Not all holiday getaways need to be off to snow-covered destinations. Instead, enjoy the beach life with an exciting yet relaxing vacation to Fort Walton Beach. The winter season is upon us and includes a variety of seasonal events only found this time of year. Here are a few Fort Walton Beach events you should be excited for:
Fort Walton Beach Christmas Parade
The holidays can never come soon enough. In Fort Walton Beach, it is an annual tradition to start the holiday season with a yearly Christmas parade at the start of December. This year’s event will be taking place on December 2nd from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM and will have “A Storybook Christmas” theme. Your children will be able to get their first glimpse of Santa along with exciting floats created by local businesses, schools, and service organizations. The event is always free and begins at the intersection of First Street and Eglin Parkway. Come for the holiday music and stay for the Christmas spirit!
Downtown Holiday 2019
Downtown Fort Walton Beach will be continuing their annual “A Downtown Holiday” celebration. This all-ages event will take place on December 7th and runs from 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM. “A Downtown Holiday” will feature all kinds of local vendors including local restaurants, live entertainment, and plenty of kids’ activities. The City of Fort Walton Beach Tree Lighting also takes place during the event at 5:30 PM. Come see the biggest Christmas tree in the area as it is lit up for the first time of the year. The event is always free to enjoy!
An Old-Fashioned Christmas
The Fort Walton Beach Community Chorus takes the stage each year at the Fort Walton Beach Civic Auditorium for a weekend of holiday song and spirit. Your favorite holiday songs will be sung for you to enjoy by the incredibly talented chorus. Tickets start at just $9 per person, making this a budget friendly activity for the whole family. This year’s An Oldfashioned Christmas will take place on Friday December 13th at 7:00 PM, Saturday December 14th at 7:00 PM, and Sunday December 15th at 3:00 PM.