Curated Suite of Culinary Offerings and Services In addition to a variety of chef services and boutique catering, Table Five Private Chef + Catering will offer culinary consultation to restaurants and businesses along with food styling services. Table Five Private Chef + Catering is excited to announce its return under the expert guidance of founder […]

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Over $488,630 in Services Provided During the 2023-2024 School Year As the 2023-2024 school year comes to a close, Children’s Volunteer Health Network (CVHN) is proud to share the significant impact made on children’s dental health across Okaloosa and Walton Counties. This school year alone, CVHN’s efforts have more than doubled in regards to services […]

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Emerald Coast Theatre Company (ECTC) is proud to announce Broadway’s Lulu Picart will serve as Musical Director for the Musical Theatre Intensive: Disney’s High School Musical for Teens July 8 – 28, 2024. This three week camp will stretch students’ theatre skills and grow them as performers. Students work on acting, vocals, and dance while […]

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Take a plunge beneath the beautiful emerald green and aquamarine water of the East Pass of Destin Florida on the one and only SeaQuest! Welcome the chance to snorkel underneath the water and find everything from tropical fish to sea turtles. Make memories that last a lifetime with this worry-free adventure, book yours today! Activity […]

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SANTA ROSA BEACH, Fla. — South Walton Fire District and Walton County Sheriff’s Office responded to two shark related incidents Friday afternoon. Two people were critically injured, and one other person suffered minor injuries. The first incident originated around 1:20 p.m. when multiple 911 callers reported an approximately 45-year-old woman was bitten by a shark […]

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Down Island is kicking off summer in a radical way, hosting its first ever Lot Party, Thursday, June 20, 2024 from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. Party in the back lot and welcome the summer season with refreshing drinks, killer music and all around good vibes. BYOC (bring your own chair), sit back, chill out, socialize, […]

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The Walton County Tourism Department proudly announces the launch of Keep Walton County Beautiful (KWCB), a local affiliate of Keep America Beautiful dedicated to preserving the county’s natural environment. “Joining forces with Keep America Beautiful is a landmark moment,” says Matt Algarin, Director. “Walton County is a special place. Through Keep Walton County Beautiful, locals […]

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When it comes to discovering secret “Where the locals go” dining along 30A in Florida, there are several fantastic restaurants to choose from. While Redd’s Fueling Station is undoubtedly the best secret local spot, here is a list of ten top restaurants, including Redd’s, for you to explore: Redd’s Fueling Station Redd’s Pub Located in […]

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to Benefit South Walton Academy On Saturday, June 22, Back Beach Barbecue will host their seventh annual “Hog Bash” to celebrate another year in business in Panama City Beach. Proceeds raised from the annual event will directly benefit South Walton Academy. Back Beach Barbecue opened its doors in June 2017 and is owned and operated […]

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South Walton’s Ohana Day School will be hosting a Summer Camp in June and July at their Grand Boulevard at Sandestin location. Children ages three through five are invited to participate in four weeks of themed summer camps, beginning June 10, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m., Monday through Friday, for $600 per child. Ohana […]

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A gathering of theatre students came together at Emerald Coast Theatre Company (ECTC) to celebrate the close of their 11th Season. On Saturday, May 11, 2024 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., ECTC invited their students to a Jr Thespians Induction and End of Season celebration to commemorate the end of a fruitful season of […]

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The Boardwalk will host a spectacular Memorial Day fireworks display on Sunday, May 26, 2024, at 9 p.m. sharp. Celebrate with front-row dining or relax on the sand as the night sky lights up with Red, White, and Blue. To enhance the viewing experience, free Light Diffraction Glasses will be available while supplies last. Gather […]

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Alaqua Animal Refuge invites the community to join in for the 3rd Annual FORE! The Love of Animals Golf Tournament. This event is set against the stunning backdrop of The Links Golf Club at Sandestin on Saturday, June 8, 2024. It’s a perfect blend of competitive golfing and heartfelt support for our furry friends, benefiting […]

