As summer approaches, the picturesque coastal communities along Florida’s 30A are gearing up to host an array of exciting Florida summer events and festivals. From live music and culinary festivals to art exhibits and outdoor markets, there’s something for everyone to enjoy on the Emerald Coast. Get ready to soak up the sun, feel the sand between your toes, and immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of 30A.

The Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic

Get ready for an exhilarating fishing extravaganza at The Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic at Sandestin! Returning for its 21st year, this world-class sportfishing tournament is a must-attend event for anglers of all skill levels. Taking place from June 21st to 25th, 2023, right in the heart of the Gulf Coast’s blue marlin season, this 5-day spectacle promises thrilling competition and exciting entertainment for the whole family. Watch as skilled anglers battle it out on the open seas, vying for their chance to reel in a million-dollar catch. The highlight of the event is the Big Weigh-In on Saturday, where you can witness the impressive catches being weighed and measured. Open to the public, the weigh-in events at Baytowne Marina on Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort offer an up-close experience with the sportfishing world. While you’re there, enjoy live entertainment and grab some refreshments to enhance the excitement of the day.

The 30A Farmers’ Market

Indulge in a delightful Sunday morning tradition at the 30A Farmers’ Market, nestled in the charming coastal community of Rosemary Beach. From 9 am to 1 pm, immerse yourself in a serene park-like setting as you meander along cobblestone walkways shaded by graceful trees. The market offers a cornucopia of delectable treats, with local vendors showcasing their finest products. Treat your taste buds to the freshest farm produce, including vibrant vegetables, juicy fruits, and farm-fresh eggs. Savor the richness of dairy delights sourced from local farms, such as milk, cream, butter, and cheese. Discover a selection of grass-fed beef, free-range chicken, and tantalizing homemade European and pork sausages for those seeking quality meats. As you explore the market, take a refreshing sip of cold-pressed organic juices, adding a burst of revitalizing flavor to your shopping experience.

Alys Beach 4th of July Concert

Experience a memorable 4th of July celebration at the heart of the action with live music and a dazzling fireworks display! Get ready to groove to the captivating tunes of The Bay Kings Band, who will be taking the stage at the Amphitheatre from 6 to 9 pm. As the melodies fill the air, find a cozy spot on the lawn, surrounded by the positive energy of fellow attendees. Don’t forget to bring blankets and low-back chairs for ultimate comfort as you settle in for an enchanting evening of entertainment. Whether you prefer packing a delightful picnic or indulging in delectable offerings from local vendors, there’s something for everyone’s taste buds. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere as laughter and joy fill the air. This family-friendly event welcomes all, free of charge, offering an opportunity to create lasting memories on this special day.

Sounds Like Summer Series

Get ready to immerse yourself in the lively spirit of summer at the enchanting Watersound community. Join in the excitement of the Sounds Like Summer series, happening every Thursday night from June 1st to August 10th. Step into the inviting ambiance of The Pavilion at Watersound Town Center, where you’ll discover a vibrant lineup of live music performances, captivating theater shows, delightful outdoor movies, and so much more. As you gather under the shelter of the covered pavilion, you’ll find ample parking and even ceiling fans to keep you cool and comfortable throughout the festivities. The best part? All events are free and open to the public, allowing everyone to partake in the joyous celebrations. So mark your calendars and get ready to experience the magic of summer at Watersound, where unforgettable memories await.

Rosemary Beach Summer Concert Series

Get ready to groove to the rhythm of summer as the highly anticipated Summer Concert Series returns to Rosemary Beach. Every Monday night from May 22 to August 7, the picturesque St. Augustine Green transforms into a lively outdoor stage, setting the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable evening of music. As the sun sets, bring your chairs and blankets, find a cozy spot on the green, and immerse yourself in the captivating melodies that will fill the air. With each week featuring a different show, there’s a delightful variety of musical genres and styles to enjoy, ensuring something for everyone.

Book Your Summer Getaway

Pack your bags and prepare for the ultimate summer vacation in 30A, where endless Florida summer events await. Contact our team today to book one of our beautiful vacation rentals and get ready for a summer filled with fun, music, and the coastal charm of 30A.


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