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Mountainfilm World Tour Hits 30A

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Mountainfilm will bring films curated from the Mountainfilm Festival in Telluride, Colorado to Watercolor Marina Park November 1-3, 2018.  Mountainfilm Festival was named one of the coolest 25 film festivals in the world in 2017 and the Emerald Coast of … (Read More)


2018 Bocce Tournament

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Rosemary Beach Foundation has announced that its 2018 Fall Bocce Tournament will take place on Sunday, October 7, 2018.  Team registration (2 players) is $75 .  Court assignment is from 9am-9:30 and the tournament starts at 10 am.  First and … (Read More)


Pumpkinpalooza 2018

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  Get in the spirit with Pumpkinpalooza, a two-day event with one day for the adults and one day for the kids.  On Saturday, October 27, 2018, the adults have their fun.  At 6 pm, the Monster Mash pub crawl … (Read More)


ApalachOktoberfest 2018

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From Friday, October 5th to Sunday, October 7th, the city famous for its oysters will have a music and beer weekend party.  The three-day event is hosted by Bowery Station and Oyster City Brewing Company and will feature fantastic food, … (Read More)


70th Annual Destin Fishing Rodeo

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Since 1948, the Destin Fishing Rodeo has been a tradition.  It helped Destin become “The World’s Luckiest Fishing Village”.  This fishing tournament is for anglers of every age and has a history spanning generations.  Weigh-ins are behind A.J.’s every day … (Read More)


Explore The Outdoors Festival

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Fishing, archery, stargazing, Smokey the Bear, and interactive educational exhibits are only a few things that this festival offers.  Explore The Outdoors Festival is a free children’s event for of all ages, although the activities are geared towards children six … (Read More)


Pirates of the High Seas Fest

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Panama City Beach’s popular Pirates of the High Seas Fest returns over Columbus Day weekend.  This free festival includes pirate invasions, a kids parade, kid’s fun zone, treasure drop, live music, fireworks, a scavenger hunt, a fishing clinic for kids, … (Read More)


2018 Pensacola Seafood Festival

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Each year, over 100,000 attendees descend on Fountain Park, Seville Square, and Bartram Park in Historic Downtown Pensacola for the Pensacola Seafood Festival.  Art and craft vendors will be on hand to display and sell their goods, The Fiesta Seafood … (Read More)


Walton County Fair 2018

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Since 1924, the Walton County Fair has been a fall tradition.  The Walton County Fair keeps the old traditional events such as livestock competitions, hot dog and pie eating contests, and more.  Attendees will enjoy live music, fair food, art … (Read More)


POPS Orchestra Opens 23rd Season

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Panama City POPS Orchestra will get into the spirit with a combination of bewitching, exotic, popular, and classical music when it opens its 23rd season with Music of the Night.  Saint-Saëns, Mozart, Lloyd Webber, and more will top this program. … (Read More)


Scarecrow Building Contest & History Festival

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The Chipley Garden Club’s scarecrows have already begun appearing around town and will continue to pop up until September 22, 2018, when the 7th Annual Scarecrow Building Contest and History Festival commences.  Join the Chipley Garden Club and Washington Historical … (Read More)


Baytowne Wharf Beer Festival

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Dubbed the “Best Beer Fest on the Emerald Coast,” the Baytowne Wharf Beer Festival is a favorite fall festival due to its beautiful location, lovely October weather, and fantastic selection.  Taking place on Friday, October 12, 2018 – Saturday, October 13, … (Read More)


Bluegrass at the Beach

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Bluegrass at the Beach (previously named Gulf Coast Bluegrass and Folk Festival) will take place at Aaron Bessant Park this year.  The event starts at 6:00pm on Friday, September 28, 2018, and continues Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 12:00pm-9:00pm.  Craft and food vendors will … (Read More)


2018 Emerald Coast Poker Championship

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The Emerald Coast Poker Championship Tournament Series is around the corner.  This exciting event brings amateurs and poker professionals from around the country together for over a week of games.  Taking place at Ebro Greyhound Park and Poker Room, the … (Read More)


One Harrison Food + Wine Festival

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Charming downtown Panama City is hosting a waterfront festival for wine enthusiasts.  The two-day event is set overlooking the bay and will feature culinary demonstrations, retail shops, an artisan market, wine seminars, live music, and activities for all ages. Sophia … (Read More)


