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These events are presented as part of the Coastal Culture Series made possible by the Grand Boulevard Arts & Entertainment Program.

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DOG DAYS OF SUMMER:
A Doggie Social

benefiting Dog-Harmony
Thursday, August 29 | 6-8PM
Open to the public at no charge

Grab your fur-baby and join us for a doggie social in Grand Park where you’ll enjoy live music, raffle prizes and plenty of people and puppy treats. Please no prong collars.

“THE FANTASTICS” PERFORMANCE
AT 560 UPSTAIRS

Presented by Emerald Coast Theatre Company
Thursday – Sunday, September 26 – October 6
Purchase Tix

The Fantasticks is the longest-running musical in the world and with good reason: at the heart of its breathtaking poetry and subtle theatrical sophistication is a purity and simplicity that transcends cultural barriers. The Fantasticks is a funny and romantic musical about a boy, a girl, and their two fathers who try to keep them apart. Running Time: 2 hours 5 minutes with 15 intermission. For Ages 12 and older.

AUTUMN IN MOTION

October 1-31
Open to the public at no charge

Visit Grand Boulevard for this month-long celebration of all things fall. Snap a photo in one of our harvest-themed vignettes, spend a crisp morning savoring our bountiful landscaping or enjoy entertainment like our weekly autumn-centric golf cart drive-in movie lineup, free fitness classes in the park, Halloween events for pups and for kids and much more.

FALL FLICKS
GOLF CART DRIVE-IN

Every Tuesday, October 1-29
Open to the public at no charge

Join us for a nostalgic tradition with a modern twist – a classic drive-in movie for golf carts! Every Tuesday evening in the month of October, Grand Boulevard will host a family-friendly Fall Flick at North Park at 7PM. Popcorn will be provided. Bring your own beverages. Don’t have a cart? Don’t fret. Just bring a blanket or chair to the designated area for your viewing pleasure.

Oct 1 – Rudy

Oct 8 – Remember the Titans

Oct 15 – Greatest Showman

Oct 22 – Ghostbusters

Oct 29 – Hocus Pocus

WELLNESS WEDNESDAYS

Hosted by Grand Fitness 
Every Wednesday, October 2-30
Open to the public at no charge

Welcome the coming of the Autumnal Equinox with us every Wednesday morning in the month of October. Grand Fitness will host this complimentary 50 minute group fitness class at 9AM in Grand Park.

The Schedule:

October 2: 9 -9:45 Boot Camp with Tiffany
October 9: 9 -9:45 FIRE Body Weight Interval Training with Danner
October 16: 9 -9:45 HIIT Flow with Sarah
October 23: 9 -9:45 TurboKick with Grace
October 30: 9 -9:45 Boot Camp with Kyle

STYLING YOUR TABLE:
TABLESCAPING FOR SPECIAL OCCASIONS

Hosted by The Green Thumb Garden Club
Friday, October 11 | 10AM-4PM
Saturday, October 12 | 10AM-3PM
Open to the public at no charge

Autumn is full of celebrations and traditions centered around the dinner table. Get inspired with great ideas for your next special occasion while touring unique designs and décor. Enjoy award-wining tablescapes in individual and commercial categories where you can bring back some fresh ideas for your home this fall.

BEST OF
THE EMERALD COAST

benefiting Junior League of the Emerald Coast 
Saturday, October 19 | 6-9PM
Visit 850Tix.com for tickets 

Emerald Coast Magazine’s 20th annual celebration of excellence, The Best of the Emerald Coast, brings together the businesses who won the 2019 reader’s vote  and proceeds benefit the Junior League of the Emerald Coast. All winners, ranging from plumbers and pizzerias, caterers and child care providers, and haberdashers and hair stylists, are out to celebrate in Grand Boulevard’s Town Center. Eat, drink, shop and enjoy live entertainment at this block-party style event!

