Halloween 2021 on 30A

If you’re planning on spending Halloween on 30A, you’re in for a treat! Our area is full of fun. From family-friendly trick or treating to something special for your furry, four-legged pals, there are a lot of options for things to do for Halloween on 30A: Rosemary Beach, Destin, Seaside, Panama City Beach, and more.

Discover all the Halloween events on 30A. From Santa Rosa Beach to Rosemary Beach, there are family-friendly Halloween events, trick or treating, Barktober, and more.

October 7, 2021

If you’re planning on spending Halloween on 30A, you’re in for a treat! Our area is full of fun. From family-friendly trick or treating to something special for your furry, four-legged pals, there are a lot of options for things to do for Halloween on 30A: Rosemary Beach, Destin, Seaside, Panama City Beach, and more.

Here are some of the magical events to look forward to this year:

Hammock Bay Pumpkin Patch

Saturday, October 9, 2021

8 am-1 pm at Hammock Bay

Welcome fall at the Hammock Bay Pumpkin Patch on the Hammock Bay Town Green. You can purchase pumpkins, hay bales, corn stalks, fresh produce, and boiled and raw peanuts – produce provided by Walton Springs Farm.

The event is open to the public and will feature a variety of food trucks such as Bookies Breakfast Camp, The Funky Mermaid, and Repicci's Real Italian Ice and Gelato. Performances on the stage by Dion Jones and the Neon Tears will take place from 9 am-12 pm.

You can learn more on the website: hammockbaypumpkinpatch.com

Pumpkin Patch Grand Opening at Camp Helen State Park

Saturday, October 9, 2021

9 am-4 pm at Camp Helen State Park

Join us for the grand opening day of the pumpkin patch at Camp Helen State Park! Enjoy a straw maze, trail bingo, kayak/SUP rentals, and scarecrow row. From Oct. 9th forward, pumpkins will be available for said 7 days a week, from 9 am-4 pm until sold out or until Oct. 31.

Additional activities to look forward to including:

October Saturdays at the Patch – 9 am-4 pm – Enjoy hayrides, games, contests, arts and crafts, and music

Movie Night on Saturday, Oct. 23 – 6:30 pm – The park will be open after sunset for those attending the movie night showing of “Hocus Pocus.” This event is free to the public. The movie will begin after sunset. Bring your own chairs and blankets.

Walton County Fair

October 11-16 at the Walton County Fairgrounds

Mon-Fri 5 pm - 10 pm

Sat 12 pm - 10 pm

The 2021 Walton County Fair will take place Oct. 11-16 at the Fair Grounds in DeFuniak Springs, FL. Check the Walton County Hair website to get the full schedules of events, rides, youth activities, contests, live entertainment, pricing, and more.

There will be a wide variety of exhibits and entertainment. Exhibits include handcrafts, potted plants, photography, art, and animals. Entertainment runs the gamut from gospel to country. Enjoy the popular gospel sing on Saturday nights. The full schedule of events and performers is available on waltoncountyfair.com.

Panama City Beach Oktoberfest

October 15-17, 2021 at Aaron Bessant Park

Oct 15 | 4 - 11pm

Oct 16 | 11am - 11pm

Oct 17 | 11am - 4pm

Enjoy three days of German and locally brewed beer, food, music, and other activities for families. Panama City Beach Oktoberfest returns to Aaron Bessant Park from Oct. 15-17. There will be outdoor beer gardens, a VIP section, and a massive tent decorated like the authentic Oktoberfest tent in Munich, Germany.

A selection of German food will be available like brats, meterwurst, sauerkraut, hot dogs, giant pretzels, and beer-infused cheese. Music will feature mixes from DJ Will and live music by Krankenhaus, Darrell and Beatrice Band, the Heritage Band, and more. Kids can play corn hole, jump in one or all of the eight bounce houses and slide zone, get their faces painted, and take advantage of the gif book by Epic Photo Co. Grown-ups can take part in the stein-hoisting competition on Saturday.

Kids 12 and under are FREE but require a FREE kid’s ticket.

Purchase tickets at pcboktoberfest.com/tickets/

Chautauqua Winery’s Harvest Festival

Saturday, October 16, 2021

9 am-5 pm at Chautauqua Winery in Defuniak Springs

Admission to the Chautauqua Winery's Harvest Festival is FREE. Enjoy live music, free wine tastings, food, and art & craft vendors who travel from across the southeast panhandle to attend this special event. Spend the day at the beautiful Chautauqua Winery and do the FREE wine tasting of their entire collection (non-alcoholic juices will be available, as well.)

You can follow the Chautauqua Winery's Harvest Festival Facebook page for festival updates.

Biophilia Center Night Hike

Saturday, October 23, 2021

6-9 pm at the EO Wilson Biophilia Center

Spend the evening enjoying a Night Hike along the self-guided trail to Camp Longleaf. Bring your flashlights! Complimentary s’mores will be available along with concessions for purchase. The event is open to the public. The cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children.

For more information, visit eowilsoncenter.org or visit their Facebook page.

Barktoberfest at Grand Boulevard

Thursday, October 28, 2021

4:30-6:30 pm at Grand Boulevard Grand Park

The 6th annual Barktoberfest is free and open to the public. It’s a doggie social with beer for humans. It will be held in Grand Park at the chic Grand Boulevard shopping center. The “pawty” includes a canine trick or treat, gourmet bites from JC’s Gourmet, and craft brews from Destin Brewery. Live music, raffle drawings, and fun prizes will be available too! Guests and their pets can dress up in costume. You might even win the best “Pet & Parent Matching Costume” Contest. Winners will be announced at 6:15 pm. No prong or shock collars will be allowed.

