The Market Shops, located at the entrance to Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, will host The Market Shops 3rd Annual Bloody Mary Festival benefitting Habitat for Humanity of Walton County THIS Saturday, October 7, 2017, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The third annual event will feature unlimited tastes of the Emerald Coast’s most creative and innovative Bloody Marys made with Cathead Vodka and served in signature cups provided by Compass Builders of Florida, LLC. Confirmed competing restaurants include: 790 on the Gulf, amici 30A Italian Kitchen, Baytowne Provisions, Big Bad Breakfast, Bud & Alley’s Restaurant, Camille’s at Crystal Beach, Crab Island Cantina, Harry T’s Lighthouse, Hog’s Breath, Louis Louis, LuLu’s Destin, Redds Fueling Station, Regatta Bay Golf & Yacht Club, Restaurant Paradis, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Shades Bar and Grill, Signature Catering of 30A, Sunset Bay Cafe, The Bistro at Courtyard Marriott, The Henderson, and The Hub.
Each ticket will include one vote for the People’s Choice Award for “Best Bloody Mary” in South Walton. The event will feature live music by the Luke Langford Band, a Bubbly Bar by Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Hydration Station by Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa, a photo booth by Epic Photo Co., and frosty brews by exclusive beer sponsor Grayton Beer Company. And, Back Beach Barbecue will be onsite with their food truck serving barbecue for purchase as well.
General admission and VIP tickets are on sale now, and you can purchase yours HERE. Admission to the event is $40 per person if purchased in advance and $50 on the day of the event. VIP tickets are $100 and include a private VIP lounge sponsored by Emerald Coast Magazine outfitted with elevated bites, specialty cocktails by Chaste, coffee by Amavida Coffee, surprises by Visit South Walton, and large screen televisions streaming SEC football!
The Market Shops and its affiliates encourage attendees to drink responsibly. Shuttles for overflow parking will be provided from The Beach House to The Market Shops via the Sand Dollar Transportation Shuttle.
Another safe alternative for getting home is the private driving service, Uber. Uber is donating $5 to Habitat for Humanity of Walton County for every new user that signs up for the app using the code “TMSBMF17” through October 30, 2017.
We would like to also thank our sponsors: 8 Fifty Productions, 30A, 30A Eats, 30A Television, Compass Builders of Florida, LLC, Cumulus Broadcasting, Eloquent Signs, Emerald Ladies Journal, Good Grit Magazine, Gulf Coast Restaurants, Hill Coleman, CPA, Land Air Sea Productions, Proffitt PR, SoWal.com, SoWal Life, Velia Lala, VIP Destin Magazine, and VIP Pensacola Magazine.
Make it a staycation, because Courtyard Marriott at Grand Boulevard will be offering 20% discount to all attendees of The Market Shops Bloody Mary Festival. Those interested in booking can do so HERE. Additionally, Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa will be offering a Bed & Breakfast package to festival attendees who book with discount code “BF” when you call 800-559-1805.
Proceeds from the festival will benefit Habitat for Humanity of Walton County. Habitat for Humanity of Walton County partners with people in the community to help them build or improve a place they can call home. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage. With your support, Habitat homeowners achieve the strength, stability and independence they need to build a better life for themselves and for their families.