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Events Calendar - South Walton


Sandestin
Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort
April 16-19: 29th Annual Sandestin Wine Festival
May 23-25: Memorial Day Weekend Festivities
April 17 - 21: Sun Belt Golf Championships - Sandestin®
June 17 - 21: Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic - Sandestin
Wine & Food Festival
South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival
The Grande Boulevard at Sandestin will host the annual South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival. Great wines, fine foods, live music from national artists, culinary celebrities and more. ResortQuest is the Official Lodging Provider of the South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival. Book online using Promo Code VINO or call 855.434.3429 before April 26. During the event, TOPS’L Beach & Racquet Resort will be providing a complimentary shuttle service to the event for their guests.
SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS
SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS
Docked at Sandestin’s Baytowne Marina, SunQuest Cruises’ SOLARIS yacht is a magnificent 125 foot, 5,200 square foot yacht with three decks of indoor and outdoor spaces.

 

April 2015

Thursday through Sunday, April 16 - 19
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.

Friday, April 17: 12 - 3 pm
Sandestin Wine Festival Kick-Off Seafood & Champagne Cruise | SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS

Celebrate the kick-off of the highly anticipated Sandestin Wine Festival on a luxurious 125-foot yacht that cruises the open waters while indulging in fresh local seafood and premium champagnes. The SOLARIS chefs are featuring an elaborate four-course, Gulf Coast seafood menu, each paired with premium champagnes. Patrons will embark on an unforgettable day that begins with a Dockside Reception at noon with hors d’oeuvres and sparkling bubbly. It’s smooth sailing for the rest of the afternoon as guests enjoy all three decks of the SOLARIS yacht, including the open air sky deck, and three additional coastal cuisine courses and champagne. Reservations required online  or by calling 850.650.2519.

Friday through Tuesday, April 17 - 21
Sun Belt Golf Championships - Sandestin®
Raven Course to Host Men’s Conference Titles Through 2018. The 2015 Sun Belt Conference Men’s Golf Championship will feature 55 players from 11 men's teams who compete over three-days and 54 holes at the award-winning Raven Golf Club. The team champion will earn the conference’s automatic selection into the NCAA Championship.

Thursday through Sunday, April 23 - 26
South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival

The Grande Boulevard at Sandestin will host the annual South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival. Great wines, fine foods, live music from national artists, culinary celebrities and more. ResortQuest is the Official Lodging Provider of the South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival. Book online using Promo Code VINO or call 855.434.3429 before April 26. During the event, TOPS’L Beach & Racquet Resort will be providing a complimentary shuttle service to the event for their guests.

 

May 2015

Saturday, May 2: 6:30 pm
Joffrey Ballet in Seaside

The one and a half hour show will include 30 Joffrey company members performing a variety of dances ranging from modern and jazz to classical ballet. The Joffrey Ballet Concert Group is under the direction of Davis Robertson, choreographer and artistic director of The Joffrey Ballet Concert Group, the performance company of the Joffrey Ballet School in New York City. There is no admission to attend the performance.

Tuesday, May 5: 7 - 10 pm
Cinco De Mayo Dinner Cruise in Destin | SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS

Bring your sombrero and get ready for a fun night on the SOLARIS yacht for a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta and Dinner Cruise in Destin Florida. Get ready for the most delicious and festive Mexican celebration this side of the border with cocktails, dinner and live music on the water. Reservations required online or by calling 850.650.2519.

Sunday, May 10: 1 - 3 pm
Mother’s Day 
Lunch Cruise in Destin | SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS
Give her an experience as amazing as she is. This Mother's Day, skip the crowded restaurants and take her on a memorable, relaxing cruise on the SOLARIS yacht while indulging in a chef prepared meal. Reservations required online or by calling 850.650.2519.

Saturday and Sunday, May 23 - 25
Memorial Day Weekend Festivities - Sandestin®
Live music begins Saturday and lasts all weekend long. Enjoy bands on the Events Plaza stage each night. Children’s activities will be featured in the Events Plaza on Sunday night, and then we will light up the sky above the lagoon with a patriotic fireworks show at 9:15 p.m. On Monday, enjoy a Memorial Day program right before sunset, presented by Sandestin veterans, including a special performance. Admission is free and open to the public.

