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Events Calendar - South Walton


Sandestin
Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort
Live Music Friday Nights 6-9 pm - through January 2015
Marina Sailgate Parties - through December
Baytowne on Ice - through January 2015
Baytowne Countdown December 31


SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS
SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS
Dec.31 New Year's Fireworks and Dinner
SunQuest Cruises is a locally-owned and operated company in Destin, Florida. The 125’ SOLARIS yacht cruises year-round with three decks of indoor and outdoor fun for weekly dinner cruises, weddings, holiday parties and special events. As the area’s only dining & entertainment yacht in Northwest Florida, the SOLARIS is docked at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort’s Baytowne Marina.

 

December Through January 2015

Live Music Fridays - Sandestin
Marina Bar & Grill at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
Enjoy Live Music, every Friday at the Marina Bar & Grill from 6-9 pm. FREE and open to the public.

Baytowne on Ice - Sandestin
The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
For those visitors who miss the cold and ice, the ice skating rink at the Village is the perfect opportunity to get into the winter spirit. The seasonal ice skating rink has become a local holiday favorite. The first hour of each day is reserved for "kids skate" for youths 12 and under. The Ice Rink is available for private functions. Call 850.267.8184 for details.

 

December 2014

Thursday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday evenings
Marina Sailgate Parties - Sandestin

Marina Bar & Grill at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
Enjoy an outside "tailgate" party at the scenic Baytowne Marina at Sandestin, including the broadcast of NCAA and NFL evening football games. Get your favorite beverages and football fare from the Marina Bar & Grill. Outside will be a projector & large screen. One night game will be televised for all guests to enjoy outside, while grabbing a bite from the grill or the kitchen. Daily draft specials will be available as well. Inside the bar will be eight screens to cheer on your favorite teams. A perfect way to enjoy the beautiful fall season!

Wednesday, Friday and Saturday Nights in December
12 Nights of Lights - Sandestin

The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
For the month of December, enjoy a festive light show in the Events Plaza set to your favorite holiday music every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday leading up to Christmas at 6 & 7 pm This sparkling event will also be featured during the holiday editions of the Wednesday Night Concert Series at 7 pm Admission is free.

December 17; 6-8 pm
Wednesday Night Concert Series - Sandestin

The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
Enjoy a special holiday edition of the Wednesday Night Concert Series through the month of December. The Village will be tantalizing your musical taste buds with musicians to entertain all of our guests! Admission is free.

December 10-17, 2014
Lilly Pulitzer Holiday GWP at Barefoot Princess - Sandestin

Barefoot Princess in the Village of Baytowne Wharf
Spend $150 at Barefoot Princess and receive a Seahorse Charm Necklace. Visit facebook.com/barefootprincessbaytowne or call 850.351.1806 for more information.

December 31, 2014; 7 pm-12 am
Baytowne Countdown - Sandestin

The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
You don't want to miss The Village of Baytowne Wharf's end-of-year party! Come dance the night away and enjoy live bands and breathtaking fireworks as they light up the sky over the lagoon at midnight. The Village of Baytowne Wharf is the place to ring in the New Year! For more information, visit sandestin.com/events.

December 31, 2014; 8 pm-12:30 am
SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS New Year’s Fireworks & Dinner

Ring in the New Year in true Destin-style on the SOLARIS yacht, with three decks of indoor and outdoor fun. Enjoy five incredible courses for dinner, a champagne toast, live entertainment and party favors. Fireworks can be viewed in every direction as the SOLARIS cruises the sparkling local waters. Make the night even more perfect by staying on property at the all-inclusive Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. Reservations required - order online or call 850.650.2519.

 

January 2015

January 1st- 31st
Baytowne on Ice - Sandestin

The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
For those visitors who miss the cold and ice, the ice skating rink at the Village is the perfect opportunity to get into the winter spirit. The seasonal ice skating rink has become a local holiday favorite. The first hour of each day is reserved for "kids skate" for youths 12 and under. The Ice Rink is available for private functions. Call 850.267.8184 for details.

 

February 2015

February 13-14, 2015; 12-4 pm
26th Annual Sandestin Gumbo Festival - Sandestin

The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
Prepare your palate while restaurants and businesses vie for the title of "Area's Best" in Gumbo. Cast your vote while enjoying live Zydeco music and family entertainment. Enjoy great food, beverages and many other extras. Visit www.SandestinGumboFestival.com for tickets and details.

February 15, 2015; 2 pm
12th Annual Mardi Gras Dog Parade - Sandestin

The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
The streets will be filled with costumed dogs and their humans throwing a myriad of throws, beads, and parade favors. Themed convertibles, small floats (pulled by masters), 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 on the Emerald Coast with members of the four-pawed community coming far and wide to participate. For more information, visit sandestin.com/events.

