Fall is arguably the best time of year on the Emerald Coast. Watching the colors of the leaves turn, the rates of electricity bills lower, and the relative humidity drop (hello, better hair days) are all seasonal perks. The peak of tourism season has passed, and the holiday season Is right around the corner, which is why you should o prepare yourself for a fun-filled fall as we list the best of South Walton’s premiere events.

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The Nashville Songwriters Florida Sunshine Tour is a free concert series presented by The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association in conjunction with Broadcast Music Inc. This event will showcase more than a dozen Broadcast Music Inc. writers who will share the stories behind the songs and will sing some of country’s biggest hits. This two-day event will take place at Sandestin’s The Village of Baytowne Wharf.

South Walton Celebrity Golf Classic

Accompanied by over a dozen sport legends and other celebrities, the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is a great location for the South Walton Celebrity Golf Classic. Can you imagine playing a round of golf with the pros? With this event taking place in the fall, you’ll avoid those dreadful temperatures while enjoying a few days of joy riding on golf carts.  It’s a win-win even if you don’t, you know, win.

30A Half Marathon & 5K

The 30A Half Marathon & 5K is an event presented by The 30A Company, is a 3-day race festival taking place on the iconic Scenic Highway 30A October 21-23, 2016. The festivities kick off on Friday evening with a pre-race party for everyone to enjoy. The fun continues well into Sunday afternoon as the post-race party takes place. Experienced runners and first time half marathoners alike can hit the paths and enjoy the best scenery that 30A has to offer. With this many perks, you’ll be excited to dig out your sweatband and sneakers.

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Every Saturday night starting at 7:00 p.m. through November 29, The Pearl in Rosemary Beach hosts Cocktails & Classics. With complimentary admission and popcorn, guests can enjoy a classic film and food/drinks with light conversation. If you can’t make it on Saturday, don’t worry Sunday Funday is filled with board games, cocktails, and live music throughout the entire day.

Farmers Market

If you don’t have much going on Tuesday or Saturday mornings, be sure to drop by the 30A Farmer’s Market hosted at Rosemary Beach and Sandestin. With phenomenal deals and locally cultivated and created wares, florals, and produce like fresh eggs, flowers, breads, honey, handmade jewelry, soaps, cheeses, milk, and locally grown fruits and vegetables, you’re sure to walk away with something you love.

Fall for fall along 30A this season by being a regular at local events and discovering all that this quiet, pristine piece of emerald coast has to offer during the season where the nights get a little cooler and the sun sets a little earlier…it’s the time of year that has everyone getting a little warmer.

From playing golf with celebrities to enjoying a scenic jog, enjoying of all the benefits that South Walton has to offer isn’t hard to do. If you’re looking for a local realtor who has experience in the South Walton Beach area and can find you a home as quickly as she can fill your events calendar, look no further than realtor Melissa Clements.