The Best Things To Do on 30A This Week - Sep 4-10 - 30A

The Best Things To Do on 30A This Week – Sep 4-10

From the spirited Patriot’s Run at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park to a starlit evening at Watersound Pavilion filled with music, casino fun, and heartfelt support for families battling childhood cancer. Dive into a mix of athleticism, entertainment, and philanthropy, making for a truly special time on the coast.

1. Unveiling tributes to Walton’s finest: Join in on September 6th.

Join the Walton County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday, September 6, 2023, at 3:30 PM at the Walton County Courthouse, 571 US Highway 90, DeFuniak Springs, for a special sign unveiling ceremony. We’ll be honoring esteemed community contributors like Mr. Randall Infinger with the “Randall Infinger Fields” at Wee Care Park, commemorating former Sheriff Quinn McMillian with the naming of “Quinn McMillian Way,” and paying tribute to legal stalwarts Mr. John Mooneyham, Mr. Clayton Adkinson, and Mr. George Ralph Miller with dedicated building signage. Join us in this public celebration. For details, contact (850) 892-8155 or

Randall Infinger Fields / Wednesday, September 6, 2023, from 3:30 p.m. @ Wee Care Park

2. Savor September with Chef John Engle at The Courtyard at Pescado.

The Courtyard at Pescado presents the September Chef’s Table Series with Chef John Engle. Every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m., join us for exclusive dinners at $150 per person, excluding 7% tax and 22% gratuity. The September 6th menu features delights such as Kampachi “Tataki”, Squid Ink Pasta with Alabama Crab, and Pumpkin Cake for dessert. Reservations are a must. Book now and stay tuned for more menu details.

Chef’s Table Series with Chef John Engle / Wednesday, September 6, 2023, from 6:30 pm@ The Courtyard at Pescado

3. Dive into a musical evening with Hurricane Party at Red Fish Taco.

Groove to Hurricane Party’s live tunes on Thursday, September 7, at Red Fish Taco’s Garden Room from 6-9 p.m. Watch our event calendar for band names and other details.

Hurricane Party / Thursday, September 7, 2023, from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. @ Red Fish Taco

4. Gift life on September 8th at Alys Beach! 

Consider giving the gift of life during the Oneblood Blood Drive at Alys Beach on September 8th. The demand for blood is pressing, and we’ve ramped up our safety measures to ensure donor protection. Find the Big Red Bus stationed near Raw & Juicy on Slip Road. In appreciation, donors will get a OneBlood T-shirt, a $20 eGift Card, and a wellness checkup that covers blood pressure, temperature, iron count, pulse, and cholesterol. We recommend booking in advance at using the sponsor code 39684.

Alys Beach Blood Drive / Friday, September 8, 2023, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. @ Raw and Juicy

5. Make it a date with shopping, food, and cocktails at Chiringo!

Come along for a happy hour with ALCO and Chiringo, accompanied by vendors HolSol, Real & Raw, and Myst 30A. See you at Chiringo from 4-7 pm CST this Friday, September 8

Chiringo x ALCO Happy Hour / Friday, September 8, 2023, from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. @ Chiringo

6. Embrace the patriotic spirit! Join the PAtriot’s Run on September 9 at Topsail Hill.

Celebrate America’s patriotic spirit by participating in the 2023 PATRIOT’S RUN SANTA ROSA BEACH Half Marathon + 10K/5K at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park on Saturday, September 9. Powered by RUN/SUP, the event kicks off with a pre-race ceremony at 6:20a, followed by staggered race starts. Register and find full details here: [link]. A portion of the proceeds benefits the Fisher House of the Emerald Coast, supporting local military families. REGISTER HERE!

2023 Patriot’s Run Santa Rosa Beach Half Marathon + 10K/5K / Saturday, September 9, 2023, 6 a.m. – 9 a.m. @ Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

7. Enjoy a Starlit soirée at Watersound Pavilion for a cause!

Gather under the stars at the Watersound Pavilion for an evening of music, casino games, auctions, sumptuous dining, and an open bar. Every penny raised will aid Lighthouse in uplifting families navigating childhood cancer. Ensure you choose the 30A event when purchasing – secure a ticket or a full table for your group!

For tickets, and more info, click here.

Casino Night Gala Fundraiser for Lighthouse Family Retreats / Saturday, September 9, 2023, from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. @ The Pavilion at Watersound Town Center

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