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Reflections On Seaside by acclaimed architect, author, and urbanist Dhiru A. Thadani celebrates the fortieth anniversary of the town of Seaside, returning to the place that has inspired countless designers, architects, urban planners, and everyday citizens in the search for the ideal hometown. The work is the sequel to the critically acclaimed Visions of Seaside, published in 2013. Continue reading... What do you think?
Nearly 1,700 runners participated in the 19th Annual Seaside School Virtual Half Marathon and 5K race from Sunday, February 14th to Sunday, February 28th, 2021. Ranging in ages from two to 82 years-old, participants represented 37 states and various countries including Spain, the United Kingdom and Canada. Continue reading... What do you think?
You're in luck! The Bay and North Beach Social together are ready to host the annual North Beach St. Paddy's Day party on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 from 12:00 - 9:30. Make sure to arrive wearing green! The party kicks off with live music at both venues. North Beach Social Krissa & Mark || 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. The Rhino Jockeys || 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. The Bay Luke Langford Band || 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Forrest Williams Band || 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. Continue reading... What do you think?
The Sandestin Wine Festival takes place April 15-18, 2021 throughout The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin. See ticket options and schedule of events at sandestinwinefestival.com. Continue reading... What do you think?
North Beach Social (NBS) is now officially open underneath Farm & Fire Southern Pizzeria at the foot of the 331 Bridge in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. Formerly the North Beach Tortilla Company, the space has been brightened up to reflect the natural beauty of the scenic surroundings, namely some of the best sunsets overlooking the bay in South Walton. Outside seating is aplenty at the bar and deck with an abundance of white sandy beach for kids and adults to play. Continue reading... What do you think?
Nearly a year since temporarily shutting its doors due to COVID-19, The REP Theatre is set to make its highly-anticipated return just in time for spring. On March 29th, the new season kicks off with an exciting lineup of events full of mesmerizing storytelling and entertainment the entire family will love. Continue reading... What do you think?
2021 marks the 30th year in business for Cartercraft Roofing in South Walton! Continue reading... What do you think?
Bud & Alley’s Waterfront Restaurant on Scenic Highway 30A in Seaside, Florida,—famous for its sunset celebration toasts—marks its 35th anniversary in 2021. Soon, Bud & Alley’s foodie fans can lift a glass at the daily sunset celebration toast on a newly renovated Roof Deck. Continue reading... What do you think?
The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA), South Walton Artificial Reef Association (SWARA) and Visit South Walton celebrated the successful deployment of eight new sculptures in the Underwater Museum of Art (UMA). Continue reading... What do you think?
In 2020, Chef Jim Shirley received two honors, the first was becoming the 16th recipient of the Van Ness Butler Jr. Hospitality Award. The award honors and recognizes excellence in the hospitality, service, travel/tourism, advertising and promotion industries, as well as contributions to the local community. Shirley’s contributions to the community throughout the years make him a natural choice for the honor. Continue reading... What do you think?
Seagar’s Prime Steaks & Seafood, Northwest Florida’s longest standing AAA Four-Diamond Steakhouse, has been named a Recommended Restaurant in Forbes Travel Guide’s 2021 Star Awards. Continue reading... What do you think?
St. Joe Resort Operations, LLC (“St. Joe Hospitality”), a subsidiary of The St. Joe Company (NYSE:JOE) (“St. Joe”) continues to distinguish itself as Northwest Florida’s premier hospitality management company, racking up a variety of industry accolades in 2021. Continue reading... What do you think?
Sustainable Town Planning 2021 is presented by Gulf Coast Energy Netwrok and co-hosted by the Seaside Institute. The two-day workshop will bring together planners, architects, builders, developers, engineers, and other professionals to discuss the latest trends in construction, architecture, and town planning. Come early for a walking tour of Seaside followed by a networking social (March 24th). Space is limited and this event will sell out. Continue reading... What do you think?
Our little road on the SoWal Coast along the world's most beautiful beaches has gained national notoriety as the newest scenic drive in the National Scenic Byways Program. Continue reading... What do you think?
The most recent SoWal Real Estate Report covers all of Walton County including South Walton real estate activity for December 2020, with sales statistics for single family homes, townhomes, and condos in Walton County, Florida. Continue reading... What do you think?
Visit South Walton has announced the 2021 Perfect in South Walton Award winners. The annual popular vote awards recognize local restaurants, businesses and events in a variety of categories. Continue reading... What do you think?
Join family and friends for the Ultimate Blues Festival at Gulf Place. BLUES on 30A takes place Sunday, March 14th from 1PM - 7:30PM on the Gulf Place Green featuring five Blues/Blues-Soul/Blues-Rock Bands. Spend the day enjoying kids games and activities and grub from multiple food trucks along side a crawfish boil. Purchase tickets: https://blues-on-30a.ticketleap.com/blues-on-30a-gulf-place/ Continue reading... What do you think?
Cultivate Community Gardens (CCG), the first community garden in South Walton, announced the organization is the recipient of a $10,000 grant from the J.W. Couch Foundation. The funds will be used towards the initial construction of the community garden to be installed this spring at Padgett Park in Santa Rosa Beach. “We are thrilled to help construct the first community garden in South Walton and believe it will be an amazing source of nutrition, education and wellness for all.” said Sean Couch, President of the J.W. Couch Foundation. Continue reading... What do you think?
Café Thirty-A in Seagrove Beach raised a record-breaking total of $35,564 for Caring and Sharing of South Walton during its annual Charity Ball. Continue reading... What do you think?
The Alys Foundation and Alys Beach have announced the details for 2021 Digital Graffiti Festival: A Drive-Thru Experience, coming this May 12 – 15. Continue reading... What do you think?
The annual CCA South Walton Kids Fishing Tournament takes place on Sunday April 18th at Grayton Beach, Florida. Sponsored by the Coastal Conversation Association Florida, the fun begins at 12:00 p.m. Online registration is open. Continue reading... What do you think?
The Sandestin Gumbo Festival takes place in The Village of Baytowne Wharf on Saturday, February 20 from 12-4pm. The event is a beloved local winter tradition in South Walton, Florida. Featuring gumbo tasting throughout The Village in addition to bloody mary competition and live music. Visit www.SandestinGumboFestival.com for tickets and details, including a daily schedule of events and entertainment. Continue reading... What do you think?
Alys Beach, an entity of EBSCO Industries, is pleased to share an update on the commercial activity in our Town Center with new retail and restaurant openings anticipated throughout 2021. Continue reading... What do you think?
The most recent SoWal Real Estate Report covers all of Walton County including South Walton real estate activity for November 2020, with sales statistics for single family homes, townhomes, and condos in Walton County, Florida. Continue reading... What do you think?
Join FOOW’s Executive Chef for a multi-course tasting menu with beverage pairings featuring the world’s top wine, spirit and beers. These special Supper Club dinners will be limited to 20 guests; reservations are required. Supper Club: Mardi Gras Dinner Thursday, Feb. 18 || 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Enjoy French inspired cocktails and an authentic New Orleans dinner with FOOW’s prix-fixe Mardi Gras menu. Reservations are required; limited seating available. $95++ per person. ++Service charge and sales tax not included. Continue reading... What do you think?
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