The 30A-List: Get that Sunshine in Your Pocket!

Let’s help you switch on the sunshine this week!

1. Contractors Connect – August Meet Up: Thursday, August 1st, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Make connections with other contractors, subcontractors and specialists in the Emerald Coast construction industry. Ticket ($10) includes first draft beer and light appetizers.

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

2. August Concert Series: Qwerty: Thursday, August 1st, 6 – 9 p.m.

Enjoy a FREE concert every Thursday & Friday from 6-9p.m. For more info, visit

Where: 30Avenue, 12805 US Hwy 98 East, Inlet Beach, FL 32461

3. 2nd Annual SoWal Craft Beer & Spirits Fest: Friday, August 2nd, 4 – 8 p.m.

Here’s your chance to sample more than 60 craft beers, ciders, Florida distilled craft spirits, and rosé wine and mimosas and of course creative food sampling by local restaurants! For tickets and more info, click HERE.

Where: Shades Bar & Grill, 10952 East County Rd 30A, Inlet Beach, FL 32461

4. Zack Rosicka: Friday, August 2nd, 6 – 9 p.m.

Enjoy live music by Zack Rosicka from 6-9 pm!

Where: George’s at Alys Beach, 30 Castle Harbour Drive, Alys Beach, FL 32461

5. Big Daddy O: Friday, August 2nd, 8 – 11 p.m.

Owen “Big Daddy O” Tuftsbrings scintillating blues music from in south Louisiana. don’t miss this one!

Where: Red Fish Taco, 2052 West County Highway30A, Blue Mountain Beach, Florida 32459

6. 25th Anniversary Bash: Saturday, August 3rd, 3 – 9 p.m.

Dress to the Nine-ties, crimp your hair, throw on that old tracksuit, mid-drift top, or cutoffs and make your way over to Shades Bar and Grill for THE party of the season!

Where: Shades Bar & Grill, 10952 East County Rd 30A, Inlet Beach, FL 32461

7. Open Mic Night: Saturday, August 3rd, 4 – 8 p.m.

Singers, Dancers, Actors, Musicians, Story Tellers and more. Just come and jump on stage!

Where: Hibiscus Coffee & Guesthouse, 85 Defuniak St., Grayton Beach, FL 32459

8. The Smoking Flowers: Saturday, August 3rd, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Don’t miss this dynamic duo, both vocalists and multi-instrumentalists!

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

9. Summer Concert Series: Roxy & The Magic Johnsons: Sunday, August 4th, 5:30 p.m.

Make sure to plan your Sundays for the FREE concerts this summer at the Gulley Amphitheater on 30A through August 18.

Where: The Gulley Amphitheater, 45 Laura Hamilton Boulevard, Gulf Place, Florida

10. Here Comes the Sun Concert Series: Byrds to the Eagles: Monday, August 5th, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Bring your chairs or blankets and enjoy an evening of entertaining musical

Where: Rosemary Beach, P.O. Box 611040, Rosemary Beach, FL 32461

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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