Summer Events at Baytowne Wharf

June 1, 2022 by SoWal Staff

It's Summer at Baytowne Wharf! Located along the shores of the Choctawhatchee Bay in Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort, The Village of Baytowne Wharf features an array of boutiques, eateries, galleries and nightlife -- not to mention a jam-packed schedule of outdoor festivals and special events for the entire family.

Join in the fun May 23rd - August 11th for family-friendly activities every week at The Village of Baytowne Wharf:

  • Sunday Cinema: Watch a movie on the big screen on the Events Plaza lawn at 8:00pm.
  • Wildlife Monday: Enjoy face painting and animal crafts from 5:30pm-6:30pm. Join Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge from 6:30pm-8:00pm and meet all their animal friends while you learn all about the Emerald Coast ecosystems, wildlife rehabilitation, and more.
  • Boomin’ Tuesday: Dance the night away at DJ Mike Whitty's DJ Dance Party starting at 7:15pm. Then, light up the night with fireworks at 9:15pm over the Lagoon.
  • Wednesday Night Concerts: Enjoy live music from local and regional artists, beginning at 7:00pm.
  • Fly Guy Thursday: Fly-board extraordinaire Ben Merrell flys over the lagoon with his hydroflight shows at 6:30pm and 8:30pm.

PLUS! Enjoy live music on the Baytowne LIVE stage every Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday starting at 7:00pm!

Red, White & Baytowne on Monday, July 4th from 7pm-9:15pm
Join us this 4th of July for our spectacular Red, White, and Baytowne celebration! Enjoy LIVE music from the Trest Richardson Band on the Events Plaza Stage from 7pm-9:15pm, followed by a fireworks display that will light up the night sky at 9:15pm. The Village of Baytowne Wharf will also host kids activities including kids crafts, face painting, and balloon sculpting.

Admission is free and open to the public. For additional details visit

The Village of Baytowne Wharf is the heart and soul of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort and the gathering place for everyone visiting, living or working along the Emerald Coast. Sitting on the shores of Choctawhatchee Bay, the area pieces together elements of an old fishing village and a New Orleans marketplace, making the atmosphere fun and relaxing. 

From beachwear and jewelry to toys and gifts, the merchants at the Village of Baytowne Wharf have something for everyone. Gear up for a day in the sun, browse the whimsical shops for the young at heart, or purchase unique art. Ladies will love indulging in some retail therapy at the many boutiques filled with apparel and accessories. Celebrate your stay with a purchase from Sandestin Clothing Company, the resort's only signature logo shop for men, women, and children.

Baytowne Wharf also features excellent eats, from Florida coastal cuisine, authentic Mexican dishes, and everything in between. With more than 15 restaurants and casual eateries to choose from, expect good times and great meals on the menu, because the dining options in The Village pride themselves on making dining an experience on and off the plate.

Enjoy a night on the town sipping on cocktails at Baytowne’s thriving nightlife scene. From happy hour to late night, bop between dueling pianos, catch the game overlooking the Choctawhatchee bay while listening to live music, or dance the night away at one of South Walton's hottest nightclubs.

Visit to find out where to shop, dine and enjoy the nightlife.

There’s always something happening at The Village of Baytowne Wharf. The Village boardwalk is lined with kid-friendly activities. Relax at the playground, ride the carousel, and enjoy some friendly competition in the arcade & laser maze. The Baytowne Adventure Zone offers something for the trill-seeker in us all: zipline, ropes course, tower climbs and more. For more information and updated hours please click here. 

The popular Wednesday Night Concert Series features both local and regional talent from a variety of genres. Whether it’s an exciting New Year’s Eve party, Christmas tree lighting and ice skating, concerts on the lawn, Sandestin Wine Festival, Baytowne Beer Festival or the yummy Sandestin Gumbo Festival, Baytowne lets the good times roll. View the Village Calendar to find out what to do.

The Village of Baytowne Wharf offers guests the opportunity to be located in the heart of the resort activities, while secluded in the luxury of their Sandestin condo rental.  The Village is also close to the Baytowne Marina, Tennis Center, Jolee Island Nature Park and just a tram ride from the beach. For more information about Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort lodging accommodations or to reserve your Baytowne Accommodations call (800) 622-1038.

The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is situated on the shores of Choctawhatchee Bay, reflecting the natural beauty of Old Florida. Accommodations at Sandestin vary from luxurious hotel suites to woodsy villas and Beachside condos. Learn more about shopping, dining, nightlife and events at and on Facebook



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