Fly Into Fall Kite Festival

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Flying animals ahead!  Get your kite ready for the Kitty Hawk Kites Fly Into Fall Kite Festival.  This festival is free, fun, and educational.  Join Emerald Coast Kite Flyers Club and Kitty Hawk Kites on Saturday, September 22, 2018, and Sunday, September … (Read More)


Dog Daze 2018

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Dog Daze is an event to celebrate dogs and humans that love them.  It will be held on October 13, 2018, from 9am-3pm.  This year’s theme is “Wild, Wild West” and it promises to be fun for the whole family.  Register your … (Read More)


8th Annual Rosemary Beach Uncorked

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Rosemary Beach’s Rosemary Beach Uncorked is back for its 8th year.  The event takes place on Saturday, October 13, 2018, from 1pm-4pm.  Attendees will enjoy live entertainment as well as the best food and wine that Rosemary Beach has to offer.  The … (Read More)


29th Annual Lobster Festival & Tournament

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One of the longest running events on the Emerald Coast is coming up soon and Schooners promises to make it a blast.  Join others at Schooners on September 17-23, 2018.  Attendees will enjoy live music, specials inside the restaurant, raffle drawings, … (Read More)


2018 Emerald Coast Home & Boat Show

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The annual Emerald Coast Home and Boat Show is coming up in a few days.  It will be held at the Emerald Coast Convention Center on September 15, 2018, and September 16, 2018.  100% of the money collected in entry fees ($5) will go to One Hopeful Place.  … (Read More)


Destin Crafted Festival

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Destin Crafted – Beer, Bourbon, & Food Festival invites attendees to enjoy over 50 delicious and rare beers and bourbons at their upcoming festival.  The festival takes place on Saturday, November 3, 2018, from 1pm-4pm.   Food will be on hand from area … (Read More)


30A Frozen Treat Shops

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30A offers shopping, events, outdoor adventures, world-famous Beaches of South Walton, and an arts scene that is increasing by the day, but it also offers some relief from the hot Florida sun.  30A frozen treat shops are fun and unique.  … (Read More)


Guided Moonlight Kayak Tour

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Moonlight kayaking on Florida’s largest coastal dune lake?  Yes, please!  On September 21, 2018, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Camp Helen State Park invite you to join them for memorable nighttime adventure on Lake Powell.  The event will be … (Read More)


Guided Bird Walk At Topsail

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The parks along the Emerald Coast of Florida are one of the highlights of the area.  Topsail Hill Preserve State Park and the Choctawhatchee Audubon Society would like to take you on a guided bird walk to introduce you to … (Read More)


SkyWheel Panama City Beach

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The Emerald Coast’s newest attraction is opening on September 7, 2018.  Panama City Beach invites tourists and locals to enjoy breathtaking views from the SkyWheel.   Located in entertainment hub Pier Park, the SkyWheel promises a unique perspective on the gorgeous Gulf … (Read More)


Stargazing Event at Eden Gardens

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Join local astronomers from the Northwest Florida Astronomy Association for a night of stargazing at one of the most photographed locations on the Emerald Coast of Florida.  On Friday, September 14, 2018, from 6:30 pm – 9 pm, participants will gather on … (Read More)


Hobie 16 North American Championship 2018

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It’s been announced by the Hobie Association of North America that the Hobie 16 North American Championship will be sailed at Navarre Beach, Florida.  It will be held the week of September 10-14, 2018.  Hosting is the Hobie Division 15 with … (Read More)


28th Annual Juana Good Time Regatta

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Juana Good Time Regatta is a weekend full of sailing, food, fun, and live music.  The event starts on September 7, 2018, and concludes on September 9, 2018.  Racers are welcomed whether experienced or novice racers and the event is open to … (Read More)


International Coastal Cleanup Day 9-15-18

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The coast brings friends and family together to make memories.  On Saturday, September 15, 2018, you will have a chance to give back.  The Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup has seen volunteers pick up over 220 million pounds of trash over … (Read More)


Volunteer Child Advocates Wanted

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The Guardian Ad Litem program pairs volunteer child advocates with children that are in the system due to neglect, abuse, or other situations.  There are two Judicial Circuits that serve the Emerald Coast of Florida and one Circuit alone has … (Read More)