specialty coffee lots.

Website: www.facebook.com/events/745529249159026/

Address: 712 Serenoa Rd, Santa Rosa Beach

 

March 15: Grayton Beer Pints & Paints: Road Trip: 6 p.m.

Grab your tickets and join Grayton Beer for painting at the brewery. All supplies are included, and no experience is necessary. Check in with the artist and then grab your first beer on the house! Tickets are $40 per person.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/618844131906467/

Address: 217 Serenoa Rd, Santa Rosa Beach

 

March 15: Make your own License Plate Art at The Blue Giraffe: 10 a.m.

Stop by The Blue Giraffe in WaterColor and create your own masterpiece out of license plates with guidance from local artist “Cho” Schneidewind. All ages, rain or shine. $20 or 2 for $35. Also available March 22 & March 29th.  10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Website: http://bluegiraffe30a.com/

Address: 1777 E. County Hwy 30a, WaterColor

 

March 17: St. Patty’s Day Delight – Paint the Village Green: 6 p.m.

Celebrate the Luck of the Irish at The Village of Baytowne Wharf on Sunday, March 17th from 6-9 p.m. Featuring The Drake School of Irish Dance. Live music by The Blenders. Guests can also enjoy merchant specials around the Village all night long!

Website: http://www.baytownewharf.com/what_to_do.php?month=3

Address: The Village of Baytowne Wharf, Sandestin

 

March 21: Gulf Place Wine Walkabout: 5 p.m.

For just $20, attendees can enjoy samplings of hand-selected wines, light appetizers, live music and giveaways while venturing to all the unique Gulf Place shops. Featuring jewelry, artwork, clothing and many other unique gifts. Every 3rd Thursday of the month at Gulf Place 5-7 p.m.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/366668020824628/?event_time_id=366668024157961

Address: Gulf Place, Santa Rosa Beach

 

March 22: SunQuest Cruises Buffalo Trace Bourbon Dinner Cruise: 6:45 p.m.

SunQuest Cruises takes their weekly fine dining cruise to a whole other delicious level with a special Buffalo Trace Bourbon Dinner Cruise. Indulge in four fine dining courses all expertly paired with Buffalo Trace Bourbon. Three-hour cruise includes live music and four-course meal. 21 and up only.

Website: https://sunquestcruises.com/things-to-do-in-destin-bourbon-dinner-cruise/

Address: Baytowne Marina, Sandestin

 

March 23: Vettes at the Village: 10 a.m.

Area Corvette clubs bring “America’s Sports Car” to the Village Events Plaza. Corvettes will be shined to the max as these automotive icons zoom into the Village streets. Be a part of the show by voting on your favorite style & model.

Website: https://www.sandestin.com/events/detail/vettes-at-the-village

Address: The Village of Baytowne Wharf, Sandestin

 

March 29: Sand & Starlight Supper Club: 5:30 p.m.

Join the Seaside School for the Sand & Starlight Supper Club from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Bud & Alley’s. Enjoy a special evening with your feet in the sand under the stars. Start with a cocktail hour, followed by an amazing 3-course meal and special musical entertainment throughout the night. 100% of the proceeds benefit the Seaside School, a tuition-free, local neighborhood school.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/786811501679071/

Address: Bud & Alley’s – 2236 E. County Highway 30A, Seaside

 

March 30: 9th Annual Marvel of Flight in DeFuniak Springs: 9 a.m.

Come out for the 9th Annual Marvel of Flight at DeFuniak Springs Airport on March 30th from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The community open-house, fly-in, and aviation expo is the perfect place to bring the entire family.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/2214740205453827/

Address: 1931 US Hwy 90 West, DeFuniak Springs

 

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

 

Mondays:

Spring It On! Concert Series in Rosemary Beach: 6:30 p.m.

Bring your chairs and blankets and enjoy an evening of entertaining musical performances. Each week is a different show…. Be sure to catch one or all! March 4 – All that and a Bag of Chips, March11 – Journey to Styx, March 18 – Rhythm Express, March 25 – The RB Funky Horns.

Website: https://rosemarybeach.com/event/spring-it-on-concert-series/2019-03-11/

Address: East Long Green, Rosemary Beach

 

Tuesdays:

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. March’s lineup includes: The Shakedown – March 6, John Hart – March 13, Sugarcane Jane – March 20, The Owsley Brothers – March 27.

Website: www.baysouthwalton.com

Address: 24215 Hwy 331 South, Santa Rosa Beach

 

Family Movie Night Double Feature at The HUB at WaterSound Beach: 6 p.m.

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

 

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

 

Alys Beach Spring Concert Series: 6 p.m.

Come out and enjoy live music every Thursday night through April 4th at the Alys Beach Amphitheater. Bring your blanket or chairs to this free outdoor concert. 3/7-One Hit Wonders; 3/14-Rob Pate & The Rib Bones; 3/21-The Scratchtones; 3/28-The Blue Ribbon Healers.

Website: www.alysbeach.com

Address: Alys Beach Amphitheater, Alys 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

 

Family Challenge Saturdays at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park: 9 a.m.

Every Saturday bring the family to Topsail Hill Preserve State Park for a fun challenge you can complete together. Challenges range from geocaching, photo scavenger hunt, a beach scavenger hunt, or an art challenge! Check in at the Park Store between 9 a.m. – 2 p.m for your family challenge packet. Upon completion, return the packet to the Park Store for your treat.

Website: https://www.topsailparkfriends.org/other-events.html  

Address: 7525 W. County Highway 30A, Santa Rosa 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: 10:30 a.m.

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 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

 

Kids Movie Night Double Feature: 6 p.m.

Bring your blankets and lawn chairs for a family-friendly kids 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