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Signature Events


30A Song Writers Festival

January 13th, 14th, and 15th

30A Songwriters Festival produced by the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County and RCAM and is presented by Visit South Walton and Grand Boulevard Town Center, features three nights and two days of stellar musical performances...more

Valentine Tour of Homes

February 14th

Valentines Day is not just for romance anymore, If gorgeous interior designs, unique architecture and picture perfect settings interest you then the Valentine Tour of Homes is perfect for you...more

Sandestin Gumbo Festival

February 16th and 17th

As one of the largest and most popular winter food events on the Emerald Coast, The Annual Sandestin Gumbo Festival is a great way to kick off your Mardi Gras celebrations...more

Seaside School Half Marathon & 5K Run in South Walton 

March 2nd, 3rd and 4th

This three day event has something for everyone, whether you are a serious distance runner, a casual weekend warrior, or are just hungry for some food prepared by famous chef Emeril Lagasse at Taste of the Race, come join the Annual Seaside School Half Marathon and 5K Run presented by Vera Bradley...more

30A Wine Festival at Alys Beach

February 22nd, 23rd, 24th,and 25th

For seven years in a row the Alys Beach Wine Festival has put on a weekend long event benefiting the Children's Volunteer Health Network, this weekend is filled with fun events, the opportunity to taste some of the best bourbon, wine and beers this country has to offer, taste delicious new foods as well as a chance to help local underpriveleged children to recieve the health benefits they need...more

Seabreeze Jazz Festival

April 18 - 22, 2018

The 20th Annual Seabreeze Jazz Festival produced by 106.3 The Seabreeze, a local smooth jazz radio station, is an exciting event that attracts some of the best Jazz musicians from all over...more

Sandestin Wine Festival 

April 12 - 15, 2018

The 31st Annual Sandestin Wine Festival is the most established, continuously running wine festival in the Southern United States, located in the heart of Sandestin's Baytowne Warf...more

South Walton Beaches Wine and Food Festival

April 27th, 28th, 29th and 30th

With the same founder of the Sandestin Wine Festival, The South Walton Beaches Wine and Food Festival offers over 800 different wines, food from top chefs around the world along with a variety of live music performances...more

ArtsQuest Fine Arts and Music Festival 

May 13th and 14th

Artsquest is the only Fine Arts & Music Festival in Walton County, featuring over 125 international exhibiting artist, live music on three stages, arts activities for children, interactive public art projects...more

Digital Graffiti

May 19th, 20th and 21st

The only time you will see color on the beautiful white walls of Alys Beach is during this eccentric three day affair, a projection art festival that is one-of-a-kind and a must see...more

Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic at Sandestin

June 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th and 25th

Occuring at the peak of the Gulf Coasts blue marlin season this annual event is ranked in the top ten big money tournaments in the world...more

Seaside 4th of July Parade

July 4th

Let your freedom bells ring at this local tradition, the Seaside 4th of July parade is a family friendly parade that takes place on the beautiful 30A...more

Sandestin Triathlon

August 20th

Join 700 other participants for the 29th Annual Destin Triathlon as they swim the Gulf of Mexico, bike along side the beautiful coast and run the streets of Sandestin...more

Baytowne Warf Art Walk

September 2nd, 3rd and 4th

Artists from all over the southeast and live music fill the streets of Baytowne Warf during this three day weekend...more

Alys Beach 5k & 1 Mile Fun Run

September 4th

Come support The Alys Foundation and the Alaqua Animal Refuge with Alys Beaches Annual 5k and 1 mile fun run that has an exciting and fun ending...more

Rosemary Uncorked

October 15

For those that love Rosemary Beach and all of the delicious foods and wines it has to offer this event it just for you...more

South Walton Fashion Week


South Walton Fashion Week is a three day series of dynamic fashion events with proceeds benefitting The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County, Inc., to fund their Educational Giving Program...more

Alys Beach Noche De Los Muertos

October 28

One of the best Halloween Costume Parties in one of the most beautiful places in the all in  one place...more

Seeing Red Wine Festival

November 4th, 5th and 6th

This annual event brings together those passionate about the wine and culinary industry, alongside individuals who appreciate the South Walton area..more

Telluride Mountain Film Festival in Watercolor

November 4th and 5th 

The Mountainfilm Festival makes its annual stop on their worlwide tour in Watercolor, here you can get the chance to experience some of the most loved films from the annual festival in Telluride...more