Start out with a self-guided visit to one of these top spots for viewing Christmas lights and other outdoor holiday displays in South Walton (photos of this year’s holiday lights at each location can be downloaded here:

  1. Gulf Place Wine Walk  – Gulf Place Merchants host the Wine Walk on the third thursday of each month 5 – 7 pm.  $25
  2. Sandestin – Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic June 22-26.
  3. Alys Beach – Amphitheater summer concert  series 7 – 9 pm (June 2 – August4).
  4. Seaside – Visit Seaside’s amphitheater fir Stories by the Sea Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4 pm through July 28th.
  5. The Village of Baytowne Wharf – Wildlife Mondays 5:30 – 6:30 pm.  Boomin Tuesdays fireworks over the Lagoon at 9:15 pm.  Wednesday Concert  7 – 9 pm.

Other Holiday Events


About South Walton:

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