30A is the Place to Be! | Annual Event Calendar
From the finest culinary events to the most eclectic art shows, Scenic Highway 30A offers a variety of can’t miss events throughout the year. Discover a new experience and plan your beach getaway today– www.dunevacationrentals.com!
January | 30A Songwriters Festival
A music lovers dream—the 30A Songwriters Festival gets better every year. Highlighting over 175 artists in over 25 venues along Scenic Highway 30A—the weekend is jam packed with over 225 performances.
February | Bourbon Beer & Butts at Alys Beach
As the kick-off event for the 30A Wine Festival, Bourbon, Beer & Butts brings together distilleries from across the country, local and national breweries and top culinary talent from across the US. Live music and the serene setting of Alys Beach set the perfect tone for this culinary experience.
March | Seaside Neighborhood School Half Marathon & 5k
Presented by Vera Bradley, the Seaside Neighborhood School Half Marathon & 5k attracts both novice and experienced runners. This event includes a full weekend of events leading up to the big race day including Taste of the Race featuring prominent chefs of the area. Race day is complete with a silent auction, live music and a post-race party.
April | Seabreeze Jazz Festival & South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival
Named a “Top 10 Jazz Festival in the USA” by JazzIZ Magazine and recently nominated as “Best Jazz Festival” at the Oasis Smooth Jazz Awards, the Seabreeze Jazz Festival offers a weekend of amazing music, sunshine and fun for all.
Celebrity winemakers, distillers, chefs and brew masters come together to wine, dine, educate and entertain guests with a weekend of events that will have you returning year after year. Add the South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival to your calendar now.
May | Digital Graffiti
An art festival like no other, Digital Graffiti transforms the iconic white walls of Aly Beach into an outdoor art gallery. This unique event brings together the design, technology and architecture to create an experience you will not forget.
June | Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic
This world-class, million-dollar sportfishing tournament takes place during the height of the Gulf Coast’s blue marlin season. The week-long festivities include a golf scramble, outdoor movies, fireworks and more!
July | 4th of July on 30A
Summer is a special time on 30A! Each community features nightly events including movies on the lawn, live music, sand sculpting lessons and many more! 4th of July weekend offers all of this and more!
August | Sandestin Triathlon
Swim, bike or run your way to the Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort for this premier sporting event. With over 700 participants each year, this event is perfect for the most athletic visitors.
September | Baytowne Wharf Art Walk
This three-day art festival lights up the night! An eclectic variety of renowned artists showcase their hard work to the sounds of artists from across the Southeast.
October | Rosemary Beach Uncorked & South Walton Fashion Week
Set in the idyllic community of Rosemary Beach, this seaside culinary & wine event sells out every year. Considered a boutique wine festival, Rosemary Beach Uncorked, features exquisite wines, the areas best restaurants and live music.
Prepare the Runway! South Walton Fashion Week is a multi-day event that is hosted in venues in all 16 South Walton beach communities. Enjoy runway shows, trunk shoes, parties and special retail shopping experiences.
November | Telluride MountainFilm on Tour at WaterColor
Always the first weekend in November, this two-day outdoor film festival educates, inspires and motivates.
December | New Year’s Eve Celebrations on 30A
Ring in the New Year on 30A! Live music in Seaside, fireworks in Rosemary Beach and a polar plunge in WaterColor, there are so many activities to choose from.