Come out and join beach loving locals for the Ocean Conservancy’s 2017 International Coastal Cleanup on Saturday, September 16, 2017. We can all help keep South Walton's beaches clean and pristine! This year, several efforts are underway on the beach, in parks and along bay shores. It's easy to get involved, there is no age limit or special skills required. Supplies and water to be provided to all volunteers.
Habitat for Humanity of Walton County helps to create homes, improve lives, and build community bridges.
Through volunteer contributions of time and money, and partnership programs, homes are built for low to moderate income families in the community.
Meeting a sea turtle up close is a powerful experience.
They're beautiful and graceful in the water, and they're so darn cute, with big eyes and a permanent smile. They're curious about people and seem to want to connect, waving their large flippers when a person comes close. When you get the rare chance to be face to face, you feel an emotional bond right away.
On the east side of South Walton just east of Inlet Beach, turn off Highway 98 and through the gate of Camp Helen State Park and be amazed how fast you go from freeway frenzy to total tranquility.
The 6th annual Easy on 30A Benefit Concert will take place July 3rd, 2017 from 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. at WaterColor Marina Park, just off scenic highway 30A in South Walton, Florida. The Event will include a music concert, silent auction, event raffles, food drive and craft market. Admission to the event will be free and open to the public.
The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) in partnership with the South Walton Artificial Reef Association (SWARA) will join two of SoWal's most beloved attractions - the arts and the Gulf of Mexico - by creating The Underwater Museum of Art (UMA), North America's first underwater permanent sculpture exhibit. The project has support from the National Endowment For The Arts.
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park could possibly be the best kept secret on Scenic 30A.
The installation of artificial reefs has gotten off to a great start in South Walton, and there the vessel Maranatha is currently offshore at Miramar Beach continuing deployments of twelve new reefs in coming days.
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.