Here in the area around Scenic Highway 30A, we know a thing or two about how to do the holidays right. Choose from a wide variety of celebrations from holiday light shows to hilarious holiday plays and delicious Christmas dinners
Check out our list of where to see the best holiday lights and then this round-up of events below:
Every Christmas Story Ever Told … And Then Some
Seaside — Through December 30
Back for its sixth year of production, The REP Theatre presents their smash-hit holiday comedy Every Christmas Story Ever Told … And Then Some. This hilarious, family-friendly performance tackles all of your favorite Christmas stories — really, really fast. USA Today called the play one of America’s “wackiest, tackiest and happiest holiday events.” Learn more and grab tickets.
Baytowne on Ice
Sandestin — through January 31
For those missing the chills of snow and ice during the holidays, take a whirl around the ice skating rink at The Village of Baytowne Wharf. The seasonal rink has become a favorite holiday tradition for kids and adults alike. For the month of December, bring an unopened toy to receive a two for one deal on a 90-minute skating session. Learn more.
Rosemary Beach — December 22
Come enjoy an afternoon tea and some gingerbread house decorating at The Pearl hotel’s ballroom in Rosemary Beach. The event runs from 2 to 5 p.m. Reservations are required. Call 850-588-2881 for more information.
Rosemary Beach — December 24 and 25
On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, dinner will be served from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Havana Beach Bar & Grill at The Pearl in Rosemary Beach. Dinner includes your choice of a special three-course menu. Reservations are required. Call 850-588-2881 for more information.