 

June 2015

Tuesday through Saturday, June 2 - 6
Gulf Place on 30A - The Artists at Gulf Place

(850) 267-8458
Art workshops Tuesday through Saturday in the Artist Colony beginning June 2, 2015. Preregistration is not required for the Artists at Gulf Place Workshops. Workshops include:

  • Tuesday and Friday 10 am – 12 pm Metal Flowers with Billie Gaffrey
  • Wednesday and Saturday 3 - 6 .m, Tie-die with Kris Ogdon
  • Thursday 1 - 3 pm, Sealife Creatures with David Hansel
  • Thursday 2 - 4 pm, Pet Shells with Maxine Orange

Wednesday Nights Starting June 3
Gulf Place on 30A - 30A Learning Academy Summer Camps

Kids/Parents Night Out Every Wednesday from 5:30 - 9:30 pm
For $40 per child, parents can enjoy a night out while their children enjoy a night of games, crafts, movies and more in a safe, private school environment. To register parents can contact Rebecca Matherne via e-mail 30ALearningAcademy@gmail.com or by phone at (850) 291-7197.

Tuesday and Thursday Nights Starting June 16
Gulf Place on 30A - 30A Learning Academy Adventure Camps
For $45 per day, children are invited to participate in hands-on & out and about field experiences to learn about Northwest Florida's diverse ecosystems and explore the unique environmental wonders of our 30A and Emerald Coast area. Adventure camp locations will include Topsail Hill Preserve State Park, Conservation Park, Ponce de Leon Springs, Indian Temple Mound and more. To register parents can contact Rebecca Matherne via e-mail 30ALearningAcademy@gmail.com or by phone at (850) 291-7197.

Wednesday through Sunday, June 17 - 21
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!

Sunday, June 21: 1 - 3 pm
Father’s Day Lunch Cruise in Destin | SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS

Salute Dad, the everyday hero in your life, aboard a SunQuest Cruise. Share old memories and create new ones aboard the SOLARIS yacht as you cruise through a decadent meal on the beautiful coastal waters. A perfect gift for the man who has it all or who deserves a special celebration. Reservations required online or by calling 850.650.2519.

 

July 2015

Saturday, July 4: 7 - 10 pm
4th of July Dinner & Fireworks Cruise in Destin | SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS

What better way to celebrate our nation's birthday than on the water with a stunning sunset, a decadent meal and festive fireworks? Celebrate freedom ON the water aboard the SOLARIS yacht. Embark on a fabulous evening of dining and dancing under the stars. End the night with a bang as you enjoy the best seat in the house for an amazing fireworks show. Reservations required online or by calling 850.650.2519.

 

November 2015

Thursday, November 26: 12 - 2 pm
Thanksgiving Lunch Cruise in Destin | SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS

Forget the crowded grocery store, the hours of preparation and stacks of dishes. It’s smooth sailing this Thanksgiving in Destin as you leave your worries in our wake. The SOLARIS chefs prepare a lavish buffet on the water featuring the traditions of turkey, gourmet sides, home baked breads, dessert and a cornucopia of coastal delights. Enjoy three decks of indoor and outdoor fun. Reservations required online or by calling 850.650.2519.

Thursday, November 26: 6 - 8 pm
Thanksgiving Dinner Cruise in Destin | SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS

Forget the crowded grocery store, the hours of preparation and stacks of dishes. It’s smooth sailing this Thanksgiving in Destin as you leave your worries in our wake. The SOLARIS chefs prepare a lavish buffet on the water featuring the traditions of turkey, gourmet sides, home baked breads, dessert and a cornucopia of coastal delights. Enjoy three decks of indoor and outdoor fun. Reservations required online or by calling 850.650.2519.

 

December 2015

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

Ring in the New Year in true Destin style on the SOLARIS yacht. Enjoy five incredible courses for dinner, a champagne toast, and party favors. Fireworks can be viewed in every direction as you cruise the bay. Enjoy three decks of indoor and outdoor fun. Make the night even more perfect by staying on property at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. Reservations required online or by calling 850.650.2519.

Events Calendar

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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