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Welcome to Freeport, FL is a direct mail newspaper that connects Hammock Bay and nearby communities with local businesses and services. This cost-effective advertising platform eliminates middlemen, contracts, and commitments. It targets local residents, ensuring each edition reaches its intended audience while also being available online. Direct mail newspapers offer several benefits. They provide a […]

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SANDESTIN, Fla. — Late Monday evening, South Walton Fire District (SWFD) firefighters responded to a commercial structure fire at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort and Spa. Crews arrived on-scene around midnight and found an electrical fire had started within a utilities room on the 6th floor of the Spa Tower. The room’s fire suppression […]

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This interactive map may also provide additional beach access points https://www.visitsouthwalton.com/beach-bay-access-locations/ 30A Beach Access Locations BRAMBLE GROVE ROAD bathrooms, handicap accessible,showers, parking 3468 Scenic 30A East Seagrove Beach GULFVIEW HEIGHTS ACCESS Bathrooms, showers, parking 186 Gulfview Heights Street Santa Rosa Beach WALTON DUNES ACCESS Streetside parking 258 Beachfront Trail Seagrove Beach BLUE MOUNTAIN BEACH ACCESS […]

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The Rotary Club of Destin is pleased to announce the Annual Cajun Crawfish Bash Charity Fundraiser will return this year to The Towne Centre at Seascape with co-host, Mezcal Mexican Grill on Friday, May 17, from 5:30 until 9 p.m. This fundraiser is designed to help further educate and eradicate hunger by supporting the Destin […]

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DURING ART MONTH WALTON COUNTY Ignite Your Creative Spark During Our Month-Long Celebration Of The Arts Art Month Walton County, an initiative led by the Cultural Arts Alliance (CAA) of Walton County and sponsored in part by Visit South Walton, will provide a full month of creative offerings in May, including the “Dine + Dive” […]

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(Walton County, FL, 04/25/2024) – CR83 Roadway Construction-motorist will encounter lane restrictions beginning Monday, April 29, 2024, as crews conduct a roadway resurfacing project on CR 83. This work will continue until repairs are completed. Please expect anticipated lane closure on CR 83 from CR 30A going northbound to Hwy 98 between the hours of […]

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The Bal Harbour Shops Access Pop-Up Tour, the first-ever traveling luxury retail event, will be making its next stop in South Walton at Grand Boulevard at Sandestin® for eight weeks from Friday, May 24-July 19. This will be the third time that the Bal Harbour-based luxury shopping location, a favorite celebrity-loved destination in the most […]

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Inaugural Signature Event, “La Vie En Rouge” Emerald Coast Theatre Company’s (ECTC) signature event, “La Vie En Rouge,” held on Thursday, March 28 raised $37,467 for the local organization. Embodied after the hit musical, Moulin Rouge!, the event brought the glitz and glamour of a 19th century Parisian cabaret to the Emerald Coast. From entry […]

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Taylor Swift, known for her poignant lyrics and ability to capture the zeitgeist, has sparked a different kind of conversation with her recent mention of a timeshare in Destin, Florida. In one of her new songs, she references the exorbitant cost and commitment of owning a timeshare in Destin, suggesting that one might have to […]

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TO NEARLY 400 WALTON COUNTY STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS AND ABILITIES Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation (MKAF) — Northwest Florida’s champion of the arts for all abilities — made creating art its mission for nearly 400 local students last week. The week of April 8, artist/inventor Dwayne Szot — founder of Zot Artz — returned as […]

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The Residents and businesses in Walton County can help plan the future of their communities through a new initiative, Plan for Walton 2040. “Walton County is a unique place, with world-famous beaches and resort towns, charming historic sites, large areas of conservation, and beautiful rural farmland,” says Plan for Walton 2040 Project Lead Marina Khoury. […]

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In a community driven by tourism, the team at Bay Baits prides themselves on serving the locals and the visitors. Buckets of live bait are filled every morning at the bait shop, as locals stop by for bait and the insider tip for where to find the fish. Then, afternoons are spent spooling reels and […]

