CHRISTMAS IN WALTON COUNTY 2020 (Dec. 19)
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The Village of Baytowne Wharf's Event Plaza is turning into a Winter Wonderland full of real snow from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 19. Slide down the ice slide, make snow angels, and enjoy a day of frosty fun for the whole family.
Breakfast with Santa
Join Santa for Breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon Dec. 19, or 20 in the Grande Ballroom at Emerald Grande at HarborWalk Village. Enjoy a buffet breakfast, a Santa letter writing station, build your own hot chocolate station, and visits with Santa. Kids are $18 and adults $25 plus tax & gratuity. Reservations recommended at 850-424-0622.
Santa Paws, Sinfonia Concert
Bring your pet for a free 4x6 photo with Santa from 1-4 p.m. Dec. 19 at HarborWalk Village. PAWS will be there with adoptable dogs. Afterwards, enjoy a live performance by the Sinfonia Youth Orchestra at 6 p.m.
A Christmas Carol
Emerald Coast Theatre Company presents A Christmas Carol at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 19 and 2 p.m. Dec. 20 at ECTC’s space upstairs at 560 Grand Boulevard in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin, in Miramar Beach.
12 Nights of Lights
Enjoy a festive light show every Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday at 6, 7 and 8 p.m. through Dec. 23 on the Events Plaza Lawn at The Village of Baytowne Wharf. Watch three dazzling shows on the Village tree.
Jolly Jubilee 2020
A series of holiday happenings will take place at Destin Commons now through Christmas. With a 50' Christmas tree as an anchor, the premier holiday atmosphere has 10 large reindeer topiary shrubs, multiple Christmas trees, Christmas carolers, and live performances through Dec. 20. Times are 5-7 p.m. Fridays and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.
Merry Main Street
Main Street DeFuniak Springs has announced its “Merry Main Street” takes place every Saturday before Christmas in Historic Downtown DeFuniak Springs. Events include in-store specials, visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus, photo opportunities with The Character Clubhouse, rides on the Choctaw Express Train and live holiday performances by local groups.
Café Thirty-A Charity Christmas Ball
Café Thirty-A has rescheduled their annual Christmas Charity Ball benefiting Caring and Sharing of South Walton from Dec. 12 to Jan. 9, 2021, from 7–11 p.m.
Visits with Santa
Every Saturday and Sunday through Dec. 20 enjoy visits with St. Nick from 1-4 p.m. at HarborWalk Village. Receive a free 4×6 photo and $1 will be donated to Panhandle Animal Welfare Society for each letter written to Santa during the holiday season. Santa’s boat carriage will stay in the Destin harbor for toy donations to Toys for Tots Emerald Coast until Dec. 13.
Hospital Holiday Sale
Ascension Sacred Heart Emerald Coast's Guild Gift Shop hosts its annual Holiday Sale weekdays through Dec. 22 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
More than 10 million LED lights will be illuminated each evening through Dec. 31 in Chipley Park in DeFuniak Springs and reflect off beautiful Lake DeFuniak. Entrance remains at the DeFuniak Springs Library, 3 Circle Drive, and opens nightly from 5-9 p.m Tickets are $3/person. Children 6 and under are free. Season passes available at the gate for $35.