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Holidays on 30A

Festival of Trees at Grand Boulevard

When: November 26th through Christmas Day

Time: 4-6pm

Cost: FREE

Walk amongst twelve uniquely decorated trees decorated by twelve local non-profits. This event debuts the Tuesday before Thanksgiving and will remain in Grand Park through Christmas so the public can enjoy the trees and learn more about the missions of these incredible organizations.

Photos With Santa At Grand Boulevard

When: Every Saturday, November 30th – Saturday, December 21st

Time: 2-4pm

Cost: FREE

Visit Santa in Grand Park every Saturday from November 30th through December 21st. Santa will be located at the Festival of Trees display to take pictures with your children! Abrakadoodle Art Education and Parties will also offer free, kid-friendly, holiday arts and crafts while you wait.

12 Nights of Lights

When: Wednesday, December 4th – Saturday, December 21st

Time: 6pm, 7pm, and 8pm 

Cost: FREE

Love a great light show? Visit The Village of Baytowne Wharf every Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday leading up to Christmas for a spectacular event with three shows every night! Each week, there will also be a special holiday edition of the Wednesday Night Concert Series…so don’t miss out!

Winter Wonderland at The Village of Baytowne Wharf

When: Saturday, December 21st

Time: 9am-1pm

Cost: FREE

Enjoy a WHITE CHRISTMAS at the beach when you bring the family to the Winter Wonderland event at The Village of Baytowne Wharf the weekend before Christmas! You can slide down ice slides, make snow angels, and experience some snowy magic without the icy temps…

Seaside Christmas Eve Service

When: Christmas Eve

Time: 5pm and 7pm

Cost: FREE

Celebrate the beauty of Christmas at the Seaside Christmas Eve service with candle lighting and a special children’s message. The service will be held in the charming Seaside Chapel.

DECEMBER 12th (6-9 PM)

Hibiscus Coffee & Guesthouse is hosting a Grayton Beach Block Party and you're invited! Join in the fun on Saturday, December 12th from 6-9PM for the Grayt Holiday Lights Party in the magical Backyard of Love. It'll be a party to remember featuring Taco 30A food truck and live music by Catalyst.Proceeds benefit Alaqua Animal Refuge and Mental Health Awareness.  

DECEMBER 16th (6-9 PM)

Deck the halls, don your gay apparel, and get ready to jingle around the clock. It's time to celebrate the season at Red Fish Taco's Tacky Sweater Party on Thursday, December 16th. Party in Santa Claus style with the Forrest Williams Band from 6-9PM. Enjoy ladies night and the happy hour menu.

DECEMBER17th (4-9 PM) and DECEMBER 18th (3-9 PM)

Topsail Hill Preserve State Park invites you to Santa's Camp Christmas in the park on Dec. 17th from 4-9PM and Dec. 18th from 3-9PM with music, food, games, s'mores, a silent auction and Santa's Express to the North Pole!


Tis' the season to be jolly! The Town Center at Grand Boulevard will be awash with thousands of beautiful white lights, bringing a festive and inviting spirit to the Boulevard. Enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride around the Town Center every Friday & Saturday evening Dec. 3 - Jan. 1  between 5PM and 8PM. Grand Boulevard’s Coastal Culture program presents an exciting variety of entertainment and events this season. Enjoy a Holiday Open House and Walk-about, Photos with Santa Clause, Horse Drawn Carriage Rides and Coastal White Christmas Holiday Lights. The Grand Boulevard Farmers Market takes place in Grand Park on Saturdays year round (9am-1pm).


The 30A Songwriters Festival returns to South Walton January 14-17, 2022, with a stellar group of artists on the schedule. Headliners represent a range of music genres, including Brothers of a Feather featuring Chris & Rich Robinson of the Black Crowes, Emmylou Harris, Mavis Staples, Dawes, Jenny Lewis, and Rickie Lee Jones.

Every Saturday and Sunday morning we have a great collection of SoWal Farmers Markets featuring fresh produce, ready-made foods, crafts and more!