Emerald Coast Theatre Company continues its 9th mainstage season with three inspired December offerings sure to chase those winter blues and put your entire family in the spirit this holiday season. ‘The Snow Queen,” December 3, 4, 10 & 11 at 9 a.m. ‘Miracle on 34th Street,’ December 9-19 Christmas Cabaret on the Boulevard, […]

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The Visual & Performing Arts Division at Gulf Coast State College is proud to present two annual holiday concerts coming early December. The first concert, held on Friday, December 3, will feature the Singing Commodores and the GCSC Jazz Ensemble. The second concert, held on Sunday, December 5, will feature the Concert Chorale and the […]

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WALTON COUNTY – The natural beauty of Grayton Beach is known to draw visitors from all over the word and generations of locals to stick their toes in the sugar-white sand and relax in nature. South Walton High School student Hannah Smith wants to empower beach goers to help keep the place they love to […]

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Billy Claus at LuLu’s  Saturday – December 11 – 1 p.m. LuLu’s Restaurant Next to Legendary Marina Enjoy a memorable family Holiday experience at LuLu’s 6th Annual Billy Claus free event on Saturday, December 11, at 1:30 p.m. You might ask, who is Billy Claus? He is Santa’s warm weather-loving brother who lives in the […]

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The Courtyard at Pescado in Rosemary Beach, Florida will be hosting a four course Diplomatico Rum Dinner on December 9, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. with Manuel Díaz and Gallo. Tickets are $155 per person + 7% tax and 22% gratuity. Limited space is available. Email pescadoinfo@thelcrg.com to reserve. Included Rums: Diplomatico Planas Diplomatico Mantuano Diplomatico […]

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SANTA ROSA BEACH, FL – Tom Glavine, Major League Baseball Hall of Famer and former Atlanta Braves’ pitcher; Chris Glavine, wife of Tom Glavine; and the Seaside School Foundation, Inc. teamed up to host an inaugural golf tournament which raised $90,000 benefiting the Seaside School Foundation. The day-long golf tournament took place on Tuesday, November […]

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In Northwest Florida over the past week, K. brevis was observed at low concentrations in Santa Rosa County , background to low concentrations in Okaloosa County , very low to medium concentrations offshore of Walton County , background to medium concentrations in and offshore of Bay County (in 25 […]

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Leading window treatment franchise to provide first-rate window treatment services to local residents Gotcha Covered, a leader in custom window treatment consultation in the U.S. and Canada, is expanding its services in the Florida market with the recent opening of the new Santa Rosa Beach center. The new home-based center is owned and operated by […]

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The Market Shops, located at the entrance to Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, hosted its 6th Annual Bloody Mary Festival on Saturday, October 23, 2021. The annual event, powered by Step One Automotive Group, raised $30,000 for Habitat for Humanity – Walton County, a record-breaking amount for the festival. The sold-out event welcomed over 1,000 […]

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Dine at Farm & Fire on Thanksgiving Day. Seatings are available from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM – . Reservations will open November 3 at 2:00PM by phone only. Call 850-622-3871. OR guests can order to go via farmandfirepizza.com. This prepackaged Thanksgiving meal for four will be picked up cold (with easy warmup […]

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On Saturday, November 13, the community is invited to Distillery 98, located at 835 Serenoa Road, for a “Kind Like Kyla” fundraising event from 5-9 p.m. benefiting the Gould family and their 4-year-old daughter, Kyla, who is suffering from a brain cancer. The family friendly event will feature food trucks, a bounce house, live music, […]

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Beginning Small Business Saturday Free holiday events occurring Fridays and Saturdays Main Street DeFuniak Springs will once again host its annual holiday events coined “Merry Main Street”. Free to attend “Merry Main Street” boasts live music and theatrical performances, an outdoor market, food trucks, rides on the Choctaw Express Train, visits with Santa and Mrs. […]

