The 2013 “Halloweener” Derby will be held on Saturday, October 26th.
UPDATE: Event Times are finalized.
8:45 am – Check-In & Same-Day Registration Opens
9:30 am – Dachshund-only races begin
10:45 am – (Approximately) Race Semi-Finals and Finals
11:00 am – Pet Costume Contest
11:30 am – (Approximately) Chris Alvarado performs on the Seaside Amphitheater Stage
Halloweener Derby Day at Seaside is an annual FUNdraising event. The day begins with an all-dachshund race, multiple heats (pardon the pun…) until the championship round to crown this year’s fastest dachshund. After the Dachshund derby is the pet costume contest. For the last three years, dogs from all over the Southeast have strutted their stuff on the Seaside Amphitheater Stage.
A couple of their events for Seaside are listed below;
FESTIVAL EVENTS OCT 31 – NOV 3 2013
Thursday, October 31, 2013 | 7pm Vintner’s Dinner at Bud & Alley’s Restaurant
Friday, November 1, 2013 | 6-8:30pm Al Fresco Reserve Wine Tasting
Saturday, November 2, 2013 | 1-4pm Seeing Red Wine Festival Grand Tasting
Saturday, November 2, 2013 | 1-4pm Savor South Walton Culinary Demonstrations
Sunday, November 3, 2013 | 11am A Celebration of Bubbles
MARCH 12th Annual Seaside School Half Marathon & 5k Run
Feb. 28, 2014 – Mar. 3, 2014 More Info Here: www.snsrun.com
Athletes from all over run to take action in the annual Seaside School Half Marathon and 5K Run. This three-day event, March 1-3, 2013, opens with an evening “warm up” party at Caliza Pool in picturesque Alys Beach, and continues with a silent auction and expo up until race day on March 3. Participants will run along Scenic Highway 30A, enjoying the unique charm of South Walton’s beach neighborhoods. The race is already sold out, but accommodations are still available locally, so visitors can cheer on the runners and enjoy all the fun.
* October 26, 2013 (8pm to 11:30pm)
Get ready for an amazing party because the Noche de los Muertos Party is happening at Alys Beach and it’s one of the most surreal costume parties that you’ll ever see. The annual adults only ” Night of the Dead ” party will be an all out affair this year with a party goers from all around!! Enjoy world class DJs, drinks, tourists and locals alike will be there- as the hottest party comes to Alys Beach in October 2013. To learn more please visit : $45 in advance online at www.nochedelosmuertos.com until midnight on Friday, October 25th OR until close of business at Fonville Press, Alys Beach Bike Shop, or The Alys Shoppe on Friday, October 25th. Tickets will be available at the door the night of the event for $55.
* November 29, 2013 (10am-12:00pm)
Join Santa for cookie decorating and Holiday cheer! Cookies to decorate will be available for purchase at Fonville Press, 3 cookies for $1. We’ll be accepting unwrapped children’s toys for donation to a local Angel Tree Program.
* November 1-2, 2013. Celebrate the 13th Annual MountainFilm Festival at WaterColor Resort Inn. Enjoy 2 nights of films created to inspire courage, thought and empathy. Adventure, Life Lessons and Environmental Messages brand this tour as an International quest to encourage change and education through striking imagery and stories of perseverance. Festival gates open at 6:00 p.m. and films begin at 7:00 p.m. and tickets can be purchased in advance or at the gate.
Sparkling Wine and Holiday Lights
Saturday, November 16, 2013
Time: 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Location: Village of Baytowne Wharf
Cost: $40 per person. Village of Baytowne Wharf is always open to the public.
JANUARY RINGS IN ANOTHER YEAR OF THE 30A SONGWRITERS FESTIVAL
Each year this event gets larger!! It started out as a pretty cool little idea about bringing world-class songwriting talents to South Walton during January and boy, this has grown into an event that is one hot ticket, being one of the most successful annual events around! Please get the details here: http://www.30asongwritersfestival.com
FEBRUARY SANDESTIN GUMBO FESTIVAL
February 14th & 15th 2014 at the Village of Baytowne Wharf in Sandestin
The 25th Annual Gumbo Festival takes place President’s Day weekend February 15, 2014 (12-4pm) at The Village of Baytowne Wharf. Stroll the Village streets and sample gumbo from the area’s best restaurants and chefs. This weekend of food, fun, and live entertainment is not to be missed! Saturday tickets to the main event are $20 in advance and $25 the day of the event. Tickets almost available! Get lots more info here: http://www.sandestingumbofestival.com
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