21 Apr 2016
Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer along the beaches of Highway 30-A and Florida’s Gulf Coast. And this year, to honor veterans and celebrate summer, there are many exciting Memorial Day events.
In this post, we will take a close look at the some of the most exciting events taking place in South Walton and the 30-A beach communities during Memorial Day, so that you can make the most of your beach vacation to Florida’s emerald coast. If you haven't booked your escape to our white sand beaches and emerald waters, search for your perfect 30A Rental and be sure to view our Destin and 30A rental deals.
Memorial Day Weekend Concert at Watercolor Marina Park
May 29, 2016 - 5:00-8:00pm
Watercolor Resort will host a Free Outdoor Concert in Marina Park. This outdoor celebration is a great way to experience the beauty and culture of Florida’s Gulf Coast. Pack a blanket and a lawn chair, and celebrate Memorial Day with a sunset concert.
Marina Park: 746 Western Lake Drive, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
Memorial Day Weekend Celebration at Baytowne Wharf
May 28-30, 2016 6:00-9:30pm
Come to the charming Village of Baytowne for a full weekend of Memorial Day festivities. The Memorial Day Weekend Celebration at Baytowne Wharf features live music on the Events Plaza stage from 7-9 pm each night, children’s activities from 6-9 pm on Sunday night, and a full fireworks show at 9:15 pm. On Monday, Baytowne Village will host a Memorial Day program that will be presented by Sandestin veterans. Free Admission is open to the public. Get ready to light up your memorial day weekend in the Village of Baytowne.
Baytowne Wharf: 9300 US Highway 98 W, Sandestin, FL 32550
Memorial Day Service at Gulf Cemetery
May 30th, 2016 10:00am - 11:00 am
Come to the beautiful Gulf Cemetery in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, for an annual Memorial Day Service. This special service includes a presentation of colors, keynote remarks, bagpipes and patriotic music, and a flyover by vintage World War II planes called The War Birds.
At the conclusion of the ceremony, you will be invited to place American flags on a veterans graves. This traditional Memorial Day Event in Santa Rosa Beach is open to the public.
Gulf Cemetery: County Hwy 393 South, Santa Rosa Beach , FL 32459