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5 of the Best Events in the Santa Rosa Beach, FL, Area
| Friday, September 21, 2018


People drinking wine at an event in Santa Rosa Beach, FL

Delicious food, exquisite wines, and live music are just a few of the things you can find at events in the Santa Rosa Beach, FL, area. There’s always something to celebrate here, and you’re invited to join us! When you’re not relaxing on the pristine beaches, feel free to check out the various festivals in town. Read on to discover some of our favorites, and explore our free Vacation Guide to find even more!

Join in the Excitement at These Events in the Santa Rosa Beach, FL, Area

30A Songwriter’s Festival

Kick off a new year at the 30A Songwriter’s Festival in January! Here, you can find dozens of artists and hundreds of performances throughout the area. From charming restaurants to stunning outdoor spaces, there are so many places to catch the action. No matter what genre you prefer, you’re sure to have a fantastic time. And, in addition to enjoying the music, you’ll be supporting the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County and their programs.

30A Wine Festival

Fine wine, tasty food, and a beautiful beach community are the ingredients for an unforgettable event. The 30A Wine Festival has them all! Head to Alys Beach in February to find out why so many people look forward to this celebration each year. There are gourmet dinners, educational seminars, and even a croquet tournament. Just be sure to attend the Grand Tasting so you can stroll along South Charles Street and taste several award-winning wines from around the world!

Baytowne Wharf Beer Fest

The scenic Village of Baytowne Wharf is just minutes from Santa Rosa Beach and hosts an incredible, annual beer festival. Check out the Baytowne Beer Fest in October for live music and plenty of refreshing beverages. Whether you enjoy hoppy IPAs, smooth lagers, or rich stouts, there are dozens of options to enjoy. You may find your new favorite craft brewery!

Harvest Wine and Food Festival

Feel free to extend your stay in October and attend the Harvest Wine and Food Festival as well! Over three days in 30A, you have the opportunity to enjoy wines that few people have the chance to taste. Plus, you can pair them with delicious hors-d'oeuvres from acclaimed chefs. Be sure to participate in the silent auction for a shot at taking home a variety of highly sought-after items!

Seeing Red Wine Festival

When the calendar flips to November, it’s time for the Seeing Red Wine Festival in Seaside! Tickets sell out quickly every year, and it’s easy to see why! There are elegant dinner events, over 100 wines available, and plenty of excitement. After trying the wide variety of wines, you can head to the retail tent and take home a bottle of your favorite. Feel free to explore the nearby shops and restaurants while you’re in the area!

Stay at Royal Destinations to Experience Them All!

Pair the excitement of these local events with luxurious lodging nearby! Royal Destinations offers an extensive list of vacation rentals throughout 30A’s beautiful, beachfront communities. From cozy cottages to elegant condos, we have the ideal rental for any traveler. Plus, we offer unbeatable customer service and vacation planning services to make the most of your stay. Stop daydreaming about the perfect beach getaway, and experience it with our help! Check our availability and get one step closer to our magnificent paradise on the Emerald Coast!




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