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What's Happening in South Walton in November

South Walton’s November Events

Spotlight Events:

November 1-3- Mountainfilm on Tour in WaterColor- 5:45 p.m.

Celebrate the 18th Annual Mountainfilm on Tour at WaterColor Resort with three days of extraordinary films created to inspire courage, thought and empathy. Adventure, Life Lessons and Environmental Messages brand this tour as an International quest to encourage change and education through striking imagery and stories of perseverance. WaterColor Resort offers an outdoor setting for these moving films with a starry backdrop to enhance the unfolding clips of thought provoking films.


November 2- Paint a Pig, Swig a Pint Paint Party at Grayton Beer Company- 6-9 p.m.

Join the Grayton Beer Company Taproom crew on Friday, November 2 beginning at 6:00 p.m. for a Pints & Paints Party with Eye Catchers Artworks. Cost to participate is $40 per person and includes all supplies needed and your first pint! No experience necessary.


November 6-16- Mega Shard Sale with The Shard Shop in Grayton Beach

Beginning November 6, The Shard Shop in Grayton Beach will host a ShardWorx Salvage and Craft “pop-up shop” for a Mega Shard Sale. Over 10,000 lbs of glass and mosaic supplies are included with nothing over $10. Come out and find your next mosaic piece.


November 8- Amavida Roaster Tour & Coffee Tasting- 10-11:30 a.m.

During the Amavida Roaster Tour you'll get to see coffee roasted right before your eyes, and meet some of the team who makes it possible! Following the tour around the facility, guests can participate in trying 2-3 of the coffees Amavida roasts. Tours last around an hour and a half with the space limited to a group of 6. Call to reserve your spot today at (850)-213-1965.


November 8-11- Seeing Red Wine Festival at Seaside

Guests will enjoy sipping on delicious wines, and tasting unique and delectable food pairings. Wine aficionados and foodies will savor carefully selected Gulf Coast-to-table dishes from Seaside’s famous restaurants while sipping beautifully-paired, quality-curated wines from around the globe.  This year, the festival will also feature a VIP experience in Ruskin Place.


November 9– Will Thompson Live & Beer Release Party at Grayton Beer Company- 6-9 p.m.  

Widely acclaimed musician Will Thompson & Friends will take the Taproom stage at Grayton Beer Company in tandem with Grayton Beer’s small-bath release. Guests 21 and older who attend will receive a free tasting of the new small-bath beer. This event is free to attend, kids and pets are welcome.


November 10- Grayton Beer Brewpub Cornhole Tournament- 10:30 a.m.

Come out to Grayton Beer Brewpub every second Saturday in the Fall for a 2-man team cornhole tournament. Signups begin at 10:30 and the tournament begins at 11, competition is limited to the first 8 teams who sign up. Awards will be given to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams which include crowlers, Grayton Beer swag and more!


November 17- 2018 Holiday Market in Rosemary Beach – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The annual winter market is now in its 18th year at Rosemary Beach. It is a day-long event that will have 80 artists from across the region in a variety of media including fine and folk art, pottery, holiday decor and gifts, handcrafted jewelry, handmade furniture, yard art, natural products and so much more. 

  • Address: Main Street, Rosemary Beach


November 17- The Nutcracker in Seaside- 5 p.m.

Join Ballet Pensacola as they present the 7th annual performance of the ballet that launched a national holiday tradition, the Nutcracker, based on the critically acclaimed Russian ballet set to Tchaikovsky’s beloved score. Don’t miss this special event on the Seaside Amphitheatre stage.


November 17- Coastal White Christmas Holiday Lights

The Grand Boulevard Town Center will be awash with thousands of beautiful, twinkling lights, bringing a festive spirit to the Boulevard. Enjoy the dazzling lights from November 17 through New Years with various festivities occurring throughout that time.


November 17- Sparkling Wine & Holiday Lights at The Village of Baytowne Wharf- 4-6 p.m.

Stroll the Village streets lined in twinkling lights and greenery, while sipping a variety of champagnes and tasting featured menu items from various restaurants. Enjoy the sounds of live music and carolers throughout the event plus a sneak peek of the Village tree lighting.


November 20- Festival of Trees at Grand Boulevard- 4-6 p.m.

During the November 20 kick-off of the festival, 12 non-profit organizations will compete to win cash prizes totaling $7,000 including Best of Show and People’s Choice. The winners will be voted on and announced at the kick-off so come out and vote for your favorite tree. The trees will remain on display in conjunction with the Coastal White Christmas Holiday Lights through Christmas.


November 21- Thanksgiving Family Event at The HUB- 2 p.m.

Starting with a special appearance by The REP Theatre, this family-focused event includes a play, live music, and movie marathon. Enjoy A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving, Free Birds and Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. Lawn chairs and blankets are encouraged, admission is free and open to the public.


