There isn’t a blog long enough to cover all of the fabulous Spring events happening in South Walton, so we’ll just have to stick with covering the events happening in March for now! March is packed full of fun events, so get your calendars out and make sure to save these dates!

30A Wine Festival

2016 marks the 5th year for this fabulous event, which has quickly become one of our area’s most anticipated events of the year. The 30A Wine Festival is a four-day celebration that benefits Children’s Volunteer Health Network. Save the date for March 10th thru 13th.

  • The festival will kick off on Friday night with “Bourbon, Beer, & Butts,” which will feature a barbeque and bourbon tasting.
  • Saturday offers numerous wine tasting seminars throughout the day, and a grand tasting and after party that you won’t want to miss.
  • Come out on Sunday for “Rosé & Croquet,” featuring tastings, Sunday brunch, and a croquet tournament. girl-162122_1280

30A St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival at Gulf Place

Who wants to come out to Gulf Place and be Irish for a day? This festival is full of fun for the whole family and it lasts throughout the afternoon and into the evening. There will be live music and irish-845398_1280fun activities for all ages. This is the festival’s 9th year and it is always a crowd pleaser! The event will kick off with a festive parade, and then the fun will begin! Save the date for March 12th – 1pm.

  • Proceeds from this event will benefit Fore Her – an organization supporting local women with breast cancer.

Baytowne St. Patty’s Day Celebration

Don’t forget to wear your green to this St. Patrick’s Day celebration in Baytowne Wharf. This is one of the most festive St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in our area, with entertainment for the whole family. There will be live music on the Events Plaza Stage, located in the heart of the village. The many different merchants throughout the village will also be offering St. Patty’s Day specials. Get ready to GO GREEN for the night! Save the date for March 17th – 6pm.

City of Destin 16th Annual Run with the Dogs 5K

Everyone has a favorite running buddy, and if yours happens to have four legs, then this event was made for you! It’s not every day that you can say you completed a 5K race with your dog, right? This event has also opened up two new categories – walker with stroller and runner with stroller. If you are the person running the 5K pushing a stroller with a dog in tow, you are an inspiration! Save the date for March 19th – 9am.

  • All dogs are required to wear a current rabies tag and must be on a short leash. And don’t forget to clean up after your dog!
  • The course will begin and end at City Hall Annex in Destin
  • To register online, or for more information – visit this website.border-collie-674147_1920

Cattle Baron’s Ball at Sandestin

Are you interested in a fun night out for a great cause? The 9th Annual Cattle Barons’ Ball is just the event for you! Dust off your cowboy boots, throw on your wranglers, grab your friends and head to this fun, Western, themed event at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort Linkside Center. The best part? You will also be giving back to a great cause, as this event benefits the American Cancer Society. Save the date for March 19th.

Easter Egg-Stravaganza in Seaside

This event is just as much fun as it sounds like it would be, especially for the kiddos! Parents can enjoy live music in the Amphitheater while the kids scramble around during the egg hunt – over 15,000 eggs! There will also be a very special guest in attendance – none other than the Easter Bunny, of course. You don’t want to miss this annual Easter event! Save the date for Sunday, March 27th – 12pm.

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