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THE SEASIDE SCHOOL™, encompassing SEASIDE NEIGHBORHOOD SCHOOL™ and Seacoast Collegiate High School, proudly announces its designation as a 2022-2023 School of Excellence by the Florida Department of Education for the sixth consecutive year as a combination public charter school serving grades five through twelve in Walton County. Out of 783 schools designated as Schools of […]

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The Courtyard at Pescado announces its annual Kentucky Derby Party and Cocktail Class sponsored by Maker’s Mark on Saturday, May 4, 2023. From 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Immerse yourself in the excitement of the Derby with live music by Nathan Fife from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Indulge in Derby Day dishes and cocktails […]

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North Beach Social is set to host the Walton County Bicentennial Jubilee on April 21, 2024. The all day event will feature a low country boil along with other food and drink specials. Patrons will enjoy live music from About to Sweat from 11AM -1PM, Wildlife Specials from 2-5PM, and Cousin Curtiss from 6-9PM. Face […]

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Conexion Media Group’s 6th Annual Festival gets bigger and better each year! We invite everyone to our Festival at the beautiful Landing Park in Fort Walton Beach!  It will take place on Sunday, April 21, 11am – 7pm. More than 60 nations will be represented via music, food, folklore, and art with attendees traveling from […]

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To Benefit Caring and Sharing of South Walton This springtime soiree is scheduled for April 14th at Grand Boulevard’s Grand Park La Luna Children’s Boutique will host their second annual Mommy and Me Picnic on April 14th from 2-4pm at Grand Boulevard’s Grand Park. This special afternoon picnic for mothers and their children will benefit a […]

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Tickets on sale now May 10 & 11, 2024 Second Annual 30A Foam Fest to Benefit Neurodiversity Resource of the Panhandle —  Presented by Idyll Hound Proper and 30Avenue  The Second Annual 30A Foam Fest, presented by Idyll Hound Proper and 30Avenue, will be held on Saturday, May 11 from 2-6 p.m. at 30Avenue with […]

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May 1st Event Is Official Kickoff For Art Month Walton County The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) is excited to announce 30A Songwriters Festival favorite Cousin Curtiss will headline the “Dine + Dive” fundraiser for the Underwater Museum of Art. The event will take place on Wednesday, May 1, 6:00 – 9:00 PM, […]

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For Neurodiversity Resource of the Panhandle La Luna Children’s Boutique, located in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin®, raised $3,000 for the Neurodiversity Resource of the Panhandle during their Second Annual Spring Fashion Show and Easter Bunny Arrival, held on Saturday, March 9. The event welcomed over 100 families to Grand Boulevard’s North Lawn for a kid’s […]

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Soleil Bar & Grill Welcomes New Ownership and Changes General Manager Purchases Restaurant and Makes Big Changes Soleil Bar & Grill, nestled on the beachfront in Destin, Florida, has recently undergone an exciting transition with the acquisition by Staci Stroin, a seasoned veteran in the Food and Beverage industry. With over three decades of experience, […]

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Costa Family McDonald’s official ground breaking ceremony of the first McDonald’s location in Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. on Wednesday, March 20. Community leaders, members of the Walton Area Chamber of Commerce, and fellow Costa employees gathered to celebrate the new restaurant, located adjacent to the Santa Rosa Beach Publix at 2010 US Highway 98. The […]

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10-concert live music series to feature premier regional and national musicians and bands performing everything from R&B and rock to disco and modern pop Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation (MKAF) kicks off its highly-anticipated 2024 Concerts in the Village on Thursday, April 4. The area’s first live concert series is held each spring on Thursday evenings […]

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The Courtyard at Pescado in Rosemary Beach is hosting an evening of Bodegas Emilio Moro Spanish Wines on April 11, 2024 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Indulge in a sensory journey through the rich heritage of Spanish wines with Bodegas Emilio Moro Vineyards at this exclusive tasting evening hosted by Alberto Medina Moro, the 4th […]

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Does this fail or pass ? From Walton County — Press Release: A Beach Within Reach: Access May Look Different, But Still Accessible Walton County is widely regarded and celebrated for its 26 miles of sugar-white sand paired with incredible turquoise waters. It’s truly a breathtaking sight, and the reason that many of our residents […]

