South Walton is a strong and proud community, and an important part of our purpose at SoWal.com is to foster community growth. We are blessed to have so many great groups and organizations, and we enjoy supporting all of them. You can help through membership, cash contributions, volunteering, or even by sharing their achievements with others in the community and beyond.
Grab your stroller, wrangle up coworkers, friends, and family and join us in supporting Children's Volunteer Health Network (CVHN) for their Inaugural Smile Mile and 5K race at Watercolor on May 20th.
"This fun-for-all event will help raise awareness and funds that will directly affect the health and well-being of kids right here in our own backyard. Many people don’t realize the large number of children living in our community who have nowhere to turn for medical, dental and vision care.” says Zach Billingsley, chief executive officer of CVHN.
The installation of artificial reefs has gotten off to a great start in South Walton, and 2017 promises a flurry of activity by South Walton Artificial Reef Association (SWARA).
The Seaside School Half Marathon and 5K Race, presented by Vera Bradley, is coming up on Sunday, March 5, along with some incredible parties and expos leading up to race day. This is one of the most anticipated weekends of the year in South Walton, Florida. For the 15th year we celebrate this out-and-back, fast and mostly flat course where runners from all over the US pass quaint beach towns, dune lakes, and the world's most beautiful beaches. All proceeds benefit the Seaside School Foundation. Let the weekend festivities begin!
Friends of Eden Gardens State Park are preparing for the annual celebration of the revered Camellias gracing the grounds of our unique park in Old Point Washington.
Spend the weekend falling in love with some of South Walton's most adorable, stunning, artistic and unique homes from beach to bay on Feb 18 and 19, 2017. Every year around Valentine's Day, SoWal lovers look forward to the Valentine Tour of Homes weekend.
“La Lumière: A Masquerade Affair” will light up the night on Friday, February 10, 2017, from 6-10 p.m. at The LakeHouse on Western Lake in WaterColor. This is SoWal local Hannah Martin's 3rd Annual Birthday Bash benefitting Special Olympics of Florida - Walton County. Hannah is a Broker Associate with The Premiere Property Group and has established a great way to celebrate, and give back to our community on the same night.
Army veteran Jimy Thorpe started A Superior Air Conditioning Company 14 years ago and his customers have stayed “cool as a cucumber” ever since.
Shelter House proudly announces their newest signature fundraising event, Palate & Palette: Five-Course Wine Dinner and Live Painting, to be held Saturday, January 28 at Arnett’s Gulfside Ranch in Santa Rosa Beach.
The Friends of Eden Gardens State Park invite the public to the annual Eden Gardens State Park Christmas Candlelight Open House on Saturday, December 17 from 5pm to 8pm. Enjoy the traditional walk through the luminaries through the Park to the Historic Wesley House and it’s beautifully decorated rooms. You'll be greeted by carolers and guided throughout the house to see and hear about each beautifully decorated room. Guests can even vote on their favorite room.