BARKTOBERFEST

benefiting Dog-Harmony
Thursday, October 24 | 5:00-7:00PM
Open to the public at no charge

Attendees and their pets are encouraged to dress in their Halloween best and enjoy a canine-only trick-or-treating event and doggie social. Local dog-friendly partners will provide dog and human treats for attendees. Judging for the best “Pet & Parent Matching Costume” Contest will take place during the event with the prize-winning duo announced at 6:30 p.m. Guests will enjoy light bites, libations, a raffle drawing and lawn games including cornhole.

“PINKALICIOUS THE MUSICAL”
PERFORMANCE AT 560 UPSTAIRS

Presented by Emerald Coast Theatre Company
Thursday – Sunday, October 25-27
Purchase Tix

You’ll be “tickled pink” with this tale, of Pinkalicious, who can’t stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Pinkalicious the Musical is about learning the power of self-control and the importance of moderation, important life lessons to learn by all ages.Running Time: 60 minutes. A family show for ages 3 and up.

HALLOWEEN ON THE BOOLEVARD

Thursday, October 31 | 4-6PM
Open to the public at no charge

Families and kids are invited to trick or treat throughout the Town Center.

COASTAL WHITE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY LIGHTS

November 23 – January 1
Open to the public at no charge

Visit Grand Boulevard during the holiday season to enjoy our celebritorial decor and programming. The Town Center will be awash with thousands of beautiful white lights, bringing a festive and inviting spirit to the Boulevard.

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE & WALK-ABOUT

Tuesday, November 26 | 3-6PM
Open to the public at no charge

Stop by Grand Park and our Festival of Trees celebration to pick up your Passport for this evening. Visit participating retailers & restaurants and take advantage of holiday specials and promotions while enjoying complimentary refreshments. Don’t forget to turn your passport in at Grand Park before 6PM to enter to win a fabulous “Taste of Grand Boulevard” prize package!

FESTIVAL OF TREES

Kick-off: Tuesday, November 26 | 4-6PM
Trees remain on display through Christmas Day
Open to the public at no charge

Festival of Trees held annually in Grand Park, showcases uniquely decorated Christmas trees from twelve local, 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.

PHOTOS WITH SANTA CLAUS

Every Saturday, November 30 – December 21 | 2-4PM

Join us in Grand Park, at the Festival of Trees display to get your child’s picture with Santa Claus! Our friends at Abrakadoodle Art Education and Parties will offer free, kid-friendly, holiday arts and crafts while you wait.

HORSE-DRAWN CARRIAGE RIDES

Fridays and Saturdays | December 6-28
Open to the public at no charge

The Town Center will be awash with thousands of beautiful white lights, bringing a festive and inviting spirit to the Boulevard. Enjoy a free, horse-drawn carriage ride around the Town Center while faux snow falls on the Festival of Trees display in Grand Park between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. To add to the festivities, Emerald Coast Theatre Company’s Dickensian Carolers will sing popular holiday carols on these evenings between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.

“MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS
AT PEMBERLEY” PERFORMANCE
AT 560 UPSTAIRS

Presented by Emerald Coast Theatre Company
Thursday – Sunday, December 12-22
Purchase Tix

This holiday tale is a charming celebration of fan favorite characters from Pride and Prejudice, honoring the legacy of Jane Austen’s humor, playfulness and wit in a warm-spirited family holiday theatrical production. Running Time: 2 hours 20 minutes with 1 intermission. For ages 12 and up.

GRAND BOULEVARD
FARMERS’ MARKET

Saturdays, year-round | 9AM-1PM

Interested in becoming a GBFM vendor? Contact Diane at 850.499.4697.

Grand Boulevard Sandestin Town Center Farmers Market

SOUTH WALTON BEACHES
WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL

benefiting Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation
Save the Date: April 23-26, 2020

A dazzling roster of dozens of celebrity winemakers, distillers, chefs, 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, 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

ARTSQUEST FINE ARTS FESTIVAL

an official Art Month South Walton event
produced by The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County
SAVE THE DATE: May 9-10, 2020
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 120 artists in over a dozen mediums from around the country, while also enjoying live musical entertainment, ImagiNation (where kids rule) and student exhibits.