South Walton Celebrates a Season of Events

Northwest Florida Coastal Destination Welcomes Fall with Food, Golf and Fashion

Sep 18, 2013, 16:28 ET from Visit South Walton

SOUTH WALTON, Fla., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- While the stunning turquoise waters and sugar-white sand beaches of South Walton beckon visitors throughout the year, its 16 charming beach neighborhoods—including Sandestin, Rosemary Beach, Seaside and others—will host a medley of cultural, culinary and holiday events this fall.

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For the first-ever South Walton Fashion Week, Oct. 11-13, fashionistas and designers will flock to Grand Boulevard to enjoy premier fashion, featuring South Walton's local boutiques and many talented, emerging designers.

Golf enthusiasts will have the chance to graze the greens with dozens of sports celebrities including baseball greats and football legends in the 17th Annual South Walton Celebrity Golf Classic, Oct. 31-Nov. 2 at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.

Taste of the Beach is an annual collection of events taking place throughout South Walton over the course of three delicious days, Nov. 1-3. The events will feature national wine suppliers, boutique vineyards and an impressive list of local chefs and restaurants serving fresh, local fare.

As part of Taste of the Beach, Seaside will host the Seeing Red Wine Festival. The event will celebrate its 23rd anniversary this year as it provides visitors with special wine dinners, brunches, seminars, demonstrations and The Grand Tasting event. 

In addition to these signature events, visitors can enjoy:

  • The sixth annual Baytowne Wharf Beer Festival Oct. 18 and 19 invites beer aficionados and novices alike to sample domestic and international options.
  • Rosemary Beach Uncorked allows travelers to take a stroll down the charming cobblestone streets of Rosemary Beach Oct. 19.

For more information about South Walton, please visit 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, South Walton is the place to rejuvenate and build lasting memories. It is here that visitors find their perfect beach. Learn more at

SOURCE Visit South Walton