30A Locals Last Stand: Final Chance to Party Before the Summer Rush

30A’s fifth annual Locals Last Stand party will be held Sunday, May 21, 2017. It’s one last chance to enjoy South Walton before the mad dash of the summer tourism season kicks off! This year, local favorites Duck Phat, Mose Wilson and the Delta Twang, and The Wide Open will perform during the FREE party at Watersound Origins. “After the […] Read More

30A Company Teams Up with SweetWater, Rubicon for #UsedCups Campaign

Americans throw away 25 billion Styrofoam coffee cups, 58 billion paper cups and 35 billion plastic bottles every year. These containers are not recycled, most are not recyclable, and yet we all keep using them again and again because we don’t connect the practice with its environmental impact. To help raise awareness and promote recycling and sustainability this […] Read More

And the Winners Are … 30A Hot Spots Poll Results Released

You nominated them. You voted for them. And now, it’s time to reveal the winners of this year’s 30A Hot Spots Awards! Almost 1,750 of you cast 52,000 votes across 31 categories, and we are pleased to present a list of your choices for the hottest spots in South Walton. With hundreds of amazing local businesses in […] Read More

Spring Break 2017: When Are Schools Out?

Spring Break is here, folks, and South Walton will once again welcome tens of thousands of visitors this season. For easy reference, we’ve put together this round-up of when all of the major colleges, universities and school systems will be here at the beach. PRO TIP: Looking for something fun and different to do this year? You can book […] Read More

SATURDAY: 30A Sand Rover Rally Returns to Gulf Place

Bring your funky beach cruiser to the 4th annual 30A Sand Rover Rally in South Walton, Florida, on Saturday, April 8, 2017. Every year, over 100 Land Rovers, dune buggies, Broncos, Jeeps and beach cruisers roll into town for trail rides, live music and more at this family-friendly event, presented by Land Rover Gulf Coast. Spectators are always welcome, and there is no fee to participate. […] Read More

A Guide to Beach Parking in South Walton

Walton County is blessed with a plethora of public beach access locations, ranging from fully developed facilities with bathrooms, showers and wheelchair access to more remote trailheads that are more suitable for cyclists and foot traffic. But, if you’ve got a car full of beach-hungry kids and a towering pile of gear to lug down […] Read More