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It’s the holidays and The Island is excited to bring a little sand into the season! Join The Island on Saturday, December 4 for a holiday tradition in paradise, A Beachy Little Christmas. The Island Resort will be decked out in beautiful Christmas decor to set the stage for the celebration in store. Festivities begin […]

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Representatives from the Walton County Board of County Commissioners and the Walton County Tourism Department gathered Wednesday, Oct. 27 to officially break ground on the county’s newest regional beach access. The Gulf-front property, which boasts 400-feet of sugar-white sand, is located at 907 Scenic Gulf Drive in Miramar Beach. “Walton County continues to see tremendous […]

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INLET BEACH, Fla. –The Blue Giraffe will host a gallery night featuring Diane Naylor on Thursday, Nov. 11 from 4 to 7 p.m. in Inlet Beach. The community is invited to meet the artist and see her new collection while enjoying light bites and bubbly. “I’m incredibly proud of the diversity of artists we carry […]

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The Courtyard at Pescado welcomes you to a Champagne Social with Moet Hennessy and Coastal Pacific Wine and Spirits on Thursday, November 4, 2021, from 6:30 p.m to 8:30 p.m. Indulge in fine champagne featuring Moet & Chandon, Veuve Clicquot, Ruinart and eclectic small bites. Tickets: $250 + 7% tax and 22% gratuity. Please email […]

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WALTON COUNTY, FL – October 21, 2021 – Beginning Oct.27, a portion of CR30A will be closed between CR83 and CR283 as the bridge at Little Redfish Lake is replaced. As part of the project, crews will construct a new 40-foot-long precast concrete bridge and supporting components. The existing culverts and pedestrian bridge will be […]

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The Addams Family and Disney’s Frozen Jr. Provide Theater for Kids of All Ages Emerald Coast Theatre Company continues its ninth annual season with several family-friendly entertaining productions this fall. “From six months old infants to teenager, we have quality, live theater for kids of all ages” says ECTC co-founder and […]

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The family of Lora Knick is seeking information regarding the hit and run accident that occurred Wednesday 10/13/21 at 8:18pm on 30A in Blue Mountain Beach between Triggerfish and Snapper St. If you have information please let the family know. Contact Ken Machuta 850-830-3990

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October 14, 2021 – Walton County, Florida – Governor Ron DeSantis recently signed Senate Bill 676 to help create a new “30A” specialty license plate for Florida motorists. The 30A tags cost $33, with all proceeds being donated to support Scenic Walton, a 501 non-profit that promotes projects designed to improve the quality of life […]

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The Visual & Performing Arts Division of Gulf Coast State College presents Still Life, a group exhibition featuring work by Kevin Arnold, Daniel Mark Cassity, Beth Edwards, Richard Gnann, Pamela Michelle Johnson, PJ Mills, Deborah Pohl, and Carol Scott. Since its emergence as a distinct genre, still life has been an important facet of Western […]

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The Courtyard at Pescado will host a Harvest by Night Wine Dinner on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 6:30pm. The dinner will feature a five course wine pairing led by Breakthru Beverage and an exquisite menu by Chef Brendan Wakeham. This is a private event with limited tickets available. Tickets are $155.00 plus 7% tax […]

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Santa Rosa Golf & Beach Club announced the transformation of their past teaching building into a sophisticated instruction facility. As part of their renovation of the course and club, this facility will provide members with a new learning experience unparalleled to any other instruction facility in the Emerald Coast area. The indoor, year-round golf […]

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Christmas is coming to ECCAC …It’s Adopt-a-Family time Niceville and DeFuniak Springs, FL …It’s time to start planning for this year’s Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center Adopt-a-Family program to help children and their families in need over the upcoming holiday season. There will be many families in our area in economic distress, […]

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Trey Nick, District 4 representative and Chairman of the Walton County Board of County Commissioners held a community meeting at the South Walton Courthouse Annex on Sept. 29 where a variety of topics were discussed, such as project funding, ongoing, and conceptual projects related to Miramar Beach and the area west of Sandestin. During the […]