Thursday Throwback Cinema at Baytowne: Hocus Pocus

Thursday, October 28, 2021

6:30 pm at The Village of Baytowne Wharf

Thursday Throwback Cinema takes place in the Baytowne Events Plaza right after dark. Enjoy family-friendly movies on the lawn – free and open to the public. Bring your own chair or blanket. Oct. 28 they will be showing “Hocus Pocus.”

ECTC: Cabaret on the BOO-levard

Friday and Saturday, October 29 and 30, 2021

7:30 pm at Emerald Coast Theatre Company

Emerald Coast Theatre Company is putting on a Cabaret on the BOO-levard on Oct. 29 and 30th at 7:30 pm. Enjoy the most popular hair-raising Broadway showtunes. The spine-chilling selections include songs from Beetlejuice, Wicked, and The Addams Family.

For more information, visit www.emeraldcoasttheatre.org or check the ECTC Facebook page.

Harborwalk Village: Boos & Booze Bingo Pub Crawl & Concert

Friday, October 29, 2021

6:30-9:30 pm at HarborWalk Village

Don’t let the kids have all the fun – dress up for a night of fun at HarborWalk’s scariest pub crawl. This bingo-style pub crawl will feature craft cocktails and delicious food from Village restaurants + live music by Tyler Livingston and an adult costume contest at Coyote Ugly to end the night.

The schedule of events is:

Boos & Booze Bingo | 6:30pm

Tyler Livingston & The Absolutes | 7:00-9:00 pm

Spooktacular Door Prize Drawings | 9:30 pm

Adult Costume Contest at Coyote Ugly | 10:00 pm

The night starts at 6:30. Make a donation to PAWS (Panhandle Animal Welfare Society) and receive a bingo card featuring awesome drink specials. Complete a row and turn your card in at the Village stage by 9:30 to win raffle prizes. Registration for the costume contest begins at 10 pm.

Huboween 2021

Friday, October 29, 2021

5-9:30 pm at The Hub in Watersound

Enjoy trick or treating through The Hub, followed by a DJ dance party on the stage.

The schedule of events is:

5-6 pm Trick or Treat

5-7 pm Pumpkin Crafts

6-9:30 pm DJ Dance Party w/ DJ Dan Davis

Monstrous Halloween Celebration at Rosemary Beach

Saturday, October 30, 2021

10 am-5 pm at Rosemary Beach, FL Town Center

Trick or treat throughout the Town Center in Rosemary Beach at the Monstrous Halloween Celebration. Bring the kids all dressed up and ready for candy and stick around to tour the haunted cemetery… if you dare!

Witches of South Walton Charity Ride

Saturday, October 30, 2021

7am in Santa Rosa Beach

The Witches of South Walton will be riding in the 18th Annual Witch Ride to support the mission of the Children’s Volunteer Health Network (CVHN.) Wear your best witch costume and decorate your bike for your morning flight. Takeoff begins at 7 am, starting at Butler Elementary and ending at Gulf Place. After the ride, join the coven for brunch at Shunk Gulley Oyster Bar. Enjoy raffle prizes, music, dancing, a silent auction, and awards for best-dressed witch and best-decorated broom. Registration costs $50 and the raffle tickets are $5. All proceeds benefit the Children’s Volunteer Health Network in Walton and Okaloosa County.

Schedule of Rides:

7 AM | Founders Ride

8 AM | Bluewater Ride

10:30 AM | Goblin Ride

5:30 PM | Sunset Ride

5:00 PM | Watersound Ride

Register and get the full details at www.witchesofsouthwalton.com.

HarborWalk Village: Spook Street Trick-or-Treating

Saturday, October 30, 2021

6-9 pm at HarborWalk Village

Enjoy trick or treating along the Destin Harbor at HarborWalk Village. There will be a family costume contest at 6 pm – registration for the contest starts at 5 pm. Trick or treating and the family costume contest starting at 6 pm, followed by DJ Doc Roc at 7, and fireworks and fire spinning at 9 pm.

Pier Park Boo by the Beach

Sunday, October, 31, 2021

4-6 pm at Pier Park in Panama City Beach

Bring the kids to trick or treat from store to store in an open-air, family-friendly environment.

Trick or Treat Seaside

Sunday, October 31, 2021

4-6 pm at Seaside Merchants

Travel from store to store, collecting candy and treats from the Seaside merchants on Halloween, from 4-6 pm. The event is free and open to the public. Enjoy Monster Mash and other terrifying tunes in Central Square.

Halloween on the BOOlevard at Grand Boulevard

Sunday, October 31, 2021

5-7 pm at Grand Boulevard in Miramar Beach

Bring the whole family – kids and dogs included, to Halloween on the BOOlevard. The event is free and open to the public. Come dressed up and enjoy trick or treating in a safe, family-friendly environment. Go from store to store, collecting candy.

Trick or Treat Street at Baytowne Wharf

Sunday, October 31, 2021

5-7:45 pm at The Village of Baytowne Wharf

Trick or treat through the Village streets and collect candy from the merchants of Baytowne Wharf. The event is free and open to the public. Dance on the stage as the DJ plays terrifying tunes and wrap up the night with a spooky fireworks show over the lagoon. Children who go to Coconut Kidz in costume will receive a free face painting!

Red Fish Taco Halloween Party

Sunday, October 31, 2021

6-9 pm at Red Fish Taco in Blue Mountain Beach

Enjoy live music and a spooky awesome costume party at Red Fish Taco. Cadillac Willy will be performing on stage. The winners of the Halloween Costume Contest receive up to $1,000 in cash and prizes! The contest runs from 8-8:30 pm.

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