"Find Your Perfect Beach" This Spring in South Walton

Signature Events include ArtsQuest & South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival

Mar 04, 2013, 15:22 ET from Visit South Walton

SOUTH WALTON, Fla., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It's going to be another exciting, event-filled spring in South Walton, a collection of beaches on Northwest Florida's coast. The destination's 16 beach neighborhoods – including Seaside, Alys Beach, Sandestin and WaterColor – provide a variety of opportunities for families to reconnect and enjoy long-lasting traditions.

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Visitors are invited to attend the South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival April 25-28 at Grand Boulevard. With 800 wines available to taste and an array of fine cuisine, the South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival promises to deliver a world-class experience.

Art lovers won't want to miss the annual ArtsQuest Fine Arts and Music Festival, celebrating its 25th year in WaterColor, May 10-12. The festival will feature more than 130 international exhibiting artists, live music, artist workshops, a children's exhibit and much more.

Additional springtime activities include:

  • The 30A Wine Festival returns March 9-10, to the elegant surroundings of Alys Beach. Tickets are $300 per person for entrance to all festival activities including wine tasting seminars, a walkabout and grand tasting, a dance party featuring live music, and the exclusive Rose & Croquet event.
  • Hop on your bike May 17-19, for the Sandestin Beach Bicycle Tour at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. Hundreds of cyclists will enjoy a scenic bike ride alongside pristine beaches of South Walton. The Sandestin Beach Bicycle Tour benefits the Alaqua Animal Refuge, an independent, nonprofit organization located on Florida's Emerald Coast.

For more information about South Walton events, please visit www.VisitSouthWalton.com/events or contact the Visitor's Center at (800) 822-6877.

About South Walton
Located along a 26-mile stretch of Northwest Florida's Coast, South Walton encompasses an unparalleled strand of 16 distinct beach neighborhoods, each with its own traditions, charm and visual style. South Walton is renowned for natural scenic beauty, turquoise waters and sugar sand beaches, including one of Travel + Leisure magazine's "Best Beaches on Earth" for families in 2013. An upscale, yet casual, place to unwind, rejuvenate and build lasting memories, it is here that visitors find their perfect beach. Learn more at VisitSouthWalton.com.

SOURCE Visit South Walton