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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 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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Fourth of July on 30A

Rags to Riches Regatta    July 3      7 a.m.  at Grayton Beach

The Rags to Riches Regatta is a 40-year sailing tradition where 30A locals and visitors gather to cheer on teams as they navigate 16-foot catamarans in a race from Grayton Beach (originally known as the “rags” side of town) to Seagrove (also known as the “riches” neighborhood). Presented by Crater Train Brewing Company, The 30A Company, and Tribe Kelley Surf Post, the race will benefit South Walton Artificial Reef Association (SWARA) and their mission to protect and preserve our local marine resources. 

Blue Mountain Bakery Block Party   July 3          5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

The Blue Mountain Bakery is celebrating two years of operation with a block party. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy…

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Beach - Bay - Lake - 30A Good Life

Summer is already here and what’s sure to be a remarkably busy time on South Walton Beaches. Sir Winston Churchill once said: “Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” And as I think about the record-setting Spring visitor season we’ve just experienced, there’s no denying that the secret is out! Walton County is one of the fastest growing areas in the nation and folks are flocking here to experience the good things that we   already know and love about it here! 30A’s beautiful beaches, state parks, communities and quality of life are unique, special, and one-of-a-kind!

Those of us who are lucky enough to live here, work here and call this place home, will undoubtedly be presented with both challenges AND opportunities this busy…

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Habitat for Humanity Walton County - ReStore

SANTA ROSA BEACH FLORIDA -

After three years of anticipation, planning, design, and construction, a brand-new Habitat for Humanity ReStore located at 2260 U.S. Highway 98 West, Santa Rosa Beach, FL is nearing final stages of completion. The group hopes to be open for business sometime in July. The new facility has been in the works since 2018 when Habitat for Humanity Walton County received a grant from IMPACT 100. The grant money allowed for the purchase of the property at their soon-to-be new location in South Walton County.  Once completed, the new, more spacious modern facility will enable the non-profit group the ability to handle more donated items that will be offered for resale to the public.

Proceeds from sales of items through the…

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Mothers Day Brunch Options in South Walton

 

There's never a lack of great places in South Walton to celebration special events and holidays.  And Mother's Day is no exception.  From "MoMosas" to  "MoMentous Occasions" to Jazz brunch and everything in-between local eateries are pulling out the stops to help you celebrate Mom on her special day!  rom

Sending our warmest wishes from the beach to all the Moms out there! We hope you enjoy a wonderful day with family, friends and lots of fun!

 

GRAYTON BEACH

 Chiringo

Mother’s Day Beach Brunch Featuring special menu items like lobster frittatas and veggie frittatas + $25 Bottomless Mimosas until 4 p.m.

Website: chiringograyton.com     Address: 63 Hotz Ave, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459     Phone: (850) 534-4449

 

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