Watersound Farmers Market Happens Every Saturday
October 1, 2021 by SoWal Staff
The Watersound Town Center is growing rapidly. It is quickly becoming the center of life on the eastern end of SoWal and is buzzing with new businesses, events, and activities. Construction of a 48,000sf Publix has begun and several new buildings are complete.
On Saturday, October 2nd a new town center tradition begins with the debut of Watersound Farmers Market with local foods, produce, arts & crafts under the new events pavilion along with food trucks in a park like setting with fountains.
The market will be held Saturdays year-round from 11am-3pm with additional events throughout the year.
Watersound Town Center Farmers Market
170 N. Watersound Parkway
Watersound FL 32461
Watersound Town Center plans to offer 200,000 square feet of retail and office space located within the heart of our thriving SoWal community with three schools nearby: Dune Lakes Elementary, Magnet Innovation Center, and Ohana Institute.
The town center will offer retail, restaurant, and office space with ground and 2nd-floor options. The new town Center serves three distinct areas: the Watersound Origins community, commuters on US 98, and homeowners and visitors along Scenic 30A.
The Watersound Origins community currently has more than 550 homes with an average sales price of $715,000. The recently constructed Watersound Origins Crossings adds 217 luxury apartments with plans for 64 townhomes. Long-term plans include adding 7,500 homes to the Watersound Origins area.
Scenic 30A is accessed via Watersound Parkway (a scenic 1.5 mile drive with a multi-use path and a planned public sculpture trail). Visitors to South Walton's beaches added $5.3 billion to the local economy in 2020. Two nationally-renowned New Urbanist communities, Rosemary Beach and Alys Beach, are located here along the eastern end of Scenic 30A.
More than 4 million people visited Walton County last year, and more than 16 million visited Panama City Beach. Commuters on US 98 have safe access to the town center, and all shops and retail will have visibility from the road.
“In time, a person could spend hours walking around the Town Center,” said Dan Velazquez, Senior Vice President of Commercial Real Estate, “For instance, a person could start by going to the framers market to pick up some produce and fruit. Then catch some live music at the plaza and grab a cup of coffee at a café. Follow that by ordering lunch and sitting outdoors at a restaurant and people watching before popping into a few boutiques. As evening approaches, you might head to Publix to do your weekly grocery shopping or decide to stick around for dinner.”