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 IceSunday, October 30th - Sunday, February 5th
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 30th - February 5th. Hours vary daily.
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12 Nights of LightsFriday, December 2nd - Friday, December 23rd
Time: 6:00pm, 7:00pm, and 8:00pm
Location: Events Plaza Lawn
This December, enjoy a festive light show every Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday leading up to Christmas! This sparkling event will be featured during our special holiday edition of the Wednesday Night Concert Series. Watch three dazzling shows on the Village tree and Event Plaza Lawn at 6:00pm, 7:00pm, and 8:00pm on our NEW tree!
The Farmers Market at Baytowne WharfSaturday, December 3rd - Sunday, December 31st
Location: The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Local small business bring a lovely brand-new farmers market to Sandestin's Village of Baytowne Wharf every Saturday from 10am-2pm and the 2nd & 4th Sunday of every month from 10am-2pm. Come shop with local farmers, bakers, local fresh seafood and gourmet, beef, local honey, fresh pressed juices, and much more!
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Wednesday Night Concert Series- Holiday Edition + Visits with SantaWednesday, December 7th - Wednesday, December 21st
December 14 | Niceville High School
The MEAN OneFriday, December 16th
Location: The Village of Baytowne Wharf
During this holiday season, put a little snark in your holiday spirit with The MEAN One on December 16th! Meet the maven of mischief himself for a photo opportunity from 5:00-7:00pm, then enjoy a movie showing of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas starting at 7:00pm. Don't miss out on this -liday spectacular!
Baytowne Countdown | NYESaturday, December 31st
You don't want to miss The Village of Baytowne
Wharf's end-of-the-year celebration! Ring in 2023 with a night to remember
featuring live music and two breathtaking fireworks displays at 8:00pm &
Enjoy a family friendly evening from 6:00-8:00pm with face painting, kid’s activities, and LIVE music on the Baytowne LIVE stage from DJ TreVy. Finish off the family-friendly festivities with our first fireworks display at 8:00pm.
The fun doesn't stop there! Dance the night
away with LIVE music from Bay Kings Band from 7:00pm until 1:00am, on the
Events Plaza Stage! End the night with a spectacular midnight fireworks show.
There is no better place to ring in 2023!
*21 & over after 10:00pm. 20 & under must be accompanied by a legal guardian after 10:00pm.
The 34th Annual Sandestin Gumbo FestivalFriday, February 24th - Saturday, February 25th
Time: Friday 5:00pm
This winter festival favorite is back for the 34th 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 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. Tickets are on sale NOW!
EVENT WILL HAPPEN RAIN OR SHINE.
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