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Celebrate the New Year in South Walton

Dec. 30: Mixology Series, Ring in the New Year at FOOW: 3:30-5 p.m.

Sip, sip, hooray! FOOW has the 101 on Bubbles for your big New Year’s Eve bash. Guests will learn how to put fun twists on bubbly to make your New Year’s Eve celebration the talk of the town. This event includes tastings, cocktails and bar snacks for ages 21 and older only. Reservations are required.  

  • Website: www.foow30a.com/
  • Address: 34 Goldenrod Cir., Santa Rosa Beach
  • Phone: (850) 534-5050

 Dec. 31: Baytowne Countdown to 2020: 6 p.m.-1 a.m.

You don't want to miss The Village of Baytowne Wharf's end-of-the-year celebration. Enjoy the family-friendly evening featuring face painting, kids’ activities, and live music on the Baytowne Live stage, finishing off with a firework display at 8 p.m. and midnight. 

 Dec. 31: Salute 2019: 5-7 p.m.

Salute 2019 at NEAT before you ring in the New Year! Enjoy live music. Light fare and cocktails available for purchase.

 Dec. 31: New Year’s Eve Countdown in Seaside: 9 p.m.

Head to Seaside to bring in the New Year! This event will feature live music, face painting, and crafts. The fireworks show will begin at 9 p.m.

 Dec. 31: Pescado’s New Year’s Eve Jazz Soiree: 5 p.m.-1 a.m.

Pescado Seafood Grill and Rooftop Bar will ring in 2020 with a swanky jazz soirée and three course dinner. Guests can make a reservation now to be at Pescado in Rosemary Beach on New Year's Eve. Dinner reservations are available from 5 to 9 p.m. Diners will enjoy a three-course menu and a glass of champagne for $150 a person. Pescado will welcome guests on a first come first serve basis at the bar throughout the night. Ring in the New Year while overlooking the beautiful Gulf of Mexico and toasting with friends. Enjoy live music on the rooftop by Jamah Terry till 12:30 a.m. There is no better way to bring in 2020!  Visit rooftop30a.com for info and to make a reservation.  

  • Website: rooftop30a.com/
  • Address: 74 Town Hall Road, Suite 4B, Rosemary Beach
  • Phone: (850) 213-4600

Dec. 31: Gatsby NYE Party at Farm & Fire on the Choctawhatchee Bay: 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m.

Farm & Fire Southern Pizzeria will host a New Year's Eve, which includes dinner, a champagne toast at midnight, a DJ, a photo booth and more. DJ Brian will get the party started and keep the dance floor packed all night. An epic photo booth will be there to capture those swanky moments you want to hold on to forever. Roaring 20s attire or black tie optional. Cash bar will be available.

Tickets are available for purchase at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gatsby-new-years-eve-party-tickets-83548252071.  

Dec. 31: George's at Alys Beach New Year's Eve Dinner: 6-8:30 p.m.

George's at Alys Beach is currently taking reservations for a New Year's Eve four course dinner at the popular restaurant. There are four seatings, but they will book fast. The menu, created by Chef Camille Withall features diverse first and second course options and main dishes including a seafood bowl, Wagyu filet, lamb rack and roasted half poulet. Reservations can be made by phone.  

Dec. 31: New Year’s Eve Fireworks Dinner Cruise: 7 p.m.-12:30 a.m.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve aboard SunQuest Cruises’ SOLARIS yacht with a dine, dance, cruise and fireworks experience. The New Year’s Eve Cruise is exclusively for guests 21 or older and includes five chef-inspired courses, a midnight champagne toast, live entertainment, party favors, and a view of the fireworks show at midnight.

Dec. 31: New Year’s Eve Family Beach Ball Drop: 7-7:30 p.m.

Join the Hub on the lawn for an early New Year’s Eve countdown for the kiddos with a beach ball drop! College Football Bowl Games will also be playing all day.

Dec. 31: Edward's Fine Food and Wine New Year’s Eve Dinner: 5 p.m.-12 a.m.

Chef Josh Smith of Edward's in Rosemary Beach has put together an incredible menu for New Year's Eve. The five course menu features options for all palates. Edward's intimate dining atmosphere offers the perfect setting for New Year's Eve whether for a date night, dinner with friends or a family night out. Reservations are highly recommended. 


 Dec. 31: New Year's Eve 2020 Celebration at Cuvee 30A: 5 p.m.

You're invited to the party at the New Year's Eve 2020 Celebration, December 31st at Cuvee 30A. Start the evening with Chef Tim Creehan's award-winning signature cuisine and special features. Happy hour is until 7 p.m. Live music by Space Junkie. Reservations are strongly recommended. 

Dec. 31: New Year's Eve Dinner at Café 30A: 6-10 p.m.

It's a New Year's celebration at Cafe Thirty-A! Join us for a four-course prix fixe menu with a glass of champagne for $135 per person. Dinner reservations accepted from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. (No BOGO.) Please call to make a reservation (850) 231-2166. Stay and ring in the New Year with us. 

Dec. 31: New Year's Dinner at Wine World: 5-9 p.m.

The Wine Bar is hosting unique special 4-course dinners at each location (Watercolor on 30A and Grand Boulevard) on New Year’s Eve for $80. See each unique menu and make reservations at thewinebarfl.com/events.


  • Address: 1735 East County Hwy. 30A, Seagrove Beach
  • Phone: (850) 231-1323

Grand Boulevard

  • Address: 655 Grand Blvd Suite 2101, Miramar Beach
  • Phone: (850) 622-0804

Dec. 31: Poppy’s Crazy Lobster New Year's Eve 3-Course Dinner Special: 5 p.m.-12 a.m.

Ring in the New Year at Poppy's Crazy Lobster in the Village of Baytowne Wharf with their New Year's Eve 3-Course Dinner Special for $50 per person. Poppy's Crazy Lobster will have their full menu available as well and are taking reservations on Opentable.com or by calling Melissa at 850-543-1507 for New Year's Eve.

Dec. 31: New Year's Eve Dinner at Vue on 30A: 5 p.m.-12 a.m.

SOUTH WALTON’S BEST PLACE TO WATCH A SUNSET WILL ALSO BE “THE” PLACE TO RING IN THE NEW YEAR. Vue on 30a Dishes Up Spectacular Meal plus Lively Entertainment. Live DJ from 8:00 to 10:15 p.m. Reservations required. Four Course Meal: 5:00 and 5:30 p.m. seatings are $95++ per person. Five Course Meal: 8:00 and 8:15 p.m. seatings are $115++ per person.

  • Website: www.vueon30a.net/nye
  • Address: 4801 W County Hwy 30A, Santa Rosa Beach
  • Phone: (850) 267-2305

Dec. 31: Ring in the New Year at the Terrace Restaurant: 5:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.

4 course Prix Fixe Dinner $100.00 per person includes a glass of bubbly to toast the New Year! Come celebrate with us! Full Menu available here: http://www.terracer.com/Daily-Specials.html. Taking reservations call now (850) 231-5202. Reservations required.

Dec. 31: 7th Annual New Year’s Eve Paddle Board Drop: 6 p.m. until

The 7th Annual New Year’s Eve Paddle Board Drop will take place at Midnight on Dec. 31 at Redd’s Fueling Station. Becoming a New Year tradition, the paddle board drop definitely ranks in the "fun night" event rotation. Wear your best disco costumes and let's get down! Reservations for diners only, call (850) 325-0252 for menu details. $40 per person.

  • Website: http://reddsbar.com
  • Address: 2320 W Co Hwy 30A, Blue Mountain Beach
  • Phone: (850) 231-5202