November 22- Annual Thanksgiving Brunch at Vue on 30A- 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Vue on 30a dishes up tradition with a dash of coastal cuisine for its Annual Thanksgiving Brunch with a spectacular view of the Gulf. For $49.95 Adults can enjoy a raw bar with Oysters and Shrimp, Fried Turkey, Eggs Benedict and much more. Kids aged 6-12 can eat for $15.95, children 5 and under are free.


November 22- 2018 Giving Thanks Dinner at Seascape Towne Centre- 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Come out to Seascape for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner spread with all the trimmings. The buffet-style dinner is perfect for the whole family with multiple seating times available. Choose from 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m., or 5 p.m. Call to make reservations at (850)-502-8353.


November 22- Thanksgiving Buffet at The Pearl Hotel in Rosemary Beach

Join the staff of The Pearl Hotel for a Thanksgiving buffet in their Pearl Ballroom. Ideal for larger families or parties, this event is by reservation only. The cost is $75 per adult and $30 per child (ages 3-12). Reservations can be made by calling The Pearl at (850)-588-2882.


November 22- Thanksgiving Prix Fixe Menu at Havana Beach Bar & Grill- 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Enjoy a three-course Thanksgiving feast at Havana Beach Bar and Grill, including Free Range Turkey, Pumpkin Pecan Praline Cheesecake and more! The full menu can be found at the website below, reservations are required and can be made by calling (850)-588-2882. Cost is $75 per adult and $30 per child ages 3-12.


November 22- Thanksgiving Feast at Fleming’s Steakhouse- 11 a.m.

Come out to Fleming’s Steakhouse starting at 11 a.m. for their three-course Thanksgiving feast, including classics like Mixed Herb-Roasted Turkey Breast or Sliced Beef Tenderloin. Fleming’s also knows how special this day is for kids so they created a delightful three-course Thanksgiving Children's Menu for $19.


November 22- Thanksgiving Buffet at Hilton Sandestin Beach- 11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Adults can enjoy a variety of delicious food offerings from Hilton Sandestin during their annual Thanksgiving Buffet. For $49.95 sample options like Mushroom Bisque, Roasted Turkey, Grilled Grouper, Pumpkin Pie and much more. For the kids ages 6-12, Flatbread Pizzas, Ham and Cheese Pinwheels, Mini-Cheeseburgers and more for only $16.95.


November 22- Thanksgiving Day at Café Thirty-A- Noon – 4 p.m.

Dine on four-courses with all the extras at Café Thirty-A. Choose from deep-fried turkey, pan roasted salmon, bronzed red snapper or filet mignon for a cost of $60 per adult. A special children’s menu will be available for $20. Reservations Required. If you don’t want to sit at the restaurant you can arrange to get your feast to-go with their Takeout Feast for Six. Takeout orders must be placed by Sunday, November 18.


November 22- Thanksgiving Buffet aboard SOLARIS

Enjoy a full Thanksgiving feast on board the SOLARIS yacht including Turkey, Green Bean Casserole, Mashed Potatoes and more. Cost per adult is $65, kids age 3-10 are $38 and children under 3 are $20. Reservations are required, guarantee a window seat for an additional cost, multiple seatings available.


November 23- Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides through Grand Boulevard- 5-8 p.m.

On Friday and Saturday evenings guests can enjoy a free, horse-drawn carriage ride around the Town Center while faux snow falls on the Festival of Trees display in Grand Park. To add to the holiday festivities, Emerald Coast Theatre Company’s Dickensian Carolers will be caroling on these evenings between 5 and 7 p.m.


November 23- Central Square Cinema presents “Elf” in Seaside- 7 p.m.

Grab your blankets and lawn chairs and bring the family out for a family movie night under the stars. Enjoy holiday favorite, “Elf” starring Will Ferrell to kick-off the holiday season. Admission is free and open to the public, refreshments available for purchase from Seaside merchants.


November 24- Annual South Walton Holiday Parade- 9 a.m.

The parade begins at Seagrove Beach and winds its way westward toward Seaside where kids can meet Santa after the parade before his visit to “turn on the town” later that day. Enjoy holiday festivities on the Seaside Amphitheatre Lawn and more.


November 24- Turn on the Town in Seaside- 5 p.m.

It’s party time in Seaside! Bring the kids out for pictures with jolly old St. Nick, holiday festivities and sing-a-longs and watch as Santa lights up the town of Seaside to begin the holiday season.


November 24- Here Comes Santa Claus at The Village of Baytowne Wharf- 6 p.m.

Welcome Santa to Baytowne and cheer him on as he lights the Village Christmas tree. Stick around for a preview to the choreographed light show, 12 Nights of Lights, and watch as fireworks light up the sky over the lagoon. And last, but not least, make a visit to Santa Claus and get your Christmas list in early! Admission is free and open to the public.


November 28- 5th Annual Wreaths for Alaqua Auction- 6:30 p.m.

