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Halloween Happenings in South Walton

Spooky season is here and we’re celebrating with a roundup of all things Halloween in South Walton. From pet costume contests and dance parties to plenty of family friendly fun, there’s something for everyone!



Friday, Oct. 22
5 p.m.
Family Movie Night at Topsail

Join the Friends of Topsail on Friday, Oct. 22 for a Family Movie Night! Activities and offerings will include showing Hocus Pocus, face painting, kids’ crafts, costume contest, food truck, specialty drinks, concessions, candy and more!  All participants are encouraged to wear a costume! The food truck and crafts begin at 5 p.m. and the movie begins at 6:20 p.m. Event participation fees are a suggested donation of $5 for individuals and $10 for families (up to 5). All proceeds from this event will benefit Topsail Hill Preserve State Park!

                Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. 32459

  • Phone: (850) 267-8330


Thursday, Oct. 28
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Dress your four-legged friends in their Halloween finest and enjoy a free canine-only trick-or-treating event and doggie social benefiting Dog-Harmony. Judging for the best “Pet & Parent Matching Costume” contest will take place during the event with the prize-winning duo announced at 6:30 p.m. Guests will enjoy light bites, libations, a raffle drawing and lawn games.

Grand Boulevard at Sandestin

  • Website: grandboulevard.com
  • Address: Grand Boulevard at Sandestin, 495 Grand Boulevard, Miramar Beach, Fla. 32550


Thursday, Oct. 28,
6 - 8 p.m.
Costume Contest and Trivia Night at Grayton Brewpub

The Grayton Brewpub on 30A is hosting a Halloween Costume Contest on its regular Trivia Night, Oct. 28, 6 - 8 p.m. Spooky drink specials and prizes for top contenders.

  • Website: graytonbrew.com/
  • Address: 170 E County Hwy 30A, Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. 32459
  • Phone: (850) 213-4000

Oct. 29- 31
Tuck & Glow with Pure Barre 30A
Visit Website for Times

Pure Barre 30A is offering glow-in-the-dark "Tuck & Glow" classes Halloween weekend. They will give each client glow sticks and have a fun spooky playlist!

*Locals can take the class for $20


Friday, Oct. 29
Times Vary
Witches of South Walton

Join the Witches of South Walton for #WitchRide2021 on Friday, Oct. 29 in South Walton. The annual charity bike ride encourages participants to dress up in their best witchy attire and cruise along 30A. Proceeds from the event will be donated to the Children’s Volunteer Health Network which facilitates the delivery of comprehensive, direct medical, dental and mental health services to school children whose family income falls below certain measures throughout Walton and Okaloosa Counties and surrounding communities. Visit the website for registration information, event locations and route maps.


Friday, Oct. 29
5 - 9:30 p.m.
Huboween 2021

Join us on Friday, Oct. 29 from 5- 9 p.m. for Huboween 2021! 
Trick or treating through The Hub & The Shops at The Hub followed by a DJ Dance Party on stage!
5-6 p.m. Trick or Treat
5-7 p.m. Pumpkin Crafts (fees apply)
6-9:30 p.m. DJ Dance Party w/ DJ Dan Davis


Friday, Oct. 29
7 p.m. - 12 a.m.
Costume Party at Local Catch 30A
Local Catch 30A’s 10th Annual Halloween bash is back! The Forrest Williams Band will play outside from 7-10 p.m. and DJ Prime inside from 8– 12 p.m. There will be cash prizes for first, second and third place best outfit. This is one of our biggest most fun parties of the year! 

  • Website: localcatch30a.com/ 
  • Address: 3711 west county highway 30A
  • Phone: (850) 622-2022


Saturday, Oct. 30
9 a.m.
Halloweener Derby at Seaside
The highly anticipated return of the Halloweener Derby is taking place on Saturday, Oct. 30. On Seaside’s Lyceum Lawn. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the race begins at 10 a.m., followed by the dog costume contest! Register for the derby and costume contest on our website.


Saturday, Oct. 30
4 - 9 p.m.
Halloween at The Pointe on 30A
It’s Spooky Season at The Rooftop Bar at The Pointe on 30A! Join us Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021, from 4 - 9 pm with drink specials, candy for the kiddos, and a Halloween costume contest with a chance to win a $50 bar tab on us!


Saturday, Oct. 30
7- 10 p.m.
Check out Chiringo for a costume contest and live music from The Shakedown.


Saturday, Oct. 30
7 p.m. - till
90s Hip-Hop Halloween Dance Party at Black Bear Bar
Room Get your costumes ready! Black Bear Bar Room is hosting a 90s Hip-Hop 90s Hip-Hop Halloween Dance Party on Saturday. Festivities include a costume contest and a special music set from DJ Sommelier. The winner of the contest will receive a bottle of Laurent-Perrier Rosé Champagne and a $150 dollar gift card ($235 value). For more information, visit @barroomgrayton on Instagram.

