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Posted on: December 27, 2021

New Year's Eve and January events in Santa Rosa County

Dec. 31

New Year’s Eve Dinner Party at SpringHill Suites Navarre Beach

8375 Gulf Blvd., Navarre Beach. The celebration beings at 8 p.m. and goes until 1 a.m. Enjoy a culinary experience by the Beach House Bar & Grill and celebrate New Year’s Eve with a view of the Gulf of Mexico. Complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Reservations required. For more information and reservations, visit www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/vpssh-springhill-suites-navarre-beach or call 850-684-6022.

 

Dec. 31

New Year’s Eve 1920’s Mystery Dinner Show at Broussard’s Bayou Grill Navarre Beach

8649 Gulf Blvd., Navarre. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Show at 7 p.m. Celebrate New Year’s Eve in style! Swing back to the 1920’s where participants become the detectives in this fun interactive murder mystery show. All tickets include a full meal and show with bar service available. No dress code, but 1920s costumes are encouraged. Limited seating. For more information and tickets visit www.facebook.com/broussardsnavarrebeach or call 850-396-6099.


Dec. 31 - Jan. 1

Rodeo Night at June Ates Arena

8690 Bobby Brown Road, Milton. Gates open at 5 p.m. Rodeo at 7:30 p.m. Sheep riding at 5:45/6:45 p.m. limited each night. Celebrate New Year's Eve and New Year's Day in a unique way this year by attending a rodeo at June Ates Arena! There will also be a fireworks show Friday night. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for children ages 6-12 and free for children five and under. Tickets may be purchased at the gate. For more information, call 850-712-4012. This event is by Ellis Farms, Gilliard Farms and 3 R Rodeo. 


First and third Saturday of each month (January 1 and 15)

Highway 87 Outdoor Market at Pik-itz

1922 Hwy. 87, Navarre. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This bi-weekly outdoor market takes place on the first and third Saturday of each month. Farm-to-Table vendors are available along with arts and crafts and shopping inside Pik-Itz! Art & Antiques. For more information, visit www.pikitz.com or call 850-710-7128.


Jan. 1, 2022

13th Annual Penguin Plunge ‘n Paddle

1451 Navarre Beach Cswy., Navarre Beach. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Paddle board adventure course at 12:30 p.m. and Plunge at 1:30 p.m. Come out and celebrate the first day of the year. The Annual Penguin Plunge ‘n Paddle is a charity event benefiting Healing Paws for Warriors. After the plunge enjoy live music with Stevie Hall with food and drinks available. For more information, visit www.juanaspagodas.com/PenguinPlunge.htm or call 850-939-1092.


Jan. 1, 2022

5th Annual Pirate Plunge

8579 Gulf Blvd., Navarre Beach. 12 p.m. Arrr you ready to take the plunge? This charity event features a plunge into the Gulf of Mexico at the Navarre Beach Fishing Pier followed by an after party at Windjammer’s on the Pier. Benefiting the Pregnancy Resource Center of Navarre. For more information, visit www.navarrepirateplunge.com.


Jan. 4

Snowbirds Welcome Day at the Navarre Beach Visitor Information Center 

8543 Navarre Pkwy., Navarre. 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Catch up on all things Navarre Beach and Santa Rosa County as the Navarre Beach Visitor Information Center welcomes visiting Snowbirds to the area. There will be light refreshments along with information on local businesses, event calendars, restaurants, attractions, and other amenities. For more information, visit www.getrelaxing.com or call 850-981-8900.

 

Jan. 5

Navarre Beach Snowbirds Club Welcome Event

8579 Gulf Blvd., Navarre Beach. Windjammers on the Pier. 4 to 7 p.m. Hosted by the Navarre Beach Snowbirds Club and open to all visiting winter guests. Enjoy the evening with a sunset pier walk, business vendors, arts, and crafts vendors, live entertainment and receive a Navarre Beach, Florida’s Most Relaxing Place swag bag with local information and coupons. For more information, contact Tracy Bragg at 850-493-3333 or email navarrebeachsnowbirdsclub@gmail.com.

 

Snowbirds Activities Series at the Navarre Beach Visitor Information Center 

January 6, 12, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27

8543 Navarre Pkwy., Navarre. Hosted by the Navarre Beach Visitor Information Center. Each session will be a different theme or activity. This program is designed for visiting snowbirds and local seniors. Space is limited. First come, first serve. For more information and sign up, please call 850-981-8900.

  • Jan. 6, 10 a.m. – Snowbirds Game Day at the Navarre Visitor Center 
  • Jan. 12, 10 a.m. – Snowbirds Lecture – Nature Trails in Santa Rosa County
  • Jan. 13, 10 a.m. – Snowbirds Arts and Crafts – Flip Flop Signage (Limited 16 Households)
  • Jan. 18, 10 a.m. – Snowbirds Lecture – Naval Live Oaks
  • Jan. 20, 12 p.m. – Snowbirds Arts and Crafts – Make a Mug at Sunny Day Family Art Studio (Limited 16 Attendees) 4327 Gulf Breeze Pkwy., Gulf Breeze
  • Jan. 25, 10 a.m. – Snowbirds Lecture – Navarre Beach Artificial Reefs
  • Jan. 27, 10 a.m. – Snowbirds Arts and Crafts – Flower Arranging Class (Limited 30 Attendees) 

Snowbird Sessions by the Sea at the Navarre Beach Marine Science Station

8638 Blue Heron Ct., Navarre Beach. 2 to 3 p.m. This program is for visiting snowbirds and local seniors. Learn and explore the local ecosystems of Navarre Beach and the Gulf of Mexico in these interactive science classes. Pre-registration is required. Each participant receives a session take-away bag. For more information and to register, visit www.navarrebeachmarinesciencestation.com or call 850-261-2141.

  • Jan. 13, 2 to 3 p.m. – Beachcombing
  • Jan. 20, 2 to 3 p.m. – Dive into Coral Reefs
  • Jan. 23, 2 to 3 p.m. – Beach Ecology

Jan. 13

Navarre Beach Snowbirds Club Craft Beer Tasting

2199 FL-87, Navarre. 4 to 7 p.m. St. Michael’s Brewing Company. Hosted by the Navarre Beach Snowbirds Club and open to all visiting winter guests. Enjoy locally made craft beer, along with wine and a food truck on site. For more information, contact Tracy Bragg at 850-493-3333 or email navarrebeachsnowbirdsclub@gmail.com.


Jan. 29

Navarre Beach Snowbirds Business Expo and Arts and Crafts Extravaganza

3070 P.G.A Blvd., Navarre. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Club at Hidden Creek. Free event. Local businesses will be on hand giving out information, along with arts and crafts vendors, live entertainment, and a variety of food trucks. For more information, contact Tracy Bragg at 850-493-3333 or email navarrebeachsnowbirdsclub@gmail.com.

 

Jan. 29

Trash Bash with the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center

Main Navarre Beach parking lot near Sand Crab Pavilion. 8 to 10 a.m. Help protect sea turtles and other imperiled species through a citizen science program that allows volunteers to take an active role in the war against marine debris. Volunteers collect trash from different areas along the 4.5 miles of Navarre Beach and record data that is forwarded to state and federal agencies. Meet in the main Navarre Beach Parking Lot near the Sand Crab Pavilion. A limited supplies of gloves, buckets and pickers are provided, or bring your own. For more information, visit www.navarrebeachseaturtles.org or call 850-684-3347.


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 www.getrelaxing.com or call 850-981-8900. 

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