3rd Annual Bloody Mary Festival

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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 Walton County on 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 in cups sponsored by Compass Builders of Florida, LLC, and served by the finest restaurants and bars on the Panhandle.

Guests will pay $40 in advance, $50 at the door or $100 for VIP tickets, per person for entry and will enjoy three hours of unlimited tastes of up to 25 of the Emerald Coast’s most creative and innovative Bloody Marys. Participating restaurants include 790 on the Gulf Restaurant, 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 Saloon, Destin, Louis Louis, LuLu’s Destin, Redd’s Pub N Song, Regatta Bay Golf & Yacht Club, Restaurant Paradis, Ruth’s Chris Steak House Destin, FL, Shades Bar and Grill, Signature Catering of 30A, Sunset Bay Cafe, The Bistro at Courtyard Sandestin, The Henderson, and The Hub 30A. A limited number of VIP tickets, valued at $100, will be available and include valet parking by 30A Valet, a private VIP lounge sponsored by Emerald Coast Magazine outfitted with elevated bites, specialty cocktails by Chaste, coffee by Amavida Coffee, and large screen televisions streaming SEC football.

Guests will also enjoy local food for purchase by Back Beach Barbecue and The Hub 30A, local craft brews from exclusive beer sponsor, Grayton Beer Company, a Bubbly Bar sponsored by Emerald Coast – Destin 30A Real Estate, Hydration Station by Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa, live music by the Luke Langford Band, a commemorative photo booth with Epic Photo Co., special shopping options from the merchants of The Market Shops, and one vote for the People’s Choice Award for the Best Bloody Mary in South Walton.

A panel of select food critics and local celebrities will judge each Bloody Mary to select the winners for the most delicious and most creative. There will also be a highly coveted People’s Choice Award. All awards will be custom made by local artist, Velia Lala Fine Art and Design. Uber and Sand Dollar Transportation will be on hand for safe rides home or make it a staycation by booking a discounted stay with our official lodging partners, Courtyard Sandestin and Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa.

Special thanks to additional sponsors which include 8 Fifty Productions, 30A, 30AEats, 30a Television, Cumulus Media, Eloquent Signs, Emerald Ladies Journal, Good Grit Magazine, Gulf Coast Restaurants, Hill Coleman, LLC, Land • Air • Sea Productions, Proffitt PR, SoWal, Sowal Life, VIP Destin Magazine, VIP Pensacola, and Visit South Walton.

General admission and VIP tickets are on sale now at http://bit.ly/TMSBloodyMaryFest2017.