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FOR SPECIAL INTERACTIVE STUDENT PERFORMANCE OF LINK UP: THE ORCHESTRA ROCKS Link Up Performance Features Nearly 3,000 Local Elementary School Students On March 6 the Destin-Fort Walton Beach Convention Center in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. was transformed into an electrifying concert hall when Sinfonia Gulf Coast — the only fully professional non-profit orchestra on the […]

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CULINARY EXCELLENCE ALONG FLORIDA’S 30A Seagrove Village MarketCafé, a beloved staple of Florida’s scenic Highway 30A, proudly announces its 75th anniversary this year. Since its beginnings in 1949, the café has been a cherished destination for locals and visitors alike, offering a taste of Deep Fried Love and a journey through seven and a half […]

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Walton County – March 11, 2024 – County Engineer Chance Powell confirmed that Deer Lake Bridge on C.R. 30-A, which had been closed for repairs, reopened Friday afternoon. The project is not finished yet and there will likely be temporary lane closures as contractors work on final punch list items. “Right now, crews are working […]

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FOR TRANSFORMATIVE IMPACT IN NORTHWEST FLORIDA Children’s Volunteer Health Network (CVHN) is proud to announce its receipt of the esteemed Denobi Award this month at the National Mobile & Teledentistry Conference in Dallas, Texas. This prestigious recognition highlights CVHN’s unwavering commitment to innovation and excellence in children’s health and mobile dentistry. The Denobi Award, presented […]

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Emerald Coast Theatre Company (ECTC) will host their inaugural signature event, titled “La Vie En Rouge,” on Thursday, March 28 from 6-9 p.m. The non-profit theater company, located at 560 Grand Boulevard, Suite 200 in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin®, will be transformed into a 19th-century Parisian cabaret, courtesy of décor sponsor, Clay 30A. The signature […]

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Another successful Shrimp & Grits Festival at Brotula’s Seafood & Steamer The 5th Annual Shrimp & Grits Festival held on Saturday, February 24th, 2024, at Brotula’s Seafood House & Steamer was a huge success. The event raised a record-breaking $75,000 and welcomed more than 1,500 attendees in support of all local club kids. “We are […]

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The Bay Restaurant in South Walton is celebrating locals before season arrives with a Penta Tequila Tasting and Four-Course Dinner on March 1, 2024 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. The price is $125 per person (plus tax & gratuity). Kick off the evening with an array of Scallop Ceviche Taco, marinated in the exquisite Penta […]

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The Courtyard at Pescado is hosting a Wine Tour of Italy presented by Ethica Wines on Friday, March 8, 2024 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. The host, Robert Zuan, will bring a Taste of Italy to the quaint courtyard bar of Rosemary Beach. Guests will be guided through the many regions of Italy – the […]

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Emerald Coast Theatre Company (ECTC) and Panama City Comedy are proud to present Comedy at the Boulevard, Saturday, March 9 at 7:30 p.m. Come for an uproarious night of laughs! ECTC presents some of the Southeast’s most hilarious comedians! This hysterical event will be hosted by resident funny guy Jason Hedden and features Lace Larrabee […]

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  3rd Annual “Future Leaders” Scholarship Golf Tournament will take place at Dubsdread Golf Course on February 15, 2024. Tags: Golf Tournaments in Orlando, FL | Golf Tournaments near 32804 | United States golf tournaments | Unspecified golf tournaments | find golf tournaments | amateur golf tournaments | golf tournaments near me OOO – Clinic + Conference + Charity Golf Tournament will […]

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Very low, one-way fares between The Emerald Coast and New Haven start at $79 Avelo Airlines announced today exclusive nonstop service between the Florida Panhandle’s Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS) and Southern Connecticut’s most convenient airport – Tweed-New Haven Airport (HVN). Avelo is the first and only airline offering nonstop service between Florida’s Emerald Coast […]

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When is Spring Break 2024? College Spring Break is seen as a rite of passage for students at US universities that began in the 1960’s and has become an icon of fun in the sun together with your friends. Planning ahead is often the key to getting the best deal. US spring break destinations like […]

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