The 30A-List: Race into the Weekend with our Top Event Picks!

Everything you need to know to make the most of an exciting weekend!

1. Tropic Breeze: Thursday, February 28th, 7 – 9 p.m.

Watch the 45 Central “Vine-yard” patio transform into a cool concert venue as ‘Tropic Breeze’ band plays LIVE!

Where: 45 Central Wine & Sushi Bar, 45 Central Square, Seaside, Florida

2. Taste of the Race (with Chef Emeril Lagasse): Friday, March 1st, 7 – 9 p.m.

As part of an annual fundraising event benefiting The Seaside School Foundation, guests will enjoy a special cooking demonstration by Chef Emeril Lagasse, hors d’oeuvres, beverages, and live performances.

General admission tickets are priced at $99 and can be purchased here.

Where: Seaside, Scenic Highway 30A, Seaside, Florida 32459

3. Will Thompson Band: Saturday, March 2nd, 6 – 9 p.m.

Singer-songwriter Will Thompson will play his signature soulful country sounds along with a variety of instruments!

Where: The Hub, 7000 East County Highway 30A, Watersound Beach, FL 32461

4. Pre-Race Fuel Up: Saturday, March 2nd, 8 – 11 p.m.

Fuel up for the big race with pasta specials and live music by local band Sons of a Beach.

Where: Old Florida Fish House, 5235 E Hwy 30A, Seagrove Beach, FL 32459

5. Luke Langford Band: Saturday, March 2nd, 9 p.m.

Luke Langford Band

Come, party with this Florida-based honkytonk Band that writes its music like it’s country and play it like it’s rock.

Where: AJ’s Grayton Beach, 63 Defuniak Street, Grayton Beach, FL 32459

6. Cirque du Swoleil: Sunday, March 3rd, 7 – 11 a.m.

Be part of the cheering squad for your friends and family participating in the Seaside School Half Marathon & 5K! Enjoy live performers, music and more out front of lululemon.

Where: lululemon Grayton Beach, 80 E Co Hwy 30A, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida 32459

7. Seaside School Half Marathon & 5K Run: Sunday, March 3rd, 7 – 10:30 a.m.

Conquer an out-and-back, mostly flat course through quaint beach towns along scenic 30-A! All Finishers Receive a Vera Bradley tote, shirt, runner goody bag and delicious lunch and beer! Afterwards, enjoy a post-race party with live music!

For more info, click here.

Where: Seaside, Scenic Highway 30A, Seaside, Florida 32459

8. 16th Annual Mardi Gras Dog Parade: Sunday, March 3rd, 2 – 4 p.m.

Mardi Gras is a fun time for everyone at the Village of Baytowne Wharf, and that includes your furry canine friends. This year, join in for a unique parade dedicated just to dogs.
This year’s theme is Bone Appetit! For details and registration, visit or call 850-267-8117.

Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf, 9100 Baytowne Blvd, Miramar Beach, Florida 32550

9. Beethoven’s 7th Symphony Concert & Lecture: Sunday, March 3rd, 3 p.m.

Classical music enthusiasts are invited to Christ the King Episcopal Church’s upcoming concert on Sunday, March 3, at 3 p.m. Conductor Dr. David Ott will present a concert and lecture based on Beethoven’s 7th Symphony.

Where: Christ the King Episcopal Church, 480 N. County Hwy 393, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

For a FULL listing of events this weekend and every other day, visit the 30A Events Calendar. We have the most comprehensive listing of events, so check back often!

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