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Theatre For the Very Young Runs Oct. 15-24   Got theatre? Emerald Coast Theatre Company presents its first Theatre for the Very Young offering of the 2021-2022 season with “Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type” Oct. 15-24. In this story designed for ages 6 months to 5 years, the […]

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Enjoy spooktacular LuLu’s Halloween festivities and kid’s costume contest at BooLu’s from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 30. The spooky fun will have candy treats from LuLu’s and activities to include mini-pumpkin decorating, kid’s crafts, and inflatable play area. There will also be Pirate Magic Shows at 1 and 3 p.m. Kids can […]

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GCSC Visual and Performing Arts Presents Dracula: The Case of The Silver Scream, A Film Noir Mystery Panama City, FL– The Visual & Performing Arts Division of Gulf Coast State College is proud to present Dracula: The Case of the Silver Scream, A Film Noir Mystery. The play takes place in 1948 Hollywood. A bloodthirsty […]

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Santa Rosa Beach, FL – Caring & Sharing of South Walton is excited to share details for its first ever Fall Fashion Show and Luncheon. This year’s event will be held on Sunday, Oct. 17 at Monet Monet from 12:30p.m. to 3:00p.m.. “We look forward to this event every year. It is a great opportunity […]

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The Market Shops Sixth Annual Bloody Mary Festival Set for October 23, 2021 Proceeds to benefit Habitat for Humanity – Walton County The Market Shops Announces Participating Restaurants for Sixth Annual Bloody Mary Festival Proceeds from the October 23, 2021 event to benefit Habitat for Humanity – Walton County  The Market Shops is pleased to […]

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Local dentistry practice partners with Operation Gratitude through candy donations Santa Rosa Beach, FLA. October 1, 2021 – You might “snicker” when you hear that a dentist is asking for candy, but Cook Family Dentistry has great “reeses” why. Dr. Cassidy Cook and the team at Cook Family Dentistry of Santa Rosa Beach are continuing […]

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Alaqua Animal Refuge recently responded to an animal neglect case in Dale County, Alabama with the rescue of 19 rat terrier mixed-breed dogs. The owner of the animals sold their home and left numerous puppies, cats, and dogs behind to fend for themselves. The new homeowner realized the situation, but wasn’t amenable or capable of […]

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Three comedians take the ECTC stage Oct. 19 Emerald Coast Theatre Company is no joking matter. Well, actually it will be on October 19 at 7:30 p.m. when it stages three evenings of comedy as part of its Comedy on the Boulevard. Hosted by resident funny guy Jason Hedden this evening of comedy also features […]

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WHEN: Saturday, October 23, 2021 7:30 p.m. WHERE: Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village 4323 Commons Drive Destin, FL 32541 TICKETS: $20 General Admission | $45 VIP Table Seating Tickets are available for purchase here: https://bit.ly/SGCseason16 DESCRIPTION: Feel the suspense as Sinfonia Gulf Coast plays Bernard Hermann’s spine-tingling score to Hitchcock’s classic thriller “Psycho” with the […]

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On October 9, 2021 from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m., Timberview Helicopters will be giving 100% of sales to Food for Thought Outreach. These flights can only be booked by calling, not online. Call 774-0991 to reserve. There are two options for flights – The Coastal Tour at $59 a person and the Jaws Run […]

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Preparation for Grand Re-Opening Club expanding team to proudly unveil results of multi-million-dollar renovation WHO: Santa Rosa Golf & Beach Club WHAT: Hiring Event WHEN: September 20 – October 31, 2021 *Ongoing by Appointment Only* WHERE: Santa Rosa Golf & Beach Club 334 Golf Club Drive Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459 APPLY HERE: https://santarosaclub.com/employment/ DESCRIPTION: […]

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The inaugural Panama City Beach Fishing Rodeo starts today in Panama City Beach, Florida. This three-weekend, 17-day event will include 11 species of fish and seven divisions for fishermen to compete in, daily entertainment, vendors and much more. “The crystal-clear depths of Panama City Beach’s sandy shores are popular for both inshore and offshore fishing, […]

