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Camellia Festival at Eden Gardens State Park Feb 11

The Friends of Eden Gardens State Park invite all to the annual Camellia Festival at Eden Gardens State Park on Saturday, February 11, 2023 from 10am-2pm. There will be live music playing on the bayou stage with the Earth Vibe Band, food vendors near the pavilion, and many educational booths set up throughout the park. There will also be camellias for sale starting at 10am until sold out.

The Story of Seaside, Florida

Ever wonder how the town of Seaside, Florida began? It's become an extremely popular place to visit and served as a model that many new small towns have followed. Read on to learn about the history of Seaside.

Time was, families coming to the beach stayed in simple cottages…in beach towns where porch-sitting and strolling were activities at least as important as swimming and sunbathing.

South Walton Beach Accesses - Beach Parking, Lifeguards, Restrooms

Everyone wants to know where to park at the beach in South Walton. What features do our beach accesses have? Which 30A beach accesses have restrooms. Which beach accesses have lifeguards, ADA accessibility, wheelchairs available for public use, beach chair rentals, etc. We have all the locations and details about public beach accesses in South Walton, Florida

Just go to our SoWal Beach Access Guide with a list of all beach accesses (with photos) in Walton County >

Fallapalooza at EO Wilson Biophilia Center Sep 24

The E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center in Freeport will host Fallapalooza on Saturday, Sep. 24 from 9 AM - 2 PM.

The nature-based festival is open to the public and everyone is invited to experience the Biophilia Center with festival games, animal encounters, and more! Grab a treat from Sweet Millie's or some lunch from Copper Grille and enjoy it on the terrace while you watch the foxes play.

Red Tide Reports and Information for South Walton & 30A Florida

Red Tide can ruin a day at the beach in Walton County, Florida. Luckily, Red Tide is pretty rare in South Walton. The 30A beaches rarely get Red Tide, but when it come it is no fun. Sometimes it is very mild and people think it is an allergy attack. Sometimes it is severe and makes you feel like you have the flu.

Visit the SoWal Forum for local reports and current red tide status for South Walton & 30A Florida >

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