August 2022 Family Friendly Events in South Walton



Baytowne Wharf: Autos in August

Saturday, August 13, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Calling all Muscle Cars, Jeeps, Vettes, 4x4s, Exotics, and Imports! Join The Village of Baytowne Wharf and Emerald Coast Customs on Saturday, August 13th from 11AM – 3PM for Autos in August. Enjoy a day of fun, sun, and cars! Visitors are welcome to walk around The Village of Baytowne Wharf and look at the cars PLUS enter raffles and win FREE prizes. Registration limit is 100 cars. First come first serve. Vehicle registration includes a FREE Emerald Coast Customs T-shirt. Pre Entry Fee is $15 per vehicle and $25 after August 1st. Registration and vehicle load in is 8AM-10:45AM day of event. For participation info email or call 850.424.3821. Prizes will be awarded in more than 6 categories and trophies will be given for nine different classes. Join fellow car-lovers for a fun day and help raise money for Children in Crisis.The Village of Baytowne Wharf, 9100 Baytowne Blvd,.Miramar Beach.

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Sounds of SEASIDE: Fred Domulot Band

Saturday, August 13, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Grab a blanket and come out to the Seaside Amphitheater on Saturday afternoon for Sounds of SEASIDE. Seaside’s Monthly Music Series features a family-friendly concert on the lawn. Free and open to the public. Show begins at 1:00PM. August Schedule: August 13 & 20. Seaside Amphitheater, Seaside.

Topsail Hill Preserve State Park: Guided Plant Stroll

Monday, August 15, 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park and Master Gardener Bill Kuenstler on the third Monday each month from 9:00a.m. – 11:00a.m for a Guided Plant Stroll. Take a stroll through the park and the campground to explore the plants visible and to see what is in bloom. Visitors will learn about some of the plant species here at the park. Topics for the hike will vary based on the time of year and growing season. The program is on the third Monday of the month. This program is free with regular park admission. 7525 W. Scenic Highway 30A, Santa Rosa Beach.

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Turtle Talk Tuesday

Tuesday, August 16, 9:00 am to 10:00 am
Join South Walton Turtle Watch on Tuesday mornings in the park across from Amavida in Rosemary Beach for Turtle Talk Tuesday. The first talk is at 9AM and the second at 9:30AM. Learn about sea turtles, paint, and adopt a hatchling! Grab a coffee at event co-host Amavida Coffee Roasters while the kids take their Jr. Ocean Ranger pledge to help keep our beaches clean, dark and flat for nesting sea turtles and baby hatchlings! Amavida Coffee, 104 N Barrett Sq., Unit 1, Rosemary Beach.

RUN/SUP: Guided Kayak Tour

Wednesday, August 17, 9:30 am
Explore Western Lake with RUN/SUP on a Guided Kayak Tour every Wednesday at 9:30AM, launching from The Boathouse in Watercolor. Join Molly for an approximately ninety minute adventure throughout one of 30A’s beautiful coastal dune lakes. Space is limited, sign-up in advance at You will paddle smooth, calm waters in a kayak at a relaxing pace. In addition to searching out wildlife, you’ll learn all about coastal dune lakes, the famous stash pines, Grayton Beach State Park, Watercolor, 30A history and fun facts, and much more. Every trip leads to a different adventure! 250 Watercolor Blvd W, WaterColor.

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Bubbly Baytowne

Thursday, August 18, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Come out to The Village of Baytowne Wharf for an evening of champagne and shopping during Bubbly Baytowne from 5-7PM. Stop in various retail merchants as you enjoy a selection of premium champagnes and enjoy the sounds of live music in the Events Plaza. This event is free and for 21 and up only. The village will be open to the public during this event. Visit for additional Bubbly Baytowne Dates! 9100 Baytowne Blvd, Miramar Beach.

Watersound Sounds Like Summer Series: Outdoor Movie Night

Thursday, August 18, 8:00 pm
The Watersound community invites to join them for Sounds Like Summer, a series on Thursday night, June 2 – August 18, featuring live music, theater, outdoor movies and more under the shade of The Pavilion at Watersound Town Center. With ample parking, a covered pavilion, and even ceiling fans, all events are free and open to the public.170 N. Watersound Parkway, Watersound.

Seaside Central Square Cinema

Friday, August 19, 8:00 pm
Grab a blanket and come out to the Seaside Amphitheater on Friday night for Central Square Cinema, a family movie on the lawn. Free and open to the public. Show begins at 8:00PM. Movies Include: August 12 | Alice Through The Looking Glass,August 19 | Secret Life of Pets 2, August 26 | The Lego Movie. Seaside Amphitheater, Seaside.

Grand Boulevard: Movies in Grand Park

Saturday, August 20, 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Enjoy movie night under the stars with balloon art and popcorn for the kids every Saturday night at 8 PM in The Grand Park at Grand Boulevard. This show is free and open to the public – bring a blanket or lawn chair for seating. Movies Nights: Saturdays | 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. August 13 || Lion King, August 20 || Aladdin, August 27 || Finding Dory. The Grand Park, Grand Blvd.,Miramar Beac

Sinfonia Gulf Coast: Peter and the Wolf Performance at Seaside

Sunday, August 21, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Join Sinfonia Gulf Coast in the Seaside Amphitheater on Sunday, August 21 from 6PM – 7PM for Sergei Prokofiev’s symphonic fairy tale, Peter and The Wolf performed by the woodwind quintet from Sinfonia Gulf Coast. Bring blankets and chairs to enjoy! Seaside Amphitheater, Seaside.

Camp Helen State Park: Guided Nature Walk

Thursday, September 1, 10:00 am
Camp Helen State Park invites the public out for a guided Nature Tour held each first Thursday of the month at 10am. Tour begins at the Visitor Center. Come out to learn about the rare coastal dune lake, Lake Powell, as well as the park wildlife. Hike is suitable for all ages. Dress for the weather; water and bug spray are recommended. 23937 Panama City Beach Parkway, Panama City Beach.

Perfect Hues: Baytowne Art & Food Fest

Sunday, September 4, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
This Labor Day Weekend Join The Village of Baytowne Wharf for Perfect Hues: Baytowne Art & Food Fest, September 2nd – September 4th. Each evening from 5pm-10pm, stroll The Village streets as you browse a variety of artwork from local and regional artists, and savor bites from some of the area’s best restaurants and food trucks. Enjoy LIVE music throughout the festival and a spectacular fireworks show over the lagoon on Sunday at 9:30pm. Admission is free and open to the public. 9100 Baytowne Blvd, Sandestin.

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