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What To Do

December 2022

Baytowne On Ice

Sunday, 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.


Skaters must be at least 3 years of age and fit into appropriately sized skates. Children under the age of 6 must be accompanied by a parent or adult family member. 


Click here to fill out your waiver before you arrive!

[ Click Here for Baytowne on Ice Schedule ]

12 Nights of Lights

Friday, December 2nd - Friday, December 23rd

Time: 6:00pm, 7:00pm, and 8:00pm
Location: Events Plaza Lawn
Cost: FREE

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 Wharf

Saturday, December 3rd - Sunday, December 31st

Time: 10:00am-2:00pm
Location: The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Cost: FREE

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 Santa

Wednesday, December 7th - Wednesday, December 21st

Time: 6:00-8:00pm
Cost: FREE

Come find the holiday spirit with us and tapyour feet to some of your favorite sing-a-long classics. Every Wednesday thisDecember enjoy our Holiday edition of the Wednesday Night Concert Series. Eachconcert will feature Visits with Santa.

December 7 | Gateway Academy & Fort Walton Beach High School Choir
December 14 | Niceville High School
December 21 | Matt McCarty Band


Visits with Santa

Wednesday, December 7th - Wednesday, December 21st

Location: The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Cost: FREE

Visit with St. Nick and share your holiday wish list! Join us December 7th, 14th, and 21st from 6:00-8:00pm for a Holiday Concert and Visits with Santa. PLUS, Visit with Santa from 5:00-7:00pm December 4th during Tuba Christmas!

The MEAN One

Friday, December 16th

Time: 5:00pm
Location: The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Cost: FREE

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 Who-liday spectacular!

Baytowne Countdown | NYE

Saturday, December 31st

Time: 6:00pm-1:00am
Cost: FREE

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 & midnight.

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.



December 2022

Baytowne On Ice

Sunday, 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.


Skaters must be at least 3 years of age and fit into appropriately sized skates. Children under the age of 6 must be accompanied by a parent or adult family member. 


Click here to fill out your waiver before you arrive!

[ Click Here for Baytowne on Ice Schedule ]

12 Nights of Lights

Friday, December 2nd - Friday, December 23rd

Time: 6:00pm, 7:00pm, and 8:00pm
Location: Events Plaza Lawn
Cost: FREE

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 Wharf

Saturday, December 3rd - Sunday, December 31st

Time: 10:00am-2:00pm
Location: The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Cost: FREE

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!

[ Connect with us on Facebook! ]

Wednesday Night Concert Series- Holiday Edition + Visits with Santa

Wednesday, December 7th - Wednesday, December 21st

Time: 6:00-8:00pm
Cost: FREE

Come find the holiday spirit with us and tapyour feet to some of your favorite sing-a-long classics. Every Wednesday thisDecember enjoy our Holiday edition of the Wednesday Night Concert Series. Eachconcert will feature Visits with Santa.

December 7 | Gateway Academy & Fort Walton Beach High School Choir
December 14 | Niceville High School
December 21 | Matt McCarty Band


Visits with Santa

Wednesday, December 7th - Wednesday, December 21st

Location: The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Cost: FREE

Visit with St. Nick and share your holiday wish list! Join us December 7th, 14th, and 21st from 6:00-8:00pm for a Holiday Concert and Visits with Santa. PLUS, Visit with Santa from 5:00-7:00pm December 4th during Tuba Christmas!

The MEAN One

Friday, December 16th

Time: 5:00pm
Location: The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Cost: FREE

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 Who-liday spectacular!

Baytowne Countdown | NYE

Saturday, December 31st

Time: 6:00pm-1:00am
Cost: FREE

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 & midnight.

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.



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