February 17, 2015; 5 pm
13th Annual Fat Tuesday Baytowne Bash Parade - Sandestin

The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
Prepare to let your hair down on what many call the most festive day of the year, Fat Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday. “Laissez les bon temps rouler” (let the good times roll) with the 13th annual Fat Tuesday Baytowne Bash Parade rolling through Sandestin. Yell “throw me something mister” as unique and colorful floats, golf carts, and pick-up trucks roll down the streets and marchers dressed up in all their Mardi Gras best shower parade-goers with a barrage of beads, moon pies, and other trinkets. The post-parade celebration continues into the night with street performers, “throws” tossed from balconies on Main St, and parties at various Baytowne establishments. For more information, visit sandestin.com/events.

 

March 2015

March 17, 2015; 6 pm
St. Paddy's Day Delight - Sandestin

The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
Celebrate the luck of the Irish at the Village of Baytowne Wharf. Enjoy live entertainment from Brena and celebrate St. Patty’s Day Village- style in the events plaza from 6-9 pm For more information, visit sandestin.com/events.

 

April 2015

April 5, 2015; 12-3 pm
Easter Explosion - Sandestin

The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
Guests can skip, hop or jump your way to The Village of Baytowne Wharf for an explosion of fun and enjoy visits with the Easter Bunny • Kid's Crafts • Inflatable Fun Zone • Stilt walker making Balloon Animals • Face painting. For more information, visit sandestin.com/events.

April 2015
29th Annual Sandestin Wine Festival - Sandestin

The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
The Sandestin Wine Festival is a picture perfect event complete with white tents, flowing wine, food, ladies strolling in hats, and live music. The event is one of the best of the year and draws thousands of people to The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. Affectionately called the “Kentucky Derby of Wine Festivals,” the 29th annual Sandestin event is scheduled for April 2015. Discount for advance tickets and accommodations are available. Visit SandestinWineFestival.com.

 

June 2015

June 17-21, 2015
Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic - Sandestin

Baytowne Marina at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
The Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic at Sandestin has set the new precedent for world-class sportfishing tournaments along the Gulf Coast. Ranked 5th Richest Tournament in the world by Marlin Magazine, sanctioned by the World Billfish Series and part of the International Game Fish Association Off-shore circuit this event gives serious angling teams their shot at winning a huge pay-off while sponsors. With cash categories for dolphin, tuna, and Wahoo as well as individual angler trophies, fishermen have a multitude of ways to stake their claim on Destin fishing tournament history!
The competing anglers are not the only fishing enthusiasts who will hook a good time during the 13th Annual Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic. A treasure trove of family fun includes live entertainment and activities for the kids all weekend long. This momentous event takes place at the Baytowne Marina and The Village of Baytowne Wharf. Admission is free and it is open to the public. Details are subject to change based on weather. For information, visit fishecbc.com.

Events Calendar

Please visit the following websites for scheduled events.Annual events for South Walton / 30A.

Cruises

Nightlife/Music Scene

  • Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort - Outdoor concerts, seasonal fireworks, indoor live music at multiple venues, parades, wine and beer festivals, seasonal family activities, New Years Eve celebration.

Concerts/Festivals/Arts

Fishing Events

January

Wyndham Vacation Rentals - Winter Guests
Annual Snowbird Shuffleboard Tournament

February

Annual Sandestin Gumbo Festival - Sandestin
Annual Mardi Gras Dog Parade - Sandestin
Annual Fat Tuesday Baytowne Bash Parade - Sandestin
The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort

March


April

SunQuest Cruises - Baytowne Marina - Sandestin®
Annual Seasonal Cruise Event: Easter Lunch

Annual Sandestin Wine Festival - Sandestin

South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival
Annual charity event held the last weekend of April.

May

Memorial Weekend Events at Sandestin
Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort

SunQuest Cruises - Baytowne Marina - Sandestin®
Annual Seasonal Cruise Event: Mother's Day Lunch

June

Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic - Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort
Baytowne Marina - Sandestin®

SunQuest Cruises - Baytowne Marina - Sandestin®
Annual Seasonal Cruise Event: Father's Day Lunch

July

Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort
4th of July Red, White and Baytowne

SunQuest Cruises - Baytowne Marina - Sandestin®
Annual Seasonal Cruise Event: 4th of July Fireworks and Dinner Cruise

August

Annual Sandestin® Triathlon
Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort

September

Labor Day Weekend Events at Sandestin

Destin Beer Festival
Destin

October

Baytowne Beer Festival - Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort
Baytowne Wharf - Sandestin®

November

SunQuest Cruises - Baytowne Marina - Sandestin®
Annual Seasonal Cruise Event: Thanksgiving Cruise

Sandestin Wine Festival Presents: Sparkling Wine & Holiday Lights - Sandestin

December

New Years Eve Celebration - Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort
Baytowne Wharf - Sandestin®

SunQuest Cruises - Baytowne Marina - Sandestin®
Annual Seasonal Cruise Event: New Year's Fireworks and Dinner

 

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