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Saturday in Seaside

Spend your Saturday in Seaside exploring all that this special little beach town has to offer. Here’s the perfect weekend plan from sunrise to sunset with a whole lot of fun in between. Happiest of Saturdays to you! Breakfast at Amavida Start your morning off with Amavida, Seaside’s Specialty Coffee, in the heart of Seaside […] Read More

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Homemade Goodness in WaterColor | Scratch Biscuit Kitchen is Now Open

Craving some old-fashioned home-style cooking? Now you can find biscuits as good as grandma used to make just steps from the beach. New from St. Joe Hospitality, Scratch Biscuit Kitchen opened in the WaterColor® Town Center in February 2021. With a menu based around its delectable made-from-scratch biscuits and its own signature coffee blend, the […] Read More

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Celebrate the Season with the Emerald Coast Theatre Company

Making plans to spend your holidays on 30A? The Emerald Coast Theatre Company is offering two unique productions to help you get in the holiday spirit. ECTC’s mission is to enrich and entertain the Emerald Coast community through professional and educational theatre. It operates year-round at a location in Grand Boulevard at the Sandestin Golf […] Read More

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The Red Bar Returns | A Peek at the New Space

Considered by many to be the heart and soul of Grayton Beach, The Red Bar, is on track to open this Wednesday, July 15th after being closed for nearly 17 months following a devastating fire in February 2019 that destroyed the 100-year-old building. Anticipation from the community has been high as the new building has […] Read More

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A 30A Treasure | The Underwater Museum of Art

Founded in 2018, the Underwater Museum of Art united two of South Walton’s best features – the Gulf of Mexico and the arts. The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) partnered with Visit South Walton and South Walton Artificial Reef Association (SWARA) to create North America’s first permanent underwater sculpture exhibit. The UMA is […] Read More

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Eat, Drink And Be Merry in April! Two Popular Sandestin Festivals

April tends to bring blue skies, plenty of sunshine and warmer temperatures to the 30A beaches making it the perfect time to experience two action-packed festivals hosted in the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort – the Sandestin Wine Festival and the South Walton Beaches Food & Wine Festival. Celebrating wine and food with tastings, seminars, […] Read More

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The Music Experience of the Year :: 30A Songwriters Festival

Each year in South Walton one of the most highly anticipated weekends is the 30A Songwriters Festival, a multi-day music festival featuring over 250 musical performances held in the venues from intimate to large scale outdoor amphitheaters during the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend. Now in its 11th year, the festival is produced by […] Read More

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The Music Experience of the Year :: 30A Songwriters Festival

Each year in South Walton one of the most highly anticipated weekends is the 30A Songwriters Festival, a multi-day music festival featuring over 250 musical performances held in the venues from intimate to large scale outdoor amphitheaters during the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend. Now in its 11th year, the festival is produced by […] Read More

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November on 30A :: Sip, Eat, Watch & Run

Whether you are new to the area or just looking for some adventure, you will truly enjoy November at the beach. This month is packed with festivals and events celebrating everything from the bloody mary to documentary film. Mountainfilm on Tour at WaterColor | Nov. 1st – 2nd St. Joe Club and Resorts partners with […] Read More

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The Red Bar Breaks Ground 10/8 | A Closer Look at 30A’s Most Iconic Restaurant

UPDATE: The Red Bar officially broke ground on Tuesday, October 8th at 10AM. The following article appears in the latest issue of The 30A Life, CLICK HERE to read online. Young or old, conservative or hippie, Alabama or Auburn. It’s rare for a restaurant to have the power to bring people of all backgrounds together, […] Read More