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Movies and more at Camp Helen State Park June 19

The sixth annual Movies & More series at Camp Helen State Park will be offering family fun on Wednesdays, June 19, July 10 and 24.  The fun begin at 6:00 p.m. in the park’s Recreation Hall with a brief interpretive program led by a Camp Helen Park Ranger or other expert.  The program will be followed by an old-fashioned campfire cookout of hot dogs and s’mores provided by the Friends of Camp Helen.  Each evening will conclude with a family-oriented...

Movies and more at Camp Helen State Park June 5

The sixth annual Movies & More series at Camp Helen State Park begins on Wednesday, June 5. The summer fun series will continue on Wednesdays, June 19, July 10 and 24.  The fun begin at 6:00 p.m. in the park’s Recreation Hall with a brief interpretive program led by a Camp Helen Park Ranger or other expert.  The program will be followed by an old-fashioned campfire cookout of hot dogs and s’mores provided by the Friends of Camp Helen. Each evening...

Lakefest in DeFuniak Springs May 17 – 19

LakeFest is an annual festival in DeFuniak Springs, Florida celebrating sports and exercise on the water.  Held in Chipley Park on the banks (and on the water) of Lake DeFuniak, one of the world’s rare, naturally round spring-fed lakes.  The event will be held May 17, 18, 19, 2019. Activities include canoe, kayak and cardboard boat races, water demonstrations, booth exhibits, water slides, kids activities, 5k race and fun run, car show and live entertainment.  To participate or learn more...

Smile Mile and 5K benefit run in Santa Rosa Beach May 11

Children’s Volunteer Health Network (CVHN) is hosting their 3rd Annual Smile Mile and 5K race on Saturday, May 11, 2019. This year, the 5k course will take participants through the canopied roads of the beautiful WaterColor community in Santa Rosa Beach. The fun begins at 7:30 a.m.This CVHN signature event is fun for all ages, stroller-friendly, and will help raise funds that will be used to improve the health and well-being of kids in Walton and Okaloosa Counties. With more...

Celebrate Earth Day at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park April 27

Celebrate the earth and Earth Day with the park and environmental organizations and agencies from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 27. There will be nature activities, games, animals, face painting and booths as well as music and fun. An exciting part of the event is the participation in the Trees4Earth campaign. With the 50th anniversary of Earth Day fast approaching in 2020, Trees for the Earth campaign was launched in 2016, with a goal to plant 7.8...

Spring Festival and Eggstravaganza in Freeport April 20

Enjoy a day of family fun at Freeport Regional Sports Complex on April 20. Sponsored by the Freeport Town Planters Society, the event will feature pony rides, Hobo Express, fishbowl games, stuff your own animal, and the 15,000 Easter eggs that fall from the sky sponsored by Destin Worship. Town Planters Society will be hosting a silent auction to raise funds for Relay for Life. Times are: Special needs 10:30 a.m.Toddlers 0-3 at 11 a.m.Ages 4-7 at 12 NoonAges 8-11...

Easter Egg Hunt and 5K run at Grayton Beach State Park April 20

The inaugural Grayt Easter 5K and Easter Egg Hunt will held at Grayton Beach State Park on Saturday, April 20, 2019. Race start is 8:00 a.m. Both the start and finish line will be within the Park. Entry fee is $28.25. To register click on the following link: https://www.itsyourrace.com/event.aspx?id=11819 All runners who pre-register by Monday, April 8th are guaranteed a race shirt. There will be an awards ceremony beginning at 9:00 a.m. Winners of the overall men’s and women’s will...

Ponce De Leon Spring Fling April 6

The Town of Ponce De Leon is holding their inaugural PDL Spring Fling. The event will be held at the Town Hall on April 6, 2019 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The event will be held on U.S. Hwy. 90 at Blue Creek Veterans Memorial Park near S.R. 81.   The town will have an egg hunt, bounce house, face painting and crafts for the little ones, in addition, there will be a dunking booth. The Easter Bunny will be...

Benefit rodeo at Freeport Regional Sports Complex March 22, 23

Bulls, broncs, cowboys and cowgirls! The Professional Cowboy Association’s biggest superstars will perform feats of athleticism during the 2019 Westonwood Ranch Professional Rodeo at Freeport Regional Sports Complex on Friday March 22, and Saturday, March 23, 2019. The proceeds will benefit new program for individuals with autism and developmental disorders. Admission: $10.00 Adults | $5.00 children. Gates open at 6 pm for 7:30 pm show. Food vendors, children’s bounce house and more as family fun for the whole family. Bareback...

Rock the Falls Music Festival at Falling Waters State Park April 6

Join Falling Waters State Park and the Washington County Tourist Development Council, Rogers Insurance, and Metric Engineering proudly presents Rock the Falls Music Festival on Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Live music by award winning recording artists along with crafters and artists, all set to the backdrop of what has been called the most amazing geological feature in Florida. There will also be a kid zone with a bounce house, inflatable obstacle course and pony rides....