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Alaqua Animal Refuge announced today the opening of its new Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, located on five acres within their original Whitfield Road property in Freeport, Florida. The Alaqua Wildlife Rehabilitation Center is a state and federally permitted facility, providing a much-needed resource of rehabilitating sick, injured, and orphaned native wildlife. Permits were issued by the […]

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PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla., September 22, 2021 – The Panama City Beach Sports Complex hosted 20 tournaments and events between April and July 2021. The estimated economic impact from these youth travel sports events is greater than $50 million. These tournaments in baseball, softball, lacrosse and soccer brought in over 1,350 out of market teams, […]

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On Thursday, October 14, Back Beach Barbecue and Idyll Hounds Brewing Company will host a Beer Dinner, featuring a collaboration of craft brews and various barbecue options perfectly paired together to enhance the taste and flavor of each course. Beginning at 5:30 p.m., guests are invited to a cocktail hour before sitting down to enjoy […]

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Supporting the Fisher House of the Emerald Coast and Food For Thought New location at Seascape Towne Center, diverse cook teams, Knob Creek Rye Whiskey tastings, and beer garden enhance the 2021 event. MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. –September 17, 2021—The Emerald Coast’s official Big Green Egg EggFest cooking competition, Eggs on the Beach, is returning to […]

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On Monday, September 20th at 10:00 am, Walton County Commissioners Tony Anderson, District 5, and Boots McCormick, District 1, will be hosting a groundbreaking for the new Pickleball Courts that will be installed at the Walton County Sports Complex in Santa Rosa Beach. The installation of these courts will continue to add to the features […]

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Walton County Tax Collector, Rhonda Skipper, was recently sworn in as the 76th President of the Florida Tax Collectors, Inc., the state-wide Association of Florida’s Tax Collectors. “I am incredibly humbled and honored that you have placed your faith and trust in me as your President this coming year,” said Skipper. “I’ve been a part […]

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Niceville, FL …Thanks to the generosity of the Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation , presented by the Jumonville Family, they raised over $2 million to benefit 16 area children’s charities. The Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center received a significant $150,000 check from this year’s proceeds, which included the proceeds from an exclusive […]

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The Visit South Walton Volunteer Beach Ambassador Team along with Friends of South Walton Sea Turtles invites all community members and visitors to join International Coastal Cleanup 2021 on the public beaches of South Walton. The event takes place Saturday, September 18, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. To help spread out volunteers, hosted clean ups […]

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Dr. Gardner to spearhead new restorative care services in second mobile dental bus Children’s Volunteer Health Network , welcomes Dr. Paula Gardner as the new restorative dental provider. Along with this new addition to the team, CVHN is expanding their oral health care reach with the addition of a second mobile dental bus. This will […]

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Say hello to fall at the Hammock Bay Pumpkin Patch, October 9, 2021 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on the Hammock Bay Town Green. This event is open to the public. Attendees will be able to purchase pumpkins, corn stalks, hay bales, boiled and raw peanuts, yellow squash, sweet potatoes, and more. Pumpkins and […]

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The Courtyard at Pescado will host a Walk into Fall Wine Dinner on Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 6:30pm. The dinner will be led by Maxwell Rowe of Breakthru Beverage featuring a menu by Chef Brendan Wakeham. This is a private event with limited tickets available. Tickets are $155.00 plus 7% tax and 22% gratuity. […]

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On Thursday, September 9th, 2021, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis visited Walton County to present the award of a Rural Infrastructure Fund Grant to the Board of County Commissioners for the installation of broadband services in the County. The grant was written by County Grants Coordinator Angie Leddon and was awarded to the County in the […]

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Visit Panama City Beach is pleased to announce the launch of a new beautification and beach responsible campaign with non-profit Keep PCB Beautiful. In partnership with the Tourist Development Council, Visit Panama City Beach and the St. Joe Company, this project is a continued effort to create a more sustainable destination for both visitors and […]

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