The 30A-List: New Year’s Edition

Check out the 30A-List of fun things to do this weekend as we say goodbye to 2018:

1. Holiday Champagne Tasting: Thursday, December 27th, 5 – 7 p.m.

For an effervescent start to your weekend, join in for a curated champagne tasting with live music!

WhereNEAT Bottle Shop & Tasting Room, 11 Castle Harbour Dr., Panama City Beach, Florida

2. Paint a Pearl, Drink a Pint: Friday, December 28th, 6 – 9 p.m.

The second edition of Pints and Paints is here! Cost to participate is $40/pp and includes your first pint. All supplies included and no experience necessary!

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

3. Holiday Movie: The Polar Express: Saturday, December 29th, 5:15 – 7:15 p.m.

It’s the perfect weather for a movie in the park. Bring blankets and low back chairs. Food and beverage will be available for purchase.

Alys Beach, 18 North Charles Street, Alys Beach, FL 32413

4. New Year’s Eve Eve Party w/ True Soul: Sunday, December 30th, 8 p.m.

Come and let your hair down at the New Year’s Eve Eve Party, starting 8 p.m.

WhereOld Florida Fish House, 5235 E Hwy 30A, Seagrove Beach, FL 32459

5. Adios 2018: New Year’s Eve Dinner: Monday, December 31st, 5 – 11 p.m.

Say adios to 2018 in style with a five-course Gulf Coast American cuisine menu from Executive Chef James Neale, celebratory champagne service, and ambient live entertainment. After tasting and toasting to 2019, cozy up at the rooftop lounge cabana or near a fire pit under Florida’s starry skies.

Where: Havana Beach Bar & Grill, 63 Main Street, Rosemary Beach, Florida 32461

6. Baytowne Countdown | NYE: Monday, December 31st, 6 pm

You don’t want to miss The Village of Baytowne Wharf’s end-of-the-year celebration! Enjoy a family friendly evening from 6-8pm with face painting, kids activities, and LIVE music on the Baytowne LIVE stage. Ring in the New Year with two breathtaking fireworks displays at 8 pm & midnight. Dance the night away with LIVE music until 1am, featured on the Events Plaza Stage.

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

David Chastang

7. New Year’s Eve Celebration: Monday, December 31st, 6 p.m.

Listen to LIVE music by David Chastang while enjoying a four-course price fixe dinner prepared by Chef Tyler and his team. There will be three seatings at 6, 7 and 8 pm.

WhereShunk Gulley Oyster Bar, 1875 S Highway 393, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida 32459

8. Viva Las Vegas New Year’s Eve party: Monday, December 31st, 6 p.m.

Dance the night away with heavy hors d’oeuvres, a performance by Ron Adams, along with a live band and a DJ dance party, and of course, a champagne toast when the clock strikes midnight!

WhereJohn Wehner’s Village Door, 136 Fisherman’s Cove, Baytowne Wharf, FL 32550

9. Countdown Seaside: A NYE Celebration: Monday, December 31st, 7 p.m.

Join in the fun at Seaside with live music, face painting, crafts, and fireworks at midnight! The bands ringing in 2019 are Wild Adriatic and Alvarez Kings!

10. SunQuest Cruises Fireworks Dinner Cruise: Monday, December 31st, 8 – 11:30 p.m.

Check in to 2019 with a a five-course culinary adventure on water! Celebrate with live entertainment, a midnight champagne toast and party favors. Fireworks can be viewed in every direction as you cruise the bay.

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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