There’s always something going on in South Walton. Beyond the sugar-white sand beach and turquoise water, endless events await. From wine tastings and art walks to farmers markets and half marathons, there’s never a dull moment.
And it’s a beach for any season. No matter the time of year, there’s festivals, fun and food for any mood that strikes. Want to add an event? Suggest yours here!
Emerald Coast Theatre Company is slated for a great season of captivating performances. There's a show for all ages, so be sure to follow for the details on upcoming shows!
Local breweries will feature their product for a more intimate night of learning about craft beer culture. And, our restaurants here in The Village showcase their best dishes – combining their unique lite bites with the many complimentary flavors of a good brew. Oct 8-9
Celebrating its 33rd year in 2021, the ArtsQuest Fine Arts Festival is a multi-faceted cultural event, featuring work by over 200 national and local artists. Oct 9-10
Theatre for Young Audiences: Musical Comedy Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type is having its regional premier at Emerald Coast Theatre Company! Adapted by James E. Grote, Based on the book by Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin Music by George Howe Oct 15-17, 21-24
Enjoy unlimited tastes of the areas most creative and innovative Bloody Mary’s, served by the finest restaurants and bars along the Panhandle! Oct 23
The first ever RUN WATERSOUND 5K & Film Festival is a two day event celebrating running in all of its forms. Oct 30-31
Rated as one of the premier wine and food festivals in the Southeast, Harvest provides patrons the opportunity to sip and savor some of the world’s finest wine and culinary selections. Nov 4-7
This 2-day tournament, benefiting Emerald Coast Children's Advocacy Center and Fisher House, pairs each team with a known sports or entertainment celebrity. Nov 4-6
A selection of films from the International Film Festival are presented at WaterColor's Marina park. Audiences are educated on the films, filmmakers and subjects. Nov 5-6
This sparkling event will feature more than 30 champagnes and delicious appetizers. Nov 20
Four-day music extravaganza featuring over 250 songwriters and musicians performing original songs in various genres. Jan 14-17, 2022
A self-guided tour through some of South Walton’s most beautiful, unique, and art-filled homes, beneftting the Cultural Art Alliance's Art for All program. Feb 19-22, 2022.
Celebrating its 20th anniversary, this event kicks off with Coastal Cuisine at the Taste of the Race, followed by a fun-for-all ages Expo, and culimnates with a Sunday morning half marathon + 5K along iconic Highway 30A. Feb 18-20, 2022.
Sample a variety of gumbo and vote your favorite as the "People's Choice" winner! Dark or light roux? Chicken, sausage or seafood? Celebrity judges will name the "Area's Best." Mar 18, 2022
Korn Ferry week kicks off with practice rounds, a junior clinic, as well as an official Pro-Am. The first round of tournament competition starts on Thursday, with the final round on Sunday. Spectators welcome. Mar 28 - Apr 3, 2022
Four days of unique events including wine dinners with celebrity chefs, participating in preview events throughout the year, and wine tastings that showcase hundreds of wines. Apr 7-10, 2022
With more than 600 quality wines to taste over four days, this annual award-winning charity event delivers a wine experience unparalleled among Northwest Florida wine festivals. Apr 21-24, 2022
Come and experience a collaboration of visual, performing and literary arts events presented in diverse formats and various venues throughout South Walton. May 1-31, 2022