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Posted on: August 29, 2023

[ARCHIVED] September Events in Santa Rosa County

Adventures Unlimited Fall Foliage Zipline Tours

September – November

8974 Tomahawk Landing Rd., Milton, FL

Fall is a great time to enjoy the many natural attractions at Adventures Unlimited located just north of Milton, FL in the Blackwater River State Forest. Enjoy the changing colors and the rush of excitement while doing one of the Canopy Zipline Tours. Overnight accommodations at the resort’s campsites or cabins are available along with canoeing and kayaking down the majestic Coldwater creek. Inquire about team building activities and group outings also. For more info, visit or call 850-623-6197.


Bands on the Blackwater Fall Concert Series

September – October | Fridays, 7 – 9 p.m.

5158 Willing St., Milton, FL

Bands on the Blackwater is a free outdoor concert series held Friday nights in downtown Milton. Pull up your boat or bring a lawn chair and relax while listening to great live music! For more info, visit or call the City of Milton at 850-983-5400.

Sept. 1 - The Flavors

Sept. 8 - Casey Kearney

Sept. 15 - Whitesands Panhandle Band

Sept. 22 - Karli Ryan

Sept. 29 - The Six Piece Suits

Highway 87 Outdoor Market at Pik-itz

Sept. 2, 16, Oct. 7, 21, Nov. 4 | 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

1922 Hwy. 87, Navarre, FL

This monthly outdoor market takes place on the first and third Saturday of each month. Farm to table vendors are available along with various arts and crafts. Don’t miss out on shopping inside Pik-itz! For more info, visit or or call 850-710-7128.

The Market at Milton

Thur., Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28 | 5 - 8 p.m.

5165 Willing St., Downtown Milton

The Market at Milton is a locally run crafts and farmers market that takes place at Jernigan's Landing every Thursday, 5 - 8 p.m.

33rd Annual Juana Good Time Regatta

Sept. 8, 9, and 10

1451 Navarre Beach Causeway, Navarre Beach, FL

The Juana Good Time Regatta is designed for both experienced and novice racers, with the main emphasis being a “Good Time.” It is open to all sizes of multihull sailboats, from beach cats and trimarans to cruisers. The Regatta will be held over three days, Sept. 8, 9 and 10, and includes parties, food and live music! The event starts with The Wish for Wind Party (packet pick up) on Sept. 8 from 6–8 p.m. The sailboat races are Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. until 3 or 4 p.m., depending upon the wind! For more info, visit or call 850-939-1092.

Navarre Beach Art, Beer & Wine Festival

Sept. 10 | 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

8649 Gulf Blvd., Navarre Beach, FL

Come experience the creative side of life at the Navarre Beach Art, Beer & Wine Festival! View and shop from unique artisans and small local businesses. Discover one-of-a-kind items, listen to live music and taste some of the best beers, wines, coffees and ice creams the Gulf Coast has to offer! Admission is FREE with a suggested donation to the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center as they continue their mission of conserving and protecting threatened and endangered sea turtles through community education and partnered research. For more info, visit


September 11th Memorial Stair Climb

Sept. 11 | 7 a.m. – 12 p.m.

8573 Gulf Blvd., Navarre Beach, FL

The Navarre Beach Fire Department is hosting a memorial stair climb for first responders of 9/11. They will be raising money for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation benefitting the families of first responders. For more info, visit


Oktoberfest at Ye Olde Brothers Brewery

Sept. 23 | 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

4458 Hwy. 87, Navarre, FL

The premier event of the year at Ye Olde Brothers Brewery! Come out and enjoy premium craft beer, authentic lagers, traditional German fare and great music. For more info, visit or call 850-684-1495.

Pik-itz! Fall Flea Market Art & Antiques

Sept. 23 & Oct. 28 | 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

1922 Hwy. 87, Navarre, FL

Vendors: Fee is $20 for a 12x15 space. Pre-registration is required. Register in person or by calling 850-710-7128 or email Shoppers: Discover hidden treasures, unique finds and incredible deals. Don’t miss out!

Holland Farms Pumpkin Patch & Maze

Sept. 23 - Nov. 4 | Sunday to Saturday, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

2055 Homer Holland Rd., Milton, FL

Enjoy a farm hayride that will take you around the farm and to the pumpkin patch to pick a pumpkin of your choice. New activities for this year include a ¾ mile train ride around the farm and a new innertube hill slide! Other activities include corn box, horse and regular swings, spider web, pirate ship, zip lines, pedal tractor cart racing, hill slides, rat racers, sand box and an 8-acre corn maze with kiddie maze. Every visitor receives a free cup of our famous homegrown boiled peanuts. Sit back and relax on our farm market porch, see you at the farm! For more info, visit, call 850-675-6876 or email

3rd Annual Challenge 22 Event Walk and Ride

Sept. 30 | 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

8513 Navarre Parkway, Navarre, FL

This event is sponsored by the American Legion Riders Chapter 382 to help bring awareness to the effects of post-traumatic stress and the 22 veteran suicides a day. This community event will help raise money towards Project: VetRelief and feature an opening military ceremony, followed by a 2.2 mile walk and 22-mile motorcycle ride. There will be guest speakers, vendors, food, and live music throughout the day. You can register or donate at For more info, visit or call 850-420-4721.

OKTOBERFEST! at St. Rose of Lima

Sept. 30 | 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

6451 Park Ave., Milton, FL  

Cheers!...PROST! CELEBRATE OKTOBERFEST in delicious German fashion...traditional food beverages and music including live music performance. Enjoy the wonderful schnitzel bratwurst spaetzle & other tasty sides pretzels and now - DESSERTS! Sample our German bier selection there's even root bier for the kinders. Event is open to the public...dirndls and lederhosen are encouraged. Come on out and let our Oktoberfest be your yearly celebration!

Events listed are highlights of activities in Santa Rosa County. The Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office is not responsible for any changes or cancellations. For more information, visit or call 850-981-8900. If your business/organization would like to have events added to future lists as well as to the Tourist Development Office events calendar, email

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