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Our Guide to Thanksgiving Dining Options on 30A

16 Nov 2023
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Preparing for the holidays can be a stressful time, so to lessen the stress, we've compiled a list of various Thanksgiving feast options on 30A that are sure to fit any palate. Also, we have included opportunities to serve along 30A.

During this time of year, we are very thankful for each of our guests, homeowners, and community. We hope your Thanksgiving is spent surrounded by family and friends on the beach making memories that will last a lifetime.

Take Home Meals

Take advantage of your beautiful 30A vacation rental by enjoying a delicious meal prepared by your favorite local restaurant in the comfort of your own home! Take home meals offer guests with less mess and cleanup and help support local restaurants. Order deadlines vary by restaurant, so make sure you order early!

Dining Out Options

Enjoy a delicious Thanksgiving feast at your favorite local restaurant. We know Thanksgiving takes hours of preparation and clean-up. If you're looking to skip all the prep and mess, dine-out at your favorite restaurant! Make sure to reserve your spot early.

Local Grocery Stores

Is your Thanksgiving incomplete without your favorite family recipes? Prepare your Thanksgiving meal in the comfort of your 30A vacation rental! To help, we've compiled a list of local grocery stores. Hours may vary by location.

Publix- WaterColor / 850.534.4565

110 WaterColor Way

Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459


Publix- Watersound Origins / 850.213.7031

11291 US Hwy 98 E

Inlet Beach, FL 32461


Carousel Supermarket / 850.234.2219

19440 Front Beach Rd

Panama City Beach, FL 32413


Fresh Market / 850.233.0206

15500 Panama City Beach Pkwy, Unit 200

Panama City Beach, FL 32413


Whole Foods / 850.269.7400

4402 Legendary Drive

Destin, Florida 32541


For The Health of It / 850.267.0558

2217 West Co Hwy 30A

Santa Rosa Beach FL 32459


Modica Market / 850.231.1214

109 Seaside Central Square

Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459


Market 30A / 850.502.4100

13063 Highway 98 East

Inlet Beach, FL 32461


Goat Feathers Market West / 850.267.2627

3865 W Co Highway 30A           

Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459


Goat Feathers Market / 850.231.4004

4042 E Co Highway 30A

Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459


Buddy’s Seafood Market / 850.213.3684

5231 E County Highway 30A

Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459


The Salty Butcher / 448.333.1050

4749 E Co Hwy 30A, Unit 101

Santa Rosa Beach, Fl 32459

Skip the hassle of going to the grocery store and get all of your necessities delivered straight to your 30A vacation rental! Shipt and InstaCart both deliver to 30A vacation rentals, so spend more time with your family and friends and less time on holiday planning!

Events on 30A

Thanksgiving week brings lots of excitement to 30A! Family and friends flock to 30A to take advantage of warmer weather and clear skies. Take advantage of the events below and end the week ringing in the upcoming holiday season!

  • Seaside Farmers Market: Saturday, November 18th- From local produce to delicious sides, you're sure to find something that makes your favorite Thanksgiving dish even better at the Seaside Farmers Market!
  • Rosemary Beach Farmers Market: Sunday, November 19th- Enjoy local cuisine and fresh produce only available at the Rosemary Beach Farmers Market!
  • 30A 10K Thanksgiving Day Races: Thursday, November 23rd- Kick-off your fall festivities with the 30A 10K! The 30A 10K raises money to benefit local charities while also promoting health and fitness.
  • Central Square Cinema - Holiday Movie Night: Friday, November 24th- Pack your picnic blanket and watch The Santa Claus under the stars in Seaside surrounded by family and friends!
  • Pictures with Santa at The Big Chill 30A: Friday, November 24th- Kick off the holiday season with the perfect activity for the whole family!

Get Involved

Thanksgiving is the season of giving and there are many ways to serve Walton County during the holidays!

  • Crop Drop- Every November since 2009, volunteers have sorted, bagged, and distributed more than 80,000 pounds of unsold produce to food pantries, homeless shelters, and church dispensaries across the panhandle to help families in need.
  • Food for Thought- Food for Thought provides backpacks filled with healthy, easy to prepare food for students who are dependent on free or reduced school meals. Their goal is to support a child’s development and educational experience by bridging the gap between school meals during weekends and holiday breaks. 
  • Hope Panhandle- Hope Panhandle, Inc. is a nonprofit organization led by neighboring community leaders. Upon seeing the devastation left behind by Hurricane Michael, they immediately organized and assembled a group of dedicated volunteers to help offer hurricane relief to the residents of the ravaged Florida Panhandle. Hope also accepts donations.
Still searching for the perfect Thanksgiving getaway? It's not too late to reserve your 30A stay! Our portfolio of 30A luxury rentals are sure to check all of your boxes when it comes to a relaxing holiday getaway!