The arrival of Memorial Day Weekend means that summer is just around the corner, so why not plan for an exciting getaway to Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Several incredible events take place in Fort Walton Beach each year right around Memorial Day. Come check out which events are waiting for you in Fort Walton Beach this Memorial Day Weekend:
Beal Memorial Cemetery Ceremony
If you are in the military or have formerly served, you may be interested in attending the Beal Memorial Cemetery Ceremony taking place this Memorial Day in Fort Walton Beach. This event serves as an honorary tribute to our veterans with guest speakers, poem readings, and a rifle volley. Guests are encouraged to bring a bouquet to lay down at the base of the flagpole to remember service members who have passed. The Beal Memorial Cemetery Ceremony will take place on Memorial Day May 27th at 10:00am at 316 Beal Parkway NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548.
Fort Walton Beach has plenty of light-hearted events with which to celebrate your Memorial Day Weekend as well. The ‘Pirate Show! Capt. Davy and the Crossbones Crew’ will be playing their kid-friendly show this Memorial Day Weekend at Al’s Beach Club & Burger Bar for an incredible time. Your children will dance around to their engaging tunes while dining in on delicious burgers.
Gulf Coast Smooth Jam
If you start your Memorial Day Weekend a little early, come check out some of the hottest sounds out of Fort Walton Beach at the Gulf Coast Smooth Jam. Jazz and R&B violinist Dominnique Hammons, The Chris Snowden Project, and Calvin Jasper will be playing an incredible show live for you at the Fort Walton Beach Civic Auditorium. Tickets are just $25 ($20 for Early Bird special if you buy now) for an evening full of smooth jazz and R&B. The Gulf Coast Smooth Jam will take place on May 25th starting at 6:00pm.
64th Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival
For those sticking around Fort Walton Beach after Memorial Day you can catch the first day of the 64th annual Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival. The festival kicks into full gear Friday May 31st from 3:00pm to 9:00pm with fireworks to end the day. Your kids will love seeing everyone dressed up as pirates and all of the exciting shows put on throughout the day.
Memorial Day in Fort Walton Beach
Come check out these exciting events and many more by spending your Memorial Day Weekend in Fort Walton Beach. Our vacation rentals include luxury amenities and all the home furnishings to keep you relaxed during your stay. Give us a call and we will find the perfect condo for your next Memorial Day in Fort Walton Beach!