Summer Events Shine at Grand Boulevard

Grand Boulevard

Whether you’re a full-time resident or visiting for vacation and looking for something exciting to do, there’s something for everyone at Grand Boulevard.

1. ArtsQuest Fine Art Festival | May 11 – 12, 2019

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One of our favorite Art Month South Walton traditions is back this Mothers’ Day weekend! ArtsQuest, presented by the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County. It’s a great way to see and purchase original art produced by over 120 artists, all while enjoying live music and student art exhibits.

2. Northwest Florida Theatre Festival | May 15 – 19, 2019

Emerald Coast Theatre Company brings together an all-star cast of performers to embrace and celebrate the burgeoning community of arts and artists. Registration is now open if you or your group would like to participate. Come laugh, cry and celebrate creativity at Grand Boulevard this May.

3. Wag the Flag Dog Social | May 23, 2019

Looking for a chance to show off just how cute your Pup is in a costume AND benefit a worthy cause?

Dog-Harmony has the event for you! Dress your playful pooch in its most patriotic attire and join Dog-Harmony at Grand Boulevard for live music, raffle prizes and all the doggie (and people) treats you could ever want! Will your pup get voted “Most Patriotic?”

4. Theatre Thursdays | May 30 – August 1, 2019

Every Thursday throughout the summer, you and the whole family can enjoy FREE theatre performances at Grand Boulevard. Bring your chairs and blankets and get set up early every Thursday night. As an added bonus, our friends at Abrakadoodle will host a kid’s craft pre-show to keep the little ones entertained while you find the best spot on the lawn.

5. Ballet at Twilight | June 22, 2019

If you want to add some culture to your Saturday date night, this is the event for you!

Presented by the Northwest Florida Ballet and hosted at Grand Boulevard, this annual community performance features a mix of performances—from classic works to modern moves!

Learn more about the performances here.

6. Dog Days of Summer | August 29, 2019

Come celebrate two of our favorite things at Grand Boulevard: summer and dogs! Bring your four-legged friend along for a day filled with live music, raffle tickets and food and beverages.  Proceeds from raffle tickets and other donations will go to support Dog-Harmony. Read more about their cause here. 

A Bonus Event to Look Forward to this Fall!

Autumn in Motion | October 1 – 31, 2019

This month-long celebration of all things fall at Grand Boulevard includes Best of Emerald Coast, Barktoberfest and Halloween on The BOOlevard, as well as a few new ones. For more information on timing and location, follow Grand Boulevard online.

All of these events are presented by the Coastal Culture Series made possible by Grand Boulevard’s Arts & Entertainment Program.

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