South Walton Street Art Festival at Grand Boulevard

May 7, 2021 @ 10:00 am – May 9, 2021 @ 8:00 pm

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...

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

April 25, 2021 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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....

LakeFest in DeFuniak Springs

May 14, 2021 @ 8:00 am – May 16, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

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...

Tutu Trot 5k Run/Walk in Hammock Bay

April 24, 2021 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am

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...

Honey bee seminar in DeFuniak Springs

April 7, 2021 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

The Walton County Master Gardeners will be hosting a bee seminar at the Walton County Extension Office and virtually via ZOOM conference on Wed., April 7, 2021 from 10 – 11 a.m. Join Master Gardener Lindsey Jackson of NoWal Farms and learn backyard beekeeping and how to bring honey bees to your garden for pollination and to increase your yields. To join the Zoom meeting go to There...

Guided hike at Camp Helen State Park

May 27, 2021 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join the park ranger on the last Thursday of the month for a Ranger-led trail hike from 10 – 11 a.m. Camp Helen is home to over 3 1/2 miles of trails that meander through nine different distinct natural communities. A park ranger will lead the group on different sections of the trail for approximately 45 minutes, sharing about the natural and cultural history of Camp Helen State Park....

Charity bass tournament in Freeport

April 10, 2021 @ 6:00 am – 2:00 pm

DeFuniak Springs Kiwanis is hosting a charity bass tournament at Black Creek Lodge in Freeport April 10. The tournament will begin at first safe light with 2 p.m. weigh in. Prizes are $2,000 1st, $750 2nd and $250 3rd place (1-29 80/20 payout 30 boats guaranteed). Entry fee is $100 per boat, $20 big fish. Food will be available to purchase at registration at weigh in. Proceeds benefit Food...

Grayt Easter Race at Grayton Beach State Park

April 3, 2021 @ 7:00 am – 10:00 am

The 2021 Grayt Easter Race will be taking place at Grayton Beach State Park on Saturday, April 3, 2021. Starting with this race we will be offering three different courses to choose from: the CLEAN FEET 5K course, the DIRTY FEET 5K course and, brand new, the STINKY FEET 10K course. Both the start and finish line will be adjacent the pavilion at the end of Main Park Road...

Adult beer-ster egg hunt at Idyll Hounds Brewing Company

April 4, 2021 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

The annual adult Easter egg hunt at Idyll Hounds is back. The event will be held on Sunday, April 4 from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. The brewery hides various canned beers and eggs with prizes around the outdoor space for adults to hunt with “6-pack Easter baskets.”  The event is ticketed and includes the found 6-pack of beer and whatever hidden brewery goodies the participants find. A food...

Easter Explosion at The Village of Baytowne Wharf

April 3, 2021 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Hop on over to the Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin for a day filled with family-friendly entertainment, face-painting, arts, crafts and more. The event will be held on Saturday, April 3 from 12 Noon – 3 p.m. Also, don’t forget to get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny. For more information, go here. 9300 Baytowne Wharf Blvd., Miramar Beach.


Doggie EGGstravaganza at Grand Boulevard

April 1, 2021 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Dog-Harmony presents a canine-only Easter egg hunt and social. The fundraising event is open to the public at no charge, but for those pups wanting to participate in the hunt, a donation of $10 is encouraged. Each participant will receive a souvenir bag filled with sponsor swag to collect eggs. People and puppy prizes will be hidden in colorful holiday eggs and scattered throughout the lawn. Designated areas for...