  • Website: blackbearbreadco.com
  • Address: 26 Logan Lane, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
  • Phone: (850) 213-4528


Sunday, Oct. 31
1 - 4 p.m.
North Beach Social Halloween Extravaganza For Families
During the Halloween Extravaganza, you can bring your little monsters from 1- 4 p.m. for all the treats and tricks! Plus, there will be music by the Wildlife Special3 and a costume contest.

  • Website: northbeach.social/
  • Address: 24200 US-331, Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. 32459
  • Phone: (850) 622-3871


Sunday, Oct. 31
Trick or Treat Seaside
4 - 6 p.m.
It’s time for ghosts, goblins, superheroes and heroines to go door-to-door collecting candy from the Seaside merchants. Join us from 4 - 6 p.m. for an evening filled with ghoulish music, spooky stories, scary delicious treats, and more!



Sunday, Oct. 31
4 - 6 p.m.
Halloween on the BOOlevard
Families are invited to trick-or-treat throughout the Town Center on Halloween where stores and restaurants will pass out candy and other treats to children. Dress up in your favorite costume and fill your bag in a safe pedestrian-friendly place.

  • Website: grandboulevard.com
  • Address: Grand Boulevard at Sandestin, 495 Grand Boulevard, Miramar Beach, Fla. 32550


Sunday, Oct. 31
6 - 8 p.m.
Trick or Treat Street at Baytowne Wharf
Calling all ghouls, ghosts, and goblins to the Village of Baytowne Wharf for a Spooktacular extravaganza! This Halloween, Trick or Treat through the Village streets and visit merchants for your favorite treat. Steve Hall will play frightenly good tunes on the main stage, enjoy crafts and balloon animals. Be sure to stop by Coconut Kidz to enter the costume contest and compete to win the grand prize! End the night with a spooky fireworks display at 8 p.m.


Sunday, Oct. 31
6 - 9 p.m.
Red Fish Taco Costume Party
Do you have the best Halloween costume this year? Join us at Red Fish Village on Sunday, Oct. 31, 6 - 9 p.m. for a costume party and contest. Compete for $1,000 in cash prizes. The contest will run from 8 - 8:30 p.m.

  • Website: redfishtaco.com
  • Address: Red Fish Village, 2052 West Hwy 30A Blue Mountain Beach Fla. 32459
  • Phone: (850) 994-7443


Sunday, Oct. 31
6:30 - 9 p.m.
Trick of Tequila
For the adults, it’s Trick or Tequila from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Dance to jams by DJ 30A and wear your most extravagant costume for the costume contest. Grand prize winner takes home $500 and 2nd and 3rd place winners get a prize, as well. Enjoy ghoulish fun for everyone, Oct. 31 at North Beach Social!

  • Website: northbeach.social/
  • Address: 24200 US-331, Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. 32459
  • Phone: (850) 622-3871


Fall Food and Drinks

All October,
FOOW is offering Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice, a new Halloween themed drink from the WaterColor Inn restaurant. The drink includes Pumpkin spice vodka, Kahlua, creamer, and cinnamon served with a Graham Cracker rim.


Oct. 30 - 31
The Citizen is celebrating Halloween on October 30-31 with classic horror film-themed décor, dishes, and cocktails. As always, reservations are not required but can be made for parties of eight or more by calling the restaurant.

  • Website: citizenalys.com/
  • Address: 20 Mark Twain Lane #101, Alys Beach, Fla. 32461
  • Phone: (850) 909-0702


Oct. 30 - 31
Auston’s on 98 will be hosting a smokin’ Saturday and Sunday the 30 and 31 of this month for Halloween. The menu is going to be Ribs, Brisket, Wings, Chicken Thighs, and smoked Pork Butt. 

  • Website: Austonson98.com
  • Address: 125 Poinciana Blvd., Miramar Beach, Fla. 32550
  • (850) 842-3200    


Sunday, Oct. 31
All Day
Pickle’s will have free candy for trick-or-treaters all day!


Sunday, Oct. 31
All Day
The Shrimp Shack will treat your trick-or-treater to a free piece of candy all day on Halloween.


Sunday, Oct. 31
All Day
Wild Bill's Beach Dog's will have candy for trick-or-treaters all day on Halloween! 


Sunday, Oct. 31
All Day
It's Heavenly: will have candy for trick-or-treaters all day on Halloween! We also will have a seasonal Pumpkin gelato in the store.


Kindest regards,

Patti Blake