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What's Happening in South Walton July 2019



June 28, 2019


What's Happening in South Walton in July

WALTON COUNTY, Fla.—June 28, 2019— With the summer season in full swing, there are plenty of events and activities for the entire family in South Walton. From Fourth of July fireworks to family movie nights, South Walton has endless adventures. See what’s going on around town. For more events, visit www.visitsouthwalton.com.

Spotlight Events:

July 2: RUN/SUP Youth Program at WaterColor Boathouse: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Looking for a fun adventure for the kids? Ages 8-12 can take part in a 2-hour adventure program where they will learn to paddleboard, play games, play in the pool and other fun. Cost is $50 per child. Text (850) 419-6188 to reserve your dates.

 

July 2: Solaris Yacht Sunset, Fireworks, Dinner and Dancing Cruise: 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Summertime signals the start of a weekly SunQuest Cruises tradition that has grown into one of the top things to do in the South Walton area. SunQuest Cruises is hosting its weekly Sunset, Fireworks, Dinnerand Dancing Cruises on the SOLARIS yacht every Tuesday and Thursday in the summer, including 4th of July. Guests enjoy the best of all worlds as they cruise into the sunset on a 125- foot yacht, indulge in coastal cuisines, dance to live music and watch a vibrant fireworks show.

 

July 3: Easy on 30A Concert: 5:45 p.m.-10 p.m.

Head out to the WaterColor Marina Park for the 8th annual Easy on 30A benefit concert. The festivities include live music, a silent auction, a craft market, raffles and a food drive. Admission is free and the event is open to the public.

 

July 4: 4th of July Celebration at Rosemary Beach: 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m.

Spend July 4th in Rosemary Beach with fun for the whole family all day long. Kick things off with the Rosemary Beach Bike Decorating Contest and breakfast, followed by the bike parade, field day, live music, which all culminates in the fireworks show at 9 p.m.

  • Address:North Barrett Square and Western Green, Rosemary Beach

 

July 4: South Walton 4th of July Parade along 30A: 8 a.m.

The annual July 4th parade along Highway 30A is ready to roll. The fun begins at 8 a.m. in Seagrove Beach and will continue along Highway 30A through Seaside. There will be plenty of fun after the parade, including awards and face painting.

 

July 4: Grayton Beach 4th of July Parade: 8:30 a.m.

Grayton Beach will play host to its annual July 4th parade where participants and attendees are encouraged to decorate their cars, boats, bikes or whatever else they’d like for some good fun. After the parade, head over to Grayton Coast Properties for popsicles, watermelon and lemonade.

  • Address: 70 Hotz Avenue, Grayton Beach

 

Seaside July 4th Concert with Sister Hazel: 5:30 p.m.

Gather at the Seaside Amphitheater for the July 4th festivities. Live music kicks off at 5:30 p.m., with headliners Sister Hazel taking the stage at 7 p.m. Be sure to bring your favorite chair or blanket. The fun concludes with a fireworks show over the Gulf of Mexico at 8:30 p.m.

 

July 4: Fireworks Dinner Cruise on the SOLARIS: 6-9:30 p.m.

The Solaris is offering a July 4th Sunset, Fireworks & Celebration dinner cruise. Entrée options include: filet mignon, shrimp and grits, Carribbean glazed chicken, Southern crab cakes, bronzed Gulf fish and harvest vegetables. Check-in begins at 5:15 p.m., cruise is from 6-9:30 p.m.

  • Website: sunquestcruises.com
  • Address: 9300 Emerald Coast Parkway, Miramar Beach
  • Phone: (850) 650-2519

 

July 4: Sandestin July 4th BBQ at Baytowne Marina: 6-9 p.m.

Spend your July 4th surrounded by live music, face painting, bounce houses, mouthwatering barbeque and more at the Baytowne Marina. This is a ticketed event.

 

July 4: Alys Beach July 4th Concert: 6-9 p.m.

Alys Beach will come alive with music from Rhythm Nation for some July 4th fun. The family-friendly event will have food and drinks available to purchase, as well as a fireworks show.

 

July 4: Red, White and Baytowne: 6-9 p.m.

Join us this 4th of July for our Red, White, and Baytowne celebration! Beginning at 6 p.m. enjoy lawn games, inflatables, kids crafts, and face painting. Then enjoy live music on the Events Plaza Stage at 7 p.m., followed by a fireworks display that will light up the night sky at 9:15 p.m.

 

July 5: Topsail Under the Stars: 5-9:30 p.m.

Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park and the Northwest Florida Astronomy Association (NWFASTRO) for an evening of viewing the sun, moon and stars through telescopes on July 5, 2019 from 5 - 9:30 p.m. Solar telescopes will be out until the sun sets for you to safely view the sun.  Then the astronomy association will switch telescopes and assist you in viewing any constellations, planets and other celestial objects that are visible.

  • Website:
  • Address: 7525 W. Scenic Highway 30A, Santa Rosa Beach
  • Phone: (850) 267-8330

 

July 7: The Vintage Market at Elmore’s Landing: 10-3 p.m.

Want to browse unique finds, fun collectables, vintage goods and local art? Check out the Vintage Market at Elmore’s Landing.

 

July 12: ’67 The Summer of Love Show: 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Jordan & Michelle Take You On The Ultimate 60’s Rock Journey, 1967 was the greatest year ever for music. They called it the Summer of Love and now Jordan and Michelle lovingly recreate the songs that exploded that iconic summer. Michelle (Hairspray on Broadway) and Jordan (TV’s Law and Order) pay energetic tribute to The Beatles, Janis Joplin, The Doors, Cream, The Monkees, and more. They rock, they belt, they harmonize, and breathe new life into the songs no one will ever forget.

 

July 15-19: Creative Kids Camp Ages 4-6 at the Bayou Arts Center: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Lead Instructor Sue Davis and Pottery Instructor Stacy Martin will teach the campers how to work with a variety of mediums and use different techniques so each student goes home with a diverse portfolio of work.

 

July 18: Third Thursday Wine Walk at Gulf Place: 5-7 p.m.

For just $20, attendees can enjoy samplings of hand-selected wines, light appetizers, live music and giveaways while venturing to all of the unique Gulf Place shops. Featuring jewelry, artwork, clothing and many other unique gifts, event-goers can enjoy the evening sipping, dancing and shopping while you stroll around beautiful Gulf Place.

  • Website: gulfplacefl.com/news
  • Address: Laura Hamilton Road, Santa Rosa Beach
  • Phone: (850) 267-8458

 

 

July 26: Brews, Bites & Bingo: 6 p.m.

Join local non-profit Food For Thought as they host “Brews, Bites & Bingo” benefitting the Rosemary Beach Foundation. Enjoy a cold beer and small bites from Grayton Beer Company and Brewpub while having fun playing bingo and competing for a chance to win prizes.

  • Website: fftfl.org/
  • Address: 132 Market Street, Santa Rosa Beach
  • Phone: (850) 290-4056

 

Recurring Events:

Mondays:

Free Fitness on the Lawn at the Market Shops: 5:30 p.m.

Free fitness on the lawn takes place at 5:30 p.m. every Monday thru July 29 with Pure Barre. Individuals of all fitness levels are encouraged to attend. Classes will consist of low-impact, high intensity movements that are designed to strengthen and tone.

 

HydroFlight Mondays at Village of Baytowne Wharf: 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

Every Monday thru August beginning at 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. come enjoy evening shows from fly-board extraordinaire Ben Merrell over the lagoon. Admission is free and open to the public.

  • Website:com
  • Address:9100 Baytowne Wharf Blvd, Sandestin
  • Phone: (850) 267-8000

 

The REP performs Alice in Wonderland at Seaside Amphitheatre: 6:30 p.m.

Every Monday thru August 29th, come enjoy a free performance of Alice in Wonderland at the Seaside Amphitheatre. Free and open to all ages.

  • Website:com
  • Address:25 Central Square, Seaside
  • Phone: (850) 231-0733

 

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.

 

Live music at The HUB at WaterSound Beach: 6 p.m.

Every Tuesday night meet up at The HUB for live music from local bands. Admission is free and open to the public, food and beverage available for purchase.

 

Live Music at 45 Central Wine & Sushi Bar: 6:30 p.m.

Enjoy live music from Cadillac Duo every Tuesday night 6:30-9:30 p.m. Arrive early and enjoy Happy Hour from 4-6 p.m. with half off wine by the glass.

  • Website:com/
  • Address:45 Central Square, Santa Rosa Beach
  • Phone: (850) 231-4545

 

Boomin’ Tuesday’s at The Village of Baytowne Wharf: 7-9:15 p.m.

Come out each Tuesday for lawn games and inflatables, followed by a fireworks display at 9:15 p.m. over the Lagoon. Free and open to the public!

  • Website:com
  • Address:9100 Baytowne Wharf Blvd, Sandestin
  • Phone: (850) 267-8000

 

Improv Bootcamp for Kids: 2-3:15 p.m.

