The Witches of South Walton Have Something Brewing

The Witches of South Walton — an organization devoted to assisting the Children’s Volunteer Health Network (CVHN) — will host the 15th annual Witch Ride down Scenic Highway 30-A on October 31, 2018, from 6:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

“Since we started this ride in 2004 with just three riders, the event continues to grow,” said Erin Chekaoui of the Witches of South Walton.

“Last year, we had 233 riders and were able to raise more than 8,800 dollars for CVHN, and this year, we expect to do more.”

Here are a few highlights from the 2016 Ride:

Witches of South Walton 2016

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! We’re LIVE from Gulf Place this morning with the Witches of South Walton to benefit Children’s Volunteer Health Network, Inc.. Thanks to 30A Cottages and Concierge for making our “Monday Morning Moments” possible:

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LIVE this morning with the Witches of South Walton at Stinky’s Fish Camp:

Posted by 30A on Monday, 31 October 2016

Below is the schedule of events this year:

Preflight Witch Night

When: Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Where: The Perfect Pig at Gulf Place

Pre-registered packet pickup and in-person registration at The Perfect Pig in Gulf Place will be from 5 to 8 p.m. There will be food and drink specials planned. Learn more HERE.

15th Annual Witch Ride

Meet at: The Amphitheater at Gulf Place
Wave at: Stinky’s Fish Camp
TIME: 7 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
  • Same Day Event Registration – $50
  • We shove off from Gulf Place at 7 a.m. SHARP!
  • Arrive early to decorate your bike.
  • Be sure to keep decorations and your costume away from the tires while riding

A portion of Laura Hamilton Blvd. will be reserved to park your bike. Learn more HERE.

Witches are advised to arrive early to put the final touches on their rides and mingle with the other Witches. they should get ready to Ride and Wave to the children on their way to school.

Everyone is advised to stay on the multi-use trail and observe the rules of the trail during the ride and look for vehicles when crossing 30a.

The witches will meet on Laura Hamilton Blvd behind the stage at Amphitheater at Gulf Place. The road will be blocked off so you can part your bike on the pavement and everyone can launch at the same time.

​Last minute registration will be taking place on the stage.

​From thereon, the witches will ride from Gulf Place to Stinky’s Fish Camp to wave at the morning school busses and children being dropped off to school.

For more info and map, click here.

Gathering Brunch

Where: Shunk Gulley Oyster Bar

The Witches ride back to  Shunk Gulley Oyster Bar where a Gathering Brunch will be served from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Prizes will be given to the Witch with the “Best Decorated Broom”, “Most Witchy Outfit” and the “Witchiest Cackle.”

Learn more HERE.

Tickets are $40 in advance and $50 the morning of the ride, which includes a charity bike ride from Gulf Place to Stinky’s Fish Camp and ending with a Gathering Brunch at La Playa in Gulf Place.

Purchase tickets online at

For more info, visit Witches of South Walton or follow them on Facebook.

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