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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

 

AJ’s…

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HOME—Inspirations for Home and Life by VIE

HOME—Inspirations for Home and Life by VIE Is Now Available

The Idea Boutique, located in Grayton Beach Florida and publisher of the national luxury lifestyle magazine VIE, has just published the brand’s first coffee-table book, HOME—Inspirations for Home and Life by VIE. 

The genesis of the legacy coffee-table book was a desire to write a love letter to the Northwest Florida Gulf Coast and the people who make it beautiful. Architects, interior designers, artisans, and chefs make their indelible marks on the area and all who visit it. A blend of Southern hospitality, an easygoing beach mentality, and sophisticated taste has made this a truly unique slice of paradise.

For all those who have visited, the creators hope the stories and rich…

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After being closed for in-person attendance due to COVID-19 restrictions,  The REP Theatre is excited to announced their re-opening for concerts and performances again.

The new season kicks off on Saturday, April 17th with their Concert Series LIVE@TheREP featuring TOWNE. The concert will be held at Seaside Meeting Hall Theatre, located at 216 Quincy Circle, Seaside FL. 

Saturday, April 17 at 7:30 pm   Tickets: $40 and $32 for REP Members
Nashville, Tennessee-based indie folk-pop trio TOWNE consists of longtime singer/songwriter collaborators Steevie Steeves and Jon Decious. Inspired by the likes of everyone from; Gram Parsons & Emmylou Harris, Heart, The Killers, and the perfectly imperfect harmonies of Stevie Nicks and Tom Petty,…

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Celebrating Easter in South Walton


One thing about living, working or visiting along the beaches of South Walton- there's never a lack of great places to gather, enjoy great food or attend fun events.  And with Easter  now upon us, we've collected a list of of local options that's sure to make your family 's Sunday gathering memorable and entertaining.   

Easter at Stinkys Fish Camp • 5960 West County Road 30A, Santa Rosa Beach FL  • 850.267.3053

Brunch will be served 10:00 am – 3:30pm with music by Longleaf Drive.


Vue on 30A- Easter Lunch • 4801 W County Highway 30A, Santa Rosa Beach FL  •  850.267.2305

Celebrate Easter 11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. with great views of the Gulf !  Offering Dine-In &  To Go options. Learn more: Vue on 30A


AJ’s Grayton  • 63 Defuniak St,…

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South Walton Street Art Festival

 

CAA Announces Street Art Festival To Join Art Month Lineup

The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) is excited to announce its newest signature event, The South Walton Street Art Festival (SWSAF), will join this year’s Art Month South Walton schedule of May events. Artists, families, friends and school groups are invited to participate in this three-day festival that will take place in Grand Boulevard’s Town Center throughout Mother’s Day weekend, May 7th - 9th.

 

“Due to the great volunteer needs and logistical challenges of producing ArtsQuest, we made the decision to move that event to the fall when we believe a fine arts show of its size and caliber can be more safely produced,” said CAA Executive…

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