This Summer, The REP continues our popular children’s Improv Bootcamp sessions. Through these sessions, students learn all the basics of improv by focusing on teamwork, creativity, and thinking outside the box. Students as a young as 5 get to be onstage, learning and performing for their friends and family with The REP’s talented actor/teachers.

  • Website: lovetherep.com
  • Address: 216 Quincy Circle, Seaside
  • Phone: (850) 231-0733

 

Wednesdays:

 

Seaside Summer Concert Series: 7 p.m.

Every Wednesday through Labor Day grab your blankets and chairs for the Seaside Summer Concert Series at the Seaside Amphitheater. This month’s lineup includes: Great Peacock (July 3), The Brook & The Bluff (July 10), The Artisanals (July 17), The Prescriptions (July 24), and Sam Mooney (July 31).

  • Website:com
  • Address:Central Square, Seaside

 

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 performances by: The Shakedown (July 3), Ryan Balthrop (July 10), Sugar Cane Jane (July 17), Dion James (July 24) and Cadillac Willy (July 31).

  • Website: com
  • Address:24215 Hwy 331 South, Santa Rosa Beach
  • Phone: (850) 622-2291

 

Family Movie Night at The HUB at WaterSound Beach: 7 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. *All movie nights begin at 7 p.m.

 

Wednesday Night Concert Series at Baytowne Wharf: 7 p.m.

The Wednesday Night Concert Series returns to Baytowne. Sit back and relax as you take in the cool crisp air and enjoy live entertainment from local and regional talent from a variety of genres. Concert begins at 7 p.m. on the Events Plaza Stage.

 

Family Fishing Tournaments: 12 p.m.

Every Wednesday through September stop by the Baytowne Marina Bait Shop to receive your fishing rod. The family to catch the biggest fish and provide a picture to the bait shop will receive a prize! *1 rod per family, must bring photo back by 1:30 p.m. Fish are catch and release.

  • Website:com
  • Address:9300 US Hwy 98, Miramar Beach

 

Summer Reels at Alys Beach Amphitheater: 8 p.m.

All summer long, you can enjoy free movies with the family at the Alys Beach Amphitheater. June’s movie lineup includes: July 3 – Despicable Me 3, July 10 – Ice Age, July 17 – Sing, July 24 – Peter Rabbit (2018), July 31 – Monsters, Inc. All movies are free and open to the public.

  • Website:com
  • Address:18 N. Charles Street, Alys 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-batch 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:com/
  • Address:170 E County Hwy 30A, Grayton Beach
  • Phone: (850) 213-4000

 

Live Music at 45 Central Wine & Sushi Bar: 7 p.m.

Enjoy live music from Tropic Breeze every Thursday night 7-9 p.m. Arrive early and enjoy Happy Hour from 4-6 p.m. with half off wine by the glass.

  • Website:com/
  • Address:45 Central Square, Santa Rosa Beach
  • Phone: (850) 231-4545

 

30Avenue Concert Series on the Green: 6-9 p.m.

Every Thursday night join 30Avenue as they host an array of musical talent. Enjoy live music while experiencing unique shopping, extraordinary dining and a one of a kind experience for visitors and locals. The event is free and open to the public. June lineup: June 6 – Flash Flood, June 13 – The Good Lookings, June 20 – Los Locos, June 27 – Qwerty.

 

Magical Thursdays at Baytowne Wharf: 7 p.m.

Thursdays are magical at Baytowne Wharf! Bring the family out for a free magic show at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. performed by Captain Davy. Admission is free and open to the public.

  • Website:com
  • Address:9100 Baytowne Wharf Blvd., Sandestin
  • Phone: (850) 267-8000

 

Outdoor Theatre: ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ at Grand Boulevard: 7-10 p.m.

Emerald Coast Theatre Company presents an adaptation of “Much Ado About Nothing.” Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy Shakespeare under the stars at the Grand Park in Grand Boulevard. This hilarious comedy is about misunderstandings, love and deception. The course of true love never did run smooth. To add to the fun Abrakadoodle will offer a themed kid’s craft pre-show at 7 p.m. In the event of rain, join us at the ECTC theatre upstairs at 560 Grand Boulevard. All parking for event is on site at Grand Boulevard. Free and open to the public.

  • Website:org
  • Address:495 Grand Boulevard, Miramar Beach
  • Phone: (850) 684-0323

 

Improv Bootcamp for Kids: 2-3:15 p.m.

