Need Plans This Weekend?
Check Out the South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival
Are you in need of plans for the weekend? There’s still time to get tickets for the popular South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival, held from April 25th-28th. Make your way down to Grand Boulevard to experience one of Destin’s most exciting festivals. Don’t just take our word for it – USA Today called the South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival “One of the South’s standout food and beverage festivals.”¬†Get your tickets for the festival here!
The schedule is an action-packed four-day long weekend of fun. Wine World in Destin is hosting the kickoff event on the 25th from 5-7 PM, with the chance to meet winemakers and shakers from some of the top wineries in the world as well as great wine tastings. Friday, April 26th hosts the VIP Wine Festival events as well as the Craft Beer and Spirits Jam. If you are lucky enough to score a VIP ticket, you’ll enjoy entrance to all Friday, Saturday, and Sunday events. You’ll also receive a VIP swag bag with a festival gift, express entry to Saturday events, and priority reserved seating at tasting seminars. Buy VIP tickets here.
Friday’s Craft Beer and Spirits Jam takes place from 6-9 PM, with the opportunity to sample beer and spirits from some of the most popular breweries and distilleries in the country. You’ll also get to meet the makers behind your favorite libations¬†and enjoy great food on EATS street. Bring your dancing shoes, as you’ll be twirling around all night long to live music as well.
Saturday the 27th and Sunday the 28th both host the Grand Tasting from 1-4 PM. If you can’t make it on Saturday, that’s what Sunday is for! Over 800 wines are available here and your ticket includes Savor South Walton Culinary Village,¬†Tasting Seminars, Ros√© All Day Garden, Spirits Row and¬†Nashville Songwriters Showcase.
If you are attending the event and still in need of a place to stay, our lodging partners Southern Vacation Rentals have a variety of Destin vacation rentals that are nearby the festival. Tops’l Beach & Racquet Resort – Summit 311 is our pick for the South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival, as it is just minutes away from Grand Boulevard. This beautiful two-bedroom condo can sleep eight guests, so whether it’s just the two of you or you have a small group, everyone will be plenty comfortable.