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Part of the charm of living along and visiting Highway 30A is being in the know. The vibrant town of Alys Beach enjoys celebrating life’s pleasures, which usually results in a special event of some kind. Whether it’s a music festival, a wine festival or tasting, a family-friendly theatrical performance, a digital art festival, a 5K fun run or other remarkably entertaining production, events at Alys Beach bring together talented individuals who are expert in their craft for everyone’s enjoyment.

No matter what the event, it’s sure to be a spectacular celebration of life’s simple pleasures.

30A Wine Festival
Mar 9 – Mar 12 all-day

Alys Beach welcomes renowned vintners and local culinary favorites for its annual 30A Wine Festival benefiting Children’s Volunteer Health Network. More information about the 2017 festival coming soon!

SOLD OUT — Wine Dinner at Caliza Restaurant @ Caliza Restaurant
Mar 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm


We’re kicking off the 2017 festival with a special wine dinner featuring Aaron Pott of Pott Wines. Held in the gorgeous Red Loggia at Caliza Pool, join us for a four-course meal prepared by Alys Beach Executive Chef Drew Dzejak and select wine pairings from Pott Wines. Seats are $250 per person and must be purchased with a festival weekend pass. Space is limited.

Sip ’n Slide into Bourbon, Beer & Butts @ Central Park at Alys Beach
Mar 10 @ 4:30 pm – Mar 11 @ 5:30 am

Richard Stabile Master Distiller of New York’s farm-to-bottle distillery, Long Island Spirits, has partnered with Cameron Rollo of Victory Brewing Company to bring you their latest and greatest collaboration.

Bourbon, Beer & Butts @ Kelly Green at Alys Beach
Mar 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Enjoy a night of bourbon, beer, and barbecue tastings from distilleries from across the country, local and national breweries, and barbecue from top culinary talent.

30A Wine Festival Seminars and Grand Tasting @ Kelly Green at Alys Beach
Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Swirl, sip, learn, repeat. Master your wine knowledge with help from the country’s best vintners while enjoying tastings, small bites, and stories de farce at Central Park.

Gather along the picturesque Sea Garden Walk and sip wines from across the country. More than 80 wines will be showcased  at Kelly Green. Local eateries will provide small bites.

Rosé & Croquét @ Kelly Green at Alys Beach
Mar 12 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm

The highlight of the festival returns with the fifth Annual Croquet Tournament. Don your croquet whites and gather your best players for a boozy brunch prior to the match, complete with elegant rosés. Included in the weekend pass. Must have a team of four to register. Registration information will be posted onsite during the wine festival.

Digital Graffiti Festival 2017
May 19 – May 21 all-day

Digital Graffiti at Alys Beach is an innovative and dynamic event that celebrates the many possibilities found at the intersection of art and architecture. During the three-night event, dozens of digital artist finalists from around the globe are invited to showcase their original work and vie for cash prize awards in a juried art competition. Utilizing the latest technologies, the finalists’ art is projected throughout the town on its iconic white walls.

More information about the 2017 festival coming soon!

6th Annual Alys Beach 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run @ Alys Beach Amphitheatre
Sep 3 all-day

Save the Date for the 6th Annual Alys Beach 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run, presented by Visit South Walton, on Sunday, September 3, 2017, in Alys Beach, Florida. Located along Scenic Hwy 30A, the course winds through the town and ends with an oversized obstacle course for kids of all ages, music, food, and beverages available in the Amphitheatre.

The race is underwritten by the Alys Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization established to support the long-term community values of Alys Beach. Funds may be used to finance community, environmental, cultural and educational programs at Alys Beach as well as to support nonprofit organizations in the greater Walton County community.