Destin Commons is the place to see and be seen at the beach. The open air lifestyle center has been at the heart of our community for over 10 years, and they’re only growing in size and reputation. With over 90 shops and restaurants, community events, and one of the best playgrounds in town, you’re sure to find a little fun for everyone.
Pier Park is located in the heart of the world’s most beautiful beaches. Anchored by Dillard’s Target, JC Penny and Marshall’s, the outdoor lifestyle center also features national brands as well as a range of boutiques along the boardwalk…just steps from the beach. With dozens of dining options, the Grand IMAX Theater and year round events, Pier Park is a premier destination for South Walton locals and visitors alike.
Emeril's Florida and Chef Emeril Lagasse present Taste of the Race on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 in Seaside, kicking off the Seaside School Half Marathon & 5K Race weekend! Taste of the Race will be held at the Seaside Lyceum from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., with a VIP reception with Chef Emeril Lagasse from 5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Songwriters and music lovers are headed to South Walton from every direction. The 6th edition of the 30A Songwriters Festival will be bigger and better, with more great music from January 16-18, 2015.
2015 30A Songwriters Festival SCHEDULE 230 performances by 150 artists on 25 stages!
The sixth annual 30A Songwriters Festival, set for Jan. 16-18, 2015 features performances from esteemed artists Graham Nash, Indigo Girls, Leon Russell, Jason Isbell, Shawn Mullins, Rodney Crowell, Sara Watkins (Nickel Creek), Glen Phillips (Toad the Wet Sprocket). Also confirmed are Jeffrey Steele, Chely Wright, Bobby Bare Jr., Steve Poltz, Angaleena Presley, Jesse Harris, Mary Gauthier, Hayes Carll, Bob Schneider, Ellis Paul, Allison Moorer, Deana Carter, Luther Dickinson (from Mississippi Allstars) with Amy LaVere and Will Sexton, Peter Karp & Sue Foley and David Ryan Harris.
Momentum is building for the highly anticipated New Year’s Eve Beach Ball Drop at Pier Park on Wednesday, December 31 with the announcement of the Celebrity AllStar Band to be part of the celebration. Guests will enjoy family-friendly activities, including the nation’s only family beach ball drop at 8 p.m., and a New Year’s countdown at midnight.
When South Walton’s newest establishment, The Bay, opened in April of this year, everyone in town was buzzing about it. This beloved location at the foot of the 331 bridge has been home to a few establishments, but found its forever tenant when Chef Jim Shirley renovated the space to open The Bay.
Discover plenty of things to do in South Walton and along the coast during the week of Thanksgiving! Locals are traveling to see family or staying home and likely having family and friends visiting for the holiday. Visitors are flocking to the beach from all over the Southeast and beyond.. and taking over the grocery stores! Either way, this is a busy week along Scenic 30A and all along the Emerald Coast.
Emerald Coast Magazine (ECM) and the Junior League of the Emerald Coast have been busy preparing for the 2014 Best of the Emerald Coast celebration The 2014 winners, as voted by the readers of Emerald Coast Magazine, will be on display at Grand Boulevard at Sandestin on Saturday, October 25, from 6-9 p.m.to showcase their goods and services.
It's always a great party and it's for a great cause - raising funds every year for one of our favorite local organizations - Children's Volunteer Health Network (CVHN). They see to it that all children in our area receive needed medical and dental care. We're thrilled Bud & Alley’s will be hosting the 10th Annual Hurricane Party again this year. The Hurricane Party will take place on Friday, Sept. 26 from 6-10 p.m.