12th Annual Witch Ride


Witches of South Walton Have Something Brewing

The Witches of South Walton — an organization devoted to assisting the Children’s Volunteer Health Network (CVHN) — will host their 13th annual Witch Ride down Scenic Highway 30-A on Monday, October 31, 2016, at 6:30 a.m. Last year, nearly 240 Witches participated in the event and raised over $6,200 for Children’s Volunteer Health Network. Here are a few of the event’s highlights: The Witches Brew When: Thursday, October 27 Where: La Playa at Gulf Place Pre-registered packet pickup and in-person registration at La Playa in Gulf Place from 5 – 8 p.m. Drink specials will be offered for all participants and Forrest Williams Band will play live. Raffle tickets will be sold only at Witches Brew to win a Custom Designed Witch Hat. The participants must be present to win at 8 p.m. Halloween Masquerade Party When: Saturday, October 29 Where: Trebeaché at Red Fish Village Trebeaché and Grayton Beach Catering are hosting the Halloween Masquerade Party with 10% of the ticket sales being donated to Children’s Volunteer Health Network in the name of the Witches of South Walton. The event will feature music by Randall Bramblett Band, The Steenos with Franko Washboard Jackson. There is also a costume contest with prizes for 1st, 2nd& 3rd places. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $50.00 or at the door for $60.00. Wake-Up Witches! When: Monday, October 31 Where: The Green at Gulf Place Paris Janos will be on the Green at Gulf Place reporting live for News Channel 7 from 5 – 7 a.m. 30A Radio will also cover the event again this year. All witches are encouraged get up early to be seen on T.V. 13th Annual Witch Ride When: Monday, October 31 Where: The Green at Gulf Place Information and final announcements will be made at 6:30 a.m. At this time all Witches must be with their bike prepared to ride. The charity bike ride starts at 7 a.m. sharp where all Witches will promptly leave Gulf Place as a group. Resting Stop The Witches ride to Stinky’s Fish Camp and Bait Shack to line up on 30A and greet spectators. Stinky’s will provide FREE water and $3.00 Mimosas, Bloody Mary’s and a special Witches Brew. Gathering Brunch When: Monday, October 31 Where: La Playa at Gulf Place The Witches ride back to Gulf Place at 8:30 a.m. to enjoy the Gathering Brunch, contests, and raffle ticket drawings on the patio at LaPlaya. The Gathering Brunch includes a selection of pastries, fruit, bacon and eggs accompanied with Mimosas (limited to 3) and a cash bar. $50 prizes will be given to the Witch with the ‘Best Decorated Bike’, ‘Best Witch Costume’ and ‘Best Witch Cackle’. Raffle items graciously donated by local businesses. This year, Witches of South Walton will have online registration and payment. The online registration can be completed at www.WitchRide.com. Ticket cost is $30 and includes a charity bike ride from Gulf Place to Stinky’s Fish Camp complete with a Gathering Brunch at LaPlaya. Tickets can be purchased online at www.witchride.com. For more info, visit Witches of South Walton or follow them on Facebook. Read More