SoWal's Buzzing with Activity Memorial Day Weekend!

May 21, 2013 by SoWal Staff

Memorial Day Weekend kicks off summer and South Walton beach towns bustle with beach lovers enjoying holiday fun in the sun. Every which way you turn there are tons of fun ways to rejoice with family and friends.

From outdoor music concerts to movies under the stars, outdoor children's theater to fireworks displays, you can always find special activities unique to our beach. Here's our latest SoWal List packed with wonderful events coming up over the long weekend.

Thursday, May 23

  • Rebekah Pulley performs at Americana Under the Stars at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park. 6-8:30 p.m.
  • Kelsey Anna performs at Marie's Bistro 6:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Dread Clampitt performs at Pandora’s in Grayton Beach at 9 p.m.
  • Red Bar Jazz Band performs at The Red Bar 5:30-9 p.m.
  • Eric Lindell performs at Local Catch at 9:30 p.m.
  • Wes Heath performs at Williams Backyard Boogie 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Friday, May 24

  • Gulf Place Memorial Day Celebration with live music from Hotel Oscar & others. Music, artists, vendors, and food in the amphitheater all day! 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
  • Redd sings at Marie's Bistro in Blue Mountain Beach 6-8 p.m.
  • Central Square Cinema at Seaside Amphitheater: Wreck-it-Ralph. 8 p.m.
  • Chris Alvarado performs at Local Catch Bar & Grill 7-10 p.m.
  • Live music with The Bottoms Up Band at Marie's Bistro in Blue Mountain Beach 9 p.m.

Saturday, May 25

  • YOLO Mileage Builder Series at Baytowne Marina 8 a.m.
  • Biophilia Center Marine Touch Tanks 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Seaside Farmer’s Market  9 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Forrest Williams Band performs at The Red Bar 12-3 p.m.
  • Bill Garrett and Coconut Radio perform at Seaside Amphitheatre 7 p.m.
  • Chris Alvarado Performs at Baytowne Wharf Events Plaza  7-9 p.m.
  • Forrest Williams Band performs at Pandora's/Grayton Beach 10 p.m.

Sunday, May 26

  • 30A Farmer’s Market at Rosemary Beach 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Sunday Brunch at Marie's Bistro with Matt Hall performing 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Hibiscus Brunch in the Backyard of Love in Grayton Beach with John Roniger performing and Rescued Rescuers pouring mimosas. 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • The Steenos perform at Stinky's Fish Camp's Sunday Brunch 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Franko & Fiends perform at Shorty's Surfside/Grayton Beach 3-6 p.m.
  • Forrest Williams Band performs at Local Catch in Blue Mountain Beach 3-7 p.m.
  • Outdoor concert at WaterColor Marina Park with Mr. Big 5-8 p.m.
  • Outdoor concert and fireworks at Baytowne Events Plaza with The Doerfels 7-9 p.m.
  • Groovin’ on the Green at Carillon Beach with Todd Sparks & Shrimp Boat Cowboys 7-9 p.m.
  • Summer Kick-off Concert at Rosemary Beach with St Paul and the Broken Bones 8 p.m.
  • Sinfonia Gulf Coast Goes Pops at Alys Beach 7:30-9 p.m.
  • Dread Clampitt performs at Red Bar at 7 p.m.
  • Blue Ribbon Healers perform at Pandora's/Grayton Beach 9 p.m.

Monday, May 27

  • Movie at WaterColor Marina Park:Yogi Bear starts at sunset.
  • Seaside Rep Play in the Amphitheatre James and the Giant Peach at 6:30 p.m.
  • Memorial Day Ceremony at Baytowne Wharf with presentation by Sandestin Veterans and brass band performance from Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra in the Events Plaza at 7 p.m.

Tuesday, May 28

  • Kids Rock the Block Party at Rosemary Beach with moonwalks, face painting, airbrush tattoos, arts & crafts with Gigi's, hula hoops, bubble machine and more! 6-8 p.m.
  • Campfire Chats at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park - Join Ranger Fred and share stories, ask questions, and make friends. 7 p.m.
  • Cinema Under the Stars at Alys Beach Amphitheater - Brave 8 p.m.
  • Dread Clampitt performs at Red Bar in Grayton Beach at 7 p.m.
  • Saluda performs at Pandora's/Grayton Beach 9 p.m. is your insider’s guide to events, live music, dining, shopping and everything local! See Live Music Calendar and Events Calendar for complete listings of all the local music and events in and around South Walton coming up this week and throughout the summer. Please refer to these calendars for details on events shown in this story.

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