Old Florida Fish House and Alaqua Animal Refuge have teamed up for the Fifth Annual Alaqua Wreath Auction in order to raise funds for the private, non-profit animal sanctuary committed to serving the Emerald Coast. Twenty local businesses will each create a wreath in line with the theme of their company. In years past, wreaths have included restaurant gift certificates, resort weekend stays, and other festive items. These wreaths will be on display throughout the evening and then auctioned off to the highest bidder.


Recurring Events:


BINGO, Beer & Butts at Grayton Beer Brewpub- 6 p.m.

Join the Grayton Beer Crew at the Pub for 6-8 rounds of BINGO, select $12 pitchers and a special menu filled with a variety of barbecue dishes. Prizes for those who can mark-off BINGO first!


Monday Night Football at The HUB in WaterSound Beach- 6-10 p.m.

Every Monday night The HUB hosts Monday Night Football on the Jumbo Tron. Grab your lawn chairs and blankets and bring the family out for a fun, football filled evening. Refreshments are available for purchase, event is free and open to the public.



Wine and Song at NEAT Bottle Shop in Alys Beach- 5-7 p.m.

Join NEAT Bottle Shop for a showcase of select wines and light bites with live music. Case deals will be available on featured wines. $15 per person, age 21 and up only.

Tuesday Movie Nights at The HUB in WaterSound Beach

Enjoy family-friendly movies on the lawn at The HUB displayed on the Jumbo Tron. This month’s movies include Jurassic Park, The Goonies and Back to the Future. Event is free and open to the public, refreshments available for purchase. Lawn chairs and blankets encouraged.



Family Movie Night at The HUB at WaterSound Beach- 6 p.m.

Bring your blankets and lawn chairs for a family-friendly movie night on the lawn at The Hub. Admission is free and open to the public, food and beverage available for purchase. This month’s movies are Planes, The Secret Life of Pets, and Cars 2.

Wednesday Night Bonfire at The Bay- 6-9 p.m.

Enjoy live music from various local bands on the beach by the fire while dining at The Bay Restaurant. Upcoming artists include The Shakedowns, The Pickled Pickers, Sugarcane Jane, Smilin’ Fritz & the Hoodoo Daddy’s and DJ 30A hosting a “Zombie Stomp” Halloween Party.



Local’s Night and Wine Tasting at Screened in Porch at The HUB- 5-7 p.m.

Enjoy delicious wines provided by Stacole Fine Wines at the Screened in Porch at The HUB. Tickets are $10, and admission is open to the public.

Grayton Beer Brewpub Trivia Night- 6-8 p.m.

Join the staff of Grayton Beer Brewpub every Thursday night to test your knowledge against other teams. Enjoy $12 Pitcher specials, small-bath beers, craft cocktails and dinner. Teams of 6 are best, if you don’t have teammates you can make some new friends at the brewpub! 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners each week.

Live Music at 45 Central Wine and Sushi Bar- 7-9 p.m.

Every Thursday evening on the 45 Central “vine-yard” patio listen to the sounds of Tropical Breeze as they play from 7-9 p.m.



Seaside Central Square Cinemas at Seaside Amphitheater

Grab a blanket and come out to the Seaside Amphitheater on Friday night for a family movie on the lawn. Free and open to the public, refreshments available for purchase.

Dance Party with DJ Whitty at The HUB in WaterSound

Bring the family out for a family-friendly dance party of the Hub lawn. Enjoy refreshments from one the many delightful restaurants at The HUB. Admission is free and open to the public.



Seaside Farmer’s Market at Seaside Amphitheatre- 8 a.m.

Seaside Farmers Market takes place in the Seaside Amphitheater every Tuesday and Saturday rain or shine 8am-12p.m.! Seaside Farmers Market is on a mission to educate the public about sustainable practices by providing a well-rounded, green living experience. Vendors offer farm fresh, locally grown produce, homemade baked goods, beef from happy cows, heirloom seeds, artisan breads and cheeses, organic eggs, preserves, and doggie treats, to name a few.

•Website: www.seasidefl.com/highlights/events-calendar/

•Address: Central Square, Seaside


Photos with Santa Claus at Grand Boulevard- 2-4 p.m.

Santa visits Grand Park at Grand Boulevard every Saturday starting November 24 through December 15. Enjoy free holiday arts and crafts for kids by Abrakadoodle and the Festival of Trees display.



30A Farmer’s Market at South Barrett Square in Rosemary Beach- 10 a.m.  

Come out to do your food shopping and pick up fresh from the farm produce, baked goods and pastries, delicious prepared foods, and much more. Take in the stunning views of Rosemary Beach where you'll find vendors lining the park with tents and all the good stuff. Grab a coffee from Amavida and sip as you shop.

Sunday Pickin’ at The Bay- 4-8 p.m.

Enjoy the musical stylings of Mike Whitty and friends each Sunday at The Bay while dining on they specials of the day or Bay Classics.