ArtsQuest Reveals 2016 Featured Artist Matt Lyons

South Walton's ArtsQuest Festival announces the 2016 featured festival artist Matt Lyons.Lyons’ custom artwork titled “Ignorance is bliss…until it’s not” will be the featured image on all ArtsQuest marketing materials for the festival, including posters and merchandise. A Mother’s Day weekend tradition, the 28th annual ArtsQuest Fine Arts Festival is a juried show that will take place May 7 & 8, in the Town Center of Grand Boulevard at

30A St Patricks Day Parade & Festival Returns to Gulf Place Mar 12

The 9th Annual 30A St Patrick's Day Parade and Festival is coming up Saturday, March 12 in South Walton, Fla. The local parade along Scenic 30A will join the day's celebration in the Gulf Place amphitheater. Festivities will include Celtic rock bands, food and drink, and activities for the whole family.              

30A Wine Festival Weekend in Alys Beach March 10-13

The 30A Wine Festival returns to the beautiful surroundings of Alys Beach March 10-13. Now in its fifth year, the four-day Festival features a bourbon and barbeque tasting, wine tasting seminars, grand tasting event, and a croquet tournament. The celebration of wine and cuisine takes place each spring in South Walton, Florida to benefit Children's Volunteer Health Network (CVHN).

Sandestin Gumbo Festival Spices It Up Feb 12-13, 2016

Come join all SoWal gumbo lovers for the 2016 Annual Sandestin Gumbo Festival! It's one of the very best events of the entire year in South Walton, FL! What a great time tasting gumbo all around the Village of Baytowne Wharf, listening to live Zydeco music and having a cocktail. Visitors and gumbo-lovers from across the Southeast are expected to join in the festivities during the extended Presidents Day weekend. 

Miramar Beach is The Best of Both Worlds

In our area, we are fortunate to have two premier beach destinations that merge almost seamlessly together. While they are neighbors, each offers a unique experience. The remarkable communities of which we speak are, of course, South Walton and Destin. 
South Walton is comprised of a varied collection of “towns” that nestle predominantly along Scenic Highway 30A. Each offers their own interpretation of a life well lived by the beach. 



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