1. Memorial Day Celebration

Kick off your summer during the Memorial Day Celebration at The Village of Baytowne Wharf. Enjoy live music from 7-9 p.m. May 26 and 27. Kids activities and a patriotic fireworks show also light up on May 27. The Sandestin Veterans present a Memorial Day program in honor of our veterans May 28.

2. Sinfonia Goes Pops

Enjoy the orchestral sounds of Sinfonia Gulf Coast performing patriotic music under the palm trees at 7:30 p.m. May 27 in the Alys Beach Amphitheatre. Fireworks follow the free concert. Bring blankets and low-back chairs. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.

3. Gulf Cemetery Ceremony

Historic Gulf Cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony at 10 a.m. May 28 at 1466 S County Highway 393 in Santa Rosa Beach. The Girl Scouts of South Walton will post the colors, a student from Seaside Middle School’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes will lead the Pledge of Allegiance and Cloud 9 Orchestra will play patriotic music. There will also be a military jet flyover and the Walton County Sheriff’s Honor Guard will provide a ceremonial volley salute to the fallen. The ceremony will conclude with a "missing man" flyover formation performed with WWII aircraft by the Destin Warbirds.