When you and your sweetheart need a break together, no matter the time of year, check out Fort Walton Beach in Florida. Inside or outside, Fort Walton Beach and the surrounding area have plenty of activities to keep you entertained all day. You’ll enjoy the beach and many “in” and “on” water activities to land activities like hiking and sightseeing. After a day of fun in the sun and maybe a bit of a rest at your accommodations, head out for a date night and find many exciting places to visit in Fort Walton Beach, like attractions, live music, comedy, and delicious food and drinks.

The Block

The Block Club offers a variety of live entertainment. The Comedy Zone at The Block features a constantly changing list of comedians each Saturday. See the talent you have watched on Comedy Central, HBO, and more. Other Block clubs include the Country Block, which has seen performers like Blake Shelton, Jason Aldean, and Tracy Lawrence. Check out the Sports/Karaoke Block for karaoke five nights a week as well as games on the big screen, pool, and a full bar. Or visit the Cell Block, without being arrested first. It features party music, Top 40 hits, and high-energy dance music accompanied by an awesome light show.

Vibe Night Club & Lounge

Vibe Night Club & Lounge is a high-energy club offering live music, light shows, dancing, and fun during much of the week. It’s a great place to start or end your night with hours that start late and end in the wee hours of the morning. Try your hand at being the live entertainment with karaoke on Thursdays.

Ali’s Bistro

If you’re looking for great Italian food, Ali’s Bistro has just what you need. Choose from their classic homemade meat lasagna or pizza. Their pizzas are thin crust, stone-baked in either 12” or 14” sizes. Choose one from the menu or create your own with toppings like pepperoni, sausage, red peppers, or pineapple, or specialty toppings like wild mushroom, prosciutto, or shrimp. Ask about vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. Dine-in is available.

Fort Walton Brewing Company

If you’re looking for a fun date night idea that involves tasting some of the best Fort Walton has to offer, set out for Fort Walton Brewing Company. Much of their menu is brewed right on-site, including IPA’s, lagers, stouts, and more. Try the “Supersonic” an IPA brewed with Sabro and Idaho Gem hops with aromas of stone fruit, melon, and tropical fruits, or the Tacocat – a lager that’s clean and crisp with a twist of Key lime.

DownTown Music Hall

A great place to start the evening or end it, they open early and close late Tuesday-Sunday. You and your date will enjoy live music, craft beers and drink specials, and more. Shows featuring local artists are always free, but there may be a charge when a nationally known artist takes the stage. Wednesdays are Blues music night or come enjoy “Sin Sunday” every Sunday with discounts on drinks and pizza and live entertainment from 10 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Miracle Strip

A great way to start any night on the town, the Miracle Strip offers bars, restaurants, and other venues to either start your night out right or make your night last as long as you want it to. Many offer live music or entertainment, DJs playing your favorite songs, or venues that let you be the entertainment with open mic nights or karaoke. However you want to start your night out on the town, you’ll likely start here.


Another hot spot that opens early and closes late, Coaster’s in Fort Walton Beach offers patrons live music along with activities like darts, pool, video games, and more. Add in an impressive menu of drinks including brews from across the U.S. as well as from the Sunshine State, you’ll find plenty of entertainment and drink to keep you going all night.  Coaster’s definitely needs to be on your ‘bar crawl’ or ‘must visit’ list no matter the length of your stay in Fort Walton Beach.

Exciting Places to Visit in Fort Walton Beach

From a cozy one-bedroom for an intimate experience with your sweetest to a spacious three-bedroom for a family getaway, the Breakers of Fort Walton Beach has a vacation rental that’s perfect for you. Step into your rental and feel your stress melt away, knowing all your needs will be met. All units come with kitchens fully equipped with everything you’ll need to make a home-cooked meal when you’re not out on the town for some fun. Stretch out with some popcorn and your favorite show or movie or take a nap on the couch for an energy boost before heading out. Choose a premium unit for flat-screen TVs, stainless steel appliances, and more.

Contact us today to start planning a fun-filled date night and places to visit in Fort Walton Beach!