This Summer, The REP continues our popular children’s Improv Bootcamp sessions. Through these sessions, students learn all the basics of improv by focusing on teamwork, creativity, and thinking outside the box. Students as a young as 5 get to be onstage, learning and performing for their friends and family with The REP’s talented actor/teachers.

  • Website: lovetherep.com
  • Address: 216 Quincy Circle, Seaside
  • Phone: (850) 231-0733

 

Fridays:

 

Free Fitness on the Lawn at the Market Shops: 9 a.m.

Free fitness on the lawn takes place at 9 a.m. every Friday thru July 29 with Orange Theory Fitness. Individuals of all fitness levels are encouraged to attend. Classes will consist of circuit training with lower and upper body weight exercises, core, and light running.

 

30A Summer Concert Series at Seagrove Plaza: 6 p.m.

Every Friday night join 30A for a free night of music in Seagrove Plaza. Happy hour drink specials inside the 30A store in Seagrove.

  • Website:com
  • Address:3723 E County Hwy 30A, Santa Rosa Beach

 

Live Music Fridays at Marina Bar & Grill at Sandestin: 6 p.m.

Enjoy live music at the Marina Bar & Grill every Friday night. Admission is free and open to the public.

 

2019 RUN/SUP Summer Race Series

Join RUN/SUP every Friday morning in July at the BoatHouse in WaterColor for the Summer Race Series. Sign up to compete in a race featuring a one-mile trail run and one-mile paddle race. New in 2019 is a relay option.

  • Website:com/races/
  • Address:250 WaterColor Boulevard, Santa Rosa Beach
  • Phone: (850) 419-6188

 

30Avenue Concert Series on the Green: 6-9 p.m.

Every Friday night join 30Avenue as they host an array of musical talent. Enjoy live music while experiencing unique shopping, extraordinary dining and a one of a kind experience for visitors and locals. The event is free and open to the public. June lineup: June 7 – King Fish, June 14 – True Soul, June 21 – The Mark Thomas Group, June 28 – String Theory Duo.

 

Central Square Cinema in Seaside: 8 p.m.

Every Friday night in June, come to Seaside Central Square for a free family-friendly movie. June’s lineup includes:  July 5 – Princess & The Frog, July 12 – Moana, July 19 -- Zootopia, July 26 – Harry Potter & The Sorcerer’s Stone.

 

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.

 

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

Every Saturday, year-round, rain or shine, the Grand Boulevard Farmer's Market features dozens of unique vendors offering mostly locally sourced food-based items such as produce, grass-fed beef, chicken, and pork, local honey, pickled vegetables, gourmet jams, unique homemade hummus, flowers, herbs, soaps and lotions and much more.

 

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.

 

Baytowne LIVE at Baytowne Wharf: 7 p.m.

All month long enjoy the musical stylings of local artists on the beautiful Baytowne LIVE stage across from MooLaLa. Concerts are free and open to the public.

 

Orvis Fly Fishing 101 at Orvis Sandestin: 9:50 a.m.

Learn fly-fishing basics in one of Orvis’ free Fly Fishing 101 classes. Perfect for beginners of all ages. Fly Fishing 101 will provide you with free lessons on fly casting and outfit rigging. Each participant will receive special offers on the essential equipment needed to get started. Classes held every Saturday.

 

Sundays:

30A Farmer’s Market 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.

  • Website: com
  • Address:North Barrett Square, Rosemary Beach

 

Sunday Brunch at Pescado: 10:30 a.m.

Chef Ken Duenas has prepared an elegant and sophisticated brunch menu. 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.-3 p.m. Sundays.

  • Website:com
  • Address:74 Town Hall Rd. #4b, Rosemary Beach
  • Phone: (850) 213-4600

 

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:com
  • Address:5960 West County HWY 30A, Santa Rosa Beach
  • Phone: (850) 267-3053

 

Sunday Pickin’ at The Bay: 4-8 p.m.

Every Sunday enjoy live music from Mike Whitty and friends.

  • Website:com
  • Address:24215 Hwy. 331, Santa Rosa Beach
  • Phone: (850) 622-2291

 

Sunday Funday Ranger Program at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park: 9 a.m.

Every Sunday come discover more about the park’s natural and cultural history with a Park Ranger. Program begins at 9 a.m. Free with regular park admission.

 

Sunday Cinema at Baytowne Wharf: 8 p.m.

Bring your blankets and spread out on the Events Plaza lawn while you enjoy a free movie under the stars. Admission is free and open to the public – every Sunday in June and July.

  • Website:com
  • Address:9100 Baytowne Wharf Blvd., Sandestin
  • Phone: (850) 267-8000