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Grand Boulevard

Grand Boulevard is South Walton's premier eat, shop, play and stay destination. The outdoor lifestyle center features a nice mix of retail brands that locals love, as well as excellent dining, and some of the biggest events in South Walton. Whether you’re choosing your favorite fresh produce at the Farmers’ Market, out on the town for great shopping and dining, catching the latest movie at Boulevard Cinema 10, or attending one of the many local festivals or events, you'll find plenty of reasons to love Grand Boulevard.

Shopping

A high end mix of local boutiques and national brands makes for a well-rounded shopping experience at Grand Boulevard. Find boho-chic pieces for your wardrobe and home at Anthropologie. Visit Ophelia for all things swimwear, The Jewel for things that sparkle, and look no further than Orvis for outdoorsy kicks. 

For home wares, Pottery Barn has luxe goods for a comfortable abode. Fusion Art Glass features brilliant chandeliers and glass pieces by local artists. Sprinkle in a bit of whimsy with pieces from Zoo Gallery.

Dining

Fine dining at Grand Boulevard features some of the most sought after experiences on the Emerald Coast. Emeril's Coastal Italian draws discerning foodies. Find the renowned chef cooking prix fixe menus inspired by his travels on select nights at his home base restaurant. The open kitchen lets you see the master at work. 

Vintij Food and Wine is an award winning restaurant that has been serving loyal followers for over 20 years. The eatery is known for their highly acclaimed multi-course winemaker dinners. Their impressive wine shop is stocked with hard-to-find, boutique wines made from small family wineries all over the world. 

A few casual dining options offer great happy hour menus, as well. PF Chang’s makes a mean Cucumber Collins and the chicken lettuce wraps have a cult following. Fleming’s, The Craft Bar, Cantina Laredo, and The Wine Bar get happy in the afternoons, too, with some good food to pair.  

Entertainment

Grand Boulevard has the only movie theater in South Walton where you can catch the latest flicks. If you’re out for dinner, drinks and a movie, you can do it all in one place at Boulevard 10 Cinema’s Ovation Dining Club. Recline in a high-backed chair with a large swivel tray and cup holder, and a server will bring beer, wine, coffee or soda while you decide what to eat…and we’re not just talking popcorn.

Emerald Coast Theatre Company has live performances throughout the year at their play house in Grand Boulevard. Catch their lineup of special evenings, kid friendly shows, and one-night-only performances as they promote performing arts in the community. Visit www.emeraldcoasttheatre.org for current productions. 

Events

Grand Boulevard plays host to some huge events in South Walton, all doing great things in our community. 30A Songwriters Festival truly has something for everyone, featuring more than 175 artists, 225 performances, and 25 venues. Catch live performances on the Main Stage at Grand Boulevard benefiting Cultural Arts Alliance. 

South Walton Beaches Wine and Food Festival has been going strong for over 30 years, building rock solid relationships with vintners and chefs along the way. Every spring they come out to celebrate food and wine culture, and benefit Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation-a non-profit spreading millions around to local children in need.

Traditionally held on Mother’s Day Weekend, ArtsQuest Fine Arts Festival welcomes artists ranging from jewelry makers and painters, to photographers and sculptors. Enjoy live music, dance performances, artist demos, and entertainment for kids as you stroll the streets of Grand Boulevard.

Farmers Market

Every Saturday morning from 9-1 make way to the lush green between Tommy Bahama and Cantina Laredo. Bring your shopping bag and load up on local produce, eggs, jams and pies. Homemade soap, good olive oil, and pickled things are all there for the taking. Get to know your farmers, and soon enough you’ll be placing special orders.

Grand Boulevard is located near the entrance to Sandestin. The lifestyle center features exclusive shops, fine dining, lush green space, contemporary accommodations, and a Starbucks drive-thru. For a list of shops, restaurants, movie show times and events, please visit www.grandboulevard.com. For the latest buzz, including specials and events, follow Grand Boulevard on Facebook.

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