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South Walton Street Art Festival at Grand Boulevard May 7-9

The South Walton Street Art Festival is a new CAA Signature Event making its debut in 2021. The festival is planned for Mother’s Day weekend, May 7 – 9, in Grand Boulevard Town Center and will feature dozens of visual artists and students creating works of art using only pastel chalk and their imagination. The socially distanced event joins the Art Month South Walton line-up and will also feature live music from regional singer-songwriters and lawn games in Grand Park...

Pigs on the beach at Nick’s Seafood Restaurant in Freeport April 25

Pigs On The Beach is a family friendly event on the Choctawhatchee Bay featuring live music, food, and activities. Nick’s Seafood Restaurant has teamed up with Legendary Marine to put on the event on Sunday, April 25, 2021 from 1 – 6 p.m. Come by boat or by foot, Crawfish, hamburgers, and hotdogs prepared by The Mudbug Mafia will be served up outside along with the restaurant being open. Laura Lane will be performing at 1 p.m., then The Velcro...

LakeFest in DeFuniak Springs May 14-16 

The City of DeFuniak Springs will host its annual LakeFest festival weekend event beginning Friday, May 14, through Sunday, May 16, 2021, in Chipley Park on Circle Drive in historic DeFuniak Springs, FL.  The event is free. LakeFest 2021 is a 3-day festival hosted and orchestrated by the City of DeFuniak Springs celebrating safe, family-friendly outdoor recreational activities in the water and on the banks of beautiful Lake DeFuniak.  In addition to educational booths and exhibits relating to the City’s,...

History tour at Camp Helen State Park May 8

Enjoy a history tour of Camp Helen State Park from 10 – 11 a.m. on the first Saturday of the month. Join park staff and volunteers on a walk through the rich history of our park. Learn about the early indigenous people who occupied this land all the way through to the 1920s when the park was developed as a private residence for the Hicks family and later turned into a summer retreat for Avondale Textile mill employees and their families....

Ranger led nature hike at Camp Helen State Park May 6

Enjoy a ranger-led nature hike at Camp Helen State Park on Thursday, May 6, from 10 – 11 a.m. You will access the user-friendly trail system, learning about the flora and fauna found within the park and the larger ecosystem of the Florida Panhandle. This hike is great for all experience levels and requires moderate endurance. Meet at the visitor center. The Oak Canopy and North Trails have a combination of paved, sand and packed-earth terrain. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes,...

Tutu Trot 5k Run/Walk in Hammock Bay April 24

The Tutu Trot 5k Run/Walk will be held at Hammock Bay in Freeport April 24, 2021. The event will benefit ARC of Walton County and Caring and Sharing of South Walton. There are pre-registration dates on the website, day of the race, registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. with race beginning at 9:00 a.m. Groove to the DJ after the race and shop local vendor booths and food trucks. Visit www.tututrot.com for more information and registration....

History tour at Camp Helen State Park April 3

Enjoy a history tour of Camp Helen State Park from 10 – 11 a.m. on the first Saturday of the month. Join park staff and volunteers on a walk through the rich history of our park. Learn about the early indigenous people who occupied this land all the way through to the 1920s when the park was developed as a private residence for the Hicks family and later turned into a summer retreat for Avondale Textile mill employees and their families....

Where to find the Easter bunny in and around Walton

Easter Eggstravaganza at E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center March 27 Easter Bunny and Spring event at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center in Freeport March 27. Staggered hunt times for ages with events starting at 9 a.m. You must be a member to participate. Learn more here. Preschool Easter egg hunt in DeFuniak Springs March 30 Walton-DeFuniak Public Library presents the Preschool Easter Egg Hunt! Event will be held in the library garden Tuesday, March 30th, at 10:00 a.m. Please bring your...

History tour at Camp Helen State Park March 6

Enjoy a history tour of Camp Helen State Park from 10 – 11 a.m. on the first Saturday of the month. Join park staff and volunteers on a walk through the rich history of our park. Learn about the early indigenous people who occupied this land all the way through to the 1920s when the park was developed as a private residence for the Hicks family and later turned into a summer retreat for Avondale Textile mill employees and their families....

Ranger-led nature hike at Camp Helen State Park March 4

Enjoy a ranger-led nature hike at Camp Helen State Park on Thursday, March 4 from 10 – 11 a.m. You will access the user-friendly trail system, learning about the flora and fauna found within the park and the larger ecosystem of the Florida Panhandle. This hike is great for all experience levels and requires moderate endurance. Meet at the visitor center. The Oak Canopy and North Trails have a combination of paved, sand and packed-earth terrain. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes,...