Seeing Red Wine Festival - South Walton, Florida
Fall into Event Season in South Walton

As school starts back up and temperatures cool off, event season heats up at the beach. Fall in South Walton is jam-packed with events, from food and wine to films or marathons. The fun doesn't stop when you leave the beach.

30A Half Marathon & 5K - South Walton, Florida

30A Half Marathon & 5K (October 12-14):

Back and bigger than ever, this fall running event features live music, BBQ, an amazing course and over $20,000 in cash prizes. Whether you're a competitive runner or just here for the view and refreshments, you've made the right choice.

Baytowne Wharf Beer Festival - South Walton, FL

Baytowne Wharf Beer Festival (October 12 & 13):

This annual fall festival showcases over 200 beers for your tasting pleasure. In addition to a focus on local beers, you'll find lagers, stouts and IPAs from around the country and the world. Talk to representatives from breweries and learn about the various styles on offer, and enjoy live music throughout the festival.

Harvest Wine & Food Festival - South Walton, FL

Harvest Wine & Food Festival (October 25-27):

Spend three days sipping and savoring in WaterColor to benefit Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation's mission to assist children in need in Northwest Florida. Featuring the world's premier vintners, proprietors and award-winning chefs, you'll taste the staples of coastal cuisine, paired with over 250 wines from around the world.

MountainFilm On Tour at WaterColor - South Walton, FL

MountainFilm On Tour at WaterColor (November 1-3):

Take in this outdoor film festival, showing films that educate, inspire and motivate audiences about issues that matter. This year, the popular festival has been extended to three days – one more day for you to explore culture, preservation and adventure.

Seaside Seeing Red Wine Festival - South Walton, FL

Seeing Red Wine Festival (November 8-11):

Uncork four days of wine and culinary events, held in Seaside's Central Square. Recognized by Fodor's Travel as a Top-10 Fall Wine Festival, Seeing Red features award-winning Gulf-to-table cuisine paired with more than 120 carefully curated wines.

An Evening of Sparkling Wine & Holiday Lights

An Evening of Sparkling Wine & Holiday Lights (November 17):

Kick off the holiday season with more than 30 sparkling wines, along with appetizers from local restaurants and the first tree lighting of the holiday season. Live music and a choreographed light show will accompany the festivities.

If you're looking for something exciting, you're in the right place. And if you're looking to decompress and just hang out, we've got the perfect options, too. Take some time to explore all that South Walton offers this fall season.