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Bringing you a world of arts and entertainment events.

Whether you’re choosing your favorite fresh produce at the Farmers’ Market, sampling the world’s finest wines at the South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival or dancing the night away at a live performance in Grand Park, Grand Boulevard provides a plethora of opportunities to stimulate all your senses.

GRAND BOULEVARD
FARMERS’ MARKET

Saturdays, year-round | 9AM-1PM

PURSES WITH A PURPOSE

benefiting Shelter House of NWFL
Friday, March 24 | 6-8PM | VIP Preview 5:30PM
Saturday, March 25 | 10AM-2PM
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Shelter House’s 7th annual sale & auction of new & gently used handbags & accessories fundraiser will be held in Grand Boulevard. Friday night is a ticketed event, where attendees will enjoy appetizers, refreshments, DJ, photo booth and fashion show. The event reopens on Saturday, with deep discounts on remaining merchandise, light bites, mimosas and free admission. Located on the Northwest corner of the 560 building.

DOGGIE EGGSTRAVAGANZA

benefiting Dog-Harmony
Thursday, April 13 | 5-7PM
$5 per dog includes basket

Dog-Harmony and Grand Boulevard invite you to bring your furry friend out for a Doggie Easter Egg Hunt in Grand Park. Eggs hold prizes for humans and pups! Refreshments will be served.

SOUTH WALTON BEACHES
WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL

benefiting Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation
April 27 -30
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A dazzling roster of dozens of celebrity winemakers, distillers, chefs, brew masters and entertainers converge in South Walton, Florida to wine, dine, educate and entertain guests as part of the four-day celebration of wine. Throughout the Town Center of Grand Boulevard, attendees enjoy such attractions as Spirits Row, Champagne Lane Tastings, Savor South Walton Culinary Village, Nosh Pavilions, Tasting Seminars, Craft Beer & Spirits Jam, live entertainment and more than 800 wines poured by knowledgeable wine industry insiders. For more info -> sowalwine.com

CINCO DE MAYO CELEBRATION
WITH CANTINA LAREDO

Friday May 5 | 4-10PM
Open to the public at no charge

Cantina Laredo Gourmet Mexican Food restaurant presents their annual Cinco de Mayo festivities in Grand Park, adjacent to the restaurant. Enjoy live music, dancing, lawn games and delicious, authentic Mexican food and drinks. Bring the kids out 4-6PM for free face painting and arts and crafts by Abrakadoodle.

ARTSQUEST FINE ARTS FESTIVAL

benefiting The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County
Saturday, May 13 | 10AM-7PM
Sunday, May 14 | 10AM-6PM
Open to the public at no charge

An annual South Walton Mother’s Day tradition, ArtsQuest provides an opportunity to view and purchase original art from more than 200 artists in over a dozen mediums from around the country, while also enjoying live musical entertainment, ImagiNation (where kids rule) and student exhibits.

WAG THE FLAG

benefiting Dog-Harmony
Thursday, May 25 | 5-7PM
Open to the public at no charge

Dog-Harmony and Grand Boulevard invite you to bring your furry friend and help us kickoff Memorial Weekend in Grand Park with American flags, a bone-shaped pool of treats and complimentary refreshments.

THEATRE THURSDAYS

presented by Emerald Coast Theatre Company
June 1 – August 3 | 8PM | Pre-Show activites: 7PM
Open to the public at no charge

Join us in Grand Park on Thursday nights this summer for Emerald Coast Theatre Company’s presentation of a fun-for-all-ages adaptation of William Shakespeare’s “Taming of the Shrew” . Abrakadoodle offers a pre-show children’s activities 7-8PM. Bring your own chair or blanket.

BALLET AT TWILIGHT

presented by Northwest Florida Ballet
Saturday, June 24
Open to the public at no charge

Join us for an evening of classical ballet and contemporary dance featuring Northwest Florida Ballet and international guest artists in Grand Park. Some seating will be provided but we recommend you bring your own chair or blanket.

DOG DAYS OF SUMMER

benefiting Dog-Harmony
Thursday, August 24 | 6-8PM
Open to the public at no charge

Dog-Harmony and Grand Boulevard invite you to bring your furry friend and join us in celebrating the sweet summertime in Grand Park with puppy & people treats and complimentary refreshments.

SOUTH WALTON
FASHION WEEK

benefiting The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County
FALL 2017

SWFW is a large-scale, multi-day series of events taking place in beautiful resort communities along Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast. SWFW celebrates high fashion by featuring emerging designers and models, local and national designers, stores and boutiques, runway shows, and special events.

BEST OF THE EMERALD COAST

benefiting Junior League of the Emerald Coast
Saturday, October 21 | 6-9PM

The winners of EC Magazine’s Best of the Emerald Coast will be on display in the Town Center, showcasing their winning product, trade or service. Join us at the 18th annual event as we sample from the best restaurants, shopping and businesses on the Emerald Coast.

BARKTOBERFEST

benefiting Dog-Harmony
Thursday, October 26 | 5-7PM
Open to the public at no charge

Dog-Harmony and Grand Boulevard invite you to bring your furry friend and join us in celebrating all things Fall in Grand Park with puppy & people treats and complimentary refreshments.

HALLOWEEN ON THE BOOLEVARD

Tuesday, October 31 | 4-7PM
Open to the public at no charge

Children are invited to dress in their ghoulish best and trick-or-treat in the Town Center of Grand Boulevard and visit merchants for Halloween treats.

FESTIVAL OF TREES

benefiting more than a dozen local charities
Kickoff: November 21 | 4-6PM
Trees remain on display through December 25

Festival of Trees held annually in Grand Park, showcases uniquely decorated Christmas trees from area non-profits. The trees debut the Tuesday before Thanksgiving and remain in the park through Christmas for the public to enjoy and learn more about the missions of these organizations.

FREE PHOTOS WITH SANTA

Saturdays | November 25 – December 16
Open to the public at no charge

Join us in Grand Park, at the Festival of Trees display as we offer free photos with Santa Claus every Saturday, 2-3PM. Our friends at Abrakadoodle will offer free, holiday arts and crafts.

2017 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Grand Boulevard Farmers’ Market
Saturdays | Year-Round

30A Songwriters Festival
benefiting The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County
January 13 – 16

Bakersfield Mist
presented by Emerald Coast Theatre Company
Thursdays – Sundays | January 26 – February 19

My Furry Valentine
benefiting Dog-Harmony
February 9

Purses with a Purpose
benefiting Shelter House
March 24 – 25

Doggie EGGstravaganza
benefiting Dog-Harmony
April 13

South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival
benefiting Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation
April 27 – 30

Cinco de Mayo Celebration with Cantina Laredo
May 5

ArtsQuest Fine Arts Festival
An official Art Week South Walton event produced by Cultural Arts Alliance
May 13 – 14

Wag the Flag
benefiting Dog-Harmony
May 25

Theatre Thursdays
Presented by Emerald Coast Theatre Company
Thursdays | June 1 – August 3

Ballet at Twilight
Presented by Northwest Florida Ballet
June 24

Dog Days of Summer
benefiting Dog-Harmony
August 24

South Walton Fashion Week
benefiting The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County
Fall TBA

Best of the Emerald Coast
benefiting Junior League of the Emerald Coast
October 21

Barktoberfest Doggie Social
benefiting Dog-Harmony
October 26

Halloween on the BOOlevard
October 31

Holiday Lights on the Boulevard
November 18 – January 1

Festival of Trees
benefiting more than a dozen local charities
November 21 – December 25

Town Center Holiday Open House
November 21

Free Photos with Santa
Saturdays | November 25 – December 16