Easter Happenings in South Walton 2017

April 11, 2017 by SoWal Staff

It is time to follow the bunny tracks in the sand along the beach and find all the eggs full of chocolate and sea stars! Here's what's happening in SoWal for Easter time ...

Easter Egg Hunt at Coastal Branch Library

Thursday Apr 13 10am

The Coastal Branch Library is having an Easter Egg Hunt on Thursday, April 13 at 10am (during pre-school story hour). The Easter Bunny will be hopping into the Coastal Branch Library Reading Garden for a visit. Bring your favorite basket and join in the hunt. Free. Santa Rosa Beach


Doggie Easter EGGstravaganza at Grand Boulevard

Thursday Apr 13 5-7pm

Dog Harmony is hosting an Easter EGGstravaganza Doggie Social at Grand Boulevard on Thursday, April 13 from 5-7pm. This fun filled event will take place in Grand Park. Miramar Beach


Trebeaché Good Friday Crawfish Festival & Concert

Friday Apr 14 

Trebeaché is hosting their second annual Good Friday Crawfish Boil on Friday, April 14 starting at 5pm with music, eats + drink. The festival is open to the public with music on the deck. The celebration will continue into the night with LIVE MUSIC featuring The Mulligan Brothers in the upstairs ballroom on Friday, April 14 at 7:30pm. Blue Mountain Beach


Easter Explosion at The Village of Baytowne Wharf

Saturday Apr 15 12-3pm

Bounce on over to the Village of Baytowne Wharf for an Easter Explosion, Saturday April 15th! Enjoy a day filled with family friendly entertainment, enjoy lawn games, face-painting, and even race over our inflatable obstacle course. And don't forget to get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny! Enjoy the holiday weekend in Sandestin, Florida. Sandestin


Easter Celebration at Rosemary Beach

Easter Sunday 8:30-10:30

Church service will be held on Eastern Green at 8:30pm. Then over to the Western Green for a big egg hunt around 10am. Rosemary Beach


Hibiscus Backyard of Love Easter Brunch & Music

Easter Sunday 10am-1pm

Come on out to the Hibiscus Backyard of Love for Easter Brunch, Bluegrass Gospel and Mimosas. What a perfect place to spend Easter Sunday! Ted Rocket on stage with Neil "Teddy Bear" Sebree and Jeremiah "Red Rocket" Campbell. Grayton Beach


The Hub Jazz Brunch & Easter Celebration

Easter Sunday 10am-3pm

New Orleans Ramblers on stage at The Hub! Easter Sunday Jazz Brunch is everything you need. Relax with mimosas, bloody marys, and good eats and enjoy the music. Stay for the movie "Hop" and get ready for the egg hunt at 2pm. WaterSound Beach


Seaside Easter Celebration

Easter Sunday Apr 16 11am-2pm

Come out to Seaside for the annual Easter Egg-stravaganza, Sunday, April 16 from 11am-2pm. The big egg hunt starts at 1pm. Hang out with the Easter Bunny and enjoy live music and an egg hunt with over 15,000 eggs in the Amphitheater all for the little ones to enjoy. Free and open to all. Seaside


Hubba Hubba Bunny Hop at Trebeaché

Easter Sunday 4-9pm

Hubba Hubba's annual Easter Sunday Bunny Hop live music show moves to Trebeache this year! The 28th annual Bunny Hop in SoWal! Come wiggle your ears and shake your tail. Local legends from Hubba Hubba LIVE on stage. Blue Mountain Beach



Caliza Restaurant: facebook event info / reservations Easter Brunch, Alys Beach

The Bay: Easter Brunch, Santa Rosa Beach

The Hub: Easter Jazz Brunch & Celebration

Bijoux: Easter Brunch, The Market Shops, Miramar Beach

WaterColor LakeHouse: Easter Brunch

Fish Out of Water: Easter Dinner

Whiskey Bravo: special Easter Brunch, Seagrove Beach

Grayton Seafood Co.: Sat crawfish boil, Sunday Brunch, Grayton Beach

Marie's Bistro: Easter Sunday Brunch, Blue Mountain Beach

Havana Bar & Grill at The Pearl, Rosemary Beach

The Red Bar, Brunch Specials, Grayton Beach

Great Southern Cafe, Easter Specials (not taking reservations), Seaside

Bud & Alley's Restaurant: Fabulous Breakfast/Brunch on the Gulf, Seaside

Sunset Bay Cafe: Easter Sunday Bottomless Mimosas 9am til 2pm - awesome on the bay in Sandestin

Trebeache: Easter Sunday Brunch, Bunny Hop afternoon entertainment, Blue Mountain Beach

Stinky's Fish Camp: Sunday Brunch with entertainment, Dune Allen Beach

Brotula's on Destin Harbor: Brunch Buffet and Easter Bunny 10-2


Most spots will be open on Easter for lunch and dinner as usual on Sunday.

Goatfeather's, Blue Mountain Beach

Angelina's, Seagrove Beach

Local Catch Bar & Grill, Live Music 4-7pm, Blue Mountain Beach

AJ's Grayton, Grayton Beach

Chringo, Grayton Beach


Restaurants open for dinner and always special, including all of the above brunch spots plus these dinner places:

Cafe Thirty-A

The Red Bar

Louis Louis

Abrazo Latin Kitchen, Grayton Beach

Old Florida Fish House, Seagrove Beach

Restaurant Paradis, Rosemary Beach

Marlin Grill, Baytowne

Basmati's Asian Cuisine, Blue Mountain Beach

Surfing Deer, Seagrove Beach

Borago, Santa Rosa Beach


Many MORE restaurants in South Walton and along the coast will be open for business with bloody mary bars, mimosas, live entertainment, specials, happy hour, brews, wines and cocktails! 


SoWal Food & Dining Guide




Trebeache Team is going all out...


See SoWal Music & SoWal Events Calendars for much more entertainment, live music and outdoor concerts at the beach this Easter! The wonderful farmers markets will be open for food shopping in Seaside, Grand Blvd and Rosemary Beach at their usual places and times.


Musicians we all love will be working so come out to see them on stage. Dread Clampitt at The Red Bar, as well as Red Bar Jazz Band, Forrest Williams Band at Local Catch and other spots around town, Mike Whitty at Alys Beach Amphitheater and at The Bay for Sunday pickin'. The Steenos at Modica Market and Stinky's Fish Camp with Franko Washboard Jackson. Luke Langford & The 331 Band at Redd's. Boukou Groove at The Hub. Eric Lindell at Trebeache. Max McCann at Growler Garage and Heritage at Grayton Beer Company. Much more all week long at restaurants, venues and outdoor stages in SoWalBeaches.




South Walton resort towns will have Easter Sunrise Services if you're staying in WaterColor or Rosemary Beach, or other communities. The annual Easter Services at Ed Walline Beach Access in Gulf Place is open to everyone: 6:30am and 8:00am. Another Easter sunrise service takes place at Henderson Beach State Park at 6am in Destin. Bring a chair or blanket and don't get fancy. What a beautiful way to start Easter Sunday.


SoWal Events Coming Up!

Kids Fishing Tournament at Grayton Beach, Sandestin Wine Festival, Seabreeze Jazz Festival, South Walton Food & Wine Festival, Cinco de Mayo, Art Week South Walton: ArtsQuest Fine Arts Festival, Digital Graffiti, Seaside Dance Weekend, Mattie Kelly Concerts in the Village, Seaside Memorial Day Concert, Alys Beach Memorial Day Concert...


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