The Best Things To Do on 30A This Week – Apr 8-14 - 30A


The Best Things To Do on 30A This Week – Apr 8-14

This week along 30A is brimming with an array of vibrant events, perfect for everyone from story lovers and wine enthusiasts to gaming aficionados and beach music fans. Whether you’re looking to be moved by powerful storytelling, indulge in fine wines, engage in friendly competition, or enjoy a melodic beachside setting, 30A has something special in store. Let’s dive in:

1. April Tales at SOWAL House: Open Mic Night

April’s Open Mic Night at SOWAL House of Rosemary Beach is set to be a captivating evening of storytelling. The event welcomes local storytellers to share their tales, with doors opening at 5 PM and stories beginning at 6 PM. Featured Storyteller Martha LaGuardia Kotite will headline, and aspiring participants are encouraged to email for a chance to take the mic. Register HERE.

Storytellers Open Mic / Thursday, April 11, 2024, from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. @ SOWAL House

2. Vino Vibes: A Spanish Wine Soirée with Bodegas Emilio Moro

Join the exclusive wine-tasting event at The Courtyard at Pescado in Rosemary Beach on April 11, 2024. This evening is dedicated to the renowned Bodegas Emilio Moro Spanish Wines. Hosted by Alberto Medina Moro, representing the 4th generation of the Moro family, guests will embark on a sensory exploration of Spain’s finest wines. Complemented by expertly paired culinary delights, this event promises a rich experience of taste and tradition. Space is limited. Tickets are $79 per person (exclusive of tax and service fee). To reserve your spot, please visit

Evening of Bodegas Emilio Moro Spanish Wines / Thursday, April 11, 2024, from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. @ The Courtyard at Pescado

3. Library Smash Bash: Tween and Teen Gaming Night

The Coastal Branch Library is inviting tweens and teens for an epic gaming evening with Smash Bros! This fun, free event provides everything needed for a great time – from the console to multiple controllers. Gather your friends and join in on the gaming action!d join in on the gaming action!

Smash Bros Competition / Friday, April 12, 2024, from 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. @ Coastal Branch Library

4. Sandestin Uncorked: A Four-Day Wine Wonderland

Embark on a journey of wine discovery at the Sandestin Wine Festival.
Spanning four days, this event is a haven for both wine novices and aficionados, featuring wine dinners with celebrity chefs, year-round preview events, and tastings of hundreds of wines.
Engage with winemakers, explore diverse varieties, and uncover rare finds, all in an enriching environment. Remember, participants must be at least 21 to taste the wines. For more details about the event and ticket reservation, visit here.

Sandestin Wine Festival: Grand Tastings / Friday, April 12, 5 – 8 p.m. and Saturday, April 13, 5-8 p.m. @ The Village of Baytowne Wharf

6. Beach Beats: Country Coastal 2024 Jam

Get set for Country Coastal 2024, the ultimate beachside music extravaganza! Experience the rhythm of Nashville’s top artists with a spectacular ocean backdrop. Join in from Friday to Saturday, 4-9 pm, for unforgettable songwriter rounds and non-stop festival fun. RSVP now for a chance at exciting giveaways and be part of the ultimate beach party vibe!

3rd Annual Country Coastal / Friday, April 12, 2024, from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. @ North Beach Social

7. Lakefront Serenades: An Evening with Charles Esten

Set against the scenic backdrop of Eastern Lake and the picturesque 30A, this intimate concert brings you face-to-face with one of the most celebrated voices in music. Delight in a pre-show meet & greet with Charles Esten, offering a rare opportunity to interact with the artist. Elevate your evening with our VIP package, which includes premium seating for an unparalleled view of the performance, a luxurious 5-course dinner served during the show, and a complimentary glass of beer, wine, or champagne.

Lakeside Songwriters Concert Series: Charles Esten / Friday, April 12, 2024, from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. @ Old Florida Fish House

8. Safari Snapshots: A Day with Big Tom at Biophilia

Step into the wild at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center’s ‘Nature Connection: On Safari’ event. Join Big Tom as he showcases his captivating African Safari photography, offering a glimpse into the heart of the wilderness. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to travel through the lens of an adventurer!

Nature Connection – “On Safari” / Saturday, April 13, 2024, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. @ E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center

9. Team up for the 10th Annual 30A Cornhole Tournament!

Gear up for a fun-filled day of team competition at the 2024 30A Cornhole Tournament! Players over 21 are welcome to join in the camaraderie, with creative team attire encouraged. Thanks to Bombora Sun & Surf, the event includes complimentary beers, barbecue, and live music. Winning teams can look forward to exciting prize packages, and the event supports the Rosemary Beach Foundation’s charitable partners, making every match count for a good cause! Learn more HERE.

10th Annual 30A Cornhole Tournament / Saturday, April 13, 2024, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. @ Rosemary Beach

10. La Luna’s Picnic: Moms, Munch, and Memories

La Luna Children’s Boutique is back with its enchanting annual Mommy and Me Picnic on April 14th at Grand Boulevard’s Grand Park. This heartwarming event pairs a delightful picnic experience with a mission, supporting the Caring and Sharing of South Walton. Enjoy a curated afternoon of light fare, treats, music, and activities, all dedicated to creating lasting memories while making a difference in the community.

2nd Annual Mommy & Me Picnic to Benefit Caring and Sharing of South Walton / Sunday, April 14, 2024, from
2 p.m. – 4 p.m. @ Grand Boulevard

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