What’s Happening in South Walton in April

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With Spring in full swing, you can find tons of family fun in South Walton. From concerts and events to wine festivals and Earth Day celebrations with fun activities for the kids, South Walton has endless adventures to enjoy this month. See what’s going on around town, visit www.visitsouthwalton.com.

Spotlight Events:

April 11-14: Sandestin Wine Festival

Known as the “Kentucky Derby of Wine Festivals,” the Sandestin Wine Festival is held April 11-14th at the Village of Baytowne Wharf. The event gets under way with the Official Kickoff Party in the Village Thursday night. Wine seminars and dinners round out day one of the event. Friday, guests can enjoy an elaborate four-course, Gulf Coast seafood menu paired with premium champagnes aboard the Solaris. Saturday’s Grand Tasting will feature hundreds of domestic and international wines and offers excellent eats from local restaurants with the Savor South Walton experience. Visit Facebook.com for more information, 9100 Baytowne Wharf Blvd, Sandestin

April 12-13: Annual 30A Sand Rover Rally

The 6th Annual 30A Sand Rover Rally, presented by Land Rover Gulf Coast, will be held April 12-13th in Santa Rosa Beach for a weekend full of outdoor adventure, live music and more. Every year, over 100 Land Rovers and assorted beach cruiser enthusiasts participate in this family-friendly event that includes thrilling trail rides, live music and more. For the official schedule of events and more information visit Facebook.com, 45 Town Center Loop, Santa Rosa Beach

April 13: Callaghan Live at The REP: 7:30 p.m.

Playing piano and guitar, Callaghan has a stunning voice which earns frequent comparisons with artists like Sarah McLachlan and Emmy Lou Harris. Her songwriting chronicles the stories, experiences and emotions which are part of everyone’s lives. A long-time Shawn Mullins fan, she contacted the Atlanta singer songwriter online and he was so impressed by her music that he agreed to produce her debut album, “Life in Full Colour.” Visit www. lovetherep.com for more information, 216 Quincy Circle, Seaside

April 20: TOWNE Live at The REP: 7:30 p.m.

This Nashville-based powerhouse duo consists of Pennsylvania bred, music theater geek Steevie Steeves and straight-from-Kentucky, former bassist for punk-rock band, The Pink Spiders, Jon Decious. When they began writing together, TOWNE’s music began taking shape. The power and passion behind their harmonies and lyrics was incomparable to anything they had experienced as musicians. Visit www. lovetherep.com for more information, 216 Quincy Circle, Seaside

April 20: Grayt Easter 5k & Easter Egg Hunt at Grayton Beach State Park: 8 a.m.

The inaugural Grayt Easter 5k and Easter Egg Hunt will take place at Grayton Beach State Park on Saturday, April 20th. Race starts at 8 a.m., with both the start and finish lines in Grayton Beach State Park. An Easter Egg Hunt on the beach is scheduled for children 8 years and younger and will start at 9:30 a.m., or upon conclusion of the awards ceremony. Visit www.Facebook.com for more information, 357 Main Park Rd, Santa Rosa Beach

April 20: Easter Explosion at Baytowne Wharf: 12 p.m.

Bounce on over to the Village of Baytowne Wharf for an Easter Explosion. Enjoy a day filled with family-friendly entertainment, compete in lawn games, get your face painted, and even race in the inflatable obstacle course. And don’t forget to get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny from 12-3 p.m. Visit www.baytownewharf.com for more information, 9100 Baytowne Wharf Blvd, Sandestin

April 27: Earth Day Festival 2019 at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Celebrate Earth Day with nature activities, games, animals, face painting and booths as well as music and fun. Join in the #Trees4Earth campaign as park staff and event attendees plant trees on park property. Visit www.floridastateparks.org/events/earth-day-festival-2019 for more information, 7525 W. County Hwy 30A, Santa Rosa Beach.

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