Discover the Heart and Soul of Sandestin
Located along the shores of the Choctawhatchee Bay in Northwest Florida, The Village of Baytowne Wharf features an array of boutiques, eateries, galleries and nightlife -- not to mention a jam-packed schedule of outdoor festivals and special events for the entire family. This spectacular setting, all within the gates of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, is the perfect spot to spend a vibrant afternoon, evening, week, vacation, or you can be one of the lucky few who frequently experiences Baytowne Wharf through home ownership.
Baytowne On IceSaturday, October 26th - Saturday, February 1st
Dust off those skates and get in the winter spirit at The Village of Baytowne Wharf's Baytowne on Ice. For those visitors who miss the cold and ice, our seasonal ice rink is the perfect opportunity to share some of your favorite holiday traditions. Ice rink is open October 26th - February 1st. Hours vary daily.
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The 31st Annual Sandestin Gumbo FestivalFriday, February 14th - Saturday, February 15th
Time: Friday 5pm
This winter festival favorite is back for the 31st Annual Sandestin Gumbo Festival. Sample a variety of gumbo and vote your favorite as the "People's Choice" winner! Dark or light roux? Chicken, sausage or seafood? Celebrity judges will name the "Area's Best." Gulf Coast restaurants will be featured along with live music from Dikki Du and the Zydeco Krewe and children's activities. The Bloody Mary component is BACK again this year! Featuring the Best Bloody Mary's at The Beach! Taste some of the finest bars' and restaurants' Bloody Marys on the coast AND you're the judge! Vote for your favorite and help them win the title of "Best Bloody Mary at The Beach"! This years event is promising to serve up fun for everyone.
EVENT WILL HAPPEN RAIN OR SHINE.
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Mardi Gras ParadeSunday, February 23rd
The Village streets will be filled with costumed dogs and their humans along with unique and colorful floats, golf carts, and pick up trucks. Mardi Gras music will fill the air as our four-pawed friends and parade participants shower parade-goers with a barrage of beads, moon pies, and other trinkets.
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Baytowne Mardi Street PardiTuesday, February 25th
Prepare to let your hair down on what many call the most festive day of the year, Fat Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday. "Laissez les bon temps rouler" (let the good times roll) with the Baytowne Mardi Street Pardi! Starting at 6 pm join us for a Village Street party complete with music, street performers, entertainers and more! The post-parade celebration continues into the night with parties at various Baytowne establishments. So break out the beads and get ready for a night to remember!