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Thanksgiving is just around the corner and we’re celebrating with a roundup of holiday meal happenings throughout South Walton. Whether you’re looking for a sit-down meal at one of our local restaurants or to-go meal options that can feed families big and small, there’s something for everyone in South Walton. 

Thanksgiving To-Go Meals

Cafe Thirty-A Thanksgiving Day To-Go

Cafe Thirty-A is offering Thanksgiving to-go. Call to place your order. Orders cost $300. Each order feeds six people. Menu available online. Pick up time is between 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 

  • Website: cafethirtya.com
  • Address: 3899 E. County Highway 30A, Seagrove Beach, Fla. 32459
  • Phone: (850) 231-2166 (Extension 1)

Destin Ice Market 30A | Thanksgiving To-Go

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We're excited to unveil a brand new, beautiful edition of  IN • REVIEW Magazine with you!   This time IN • REVIEW's Local Features Section includes the Cultural Arts Alliance's upcoming MONARCH ART TRAIL unveiling on Friday, November 12th +  coverage on a new local brewery & taproom, Owner & Gardening Tips, 30A Fall Event's Calendar, and more.


As we've done in previous editions of IN • REVIEW, we break down 30A Market Trends from a unique and different perspective. Statistics that you'll discover include a 42% increase in the number of homes sold in  Seagrove Beach; Cash sales accounted for  58% of the homes sold in Blue Mountain Beach.  And one of the most interesting data points revealed a whopping 65% jump in the median price of  Seagrove…

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ODD PELICAN BEER COMPANY

Serving Up Flavorful Beer for The Fun-Loving Crowd

 

Long-timSEASIDE SUDSe local and private chef Hunter Davis and business partner Anne Margaret Harrison have teamed up combining the best of their business   experience, talents, and backgrounds to launch the area’s newest brewery and taproom, ODD PELICAN BEER CO. Davis and Harrison have gotten off to a solid start in the business by securing a SEASIDE® license to make and distribute an exclusive brew aptly named “Seaside Suds.” ODD PELICAN BEER CO currently offers three other specialty brews including “The SUMMIT,” “Black Creek Stout” and “SPECTACLE”.

 Hunter and Anne Margaret also have a shared passion for giving back to the community and supporting local non-profit organizations. Both are actively…

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Monarch Art Trail - Watersound Parkway


Northwest Florida is a part of the migratory pattern of the Monarch butterfly, and every fall tens of thousands of Monarchs can be seen enjoying an abundance of native wildflowers that thrive throughout Walton County. Since 1992, The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) has celebrated this yearly natural event with The Flutterby Festival, an annual children’s arts and science event.  

As an addition to this year’s festivities, The CAA is proud to announce the opening of another Art in Public Spaces initiative - Monarch Art Trail (MAT).  An outdoor sculpture project was created with support from The St. Joe Community Foundation. The official opening of the Monarch Art Trail takes place Friday, November 12th from 4:00 - 7:00 pm and…

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30A Home Sale Secret Sauce

We've been helping owners with their beach homes for over 28 years and know what works!  So, today, we're sharing a little of the "Secret Sauce" we use when assisting our clients in planning for a successful sale!   Let us know any questions or curiosities you may have about what it might take to get your beach home "SOLD" too!

SMART PRICING

A “smartly priced” home is key to garnering genuine buyer interest that ultimately leads to stronger offers.  So, take time to become well informed on current market values.  Get professional insights that include a custom detailed study of your home, its features, the local neighborhood, any amenities, and recent sales.   Our team can provide in-depth pricing studies at no cost, or obligation and assist you…

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There are conversations buzzing in the air both nationally and for our area here in South Walton that perhaps the real estate markets may be experiencing a slight shift from the last year’s white-hot seller’s market.  As we transition into the fall season what are the market numbers telling us?  Are home prices changing?  Is there a change in inventory levels?  Is the market still strong as it was this time last year or is there a transition in process away from a sellers’ market?  In today’s post, we’re taking a look at these questions and do our best to sort out what sales and inventory numbers may be telling us

According to both Florida and Nationwide industry analysts, major market home prices and appreciation remain at levels not seen in over…

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30A Events


From plays to movies, and football, to farmers' markets there's plenty to do along 30A this weekend!   Check out our list of just a few fun things going on here at the beach!

International Ocean Film Tour at Watersound Origins

Date:                 Friday Sept 17 – Saturday Sept 18th

Time:                7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Where:             Watersound Origins Village Commons Lawn  - Event Details & Ticket Info


Moonlight Paddle on Lake Powell

Date:                    Friday Sept 17

Time:                   7:30 – 8:30 pm

Where:                Camp Helen State Park  -  Event Details


Seaside Farmers’ Market

Date:                 Saturday – Sept 18th

Time:                9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Where:            

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When you live along the Gulf Coast, hurricanes, and storms are simply a way of life. As communities both far and near, we always come together to help one another in a time of need. In an effort to assist those who want to help our neighbors in Louisiana who are living through the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, we’ve put together a list of relief efforts currently underway by 30A local businesses.  Please consider reaching out to support these local efforts!   

Also please check back often - as we receive additional sources of relief efforts we'll update the list below with new information!

From Seaside FL Facebook Page: Please visit our Stories or Hurricane Relief Story Highlight on our Instagram page @seasidefl to learn more. We will continue…

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Sunset on the Beach

South Walton's Beach Access & Parking Updates

This upcoming fall and winter, construction will begin on three new parking areas and beach access points at Seagrove Beach; and extensive parking with public transit just north of Gulf Place. 

One of the new locations coming to Seagrove will be a Regional Access Point, which includes seasonal lifeguards, ADA-compliant boardwalk, restrooms, and parking -- making two Regional Access points for Seagrove Beach. (The other location is south of Santa Clara Ave.)

The following are new and renovated locations: (click below to view locations on a map)  

  • Seagrove Regional Beach Access (located across from Café Thirty-A) is nearly through the design/permit phase. Improvements will include 21 +/-…
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30A Beach Towns
  

What areas/beach towns along 30A are experiencing the most activity and interest of buyers so far this year? If you live in or own property in Seagrove Beach, Blue Mountain Beach, or Watercolor then you’re in a very popular location indeed. So, like most property owners, in today's market, you are not only most likely enjoying a significant equity increase, but buyers are actively looking and buying in your Beach Towns the most right now!

Maintaining its #1 ranking as a 30A Favorite Beach Town is Seagrove Beach.  This little town was branded as "The Place Where Mother Nature Did Her Best" by founding developer CH McGee back in the 1920s. and 30s.   Today Seagrove begins on the eastern border of Seaside and extends just beyond the Eastern Lake…

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