SoWal Stories

The Story of Seaside, Florida

July 11, 2024
Ever wonder how the town of Seaside, Florida began?

Meet Dikki Du Carrier

July 9, 2024
The Carrier family of Louisiana is as synonymous with Zydeco music as beads are with...

Local and Visitor School Calendars for 2024-2025

July 8, 2024
Here is the 2024-2025 School Calendar from Visit Sout

Free Admission to SoWal State Parks Summer 2024

July 3, 2024
Summer visitors to Walton County will once again be able to enjoy complimentary day-use...

South Walton Beach Accesses - Beach Parking, Lifeguards, Restrooms

July 3, 2024
Everyone wants to know where to park at the beach in South Walton.

South Walton Turtle Season Facts

July 3, 2024
Sea turtle nesting season begins in May on many Florida beaches, including the beaches of...

Walton County Tourism Launches "Authentic Walton" Brand

June 21, 2024
Walton County Tourism has unveiled the new brand chosen to represent the welcoming...

Hotel Effie At Sandestin Joins Marriott Bonvoy’s Portfolio of Hotels

June 21, 2024
 Hotel Effie, the 250-room boutique hotel located at Sa

SoWal Style: Renovated Cottage Overlooking the Gulf & Grayton Dunes

June 18, 2024
Dune Watch is a classic, family-friendly home in a prime location next

Bud & Alley's In Seaside Noted As "Most Legendary" In Florida

June 11, 2024
According to a recent article from Southern Living Magazine,

30A Songwriters Festival Sounds of Summer Series At Watersound Town Center

June 11, 2024
The Cultural Arts Alliance Of Walton County (CAA) is excited to collaborate with...

Keep Walton County Beautiful Encourages Action Every Day

June 10, 2024
To further our community's commitment to protecting and preserving our quality of life...

Seaside Institute Announces 2025 Seaside Prize Recipients

June 10, 2024
The Seaside Institute is honored to bestow the 2025 Seaside Prize upon tw

Bears In Unexpected Places In Walton County, Florida

June 10, 2024
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is sharing the annual r

CAA Welcomes Southern Prize and State Fellowships for Visual Arts Exhibit

June 4, 2024
The Cultural Arts Alliance (CAA) of Walton County

Beach Safety Info & Beach Rules From Visit South Walton

June 3, 2024
Important Beach Safety Info from

Share The SoWal Shore With Sea Turtles And Shorebirds

May 23, 2024
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is sharing the reminder that...

Digital Graffiti Festival At Alys Beach May 17-18

May 15, 2024
Digital Graffiti at Alys Beach is an innovative and dynamic event that celebrates the...

30A Foam Fest At 30Avenue May 10 & 11

May 7, 2024
The Second Annual 30A Foam Fest, presented by Idyll Hound Proper and 30Avenue,

SoWal Weekly Farmers Markets

May 1, 2024
Every week in South Walton, we have a great collection of Farmers Markets

May Is Art Month In Walton County

April 29, 2024
Art Month is an initiative of the Cultural Arts Al

South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival April 25-28

April 25, 2024
A dazzling roster of dozens of celebrity winemakers, distillers, chefs and mixologists...

Dine + Dive At Grand Boulevard In Support Of UMA May 1

April 25, 2024
 Join the community and Cultural Arts Alliance Of

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