The 30A-List: Mother’s Day Weekend!

Check out the weekly 30A-List of upcoming local events during this Mother’s Day weekend.

1. “Under The Sea” Fundraiser for UMA Florida: Thursday, May 9th,
6 – 10 p.m.

Help raise funds for the Underwater Museum of Art, the nation’s first permanent dedicated sculpture museum, recognized as one of TIME magazine’s 100 World’s Greatest Places as well as one of National Geographic’s Best Trips. Exclusive chance to meet the 2019 UMA artists and see the original work they have created before it is deployed to the UMA site. *30A will be sponsoring one of this year’s installations as well, “El Plastico.” Tickets are $65 per person and are on sale now at and

Where: Grand Boulevard, 600 Grand Blvd., Miramar Beach, FL 32550

2. Thursday Concert Series: Thursday, May 9th, 6 – 9 p.m.

Hunter Dawson performs live music from 6-9 pm For more info, visit

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

3. REP Film Club: Thursday, May 9th, 7:30 p.m.

Julian Schnabel’s widely acclaimed film At Eternity’s Gate is a journey inside the world and mind of Van Gogh starring Academy Award® Nominee Willem Dafoe.

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Where: The REP Theatre, 216 Quincy Circle, Seaside, FL 32459

4. Frank Faust: Friday, May 10th, 4 – 9 p.m.

Enjoy live music every Friday and Saturday from 4 pm – 9 pm with Frank Faust!

Where: Wild Olives, 104 N Barrett Square, Rosemary Beach, FL 32461

5. Pints & Paints w/ Rainbow Giraffe: Friday, May 10th, 6 – 9 p.m.

Join in for the final paint party of the spring season! All supplies included and no experience necessary. Come paint this adorable giraffe at Grayton Beer Company! Learn more HERE!

Where: Grayton Beer Company, 217 Serenoa Rd, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida 32459

6. 3rd Annual Smile Mile and 5K: Saturday, May 11th, 7:30 a.m.

This CVHN signature event is fun for all ages, stroller-friendly, and will help raise funds that will be used to improve the health and well-being of kids in Walton and Okaloosa Counties. Register now at

Where: WaterColor Marina Park, 238 WaterColor Boulevard, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida 32459

7. ArtsQuest Fine Arts Festival: Saturday, May 11th & 12, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

ArtsQuest provides an opportunity to view and purchase original art from over 150 artists from around the country while also experiencing live musical entertainment, ImagiNation (where kids rule), student exhibits and great food & beverage options in the Town Center of Grand Boulevard at Sandestin. More info HERE.

Where: Grand Boulevard, 600 Grand Blvd., Miramar Beach, FL 32550

8. Deja Vu: Saturday, May 11th, 8 – 11 p.m.

Spend Saturday night in the company of good company, great food and some awesome music!

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

9. Pearls & Prosecco: A Mother’s Day Brunch: Sunday, May 12th, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Come enjoy a special Mother’s Day Brunch with Gulf views at FOOW! Ladies receive one complimentary glass of Prosecco and a Pearl Oyster to take home. Design and make your own jewelry with local artisan from Artists at Gulf Place. Call 850-534-5050 for reservations.

Where: FOOW – Fish Out of Water, 34 Golden Rod Cir, WaterColor, Florida 32459

10. Mother’s Day Brunch: Sunday, May 12th, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Bring mom to The Bay in South Walton for a special Mother’s Day buffet from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Make your reservations now by calling 850-622-2291.

Where: The Bay, 24215 S Hwy 331, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

NOTE: Don’t miss Mother’s Day specials at Havana Beach Bar & Grill, Edward’s Fine Food & Wine, Old Florida Fish House, Vue on 30a, Cuvee 30A, The Hub, Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort and aboard the Solaris at SunQuest Cruises.

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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