Cultural Arts Alliance Valentine Tour of Homes Feb 17-18

February 3, 2018 by SoWal Staff

This Valentine's weekend get intimate with some of SoWal's finest homes!

Valentine’s weekend typically means romantic dinners and flowers for most, but for South Walton residents and visitors alike, it signals the highly anticipated annual Valentine Tour of Homes presented by the Cultural Arts Alliance (CAA) of Walton County. The tour is known for providing a rare opportunity to enter some of South Walton’s most interesting residences showcasing stunning interiors, acclaimed architectural design and picturesque settings, which are sure to bring inspiration to tour goers’ winter beach weekend.

This annual event will open the doors to six gorgeously designed South Walton homes to participants on Saturday, Feb.17 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 18 from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. 

Guests take a self-guided tour of a variety of homes and are also introduced to some of the CAA's member artists whose work is featured in each of the homes. All net proceeds benefit the CAA's ‘Art For All’ Program, which provides support to Walton County schools, teachers, students, artists and arts organizations to further arts education in the community. 

The 2018 Homes on the Tour include an incredible multi-lot, gulf-front compound in Inlet Beach as well as five exquisite homes in the communities of Alys Beach and Rosemary Beach. Off-site parking is required for homes in Rosemary Beach. Event goers are asked to park in Shades Bar & Grill parking lot and a complimentary shuttle will be provided to the Rosemary Beach homes.

New to the event this year is a bonus stop at the Grayton Beer Company taproom where participants can stop in for local craft beers and delicious bites beginning at Noon both days.

This event would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors including A Boheme DesignBeau InteriorsCoastal LuxuryGrayton Beer CompanyShades Bar & GrillThe Pointe, and Linda Miller, the Smile of 30A.

Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 the days of the event, valid for the entire weekend with one entry per house. Tickets can be purchased online at and locally at Smith’s Antiquesin Destin, The Foster Gallery in Grand Boulevard Town Center, the Bayou Arts Center in Santa Rosa Beach, Sundog Books in Seaside, and the Hidden Lantern in Rosemary Beach. 

Tickets will also be available for purchase at each of the homes throughout the weekend. At the end of the tour, all guests may submit their ticket stub for a chance to win a $100 gift certificate from Beau Interiors in Grayton Beach.

Bring your ticket receipt to Home #1 to be redeemed for tour ticket. Home #1 is located at Lot 1-5 Pompano Street, Inlet Beach, Florida 32461.

Please note that as most of these homes are privates residencies, they cannot be guaranteed as ADA compliant. Please notify the CAA office in advance for questions regarding access.

To volunteer, please contact Renee McCalmont at Volunteers receive a complimentary ticket.

For more information about the Valentine Tour of Homes and the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County, call 850-622-5970 or visit


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